Dubaization of Istanbul : insights from the knowledge-based urban development journey of an emerging local economy
Yigitcanlar, Tan & Bulu, Melih (2015) Dubaization of Istanbul : insights from the knowledge-based urban development journey of an emerging local economy. Environment and Planning A, 47(1), pp. 89-107.
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Knowledge-based urban development (KBUD) has become a popular pursuit for cities especially from the developing countries to fast track the catching up process with their developed nation counterparts. Nevertheless, the KBUD progress for these cities is highly daunting and full of confronts. This paper aims to shed light on the major KBUD challenges of emerging local economies by undertaking an in-depth empirical investigation in one of these cities. The paper scrutinizes the prospects and constraints of Istanbul in her KBUD journey through comparative performance and policy context analyses. The findings reveal invaluable insights not only for Istanbul to reshape the policy context and better align the development with contemporary KBUD perspectives, but also for other emerging local economies to learn from these experiences.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Knowledge-based urban development, Knowledge-based development, Knowledge economy, Istanbul, Turkey|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Pion Ltd.|
|Copyright Statement:||Yigitcanlar, Tan and Bulu, Melih, 2014. The definitive, peer-reviewed and edited version of this article is published in Environment and Planning A [in press], volume, issue, pages, year, 10.1068/a130209p|
|Deposited On:||16 Dec 2014 23:32|
|Last Modified:||02 Feb 2015 08:00|
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