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The restructuring of regional policy in the European-Community

Bachtler, J.F. and Michie, R. (1993) The restructuring of regional policy in the European-Community. Regional Studies, 27 (8). pp. 719-725. ISSN 0034-3404

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Abstract

For the past five years, regional policy in the European Community has been characterized by radical changes in the policies of individual Member States as well as the regional policy of the European Community (EC) itself. Particularly in northern Europe, traditional regional policy has come under considerable strain with the rise of competing policy priorities and public expenditure constraints. The increasing independence of the European Community in the exercise of its own regional policy, as well as interventions in regional aid by the European Commission under EC competition policy, have contributed to the pressures on Member States. The following paper reviews recent changes in regional policy in the EC focusing, first, on recent developments in the regional policies of the Member States and, second, in the policies of the European Community.

Item type: Article
ID code: 18023
Keywords: regional policy, European Community, Political science (General), Environmental Science(all), Social Sciences(all)
Subjects: Political Science > Political science (General)
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Government and Public Policy > European Policies Research Centre
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    Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2010 16:28
    Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 00:42
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/18023

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