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  • Land, Property & Construction in the People's Republic of Chinaby Anthony Walker

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1991; US$ 26.00

    A major rlement of China's economic modernization has been the reform of its land tenure system and the development of its construction industry.These changes, which have accepted the principles of paying for the right to use land and of profit-makingby construction companies, have been dramatic. So has the attraction of foreign investors to joint... more...

  • Project Management in Constructionby Anthony Walker

    Wiley 2015; US$ 55.80

    As with all previous editions of Project Management in Construction, this sixth edition focuses on systems theory as the approach suitable for organizing and managing people skilled in the design and completion of construction projects. It discusses the many competing paradigms and alternative perspectives available, for example in relation to differentiation... more...

  • Life-enhancing Plasticsby Anthony Holmes-Walker

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 46.41

    This book enables readers without specialist knowledge to understand the ways in which materials can be used to enhance people's lives. The range is vast from simple contact uses, through artificial limbs, to permanently implanted devices. more...

  • Un-Democratic Actsby Charles Lowery; Anthony Walker

    SensePublishers 2016; US$ 39.89

    In Un-Democratic Acts: New Departures for Dialogues in Society and Schools, the focus is on ideals of democracy and democratic leadership to promote passionate debate, critical thinking, and change. Each chapter utilizes the unique voice and experiences of the author to tackle topics that are often taboo and/or politicized for ratings or... more...

  • The Building of Hong Kongby Anthony Walker; Stephen M. Rowlinson

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00

    Hong Kong is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It has been built in a very short time. Its builders have achieved remarkable results but their contribution had not been documented. the Hong Kong Construction Association decided to correct his omission and commissioned this book to mark its 70th Anniversary.Consequently, the book concentrates... more...

  • Explaining Guanxiby Ying Lun So; Anthony Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.28

    Guanxi, a system of Chinese business relationships, is often described, but is rarely fully understood. Though it seems intangible, there is no doubt that it has contributed significantly to the success of Chinese entrepreneurs and the places where they work. Translated loosely as ‘personal ties’, this simple explanation belies a complex and nuanced... more...

  • China: Building for Joint Venturesby Anthony Walker; Denis Levett; Roger Flanagan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 45.00

    Aimed to help foreign contributers to the Chinese economy; describes Chinese construction industry, how a joint venture can operate, specifically in terms of commissioning, designing and constructing the their buildings. more...

  • Un-American Actsby Charles Lowery; Carolyn Hernandez; Anthony Walker; Cornell Thomas

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 39.89

    Un-American Acts focuses on identity and invisibility of African American and other underrepresented youth in the U.S. society and schooling. Presented are a series of chapters rooted in critical theory, aesthetics, and moral imagination that are intended to serve as prompts for crucial conversations and for engaging in critical reflective pedagogy... more...

  • Human Factors Methods and Sports Scienceby Paul Salmon; Neville Anthony Stanton; Adam Gibbon; Daniel Jenkins; Guy H. Walker

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 79.95

    During the course of any sporting event, critical cognitive and physical tasks are performed within a dynamic, complex, collaborative system comprising multiple humans and artifacts, under pressurized, complex, and rapidly changing conditions. Highly skilled, well-trained individuals walk a fine line between task success and failure, with only slightly... more...

  • The Kruger Experienceby Johan T. du Toit; Johan T. du Toit; Kevin H. Rogers; Harry C. Biggs; Anthony R.E. Sinclair; Brian Walker

    Island Press 2013; US$ 54.99

    The Kruger Experience  is an invaluable new resource for scientists and managers involved with large, conserved ecosystems as well as for conservation practitioners and others with interests in adaptive management, the societal context of conservation, links between research and managemin parks, and parks/academic partnerships. more...