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  • Urban Management and Economics

    By Alexander Otgaar, Erik Braun, Leo van den Berg

    This book, from a team of authors at one of Europe’s leading centres for the study of urban and regional studies in Erasmus University provides a view on the challenges cities are confronted with in the twenty first century. Modern trends that influence the spatial-economic development of urban…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Urban University and the Knowledge Economy

    New Spaces of Interaction

    Edited by Patrizia Ingallina, David Charles

    Universities are core institutions of the Knowledge Economy, and alongside firms and other research organisations, develop and promote knowledge within local economies. At the same time, they are obliged to deal with a global market, and participate in a global flow of ideas, knowledge and people.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Contemporary China

    An Institutional Analysis of Market and State

    By Jane Du

    China’s agricultural reform has veered between different goals with a variety of policy instruments employed, resulting in the creation of a complex of market institutions and a cyclical growth pattern. The existing literature usually focuses on the decisive role of economic institutions in these…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The New American Small Town

    By Jennifer Mapes

    As we question the future of the city, the small town urban form is often seen as a model for the compact, walkable, sustainable neighbourhood. While some see the small town as dying, the ideal and the myth of these places remains an important part of how we think about community and what human…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Consumption

    Key Issues

    By Lucie Middlemiss

    Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues provides a concise introduction to the concept of sustainable consumption, and to the contribution of the key disciplines that are active in this highly interdisciplinary field, including economics, psychology, sociology, cultural studies, and political sciences.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides an accessible primer to the principles and techniques involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. It presents examples of current best practice with numerous case studies to highlight current experiences, improve…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Cash Transfers for Poverty Reduction

    An International Operational Guide

    By David Lawson, Francisco Vinicio Ayala

    Over the last 20 years, more than 100 countries have decided to implement social safety nets, targeted at the poorest and most vulnerable. Impact evaluations have shown the effectiveness of these programmes, and policy makers have been exploring different methods of delivery, including cash…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

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