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To integrate results achieved in previous stages by linking the theory, empirical quantitative and qualitative research to policy debates, it will be formulated scenarios for spatial justice of specific types of European regions and typologies being subjects of case studies,…

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case studies situate localities

The project will analysis of the present and potential role of municipalities and other local-level actors in the development and implementation of cohesion policies. It will illustrate through a cross-national comparison the main challenges involved in promoting a greater place-based and…

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understand spatial justice

RELOCAL will undertake a critical review of the literature and develop a theoretical framework for the project examining the links and tensions between territorial cohesion, sustainable development and spatial justice in Europe at times of crisis and the role of regionalism…

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6- Reflection of gender specific issues

RELOCAL focuses on spatial justice in the context of Cohesion Policy. Consequently, from a thematic point of view, gender issues, social concerns and needs of more vulnerable groups will be addressed generally in the project and specifically with respect to…

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5- Longitudinal microdata methods

Longitudinal microdata permit important gains for empirical analysis of socio-spatial inequalities, which allow producing more reliable estimates of the different factors determining inequality. By following the same individuals over time, longitudinal data allows to measure how much of the differences…

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3-Stakeholder interaction and scenario methods

Scenario methods are part of a qualitative approach used by researchers representing various disciplines and practitioners to present key drivers for a certain phenomenon or process; for RELOCAL the key spheres are spatial inequalities and spatial injustice. At the local…

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