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Author Storper, Michael
Title Keys to the city : how economics, institutions, social interactions, and politics shape development / Michael Storper
Imprint Princeton ; London : Princeton University Press, 2013
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HT371 .S76 2013    AVAILABLE    30520020777869
 人文社會聯圖  HT371 .S76 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020412557
Descript x, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-265) and index
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Cities and regions in the twenty-first century : why do they develop and change? -- The economic context of city and regional development -- Workshops of the world economy : people, jobs, and places -- The motor of urban economies : specialization -- Disruptive innovation : geography and economics -- Cities and individuals : how we shape cities, but not the way we want to -- The institutional context of cities and regions -- Winner and loser regions : the "where" of development -- Communities and the economy -- Robust action : society, community, and development -- Social interaction and urban economies -- Technology, globalization, and local interaction -- Local context : the genius of cities -- Face-to-face contact -- The political context of city and regional development -- Exit or voice? : politics, societies, and city-systems -- Justice, efficiency, and cities : should regions help one another? -- Conclusion -- Dear policymaker: some keys for you -- Notes -- References -- Index
Subject Cities and towns -- Growth -- Economic aspects
Regional planning -- Social aspects
City planning -- Social aspects
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