Publications & Presentations

Publications from the IMAJINE research

These publications report the findings from research conducted as part of the IMAJINE project.

Publications from the IMAJINE research are available as ‘open access’ for everyone to read free of charge. In some cases access to the final published paper may be restricted by a journal to subscribers or paying readers, in these cases an earlier ‘pre-print’ version of the article can be read via link below and the final version may become available after an embargo period.

2017:

  • Goschin, Z. (2017) Exploring regional economic convergence in Romania: a spatial modelling approach. Eastern Journal of European Studies, 8(2), pp 127-146. Read the published paper here.

2019:

  • Fernández-Váquez, E., Moreno, B., and Hewings, G. J. D. (2019) A data-weighted prior estimator for forecast combination. Entropy, 21(4), 429. Read the published paper here.
  • Jones, R. (2019) Governing the future and the search for spatial justice: Wales’s Well-being of Future Generations Act, Fennia, 197(1), 8-24. Read the published paper here.
  • Jones, R., Moisio, S., Weckroth, M., Luukkonen, J., Woods, M., Mayer, F. and Miggelbrink, J. (2019) Re-conceptualising territorial cohesion through the prism of spatial justice: critical perspectives on academic and policy discourses. In T. Lang and F. Görmar (eds) Regional and Local Development in Times of Polarisation: Rethinking Spatial Policies in Europe, Palgrave Macmillan, pp 97-120. Read the published chapter here.
  • Fratsea, L.-M. (2019) The unwritten laws of migration reflections on inequalities, aspirations and cultures of migration. Europa XXI, Vol. 37, 2019, pp. 23-36, https://doi.org/10.7163/Eu21.2019.37.2. Read the published paper here.
  • Moisio, S. (2019) Governing political spaces through ‘future work’ – commentary to Jones, Fennia, 197(1), 132-136. Read the published paper here.
  • Panzera, D., Postiglione, P. (2019). Measuring the spatial dimension of regional inequality: an approach based on the Gini correlation measure. Social Indicators Research, early publication online. Read the published paper here.
  • Papadopoulos, A.G. (2019) Editorial. Spatial justice in Europe. Territoriality, mobility and peripherality. Europa XXI, Vol. 37, 2019, pp. 5-21
    https://doi.org/10.7163/Eu21.2019.37.1. Read the published paper here.
  • Papadopoulos, A.G., Fratsea L.-M. (2019). Migration and Refugee Flows in Greece in the Post-Crisis Period: Exploring Different Claims for Socio Spatial JusticeAutonomie locali e servizi social,  3/2019, 401-423. Read the published paper here. Read a free post-print copy here.
  • Viñuela, A., Gutiérrez Posada, D., and Rubiera Morollón, F. (2019). Determinants of immigrants’ concentration at local level in Spain: Why size and position still matter. Population, Space and Place. 2019, e2247. Read the published paper here (subscription or payment required). Read a free pre-print copy here.

2020:

  • Ayouba, K., Le Gallo, J. and Vallone, A. (2020). Beyond GDP: an analysis of the socio-economic diversity of European regions. Applied Economics, 52(9), 1010-1029. Read the published paper here (subscription or payment required). Read a free post-print copy here.
  • Cairney, P., St Denny, E. and Kippin, S. (2020). Policy learning to reduce inequalities: the search for a coherent Scottish gender mainstreaming policy in a multilevel UK, Territory, Politics, Governance, DOI: 10.1080/21622671.2020.1837661. Read the published paper here.
  • Cartone, A. and Panzera, D. (2020) Deprivation at local level: Practical problems and policy implications for the province of Milan, Reg Sci Policy Pract. 2020;1–19. DOI: 10.1111/rsp3.12339. Read the published paper here
  • Cartone, A., Postiglione, P. (2020). Principal component analysis for geographical data: the role of spatial effects in the definition of composite indicators. Spatial Economic Analysis. Read the published paper here.
  • Constantin, D.-L. (2020) Book Review: Mario Polèse, The Wealth and Poverty of Cities. Why Nations Matter, Oxford University Press, 2020, Romanian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 14, No. 2, Winter 2020, pp. 49-51. Read the published review here
  • Fernandez‑Vazquez, E., Diaz Dapena, Rubiera‑Morollon, F., Viñuela, A. (2020). Spatial Disaggregation of Social Indicators: An Info‑Metrics Approach. Social Indicators Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-020-02455-z. Read the published paper here.
  • Fratsea, L.-M. and Papadopoulos, A.G. (2020) The social and spatial mobility strategies of migrants: Romanian migrants in rural Greece, in J. F. Rye and K. O’Reilly (eds) International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions, Routledge. Read the published chapter here
  • Jones, R., Goodwin-Hawkins, B., Woods, M. (2020) From territorial cohesion to regional spatial justice: the Well-being of Future Generations Act in Wales, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. First published: 30 June 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2427.12909. Read the published paper here.
  • Keating, M. (2020) Beyond the nation-state: territory, solidarity and welfare in a multiscalar Europe,  Territory, Politics, Governance, DOI: 10.1080/21622671.2020.1742779. Read the published paper here.
  • Plotnikova, M. (2020) Explaining spatial patterns of incapacity benefit claimant rolls, Romanian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 14, No. 2, Winter 2020, pp. 35-47. Read the published paper here.
  • Plotnikova, M., Viñuela, A. (2020) Uncovering territorial inequalities and spatial justice in the EU (Editorial), Romanian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 14, No. 2, Winter 2020, pp. 1-4. Read the published paper here.
  • Postiglione, P., Cartone, A. and Panzera, D. (2020) Economic Convergence in EU NUTS 3 Regions: A Spatial Econometric Perspective. Sustainability 2020, 12, 6717. Read the published paper here.
  • Vulpen, B. van, Bock, B. (2020) Rethinking the regional bounds of justice: a scoping review of spatial justice in EU regions, Romanian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 14, No. 2, Winter 2020, pp. 5-34. Read the published paper here.
  • Weckroth, M., Moisio, S.(2020) Territorial Cohesion of What and Why? The Challenge of Spatial Justice for EU’s Cohesion Policy. Social Inclusion, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 183–193. DOI: 10.17645/si.v8i4.3241 Read the published paper here.
  • Díaz Dapena, A., Fernández Vázquez, E., Rubiera Morollón, F., Viñuela, A. (2020) Mapping poverty at the local level in Europe: Aconsistent spatial disaggregation of the AROPEindicator for France, Spain, Portugal and theUnited Kingdom. Reg Sci Policy Pract.; 13. 63–81. Read the published paper here.

2021:

  • Kippin, S., Cairney, P. (2021) The COVID‑19 exams fiasco across the UK: four nations and two windows of opportunity, Br Polit (2021). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41293-021-00162-y. Read the published paper here.
  • Papadopoulos, A.G., Fratsea, L.-M. (2021) Migrant and Refugee Impact on Wellbeing in Rural Areas: Reframing Rural Development Challenges in Greece, Front. Sociol., 11 March 2021 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2021.592750 Read the published paper here.
  • Panzera,D., Postiglione, P. (2021): The impact of regional
    inequality on economic growth: a spatial econometric approach, Regional Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2021.1910228 Read the published paper here.
  • Cartone, A., Díaz-Dapena, A., Langarita, R., Rubiera-Morollón, F. (2021) Where the city lights shine? Measuring the effect of sprawl on electricity consumption in Spain. Land Use Policy, Volume 105, 105425. Read the published paper here.
  • Plotnikova, M., Ulceluse, M. (2021) Inequality as a driver of migration: A social network analysis. Popul Space Place. 2021; e2497. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2497. Read the published paper here.
  • Cairney, P., St Denny, E., Kippin, S. (2021) Policy learning to reduce inequalities: the search for a coherent Scottish gender mainstreaming policy in a multilevel UK. Territory, Politics, Governance, Vol. 9, No. 3, 412-433, https://doi.org/10.1080/21622671.2020.1837661. Read the published paper here.
  • Gutiérrez-Posada, D., Plotnikova, M., Rubiera-Morollón, F. (2021) “The grass is greener on the other side”: The relationship between the Brexit referendum results and spatial inequalities at the local level. Pap Reg Sci. 2021, 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1111/pirs.12630. Read the published paper here.
  • Cairney, P., Kippin, S., St Denny, E., Mitchell, H. (2021) Policy design for territorial equity in multi-level and multi-sectoral political systems: Comparing health and education strategies Reg Sci Policy Pract. 2021, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1111/rsp3.12466. Read the published paper here.
  • Viñuela, A. (2021). Immigrants’ spatial concentration: Region or locality attractiveness? Popul Space Place. e2530. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2530. Read the published paper here
  • Cairney, P. (2021). The politics of policy design. EURO Journal on Decision Processes. Volume 9, 2021, 100002. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejdp.2021.100002 Read the published paper here.
  • Bachmann, V., Moisio, S. (2021). Reclaiming the knowledge society from “urban economization”: thinking with the Frankfurt School. Geographische Zeitschrift, Online first, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.25162/gz-2022-0001 Read the published paper here.
  • Constantin, D.- L. (2021). Addresing spatial justice at lower territorial levels. Some insights from the Central and Eastern European Countries’ perspective. Regional Science Inquiry, Vol. XIII ,(2), 315-326. Read the published paper here.
  • Cairney, P., St Denny, E., Mitchell, M. (2021). The future of public health policymaking after COVID-19: a qualitative systematic review of lessons from Health in All Policies [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. Open Research Europe 2021, 1:23. https://doi.org/10.12688/openreseurope.13178.2 Read the published paper here.
  • Moisio, S., Sirviö, H. (2021). Spatial structures, relational inequality, and Finnish regional development (in Finnish). Terra 133(3), 113–127. DOI: 10.30677/terra.100115. Read the published paper here.
  • Elias, A., Franco-Guillén, N. (2021). Justifying secession in Catalonia: Resolving grievances or a means to a better future? Politics & Governance, Vol. 9, No. 4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v9i4.4561 Read the published paper here.
  • Elias, A., Basile, L., Franco-Guillén, N., Szöcsik, E. (2021). The Framing Territorial Demands (FraTerr) dataset: A novel approach to conceptualising and measuring regionalist actors’ territorial strategies’. Regional & Federal Studies. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13597566.2021.1964481 Read the published paper here.

2022:

  • Kippin, S., Cairney, P. (2022). COVID-19 and the second exams fiasco across the UK: four nations trying to avoid immediate policy failure. Br Polit (2022). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41293-022-00202-1. Read the published paper here.
  • Finch, M., Mahon, M. (2022). Facing the Strategic Sublime: Scenario Planning as Gothic Narrative. Vector. 23 March 2022. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6379255. Read the published paper here.
  • Basile, L., Borri, R. (2022). Sovereignty of what and for whom? The political mobilisation of sovereignty claims by the Italian Lega and Fratelli d’Italia. Comparative European Politics. Published online 28. March 2022. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41295-022-00273-w. Read the published paper here.
  • Cairney, P., St Denny, E., Kippin, S., Mitchell, H. (2022). Lessons from policy theories for the pursuit of equity in health, education and gender policy. Policy & Politics. https://doi.org/10.1332/030557321X16487239616498. Read the published paper here.
  • Goodwin-Hawkins, B., Mahon, M., Farrell, M., Jones, R.D. (2022). Situating spatial justice in counter-urban lifestyle mobilities: relational rural theory in a time of crisis. Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, DOI: 10.1080/04353684.2022.2086895. Read the published paper here.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Woods, M. (2019). Rural Spatial Justice. GAM (Grazer Architektur Magazin / Graz Architecture Magazine), volume 15, pp 44-55. Read a free pre-print copy here. Purchase a copy of the full volume here.
  • Finch, M., Mahon, M. (2020). Climate-protected citadels, virtual worlds only for the privileged: is this the future of inequality? The Conversation. Read the published article here.
  • Mahon, M., Finch, M. (2020). What could Europe look like 30 years from now? RTE – Raidió Teilifís Éireann. Read the published article here
  • Finch, M., Mahon, M., Robertson, D. (2021). The IMAJINE Project. Resilience.org. Read the published article here.
  • Finch, M., Mahon, M. (2021). Reimagining the future of urban-rural balance: using scenarios to explore territorial inequality. RSA Regions. DOI: 10.1080/13673882.2021.00001105. Read the published article here.
  • Mahon, M., Finch, M. (2021). Tales of the times to come: the humanities and scenario planning. Irish Humanities Alliance. Read the published article here.
  • Moisio, S. (2021). Cornerstones of the success of Northern Ostrobotnia. Kaleva 22.5. (Op-ed in a Finnish newspaper in Finnish).
  • Moisio, S. (2022). The enigma of successful municipalities in Finland. Kuntalehti 3/2022, p. 45. (article in the non-scientific publication in Finnish).
  • Moisio, S. (2022). State territory returns to the center of politics. Ilkka-Pohjalainen 11.4. (Op-ed in a Finnish newspaper in Finnish).

Working papers

  • Territorial Cohesion Policy and Spatial Development in Greece. Panagiotis Artelaris (Department of Geography, Harokopio University). Read the working paper here.
  • The Regional Effects of Fiscal Adjustments. Panagiotis Th. Konstantinou and Margarita Katsimi (Athens University of Economics and Business). Read the working paper here.

Talks and Conference Presentations from IMAJINE

A selection of conference presentations and talks about the IMAJINE project and its emerging findings (not all conference presentations are available here as some have discussed work-in-progress not yet ready for public release).

  • Woods, M. (2017) Rural Spatial Justice, presentation to the European Society for Rural Sociology congress, Krakow. View the presentation here.
  • Jones, R., Moisio, S., Weckroth, M. and Woods, M. (2017) Reconceptualising regional inequalities and the prism of spatial justice: critical perspectives on academic and policy discourse, presentation to Coping with Uneven Development in Europe Conference, Leipzig. View the presentation here.
  • Woods, M. (2017) Regional inequalities and spatial justice in a Europe of flows, keynote presentation to the Warsaw Regional Forum, Warsaw. View the presentation here.
  • Woods, M. (2018) An invitation to IMAJINE, presentation to the RSA Masterclass, European Week of Cities and Regions, Brussels. View the presentation here.
  • Woods, M., Goodwin-Hawkins, B. and Jones, R. (2019) The right to the country? Ruralising spatial justice, presentation to the European Society for Rural Sociology Conference, Trondheim. View the presentation here.
  • IMAJINE Final conference (video): Spatial Justice and Territorial Inequalities Key Results of the IMAJINE Project. Watch the video here.
  • IMAJINE Final conference (video): Perspectives on Spatial Justice. Watch the video here.
  • IMAJINE Final conference (video): Insights from IMAJINE 1 Migration, Wellbeing and Austerity. Watch the video here.
  • IMAJINE Final conference (video): Insights from IMAJINE 2: Policy, Politics and Spatial Justice. Watch the video here.
    IMAJINE Final conference (video): Where next for Spatial Justice Research- Plenary discussion. Watch the video here.

Related Publications by IMAJNE Researchers

These are publications by researchers in the IMAJINE consortium on themes related to spatial justice and territorial inequalities, but not drawing directly on the IMAJINE research. Some of these publications may require a subscription or payment to read.

  • Cairney, P. and St Denny, E. (2020) Why Isn’t Government Policy More Preventive? Oxford: Oxford University Press. To purchase a copy of this book see here.
  • Bachmann, V. and Moisio, S. (2019). Towards a constructive critical geopolitics: Inspirations from the Frankfurt School of critical theoryEnvironment and Planning C: Politics and Space, early view online. Read the published paper here (subscription or payment required).
  • Mischi, J. (2019). Working-class politics and cultural capital: Considerations from transformations of the French left. The Sociological Review, 67(5), 1034-1049. Read the published paper here (subscription or payment required).
  • Papadopoulos, A. G., Fratsea, L-M., Karanikolas, P. and Zografakis, S. (2019) Reassembling the rural: socio-economic dynamics, inequalities, and resilience in crisis-stricken rural GreeceSociologia Ruralis, 59, 474-493. Read the published paper here.
  • Bruneau I., Laferté, G., Mischi J., Renahy N. (2018). Mondes ruraux et classes sociales. Paris, EHESS. To purchase a copy of this book see here.
  • Dapena, A.D., Rubiera-Morollon, F., Paredes, D. (2018). New Approach to Economic Convergence in the EU: A Multilevel Analysis from the Spatial Effects PerspectiveInternational Regional Science Review, 42 (3-4) 2019. Read the published paper here (subscription or payment required).
  • Laferté, G. (2018). L’embourgeoisement: une enquête chez les céréaliers. Paris, Raisons d’Agir. To purchase a copy of this book see here.
  • Topp, L., Mair, D., Smillie, L. and Cairney, P. (2018) Knowledge management for policy impact: the case of the European Commission’s Joint Research CentrePalgrave Communications, 4, Art 87. Read the published paper here.