The Problem of Metropolitan Governance and the Politics of Scale

  title={The Problem of Metropolitan Governance and the Politics of Scale},
  author={Kevin R. Cox},
  journal={Regional Studies},
  • K. Cox
  • Published 17 February 2010
  • Political Science
  • Regional Studies
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