Development Studies: Regional Development

  • Quality of Life in Cities: Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective book cover

    Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Airports, Cities and Regions book cover

    Airports, Cities and Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sven Conventz, Alain Thierstein

    Since the emergence of urban systems, cities have developed in a mutually inter-dependent process of socio-economic dynamics and transportation linkages. In recent years, Airports worldwide have stepped beyond the stage of being pure infrastructure facilities while the complex dynamics that are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • New Geographies of Global Policy-Making: South-South Networks and Rural Development Strategies book cover

    New Geographies of Global Policy-Making

    South-South Networks and Rural Development Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Milhorance

    International institutions and agencies from the Global North are no longer the sole initiators of development norms and best practices. The proliferation of exports and imports of social, economic and policy management models have called for a rethinking of South–South relations. To date, most…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Bangladesh's Graduation from the Least Developed Countries Group: Pitfalls and Promises book cover

    Bangladesh's Graduation from the Least Developed Countries Group

    Pitfalls and Promises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debapriya Bhattacharya

    Since the group of least developed countries (LDCs) was identified in 1971, only five countries have graduated from the group, all of which are characterised by small size or population. The projections are that the next decade will see a rapid increase in the pace of graduation, with Bangladesh in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia: Empowering Rural Communities book cover

    Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities, 1st Edition

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development: A Comparative Perspective on Entrepreneurs, Universities and Governments book cover

    Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development

    A Comparative Perspective on Entrepreneurs, Universities and Governments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Dallago, Ermanno Tortia

    This book focuses on the nature and role of entrepreneurship in modern developed and emerging economies and societies, its relation to governments and universities, and its role in the often-forgotten informal economy. The aim is to position entrepreneurship in the post-crisis context and explore…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Soft Spaces in Europe: Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders book cover

    Soft Spaces in Europe

    Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Allmendinger, Graham Haughton, Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    The past thirty years have seen a proliferation of new forms of territorial governance that have come to co-exist with, and complement, formal territorial spaces of government. These governance experiments have resulted in the creation of soft spaces, new geographies with blurred boundaries that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • In The Post-Urban World: Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy book cover

    In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Governance in South Sudan: Corruption, Peacebuilding, and Foreign Intervention book cover

    The Challenge of Governance in South Sudan

    Corruption, Peacebuilding, and Foreign Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven C Roach, Derrick K Hudson

    South Sudan is one of the world’s most divided and unstable countries. Since achieving statehood in 2011, the country has plunged into civil war (2013-15) and become the scene of some of the worst human rights abuses on the African continent. Despite ongoing political turmoil, states and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa: In Search of Alternative Strategies book cover

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa

    In Search of Alternative Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Omeje

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa explores the challenges and opportunities faced by countries and societies transitioning from armed conflicts to peace in contemporary Africa. It evaluates the effectiveness, outcomes and failures of existing peacebuilding initiatives implemented by stakeholders…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Firm-Level Innovation In Africa: Overcoming Limits and Constraints book cover

    Firm-Level Innovation In Africa

    Overcoming Limits and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abiodun Egbetokun, Richmond Atta-Ankomah, Oluseye Jegede, Edward Lorenz

    The literature on innovation in Africa is rapidly expanding, and a recurring thread in the emergent literature is the pervasiveness of systemic weaknesses that inhibit the innovation process. Despite these, firms are able to innovate in Africa. It is then logical to ask: how do African firms manage…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region: Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives book cover

    Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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