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  • 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

  • Tourist Clusters, Destinations and Competitiveness

    Theoretical issues and empirical evidences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Capone

    Tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the world economy. Increasingly, research on tourism destinations has been at the centre of debates concerning destination competitiveness, governance, policies and destination management and marketing.This book investigates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Decent Society

    Planning for Social Quality, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace, Roger Sapsford

    The search for ‘the Decent Society’ – a fit place in which to live – has informed policy at both governmental and international level. This book analyses its nature and devises a consistent way of measuring the concept world-wide on the basis of a coherent theory of agency within social structure.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kidane Mengisteab, Gerard Hagg

    Most African economies range from moderately advanced capitalist systems with modern banks and stock markets to peasant and pastoral subsistent systems. Most African countries are also characterized by parallel institutions of governance – one is the state sanctioned (formal) system and the other…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Structural Transformation and Agrarian Change in India

    1st Edition

    By Goran Djurfeldt, Srilata Sircar

    The landlord and his emaciated labourer are symbolic of Indian agriculture. However, this relationship has now changed as large landowners have fallen from their superior position. This volume explores how this emblematic pair is becoming a thing of the past. Structural Transformation and Agrarian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Smaller Cities in a World of Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    By Peter Karl Kresl, Daniele Ietri

    Much recent research in Urban Studies has concentrated on the notion of the ‘global city’ but discussion has also covered a larger set of mega cities, with populations in excess of 10 million. This analysis has begged the question of the optimal size for a city – is larger always better? Smaller…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Peterson

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Technology and the City

    Systems, applications and implications, 1st Edition

    By Tan Yigitcanlar

    The interplay between smart urban technologies and city development is a relatively uncharted territory. Technology and the City aims to fill that gap, exploring the growing importance of smart technologies and systems in contemporary cities, and providing an in-depth understanding of both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • People, Places and Policy (Open Access)

    Knowing contemporary Wales through new localities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Jones, Scott Orford, Victoria Macfarlane

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.tandfebooks.com, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.Set within the context of UK devolution and constitutional change, People, Places and Policy offers important and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Skills and Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Marco Bontje, Jan Rouwendal

    Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions. Workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in, with factors such as job availability and urban amenities…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities

    East meets West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiit Tammaru, Szymon Marcińczak, Maarten van Ham, Sako Musterd

    Growing inequalities in Europe are a major challenge threatening the sustainability of urban communities and the competiveness of European cities. While the levels of socio-economic segregation in European cities are still modest compared to some parts of the world, the poor are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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