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Economic growth, development, planning

  • Die Geldgesellschaft und ihr Glaubeby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Ziel des "Klagenfurter Gelddiskurses" ist, Gebrauch und Bedeutung von Geld in der Welt von heute in fortgeführten interdisziplinären Gesprächen zu thematisieren, zu beschreiben, zu analysieren und zu interpretieren. Der Sammelband enthält Beiträge von ForscherInnen, LehrerInnen und Studierenden aus Philosophie, Informatik, Musikgeschichte, Sozial-... more...

  • Bürgerschaftlichkeit und Professionalitätby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Der Band versammelt die wichtigsten Beiträge aus der Zeitschrift SOZIAL EXTRA zum Thema 'Bürgerschaftlichkeit und Professionalität - Wirklichkeit und Zukunftsperspektiven Sozialer Arbeit' aus den vergangenen Jahren. Namhafte Autorinnen und Autoren analysieren die gegenwärtigen Strukturen des Sozialstaats und entwickeln somit Perspektiven der Sozialen... more...

  • Wohnen und Genderby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Der Sammelband vereint Beiträge der Wohn-, Frauen- und Genderforschung und geht den zentralen Fragen nach, wie gesellschaftliche Kontexte und Entwicklungen auf der gesellschaftlichen Makroebene das Wohnen der Geschlechter beeinflussen, wie sich der gesellschaftliche Wandel und die damit verbundenen Transformationen der Geschlechterverhältnisse auf... more...

  • Social Institutions and Economic Developmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 129.00

    Foreword; J. Pronk. Introduction: Institutions in Modern Development Economics; V. FitzGerald. 1. Agrarian Reforms and Intersectoral Relations: A Summary; K. Martin. 2. Bringing Institutions into Evolutionary Growth Theory; R.R. Nelson. 3. Towards an Evolutionary Economic Approach to Sustainable Development; J.B. Opschoor. 4. Structural Dynamics... more...

  • Public Decision-Making Processes and Asymmetry of Informationby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 149.00

    Preface; M. Marrelli, G. Pignataro. Acknowledgements. Contributors. Introduction: The Economics of Information and Public Policy; J.-J. Laffont. Part 1: Theory. 1. Industrial Policy, Optimal Majorities and How These Can Prevent Capture; M. Marrelli, F. Stroffolini. 2. On the Role of Lobbies in Policy Making; I. Mazza. 3. Delegated Control of... more...

  • Unveiling Wealthby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 149.00

    "...particular attention to the pros and cons of attempting to internalise environmental costs into individual decision-making through the political process. On the whole, Unveiling Wealth is a very useful book for economists, environmentalists, policy makers as well as eco-conscious practitioners of business." (Environmental Politics, 12:3 (2003)... more...

  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Managementby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 169.00

    This book presents the new EU approach to environmental management and its attempt to place it in the perspective of sustainable development. China and other large and fast growing economies are putting increasing pressures on global environment, but they are also looking at the European experience with great interest. To present critically this experience... more...

  • Pathways to Environmental Sustainabilityby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Offers examples of different methodologies and tools for pursuing environmental sustainability targets Explores experiences and case studies in many sectors of industry and a variety of geographic contexts, from local to regional to national scale Features the work of expert contributors, including managers, researchers and consultants whose work... more...

  • Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle Eastby Myriam Ababsa; Baudouin Dupret

    American University of Cairo Press 2012; US$ 38.99

    Irregular or illegal housing constitutes the ordinary condition of popular urban housing in the Middle East. Considering the conditions of daily practices related to land and tenure mobilization and of housing, neighborhood shaping, transactions, and conflict resolution, this book offers a new reading of government action in the cities of Amman, Beirut,... more...

  • The Cotton Plantation Rememberedby Mona Abaza

    American University of Cairo Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Cotton made the fortune of the Fuuda family, Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins, during the second part of the nineteenth century. This story, narrated and photographed by a family member who has researched and documented various aspects of her own history, goes well beyond the family photo album to become an attempt to convey how cotton,... more...