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Conclusion

  • Herwig Reynaert
  • Hubert Heinelt
  • Annick Magnier
  • Marcello Cabria
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Part of the Governance and Public Management book series (GPM)

Abstract

During the last decades, political leadership at the local level has gained more and more interest in the academic and political debate. Benjamin Barber (2013), in his book If Mayors ruled the world, argued that mayors can and do play a major role in solving current societal challenges. For this reason, a book about European mayors cannot be more topical. The different chapters of the book are the best proof of this statement.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herwig Reynaert
    • 1
  • Hubert Heinelt
    • 2
  • Annick Magnier
    • 3
  • Marcello Cabria
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Political SciencesGhent UniversityGhentBelgium
  2. 2.Institute of Political ScienceTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  3. 3.Department of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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