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  • Building rural roadsby Bjørn 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 Björn 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...

  • 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...

  • Quantitative Risk Assessmentby Terje Aven

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 72.00

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

  • Localising Salafismby Terje Østebø

    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...

  • Learning Regional Innovationby Marianne Ekman; Björn Gustavsen; Björn Terje Asheim; Öyvind Pålshaugen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 125.00

    Participation and social responsibility in innovation is the core theme of this book. Both are issues of organization and not of ethics, or the enforcement of other forms of obligations on individual actors. The need is for a democratization of innovation that can make innovation open to broad participation. more...

  • In Search of Universal Grammarby Terje Lohndal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    Over the past two decades, studies of the phylogenetic emergence of language have typically focused on grammatical characteristics, especially those that distinguish modern languages from animal communication. The relevant literature has thus left the reader with the impression that language is either exclusively or primarily mental; in the latter... more...