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Management of Cities and Regions

Cities and regions represent the driving force of development in economic, social, and cultural life and reflect the spatial organization of human society. Furthermore, strategic urban regions are becoming increasingly important players in the global economy, as the impact of national states decreases while the impact of cities and urban regions is increasing. The process of globalization is reflected in the tendency for gaining competitiveness and efficiencies of global trends. Once cities and regions have identified where they are, they need to decide where they want to be in the future. And to do this, they need to understand the significant trends that will influence the direction in which the future unfolds. Managing the identified capitals (four of them are subject of the sections in this book) effectively means taking a holistic approach, since each of the capitals depends on the others. The necessity of taking a holistic approach is one of the themes to emerge particularly strongly from the knowledge-based economy.

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Management of Cities and RegionsEdited by Vito Bobek

Published: November 17th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/68056

ISBN: 978-953-51-3604-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3603-3

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1. Collaboration: Long-Term Partnerships for Local Development

By Elisabeth Schauppenlehner-Kloyber

167

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2. Evolution of Marketing in Smart Cities through the Collaboration Design

By Urška Starc-Peceny, Anita Maček and Rasto Ovin

184

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3. Social Media Use and Citizen Engagement in Local Government of Thailand

By Sataporn Roengtam

193

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4. Urban Planning in Decentralization and Local Autonomy Era: A Case Study on the Relationship Between Local Government and Civic Group in Development and Budget Planning in Malang City (Indonesia)

By Salahudin, Achmad Nurmandi and Jainuri

146

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5. The Key Role of Integral Extension in Socio‐Environmental Innovation towards Sustainable Rural Development

By Aida Huerta‐Barrientos

154

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6. Export, Import, Economic Growth, and Carbon Emissions in Bangladesh: A Granger Causality Test under VAR (Restricted) Environment

By Farhana Ferdousi and Md. Qamruzzaman

184

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7. Water Challenges of an Urbanizing World

By Sheetal Sharma

133

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8. The Spatial Structure of Ecuador: Analysis Using Market Potentials

By Jorge Guido Sotomayor-Pereira, Jesús López-Rodríguez and Laura Varela-Candamio

133

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9. The Economic Geography of Most North‐Western Region of Spain: Galicia and the Effect of Market Access on Regional Development Levels

By Jesús López‐Rodríguez and Guillermo Manso‐Fernández

155

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10. Some Perpetually Old and New Development Issues in the EU Regions: Competitiveness, Resilience, and Convergence: Where Do the New Member States Stand?

By Marioara Iordan and Mihaela-Nona Chilian

162

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11. Regional Analysis for European Structural and Investment Funds on the Case of Slovenia-Austria Cross-Border Cooperation 2014–2020

By Vito Bobek and Anita Maček

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