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2007

Selected Works

Neil Bradford

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Full-Text Articles in Political Science

Whither The Federal Urban Agenda? A New Deal In Transition, Neil Bradford Dec 2006

Whither The Federal Urban Agenda? A New Deal In Transition, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

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Placing Social Policy? Reflections On Canada’S New Deal For Cities And Communities, Neil Bradford Dec 2006

Placing Social Policy? Reflections On Canada’S New Deal For Cities And Communities, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

This article analyses the New Deal for Cities and Communities pursued by the federal Liberal government between 2004 and 2006. Situating the initiative in broader urban policy debates about the merits of place-based interventions in tackling problems of poverty and exclusion, it is argued that the New Deal represented a novel attempt at "interscalar policy coordination" within Canadian federalism. Three specific policy tools are identified as central to the New Deal framework-municipal revenue transfers; urban development agreements; and community action research. To understand the New Deal's impact, the implementation of these tools is explored in the context of the ...