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  • Marketing Citiesby Ares Kalandides

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Today, place branding and place marketing are a widely-used instrument of communal business development. But still, there is a great insecurity about the exact effectiveness of place branding, about its correlation with other forms of regional development and about the implementation and the management of place branding strategies. This e-book contains... more...

  • Lessons for the Urban Centuryby Patricia Clarke Annez

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    The world’s urban population doubled between 1970 and 2008, growing from 1.5 billion to 3 billion people. Future world population growth will be concentrated in developing countries—the majority in medium-size and smaller cities and towns. International institutions and governments alike face the challenge of efficiently financing the massive... more...

  • Regional Cohesionby Piotr Pachura

    Physica-Verlag HD 2009; US$ 189.00

    This book presents an interdisciplinary analysis of EU regional cohesion based on a network and clusters approach. The author explores the question if and how the presence of network structures supports the effectiveness of transformation in EU regions, in particular with a focus on non-pecuniary factors of regional growth. For a theoretical foundation... more...

  • Controversies in Local Economic Developmentby Martin Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Efforts to promote the economic development of individual localities engage the attention of academics, students and professionals. Many such analysts argue that competitive advantage can be fostered within local economies, complimenting the advent of a more globalised economy. Intensified efforts to build new economic foundations show no sign of... more...

  • The Citizens at Riskby Pedro Jacobi; Marianne Kjellen; Gordon McGranahan; Jacob Songsore; Charles Surjadi

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simple yet sophisticated style.Taking a comparative look at cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the... more...

  • The Little Data Book on Africa 2010by World Bank Group

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99

    The Little Data Book on Africa 2010' is a pocket edition of 'Africa Development Indicators 2010'. It contains some 115 key indicators on economics, human development, governance, and partnership and is intended as a quick reference for users of the 'Africa Development Indicators 2010' book and African Development Indicators Online.... more...

  • Infrastructure Productivity Evaluationby Wouter Jonkhoff; Walter Manshanden

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 49.95

    With infrastructure and its use at the heart of current European political debate, this book has a clutch of distinguished economists set out policy practice and analytical tools for appraising infrastructure. They focus largely on Dutch and European practice. more...

  • Roots and Routes of Development in China and Indiaby Jos Gommans; Harriet Zurndorfer

    BRILL 2008; US$ 138.00

    This volume brings together some of the very best of half a century of enduring scholarship in the Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. The selected articles show how historians have developed their understanding of economic and social change in China and India. As introduced by two of its current editors, these seminal studies... more...

  • The End of the Suburbsby Leigh Gallagher

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    ?The government in the past created one American Dream at the expense of almost all others: the dream of a house, a lawn, a picket fence, two children, and a car. But there is no single American Dream anymore.? For nearly 70 years, the suburbs were as American as apple pie. As the middle class ballooned and single-family homes and cars became more... more...

  • Urban Risk Assessmentsby Eric Dickson; Judy L. Baker; Daniel Hoornweg

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    This book presents a framework, the Urban Risk Assessment, for assessing disaster and climate risk in cities which is intended to assist in decision-making, urban planning, and designing risk management programs. The approach seeks to strengthen coherence and consensus within and across cities in understanding and planning for risk from natural disasters... more...