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  • The NEBI Yearbook 2000by Lars Hedegaard; Bjarne Lindström

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    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$ 109.00

    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$ 54.99

    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; Not Available

    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...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planningby Nancy Brooks; Kieran Donaghy; Gerrit-Jan Knaap

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 194.99

    This volume embodies a problem-driven and theoretically informed approach to bridging frontier research in urban economics and urban/regional planning. It highlights the best scholarship in planning and economics that address the most pressing urban problems of our day and should stimulate further dialog between scholars in urban planning and urban... more...

  • Reforming a School System, Reviving a Cityby Gene I. Maeroff

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00

    Can a bold investment in education turn around the economy of an entire city? Gene I. Maeroff, former national education correspondent for the New York Times , explores how the nonprofit group Say Yes to Education has instituted a network of reforms in Syracuse, New York, that aim to expand the city's the middle class by supporting its children. more...

  • Old Industrial Cities Seeking New Road of Industrializationby Mark Wang; Zhiming Cheng; Pingyu Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 79.00

    This book aims to investigate how cities in China's rust belt restructure their urban industries and economies. Over the years, China's "economic miracle" has been mainly attributed to rapid development in its coastal region, where the majority of research into the country's development has originated from. Development in the... more...

  • Regional Problems and Policies in Latin Americaby Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura; Patricio Aroca

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 229.00

    This book offers an overview of regional processes and trends in Latin America; surveys of seven individual countries and comparative analyses of common problems: migration, education, labor, poverty, decentralization, exports and foreign direct investment. more...