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The Future of Local Economic Development

The Future of Local Economic Development


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About the Book

This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role of the local state and foster a free market and the left's attempts to take more control over the local economy in the interest of workers. In July 2007, Gordon Brown's government published the 'Review of Sub-national Economic Development and Regeneration'.

This book argues that competitiveness and neo-liberalism, or increased market domination over an ever wider range of social relations, have in reality dominated New Labour's policies. Yet a number of contradictions remain as New Labour continues to seek a reduction in poverty and regional and local disparities. The book analyses the changes that will result from further market domination under the Sub-national Review but also the opportunities that will arise for local economic development agents, particularly those with a concern for social justice. It looks specifically at regional and sub-regional strategy making; partnership, networking and building institutional capacity; local labour market policy and policy towards cities. An additional feature of the book is that several authors draw on international comparisons.

This book was published as a special issue of Local Economy.


About the Author:

Ines Newman is Principal Research Fellow at the Warwick Business School, United Kingdom.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415551267
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Height: 246 mm
  • No of Pages: 114
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 4303 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0415551269
  • Publisher Date: 01 Jan 2010
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 0 mm
  • Width: 189 mm


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