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  • Taking the High Roadby Bruce Katz; Robert Puentes

    Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 24.99

    Since the early 1990s, federal transportation laws have slowly started to level the playing field between highway and alternative transportation strategies, as well as between older and newer communities. The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century made substantial changes in... more...

  • The New Urban Leadersby Joyce A. Ladner

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 24.99

    Some of today's best urban leaders don't work for the governmentthey can be found in nonprofit organizations that serve the working class and poor populations. Based on interviews conducted in major cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and New York, this study focuses on exceptional leaders who have developed... more...

  • Investing in China through Free Trade Zonesby Lorenzo Riccardi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 91.98

    This book introduces the new China (Shanghai) Free-Trade Zone one year after its launch. It examines in depth the economic, strategic and political effects of Chinese economic and financial reform. The results of the analysis are further clarified by comparing Shanghai with analogous counterparts in Singapore and Hong Kong. China has developed a number... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in Citiesby Colin Mason; Darja Reuschke; Stephen Syrett; Maarten van Ham

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; Not Available

    Entrepreneurship in Cities focuses on the neglected role of the home and the residential neighbourhood context for entrepreneurship and businesses within cities. The overall objective of the book is to develop a new interdisciplinary perspective that links entrepreneurship research with neighbourhood and urban studies. A key contribution is to show... more...

  • Understanding and Analyzing Competitive Dynamicsby Murat Arik; Steven G. Livingston

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99

    Understanding and Analyzing Competitive Dynamics analyzes business and economic dynamics from an interdisciplinary perspective by incorporating tools and approaches from regional economic development, international business, and strategic management literature. more...

  • Devolution and the UK Economyby David Bailey; Leslie Budd

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    An informed, insightful and intelligent analysis of the economic impact of decentralization brought about by constitutional devolution. more...

  • Regional Development in Rural Areasby André Torre; Frédéric Wallet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This book intends to provide analytical and policy tools for investigating the question of the development of rural and peri-urban areas. The aim is to shed some light on this topic and in particular to contribute to a better understanding of the link between issues of regional or territorial development and issues of rural development. The text addresses... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)by Philip Cooke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ?industrial restructuring?, it traces the development... more...

  • Fear Cityby Kimberly Phillips-Fein

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 22.50

    An epic and riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster--and an anatomy of the politics of austerity that continues to shape the world today When the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible: how could the capital of the financial world go bankrupt? And yet the city was... more...

  • Community Activation for Integral Developmentby Ronnie Lessem

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 70.00

    As mass global and social media communications spread across the globe, we are seeing a need for a change in the way we approach issues of political and economic development. The effects of these growing communications are that, on the one hand, we see the significance of place rising, while on the other, marginalized people clamour to be heard... more...