Inequality, urbanization and Territorial Cohesion: Developing the European Social Model of economic growth and democratic capacity (COHSMO)


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Title
Inequality, urbanization and Territorial Cohesion: Developing the European Social Model of economic growth and democratic capacity (COHSMO)
Code
Nr. 727058
Coordinator / VDU Representative
Start Date
2017-05-01
Expected Completion
2021-04-30
Status
Vykdomas
Scope
Tarptautinis
The principal aim of COHSMO is to investigate the relation between socio-economic structures of inequality, urbanization and territorial cohesion, and how territorial cohesion at different European scales affect economic growth, spatial justice and democratic capacities. The way that public, private and civil society stakeholders counter or cushion spatial injustice varies across localities in Europe. In common, is the need to develop the institutional capacities for place-based collaboration and democratically mobilize communities for policy development and adaption. Although location and place have gained attention in European policy and the theoretical thinking informing regional development policies, it is argued in COHSMO that we need to change our orientation in the direction of making place-informed theories and policies instead of applying existing theories and policies on places. This will be done by providing a cross-case analysis and assessment of territorial cohesion within three different cases i
S - Socialiniai mokslai / Social sciences
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