Governing the Regimeless City

@article{Rast2006GoverningTR,
  title={Governing the Regimeless City},
  author={Joel Rast},
  journal={Urban Affairs Review},
  year={2006},
  volume={42},
  pages={112 - 81}
}
  • Joel Rast
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • History
  • Urban Affairs Review
Recent literature on urban governance has focused predominantly on cities with effective partnerships between business and local government. Increased attention to the role played by such partnerships in the creation of local governing capacity has changed the way that most contemporary urban theorists understand community power. In place of the Weberian model emphasizing the use of power for social control purposes, urban-regime theorists view power in terms of its capacity to accomplish goals… 
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