Culture-Led Urban Regeneration
Globalisation and the Politics of Forgetting
Employability and Local Labour Markets
Cities of Pleasure Sex and the Urban Socialscape
Clusters in Urban and Regional Development
Edited By Ronan Paddison, Steven Miles
October 15, 2009
The idea that culture can be employed as a driver for urban economic growth has become part of the new orthodoxy by which cities seek to enhance their competitive position. Such developments reflect not only the rise to prominence of the cultural sphere in the contemporary (urban) economy, but how ...
Edited By Yong-Sook Lee, Brenda S.A. Yeoh
August 09, 2016
In both academic scholarship and the popular imagination, the globality of modern society has been represented by global cities as the corporate and financial epicentres for capital accumulation, cosmopolitan cultures and innovative change. This has created an image of the globalised world as empty...
Edited By Ronald W. McQuaid, Anne E. Green, Mike Danson
August 02, 2006
The concept of employability has provided a foundation for much current labour market policy. It has also provided a useful framework for analyzing national and urban labour markets and related policies in a variety of different circumstances both for those in and out of work. The papers in this ...
Edited By Alan Collins
January 13, 2006
This book contains a collection of cutting-edge chapters that explore various connections between urban living, sexuality and sexual desire around the world. The key themes featured address a number of topical issues including: the controversies and debates raging around the evolution, defining ...
Edited By Andrew Cumbers, Danny McKinnon
October 13, 2009
Clusters have become a key focus of urban and regional policy in advanced economies as regional specialisation in particular industries has come to be regarded as advantageous in the context of debates about globalization and the knowledge economy. In particular, spatial proximity between ...