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Analysing regional development and policy: a structural-realist approach

Analyse der Regionalentwicklung und Politik: ein strukturell-realistischer Ansatz
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Moulaert, Frank; Mehmood, Abid

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Abstract This paper overviews the models analysing regional development. It evaluates their analytical and policy relevance, and recommends for a structural-realist approach to spatial development analysis. Section 2 overviews Territorial Innovation Models that theorise local and regional development from a New Regionalism point of view, and explains why they fall short of 'realist' regional development analysis. Section 3 pleas for return to 'old' institutionalist and structuralist traditions ad-rem to distinguishing the analytical from the strategy and policy perspectives. Section 4 makes methodological recommendations, on contemporary spatial development analysis, with cognisance of structural-institutional, scalar and cultural dimensions of development processes and strategies.
Classification Area Development Planning, Regional Research
Free Keywords Territorial Innovation Models; New Regionalism; regional development; path dependency; social structure; institutions and culture; Structural realism; Territoriale Innovationsmodelle; Neuer Regionalismus; Regionalentwicklung; Pfadabhängigkeit; Sozialstruktur; Institutionen und Kultur; Struktureller Realismus
Document language English
Publication Year 2010
Page/Pages p. 103-118
Journal Regional Studies, 44 (2010) 1
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343400802251478
Status Postprint; reviewed
Licence PEER Licence Agreement (applicable only to documents from PEER project)
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