4 edition of The Comparative Politics of Local Economic Development found in the catalog.
The Comparative Politics of Local Economic Development
by Univ Illinois/Policy Studies
Written in English
|Contributions||Peter Meyer (Editor)|
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The Comparative Politics of Local Economic Development: Introduction to the Symposium Peter B. Meyer He served as Director of the Local Economic Development Project at Penn State for eight years and has conducted economic development research in the US. and Great Britain for over a : Peter B.
Meyer, David Fasenfest. In INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, 8th Edition, you'll study a sampling of political regimes, levels of economic development and geographic regions in case studies on 13 countries and the European Union.
Updated to reflect today's contentious political climate, the text offers a country-by-country approach that allows you to examine Cited by: 1. About this book By revealing the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic development, Comparative Politics shows how democracy may not be the best institutional arrangement given a country's unique set of historical, economic, social, cultural and international circumstances.
Local economies are the building blocks for national ones. An updated and expansive core text, the Second Edition of Local Economic Development: Analysis, Practices, and Globalization provides a comprehensive introduction to the economics of local economic development.
Delving into cutting-edge topics such as cluster analysis, creative class orientation, competitive advantage, social Cited by: The Political Economy of Growth and Development in India: Two Puzzles Stuart Corbridge, John Harriss, and Craig Jeffrey.
The Politics of Growth in South Korea: Miracle, Crisis, and the New Market Economy Stephan Haggard and Myung-koo Kang. toggle End Matter. Index. ✏Comparative Politics Book Summary: Comparative Politics, Which Helps In The Study Of Ever Increasing Political Problems In A Scientific And Systematic Way, Has WitNessed Not Only Development On A Scale NevEr Reached So Far But Has Become More And.
Your third book is The Theory of Economic Growth by W Arthur Lewis. He was the first Nobel Prize-winner in the subject of development economics. He was also very much rooted in classical economics of the political-economy tradition as well as the classical economist’s concern with structural transformation of a developing economy.
-Sovereignty is what makes a state different from other levels of political organization such as local governments or international organizations. -States may choose to surrender a degree of sovereignty to international organizations (UN) or other entities (in return for security and such).
“Comparative politics involves no more and no less than a comparative study of politics—a search for similarities and differences between and among political phenomena, including Author: Timothy Lim. Comparative politics is a field in political science characterized either by the use of the comparative method or other empirical methods to explore politics within countries.
Substantively, this can include questions relating to political institutions, political behavior, conflict, and the causes and consequences of economic development. When applied to specific fields of study, comparative politics may be referred to by other names, such as comparative government.
Book description. Public education is critically important to the human capital, social well-being, and economic prosperity of nations. It is also an intensely political realm of public policy that is heavily shaped by power and special interests.
Yet political scientists rarely study education, and education researchers rarely study politics. Innovative local leaders respond to these new needs with improvised institutional reforms that spur further economic development. Thus, institutions and economic development progress together in an escalating feedback loop of institutional strengthening and enhanced economic performance.
If there is any Chinese secret in. Definition, Meaning, Nature and Scope of Comparative Politics Development of Comparative Politics Comparative Politics and Comparative Government Summary Key-Words Review Questions Further Readings Objectives After studying this unit students will be able to: • Explain the definition of Comparative Size: 2MB.
The link between local economic development and national development will be clear. Local economic development will be linked to traditional national economic development courses. Instructors will be tasked with setting ideas into unique localities. This feature will. The geographical position of a country (i.e.
regional context) determines the environment within which it will trade; its demography will have a bearing on economic and social development, and the natural resources it possesses or lacks will have an effect on its pattern of economic development.
This book addresses a core issue of comparative political economy: the role of political institutions in economic performance; The book examines the changing state-economy relations through a comparative history of political and economic development in Britain, USA, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, and.
Studies in Comparative International Development is an interdisciplinary journal that addresses political, social, economic, and environmental change in local, national, and international contexts. The journal has a tradition of presenting critical and innovative analytical perspectives that challenge prevailing orthodoxies.
The book, which includes an extensive bibliography of comparative welfare state research, would substantially benefit research libraries and graduate and upper-level undergraduates interested in political economy and the politics of social welfare.
Summing up: highly recommended.' D. Robertson Source: ChoiceCited by: This new and comprehensive volume invites the reader on a tour of the exciting subfield of comparative political economy.
The book provides an in-depth account of the theoretical debates surrounding different models of capitalism. Tracing the origins of the field back to Adam Smith and the French Physiocrats, the development of the study of models of political-economic governance is laid out Author: Georg Menz.
Abstract. Just as political scientists generally, in seeking to understand and explain aspects of contemporary politics, necessarily take into account historical influences on the political culture of a system, so an appreciation of the current ‘state of the art’ in comparative politics involves an understanding of its historical : Geoffrey K.
Roberts. 'Bara and Pennington's edited volume successfully fills a huge void in the market for introductory textbooks to comparative politics which previously offered either descriptions of political processes and systems or overviews of the methodology of comparative analysis. By applying major political science theories to overviews of the core elements of political systems, the authors both.
There are also trends towards merging policy perspectives with policy process perspectives, and to combine the public policy perspectives with Comparative Politics. View 10 Recommendations.political science, the study of government and political processes, institutions, and behavior.
Government and politics have been studied and commented on since the time of the ancient Greeks. However, it is only with the general systematization of the social sciences in the last years that political science has emerged as a separate definable area of study.