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  1. Spatial Dynamics in the Experience Economy

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Karin Topsø Larsen, Lise Schrøder

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    This book explores the dynamics of place, location and territories from the perspective of an experience-based economy. It offers a valuable contribution to this new approach and the planning and management challenges it faces. This book emphasises three key avenues to understanding the experience...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Making 21st Century Knowledge Complexes

    Technopoles of the world revisited

    Edited by Julie Tian Miao, Paul Benneworth, Nicholas A. Phelps

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The world has changed profoundly since the publication of the influential book Technopoles of the World. As policy-makers and practitioners attempt to harness science, technology and innovation to create dynamic and vibrant cities many wonder how relevant Manuel Castells and Peter Hall's messages...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Micro-politics of Microcredit

    Gender and Neoliberal Development in Bangladesh

    By Mohammad Jasim Uddin

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Microcredit has been seen in recent decades as having great potential for aiding development in poor developing countries, with Bangladesh being one of the countries which has pioneered microcredit and implemented it most widely. This book, based on extensive original research, explores how...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Soft Spaces in Europe

    Re-negotiating governance, boundaries and borders

    Edited by Phil Allmendinger, Graham Haughton, Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The past thirty years have seen a proliferation of new forms of territorial governance that have come to co-exist with, and complement, formal territorial spaces of government. These governance experiments have resulted in the creation of soft spaces, new geographies with blurred boundaries that...

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia

    Edited by Donghyun Park, Sang-Hyop Lee, Minsoo Lee

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    Developing Asia’s sustained rapid growth has improved general living standards and lifted hundreds of millions of Asians out of poverty within a generation. Yet the region now finds itself confronting rising inequality. Countries where inequality has worsened over the past 2 decades collectively...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Defining the Urban and Rural

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge