• Basic Needs and the Urban Poor: The Provision of Communal Services book cover

    Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Economic Clusters and Globalization: Diversity and Resilience book cover

    Economic Clusters and Globalization

    Diversity and Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco Puig, Berrbizne Urzelai

    This volume shows that in today’s globalized world, clusters are an important factor in explaining the different growth rates of firms, cities and regions. Drawing on the expertise of an international contributor team, it covers topics such as clusters and small and medium-sized enterprise…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
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    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Business Retention and Expansion (BRE): A Practical Approach to Economic Development book cover

    Business Retention and Expansion (BRE)

    A Practical Approach to Economic Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Darger, Alan Barefield, Brent D. Hales

    Business retention and expansion (BRE) is regarded as the most practical and accessible method for economic development at the city, town, or neighborhood scale. This comprehensive volume centers on the belief that BRE is the top responsibility for a community economic development official. BRE is…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
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    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Accounting for Construction: Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance book cover

    Accounting for Construction

    Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Accounting for Construction follows on from Measuring Construction, edited by the same team. It extends the coverage of some of the material in the first volume and expands the range of related topics to include, inter alia, shadow economies, accounting for informal construction and the treatment…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Bricolage: Taking stock and looking ahead book cover

    Social Entrepreneurship and Bricolage

    Taking stock and looking ahead, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alain Fayolle, Frank Janssen, Séverine Le Loarne-Lemaire, Adnane Maalaoui

    This book provides new insights into how the concept of bricolage is used to foster research on social entrepreneurship. The contributors assess the relevance of the concept from a theoretical point of view, questioning the concept and its relationships with similar concepts or theories, like those…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of NGOs and International Relations book cover

    Routledge Handbook of NGOs and International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Davies

    Offering insights from pioneering new perspectives in addition to well-established traditions of research, this Handbook considers the activities not only of advocacy groups in the environmental, feminist, human rights, humanitarian, and peace sectors, but also the array of religious, professional,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability book cover

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Orttung

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability examines how capital cities use their unique hub resources to develop and disseminate innovative policy solutions to promote sustainability. Cities are taking a leading role in defining a sustainable future at a time when national, state, and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Religion and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia book cover

    Religion and Society in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rakodi

    This book analyses how religion is entangled in people’s lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia. It provides an introduction to the teachings, practices and values promoted by the main religious traditions in these regions and an overview of the evidence on what religion means to people in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America book cover

    Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm: Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands book cover

    Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm

    Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands, 1st Edition

    By James Heydon

    In this in-depth analysis of First Nations opposition to the oil sands industry, James Heydon offers detailed empirical insight into Canadian oil sands regulation. The environmental consequences of the oil sands industry have been thoroughly explored by scholars from a variety of disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Diversities of Innovation book cover

    Diversities of Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    Innovation is often understood exclusively in terms of the economy, but it is definitely a result of human labour and ingenuity, and of the relationships among individuals and social groups. Some societies and governmental structures are clearly more successful than others: they act in divergent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation book cover

    The Urban Fix

    Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Kelbaugh

    Cities are one of the most significant contributors to global climate change. The rapid speed at which urban centers use large amounts of resources adds to the global crisis and can lead to extreme local heat. The Urban Fix addresses how urban design, planning and policies can counter the threats…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

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