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  • Aspects of Globalisationby Christopher Tsoukis; George M. Agiomirgianakis; Tapan Biswas

    Springer US 2011; US$ 138.11

    Reflecting on the breadth of its scope, Aspects of Globalisation is intended to serve a varied audience. Being at the forefront of research, it should appeal to academics, researchers and postgraduate students interested in new approaches and ideas for future research. To this end, the editors have encouraged the contributors to pursue varied themes... more...

  • Locational Preferences of Entrepreneursby W. J. Meester

    Physica-Verlag HD 2012; US$ 90.30

    In this book, locational preferences of firms in The Netherlands and Germany are studied from a behavioural point of view. Stated preferences of entrepreneurs in each country are examined, using various types of statistical analysis. The influence of both firm and place characteristics is analysed. Special attention is given to the relation between... more...

  • Arbeitslosigkeit und Entlohnung auf regionalen Arbeitsmärktenby Uwe Blien

    Physica-Verlag HD 2013; US$ 24.10

    Das Buch untersucht die fundamentale Beziehung, die zwischen Arbeitslosigkeit und Entlohnung auf regionaler Ebene besteht. Dazu wird ein theoretisches Modell entwickelt, das weitere Einflüsse, insbesondere zu Innovation und Strukturwandel, integriert. Vorgestellt werden theoretische Analysen zur Identifikation von Kausalbeziehungen zwischen den Variablen... more...

  • China Businessby Birgit Zinzius

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 17.85

    China Business . Ein Handbuch für Investoren, Unternehmer und Manager, die umfassend und praxisnah über den aktuellen Stand der Chancen und Risiken eines geschäftlichen oder beruflichen China-Engagements informiert werden wollen. China Business . Die ganzheitliche Sicht auf China, seine Wirtschaft und Wirtschaftsentwicklung, seine Politik und die... more...

  • The NEBI Yearbook 2000by Lars Hedegaard; Bjarne Lindström

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 95.61

    Thorvald Stoltenberg President of the Norwegian Red Cross Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board The 2000 edition of the NEBI Yearbook goes to press a few weeks before the of the fIxed 0resund Link between Copenhagen and Malmo, and the opening celebrations of this magnifIcent construction have already begun. Way back in the nineteenth century visionaries... more...

  • Ethnic minorities in urban areasby D. Varady

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 84.99

    2 segregation in the United States (Taeuber and Taeuber, 1965: 28-64). Residential segregation limits the possibilities for contaets between whites and blaeks, and as a result, deereases the potential for social unity. Resi­ dential segregation has been seen to lead to a sense of eonfinement among ghetto residents which exaeerbates alI the other problems... more...

  • Zur Rohstoffversorgung Japansby Gernot Schäfer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 17.85

    1. 1 Einfuhrung zum Thema Die Betrachtung der Geschichte der Industrialisierung der heutigen Wirt­ schaftszentren der Welt zeigt, daB erste industrielle Aktivitatskerne dort entstanden, wo gewinnbare Rohstoffvorkommen - in der Regel Eisen­ erz und Primarenergietrager, insbesondere Steinkohle - zur VerfUgung standen, die Grundlage einer durch schopferisches... more...

  • Fears and Hopes for European Urbanizationby T. Malmberg; M. Tvrdý

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 81.80

    Urbanization is a process taking place in our society, which is changing from a predominantly rural and agrarian society into a predominantly urban and industrial one. This is a transformation which is not just taking place in certain areas, it is not merely a concentration of houses and of people and of activities, but what is perhaps much more important:... more...

  • Citizen?s Income and Welfare Regimes in Latin Americaby Rubén Lo Vuolo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    This book describes the Basic Income proposal as a model to reform policies of income transfers in Latin America. A study that covers many topics and many countries, looking back at both the genesis and support of current focalized and conditional programs and forward to see how and whether the BI proposal can be adapted for use in the region. more...

  • Leadership and Placeby Chris Collinge; John Gibney; Chris Mabey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Despite the radical transformation of society associated with globalisation, shifting patterns of demography and the revolution in information and communication technologies over the last two decades, we remain profoundly attached to place in economic, social, cultural and emotional terms. The idea of sustainable place shaping has made its way to... more...