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- NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00
Honorable Mention for the 2008 Robert Park Outstanding Book Award given by the ASAs Community and Urban Sociology Section. Mardi Gras, jazz, voodoo, gumbo, Bourbon Street, the French Quarter—all evoke that place that is unlike any other: New Orleans. In Authentic New Orleans , Kevin Fox Gotham explains how New Orleans became a tourist town,... more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 34.95
Explains why local economic development (LED) is particularly effective in post-crisis situations and provides an overview of the LED process. Sets out a practical methodology for implementing activities at the grassroots level, including supporting business, attracting investment, networking and lobbying, environmental assessment and consideration... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Against the backdrop of todays climate of economic globalization and the rapid development of information, this timely book explores the complex concept of competitiveness between cities. The expert contributors illustrate that innovation is a prerequisite for increasing urban competitiveness, and highlight the various ways that urban innovation-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Globalization affects urban communities in many ways. One of its manifestations is increased intercity competition, which compels cities to increase their attractiveness in terms of capital, entrepreneurship, information, expertise and consumption. This competition takes place in an asymmetric field, with cities trying to find the best possible ways... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 48.95
Through this important collection of articles by some of the leading analysts of consumption, cities and space Consuming the Entrepreneurial City offers a cutting-edge analysis of the ways in which cities are developing and the implications this has for their future. It is essential reading for students of urban studies, geography, sociology,... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 36.75
Certains soutiennent que les villes doivent se concurrencer pour attirer les talents, que les cités créatives sont les seules qui ont de l'avenir alors que d'autres estiment qu'il faut développer les interactions et les échanges de savoirs Cet ouvrage fait le point sur ces thèses et présente des études... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
In this timely Handbook, seventeen renowned contributors from Asia, the Americas and Europe provide chapters that deal with some of the most intriguing and important aspects of research methodologies on cities and urban economies. The Handbook comprises five parts: methodology, continental distinctions, positioning cities, planning for the future,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Three decades of accelerated trade and financial market liberalization have had significant and lasting impacts on the global economy and its component entities. In this volume, Peter Karl Kresl and Earl Fry examine the impacts of these profound changes on the economies of urban areas, and the responses to them. more...