Urban Studies Special Issue: 'City Region Governance, Ten Years On'

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All papers of the forthcoming Urban Studies special issue "City-region governance, ten years on" are now available OnlineFirst. The issue was edited by John Harrison and Michael Hoyler and is due to appear in print later in 2014. It contains the following papers (first presented at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2011):


John Harrison and Michael Hoyler Governing the new metropolis [free access]

Proinnsias Breathnach Creating city-region governance structures in a dysfunctional polity: the case of Ireland's National Spatial Strategy

Michael Buser Democratic accountability and metropolitan governance: the case of South Hampshire, UK

Mike Coombes From city-region concept to boundaries for governance: the English case

Iain Deas The search for territorial fixes in sub-national governance: city-regions and the disputed emergence of post-political consensus in Manchester, England

John Harrison Rethinking city-regionalism as the production of new non-state spatial strategies: the case of Peel Holdings Atlantic Gateway strategy

Andrew E.G. Jonas, Andrew R. Goetz and Sutapa Bhattacharjee City-regionalism as a politics of collective provision: regional transportation infrastructure in Denver, USA

Juan Miguel Kanai Capital of the Amazon rainforest: constructing a global city-region for entrepreneurial Manaus

Melika Levelt and Tamara Metze The legitimacy of regional governance networks: gaining credibility in the shadow of hierarchy

Simon Pemberton and Janice Morphet The rescaling of economic governance: insights into the transitional territories of England

Aparna Phadke Mumbai Metropolitan Region: impact of recent urban change on the peri-urban areas of Mumbai

Sophie L. Van Neste and Laurence Bherer The spatial puzzle of mobilising for car alternatives in the Montreal city-region