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- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Towards a Re-Definition of Development: Essays and Discussion on the Nature of Development in an International Perspective reconsiders the generally accepted definition of development based on the assumption that there is no universal method for comprehending development and no one major principle for elucidating its evolution. The emphasis is on the... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 79.99
For selected target groups, such as unemployed and disadvantaged youth, Christoph Ehlert demonstrates that flexible and well-targeted programmes significantly improve employment chances. To be effective, these programmes must combine individual coaching, classroom training and temporary work. Apart from the programmes, the organisational framework... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Since the 1990s, the Middle East has experienced an upsurge of wildcat strikes, sit-ins, and workers' demonstrations. Well before people gathered in Tahrir Square to demand the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, workers had formed one of the largest oppositional movements to authoritarian rule in Egypt. In Tunisia, years prior to the 2011 Arab uprisings, the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
Is there anything more American than the ideal of homeownership? In this groundbreaking work of transnational history, Nancy H. Kwak reveals how the concept of homeownership became one of America?s major exports and defining characteristics around the world. In the aftermath of World War II, American advisers urged countries to pursue greater access... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The Filth of Progress explores the untold side of a well-known American story. For more than a century, accounts of progress in the West foregrounded the technological feats performed while canals and railroads were built and lionized the capitalists who financed the projects. This book salvages stories often omitted from the triumphant narrative... more...
- AMACOM 2015; US$ 17.95
Supported by the latest research, this eye-opening book argues that our best work is the product of a positive environment. While you can?t personally transform the corporate culture, you can influence the workplace climate and create meaningful and lasting change. Far from being a wish-upon-a-star discussion of workplace happiness, this book presents... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly networking and emerging as strong players that cannot easily be overlooked. Some of these networks have crossed... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Over the last two decades new and significant demographic, economic, social and environmental changes and challenges have shaped the production and consumption of housing in Australia and the policy settings that attempt to guide these processes. These changes and challenges, as outlined in this book, are many and varied. While these issues are new... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 32.95
Bringing together researchers from the fields of social policy, economics, sociology and clinical psychology, this book offers new evidence on the inter-related problems faced by disability claimants, and identifies important lessons for policy. Explores how reducing the level of UK benefit claiming among those with health limitations has been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
George Ranken Askwith was a key figure in the development of British industrial relations. This new biography is based on a wide range of archival sources including government records, newspaper articles, Askwith?s personal correspondence and his wife?s private diaries. more...