The multidimensionality of local culture-led development. Experimental territorial labs

Author/s Maria Della Lucia
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2014/4 Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 85-107 File size 112 KB
DOI 10.3280/MC2014-004006
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The use of culture to increase the sustainability and originality of local development models through the injection of creativity and knowledge into territorial systems and their output now pervades post-industrial economies. The feasibility and success of culture-led development paths requires the right conditions determined by the heritage resources and the productive potential of a particular territory, and, importantly, by innovative policy-making. The province of Trento is one of the most interesting territorial laboratories in Italy as regards the development of a knowledge and culture economy and the interweaving of culture into the economy. However, a shared, informed and organic development plan focused in such a direction requires an awareness of the opportunities that culture-led development paths offer and the creation of a governance system which levers social capital to facilitate their promotion and management.

Keywords: Culture-led, development paths, smart specialization, sustainable development, knowledge, culture, tourism, embedded governance.

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Maria Della Lucia, La multidimensionalità dello sviluppo locale culture-led. laboratori territoriali di sperimentazione in "MERCATI & COMPETITIVITÀ" 4/2014, pp 85-107, DOI: 10.3280/MC2014-004006