Conjuncture or disjuncture? An institutionalist analysis of local regeneration partnerships in the UK
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Conjuncture or disjuncture? An institutionalist analysis of local regeneration partnerships in the UK. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF URBAN AND REGIONAL RESEARCH, 28 (3). 570-+. ISSN 0309-1317Full text not available from this repository.
Following Vivien Lowndes' injunction for scholars to take the new institutionalism seriously, this article offers an institutionalist explanation for the development of regeneration partnerships in the UK. Drawing on four complete case studies and evidence from ongoing research into New Deal for Communities, it argues that UK-style partnerships tend to embody conflicting values and hierarchical patterns of organization. This is therefore a path-shaping period, since partnerships have not established themselves as coordinating mechanisms built on strong-weak ties.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF URBAN AND REGIONAL RESEARCH|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Official Date:||September 2004|
|Number of Pages:||17|
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