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  • Neoextractivism and Capitalist Development

    1st Edition

    By Dennis C. Canterbury

    The large-scale extraction of natural resources for sale in capitalist markets is not a new phenomenon, but in recent years global demand for resources has increased, leading to greater attention to the role of resource extraction in the development of the exporting countries. The term…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dear, Allen J. Scott

    Originally published in 1981, Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society, is a comprehensive collection of papers addressing urban crises. Through a synthesis of current discussions around various critical approaches to the urban question, the book defines a general theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Urban and Regional Transformation of Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Goddard, Anthony Champion

    Originally published in 1983 The Urban and Regional Transformation of Britain, analyses economic and social changes recorded across the cities and regions of Britain since the Barlow Report. The collection analyses the whole country at a more detailed scale than the ten Standard Regions, for which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By Brian Field

    Edited by Bryan Macgregor

    Originally published in 1987, Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning is an introduction to the various analytical techniques which have been developed and applied in urban and regional analysis in planning practice. The subjects covered are population, housing, employment, transport…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban Markets

    Developing Informal Retailing, 1st Edition

    By David Dewar, Vanessa Watson

    Originally published in 1990, Urban Markets looks at how the informal sector of the economy should be encouraged to assist in the alleviation of problems of poverty and unemployment. Despite this rhetoric, few concrete, implementable ways have been developed. This book is concerned with one such…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Neighborhood Jobs, Race, and Skills

    Urban Employment and Commuting, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Immergluck

    Originally published in 1998, Neighbourhood Jobs, Race, and Skills argues that race is a powerful and persistent barrier to employment. Analysing existing literature, this book outlines how racial discrimination in hiring against African Americans appears to remain a contributor to high…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Systems Leadership

    Creating Positive Organisations, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Catherine Burke, Karl Stewart

    The new edition of this influential and bestselling book is concerned with how people come together to achieve a productive purpose. Survival and success in business and social terms have always depended upon our ability to form and sustain social organisations. People have a deep need to be…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Geography of Innovation

    Public Policy Renewal and Empirical Progress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Massard, Corinne Autant-Bernard

    Within the European context of innovation for growth, public and corporate actors are faced with pressing questions concerning innovation policy and the return on public and private investment in innovation at the regional level. To help them answer these questions, researchers in the field of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change, and looks at how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book addresses how this change affected the politics of life in France during the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Schooling Ordinary Kids (1987)

    Inequality, Unemployment, and the New Vocationalism, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Brown

    Originally published 1987 Schooling Ordinary Kids looks at the ‘invisible majority’ of ordinary working-class pupils. The book explains why these pupils are now at the centre of a major educational crisis surrounding the soaring rates of youth unemployment. The book is a timely examination of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ambivalence in Mentorship

    An Exploration of Emotional Complexities, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie D Oglensky

    Ambivalence in Mentorship is based on research of scores of mentors and protégés in longstanding relationships representing a range of career fields. Using vivid case narratives, the book takes a nuanced look at the emotional complexities of their mentorships—the intense passions and hopes that get…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

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