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Economic growth, development, planning

  • Economic Developmentby H. W. Arndt

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 34.00 US$ 28.90

    Economic development has been for many years the dominant national policy objective of the countries in the Third World, but there has been little consensus on the goals and definitions of development. Focusing on the era since World War II, H. W. Arndt traces the history of thought about economic development to show readers, in nontechnical terms,... more...

  • 100 Walks in Lancashireby Bob Clare

    Crowood 2015; US$ 12.49

    Lancashire is a walker's paradise with many unexpected delights such as Silverdale and the Forest of Bowland. This collection of 100 great walks will help you explore the diverse and beautiful landscapes of this fascinating yet under-rated county. The Crowood Walking Guides give detailed and accurate route descriptions of the 100 walks which are up... more...

  • Entrepreneurship, Regional Development and Cultureby Marta Peris-Ortiz; José M. Merigó-Lindahl

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 86.89

    The aim of this book is to analyze the relationships among entrepreneurship, regional development and culture in the current economy. Using an institutional approach, it examines the main theoretical issues and practices and their effect on different dimensions of society and the economy. Business creation is considered a key element of economic growth,... more...

  • The General Theory of Economic Evolutionby Kurt Dopfer; Jason Potts

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95

    The first book to chart the development of the field of evolutionary economics, this book provides an integrated generic framework to define the rules of an economic system; how they are coordinated and the causes and consequences of their change. Packed with pedagogical features including essay and tutorial questions, case studies and an extensive... more...

  • Free Agentby Katy Tynan

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 35.95

    There is a seismic shift underway in the employer/employee relationship that is redefining the nature of jobs and careers. Sole proprietors and independent contractors now represent more than 20 percent of the workforce, and that number is expected to reach nearly 50 percent within the next 10 years. Despite the proliferation of people engaging... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Developmentby Emma Tomalin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    This Handbook provides a cutting-edge survey of the state of research on religions and global development. Part one highlights critical debates that have emerged within research on religions and development, particularly with respect to theoretical, conceptual and methodological considerations, from the perspective of development studies and its... more...

  • DIY Super For Dummiesby Trish Power

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.50

    Taking control of your super is easier than you think Now in its third edition, DIY Super For Dummies contains all the expert information and advice you need to confidently set up and manage your fund, navigate the ever-changing super rules, and invest your fund wisely. Written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the ... more...

  • Recruiting Immigrant Workers Recruiting Immigrant Workers: Austria 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 42.00

    Austria has low levels of labour migration from non-EU/EFTA countries. At the same time, intra-EU free mobility has grown significantly and since 2011, overall migration for employment is above the OECD average. It recently reformed its labour migration system, making it more ready to accept labour migrants where they are needed, especially in medium-skilled... more...

  • Occupational Safety and Hygiene IIIby Pedro M. Arezes; João Santos Baptista; Monica P. Barroso; Paula Carneiro; Patrício Cordeiro; Nelson Costa; Rui B. Melo; A. Sergio Miguel; Gonçalo Perestrelo

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.95

    The papers published in Occupational Safety and Hygiene III cover the following topics: - Occupational safety - Risk assessment - Safety management - Ergonomics - Management systems - Environmental ergonomics - Physical environments - Construction safety, and - Human factors. The contributions are based on research carried out at universities and... more...

  • Erinnerungsorte der extremen Rechtenby Martin Langebach; Michael Sturm

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 31.28

    ​Geschichtspolitik und geschichtspolitische Debatten sind für die extreme Rechte zentraler Bestandteil ihrer Politik. Zahllos sind die Veröffentlichungen zu historischen Themenstellungen. Zentral sind oft spezifische Orte, die im Sinne Pierre Noras als Erinnerungsorte (lieu de mémoire) bezeichnet werden können. Sie werden von Seiten der extremen Rechten... more...