- Contemporary Drivers of Local Development
- Nonpartisan Entrepreneurs: Comparative Analyses of Slovene and European Mayors, their Functions, Opinions and Activities
- Regions in Slovenia
Contemporary Drivers of Local DevelopmentSpotlight
This book was born from the joint effort of the professors and researchers of a university course on Comparative Local Development. It contains 25 articles on social, economic and institutional factors of Local Development, highlighting drivers of the development of settlements and regions in urban and rural spaces. The book has been organized according to the genre of the contributions as follows.
- Conceptual framework, theory, and measurement. This chapter contains articles designing conceptual frameworks, identifying theories, setting up models, measuring...
Nonpartisan Entrepreneurs: Comparative Analyses of Slovene and European Mayors, their Functions, Opinions and ActivitiesSpotlight
The aim of this book is to contribute to the contemporary debate on the mayor's political role in the local community. The book presents the results of the international POLLEADER survey (the survey included mayors of municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants in 29 European countries), focusing specifically on the comparison between what a Slovenian mayor is, what is his function in practice and what his European counterparts are like. It addresses, among other things, how they became mayors, what their social environment is and how their political careers have evolved; how...
Regions in SloveniaSpotlight
After more than a decade since the last attempt to establish regions in Slovenia, the debate on their establishement has resumed. The book 'Regions in Slovenia' publishes expert discussions on provinces as development or administrative institutions, regional dicisions, regional identities, regions of knowledge, regionalization, economic competitiveness, long-term sustainable development, functional regions, constitutional issues of establishing regions and other general issues. The published contributions represent professional starting points for the preparation of the legislation in...
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