Based on the author's extensive research in the field, this book analyzes regional policy for the whole of Europe. Comparing East and West, it offers a new model of regional policy and gives an overview of the direction that it may take in Europe as a whole. Topics covered include: the evaluation of regional policy; its main aims; its "infrastructure" in Western Europe; its form in Eastern Europe; and the development of regional policy from 1917 to the 1990s. The book is intended for professionals and academics working in the areas of regional studies, economics and policy studies.
Part 1 Regional Policy within a System of State Socio-Economic Activity. Part II: The Main Directions of Regional Policy. Part III: The Mechanism of Regional Policy Realization. Part IV Regional Policy in USSR/CIS/Russia and the Opportunities for the Practical Implementation of Foreign Experience. Conclusions
In today’s globalised, knowledge-driven and networked world, regions and cities have assumed heightened significance as the interconnected nodes of economic, social and cultural production, and as sites of new modes of economic governance and policy experimentation. This book series brings together incisive and critically engaged international and interdisciplinary research on this resurgence of regions and cities, and should be of interest to geographers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and cultural scholars, as well as to policy-makers involved in regional and urban development.
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Joan Fitzgerald – [email protected] – Series Editor-in-Chief, or
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