E-books: Economic Geography

  • Mapping Place Names of India book cover

    Mapping Place Names of India

    1st Edition

    By Anu Kapur

    This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of India. Lucid and accessible, this book…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge India

  • Co-produced Economies: Capital, Collaboration, Competition book cover

    Co-produced Economies

    Capital, Collaboration, Competition, 1st Edition

    By Ray Hudson

    In common with most other advanced capitalist economies of the Global North, the UK has experienced a decline in the manufacturing industry and an increase in the service sector in recent decades. At the same time, there has been a substantial manufacturing growth in a number of countries in the…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Routledge

  • Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City book cover

    Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

    1st Edition

    By Cecilie Sachs Olsen

    What are the social functions of art in the age of neoliberal urbanism? This book discusses the potential of artistic practices to question the nature of city environments and the diverse productions of space, moving beyond the reduction of ‘the urban’ as a set of existing and static structures.…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Regional Change in Industrializing Asia: Regional and Local Responses to Changing Competitiveness book cover

    Regional Change in Industrializing Asia

    Regional and Local Responses to Changing Competitiveness, 1st Edition

    By Leo van Grunsven

    First published in 1998 this boo responds to the dynamics of Industrializing Asia and the behavioural changes of actors which, in response to changing internal and external forces, have given rise to and are constantly giving rise to alterations in patterns of growth. From a geographical…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions: Landscapes as Commodities book cover

    The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions

    Landscapes as Commodities, 1st Edition

    By Manfred Perlik

    Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorize rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of industries such as hydroelectric…

    eBook – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Entrepreneurial Discovery Process and Regional Development: New Knowledge Emergence, Conversion and Exploitation book cover

    The Entrepreneurial Discovery Process and Regional Development

    New Knowledge Emergence, Conversion and Exploitation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala, Håkon Finne, Tone Merethe Aasen

    There is a broad and long-standing debate on possible solutions to the regional vulnerabilities of globalisation. In 2014, the European Commission began implementing Smart Specialisation Strategy, a place-based strategy of growth, regional transformation and new industrial policy with collective…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Restructuring Global and Regional Agricultures: Transformations in Australasian Agri-Food Economies and Spaces book cover

    Restructuring Global and Regional Agricultures

    Transformations in Australasian Agri-Food Economies and Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Burch, Jasper Goss, Geoffrey Lawrence

    First published in 1999, this collection of papers represents the latest thinking on the effects of globalisation and agri-food restructuring from a regional and peripheral perspective. The book breaks new ground in our understanding of the relationship between the global, regional and local levels…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization book cover

    The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing

    Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Zuhayr Mikdashi

    Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Strategic Approaches to Regional Development: Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions book cover

    Strategic Approaches to Regional Development

    Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iryna Kristensen, Alexandre Dubois, Jukka Teräs

    The existence and persistence of regional disparities between European regions require context-tailored policies to promote structural change. This book explores the congruence between place-based development and regional competitiveness in the EU context. Drawing on a range of social science…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Changing Trains: Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries book cover

    Changing Trains

    Railway Reform and the Role of Competition: The Experience of Six Countries, 1st Edition

    By Didier van de Velde

    Published in 1999. The book presents and compares the new relationships between transport authorities and railway companies in a number of countries (Great Britain, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Switzerland and France). It also presents a number of case studies focusing on the role of contracts,…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Migration: Privilege, Diversity and Vulnerability book cover

    British Migration

    Privilege, Diversity and Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Leonard, Katie Walsh

    Around 5.6 million British nationals live outside the United Kingdom: the equivalent of one in every ten Britons. However, social science research, as well as public interest, has tended to focus more on the numbers of migrants entering the UK, rather than those leaving. This book provides an…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Direction and Socio-spatial Theory: A Political Economy of Oriented Practice book cover

    Direction and Socio-spatial Theory

    A Political Economy of Oriented Practice, 1st Edition

    By Matthew G. Hannah

    The embodied directedness of human practice has long been neglected in critical socio-spatial theory, in favor of analyses focused upon distance and proximity. This book illustrates the absence of a sense for direction in much theoretical discourse and lays important groundwork for redressing this…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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