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  1. The Principles of Housing

    By Peter King

    Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in country specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and...

    To Be Published December 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries

    Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

    By Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King

    Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Productivity Press

  3. The Product Wheel Handbook

    Creating Balanced Flow in High-Mix Process Operations

    By Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King

    The Product Wheel (PW) design process has practical methods for finding the optimum sequence, minimizing changeover costs, and freeing up useful capacity. So much so, that the DuPont™ Company and Exxon Mobil are just a few companies that have used the product wheel concept to achieve and sustain a...

    Published April 26th 2013 by Productivity Press

  4. Housing Boom and Bust

    Owner Occupation, Government Regulation and the Credit Crunch

    By Peter King

    Housing bubbles burst, creating economic misery for millions. Over the past thirty years, the culture of property ownership has become so ingrained that policy makers, bankers and households have taken for granted that housing is a good investment and forgotten about the bust. Explaining how the...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Lean for the Process Industries

    Dealing with Complexity

    By Peter L. King

    Compared to its widespread implementation across almost all areas of production, Lean improvement efforts lag within the process industries. While, a number of innovators have successfully applied Lean principles to these industries over the last two decades, most of those pioneering efforts were...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Productivity Press

  6. Understanding Housing Finance

    Meeting Needs and Making Choices, 2nd Edition

    By Peter King, Peter King

    One of the biggest challenges for students of housing is understanding the financial principles which underpin the place of housing in the wider economy. By taking a political economy approach, Peter King's Understanding Housing Finance makes the basic principles of the subject accessible, without...

    Published January 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Private Dwelling

    Contemplating the Use of Housing

    By Peter King

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Housing is something that is deeply personal to us. It offers us privacy and security and allows us to be intimate with those we are close to. This book considers the nature of privacy but also how we choose to share our dwelling. The book discusses the manner in which we talk about our housing,...

    Published August 19th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Housing Finance

    Meeting Needs and Making Choices

    By Peter King

    Understanding Housing Finance offers a distinctive introduction to the subject. Instead of discussing housing finance in accounting or economic terms, this book considers housing finance politically. It is finance that makes housing consumption, housing management and housing development possible....

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  9. Antioxidants in Diabetes Management

    Edited by Peter Rosen, Hans J. Tritschler, Glenn A. King, Angelo Azzi

    Series: Oxidative Stress and Disease

    This volume summarizes current understanding of the pathogenic role of oxidative stress in the onset and progression of diabetes and its complications, and presents results of studies aimed at regulating oxidatively induced complications through the use of antioxidants. Examines the presence of...

    Published February 18th 2000 by CRC Press

  10. Housing, Individuals and the State

    The Morality of Government Intervention

    By Peter King

    Can the state solve housing problems or does it create them? This book explores the question by combining a detailed critique of contemporary housing policy with a philisophical analysis of the role of the state and individuals. Examining the state's role as controller and funder of housing, the...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

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