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  • Asset Building & Community Developmentby Gary P. (Paul) Green; Anna L. (Lyn) Haines

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 79.00

    ?Green and Haines provide community development practitioners with the tools to engage the public in the development of their communities and neighborhoods.? more...

  • Managing the City Economyby Le-Yin Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban growth up to 2050 will take place. Adopting a practitioner?s... more...

  • Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Citiesby L. Kong; C. Chia-ho; C. Tsu-Lung

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    While global cities have mostly been characterized as sites of intensive and extensive economic activity, the quest for global city status also increasingly rests on the creative production and consumption of culture and the arts. Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Cities examines such ambitions and projects undertaken in five major cities in Asia:... more...

  • The Regional and Urban Policy of the European Unionby P. McCann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The regional and urban development policy of the European Union, or more precisely, EU Cohesion Policy, is undergoing change. This development is driven by the enormous transformations in European regions and by shifts in thinking and analysis. The issues raised by the changes to regional and urban development policy in Europe span many academic disciplines... more...

  • An Introduction to Place-Based Development Economics and Policyby Gilberto Seravalli

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book introduces the reader to local development economics and policy, with a special focus on the place-based paradigm that covers its justification, its difficulties and the types of public intervention that it suggests. The starting point for the analysis is that economic development in lagging places is not to be expected as the result of a... more...

  • The Creation of Local Innovation Systems in Emerging Countriesby Marco Ferretti; Adele Parmentola

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book deals with the creation of local innovation systems (LIS) in emerging countries. The authors analyze the role of the government, firms and research centers in the formation of LIS. Special attention is paid to the manner in which different leading actors implement their LIS development strategies. The book presents detailed case studies... more...

  • Governing Metropolitan Transportby Simone Busetti

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book investigates the link between institutions and public policies with specific reference to transport. It opens by examining the main arguments for the establishment of metropolitan transport authorities. The potential impacts of institutional change on the policy efficiency of institutions are then examined. Key problems for institutional... more...

  • Transition of the Yangtze River Deltaby Zhibiao Liu; Xiaochun Li

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    This is the first English book that presents a professional analysis of the recent dynamic movement of the Chinese economy by focusing on the Yangtze River Delta region, which is the main engine of the Chinese economy. The impact of the international financial crisis on China?s economic development requires a change from the first wave of economic... more...

  • Property Rights, Land Values and Urban Developmentby L. Tian

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book presents an analysis of betterment and compensation issues under the Land Use Rights (LURs) System in China since 1988. The topic originates from the observation of widening inequity and increasing uncertainty associated with the failure of government to adequately address betterment and compensation issues. An analytical framework of institutions... more...

  • The Entrepreneurial Rise in Southeast Asiaby Stavros Sindakis; Christian Walter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00

    Entrepreneurial Rise in South-East Asia examines the start-up scene environments in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. more...