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  • Entrepreneurship in Citiesby Colin Mason; Darja Reuschke; Stephen Syrett; Maarten van Ham

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; Not Available

    Entrepreneurship in Cities focuses on the neglected role of the home and the residential neighbourhood context for entrepreneurship and businesses within cities. The overall objective of the book is to develop a new interdisciplinary perspective that links entrepreneurship research with neighbourhood and urban studies. A key contribution is to show... more...

  • ECOWAS Lawby Jerry Ukaigwe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book analyses the emerging jurisprudence of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and seamlessly knits together all the disparate texts, policies and judicial decisions into a single, coherent resource. The work is deliberately crafted to address the lack of a comprehensive resource on the subject, and guide lawyers, policy-makers,... more...

  • Derailed by Bankruptcyby Howard H. Lewis; John C. Spychalski

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 31.99

    What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn?t like trains, Howard H. Lewis became the primary lawyer for the Reading Railroad during its legendary bankruptcy case. Here, Lewis provides a... more...

  • Economic Impact or Contributionby Murat Arik

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book contributes to the applied regional economic literature by providing a framework for handling a diverse set of projects and providing detailed case studies of fieldwork regarding the health care industry, higher education institutions, the nonprofit sector, infrastructure investment, and a major musical entertainment event. more...

  • The Towers of New Capitalby Piyush Tiwari

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    With mega townships as the tool, this book analyses the complexity, scale and the challenges associated with the development paradigm in India from various built environment lenses. The Towers of New Capital is an enquiry into how these 'global fixes' are leading to territorial reorganization. more...

  • Understanding Mobilities for Designing Contemporary Citiesby Paola Pucci; Matteo Colleoni

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book explores mobilities as a key to understanding the practices that both frame and generate contemporary everyday life in the urban context. At the same time, it investigates the challenges arising from the interpretation of mobility as a socio-spatial phenomenon both in the social sciences and in urban studies. Leading sociologists, economists,... more...

  • Integration of Infrastructures in Europe in Historical Comparisonby Gerold Ambrosius; Christian Henrich-Franke

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book compares the cross-border integration of infrastructures in Europe such as post, telecommunication and transportation in the 19th century and the period following the Second World War. In addition to providing a unique perspective on the development of cross-border infrastructures and the international regimes regulating them, it offers... more...

  • Wirtschaftliche Resilienz in deutschsprachigen Regionenby Rüdiger Wink; Laura Kirchner; Florian Koch; Daniel Speda

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 44.99

    Das vorliegende Buch vereinigt Fallstudien zur Krisenfestigkeit in acht deutschsprachigen Regionen mit jeweils unterschiedlichen strukturellen Voraussetzungen, Anpassungsstrategien und -instrumenten, Krisenerfahrungen und wirtschaftlichen Erfolgen. Im Vergleich zu anderen europäischen Ländern wird die wirtschaftliche Entwicklung in den deutschsprachigen... more...

  • Wine and Tourismby Marta Peris-Ortiz; María de la Cruz Del Río Rama; Carlos Rueda-Armengot

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    The aim of this book is to show how wine tourism can be used as a model for sustainable economic development, driving economic growth and social development in some locations. It will explore the interaction between tourism and viticulture in wine tourism destinations, while also explaining some of the repercussions of these activities. This book... more...

  • Highway Travel Time Estimation With Data Fusionby Francesc Soriguera Martí

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    This monograph presents a simple,innovative approach for the measurement and short-term prediction of highwaytravel times based on the fusion of inductive loop detector and toll ticketdata. The methodology is generic and not technologically captive, allowing itto be easily generalized for other equivalent types of data.  The bookshows how Bayesian... more...