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  • Zukunftsfähige betriebliche Gesundheitspolitikby Bertelsmann Stiftung; Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 10.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Nur eine hohe Wirtschaftsleistung sichert Lebensqualität und Wohlstand in Deutschland. Bleiben die sozialen und humanen Anforderungen der Arbeitswelt jedoch im Rahmen der betrieblichen Gesundheitspolitik unberücksichtigt, muss mit einer Verschlechterung von Gesundheit und Leistungskraft der Erwerbstätigen gerechnet werden. Um das... more...

  • Urban Planning For Dummiesby Jordan Yin; W. Paul Farmer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    How to create the world's new urban future With the majority of the world's population shifting to urban centres, urban planning—the practice of land-use and transportation planning to help shape cities structurally, economically, and socially—has become an increasingly vital profession. In Urban Planning For Dummies , readers will... more...

  • Urban and Regional Data Managementby Sisi Zlatanova; Hugo Ledoux; Elfriede M. Fendel; Massimo Rumor

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    Human activities as well as various natural phenomena change the environment and impact on the quality of life. Analysis of those dynamics is required for a better understanding of urban modifications, and to facilitate urban growth and development. Research related to the management of urban data has a long tradition. Through the years a variety... more...

  • The Power of Ideasby Douglas R. Porter; Paul Goldberger; Terry Lassar

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 34.99

    This book profiles five fascinating visionaries who exemplify outstanding leadership, a passion for their work, cutting-edge ideas, and a commitment to quality. All winners of the prestigious J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, they include Joseph Riley, mayor of Charleston, South Carolina; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan; Gerald... more...

  • Beyond Smart Citiesby Tim Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    The promise of competitiveness and economic growth in so-called smart cities is widely advertised in Europe and the US. The promise is focussed on global talent and knowledge economies and not on learning and innovation. But to really achieve smart cities ? that is to create the conditions of continuous learning and innovation ? this book argues that... more...

  • Reviving Critical Planning Theoryby Tore Øivin Sager

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Discussing some of the most vexing criticism of communicative planning theory (CPT), this book goes on to suggest how theorists and planners can respond to it. Looking at issues of power, politics and ethics in relation to planning, this book is for both critics and advocates of CPT, with lessons for all.  With severe criticisms being raised against... more...

  • Small Town Sustainabilityby Paul Knox; Heike Mayer

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 52.00

    Kleinstädte spielen eine entscheidende Rolle innerhalb regionaler Wirtschaftssysteme. Die Autorenveranschaulichen, wie diesedie Herausforderung einer globalisierten Welt annehmen können, und stellen beispielhaftBewegungen vor, die örtliche Kulturen, Traditionen, Identitäten und Nachhaltigkeit effektiv zu fördern wissen. more...

  • urbanRESETby Angelus Eisinger; Jörg Seifert

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 49.95

    In recent years and decades, dealing with the architectural legacy of the industrial age has been an increasingly common task for urban planning: industrial buildings and sites, infrastructure, and residential areas that have become vacant lots as a result of structural transformation cannot, if only because of their dimensions, be ignored... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation: Central and Southern Denmark 2012by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 63.00

    This book examines regional innovation in central and southern Denmark, looking at its role in the economy, its governance and policy context and regional strategies for innovation driven growth. more...

  • Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Livesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 54.00

    Recognising both the complexity of skills policies and the potential for peer learning, the OECD has developed a global Skills Strategy that helps countries to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their national skills systems, benchmark them internationally, and develop policies that can transform better skills into better jobs, economic growth... more...