The Civic Culture of Local Economic Development

The Civic Culture of Local Economic Development

by Laura A. Reese, Raymond A. Rosenfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761916903

ISBN-13: 9780761916901

Pub. Date: 10/03/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Reese (urban planning, Wayne State U.) and Rosenfeld (political science, Eastern Michigan U.) discuss the impact of a local community's civic culture on the economic development decision making process. Drawing upon both large survey analysis and case studies in the U.S. and Canada, they argue that a consideration of the local civic culture is necessary to an

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Reese (urban planning, Wayne State U.) and Rosenfeld (political science, Eastern Michigan U.) discuss the impact of a local community's civic culture on the economic development decision making process. Drawing upon both large survey analysis and case studies in the U.S. and Canada, they argue that a consideration of the local civic culture is necessary to an understanding of local economic development policy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761916901
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/03/2001
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
1.Local Civic Culture: The Missing Determinant?1
2.Civic Culture and Theories of Local Governance17
3.A Blended Methodological Approach51
4.Quantitative Measures of Local Civic Culture77
5.Modeling Local Economic Development Policy109
Appendix to Chapter 5: The Environment of Local Economic Development138
6.Categories of Local Civic Culture145
7.The "Strong Mayor" Cases: Romulus and Coshocton183
8.The Inclusive Cases: Oakville and Fairborn221
9.The Active-Elite Cases: Cadillac, Kettering, and Gloucester263
10.The Passive-Elite Cases: Cornwall and Allen Park305
11.Comparing Categories of Civic Culture: Linking the Methodologies341
12.The Civic Culture of Local Economic Development: Considering Past and Future Research371
References391
Index399
About the Authors407

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