The economic geography of music is evolving as new digital technologies, organizational forms, market dynamics and consumer behavior continue to restructure the industry. By Timothy Shortell. Everyday Globalization is a micro-sociological study of immigrant neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris. Global flows of people bring together cultural practices from distant places and urban dwellers in global cities interpret the signs of collective identity in ascribing particular places as "….
Gordon Brown. This book explains why the earliest cities had grid-form street systems, what conditions led to their being overwhelmingly preferred for years throughout the world, why the Founding Fathers wanted gridform cities and how they affect economic transactions. Real property has been instrumental in…. Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald , Francis G.
This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older….follow url
This book underlines the growing importance of knowledge for the competitiveness of cities and their regions. Examining the role of knowledge - in its economic, socio-cultural, spatial and institutional forms - for urban and regional development, identifying the preconditions for innovative use of….
Edited by Ash Amin , Philip Howell. This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…. By Allan M. Migration is one of the driving forces of economic and social change in the modern world.
It is both informed by risk and a generator of risk, whether for individuals, households, communities or societies. Although the relationship between migration and risk is widely acknowledged, it has long…. Edited by Marcin Wojciech Solarz. Globalization has, essentially, come to an end.
It is, already, a victorious revolution. It has profoundly restructured the relationships between people and the world, often recreating them in a new geographical image. This book discovers and describes these relationships of new geographies,…. Edited by Julie Cidell , David Prytherch.
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The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities. Edited by Elizabeth A. Mack , Haifeng Qian. This book addresses a gap in the present literature on the role that geography plays in the distribution of entrepreneurial activity. Emerging work on entrepreneurial ecosystems suggests it is important entrepreneurship studies move beyond the mere identification of factors that impact….
By Harald Bauder. International borders have become deadly barriers of a proportion rivaled only by war or natural disaster. What alternatives do we have to prevent the deadly results of contemporary….
Edited by Mark W. Skinner , Gavin J. Andrews , Malcolm P. Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programmes. This book focuses on the…. Branding is a profoundly geographical type of commodification process. Many things become commodities that are compared and valuated on markets around the globe.
Places such as cities or regions, countries and nations attempt to acquire visibility through branding. Geographical imaginations are…. Edited by Peter V. Hall , Markus Hesse. Urban regions have come under increasing pressure to adapt to the imperatives of mobility, including greater freedom of travel, rising trade volumes and global economic networks. Whereas urbanization was once characterized by the concentration of services and facilities, urban areas now have to….
Despite the fact that virtually all urban growth is occurring, and will continue to occur, in the cities of the Global South, the conceptual tools used to study cities are distilled disproportionately from research on the highly developed cities of the Global North. With urban inequality widely…. Edited by Peter W. Daniels , K.
Ho , Thomas A. Edited by Brian King , Kelley A. Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and…. Edited by Anthony G. Yeh , Fiona F. In the past three decades, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of economic and urban development.
By Allan Watson. Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity.
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Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider networks of music production that are increasingly spanning the globe. This book is the…. By Gwilym Lucas Eades. This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks Geo-NTNs are posited as tools for tracking names through time and across space, and for making sense of how names evolve both temporally….
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Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside defines citizenship in relation to the rural environment. The book expands and explores a widened conceptualization of citizenship and sets out a range of examples where citizenship, at different scales, has been expressed in and over the rural….
Creativity has become part of the language of regeneration experts, urban planners and government policy makers attempting to revive the economic and cultural life of cities in the 21st century.