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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Broadly, a Public-Private Partnership (or PPP) is any collaboration between the public and private sector, but research in the UK has tended to focus on those that have been used for major infrastructure projects, such as roads, schools, and hospitals. This book compares and contrasts PPP research in the UK with that of cases in the USA, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role of the local state and foster a free market and the left?s attempts to take more control over the local economy in the interest of workers.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael Ball describes how the major firms survived the economic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Biotechnology Risk Assessment: Issues and Methods for Environmental Introductions tackles the environmental concerns associated with utilizing contemporary biotechnology. The title also examines the methods of implementing biotechnology while also minimizing the risks. The text first covers the suitability and applicability of risk assessment methods... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Drought and Man: The 1972 Case History, Volume 3: The Roots of Catastrophe is a two-part book that focuses on the structure roots of catastrophe, as well as case studies in this field. The book begins with an explanation of drought, agricultural production, self-provisioning, food insecurity, and social disjunctions. The case studies presented focus... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Housing: The Impact of Economy and Technology contains the proceedings of the International Congress on Housing: The Impact of Economy and Technology, held in Vienna, Austria on November 15-18, 1981. This book includes many outstanding manuscripts prepared by competent, dedicated individuals. This text covers a wide range of problems associated with... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Natural Hazards and Public Choice: The State and Local Politics of Hazard Mitigation presents a research project that emerged from a concern for estimating the balance of support versus opposition to prospective social policies that aim to reduce the risks of damage or injuries from major natural hazard events via the regulation of land use and establishment... more...
- PEI Media Ltd 2010; US$ 515.00
Creating and maintaining value for all stakeholders Understanding what constitutes best practice in managing infrastructure assets is at the forefront of today?s infrastructure investments around the world. The success or failure of an investment in infrastructure often relies on an investor's ability to manage the dynamics between owners, operators... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00
From the visionary bestselling author of The Second World and How to Run the World comes a bracing and authoritative guide to a future shaped less by national borders than by global supply chains, a world in which the most connected powers?and people?will win. Connectivity is the most revolutionary force of the twenty-first century. Mankind... more...