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  • The Cycling Cityby Evan Friss

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    Cycling has experienced a renaissance in the United States, as cities around the country promote the bicycle as an alternative means of transportation. In the process, debates about the nature of bicycles?where they belong, how they should be ridden, how cities should or should not accommodate them?have played out in the media, on city streets, and... more...

  • Rundfunkpolitik und Netzpolitikby Lutz Hachmeister; Dieter Anschlag

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Medienpolitik war lange Zeit die Angelegenheit weniger Spezialisten in den Parteien und Ministerialbürokratien. Mit dem alltäglichen Metamedium Internet ist eine neue Sphäre der ?Netzpolitik? entstanden, die allerdings auf das Feld der klassischen Massenmedien übergreift. Öffentliche Debatten um die Zukunft des professionellen Journalismus, das Leistungsschutzrecht,... more...

  • Street Smartby Samuel I. Schwartz; William Rosen

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99

    With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. Gridlock Sam,? one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American cities became so beholden to cars and why the current shift away from that trend will forever alter America?s... more...

  • Understanding Spectrum Liberalisationby Martin Sims; Toby Youell; Richard Womersley

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    Until the 1990s, almost all spectrum licenses were given away practically for free?even the first mobile licenses which laid the foundation for multi-billion dollar companies that dominate stock markets around the world. In the past fifteen years, there has been a concerted attempt to liberalise the sector and make it more open to market forces. This... more...

  • Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Portsby Adolf K. Y. Ng; Austin Becker; Stephen Cahoon; Shu-Ling Chen; Paul Earl; Zaili Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both positively and negatively. This book addresses the need... more...

  • Critical Geographies of Cyclingby Professor Glen Norcliffe; Professor Margaret Grieco

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Examining cycling from a range of geographical perspectives, this book uses historical and contemporary case studies to look at the history, politics, economy and culture of cycling. Pursuing a post-structural position in viewing understandings of the bicycle as contingent upon time and place, author Glen Norcliffe argues for the need for widespread... more...

  • Television Histories in Asiaby Jinna Tay; Graeme Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an analysis of television histories across India, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia and Bhutan. It offers a set of standard data on the history of television?s cultural, industrial and political structures in each specific national context, allowing for cross-regional comparative analysis.... more...

  • Against the Obamanetby Brian C. Anderson

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 5.99

    The Internet is a platform of ceaseless innovation that has transformed our lives in a remarkably short time. And the United States has led that revolution: of the 15 largest websites in the world, 10 are American. But all that is now under threat. In February 2015, the Federal Communications Commission imposed extensive regulatory controls on this... more...

  • Western Ferriesby Roy Pedersen

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 10.19

    In the late 1960s, drawing on Scandinavian experience, Western Ferries pioneered roll-on roll off ferry operations in Scotland?s West Highlands and Islands. This innovative company?s original focus, was Islay, where its hitherto undreamt of frequency of service transformed that island?s access to the outside world. The company?s profitable and efficient... more...

  • Who's Buying Information and Consumer Electronicsby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The seventh edition of Who’s Buying Information and Consumer Electronics is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on information and consumer electronics by the demographics that count: age, income,... more...