Urban Economics Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05
    Regions and Cities

  • Low Carbon Nation?

    1st Edition

    By Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    What does the transition to a Low Carbon Britain mean for the future development of cities and regions across the country? Does it reinforce existing ‘business as usual’ or create new transformational opportunities? Low Carbon Nation? takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle this critical…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02

  • State of the World's Cities 2012/2013

    Prosperity of Cities, 1st Edition

    By Un Habitat

    The city is the home of prosperity. It is the place where human beings find satisfaction of basic needs and access to essential public goods. The city is also where ambitions, aspirations and other material and immaterial aspects of life are realized, providing contentment and happiness. It is a&…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18

  • Building Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    Historical Change and the Labour Process in the Production of Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Linda Clarke

    First published in 1992, this Routledge Revival sees the reissue of a truly original exploration of the nature of urbanization and capitalism. Linda Clarke’s vital work argues that: Urbanization is a product of the social human labour engaged in building as well as a concentration of the labour…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Regions and Cities

  • Business Networks in Clusters and Industrial Districts

    The Governance of the Global Value Chain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorenza Belussi, Alessia Sammarra

    During the 1980s the Marshallian concept of industrial district (ID) became widely popular due to the resurgence of interest in the reasons that make the agglomeration of specialised industries a territorial phenomenon worth being analysed. The analysis of clusters and IDs has often been limited,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Regions and Cities

  • Creative Regions

    Technology, Culture and Knowledge Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Dafna Schwartz

    This unique book focuses on regional creativity, analysing the different factors that can affect creativity and innovation process within regions in the knowledge economy. Approaching creativity from technological, organizational and regional viewpoints, it attempts to break down the influence of…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
    Regions and Cities

  • China and Europe

    The Implications of the Rise of China for European Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Kunzmann, Willy A Schmid, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr

    What are the likely long-term implications of this shift to Asia for the cities and regions of Europe? To just ‘wait and see’ cannot be the response, nor the hope that the attractiveness of Asia will diminish over time and that the economic growth will slow down. Will Europe be able to retain its…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban and Regional Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip McCann

    Urban and regional economics encompasses both the economics of geography and spatial economics to focus on the growth, behaviour, and economic performance of cities and regions. Over the last two decades, urban and regional economics has grown dramatically—both as a taught subject and as an active…

    Hardback – 2011-09-08
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Urban Regeneration Management

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Diamond, Joyce Liddle, Alan Southern, Philip Osei

    This book was born out of the need to ‘capture’ the experience and understanding of the regeneration management process that is neither UK centric nor centred exclusively on urban areas. Written by experts working in the USA, Holland, Greece, Jamaica, Turkey, Spain, Trinidad and the Czech Republic,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • 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

  • China's Urban Space

    Development under market socialism, 1st Edition

    By Terry McGee, George C.S. Lin, Mark Wang, Andrew Marton, Jiaping Wu

    China’s urban growth is unparalleled in the history of global urbanization, and will undoubtedly create huge challenges to China as it modernizes its society. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents an overview of the radical transformation of China’s urban space since the 1970s,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

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