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City-regions in prospect? : exploring points between place and practice

Author: Kevin Edson Jones; Alex Lord; Rob Shields
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in urban governance, 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"City-Regions in Prospect? Exploring the Meeting Points Between Place and Practice is a collection of essays and case studies that explore the "city-region" as both an evolving concept and a growing area of experiential knowledge. At the book's most basic level, it explores the "city-region" as a concept that captures the growing relevance and importance of cities in a rapidly urbanizing world. Looking more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Electronic books
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: City-regions in prospect?.:
Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. ©2015
(CaOONL)20159030080
(OCoLC)909085309
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Edson Jones; Alex Lord; Rob Shields
ISBN: 9780773597785 0773597786 9780773597792 0773597794 0773546049 9780773546042 0773546030 9780773546035
OCLC Number: 909085403
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1 Introduction: City-Regions in Prospect? / Kevin Edson Jones, Alex Lord, and Rob Shields --
2 The City-Region: In Retrospect, in Snapshot, in Prospect / John Harrison --
3 Re-spatializing the City as the City-Region? / Rob Shields --
4 Leaving the City-Region Behind? The Growth and Decline of Metropolitan Rescaling in Manchester, England / James Rees and Alex Lord --
5 On Wanting to Be a Global City: Global Rankings and Urban Governance in Calgary / Alan Smart and Alina Tanasescu --
6 "Localism"in an Age of Austerity: Inequalities and Governance Dilemmas in the Sheffield City-Region / David Etherington --
7 Ottawa: Would "Telling Its Story" Be the Way to Go? / Caroline Andrew --
8 Calibrating the Regional Map to Enhance City-Region Competitiveness / Michael R. Glass --
9 Resilience and Governance in City-Regions: Lessons from Waterloo, Ontario / David A. Wolfe --
10 The Environmental Governance of Canadian City-Regions: Problems, Actions, and Challenges / Louis Guay and Pierre Hamel --
11 The Tensions and Benefits of Regionalizing Palliative Care Services: Considerations for City-Regionalism / Kyle Y. Whitfield and Allison M. Williams --
12 Conclusion: Prospects? / Kevin Edson Jones, Alex Lord, and Rob Shields.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in urban governance, 2.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Edson Jones, Alex Lord, and Rob Shields.
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