Leadership and Urban Regeneration: Cities in North America and Europe

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SAGE Publications, Oct 1, 1990 - Science - 312 pages
The contributors to this international and comparative volume assess the role of urban leadership in guiding and promoting the economic regeneration of twelve older industrial cities: Baltimore, Buffalo, Glasgow, Hamburg, Houston, Liverpool, Marseille, Montreal, Pittsburgh, Rennes, Sheffield and Vancouver. Each chapter describes the ways in which urban elites have responded to declining local economies and to changes in national policy. The contributors, who have lived and worked in the countries described, offer unique insight into the role of leadership and the impact of economic change on cities. The introductory essay by the editors provides a framework for students and policy-makers by identifying the common features among the industri

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