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Public Administration and Disability: Community Services Administration in the US

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Julie Ann Racino
December 16, 2014

Based on decades of evidence-based research and technical assistance, Public Administration and Disability: Community Services Administration in the US brings together the diverse, expert perspectives and discusses the leading efforts of the past three decades in the field of disability and communit...

Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response

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Patrick Meier
January 22, 2015

The overflow of information generated during disasters can be as paralyzing to humanitarian response as the lack of information. This flash flood of information—social media, satellite imagery and more—is often referred to as Big Data. Making sense of this data deluge during disasters is proving...

Sustainable Development and Human Security in Africa: Governance as the Missing Link

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Louis A. Picard, Terry F. Buss, Taylor B. Seybolt, Macrina C. Lelei
April 22, 2015

Many new development initiatives have been introduced in Africa over the past few decades. Each of these has been heralded as marking a new era in the continent’s development. However, many of these initiatives have failed to produce sustained results due to numerous challenges, including, most im...

Government Anti-Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

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Yahong Zhang, Cecilia Lavena
June 17, 2015

As a political and social disease, public corruption costs governments and businesses around the world trillions of dollars every year. Government Anti-Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective provides you with a better understanding of public corruption and governments’ anti-corruption...

Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future

1st Edition

Susan Krumdieck
September 30, 2019

Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,...

Political Agroecology: Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems

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Manuel González de Molina, Paulo Frederico Petersen, Francisco Garrido Peña, Francisco Roberto Caporal
September 11, 2019

Political Agroecology is the first book to offer a systematic and articulated reflection on Political Agroecology from the Agroecological perspective. It defines the disciplinary field responsible for designing and producing actions, institutions and regulations aimed at achieving agrarian...

The World Muslim Population: Spatial and Temporal Analyses

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Houssain Kettani
August 31, 2019

The birth of Islam over fourteen centuries ago was a monumental event in human history with an everlasting effect on humanity. For centuries, researchers have contemplated on the growth and distribution of Muslims throughout the world. This book presents a reliable estimate of the world Muslim...

Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks: A Practical Guide

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Timothy Gieseke
August 21, 2019

This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues...

Emergency Management: The American Experience

3rd Edition

Claire B. Rubin
August 02, 2019

The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and...

Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma (Open Access): Land and Geospatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience

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Abbas Rajabifard
July 30, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429290626, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. Large-scale migration from rural to urban areas, and between countries, affects sustainable development...

Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property: Environmental Health Problems in Housing

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Stephen Battersby, John Pointing
June 12, 2019

Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property: Environmental Health Problems in Housing examines the statutory nuisance provisions in the Environmental Protection Act 1990 pertaining to the condition of premises and related problems in housing and compares these with the provisions of the Housing Act...

Resolving Environmental Conflicts: Principles and Concepts, Third Edition

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Chris Maser, Lynette de Silva
May 21, 2019

Resolving a conflict is based on the art of helping people, with disparate points of view, find enough common ground to ease their fears, sheath their weapons, and listen to one another for their common good, which ultimately translates into social-environmental sustainability for all generations....

Business Innovation and Development in Emerging Economies: Proceedings of the 5th Sebelas Maret International Conference on Business, Economics and Social Sciences (SMICBES 2018), July 17-19, 2018, Bali, Indonesia

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Irwan Trinugroho, Evan Lau
May 14, 2019

Business Innovation driven by the advancement of technology has dramatically changed the business landscape over recent years, not only in advanced countries but also in emerging markets. It is expected that business innovation could help achieve economic inclusion, which has been a global...

International Housing Market Experience and Implications for China

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Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Zhi Liu, Bertrand Renaud
April 02, 2019

Recent rapid housing market expansion in China is presenting new challenges for policy makers, planners, business people, and citizens. Now that housing in middle-income China is driven by consumer choices and is no longer dominated by state policy decisions, housing policy issues in Chinese cities...

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation

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Ricardo D. Lopez
March 25, 2019

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the...

Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach

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Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou
February 01, 2019

Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very...

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