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- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.99
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$ 12.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 83.95
The second edition of this successful and popular text has been updated and revised to include recent issues in development economics. Significant new additions include: * Asian values and development * democracy, human rights and good governance * globalization and development * boxed summaries of key arguments and glossary. Westernizing the Third... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
In seeking to understand society sociologists in the Public Policy, Welfare and Scoial Work set of the International Library of Sociology consider the policy and planning implications of attempts to respond to and meet social needs by the Church, Civil Service, Industry and Voluntary Organizations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 195.00
This book explores the contribution of women to the development of housing management in the 20th century. It outlines tactics and strategies of organization and factors which have seemed to help or hinder women's participation in housing. Evidence from statistical sources, historical documents and personal interviews is also assessed. Throughout the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 152.00
An economy does not always work according to idealized textbook models. Frequently, economic systems are subject to wide-ranging distortions and require remedy via subsidy and taxes to restore their social optimum. In The Distorted Economy , Hans C.Blomqvist and Mats Lundahl describe how to tackle the various distortions on goods and factor markets... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
OECD member countries dedicate significant resources to policies for local and regional development, yet the outcomes of these policies are poorly understood. Policy evaluation poses conceptual, technical and institutional challenges. But this is particularly so in the case of local development. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Integrating the analytical methods and the research themes of the "New Growth Theory" into the tradition of the Classical and post-Keynesian economists, this book examines technological innovations, the imperfections and institutional characteristics of the labour market. This book is for students, scholars and researchers of economics. more...