Development Studies: Urban Development

  • Metropolitan Organising Capacity: Experiences with Organising Major Projects in European Cities book cover

    Metropolitan Organising Capacity

    Experiences with Organising Major Projects in European Cities, 1st Edition

    By Leo van den Berg, Erik Braun, Jan van der Meer

    Published in 1997. The environment of cities has become increasingly competitive. Tradition location factors, that once tied economic activities firmly to particular areas have become less important. Increasingly the ability of a city to anticipate, respond to and cope with internal and external…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Tracks: The Politics of Local Rail Transport book cover

    Making Tracks

    The Politics of Local Rail Transport, 1st Edition

    By Iain Docherty

    First published in 1999, this book contains case studies of rail transport policy-making in two UK Passenger Transport Authority areas and reviews the factors informing such policy-making. It contributes to transport geography by explaining why the actual policies implemented in Starthclyde and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • European Transport: Problems and Policies book cover

    European Transport

    Problems and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Theo Kiriazids

    First published in 1994, this volume responds to a key debate in the European Community, extant since the signing of the Single European Act (SEA) in 1986, in exploring the role of transportation in the creation of a Common Market with free movement of goods, people, capital and services. Critical…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sociology and Development book cover

    Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Uneven Development in South East Asia book cover

    Uneven Development in South East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Dixon, David Drakakis-Smith

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to the rapid change in mid-1980s South East Asia, exploring the uneven distribution of development within the region and providing broad coverage of different aspects of this unevenness at both the regional and national levels. Specialists in economics,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Semi-Detached London: Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39 book cover

    Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities: East meets West book cover

    Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities

    East meets West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiit Tammaru, Szymon Marcińczak, Maarten van Ham, Sako Musterd

    Growing inequalities in Europe are a major challenge threatening the sustainability of urban communities and the competiveness of European cities. While the levels of socio-economic segregation in European cities are still modest compared to some parts of the world, the poor are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Big Data for Regional Science book cover

    Big Data for Regional Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other related factors and trends are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or ‘Big Data’. This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways that were previously not possible.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa book cover

    Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also frequently the site of growing violence, poverty, and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
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    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries: Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy book cover

    The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries

    Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Potter, Tim Unwin

    Originally published in 1989, The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries addresses the nature and importance of the interaction between ‘urban’ and ‘rural’ areas within Third World national territories, providing much-needed comparative, cross-cultural, and cross-national…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

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