• Taming the Anarchy: Groundwater Governance in South Asia book cover

    Taming the Anarchy

    Groundwater Governance in South Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tushaar Shah

    In 1947, British India-the part of South Asia that is today's India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh-emerged from the colonial era with the world's largest centrally managed canal irrigation infrastructure. However, as vividly illustrated by Tushaar Shah, the orderly irrigation economy that saved millions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Management Development in Africa: Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations book cover

    Sustainable Management Development in Africa

    Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Kazeroony

    Sustainable Management Development in Africa examines how African management and business scholarship can serve African and multinational management and organizations operating in Africa. In a broader sense, this book, within an African context, explores how human capital and intellectual…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa: Triple-embedded globalization book cover

    Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa

    Triple-embedded globalization, 1st Edition

    By Katy Ngan Ting Lam

    This book investigates the globalization process of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in West Africa, primarily in Benin and Ghana, based on ethnographical studies. It challenges the dominant vision of "a powerful China in Africa", and argues that the so-called "Chinese business advantages" –…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami book cover

    The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    CRC Press

  • Mobility, Modernity and the Slum: The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire' book cover

    Mobility, Modernity and the Slum

    The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire', 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Only virtuous humans are supposed to move in time to meet their happy destiny or karma. The tale of Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire is such a case of serendipitous mobility towards riches and love – a ‘journey’ in which good heroes and urban communities respecting solidarity are successfully…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Politics of Capitalist Transformation: Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy book cover

    The Politics of Capitalist Transformation

    Brazilian Informatics Policy, Regime Change, and State Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Seward

    The Politics of Capitalist Transformation is the only book-length study of the highly protectionist Brazilian informatics policy from its origins in the early 1970s to the collapse of the market reserve in the early 1990s and its impact in subsequent decades. Jeff Seward provides a sophisticated…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Age of Intelligent Cities: Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies book cover

    The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Cities in Crisis: Socio-spatial impacts of the economic crisis in Southern European cities book cover

    Cities in Crisis

    Socio-spatial impacts of the economic crisis in Southern European cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    In recent years, European societies and territories have witnessed the spatial impacts of a severe financial and socio-economic crisis. This book builds on the current debate concerning how cities and urban regions and their citizens deal with the consequences of the recent financial and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Higher Education and the Creative Economy: Beyond the campus book cover

    Higher Education and the Creative Economy

    Beyond the campus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Comunian, Abigail Gilmore

    Since the DCMS Creative Industries Mapping Document highlighted the key role played by creative activities in the UK economy and society, the creative industries agenda has expanded across Europe and internationally. They have the support of local authorities, regional development agencies,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development book cover

    Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Rosa Freedman

    This book explores recent developments in the concept of hybridity through a multi-disciplinary perspective, bringing ideas about legal plurality together with the fields of peace, development and cultural studies. Analysing the concepts of hybridity and hybridization, their history, their…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Knowledge, Networks and Policy: Regional Studies in Postwar Britain and Beyond book cover

    Knowledge, Networks and Policy

    Regional Studies in Postwar Britain and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By James Hopkins

    ‘The region’ has been used to understand and propose solutions to phenomena and problems outside the dominant spatial scale of the twentieth century – the nation state. Its influence can be seen in multiple social science disciplines and in public policy across the globe. But how was this knowledge…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Leadership and the City: Power, strategy and networks in the making of knowledge cities book cover

    Leadership and the City

    Power, strategy and networks in the making of knowledge cities, 1st Edition

    By Markku Sotarauta

    The 21st century has been dominated by an almost compulsive race to find new pathways for city development. As cities seek to regenerate via the knowledge-based economy, now more than ever dynamic leadership is required order to navigate new and complex challenges while building community…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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