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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Throughout the twentieth century, governments sought to achieve 'development' not only in their own countries, but also in other regions of the world; particularly in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This focus on 'development' as a goal has continued into the twenty-first century, for example through the United Nations Millennium Development... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 75.48
Hauptbeschreibung Welche Bedeutung besaßen Herkunft und Religion eines frühneuzeitlichen Kaufmanns für seinen Handel? Worin unterschied sich die Tätigkeit eines Hansekaufmanns von der eines iberischen oder niederländischen Kaufmanns? Um diese Fragen zu beantworten, vergleicht Jorun Poettering die drei wichtigsten Kaufmannsgruppen,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
Just about everyone is 'for' development as an assumed 'good', yet few seem to have a concrete idea of what the term actually entails. Development offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging analysis of the various ways in which this important concept has been used in social and political analysis over the past 200 years. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 74.95
Crisis? Whose crisis? Today we are in the midst of a multifaceted crisis which touches the lives of everyone on the planet. Whether it's growing poverty and inequality or shrinking access to food and water, the collapse of global financial markets or the dire effects of climate change, every aspect of this crisis can be traced to a transnational neoliberal... more...
- Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2013; US$ 21.51
Hauptbeschreibung Strategieentwicklung Schritt für Schritt. Von der ersten Idee an zeichnet das Workbook den idealtypischen Verlauf der Entwicklung einer Strategie nach. Mit fundiertem Praxiswissen ergänzt es das Konzept der "Systemischen Strategieentwicklung" und regt den Leser zu eigenen Diskussionen an. Zudem werden die Wahrnehmung von strategischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.95
Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key principles, providing important new technical information... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 27.50
The building and management of public housing is often seen as a signal failure of American public policy, but this is a vastly oversimplified view. In Purging the Poorest , Lawrence J. Vale offers a new narrative of the seventy-five-year struggle to house the “deserving poor.” In the 1930s, two iconic American cities, Atlanta... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Explore the history and practice of social work around the world! This fascinating book presents a broad international survey of the development and current practices of occupational social work. Covering seven countries around the world, Global Perspectives of Occupational Social Work offers a unique cross-cultural perspective on issues of interest... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
Laboratory and field experiments have grown significantly in prominence over the past decade. The experimental method provides randomization in key variables therefore permitting a deeper understanding of important economic phenomena. This path-breaking volume provides a valuable collection of experimental work within the area of environmental and... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 19.95
There may be eight million stories in the Naked City, but there are also nearly three million dwelling places, ranging from Park Avenue palaces to Dickensian garrets and encompassing much in between. The doorways to these residences are tantalizing portals opening onto largely invisible lives. Habitats offers 40 vivid and intimate stories about... more...