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Leading cities : a global review of city leadership

Author: Elizabeth Rapoport; Michele Acuto; Leonora Grcheva
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leading Cities is a global review of the state of city leadership and urban governance today. Drawing on research into 202 cities in 100 countries, it offers an evidence-based and practical assessment of how cities are led, what challenges their leaders face, and the ways in which cities are increasingly connected to global affairs.
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RAPOPORT, ELIZABETH. ACUTO, MICHELE. GRCHEVA, LEONORA.
LEADING CITIES.
[Place of publication not identified] : UCL PRESS, 2019
(OCoLC)1077959671
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Rapoport; Michele Acuto; Leonora Grcheva
ISBN: 9781787355453 1787355454
OCLC Number: 1090244517
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures and tables; List of figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: a time for city leadership; 2. Exploring city leadership: catalysts of action; 3. The shape of leadership: actors and structures; 4. Setting priorities: local leadership in a global world; 5. Setting directions: leadership and strategic urban plans; 6. Conclusion: a search for better city leadership; Appendices; References; Index
Responsibility: Elizabeth Rapoport, Michele Acuto and Leonora Grcheva.

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Leading Cities is a global review of the state of city leadership and urban governance today. Drawing on research into 202 cities in 100 countries, it offers an evidence-based and practical assessment of how cities are led, what challenges their leaders face, and the ways in which cities are increasingly connected to global affairs.

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