Provides an up-to-date assessment of the main processes and dilemmas of regional development and regional policy in the new European Union member states in Central and Eastern Europe, highlighting the difficulties of balancing the demands for rapid growth and development with the need for restructuring and development to conform to EU common policies.
Grzegorz Gorzelak is Professor of Economics, and Director of the Centre for European Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG) at Warsaw University, Poland. He is president of the Polish Section of the Regional Studies Association. He is co-editor of Integration and Transition in Europe: the economic geography of integration (also published by Routledge), and (with John Bachtler) Transition, Cohesion and Regional Policy in Central and Eastern Europe. John Bachtler is Professor of European Policy Studies and a Director of the European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, UK. His many publications include The Coherence of EU Regional Policy: Contrasting Perspectives on the Structural Funds. Maciej SmA'tkowski is a geographer at EUROREG, University of Warsaw, Poland. He is co-editor of Cross-border Co-Operation of Poland after EU Enlargement: Focus on Eastern Border.
Release date Australia
April 28th, 2010
Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak
Edited by John Bachtler
Edited by Maciej Smetkowski
Country of Publication
56 Line drawings, black and white; 44 Tables, black and white; 56 Illustrations, black and white