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Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice.


Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

Edited by David Sweeting

Policy Press


281 pages



Contributors from a wide range of disciplines provide British, international, and comparative perspectives on directly elected city mayors. Their topics include whether direct election in Bristol has made a difference, embracing social responsibilities through local leadership: comparing the experience of the mayors of Bristol and Liverpool, directly elected majors in New Zealand: the impact of intervening variables on enhanced governing capacity, debating directly elected mayors in the Czech Republic: political games and missing expertise, and whether directly elected majors are a route to progressive urban leadership. Distributed in North America by University of Chicago Press. (Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:Mar 1, 2019
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