Regional Development Products

  • Inside Xinjiang

    Space, Place and Power in China's Muslim Far Northwest

    Edited by Anna Hayes, Michael Clarke

    The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is China’s largest province, shares borders with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia and Mongolia, and possesses a variety of natural resources, including oil. The tensions between ethnic Muslim Uyghurs and the growing number of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of March 11, 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Tourist Clusters, Destinations and Competitiveness

    Theoretical issues and empirical evidences

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism

    Edited by Jun Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Leadership and the City

    Power, strategy and networks in the making of knowledge cities

    By Markku Sotarauta

    The 21st century has been dominated by an almost compulsive race to find new pathways for city development. As cities seek to regenerate via the knowledge-based economy, now more than ever dynamic leadership is required order to navigate new and complex challenges while building community…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Statelessness and Citizenship

    Camps and the Creation of Political Space

    By Victoria Redclift

    What does it mean to be a citizen? In depth research with a stateless population in Bangladesh has revealed that, despite liberal theory’s reductive vision, the limits of political community are not set in stone. The Urdu-speaking population in Bangladesh exemplify some of the key problems facing…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Regional Economics

    2nd Edition

    By Roberta Capello

     The second edition of Regional Economics provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of regional economics. This fully revised edition includes key theoretical developments of the last ten years. Topics included span from the earliest location theories to the most recent regional growth…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • The Politics of Aid to Myanmar

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Décobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Myanmar. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • China-Taiwan Rapprochement

    The Political Economy of Cross-Straits Relations

    By Min-Hua Chiang

    This book examines how since about 2008 the economy of Taiwan has become ever more deeply integrated into the economy of China. It goes beyond a consideration of trade and investment flows, and discusses also the large population flows, the growing integration of the two financial systems and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

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