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48 Global Urban Politics Julie-Anne Boudreau National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS), Montreal This book offers a reflection on the transformations of urban politics worldwide in the past four decades, from interpersonal street-level politics to transnational governing institutions. This book will be invaluable to readers interested in our urban future, for, as Boudreau convincingly suggests, global urban life is political life. • Bold new statement on understanding global politics through the prism of cities and urban life    e • Addresses ‘politics’ broadly, from street-level, everyday interactions, through municipal bodies, right up to transnational governing institutions • Commits to a strongly comparative, multi-national and multi-city emphasis, with empirical examples drawn from a wide range of cities • Draws together a wide array of literature together with real-life examples at ground level to paint a sweeping and intricate portrait of the new global urban politics Series: Urban Futures Print ISBN: 978-0-7456-8549-6 | CL | €67.90 / 978-0-7456-8550-2 | PR | €21.90 | DEC 2016 | 232PP About the Author Julie-Anne Boudreau is Associate Professor in the Urbanisation Culture Société Research Centre at the National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS), Montreal.


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