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Growing Urban Economies Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions

Growing Urban Economies Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/03/2016

Even in a globalizing, knowledge-based economy, cities remain engines of growth, innovation, and diversity. Increasingly, they are also active participants in the creation of the social and political conditions necessary to create a thriving community. The Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions series is a focused analysis of how developments at the local and regional level affect these three key determinants of future prosperity. Growing Urban Economies summarizes its conclusions in a single volume that presents an overview of the evidence and its implications. A rich and nuanced analysis of the interplay of social, political, and economic factors in thirteen Canadian city-regions, large and small, this collection integrates research focusing on innovation, creativity and talent-retention, and governance in order to understand the distinctive experience of each region. A valuable cross-section of city-region development in a variety of circumstances, Growing Urban Economies offers important insights into the way in which local conditions affect urban economies around the world.

Growing Urban Economies Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions

Growing Urban Economies Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/03/2016

Even in a globalizing, knowledge-based economy, cities remain engines of growth, innovation, and diversity. Increasingly, they are also active participants in the creation of the social and political conditions necessary to create a thriving community. The Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions series is a focused analysis of how developments at the local and regional level affect these three key determinants of future prosperity. Growing Urban Economies summarizes its conclusions in a single volume that presents an overview of the evidence and its implications. A rich and nuanced analysis of the interplay of social, political, and economic factors in thirteen Canadian city-regions, large and small, this collection integrates research focusing on innovation, creativity and talent-retention, and governance in order to understand the distinctive experience of each region. A valuable cross-section of city-region development in a variety of circumstances, Growing Urban Economies offers important insights into the way in which local conditions affect urban economies around the world.

Innovating in Urban Economies Economic Transformation in Canadian City-Regions

Innovating in Urban Economies Economic Transformation in Canadian City-Regions

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2014

In a globalizing, knowledge-based economy, innovation and creative capacity lead to economic prosperity. Starting in 2006, the Innovation Systems Research Network began a six year-long study on how city-regions in Canada were surviving and thriving in a globalized world. That study resulted in the Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions series, which examines the impact of innovation, talent, and institutions on sixteen city-regions across Canada. This volume explores how the social dynamics that influence innovation and knowledge flows in Canadian city-regions contribute to transformation and long-term growth. With case studies examining cities of all sizes, from Toronto to Moncton, Innovating in Urban Economies analyzes the impact of size, location, and the regional economy on innovation and knowledge in Canada's cities.

Innovating in Urban Economies Economic Transformation in Canadian City-Regions

Innovating in Urban Economies Economic Transformation in Canadian City-Regions

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/04/2014

In a globalizing, knowledge-based economy, innovation and creative capacity lead to economic prosperity. Starting in 2006, the Innovation Systems Research Network began a six year-long study on how city-regions in Canada were surviving and thriving in a globalized world. That study resulted in the Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions series, which examines the impact of innovation, talent, and institutions on sixteen city-regions across Canada. This volume explores how the social dynamics that influence innovation and knowledge flows in Canadian city-regions contribute to transformation and long-term growth. With case studies examining cities of all sizes, from Toronto to Moncton, Innovating in Urban Economies analyzes the impact of size, location, and the regional economy on innovation and knowledge in Canada's cities.

Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Adolescents Nature, Assessment, and Treatment

Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Adolescents Nature, Assessment, and Treatment

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/11/2008

Systematic, authoritative, and timely, this is an outstanding reference and text for anyone working with or studying adolescents. More than 50 leading experts comprehensively review current knowledge on adolescent externalizing disorders, internalizing disorders, developmental disorders, personality and health-related disorders, gender identity and sexual disorders, and maltreatment and trauma. Chapters identify the core features of each disorder; explore its etiology, course, and outcome; address diagnostic issues specific to adolescents; and describe effective assessment and treatment approaches. The book also provides an integrative conceptual framework for understanding both healthy and maladaptive adolescent development.

Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Adolescents Nature, Assessment, and Treatment

Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Adolescents Nature, Assessment, and Treatment

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2006

Systematic, authoritative, and timely, this is an outstanding reference and text for anyone working with or studying adolescents. More than 50 leading experts comprehensively review current knowledge on adolescent externalizing disorders, internalizing disorders, developmental disorders, personality and health-related disorders, gender identity and sexual disorders, and maltreatment and trauma. Chapters identify the core features of each disorder; explore its etiology, course, and outcome; address diagnostic issues specific to adolescents; and describe effective assessment and treatment approaches. The book also provides an integrative conceptual framework for understanding both healthy and maladaptive adolescent development.

Clusters in a Cold Climate Innovation Dynamics in a Diverse Economy

Clusters in a Cold Climate Innovation Dynamics in a Diverse Economy

Author: David A. Wolfe, Matthew Lucas Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/05/2004

An extensive survey of industrial clusters in Canada by members of the Innovation Systems Research Network.

Clusters Old and New The Transition to a Knowledge Economy in Canada's Regions

Clusters Old and New The Transition to a Knowledge Economy in Canada's Regions

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2003

Presents the initial results of a study into the formation and growth of industry clusters

Child Abuse Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology

Child Abuse Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/09/1999

`David A Wolfe successfully provides a clear and general introduction to the different types of abuse and a systematic discussion of physical, emotional, cognitive, educational and social development in childhood' - Children & Society This Second Edition of Child Abuse is devoted to a topic of major social and clinical significance. In this book, the author describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. The book uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences that affect abuse and can be used to ameliorate it.

Child Abuse New Directions in Prevention and Treatment across the Lifespan

Child Abuse New Directions in Prevention and Treatment across the Lifespan

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/09/1997

Experts in both child physical and sexual abuse are brought together in this volume, which focuses on both child and adult survivors. Contributors explore innovative treatment and prevention approaches, such as school and community violence prevention programmes, and preparation of children who have to testify in court.

Child Abuse New Directions in Prevention and Treatment across the Lifespan

Child Abuse New Directions in Prevention and Treatment across the Lifespan

Author: David A. Wolfe Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/09/1997

Experts in both child physical and sexual abuse are brought together in this volume, which focuses on both child and adult survivors. Contributors explore innovative treatment and prevention approaches, such as school and community violence prevention programmes, and preparation of children who have to testify in court.

Alternatives to Violence Empowering Youth To Develop Healthy Relationships

Alternatives to Violence Empowering Youth To Develop Healthy Relationships

Author: David A. Wolfe, Christine Wekerle, Katreena Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/1997

Motivated by the need to stop violence against women and children, the authors of this timely volume argue that the key to preventing interpersonal violence lies in education during that `window of opportunity' - adolescence. The authors present a model designed to educate young people about the abuse of power and to assist them to form egalitarian relationships. Their hope is that as healthier relationships are formed, the overall risk of violence against women and children is reduced - and the foundation laid for future, non-violent relationships.

Alternatives to Violence Empowering Youth To Develop Healthy Relationships

Alternatives to Violence Empowering Youth To Develop Healthy Relationships

Author: David A. Wolfe, Christine Wekerle, Katreena Scott Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/02/1997

Motivated by the need to stop violence against women and children, the authors of this timely volume argue that the key to preventing interpersonal violence lies in education during that `window of opportunity' - adolescence. The authors present a model designed to educate young people about the abuse of power and to assist them to form egalitarian relationships. Their hope is that as healthier relationships are formed, the overall risk of violence against women and children is reduced - and the foundation laid for future, non-violent relationships.

The Youth Relationships Manual A Group Approach with Adolescents for the Prevention of Woman Abuse and the Promotion of Healthy Relationships

The Youth Relationships Manual A Group Approach with Adolescents for the Prevention of Woman Abuse and the Promotion of Healthy Relationships

Author: David A. Wolfe, Christine Wekerle, Robert Gough, Deborah Reitzel-Jaffe Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/05/1996

Designed to combat physical and sexual aggression against women and children, this prevention programme manual is based on the premise that the best opportunity for promoting healthy, non-violent relationships is to intervene during adolescence, when peer relationships and interpersonal style become firmly established. The proactive, competency-enhancing programme is designed to build strengths, resilience and coping skills in young people. Carefully developed and tested in the field, the 18-session group training programme has three principal sections, covering informational, skill-building and social action learning opportunities. The manual provides a detailed curriculum for the programme, which is designed for eight to 12 male and female adolescent participants, meeting once a week for two hours.