Regional Development Products

  • The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Urban Competitiveness

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kresl, Daniele Ietri

    During the past 25 years the burden of managing economic policy for competitiveness has devolved to cities and to urban regions. National governments have increasingly been focused on staving off fiscal collapse. Mayors and local administrations have become very creative and active in looking after…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Urban Innovation Systems

    What makes them tick?, 1st Edition

    By Willem van Winden, Erik Braun, Alexander Otgaar, Jan-Jelle Witte

    Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • High-Tech Industries, Employment and Global Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.R. Hashim, N.S. Siddharthan

    The process of development in recent times has been characteristically marked by the expanding reach of multinational enterprises, flows of foreign direct investment, unprecedented growth of information and communication technologies (ICT) and knowledge-based industries, and infusion of ICT across…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge India

  • Watershed Development and Livelihoods

    People’s Action in India, 1st Edition

    By S.K. Das

    This book analyses the empowerment process of the Bhil as a result of the implementation of the watershed project in Jhabua. This visionary project, planned and implemented by the Bhil community, has put in place an integrated strategy that has given them control over their livelihood. It is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge India

  • Managing Nongovernmental Organizations

    Culture, Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Frederik Claeyé

    The idea that international development aid needs to be better managed and coordinated gained currency in the early 1990s. The increasing emphasis on management has resulted in the present vogue of ‘managing for development results’ as one of the central tenets in the discourse on international aid…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • The Government of Chronic Poverty

    From the politics of exclusion to the politics of citizenship?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Hickey

    What are the underlying causes of chronic poverty? Can ‘development beyond neoliberalism’ offer the strategies required to challenge such persistent forms of poverty, particularly through efforts to promote citizenship amongst poor people? Drawing on case-study evidence from Africa, Latin America…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Rural Development in Punjab

    A Success Story Going Astray, 1st Edition

    Edited by Autar S. Dhesi, Gurmail Singh

    For many years, agricultural development in Punjab symbolised one of the most successful experiments in rural development. However, this success story seems to be going astray. The crux of the problem, this volume suggests, is that externally driven modernization to meet national food needs pushed…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge India

  • Employment and Labour Market in North-East India

    Interrogating Structural Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginius Xaxa, Debdulal Saha, Rajdeep Singha

    This book examines the structural changes in the labour market in North-East India. Going beyond the conventional study of tea and agricultural sectors, it focuses on the nature, pattern and structure of work and employment in the region as well as documents emerging shifts in the labour force…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge India

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    CRC Press

  • The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Cities in Crisis

    Socio-spatial impacts of the economic crisis in Southern European cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    In recent years, European societies and territories have witnessed the spatial impacts of a severe financial and socio-economic crisis. This book builds on the current debate concerning how cities and urban regions and their citizens deal with the consequences of the recent financial and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

14Series in Regional Development

Product Search