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David specialises in local and urban governance studies. He has research experience both within the UK and in international comparative context. David’s most recent work has been on city leadership, and he is working on a research project on the introduction of mayoral governance in Bristol. His latest edited book 'Directly elected mayors in urban governance' was published by Policy Press 2017.
David has also worked on a projects on local political leadership in Spain, on local councillors in comparative perspective, and on various projects examining different aspects of urban governance funded by ESRC, the Nuffield Foundation, EPSRC, CLG, ODPM, and the European Commission.
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- Urban Research Cluster
- International Development
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1/01/19 → 30/06/19
Sweeting, D. W. J. & Hambleton, R.
1/09/14 → 31/07/15
Sweeting, D. W. J., de Alba-Ulloa, J., Pansera, M. & Marsh, A. D., 6 Apr 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 40, 6, p. 1365-1381 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile4 Citations (Scopus)112 Downloads (Pure)
Place, power and leadership: Insights from mayoral governance and leadership innovation in Bristol, UKHambleton, R., Sweeting, D. W. J. & Oliver, T., 1 Feb 2022, In: Leadership. 18, 1, p. 81-101 21 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (Scopus)120 Downloads (Pure)
Karsten, N., Sweeting, D. W. J., Kjaer, U. & Kukovic, S., 18 May 2021, A research agenda for regional and local government. Callanan, M. & Loughlin, J. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 163-176 14 p. (Elgar Research Agendas).
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