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  1. Economic Incentives for Stormwater Control

    Edited by Hale W. Thurston

    Dealing with stormwater runoff in urban areas is a problem that is getting bigger and more expensive. As we cover porous surfaces with impervious structures—commercial buildings, parking lots, roads, and houses—finding places for rainwater and snowmelt to soak in becomes harder. Many landscapers,...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Edition

    By Chris Maser, Carol A. Pollio

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life,...

    Published July 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste

    A Cross-sectoral Assessment

    Edited by Vandra Harris, Andrew Goldsmith

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Despite Timor-Leste’s high expectations when it became independent from Indonesia in 2002, the country is ranked among the least developed countries in the world. It has found itself at the centre of international attention in the last decade, with one of the biggest interventions in UN history, as...

    Published June 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Spatial Data Infrastructures in Context

    North and South

    Edited by Zorica Nedovic-Budic, Joep Crompvoets, Yola Georgiadou

    In the wake of the so-called information technology revolution, many stakeholders from the public and private sectors (including citizens) have indeed grown accustomed to the promise and usability of spatial data infrastructures (SDI) for data access, use, and sharing. Analyzing the obstacles as...

    Published April 4th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. China's Urban Space

    Development under market socialism

    By Terry McGee, George C.S. Lin, Mark Wang, Andrew Marton, Jiaping Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China’s urban growth is unparalleled in the history of global urbanization, and will undoubtedly create huge challenges to China as it modernizes its society. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents an overview of the radical transformation of China’s urban space since the 1970s,...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Development in Practice (Routledge Revivals)

    Paved with good intentions

    By Doug Porter, Bryant Allen, Gaye Thompson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Magarini Settlement Project in Kenya is typical of many large Third World rural development projects of recent years, not least in its failure to fulfil even minimum goals. First published in 1991, Development in Practice explores the reasons for this projects failure, and looks at the lessons...

    Published March 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The OPEC Fund for International Development

    The Formative Years

    By Ibrahim F. I. Shihata

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The OPEC countries’ collective policy is to offer external development assistance free from political or commercial ties, with the purpose of expressing the solidarity of one group of developing countries with the rest. Since 1976, this policy has found vigorous practical expression in the...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Population and Development

    High and Low Fertility in Poorer Countries

    Edited by Geoffrey Hawthorn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1978, this book explores the vital global issue of high and low fertility in poorer countries through a series of case studies by contemporary experts in the fields of development and demography. These studies examine such issues as: the relations between fertility rates and...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Images and Behaviour of Private Bank Lending to Developing Countries

    By Margee M. Ensign

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The primary questions addressed by this study, first published in 1988, focus on how private bankers made decisions on the creditworthiness of developing countries during the 1970s and what the implications of these decision rules are for the developing countries today. Based on interviews with...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge