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Problematisations of Progress and Diversity in Visionary Planning
The case of post-industrial Malmö

with the transition to the new post-industrial information and knowledge economy. Throughout the early 2000s Malmö, in parallel with other cities, sought to reinvent itself using tools such as place marketing, water front development and investments in tourism and the events industry ( Dannestam 2011 ). The aim was, as in many other cities, to attract investments and new inhabitants to the city. As we know from the literature on urban renewal many of these former industrial cities are characterised by growing inequalities (cf. Schiller and Çağlar 2011 ; Fainstein

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Reframing place-based economic development in South Africa: the example of local economic development

Binns, T., 2002a: Decline and Response in South Africa’s Free State Goldfields: Local Economic Development in Matjhabeng. In: Third World Planning Review, Vol. 24, pp. 249-269. Nel E. and Binns, T., 2002b: Place Marketing, Tourism Promotion and Community-based Local Economic Development in Post-apartheid South Africa: The Case of Still Bay - the “Bay of Sleeping Beauty”. In: Urban Affairs Review, Vol. 32, pp. 184-208. Nel, E. and Binns, T, 2003: Putting ’Developmental Local Government’ into Practice: The Experience of South Africa

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Perception of the role of culture in the development of small cities by local governments in the context of strategic documents – a case study of Poland

-2020 (Development Strategy for the Municipality of Płońsk for the Years 2015-2020 - in Polish). Warszawa: Europejski Instytut Marketingu Miejsc: BEST PLACE (Warsaw: European Place Marketing Institute: BEST PLACE - in Polish). Available at: (DoA: 16.06.2017). Strategia rozwoju gminy Nowa Sól - miasto na lata 2012-2022 (Development Strategy for the Municipality of Nowa Sól for the Years 2012-2022 - in Polish). Poznań: Lider Projekt Sp. z o.o. Available at: http

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