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Local and regional development

Local and regional development

Author: Andy Pike; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; John Tomaney
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Local and regional development is an increasingly global issue. For localities and regions, the challenge of enhancing prosperity, improving wellbeing and increasing living standards has become acute for localities and regions formerly considered discrete parts of the "developed" and "developing" worlds. Amid concern over the definitions and sustainability of "development," a spectre has emerged of deepened  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Pike; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; John Tomaney
ISBN: 0415357179 9780415357173 0415357187 9780415357180 0203003063 9780203003060
OCLC Number: 64390402
Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Local and regional development --
What kind of local and regional development and for whom? --
Concepts and theories of local and regional development --
Institutions : government and governance --
Mobilising indigenous potential --
Attracting and embedding exogenous resources --
Local and regional development in practice --
Responsibility: Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez-Pose and John Tomaney.
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Addresses the fundamental issues of 'what kind of local and regional development and for whom?', frameworks of understanding, and instruments and policies. This work outlines what a holistic,  Read more...


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