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  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities

    By Rie Makita, Tadasu Tsuruta

    In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly its Fair Trade and organic components, has emerged as a significant tool for promoting rural development in the global South. This book is unique for two reasons. First,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Mega-events and Urban Image Construction

    Beijing and Rio de Janeiro

    By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

    While societies shape the way their cities look and are represented, urban images, in turn, nurture and structure social relations in multiple ways. Nowhere is this dialectical relationship between social processes and urban representations more visible than in the hosting of global spectacles such…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Territorial Policy and Governance

    Alternative Paths

    Edited by Iain Deas, Stephen Hincks

    In response to both policy and conceptual debates, alternative narratives have begun to emerge about territorial governance and policy-making. 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • International Trade

    The Basics

    By Jessie Poon, David L. Rigby

    Trade impacts on the lives of all global citizens, influencing which commodities are consumed and how and where they are produced, and affecting work, the environment and our social existence. It is associated with growth and development, and with deindustrialization and dependency. International…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    Today, the world’s cities face a range of challenges major spatial, economic, demographic, ecological, cultural and social challenges to the extent that a turning point has been reached. Widespread inequality and social exclusion on the one hand are opposed to a world where companies cluster and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-05 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The spatial and economic transformation of mountain regions

    Landscapes as Commodities

    By Manfred Perlik

    Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures. While often primarily rural in nature, they often abut large cities while the development of industries such as hydroelectric power and the rapid development of tourism can bring about sweeping socio-economic change and vast…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Capitalist Space Economy

    Geographical Analysis After Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa

    By Eric Sheppard, Trevor Barnes

    Representing an innovative approach to the analysis of the economic geography of capitalism, this stimulating book develops an analytical political economic framework. Part 1 provides an introductory overvi9ew fo some of the fundamental debates about price, profits and value in economics which…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

  • Return Migration and Regional Economic Problems

    Edited by Russell King

    This book, originally published in 1986, based on extensive original research, presents many findings on the phenomenon of return migration and on its impact on regional economic development. It remains the only study of its kind. International in scope, the book includes chapters on return…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

  • An Industrial Geography of Italy

    Edited by Russell King

    At the time this book was originally published in 1985 Italy was one of Europe’s leading industrial nations. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of Italian industry during the 1980s. It introduces Italy’s physical and human resources and outlines the historical development of the industry…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

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