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  • Sozialer Wohnungsbau in den Städten Chinasby Johanna Steinberg

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Die chinesische Regierung wandelte während der Reform des Wohnungswesens in den achtziger Jahren staatliche Mietwohnungen in frei finanzierte Wohnungen um und begünstigte die Entwicklung eines freien Wohnungsmarktes. Dabei sah sich die Stadtbevölkerung bald mit überteuerten Wohnungspreisen konfrontiert. Die öffentliche Hand förderte... more...

  • The Role of NGOs under Authoritarian Political Systemsby Seamus Cleary

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 195.00

    The book discusses five examples of NGO action in four countries - Indonesia, Philippines, South Africa and Sri Lanka - with authoritarian regimes. It poses the question of whose interest was served by these activities, the beneficiary group or the NGOs and argues that where these coincided, identifiable benefits accrued to beneficiary groups. This... more...

  • Stockwerkeigentumby Mathias Birrer; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Ursula Trümpy; Focus Grafik; Buch & Grafik; Oliver Heissner; plainpicture; Grafisches Centrum Cuno

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 35.99

    Bin ich die richtige Person fürs Leben in der Eigentümergemeinschaft? Wie steht es mit der Finanzierung? Was passiert, wenn die Liegenschaft in die Jahre kommt? Und wie geht man am besten vor beim Wiederverkauf? Sonderrechte, Wertquoten, Quoren – es ist wichtig, sich in den Regeln auszukennen. Dieses Handbuch beschreibt die rechtlichen Grundlagen... more...

  • Demografischer Wandel, Bildungspolitik und Lehrerbeschäftigungby Katarzyna Kopycka

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Demografische Einbrüche stellen Bildungssysteme moderner Gesellschaften vor neue Herausforderungen. Rückgänge der Schülerzahlen ziehen dennoch nicht zwangsläufig Schulschließungen und Personalabbau mit sich. Der Blick nach Polen zeigt alternative Umgangsweisen mit demografischer Schrumpfung im Bildungssektor sowie ihre... more...

  • Housing Desegregation and Federal Policyby John M. Goering

    The University of North Carolina Press 1986; US$ 29.99

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  • Large Housing Estates: Ideas, Rise, Fall and Recoveryby F. Wassenberg

    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...

  • Theories of Developmentby Jorge Larrain

    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...

  • Risky Livingby Tom Jones

    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...

  • Dangerous Jobsby Abigail R. Gehring

    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...

  • The Growth Illusionby Richard Douthwaite

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1999; US$ 15.74

    The idea that growth is beneficial underlies the economic strategies of all major political parties, but the reality of recent years is that the negative effects of growth have far outweighed any positive ones. In Ireland growth has been the root cause of unemployment; in Britain it has led to an eightfold increase in crime, the breakdown of family... more...