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Title: Contextualising city-regional issues, strategies and their use: the Flemish story
Authors: Voets, Joris ×
De Rynck, Filip #
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Routledge journals, taylor & francis ltd
Series Title: Local government studies vol:34 issue:4 pages:453-470
Abstract: This paper presents a contextualised analysis of what might be called the city-regional debate. The debate is unfolded in terms of four types of city-regional issues, eight common strategies to tackle the latter and the use thereof in Flanders. It is concluded that the way in which city-regional issues are dealt with in Flanders can be explained by its regime, consisting of an administrative, political and cultural dimension, in terms of a centralistic policy style combined with a weak institutional position of local governments, by a 'localisation' of regional politics and policies, both dominated by an anti-urban bias.
ISSN: 0300-3930
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Public Governance Institute
× corresponding author
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