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  • Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regionsby Richard E. Lonsdale; John H. Holmes

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regions: The United States and Australia provides an understanding of the special difficulties encountered by those living in sparselands and the issues facing government policy makers. This book discusses the regional aspects of human settlement as well as the regional differences in human welfare. Organized... more...

  • Promoting Sustainable Local and Community Economic Developmentby Roland V. Anglin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 83.95

    Growing local economies, empowering communities, revitalizing downtowns, developing entrepreneurship, building leadership, and enhancing nonprofits — you can achieve all these benefits and more with a comprehensive and strategic revitalization plan. Chronicling the struggle of local revitalization as organizers move from trial and error to effective... more...

  • Readings in the Swedish Class Structureby Richard Scase

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Readings in the Swedish Class Structure is a collection of papers that covers the Swedish class structure. The book is comprised of 10 chapters that are organized into three parts; each part presents articles that tackle a concern in the Swedish class system. The text first covers the distribution of economic rewards, which includes ownership and... more...

  • Current Topics in Survey Samplingby D. Krewski; R. Platek; J. N. K. Rao

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Current Topics in Survey Sampling contains all the invited papers as well as abstracts of the contributed papers presented at the International Symposium on Survey Sampling held at Carleton University in Ottawa, 7-9 May 1980. The topics covered here include nonsampling errors, current survey research activity, superpopulation models, variance estimation,... more...

  • A Social History of Byzantiumby John Haldon

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    With original essays by leading scholars, this book explores the social history of the medieval eastern Roman Empire and offers illuminating new insights into our knowledge of Byzantine society. Provides interconnected essays of original scholarship relating to the social history of the Byzantine empire Offers groundbreaking theoretical and... more...

  • Democracy's Lotby Candice Rai

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 54.95

    Candice Rai’s Democracy’s Lot is an incisive exploration of the limitations and possibilities of democratic discourse for resolving conflicts in urban communities. Rai roots her study of democratic politics and publics in a range of urban case studies focused on public art, community policing, and urban development. These studies examine the issues... more...

  • Violence and the City in the Modern Middle Eastby Nelida Fuccaro

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    This volume explores violence in the public lives of modern Middle Eastern cities—as a collective act, a historical event, and an urban process. more...

  • The Colonial Origins of Ethnic Violence in Indiaby Ajay Verghese

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    The neighboring north Indian districts of Jaipur and Ajmer are identical in language, geography, and religious and caste demography. But when the famous Babri Mosque in Ayodhya was destroyed in 1992, Jaipur burned while Ajmer remained peaceful; when the state clashed over low-caste affirmative action quotas in 2008, Ajmer's residents rioted while... more...

  • The City, the River, the Bridgeby Patrick Nunnally; Roberto Ballarini; Minmao Liao; Thomas Fisher

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Exploring the university's role in understanding how disasters impact communities. more...

  • Medizin - Gesundheit - Geschlechtby Claudia Hornberg; Andrea Pauli; Birgitta Wrede

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.77

    Der Sammelband präsentiert Erkenntnisse aus unterschiedlichen Wissenschaftsdisziplinen sowie erprobte Praxismodelle, die explizit  Geschlechterdimensionen in gesundheitsbezogenen Fragen berücksichtigen. Ziel ist die Identifikation neuer Ansatzpunkte einer gendersensiblen Gesundheitsforschung und -versorgung, die es als wichtige Schnittstellen... more...