Portugal experienced rapid and dramatic change over the final decades of the 20th century. This volume provides an accessible overview and analysis of the key dimensions of recent economic and political change in the country. It identifies the tensions and policy challenges that rapid change has produced, thus revealing something of the complexity of contemporary Portugal.
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Stephen Syrett, Principal Lecturer in Economic Geography at Middlesex University, UK. His research interests include processes of socio-economic restructuring, local and regional economic development, and changing structures of local and regional governance within the European context, but particularly within Portugal and the UK. He has published widely on Portugal including Local Development: Restructuring, Locality and Economic Initiative in Portugal (1995: Avebury, Aldershot) and numerous journal articles. He has also published on these themes more generally, most recently (with R.Baldock) (eds) in the book Governing London: Competitiveness and Regeneration for a Global City (2001; Middlesex University Press, London).
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Book Description Ashgate Pub Ltd, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0754612651