ISBN-10:
3540423958
ISBN-13:
9783540423959
Pub. Date:
03/05/2002
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Regional Development in Greece / Edition 1

Regional Development in Greece / Edition 1

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This unique text has as its main themes the development of Greek regio ns and the impact of the structural policies of the European Union on their progress and prosperity. By analyzing the regional policy of the country during the last decades and presenting the current trends, th e book provides evidence on the gradual reduction in regional disparit ies in Greece. Emphasis is given to the geographic and socio-economic characteristics of the 13 regions of Greece and the objectives of the Community Support Framework for the period 2000 - 2006. Separate chapt ers are devoted to the development prospects of the Greek islands, the big cities and the mountainous areas. Original maps, tables and graph s together with a comprehensive text make this book a valuable reading for administrators, diplomats, regional scientists, geographers, plan ners, economists, sociologists, as well as for students of social scie nces.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540423959
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/05/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Evolution and Prospects of Regional Policy in Greece.- 1. The Greek Regional Policy of the Period 1950-1985.- 2. The EEC Regional Policy.- 3. 1986-2006: Twenty Years of Operational Programmes.- 3.1. The Evolution of the Main Objectives and Priorities.- 3.2. The Evolution of Means and Processes.- 4. New Trends in Regional Policy and Planning.- II. Regional Development in Greece: Basic Figures and Trends.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Population Concentration.- 3. Regional Distribution of GDP.- 4. Employment and Unemployment.- 5. Sector Specialization.- III. Regions and Regional Development Policy.- A. Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- B. Central Macedonia.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sectors and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- C. Western Macedonia.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- D. Epirus.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographical Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems. Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- E. Thessaly.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- F. Ionian Islands.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- G. Western Greece.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems. Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. The Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- H. Sterea Ellada.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Regions GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Irifrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems. Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- I. Attica.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- J. Peloponnese.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- K. Northern Aegean Islands.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. The Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- L. Southern Aegean Islands.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products /.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure /.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. The Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- M. Crete.- 1. Development Characteristics.- 1.1. Geomorphology.- 1.2. Demographic Characteristics.- 1.3. The Region’s GDP: Total and by Sector.- 1.4. Production by Sector and Main Products.- 1.5. Employment and Unemployment.- 1.6. Education and Health.- 1.7. Infrastructure.- 2. Prefectures, Urban Centres and Special Areas.- 2.1. Prefectures and Intra-regional Disparities (Indices of Development Trends).- 2.2. Urban Centres and their Development Role.- 2.3. Mountainous Areas and Islands.- 3. Development Policy.- 3.1. Problems, Potential and Prospects.- 3.2. The Development Policies of the Past.- 3.3. The New Development Strategy for the Region.- IV. Special Areas and Development Policy.- 1. Metropolitan Centres.- 1.1. Urban Centres in Greece.- 1.1.1. Developments and Growth Significance.- 1.1.2. Classification of Urban Centres.- 1.2. Metropolitan Centres and Development Strategy.- 1.2.1. Metropolitan Centres and Europe.- 1.2.2. Managing the Urban Cycle of Metropolitan Centres.- 1.3. Action Categories for the Metropolitan Centres.- 1.4. Urban Development Policy.- 2. Mountainous Areas.- 2.1. The Mountainous Areas in Greece.- 2.1.1. Definitions and Delimitation.- 2.1.2. Geographical Information and Natural Resources.- 2.1.3. Demographical Data.- 2.1.4. Economic Data.- 2.1.5. Developments in Income, Production and Infrastructure.- 2.2. Typology of Mountain Areas and Emerging Trends.- 2.3. Strategy and Action Planning.- 3. Island Areas.- 3.1. The Island Areas in Greece.- 3.2. The Island Areas in the European Union.- 3.3. Development Strategy for the Island Areas.

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