Theories of Local Economic Development: Perspectives from Across the Disciplines

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SAGE, Aug 24, 1993 - Business & Economics - 319 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Location Theory
3
1 Theories of Regional Development
27
Applying Theory to Practice
61
The Economic Development
80
Ghetto Economic Development
100
Labor Force Education and Work
125
Theory and Practice
147
Political Economy and Urban Development
175
Race and Class in Local Economic Development
191
Citizenship and Economic Development
213
I Technology Transfer and Economic Development
232
Theories of Entrepreneurship
248
Metaphors of Economic Development
284
Name Index
305
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Bingham is Professor of Public Administration and Urban Studies and Senior Research Scholar at the Urban Center at Cleveland State University's Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs.

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