Regional Development Products

  • Untamed Urbanisms (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Andrea Lampis, Mark Swilling

    An electronic version of this book is available Open Access at www.tandfebooks.com. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.One of the major challenges of urban development has been reconciling the way cities develop with the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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

    Corrupt Places, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Jon Jonakin

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration From Latin America provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the era of liberalization in Latin America, focusing in particular on labor markets and emigration from the region. Starting in 1980, liberalization in Latin America was expected to improve…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, Julie Clark

    Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years placed much strain on urban areas with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with a binary choice:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Capital Cities

    1st Edition

    By Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, Martin Warland

    Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centers of their nations – so-called ‘secondary capital cities’ (SCCs) – tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in shaping the political, economic, social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The EU's New Borderland

    Cross-border relations and regional development, 1st Edition

    By Andrzej Jakubowski, Andrzej Miszczuk, Bogdan Kawałko, Tomasz Komornicki, Roman Szul

    The strengthening of relations between Poland and Ukraine over the last 25 years is one of the most positive examples of transformations in bilateral relations in Central and Eastern Europe. In spite of the complex and difficult historical heritage dominated by the events of the World War II and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Regional Disparities in the Enlarged European Union

    Geography, innovation and structural change, 1st Edition

    By Valentina Meliciani

    The last twenty years have seen an increase in European integration and the emergence of the technological revolution. Although tighter integration coupled with technological innovation should facilitate cross-regional convergence, some European regions have managed to jump ahead while others have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Big Data for Regional Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other related factors and trends are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or ‘Big Data’. This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways that were previously not possible.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Approaches to Economic Geography

    Towards a geographical political economy, 1st Edition

    By Ray Hudson

    The last four decades have seen major changes in the global economy, with the collapse of communism and the spread of capitalism into parts of the world from which it had previously been excluded. Beginning with a grounding in Marxian political economy, this book explores a range of new ideas as to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences

    Beyond clusters, 1st Edition

    By Kean Birch

    The life sciences is an industrial sector that covers the development of biological products and the use of biological processes in the production of goods, services and energy. This sector is frequently presented as a major opportunity for policy-makers to upgrade and renew regional economies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China's Authoritarian Path to Development

    Is Democratization Possible?, 1st Edition

    By Liang Tang

    This book examines the various stages of China’s development, in the economic, social, and political fields, relating theories and models of development to what is actually occurring in China, and discussing how China’s development is likely to progress going forward. It argues that China’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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