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  • 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

  • Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally.As a…

    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

  • Rural Housing and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht, Scott Loveridge, Stephan Goetz, Rachel Welborn

    Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development. Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this…

    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

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Squires, Lu Qi

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    This book explores the nature of regions and how they function, particularly at the local and micro-level. Whilst recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, the focus has tended to be on 'macro' regional institutions such as the EU, ASEAN,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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