The Regions and European Integration

The Regions and European Integration : The Case of Emilia-Romagna

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The acceleration of European integration in the drive to create a single European market by the end of 1992 has focused increasing attention on the impact that the single market will have on the functioning of regional governments and strategies in promoting economic development. Drawing from the analysis of data collected over an eighteen year period on Emilia-Romagna and other regions in Italy, the study is organized in ten chapters that analyze diverse aspects of the region's political institutions, political life and culture, economic performance over the past decade vis-a-vis other regions in Italy and in the Community at large, and ties with external actors in the form of national and Community actors.
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  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0861871499
  • 9780861871490

Table of contents

Emilia-Romagna and Europe - a case study of regional transformation in preparation for the Single Market, Robert Leonardi and Raffaella Y. Nanetti; political development and institutional changes in Emilia-Romagna 1970-1990, Robert Leonardi; longitudinal change in councillor attitudes towards the regional institution 1970-1988, Robert Leonardi; economic performance and social presence - Emilia-Romagna in an interregional perspective, Shari Garmise and Rolf Grote; Emilia-Romagna and its industrial districts - the evolution of a model, Patrizio Bianchi and Guiseppina Gualtieri; the management of the economy in Emilia-Romagna - the PCI and the regional experience, Nicola Bellini; the Emilian approach to the phases of regional "management" and "protagonism" - the third and fourth legislatures, Raffaella Y. Nanetti; social, planning and environmental policies in a post-industrial society, Raffaella Y. Nanetti; the industrial policy of Emilia-Romagna - the business service centres, Nicola Bellini et al; Emilia Romagna and the European Community - evaluations and prospects, Raffaella Y. Nanetti and Robert Leonardi.
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