Regional Development Products

  • 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 – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Unfolding Cluster Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorenza Belussi, Jose Luis Hervás-Oliver

    Various theories have been put forward as to why business and industry develops in clusters and despite good work being carried out on path dependence and dynamics, this is still very much an emerging topic in the social sciences. To date, no overarching theoretical framework has been developed to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America

    The Case of Santiago, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camillo Boano, Francisco Vergara-Perucich

    In the 1970s and following on from the deposition of Salvador Allende, the Chilean dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet installed a radical political and economic system by force which lent heavy privilege to free market capitalism, reduced the power of the state to its minimum and actively suppressed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Transformation of Resource Towns and Peripheries

    Political economy perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Halseth

    Most developed economies, including single-industry and resource dependent rural or small town regions, are transforming rapidly as a result of social, political, and economic change. Collectively, they face a number of challenges as well as new opportunities. This international collaboration…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Secondary Cities and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lochner Marais, Etienne Nel, Ronnie Donaldson

    The role secondary cities play in the global space economy and national urban hierarchies is increasingly receiving attention from scholars and international agencies, most notably the Cities Alliance. Secondary Cities and Development considers the role of secondary cities through the lens of South…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Smart Development in Smart Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Giuseppe Cappiello

    The concept of smart cities has become one of the most significant new lines of thinking to emerge in the social sciences in recent years, both from the research and policy angles. To date, the focus in smart specialization has been on what regions as a whole can do to bring about innovation, but…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from the perspective of developing countries, exploring key issues, problems and potential solutions for improving transport sustainability in China. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in the three key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reanimating Regions

    Culture, Politics, and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively the critical turn in human geography towards the end of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Situated Practices of Strategic Planning

    An international perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louis Albrechts, Alessandro Balducci, Jean Hillier

    All over the world societies are facing a number of major problems. New developments, challenges and opportunities cause these issues and yet cases tell us that traditional spatial planning responses and tools are often insufficient to tackle these problems and challenges.Situated Practices of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking International Skilled Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Micheline van Riemsdijk, Qingfang Wang

    In today’s global knowledge economy, competition for the best and brightest workers has intensified. Highly skilled workers are an asset to companies, knowledge institutions, cities, and regions as they contribute to knowledge creation, innovation, and economic growth and development. Skilled…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Recycling Cooperatives

    Building resilient communities, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can lead to damaging environmental impacts, particularly in the megacities of the Global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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