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  1. Learning Transnational Learning

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Systems of innovation that are conducted within national borders can preserve inefficient solutions and prevent development. This has led to a feeling that transnational learning strategies are more and more desirable. In practice, the field of transnational learning has been dominated by various...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Spatial-Economic Metamorphosis of a Nebula City

    Schiphol and the Schiphol Region During the 20th Century

    By Abderrahman El Makhloufi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book analyses the long term spatial-economic metamorphosis of Schiphol and the Schiphol region as archetypal for a wider international phenomenon of urban development of metropolises across the world. It study the origins and course of urban development process by identifying and explaining...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

    By Allan Watson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider networks of music production that are increasingly spanning the globe. This book is the...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Intergenerational Space

    Edited by Robert Vanderbeck, Nancy Worth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Intergenerational Space offers insight into the transforming relationships between younger and older members of contemporary societies. The chapter selection brings together scholars from around the world in order to address pressing questions both about the nature of contemporary generational...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Migration, Risk and Uncertainty

    By Allan M. Williams, Vladimír Baláž

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Migration is one of the driving forces of economic and social change in the modern world. It is both informed by risk and a generator of risk, whether for individuals, households, communities or societies. Although the relationship between migration and risk is widely acknowledged, it has long...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. International Migration and Knowledge

    By Allan Williams, Vladimir Baláž

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Two unconnected but important recent academic and policy debates have focussed on the idea of the knowledge-based economy and the economic consequences of increasing international migration. This book challenges pre-conceived views on the debates and argues the need to understand that all migrants...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Time-Space Compression

    Historical Geographies

    By Barney Warf

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    If geography is the study of how human beings are stretched over the earth’s surface, a vital part of that process is how we know and feel about space and time. Although space and time appear as "natural" and outside of society, they are in fact social constructions; every society develops...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Knowledge and the City

    Concepts, Applications and Trends of Knowledge-Based Urban Development

    By Francisco Javier Carrillo, Tan Yigitcanlar, Blanca García, Antti Lönnqvist

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book underlines the growing importance of knowledge for the competitiveness of cities and their regions. Examining the role of knowledge - in its economic, socio-cultural, spatial and institutional forms - for urban and regional development, identifying the preconditions for innovative use of...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. China on the Move

    Migration, the State, and the Household

    By C. Cindy Fan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    China on the Move offers a new and more thorough explanation of migration, which integrates knowledge from geography, population studies, sociology and politics; to help us understand the processes of social, political, and economic change associated with powerful migration streams so essential to...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Family Farms: Survival and Prospect

    A World-Wide Analysis

    By Harold Brookfield, Helen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Marx, Lenin and Kautsky all regarded family farming as doomed to be split into capitalist farms and proletarian labour. Most modern economists regard family farming as an archaic form of production organization, destined to give way to agribusiness. Family Farms refutes these notions and analyses...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge