Chris Collinge

 

Senior Lecturer

Department of Management

chris-collinge

Contact details

University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Specialisms include;

  • Regional and local economic change, with particular reference to the emergence of regional knowledge economies in a cross-national context
  • Evolving patterns of public sector governance, strategy and leadership, as between markets, hierarchies, groups and decentred networks
  • Issues in the theorization of political and economic change at the sub-national level (from regional innovation to spatial scale to spatial leadership)

Research

Current and recent projects

  • Regional Integrated Strategies in Europe (RISE), EU ESPON 2013 programme (2010-2012)
  • A Framework for Understanding Local Authority Responses to the Recession, UK Audit Commission (2009)
  • Networking and Cross-Border Cooperation in the Development of the Øresund Life Sciences Cluster, Birmingham City Council (2009)
  • Regional Trajectories to the Knowledge Economy: A Dynamic Model (EURODITE), European 6th Framework Program Integrated Project, DG Research (2005-2010)
  • The Digitalisation of Birmingham; three linked projects for Digital Birmingham (2008)
  • The development of creative industries in Birmingham, ERDF, Birmingham City Council (2007)
  • The development of e-commerce in the West Midlands, European Regional Innovation Strategy; Advantage West Midlands (RDA) (2003)
  • Economic strategy development to the City of Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation; Department for International Development (2000)
  • An Assessment of Regional Economic Strategies across English Regions, DETR (2000)
  • Modelling Sustainable Development in the European Information Society, EU Environment and Climate Programme (1997-2000)

Other activities

External Involvements

  • Keynote speaker, Conferences on Strategic Regional Leadership for the Future, Old Parliament House, Canberra, and Port Macquarie, New South Wales, 28th-29th October 2010
  • Guest Editor, themed issue on Leadership and Place-Shaping, Policy Studies, 31 (4), 2010
  • Guest Editor, themed issue on Knowledge and Creative Cities, Built Environment 35 (2), 2009
  • Keynote Speaker, Symposium on 'Scale and Representation', Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Aarhus, 22nd-24th June 2009
  • Visiting Professor, Centre for Strategic Urban Research, University of Copenhagen, 2007
  • Tutor, "The Spatial Dimensions of Urban Social Exclusion and Integration: A European Comparison (URBEX)", University of Urbino, 2006
  • External examiner, Centre for Financial and Management Studies, SOAS, University of London, 2003-06; Aston Business School, 2000-03

Publications

Selected publications

  • Collinge C, Gibney J, Mabey C, eds, 2011. Leadership and Place, RSA Regions and Cities series.  London: Routledge, pp.1-184
  • Collinge, C., Gibney, J. 2010. Place-Making and the Limitations of Spatial Leadership: Reflections on the Øresund.  Policy Studies, 31 (4), 475-489
  • Collinge, C., Staines, A.  2009.  Rethinking the Knowledge-Based Economy.  Built Environment 35 (2), 165-172
  • Collinge, C. 2008.  Positions without negations? dialectical reason and the contingencies of space.  Environment and Planning A, 40, 2613-2622
  • Burfitt, A., Collinge, C. 2007.  The Outsourcing of Knowledge Production and its Implications for Regional Path Dependence.  In: Cooke, P., Schwartz, D., eds.  Creative Regions: Technology, Culture and Knowledge Entrepreneurship.  London: Routledge
  • Collinge, C. 2006.  Flat ontology and the deconstruction of scale: a response to Marston, Jones and Woodward.  Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers (New Series) 31, 244-251
  • Collinge, C. (2005).  The différance between society and space: nested scales and the returns of spatial fetishism. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 23, 189-206
  • Collinge, C., Srbljanin, A. 2002.  A Network Paradigm for Urban Governance?  In: Hambleton, R., Savitch, H., Stewart, M., eds.  Globalism and Local Democracy: Challenge and Change in Europe and North America.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Collinge, C. 1999.  Self-organisation of society by scale: a spatial reworking of regulation theory.  Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 17 (5), 557-574
  • Collinge, C. 1997.  Political power and corporate managerialism in local government: the organisation of executive functions.  Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 15, 347-361
  • Collinge, C. 1992.  The Dynamics of Local Intervention: economic development and the theory of local government.  Urban Studies, 29 (1), 57-75

Full list of publications

Journals

Collinge C, Gibney J, Mabey C (2010). Introduction: Leadership and Place. Policy Studies, 31 (4), pp 367-378

Collinge C and Gibney J (2010).  Connecting Place, Policy and Leadership.  Policy Studies, 31 (4), pp 379-392.

Collinge C and Gibney J (2010). Place-making and the Limitations of Spatial Leadership: the case of the Oresund Cross-border Region.  Policy Studies, 31 (4), pp 475-490.

Collinge C, Staines A (2009). ‘Rethinking the Knowledge-Based Economy’, Built Environment 35 (2), pp 165-172

Collinge C, Musterd S (2009). ‘Deepening Social Divisions and the Discourse of Knowledge and Creativity across the Cities of Europe’, Built Environment 35 (2), pp 281-285

Collinge C (2008). ‘Positions without negations? dialectical reason and the contingencies of space’, Environment and Planning A 40, pp 2613-2622




Worrall L, Collinge C, Bill T (1998). ‘Managing strategy in local government’, The International Journal of Public Sector Management 11. 6, pp.472-493





Books

Collinge C, Gibney J, Mabey C, eds (2011), Leadership and Place, RSA Regions and Cities series.  London: Routledge, pp.1-184

Cooke P, de Laurentis C, MacNeill S, Collinge C (2010) Platforms of Innovation: Dynamics of New Industrial Knowledge Flows, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Leach S, Collinge C. (1998). Strategic Planning and Management in Local Government, London: Pitman Publishing

Book chapters

Burfitt A, Collinge C (2007). ‘The Outsourcing of Knowledge Production and its Implications for Regional Path Dependence’ in Cooke P, Schwartz D (eds) Creative Regions: Technology, Culture and Knowledge Entrepreneurship, London: Routledge

Booth M, Collinge C, Smith B (2004). ‘The West Midlands’ in Cambridge Econometrics, Regional Economic Prospects, Cambridge: CEL, pp.20-30

Collinge C, Srbljanin A (2002). ‘A Network Paradigm for Urban Governance?’ in Hambleton R, Savitch H, Stewart M (eds) Globalism and Local Democracy: Challenge and Change in Europe and North America, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Collinge C (2001). ‘Self-organisation of society by scale: a spatial reworking of regulation theory’ in Jessop B (ed) Regulation Theory and the Crisis of Capitalism, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

Collinge C, Srbljanin A (2000). ‘The ICT Industries: Corporate Behaviour and Regional Change’ in Bentley G, Gibney J (eds) Regional Development Agencies and Business Change, pp.197-215, Aldershot: Ashgate

Collinge C (1999). ‘Political power and territorial form: the nation in state theory’ in Brehony K, Rassool N (eds) Nationalisms Old and New, Basingstoke: MacMillan Press Ltd

Collinge C, Hall S (1997). ‘Hegemony and Regime in Urban Governance: Towards a theory of the locally networked state’ in Jewson N, MacGregor S (eds) Transforming Cities: Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, London: Routledge

Three unpublished papers by Chris Collinge are available on our Papers for download page:




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