D. Bibliography - Regional policies in the European Community

Study material for the final exam:

  • Andrikopoulou E. and Kafkalas G. (eds.) (2000), Greece and the new European Space: the enlargement and the new geography of European Development (in Greek), Athens: Themelio, pp. 19-69, 90-129, 185-212, 339-380, 401-424 (total 177)
  • Notes taken by the students during the lectures (e.g. regional policy, causes of the establishment of the EU, forms of integration)
  • Five articles that will be distributed during the course


Suggested bibliography:

  • Amin A., Charles D. and Howells J. (1992) “Corporate restructuring and cohesion in the New Europe”, Regional Studies v. 26(4), pp. 319-331
  • Andrikopoulou E. (1995) The Regions in the European Union (in Greek), Athens: Themelio
  • Arveler E. & Aymad M. (eds.) (2003) The Europeans (in Greek), 2nd volume: Recent and contemporary era, Athens: Savvalas
  • Boniface P. (ed.) (2001) Atlas of International Relations, editors of Greek edition Th. Kouloumpis & S. Ntali, Athens: Ellinika Grammata
  • Christodoulidis Th. (2004) From the European concept to the European Union: The historical dimensions of the European venture 1993-2004 (in Greek), Athens: Sideris
  • Dunnford M. (1993) “Regional disparities in the European Community: evidence from REGIO Data bank”, Regional Studies v. 27(8), pp. 727-743
  • Giallouridis Th., Stefanou K., Fatouros Ar. (2004) Introduction to European Studies, volume A, History, Institutions, Law, Sideris (new edition)
  • Esteban J.M. (2000) Regional convergence in Europe and the industry mix, Regional Science and Urban Ecοnomics v. 30, pp. 353-364
  • European Commission (1999) Sixth periodic report on social and economic situation and development of the regions in the EU, Luxemburg: Office of official Publication of the European Communities
  • European Commission (2001) Unity, solidarity, diversity for Europe, its people and its territory. Second Report on economic and social cohesion
  • European Commission (2004) A new partnership for cohesion, Luxemburg: Office of official Publication of the European Communities
  • Hurst C., Thisse J.F., and Vanhoudt P. (2000) What diagnosis for Europe’s ailing regions? European Investment Bank Papers v. 5(1), pp. 9-29
  • Ioakeimidis P.K. (1993) European Political Union. Theory, negotiation, institutions and policies, The Treaty of Maastricht and Greece (in Greek), Athens: Themelio
  • Kagan R. (2003) Of paradise and power: America and Europe in the New World Order, New York: Random House Inc.
  • Leontidou L. (2005) Ageografitos chora: Ellinika eidola stis epistimologikes diadromes tis Evrwpaikis Geografias, Athens: Ellinika Grammata
  • Maravegias N. & Tsinisizelis M. (eds.) (1995) The integration of the European Union (in Greek), Athens: Themelio
  • Nugent Ν. (1994) The government and politics of the European Union, London: MacMillan
  • Petrakos G & Psycharis G. (2004) Regional development in Greece (in Greek), Athens: Kritiki, pp. 123-150
  • Quermonne J. L. (2005) The political system of the European Union, Paris: Monchrestien, 5th edition
  • Rosamond B. (2005) Theories of European Integration, New York: St. Martins Press
  • Todorov T. (2004) The new world disorder: reflections of a European
  • Tsinisizelis Μ. (2001) Quo vadis Europa? (in Greek), Athens: ekd. Smirniotaki


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