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- Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 125.00
Zachary Macaulay was the engineer of the anti-slavery movement in Britain, never an orator or organiser of meetings but through careful research and publication of the facts, providing the vital resources for the parliamentary and public campaign. more...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 43.00
This volume is one in a series initiated by the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies on the inter-relationship between globalisation and urban transformation. It identifies and describes the inter- and intra-urban transformations of Central and Eastern European cities and considers their pre-1945 historic legacies, the socialist... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.85
Hauptbeschreibung Die weltwirtschaftliche Entwicklung der letzten zwei bis drei Jahrzehnte ist von einer weitreichenden ökonomischen Globalisierung gekennzeichnet: Liberalisierung und technologischer Fortschritt führen in Verbindung mit internationalen Faktorpreisdifferenzen dazu, dass die industrielle Produktion von Gütern verstärkt in relativ kleine... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2000; US$ 18.92
Max Webers Werk stellt den bis heute wichtigsten Versuch dar, die Besonderheit der europäischen Entwicklung durch umfassende Kulturvergleiche herauszuarbeiten. Seine Studie »Die Stadt«, 1921 posthum veröffentlicht, geht der Frage nach, warum sich nur in den Städten des Abendlandes ein sich selbst verwaltendes Bürgertum herausgebildet hat, nicht aber... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.50
This book explores the complex interactions between imperial expansion, political abolitionism and colonial philanthropy that underpinned the ambivalent attitudes of both British evangelicals and East India company officials towards the existence of slavery in India in the period 1772-1843. more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
The premise of this volume is that the concepts of 'neoliberalism' and 'neoliberalisation' have largely been overlooked in planning theory as well as in the analysis of planning practice, despite the common deployment of these terms in the social sciences. Combining a number of specially commissioned chapters with insights from papers... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
A 'science of cities and regions' is critical for meeting future challenges. The world is urbanising: huge cities are being created and are continuing to grow rapidly. There are many planning and development issues arising in different manifestations in countries across the globe. These developments can, in principle, be simulated through mathematical... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Over the last 25 years a vast body of literature has been published on neighbourhood effects: the idea that living in more deprived neighbourhoods has a negative effect on residents' life chances over and above the effect of their individual characteristics. The volume of work not only reflects academic and policy interest in this topic, but also... more...
Hydromorphologic survey and assessment of the lakeshore of Lake Scharmützelsee as a prerequisite for the development of a lakeshore utilization strategyDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 23.46
Hauptbeschreibung Lakeshores are ecotones between aquatic and terrestrial habitats with a high economic and socio-economic significance. For many years, lake conservation focused on biological and chemical conditions and while improvements on these fields have been achieved, the anthropogenic pressures on European lakeshores have rather increased... more...