7 10, 2015

Why have a free ebook version?

By |October 7th, 2015|Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments

Probably like many academic authors, we were initially concerned that open access might be viewed by others as meaning low quality – after all, if it was really good, why would it be “free”?

However, we were reassured otherwise by, first, our own standards of rigor but also by the reviews from which this manuscript benefited […]

17 09, 2015

Knowing Together, Growing Together: Equitable Opportunity Radio podcast

By |September 17th, 2015|Just Growth, Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments


ICYMI (in case you missed it) listen to Dr. Chris Benner on the Equitable Opportunity Radio podcast, in an episode called, Knowing Together, Growing Together
Available free via iTunes. Download Episode 003 – Knowing Together, Growing Together >>

July 6, 2015:  In Knowing Together, Growing Together, Dr. Benner talks about how metropolitan regions that achieve […]

16 09, 2015

Developing Epistemic Communities in a Global City: Los Angeles

By |September 16th, 2015|Just Growth, Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments

In this 2014 essay focused on the changing sociocultural dynamics observed in global cities, Michael Ignatieff discussed the social and moral factors necessary for community-based inclusive growth in the face of rapid migration and shifting demographics.

Although global cities such as Los Angeles and New York have seen the emergence of multiracial, multilingual, and multicultural communities, […]

15 09, 2015

In the News: Inclusion, Growth, and Epistemic Communities in Utah

By |September 15th, 2015|In the News, Just Growth, Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments

Utah’s Salt Lake City metropolitan area has made strides in inclusive economic growth, but why?

To answer this question, the Deseret News featured Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor’s Just Growth work–linking equity with growth–during their 2013 research visit to the region.
“We tried to ask the question, ‘Where are the places in the U.S. where over the […]