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  • Informal Trade, Gender and the Border Experience

    From Political Borders to Social Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Olga Sasunkevich

    Detailing the history of a well-known phenomenon of post-socialism - cross-border petty trade and smuggling - as the history of a practice in daily life from a gendered perspective, this book considers how changes in these practices in a particular border region, between Belarus and Lithuania, have…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Southeast Asian Energy Transitions

    Between Modernity and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Mattijs Smits

    Addressing the apparent tensions between modernity and sustainability in Southeast Asia, this book offers novel insights into the global challenge of moving towards a low carbon energy system. With an original and accessible take on social theory related to energy transitions, modernity and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Economic Development in Rural Areas

    Functional and Multifunctional Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dannenberg, Elmar Kulke

    Analysing the ongoing changes and dynamics in rural development from a functional perspective through a series of case studies from the global north and south, this volume deepens our understanding of the importance of new functional and multifunctional approaches in policy, practice and theory. In…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • European External Action

    The Making of EU Diplomacy in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Veit Bachmann

    European External Action provides a critical assessment of the practice of EU diplomacy in a key site of Africa-European relations and the global development industry - the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. It analyses how the EU positions itself through its newly established diplomatic corps, the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Critical Geopolitics

  • Worldwide Knowledge?

    Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region, 1st Edition

    By Martina Fuchs

    Putting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up a perspective ’beyond knowledge’ - i.e.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Economic Geography Series

  • Globalization and Europe's Rural Regions

    1st Edition

    By Birte Nienaber

    Edited by John McDonagh

    This book examines the multiple ways in which rural regions in Europe are being restructured through globalization and the regional development responses that they have adopted. It provides an understanding of the key challenges and opportunities for rural regions arising from the major economic,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development

    1st Edition

    By Hans-Liudger Dienel

    Edited by Martin Schiefelbusch

    Presenting recent research on the international integration of infrastructures in Europe, this book combines general and methodological chapters and examples from different a variety of sectors such as transport, electricity and communication networks. Particular focus is on the contrast between…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Informal Urban Street Markets

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifton Evers, Kirsten Seale

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Knowledge and the City

    Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Urban Development, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Javier Carrillo, Tan Yigitcanlar, Blanca García, Antti Lönnqvist

    This book underlines the growing importance of knowledge for the competitiveness of cities and their regions. Examining the role of knowledge - in its economic, socio-cultural, spatial and institutional forms - for urban and regional development, identifying the preconditions for innovative use of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Health and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Bezner Kerr, Isaac Luginaah

    The geographies of health and development is an emerging sub-discipline, tying in with many of the conceptual, theoretical and practical components of other disciplines working in health, health care, economics, and international development. Spatially and theoretically grounded in geography, this…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

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