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  • Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europeby Andrew K. Copus; Philomena de Lima

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book reflects on how the economies, social characteristics, ways of life and global relationships of rural areas of Europe have changed in recent years. This reveals a need to refresh the concepts we use to understand, measure and describe rural communities and their development potential. This book argues that Europe has 'outgrown' many of the... more...

  • The Human-Powered Homeby Tamara Dean

    New Society Publishers 2008; US$ 29.95

    A complete guide to modern pedal-powered, treadled, and hand-cranked devices for the home. more...

  • Incomplete Streetsby Stephen Zavestoski; Julian Agyeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The ?Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all users, Complete Streets promise to make cities more... more...

  • Airports, Cities and Regionsby Sven Conventz; Alain Thierstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Since the emergence of urban systems, cities have developed in a mutually inter-dependent process of socio-economic dynamics and transportation linkages. In recent years, Airports worldwide have stepped beyond the stage of being pure infrastructure facilities while the complex dynamics that are taking place at and around international airports represent... more...

  • The Age of Intelligent Citiesby Nicos Komninos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and collaborative problem-solving. In this final book,... more...

  • Urban Competitiveness: Theory and Practiceby Peter Kresl; Daniele Ietri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    During the past 25 years the burden of managing economic policy for competitiveness has devolved to cities and to urban regions. National governments have increasingly been focused on staving off fiscal collapse. Mayors and local administrations have become very creative and active in looking after the state of their local economy and have developed... more...

  • The Politics of Carbon Marketsby Benjamin Stephan; Richard Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The carbon markets are in the middle of a fundamental crisis - a crisis marked by collapsing prices, fleeing actors, and ever increasing greenhouse gas levels. Yet carbon trading remains at the heart of global attempts to respond to climate change. Not only this, but markets continue to proliferate - particularly in the Global South. The Politics... more...

  • Built to Lastby Jim Collins; Jerry I. Porras

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    "This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial. This is a book about visionary companies." So write Jim Collins and Jerry... more...

  • Oligopoly, the Environment and Natural Resourcesby Luca Lambertini

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Industrial production and consumption patterns rely heavily on the intensive use of both renewable and non-renewable resources and the consequences for the environment can be serious. Following a long period of time where the profit incentives of firms have prevailed over preservation of the environment and the world?s natural resources, a new consensus... more...

  • Is The Environment a Luxury?: An Inquiry into the relationship between environment and incomeby Silvia Tiezzi; Chiara Martini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The purpose of this collection of essays is to shed some light on the complex relationship between environmental quality and the distribution of income. Are the preferences of the poor towards a cleaner environment really different from those of the rich? Environmental economists have traditionally focused on efficiency issues. In their analyses... more...