Book Search:  

 

 
Google full text of our books:

bookjacket

Keys to the City:
How Economics, Institutions, Social Interaction, and Politics Shape Development
Michael Storper

Book Description | Reviews
Introduction [in PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
1. Introduction. Cities and Regions in the Twenty-First Century: Why Do They Develop and Change? 1
PART I THE ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF CITY AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2. Workshops of the World Economy: People, Jobs, and Places 14
3. The Motor of Urban Economies: Specialization 32
4. Disruptive Innovation: Geography and Economics 52
5. Cities and Individuals: How We Shape Cities, But Not the Way We Want To 67
PART II THE INSTITUTIONAL CONTEXT OF CITIES AND REGIONS
6. Winner and Loser Regions: The "Where" of Development 92
7. Communities and the Economy 104
8. Robust Action: Society, Community, and Development 115
PART III SOCIAL INTERACTION AND URBAN ECONOMIES
9. Technology, Globalization, and Local Interaction 140
10. Local Context: The Genius of Cities 156
11. Face-to-Face Contact 167
PART IV THE POLITICAL CONTEXT OF CITY AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
12. Exit or Voice? Politics, Societies, and City-Systems 184
13. Justice, Efficiency, and Cities: Should Regions Help One Another? 204
Conclusion. Dear Policymaker: Some Keys for You 224
Notes 229
References 239
Index 267

Return to Book Description

File created: 11/11/2014

Questions and comments to: webmaster@press.princeton.edu
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Videos/Audios
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Subjects
Series
Catalogs
Princeton Legacy Library
Textbooks
Media/Reviewers
Class Use
Rights/Permissions
Ordering
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
Links
F.A.Q.
PUP Home


Bookmark and Share