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Urban fragmentation, 'good governance' and the emergence of the competitive city

Dávila, JD; (2014) Urban fragmentation, 'good governance' and the emergence of the competitive city. In: Parnell, S and Odlfield, S, (eds.) Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South. (pp. 474-486). Routledge: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

This chapter examines the World Bank’s position on ‘good urban governance’ and its promotion of urban competitiveness within a framework of globalization, and sets this against a set of recent urban interventions in the city of Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city. The case of Medellin is a valuable one to examine, not simply because it has been largely under-documented internationally, but also because it has been severely marked in recent decades by acute problems of violence, poverty, a large informal economy, and growing social and spatial fragmentation that in many ways are typical of other cities in Latin America.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Urban fragmentation, 'good governance' and the emergence of the competitive city
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-81865-0
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/97804158186...
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of the Built Environment
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of the Built Environment > Development Planning Unit
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10069510
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