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  • Management Obligations for Health and Safetyby Gregory W. Smith

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 65.95

    In recent years, the safety management field has placed leadership and commitment at the center of effective workplace health and safety programs. At the same time, personal liability for workplace health and safety has increased, resulting in poor outcomes for individual managers. Discussing the minimum expectations that courts and tribunals have... more...

  • The Politics of Staying Putby Carolyn Gallaher

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    When cities gentrify, it can be hard for working-class and low-income residents to stay put. Rising rents and property taxes make buildings unaffordable, or landlords may sell buildings to investors interested in redeveloping them into luxury condos.  In her engaging study The Politics of Staying Put, Carolyn Gallaher focuses on a formal,... more...

  • A World of Homeownersby Nancy H. Kwak

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    Is there anything more American than the ideal of homeownership? In this groundbreaking work of transnational history, Nancy H. Kwak reveals how the concept of homeownership became one of America?s major exports and defining characteristics around the world. In the aftermath of World War II, American advisers urged countries to pursue greater access... more...

  • The Optimistic Workplaceby Shawn Murphy

    AMACOM 2015; US$ 17.95

    Supported by the latest research, this eye-opening book argues that our best work is the product of a positive environment. While you can?t personally transform the corporate culture, you can influence the workplace climate and create meaningful and lasting change. Far from being a wish-upon-a-star discussion of workplace happiness, this book presents... more...

  • Housing in 21st-Century Australiaby Dr Dallas Rogers; Dr Rae Dufty-Jones

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Over the last two decades new and significant demographic, economic, social and environmental changes and challenges have shaped the production and consumption of housing in Australia and the policy settings that attempt to guide these processes. These changes and challenges, as outlined in this book, are many and varied. While these issues are new... more...

  • From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poorby Dr Astrid Ley; Ms Josefine Fokdal; Prof Dr Peter Herrle; Professor Laura A Reese

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly networking and emerging as strong players that cannot easily be overlooked. Some of these networks have crossed... more...

  • Die 7 Wege des Samuraiby André Daiyû Steiner;

    Wiley 2015; US$ 13.50 US$ 11.70

    "Der höchste Sieg des Samurai liegt nicht in der Überwindung des anderen, sondern im Sieg über sich selbst." (Weisheit der Samurai) Das Handeln eines japanischen Samurai-Kriegers ruht auf einem festen Fundament von ethischen Grundwerten - beschrieben als "die sieben Wege". Einmal innerlich verankert, bieten diese eine Quelle der Kraft... more...

  • Development Discourse and Global Historyby Aram Ziai

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ?development? and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development discourse back to late colonialism and notes the... more...

  • Des outils pour le changementby Henry Veltmeyer; Nasser A. Tanimoune

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 44.99

    Si la lutte mondiale contre la pauvreté n'est pas encore gagnée après plus de 30 ans d'efforts concertés, c'est que le projet même du développement comporte de graves lacunes. Ce recueil rassemble chercheurs et praticiens militants qui offrent une réflexion critique à l?appui de progrès véritables et durables. more...

  • Portuguese Property Guideby André Abrantes do Nascimento; Cátia Ferreira Jorge; Simon Behr

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 11.49

    Comprehensively updated third edition of the bestselling book on Portuguese Property. A detailed and easy to follow guide to buying property and living in Portugal. Part one of the book deals with working and living in Portugal. It explains all the bureaucratic procedures newcomers are likely to face. In part two, on buying real estate, the book sets... more...