Territorial Cohesion Discourse in Europe: The Reasons for Success

Author/s Raffaella Coletti
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/106 Language Italian
Pages 19 P. 60-78 File size 121 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2013-106005
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In the last decade, the concept of territorial cohesion has acquired a growing relevance in the framework of the European policy arena. The paper presents an analysis of territorial cohesion as a discourse, with the aim of explaining its success and diffusion. The paper focuses on the contents of the territorial cohesion discourse, on its implications in terms of European territorial governance and on its role in the wider context of the European integration process.

Keywords: Territorial cohesion, territorial cooperation, discourse analysis, multilevel governance, territorial governance, European Union.

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Raffaella Coletti, Il discorso sulla coesione territoriale in Europa: le ragioni di un successo in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 106/2013, pp 60-78, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2013-106005