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  • Talking Race in Young Adulthood: Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Talking Race in Young Adulthood

    Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain, 1st Edition

    By Bethan Harries

    At a time in which race lies at the heart of so much public debate, Talking Race in Young Adulthood comes at an important moment.Drawing on ethnographic research with young adults in Manchester, Harries engages with ideas of the post-racial to explore how young adults make sense of their identities…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sharing Economies in Times of Crisis: Practices, Politics and Possibilities book cover

    Sharing Economies in Times of Crisis

    Practices, Politics and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ince, Sarah Marie Hall

    The ‘new sharing economy’ is a growing phenomenon across the Global North. It claims to transform relationships of production and consumption in a way that can improve our lives, reduce environmental impacts, and reduce the cost of living. Amidst various economic, environmental, and other crises,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Smart Development in Smart Communities book cover

    Smart Development in Smart Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Giuseppe Cappiello

    The concept of smart cities has become one of the most significant new lines of thinking to emerge in the social sciences in recent years, both from the research and policy angles. To date, the focus in smart specialization has been on what regions as a whole can do to bring about innovation, but…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reanimating Regions: Culture, Politics, and Performance book cover

    Reanimating Regions

    Culture, Politics, and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively the critical turn in human geography towards the end of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Situated Practices of Strategic Planning: An international perspective book cover

    Situated Practices of Strategic Planning

    An international perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louis Albrechts, Alessandro Balducci, Jean Hillier

    All over the world societies are facing a number of major problems. New developments, challenges and opportunities cause these issues and yet cases tell us that traditional spatial planning responses and tools are often insufficient to tackle these problems and challenges.Situated Practices of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Unequal Cities: The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity book cover

    Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Cucca, Costanzo Ranci

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking International Skilled Migration book cover

    Rethinking International Skilled Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Micheline van Riemsdijk, Qingfang Wang

    In today’s global knowledge economy, competition for the best and brightest workers has intensified. Highly skilled workers are an asset to companies, knowledge institutions, cities, and regions as they contribute to knowledge creation, innovation, and economic growth and development. Skilled…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Recycling Cooperatives: Building resilient communities book cover

    Urban Recycling Cooperatives

    Building resilient communities, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can lead to damaging environmental impacts, particularly in the megacities of the Global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Rural and Peripheral in Regional Development: An Alternative Perspective book cover

    The Rural and Peripheral in Regional Development

    An Alternative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter de Souza

    The countryside has often been marginalised in discussions of economic and societal development, in favour of the urban. This book aims to stimulate a debate and a re-evaluation of how the concepts of the rural, peripheral and marginal are treated in academia and policy.Approaching this theme from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Tourist Clusters, Destinations and Competitiveness: Theoretical issues and empirical evidences book cover

    Tourist Clusters, Destinations and Competitiveness

    Theoretical issues and empirical evidences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Capone

    Tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the world economy. Increasingly, research on tourism destinations has been at the centre of debates concerning destination competitiveness, governance, policies and destination management and marketing.This book investigates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption: Contested Values, Morality and Ethics book cover

    Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book provides an interdisciplinary discussion of animals as a source of food within the context of tourism. It focuses on a range of ethical issues associated with the production and consumption of animal foods, highlighting the different ways in which animals are valued and utilised within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Smaller Cities in a World of Competitiveness book cover

    Smaller Cities in a World of Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    By Peter Karl Kresl, Daniele Ietri

    Much recent research in Urban Studies has concentrated on the notion of the ‘global city’ but discussion has also covered a larger set of mega cities, with populations in excess of 10 million. This analysis has begged the question of the optimal size for a city – is larger always better? Smaller…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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