An alternative regional strategy

Massey, Doreen; Amin, Ash and Thrift, Nigel (2004). An alternative regional strategy. Association of Regional Observatories.



Regions, this extract suggests, cannot bring about regional inequality without significant national level action. The key, it is claimed, is a ‘national commitment to decentre the economy’. As well as re-examining some current regional policy – such as whether knowledge transfer needs to happen locally or how foreign investment might be better harnessed – this manifesto argues that national policy needs to be made far more sensitive to the regional agenda.

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  • Abridged article of 'The State of Regional Research' pp 79-83
    Written in partnership with the Regional Studies Association
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