Beyond Territory: Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation by Harald BatheltBeyond Territory: Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation by Harald Bathelt

Beyond Territory: Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation

EditorHarald Bathelt, Maryann Feldman, Dieter F. Kogler

Hardcover | July 22, 2011

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The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together scholars who are working on these topics. Rather than focusing on established concepts and theories, the book aims to question narrow explanations, rigid territorializations, and simplistic policy frameworks; it provides evidence that innovation, while not exclusively dependent on regional contexts, can be influenced by place-specific attributes.

The book will bring together new empirical and conceptual work by an interdisciplinary group of leading scholars from areas such as economic geography, innovation studies, and political science. Based on recent discussions surrounding innovation systems of different types, it aims to synthesize state-of-the-art know-how and provide new perspectives on the role of innovation and knowledge creation in the global political economy.

Harald Batheltis Professor and Canada Research Chair in "Innovation and Governance" at the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.Maryann Feldmanis the S.K. Heninger Distinguished Chair in Public Policy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. Dieter F. Kogleris Lecturer in Economic Geogra...
Title:Beyond Territory: Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and InnovationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:July 22, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415493277

ISBN - 13:9780415493277


Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Territorial and Relational Dynamics in Knowledge Creation Diffusion and Innovation: An IntroductionHarald Bathelt, Maryann P. Feldman and Dieter F. Kogler Part 1: Agglomeration ' Aspects of Specialization and Diversity 2. Where do They Come From, and to Whom do they Flow?W. Mark Brown and David L. Rigby 3. Local Diversity and Creative Economic Activity in Canadian City-RegionsGreg Spencer 4. Technological Relatedness and Regional BranchingRon Boschma and Koen Frenken 5. Evolution of the Geographical Concentration Pattern of the Danish IT SectorChristian R.'tergaard and Bent Dalum Part 2: Beyond Territory ' Evoutionary Spatio-Sectoral Dynamics 6. The Emerging Industry Puzzle: Optics UnpluggedMaryann P. Feldman and Iryna Lendel 7. Food Geography and the Organic Empire Modern Quests for Cultural-Creative Related TheoryPhil Cooke 8. Beyond Spillovers'Interrogating Innovation and Creativity in the PeripheriesAndrey N. Petrov 9. The BioValley'Knowledge Dyanmics in a TNC headquarter locationBernhard Fuhrer and Paul Messerli Part 3: Making Connections - Bridging the Local and the Global 10. Islands of Expertise'Global Knowledge Transfer in a Technology Service Firm JohannesGl'ckler 11. The Changing and Diverse Roles of RIS in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy: A Theoretical Re-Examination with Illustrations from the Nordic CountriesBj'rn Asheim, Arne Isaksen, Jerker Moodysson, Markku Sotarauta 12. Globaal Buzz at International Trade Fairs: A Relational PerspectiveNina Schuldt and Harald Bathelt 13. Dyanic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation: Present and Future DiectionsDieter F. Kogler, Harald Bathelt and Maryann P. Feldman