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  1. Global and Regional Dynamics in Knowledge Flows and Innovation

    Edited by Chris Van Egeraat, Dieter Kogler, Philip Cooke

    Innovation, which in essence is the generation of knowledge and its subsequent application in the marketplace in the form of novel products and processes, has become the key concept in inquiries concerning the contemporary knowledge based economy. Geography plays a decisive role in the underlying...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Geography of the World Economy

    6th Edition

    By Paul Knox, John Agnew, Linda Mccarthy

    The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the globalization of the world economy. The book offers a consideration of local, regional, national and global economic development over the long historical term. The theory and practice of economic and...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Urban Innovation Systems

    What makes them tick?

    By Willem van Winden, Erik Braun, Alexander Otgaar, Jan-Jelle Witte

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mediterranean Tourism

    Facets of Socioeconomic Development and Cultural Change

    Edited by Yorgos Apostolopoulos, Lila Leontidou, Philippos Loukissas

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    This book comments on the complexities of Mediterranean tourism, with contributions from researchers, consultants, managers and advisors from thirteen countries. It is an excellent reference tool for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as industry practitioners, for the examination of...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics

    Edited by John Barry, E. Gene Frankland

    Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors, and what are the main ideas and issues in international environmental politics? Which...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America....

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Global Horseracing Industry

    Social, Economic, Environmental and Ethical Perspectives

    By Phil McManus, Glenn Albrecht, Raewyn Graham

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Horseracing, thoroughbred breeding and gambling on racing are global industries worth several hundred billion dollars. They are also industries facing serious challenges, from the rise of alternative forms of leisure gambling to concerns about the ethical treatment of animals in all equestrian...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cheaponomics

    The High Cost of Low Prices

    By Michael Carolan

    Do you really think you are getting a good deal when given that free mobile phone for switching service providers, if a multinational retailer undercuts its competitors or by the fact that food is relatively cheaper today in many countries than ever before? Think again! As Michael Carolan...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Socio-Economic Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Richard J Chorley, Peter Haggett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1968, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of seven of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines this theme and examines the nature and function of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Growth Cultures

    The Global Bioeconomy and its Bioregions

    By Philip Cooke

    Series: Genetics and Society

    This groundbreaking book is the first comparative analysis of the relative strengths of global bioregions. Growth Cultures investigates the rapidly growing phenomena of biotechnology and sets this study within a knowledge economy context. Philip Cooke proposes a new knowledge-focused theoretical...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge