Power and Politics in the City

Power and Politics in the City

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This study of community power in Brisbane analyses the challenges posed by growth and the shifting of the balance of power from the country to the city. Consists of a series of case studies focusing on discrete policy issues and key areas, and exploring topics such as relations between state and city governments and between public and private sectors, and their impact on the Brisbane community. Caulfield is a lecturer in public administration at the University of Queensland, and Wanna is a senior lecturer in politics and public policy at Griffith University.Brisbane in Transition Janice Caulfield, John Wanna ... its atrractiveness to corporate retailers, proximity to Bond University, and to the Gold Coast playground of corporate executives, ... by local and state governments for meeting design standards which accord with those currently popular with governments. ... Every new house, Soorley argued, cost the tax payer $40 000 in direct subsidies for works andanbsp;...

Title:Power and Politics in the City
Author:Janice Caulfield, John Wanna
Publisher:Macmillan Education AU - 1995-01-01


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