Challenges for Governance Structures in Urban and Regional Development



Challenges for Regional Governance in Turkey: The Role of Development Agencies
Ertugal, Ebru (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2017-11-20)
This article examines the functioning of Regional Development Agencies (DAs) in Turkey from a policy instruments approach with a view to uncovering their intended and unintended consequences for regional governance. The policy instruments approach challenges the functionalist view that instruments are merely technical and neutral devices for realizing policy aims in the most effective way. Instead, the article shows that as policy instruments, the DAs are highly political with important political consequenc...
Challenges of Safe Urban Speed Management in Developing Countries
Türe Kibar, Funda; Tüydeş Yaman, Hediye (2019-06-20)
Turkey, as one of the middle-income countries, is facing with an increasing motorization in the last decades. This situation also causes a major traffic safety problem on Turkish roads, where 7000+ people lost their lives, and almost 300,000 people get injured annually. When considering factors causing traffic accidents, ‘speed’ is a complex phenomenon which needs to be examined with more attention and different dimensions. This becomes even more problematic in urban regions that face large migration and th...
Challenges for Sustained Observing and Forecasting Systems in the Mediterranean Sea
Tintore, Joaquin; et. al. (2019-09-13)
The Mediterranean community represented in this paper is the result of more than 30 years of EU and nationally funded coordination, which has led to key contributions in science concepts and operational initiatives. Together with the establishment of operational services, the community has coordinated with universities, research centers, research infrastructures and private companies to implement advanced multi-platform and integrated observing and forecasting systems that facilitate the advancement of oper...
Challenges in integrative approaches to modelling the marine ecosystems of the North Atlantic: Physics to fish and coasts to ocean
Holt, Jason; Allen, J. Icarus; Anderson, Thomas R.; Brewin, Robert; Butenschoen, Momme; Harle, James; Huse, Geir; Lehodey, Patrick; Lindemann, Christian; Memery, Laurent; Salihoğlu, Barış; Senina, Inna; Yool, Andrew (2014-12-01)
It has long been recognised that there are strong interactions and feedbacks between climate, upper ocean biogeochemistry and marine food webs, and also that food web structure and phytoplankton community distribution are important determinants of variability in carbon production and export from the euphotic zone. Numerical models provide a vital tool to explore these interactions, given their capability to investigate multiple connected components of the system and the sensitivity to multiple drivers, incl...
Challenges of Global Migration: EU and Its Neighbourhood
Ayata, Ayşe (KORA-METU, 2008-01-01)
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H. Ç. Keskinok, “Challenges for Governance Structures in Urban and Regional Development,” 2015, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: