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Introduction

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  • European Union
  • Local Government
  • Citizen Participation
  • Direct Democracy
  • Local Election

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    The proportion of urban population in the world is 54 % in 2015 and is projected to reach 66.4 % in 2050 (UN-World Urbanization Prospects. The 2014 Revision. New York: United Nations). These figures used here refer to the aggregated data considered as Europe in the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

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Nunes Silva, C., Buček, J. (2017). Introduction. In: Nunes Silva, C., Buček, J. (eds) Local Government and Urban Governance in Europe. The Urban Book Series. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43979-2_1

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