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  1. Regional Competitiveness

    Edited by Ron Martin, Michael Kitson, Peter Tyler

    Series: Regions and Cities

    There is now a wide spread interest in regions as a key focus in the organization and governance of economic growth and wealth creation. This important book considers the factors that influence and shape the competitive performance of regions. This is not just an issue of academic interest and...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Clusters and Regional Development

    Critical Reflections and Explorations

    Edited by Bjorn Asheim, Philip Cooke, Ron Martin

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Using international examples, leading scholars present the first critical analysis of cluster theory, assessing the cluster notion and drawing out, not only its undoubted strengths and attractions, but also its weaknesses and limitations. Over the past decade the ‘cluster model’ has been seized on...

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Geographies of Labour Market Inequality

    Edited by Ron Martin, Philip S. Morrison

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In recent years, the local dimensions of the labour market have attracted increasing attention from academic analysts and public policy-makers alike. There is growing realization that there is no such thing as the national labour market, instead a mosaic of local and regional markets that differ in...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Unemployment and Social Exclusion

    Landscapes of Labour inequality and Social Exclusion

    Edited by Sally Hardy, Paul Lawless, Ron Martin

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Persistent high employment and growing labour market inequality have become entrenched features of many European countries. This edited collection of papers focuses on the regional and local dimensions of these problems across the European union as a whole and, more particularly, in the UK. In the...

    Published May 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Union Retreat and the Regions

    The Shrinking Landscape of Organised Labour

    By Ron Martin, Peter Sunley, Jane Wills

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Since the beginning of the 1980s, British trade unions have experienced a dramatic retreat, marked by rapidly falling membership and declining industrial power. The authors examine the regional dimensions of this retreat of organised labour, paying particular attention to: The resilience of the...

    Published April 25th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Regional Development in the 1990s

    The British Isles in Transition

    Edited by Ron Martin, Peter Townroe

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book documents the changing nature and challenge of regional development in Britain and Ireland in the final decade of this century. In the first half of this book, region-by-region profiles review the experience of the eighties and reflect on the present climate, assessing problems and...

    Published April 25th 1992 by Routledge

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