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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...

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...

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management (Open Access): A Global Perspective

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Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke
January 09, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.1201/9781315146638, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable...

Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

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Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard
December 13, 2018

Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities...

Large-Scale Evacuation: The Analysis, Modeling, and Management of Emergency Relocation from Hazardous Areas

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Pamela Murray-Tuite, Michael K. Lindell, Brian Wolshon, Earl J. Baker
November 19, 2018

Large-Scale Evacuation introduces the reader to the steps involved in evacuation modelling for towns and cities, from understanding the hazards that can require large-scale evacuations, through understanding how local officials decide to issue evacuation advisories and households decide whether to...

Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises

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Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye
November 09, 2018

There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a...

The Stances of e-Government: Policies, Processes and Technologies

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Puneet Kumar, Vinod Kumar Jain, Kumar Sambhav Pareek
October 24, 2018

This book focuses on the three inevitable facets of e-government, namely policies, processes and technologies. The policies discusses the genesis and revitalization of government policies; processes talks about ongoing e-government practices across developing countries; technology reveals...

Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

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Anna Doro-on
September 18, 2018

One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of...

From Belief to Knowledge: Achieving and Sustaining an Adaptive Culture in Organizations

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Neil Douglas, Terry Wykowski
September 18, 2018

Belief is not knowledge, but we tend to hold our beliefs as if they represent knowledge, selecting whatever evidence is required to justify them. And because humans tend to cling to their beliefs as truths, organizations often ignore the need for change, no matter how urgent that need.From Belief...

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