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  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions

    1st Edition

    By Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser

    This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and environmental change. How…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Researching South-South Development Cooperation

    The Politics of Knowledge Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie, Wiebe Nauta

    Over the last two decades the expanding role of Southern countries as development partners has led to tectonic shifts in global development ideas, practices, norms and actors. Researchers are faced with new questions around identity, power and positionality in global development. Researching…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s

    Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka

    First published in 1998, this volume represents the outcome of a seminar as part of the continuing efforts of the Convocation of the University of Dar es Salam to maintain a dialogue with the Government of Tanzania on its socio-economic problems. Its aim was to underscore heightened public concern…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Driving Offences

    Law, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Sally Cunningham

    This volume examines general driving offences, concentrating on those which punish risk-taking whilst driving, with the primary goal of increasing road safety. The focus is particularly on careless driving, dangerous driving, drink-driving and speeding, with a comparative approach incorporated into…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Managing Culture and Interspace in Cross-border Investments

    Building a Global Company, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Fuchs, Sebastian Henn, Martin Franz, Ram Mudambi

    This book focuses on the dialectics between spatio-organisational gaps and local contexts that characterise cross-border investments. "Interspatial" investments – be it mergers & acquisitions (M&A) or greenfield investments – are usually characterised by what is referred to as "otherness",…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

    1st Edition

    By Paivi Kannisto

    Presenting a ground-breaking study of the emerging phenomenon of location-independence, this book examines the way in which the practices of 'global nomads', who live on the road, without fixed abode, place of employment or localised circle of friends, question many of the unwritten norms and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Investigating Local Knowledge

    New Directions, New Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Paul Sillitoe

    Originally published in 2004. Local knowledge reflects many generations of experience and problem solving by people around the world, increasingly affected by globalizing forces. Such knowledge is far more sophisticated than development professionals previously assumed and, as such, represents an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Safe City

    Safety and Urban Development in European Cities, 1st Edition

    By Peter M.J. Pol

    First published in 2006, as numerous local authorities of European cities invest in the attractiveness of their urban areas in the hope of attracting new inhabitants and economic activities, safety has become a topical subject. Perceived safety is a major factor in a city's attractiveness and fear…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Keys to Successful Immigration

    Implications of the New Jersey Experience, 1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Espenshade

    Published in 1997. The Urban Institute has been studying immigration for almost a decade and a half. In recent years, the Institute’s focus has widened to include immigration integration. Unlike immigration policy, which is a federal responsibility, policies regarding immigrant integration have…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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