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Forthcoming Urban Economics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This volume provides an in-depth study of the urban transformations that London has experienced before, during and after the Olympic and Paralympic Games held in the summer of 2012. The book draws upon new research conducted by academics and policy makers working in cities across the world. It...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Space

    Edited by Julie Cidell, David Prytherch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The 21st-century urban experience is defined by flow, structured by the circulation of people, objects, and energy through and around transport systems. For decades, transportation spaces like the everyday street have been largely understood through the models of regional scientists or techniques...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 nonlinear systems...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published April 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Urban Economics

    By John M. Hartwick

    This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities, and also explores explores the...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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,...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. World City Network

    A Global Urban Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder

    To Be Published June 7th 2015 by Routledge