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  • Dynamics of Dissent: Theorizing Movements for Inclusive Futures book cover

    Dynamics of Dissent

    Theorizing Movements for Inclusive Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Clammer, Meera Chakravorty, Marcus Bussey, Tanmayee Banerjee

    This book analyses dissent and its manifestations in movements of social and political transformation across communities and cultures. It shows how these movements create ruptures in the structures of power, and social hierarchy; expressed through songs, slogans, poetry and performances. The…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge India

  • Planning, Politics and City-Making: A Case Study of King's Cross book cover

    Planning, Politics and City-Making

    A Case Study of King's Cross, 1st Edition

    By Peter Bishop, Lesley Williams

    Whilst there is extensive literature analysing the design and function of new buildings and places, the actual process through which development proposals are actually fashioned – through complex negotiation and deal making, involving many different stakeholders with different agendas – is largely…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars book cover

    Social Housing

    Definitions and Design Exemplars, 1st Edition

    By Paul Karakusevic, Abigail Batchelor

    This is a growing sector undergoing a huge period of change - with local authorities able to build their own housing for the first time in decades. Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars explores how social/affordable housing has been delivered and designed with success throughout the UK…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • HR for Creative Companies book cover

    HR for Creative Companies

    1st Edition

    By Kate Marks

    There is an increasing realisation that small businesses, including architecture practices need to pro-actively engage with HR rather than simply firefighting when something goes wrong. Good HR practices can help with business efficiency and profitability – they provide positive commercial tools…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • Starting a Practice book cover

    Starting a Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Foxell

    The second edition of the popular Starting a Practice: A Plan of Work is a fully revised and updated guide to planning, setting up and running your architectural practice. Mapped to the RIBA Plan of Work 2013, it approaches starting a business as if it were a design project complete with briefing,…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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

  • Extensions of Time book cover

    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

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