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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The use of numbers to condense complex systems into easily digested 'bites' of information is very much in fashion. At one level they are intended to enhance transparency, accountability and local democracy, while at another they provide a means of enhancing performance. However, all indicators suffer from the same basic problem that, ironically, is... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Practical Parallel Computing provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of high-performance parallel processing. This book discusses the development of parallel applications on a variety of equipment. Organized into three parts encompassing 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the technology trends that converge to favor... more...
- Earthscan 2003; US$ 43.95
' Measuring the sustainability of development is crucial to achieving it and is one of the most actively studied issues in the area. To date most studies of measurements or indicators have been largely theoretical. However this book a follow-on to Bell and Morse's highly influential Sustainability Indicators (1999) presents valuable practical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Praise for the first edition: 'This book should be of interest to anyone interested in sustainable development, and especially sustainability indicators. Bell and Morse easily succeed in exposing the fundamental paradoxes of these concepts and, more importantly, they offer us a way forward. Readers ... will find their practical recommendations for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Stakeholder or public participation has become something of a modern mantra employed in all sorts of contexts to give people a voice. There are many variants on this 'participation' but traditionally they all share a desire to maximise involvement and provide desired 'outputs' of a required quality as quickly and as cheaply as possible. Difference... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
' Measuring the sustainability of development is crucial to achieving it, and is one of the most actively studied issues in the area. To date, most studies of measurements or indicators have been largely theoretical. However, this book, a follow-on to Bell and Morse's highly influential Sustainability Indicators (1999), presents valuable practical... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
We all view the ubiquitous term sustainability as a worthwhile goal. But how can we apply the principles of sustainability in the real world, at the sharp end of communities in developing nations where income insecurity is the troubled norm? This volume provides some practical answers, explaining the precepts of the sustainable... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 43.00
Kenneth D. Somers, PhD Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, VA Stephen A. Morse, MSPH, PhD Associate Director for Environmental Microbiology National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA more...