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

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 75.00

    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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 67.00

    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...

  • Creating Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economyby Jeff Saperstein; Daniel Rouach

    Pearson Education 2002; US$ 34.00

    Drawing on extensive new research through dozens of interviews with entrepreneurial champions in diverse sectors, Creating Regional Wealth in the Global Innovation Economy pinpoints the key reasons why some locations succeed in the quest to become centers of technology and innovation - and sustain their competitive advantages over time - while others... more...

  • Africa Development Indicators 2006by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 49.99

    Africa Development Indicators 2006 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains about 450 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries. Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid... more...

  • African Development Indicators 2005by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    African Development Indicators 2005 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering over 50 African countries with data from 1965-2003. The book is grouped into 17 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates;... more...

  • Postindustrial East Asian Citiesby Shahid Yusuf

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99

    Post-Industrial East Asian Cities analyzes urban developments and policies responsible for the growth of producer services and creative industries. This study is based on the findings of firm surveys conducted in East Asia and a review of the data and literature on several key regional cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Bangkok and Tokyo)... more...

  • Neuausrichtung der Strukturpolitikby Tim Pixa

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 59.99

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Klaus Kost more...

  • No Localby Greg Sharzer

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Can making things smaller make the world a better place? No Local takes a critical look at localism, an ideology that says small businesses, ethical shopping and community initiatives like gardens and farmers? markets can stop corporate globalization. These small acts might make life better for some, but they don?t challenge the drive for profit... more...

  • Consequences of Economic Downturnby Martha A. Starr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    This book investigates three questions raised by the financial crisis and economic downturn: Could the crisis and downturn have been averted had economic policymakers and business leaders considered ethical consequences of their actions?; How have the costs of the downturn fallen within the population, in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, and class?;... more...

  • Municipal Financesby Catherine D. Farvacque-Vitkovic; Mihaly Kopanyi

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99

    The Municipal Finance Handbook aims to help local government practitioners, particularly staff of medium and large cities, improve strategic management of municipal finances. The demands for pragmatic knowledge are fueled in part by decentralization and fiscal pressures, as transfer of responsibilities from central to local governments are not often... more...