Regional Studies

  1. Add to Wish List Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economies

    Edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Jaime Sobrino
    In this timely Handbook, seventeen renowned contributors from Asia, the Americas and Europe provide chapters that deal with some of the most intriguing and important aspects of research methodologies on cities and urban economies.
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (April 2013)

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  2. Add to Wish List Local Societies and Rural Development

    Local Societies and Rural Development

    Edited by Shinichi Shigetomi, Ikuko Okamoto
    The importance of community-based and participatory approaches to rural development in developing countries has long been emphasized. Rural people, who are economically and politically weak as individuals, can only participate in develop...
    Hardback (September 2014)

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  3. Add to Wish List The International Handbook on Social Innovation

    The International Handbook on Social Innovation

    Edited by Frank Moulaert, Diana MacCallum, Abid Mehmood, Abdelillah Hamdouch
    The contributors provide an overview of theoretical perspectives, methodologies and instructive experiences from all continents, as well as implications for collective action and policy. They argue strongly for social innovation as a key...
    Paperback (2014)

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  4. Add to Wish List Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society

    Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society

    Edited by Hans Westlund, Kiyoshi Kobayashi
    Social capital is often considered a key factor for local development. This book analyzes the role of social capital for rural areas’ survival and development in the current age of metropolitan growth – an era in which urban is the norm ...
    Hardback (September 2013)

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  5. Add to Wish List Government, Governance and Welfare Reform

    Government, Governance and Welfare Reform

    Edited by Alberto Brugnoli, Alessandro Colombo
    This unique and original book focuses on institutional changes, welfare reforms and transformations in both Britain and Italy over the last three decades.
    Hardback (March 2013)

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  6. Add to Wish List Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Harry W. Richardson
    The potential for reunification of the two Koreas, whether in the short or long term, argues for a comprehensive look at policy and planning issues that encompass the peninsula as a whole. This book deals with spatial policy issues in bo...
    Paperback (January 2013)

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    Hardback (July 2011)

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  7. Add to Wish List China’s Peasants and Workers: Changing Class Identities

    China’s Peasants and Workers: Changing Class Identities

    Edited by Beatriz Carrillo , David S.G. Goodman
    The expert contributors illustrate how the development of the urban economic environment has led to changes in the urban working class, through an exploration of the workplace experiences of rural migrant workers, and of the plight of th...
    Hardback (November 2012)

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  8. Add to Wish List Social Capital in Europe

    Social Capital in Europe

    Emanuele Ferragina
    The book investigates the determinants of social capital across 85 European regions capturing the renewed interest among social capital theorists for the importance of active secondary groups in supporting the correct functioning of soci...
    Hardback (2012)

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  9. Add to Wish List Reshaping Regional Policy

    Reshaping Regional Policy

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Sang-Chuel Choe
    Originally initiated by the Presidential Committee on Regional Development in South Korea, this wide-ranging volume investigates the new directions in regional development policy taking shape around the world. In addition to contribution...
    Paperback (November 2012)

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    Hardback (May 2011)

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  10. Add to Wish List Asian Responses to the Global Financial Crisis

    Asian Responses to the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Jehoon Park, T. J. Pempel, Geng Xiao
    The expert contributors – both Asian and Western – illustrate that as G20 members, many Asian countries are now able to showcase their increasing powers and influence on global issues. Within this context, and via multidisciplinary econo...
    Hardback (September 2012)

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  11. Add to Wish List Community Co-Production

    Community Co-Production

    Edited by Jane Farmer, Carol Hill, Sarah-Anne Muñoz
    This book addresses a clutch of contemporary societal challenges including: aging demography and the consequent need for extended care in communities; public service provision in an era of retrenching welfare and global financial crises;...
    Hardback (2012)

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  12. Add to Wish List Regional Integration and Economic Development in South Asia

    Regional Integration and Economic Development in South Asia

    Edited by Sultan Hafeez Rahman, Sridhar Khatri, Hans-Peter Brunner
    This book considers the leadership of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the interaction with civil society in the process of South Asian regional cooperation and integration, and discusses how the emerging ...
    Hardback (June 2012)

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