Regionalisation and regional policy in Central and Eastern Europe: Selected revised papers from the 21st NISPAcee Annual Conference May 16-18, 2013 Belgrade, Serbia

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European territorial governance underwent a strong convergence process in the last decades relying on the relationships between the different tiers of governance as well as on common procedural and professional standards. The European cohesion policy has had an invasive effect on national administrations, especially in central and eastern European countries, where the territorial reforms were gene ra ted directly by the management regime of the Structural Funds. However, the motivation for accessing and acquiring European resources had not provided sufficient motivation for the transforma- tion of the territorial distribution of power. Regionalism and region- alisation is therefore not always identical to political decentralisa- tion. National characteristics strongly differentiate the meso-tier administrations. The changing boundaries, scales and actors could be an innovation contributing to the modernisation and decentrali- sation of territorial governance, but these could also be the driving forces behind centralisation and client networks. The book provides insight into several national examples in how diverse way the Euro- pean admininstrative space is shaping. More tolerance, variable geometry of governance systems and tailor-made institutions can provide the opportunity for CEE coun- tries to find their own "good" governance systems. The conference organised by NISPAcee in Belgrade in 2013 offered a platform for discussions on state-of-the-art and future regionalism, especially the po ints of view of central and south-eastern European countries and beyond.
regionalizáció , területi közigazgatás , regionális politika , Kelet-Európa , Közép-Európa , regionális politika - Közép-Európa , regionális politika - Kelet-Európa