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Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness : European Urban Policy in Practice

Author: Leo van den Berg; Jan van der Meer; Luis Carvalho
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.
Series: EURICUR series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflecting on two decades of 'competitiveness-oriented' urban policies in Europe this book investigates the current challenges cities face to sustain their economic position and how this can be balanced with social progress and environmental improvements. Complementing previous surveys on local and urban development and competitiveness-based strategies this volume provides longer term views on the evolution of such  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Van den Berg, Leo.
Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo van den Berg; Jan van der Meer; Luis Carvalho
ISBN: 9781472427038 1472427033 9781472427021 1472427025 9781317166054 1317166051
OCLC Number: 874319708
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness; 2 Urban Policies in Europe; 3 Antwerp; 4 Barcelona; 5 Budapest; 6 Dortmund; 7 Dublin; 8 Helsinki; 9 Manchester; 10 Rotterdam; 11 Looking Back and Forward; Index.
Series Title: EURICUR series.
Responsibility: by Leo van den Berg, Jan van der Meer and Luis Carvalho.

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