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  • Indian Ocean Futures

    New Partnerships, New Alliances, and Academic Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Graham Seal

    Indian Ocean studies, which once lagged behind studies of the Atlantic and the Pacific, is an important emerging academic field which has come into its own. In the next fifty years, the Indian Ocean Region will become very significant as a result of enormous demographic changes. What was the Ocean…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Living with the Sea

    Knowledge, Awareness and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Brown, Kimberley Peters

    The seas and oceans are currently taking centre stage in academic study and public consciousness. From the plastics littering our seas, to the role of climate change on ocean currents from unequal access of marine resources to the treacherous experiences of seafarers who keep our global economy…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Gender at the Border

    Entrepreneurship in Rural Post-Socialist Hungary, 1st Edition

    By Janet Henshall Momsen

    Looking at two contrasting border regions, one in western Hungary, one in the east of the country, this volume is the first to combine an examination of border related issues with gender and economic development. By comparing and critically analyzing the relative levels of encouragement of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Between Global and Local

    Marginality and Marginal Regions in the Context of Globalization and Deregulation, 1st Edition

    By Walter Leimgruber

    The definitions for 'marginality' and 'marginal regions' are vague and differ between academic disciplines. Marginal regions could however be characterized as regions lying off mainstream processes (in a sort of vacuum) both in society and economy, but also in relation to the natural environment…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Universities and Regional Economic Development

    Engaging with the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Benneworth

    In a knowledge-based economy, universities are vital institutions. This volume explores the roles that universities can play in peripheral regions, contributing to processes of regional economic development and innovative growth. Including a series of case studies drawn from Portugal, Norway,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • An Analysis of Policy Implementation in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Powell

    First published in 1999, this book analyzes the process involved in implementing Technical and Vocational Education and Training policies in the countries of Jamaica and The Gambia. A critical approach was used to analyse the role played by different actors in this process, both at public and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultivating Grass-Roots for Regional Development in a Globalising Economy

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Organised Markets, 1st Edition

    By James Cécora

    First published in 1999. The key to successful regional development is more a personality issue than a global one, contends social economist Dr. James Cécora. With a fresh new interdisciplinary approach, Cécora tackles traditional economic theory to show that a distinct type of individual, the '…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Housing Provision and Bottom-up Approaches

    Family Case Studies from Africa, Asia and South America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    First published in 1999, this book consists of in-depth family case studies from Africa, Asia and South America. The purpose of the book is to give a clear understanding of the physical and non-physical structures in bottom-up housing approaches. Physical structures include design aspects,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Agrarian Reform in Theory and Practice

    A Study of the Lake Titicaca Region of Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Jane Benton

    Published in 1999. Despite the attempts of a number of Latin American republics to redistribute land resources and carry out agrarian reform programmes, ’the land question’ remains a vital political issue throughout the region. This book focuses on Bolivia, where government proposals to replace a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Housing Africa's Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Amis, Peter Lloyd

    Originally published in 1990, this book reveals the extent to which petty landlordism is developing not just in the African urban settlements that have sprung up but in government-sponsored low-cost housing estates. The first part of the book traces African governments' changing responses to urban…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

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