Urban Studies Monographs

  • Culture-Led Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Ronan Paddison, Steven Miles

    The idea that culture can be employed as a driver for urban economic growth has become part of the new orthodoxy by which cities seek to enhance their competitive position. Such developments reflect not only the rise to prominence of the cultural sphere in the contemporary (urban) economy, but how…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge
    Urban Studies Monographs

  • Clusters in Urban and Regional Development

    Edited by Andrew Cumbers, Danny McKinnon

    Clusters have become a key focus of urban and regional policy in advanced economies as regional specialisation in particular industries has come to be regarded as advantageous in the context of debates about globalization and the knowledge economy. In particular, spatial proximity between…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Urban Studies Monographs

  • Employability and Local Labour Markets

    Edited by Ronald W. McQuaid, Anne E. Green, Mike Danson

    The concept of employability has provided a foundation for much current labour market policy. It has also provided a useful framework for analyzing national and urban labour markets and related policies in a variety of different circumstances both for those in and out of work. The papers in this…

    Hardback – 2006-05-11
    Routledge
    Urban Studies Monographs

  • Cities of Pleasure

    Sex and the Urban Socialscape

    Edited by Alan Collins

    This book contains a collection of cutting-edge chapters that explore various connections between urban living, sexuality and sexual desire around the world. The key themes featured address a number of topical issues including: the controversies and debates raging around the evolution, defining…

    Hardback – 2005-11-10
    Routledge
    Urban Studies Monographs

  • Globalisation and the Politics of Forgetting

    Edited by Yong-Sook Lee, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    In both academic scholarship and the popular imagination, the globality of modern society has been represented by global cities as the corporate and financial epicentres for capital accumulation, cosmopolitan cultures and innovative change. This has created an image of the globalised world as empty…

    Hardback – 2005-11-03
    Routledge
    Urban Studies Monographs