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- IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00
Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 49.99
Book describes a new development concept Examples drawn from different ongoing initiatives around the world show how the reader can apply abulecentrism to their local community Includes step-by-step instructions on creating abulecentric business enterprises more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Challenging assumptions about the benefits of specific development practices, this book provides readers with overview of how competing frameworks have developed and the ways that specific development practices reflect specific understandings of the main debates, as well as offering a comprehensive historical overview of attempts to achieve economic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 116.00
Bressers, Rosenbaum, and their contributors analyze what, until recently, has been among the least examined issues implicit in the growing global discourse about sustainable development: the creation of institutions and processes for effective governance of sustainability policies. The creation and endurance of governance institutions capable of implementing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 58.00
This book reflects on current thinking in development economics and on what may happen over the next two decades. As well as studying development economics in retrospect, the volume explores the current debates and challenges and looks forward at the problems that affect the global capacity to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
EDITOR'S NOTES 1 L. Allen Phelps 1. Regionalizing Postsecondary Education for the Twenty-First Century: Promising Innovations and Capacity Challenges 5 L. Allen Phelps Focusing on community colleges, this opening chapter describes the context and demand for regional approaches to postsecondary education policy development and implementation.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 66.95
Despite the current recession, the frequency of second home ownership is still surprisingly high throughout the western world. While the UK and Ireland previously had lower occurrences of multiple dwellings compared to the rest of Europe, they are quickly catching up with a current surge in the ownership of second homes. The recent MP expenses scandal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Affordable and Social Housing - Policy and Practice is a candid and critical appraisal of current big-ticket issues affecting the planning, development and management of affordable and social housing in the United Kingdom. The successor to the second edition of the established textbook An Introduction to Social Housing , the book includes new chapters,... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 30.00
For the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and its partners, the link between research and policy is of paramount importance in their goal to improve social, economic, and environmental conditions in developing countries. Collaboration between researchers and decision-makers, however, is complex, multifaceted, and often difficult to implement.... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
After skyrocketing over the past decade, commodity prices have remained stable or eased somewhat since mid-2011â€”and most projections suggest they are not likely to resume the upward trend observed in the last decade. This paper analyzes what this turn in the commodity price cycle may imply for output growth in Latin America and the Caribbean. The... more...