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New and Published Books

  1. Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Universities, Cities and Regions

    Loci for Knowledge and Innovation Creation

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Agnieszka Olechnicka, Grzegorz Gorzelak

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Regions and cities are the natural loci where knowledge is created, and where it can be easily turned into a commercial product. Regions are territories where, under certain socio-economic conditions, a strong sense of belonging and mutual trust develops the ability to transform information and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Role of Informal Economies in the Post-Soviet World

    The End of Transition?

    By Colin C. Williams, John Round, Peter Rodgers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Based on extensive ethnographic and quantitative research, conducted in Ukraine and Russia between 2004 and 2012, this book’s central argument is that for many people the informal economy, such as cash in hand work, subsistence production and the use of social networks, is of great importance...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Learning Transnational Learning

    Edited by Åge Mariussen, Seija Virkkala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Systems of innovation that are conducted within national borders can preserve inefficient solutions and prevent development. This has led to a feeling that transnational learning strategies are more and more desirable. In practice, the field of transnational learning has been dominated by various...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Waste Management in Spatial Environments

    Edited by Alessio D'Amato, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Anna Montini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The increasing scarcity of land and the ever-rising amount of waste produced worldwide, coupled with the consequent change of focus by policy makers from waste disposal and recovery to waste prevention is boosting research in the 'economics of waste'. This volume addresses waste-management and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Spatial-Economic Metamorphosis of a Nebula City

    Schiphol and the Schiphol Region During the 20th Century

    By Abderrahman El Makhloufi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book analyses the long term spatial-economic metamorphosis of Schiphol and the Schiphol region as archetypal for a wider international phenomenon of urban development of metropolises across the world. It study the origins and course of urban development process by identifying and explaining...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and...

    Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Development

    A Scandinavian Perspective

    Edited by Lisbeth Lindeborg, Lars Lindkvist

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In this new volume, 28 Scandinavian researchers and others who are active in arts and culture seek to answer the questions: What has been the effect of regional and local investment in arts and culture? And what positive and negative experiences have there been? This book describes and analyzes the...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge