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  • Introduction to Community Developmentby Jr. Jerry W. Robinson; Gary Paul Green

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 82.00 US$ 69.70

    This text provides students of community and economic development with a theoretical and practical introduction to the field. Bringing together leading scholars, it provides both a conceptual background and contemporary approaches, with a progression from theory to practice. Included are case studies and supportive material to develop community service-learning... more...

  • Triumph of the Cityby Edward Glaeser

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.97

    Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life?s work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world?s most exciting urban thinkers. Travelling from city to city, speaking to planners and politicians across the world, he uncovers questions large and small whose answers are both counterintuitive... more...

  • Crony Capitalism and Economic Growth in Latin Americaby Stephen Haber

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    Crony capitalism systemsin which those close to political policymakers receive favors allowing them to earn returns far above market valueare a fundamental feature of the economies of Latin America. Haber and his expert contributors draw from case studies in Mexico, Brazil, and other countries around the world to examine the causes and consequences... more...

  • Urban and Regional Planning in Indiaby S K Kulshrestha

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 34.00

    Urban and Regional Planning in India refers to processes and procedures for and manner of conducting spatial planning and development activities. The scope of professional practice in planning has now become very vast. Dr. Kulshrestha provides a detailed study of professional practice in the field of urban and regional planning in India, covering... more...

  • The Role of Informal Economies in the Post-Soviet Worldby Colin C. Williams; John Round; Peter Rodgers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Based on extensive ethnographic and quantitative research, conducted in Ukraine and Russia between 2004 and 2012, this book?s central argument is that for many people the informal economy, such as cash in hand work, subsistence production and the use of social networks, is of great importance to everyday life. Formal work is both a facilitator of... more...

  • Issues in Urban Economicsby Harvey S. Perloff; Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Classic economic considerations applied to the crucial urban problems of poverty, racial segregation, urban renewal, transportation, and education.Originally published in 1968 more...

  • The Legacy of Ireland's Economic Expansionby Peadar Kirby; Padraig Carmody

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Ireland underwent a dramatic economic and social transformation from the 1990s onwards, earning it the title the "Celtic Tiger". Rapid economic growth was accompanied by substantial in-migration. However in the later 2000s Ireland is also experiencing a severe economic recession. This book examines the nature and geographies of the Celtic Tiger,... more...

  • China’s Urbanization and the World Economyby F. Zhang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is an original reading by a Chinese economist on the grand topic of China’s urbanisation. Through gathering a vast amount of raw materials available in Chinese, the book deliberately maintains its indigenous flavour and introduces rich and timely information to the outside world, on topical issues such as household registration (hukou)... more...

  • Well Begun but Not Yet Doneby Valerie Kozel

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    This book presents the key findings from a new poverty assessment for Vietnam, led jointly by the World Bank and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS). It takes a fresh look at the lives of poor men, women, and children, and explores the constraints and opportunities they face today in rising out of poverty. The book aims to do three things.... more...

  • Asset Building & Community Developmentby Gary Paul Green; Anna L. (Lyn) Haines

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 73.00 US$ 62.05

    A comprehensive approach focused on sustainable change    Asset Building and Community Development , Fourth Edition examines the promise and limits of community development by showing students and practitioners how asset-based developments can improve the sustainability and quality of life. Authors Gary Paul Green and Anna Haines provide an engaging,... more...