Leading the inclusive city. Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Hambleton, R. (2015) Leading the inclusive city. Place-based innovation for a bounded planet. First edition. Bristol: Policy Press. ISBN 9781447304968 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24140

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Cities are often seen as helpless victims in a global flow of events and many view growing inequality in cities as inevitable. This engaging book rejects this gloomy prognosis and argues that imaginative place-based leadership can enable citizens to shape the urban future in accordance with progressive values – advancing social justice, promoting care for the environment and bolstering community empowerment. This international and comparative book, written by an experienced author, shows how inspirational civic leaders are making a major difference in cities across the world. The analysis provides practical lessons for local leaders and a significant contribution to thinking on public service innovation for anyone who wants to change urban society for the better.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: leadership, inclusive cities, green cities, local government, public management, urban politics, community activism, innovation
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Architecture and the Built Environment
Depositing User: Professor R. Hambleton
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2014 13:32
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2016 16:28
URI: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/id/eprint/24140

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