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  • Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Cucca, Costanzo Ranci

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking International Skilled Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Micheline van Riemsdijk, Qingfang Wang

    In today’s global knowledge economy, competition for the best and brightest workers has intensified. Highly skilled workers are an asset to companies, knowledge institutions, cities, and regions as they contribute to knowledge creation, innovation, and economic growth and development. Skilled…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Recycling Cooperatives

    Building resilient communities, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can lead to damaging environmental impacts, particularly in the megacities of the Global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Rural and Peripheral in Regional Development

    An Alternative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter de Souza

    The countryside has often been marginalised in discussions of economic and societal development, in favour of the urban. This book aims to stimulate a debate and a re-evaluation of how the concepts of the rural, peripheral and marginal are treated in academia and policy.Approaching this theme from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Tourist Clusters, Destinations and Competitiveness

    Theoretical issues and empirical evidences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Capone

    Tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the world economy. Increasingly, research on tourism destinations has been at the centre of debates concerning destination competitiveness, governance, policies and destination management and marketing.This book investigates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book provides an interdisciplinary discussion of animals as a source of food within the context of tourism. It focuses on a range of ethical issues associated with the production and consumption of animal foods, highlighting the different ways in which animals are valued and utilised within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Smaller Cities in a World of Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    By Peter Karl Kresl, Daniele Ietri

    Much recent research in Urban Studies has concentrated on the notion of the ‘global city’ but discussion has also covered a larger set of mega cities, with populations in excess of 10 million. This analysis has begged the question of the optimal size for a city – is larger always better? Smaller…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Technology and the City

    Systems, applications and implications, 1st Edition

    By Tan Yigitcanlar

    The interplay between smart urban technologies and city development is a relatively uncharted territory. Technology and the City aims to fill that gap, exploring the growing importance of smart technologies and systems in contemporary cities, and providing an in-depth understanding of both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • People, Places and Policy (Open Access)

    Knowing contemporary Wales through new localities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Jones, Scott Orford, Victoria Macfarlane

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.tandfebooks.com, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.Set within the context of UK devolution and constitutional change, People, Places and Policy offers important and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Re-Living the Global City

    Global/Local Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Chris Rumford

    Living the Global City (1996) was a landmark text in the field of Global Studies, offering an analysis of globalization and global/local processes by focussing on specific issues and themes which include community, culture, milieu, socioscapes and sociospheres, microglobalization, poverty,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Skills and Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Marco Bontje, Jan Rouwendal

    Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions. Workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in, with factors such as job availability and urban amenities…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mobilities Design

    Urban Designs for Mobile Situations, 1st Edition

    By Ole B. Jensen, Ditte Bendix Lanng

    Contemporary society is marked and defined by the ways in which mobile goods, bodies, vehicles, objects, and data are organized, moved and staged. Against the background of the ‘mobilities turn’ this book articulates a new and emerging research field, namely that of ‘mobilities design’. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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