Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe: Development processes and policy challenges

Author:   Grzegorz Gorzelak ,  John Bachtler ,  Maciej Smetkowski
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Volume:   v. 20
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9780415571364


Pages:   348
Publication Date:   28 April 2010
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Grzegorz Gorzelak ,  John Bachtler ,  Maciej Smetkowski
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Volume:   v. 20
Dimensions:   Width: 15.90cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.680kg
ISBN:  

9780415571364


ISBN 10:   0415571367
Pages:   348
Publication Date:   28 April 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Introduction Part I: Central and Eastern Europe: The Dynamics of Development and Policy Responses 1. The Puzzles of Convergence: Europe's Economic History in the 20th Century - Witold Orlowski 2. The Competitiveness of Central and Eastern European Countries: An Analysis of the Legal Environment - Gyoengyi Csuka 3. Regional Development Dynamics in Central and Eastern European Countries - Grzegorz Gorzelak and Maciej Smetkowski 4. Challenges for National Regional Policies in the New Member States - Jiri Blazek and Marie Maceskova 5. Policy Lessons from the Reconstruction of East Germany - The Former German Democratic Republic - Wendelin Strubelt Part II: Metropolises Of Central And Eastern Europe: New Competitors Or Secondary Nodes Of Global Networks 6. The State of European Cities and the Positions of New Member States - Jan Maarten De Vet 7. Central and Eastern European Urban Regions and the Knowledge Economy - Hans Joachim Kujath 8. Metropolitan Functions of Warsaw, Prague and Budapest - Katarzyna A. Kuc-Czajkowska 9. Spatial Planning and City Networks in Economic Development: A Critique of the Polish National Development Strategy - Peter J. Taylor Part III: Border Location: An Impediment Or Opportunity For Regional Development 10. Economic Geography and European Integration: The Effects on he EU External Border Regions - George Petrakos and Lefteris Topaloglou 11. The European Union And Borders of Inclusion and Exclusion - James Wesley Scott 12. The Former Iron Curtain and the New Eastern External Border: The Impact on Spatial Development - Dora Illes 13. International Communications and Borders Regions: Transcending the Problem of Scale On The Boundary Between Russia And The EU - Vladimir Kolossov Part IV: Central And Eastern Europe And The Eu Cohesion Policy Reforms: A Source Of Change Or A Defender Of The Status Quo? 14. Renewing EU Cohesion Policy - John Bachtler 15. EU Cohesion Policy: A Decline behind the Horizon? - Marek W Kozak, Pawel Opala and Pawel Samecki 16. Eu Cohesion Policy and the Peripheries of the New Member States - Tomasz Grzegorz Grosse Conclusions

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Grzegorz Gorzelak is Professor of Economics, and Director of the Centre for European Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG) at Warsaw University, Poland. He is president of the Polish Section of the Regional Studies Association. He is co-editor of Integration and Transition in Europe: the economic geography of integration (also published by Routledge), and (with John Bachtler) Transition, Cohesion and Regional Policy in Central and Eastern Europe. John Bachtler is Professor of European Policy Studies and a Director of the European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, UK. His many publications include The Coherence of EU Regional Policy: Contrasting Perspectives on the Structural Funds. Maciej SmA'tkowski is a geographer at EUROREG, University of Warsaw, Poland. He is co-editor of Cross-border Co-Operation of Poland after EU Enlargement: Focus on Eastern Border.

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