Urban Economics Products

  • Asian and Pacific Cities

    Development Patterns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill

    The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-12
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses…

    Hardback – 2012-12-10
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Cities, Regions and Flows

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter V. Hall, Markus Hesse

    Urban regions have come under increasing pressure to adapt to the imperatives of mobility, including greater freedom of travel, rising trade volumes and global economic networks. Whereas urbanization was once characterized by the concentration of services and facilities, urban areas now have to…

    Hardback – 2012-07-05
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities

    From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter W. Daniels, K.C. Ho, Thomas A. Hutton

    The East and Southeast Asia region constitutes the world’s most compelling theatre of accelerated globalization and industrial restructuring. Following a spectacular realization of the ‘industrialization paradigm’ and a period of services-led growth, the early twenty-first century economic…

    Hardback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Financial Exclusion and the Poverty Trap

    Overcoming Deprivation in the Inner City, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Lenton, Paul Mosley

    The persistence of poverty hurts us all, and attacking poverty is a major policy objective everywhere. In Britain, the main political parties have an anti-poverty mandate and in particular an agreed commitment to eliminate child poverty by 2020, but there is controversy over how this should be done…

    Hardback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Beyond Territory

    Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Bathelt, Maryann Feldman, Dieter F. Kogler

    The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together…

    Hardback – 2011-06-23
    Regions and Cities

  • Knowledge Economy and the City

    Spaces of knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Ali Madanipour

    This book explores the relationship between space and economy, the spatial expressions of the knowledge economy. The capitalist industrial economy produced its own space, which differed radically from its predecessor agrarian and mercantile economies. If a new knowledge-based economy is emerging,…

    Hardback – 2011-05-24
    Regions and Cities

  • Enterprise, Deprivation and Social Exclusion

    The Role of Small Business in Addressing Social and Economic Inequalities, 1st Edition

    By Alan Southern

    There is little doubt that in recent years, enterprise has been considered an essential approach in the alleviation of deprivation existing in the developed world. The assumption is that area-based initiatives provide a means by which enterprise can include all members of society in mainstream…

    Hardback – 2011-04-25
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Manufacturing in the New Urban Economy

    1st Edition

    By Willem van Winden, Leo van den Berg, Luis Carvalho, Erwin van Tuijl

    In large cities in developed countries, the share of manufacturing has declined drastically in the last decades and the share of service has grown as many manufacturing firms have closed or moved to lower-cost locations. The process of deindustrialization is often seen as part of the inevitable…

    Hardback – 2010-08-31
    Regions and Cities

  • Territorial Development, Cohesion and Spatial Planning

    Knowledge and policy development in an enlarged EU, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Adams, Giancarlo Cotella, Richard Nunes

    This book examines some of the evolving challenges faced by EU regional policy in light of enlargement and to assess some of the approaches and trends in terms of territorial development policy and practice that are emerging out of this process. Focusing on the experiences on Central and Eastern…

    Hardback – 2010-08-25
    Regions and Cities

  • Migration in the 21st Century

    Rights, Outcomes, and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas N. Maloney, Kim Korinek

    In this volume, we examine the challenges and opportunities created by global migration at the start of the 21st century. Our focus extends beyond economic impact to questions of international law, human rights, and social and political incorporation. We examine immigrant outcomes and policy…

    Hardback – 2010-08-24
    Regions and Cities

  • Controversies in Local Economic Development

    Stories, strategies, solutions, 1st Edition

    By Martin Perry

    Efforts to promote the economic development of individual localities engage the attention of academics, students and professionals. Many such analysts argue that competitive advantage can be fostered within local economies, complimenting the advent of a more globalised economy. Intensified efforts…

    Hardback – 2010-06-24
    Regions and Cities

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