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Research in Urban Policy

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ISSN: 1479-3520

Editor: Terry Nichols Clark
Subject: Sociology and Public Policy (view other series in this subject area) Scopus logo.
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Research in Urban Policy (RUP) makes an annual contribution to this growing field through publishing edited collections of original research based on a timely yet broad theme. Volumes are made available in print and online. Papers published in RUP are peer-reviewed. For more details about Emerald's approach to Publication Ethics; please refer to the company guidelines.

Historically focusing on themes such as citizen engagement and urban governance responses, this series is re-launching in 2014 with the new volume Can Tocqueville Karaoke?. Read a sample chapter from Can Tocqueville Karaoke for FREE; to gain a flavour of the volume and the high quality work published in the series.

Karaoke Together vs. Bowling Alone: Scenes Illuminate how Western Rules can be Transformed to Drive Development and Democracy

Multidisciplinary in nature, Research in Urban Policy can be classified as bridging sociological and political spheres through Urban Studies.

The series editor now invites proposals for future volumes and will consider projects around the following themes:

Urban governance; Resilience building; Urban planning; Community engagement; Land use policy, and other related issues.

A preference is reserved for multi-centered research projects wishing to showcase their findings.

This book series is abstracted and indexed by:

Scopus, Publishing Options from the American Sociological Association, EBSCO, and Sociological Abstracts

Recently Published:

Can Tocqueville Karaoke? Global Contrasts of Citizen Participation, the Arts and Development, volume 11.

Written by Terry Nichols Clark and co-authors. This volume outlines a new framework for analysis of democratic participation and economic growth and explores how these new patterns work around the world.

Anyone who puts strengthening democracy by means of participation high on his agenda would do well to take notice of this book - Drs. H.J.M. ter Braak, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Reviewed in TPC, Platform for Public Governance, Audit & Control

Contact the Editorial Team:

Series Editor
Terry Nichols Clark,
University of Chicago

Kim Chadwick
[email protected]


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