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Consumer services and economic development

Author: Colin C Williams
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume evaluates the contributions that consumer services can make to local economic development and revitalization. A broad range of consumer service industries are examined in turn: tourism,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin C Williams
ISBN: 041514504X 9780415145046 0415145058 9780415145053
OCLC Number: 35292938
Description: xiv, 293 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Does Manufacturing Matter? Deindustrialization and Tertiarization in the Global Economy --
3. Producer Services and Economic Regeneration --
4. Consumer Services: A Motor for Local Economic Development? --
5. Tourism and Economic Regeneration --
6. Sport and the Rejuvenation of Local Economies --
7. Universities and Local Economic Development --
8. Retailing and Economic Development --
9. Cultural Industries and Local Revitalization --
10. Glasgow: A City of Culture? --
11. Beyond Steel City: Consumer Services and Economic Development in Sheffield --
12. Corporate City: The Role of Consumer Services in the Rejuvenation of Leeds --
13. Consumer Services and Rural Regeneration: A Case Study of the Fens --
14. London: The Role and Character of Consumer Services in a Global City --
15. Conclusions: Rethinking Consumer Services and Local Economic Development.
Responsibility: Colin C. Williams.
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