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  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Solution Protocols to Festering Island Disputes

    ‘Win-Win' Solutions for the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands, 1st Edition

    By Godfrey Baldacchino

    Since the coming into force of the United Nations Law of the Sea, states have been targeting outlying islands to expand their exclusive economic zones, simultaneously stirring up strident nationalism when such plans clash with those of neighbouring states. No such actions have brought the world…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions

    The Case of Scotland and Bavaria, 1st Edition

    By Antje C.K. Brown

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite the fact that environmental directives are one of the strongest areas of policy decreed by the EU, it has a much poorer record when it comes to actual implementation of these policies. Instead of focusing on the traditional state-centrist accounts,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Islands of Rainforest

    Agroforestry, Logging and Eco-Tourism in Solomon Islands, 1st Edition

    By Edvard Hviding, Tim Bayliss-Smith

    This title was first published in 2000: An original and thought-provoking analysis of modern initiatives in the tropical rain forest. While issues such as logging, eco-timber, eco-tourism have been widely analyzed from an outsider’s perspective, this book considers them from the local people’s…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Information and Communications Technology as Potential Catalyst for Sustainable Urban Development

    Experiences in Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Marseilles and The Hague, 1st Edition

    By Leo van den Berg, Willem van Winden

    This title was first published in 2002: The information revolution has deeply influenced the development of Europe’s large cities. They are faced with new opportunities and threats from the information and communication technologies (ICTs) and require strategic policy responses. By examining and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Emerging Trends in African States' Foreign Policy-Making Process

    A Comparative Perspective of Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rok Ajulu

    Edited by Korwa Gombe Adar

    This title was first published in 2002: The resurgence of the democratization movement in Africa in the post-Cold War era is gradually replacing authoritarianism with forms of democratic systems. These changes have put into question the traditional big man image of African states’ foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning in the UK

    Agendas for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Andy Thornley

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin

    This title was first published in 2003:The advent of the Labour government in 1997 provoked major change in the political landscape of the UK. Priorities changed and different themes moved to the top of the agenda such as local democracy, community, transparency, sustainability and co-ordinated or…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of South-South Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Patricia Daley

    South-South cooperation is becoming ever more important to states, policy-makers and academics. Many Northern states, international agencies and NGOs are promoting South-South partnerships as a means of ‘sharing the burden’ in funding and undertaking development, assistance and protection…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Strategic Approaches to Regional Development

    Smart Experimentation in Less-Favoured Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iryna Kristensen, Alexandre Dubois, Jukka Teräs

    The existence and persistence of regional disparities between European regions require context-tailored policies to promote structural change. This book explores the congruence between place-based development and regional competitiveness in the EU context. Drawing on a range of social science…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Culture as Renewable Oil

    How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate, 1st Edition

    By Penélope Plaza Azuaje

    This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Entrepreneurial Discovery Process and Regional Development

    New Knowledge Emergence, Conversion and Exploitation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala, Håkon Finne, Tone Merethe Aasen

    There is a broad and long-standing debate on possible solutions to the regional vulnerabilities of globalisation. In 2014, the European Commission began implementing Smart Specialisation Strategy, a place-based strategy of growth, regional transformation and new industrial policy with collective…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

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