Regional Development Products

  • Asian Cities in an Era of Decentralisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Ann Miller, Tim Bunnell

    This book critically engages with the idea of decentralization as empowering cities and their residents to act innovatively and creatively. The contributions thus highlight how the term ‘empowerment’ in the context of decentralization regimes masks a competing array of intentions and agendas. Who…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Industrial Policy Beyond the Crisis

    Regional, National and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bailey, Helena Lenihan, Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod

    After years of official disrepute, industrial policy (IP) is back in vogue at regional, national and international levels driven by concerns over competitiveness, globalisation, de-industrialisation, unemployment and the comparatively slow growth of the EU economy especially in this post-recession…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Food Security for Rural Africa

    Feeding the Farmers First, 1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    At least fifty years of projects aimed at the rural poor in Africa have had very little impact. Up to half of the children of these countries are still suffering from stunting and malnutrition. Soil degradation and poor crop yields are ubiquitous. Projects are almost always aimed at helping local…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Routledge Handbook of Organizational Change in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Ovadje, Samuel Aryee

    Although change management and therefore effective adaptation to environmental complexity is considered a uniquely human cultural activity, the extensive change management literature is largely based on the experiences of organizations in the advanced economies of the West. As the economies of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by June 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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Place-making and Urban Development

    New challenges for contemporary planning and design, 1st Edition

    By Pier Carlo Palermo, Davide Ponzini

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Social Dynamics of Innovation Networks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roel Rutten, Paul Benneworth, Dessy Irawati, Frans Boekema

    The social dynamics of innovation networks captures the important role of trust, social capital, institutions and norms and values in the creation of knowledge in innovation networks. In doing so, this book connects to a long-standing debate on the socio-spatial context of innovation in economic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Spaces and Places in Central and Eastern Europe

    Historical Trends and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Gyula Horváth

    Across Europe there is a rapidly changing context for undertaking regional development. In the 20th century, development of the former planned economies (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia), was defined by these countries differences, rather than their common…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europe

    The Relational Turn in Rural Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew K. Copus, Philomena de Lima

    This book reflects on how the economies, social characteristics, ways of life and global relationships of rural areas of Europe have changed in recent years. This reveals a need to refresh the concepts we use to understand, measure and describe rural communities and their development potential.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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