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  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability

    Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Padmanabhan

    Transdisciplinarity is a new way of scientifically meeting the challenges of sustainability. Indeed, interdisciplinary collaboration and co-operation with non-academic ‘practice partners’ is at the core of this; creating contextualised, socially relevant knowledge about complex real-world problems.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Study of Human Development

    The Future of the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Settersten Jr., Megan M. McClelland

    If you had just one wish for the study of human development, what would it be? How would it advance the field? And what would it take for your vision to be realized? This was the charge given to twenty-eight scholars, coming from different disciplines and fields, and who study different periods of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Policy in Agriculture

    Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok K. Mishra, Davide Viaggi, Sergio Gomez y Paloma

    In recent years, developed countries have formulated public policies in agriculture ranging from supporting rural life and farm income to promoting sustainability of food and fibre production. Public Policy in Agriculture: Impact on Labor Supply and Household Income addresses the lack of empirical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Primary Commodities and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Stephan Pfaffenzeller

    Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable and non-renewable resources. Will this supply of primary commodities remain…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Participation, Science and Society

    Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Mikko Rask, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Loreta Tauginienė, Vytautas Dikčius, Kaisa Matschoss, Timo Aarrevaara, Luciano d’Andrea

    The field of public participation is developing fast, with phenomena such as citizen science and crowdsourcing extending the resource base of research, stimulating innovation and making science more accessible to the general population.Promoting public participation means giving more weight to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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