Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization
Edited by Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts
Ash Amin is Professor of Geography at Durham University and Executive Director of the University's Institute Advanced Study. His current research interests lie in the areas of knowledge practices, the social economy, race and multiculturalism, social and spatial theory, urbanism, and political invention. His most recent books include Cities: Reimagining the Urban, with Nigel Thrift, Polity, 2002; Placing the Social Economy, with Angus Cameron and Ray Hudson, Routledge, 2002; Architectures of Knowledge, with Patrick Cohendet, OUP, 2004; Cultural Economy: A Reader, edited with Nigel Thrift, Blackwell, 2005. He is completing a book with Nigel Thrift on reinventing Left political thought and practice.
Joanne Roberts is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Newcastle University Business School where she is a member of the Centre for Knowledge, Innovation, Technology and Enterprise (KITE). Her research interests include knowledge intensive services, new information and communication technologies and knowledge transfer, inter and intra organizational knowledge transfer and the internationalisation of business services. She is a participant in the Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe, Network of Excellence and an Honorary Associate Fellow at the Centre for Research on Innovation and Competition, University of Manchester. Her recent books include Living with Cyberspace: Technology & Society in the 21st Century, edited with John Armitage, Continuum, 2002; Knowledge and Innovation in the New Service Economy, edited with B. Andersen, J. Howells, I. Miles and R. Hull, Edward Elgar, 2000.
Ash Amin, Professor of Geography and Executive Director of the Institute Advanced Study, Durham University,
Patrick Cohendet, professor of Economics, University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, France,
Aurélie Delemarle, C'Nano IdF post-doctoral fellow, Technical Laboratories, Territories and Societies, Ecole National des Ponts et Chausses (ENPC), Marne la Vallée, France,
Paul Duguid, adjunct professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley; professorial research fellow, Queen Mary, University of London; and honorary fellow, Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Lancaster University School of Management,
Meric S. Gertler, Goldring Chair in Canadian Studies, Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto,
Philippe Larédo, Director of Research, University of Paris-Est, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausses (ENPC), France, and Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester,
Jean Lave, social anthropologist, University of California, Berkeley,
Juan Mateos-Garcia, Research Officer and doctoral researcher at CENTRIM, University of Brighton,
Bart Nooteboom, professor of Innovation Policy, Tilburg University,
Joanne Roberts, senior lecturer in management, Newcastle University Business School,
Harry Scarbrough, Professor in Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, and Director, ESRC Evolution of Business Knowledge (EBK) research programme,
Laurent Simon, associate professor, department of management, HEC Montréal, Canada,
Ed Steinmueller, Professorial fellow, SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research, Sussex University),
Michael Storper, Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Economics, Professor of Regional and International Development, Department of Urban Planning, School of Public Affairs, UCLA, and Professor of Economic Sociology, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris,
Jacky Swan, Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK,
Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor and Professor, University of Warwick, Visiting Professor of Geography, Oxford University, and Emeritus Professor of Geography, Bristol University.