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Local Governance in the New Urban Agenda

Local Governance in the New Urban Agenda

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Book URL: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030471347
Authors: Nunes Silva, Carlos, Trono, Anna (Eds.)

Series: Local and Urban Governance

  • Explores recent shifts of paradigm in local governance
  • Offers a unique combination of different disciplinary approaches to local government
  • Addresses issues of interest for a wide audience, comprising students, researchers and policy makers

The book explores and discusses some of the changes, challenges and opportunities confronting local governance in the context of the new urban paradigm associated with the HABITAT III New Urban Agenda, a 20-year strategy for sustainable urbanization, adopted in October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. The chapters included in the book address public policy issues from different theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, written by authors from different academic disciplines within the broad area of social sciences (Geography, Political Science, Public Administration, Spatial Planning, Law, Regional Science, among other fields), and offer an inter-disciplinary vision of these issues. The chapters are written by members of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Geography of Governance.

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