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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of urban residents owning homes, higher than many developed... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
One of the distinguishing characteristics of London's bid to host the games was its commitment to legacy where it was argued that the legacy would lead to the regeneration of an entire community for the direct benefit of everyone who lives there. Whilst taking housing as its focus, this book adopts a sociological perspective by exploring... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
Creating Healthy Workplaces includes interventions that relate the efforts undertaken by researchers and organizations to reduce stress and improve the mental and physical health of employees through positive change initiatives. Those working in the field of occupational stress have received criticism that too much emphasis has been placed on negative... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
Work has always been central to the African American experience. Whether as slaves or freedmen, African Americans have struggled to gain economic opportunity. For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865 analyzes the position of African American workers in the U.S. economy and social order over the past century and a half. This comprehensive... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.49
Im Jahr 2013 angekommen, beobachten Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und Politikgelehrte merkliche Unterschiede im Wohlstandsniveau der industrialisierten OECD-Mitgliedsstaaten. Während einige Volkswirtschaften dieses Wirtschafts- und Entwicklungsbundes seit dem Ölpreisschock von 1973 so stark angewachsen sind, dass sie heute dazu in der Lage sind große... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.11
Allen Vorspiegelungen zum Trotz: Unsere moderne Arbeitswelt ist so schön nicht. Immer mehr Arbeit und prekäre Arbeitsverhältnisse steigern die Belastung für viele Menschen erheblich. Beruflich bedingte Stress- und Überlastungserscheinungen nehmen zu und stellen eine ernstzunehmende Gefahr für die Gesundheit dar, was sowohl die Beschäftigten als auch... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50
Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 289.95
Volumes 2A and 2B of The Handbook of Economic Growth summarize recent advances in theoretical and empirical work while offering new perspectives on a range of growth mechanisms, from the roles played by institutions and organizations to the ways factors beyond capital accumulation and technological change can affect growth. Written by research leaders,... more...