Key concepts in the 'new institutionalism' approach: The context urban regeneration strategies

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Author(s)González Ceballos S
Editor(s)Van Dijk J; Elhorst P; Oosterhaven J; Wever E
Publication type Book Chapter
Book TitleUrban regions: governing interacting economic, housing and transport systems
Series TitleNetherlands Geographical Studies
Year2002
Volume303
Pages139-153
ISBN9068093398
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This is a quite abstract and theoretical paper. It will be looking at the different theories but more specifically concepts that have been used in the academic literature to grasp the current situation of cities and regions in a globalized world. First, I will be introducing the theoretical framework in which my thoughts are embedded and after that I will present some theoretical concepts that are being used by scholars to understand urban changes. After that, I will confront those theoretical concepts with some more practical metaphors that have also been used to describe cities. I will finally give some examples in order to show how this way of thinking can actually help in researching processes of urban regeneration in a city such as Bilbao
PublisherEuropean Regional Science Association
Place PublishedUtrecht
NotesThis is a paper presented at a conference later published as a chapter. It shows some of the early theoretical ideas in my thesis.
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