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  1. Workforce Development Networks in Rural Areas

    Workforce Development Networks in Rural Areas

    Gary Paul Green
    Rural areas face numerous challenges in building a high-wage, high-skilled workforce. In response to these obstacles, many regions have established workforce development networks that provide stronger linkages between employers, schools, training institutions and community-based organizations. Gary Paul Green examines in this book how these networks are organized, why employers and training institutions participate in them and whether they are effective. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  2. The Hidden Enterprise Culture

    The Hidden Enterprise Culture

    Colin C. Williams
    Portraying how entrepreneurs often start out conducting some or all of their trade on an ‘off-the-books’ basis and how many continue to do so once they become established, this book provides the first detailed account of the vast and ubiquitous hidden enterprise culture existing in the interstices of western economies. Until now, the role of the underground economy in enterprise creation, entrepreneurship and small business development has been largely ignored despite its widespread prevalence and importance. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  3. Global Regionalization

    Global Regionalization

    Edited by H. S. Geyer
    Global Regionalization examines the astonishing political and economic changes that have completely reshaped the political geography of certain regions during the past fifteen years. It deals with the concept of global bloc formation, examining the impacts that changing political-economic conditions and relationships in and between nations have on demographic and economic flows. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  4. New East Asian Regionalism

    New East Asian Regionalism

    Edited by Charles Harvie, Fukunari Kimura, Hyun-Hoon Lee
    East Asian countries – currently the most dynamic region of the global economy – have recently pursued trade liberalization through the adoption of various forms of bilateral and plurilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The book explores the key issues and possible outcomes arising from this departure from the region’s traditional multilateral approach to trade liberalization. Implications of this new approach for the region as a whole, and key participating individual economies and blocs of economies, are emphasized. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  5. Amenities and Rural Development

    Amenities and Rural Development

    Edited by Gary Paul Green, Steven C. Deller, David D. Marcouiller
    Amenities and Rural Development explores the paradigmatic shift in how we view land resources and the potential for development in amenity-rich rural regions. Amenity-based growth can lead to several paths, based largely on proximity to urban areas and the type of development that occurs, whether it be seasonal residents, retirees, or tourism. The distributional implications of amenity-led development are an important consideration for policy, both within and between communities and regions. The contributors conclude that public policy needs to focus on maximizing complementary and supplementary uses while minimizing antagonistic uses of amenities. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  6. Regionalism in Global Trade

    Regionalism in Global Trade

    Dilip K. Das
    This comprehensive book addresses one of the most important aspects of international trade, namely, regional trade and regional integration agreements (RIAs). The focus of intense global interest and debate over the last decade, RIAs have become an integral and enduring aspect of the multilateral trading regime. Dilip K. Das analyzes the latest trends, evaluates the pattern and gauges the progress of regional integration in the global economy over the post-war, and especially the contemporary, periods. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Urban and Regional Prosperity in a Globalised New Economy

    Urban and Regional Prosperity in a Globalised New Economy

    Edited by Roger Sugden, Rita Hartung Cheng, G. Richard Meadows
    There is currently a popular view that the world is undergoing profound changes in the fundamental relationships upon which it is organised. In particular, there is widespread talk of a ‘globalised’ economy, facilitated by and associated with ‘new’ technologies and practices. There is a further consensus that within this ‘globalised’, ‘new’ economy, regionalisation in some form is important. The aim of this volume is to address these topical issues, presenting perspectives from which they can be analysed and exploring specific aspects in greater detail. The contributors provide a framework for understanding current trends, and suggest approaches that highlight appropriate ways forward in the context of both opportunities and dangers. In doing so, they discuss specific cases and explore detailed policy possibilities, including the prospect of stimulating change through multinational engagement and debate. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  8. Culture, Institutions and Economic Development

    Culture, Institutions and Economic Development

    Michael Keating, John Loughlin, Kris Deschouwer
    This book offers a systematic comparison of eight distinct regions and stateless nations, each with its own historical identity, but which is constantly being rebuilt in changing economic and political conditions. Avoiding economic or cultural determinism, the authors show how region-builders can shape their own responses to global challenges to produce models of development reflecting differing understandings and social compromises. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  9. Economic Reform in Japan

    Economic Reform in Japan

    Edited by Craig Freedman
    While many Western economists forcefully urge the Japanese to become more like the US, there are other academics who have registered strong reservations to such a simplistic solution. In this volume, noted scholars take opposing positions on key issues including financial reform, corporate change and international trade. The editor contributes a thought-provoking introduction which also presents an overview of the topic. The papers gathered here present an opportunity for readers to consider the underlying conflicts in Japan’s economy and society that makes choosing a new direction such a difficult proposition. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. The New Regionalism in Western Europe

    The New Regionalism in Western Europe

    Michael Keating
    In the 1990s, the states of western Europe faced twin challenges, from above in the shape of globalization and European integration, and from below in the form of new regionalist movements. In this authoritative book, Michael Keating traces the historical origins of regionalism, showing that territorial politics has always been a feature of the west European state. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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    2000   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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