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- Description<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN > How does reshaping local government affect citizen involvement in public life? As cities move between centralized and decentralized governance and conservative and progressive leadership, what brings out the best and the worst in civic engagement? In this thought-provoking book, Sylvia Bashevkin examines the consequences of divergent restructuring experiences in London and Toronto. By focusing on the forced amalgamation of local boroughs in Toronto and the creation of a new metropolitan authority in London, she explores the fallout for women as urban citizens. Ultimately, context is crucial to whether municipal change signals pessimism or promise.
- Author Biography<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN > Sylvia Bashevkin is principal of University College and a professor of political science at the University of Toronto.
- Author(s)Sylvia Beth Bashevkin
- PublisherUniversity of British Columbia Press
- Date of Publication19/04/2006
- SubjectGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationVancouver
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintUniversity of British Columbia Press
- Content Note3 tables
- Weight390 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
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