Local Government and Urban Governance in Europe

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ISBN: 978-3-319-43978-5 (Print) 978-3-319-43979-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Crisis, Reform and Innovation in Local Government

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-32

      Political and Administrative Decentralization in Portugal: Four Decades of Democratic Local Government

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      Pages 33-70

      Why and When Countries Implement Local Public Administration Reforms: A Long-Term View of Reform Dynamics in Slovakia, 1990–2015

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      Pages 71-87

      Local Self-Government in Hungary: The Impact of Crisis

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      Pages 89-109

      Local Government Innovation in Italy and its Impact on Urban and Regional Planning with a Focus on the Milanese Context

  4. Eu Policies, The Urban Agenda and Local Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-132

      Urban Dimension of the European Policies and the New EU Urban Agenda in Croatia

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      Pages 133-148

      The Relationship Between the European Commission and Local Government Through European Urban Initiatives: Constraints and Solidarities

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      Pages 149-170

      Mega-Events and New Patterns of Cooperation: The European Capitals of Culture

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      Pages 171-192

      Urban Regeneration and Local Governance in Italy: Three Emblematic Cases

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      Pages 193-206

      Involving Citizens in the Reuse and Regeneration of Urban Peripheral Spaces

  5. Citizen Participation in Local Self-Government

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-232

      Assessment of Socio-Economic Status Relevance for Latvian Electoral Participation

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      Pages 233-259

      Making Informed Citizens in Local Direct Democracy. What Part Does Their Government Perform?

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 261-265