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  1. Global Cities

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Mathematics for Economics and Finance

    By Michael Harrison, Patrick Waldron

    The aim of this book is to bring students of economics and finance who have only an introductory background in mathematics up to a quite advanced level in the subject, thus preparing them for the core mathematical demands of econometrics, economic theory, quantitative finance and mathematical...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Cents and Sustainability

    Securing Our Common Future by Decoupling Economic Growth from Environmental Pressures

    By Cheryl Desha, Charlie Hargroves, Michael Harrison Smith

    Cents and Sustainability is a clear-sighted response to the 1987 call by Dr Gro Brundtland in Our Common Future to achieve a new era of economic growth that is 'forceful and at the same time socially and environmentally sustainable'. The Brundtland Report argued that not only was it achievable, but...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Children, their World, their Education

    Final Report and Recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review

    By Robin Alexander, Michael Armstrong, Julia Flutter, Linda Hargreaves, David Harrison, Wynne Harlen, Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer, Ruth Kershner, John MacBeath, Berry Mayall, Stephanie Northen, Gillian Pugh, Colin Richards, David Utting

    Children, their World, their Education is the definitive text for students, teachers, researchers, educational leaders and all who are interested in primary education. As the culmination of the Cambridge Primary Review, the most comprehensive enquiry into English primary education for half a...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Natural Advantage of Nations

    Business Opportunities, Innovations and Governance in the 21st Century

    By Karlson Hargroves, Michael Harrison Smith

    This book is more than just a 'palliative care' guide for the planet. It is about innovation, solutions, competitiveness and profitability. At work, at home and as members of society, our generation has an opportunity – to be part of the obligation - and an exciting solution in restoring the...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

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