Books in category Business & Economics – Infrastructure

  • Strange Trade

    Strange Trade
    Asale Angel-Ajani

    Strange Trade tells the compelling stories of Mary, a Liberian drug courier with a college education, and Pauline, a Ugandan wife, mother, and drug cartel boss.

  • Plunkett s Health Care Industry Almanac 2007

    Plunkett’s Health Care Industry Almanac 2007
    Jack W. Plunkett

    This book provides comparisons of national health expenditures, various technologies, patient populations, hospitals, clinics, corporations, research, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and many other areas of vital importance.

  • Handbook for Evaluating Infrastructure Regulatory Systems

    Handbook for Evaluating Infrastructure Regulatory Systems
    Ashley C. Brown, Jon Stern, Bernard William Tenenbaum, Defne Gencer

    The fundamental premise of this book is that regulatory systems can be successfully reformed only if there are independent, objective and public evaluations of their performance.

  • Crisis Recovery and the Role of Accounting Firms in the Pacific Basin

    Crisis, Recovery, and the Role of Accounting Firms in the Pacific Basin
    David L. McKee, Don E. Garner, Yosra AbuAmara McKee

    Explicates the role of major international accounting firms in the economies of the Pacific Rim nations in the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s.

  • Financing Cities

    Financing Cities
    George E Peterson, Patricia Clarke Annez

    This book highlights the need to boost infrastructure investment in cities as also the necessity for fiscal management across all levels of government-within the context of decentralizing service delivery responsibilities.

  • Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing

    Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing
    Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Nessa Winston

    This book provides a comparative cross-national perspective on urban housing and sustainability in Europe, exploring the key barriers and drivers associated with sustainable urban development and community regeneration.

  • Millennial Violence

    Millennial Violence
    Jeffrey Kaplan

    This volume encompasses an array of material exploring the millennium phenomenon and the violent excitement it provokes. Consisting of three core parts, the book combines pertinent documents with insightful commentary and discussion.

  • Chasing Ghosts

    Chasing Ghosts
    John E. Mueller, Mark G. Stewart

    Is the threat of terrorism in the United States as vast as it seems and are counterterrorismefforts effective and appropriately-scaled?In Chasing Ghosts,two of our leading critics of the mushrooming national security state show that it has …

  • What Matters in Policing

    What Matters in Policing?
    Auke Van Dijk, Frank Hoogewoning, Maurice Punch

    This topical book compares the implications of restructuring in the UK and The Netherlands, also in the USA, regarding police systems, policing paradigms and research knowledge.

  • Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

    Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond
    Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel, Chiara Fonio, Pieter Wagenaar

    Are there more structural roots for the increase in surveillance? This book attempts to find some answers to these questions by examining how governments have increased their use of surveillance technology.

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