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.
|Place of Publication||Sydney|
|Number of pages||26|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
|Event||The 9th World Congress of Metropolis - Sydney, Sydney, Australia|
Duration: 22 Oct 2008 → 25 Oct 2008