- edited by François de Casabianca of the Centre de
Corse (INRA) - is copublished by Dynmed and Publisud (Paris)
with the support of the DG XII of the European Commission.
Dynmed is a network of about hundred Mediterranean scholars
from economics, geography, sociology as well as agricultural,
technological and ecological specialists that have produced
several studies for the European Commission that has analysed
problems of underdevelopment in Southern Europe.
part offers a synthesis compiled by François de Casabianca
on the thinking of scientists participating in Dynmed on the
identity and genesis of the South and on the economic and
cultural articulation for the development and it concludes
with a discussion of the impact of the Northern model on the
South and suggesting another concept of development for the
South. In the second part it summarises the results of five
working groups on Mediterranean issues, especially on the
environment, on territorial planning, culture and institutions.
The book concludes with a summary of the main results of the
five working groups.