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  • La logique sociale du développement territorialby Frank Moulaert; Jacques Nussbaumer

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 16.50

    Les auteurs de cet ouvrage mettent en lumière, de façon simplifiée et synthétisée, l'intérêt théorique et empirique du concept d'innovation sociale en l'utilisant comme principe fondateur de l'action stratégique du développement territorial, des politiques publiques locales et régionales,... more...

  • Le Québec en changementby Pierre Bruneau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 26.25

    Un regard, tantôt critique, tantôt observateur, sur l'évolution du Québec contemporain. Les synthèses thématiques que présentent les auteurs rendent compte d'une division sociale et spatiale accrue qui prend sa source notamment dans les transformations de l'économie, dans l'extrême mobilité... more...

  • Sub-Regional Planning Studies: An Evaluationby T. M. Cowling; G. C. Steeley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Urban and Regional Planning Series, Volume 6: Sub-Regional Planning Studies: An Evaluation reviews the sub-regional planning in the East Midlands Region of England. This book discusses the sub-regional planning in Britain; impact of new techniques on the analysis stage; advisory role of sub-regional planning; and linking local and regional/national... more...

  • Growth Centres in Spatial Planningby Malcolm J. Moseley

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Growth Centres in Spatial Planning examines the role of growth centers in spatial planning in terms of achieving the intended objectives. Intended objectives include improving a region's potential for adopting innovations, a saving in public investment on infrastructure, a more efficient pattern of service provision, a dissemination of growth impulses... more...

  • Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asiaby Louis Brennan; Philomena Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    This book examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in both Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative perspectives between the two regions. Comprising contributions from scholars, analysts and policymakers, this volume explores and debates how and why regional bodies such as the European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews Stockholm, Swedenby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 19.00

    OECD's comprehensive territorial review of Stockholm. It finds Stockholm to be on the the most successful - but not unchallenged - regions. While there is no crisis on the horizon, there are a number of weaknesses that could undermine the region’s competitiveness in the long run. These weaknesses include the apparent lack of new high-growth firms... more...

  • Linking Regions and Central Governmentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    A trend toward decentralisation has meant that sub-national governments increasingly find themselves responsible for providing a host of public goods and services. Rarely, however, can they "go it alone". Co-ordination among levels of government is imperative. This book offers a unique analytic framework for assessing multi-level governance... more...

  • Competitiveness and Growth in Brazilian Citiesby Ming Zhang

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    The book contributes to answering the questions raised by mayors, governors, and federal government officials in Brazil: “What can cities do to improve economic performance and create jobs?” The question is approached through a review of theories and policy options for city competitiveness, preliminary benchmarking of Brazilian cities.The... more...

  • Redefining Territoriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 33.00

    This publication reports on current definitions and uses of functional regions in the OECD countries. It sets forth the reasons that prompt countries to formulate such entities, takes stock of responsibilities and prerogatives existing at these echelons, and tallies their financial resources.The publication is an assessment of the relevance of using... more...

  • Towards a New Role for Spatial Planningby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 75.00

    There is an emerging consensus concerning a new strategic mode for spatial policy. In the past, planning resulted in zoned land uses characterised by a rigid separation of housing from leisure and workplaces. This strongly sectoral approach is breaking down under the pressure of environmental problems, technological innovations, and a societal demand... more...