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Urban policentricity in Apulia. An attempt to apply the Interlocking Network Model
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Cosimo Alessandro Quarta 
Year:  2014 Issue: 109 Language: Italian 
Pages:  26 Pg. 48-73 FullText PDF:  205 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2014-109004
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With the release of the European Spatial Development Perspective, the European Union has identified urban polycentricity as a balanced development model for the European territory and also as a strategy for achieving economic and social cohesion. By using the models of urban network analysis worked out within the framework of world city research, this paper tries to analyze the functional polycentricity degree of a key region of Southern Italy.
Keywords: Policentricity, Southern Italy, global cities, urban network, mega-cityregion, advanced producer services

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Cosimo Alessandro Quarta, Urban policentricity in Apulia. An attempt to apply the Interlocking Network Model in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 109/2014, pp. 48-73, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2014-109004

   

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