Object

Title: Regionalism as social capital for regional development. Competing views

Creator:

Szul, Roman

Date issued/created:

2014

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Europa XXI 26 (2014)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Abstract:

In the 19th and the first half of the 20th century in Europe regionalism was considered by proponents of nation states as a backward movement which made building of modern states and modernisation processes difficult. In the post-war period in Western Europe some began to conceive the regionalism as a social capital encouraging for economic and social development and as a means for improving public governance. This concept was behind the administrative reform in Poland in 1999 when big quasi autonomous regions were established. In recent years, the economic crisis and political conflicts in some European countries strengthened scepticism about the role of regionalism.

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Relation:

Europa XXI

Volume:

26

Start page:

25

End page:

35

Format:

File size 0,9 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:53608 ; 1429-7132 ; 10.7163/Eu21.2014.26.2

Source:

CBGiOŚ. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.6406, Cz.6407 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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