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  • The New Forces of Developmentby Antonio Vazquez-Barquero

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 64.00 US$ 58.24

    This book proposes the theory and practice of endogenous development that helps to analyze economic dynamics and works within a context of continuous economic, technological, and institutional transformations. This approach will help shape both our understanding and response in times of economic crisis. The book also focuses on the evolutionary approach,... more...

  • Homeownershipby Steve Swidler

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book explores the supposed positive relationship between homeownership and societal well-being and the related policy implications. more...

  • Multilokales Wohnenby Darja Reuschke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.21

    In dem Buch wird das multilokale Leben und Wohnen von Personen mit einem beruflich genutzten Zweitwohnsitz (Shuttles) und von Personen in einer Partnerschaft mit getrennten Haushalten über große Distanzen (Fernbeziehungen) im Kontext beruflicher Mobilitätsanforderungen und des sozialen Wandels empirisch untersucht. Die Ergebnisse der Arbeit beruhen... more...

  • Die Dialektik von Angriff und Verteidigungby Johann Schmid

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 37.63

    Die Dialektik von Angriff und Verteidigung beschäftigt politisch-militärische Denker und Entscheidungsträger zu nahezu allen Zeiten und ist eine der grundlegenden Fragestellungen in Krieg und Konflikt. Das vorliegende Buch befasst sich mit dem Stärkeverhältnis der beiden Hauptformen des Kriegführens und Kämpfens: Angriff und Verteidigung. Zentraler... more...

  • Chinese Economic History up to 1949 (2 vols)by Michael Dillon

    BRILL 2008; US$ 419.00

    The development of China’s economy has been an enigma to Western historians. Was it centuries of stagnation followed by collapse or was it a process of steady development, reaching a high point by the eighteenth century? What is certain is that its economic growth never developed into a full industrial revolution and was overtaken by the West. more...

  • The People's Home?by Michael Harloe

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    The People's Home is a magisterial examination of the development of social rented housing over the last hundred years in six advanced capitalist countries - Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and the USA. more...

  • Economic Growth and Developmentby Olivier La Grandville; Hamid Beladi; E. Kwan Choi

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 173.99

    Since the very beginnings of economics as a science, which might be dated from Ibn Khaldun’s Introduction to History (1377), the challenge of making societies escape from poverty and attain some degree of prosperity has always been, and will remain, a fundamental issue. Inasmuch as investment and technical progress are central in the growth and... more...

  • Housing and the Democratic Idealby A. Scott. Henderson

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 64.99

    Charles Abrams -- influential intellectual, ardent civil rights crusader, and fierce critic of Robert Moses -- was one of the twentieth century's most intriguing and engaging reformers. This life-and-times biography traces a vivid portrait of this fascinating individual. more...

  • Promoting Inclusive Growth: Challenges and Policiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; World Bank; Luiz de Mello

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 117.00

    This volume discusses several policy challenges facing countries to achieve and sustain inclusive growth. The volume is based on the proceedings of a conference co-organised by the OECD Economics Department and the World Bank on 24-25 March 2011, which brought together academics and practitioners from advanced, emerging-market and developing economies.... more...

  • Nachhaltigkeitsstrategieentwicklungby Carolyn Hutter

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 49.85

    Aufgrund von zahlreichen ökonomischen und ökologischen Herausforderungen stehen Unternehmen zunehmend in der Verantwortung. Hier kann das Konzept des nachhaltigen Wirtschaften einen Lösungsansatz bieten. Die Autorin zeigt auf, wie Unternehmen eine konsistente Nachhaltigkeitsstrategie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der eigenen Interessen und der... more...