A Region in Transition: North East England at the Millennium (Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series)

A Region in Transition: North East England at the Millennium (Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series)

By: John Tomaney (author), Neil Ward (author), Professor Graham Haughton (series_editor)Hardback

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The UK has now joined a Europe-wide trend towards more devolved forms of government (e.g. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Assemblies). In the context of this general trend towards regionalizm as a focus for public policy and as a source of cultural and political identity, an interdisciplinary team from Newcastle University combine to analyze how this affects the North East of England. There has been comparatively little published on the contemporary development of English Regions and the North East is a particularly important case study, as throughout the 1990s it has experienced a range of social, economic and political changes. This book will contribute to key contemporary policy debates, which will affect all of the English regions and should be read by all social scientists interested in European regional development.

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John Tomaney and Neil Ward, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK John Tomaney, Neil Ward, David Charles, Paul Benneworth, Andy Pike, James Cornford, Susan Baines, Jane Wheelock, Chris Lanigan, Peter Fowler, Mike Robinson, Priscilla Boniface, Robert Hollands, Peter Phillimore, Suzanne Moffatt, Tanja Pless-Mulloli, Philip Lowe, Rachel Woodward.


Contents: Locating the region: an introduction, John Tomaney and Neil Ward. The Economy in Transition: Situating the North East in the European space economy, David Charles and Paul Benneworth; Defence closure and job loss: the case of Swan Hunter on Tyneside, John Tomaney, Andy Pike and James Cornford; Working in the business family: micro-business livelihoods in the North East and South East of England, Susan Baines and Jane Wheelock. Politics and Culture in Transition: Region-building in the North East: regional identity and regionalist politics, Chris Lanigan; Pride and prejudice: two cultures and the North Easta (TM)s transition, Peter Fowler, MIke Robinson and Priscilla Boniface; The restructuring of young Geordiesa (TM) employment, household and consumption identities, Robert Hollands. Environment and Countryside in Transition: A sociological perspective on air quality monitoring in Teeside, Peter Phillimore, Suzanne Moffatt and Tanja Pless-Mulloli; The a /rurala in the a /regiona : towards an inclusive regional policy for the North East, Neil Ward and Philip Lowe; Local interests, regional needs or national imperative? the Otterburn question and military training in rural areas, Rachel Woodward.

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/08/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780754610229
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780754610229
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 0754610225

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