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  • Living With Urban Environmental Health Risks: The Case of Ethiopia book cover

    Living With Urban Environmental Health Risks

    The Case of Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Although it still has a low urban population when compared with the rest of the world, Ethiopia nevertheless has been experiencing one of the most rapid urbanization processes of recent years. This rapid urban growth, however, has not been accompanied by a commensurate increase in basic…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Urban Growth and Innovation: Spatially Bounded Externalities in the Netherlands book cover

    Urban Growth and Innovation

    Spatially Bounded Externalities in the Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Frank G. van Oort

    Knowledge externalities - i.e. intellectual gains made by exchange of information for which no direct compensation is given to the producer of the knowledge - result in higher economic growth rates across urban areas, as well as higher degrees of innovation intensity in those locations where…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China book cover

    Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment book cover

    Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv book cover

    Cities and Labour Immigration

    Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv, 1st Edition

    By Michael Alexander

    Using a unique analytical framework based on host-stranger relations, this book explores the response of cities to the arrival and settlement of labour immigrants. Comparing the local policies of four cities - Paris, Amsterdam, Rome and Tel Aviv - Michael Alexander charts the development of migrant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • An Analysis of Policy Implementation in the Third World book cover

    An Analysis of Policy Implementation in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Powell

    First published in 1999, this book analyzes the process involved in implementing Technical and Vocational Education and Training policies in the countries of Jamaica and The Gambia. A critical approach was used to analyse the role played by different actors in this process, both at public and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Arts, Government and Community Revitalization book cover

    Arts, Government and Community Revitalization

    1st Edition

    By Javier Stanziola

    First published in 1999, this book goes beyond the standard economic tools used to evaluate the effectiveness of arts in redevelopment processes. It assumes that the sectors involved in the process of arts-led community revitalization (artists, non-profit organizations, government and for-profit…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies book cover

    Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ph.D. Thenkabail

    A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the series are Remotely Sensed Data…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    CRC Press

  • Population, Migration and Settlement in Australia and the Asia-Pacific: In Memory of Graeme Hugo book cover

    Population, Migration and Settlement in Australia and the Asia-Pacific

    In Memory of Graeme Hugo, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natascha Klocker, Olivia Dun

    The chapters in this book reflect on the work of seminal Australian geographer, the late Professor Graeme Hugo. Graeme Hugo was widely respected because of his impressive contributions to scholarship and policy in the fields of migration, population and development, which spanned several decades.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Transitions in Regional Economic Development book cover

    Transitions in Regional Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivan Turok, David Bailey, Jennifer Clark, Jun Du, Ugo Fratesi, Michael Fritsch, John Harrison, Tom Kemeny, Dieter Kogler, Arnoud Lagendijk

    At a time of extraordinary challenges confronting the world, this book analyses some of the profound changes occurring in the development of cities and regions. It discusses the uncertainties associated with the stalling of hyper-globalization and asks whether this creates opportunities for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

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