Overcoming Isolation: Information and Transportation Networks in Development Strategies for Peripheral Areas

Overcoming Isolation: Information and Transportation Networks in Development Strategies for Peripheral Areas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642798290
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/24/2011
Series: Advances in Spatial Science
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

A Isolation and Peripherally: The Role of Networks, Borders and Barriers.- 1 Borders and Barriers in the New Europe: Impediments and Potentials of New Network Configurations.- 2 Some Notes on Intereonnectivity in Transport Networks.- 3 Accessibility and Peripheral Regions.- 4 Innovative Growth and Peripherally in the New European Territory.- 5 Barriers in Network Performance in Border Areas.- 6 How to Overcome Barriers and Border Effects: Theoretical Elements.- 7 International Migration in Europe: Overcoming Isolation and Distance Friction.- 8 Barriers and Bridges in Technology Transfer: Perspectives for Border Regions.- B Empirical Studies on Information and Transport Networks in Europe.- 9 Access to Telecommunication Networks: Regional Variations in Consumption Network Externalities.- 10 Connectivity and Congestion on European Road Corridors.- 11 Bottlenecks in Trans Alpine Freight Transport: A Multicriteria Analysis on Future Brenner Corridor Alternatives.- 12 Trade Effects of the Emerging Market Economies A Study of the Transport Potential of the Rhine-Main-Danube Waterway.- 13 Prospects for the Conventional Passenger/Car Ferry in the Aegean.- 14 Connectivity and Isolation in Transport Networks: A Policy Scenario Experiment for the Greek Island Economy.- 15 Transport Networks and Insular Isolation: Measuring Spatial Inequality.- 16 Overcoming Isolation and the Role of Transport: the Case of the Aegean Islands.- Contributors.

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