Connecting Cities: City-regions

Chris Johnson (Editor), Richard Hu (Editor), Shanti Abedin (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book


This short paper addresses the issue of ‘governance’ in urban regions. Following a brief introduction outlining the key features in the re-emergence of city-regions, it highlights why ‘good governance’ is such an important asset for a city-region. This is followed by a presentation of some of the various city-regional models currently being adopted throughout the world. Finally the paper explores some of the tensions, conflicts and challenges which exist in the governance of city-regions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherMetropolis Congress
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9780734752765
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventThe 9th World Congress of Metropolis - Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 22 Oct 200825 Oct 2008


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