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  1. A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development

    A Research Agenda for Tourism and Development

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, David Harrison
    Tourism is integral to local, regional and national development policies; as a major global economic sector, it has the potential to underpin economic growth and wider development. Yet, transformations in both the nature of tourism and the dynamic environment within which it occurs give rise to new questions with regards to its developmental role. This Research Agenda offers a state-of-the-art review of the research into the tourism-development nexus. Exploring issues including governance, policy, philanthropy, poverty reduction and tourism consumption, it identifies significant gaps in the literature, and proposes new and sometimes provocative avenues for future research. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
    Availability: In Stock
  2. Local Resources, Territorial Development and Well-being

    Local Resources, Territorial Development and Well-being

    Edited by Jean-Christophe Dissart, Natacha Seigneuret
    Using empirical evidence, this book argues for a more comprehensive view of the diversity of local resources and well-being from a territorial perspective. The first part of the book addresses the contrasting nature of local resources: in connection with proximity and governance, the ground, the past, cultural heritage sites, the snow, and energy. Well-being from multiple perspectives is examined in the second part, shedding light on sociabilities vs. income level, accessibility for pedestrians, health via urban design, life course trajectories as indicators of quality of life, and the connection between amenities and social justice. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
    Availability: Not yet published (pre-order)
  3. Social Innovation as Political Transformation

    Social Innovation as Political Transformation

    Edited by Pieter Van den Broeck, Abid Mehmood, Angeliki Paidakaki, Constanza Parra
    This book is an introduction to the works of a collective of academics on social innovation and socio-political transformation. It offers a critique of the dominance of market-based logics and extractivism in the age of neoliberalism. Calling for systemic change, the authors invite the reader to engage in the analysis and practice of socially innovative initiatives and, by doing so, contribute to the co-construction of a sustainable, solidarity-based and regenerative society. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. The Handbook of Diverse Economies

    The Handbook of Diverse Economies

    Edited by J. K. Gibson-Graham, Kelly Dombroski
    Economic diversity abounds in a more-than-capitalist world, from worker-recuperated cooperatives and anti-mafia social enterprises to caring labour and the work of Earth Others, from fair trade and social procurement to community land trusts, free universities and Islamic finance. The Handbook of Diverse Economies presents research that inventories economic difference as a prelude to building ethical ways of living on our dangerously degraded planet. With contributing authors from twenty countries, it presents new thinking around subjectivity and methodology as strategies for making other worlds possible. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  5. Handbook on Transport and Urban Transformation in China

    Handbook on Transport and Urban Transformation in China

    Edited by Chia-Lin Chen, Haixiao Pan, Qing Shen, James J. Wang
    Since 1978, when China embarked on a new period of economic reforms and introduced open door policies, it has experienced a great urban transformation. The role of transport has proved indispensable in this unprecedented rapid urbanisation and economic growth. As the first research-focused book dedicated to this important topic, the Handbook on Transport and Urban Transformation in China offers new insight into the various opportunities and challenges brought by fast-paced motorization and urban development, and explores them in broad spatial-economic, environmental, social, and institutional dimensions. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  6. The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability

    The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability

    Edited by Fausto O. Sarmiento, Larry M. Frolich
    With contributions from top geographers, this Companion frames sustainability as exemplar of transdisciplinary science (critical geography) while improving future scenarios, debating perspectives between rich North/poor South, modern urban/backwards rural, and everything in between. The Companion has five sections that carry the reader from foundational considerations to integrative trends, to resources use and accommodation, to examples highlighting non-traditional pathways, to a postscript about cooperation of the industrialized Earth and a prognosis of the road ahead for the new geographies of sustainability. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  7. Communities, Land and Social Innovation

    Communities, Land and Social Innovation

    Edited by Pieter Van den Broeck, Asiya Sadiq, Ide Hiergens, Monica Quintana Molina, Han Verschure, Frank Moulaert
    This timely and thought-provoking book examines the contemporary struggle of communities over land ownership and use rights in rapidly urbanising areas, analysing 12 key case studies from across four continents. Contributions from an international team of researchers, policy analysts and experts explore both neoliberal urban development policies and socially innovative initiatives, providing a state-of-the-art reflection of the field and contributing to an agenda for future research, policy and practice. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
    Availability: Not yet published