The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics

Peter John, Karen Mossberger, Susan E. Clarke

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12 Scopus citations


This publication is an authoritative volume on an established subject in political science and the academy more generally: Urban politics and urban studies. It provides a collection of contemporary analyses of urban politics. The editors are all recognized experts, and are well connected to the leading scholars in urban politics. The volume covers the major themes that animate the subfield: The politics of space and place; power and governance; urban policy; urban social organization; citizenship and democratic governance; representation and institutions; approaches and methodology; and the future of urban politics. Given the caliber of the editors and contributors, it sets the intellectual agenda for years to come.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages696
ISBN (Electronic)9780199968770
ISBN (Print)9780195367867
StatePublished - Sep 18 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Citizenship
  • Democratic governance
  • Institutions
  • Place
  • Power
  • Representation
  • Space
  • Urban policy
  • Urban social organization
  • Urban studies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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