5 edition of Cities between competitiveness and cohesion found in the catalog.
Cities between competitiveness and cohesion
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Peter Ache ... [et al.].|
|Series||The GeoJournal library -- 93|
|LC Classifications||HT178.E8 C58 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 299 p. :|
|Number of Pages||299|
|ISBN 10||1402082401, 140208241X|
|ISBN 10||9781402082405, 9781402082412|
|LC Control Number||2008925134|
Apart from summarising the methodological and substantive findings of this paper, the final section also addresses limitations and future research questions, as well as emerging policy implications from this analysis. Preview Unable to display preview. The challenge of social cohesion threatens economic prosperity and social stability, as well as constituting a personal tragedy for those affected. This type of projects involves more partners, distributed in a wider geographical area. We also see the emergence of several triads of intense connections: Bucharest-Sofia-Ljubljana as a club of capital cities, and also Bucharest-Chisinau-Varna and Varna-Constanta-Chisinau. It has become one of the most popular expressions to describe an attitude, approach or model towards governance that reverses traditional notions of the behaviour of institutions.
This will involve defining themes, considering options and setting strategies. Furthermore, the large volume of projects between Timisoara-Szeged and Oradea-Debrecen creates in their regions a polarized, monocentric CBC. Urban visioning within these dimensions is an attempt to generate a momentum for change, and a core element for success is to develop a widespread culture of institutionalised leadership to promote continual self-improvement. Our goal was obtained in two steps: starting with calculating, using network-statistical methods, the prominence of the nodes in terms of number of projects and budgets, we continued by selecting the most prominent node in each of the eight development regions of Romania, and then we calculated the intensity of connections developed by each node with other cities. Foreword in Housing Policy Debate, Vol. In Scott, A.
Through Partnership Contracts agreed with the Commission, Member States will commit to focussing on fewer investment priorities in line with these objectives. Central to this is a shift from 'government' to 'governance'. Out of the top five cities, Zurich scores highest on Be Global. The future is no longer the preserve of conventional economic theories, traditional management models or ready-made mass ideologies, with all the passivity and lack of personal responsibility these concepts imply.
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Urban systems are perceived as "set[s] of interdependent nodes for example, centers and the patterns of interaction between these nodes" Burger and Meijers,p.
Map of the most intense connections of Romanian city-nodes Figure 3. What are these places getting right? All the actors are involved - economic, social, cultural, educational and political - at one level or Cities between competitiveness and cohesion book.
In a seminal contribution on functional polycentricity Green spoke about network density as the degree to which centers in a region are functionally connected. Scatter plot of variable LP vs. Regarding the number and direction of contacts between Iasi and its most intense connection, Chisinau: LP-6, PL, PP-7, they reflect an asymmetric relation, where Iasi initiated and led more than twice as many contacts 13 as Chisinau 6.
Baltic Sea, Benelux area " Barca,p. In recognising the theoretical value and virtue of partnership across policy sectors of governance, recurring problems of integration and implementation are frequently experienced in practice.
The member states and their regions manage the programmes. At the end of the day, however, it will still be difficult to forecast who will prosper and who will fail. We decided to give equal importance to these two variables. The "objectives" were introduced with the Single European Act as a criterion to make the Structural Funds spending more effective as Regional Policy started to be rationalised in a perspective of economic and social cohesion.
Visioning processes, drawn from the futures field, represent the main way in which citizens can be involved in the imagination and, less often, the construction of the future.
Positive or negative spillovers? The Creative City.
Intranational cohesion gaps have widened in all post-communist countries Barca,p. Ideally, there should be some form of 'umbrella' city regional governance structure with power to resolve inevitable disputes between competing government agencies, authorities and institutions.
According to this polycentric rationale, the EU core area is characterized both by morphological polycentricity--populous cities with big economies and highly developed infrastructure, as well as by functional polycentricity--a sort of space of flows, composed by networks of flows and cooperation between urban areas.
Visible outcomes, short-term results and preexisting links are, at the same time, main incentives for CBC. The Europeanization of Planning. If the former, they need to be encouraged; if the latter, does their tendency to attract resources away from other regions do more overall harm than good?
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The EUR 8. Duhr, S. In the context of enterprise, a vivid message was conveyed by Jane Jacobs who wrote: "the basic idea is to use whatever commercial strengths and resources a locality already has, but that it has been neglecting, wasting or Cities between competitiveness and cohesion book.
This state of affairs is to be verified against the critique that the preference to polycentric networks of city regional nodes, produces corridors of 'in-between spaces' and 'internal peripheries' Herrschel, Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship The common challenge for cities across the world is 'competitiveness', and the key to competitiveness is entrepreneurship.
The challenge of social cohesion threatens economic prosperity and social stability, as well as constituting Cities between competitiveness and cohesion book personal tragedy for those affected.
It is a subject that has spawned a myriad publications over recent years.The Case of Amsterdam and Rotterdam / Jack Burgers and Jeroen van der Waal --The Conditional Nature of Relations Between Competitiveness, Social Cohesion and Spatial Inequalities: The Evidence from Istanbul / Ayda Eraydin --pt.
III. Detecting Social Cohesion in Cities and Regions --Immigration and the Spatial (Dis)Equilibrium of Competitiveness. Revista Economică () 51 COHESION POLICY AND REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS IN THE NEW EU COUNTRIES Rodica CRUDU 1, Maria CHIȘCĂ 2 1, 2 Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Chișinău, Republica Moldova Abstract The present paper explores the amount of support received by the new member states.
A new partnership for cohesion Foreword by Michel Barnier. The purpose of this report, the result of work undertaken over the past three years, is to set out the European Commission's vision for the future of Europe's policy to reduce disparities and to promote greater economic, social and territorial cohesion.Description.
This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Pdf on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant neo-liberal paradigms have led many.Cities between Competitiveness and Cohesion: 93 (GeoJournal Library) Pdf.
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