Livingstone's London: left politics and the world city

McNeill, D.M. (2002) Livingstone's London: left politics and the world city. Regional Studies, 36, (1), 75-80. (doi:10.1080/00343400120099870).


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This article explores the first 15 months of Ken Livingstone's period as mayor of London, arguing that fears of a politically radical mayoralty remain to be realized. It considers three main areas where Livingstone has focused his efforts - in scale politics, in urban planning and in the 're-imagining' of London and Londoners as a civic identity - and suggests constraints on Livingstone's scope for pursuing centre-left policy options.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Economy, Culture, Space
ePrint ID: 15180
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2005
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 02:16

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