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  • Handbook of U.S. Labor Statisticsby Mary Meghan Ryan

    Bernan Press 2014; US$ 164.99

    The Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data continues and enhances the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, Labor Statistics . It brings authoritative data from the BLS and other government agencies together into a convenient, single-volume source of labor... more...

  • The Australian Ageing Generation Handbookby Josie Gagliano

    Jane Curry Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    The Australian Ageing Generation Handbook is the only of its kind in Australia. With great improvements in the world of modern medicine, senior Australian’s are enjoying their quality of life for a much longer time. With the ageing population of Australia increasing every year, many children are struggling to cope with the responsibility of care... more...

  • The Invisible Hand of Planningby Guy Alchon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    Guy Alchon examines the mutually supportive efforts of social scientists, business managers, and government officials to create America's first peacetime system of macroeconomic management. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books... more...

  • The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Developmentby Richard Sobel; Brett Donham; Antony Herrey

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Development: Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond discusses the process of university and community participation in cooperative housing development. Its lessons inform academic and policy understandings about the creation of new community housing by a range of urban institutions and civic groups.... more...

  • The Road to Serfdomby F. A. Hayek; Bruce Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual history and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians and scholars for half a century. Originally published in 1944, it was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For Hayek, the collectivist idea... more...

  • Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlementsby David Gouverneur

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of: balanced land uses energy efficiency and mobility... more...

  • Connecting People with Jobsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 98.00

    This report examines recent activation policies in the United Kingdom aimed at moving people back into work. It offers insight into how countries can improve the effectiveness of their employment services and also control spending on benefits. The United Kingdom's policies have helped limit the rise in unemployment during the crisis. It has been... more...

  • Vietnam's Socialist Servantsby Minh T. N. Nguyen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly changing country. This book analyzes the ways in which the practices and discourses of domestic service serve to forge and contest emerging class... more...

  • Redefining Prosperityby Isabelle Cassiers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before ? and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our definition of prosperity, which we have long assimilated... more...

  • Low Impact Livingby Paul Chatterton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood. The author, co-founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), along with other members of the community and the project team, explains how a group of people got together to build one of the most pioneering... more...