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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
Laboratory and field experiments have grown significantly in prominence over the past decade. The experimental method provides randomization in key variables therefore permitting a deeper understanding of important economic phenomena. This path-breaking volume provides a valuable collection of experimental work within the area of environmental and... more...
- IOS Press 2013; US$ 94.00
Large housing estates: for some people these three words symbolise all that is wrong in urban planning. Large is wrong, because many people prefer a living surrounding that reflects the human scale. Housing as a single function is wrong, because mixed areas are livelier. And estates are wrong, as these refer to top-down planned areas which the residents... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 15.74
The economic system under which we live not only forces the great majority of humankind to live their lives in indignity and poverty but also threatens all forms of life on Earth. Economics Unmasked presents a cogent critique of the dominant economic system, showing that the theoretical constructions of mainstream economics work mainly to bring about... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95
This is a new introductory text providing an up-to-date account of leading theories of development. The book includes a discussion of classical accounts of development, particularly that of Marx, but also considers current debates on the issue. Theories of imperialism, neo-imperialism, dependency, world systems theory and other conceptions are all... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95
Risky Living is a fascinating collection of candid and intimate conversations with forty-five men and women who describe, in gripping detail, how physical risk is a familiar companion in their working lives, and how they deal with it. This is the first work of oral history to focus solely on people who work dangerous jobs. In the great tradition... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95
The success of A&E?s hit series ?Deadliest Catch? and Discovery Channel?s new reality show, ?The World?s Toughest Jobs? prove that Americans are fascinated with danger and the people who make it their livelihood. Here readers will find all the harrying details on dozens of the riskiest jobs on earth. Ever thought about becoming a bounty hunter? Wondered... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 32.99
This accessible and provocative book explores whether getting 'unhooked' from economic growth to meet the needs of the environment is possible. Although giving the environment priority over growth may seem radical, the author argues that it can be accomplished using marketable emissions allowances, transferable development rights, and other tools popular... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1999; US$ 98.00
Während Hitler und seine Architekten die Umgestaltung Münchens zur monumentalen "Hauptstadt der Bewegung" planten, herrschte in der Stadt schwere Wohnungsnot. Die Abkehr von der öffentlichen Subventionierung des Mietwohnungsbaus und die Konzentration auf das Siedlungswesen hatten schon in den ersten Jahren der NS-Herrschaft unzureichende Bauleistungen... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2004; US$ 280.00
Rudolf Boch legt mit seinem Lehrbuch einen ersten monographischen Überblick zum Verhältnis von Staat und Wirtschaft im 19. Jahrhundert vor. Er zeigt, wie dieses Verhältnis in Deutschland nicht zuletzt dadurch bestimmt wurde, dass ältere Sozialformen, Mentalitäten und Staatstraditionen die liberalen Reformen nach 1806 sowie in den 1860er Jahren teilweise... more...