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Place-based leadership: A new approach to justice in planning? (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, July). Place-based leadership: A new approach to justice in planning?. Paper presented at From Control to Co-evolution: AESOP Annual Conference

Planning theorists have neglected the role of leadership in planning. A consequence is that planning scholarship is missing opportunities to advance the influence of planning in creating more just and more inclusive cities. This paper argues that p... Read More about Place-based leadership: A new approach to justice in planning?.

Leading the inclusive city: International lesson drawing for future urban governance (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, June). Leading the inclusive city: International lesson drawing for future urban governance. Paper presented at City Futures 2014

Some commentators take the view that the growth of multi-national companies operating on a global basis is now so well developed that cities are best viewed as helpless victims in a global flow of events. Distant, unelected decision makers now deter... Read More about Leading the inclusive city: International lesson drawing for future urban governance.

From the smart city to the wise city: The role of universities in place-based leadership (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, June). From the smart city to the wise city: The role of universities in place-based leadership. Presented at Smart City: New Media, Social Participation and Urban Governance

For a variety of reasons the notion of the smart city has grown in popularity and some even claim that all cities now have to be ‘smart’. For example, some digital enthusiasts argue that advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) a... Read More about From the smart city to the wise city: The role of universities in place-based leadership.

Inclusive urban leadership: New ways of strengthening place-based power (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, May). Inclusive urban leadership: New ways of strengthening place-based power. Paper presented at Innovative governance patterns and grassroots activism in local events

This paper is about concepts – place, power, leadership, inclusion and public innovation. These topics are not always centre-stage in discussions of grassroots activism. It will be suggested that they deserve to be given more attention by those wis... Read More about Inclusive urban leadership: New ways of strengthening place-based power.

Place-based leadership: A new agenda for spatial planning and local governance (2014)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2014). Place-based leadership: A new agenda for spatial planning and local governance

Study an example of bold and imaginative planning and you will encounter leadership – probably inspirational leadership. Planning professionals understand this well enough. In contrast, planning theorists have paid very little attention to the impo... Read More about Place-based leadership: A new agenda for spatial planning and local governance.

Learning from cities in other countries (2014)
Book Chapter
Hambleton, R., & Gross, J. S. (2014). Learning from cities in other countries. In R. L. Kemp, & C. J. Stephani (Eds.), Global Models of Urban Planning: Best Practices outside the United States, 32-36. McFarland and Company Inc

Innovation in urban political leadership. Reflections on the introduction of a directly-elected mayor in Bristol, UK (2014)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R., & Sweeting, D. (2014). Innovation in urban political leadership. Reflections on the introduction of a directly-elected mayor in Bristol, UK. Public Money and Management, 34(5), 315-322. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2014.945793

In May 2012, 10 of England's largest cities, outside London, were required to hold referendums giving citizens the option of introducing a directly-elected mayor. Bristol was the only city to vote in favour of the mayoral model. This paper outlines t... Read More about Innovation in urban political leadership. Reflections on the introduction of a directly-elected mayor in Bristol, UK.



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