Urban Austerity Governance and Resistance


Ali, N. and Whitham, B. (2020) Racial capitalism, Islamophobia and austerity. International Political Sociology,

Bayirbag, M., Davies, J.S. and Munch, S. (2017) Interrogating Urban Crisis: Cities in the Governance and Contestation of Austerity, Urban Studies, 54 (9), pp. 2023-2038

Davies, J. S and Blanco I. (forthcoming 2017) Austerity Urbanism: Patterns of Neo-liberalisation and Resistance in Six Cities of Spain and the UK. Environment and Planning A, 49 (7), pp. 1517-1536

Davies, J. S. (2017) Governing in and Against Austerity: International Lessons from Eight Cities. De Montfort University.

Davies, J. S. (2018) Managing Austerity: Insights into Spatial Governance from an English City. Lo Squaderno, 47, pp. 23-26.

Davies, J. S. (2021) Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism. Bristol: Bristol University Press.

Davies, J. S. and Thompson, E. (2016) Austerity Realism and the Governance of Leicester, in M Bevir and R A W Rhodes (eds), Rethinking Governance: ruling, rationalities and resistance. Oxon: Routledge. pp. 144-161

Davies, J.S., Bua, A., Cortina-Oriol, M. and Thompson, E. (2020) Why is Austerity Governable? A Gramscian Urban Regime Analysis of Leicester, UK. Journal of Urban Affairs, 42 (1), pp. 56-74

Fishwick, A. (2018) Worker Recuperated Enterprises: Confronting the Return of Austerity in Argentina? In: Fishwick, A. and Connolly, H. (eds.) Austerity and Working-Class Resistance: Survival, Disruption and Creation in Hard Times, London: Rowman and Littlefield International.

Griggs, S., Howarth, D. and MacKillop, E. (2017) Metagovernance of Austerity, Local Councils and Practices of Depoliticisation. In: Flinders, M., Hay, C. and Wood, M. (Eds.) Anti-Politics, Depoliticisation and the Governance in Late Modernity, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 195-216.

Guarneros-Meza, V., Telleria, I., Blas, A. and Pill, M. (2017) The Jewel of the Crown: Co-optative capacity during austerity in Cardiff and San Sebastian-Donostia. Regional Studies Association Conference, Dublin, July 2017.

Standring, A. and Davies, J.S. (2020) From crisis to catastrophe: The death and viral legacies of austere neoliberalism in Europe? Dialogues in Human Geography,

Standring, A. and Davies, J.S. (2020) From crisis to catastrophe: The death and viral legacies of austere neoliberalism in Europe? Dialogues in Human Geography,

Citizen Participation

Andrews, R., Entwistle, T. and Guarneros-Meza, V. (2018) Local Government Size and Political Efficacy: Do Citizen Panels Make a Difference? International Journal of Public Administration, 42 (8), pp. 664-676

Bua, A. (2019) Democratic innovations and the policy process. In: Elstub, S. and Escobar, O. (Eds.) Handbook of Democratic Innovations and Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Bua, A. and Bussu, S. (2020). Between governance driven democratisation and democracy driven governance: Explaining changes in participatory governance in the case of Barcelona. European Journal of Political Research,

Gonzalez, R; Cortina-Oriol, M; Aguilera, T. (2019). Movimientos de okupación y políticas públicas urbanas: los casos de Madrid, Barcelona y Bilbao. Revista Especiailzada en Investigación Jurídica, 5.

Guarneros-Meza, V. (2017) Citizen security in Mexico: Examining municipal bureaucracy from the view of the intermediation-representation debate. In: Zaremberg, G., V. Guarneros-Meza and A. Gurza Lavalle (eds), Intermediation and Representation in Latin America – Actors and roles beyond elections, Palgrave Macmillan

Huxley, K., Andrews, R., Downe, J. and Guarneros-Meza (2015) Administrative traditions and citizen participation in public policy: a comparative study of France, Germany, the UK and Norway. Policy & Politics, 44 (3), pp. 383-402

Parker, S. (2015) Researching the Values of Participants Attending Strategic Boards in Public Services: Semi-Structured Interviews, Documentary Research and Observation.  SAGE Research Methods Cases.

Parker, S. (forthcoming, 2015) ‘Debate: Public Service Motivation, Citizens and Leadership Roles’. Public Money and Management

Prosser, B., Renwick, A., Giovannini, A., Sandford, M., Flinders, M., Jennings, W., Smith, G., Spada, P., Stoker, G., Ghose, K. (2017) Citizen participation and changing governance: cases of devolution in England. Policy & Politics, 45 (2), pp. 251-269

Zaremberg, G., Wong Torres, M.  and Guarneros-Meza, V. (2018) Descrifrando el desorden: instituciones participativas y conflictos en torno a megaproyectos en México, América Latina Hoy, 79, pp.81-102.


Bua, A. and Bussu, S. (2020). Between governance‐driven democratisation and democracy‐driven governance: Explaining changes in participatory governance in the case of Barcelona. European Journal of Political Research,

Cortina-Oriol, M. and Engelken-Jorge, M. (ed.) (2017). Crisis y Retos de la Democracia. Betiko, Bilbao.

Engelken-Jorge, M. and Cortina-Oriol, M. (2016) Retos y Respuestas Actuales de la Democracia. Presentación. Política y Sociedad, 53, (1), pp. 9-16

Zaremberg, G., Guarneros-Meza, V. & Gurza Lavalle, A. (eds.) (2017) Intermediation and representation in Latin America: actors and roles beyond elections. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.


Barnett, N., Griggs, S., and Howarth, D. (forthcoming) Whatever Happened to Councillors? Problematising the Deficiency Narrative in English Local Politics, Political Studies, 67 (3), pp. 775-794

Bua, A., Davies, J., Blanco, I., Chorianopoulos, I., Cortina-Oriol, M., Feandeiro, A., Gaynor, N., Griggs, S., Howarth, D. and Salazar, Y. (2018) The Urban Governance of Austerity in Europe. In: Kerley, R., Liddle, J. and Dunning, P.T. (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of International Local Government. Abingdon: Routledge

Copus, C., Roberts, M. and Wall, R. (2017) Local Government in England: Centralisation, Autonomy and Control. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Cortina-Oriol, M; Ibarra, P., Martí, S. and Sribman, A. (ed.) (2018) Nuevos Movimientos Sociales: de la calle a los ayuntamientos. Icaria Editorial, Barcelona.

Davies J S and Chorianopoulos I. (2018) Governance: Mature Paradigm or Chicken Soup for European Public Management? Critical Policy Studies, 12 (3), pp. 360-366

Davies, J. S. and Spicer, A. (2014) Interrogating Networks: Towards an Agnostic Perspective on Governance Research. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 33 (2), pp. 223-238

Davies, J.S. et al. (2016) Network governance in Russia: an analytical framework. East European Politics, 32 (2), pp. 131-147

Entwistle, T, V. Guarneros-Meza, S. Martin and J. Downe (2015) Reframing governance: competition, fatalism and autonomy in central-local relations. Public Administration, 94 (4), pp. 897-914

Giovannini, A. (2017). The Uneven Governance of Devolution Deals in Yorkshire: Opportunities, Challenges and Local (Di)Visions. In: Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini (eds) Developing England’s North. The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse. Basingstoke: Palgrave

Griggs, S., Howarth, D., and Feandeiro, A. (2018) The Logics and Limits of “Collaborative Governance” in Nantes: Myth, Ideology and the Politics of New Urban Regimes. Journal of Urban Affairs, forthcoming.

Guarneros-Meza, V. (2021) Governance, participation and hegemony: Governing Cananea and the Río Sonora Region, Latin American Perspectives, in press.

Parker, S. (2019) What is the meaning of philosophy for local government officers? Public Money and Management,

Pill, M and V. Guarneros-Meza (2017) Local governance under asuterity: hybrid organisations and hybrid officers, Policy & Politics, accepted and to be published online April 2017

Pill, M. and Guarneros-Meza, V. (2019) The Everyday Local State? Opening up and closing down informality in local governance, Local Government Studies,