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- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 0.00
Die Lernenden Regionen sind Netzwerke für regionales Bildungsmanagement. Seit dem Start des Bundesprogramms "Lernende Regionen - Förderung von Netzwerken" im Jahr 2001 haben zehn Regionen in NRW erfolgreich zusammengearbeitet. Sie präsentieren in diesem Sammelband Ergebnisse und erprobte Produkte ihrer Arbeit. Diese konzentrieren sich auf... more...
- 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...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2012; US$ 38.99
Irregular or illegal housing constitutes the ordinary condition of popular urban housing in the Middle East. Considering the conditions of daily practices related to land and tenure mobilization and of housing, neighborhood shaping, transactions, and conflict resolution, this book offers a new reading of government action in the cities of Amman, Beirut,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
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$ 145.00
This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores the changing paradigms of urban development through the fundamental... 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$ 34.55
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 urbaner Kulturen.... 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 of all of those involved in local development schemes. The material is drawn from Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. All the contributors use rigorous anthropological... more...