Comparative studies in local economic development : problems in policy implementation / edited by Peter B. Meyer

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Subjects: Economic development projects--United States--Case studies
Economic development projects--Great Britain--Case studies
Community development--Government policy--United States--Case studies
Community development--Government policy--Great Britain--Case studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
Series: Contributions in economics and economic history no. 144
Contributions in economics and economic history no. 144
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: viii, 202 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: I. Overview
1. Local Economic Policy and Its Implementation: Case Studies of Innovative Efforts / Peter B. Meyer 3
2. Putting Targeted Economic Development to Work: The Role of Targeted Marketing in an Economic Development Program / C. Theodore Koebel, Cara L. Bailey 17
II. External and Environmental Influences on Local Implementation
Introduction 33
3. Local Economic Development in a Traditional Industrial Area: The Case of the Ruhrgebiet / Gerd Hennings, Klaus R. Kunzmann 35
4. Employee Buyouts and Loans to Preserve Jobs: The South Bend Experience / Charles Craypo, Jerry Paar 55
5. Policy Instruments in West Central Scotland and Their Local Authority Context / William F. Lever 69
6. Regenerating Urban Neighborhoods: Local People as Implementers of Economic Development Policies / Alan McGregor, Andrew A. McArthur 85
III. Spillovers and Community Response: Local Forces Shaping Economic Development Program Implementation
Introduction 101
7. From Cannery Row to Gold Coast in Baltimore: Is This Development? / Robert P. Giloth 103
8. Industrial Change and Conflict in Urban Redevelopment: The Case of South Cardiff, Wales / Huw Thomas, Rob F. Imrie 119
9. Strategic Planning for the Port of New Orleans / Alma H. Young, Robert K. Whelan 131
IV. Comparative Analysis: A Case and Some Lessons
10. A Tale of Two Cities: Revitalizing Corby, Northamptonshire, and Youngstown, Ohio / Terry F. Buss 149
11. On the Possibility of Pro-Active Community Development / David Fasenfest 169
References 179
Index 193
About the Editor and Contributors 199
Additional Authors: Meyer, Peter B., 1943
Policy Studies Organization
Notes: LCCN: 92035599
ISBN: 0313288208 (alk. paper)
"Prepared under the auspices of the Policy Studies Organization, Stuart S. Nagel, publications coordinator."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-191) and index
OCLC Number: 26763539
ISBN/ISSN: 0313288208
0084-9235