By Professor James W. Scott,James W., Professor Scott

Bringing jointly comparative case experiences from significant Europe and South the USA, this e-book makes a speciality of 'new' areas – areas created as political tasks of modernization and 're-scaling'. via this strategy it de-codes 'New Regionalism' when it comes to its contributions to institutional swap, whereas acknowledging its contested nature and contradictions. It questions even if those areas are basically a method of neo-liberal adjustment to altering political and fiscal stipulations, or whether or not they are indicative of precise reform, higher citizen participation and empowerment. It assesses even if those areas are rather representing whatever new or whether or not they are a reconfiguration of conventional strength relationships. It presents a well timed severe research of 'region-building' and the level to which nationwide techniques of decentralization and sub-national tactics of regionalism can increase the effectiveness and responsiveness of governance.

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