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  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    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: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorize rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of industries such as hydroelectric…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Local Economic Development in the UK

    The Cameron Years, 2010-2016

    Edited by Lee Pugalis, Gill Bentley

    The 2010 General Election ushered in a first coalition government in the United Kingdom for four decades and symbolised a marked shift in the nature and form of economic development. This book aims to investigate the theory and practice of the politics and policies of contemporary economic…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue

    Edited by Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese, Jens Kae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Bike Share

    By Elliot Fishman

    Bike Share examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share programs. The book provides scholars, city planners, transportation practitioners and students with a resource that captures the most pertinent scientific findings and practical lessons that have been from bike…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Development of the Balkan Region

    Edited by George Petrakos, Stoyan Totev

    This title was first published in 2001. A comparative overview and analysis of the economic performance, structure and trade relations of the Balkan region. Using original, detailed and up-to-the minute data, the contributors detect basic trends and developments with respect to trade relations,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Resource Curse in a Post-Communist Regime

    Russia in Comparative Perspective

    By Younkyoo Kim

    This title was first published in 2003.Russia’s transformation into a market economy has engendered mythology: Western scholars and media have painted very different pictures of the prospects for the Russian economy. Despite coming to a wide range of conclusions, existing studies all tend to tackle…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Local and Regional Economic Development: Renegotiating Power Under Labour

    By Robert J. Bennett, Diane Payne

    This title was first published in 2000. Since New Labour were elected in 1997, there have been substantial changes made to local and regional economic development policy in the UK. This volume offers an up-to-date overview, setting the new policies within a wider historic context and suggesting…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Promoting Local Growth

    Process, Practice and Policy

    By Daniel Felsenstein, Michael Taylor

    This title was first published in 2001. Focusing on new industries, policies and new forms of governance, the internationally renowned contributors to this volume examine the factors promoting the sub-national economic growth that is paradoxically occurring in an era of globalization.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Employment, Technology and Construction Development

    With Case Studies in Asia and China

    By Sivaguru Ganesan

    This title was first published in 2000:  An in depth analysis of employment and technology issues in the housing and construction industries of developing countries, in the context of globalization of economies and increased opportunities for advanced technology transfer. Supported by case…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Alleviation and Poverty of Aid

    Pakistan

    By Fayyaz Baqir

    Aid effectiveness has emerged as an intensely debated issue amongst policy makers, donors, development practitioners, civil society and academics during the past decade. This debate revolves around one important question: does official development assistance complement, duplicate or disregard the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-03 
    Taylor & Francis
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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