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  • Another Global Cityby Pierre-Yves Saunier; Shane Ewen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This collection uses the transnational activities of municipal urban governments to historicize the origins and development of the global city, focusing on how urban problems were addressed with concepts that emerged from the "world in between" nations and cities. more...

  • Boston Politicsby Tilo Schabert

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 140.00

    Boston Politics: The Creativity of Power more...

  • Conflict, Improvisation, Governanceby David Laws; John Forester

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of f irst hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of Amsterdam and its region. The book examines street... more...

  • De machinerie van de stadby Stefan Couperus

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 50.50

    Industrialisering en verstedelijking maakten de steden in Nederland en elders in Europa vanaf het einde van de negentiende eeuw tot de machinekamer waar nieuwe sociale, economische en ruimtelijke verhoudingen vorm kregen. Wonen, werken, handeldrijven, verplaatsen en recreëren in de stad werden mogelijk gemaakt door de stedelijke overheid. Daarmee werd... more...

  • Democracy, Citizenship and the Global Cityby Engin F. Isin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 88.95

    Democracy, Citizenship and the Global City focuses on the controversial, neglected theme of citizenship. It examines the changing role of citizens; their rights, obligations and responsibilities as members of nation-states and the issue of accountability in a global society. Using this interdisciplinary approach, the book offers an innovative collection... more...

  • Federalism and Local Politics in Russiaby Cameron Ross; Adrian Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book examines federalism and regional and local politics in Russia. Many commentators have alluded to the unique nature of Russia's dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition under way in Russia that is of no less importance, the need to reconfigure central-local... more...

  • Liberal City, Conservative Stateby Robert William Thurston

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 124.99

    This book examines Moscow's politics and urban history between the failed 1905 revolution and the outbreak of the First World War. more...

  • Local Politics and Democratization in Russiaby Cameron Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia?s highly politicized and negotiated form of asymmetrical... more...

  • Multilevel Urban Governance and the 'European City'by Nico Giersig

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 79.99

    Urban scholars have come up with very different answers to the question of what the main defining characteristics of urban Europe are and whether they can be described in a distinct ideal-typical model, the ?European City?. In order to fully understand the prevailing political arrangements and ongoing transformations in urban Europe, they have increasingly... more...

  • Politics of Culture in Liberal Italyby Axel Körner

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    With chapters on theatre and opera, architecture and urban planning, the medieval revival and the rediscovery of the Etruscan and Roman past, The Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy analyzes Italians' changing relationship to their new nation state and the monarchy, the conflicts between the peninsula's ancient elites and the rising middle class,... more...