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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in sustainable development that recognize women?s knowledge,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95
Biologists have known for decades that many traits involved in competition for mates or other resources and that influence mate choice are exaggerated, and their expression is influenced by the individuals? ability to tolerate a variety of environmental and social stressors. Evolution of Vulnerability applies this concept of heightened sensitivity... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 79.50
In 1940, the U.S. Federal Works Agency created an experimental housing program for industrial workers. Eight model communities were leased and later sold to the residents, who formed a non-profit corporation called a mutual housing association. Further development of housing under the mutual housing plan was stymied by controversies around radical... more...
Worker Safety Under Siege: Labor, Capital, and the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated WorldTaylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This eye-opening book shows how the rights of workers to safe and healthful workplaces are under greater attack today than at any time since the passage of the landmark Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. This collection is organized around three thematic issues that pose significant challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's... more...
- Momentum Press 2015; US$ 49.95
Businesses, consumers, industry groups, and governments understand the importance of innovation and the innovation process for continued economic success and improvements in quality of life. However, innovation remains an opaque topic. A paradox exists in housing at-large; using innovation is vital yet accounting for the value to individual organizations... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 28.00
Developing countries are increasingly moving towards more strategic national policies and plans, the effectiveness of which will depend upon proper assessment of a given countrys vulnerability to climate change. This report draws upon emerging monitoring and evaluation practices across developed and developing countries to identify four tools... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 33.39
Zwischen den neuen Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien und der zunehmend geforderten Balance von Erwerbsarbeits- und Privatleben bestehen komplexe Zusammenhänge. Neue digitale Formen von Kommunikation, die besonders durch das Web 2.0 möglich geworden sind, führen zu einer zunehmenden Flexibilisierung von Arbeit. Sie bedeutet einerseits Arbeitsintensivierung,... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 9.32
Lernen ist ein lebenslanger Prozess. Dies gilt auch für Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz bei der Arbeit. Zur Verbesserung der Arbeitsbedingungen auch älterer Mitarbeiter gehört stets auch eine entsprechende Qualifizierung. Gerade kleinere und mittlere Unternehmen stehen hierbei vor großen Herausforderungen und benötigen Unterstützung. Und auch bei... more...