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Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse


In a time of political upheaval around the world, many jurisdictions are making changes to how they govern their cities in an attempt to redistribute (or appear to redistribute) power within those cities. Such changes can occur at a range of scales, with various aims, explicit or implicit. The UK is one such place, having experienced a particularly rapid series of changes over the last 10 years, at every scale from the national to the community levels. This book provides, for the first time, comprehensive analysis of this period, looking in detail at the UK but situated within the broader inte ... More

Keywords: Power, Redistribution, International, UK, Progressive, Inequalities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447350774
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Sturzaker, author
University of Liverpool

Alexander Nurse, author
University of Liverpool