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Based on a clear and comprehensive literature review, this book contains an analysis of five knowledge locations in Europe and one in South Korea. The case studies in the book cover several European countries (Ireland, Finland, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands). The cases are well grounded in the different contexts that these national settings provide, which allows comparisons between them.
Part I: 1. Introduction 2. History and Trends in Knowledge Locations: an Urban Turn? 3. Empirics: What do we Know About the Success of Knowledge Locations? 4. Building Blocks of an Integrative Framework 5. Methodology and Research Design Part II 6. Dublin: Digital Hub 7. Eindhoven: Strup-S 8. Helsinki: Arabianranta 9. Incheon: Dongdo International City 10. Munich: Maxvorstadt 11. San Sebastian: Pl@ Part III 12. Key Findings from the Case Studies, Policy and Practice 13. Assessing the Added Value of Knowledge Locations 14. Theoretical Framework and Propositions
In today’s globalised, knowledge-driven and networked world, regions and cities have assumed heightened significance as the interconnected nodes of economic, social and cultural production, and as sites of new modes of economic governance and policy experimentation. This book series brings together incisive and critically engaged international and interdisciplinary research on this resurgence of regions and cities, and should be of interest to geographers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and cultural scholars, as well as to policy-makers involved in regional and urban development.
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