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  • The Companion to Development Studies, Third Editionby Vandana Desai; Rob Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    The Companion to Development Studies contains over 109 chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of disciplines the book is divided into ten sections, each prefaced... more...

  • Rethinking Agencyby Sumi Madhok

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework for agency thinking by examining the ethical, discursive and practical engagements of a group of women development workers in north-west India with developmentalism and individual rights. Rethinking Agency asks an underexplored question, tracks the entry, encounter, experience and practice of developmentalism... more...

  • Optimizing Housing for the Elderlyby Leon A Pastalan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    Discover the diverse range of housing options available to the elderly population with this excellent new book. This timely volume addresses the public policy and design and development issues that must necessarily face those concerned with housing our steadily growing elderly population. The chapters cover a broad spectrum of populations including... more...

  • Learning to Industrializeby Kenichi Ohno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 152.00

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often remains general without details as to what exactly to do... more...

  • Unemployment, Innovation and R&Dby Antonio Garofalo; François Rycx; Concetto Paolo Vinci

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    The papers proposed in this e-book were selected from those presented at the International Conference organised by the Applied Econometrics Association on “Policies against Unemployment” held in Naples, Italy, 1-2 June 2006, at “Parthenope” University. The main theme of the conference was the analysis and discussion of the key determinants... more...

  • Shaping Our Unscripted Future with Service-Learningby Laurie N. DiPadova-Stocks; Amy L. Kenworthy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The articles in this E-book each convey the theme of interconnectedness in unscripted times – the awareness that what happens to some of us affects us all. Beginning with Stuteville and Ikerd’s “Global sustainability and service-learning: Paradigms for the future”, we find a comprehensive analysis of the dominant neoclassical economic... more...

  • Globalisation Poverty and Cultureby Usha Agrawal

    Rajat Publications 2008; US$ 40.00

    Globalisation is intensification of consciousness of the world as a whole and preceded the advent of capitalist modernity. Inspite of the claims that globalisation accelerates growth and reduced poverty, poverty reduction remains the central challenge to the global society and culture. Hence globalisation, poverty and culture are interconnected and... more...

  • The level of protection provided by Chinese labour law compared to German labour lawby Sergio M Moccia

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 85.18

    AsienThis work describes the Chinese Labour Law and traces back the sources of the Chinese Labour Law regulations. In the first section, the German Labour Law and some of the most important clauses are explained. In further sections, the Chinese Labour Law itself and its coherent development, the main landmarks and the similarities to the German Labour... more...

  • Die Relevanz dualer Studiengänge an Berufsakademien im strategischen Personalmanagementby Antje Cordes

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 50.17

    Das Erwerbspersonenpotenzial Deutschlands unterliegt einer kritischen Entwicklung: Der demographische Wandel und ein sich abzeichnender steigender Bedarf der Unternehmen an hoch qualifizierten Arbeitskräften führt vermutlich langfristig zu einem Mangel an Fach- und Führungskräften. Betriebliche Folgen dieser Entwicklung können Probleme bei der Umsetzung... more...

  • Zielvereinbarungen im Arbeitsverhältnis im Hinblick auf variable Vergütungsbestandteileby Thomas Biedrawa

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 50.17

    Viele Arbeitgeber in Deutschland denken über eine Umstrukturierung Ihrer Entgeltsysteme nach, um die Personalkosten marktfähiger und unternehmensgerechter gestalten zu können. Aus Unternehmersicht wäre eine Vergütung wünschenswert, die stärker an der persönlichen Leistung des einzelnen Mitarbeiters und an der »Wirtschaftskraft« des jeweiligen Unternehmens... more...