Governance and Creativity on Urban Regeneration Processes
AbstractGovernance has become a central topic among policymakers. There is an international consensus that policymaking is evolving from a traditional top-down government approach towards a system of governing that focuses on engaging the citizens within an area (Cabus, 2003). New forms of governance targeting urban competitiveness are increasingly oriented to vertical (between lower and high levels of government and cooperation forms between entities and firms along the production chain) and horizontal (between firms or different municipalities or public and private entities) cooperation (OEDC, 2005). Based on a study research methodology, this article seeks to contribute to answer to the following research questions: i) what is the role of governance in the processes of urban regeneration?; ii) what is the role of governance in the development of creative processes for urban regeneration? and iii) what is the potential of governance to support urban regeneration strategies based on creativity and creative industries?
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Evora, CEFAGE-UE (Portugal) in its series CEFAGE-UE Working Papers with number 2011_07.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 2011
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Territorial governance; Creativity; Urban regeneration.;
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- Paulo Neto & Maria Manuel Serrano, 2011. "Governance and City Regeneration â€“ A New Methodological Approach for Design and Evaluation," ERSA conference papers ersa11p517, European Regional Science Association.
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