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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 315 new and published books in the subject of Regional Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Water Infrastructure

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Local and Regional Development

    Edited by Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez, John Tomaney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Geography

    Geographers (and other social scientists) working in local and regional development ultimately seek to understand how—and to what extent—local and regional policy can positively affect economic growth and progress. This area of research and study throws up difficult and challenging questions, such...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ending Asian Deprivations

    Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia

    Edited by Shiladitya Chatterjee

    Despite Asia’s rapid growth, vast sections of its population still live in poverty and suffer hunger and other forms of deprivation. Merely relying on Asia’s growth will not help the deprived see a better future in their lifetimes. Ways must be found to make growth more inclusive combined with...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Globalism and Regional Economy

    Edited by Susumu Egashiru

    The book covers the results of trial and error of regional economies in Japan, Korea, Austria, New Zealand, and the UK over the past two decades. Since the end of the cold war, regional economies have been struggling to meet the demands of global change, and are trying to find a new approach...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Territorial Patterns of Innovation

    An Inquiry on the Knowledge Economy in European Regions

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Camilla Lenzi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    This edited volume describes the spatial diffusion of knowledge and innovation using a large dataset at the regional level, and presents scientific evidence on the role of knowledge and innovation on regional development. The empirical results support a new design for innovation policies at the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rural Politics in Contemporary China

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien, Jingzhong Ye

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This collection provides an overview of China’s rural politics, bringing scholarship on agrarian politics from various social science disciplines together in one place. The twelve contributions, spanning history, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, political science, and geography,...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia

    Current Trends in ASEAN-5

    Edited by Dessy Irawati, Roel Rutten

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The book aims to identify key issues and developments in ASEAN-5 that illustrate the transition of this region towards a knowledge-based economy. The book contributes to understanding the opportunities and challenges faced by emerging economies. It explains the transition...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge