Special Issue: The emergence of new forms of flexible governance arrangements in and for urban regions: a European perspective Regional Studies, Regional Science

A Virtual Special Issue from Regional Studies, Regional Science

The special issue involves six papers in which three specific knowledge lacunae are visible. The first is the emergence of new kinds of governance spaces dealing with this issue of fuzziness. Secondly, there is the emergence of a new setting of interterritorial cooperation as flexible territorial-based governance arrangements. Finally, there is the emergence of new kinds of functionality regarding urban regions based on the labour market and home-to-work travel.

Read the full Editorial at http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21681376.2016.1256227

Urban governance, urban-regions, functional regions, territorial boundaries

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