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  1. From Intelligent to Smart Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Husam Al Waer

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Community Development Approaches to Improving Public Health

    Edited by Robert S Ogilvie

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    As the rates of chronic diseases, like diabetes, asthma and obesity skyrocket, research is showing that the built environment – the way our cities and towns are developed – contributes to the epidemic rates of these diseases. It is unlikely that those who planned and developed these places...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Marketing Geography (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    With special reference to retailing

    By Ross Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    This book is concerned with the spatial aspects of the distributive trades. It provides a comprehensive insight into the relationship between consumer demand and retail supply in the context of both recent business trends and increasing planning controls. It unites a wide variety of theories and...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Shopping Centre Development (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by John Dawson, Dennis Lord

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    The shopping centre has become an established feature of urban structure over the past thirty years. Development of centres has been rapid and little attempt has been made to consider the development process and the problems caused by it. There is a growing awareness that centres are not always...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Retail and Commercial Planning (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Ross Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Changes in the philosophy of planning and the political influences behind it have led to an increasingly ambivalent approach to retail and commercial matters and a lack of clear goals and objectives as to what both central government and the local authorities should be concerned with. At the same...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Retail Geography (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by John Dawson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Studies of the organisation and location of retailing activity have played a central role in the emergence of urban geography as a major area of academic study. Moreover, retailing is increasingly the focus of interdisciplinary research, with economists, sociologists, psychologists and marketing...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Retail and Marketing Channels (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by Srinivas K. Reddy, Luca Pellegrini

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Retailer’s buying power has significantly increased in recent years as a result of a process of market concentration. As vertical relationships in marketing channels have strengthened their influence over the shape of the industry, the producer-distributor relationship has become more central to an...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Factor Five

    Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity

    By Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Charlie Hargroves, Michael H. Smith, Cheryl Desha, Peter Stasinopoulos

    When first published in 1997, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use by renowned economic and engineering experts Ernst von Weizs?cker, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, transformed how economists, policy makers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders thought about innovation...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Housing Inequality in Chinese Cities

    Edited by Youqin Huang, Si-ming Li

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of City Branding

    By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Globalization affects urban communities in many ways. One of its manifestations is increased intercity competition, which compels cities to increase their attractiveness in terms of capital, entrepreneurship, information, expertise and consumption. This competition takes place in an asymmetric...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge