Urban governance model: communities as a resource and city development risk

The article presents the author's view of the transformation of management systems in modern cities in the general framework of urban development, in the context of the current transformation of approaches (from «government» to «governance»). The authors formulated a vision of the conditions for the adaptation of city management systems to new socio-economic realities, proposed an approach to the analysis of urban development in the logic of «pure models» of interaction of various participants in the urban management system. A number of mechanisms for implementing the principles of co-management in the city, including various communities of citizens and other participants in the wide urban landscape in the city agenda, are presented, which, according to the authors, is the most important factor on the path of sustainable development of modern cities

Keywords: urban development, governance system, urban communities, social capital, urban policy


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