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Construction territoriale et développement local : l'exemple d'Alep en Syrie

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  • Rabih Banat
  • Améziane Ferguène

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This article explores the territorial dynamics in the city of Aleppo -Syria- as a way to reveal the factors of its success. Our analysis depends on a methodology that interprets the results of an empirical work with the help of a theoretical framework based on the concepts of both the localized productive system and the constructed territory. With such a methodology, this article analyzes the historical process of territorial construction and the resulting dynamics of local socio-economic development. This analysis discloses the crucial factors of local development : the handicraft inheritance updated by the local actors, the workforce skills, the regulation induced by the local socio-culture... and the international openness. As a conclusion, this article questions the future of this territory that, under the effect of globalization, has confronted major challenges that oblige the local actors to reconsider the source of their competitiveness.

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  • Rabih Banat & Améziane Ferguène, 2009. "Construction territoriale et développement local : l'exemple d'Alep en Syrie," Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, Armand Colin, vol. 0(4), pages 683-710.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_094_0683
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