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  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Management Research

    European Perspectives

    Edited by Sabina Siebert

    Management Research: European Perspectives brings together experts in the field to take stock of European management research and reflect on its distinctiveness. Building on a successful series of papers published in the European Management Journal, this book contains international contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development

    Corrupt Places

    Edited by Francesco Chiodelli, Tim Hall, Ray Hudson

    Discussions of the illicit and the illegal have tended to be somewhat restricted in their disciplinary range, to date, and have been largely confined to the literatures of anthropology, criminology, policing and, to an extent, political science. However, these debates have impinged little on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Civil Society Sustainability

    New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability

    Edited by Brian Pratt, Rachel Hayman

    This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes and viewpoints which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Building from Tradition

    Low-tech Strategies and Local Materials in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

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