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Governing Urban Economies: Innovation and Inclusion in Canadian City-Regions
(2014)
  • Neil Bradford, The University of Western Ontario - Huron University College
  • Allison Bramwell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Abstract
Today more than ever, cities matter to the economic and social well-being of the vast majority of Canadians  Canada’s urban centers are simultaneously the engines of the national economy and the places where the risks of social exclusion are most concentrated, making innovative and inclusive urban governance an urgent national priority.

Governing Urban Economies is the first detailed scholarly examination of relations among governmental and community-based actors in Canadian city-regions.  Comparing patterns of municipal-community relations and federal-provincial interactions across city-regions, this book tracks the ways in which urban coalitions tackle complex economic and social challenges.  Featuring an inter-disciplinary group of established and up-and-coming scholars, this collection breaks new ground in the Canadian urban politics literature and will appeal to urbanists working in a range of national contexts.
Publication Date
Fall 2014
Editor
Neil Bradford and Allison Bramwell
Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Citation Information
Neil Bradford and Allison Bramwell. Governing Urban Economies: Innovation and Inclusion in Canadian City-Regions. Toronto(2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/allison-bramwell/4/