The Cultural Sector and Sustainable Economic Development Innovation and the Creative Economy in European Cities
Defining the Urban and Rural
The Economics of Affordable Housing
Clusters and Sustainable Regional Development A Meta-Organisational Approach
Worker Mobility and Urban Policy in Latin America Policy Interactions and Urban Outcomes in Mexico City
The Economic Geography of the Car Market The Automobile Revolution in an Emerging Economy
By Katarzyna Sadowy
February 24, 2023
Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches, this monograph explores the drivers of urban development. Through an evolutionary lens, cities are shown to find a development path amidst an ever-changing landscape, sometimes facing extreme externalities such as wars and economic crises. Key themes ...
By Biljana Mickov
February 01, 2023
The cultural sector plays an important role in sustainable economic development and creates economic activities, opportunities for entrepreneurship and jobs, adding to the attractiveness of cities and contributing to the development of tourism. The Cultural Sector and Sustainable Economic ...
By Valentina Cattivelli
January 01, 2023
In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification ...
By Alexander Styhre
November 23, 2022
The economic system of competitive capitalism has proven to be both resilient and flexible over time and has contributed to the economic welfare of citizens in liberal and coordinated market economies in diverse regions and countries. At the same time, over the entire post-World War II period, ...
By Evgeniya Lupova-Henry, Nicola Francesco Dotti
November 10, 2022
Clusters and Sustainable Regional Development conceptualises the role of organised clusters in the transition towards sustainability. It introduces a novel perspective on these clusters, viewing them as deliberate collective actors within their environments that can become the driving force for ...
By David López-García
October 24, 2022
This book argues that urban outcomes are better understood as the result of the interactions between policies from distinct policy domains rather than from any single policy silo. In doing so, the book develops and applies the Policy Interactions Framework to the study of the mobility ...
By Simonetta Armondi, Alessandro Balducci, Martina Bovo, Beatrice Galimberti
October 10, 2022
COVID-19 has stressed the condition of radical uncertainty that increasingly characterises our times and compels cities to learn new ways to cope with unexpected global urban challenges. The volume proposes preparedness as a key concept in urban geography, planning, and policy, inviting ...
By Jacek Purchla
October 10, 2022
The changes that Central European cities have undergone since 1989 deserve a complex, interdisciplinary analysis that offers deep insight into the specific nature of the transformation taking place in the region. This book presents a multidimensional and cross-disciplinary case study of Kraków, ...
By Bartłomiej Kołsut, Tadeusz Stryjakiewicz
September 26, 2022
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of long-term changes in the car market of an emerging economy, with a focus on its spatial and temporal dimensions. Poland, the case study in question, represents a unique "laboratory of automobile revolution" during the late 20th and early 21st centuries...
By Anthony Larsson, Andreas Hatzigeorgiou
September 09, 2022
Are pandemics the end of cities? Or, do they present an opportunity for us to reshape cities in ways making us even more innovative, successful and sustainable? Pandemics such as COVID-19 (and comparable disruptions) have caused intense debates over the future of cities. Through a series of ...
By Kees Terlouw
September 02, 2022
This monograph presents a novel typology of relational and territorial perspectives on legitimacy and identity. This typology is then applied to two different political and historical contexts, namely the trajectories of the metropolitan region Amsterdam in the Netherlands and the metropolitan ...
By Enrico Tommarchi
July 29, 2022
Culture- and event-led regeneration have been catalysts for the transformation of redundant urban port areas and for the reframing of the image of many port cities, which notably feature among mega-event bidding and host cities. However, there is little understanding of the impacts of these ...