Second Tier Cities: Rapid Growth beyond the Metropolis / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816633746
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Series: Globalization and Community Series, #3
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Pt. I Theory and Method 1
1 Comprehending Fast-Growing Regions 3
2 Four Structures for Second Tier Cities 21
3 Studying Regions by Studying Firms 43
4 National Contexts and the Emergence of Second Tier Cities 65
Pt. II Case Studies 95
5 Sao Jose dos Campos and Campinas: State-Anchored Dynamos 97
6 Manaus: Vulnerability in a Satellite Platform 125
7 Kumi and Ansan: Dissimilar Korean Satellite Platforms 147
8 Changwon: A State-Sponsored Industrial District 163
9 The Masan Free Export Zone: Conflict and Attrition 183
10 Taeduk Research Park: Formation of Spin-offs and Local Linkages 199
11 Oita and Kumamoto: Technopolises without Brains 223
12 Japanese Technopolis Policy: A View from Four Cities 239
13 Seattle: A Classic Hub-and-Spoke Region 267
14 The Four Faces of Silicon Valley 291
15 Colorado Springs: A Military-Anchored City in Transition 311
Pt. III Analysis and Policy Implications 333
16 Reflections on Comparisons across Countries 335
Bibliography 359
Contributors 387
Index 391
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