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- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 45.00
Tourism is a vital tool for political and economic change. With international contributions from experienced individuals, this book cover general themes and issues, with three thematic sections with original chapters, and a concluding section. It covers a variety of international political changes at different scales and their resulting effects. more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 24.44
Turbomotive was unique in Britain's railway history, and an experimental engine that proved successful but came too late to effect the direction of steam development or deflect the onset of diesel and electric locomotives. It was the brainchild of two of the most influential engineers of the twentieth century ? William Stanier of the LMS and Henry... more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 24.44
Other books have charted the VC10 in airline life, but this book blends that story with a well-researched tale of corporate and political power play. It asks; just what lay behind the sales failure of the VC1O? Politics played an important part of course, as did BOAC?s tactics, and a ?who dunnit? cast of politico-corporate events and machinations at... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 24.99
Although he was a suburban husband and father, living a far different life than the Wolf of Wall Street,? Michael Kimelman had a good run as the cofounder of a hedge fund. He had left a cushy yet suffocating job at a law firm to try his hand at the high-risk life of a proprietary trader and he did pretty well for himself. But it all came crashing... more...
- Business Expert Press 2017; US$ 19.95
Modern cities are increasingly involving citizens in decisions that affect them. This trend is a part of a movement toward a new standard of city management and planning?falling under the names public involvement, public engagement, collaborative governance, civic renewal, participatory democracy, and citizen-centered change. City administrators have... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00
In this examination of society and technology, author and educator Derek Hrynyshyn explores the ways in which social media shapes popular culture and how social power is expressed within it. He debunks the misperception of the medium as a social equalizer?a theory drawn from the fact that content is created by its users?and compares it to mass media,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 139.97
This volume is a comprehensive guide to the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for the spatial analysis of supply and demand for energy in the global and local scale. It gathers the latest research and techniques in GIS for spatial and temporal analysis of energy systems, mapping of energy from fossil fuels, optimization of renewable energy... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.13
This books focuses on co-design, and more specifically, on the various forms co-design might take to tackle the most pressing societal challenges, introducing public-interest services as the main application field. To do so, it presents an extensive study conducted within a particular community of residents in Milan: this is a social innovation story... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.29
This brief presents readers with a summary of classic, modern, and state-of-the-art methods for discovering the roles of entities in networks (including social networks) that range from small to large-scale. It classifies methods by their mathematical underpinning, whether they are driven by implications about entity behaviors in system, or if they... more...