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  • Appropriate Technology For Development: A Discussion And Case Histories book cover

    Appropriate Technology For Development

    A Discussion And Case Histories, 1st Edition

    By Donald D. Evans

    This book explores the concept of development in terms of needs, characteristics, and theories and examines the pivotal role of technology in the developmental process. It presents twenty contemporary case histories that illustrate specific instances of applied technology.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Making Cities Work: The Dynamics Of Urban Innovation book cover

    Making Cities Work: The Dynamics Of Urban Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Morley

    This book is an outcome of the conference 'Urban Innovation: Working Solutions to the Problems of Human Settlement' held in 1977. It focuses on urban innovations as working alternatives that reflect an institutional capacity to adapt complex human systems in response to basic environmental change.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Life Course: Integrative Theories And Exemplary Populations book cover

    Life Course

    Integrative Theories And Exemplary Populations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kurt W. Back

    This book provides an overview from disciplines, such as history, demography, and sociology, that are concerned with understanding the human life course. It contains studies of special populations in which integration of a variety of experiences over time can be accomplished.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Human Factors Of Outer Space Production book cover

    Human Factors Of Outer Space Production

    1st Edition

    Edited by T. Stephen Cheston

    This book addresses the four basic areas of space work: the psychological aspects of working in space; the design of orbiting facilities; the production of food in space; and the economics of industrial activity in space, and delineates avenues for future research.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Early Developmental Hazards: Predictors And Precautions book cover

    Early Developmental Hazards

    Predictors And Precautions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Degen Horowitz

    This book examines the importance of prenatal, birth, and postnatal factors in determining the extent of "risk" that may be predicted for an infant in the first year of life and in early childhood. It highlights the multiplicity of factors that contribute to "survival" in the developmental process.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Health Goals And Health Indicators: Policy, Planning, And Evaluation book cover

    Health Goals And Health Indicators

    Policy, Planning, And Evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Elinson

    This book considers the analysis of American health policies, the current status of health planning and evaluation, health indicators that may be incorporated into the health planning effort, and the current state of the art and future directions in the development of health status indicators.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Implementing Rural Development Projects: Lessons From Aid And World Bank Experiences book cover

    Implementing Rural Development Projects

    Lessons From Aid And World Bank Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Elliott R Morss

    This book deals with problems encountered by agencies, managers, and technicians who try to implement large-scale development projects. The discussion covers the implementation problems associated with projects sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the World Bank.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Development Perspectives book cover

    Comparative Development Perspectives

    1st Edition

    By Gustav Ranis

    This book provides comparative perspectives on problems of economic development in the 1980s. It emphasizes improvements in economic institutions and policies associated with the development process and employs the comparative historical approach to evaluate dimensions of the development process.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Coping With Rapid Growth In Rural Communities book cover

    Coping With Rapid Growth In Rural Communities

    1st Edition

    By Bruce A. Weber

    This book outlines the spectrum of changes associated with rapid growth in rural areas, and presents specific options for managing rapid growth. It suggests a model that communities can use for impact assessment and for monitoring the effectiveness of various management strategies.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Bibliography On Economic Cooperation Among Developing Countries, 1981-1982: With Annotations book cover

    Bibliography On Economic Cooperation Among Developing Countries, 1981-1982

    With Annotations, 1st Edition

    By Nada Verbic

    This international bibliography on economic cooperation and regional integration among developing countries includes annotations for many entries, an alphabetical list of periodicals, an author index, and a number of selected entries of earlier publications. .…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Energy And Material Resources: Attitudes, Values, And Public Policy book cover

    Energy And Material Resources

    Attitudes, Values, And Public Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. David Conn

    This book examines what policymakers need to or would like to know about public attitudes and values, what kinds of results the researchers have been able to obtain, and the extent to which their results currently influence the policymaking process.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Michigan: A Geography book cover

    Michigan

    A Geography, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence M. Sommers

    This book stresses the relationships between the varied natural resource base and the economic, social, and political geography of Michigan. It looks at agriculture and recreation and tourism, which, along with manufacturing, are the major bases of the state's economic development.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

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