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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95
This is an up-to-date and topical treatment of how six major cities in Europe, North America and Asia are coping with the new demands on urban government. Population expansion, the migration of new peoples and disparities between cities and suburbs are longstanding features of the urban crisis. Today, city governments also face demands for popular... more...
- Policy Press 2000; US$ 36.95
This book offers a vivid and persuasive critical examination of New Labour's programme for the modernisation of local government, providing a balanced view of the democracy and participation debate. It draws on a wide range of new survey data to relate the crisis of local politics and governance to wider changes in the political culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
This book of critical essays explores new thinking and new evidence on the role of locally-elected representatives in Western democracies. The book is topical in the light of the intense political and popular interest in the problems of making local government representative and responsive. The contributors, drawn from the UK, US, France, Denmark and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00
Local governments throughout the west are undergoing a transformation of their leadership styles and structures. Some countries have abandoned traditional systems of collective or committee based decision-making in favour of Cabinet models or, more radically, a directly-elected executive mayor, while others have strengthened existing mayoral systems.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 269.00
This book examines teaching and learning in Chinese societies and advances understanding of the Chinese learner in changing global contexts. Key emerging themes emphasize transcending dichotomies and transforming pedagogy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 102.95
Knowledge management (KM) - or the practice of using information and collaboration technologies and processes to capture organizational learning and thereby improve business performance - is becoming one of the key disciplines in management, especially in large companies. Many books, magazines, conferences, vendors, consultancies, Web sites, online... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95
Modeling Tools for Environmental Engineers and Scientists enables environmental professionals, faculty, and students with minimal computer programming skills to develop computer-based mathematical models for natural and engineered environmental systems. The author illustrates how commercially available syntax-free authoring software can be adapted... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 150.00
LEARN ABOUT MICROSYSTEMS PACKAGING FROM THE GROUND UP Written by Rao Tummala, the field?s leading author, Fundamentals of Microsystems Packaging is the only book to cover the field from wafer to systems, including every major contributing technology. This rigorous and thorough introduction to electronic packaging technologies gives you a solid grounding... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 140.00
System-on-Package (SOP) is an emerging microelectronic technology that places an entire system on a single chip-size package. Where ?systems? used to be bulky boxes housing hundreds of components, SOP saves interconnection time and heat generation by keep a full system with computing, communications, and consumer functions all in a single chip. Written... more...