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Recent Challenges of the Ecosystems Services Approach from an Interdisciplinary Point of View

structural properties but are also viewed in a spatial and procedural context. Thus, the spatial units constituting the landscape mosaic are perceived as “budget-related functional units (‘process units’)” ( Mosimann/Köhler/Poppe 2001 : 37), which are integrated into a lateral process structure. The involvement of neighbourhood effects between the respective process units not only allows the mapping of spatial function overlaps, but also the transition from an isolated consideration of individual functions related to discrete area units to a context-oriented, spatially

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Regional Economic Resilience: European Experiences and Policy Issues

evolving region. London. Cooke P. 2012 Complex adaptive innovation systems: Relatedness and transversality in the evolving region London Cooke, P.; de Propris, L. (2011 ): A policy agenda for EU smart growth: the role of creative and cultural industries. In: Policy Studies 32(4), 365–375. Cooke P de Propris, L. 2011 A policy agenda for EU smart growth: the role of creative and cultural industries Policy Studies 32 4 365 375 Crespo, J.; Suire, R.; Vicente, J. (2013): Lock-in or lock-out? How structural properties of knowledge networks

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How do cities and regions adapt to socio-economic crisis? Towards an institutionalist approach to urban and regional resilience

.2 Resilience and new institutionalism Understanding urban resilience only in terms of structural properties is inadequate when one assumes that the world is socially constructed. If we perceive socio-economic resilience as being linked to those properties of the system that maintain the success and continuous existence of the system, new institutionalism could possibly help to focus research agendas in urban and regional studies. We could see resilience as a long term systemic 'capacity', closely related to an institutional environment being supportive of the constant

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