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  1. Producer Services in China

    Economic and Urban Development

    Edited by Anthony G.O. Yeh, Fiona F. Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    In the past three decades, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of economic and urban development. It’s economy is now transforming from one based on manufacturing industries towards the producer services, with the importance of these services in the national and regional economy being...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Cities and Low Carbon Transitions

    Edited by Harriet Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Current societies face unprecedented risks and challenges connected to climate change. Addressing them will require fundamental transformations in the infrastructures that sustain everyday life, such as energy, water, waste and mobility. A transition to a ‘low carbon’ future implies a large scale...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ecologies and Politics of Health

    Edited by Brian King, Kelley A. Crews

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Carl Grodach, Daniel Silver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity....

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Rural Governance

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Lynda Cheshire, Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. As a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches to planning and...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The New Regulation and Governance of Food

    Beyond the Food Crisis?

    By Terry Marsden, Robert Lee, Andrew Flynn, Samarthia Thankappan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Major questions surround who, how, and by what means should the interests of government, the private sector, or consumers hold authority and powers over decisions concerning the production and consumption of foods. This book examines the development of food policy and regulation following the BSE (...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Cities, Regions and Flows

    Edited by Peter V. Hall, Markus Hesse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Urban regions have come under increasing pressure to adapt to the imperatives of mobility, including greater freedom of travel, rising trade volumes and global economic networks. Whereas urbanization was once characterized by the concentration of services and facilities, urban areas now have to...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities

    From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn

    Edited by Peter W. Daniels, K.C. Ho, Thomas A. Hutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Differentiated Countryside

    By Philip Lowe, Terry Marsden and, Jonathan Murdoch, Neil Ward

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    In the wake of BSE, the threat to ban fox hunting and Foot and Mouth disease, the English countryside appears to be in turmoil. Long-standing uses of rural space are in crisis and, unsurprisingly, political processes in rural areas are marked by conflicts between groups, such as farmers,...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cross-Continental Agro-Food Chains

    Structures, Actors and Dynamics in the Global Food System

    Edited by Niels Fold, Bill Pritchard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Filling a gap in contemporary food and globalization scholarship, this timely book presents recent case-study research on the globalization of food systems, and the impacts for communities around the world. It covers debates on new structures and food products, as well as detailed accounts of fresh...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge