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Governing the Metropolis

Principles and Cases

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$26.95 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9781597820707

Publication Date: 09/30/2008


296 pages

7 x 10 inches

4 black and white illustrations, 9 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

World, subsidiary rights restricted

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Authors
  • Introduction
    • 1. The Metropolitan Regions of Latin America: Problems of Governance and Development [Eduardo Rojas]
  • I. Management of Metropolitan Areas: Opportunities and Challenges
    • 2. Metropolitan Areas and the Challenges of Competitiveness [Juan Ramon Cuadrado-Roura and José Miguel Fernandez Güell]
    • 3. Recent Perspectives on Metropolitan Organization, Functions, and Governance [Jeroen Klink]
  • II. Principles of Good Metropolitan Government
    • 4. Democratic Governability of Metropolitan Areas: International Experiences and Lessons for Latin American Cities [Christian Lefevre]
    • 5. Fiscal Aspects of Metropolitan Governance [Richard M. Bird and Enid Slack]
  • Final Reflections
    • 6. The Long Road towards Good Metropolitan Government [Juan Ramon Cuadrado-Roura and José Miguel Fernandez Güell]

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