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Urban Governance and Democracy: Leadership and Community Involvement Haus Michael

Urban Governance and Democracy: Leadership and Community Involvement

Haus Michael

Published October 22nd 2007
ISBN : 9780415459792
Paperback
268 pages
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The issue of local governance is high on the institutional agenda of many local and regional authorities throughout the OECD countries. This book explores the relationship between two key issues of urban governance - leadership and communityMoreThe issue of local governance is high on the institutional agenda of many local and regional authorities throughout the OECD countries. This book explores the relationship between two key issues of urban governance - leadership and community involvement - and how making these two elements more complementary can lead to more effective as well as legitimate policy outcomes.The authors examine the dilemmas involved in ensuring effective governance, focusing on issues such as legitimacy, citizen participation, economic performance and social inclusion.