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Governing Territorial Development in the Western Balkans

Challenges and Prospects of Regional Cooperation

  • Offers a multifaceted overview of spatial development and governance in the Western Balkans

  • Provides multiple national, regional and local insights on territorial cooperation, development and governance in the region

  • Adopts a dynamic approach to institutional evolution that allows to highlight the main challenges and drivers of change

Part of the book series: Advances in Spatial Science (ADVSPATIAL)

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxx
  2. Introduction: The Western Balkans Between Continuity and Change

    • Erblin Berisha, Giancarlo Cotella, Alys Solly
    Pages 1-19
  3. Main Challenges and Patterns of Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21
    2. Territorial Development and Governance in the Western Balkans

      • Erblin Berisha, Giancarlo Cotella
      Pages 23-42
    3. New European Regionalism: Regional Planning in the Ex-Yugoslavian Countries

      • Marjan Marjanović, Dušan Ristić, Mario Miličević
      Pages 43-66
    4. The Challenge of Public Participation: Evidences from Albania and Kosovo

      • Eliza Hoxha, Dea Buza, Ledio Allkja
      Pages 67-86
  4. Spatial Planning and Territorial Governance in Motion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87
    2. The Evolution and Consolidation of the Serbian Spatial Planning System

      • Zora Zivanovic, Dragica Gataric
      Pages 89-105
    3. Urban Agglomeration Zagreb—Scenarios for the Future

      • Irena Đokić, Ivana Rašić, Marijana Sumpor
      Pages 239-262
  5. Episodes of Territorial Cooperation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263
    2. Cross-Border Cooperation and Adaptation to Climate Change in Western Balkans Danube Area

      • Ana Vulevic, Rui Alexandre Castanho, José Manuel Naranjo Gómez, Sérgio Lausada, Luís Loures, José Cabezas et al.
      Pages 289-308

About this book

This book offers a multifaceted overview of the evolution of spatial development, governance and planning in the Western Balkans from an institutionalist perspective. Written by experts in the field, it features various regional and national studies covering topics such as regional and spatial planning, territorial development and governance, and regional and cross-border cooperation in the Western Balkans. Offering a wealth of national, regional and local insights on territorial cooperation, development and planning, this book will appeal to scholars in regional and spatial sciences and related fields alike.

Keywords

  • Regional and spatial planning
  • Territorial cooperation
  • Regional cooperation
  • Regional development
  • Regional science
  • European integration
  • Urban planning
  • EU cohesion policy
  • Western Balkan region
  • European regionalism
  • Regional governance
  • Europeanisation of Spatial Planning
  • Albania
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Serbia
  • Kosovo
  • Croatia

Editors and Affiliations

  • Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy

    Erblin Berisha, Giancarlo Cotella, Alys Solly

About the editors

Erblin Berisha is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. His research focuses on territorial development and urbanization in the Western Balkans, and in particular on the roles played by the European Union and other international actors in the evolution of spatial governance and planning in the region.

 

Giancarlo Cotella is an Associate Professor of spatial planning at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. His work focuses on the comparative analysis of spatial governance and planning systems in Europe and beyond, with particular emphasis on the impact of EU policies on domestic contexts, and on the transferability of good practices within and outside the European space.

 

Alys Solly is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where she has specialized in the comparative analysis of spatial governance and planning systems. In particular, her research explores the multiple interrelations between spatial governance and planning systems, territorial development and quality of life.


Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Governing Territorial Development in the Western Balkans

  • Book Subtitle: Challenges and Prospects of Regional Cooperation

  • Editors: Erblin Berisha, Giancarlo Cotella, Alys Solly

  • Series Title: Advances in Spatial Science

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72124-4

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-72123-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-72126-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-72124-4

  • Series ISSN: 1430-9602

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-9375

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXX, 381

  • Number of Illustrations: 18 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Regional and Spatial Economics, Regional Geography, Regionalism, Economic Geography

Buying options

eBook USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-72124-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)