Books in category Business & Economics – Industries

  • Peatland Biogeochemistry and Watershed Hydrology at the Marcell Experimental Forest

    Peatland Biogeochemistry and Watershed Hydrology at the Marcell Experimental Forest
    Randall Kolka, Stephen Sebestyen, Elon S. Verry, Kenneth Brooks

    The book concludes with a look at the latest and on-going studies such as this century’s research into controls on methylmercury production and landscape-level carbon storage and cycling.

  • Buried by the Times

    Buried by the Times
    Laurel Leff

    Looks at decisions made at The New York Times that resulted in the minimizing, misunderstanding, and dilution of the Holocaust in a behind-the-scenes study of how America's premier newspaper failed in its coverage of the fate of European …

  • Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises

    Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises
    Maria Gravari-Barbas, Sandra Guinand

    This book aims to be the first substantive text on this subject, explaining the multiple and complex relationships between tourism and gentrification and their outcomes and manifestations in contemporary metropolises.

  • The Handbook of Innovation and Services

    The Handbook of Innovation and Services
    F. Gallouj, F. Djellal

    'This book represents a significant step towards dealing with the lacuna constituted by the inadequacy of the literature on the services. And, as such, it approaches its task from a variety of directions.

  • Thermal Solar Desalination

    Thermal Solar Desalination
    Vassilis Belessiotis, Soteris Kalogirou, Emmy Delyannis

    Thermal Solar Desalination: Methods and Systems presents numerous thermal seawater desalination technologies varying from the very simple, easy to construct and operate solar stills, to the more advance membrane and indirect distillation …

  • Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher

    Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher
    Gwen Olsen

    Rigorously researched and documented, Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher is a moving human drama that shares one woman’s unforgettable journey of faith, forgiveness, and healing.

  • Digital Transformation in Financial Services

    Digital Transformation in Financial Services
    Claudio Scardovi

    This book analyzes the set of forces driving the global financial system toward a period of radical transformation and explores the transformational challenges that lie ahead for global and regional or local banks and other financial …

  • Dams in Japan

    Dams in Japan
    Japan Commission on Large Dams – JCOLD

    Overview of Japan’s long water history, by the Japanese Commission on large dams. Starting from the 7th century, when irrigation ponds were first constructed for paddy cropping, until the beginning of the 21st century.

  • Health Economics

    Health Economics
    Frank A. Sloan, Chee-Ruey Hsieh

    This book introduces students to the growing research field of health economics.

  • Slaughterhouse

    Slaughterhouse
    Gail A. Eisnitz

    Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years — particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation — …

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