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The challenge of urban government [[electronic resource] ] : policies and practices / / edited by Mila Freire and Richard Stren

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Titolo: The challenge of urban government [[electronic resource] ] : policies and practices / / edited by Mila Freire and Richard Stren Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Washington, D.C., : World Bank
Toronto, : Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto, c2001
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (490 p.)
Disciplina: 352.16
Soggetto topico: Municipal government
Metropolitan areas
City planning
Urban poor
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: FreireMila  
StrenRichard E  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Glossary of Abbreviations; The Challenges of Urban Government; Introduction; 1. Metropolitan Issues; Editor's Introduction; The Impact of the Global Economy on Cities; The Metropolitan Project: The Management of a Variable Geometry; Designing a Metropolitan Region: The Lessons and Lost Opportunities of the Toronto Experience; 2. City Strategy and Governance; Editor's Introduction; Preparing an Economic and Strategic Vision for a City; The Promotion of Sustainable Cities; The Coimbatore City Corporate Plan: A Case Study of Strategic Management
Challenges of Local Governance: The Experience of One African MayorFrom Violence to Justice and Security in Cities; 3. Municipal and Subnational Financial Management; Editor's Introduction; Setting the Stage: Municipal and Intergovernmental Finance; Learning Democratic Practice: Distributing Government Resources through Popular Participation in Porto Alegre, Brazil; A Conversation with Raul Pont, Mayor of Porto Alegre; 4. Financial Management-Revenue Raising; Editor's Introduction; Fiscal Decentralization and Financing Urban Governments: Framing the Problem
User Charges in Local Government FinanceThe Demand-Side Approach to Planning Water Supply; 5. Private Involvement in the Provision of Public Services; Editor's Introduction; Public-Private Partnerships for Urban Services; The Role of the Private Sector in Municipal Solid Waste Service Delivery in Developing Countries: Keys to Success; Public-Private Participation in the Provision of Infrastructure to Tirrupur, India; 6. Land and Real-Estate Markets; Editor's Introduction; Land Markets and Urban Management: The Role of Planning Tools; Tools for a Land and Housing Market Diagnosis
Property TaxationThe Portland Experience; 7. Urban Poverty; Editor's Introduction; The City Poverty Assessment: An Introduction; Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas: Employment and Income Generation through Partnerships; Integrating Gender into Urban Development and Poverty Reduction: The Bolivia Sustainable Urban Development Project; 8. Managing the Urban Environment; Editor's Introduction; Exploring a New Vision for Cities; Environment, Health, and Gender in Latin America: The Case of the Maquiladoras; Community Experience of Urban Environmental Quality
9. Transportation and Metropolitan GrowthEditor's Introduction; Management of Traffic and the Urban Environment; Transportation in Bogotá: Problems and Solutions; A View of Urban Transport, Infrastructure, and Environment from the Female Condition; Integration of Urban Transport and Urban Planning; Index
Titolo autorizzato: The challenge of urban government  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-280-08699-8
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910455958603321
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Serie: WBI development studies.