Blanco Fillola, Ismael Iván

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Ismael Blanco is a Ramon y Cajal Research Fellow at the Department of Political Science and the Institute of Government and Public Policies (IGOP) of the UAB. He holds a degree in political science and public administration and a PhD in political science from the UAB. He has been a Beatriu de Pinós postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Public Policy of the De Montfort University (UK), and a visiting research fellow at the DMU, the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and the Fundaçao Joao Pinheiro (Brazil).

His main fields of research are urban policy, urban governance, public participation, and neighborhood regeneration. He is currently the principal investigator of two research projects: Barris i CrisiDisadvantaged neighborhoods in the face of crisis: urban segregation, social innovation and civic capacity (Recercaixa programme); and TRANSGOB – Transformations of urban governance in the context of the crisis. Evolutions and prospects for participative governance in Spain and the UK (National Plan of R&D, Government of Spain).

Ismael is interested in supervising doctoral researchers working on issues connected to his current research interests (urban regeneration, urban segregation, public space, social innovation, civic capacity, collaborative governance, and the urban crisis).


Selected publications:  

Blanco, I., Griggs, S., Sullivan, H. (guest editors)  “Explaining local governance transformation through neoliberalism”. Special issue in Urban Studies. Forthcoming.
Parés, M., Martí, M., Blanco, I. (2014) “Geographies of governance: how place matters in urban regeneration policies”, Urban Studies, published online before print.  
Blanco, I. (2013) “Analysing urban governance networks: bringing regime theory back in”, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 31: 276-291.
Blanco, I., Bonet, J., Walliser, A. (2013) “Urban governance and regeneration policies in historic city centres: Madrid and Barcelona”, in Benach, N. and Walliser, A. (eds.) Urban Challenges in Spain and Portugal. London: Routledge.
Blanco, I., Fleury, S., Subirats, J. (guest editors) (2012) “Políticas públicas, periferias urbanas y participación ciudadana”, Special issue in Gestión y Política Pública.
Font, J. and Blanco, I. (2012): “Was steckt hinter dem Partizipationsangebot?”; in: Herzberg, C., Sintomer, Y. and Kleger, H. (Eds.): Hoffnung auf eine neue Demokratie. Bürgerhaushalte in Lateinamerika und Europa. Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag, pp. 61-82.
Blanco, I. (2009) “Urban Regeneration Policies in Barcelona: periods, territories and agents” en Diamond, J., Liddle, J., Southern, A. Osei, Ph. (eds.) Urban Regeneration Management: International Perspectives. Londres: Routledge.
Blanco, I., Lowndes, V. y Pratchett, L (2011) “Policy networks and network governance: towards greater conceptual clarity”, Political Studies Review, 9(3): 297-308. 
Blanco, I. (2009) “Does a ‘Barcelona Model’ really exist? Periods, territories and actors in the process of urban transformation”, Local Government Studies, 35(3):  335-349.
Blanco, I. y Subirats, J. (2008) “Social exclusion, area effects and metropolitan governance. A comparative analysis of five large Spanish cities", Urban Research and Practice, 1 (2): 130-148. 
Font, J. y Blanco, I. (2007) “Procedural legitimacy and political trust: the case of citizen juries in Spain”, European Journal of Political Research, 46: 113-145.


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