The Theory and Practice of Local Governance and Economic Development

  • Mark Considine
  • Sylvain Giguère

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Michael Limerick, Leon Yeatman
    Pages 80-99
  3. Kevin O’Toole, Katrina MacNab
    Pages 126-140
  4. Mark Considine, Aaron Hart
    Pages 161-184
  5. Pauline Taylor
    Pages 201-214
  6. Chris Skelcher, Filip De Rγnck, Erik-Hans Klijn, Joris Voets
    Pages 215-232
  7. Maura Adshead, Chris McInerney
    Pages 233-254
  8. Mark Considine, Sylvain Giguère
    Pages 255-260
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 261-271

About this book


This book provides a comparative study of the use of partnerships and new forms of governance to achieve policy goals that promote economic and social development. In addition to a consideration of the theoretical challenges posed by these institutional developments, the book reviews recent experiences in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.


development Economic Development employment Import poverty strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark Considine
    • 1
  • Sylvain Giguère
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of MelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)ParisFrance

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