Baclija, Irena

Dr. Irena Baclija is an Assistant Professor on the Faculty of Social Science, University of Ljubljana. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science.

Reconceptualisation of Urban Management: The Administration of Cities, Their Services, and Their Growth
2013 0-7734-4310-X
The author investigates the connection between traditional institutionalized city administration and the newer entrepreneurial approach by presenting a critique and evaluation of urban management concepts in a comparative study of cities in the European Union.

A fresh examination of urban management. This book surveys the role of city administration in a neoliberal globalized world as it relates to sustainable economic growth. It provides insight on social, environmental, service and resource issues through reconceptualization of urban management policies and an investigation of the new entrepreneurial approaches to inspire city growth.