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Urban & Regional

  • Principles of Regional Scienceby Zheng Wang

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book summarizes the research findings in regarding a region as a rational and abstract concept and explores the principles of regional science. Focusing on location theory, spatial dynamics and regional evolution theory, it stresses that the region as a scientific concept is an essential abstract of an economic entity of a place. While it introduces... more...

  • Landscape Economicsby Colin Price

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This revised and expanded edition of Colin Price's seminal publication provides a richly comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of landscape economics, a subject which has until now been addressed only in limited aspects. Although much of the book's discussion is based upon natural resources and environmental economics, the author presents a wide and... more...

  • Seminal Studies in Regional and Urban Economicsby Roberta Capello

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    The book spans a scientific research program elegantly developed by Roberto Camagni, an eminent regional scientist, who has offered ground-breaking ideas in regional and urban economics throughout his academic career. In addition to bringing together a selection of Professor Camagni’s most influential works, the book presents syntheses and interpretations... more...

  • Time and Economicsby Željko Rohatinski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book links the philosophical perception of time and Einstein’s theory of special relativity to economic processes, showing that the phenomena of time dilation and length contraction seen in physics can be identified within – and adapted to – an economic framework. The author expands on Marx’s model of reproduction with the additional variable... more...

  • Sustainable Urbanization in Indiaby Jenia Mukherjee

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 94.48

    This comprehensive volume contributes to the existing and emerging body of literature on contemporary urbanization and the interactions between cities and the environment. The volume is contextualized against latest theories, debates and discussions on 'sustainable urbanization', the post‐2015 development agenda of the United Nations and India's... more...

  • Poverty and Exclusion of Minorities in China and Indiaby A.S. Bhalla; Dan Luo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book, a second edition,  includes new data from the 2010 Census of India and NSS reports on consumer expenditure (2011-12), health and education (2014) to examine poverty in China and India, and how it connects with minorities. Poverty has generally become less acute in both China and India, thanks to an impressively rapid growth especially between... more...

  • Political Culture and Participation in Urban Chinaby Yang Zhong

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book discusses one of the most noticeable and significant transformations in China over the past three decades is the rapid and massive urbanization of the country, which has brought shifts in political culture of Chinese urbanites. This book is a systematic and empirical study of political culture in urban China. The book covers various aspects... more...

  • Smart Urban Regenerationby Simon Huston

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by identifying key urban issues within the historical... more...

  • Applied Approaches to Societal Institutions and Economicsby Tohru Naito; Woohyung Lee; Yasunori Ouchida

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book gives readers the theoretical and empirical methods to analyze applied economics. They are institutional economics, information economics, environmental economics, international economics, financial economics, industrial organization, public economics, law and economics, and spatial economics. Because the chapters of this book deal with current... more...

  • The Black Social Economy in the Americasby Caroline Shenaz Hossein

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 118.11

    This pioneering book explores the meaning of the term “Black social economy,” a self-help sector that remains autonomous from the state and business sectors. With the Western Hemisphere’s ignoble history of enslavement and violence towards African peoples, and the strong anti-black racism that still pervades society, the African diaspora in the Americas... more...