Theories of regional and local development - abridged review.
Theories of regional and local development
The differentiation and separation of regions are long-term processes, strongly determined by the stability of their context. This testifies to the essential need for ongoing observation and record of socio-economic reality on the regional or local scale as the basis for predicting future development, especially in the context of the European discourse of endogenous development. The numerous voices regarding the regions' new tasks, the role of regionalism, and the form of regional policy can more and more frequently appear in the global-local relation.