Security, transition processes and integral European cultural space: regional development in the Baltic and other East - and Central European countries.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the theoretical background to the regional eco-nomic and social development in the context of development of integral European cultural space. The main trends and tendencies of the economic, political, social transition processes in the Eastern and Central Europe are analyzed. Possibilities and prospects of the regional economic and social development in the Baltic region are discussed. Problems and conflicts arising in the situation of the development of the integral cultural space in Europe are desc-ribed. The publication also presents the outcomes of the research done over the recent seve-ral years, dedicated to the diagnostics of the problems of transformations as well as of na-tional and international security in various regions and countries of Central and Eastern Eu-rope, especially in Baltic countries. The main attention is dedicated to the regional economic and social development in the Baltic countries in context of the integral European cultural, political, economic and social space.
- Articles / Straipsniai