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Theories of Local Economic Development
Perspectives from Across the Disciplines

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October 1993 | 319 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Presenting state-of-the-art theoretical positions on important development issues such as the inner city, technological innovation and rebuilding economic infrastructure are explored in this volume. The contributors to this volume, drawn from various social science backgrounds, explore a variety of theories and examine them in relation to the practical actions of local economic development.
 
PART ONE: LOCATION AND SPACE THEORIES
John P Blair and Robert Premus
Location Theory
Arthur C Nelson
Theories of Regional Development
 
PART TWO: SPACE-BASED STRATEGIES
Marie Howland
Applying Theory to Practice in Rural Economies
Wim Wiewel, Michael Teitz and Robert Giloth
The Economic Development of Neighborhoods and Localities
William Woodbridge Goldsmith and Lewis A Randolph
Ghetto Economic Development
 
PART THREE: LABOR AND CAPITAL THEORIES
Joan Fitzgerald
Labor Force, Education, and Work
Harvey A Goldstein and Michael I Luger
Theory and Practice in High-Tech Economic Development
 
PART FOUR: POLITICAL AND SOCIAL THEORIES
C Scott Holupka and Anne B Shlay
Political Economy and Urban Development
John J Betancur and Douglas C Gills
Race and Class in Local Economic Development
 
PART FIVE: ORGANIZATION AND PROCESS
Elaine B Sharp and Michael G Bath
Citizenship and Economic Development
Julia Melkers, Daniel Bugler and Barry Bozeman
Technology Transfer and Economic Development
Timothy Bates
Theories of Entrepreneurship
 
PART SIX: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Robert A Beauregard
Constituting Economic Development
A Theoretical Perspective  
Robert Mier and Richard D Bingham
Metaphors of Economic Development

One of the very good text on LED.

Dr Jay Mittal
School Of Planning, University of Cincinnati
February 4, 2012

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ISBN: 9780803948686
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