The soft spaces of local economic development

Graham Haughton, Phil Allmendinger

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This article examines soft spaces, soft outcomes and soft infrastructure, trying to make some connections between them. We argue that soft spaces of governance constitute one of the most important but little understood components of contemporary sub-national economic development policy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-148
Number of pages10
JournalLocal Economy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


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