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Friday, March 21 • 2:05pm - 3:25pm
FR3.09 Activism in Cities, Suburbs, and Metropolitan Regions

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Moderator: Lori A Riverstone-Newell, Illinois State University

  • Changing modes of Urban Governance under Fiscal Stress: Evidence from Six Cities in England and Spain
    Ismael Blanco, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Jonathan Davies, De Montfort University; Vivien Lowndes, Nottingham University

  • Transforming local democracy? Local innovations for increasing citizen influence and democratic legitimacy in Bristol and Mexico City
    Joanna Howard, University of Bristol; Arturo Flores, National Autonomous University of Mexico

  • Assessing Local Activism as it Relates to Fiscal Scarcity
    Lori A Riverstone-Newell, Illinois State University

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Jonathan S. Davies

Professor of Critical Policy Studies, De Montfort University
I am Professor of Critical Policy Studies in the Department of Politics and Public Policy at De Montfort. My research interests span critical issues in governance, state theory, urban studies and public policy. I am currently working on a variety of projects on crisis, austerity governance and contestation. From April 2015 I will be leading an international consortium of researchers in an ESRC funded eight-case comparative study of austerity... Read More →

Joanna Howard

University of Bristol

Lori Riverstone-Newell

Illinois State University


Arturo Flores

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Ismael Blanco

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Vivien Lowndes

Nottingham University


Lori Riverstone-Newell

Illinois State University

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Encino Room (Westin 1st Floor)