ISBN-10:
113881038X
ISBN-13:
9781138810389
Pub. Date:
11/08/2017
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Cities and the Knowledge Economy: Promise, Politics and Possibilities / Edition 1

Cities and the Knowledge Economy: Promise, Politics and Possibilities / Edition 1

by Tim May, Beth Perry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138810389
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/08/2017
Series: Earthscan Science in Society Series
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tim May is Professor and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures (SURF), University of Salford, Manchester, UK.

Beth Perry is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures (SURF), University of Salford, Manchester, UK.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Promise of Knowledge 1. Knowledge-Based Urban Development 2. Contesting Knowledge Claims Part 2: The Politics of Knowledge 3. Global Positioning: Knowledge, Power and Place 4. The Politics of Knowledge Production and Reception 5. Governing Knowledge Cities Part 3: The Possibility for Knowledge 6. In Search of Urban Transformation: Communities and Grassroots Innovations 7. The Role of Univercities 8. Critique and Transformation Conclusion: Organizing for Participative Futures

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