First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction /Phil Cooke -- 2 Promoting innovation through technology networks in North-Rhine—Westphalia /Robert Huggins & Reinhard Thomalla -- 3 New wave regional and urban revitalization strategies in Wales /Phil Cooke -- 4 From front-runner to also-ran — the transformation of a once-dominant industrial region: Pennsylvania, USA /Sabina Deitrick & Robert A. Beauregard -- 5 The restructuring of the steel industries in Germany and Great Britain /Jonathan Morris & Rolf Plake -- 6 Disintegration and reintegration of production clusters in the Ruhr area /Dieter Rehfeld -- 7 Groping towards reflexivity: responding to industrial change in Ontario /Meric S. Gertler -- 8 Industrial restructuring and further training in North-Rhine-Westphalia /Gerhard Bosch -- 9 Training policy and practice in Wales and North-Rhine-Westphalia /Sara Davies -- 10 The industrial transformation of the Great Lakes Region /Richard Florida -- 11 The dash for gas — consequences and opportunities /Richard Calverley Watson -- 12 Restructuring policies: the Emscher Park International Building Exhibition /Heiderose Kilper & Gerald Wood -- 13 Keeping to the high road: learning, reflexivity and associative governance in regional economic development /Phil Cooke -- References -- Index.
Phil Cooke is Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He is well known for his research in urban and regional development, editorship of European Planning Studies, and for such books as Localities (editor), Back to the future and (with others) Towards global localization.