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  • Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    Edited by João J. M. Ferreira, Mário L. Raposo, Cristina I. Fernandes, Marcus Dejardin

    Research interest in the service sector has boomed in recent years as deindustrialisation became entrenched. Instead of being regarded as merely supplementary to traditional industry and manufacturing, services have generated progressively rising levels of growth in developed economies while at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Innovation, Alliances, and Networks in High-Tech Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorenza Belussi, Luigi Orsi

    Recent years have seen a growth in strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and collaborative networks involving knowledge-intensive and hi-tech industries. However, there have been relatively few studies looking at this form of collaboration as a strategy to drive firms’ innovative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • China's Aid to Africa

    Does Friendship Really Matter?, 1st Edition

    By Zhangxi Cheng, Ian Taylor

    Although China has rapidly increased foreign aid to Africa and is now a relatively major player in the developmental assistance regime, little is still known regarding how China delivers its foreign aid, and even less about how this foreign aid actually works in the recipient countries. This book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees

    From Relief and Works to Human Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sari Hanafi, Leila Hilal, Lex Takkenberg

    Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency.UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs recent fieldwork in order to analyse challenges in programmes and service delivery,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Life through the Eyes of the City, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Jaguaribe

    "Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    1st Edition

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S. R. Osmani

    The remarkable speed at which microcredit has expanded around the world in the last three decades has piqued the curiosity of practitioners and theorists alike. By developing innovative ways of making credit available to the poor, the idea of microcredit has challenged many traditional assumptions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Weiss, Michael Tribe

    The Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development is a global overview of industrialisation. Each chapter will provide readers with contemporary insights into this this essential aspect of economic development. Industrialisation has been at the forefront of discussion on economic development since…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Working but Poor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Sick

    For centuries, new technologies and expanding networks of production and consumption have been changing the face of rural economies in significant ways. Millions of rural dwellers have found survival increasingly difficult and have fled to urban centres. Others have remained: some retrenching,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Spatial Dynamics in the Experience Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Karin Topsø Larsen, Lise Schrøder

    This book explores the dynamics of place, location and territories from the perspective of an experience-based economy. It offers a valuable contribution to this new approach and the planning and management challenges it faces.This book emphasises three key avenues to understanding the experience…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Structural Change, Competitiveness and Industrial Policy

    Painful Lessons from the European Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurora Teixeira, Ester Silva, Ricardo Mamede

    The onset of the global crisis has emphasised the persistence of substantial differences in development and social progress within the euro area. The specific case of countries located in the southern periphery region has come to the centre stage, due to the harsh economic conditions that all these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Territorial Policy and Governance

    Alternative Paths, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Deas, Stephen Hincks

    In response to both policy and conceptual debates, alternative narratives have begun to emerge about territorial governance and policymaking. As local and regional policy actors strive to respond to the geographically uneven effects of the economic crises of the early twenty-first century, a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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