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Local and Regional Governance in Europe: Evidence from Nordic Regions

Local and Regional Governance in Europe: Evidence from Nordic Regions (Hardback)

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The European political landscape is one of constant flux and it is this alternating integration and disintegration which influences the basic conditions in which political power is exercised. This book argues that the interests of the cities and regions of Europe are increasingly influenced by European supranational institutions rather than the nation state and that governance in Europe is shifting to a regional and local level.



This shift of influence implies potential for economic development and new political strategies, but also poses a serious threat to national identity and the traditional sovereignty of the state. Focusing on processes of internationalisation and regionalisation, the book discerns fascinating peculiarities in the Nordic response to a radically changing environment. The authors take a comparative approach to four Nordic countries and examine the efforts involved at local and regional level to safeguard interests. Their analysis and conclusions make fascinating reading for students and scholars of government and public policy and for civil servants and policymakers across Europe.

BusinessEconomicsPolitical economyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studies Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/2000 ISBN-13: 9781840643688  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edited by Janerik Gidlund, Professor of Political Science and Vice Chancellor, OErebro University, Sweden and Magnus Jerneck, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Centre for European Studies, Lund University, Sweden

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