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Hybrid contractual landscapes of governance: Generation of fragmented regimes of public accountability through urban regeneration (2020)
Journal Article
Taşan-Kok, T., Atkinson, R., & Martins, M. L. R. (in press). Hybrid contractual landscapes of governance: Generation of fragmented regimes of public accountability through urban regeneration. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654420932577

In this article we explore the idea of public accountability in the contemporary entrepreneurial governance of cities, which are influenced by market dependency and private sector involvement. We specifically focus on the fragmentation of public acco... Read More about Hybrid contractual landscapes of governance: Generation of fragmented regimes of public accountability through urban regeneration.

The Bristol One City Approach to city governance: New Civic Leadership in action (2020)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2020). The Bristol One City Approach to city governance: New Civic Leadership in action. Urban Research and Practice, 13(2), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1080/17535069.2020.1752055

The One City Approach to city governance in Bristol, UK is designed to unify civic purpose in the city: it is ambitious, inclusive and innovative. In 2016 the new, directly elected Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, decided to work with a wide range of c... Read More about The Bristol One City Approach to city governance: New Civic Leadership in action.

What can local government learn from the coronavirus? (2020)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2020). What can local government learn from the coronavirus?. Local Government Chronicle,

This short Opinion article for Local Government Chronicle praises the response of UK local government to the covid-19 pandemic. It goes on to discuss three questions that are important for future public policy: 1) Was our country ready for this onsl... Read More about What can local government learn from the coronavirus?.

Mayoral governance in Bristol: Has it made a difference? (2020)
Report
Sweeting, D., Hambleton, R., & Oliver, T. (2020). Mayoral governance in Bristol: Has it made a difference?. Bristol: PolicyBristol

This research report on the impact of mayoral governance in Bristol analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the mayoral model. Researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England, Bristol have gathered data over an ei... Read More about Mayoral governance in Bristol: Has it made a difference?.

Leading the healthy city: Taking advantage of the power of place (2020)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (in press). Leading the healthy city: Taking advantage of the power of place. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2019.1693793

Creating healthy cities requires the exercise of bold city and community leadership. However, our understanding of the role of local leadership, from inside and outside the state, in bringing about processes that can co-create healthy, just and sust... Read More about Leading the healthy city: Taking advantage of the power of place.

Are we still not there yet? Moving along the gender highway (2019)
Book Chapter
Greed, C. (2019). Are we still not there yet? Moving along the gender highway. In C. Scholten, & T. Joelsson (Eds.), Integrating Gender into Transport Planning: From One to Many Tracks, 192-210. Palgrave Macmillan

This book comprises a collection of international contributions, particularly from Scandinavia, on the extent to which gender has been integrated into transport planning

Debate: Researching directly elected mayors—key questions to address (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2020). Debate: Researching directly elected mayors—key questions to address. Public Money and Management, 40(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2019.1658998

The directly elected mayor model of governance is long established in many countries – for example, the USA and Japan. However, in some countries the model is fairly new. For example, in the UK there were no directly elected mayors until 2000 – tha... Read More about Debate: Researching directly elected mayors—key questions to address.

Attributes of leadership for planning resilient cities in the Global South (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gopinath, D. (2019, September). Attributes of leadership for planning resilient cities in the Global South. Paper presented at UK Ireland Planning Research Conference, Liverpool, UK

This paper aims to advance a new approach to the intersections of place, resilience and leadership particularly within the context of rapidly urbanising cities in the Global South. More generally, we know that a leader could be characterised by key a... Read More about Attributes of leadership for planning resilient cities in the Global South.

Rallying the power of place (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2019). Rallying the power of place. Local Government Chronicle, 30-31

This article, aimed at local governance policy-makers, outlines a new way of conceptualising local leadership, described as New Civic Leadership (NCL). NCL, which involves strong, place-based leadership acting to co-create new solutions to public pol... Read More about Rallying the power of place.

The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them? (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R. (2019). The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?. Regional Statistics, 9(2), 3-19. https://doi.org/10.15196/RS090201

Small Towns have long been seen as an important element in Europe’s urban structure, currently around 24.2% of the European population live in them. Despite this, we know relatively little about them and there is insufficient recognition of the role... Read More about The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?.

Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2019, June). Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership. Paper presented at City Futures IV 2019

A consequence of globalisation is that place-less leaders, meaning people who are not expected to care about the consequences of their decisions for particular places and communities, have gained extraordinary power and influence. This paper explore... Read More about Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership.

Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Hunter, R. F., Cleland, C., Cleary, A., Droomers, M., Wheeler, B. W., Sinnett, D., …Braubach, M. (2019). Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis. Environment International, 130(104923), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.104923

© 2019 The Authors Background: As populations become increasingly urbanised, the preservation of urban green space (UGS) becomes paramount. UGS is not just dedicated recreational space such as public parks, but other types of informal green space are... Read More about Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis.

Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap (2019)
Thesis
King, L. M. Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1492737

The UK Government has committed to an 80% reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) against 1990 levels by 2050. Widening understandings of the environmental impact of the built environment have fuelled debates around how the environmental performance of bui... Read More about Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap.

Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity (2019)
Journal Article
Norton, B. A., Bending, G. D., Clark, R., Corstanje, R., Dunnett, N., Evans, K. L., …Warren, P. H. (2019). Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity. Ecological Applications, 29(6), https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1946

There are increasing calls to provide greenspace in urban areas, yet the ecological quality, as well as quantity, of greenspace is important. Short mown grassland designed for recreational use is the dominant form of urban greenspace in temperate reg... Read More about Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity.

Building with nature - Improving standards of GI across the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Jerome, G., & Sinnett, D. (2019). Building with nature - Improving standards of GI across the UK. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 88(5), 161-165

This articles explains how the Building with Nature framework was developed as an aid to specifying what is meant by, and consequently delivering, high-quality green infrastructure.

What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces. (2019)
Journal Article
Hoyle, H., Jorgensen, A., & Hitchmough, J. (in press). What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces. People and Nature, https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.19

1. The multiple benefits of ‘nature’ for human health and well-being have been documented at an increasing rate over the past 30 years. A growing body of research also demonstrates the positive well-being benefits of nature-connectedness. There is, h... Read More about What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces..

The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2019). The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation. Public Money and Management, 39(4), 271-279. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2019.1592908

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper discusses the role of place-based leadership in stimulating the co-creation of inclusive public services and outcomes. A conceptual framework, designed to illuminate t... Read More about The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation.

Governing urban regeneration in the UK: a case of ‘variegated neoliberalism’ in action? (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R., Tallon, A., & Williams, D. (2019). Governing urban regeneration in the UK: a case of ‘variegated neoliberalism’ in action?. European Planning Studies, 27(6), 1083-1106. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2019.1598020

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The article focuses on the redevelopment of previously developed land by public-private sector partnerships in three cities/towns in South-West England, two of which can be descr... Read More about Governing urban regeneration in the UK: a case of ‘variegated neoliberalism’ in action?.



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