Managing Knowledge, Governing Society Social Theory, Research Policy and Environmental Transition
The Regional Economics of Technological Transformations Industry 4.0 and Servitisation in European Regions
Family Business and Regional Development
Outsourcing in European Emerging Economies Territorial Embeddedness and Global Business Services
Traveling Expertise and Regional Development
Governing Cities Asia's Urban Transformation
The Geography of Mobility, Wellbeing and Development in China Understanding Transformations Through Big Data
By Alain-Marc Rieu
November 30, 2021
Since the 1980s, two different paradigms have reshaped industrial societies: the Neoliberal paradigm and a Research and Innovation paradigm. Both have been conceptualized and translated into strong policies with massive economic and social consequences. They provide divergent responses to the ...
Edited By Anna Szelągowska, Aneta Pluta-Zaremba
October 19, 2021
This book presents the ways in which three key issues of the modern world – transformation, digitalisation and sustainability – may be combined for the greater good and highlights which activities may be designed to integrate these three directly linked paths. It is an experience-derived and ...
By Roberta Capello, Camilla Lenzi
August 31, 2021
The Regional Economics of Technological Transformations provides a comprehensive overview of 4.0 technological transformations in Europe and their socio-economic impact, with a particular emphasis on the regional dimension of the phenomena. The authors employ extensive original data and robust...
Edited By Rodrigo Basco, Roger Stough, Lech Suwala
April 07, 2021
This book explores the relationship between families, firms, and regions and the extent to which these relationships contribute to regional economic and social development. Although family business participation in economic activities has been a common phenomenon since pre-industrial societies, and...
Edited By Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho
December 18, 2020
Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration ...
Edited By Łukasz Mamica
November 30, 2020
Drawing on a range of European cases, this edited volume analyses the offshoring and outsourcing of foreign companies, with a focus on territorial embeddedness. The book opens by developing a theoretical framework and then presents a range of international case studies exploring the experiences of...
Edited By Sarah-Anne Munoz, Steve F. Bain
September 01, 2020
This book considers how rurality interacts with the mental health and wellbeing of individuals and communities in different regional settings. Through the use of international and comparative case studies, the book offers insight into the spatiality of mental health diagnoses, experiences, services...
By Andreas Öjehag-Pettersson, Tomas Mitander
March 11, 2020
This book analyses an increasingly important phenomenon in contemporary regional development, namely ‘traveling expertise' and policy ideas. Drawing on the fields of urban and regional development, and informed by the emerging school of governmentality studies, it offers a theoretically and ...
Edited By Kris Hartley, Glen Kuecker, Michael Waschak, Jun Jie Woo, Charles Chao Rong Phua
March 04, 2020
This book presents the latest research on three issues of crucial importance to Asian cities: governance, livability, and sustainability. Together, these issues canvass the salient trends defining Asian urbanization and are explored through an eclectic compendium of studies that represent the many ...
Edited By Wenjie Wu, Yiming Wang
February 11, 2020
Big data is increasingly regarded as a new approach for understanding urban informatics and complex systems. Today, there is unprecedented data availability, with detailed remote-sensed data on the built environment and rich mineable web-based sources in the form of social media, web mapping, ...
Edited By Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci
October 02, 2019
Processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. Such processes are clearly distinguishable from those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries due to the shifting concepts of both the city and the metropolis. International literature highlights how what we have ...
By Jieming Zhu
September 19, 2019
How have the development and redevelopment of China’s cities since the early 1950s transformed the settlements and fortunes of a fifth of the world’s population? Rapid urbanization since the 1980s has changed the nation from a rural society to an urban one, marking it as one of the most significant...