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  1. Innovation and Tourism Destination Development

    Edited by Henrik Halkier, Marek Kozak, Bo Svensson

    Tourism is a central part of regional development strategies in many localities around Europe, not just in traditional coastal or mountain resorts but also in areas without a strong track record with regard to visitor economy. In a globalising world, destinations can no longer take their...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry

    By Georgina Voss

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The idea of ‘pornography’ is often employed to invoke titillation, anger, and disgust. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry explores the effects that this stigmatized identity has on the pornography industry itself. From the video era to the emergence of the internet, to trade shows,...

    Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Knowledge, Innovation and Systemic Technology Policy

    Edited by Francesco Crespi, Francesco Quatraro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    There is wide consensus on the importance of knowledge for economic growth and local development patterns. This book proposes a view of knowledge as a collective, systemic and evolutionary process that enables agents and social systems to overcome the challenges of the limits to growth. It brings...

    Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective

    A Quest for Control

    Edited by B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

    This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Reshaping Technical Communication

    New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century

    Edited by Barbara Mirel, Rachel Spilka

    This anthology brings together voices from industry and academia in a call for elevating the status, identity, value, and influence of technical communicators. Editors Barbara Mirel and Rachel Spilka assert that technical communicators must depart from their traditional roles, moving instead in a...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Principles of Retailing

    2nd Edition

    By John Fernie, Suzanne Fernie, Christopher Moore

    Retailing is one of the biggest and most important sectors in today's economy. Graduates who are seeking a career in the sector will therefore require a solid knowledge of its core principles. The Principles of Retailing Second Edition is a topical, engaging and authoritative update of a hugely...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Mobilities of Ships

    Edited by Anyaa Anim-Addo, William Hasty, Kimberley Peters

    We live in a world that is ever on the move, as is increasingly recognised within research on mobilities. Yet studies of mobility have failed to ‘go to sea’ with the same enthusiasm as mobilities ashore. When we consider mobility, we most often examine those movements that evidently form part of...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook, Fifth Edition

    Edited by LANGDON & SEAH

    Highlights the Economies and Construction Industries of the Asia-Pacific Region Spon’s Asia-Pacific Construction Costs Handbook: Fifth Edition provides overarching construction cost data for 16 countries: • Brunei • Cambodia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • Myanmar...

    Published April 29th 2015 by CRC Press