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Regions and Cities

Series Editor: Susan M Christopherson, Maryann Feldman, Gernot Grabher, Ron Martin, Martin Perry

In today’s globalised, knowledge-driven and networked world, regions and cities have assumed heightened significance as the interconnected nodes of economic, social and cultural production, and as sites of new modes of economic governance and policy experimentation. This book series brings together incisive and critically engaged international and interdisciplinary research on this resurgence of regions and cities, and should be of interest to geographers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and cultural scholars, as well as to policy-makers involved in regional and urban development.

For more information on the Regional Studies Association visit www.regionalstudies.org

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New and Published Books

31-40 of 79 results in Regions and Cities
  1. Migration in the 21st Century

    Rights, Outcomes, and Policy

    Edited by Thomas N. Maloney, Kim Korinek

    Series: Regions and Cities

    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...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Economic Geography of the IT Industry in the Asia Pacific Region

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Glen Searle, Kevin O'Connor

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The development of the information technology (IT) industry in the Asia Pacific region faces two challenges. Firstly, can its established physical, technical, regional and governance infrastructures be adapted to meet the challenges embedded in the set of products and processes created by the IT...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Entrepreneurial Knowledge, Technology and the Transformation of Regions

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger Stough

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In recent years, policy makers have given much credence to the role of entrepreneurship in the transformation of regions. As a result, a new set of policy responses have emerged that focus on the support of new venture creation, small business growth and idea generation and commercialization....

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 'Whither regional studies?'

    Edited by Andy Pike

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Regional studies are at a vibrant conjuncture. ‘Regions’ continue to provide a conceptual and analytical focus for often overlapping concerns with economic, social, political, cultural and ecological change. In the context of increased interest in inter- and multi-disciplinary approaches, ‘regions’...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Political Economy of Small Cities

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Bas van Heur

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The volume highlights ongoing changes in the political economy of small cities in relation to the field of culture and leisure. Culture and leisure are focal points both to local entrepreneurship and to planning by city governments, which means that these developments are subject to market dynamics...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Europe's Changing Geography

    The Impact of Inter-regional Networks

    Edited by Nicola Bellini, Ulrich Hilpert

    Series: Regions and Cities

    European macro-regions, Euroregions and other forms of inter-regional, cross-border cooperation have helped to shape new scenarios and new relational spaces which may generate opportunities for economic development, while redefining the political and economic meaning of national borders. This...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Development

    A Scandinavian Perspective

    Edited by Lisbeth Lindeborg, Lars Lindkvist

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In this new volume, 28 Scandinavian researchers and others who are active in arts and culture seek to answer the questions: What has been the effect of regional and local investment in arts and culture? And what positive and negative experiences have there been? This book describes and analyzes the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Globalizing Regional Development in East Asia

    Production Networks, Clusters, and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Henry Wai-chung Yeung

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Significant historical and geographical differences account for the many processes and trajectories of regional development in East Asia. These historical and geographical specificities in East Asia have prompted serious re-examination of existing theories in regional development, and in particular...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Can Neighbourhoods Save the City?

    Community Development and Social Innovation

    Edited by Frank Moulaert, Erik Swyngedouw, Flavia Martinelli, Sara Gonzalez

    Series: Regions and Cities

    For decades, neighbourhoods been pivotal sites of social, economic and political exclusion processes, and civil society initiatives, attempting bottom-up strategies of re-development and regeneration. In many cases these efforts resulted in the creation of socially innovative organizations, seeking...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of the English Regions?

    Edited by Irene Hardill, Paul Benneworth, Mark Baker, Leslie Budd

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book analyzes devolution as it affects the English Regions, working from the perspective of uneven development, and drawing on the rich tradition of regional geography. Currently, London is the power centre ruling over the other English regions. The first part of the book looks at how this...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Competitiveness: Theory and Practice
    By Peter Kresl, Daniele Ietri
    To Be Published September 10th 2014
  2. The Age of Intelligent Cities: Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies
    By Nicos Komninos
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Dynamics of Economic Spaces in the Global Knowledge-based Economy: Theory and East Asian Cases
    By Sam Ock Park
    To Be Published September 17th 2014
  4. Soft Spaces in Europe
    Edited by Philip Allmendinger, Graham Haughton, Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen
    To Be Published October 30th 2014
  5. Territorial Policy and Governance: Alternative Paths
    Edited by Iain Deas, Stephen Hincks
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  6. Knowledge, Networks and Policy: Regional Studies in Postwar Britain and Beyond
    By James Hopkins
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  7. Place-making and Urban Development: New challenges for contemporary planning and design
    By Pier Carlo Palermo, Davide Ponzini
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  8. Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability: Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability
    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch
    To Be Published March 1st 2015
  9. The London Olympics and Urban Development: The Mega-Event City
    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff
    To Be Published March 5th 2015
  10. European Cities in the Global Crisis: Transforming urban development and governance in the age of austerity
    By Sara Gonzalez, Ramon Ribera Fumaz, Ugo Rossi, Stijn Oosterlynck
    To Be Published April 30th 2015

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