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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Information Needs for Water Management

    By Jos G. Timmerman

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also...

    To Be Published July 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Port Management and Operations

    By Maria G. Burns

    With 80 percent of the world’s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Reversing Urban Decline

    Why and How Sports, Entertainment, and Culture Turn Cities into Major League Winners, Second Edition

    By Mark S. Rosentraub

    Detroit’s bankruptcy is the most severe example of the financial implications of the movement of wealth to the suburbs. When residents and businesses leave, central cities have a disproportionate share of most regions’ lower-income households. At the same time, many central cities collect less...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Nation-Building in the Baltic States

    Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

    By Gundar J. King, David E. McNabb

    This book explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the northeast corridor in terms of military strife and polity development such as democratization. It then details governments' efforts to abet transparency and trust by way of developing new public and private...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Traffic Simulation and Data

    Validation Methods and Applications

    Edited by Winnie Daamen, Christine Buisson, Serge P. Hoogendoorn

    As a single source of information for researchers and professionals, Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications offers a complete overview of traffic data collection, state estimation, calibration and validation methods for traffic modelling and simulation. It derives from the...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Japan's Aid

    Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy

    By Edward M Feasel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the 20th century Japan emerged as one of the world’s leading economic powers: rising from wartime destruction to a leading economic engine in world markets. Japan’s economic aid policy, beginning with war reparations following its defeat in World War II, became a vehicle to help achieve this...

    To Be Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Housing Policy in Latin American Cities

    A New Generation of Strategies and Approaches for 2016 UN-HABITAT III

    By Peter M. Ward, Edith R. Jiménez Huerta, María Mercedes Di Virgilio

    After the 1960s, rapid urbanization in developing regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia was marked by the expansion of low-income "irregular" settlements that developed informally and which, by the 2000s, often constituted between 20-60 percent of the built-up area of metropolitan areas and...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. City Logistics

    Mapping The Future

    Edited by Eiichi Taniguchi, Russell G. Thompson

    Examining recent advances, this book covers city logistic and associated implementation issues, methodologies, and policy measures. It details the experiences of cities that have implemented city logistics and the methods they have used for solving complex issues relating to urban freight transport...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  10. The Emerging Middle Class in Africa

    Edited by Mthuli Ncube, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa

    The emergence of the African middle class as a driver of Africa’s economic growth stands out as an important milestone in Africa’s contemporary economic history. This growth, though uneven, is a source of hope for Africa but also a signal to the rest of the world on the prospects for economic...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge