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Ontario’S Local Immigration Partnership Councils: Renewing Multiculturalism From Below?, Neil Bradford Jun 2015

Ontario’S Local Immigration Partnership Councils: Renewing Multiculturalism From Below?, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Place-Based Policy And Collaborative Urban Governance: A Discursive Localism Approach, Neil Bradford Mar 2015

Place-Based Policy And Collaborative Urban Governance: A Discursive Localism Approach, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Ideas And Collaborative Governance: A Discursive Localism Approach, Neil Bradford Dec 2014

Ideas And Collaborative Governance: A Discursive Localism Approach, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

In recent years, interest has grown in collaboration in public policy. Responding to the complex issues now playing out in cities, scholars are focusing on localized governance relations that blur boundaries between public, private, and community sectors. This article introduces discursive localism as a framework to understand better collaborative urban governance. It argues that ideas play a pivotal role in motivating collective action, channeling policy resources, and shaping governance relations. Although recent urban-focused accounts of collective action suggest a role for ideas, systematic attention to their normative-philosophical and cognitive-programmatic dimensions reveals how different policy discourses frame incentives and institutions for ...


The New Localism: Canadian Urban Governance In The 21st Century, Neil Bradford, Zack Taylor Dec 2014

The New Localism: Canadian Urban Governance In The 21st Century, Neil Bradford, Zack Taylor

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


The 'Good Enough' Multicultural City: Managing Diversity In Toronto, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking, Neil Bradford Dec 2014

The 'Good Enough' Multicultural City: Managing Diversity In Toronto, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Structuring Canada’S National Policy Debate: The Royal Commission On Canada’S Economic Prospects, Neil Bradford Dec 2013

Structuring Canada’S National Policy Debate: The Royal Commission On Canada’S Economic Prospects, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Innovation In An Ordinary City: Knowledge Flows In London, Ontario, Neil Bradford, Jen Nelles Dec 2013

Innovation In An Ordinary City: Knowledge Flows In London, Ontario, Neil Bradford, Jen Nelles

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Governing Urban Economies: Innovation And Inclusion In Canadian-City Regions, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell Dec 2013

Governing Urban Economies: Innovation And Inclusion In Canadian-City Regions, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


The Federal Communities Agenda: Metagovernance For Place-Based Policy In Canada, Neil Bradford Dec 2013

The Federal Communities Agenda: Metagovernance For Place-Based Policy In Canada, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Neighbourhood Revitalization In Canada: Towards Place-Based Policy Solutions, Neil Bradford Dec 2013

Neighbourhood Revitalization In Canada: Towards Place-Based Policy Solutions, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Governing Urban Economies: Innovation And Inclusion In Canadian City-Regions, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell Dec 2013

Governing Urban Economies: Innovation And Inclusion In Canadian City-Regions, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Civic Infrastructures Of Innovation And Inclusion? Reflections On Urban Governance In Canada, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell Dec 2013

Civic Infrastructures Of Innovation And Inclusion? Reflections On Urban Governance In Canada, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Challenge And Change In London: The Social Dynamics Of Urban Economic Governance, Neil Bradford Dec 2013

Challenge And Change In London: The Social Dynamics Of Urban Economic Governance, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Governing Regional Economic Development: Innovation Challenges And Policy Learning In Canada, Neil Bradford, David Wolfe May 2013

Governing Regional Economic Development: Innovation Challenges And Policy Learning In Canada, Neil Bradford, David Wolfe

Neil Bradford

Regional development policy offers a fascinating window on the interplay between the spatial distribution of economic activity and the interaction across multiple levels of government. Canada provides a compelling case to examine the theory and practice of regional development due to the diverse nature of its economy, the decentralised nature of its federation and more than five decades of federal policy activism. This article explores Canada's six regional development agencies, adopting an organisational learning lens to explain a paradigm shift in policy from redistribution to innovation. Two prominent traditions in regional studies--'nested scales' of economic innovation and 'multi-level ...


The Place-Based Approach: Public Policy In Context, Neil Bradford Apr 2013

The Place-Based Approach: Public Policy In Context, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


A City In Transition: Immigration, Integration And Diversity In London, Neil Bradford, Victoria Esses Dec 2012

A City In Transition: Immigration, Integration And Diversity In London, Neil Bradford, Victoria Esses

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Local Matters: Public Policy In Complex Times, Neil Bradford Sep 2012

Local Matters: Public Policy In Complex Times, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Place-Based Policy: The Big Picture (Taking Stock, Moving Forward), Neil Bradford Mar 2012

Place-Based Policy: The Big Picture (Taking Stock, Moving Forward), Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Playing Against Type: The Harper Government’S Regional Development Agenda, Neil Bradford, David Wolfe Dec 2011

Playing Against Type: The Harper Government’S Regional Development Agenda, Neil Bradford, David Wolfe

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Territory And Local Development: A Place-Based Perspective, Neil Bradford Dec 2011

Territory And Local Development: A Place-Based Perspective, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Local Immigration Partnerships Gathering Momentum: Early Successes, Emerging Challenges, And Recommendations For The Future., Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew Apr 2011

Local Immigration Partnerships Gathering Momentum: Early Successes, Emerging Challenges, And Recommendations For The Future., Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Urban Development Agreements: A Poverty Prescription For Hamilton?, Neil Bradford Feb 2011

Urban Development Agreements: A Poverty Prescription For Hamilton?, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


The Harper Immigration Agenda: Policy And Politics In Historical Context, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew Dec 2010

The Harper Immigration Agenda: Policy And Politics In Historical Context, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Public Policy In Canada: Bringing Place In?, Neil Bradford Dec 2010

Public Policy In Canada: Bringing Place In?, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Toward A Transformative Agenda For Feddev Ontario, Neil Bradford, David Wolfe May 2010

Toward A Transformative Agenda For Feddev Ontario, Neil Bradford, David Wolfe

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Regional Economic Development Agencies In Canada: Lessons For Southern Ontario, Neil Bradford May 2010

Regional Economic Development Agencies In Canada: Lessons For Southern Ontario, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Local Immigration Partnerships: A Canadian Social Innovation, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew Feb 2010

Local Immigration Partnerships: A Canadian Social Innovation, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Place-Based Policy Approaches: Practical Lessons And Applications For Community Development And Partnerships, Neil Bradford, James Dunn, Joshua Evans Feb 2010

Place-Based Policy Approaches: Practical Lessons And Applications For Community Development And Partnerships, Neil Bradford, James Dunn, Joshua Evans

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Community Capacity And Needs Report, Neil Bradford, Victoria Esses, Paula Brochu, Caroline Camman, Muhammad Raza Dec 2009

London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Community Capacity And Needs Report, Neil Bradford, Victoria Esses, Paula Brochu, Caroline Camman, Muhammad Raza

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Economic Ideas And Development Strategy: The Case Of London Ontario, Neil Bradford Dec 2009

Economic Ideas And Development Strategy: The Case Of London Ontario, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

The past two decades in Canada have witnessed significant economic restructuring and public policy innovation. While most research concentrates on federal recovery plans and provincial adjustment strategies, this article makes the case for studying actors and places on the restructuring front lines. Offering an ideational analysis of change dynamics in London, Ontario, a mid-sized manufacturing city, the article reveals a pattern of incremental policy adjustment even as bold ideas contesting the status quo were brought forward. Arguing that particular institutional-political settings operative at different governance scales shape the policy influence of ideas, the article situates the London experience in broader ...