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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 184.00
The insurance industry is a key component of the economy by virtue of the amount of premiums it collects, the scale of its investment and, more fundamentally, the essential social and economic role it plays in covering personal and business risks. This annual publication provides major official insurance statistics for all OECD countries as well... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00
While deregulation and privatisation in the transport sector have led to increases in productivity in general, not all reform hopes have materialised. In particular, the reform of the provision of infrastructure services has not caused the expected mobilisation of private resources, and concession relations have been less stable and less efficiency-enhancing... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99
Das Buch analysiert den Prozess der Bahnprivatisierung in Deutschland und vergleicht diesen mit den britischen Entwicklungen. Damit liefert das Buch einen wichtigen und aktuellen Beitrag zur Debatte. more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99
A story of the London city as told through the buildings, parks and palaces that are no longer with us - places like the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, the leading venue for public entertainment for over 200 years, or the Palace of Whitehall which is the largest royal residence in Europe until it was destroyed by fire at the end of the 17th century. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.00
The rapid growth of the Asian urban population concentrates on a few large cities, turning them into giant megacities. Despite new theoretical insights into the benefits of megacities, the emerging Asia is facing a daunting challenge concerning the management of infrastructure and services in their megacities. The deteriorating urban mobility is the... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
Systems of transportation long ago developed out of the profound human need to connect and communicate. Transport today is still the only means for the physical movement of goods and people. Alongside the evolution of transportation and communication technologies, the astounding phenomenon of urbanization has taken place. Cities have grown faster and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Originally published in 1992, this book discusses a contemporary growth in environmental awareness, reflected in an increasing concern about the pollution caused by motor cars.The author considers the problem of congestion bringing traffic to a halt in the major cities and the increasingly controversial nature of contemporary transport planning. Professor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Traditional transport planning has generated transport systems that propagate an unfair distribution of accessibility and have environmental and safety issues. This book highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach. It emphasizes the importance of co-ordinating urban,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95
Increasing pressure on global reserves of petroleum at a time of growing demand for personal transport in developing countries, together with concerns over atmospheric pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, are leading to a requirement for more sustainable forms of road transport. Major improvements in the efficiency of all types of road vehicles... more...
- JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.37
While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...