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Classics in Port Policy and Management

Edited by Mary R. Brooks, William A. Black Chair of Commerce, Dalhousie University, Canada and Athanasios A. Pallis, Jean Monnet Chair in European Port Policy, University of the Aegean, Greece
This path-breaking volume, edited by two leading scholars in the field, brings together 41 seminal contributions from 50 years of scholarly research in port policy and management. In revisiting the key foundations established by previous researchers, the reader will discover the knowledge necessary to examine these issues in new contexts and in conjunction with new port business models.
Extent: 624 pp
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Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 978 0 85793 241 9
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This path-breaking volume, edited by two leading scholars in the field, brings together 41 seminal contributions from 50 years of scholarly research in port policy and management. In revisiting the key foundations established by previous researchers, the reader will discover the knowledge necessary to examine these issues in new contexts and in conjunction with new port business models.

This essential volume, with an original introduction by the editors, will be of great interest to scholars in port studies as well as practitioners and policy makers involved in the port sector.
‘Mary Brooks and Thanos Pallis have sculpted this voluminous and impressive tome from some of the best historical work on the topic of maritime transport. By so doing, they have provided researchers in the field with a highly useable and informative first port of call for any investigation of previous work.’
– Kevin Cullinane, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
41 articles, dating from 1956 to 1999
Contributors include: A. Baird, J. Bird, M. Fair, H. Garnett, R. Goss, Y. Hayuth, B. Hoyle, P. Rimmer, P. Turnbull, G. Weigend
Contents:

Acknowledgements

Introduction Mary R. Brooks and Athanasios A. Pallis

PART I THE FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC PORT POLICY
1. Guido G. Weigend (1956), ‘The Problem of Hinterland and Foreland as Illustrated by the Port of Hamburg’
2. B.S. Hoyle (1968), ‘East African Seaports: An Application of the Concept of “Anyport”’
3. Ian G. Heggie (1974), ‘Charging for Port Facilities’
4. Alan A. Walters (1975), ‘Marginal Cost Pricing in Ports’
5. J.H. Bird and E.E. Pollock (1978), ‘The Future of Seaports in the European Communities’
6. J.H. Bird (1980), ‘Seaports as a Subset of Gateways for Regions: A Research Survey’
7. Yehuda Hayuth (1981), ‘Containerization and the Load Center Concept’
8. Peter Turnbull and Syd Weston (1992), ‘Employment Regulation, State Intervention and the Economic Performance of European Ports’
9. Douglas K. Fleming and Yehuda Hayuth (1994), ‘Spatial Characteristics of Transportation Hubs: Centrality and Intermediacy’
10. Theo E. Notteboom (1997), ‘Concentration and Load Centre Development in the European Container Port System’
11. Robert J. McCalla (1998), ‘An Investigation into Site and Situation: Cruise Ship Ports’

PART II THE RISE OF PORT MANAGEMENT AS A FIELD OF RESEARCH
12. Peter J. Rimmer (1966), ‘The Problem of Comparing and Classifying Seaports’
13. R. Goss (1967), ‘Towards an Economic Appraisal of Port Investments’
14. H.C. Garnett (1970), ‘Competition Between Ports and Investment Planning’
15. Jan De Weille and Anandarup Ray (1974), ‘The Optimum Port Capacity’
16. Ross Robinson (1978), ‘Size Of Vessels and Turnaround Time: Further Evidence From the Port of Hong Kong’
17. Yehuda Hayuth (1988), ‘Rationalization and Deconcentration of the U.S. Container Port System’
18. Herman L. Boschken (1990), ‘Strategy and Structure: Reconceiving the Relationship’
19. T.J. Dowd and T.M. Leschine (1990), ‘Container Terminal Productivity: A Perspective’
20. R.O. Goss (1990), ‘Economic Policies and Seaports: 4. Strategies for Port Authorities’
21. Y. Roll and Y. Hayuth (1993), ‘Port Performance Comparison Applying Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)’
22. Brian Slack (1993), ‘Pawns in the Game: Ports in a Global Transportation System’
23. Wayne K. Talley (1994), ‘Performance Indicators and Port Performance Evaluation’
24. Zinan Liu (1995), ‘The Comparative Performance of Public and Private Enterprises: The Case of British Ports’
25. Marc J. Hershman (1999), ‘Seaport Development and Coastal Management Programs: A National Overview’
26. Jose Holguin-Veras and Sergio Jara-Diaz (1999), ‘Optimal Pricing for Priority Service and Space Allocation in Container Ports’
27. Brian Hoyle (1999), ‘Scale and Sustainability: The Role of Community Groups in Canadian Port-City Waterfront Change’
28. Christopher F. Wooldridge, Christopher McMullen and Vicki Howe (1999), ‘Environmental Management of Ports and Harbours –Implementation of Policy Through Scientific Monitoring’

PART III GOVERNANCE – THE INTERSECTION OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
29. Marvin L. Fair (1961), ‘Port Authorities in the United States’
30. Robert C. Waters (1977), ‘Port Economic Impact Studies: Practice and Assessment’
31. Semoon Chang (1978), ‘In Defense of Port Impact Studies’
32. Yehuda Hayuth (1980), ‘Inland Container Terminal – Function and Rationale’
33. H. Craig Davis (1983), ‘Regional Port Impact Studies: A Critique and Suggested Methodology’
34. Richard O. Goss (1990), ‘Economic Policies and Seaports: 2. The Diversity of Port Policies’
35. Richard O. Goss (1990), ‘Economic Policies and Seaports: 3. Are Port Authorities Necessary?’
36. P. Turnbull and S. Weston (1993), ‘The British Port Transport Industry: Part 1: Operational Structure, Investment and Competition’
37. Alfred J. Baird (1995), ‘Privatisation of Trust Ports in the United Kingdom: Review and Analysis of the First Sales’
38. Kingsley E. Haynes, Yulan Magnolia Hsing and Roger R. Stough (1997), ‘Regional Port Dynamics in the Global Economy: The Case of Kaoshsiung, Taiwan’
39. Richard Saundry and Peter Turnbull (1997), ‘Private Profit, Public Loss: The Financial and Economic Performance of U.K. Ports’
40. A. Baird (1999), ‘Analysis of Private Seaport Development: The Port of Felixstowe’
41. Richard O. Goss (1999), ‘On the Distribution of Economic Rent in Seaports’