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Urban Policy and Politics in Britain, Paperback / softback Book

Urban Policy and Politics in Britain Paperback / softback

Part of the Contemporary Political Studies series

Description

The Labour Government has unleashed a new dynamism in urban policy and politics in Britain and given rise to a variety of initiatives including elected mayors, regional development agencies and assaults on social exclusion and educational standards, to name but a few. This lucid and accessible text analyses the key changes in approach and policy since the 1970s - especially the increased role of the market and its implications for the legitimacy and accountability of local political structures. It provides a valuable introduction to the development and an insight into the opportunities and constraints of urban renewal.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 254 pages, XII, 254 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Regional government policies
  • ISBN: 9780333739228

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