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Author Jacobs, Brian D. (Brian David), 1950-

Title Strategy and partnership in cities and regions : economic development and urban regeneration in Pittsburgh, Birmingham, and Rotterdam / Brian Jacobs.

Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  307.3416 JACO    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Culture and Change 1 -- 2 Strategy, Partnership and Contingency 21 -- 3 Strategy and the Competitive Environment 46 -- 4 Strategy and Partnership in the Pittsburgh Region 68 -- 5 Pittsburgh: Partnership and Community Empowerment 87 -- 6 Birmingham: Strategy and Partnership in the West Midlands 104 -- 7 Birmingham: Partnership and Community 122 -- 8 Rotterdam Scenarios 140 -- 9 Rotterdam: Partnership and Community 161 -- 10 Evaluation 176.
Summary Policy-makers in Pittsburgh, Birmingham and Rotterdam are confronted with rapidly changing social and economic environments. Public- and private-sector organizations in the three cities are increasingly addressing regional issues strategically, and are joining together in partnerships to promote competitiveness and economic growth. This book covers the complexities of modern governance under such circumstances, the diversity and patterning of public-private partnerships and networks, and the changing economic development strategies of city governments and organizations.
Subject Urban renewal -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
Urban renewal -- England -- Birmingham.
Urban renewal -- Netherlands -- Rotterdam.
Public-private sector cooperation -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
Public-private sector cooperation -- England -- Birmingham.
Public-private sector cooperation -- Netherlands -- Rotterdam.
ISBN 0312230281 (cloth)