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  1. Can Neighbourhoods Save the City?

    Community Development and Social Innovation

    Edited by Frank Moulaert, Erik Swyngedouw, Flavia Martinelli, Sara Gonzalez

    Series: Regions and Cities

    For decades, neighbourhoods been pivotal sites of social, economic and political exclusion processes, and civil society initiatives, attempting bottom-up strategies of re-development and regeneration. In many cases these efforts resulted in the creation of socially innovative organizations, seeking...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Transforming Urban Waterfronts

    Fixity and Flow

    Edited by Gene Desfor, Jennefer Laidley, Quentin Stevens, Dirk Schubert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The City: The Basics

    By Kevin Archer

    Series: The Basics

    The City: The Basics provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. The book draws on a range of perspectives – economic, political, cultural, and environmental aspects are all considered – to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich Global...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Development of the Wholesaler in the United States 1860-1900 (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Bill Reid Moeckel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Although the scientific study of marketing is relatively new, certain aspects of it have been analyzed in considerable detail. A body of literature exists, for example, on the various phases of retailing and advertising. It is only in the last decade or two, however, that much attention has been...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Retailing and the Public (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Lawrence E. Neal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    In one of the first books to treat retailing as a subject of serious analysis, Retailing and the Public examines the state of one of the most important industries in the country. Retailing gives direct employment to more people than any other trade; it accounts for over half of national income. No...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Economics of the Distributive Trades (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Patrick McAnally

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    First published in 1971, The Economics of the Distributive Trades is a comprehensive analysis of all sectors of the British retailing sector, written by the then-head of the Research Department of the John Lewis Partnership. Using economic statistics and modelling, Patrick McAnally examines the the...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics

    The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking

    By Donald L. Rosdil

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Why do some U.S. cities like Seattle and Boston impose social exactions and sustainability targets on private investment while others like Las Vegas and Houston offer property tax and fee remissions to business, tolerate environmentally hazardous activities such as oil drilling, and express...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Connected City

    How Networks are Shaping the Modern Metropolis

    By Zachary P. Neal

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    The Connected City explores how thinking about networks helps make sense of modern cities: what they are, how they work, and where they are headed. Cities and urban life can be examined as networks, and these urban networks can be examined at many different levels. The book focuses on three...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia

    Edited by Amrita Daniere, Hy Van Luong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The purpose of this volume is to highlight the impacts on civic engagement of social capital, and its various component parts (trust, norms, networks and associations), in diverse parts of Asia. Addressing the pressing need for improved governance within the spatial, political and cultural...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge