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Equity, growth, and community : what the nation can learn fromAmerica's metro areas

Author: Chris Benner; Manuel Pastor
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the last several years, much has been written about growing economic challenges, increasing income inequality, and political polarization in the United States. This book argues that lessons for addressing these national challenges are emerging from a new set of realities in America's metropolitan regions: first, that inequity is, in fact, bad for economic growth; second, that bringing together the concerns of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Benner; Manuel Pastor
ISBN: 0520960041 9780520960046
OCLC Number: 965126528
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Can't we all just get along? --
Driving that train: can closing the gap facilitate sustained growth? --
Where to go, what to ask: selecting and designing the case studies --
Parks and recreation: planning the epistemic community --
Business knows best: Elite-Driven Regional Stewardship --
Struggle and the city: conflict-informed collaboration --
The next frontier: collaboration in the new economy --
Stepping back: theorizing diverse and dynamic Epistemic communities --
Looking forward: a beloved (epistemic)community?
Responsibility: Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor.

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