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Restructuring Industry and Territory

The Experience of Europe's Regions

Edited by Anna Giunta, Arnoud Lagendijk, Andy Pike

© 2000 – Routledge

200 pages

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About the Book

Examining the current trends in regional economic development in Europe, Restructuring Industry and Territory explores ways in which the restructuring of industry and territorial development relate to each other, their emergent interdependency and role in economic development. The book argues that the structural and cultural features of regions play an important part in helping or hindering concerted policies for regional development. Using case studies from different industries in a variety of regions, the contributors show that the pressures for restructuring, such as internationalisation or even 'globalisation', have been mediated by formerly nationally rooted industries in Europe becoming increasingly integrated, due to the ongoing processes of technological and organisational innovation, and political regulation.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction. II. Restructuring Industries and Territorial Development. III. Industrial and Regional Institutions and Policy. IV. Conclusions.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning