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  • Social Economy of the Metropolisby Allen J. Scott

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 74.99

    This book is about the renaissance of cities in the twenty first century and their increasing role as centers of creative economic activity. Allen Scott is one of the world's foremost thinkers on globalization and the economies of modern cities, and in this book presents a concise introduction to his innovative and insightful perspective. more...

  • The Cultural Economy of Citiesby Allen J Scott

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 50.00

    Culture is big business. It is at the root of many urban regeneration schemes throughout the world, yet the economy of culture is under-theorized and under-developed. In this wide-ranging and penetrating volume, the economic logic and structure of the modern cultural industries is explained. The connection between cultural production and urban-industrial... more...

  • A World in Emergenceby Allen J. Scott

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This innovative volume offers an in-depth analysis of the many ways in which new forms of capitalism in the 21st century are affecting and altering the processes of urbanization. Beginning with the recent history of capitalism and urbanization and moving into a thorough and complex discussion of the modern city, this book outlines the dynamics of what... more...

  • The Constitution of the Cityby Allen J. Scott

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 42.93

    This book presents an exploratory account of the origins and dynamics of cities. The author recounts how the essential foundations of the urbanization process reside in two interrelated forces. These are the tendency for many different kinds of human activity to gather together to form functional complexes on the landscape, and the multifaceted intra-urban... more...

  • Cultural Industries and the Production of Cultureby Dominic Power; Allen J. Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Since the Second World War there has been considerable growth in the importance of non-manufacturing based forms of production to the performance of many Western economies. Many countries have seen increased contributions being made by industries such as the media, entertainment and artistic sectors. Gathering togetherĀ a leading international, multi... more...

  • Pathways to Industrialization and Regional Developmentby Allen J. Scott; Michael Storper

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    The world has seen a shift in socio-economic relations, in the patterns and processes of industrialization and regional development. The social regulation of the economic order, flexible production organization and industrial district formation have brought periods, places and pathways to the heart of economic debate. Pathways to Industrialization... more...

  • Development on the Groundby Allen J. Scott; Gioacchino Garofoli

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Edited by two leading scholars who have been instrumental in the shaping of current thinking in the field of regional and industrial economics, this volume brings together a range of theoretical and empirical contributions that analyze and explain distinct patterns of regional development, and the successes and failures in this regard, across the... more...

  • Information Technology and the Corporation of the 1990sby Thomas J. Allen; Michael S. Scott Morton

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 199.99

    One of the most pathbreaking and influential business books of the 1990s is The Corporation of the 1990s by Michael Scott Morton. Its expert view of how information technology would influence organizations and their ability to survive and prosper in the 1990s has become the benchmark of thinking about information technology. Now, in a supporting... more...

  • The Little Book of Leadership Developmentby Scott J. ALLEN; Mitchell KUSY; Peter VAILL

    AMACOM 2011; US$ 4.99

    Great things come in little packages: 50 commonsense (but rarely common) ideas for building the leadership potential of others. more...

  • Reformed Catholicityby Michael Allen; Scott R. Swain; J. Todd Billings

    Baker Publishing Group 2015; US$ 21.00

    This manifesto for a catholic and Reformed approach to dogmatics seeks theological renewal through the retrieval of the rich resources of the historic Christian tradition. more...