Development Studies Products

  • Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Big Data for Regional Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other related factors and trends are contributing to the production of an astoundingly large and rapidly accelerating collection of data, or ‘Big Data’. This data now allows us to examine urban and regional phenomena in ways that were previously not possible.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Approaches to Economic Geography

    Towards a geographical political economy, 1st Edition

    By Ray Hudson

    The last four decades have seen major changes in the global economy, with the collapse of communism and the spread of capitalism into parts of the world from which it had previously been excluded. Beginning with a grounding in Marxian political economy, this book explores a range of new ideas as to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences

    Beyond clusters, 1st Edition

    By Kean Birch

    The life sciences is an industrial sector that covers the development of biological products and the use of biological processes in the production of goods, services and energy. This sector is frequently presented as a major opportunity for policy-makers to upgrade and renew regional economies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies

    The bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivar Virgin, E. Jane Morris

    The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India, 1st Edition

    By Anant Kamath

    This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive and unique study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in depth examination of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener, 1st Edition

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an ecofeminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognized, understood…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States

    The Case of Timor-Leste, 1st Edition

    By Monica Costa

    A growing number of governments have made commitments to achieving gender equality and women's rights, with many using gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to allocate resources for the delivery of economic policy and governance that benefit men and women equally. At a time when GRB is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Fola Adeleke

    This book studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. It develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • China's Authoritarian Path to Development

    Is Democratization Possible?, 1st Edition

    By Liang Tang

    This book examines the various stages of China’s development, in the economic, social, and political fields, relating theories and models of development to what is actually occurring in China, and discussing how China’s development is likely to progress going forward. It argues that China’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

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