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  1. Ethnographic Research in the Construction Industry

    Edited by Sarah Pink, Dylan Tutt, Andrew Dainty

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The construction industry as a workplace is commonly seen as problematic for a number of reasons, including its worrying health and safety record, the instability of its workforce, and the poorly regulated nature of the sector. It is surprising therefore, that the sector and its working practices...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creating Smart-er Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Drawing upon the smart experiences of "world class" cities in North America, Canada and Europe, this book provides the evidence to show how entrepreneurship-based and market-dependent representations of knowledge production are now being replaced with a community of policy makers, academic leaders,...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. From Intelligent to Smart Cities

    Edited by Mark Deakin, Husam Al Waer

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Building Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    Historical Change and the Labour Process in the Production of Built Environment

    By Linda Clarke

    First published in 1992, this Routledge Revival sees the reissue of a truly original exploration of the nature of urbanization and capitalism. Linda Clarke’s vital work argues that: Urbanization is a product of the social human labour engaged in building as well as a concentration of the labour...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Change in the Construction Industry

    An Account of the UK Construction Industry Reform Movement 1993-2003

    By David M. Adamson, Anthony H. Pollington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    The UK construction industry is the sixth largest industry in the UK in terms of turnover. During the last decade, it has undergone an unprecedented period of self-examination, including input from most of the leaders of the major suppliers and clients as well as from leading politicians, civil...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management in Construction

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Edward Davies, Peter Fenn, Michael O'Shea

    Series: CIB

    Many construction conflicts and disputes are not limited to particular jurisdictions or cultures, but are increasingly becoming common across the industry worldwide. This book is an invaluable guide to international construction law, written by a team of experts and focusing on the following...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Unhealthy Housing

    Research, remedies and reform

    By R. Burridge, D. Ormandy

    Unhealthy Housing presents an analysis of the research into the health implications of housing and the significance for legal regulation of housing conditions. Key experts present short papers, together with an overview to give an evaluation of the significance of housing on the health of occupiers....

    Published November 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Risk and Insurance in Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Nael G. Bunni

    Those involved in construction have to cope with so much learning in their own discipline that they shun further involvement in subjects such as insurance and law which in themselves are so deeply and intensely complex. However, insurance and law are interwoven in the basic procedures used in the...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Elevator Traffic Handbook

    Theory and Practice

    By Gina Carol Barney

    Vertical transportation systems (elevators, lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors) are used in almost all buildings of more than a few stories high. Traffic design and control, namely the movement of people by natural and mechanical means, need to be planned carefully as the costs of under- or...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Communications in the Building Industry

    The report of a pilot study

    Edited by Gurth Higgin, Neil Jessop

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published September 14th 2008 by Routledge

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