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- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 58.00
This book explores development communication, highlighting that it is, first and foremost, about people and the process needed to facilitate their sharing of knowledge and perceptions in order to effect positive developmental change. more...
- 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...
- 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...
The Role of Domestic Debt Markets in Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation for Low-Income Countries and Emerging MarketsInternational Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00
We develop a new public domestic debt (DD) database covering 93 low-income countries and emerging markets over the 1975-2004 period to estimate the growth impact of DD. Moderate levels of non-inflationary DD, as a share of GDP and bank deposits, are found to exert a positive overall impact on economic growth. Granger-causality regressions suggest support... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00
This study estimates the size of the informal economy, and the relative contribution of each underlying factor, for the Caucasus and Central Asia countries in 2008. Using a Multiple Indicator-Multiple Cause model, we find that a burdensome tax system, rigid labor market, low institutional quality, and excessive regulation in financial and products... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
Are immigrants squeezing Americans out of the work force? Or is competition wth foreign products imported by the United States an even greater danger to those employed in some industries? How do wages and unions fare in foreign-owned firms? And are the media's claims about the number of illegal immigrants misleading? Prompted by the growing internationalization... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 24.10
Das Buch fragt nach der Organisation des Haushalts und der Beziehung von Selbständigen. Für die berufliche Selbständigkeit besitzt der Ehe- oder Lebenspartner eine besondere Bedeutung. Dessen Unterstützung ist insbesondere für die Gründung und den Betrieb eines eigenen Unternehmens eine wichtige Voraussetzung. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The 53 papers contained in this volume reflect the aims of the International Association for Housing Science which are to improve every phase of housing technology and production particularly through new urban planning, new designs, new materials, new technological and management developments and innovative financing. Emphasis is placed on the application... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00
Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country. ... more...