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Economic growth, development, planning

  • Land Ownership Inequality and Rural Factor Markets in Turkeyby Fatma Gül Ünal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 110.00

    Ünal uses Turkey as a case study to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of land and labor markets in spreading economic opportunities within agriculture and its ability to reduce rural poverty.  more...

  • Politics and the Irish Working Class, 1830-1945by Dr Donal Ó Drisceoil; Fintan Lane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 149.00

    This book is the first ever collection of scholarly essays on the history of the Irish working class. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the involvement of Irish workers in political life and movements between 1830 and 1945. Fourteen leading Irish and international historians and political scientists trace the politicization of Irish workers... more...

  • Schlagfertig im Verkaufby Peter von Quernheim; Ulla Monika Panz

    Gabler Verlag 2015; US$ 29.66

    "Schlagfertig im Verkauf" zeigt Schritt für Schritt, wie man schwierige Verkaufssituationen rhetorisch und mental meistert. Der Leser erfährt, wie er Einwänden spielerisch und mit Witz begegnet, die eigene Reaktionsgeschwindigkeit steigert, Körpersprache gekonnt einsetzt. Darüber hinaus werden die wichtigsten rhetorischen Techniken der Schlagfertigkeit... more...

  • West European Housing Systems in a Comparative Perspectiveby H. van der Heijden

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 80.00

    West European Housing Systems in a Comparative Perspective gives an overview of the results of almost 20 years of international comparative housing research, carried out by the author and his colleagues at OTB Research Institute for the Built Environment. The articles give evidence of the transition from descriptive analysis to theoretical exploration... more...

  • The European Repository Landscapeby Maurits van der Graaf; Kwame van Eijndhoven

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 52.50

    Repositories hebben de laatste jaren een sterke ontwikkeling doorgemaakt; steeds meer universiteiten, onderzoeksinstituten en hbo-instellingen plaatsen hun kennis en resultaten in 'repositories' zodat deze via internet vrij toegankelijk zijn. In deze studie wordt het Europese repository landschap in kaart gebracht. Het onderzoek toont dat in... more...

  • Government and Housingby Willem van Vliet; Jan van Weesep

    SAGE Publications 1990; US$ 62.00

    The contributors to this volume address such issues as the decentralization of housing, privatization of housing, deregulation of rental and public housing, developments in housing finance and current innovations in housing rehabilitation. International in scope, each discussion contains expert analysis of policy in countries as diverse as the UK,... more...

  • Hand aan hand (blank en bruin)by Matthias van Rossum

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    De Nederlandse koopvaardij kende al vroeg een mondiale arbeidsmarkt. Vooral na de intrede van de stoomvaart aan het einde van de negentiende eeuw werden zeevarenden ook buiten de eigen grenzen gerekruteerd. In de havens en aan boord van de schepen werkten onder andere Nederlandse, Chinese, Indonesische, Engelse en West-Indische zeelieden. De internationale... more...

  • Rags or Riches?by Auren van Heerdan; Maria Prieto Berhouet; Catherine Caspari

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Outlines the global structure of the textiles and clothing industry and reviews trading patterns under the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA), highlighting the impact of trade policies in the European Union and the USA. Examines the issue of labour standards as a new non-tariff barrier to trade. Investigates prospects for trade from the perspective of exporting... more...

  • Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europeby Casper van Ewijk; Michiel van Leuvensteijn

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 139.99

    Increasing labour market flexibility is at the top of the European agenda. A new and challenging view is that lack of mobility in the labour market may arise from rigidities in the housing market. This book brings together top European economists to analyse the interaction between housing and labour markets and provides clear policy messages. more...

  • Labor and the American Leftby Mel van Elteren

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    According to public opinion data over the past decade, most Americans hold center-left attitudes regarding key economic and social policy issues. Recent polls even show significant support of "socialism" among American adults, especially self-identified Democrats and the "millennial generation." At the same time, the focus of the... more...