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  • Cities, Regions and Flows

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter V. Hall, Markus Hesse

    Urban regions have come under increasing pressure to adapt to the imperatives of mobility, including greater freedom of travel, rising trade volumes and global economic networks. Whereas urbanization was once characterized by the concentration of services and facilities, urban areas now have to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14

  • Costs of Sprawl

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Shima Hamidi

    Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade and a half ago, Smart Growth America and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by sponsoring groundbreaking research to quantitatively…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09

  • Uncovering the Territorial Dimension of European Union Cohesion Policy

    Cohesion, Development, Impact Assessment and Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eduardo Medeiros

    Despite the non-territorialised strategic goals of the EU 2020 Strategy, the long-term aim of EU Cohesion Policy to promote harmonious development of the European territory – social, economic, and ‘territorial cohesion’ – remains a central goal of achieving a more cohesive EU territory. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Rethinking Creative Cities Policy

    Invisible Agents and Hidden Protagonists, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allan Watson, Calvin Taylor

    In recent years, there has been high level of interest amongst policy-makers in the ‘creative city’ concept, due to the anticipation of economic and social benefits from a growing cultural and creative economy. However, a lack of understanding of local social and economic contexts, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in cities across the world. This book presents the experience of practitioners and researchers who actively advocate for and participate with children and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25

  • Outcomes of post-2000 Fast Track Land Reform in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel Cliffe, Jocelyn Alexander, Ben Cousins, Rudo Gaidzanwa

    The struggle over land has been the central issue in Zimbabwe ever since white settlers began to carve out large farms over a century ago. Their monopolisation of the better-watered half of the land was the focus of the African war of liberation war, and was partially modified following…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • The Financialization of Housing

    A political economy approach, 1st Edition

    By Manuel B. Aalbers

    Due to the financialization of housing in today’s market, housing risks are increasingly becoming financial risks. Financialization refers to the increasing dominance of financial actors, markets, practices, measurements and narratives. It also refers to the resulting structural transformation of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Rural Planning and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Gallent, Mark Scott

    This collection offers a comprehensive selection of journal articles and book chapters that provide readers with an historical overview of rural planning, collating the canonical writings on the subject in one essential reference work. Each volume begins with an editorial introduction by the editor…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Economic Development for Everyone

    Creating Jobs, Growing Businesses, and Building Resilience in Low-Income Communities, 1st Edition

    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 neighborhoods, aging suburbs, and regions such as Appalachia, American Indian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09

  • Creating Modern Athens

    A Capital Between East and West, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-02
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

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