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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
This book provides a critique of the knowledge business, and describes and evaluates its different manifestations in, and impacts on, the university sector. Through a focus in the social sciences and in particular housing and urban studies, this volume draws on a wide range of experiences, both in the UK and further a field, to illustrate the changing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
Regional management has taken on a new role and is becoming more important. This book explores the challenges of European, US and Asian companies. It outlinines how regional headquarters can develop into Dynamic Competence Relay centers to master these challenges. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.99
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of housing theory and policy with a focus on metropolitan regions. The results are based on case studies of twelve European metropolitan regions, including expert panels organized in each. Using an approach from the field of industrial economics, the analysis is divided into the three related stages 'structure',... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 46.00
Place branding is happening. A new field of practice and study is in existence and whatever we choose to call it there can no longer be any doubt that it is with us. This collection of intuitive and well-reserached articles examines how places and regions see themselves, and how they reflect this in their branding. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 109.99
This book takes both a retrospective and prospective view of the field of spatial analysis by combining selected reprints of classic articles by Arthur Getis with current observations by leading experts in the field. Four main aspects are highlighted, dealing with spatial analysis, pattern analysis, local statistics as well as illustrative empirical... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 69.99
Expresses unease about the direction taken by the analysis and criticism of planning experiences, both in the field of economics and in urban and regional planning. This book aims to identify the essential guidelines of a re-launch of planning processes and techniques, configuring a kind of neo-discipline. more...
- Pearson Education 2003; US$ 26.95
Why do even the best companies struggle to become as profitable in international markets as they are at home? Because they've fallen for the "mirage" of a truly global market. In fact, the world is comprised of hundreds of intensely local markets that are becoming more fragmented with each passing year. In The Mirage of Global Markets, David Arnold... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99
The continuing rapid growth and development of Chinas cities brings many complex challenges. Tasked with supporting strong economic development that provides jobs and a good quality of life for its growing number of residents, Chinas cities also must ensure sustainable development in line with national efforts to transition to a less carbon-intensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD countries. Being ?close to the ground?, local authorities... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99
Poor people living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. They live on the most vulnerable lands within cities, typically areas that are deemed undesirable by others and are thus affordable. Residents are exposed to the impacts of landslides, sea-level rise, flooding, and other hazards. Exposure... more...