Perspectives on regions and regionalism and other papers

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Statementedited by B. Y. Card in collaboration with A. K. Davis [and others.
ContributionsCard, B. Y. 1914-, ed.
LC ClassificationsHM13 .W45
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 233 p.
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Open LibraryOL5772508M
LC Control Number71532636

Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Western Association of Sociology and Anthropology. Perspectives on regions and regionalism and other papers. Edmonton. Alta., ©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Perspectives on regions and regionalism by Western Association of Sociology and Anthropology; 1 edition; Subjects: Canada, Sociology, Congresses, Regionalism.

Books shelved as regionalism: Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development by Mark Beeson, A World of Regions.

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Get this from a library. Perspectives on regions and regionalism in Canada: proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies, held at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, on June= Perspectives sur les régions et le régionalisme au Canada.

[William Westfall; Association for Canadian Studies. Regionalism refers to the political and cognitive idea of forming regions. It is usually associated with a formal programme, and since the mids there has been an explosion ofAuthor: Fredrik Söderbaum.

20 Introduction: Theories of New Regionalism fascinating expos é, Jessop highlights the many different ways in which cross-border regions have emerged in the new era.

landscapes, arguing that "the new regionalism is the recognition that the people of the world have been pulling apart bur also arc pulling rogether in new com­ binations" (p.

31). In their recent book The Regional City, Peter Calrhorpe and William Fulton ( I) argue for a new synthesis of physical, social, and economic planning. This book brings together the many different institutions and ideas to be found under the label of 'regionalism'; it places the revival of regionalism in a broader historical perspective; it asks whether there are common factors behind the revival of regionalism in so many different parts of the world; and it analyzes the cumulative impact of different brands of regionalism on.

The book offers rich insights into the drivers and development of regionalism in Europe and Asia, covering a wide range of themes and providing comparative perspectives between the two regions. Its worthy analysis represents an invaluable guide and a must-read for all who are interested in regional studies.

example is European regionalism, which has both provoked and promoted regionalism in other parts of the world. All the core regions, EU, NAFTA and Asia-Pacific, support interregionalism, between themselves (North-North) as well as with other regions (North-South). South-South regionalism is also likely to increasing in importance in theCited by: In politics, regionalism is a political ideology focusing on the "development of a political or social system based on one or more" regions and/or the national, normative or economic interests of a specific region, group of regions or another subnational entity, gaining strength from or aiming to strengthen the "consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region with a homogeneous.

Perspectives on Regionalism in (Southern) Africa Perspectives on Regionalism in (Southern) Africa Ramutsindela, Maano GeoJournal () – Springer DOI /s Review-essay Maano Ramutsindela Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town, Private Bag.

Perspectives of Regionalism. Summarizing the foregoing, it should be noted that regionalism in its classic, spatially limited form, oriented to rigid integration formats, gradually fading into the past.

All countries have learned to appreciate the advantages of open trade, ensuring the most effective use of available resources and benefits. Book Description. This edited volume approaches regionalism as one potential pattern in a changing global order. Since the end of the Cold War, different forms of territorialization have emerged and we are confronted with an increasing number and variety of actors that are establishing regional projects.

View New Regionalism Approach Research Papers on for free. regionalism, historical perspective of regionalism, and structure of research. The first section \\ill be pursued to generally discuss the concept of region and regionalism and also point out a set of theories, which explain the nature of ASEAN.

The second section will be set up to present the two empirical waves and their distinctFile Size: 2MB. Indeed, this book constitutes the first systematic attempt to bring together leading theories and theorists of interregionalism.

Leading scholars from around the world develop their own distinctive theoretical perspectives on interregionalism, with a particular emphasis on the dynamic relationship between regionalism and interregionalism.

The article stresses the significance of the emergence and increasing acceptance of the concept of East Asia, and identifies factors such as the Asian financial crisis and the development of regionalism in other regions which helped to promote the self–other distinction necessary for the formation of an East Asian identity.

This book examines the effects on regions of economic and political restructuring in Europe and North America.

The main theses are: international economic restructuring and its impact on regions; political restructuring at the supranational, national and regional levels; political realignments at the regional level; questions of territorial identity and their connection with.

Book Description: This book explores the phenomenon of regionalism. In a seeming contradiction to globalization, there is a growing tendency for countries to enter into regional arrangements as a response to the pressures of operating in a global marketplace.

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We aim to gather articles – general theoretical investigations as well as individual case studies – that, following Krista Comer, "figure regions and regionalism in far more comparative and multilingual ways" (, ) and that consider regional writing and critical regionalism in transnational, hemispheric, and even (anti-)global contexts.

Following this is a reconsideration of the meaning of the region in political economy analysis, with an attempt to move from the definition of regionalism to that of region, concluding that regions exist and are meaningful for political economists only as empirical phenomena that must be subjected to concrete, historical, case-by-case by: Regionalism: Regionalism is a type of writing that focuses on the customs, character and landscape of a specific region.

In this video, Prarie Home Companion (an NPR program) host Garrison Keillor tells a story from his local area. The Perniciousness of Federal Character, Zoning and Regionalism – By Azu Obiaya Section 14(3) of the Nigerian constitution states “The composition of the Government of the Federation or any of its agencies and the conduct of its affairs shall be carried out in such a manner as to reflect the federal character of Nigeria and the need.

Abstract. During the s, there has been a notable surge of interest and activity in both regions and regionalism. One manifestation of this has been the renewed salience of regional conflicts such as those in the Balkans and the Gulf region, or in the former Soviet by: 5.

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Two regions of contrasting economic opportunity. The Tidewater was along the coast, where most of the opportunity was in shipping and fishing. the Piedmont, on the other hand, was where farming took place. This contrast represented an East-West dichotomy to. This book lays out a variety of opinions on regionalism, its history and its future.

While the essays do not comprise a debate, pro and con, about regionalism, they do provide a wide array of. Regional Integration in East Asia: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives is the culmination of five years of intensive research on Asian regional integration by Waseda University.

It re-examines theoretical approaches to comprehending the actual state of integration in the region and presents the most compelling among : United Nations. ADVERTISEMENTS: “Regionalism is an approach to study the behaviour that emphasizes the geographical region as the unit of analysis, stressing the relationship between man and his immediate physical environment.

Economic social and cultural organisations are analyzed in terms of their interrelationships and functions within the geographic region” -W.P. Scott. The central concepts in the study of regionalism are both ambiguous and contested, and attempts are made at clarifying them. The concept of ‘regionness’ is central to the New Regionalism Approach (NRA), which is suggested as a broad, open-ended framework for analysing regionalisation in a multilevel and comparative by:.

regionalism is state-driven process involving collaboration with shared values, norms, identity, and aspiration between governments. Liu and Régnier ( xvi-xviii) address in their book that these two terms seem contradictory to each other; yet, regionalisation can trigger the development of regionalism while.This is the second of five volumes reporting on the UNU/WIDER project on new regionalism.

Whereas the first volume dealt with the two processes of globalization and regionalization in more general terms, this volume presents various national perspectives on the process of regionalization in order to get a more concrete understanding of its : Paperback.As the process of European integration evolves further, the Jean Monnet/Robert Schuman Papers is intended to provide current analyses on a wide range of issues relevant to the EU.

The overall purpose of the monographic papers is to contribute to a better understanding of the unique nature of the EU and the significance of its role in the Size: KB.