Between Global and Local: Marginality and Marginal Regions in the Context of Globalization and Deregulation

Between Global and Local: Marginality and Marginal Regions in the Context of Globalization and Deregulation

by Walter Leimgruber

NOOK Book(eBook)

$41.99 $47.95 Save 12% Current price is $41.99, Original price is $47.95. You Save 12%.
View All Available Formats & Editions

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Overview

The definitions for 'marginality' and 'marginal regions' are vague and differ between academic disciplines. Marginal regions could however be characterized as regions lying off mainstream processes (in a sort of vacuum) both in society and economy, but also in relation to the natural environment and geographical remoteness. Illustrated by a wide range of international case studies, this book provides a complete overview of current research into marginality and examines a wide range of possible development options which could offer hope to marginal regions. It explores the background to various kinds of marginality, describes various types of marginal regions and discusses possible solutions for political, economic and socio-cultural actors to fight the ongoing processes of marginalization. Marginality and marginal regions are looked at from a wide perspective and are seen as being in part the outcome of globalization and deregulation. The book not only discusses practical policy options, but also considers marginality in its relation to ethics and spirituality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351162708
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/18/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 337
File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Lennart Andersson; Prologue. Part I: General Aspects: Setting the frame; Peripheries and margins; World-views and values. Part II: Domains of Marginality: The economic perspective; Marginality and politics; Society, culture and marginality; The marginalization of the environment. Part III: Responses to Marginalization: Policy responses to marginality; The answers from below; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

Customer Reviews