Development Studies: Regional Development

  • 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

  • Food Security for Rural Africa: Feeding the Farmers First book cover

    Food Security for Rural Africa

    Feeding the Farmers First, 1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    At least fifty years of projects aimed at the rural poor in Africa have had very little impact. Up to half of the children of these countries are still suffering from stunting and malnutrition. Soil degradation and poor crop yields are ubiquitous. Projects are almost always aimed at helping local…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development: Engaging with the Periphery book cover

    Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Routledge Handbook of Organizational Change in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Organizational Change in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Ovadje, Samuel Aryee

    Although change management and therefore effective adaptation to environmental complexity is considered a uniquely human cultural activity, the extensive change management literature is largely based on the experiences of organizations in the advanced economies of the West. As the economies of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis book cover

    China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony: Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders book cover

    Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia: Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism book cover

    Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Place-making and Urban Development: New challenges for contemporary planning and design book cover

    Place-making and Urban Development

    New challenges for contemporary planning and design, 1st Edition

    By Pier Carlo Palermo, Davide Ponzini

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Social Dynamics of Innovation Networks book cover

    The Social Dynamics of Innovation Networks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roel Rutten, Paul Benneworth, Dessy Irawati, Frans Boekema

    The social dynamics of innovation networks captures the important role of trust, social capital, institutions and norms and values in the creation of knowledge in innovation networks. In doing so, this book connects to a long-standing debate on the socio-spatial context of innovation in economic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europe: The Relational Turn in Rural Development book cover

    Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europe

    The Relational Turn in Rural Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew K. Copus, Philomena de Lima

    This book reflects on how the economies, social characteristics, ways of life and global relationships of rural areas of Europe have changed in recent years. This reveals a need to refresh the concepts we use to understand, measure and describe rural communities and their development potential.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The London Olympics and Urban Development: The Mega-Event City book cover

    The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Urban Competitiveness: Theory and Practice book cover

    Urban Competitiveness

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kresl, Daniele Ietri

    During the past 25 years the burden of managing economic policy for competitiveness has devolved to cities and to urban regions. National governments have increasingly been focused on staving off fiscal collapse. Mayors and local administrations have become very creative and active in looking after…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

12Series in Regional Development

Product Search