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  • Restructuring Regional and Local Economies

    Towards a Comparative Study of Scotland and Upper Silesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Blazyca

    This title was first published in 2003. Throughout Western Europe and the former Soviet bloc, the structural shift from traditional heavy industry towards lighter manufacturing and services has often had a strong regional dimension. This volume brings together researchers and practitioners from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Socialist Countries

    1st Edition

    By Jiri Musil

    Originally published in 1980, Urbanization in Socialist Countries addresses the complex situation in urban policy development in European Socialist countries. The book examines the urban policy situation in eight countries and provides an analytical framework that addresses the fundamental issues…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling, 1st Edition

    By Loraine Kennedy

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe

    What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xavier Bertrana, Björn Egner, Hubert Heinelt

    Debates about multi-level governance have led to a profound restructuring of regional and local government. The second level of local government is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen the institutional capacity of municipalities or to develop appropriate…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

    1st Edition

    By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig

    The world’s freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Property, Place and Piracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Fredriksson, James Arvanitakis

    This book takes the concept of piracy as a starting point to discuss the instability of property as a social construction and how this is spatially situated. Piracy is understood as acts and practices that emerge in zones where the construction and definition of property is ambiguous. Media piracy…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Political Tolerance in the Global South

    Images of India, Pakistan and Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Sten Widmalm

    What makes people agree to the extension of political rights to those they clearly dislike? This book moves beyond the extensive research on this question in western contexts to focus on the global south, offering unique empirical studies of political tolerance in plural societies where poverty is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Capital Cities

    1st Edition

    By Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, Martin Warland

    Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centers of their nations – so-called ‘secondary capital cities’ (SCCs) – tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in shaping the political, economic, social and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

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