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  • Building rural roadsby Bj√łrn Johannessen

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 40.00

    The purpose of this manual is to provide technical staff ranging from site supervisors to engineers with a technical reference which details commonly used work methods and best practices for constructing rural roads. It describes all phases of works management from the initial stages of identification and design, through technical planning, work organization,... more...

  • Handbook of Regional Innovation and Growthby Philip Cooke; Bjorn Terje Asheim; Ron Boschma

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    Today, economic growth is widely understood to be conditioned by productivity increases which are, in turn, profoundly affected by innovation. This volume explores these key relationships between innovation and growth, bringing together experts from both fields to compile a unique Handbook. The Handbook considers innovation from fresh perspectives,... more...

  • Interactive Learning for Innovationby Professor BjŲrn Terje Asheim; Dr Mario Davide Parrilli

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00

    This volume highlights the importance of interactive, practice-based learning as a means to promote more thorough innovation dynamics in regional and national economies. Successful experiences in Scandanavia and southern European countries are examined, with insightful policy lessons extracted from each case. more...

  • Coma Scienceby Professor Laureys

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00

    This serial is firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research.† Each volume presents authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. This volume concentrates on coma and consciousness science. presenting articles from leading figures in the area on the clinical and ethical implications... more...

  • Risk Analysisby Terje Aven

    Wiley 2008; US$ 117.00 US$ 101.40

    Everyday we face decisions that carry an element of risk and uncertainty. The ability to analyze, predict, and prepare for the level of risk entailed by these decisions is, therefore, one of the most constant and vital skills needed for analysts, scientists and managers. Risk analysis can be defined as a systematic use of information to identify... more...

  • Misconceptions of Riskby Terje Aven

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.00 US$ 77.13

    We all face risks in a variety of ways, as individuals, businesses and societies. The discipline of risk assessment and risk management is growing rapidly and there is an enormous drive for the implementation of risk assessment methods and risk management in organizations. There are great expectations that these tools provide suitable frameworks for... more...

  • Quantitative Risk Assessmentby Terje Aven

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    Enables readers to improve risk assessments and how they use them, by grounding their practice on scientific principles. more...

  • River Nile in the Post-colonial Age, Theby Terje Tvedt

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The Nile Basin is a vast and varied area of 350 million people. Parts of the basin have become the very symbols of African misery, suffering drought, genocide, state failure and aid dependency. At its heart lies the Nile itself. Yet whilst the importance of the river is well documented for the colonial period there is no comprehensive account of its... more...

  • River Nile in the Age of the British, Theby Terje Tvedt

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 14.95

    The Nile today plays a crucial role in the economics, politics and cultural life of ten countries and their more than 300 million inhabitants. No other international river basin has a longer, more complex and eventful history than the Nile. In telling the detailed story of the hydropolitics of the Nile valley in a period during which the conceptualisation,... more...

  • Localising Salafismby Terje ōstebÝ

    BRILL 2011; US$ 182.00

    With a particular focus on the role of situated actors, this book sheds light on the emergence and expansion of Salafism in Bale, Ethiopia from the late 1960s, through the Marxist period (1974-1991) before discussing the rapid expansion and fragmentation of the movement in the 1990s until 2006. more...