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  • Growth and Innovation of Competitive Regionsby Lanfranco Senn

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Investigates the dynamics of regional performance in advanced countries and the mechanisms that allow some regions to grow more rapidly than others. This work shows how the capability of regions to innovate is enhanced by a number of factors, including entrepreneurship, clustering, creativity, and technologies. more...

  • Sustainability Assessmentby Bob Gibson; Selma Hassan; James Tansey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Kitchen Table Sustainabilityby Steph Vajda

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • China and Europeby Klaus Kunzmann; Willy A Schmid; Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    China and Europe  address the challenges for the cities and regions of Europe that may be the consequences of such development trends. Contributions by policy-makers and academic observers will prepare the ground for debating the dimensions ?economy?, ?knowledge and culture?, ?environment and mobility?, ?quality of life?, and ?governance? of this... more...

  • Africa Development Indicators 2008/2009by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 49.99

    Africa Development Indicators 2008/09 (ADI) provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It puts together data from different sources, making it an essential tool for policy makers, researchers, and other people interested in Africa. This year’s ADI addresses the issue of youth employment. The report shows that... more...

  • The Little Data Book on Africa 2006by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    A pocket-sized reference on key development data for over 50 countries in Africa, this book provides profiles of each country with 54 development indicators about people, environment, economy, technology, infrastructure, trade and finance. A must have for anyone interested in today's development challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Urbanization and Growthby Robert M. Buckley

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 29.99

    • Why is productivity higher in cities? • Does urbanization cause growth or does growth cause urbanization? • Do countries achieve rapid growth or high incomes without urbanization? • How can policy makers reap the benefits of urbanization without paying too high a cost? • Does supporting urbanization imply neglecting rural... more...

  • Microregionalism and World Orderby Shaun Breslin; Glenn D. Hook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 138.00

    Microregionalism and World Order is a pioneering work on the least understood aspect of regionalism. Leading specialists analyze the form microregionalism takes in different parts of the world, including the Americas, Asia Pacific and Africa. By illustrating the complex relationship amongst the political, economic and social dimensions of microregionalism,... more...

  • Globalization and Urban Implosionby Remo Dalla Longa

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Globalization has rendered many economic and social urban functions obsolete. Large cities face a form of implosion, which necessitates a rethinking of both contents and containers. This book focuses on the latter aspect. It presents a model of complex urban interventions. more...

  • Local and Community Driven Developmentby Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize; Jacomina P. De Regt; Stephen Spector

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    This book examines the conceptual foundations of participatory approaches to building local institutions and builds an analytical framework in which civic participation is viewed as a potential solution to specific civil society, market, and government failures. It then uses this framework to review the evidence on the efficacy of participatory pproaches... more...