Place, policy and politics (do localities matter?) paper

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Résumé de Place, policy and politics (do localities matter?) paper

`...as an up-to-date and intelligible an account of large areas of British industry as you will find...It will be a valuable handbook for a variety of users: students and teachers(its prijmary audience), businessmen or coivil servants.' British Business

Sommaire de Place, policy and politics (do localities matter?) paper

Preface. Introduction: The Institutional Context of Local Economic Development: Central Controls, Spatial Policies and Local Economic Policies, C.G. Pickvance Swindon: The Rise and Decline of a Growth Coalition, Keith Bassett a Michael Harloe Trying to Revive an Infant Hercules: The Rise and Fall of Local Authority Modernization Policies on Teeside, Ray Hudson Merseyside in Crisis and in Conflict, Richard Meegan Coping with Restructuring: The Case of South-West Birmingham, Dennis Smith Regency Icons: Marketing Cheltenham's Built Environment, Harry Cowen Lancaster: Small Firms, Tourism and the "Locality", John Urry Council Economic intervention and Political Conflict in a Declining Resort: Isle of Thanet, C.G. Pickvance Conclusion: Places and Policies, John Urry

Commentaire de Place, policy and politics (do localities matter?) paper

Examines local political initiatives seeking to influence economic and social development in seven sharply contrasting localities, ranging from the outer council estates of Merseyside to the boom towns of Cheltenham and Swindon.