Series 14 Vol 2 Special Issue (2019)
Articoli

Emerging Topics in Italy: The Territorial Capital value

Teresa Amodio
Dipartimento di Scienze del Patrimonio Culturale, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Massimiliano Bencardino
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e della Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
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Giorgia Iovino
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e della Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
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Silvia Siniscalchi
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
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Published 2020-06-24

Keywords

  • territorial capital,
  • place-based development,
  • cohesion

How to Cite

Amodio, T., Bencardino, M., Iovino, G., & Siniscalchi, S. (2020). Emerging Topics in Italy: The Territorial Capital value. Bollettino Della Società Geografica Italiana, 2, 75-89. https://doi.org/10.36253/bsgi-718

Abstract

Cohesion policy, focused on the relevance of the place-based approaches, suggests defining territorialised interventions, that is to say calibrated on the actual needs of geographical contexts as well as on specificities and local resources. The result is a rediscovered centrality of the concept of territorial capital which is deepened in this contribution, as per the methodological indications provided by the PRIN. In the first instance a brief review is proposed on the concept itself, aimed at highlighting the different theoretical interpretations present in the literature and in the policy documents, on an international / national and local scale. Subsequently some possible territorial capital measurement criteria are considered in the perspective of being able to use them in an empirical research phase that imposes the concrete choice of measurable indicators. Finally, some examples of regional ex ante analysis presented on the basis of selected indicators (as pertinent to the topic and measurable) and applied to the national scale are presented.