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The Theory and Practice of Local Governance and Economic Development

Editors: Considine, M., Giguere, S. (Eds.)

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This 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.

About the authors

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

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Partnership and Public Policy: The Importance of Bridging Theory and Practice

    Pages 1-12

    Giguère, Sylvain (et al.)

  • The Power of Partnership: States and Solidarities in the Global Era

    Pages 13-39

    Considine, Mark

  • The Use of Partnerships in Economic and Social Policy: Practice Ahead of Theory

    Pages 40-62

    Giguère, Sylvain

  • Understanding the Realities of Collaborative Networks in the United States

    Pages 63-79

    Mandell, Myrna P.

  • Lessons from an Aboriginal Partnership in Australia

    Pages 80-99

    Limerick, Michael (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Theory and Practice of Local Governance and Economic Development
Editors
  • M. Considine
  • S. Giguere
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58268-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230582682
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-50060-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35279-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 271
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