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  • Economic Development for Everyone

    Creating Jobs, Growing Businesses, and Building Resilience in Low-Income Communities

    By Mark M. Miller

    How do we create employment, grow businesses, and build greater economic resilience in our low-income communities? How do we create economic development for everyone, everywhere—including rural towns, inner-city neighbourhoods, aging suburbs, and regions such as Appalachia, American Indian…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change

    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:…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Citizenship, Activism and the City

    The Invisible and the Impossible

    By Patricia Burke Wood

    Were the occupations of 2010-11 - from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street - a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism and resistance. It proposes a critical urban…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Economic Development of Europe's Regions

    A Quantitative History Since 1900

    Edited by Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Rosés

    The book is the first quantitative description of Europe’s economic development at a regional level over the entire 20th century. Based on a new and comprehensive set of data, this book brings together a group of leading economic historians in order to describe and analyze the development of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Big Data for Regional Science

    Edited by Laurie A Schintler, Zhenhua Chen

    Recent technological advancements and other factors 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 and at levels of spatial and temporal resolution that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Markets and the Arts of Attachment

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Joe Deville, Liz McFall

    The collection explores how sentiment and relations are organised in consumer markets. Social studies of economies and markets have much more to offer than simply adding some ‘context’, ‘culture’ or ‘soul’ to the analysis of economic practices. As this collection showcases, studying markets…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital between East and West

    By Denis Roubien

    Athens is a well-known destination for those interested in discovering the birthplace of Western civilization. Its ancient monuments have been the model for innumerable buildings and works of art all over the Western World. However, the reality of modern Athens is much more complicated: the ancient…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

  • Reanimating Regions

    Culture, Politics, and Performance

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively the critical turn in human geography towards the end of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Entrepreneurial University

    Context and Institutional Change

    Edited by Lene Foss, David v. Gibson

    Global recessions and structural economic shifts are motivating government and business leaders worldwide to increasingly look to "their" universities to stimulate regional development and to contribute to national competiveness. The challenge is clear and the question is pressing: How will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divide

    Edited by John Harriss, Mick Moore

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Deprivation and the Inner City

    Edited by Colin Jones

    Originally published in 1979. Phenomena such as high levels of unemployment, decaying and vandalised council estates, poor educational achievements by schoolchildren and the population decline in inner cities are just some of the problems challenged by this important work. The contributors from…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities

    Edited by Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der Poel

    First published in 1989. Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states: Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The emergence of leisure as…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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