• The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions: Landscapes as Commodities book cover

    The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions

    Landscapes as Commodities

    By Manfred Perlik

    Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorise rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of industries such as hydroelectric…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile? book cover

    Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • An Introduction to Sustainability: Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainability

    Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Mulligan

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The fully updated second edition, including new figures and images, teases out the diverse but intersecting domains…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia: Building a State without Citizens book cover

    State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Economics of Feeding the Hungry: Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security book cover

    Economics of Feeding the Hungry

    Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security

    By Noel Russell

    As productivity expands to cater for population increase and shifting diets, many individuals remain hungry, whilst others suffer obesity, and significant amounts of food are wasted. Yet, this triple dilemma oversimplifies the underlying complexity. This book explores this complexity from an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Management Research: European Perspectives book cover

    Management Research

    European Perspectives

    Edited by Sabina Siebert

    Management Research: European Perspectives brings together experts in the field to take stock of European management research and reflect on its distinctiveness. Building on a successful series of papers published in the European Management Journal, this book contains international contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces: Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices book cover

    Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development: Corrupt Places book cover

    The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development

    Corrupt Places

    Edited by Francesco Chiodelli, Tim Hall, Ray Hudson

    Discussions of the illicit and the illegal have tended to be somewhat restricted in their disciplinary range, to date, and have been largely confined to the literatures of anthropology, criminology, policing and, to an extent, political science. However, these debates have impinged little on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Mining and Community in South Africa: From Small Town to Iron Town book cover

    Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Civil Society Sustainability: New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability book cover

    Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

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