The Theory and Practice of Local Governance and Economic Development
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Theory and Practice of Local Governance and Economic Development by Mark Considine
Book DescriptionThis book provides a comparative study of the use of partnerships and new forms of governance to achieve policy goals that promote economic and social development. In addition to a consideration of the theoretical challenges posed by these institutional developments, the book reviews recent experiences in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230500600
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Mark Considine
MAURA ADSHEAD University of Limerick, Ireland LUIGI BURRONI University of Florence, Italy FILIP DE RYNCK University College Ghent, Belgium MIKE GEDDES Warwick Business School, UK AARON HART ERIK-HANS KLIJN Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands MICHAEL LIMERICK University of Texas, USA KATRINA MACNAB The Highland Council, UK MYRNA P. MANDELL California State University, USA CHRIS MCINERNEY University of Limerick, Ireland KEVIN O'TOOLE Deakin University, Australia MIKE REID CHRIS SKELCHER University of Birmingham, UK PAULINE TAYLOR University of New South Wales, Australia JORIS VOETS University College Ghent, Belgium LEON YEATMAN CEO, Yarrabah Council, Australia
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