Regional Development Products

  • Chicago

    An economic history, 1st Edition

    By John F. McDonald

    Chicago went from nothing in 1830 to become the second-largest city in the nation in 1900, while the Midwest developed to become one of the world’s foremost urban areas. This book is an economic history of the Chicago metropolitan area from the 1820s to the present. It examines the city in its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    Edited by João J. M. Ferreira, Mário L. Raposo, Cristina I. Fernandes, Marcus Dejardin

    Research interest in the service sector has boomed in recent years as deindustrialisation became entrenched. Instead of being regarded as merely supplementary to traditional industry and manufacturing, services have generated progressively rising levels of growth in developed economies while at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Innovation, Alliances, and Networks in High-Tech Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorenza Belussi, Luigi Orsi

    Recent years have seen a growth in strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and collaborative networks involving knowledge-intensive and hi-tech industries. However, there have been relatively few studies looking at this form of collaboration as a strategy to drive firms’ innovative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Kam C. Wong

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Working but Poor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Dynamics in the Experience Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Karin Topsø Larsen, Lise Schrøder

    This book explores the dynamics of place, location and territories from the perspective of an experience-based economy. It offers a valuable contribution to this new approach and the planning and management challenges it faces.This book emphasises three key avenues to understanding the experience…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Structural Change, Competitiveness and Industrial Policy

    Painful Lessons from the European Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurora Teixeira, Ester Silva, Ricardo Mamede

    The onset of the global crisis has emphasised the persistence of substantial differences in development and social progress within the euro area. The specific case of countries located in the southern periphery region has come to the centre stage, due to the harsh economic conditions that all these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Territorial Policy and Governance

    Alternative Paths, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Deas, Stephen Hincks

    In response to both policy and conceptual debates, alternative narratives have begun to emerge about territorial governance and policymaking. As local and regional policy actors strive to respond to the geographically uneven effects of the economic crises of the early twenty-first century, a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich

    This book investigates the pervasive problem of corruption across the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on the specifics of the local context, the book explores how corruption in the region is actuated through informal practices that coexist and work in parallel to formal institutions. When…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets

    Strategic and Operational Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Cle-Anne Gabriel

    This book highlights the challenges faced by renewable energy enterprises (REEs) in emerging markets, by reflecting on the enterprises’ own stories and experiences. Research into REEs has focused largely on successful businesses and business models, and developed markets. With significant…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

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