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  • Urban Transformations: Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change book cover

    Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, Julie Clark

    Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years placed much strain on urban areas with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with a binary choice:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Patrick Suppes, Economics, and Economic Methodology book cover

    Patrick Suppes, Economics, and Economic Methodology

    1st Edition

    Edited by John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands

    Patrick Suppes (1922–2014) was an extraordinarily wide-ranging scholar. Although best known as a philosopher of science, Suppes made substantial contributions to a remarkably wide range of different fields of research including many relevant to economics: decision theory, philosophy of economics,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sovereign Credit Rating: Questionable Methodologies book cover

    Sovereign Credit Rating

    Questionable Methodologies, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Naciri

    The current degradation of sovereign balance sheets raises very real concerns about how sovereign creditworthiness is measured by credit rating agencies. Given the disastrous economic and social effects of any downgrade, the book offers an alternative and calls for more transparency about the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Modernizing the Public Sector: Scandinavian Perspectives book cover

    Modernizing the Public Sector

    Scandinavian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irvine Lapsley, Hans Knutsson

    As policymakers and scholars evaluate possible ways forward in the reform and renewal of public services by governments caught up in a recessionary environment, this book aims to offer something different – a comprehensive analysis of the development of the ‘Scandinavian’ way of modernizing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 3: Struggle, Resistance and Violence book cover

    The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 3

    Struggle, Resistance and Violence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan Turner

    This volume Struggle, Resistance and Violence examines the fact that all over the world the rights of citizens have come under enormous pressure and addresses the many ways in which people are ‘making claims’ against both autocratic and democratic authority. Without any doubt rule-breaking, riots…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 1: Political Economy book cover

    The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 1

    Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan Turner

    The Transformation of Citizenship addresses the basic question of how we can make sense of citizenship in the twenty-first century. These volumes make a strong plea for a reorientation of the sociology of citizenship and address serious threats of an ongoing erosion of citizenship rights. Arguing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well recognised, but scholars have recently been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a rigorously refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam Smith’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Susan Strange and the Future of Global Political Economy: Power, Control and Transformation book cover

    Susan Strange and the Future of Global Political Economy

    Power, Control and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Germain

    This edited volume addresses the 2007/2009 financial crisis as the occasion to engage critically with the corpus of Susan Strange’s work, in order to consider what changes (if any) this crisis portends for the structural organization of the global political economy. The contributors use Strange’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin American Independence book cover

    The Political Economy of Latin American Independence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Mendes Cunha, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak

    Although historians usually trace its origins to the Haitian Revolution of the late 18th Century, Latin American political, economic and cultural emancipation is still very much a work in progress. As new national identities were developed, fresh reflection and theorising was needed in order to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Capital Cities book cover

    The Political Economy of Capital Cities

    1st Edition

    By Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, Martin Warland

    Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centers of their nations – so-called ‘secondary capital cities’ (SCCs) – tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in shaping the political, economic, social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reforming the Russian Industrial Workplace: International Management Standards meet the Soviet Legacy book cover

    Reforming the Russian Industrial Workplace

    International Management Standards meet the Soviet Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Elena Shulzhenko

    Based on extensive original research, this book explores how far the Soviet pattern of industrial workplace organisation, characterised by a high level of management discretion, authoritarian control and the use of punitive methods on the shop-floor, has been replaced by internationally…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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