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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00
Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country. ... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 160.00
This is a powerful critique of the growing tendency to reduce the new housing debate to a mere choice between greenfield and brownfield locations. This book points at the structure and organisation of the housebuilding industry, supply and demand pressures in the housing market, the contested nature of sustainability and the political character of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 165.00
The Handbooks in Economics series continues to provide the various branches of economics with handbooks which are definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement. The Handbook of Economic Growth, edited by Philippe Aghion and Steven Durlauf, with an introduction... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 165.00
The Handbooks in Economics series continues to provide the various branches of economics with handbooks which are definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement. The Handbook of Economic Growth , edited by Philippe Aghion and Steven Durlauf, with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 135.00
This book provides an up-to-date account of housing policy systems in eight countries - Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore. With one chapter devoted to each country, there are, in addition, introductory and concluding chapters, in which the editors identify both the similarities in the problems faced, and in... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 29.99
For more than twenty years Sheila H. Akabas and Paul A. Kurzman have written extensively about workers and work organizations, and given leadership to the occupational social welfare movement worldwide. Recognized as leaders in their field, Akabas and Kurzman offer an invaluable and comprehensive look at the innovative ways in which management, labor... more...
- Routledge 1999; US$ 49.95
In this book, the author provides an analysis which spans the whole field from bricks and mortar to the impact of housing policy on health, care, crime, education and the economy as a whole. Practical insight into housing from a number of perspectives can be gained: economic, financial and political; social policy and welfare; construction and planning;... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Social work space is emerging as a major avenue for sharing knowledge and the creation of social capital. Social space and physical space needs to be in balance. Virtual space must also be included in this mix. The physical work environment can support the new sense of place and space in the knowledge work. This paper discusses how to use tangible... more...