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Industrial Change and Regional Economic Transformation

The Experience of Western Europe, 1st Edition

Edited by Lloyd Rodwin, Hidehiko Sazanami


412 pages

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Originally published in 1991. This book deals with industrial and regional changes in Western Europe and the effectiveness of policies designed to cope with them. It examines the regional experiences, including successes as well as problems, to illuminate the trends and policies; raises questions about the issues; and reports on the effects and further implications for not just Europe but Japan and many newly industrializing countries. Analysing the evolution and effectiveness of local, regional, national and European policies, this is of interest for industrial and development specialises as well as economists, planners, geographers and policy makers.

Table of Contents

Preface Lloyd Rodwin and Hidehiko Sazanami Part 1: Overview 1. European Industrial Change and Regional Economic Transformation: An Overview of Recent Experience Lloyd Rodwin Part 2: Case Studies 2. Structural Transformation in the Regions of the United Kingdom Peter Hall 3. Deindustrialization and Regional Development in the Federal Republic of Germany Franz-Josef Bade and Klaus R. Kunzmann 4. Spatial Impacts of Deindustrialization in France Jean-Paul de Gaudemar and Rémy Prud’homme 5. Regional Deindustrialization and Revitalization Processes in Italy Roberto P. Camagni 6. Structural Changes in the Spanish Economy: Their Regional Effects Juan R. Cuadrado Roura 7. Regional Perspectives on the Deindustrialization of Sweden Folke Snickars Part 3: Perspective Studies 8. Problems of Regional Transformation and Deindustrialization in the European Community Paul Cheshire 9. 1957 to 1992: Moving Toward a Europe of Regions and Regional Policy Paul Cheshire, Roberto P. Camagni, Jean-Paul de Guademar and Juan R. Cuadrado Roura 10. Europe’s Regional-Urban Futures: Conclusions, Inferences and Surmises Roberto P. Camagni, Paul Cheshire, Jean-Paul de Guademar, Peter Hall, Lloyd Rodwin and Folke Snickars Part 4: Postscript Structural Transformation in Japan: Issues and Prospects for Regional Development in the Coming Years Hidehiko Sazanami

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

Reissuing works originally published between 1952 and 1991, this collection presents a wide-ranging set of excellent texts across economics, geography, urban studies, planning, politics and industrial studies. Addressing problems and policy, development and demographics, these books together form a wealth of research and debate. Some volumes address specific areas such as industrialization, housing, property, city-systems, de-centralization, employment or rural resources. Other volumes present case studies in Australia, Britain, underdeveloped countries, South Africa and the USA while some are fully international in representation. Given the recent economic shifts around the world, this timely collection is an incredibly useful resource.

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