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1. A strong municipality: On the local economic and planning competence in Uppsala and other Swedish municipalities
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
2002 (English)In: Basic patterns of sustainability: Reports from the Superbs project / [ed] Lars Rydén and Madeleine Granvik, Uppsala: Baltic University Press , 2002, 1, 4-8 p.Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

Uppsala is described as an example of the typical Nordic strongmunicipality. This includes an extensive self-government andlocal democracy with self-taxation and a planning monopoly. Itis argued that a strong local community is good for approachingsustainability. Madeleine Granvik is a geographer and researchstudent at the Dept of Landscape Planning at the Swedish AgriculturalUniversity. She has worked with development of democracyand environmental awareness in cities in Sweden and Russia.

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Uppsala: Baltic University Press , 2002, 1. 4-8 p.
, Superbs Case Studies, 1
Keyword [en]
city planning, government, local act, administration
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Landscape Architecture Public Administration Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-196697ISBN: 978-91-86189-08-2ISBN: 91-970017-0-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-196697DiVA: diva2:611112
Sustainable Urban Patterns around the Baltic Sea
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