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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This book puts forward an institutional explanation of the recent dynamics of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China. It argues that the concentration of FDI in the Chinese manufacturing economy since the beginning of this century is largely the result of China's entrepreneurial urban growth strategy, which was in turn motivated by the overall political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Political Economy of China?s Great Transformation consists of three parts: first, covering the current political transformation, providing a general political background for the socio-economic, fiscal and urban and rural transformation. The book analyses the economic transformation and addresses the shortcomings of existing interpretations... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.99
In Cities, Museums and Soft Power , museum planners Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg demonstrate how museums and cities are using their soft power to address some of the most important issues of our time. Soft power is the exercise of influence through attraction, persuasion, and agenda setting rather than military or economic coercion. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 13.57
Das Lehrbuch bildet das Modul Standortmanagement ab und bietet fundiertes und nachhaltiges Wissen zu den Wechselwirkungen zwischen Standortgegebenheiten und Wirtschaftsentwicklung. Dabei werden die unterschiedlichen Perspektiven von Standortmanagement beleuchtet und in Beziehung zueinander gebracht. Die Autoren vermitteln die Fertigkeiten zur Analyse... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
Over the past three decades, the European Capital of Culture has grown into one of the most ambitious cultural programs in the world. Through the promotion of cultural diversity across the continent, the program fosters mutual understanding and intercultural dialogue among citizens, thereby increasing their sense of belonging to a community. This insightful... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 93.67
Based on the author's own fieldwork, this book presents an integrative and transdisciplinary theoretical framework for understanding the informal, low-cost organization assembled and practiced by this ethnically homogeneous group of Chinese middlemen. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00
The role of social capital in regional development is a multifaceted topic which is studied all over the world using various methods and across numerous disciplines. It has long been evident that social capital is important for regional development, however, it is less clear how this works in practice. Do all types of social capital have the same effects... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00
This book questions the way contemporary innovation processes develop and become embedded in territories. It analyses recent developments in territorial systems of production, networks of innovation and innovative milieus, with regard to the issue of sustainable development. Drawing on 12 case studies aimed at fostering sustainable development and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
From the revered author of the classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities comes a new book that will revolutionize the way we think about the economy. Starting from the premise that human beings "exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect," Jane Jacobs has focused her singular eye on the natural world in order... more...