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Economic growth, development, planning

  • Reconstructing Italyby Stephanie Zeier Pilat

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Drawing on the writings of the architects, government documents, and including brief passages from works of neorealist literature and descriptions of neorealist films by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italo Calvino and others, this book presents a portrait of the postwar struggle to define a post-Fascist Italy. more...

  • Reconstructing Italyby Stephanie Zeier Pilat

    Oscar Test Publisher 2014; US$ 20.00

    Drawing on the writings of the architects, government documents, and including brief passages from works of neorealist literature and descriptions of neorealist films by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italo Calvino and others, this book presents a portrait of the postwar struggle to define a post-Fascist Italy. more...

  • Social Security for the Elderlyby S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society. Ageing of population is an inevitable consequence of... more...

  • Lust auf Strategieby Reinhart Nagel

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 22.48

    Strategieentwicklung Schritt für Schritt. Das Workbook zeichnet den idealtypischen Verlauf der Entwicklung einer Strategie von der ersten Idee an nach. Dabei wird das Konzept der ?Systemischen Strategieentwicklung? anschaulich gemacht. Fundiertes Praxiswissen und Instrumente aus der Beratungspraxis bieten konkrete Hilfestellungen für die Umsetzung... more...

  • Workers, Strikes, and Pogromsby Charters Wynn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    In this major reassessment of Russian labor history, Charters Wynn shows that in Imperial Russia's primary steel and mining region the same class that posed a powerful challenge to the tsarist government also undermined the revolutionary movement with its pogromist violence. From the last decades of the nineteenth century through Russia's First Revolution... more...

  • The Invisible Hand of Planningby Guy Alchon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    Guy Alchon examines the mutually supportive efforts of social scientists, business managers, and government officials to create America's first peacetime system of macroeconomic management. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books... more...

  • Servants and Masters in 18th-Century Franceby Sarah C. Maza

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.00

    Here is the first major study of domestic service in France from the late seventeenth century to the early nineteenth century, describing its transformation from a male-oriented occupation, aristocratic in style and often geared to public display, to one that was female, middle-class, and centered on the household. Originally published in 1984. ... more...

  • The Language of Global Developmentby Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms in the language of development, tracing their origins,... more...

  • The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Developmentby Richard Sobel; Brett Donham; Antony Herrey

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Development: Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond discusses the process of university and community participation in cooperative housing development. Its lessons inform academic and policy understandings about the creation of new community housing by a range of urban institutions and civic groups.... more...

  • Die Europapolitik kroatischer Parteienby Martin Beischl

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 77.11

    Kroatien vollzog am 1. Juli 2013 als erster Staat des Westlichen Balkans seinen Beitritt zur Europäischen Union. Seit 1991 hatte das Land einen weitreichenden und mitunter traumatischen politischen, wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Transformationsprozess durchlaufen. Die Erlangung der nationalen Unabhängigkeit, die verlustreichen Bürgerkriegsjahre, die... more...