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  • The Design of Urban Manufacturing

    1st Edition

    By Nina Rappaport, Robert N. Lane

    American cities are rediscovering the economic and social value of urban manufacturing. However, urban manufacturing is often invisible and poorly understood in terms of urban design, architecture, and policy. The Design of Urban Manufacturing brings a multidisciplinary approach to a new complex…

    Paperback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge

  • A New Perspective for European Spatial Development Policies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Blaas

    First Published in 1998. A number of future paths of European spatial evolution are developed and discussed in this book. It applies unconventional economic approaches to spatial policy, and in particular to EU-spatial policies. It is concluded that a) the answer to spatial development challenges…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Guide to European Town Directories

    Volume One - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia., 1st Edition

    By Gareth Shaw, Tim Coles

    First published in 1997, European Directories is a major resource guide for urban historians and historical geographers. It provides a detailed bibliography of all directories published and available in major libraries throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Scandinavia. In addition,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Rural-Urban Relationships in the Nineteenth Century

    Uneasy neighbours?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Hammond, Barry Sloan

    The essays in this collection seek to challenge accepted scholarship on the rural-urban divide. Using case studies from the UK, Europe and America, contributors examine complex rural-urban relationships of conflict and cooperation. The volume will be of interest to those researching society and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Unfolding Cluster Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorenza Belussi, Jose Luis Hervás-Oliver

    Various theories have been put forward as to why business and industry develops in clusters and despite good work being carried out on path dependence and dynamics, this is still very much an emerging topic in the social sciences. To date, no overarching theoretical framework has been developed to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transformation of Resource Towns and Peripheries

    Political economy perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Halseth

    Most developed economies, including single-industry and resource dependent rural or small town regions, are transforming rapidly as a result of social, political, and economic change. Collectively, they face a number of challenges as well as new opportunities. This international collaboration…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Smart Development in Smart Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Giuseppe Cappiello

    The concept of smart cities has become one of the most significant new lines of thinking to emerge in the social sciences in recent years, both from the research and policy angles. To date, the focus in smart specialization has been on what regions as a whole can do to bring about innovation, but…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reanimating Regions

    Culture, Politics, and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively the critical turn in human geography towards the end of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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