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Dr Joseph Leibovitz

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Leibovitz, J. (2004), “Embryonic”, knowledge-based clusters and cities: the case of biotechnology in Scotland, Urban Studies, 41: 1133-1155.

Leibovitz, J. (2003), Strategic capacity in fragmented urban governance: how real a policy innovation? Towards a research agenda, European Spatial Research and Policy, 10: 89-104.

Leibovitz, J. (2003), Interrogating “Enterprise Europe”: issues of co-ordination, governance, and spatial development in the European Union’s emerging enterprise policy, The International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 27: 713-722.

Leibovitz, J. (2003), Institutional barriers to associative city-region governance: the politics of institution-building and economic governance in “Canada’s Technology Triangle”, Urban Studies, 40: 2613-2642.

Leibovitz, J. (2002), Change and stability in urban Europe: form, quality and governance – a review, Urban Studies, 39: 2139-2142.

Leibovitz, J. (2001), ‘Learning, Innovation and the Urban Evolution’: a book review, Urban Studies, vol. 38:11, pp. 2089-2091.

Leibovitz, J. (1999), New Spaces of Governance: Re-Reading the Local State in Ontario, Space & Polity, 3: 233-255.

Leibovitz J. and Salmon S. (1999), ‘2020 Vision’? Inter-urban Competition, Crisis, and the Politics of Downtown Development in Cincinnati, Ohio’, Space & Polity, 3: 233-257.

Drouin, C. and Leibovitz, J. (1997), “Globalization in Question”: a Book Review Essay, Environment and Planning A., 29:1895-1898.

Monographs

Leibovitz, J. (2004), Cityscapes and Ethno-Nationalism: Governing Ethnically Divided Cities - Nicosia (Cyprus), Jaffa and Haifa (Israel), London: Nuffield Foundation.

Turok, I., Bailey, N., Leibovitz, J. et al (2003), Twin Track Cities? Linking Prosperity and Cohesion in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Glasgow: University of Glasgow Press.

Leibovitz, J. (2001), The Politics of Social Capital Formation, Economic Governance, and Institutional Change in “Silicon Valley North”, Working Paper Series, Programme on Globalisation and Regional Innovation Systems, University of Toronto, Canada.

Leibovitz, J. (2001), Regional Inventions? Geographic Scale and Institutional Transformation in “Canada’s Technology Triangle”, Working Paper Series, Programme on Globalisation and Regional Innovation Systems, University of Toronto, Canada.

Book Chapters

Leibovitz, J. (forthcoming), ‘Biotech Fantasies, Spatial Realities’: Biotechnology Clustering in Scotland’s Old Industrial Spaces, in Cumbers, A. and Mackinnon, D. (eds.) Industrial Clusters and Local Economies in Comparative Perspectives, London: Routledge.

Leibovitz, J. (forthcoming), Jumping Scales? From Small Town Politics to a ‘Regional Presence’ in Canada’s Technology Triangle, in Jeynes, M. (ed.), Small Cities: the Urban Experience Beyond the Metropolis, London: Routledge.

Turok, I., Bailey, N., Leibovitz, J., (et al) (2004), Sources of city prosperity and cohesion: the case of Glasgow and Edinburgh, in Boddy, M. and Parkison, M. (eds), City Matters: Competitiveness, Cohesion and Urban Governance, Bristol: The Policy Press.

Leibovitz, J. and Raco, M. (2003), From Regional Centres to European Capitals: Territorial Competitions, Development Strategies, and Capital-Building in Cardiff and Edinburgh, in Hardy, S. (ed.), Economic Governance Post-Devolution: Differentiation of Convergence? Seaford: Regional Studies Association Press.

Leibovitz, J. and Sterling, R. (2001), Cities, clusters and knowledge: the dynamics of biotechnology and software in Scotland, in Maconochie, A., and Hardy, S. (eds.), Regionalising the Knowledge Economy, Seaford: Regional Studies Association Press.

Leibovitz, J. (1997), The Role of Capital in Office Development, in A. G. Brunger and F. M. Helleiner (eds.), Occasional Paper No. 16, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, pp. 157-171.

Research Reports

Leibovitz, J. (1999), “Nurturing Ontario’s Learning Regions”, A Report to the Department of Urban Economic Development, Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, Government of Ontario.

Leibovitz, J. (1999) “Re-Thinking Urban and Regional Competitiveness: An International Perspective on Practices, Institutions and Development Strategies”, A Report to the Department of Urban Economic Development, Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, Government of Ontario.

Conference Contributions

Leibovitz, J. (2004),The Regional Coherence of European Enterprise Policy, Presented at the International Conference of the Regional Studies Association, Angers, France, April.

Leibovitz, J. (2002), “The spatial implications of Enterprise Europe”, a paper presented at the Annual Conference of the European Urban Research Association, Turin (April).

Leibovitz, J., Turok, I., Bailey, N. and Hastings, A. (2002), “More than a Vision? Assessing the Strategic Capacity of City-Wide Partnerships”, A paper presented at the Annual Conference of European Urban and Regional Studies, Barcelona (June).

Leibovitz, J. (2000), European-based Models of Economic Governance and the Canadian Experience: Evidence from Ontario, a paper presented at the Second European Urban and Regional Development Studies Conference, University of Durham (August).

Leibovitz, J. (1998) New Spaces for Governance: Private Sector and Public Policy in Canada’s National Capital Region, A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Boston (April).

Leibovitz, J. (1996), The Emergence of an After-Fordist Space Economy in the Semi-Periphery: A Preliminary Examination of Regional-Industrial Policy in Israel, A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Fort Worth, Texas (April).

Leibovitz, J. (1995), 2020 Vision? The Political Economy of Downtown Revitalization in Cincinnati, Ohio, A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, (April).