New Development Trajectories
During the second half of the twentieth century, development in the Asia-Pacific region has been dominated by industrialization. However, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, services, in particular, finance, information and creative services, have become deeply embedded in the processes...
Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge
From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn
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...
Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Regions and Cities
What is the 'new economy'? Where is it? How does it differ from the 'old economy'? How does the 'new economy' relate to issues such as the nature of work, social inclusion and exclusion? Geographies of the New Economy explores the meaning of the 'new economy' at the global scale from the...
Published February 18th 2009 by Routledge
People, Organisations, Technologies
As the twenty-first century begins, significant changes are occurring in the way that services and goods are produced and consumed. One of the key drivers of this change is information and communications technology (ICT). It has transformed the role of space and time in patterns of economic...
Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge
Noting that, compared to manufacturing, service firms are much more sensitive to such spatial concerns as accessibility and crowding, 12 studies address the extent to which service industries lead the growth in Europe's contemporary economy....
Published December 30th 1992 by Routledge
The dynamics of national and international urban systems, as well as individual metropolitan areas, are closely connected with the decisions and actions of firms and institutions in the service sector. Services and Metropolitan Development explores the processes guiding both the development and the...
Published April 3rd 1991 by Routledge