• Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh: Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality book cover

    Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Japanese Development Cooperation: The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia book cover

    Japanese Development Cooperation

    The Making of an Aid Architecture Pivoting to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Asplund, Marie Soderberg

    The world order as we know it is currently undergoing profound changes, and in its wake, so is foreign aid. Donors of foreign aid, development assistance or development cooperation around the world are already facing new challenges in the changing development architecture. This is an architecture…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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  • 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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Regions and Cities

  • Spaces and Places in Central and Eastern Europe: Historical Trends and Perspectives book cover

    Spaces and Places in Central and Eastern Europe

    Historical Trends and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Gyula Horváth

    Across Europe there is a rapidly changing context for undertaking regional development. In the 20th century, development of the former planned economies (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia), was defined by these countries differences, rather than their common…

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    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
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  • 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
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  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society: Changing paradigms of farming book cover

    China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society has undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

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    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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
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  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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  • Urban Innovation Systems: What makes them tick? book cover

    Urban Innovation Systems

    What makes them tick?, 1st Edition

    By Willem van Winden, Erik Braun, Alexander Otgaar, Jan-Jelle Witte

    Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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