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CITIES, POLITICS & POWER

SIMON PARKER

CITIES, POLITICS & POWER

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10204117M
    ISBN 100415365805
    ISBN 109780415365802
    OCLC/WorldCa166360318

      In many cities, the pushback was intense — Uber was disrupting local taxi cartels that had spent decades building their own political power base. But what Uber lacked in political support it. ‘Cities are back as significant political-administrative units – only now as metropolises. Rather than simply a mechanical effect of the exigencies of economic globalisation, this book convincingly demonstrates that an array of active political actors are involved in energising the trend. politics is the cost of organizing the “machine” to gather information, deliver votes, and collect bribes. (Menes ) This essay is largely an analysis of graft as practiced by politicians in machine dominated cities. There were also non-machine run cities in America between and Some of these non-machine regimes were certainly File Size: 79KB.


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Cities, Politics and Power combines this traditional concern with how the cities in which we live are organized and run with a broader focus on cities and urban regions as multiple sites and agents of power.

This book is divided into five sections, with a short introduction Author: Simon Parker. Cities, Politics and Power combines this traditional concern with how the cities in which we live are organized and run with a broader focus on cities and urban regions as multiple sites and agents of power.

This book is divided into five sections, with a short introduction outlining the argument and organisation of the : Simon Parker. Cities, Politics and Power combines this traditional concern with how the cities in which we live are organized and run with a broader focus on cities and urban regions as multiple sites and agents of power.

This book is divided into five sections, with a short introduction. Convention Center Follies Politics, Power, and Public Investment in American Cities Heywood T. Sanders. pages | 6 x 9 | 3 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series American Business, Politics, and Society "In Convention Center Follies, Heywood Sanders deflates overblown.

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