Struggling Giants

Struggling Giants: City-Region Governance in London, New York, Paris and Tokyo

Paul Kantor, Christian Lefèvre, Asato Saito, H. V. Savitch, and Andy Thornley

Struggling Giants examines the transformation of four of the most significant metropolises: London, New York, Paris, and Tokyo. This volume analyzes the thorniest issues these sprawling city-regions have faced, including ameliorating social problems through public policies, the effect of globalization on local governance, and the relationships between local, regional, and national institutions.