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Building Prosperous Knowledge Cities: Policies, Plans and Metrics
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Building Prosperous Knowledge Cities: Policies, Plans and Metrics (Hardback)

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This unique book reveals the procedural aspects of knowledge-based urban planning, development and assessment. Concentrating on major knowledge city building processes, and providing state-of-the-art experiences and perspectives, this important compendium explores innovative models, approaches and lessons learnt from a number of key case studies across the world.



Many cities worldwide, in order to brand themselves as knowledge cities, have undergone major transformations in the 21st century. This book provides a thorough understanding of these transformations and the key issues in building prosperous knowledge cities by focusing particularly on the policy-making, planning process and performance assessment aspects. The contributors reveal theoretical and conceptual foundations of knowledge cities and their development approach of knowledge-based urban development. They present best-practice examples from a number of key case studies across the globe.



This important book provides readers with a thorough understanding of the key issues in planning and developing prosperous knowledge cities of the knowledge economy era, which will prove invaluable to national, state/regional and city governments' planning and development departments. Academics, postgraduate and undergraduate students of regional and urban studies will also find this path-breaking book an intriguing read.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesScience & MathematicsRegional & area planningUrban & municipal planningScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesIndustrial applications of scientific research & technological innovation Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 31/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9780857936035  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Kostas Metaxiotis, University of Piraeus, Greece and Francisco Javier Carrillo, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

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