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Regional Development in Australia : Being Regional (Hardcover) (Robyn Eversole)

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In Australia, regions are not just a geographic category; they are also a cultural category. Being regional in Australia means being located outside the nation’s capital cities, peripheral to the centres of power and influence. Regional development in Australia is thus significantly different than its European or American counterparts. In Australia, being regional represents both a physical location and a cultural positioning: outliers on the fringe of the metropolitan mainstream.

This book describes the particularities of regional development in the Australian context, and analyses the Australian experience with reference to contemporary international regional policy and scholarly analysis. The uniqueness of the Australian regional development policy context, and the insights it can provide for the analysis of peripheral regions around the world, will make this book of interest to regional studies scholars internationally.

Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Development / Sustainable Development, Development / Business Development
Series Title: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Robyn Eversole
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2015
TCIN: 50900447
UPC: 9781138920200
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-4946

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