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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of urban residents owning homes, higher than many developed... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
One of the distinguishing characteristics of London's bid to host the games was its commitment to legacy where it was argued that the legacy would lead to the regeneration of an entire community for the direct benefit of everyone who lives there. Whilst taking housing as its focus, this book adopts a sociological perspective by exploring... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
Creating Healthy Workplaces includes interventions that relate the efforts undertaken by researchers and organizations to reduce stress and improve the mental and physical health of employees through positive change initiatives. Those working in the field of occupational stress have received criticism that too much emphasis has been placed on negative... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50
Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 289.95
Volumes 2A and 2B of The Handbook of Economic Growth summarize recent advances in theoretical and empirical work while offering new perspectives on a range of growth mechanisms, from the roles played by institutions and organizations to the ways factors beyond capital accumulation and technological change can affect growth. Written by research leaders,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 210.00
Part of the six-volume reference set Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide , this volume is a comprehensive look at wellbeing in the workplace at organizational, managerial, and individual levels. Discusses the implications of theory and practice in the field of workplace wellbeing Incorporates not only coverage of workplace stress in relation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Why does a huge income gap still exist between developed and developing countries? Plausible causes on the surface may be the difference in technology, the quality of human resources, and economic institutions, but on the deeper level the gap reflects the success and failure of state building which is vital for economic development. This book provides... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for new alternatives when either Marxism or liberalism no longer provides a satisfactory framework? This book introduces in an accessible way the capability approach, first articulated by Amartya Sen in the early 1980s.... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.02
Development economics entail all the aspects of the development process especially meant for the developing countries to overcome the challenges that impede development. This can be through education, education and man power development, restructuring market incentives, incorporating favorable social and political approaches and practices among other... more...