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  • Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

    1st Edition

    By Hongsheng Zhang, Hui Lin, Yuanzhi Zhang, Qihao Weng

    Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areas offers a complete and thorough system for using optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) remote sensing data for improving impervious surface estimation (ISE). Highlighting tropical and subtropical areas where there is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Modernizing the Public Sector

    Scandinavian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irvine Lapsley, Hans Knutsson

    As policymakers and scholars evaluate possible ways forward in the reform and renewal of public services by governments caught up in a recessionary environment, this book aims to offer something different – a comprehensive analysis of the development of the ‘Scandinavian’ way of modernizing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Public Policy, Governance and Polarization

    Making Governance Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by David K. Jesuit, Russell Alan Williams

    Polarization is widely diagnosed as a major cause of the decline of evidence-based policy making and public engagement-based styles of policy making. It creates an environment where hardened partisan viewpoints on major policy questions are less amenable to negotiation, compromise or change.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Development

    2nd Edition

    By M.A. Silberstein, Chris Maser

    Thirteen years ago, the first edition of Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Development examined the question: is the environmental doomsday scenario inevitable? It then presented the underlying concepts of sustainable land-use planning and an array of alternatives for modifying conventional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Economic Incentives for Stormwater Control

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Government

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yu-Che Chen, Michael J. Ahn

    The explosive growth in information technology has ushered in unparalleled new opportunities for advancing public service. Featuring 24 chapters from foremost experts in the field of digital government, this Handbook provides an authoritative survey of key emerging technologies, their current state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marleen Brans, Iris Geva-May, Michael Howlett

    This Handbook presents the first comprehensive study of policy analytical practices in comparative perspective. It explores emerging developments and innovations in the field and advances knowledge of the nature and quality of policy analysis across different countries and at different levels of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Civilian Oversight of Police

    Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Prenzler, Garth den Heyer

    Exploring the complex and controversial topic of civilian oversight of police, this book analyzes the issues and debates entailed by civilian oversight by using worldwide perspectives, in-depth case studies, and a wealth of survey data. Integrating and summarizing decades of research from many…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Los Angeles Police Department Meltdown

    The Fall of the Professional-Reform Model of Policing, 1st Edition

    By James Lasley

    Once considered among the most respected police departments in the world, the LAPD suffered a devastating fall from grace following the 1991 police officer beating of Rodney King and the Los Angeles riots stemming from the officers’ acquittal in 1992. Unique to the literature of policing,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Terrorism and Public Safety Policing

    Implications for the Obama Presidency, 1st Edition

    By James F. Pastor

    The trends, data, and battle-tested logic don't lie. A perfect storm of extremist ideologies is on the horizon that threatens to challenge the current state of public safety—forcing police chiefs, public administrators, and security professionals to rethink their approach to policing the streets of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Subdividing the Land

    Metes and Bounds and Rectangular Survey Systems, 1st Edition

    By Gaby M. Neunzert

    Ideally, every tract of land has a description on paper and a physical survey on the ground. When boundary disputes arise, all parties concerned must quickly learn the vocabulary and processes involved with real estate. Written for anyone dealing in real estate transactions, Subdividing the Land:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press

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