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  • BIM Demystified book cover

    BIM Demystified

    2nd Edition

    By Steve Race

    BIM Demystified is a short, practical introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM). Addressing BIM from the point of view of mainstream practice as opposed to a cutting-edge technological perspective, it offers a user-friendly yet thorough explanation of a subject which is often swamped by…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    RIBA Publishing

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    Extensions of Time

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Birkby

    This is a straight forward jargon-free practical guide about all aspects of extensions of time for all construction industry professionals. An extension of time is an issue which most architects and other construction professionals face sooner or later in their career. It is a complex area where…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • Basic Principles of Civil Law in China book cover

    Basic Principles of Civil Law in China

    1st Edition

    By David M Jones

    This is an abridged translation of the principal Chinese textbook on civil law, which was published as part of the restructuring of China's legal system following the Third Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party in late 1978. Because the closest thing China has to a civil code - the General…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • The Reorganization of Soviet Foreign Trade: Legal Aspects: Legal Aspects book cover

    The Reorganization of Soviet Foreign Trade: Legal Aspects

    Legal Aspects, 1st Edition

    By Mark M. Boguslavski, P.S. Smirnov, S.L. Levitsky, M. M. Boguslavski, Serge L. Levitsky, D.M. McCauley

    Translated from the Russian. Edited and with a foreword by Serge L. Levitsky. A systematic and authoritative analysis of current Soviet legislation related to the organization and the mechanism of foreign economic relations under perestroika. Of particular interest to prospective partners in joint v…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Recent Japanese Studies of Modern Chinese History: v. 2 book cover

    Recent Japanese Studies of Modern Chinese History: v. 2

    1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Fogel, Joshua A. Fogel

    Translations from Shigaku zassh (the oldest historical journal in Japan), 1983-86. Published simultaneously as v.22, no.1-2 of Chinese studies in history. No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Analysing Modern Business Cycles: Essays Honoring Geoffrey H.Moore: Essays Honoring Geoffrey H.Moore book cover

    Analysing Modern Business Cycles: Essays Honoring Geoffrey H.Moore

    Essays Honoring Geoffrey H.Moore, 1st Edition

    By Philip A. Klein

    This "Festschrift" honours Geoffrey H. Moore's life-long contribution to the study of business cycles. After some analysts had concluded that business cycles were dead, renewed economic turbulence in the 1970s and 1980s brought new life to the subject. The study of business cycles now encompasses…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Just the Working Life: Opposition and Accommodation in Daily Industrial Life: Opposition and Accommodation in Daily Industrial Life book cover

    Just the Working Life: Opposition and Accommodation in Daily Industrial Life

    Opposition and Accommodation in Daily Industrial Life, 1st Edition

    By Marc Lendler

    Based on interviews with workers at a chemical factory, this study elicits perceptions of authority relations at work and provides information on the degree to which people see these relations as legitimate. The employees discuss safety, self-fulfillment and resistance to authority.…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • The Heterodox Economics of Gardiner C. Means book cover

    The Heterodox Economics of Gardiner C. Means

    1st Edition

    By Lily Xiao Hong Lee, Warren J. Samuels

    This collection brings together articles written by Gardiner C. Means, a leading institutionalist and post-Keynesian economist. Means studies the modern corporation and its implications for the institution on private property and the economic systems as a whole. The selections illuminate Means'…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Class Structure in Europe: New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility: New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility book cover

    Class Structure in Europe: New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility

    New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Max Haller

    Is there a typical European class structure? Have power patterns left any imprint in the European societies of today? Has the experience of socialist revolution in Eastern Europe created a distinctive social-structural pattern in that part of the continent? These are only a few of the questions…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • The Common Law System in Chinese Context book cover

    The Common Law System in Chinese Context

    1st Edition

    By Berry Fong-Chung Hau

    Under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration on the future of Hong Kong the previous capitalist system and life-style shall remain unchanged for 50 years. This concept has been embedded in the Basic Law of Hong Kong. The future of the Common Law judicial system in Hong Kong depends on the…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • The First Junk Bond: A Story of Corporate Boom and Bust: A Story of Corporate Boom and Bust book cover

    The First Junk Bond: A Story of Corporate Boom and Bust

    A Story of Corporate Boom and Bust, 1st Edition

    By Harlan D. Platt, Harlan D. Platt

    A case study of a company that exemplified the 80s.…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Latin America vs East Asia: A Comparative Development Perspective: A Comparative Development Perspective book cover

    Latin America vs East Asia: A Comparative Development Perspective

    A Comparative Development Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jingyuan Lin

    This study makes a solid case for the now prevalent contention that the development model of East Asian NICs is less costly (i.e. over inflation levels and more equitable income distribution), more adaptive to fluctuating would market conditions (eg. successful adjustment to the two oil crises) and…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

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