Le rôle crucial des régions : Reprise économique, innovation by OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Pourquoi certaines r?gions ont-elles une croissance plus rapide que d'autres qui ne se conforme pas toujours aux th?ories ?conomiques ? Celles-ci sont des questions centrales dans le climat ?conomique actuel o? les d?cideurs cherchent des moyens pour stimuler une nouvelle croissance sturdy. L'analyse de l'OCDE sugg?re qu'il n'y a pas de mod?le distinctive pour l. a. politique r?gionale et donc les mani?res par lesquelles les r?gions se d?veloppent sont tr?s vari?es. Pour assurer une croissance ? lengthy terme ce n'est pas suffisant de concentrer les ressources au bon endroit. S'appuyant sur des travaux r?cents de l'OCDE, notamment sur une examine de donn?es r?gionales, des examens des politiques et des ?tudes de cas, ce rapport soutient que ce sont ? los angeles fois l. a. fa?on dont les investissements sont r?alis?s, les atouts r?gionaux utilis?s et les synergies exploit?es qui vont d?terminer les diff?rences entre r?gions. L'investissement public doit faire des priorit?s sur les affects de los angeles croissance de los angeles productivit? ? plus lengthy terme et associer les mesures de fa?on int?gr?e. Ceci souligne l'importance des r?gions et de l. a. politique r?gionale dans los angeles croissance ?conomique et motivate une nouvelle approche des r?formes ?conomiques.

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Women and Planning: Creating Gendered Realities by Clara H. Greed

By Clara H. Greed

Making plans is presently a male career, yet an research of a century of city making plans finds this to be a brand new improvement; ladies were principal to the making plans circulation because it started. ladies and making plans is the 1st entire background and research of girls and the making plans stream, overlaying the philosophical, sensible and coverage dimensions of `planning for women'. past the marginalization of ladies, smooth, clinical making plans hides a narrative of earlier hyperlinks with eugenics, colonialism, creative, utopian and spiritual activities and the occult. important to the dialogue is the wondering of the way male planners have rewritten making plans of their personal photo, projecting patriarchal assumptions of their production of `urban realities'. problems with category, sexuality, ethnicity and incapacity are raised by means of the basic query of `Who is being deliberate for?'

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Planning in Britain: Understanding and Evaluating the by Andrew Gilg

By Andrew Gilg

This obtainable textbook deals the 1st severe advent to the UK's city and rural making plans coverage. Andrew Gilg explains and evaluates coverage improvement at all the key stages:Objectives: what's the objective of making plans within the UK?Methods: How acceptable is united kingdom making plans legislation?Procedures: How potent are the making plans enterprises and processes?Impacts: To what volume have making plans rules addressed making plans problems?Teaching units and case reviews are used all through to demonstrate the making plans approach. The textual content concludes with a dialogue of the size of the good fortune or failure of making plans practices.Planning in Britain may be crucial analyzing for all making plans scholars, in addition to geographers and land economists learning land use making plans.

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Hong Kong Architecture 1945-2015: From Colonial to Global by Charlie Q. L. Xue

By Charlie Q. L. Xue

This ebook specializes in the transformation from colonial to worldwide – the formation, mechanism, occasions, works and folks relating to city structure. The publication finds hardships town encountered within the Nineteen Fifties and the glamour loved within the Nineteen Eighties. It depicts the private and non-private advancements, and particularly the general public housing which has sheltered hundreds of thousands of citizens. the writer identifies the architects practicing within the early life and the representatives of a emerging iteration after the Nineteen Eighties. struggling with land scarcity and a dense surroundings, the city improvement of Hong Kong has some time past 70 years met the altering calls for of fluctuating financial actions and a emerging inhabitants. structure at the island has been formed via social calls for, the economic system and know-how. The constructions were solid via the govt, consumers, planners, architects, many contractors and end-users. The outfitted atmosphere nurtures our existence and is visible proof of ways the town has built. Hong Kong is a key to East Asia within the Pacific period. The booklet is a must-read for a radical knowing the modern historical past and structure of this oriental pearl.

“Hong Kong units an severe instance of hyper-density dwelling. MTR’s Kowloon Station venture provided my company the original chance to give a contribution to a brand new form of absolutely built-in 3 dimensional delivery mega-structure, conceived as a well-connected position for individuals to dwell, paintings and play. via Charlie Xue’s publication, you may see how a compact urban works and excessive density built-in improvement exhibits a sustainable direction for contemporary urban making.”

Sir Terry Farrell, CBE, important, Farrells

"Well researched and refreshingly good based, Charlie Xue's most modern e-book comprehensively exhibits how Hong Kong's post-war city structure either tracks and symbolizes the previous British colony's upward thrust to luck - a needs to learn for structure and tradition buffs alike."

Peter G. Rowe, Raymond Garbe Professor of structure and concrete layout, Harvard collage exotic provider Professor.

“An crucial addition to the turning out to be literature on chinese language structure, the identify of the publication belies the entire scope of Xue’s huge background. overlaying Hong Kong’s postwar transition from defeated colony to Pacific Age strength apartment, Xue expertly lines the evolution of the city’s bold and leading edge courses of built-in excessive density city layout and infrastructure, in addition to altering architectural models. In a time while many Western governments have all yet deserted public housing courses, Xue’s publication is a well timed reminder of what will be achieved.”

Professor Chris Abel, writer of Architecture and Identity, Architecture, know-how and procedure and The prolonged Self.<

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Globalization, the City and Civil Society in Pacific Asia by M. Ch Douglass

By M. Ch Douglass

Globalization, the town and Civil Society in Pacific Asia offers a close exam of the underlying problems with city existence within the some distance East. major experts on globalization and politics within the area conceal key issues of continuity and alter: relationships among civil society and the construction of city areas. Chapters concentrate on numerous forms of ‘civic areas’ that offer areas for all times which are self reliant from country and capital ten case reports discover a large choice of contexts starting from areas the place decrease sessions congregated in historical chinese language towns to cyberspaces of the modern net the heritage and position of civil society in social and political philosophies of societies within the Pacific Asia area developments and concerns regarding particular different types of civic areas in a given urban. numerous reviews locate that groovy rigidity has been put on long-standing neighborhood and civic areas universal topics, styles and concerns in addition to singularities of every specific context. during this approach it may give a contribution to the wider (mostly Western) literature on society and house the way forward for towns in Pacific Asia from the viewpoint of civic area. Can civic areas be generally created instead of appropriated via civil society-state-economy struggles? so much learn on globalization and civil society has occupied with the West, this targeted e-book brings jointly a good research and a chain of ten case experiences on Pacific Asian nations. It additionally theorizes and empirically explores the relationships among civil society and the construction of city areas.

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Regions, Spatial Strategies and Sustainable Development by David Counsell

By David Counsell

Concentrating on fresh local coverage and critical making plans debates around the English areas, this publication analyzes the problems, disputes and tensions that experience arisen in local making plans within the new millennium. With a number of neighborhood case reviews to floor the argument in neighborhood in addition to local making plans, the authors right here construct on more than a few theoretical insights together with nation idea and governance, political ecology, governmentality and collaborative making plans. Drawing quite on a discourse technique, the empirical sections learn a variety of significant controversies from the earlier 5 years of nearby making plans, together with: the socio-political resistance to new housing on Greenfield websites replacement techniques to selling sustainable city improvement and rules for city renaissance   policies on redirecting or constraining fiscal enlargement in high-pressure development parts the social and political bases of latest making plans applied sciences for safeguarding the surroundings, together with sustainability value determinations.

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The New Governance of the English Regions by M. Sandford

By M. Sandford

English areas seemed to were killed off by means of the big 'no' vote within the referendum within the North East on four November 2004. against this, this e-book analyzes the various associations and networks proven on the English neighborhood tier in view that 1997. It argues new type of governance is constructing within the English areas, characterised by means of tactics instead of particular coverage issues: strategic co-ordination, scrutiny, and civic engagement.

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Resilience of Regionalism in Latin America and the by Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano, J. Briceño-Ruiz

By Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano, J. Briceño-Ruiz

As regionalisation turns into an more and more scorching subject, the authors clarify why regionalism has been such a lot winning in Latin the United States and analyse current tactics and critiques of attainable destiny advancements within the sector, together with the Caribbean, important the US, Brazil, and Mexico.

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