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By André Torre, Frédéric Wallet

ISBN-10: 1781002886

ISBN-13: 9781781002889

The proposal of proximity is expanding in reputation in monetary and geographic literature, and is now established by way of students in neighborhood technology and spatial economics. Few educational works, even if, have explored the hyperlink among local improvement and proximity kin. This entire ebook redresses the stability with its review of the position of, and stumbling blocks brought on by, proximity kin in nearby improvement processes.

The specialist members illustrate that the worth of integrating proximity into the nearby improvement research framework is due its plasticity and skill to attract connections among spatial, monetary and social dimensions. attainable adjustments for local and territorial rules also are an consequence of this integration. those parts are addressed through 4 major paradigms:

- Proximity and local development
- Spatial innovation processes
- Networks and proximity relations
- Place-based thoughts and proximity relations.

Students, lecturers, researchers and nearby improvement practitioners with an curiosity in neighborhood proximity will locate this hugely unique publication to be an illuminating learn.

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The negative dimensions of the various types of proximity were firstly not really highlighted, particularly those of geographical proximity, which appears not only to generate land use conflicts in situations where space is scarce (Torre and Zuindeau, 2009), but also to be conducive to problems in terms of relations between innovative firms for example. More interesting for our discussion is the extension of research at an international level, particularly in Europe. , 2011), and then was extended further and now concerns a large number of researchers from different backgrounds, as evidenced by the chapters in this volume.

Indeed, they question the geography of the Internet, highlighting the urban hierarchy generated by the spatialisation of the networks that structure this technology. They then raise the question of the impact of distance and proximity in the development of the Internet and cyber-­places. The interest of this particular chapter is in empirically testing the hypotheses proposed by using data in the framework of complex network analysis and gravity models. They conclude to the positive impact of physical proximity but also of institutional proximity on the geographical structure of the Internet, strongly curved by agglomeration forces, although some forces help the less-­connected regions to not be totally excluded from the development processes taking place within contemporary economies.

2004), derived from analyses in terms of institutional arrangements (Ostrom, 1990) and which integrate into the systemic-­approach questions related to the sustainable management of local resources. The originality of these works lies in their envisaging systems in which individuals are in direct interaction and interdependence with biophysical and non-­human biological entities, which lead us not only to consider the interindividual relations but also the uses of the resources and the resulting exclusions.

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