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  1. Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Design Economies and the Changing World Economy

    Innovation, Production and Competitiveness

    By John Bryson, Grete Rusten

    Design is central to every service or good produced, sold and consumed. Manufacturing and service companies located in high cost locations increasingly find it difficult to compete with producers located in countries such as India and China. Companies in high-cost locations either have to shift...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Landscapes of Globalization

    Human Geographies of Economic Change in the Philippines

    By Philip F. Kelly

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    In this critical and sophisticated analysis, Philip F. Kelly challenges the conventional definition of globalization as an irresistible and inevitable force to which societies must succumb. By tracing the consequences of global economic integration in the Philippines, he argues that global...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Rights

    Critical Perspectives

    By Chris Miller

    Environmental Rights offers new perspectives on contemporary debates over rights and environmental issues. It draws on key theories of contemporary philosophers and jurists and case reports from decisions in English, European and US courts. It also examines recent developments within environmental...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Service Industries

    A Geographical Appraisal

    By Peter W. Daniels

    First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critical Reflections on Regional Competitiveness

    Theory, Policy, Practice

    By Gillian Bristow

    Since the early 1990s, governments and development agencies have become increasingly preoccupied with the pursuit of regional competitiveness. However, there is considerable confusion around what exactly regional competitiveness means, how it might be achieved, whether and how it can be measured,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Globalization of Advertising

    Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity

    By James R. Faulconbridge, Peter Taylor

    The role of advertising in everyday life and as a major employer in post-industrial economies is intimately bound up with processes of contemporary globalization. At centre of the advertising industry are the global advertising agencies which have an important role in developing global brands both...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Berlin

    The Spatial Structure of a Divided City

    By Dorothy Elkins, T. H. Elkins

    This anniversary study presents a readable, informative account of the development and current structure of Berlin....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Territory, specialization and globalization in European Manufacturing

    By Helena Marques, Francisco Puig

    Although traditional manufacturing (textiles, clothing, footwear, furniture, etc) has been in decline in developed countries, it still represents an important part of European employment due to its labour-intensive character. Moreover, its geographical concentration particularly exposes certain...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge