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Urban & Regional

  • Community Management of Urban Open Spaces in Developing Economiesby Bharati Mohapatra

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 85.00

    Dr. Bharati Mohapatra examines the social, functional, physical and emotional aspects of neighborhood Open Space and the attitude of people for community participation in managing the Open Space, as well as development of a framework for community participation by integrating the social, psychological and spatial attributes. more...

  • Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Growth in Chinaby Lei Wang

    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...

  • Economics of Urban Externalitiesby Shiva Raj Adhikari

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 54.99

    Thisbook provides a fresh look at measuring negative externalities in theurbanization process. Meeting the challenges that come hand-in-hand with thecontemporary age of rapid urbanization demands more extensive empiricalknowledge. While most urbanization research focuses on positive externalities,this book is designed to offer insights into possible... more...

  • The Fluid City Paradigmby Maurizio Carta; Daniele Ronsivalle

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book presents a new paradigm of knowledge and action withrespect to urban waterfronts and the ?fluid city paradigm,?explaining its methodological framework and describing an integrated andcreative planning approach in which waterfront regeneration is pursued as a keyurban-renewal strategy. It focuses especially on the WATERFRONT project (?WaterAnd... more...

  • Dynamic Locational Phases of Economic Activity in the Globalized Worldby Toshiharu Ishikawa

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book clarifies the mechanisms of economicglobalization in changing industries? locations and shows how industries? locations have changedthrough those mechanisms. First, the book deals with the retailing industry.Introducing the concept of a contactprice into the market area analysis, it is shown in Part I that retailers?market areas and prices... more...

  • Towards Healthy Citiesby Alexander Otgaar; Jeroen Klijs

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book explores the conditions needed to make public and private investments in healthy cities most effective. The authors argue that three conditions are essential for such investments: citizen empowerment, corporate responsibility and a coordinated improvement of urban health conditions. Using an integrated approach to health in line with the... 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...

  • Resilience by Designby Alexandra Jayeun Lee

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book discusses that disasters, whether natural or man-made, are essentially a human phenomenon. When a city becomes gridlocked and its resources depleted, the collective resilience of those who remain on the ground becomes critical to its immediate survival and recovery. The author argues that in order to build resilient futures... 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...

  • Economic Transformation of a Developing Economyby Lakhwinder Singh; Nirvikar Singh

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    Foreword by Prof. Kaushik Basu This book traces the development experience ofone of India?s most dynamic and prosperous states, Punjab, which hasprovided the country with a much-needed degree of food security. The relativeregression of Punjab?s economy in the post-economic reforms period and slowcurrent economic growth give cause for concern.... more...