Universities and cities: Governance, institutions and mediation
Perry, B 2011, 'Universities and cities: Governance, institutions and mediation' , Built Environment, 37 (3) , pp. 245-259.
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This article highlights the various ways in which the relationship between universities and cities has been understood in different contexts and the tensions which emerge. A framework for understanding is then presented via a broader discussion of governance, institutions and mediation. Mediation is particularly important as a unifying principle. Global or convergent pressures are translated, reflected, refracted, absorbed and magnified by governance systems, formal policies and local contexts. The interests, values and assumptions and pre-reflexive and reflexive understandings of urban institutions and actors are often overlooked in analyzing university-city interactions. This framework serves not only to structure this issue, but to offer suggestions for further work in this field of research, policy and practice.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures (SURF)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Built Environment|
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|Date Deposited:||03 May 2012 12:03|
|Last Modified:||03 May 2012 12:03|
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