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Local Governance

IGLUS Quarterly

20.09.2017

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 2 – Local Governance: Successes and Opportunities

For decades now, globalization and rapid urbanization have been at the forefront of city building processes culminating in increasingly complex urban environments that defy pre-existent […] read more

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Sustainability in the Urban Context

IGLUS Quarterly

31.07.2017

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 1 – Sustainability in the Urban Context: A multi-disciplinary concept

The IGLUS platform promotes innovative governance practices that can contribute to improve the efficiency, resilience and sustainability in cities. The definition and quantification of each of […] read more

Urban

Urban traffic congestion

IGLUS Quarterly

31.12.2016

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 3 – Urban traffic congestion: Alternatives to the private motor vehicle from around the world

Around the world, as urban populations are growing, so too are rates of private car ownership, which in turn leads to complex challenges in the urban […] read more

Urban

Dortmund Special Edition: Insights from the Rhine-Ruhr Area

IGLUS Quarterly

25.10.2016

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 2 – Dortmund Special Edition: Insights from the Rhine-Ruhr Area

This edition features a series of three articles written by our IGLUS partners in Dortmund, focusing on three cases that each discuss a different dimension […] read more

Urban

Multi-level Governance in the Urban Context

IGLUS Quarterly

25.06.2016

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1 – Multi-level Governance in the Urban Context

In this issue, we will be travelling to three different continents in order to explore the ever-pertinent topic of integrated planning in different urban infrastructures. […] read more

Urban

Tackling Urban Challenges: Who should take the Lead?

IGLUS Quarterly

4.01.2016

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 1 – Tackling Urban Challenges: Who should take the Lead?

You are about to read the 1st issue of the IGLUS Quarterly. IGLUS Quarterly is dedicated to the analysis of Governance, Innovation and Performance in […] read more

Local Governance

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 2 – Local Governance: Successes and Opportunities

- Urban

For decades now, globalization and rapid urbanization have been at the forefront of city building processes culminating in increasingly complex urban environments that defy pre-existent jurisdictional boundaries and hierarchal public management structures. In response, a new form of urban management, termed New Public Governance, has emerged and favors network-based governance systems that emphasize collaboration over management. This transition from ‘government’ to ‘governance’ has given rise to new forms of cooperation between public and private stakeholders as well as new forms of citizen engagement and participation that are better adapted to the fragmented and vaguely defined jurisdictions and responsibilities in public management today. Correspondingly, we are seeing a growing prevalence of public-private partnerships and collaboration networks across a wide range of public sectors and governmental scales. In this issue of IGLUS Quarterly, we explore the multi-scale and multi-sectoral nature of today’s local governance systems through four different articles that, together, highlight the successes and potential of effective local governance networks.