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Volume 37, issue 5, 2022

‘This job is not part of my dreams, what do I leave my children? Nothing’. Livelihoods of Durban car guards at ticketed pay to park sites pp. 331-347 Downloads
John RW Foster, Mihalis Chasomeris and Derick Blaauw
Lessons from a rural ecosystem pp. 348-363 Downloads
Sivert Hammer and Tore Frimanslund
Sustained circulation: A descriptive framework of long-lived Japanese community currencies pp. 364-383 Downloads
Jeremy September and Shigeto Kobayashi
The regional macroeconomic impact of projected affordable housing developments: Facilitating the ‘levelling up’ Agenda? pp. 384-402 Downloads
Stephen Boyle, Kevin Connolly, Peter G McGregor and Mairi Spowage
Industrial policies, strategy and the UK’s Levelling Up agenda pp. 403-418 Downloads
Peter Sunley, Jack L Harris, Andy Pike, Richard Harris, Ron Martin and Emil Evenhuis

Volume 37, issue 4, 2022

Accelerator niches in an emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem: New York city pp. 233-258 Downloads
Joonho Oh, Paige Clayton and Maryann Feldman
What do we know about small and medium enterprises’ survival in a post-global economic crisis context? pp. 259-278 Downloads
Izabella Steinerowska-Streb, Grzegorz Glod and Artur Steiner
The United Kingdom’s ‘going away to university’ migration and its changing impact on local populations in the twenty-first century pp. 279-296 Downloads
Tony Champion
The Limits of Change Agency: Establishing a Peripheral University Campus in East Tyrol pp. 297-316 Downloads
Jakob Eder and Stefanie Döringer
The role of community entrepreneurs in depleted communities: A case study of Father Greg MacLeod’s ‘action research’ in Cape Breton pp. 317-327 Downloads
Colin Mason
Corrigendum to “Bottom-up strategies, platform worker power and local action: Learning from ridehailing drivers†pp. 328-328 Downloads

Volume 37, issue 3, 2022

The changing fortunes and future prospects of a traditional industrial cluster: Woollen textile production in the Scottish Borders pp. 125-141 Downloads
Allen Scott
Towards a conceptual framework of enterprise support for pro-environmental small and medium-sized enterprises: A contextualised review of diverse knowledge domains pp. 142-168 Downloads
Fred Paterson, Polina Baranova and Bruno Gallotta
Rich cities, poor countryside? Social structure of the poor and poverty risks in urban and rural places in an affluent country pp. 169-193 Downloads
Oliver Hümbelin, Lukas Hobi and Robert Fluder
Innovation networking in aspirational subnational innovative regions: Exploring experiences from Frances Baard municipality, South Africa pp. 194-206 Downloads
Peter T Jacobs, Olebogeng Molewa and Kgabo Hector Ramoroka
Implementation perspectives of solar energy irrigation policy in water deficient regions: A case of Rajasthan state in India pp. 207-218 Downloads
Pragati Jain, Prerna Jain and Pratyush Jain
Mobilizing ‘communities of practice’ for local development and accleration of the Sustainable Development Goals pp. 219-229 Downloads
Eunice Annan-Aggrey, Godwin Arku, Kilian Atuoye and Emmanuel Kyeremeh

Volume 37, issue 1-2, 2022

Editorial: Levelling up the United Kingdom? A useful mantra but too little substance or delivery? pp. 3-12 Downloads
Joyce Liddle, John Shutt and Gareth Addidle
Will the Levelling Up White Paper (LUWP) drive reform of national innovation policy and practice? pp. 13-20 Downloads
David Marlow
Levelling up – Is it the right cure? pp. 21-33 Downloads
Simon Bridge
From EU Structural Funds to Levelling Up: Empty signifiers, ungrounded statism and English regional policy pp. 34-49 Downloads
Paul Copeland and Patrick Diamond
‘Levelling up’ in post-Brexit United Kingdom: Economic realism or political opportunism? pp. 50-65 Downloads
Ray Hudson
The role of the private sector in subnational governance: Learning lessons from England’s local enterprise partnerships pp. 66-83 Downloads
Jack Newman and Nigel Gilbert
Understanding resilient places: Multi-level governance in times of crisis pp. 84-103 Downloads
Kate Broadhurst and Nicholas Gray
Young people, youth work & the ‘levelling up’ policy agenda pp. 104-117 Downloads
Jon Ord and Bernard Davies
Book Review: Local economy book review: Value (s) building a better world for all pp. 118-119 Downloads
Joyce Liddle
Book Review pp. 120-121 Downloads
John Shutt

Volume 36, issue 7-8, 2021

All hubs and no spokes? Exploring the potential of hubs to sustain rural and regional development pp. 543-550 Downloads
Gary Bosworth and Koen Salemink
Rural service hubs and socially innovative rural-urban linkages: A conceptual framework for nexogenous development pp. 551-568 Downloads
Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, Theresia Oedl-Wieser, Ulla Ovaska and Aimee Morse
The rural social economy, community food hubs and the market pp. 569-588 Downloads
Nigel R Curry
‘Honey pot’ rural enterprise hubs as micro-clusters: Exploring their role in creativity-led rural development pp. 589-605 Downloads
Ian Merrell, Frances Rowe, Paul Cowie and Menelaos Gkartzios
How rural coworking hubs can facilitate well-being through the satisfaction of key psychological needs pp. 606-626 Downloads
Ian Merrell, Anita Füzi, Emma Russell and Gary Bosworth
Rural arts entrepreneurs’ placemaking – how ‘entrepreneurial placemaking’ explains rural creative hub evolution during COVID-19 lockdown pp. 627-649 Downloads
Inge Hill, Louise Manning and Richard Frost
Hubs, hopes and high stakes for a relatively disadvantaged low tech place pp. 650-668 Downloads
Christina Rundel and Koen Salemink
Public support for collaborative workspaces: Dispersed help to a place-based phenomenon? pp. 669-682 Downloads
Vasilis Avdikos and Antigoni Papageorgiou
A guide to developing a rural digital hub pp. 683-694 Downloads
Liz Price, Jane Deville and Fiona Ashmore

Volume 36, issue 6, 2021

Digitalisation and the foundational economy: A digital opportunity or a digital divide for less-developed regions? pp. 451-467 Downloads
Laura Reynolds, Dylan Henderson, Chen Xu and Laura Norris
Artisanal refining of crude oil in the Niger Delta: A challenge to clean-up and remediation in Ogoniland pp. 468-486 Downloads
Paul A. Onuh, Tochukwu J. Omenma, Chinedu J. Onyishi, Celestine U. Udeogu, Nelson C. Nkalu and Victor O. Iwuoha
The geography of financial condition in the Mexico City metropolitan area pp. 487-504 Downloads
Alejandra Trejo-Nieto
A place-based approach to population sustainability: Demographic and economic change at the local level in Fife, Scotland pp. 505-523 Downloads
David McCollum, Hebe Nicholson and Paula Duffy
COVID-19: How community businesses in England struggled to respond to their communities’ needs pp. 524-540 Downloads
Mandy Gardner, Don Webber, Glenn Parry and Peter Bradley

Volume 36, issue 5, 2021

Event spaces and the shaping of economic subjectivity: Inside the Social Enterprise World Forum pp. 347-355 Downloads
Tom Baker, Ryan Jones, Michael Mann and Nick Lewis
Considering the role of negotiated developer contributions in financing ecological mitigation and protection programs in England: A cultural perspective pp. 356-373 Downloads
Malachy Buck
The student urban leisure sector: Towards commercial studentification? pp. 374-390 Downloads
Jakub Zasina
Economies and employment in growing and declining urban peripheries in South Africa pp. 391-410 Downloads
Alison Todes and Jennifer Houghton
Could a new Scottish CO2 transport and storage industry deliver employment multiplier and other wider economy benefits to the UK economy? pp. 411-429 Downloads
Karen Turner, Julia Race, Oluwafisayo Alabi, Christian Calvillo, Antonios Katris, Jamie Stewart and Kim Swales
An agent of change against all odds? The case of Ledger in Vierzon, France pp. 430-447 Downloads
Arnault Morisson and Heike Mayer

Volume 36, issue 4, 2021

Formulation and application of a multi-variable location quotient index in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa pp. 273-286 Downloads
Daniel F Meyer and Ferdinand Niyimbanira
Bridging the urban–rural gap in facilitating Local Economic Development: The case study of uMgungundlovu District Municipality in KwaZulu–Natal, South Africa pp. 287-307 Downloads
Ayanda C Makhaye, Mogie Subban and Cecile N Gerwel Proches
“Will wait for the government pension hereâ€: Structural factors impacting on day labourers’ access to employment in East London, South Africa pp. 308-324 Downloads
Mzukisi Xweso, Catherina Schenck and Derick Blaauw
Bottom-up strategies, platform worker power and local action: Learning from ridehailing drivers pp. 325-343 Downloads
Jonathan Woodside, Tara Vinodrai and Markus Moos

Volume 36, issue 3, 2021

Inclusive innovation editorial: The promise of inclusive innovation pp. 181-186 Downloads
Greg Schrock and Nichola Lowe
Causes of the gender divide within entrepreneurship ecosystems pp. 187-204 Downloads
Yasuyuki Motoyama, Susan Clark Muntean, Karren Knowlton and Banu Ozkazanc-Pan
Manufacturing space for inclusive innovation? A study of makerspaces in southern Ontario pp. 205-223 Downloads
Tara Vinodrai, Brenton Nader and Christian Zavarella
Genesis at work: Advancing inclusive innovation through manufacturing extension pp. 224-241 Downloads
Nichola Lowe, Greg Schrock, Ranita Jain and Maureen Conway
Inclusive innovation and the “ordinary†city: Incidental or integral? pp. 242-264 Downloads
Allison Bramwell
Inclusive innovation closing essay: Problems beyond economic development pp. 265-270 Downloads
Marc Doussard and Jennifer Clark

Volume 36, issue 2, 2021

Capacity in municipalities: Infrastructures, maintenance debts and ways of overcoming a run-to-failure mentality pp. 81-97 Downloads
Jens Alm, Alexander Paulsson and Robert Jonsson
Globalisation and local economic development: Place-based and bottom-up public policies in Switzerland and Mexico pp. 98-114 Downloads
Eduardo I Palavicini Corona
Local economic governance strategies in the UK’s post-industrial cities and the challenges of improving local work and employment conditions pp. 115-132 Downloads
Edward Yates, Ian Clark and William Rossiter
The impacts of a reduction in British meat and dairy consumption on Northern Ireland’s agri-food sector pp. 133-148 Downloads
Alastair Greig and Ziping Wu
Collaborative leadership and place-based development pp. 149-163 Downloads
Kate Broadhurst, Jennifer Ferreira and Nigel Berkeley
Local governance and the crisis of water and sanitation provision in medium-sized urban centres: Evidence from three cities in Nigeria pp. 164-177 Downloads
Kayode J Samuel, Samuel B Agbola and Olorunfemi A Olojede

Volume 36, issue 1, 2021

City region limits: Questioning city-centric growth narratives in medium-sized cities pp. 3-21 Downloads
David Beel and Martin Jones
Decentralisation or deconcentration: The case of regional and local economic development in South Africa pp. 22-41 Downloads
Isaac Khambule
Regional development and agency: Unfinished business pp. 42-55 Downloads
Alistair Rainnie
Regional entrepreneurial ecosystems: Technological transformation, digitalisation and the longer term—The automotive and ICT sectors in the UK and Bulgaria pp. 56-74 Downloads
Chiara N Focacci and Vassil Kirov
Book Review: The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain pp. 75-78 Downloads
Tony Jackson
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