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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 220.00
This book is the result of a long-term co-operative research and professional development programme between the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE), Mexico, and the University of Salford, UK. It provides the design basis for the fabrication of small and large scale commercial absorption heat pump systems, and includes a comprehensive treatment... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 89.95
Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets presents a collection of works from social scientists that offer insights into mortgage markets and the causes, effects, and aftermath of the recent 'subprime' mortgage crisis. Provides an even-handed and detailed analysis of mortgage markets and the recent housing crisis Features contributions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Green infrastructure is physical infrastructure which balances the needs of societies, economies and the natural environment. Africa?s fast-growing towns and cities have the opportunity to build green infrastructure because to a large extent they do not have existing sunken investments in unsustainable infrastructure, as Western towns and cities do.... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 29.99
Despite the growth of huge national home builders and industry consolidation that accompanied it, Bigger Isn?t Necessarily Better shows that most builders did not improve their operational performance during the boom. As a result, the sector had a long way to fall as the economy collapsed about them. Given the importance of housing to the US... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 37.30
Hauptbeschreibung Was geschieht in eurasischen Städten seit dem Ende der Sowjetunion? Wie werden periphere urbane Räume neu konstruiert, angeordnet und reflektiert in Stimmen der Subkulturen und im Alltag der postsozialistischen Stadt? Bei politischen Ungewissheiten und begleitet von Phänomenen der Globalisierung entsteht hier ein Labor spezifischer... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 89.95
Illustrated by a wide range of case studies from planning contexts, this book examines culture as a socio-historically situated concept, introducing a line of scholarship, both established and recent, to show what 'culture' does and why. It addresses the materialisation of abstract concepts, performance and embodiment, and social categorisation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95
This collection examines the conflicts and realities of development at a local, empirical level. It provides a series of case studies which illuminate the attitudes and actions all of those involved in local development schemes. more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 70.00
Planning in contemporary democratic states is often understood as a range of activities, from housing to urban design, regional development to economic planning. This volume sees planning differently?as the negotiation of possibilities that time offers space. It explores what kind of promise planning offers, how such a promise is made, and what... more...