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City Logistics: Mapping The Future

City Logistics: Mapping The Future

Eiichi Taniguchi, Russell G. Thompson

November 24, 2014

City Logistics: Mapping The Future examines the key concepts of city logistics along with the associated implementation issues, methodologies, and policy measures. Chronicling the growth of city logistics as a discipline and how planning and policy have improved practice over the last ten years, it...

Designing Service Excellence: People and Technology

Designing Service Excellence: People and Technology

Brian Hunt, Toni Ivergard

November 13, 2014

The moment of truth—that instant when consumers experience and judge service quality—is often a deciding factor in business success. Designing Service Excellence: People and Technology provides practical information on the design, management, and organization of many different types of service...

Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disasters

Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disasters

Lucy A. Arendt, Daniel J Alesch

November 13, 2014

Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community. This entails reestablishing vital community services and infrastructure and creating housing to replace that which has been lost. While...

Citizen Participation at the Local Level in China and Canada

Citizen Participation at the Local Level in China and Canada

Andrew Sancton, Chen Zhenming

November 13, 2014

What, if anything, is similar about citizen participation at the local level in Canada and China? The answer, of course, is politically sensitive. There are many in Canada who would claim that the question is absurd. How can there be meaningful citizen participation in a country where there are...

The Foundations of Communication in Criminal Justice Systems

The Foundations of Communication in Criminal Justice Systems

Daniel Adrian Doss, William H. Glover, Jr., Rebecca A. Goza, Michael Wigginton, Jr.

October 17, 2014

Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system...

Living Legends and Full Agency: Implications of Repealing the Combat Exclusion Policy

Living Legends and Full Agency: Implications of Repealing the Combat Exclusion Policy

G.L.A. Harris, R. Finn Sumner

October 15, 2014

This research and policy book examines the role of women in the military and the overwhelming evidence to date that warranted repealing the combat exclusion policy. It explores the following questions: How can the success of women in the military serve as justification for its repeal? What...

Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives, Models and Trends

Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives, Models and Trends

John A. Winterdyk

October 14, 2014

Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime...

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Civil Rights: A Public Policy Agenda for Uniting a Divided America

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Civil Rights: A Public Policy Agenda for Uniting a Divided America

Wallace Swan

September 26, 2014

This book could be aptly entitled After Marriage—What Is Next for the LGBT Community? Now that marriage is increasingly being institutionalized in many states within the United States it is quite likely that marriage will be acceptable in all 50 states (dependent upon action of the U.S. Supreme...

Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications

Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications

Winnie Daamen, Christine Buisson, Serge P. Hoogendoorn

September 17, 2014

A single source of information for researchers and professionals, Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications offers a complete overview of traffic data collection, state estimation, calibration and validation for traffic modelling and simulation. It derives from the Multitude...

Local Food Environments: Food Access in America

Local Food Environments: Food Access in America

Kimberly B. Morland

September 02, 2014

Local Food Environments: Food Access in America provides information on the complex nature of food delivery systems as well as the historical and political trends that have shaped them over time. The book presents the empirical evidence demonstrating disparities in access to healthy affordable...

Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments

Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments

Marilyn Marks Rubin, Katherine G. Willoughby

August 26, 2014

State fiscal decisions have a significant impact on the US economy. Taken together, subnational governments employ more than one out of every eight workers and provide the bulk of all basic governmental services consumed by individuals and businesses. Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of...

Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

Gundar J. King, David E. McNabb

August 26, 2014

The product of more than twenty years of research, first-person observations, discussions, and policy analyses, Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the...

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