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  1. Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2013

    By Un-Habitat

    Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Meaning and Measurement in Comparative Housing Research

    Edited by Mark Stephens, Michelle Norris

    The last two decades have seen a marked growth in comparative research within the field of housing studies. This reflects the increasing globalisation of housing finance and therefore the interconnectedness of housing markets, growing interest among researchers and policy makers in learning from...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Manufacturing in the New Urban Economy

    By Willem van Winden, Leo van den Berg, Luis Carvalho, Erwin van Tuijl

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In large cities in developed countries, the share of manufacturing has declined drastically in the last decades and the share of service has grown as many manufacturing firms have closed or moved to lower-cost locations. The process of deindustrialization is often seen as part of the inevitable...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Beyond Territory

    Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation

    Edited by Harald Bathelt, Maryann Feldman, Dieter F. Kogler

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Territorial Development, Cohesion and Spatial Planning

    Knowledge and policy development in an enlarged EU

    Edited by Neil Adams, Giancarlo Cotella, Richard Nunes

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book examines some of the evolving challenges faced by EU regional policy in light of enlargement and to assess some of the approaches and trends in terms of territorial development policy and practice that are emerging out of this process. Focusing on the experiences on Central and Eastern...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Urban Economies

    Policy Lessons from European and Asian Cities

    By Andrea Colantonio, Richard Burdett, Philipp Rode

    Series: LSE Cities

    Cities house the majority of the world’s population and are the dynamic centres of 21st century life, at the heart of economic, social and environmental change. They are still beset by difficult problems but often demonstrate resilience in the face of regional and national economic decline. Faced...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Knowledge Economy and the City

    Spaces of knowledge

    By Ali Madanipour

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book explores the relationship between space and economy, the spatial expressions of the knowledge economy. The capitalist industrial economy produced its own space, which differed radically from its predecessor agrarian and mercantile economies. If a new knowledge-based economy is emerging,...

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Migration in the 21st Century

    Rights, Outcomes, and Policy

    Edited by Thomas N. Maloney, Kim Korinek

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In this volume, we examine the challenges and opportunities created by global migration at the start of the 21st century. Our focus extends beyond economic impact to questions of international law, human rights, and social and political incorporation. We examine immigrant outcomes and policy...

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Low Carbon Nation?

    By Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    What does the transition to a Low Carbon Britain mean for the future development of cities and regions across the country? Does it reinforce existing ‘business as usual’ or create new transformational opportunities? Low Carbon Nation? takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle this critical...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. State of the World's Cities 2012/2013

    Prosperity of Cities

    By Un Habitat

    The city is the home of prosperity. It is the place where human beings find satisfaction of basic needs and access to essential public goods. The city is also where ambitions, aspirations and other material and immaterial aspects of life are realized, providing contentment and happiness. It is a&...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge