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Regions in Question (Routledge Revivals): Space, Development Theory and Regional Policy
     

Regions in Question (Routledge Revivals): Space, Development Theory and Regional Policy

by Charles Gore
 

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ISBN-10: 0415608937

ISBN-13: 9780415608930

Pub. Date: 03/22/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Originally published in 1984, this book discusses the rapid growth of regional development planning, as both an academic specialism and a focus of policy and practice. Books and articles on the subject have proliferated, and all across the Third World governments have become commited to it, setting up large new departments and even ministries. Charles Gore argues

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Originally published in 1984, this book discusses the rapid growth of regional development planning, as both an academic specialism and a focus of policy and practice. Books and articles on the subject have proliferated, and all across the Third World governments have become commited to it, setting up large new departments and even ministries. Charles Gore argues that this growing popularity of regional planning in developing countries is profoundly paradoxical.

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ISBN-13:
9780415608930
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Pages:
306

Table of Contents

Part One Common regional policy objectives 1. Regional, imbalance as a policy problem 2. Growth, income distribution and spatial inequality Part Two Rival regional planning strategies 3. Urban-industrial growth pole strategies and the diffusion of modernization 4. Some anti-theses: polarization and the development of underdevelopment 5. Neo-populist regional development strategies Part Three The poverty of the spatial sepratist theme 6. Space and explanation in regional development theory 7. The limits of spacial policy and territorial regional planning Conclusion The state, development and regional planning practice

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