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- Wiley 2011; US$ 22.95
How individuals and communities can profit from local investing In the wake of the financial crisis, investors are faced with a stark choice: entrust their hard-earned dollars to the Wall Street casino, or settle for anemic interest rates on savings, bonds, and CDs. Meanwhile, small businesses are being starved for the credit and capital they need... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD countries. Being ?close to the ground?, local authorities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together scholars who are working on these topics. Rather than... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 22.95
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Commentary and analysis typically focused on what went wrong in the post-disaster emergency response. This forward-looking book, however, presents a more cautiously optimistic view about the regions ability to bounce back after multiple disasters.Catastrophes come in different formshurricanes,... more...
- F+W Media 2002; US$ 19.95
The authoritative guide to building an independent consulting practice! Streetwise Independent Consulting is your one-stop resource for starting, running, and growing a consulting business. From finding new prospects, to writing proposals, to setting your pricing, this book has it all. more...
- Urban Land Institute 2004; US$ 34.95
Get a behind-the-scenes look into The Woodlands, an innovative new town that was built from the ground up near Houston, Texas. This is the story of the people who were instrumental in developing it and the experiences and challenges they had in creating a better, "new" hometown. more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 9.99
A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award-Winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed- and heal- communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Procter & Gamble,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 50.00
The second annual volume of the International Place Branding Yearbook; this collection looks at the case for applying brand and marketing strategies and to the economic, social, political and cultural development of cities, towns and regions around the world to help them compete in the global, national and local markets. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00
The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall saw many reflect on the political, economic and social changes of recent years. The legacy of communism and the economic prospects of post-communist countries are rigorously analysed in this stimulating study of the long term consequences of transition. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
New Urban Developmen t considers gentrification, environmentalism, sprawl, anti sprawl movements, and more. Claude Gruen's clarification of how urban development change occurs backs up his recommendations for increasing the production of housing and replacing obsolete commercial and industrial spaces with development that serves the twenty-first... more...