• The Political Economy of Capital Cities book cover

    The Political Economy of Capital Cities

    1st Edition

    By Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, Martin Warland

    Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centers of their nations – so-called ‘secondary capital cities’ (SCCs) – tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in shaping the political, economic, social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income book cover

    Public Policy in Agriculture

    Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok K. Mishra, Davide Viaggi, Sergio Gomez y Paloma

    In recent years, developed countries have formulated public policies in agriculture ranging from supporting rural life and farm income to promoting sustainability of food and fibre production. Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income addresses the lack of empirical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • The EU's New Borderland: Cross-border relations and regional development book cover

    The EU's New Borderland

    Cross-border relations and regional development, 1st Edition

    By Andrzej Jakubowski, Andrzej Miszczuk, Bogdan Kawałko, Tomasz Komornicki, Roman Szul

    The strengthening of relations between Poland and Ukraine over the last 25 years is one of the most positive examples of transformations in bilateral relations in Central and Eastern Europe. In spite of the complex and difficult historical heritage dominated by the events of the World War II and…

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  • Regional Disparities in the Enlarged European Union: Geography, innovation and structural change book cover

    Regional Disparities in the Enlarged European Union

    Geography, innovation and structural change, 1st Edition

    By Valentina Meliciani

    The last twenty years have seen an increase in European integration and the emergence of the technological revolution. Although tighter integration coupled with technological innovation should facilitate cross-regional convergence, some European regions have managed to jump ahead while others have…

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  • Primary Commodities and Economic Development book cover

    Primary Commodities and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Stephan Pfaffenzeller

    Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable and non-renewable resources. Will this supply of primary commodities remain…

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  • Public Participation, Science and Society: Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation book cover

    Public Participation, Science and Society

    Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Mikko Rask, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Loreta Tauginienė, Vytautas Dikčius, Kaisa Matschoss, Timo Aarrevaara, Luciano d’Andrea

    The field of public participation is developing fast, with phenomena such as citizen science and crowdsourcing extending the resource base of research, stimulating innovation and making science more accessible to the general population.Promoting public participation means giving more weight to…

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  • Biodiversity: Law, Policy and Governance book cover

    Biodiversity

    Law, Policy and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Tandon, Mohan Parasaran, Sidharth Luthra

    Conservation of biodiversity is a fundamental concern towards securing a sustainable future. This volume argues that despite various domestic and international policies and legal frameworks on biodiversity conservation — be it forest, wildlife, marine, coastal, etc. — their implementation suffers…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism book cover

    Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

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  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy book cover

    Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

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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.…

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  • Approaches to Economic Geography: Towards a geographical political economy book cover

    Approaches to Economic Geography

    Towards a geographical political economy, 1st Edition

    By Ray Hudson

    The last four decades have seen major changes in the global economy, with the collapse of communism and the spread of capitalism into parts of the world from which it had previously been excluded. Beginning with a grounding in Marxian political economy, this book explores a range of new ideas as to…

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  • Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences: Beyond clusters book cover

    Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences

    Beyond clusters, 1st Edition

    By Kean Birch

    The life sciences is an industrial sector that covers the development of biological products and the use of biological processes in the production of goods, services and energy. This sector is frequently presented as a major opportunity for policy-makers to upgrade and renew regional economies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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