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Clem Attlee

Labour's Great Reformer

by Francis Beckett

<p>As British prime minister from 1945 to 1951, Clement Attlee built a legacy that includes today's famous-and controversial-National Health Service, yet he is often remembered as a rather dull political figure. Rejecting Winston Churchill's ...

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Climate Change and Health

Improving Resilience and Reducing Risks

by Walter Leal Filho, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro & Fátima Alves

<p>A major objective of this volume is to create and share knowledge about the socio-economic, political and cultural dimensions of climate change. The authors analyze the effects of climate change on the social and environmental determinants of

ISBN: 9783319246604

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Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Development in Africa and Asia

by Belinda Yuen & Asfaw Kumssa

<p>This book is about African and Asian cities. Illustrated through selected case cities, the book brings together a rich collection of papers by leading scholars and practitioners in Africa and Asia to offer empirical analysis and up-to-date ...

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Climate Change and United States Forests

by James M. Vose, Toral Patel-Weynand & Peterson David L.

<p>This volume offers a scientific assessment of the effects of climatic variability and change on forest resources in the United States. Derived from a report that provides technical input to the 2013 U.S. Global Change Research Program ...

ISBN: 9789400775152

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Climate For Growth: Planning South-East Queensland, A

by Gleeson;(Ed), Steele Wendy Brendan

<b>Lessons for the future of urban Australia</b> In recent years, south-east Queensland has become Australia's fastest growing urban area, with population levels expected to double over the next 20 years. This growth has caused water and ...

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Climate Politics and the Impact of Think Tanks

Scientific Expertise in Germany and the US

by Alexander Ruser

<p>This book provides an innovative theoretical and analytical framework for studying the role and impact of specialized research organizations and consultancies on decision making in climate politics. It includes advanced empirical analysis of ...

ISBN: 9783319757506

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Climate Variability Impacts on Land Use and Livelihoods in Drylands

by Mahesh K. Gaur & Victor R. Squires

<p>This edited volume is devoted to the examination of the implications of the inevitable changes wrought by global change on the welfare and livelihoods of tens of millions of people who live in dryland regions. Global change is more than just ...

ISBN: 9783319566818

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Climax City

Masterplanning and the Complexity of Urban Growth

by David Rudlin

<P>Human settlements are the result of a mix of self-organisation and planning. Planners are fighting a losing battle to impose order on chaotic systems. Connections between the process of urban growth and the fields of complexity theory are of ...

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Cloud Infrastructures, Services, and IoT Systems for Smart Cities

Second EAI International Conference, IISSC 2017 and CN4IoT 2017, Brindisi, Italy, April 20–21, 2017, Proceedings

by Rajiv Ranjan, Maria Fazio, Antonella Longo & others

<p>This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Cloud, Networking for IoT Systems, CN4IoT 2017, and the Second EAI International Conference on ICT Infrastructures and Services for Smart Cities, IISSC 2017, held

ISBN: 9783319676364

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Clumsy Floodplains

Responsive Land Policy for Extreme Floods

by Thomas Hartmann

<p>Extreme floods cause enormous damage in floodplains, which levees cannot prevent. Therefore, it is vital for spatial planning to provide space for water retention in these areas. Land use planners, water management agencies, landowners, and ...

ISBN: 9781317164913

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Coalition Politics and Federalism

by Adrián Albala & Josep Maria Reniu

<p>This book analyzes the verticalization of coalition cabinets from the national to the sub-national level. Presenting case studies for countries with federal systems of government, such as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, and ...

ISBN: 9783319751009

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Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective

Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems

by Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman & Timothy J. Power

<p>This book provides the first cross-regional study of an increasingly important form of politics: coalitional presidentialism. Drawing on original research of minority presidents in the democratising and hybrid regimes of Armenia, Benin, ...

ISBN: 9780192549259

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Coastal Change, Ocean Conservation and Resilient Communities

by Marcha Johnson & Amanda Bayley

<p>This collection of essays and design case studies explores a range of ideas and best practices for adapting to dynamic waterfront conditions while incorporating nature conservation in urbanized coastal areas. The editors have curated a ...

ISBN: 9783319419145

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Cognitive Enhancement

Social and Public Policy Issues

by Robert H. Blank

<p>Rapid advances in cognitive neuroscience and converging technologies have led to a vigorous debate over cognitive enhancement. This book outlines the ethical and social issues, but goes on to focus on the policy dimensions, which until now ...

ISBN: 9781137572486

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Collaborative Risk Mitigation Through Construction Planning and Scheduling

Risk Doesn't have to be a Four Letter Word

by Dr Lana Kay Coble Ed.D. CPC

<p>In the complex, cash-strapped, high pressure world of modern construction, what do you do when something goes wrong? This work looks beyond the best-case scenario to give project managers, contractors, architects and engineers the tools to ...

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Collective Action and Urban Poverty Alleviation

Community Organizations and the Struggle for Shelter in Manila

by Gavin Shatkin

<p>An estimated 600 million people now live in informal or 'squatter' settlements in the rapidly growing cities of the developing world. With such settlements often lacking basic necessities, there is an urgent need to address this urban crisis.

ISBN: 9781317164258

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Collective Leadership in Soviet Politics

by Graeme Gill

<p>This book studies the way in which the top leadership in the Soviet Union changed over time from 1917 until the collapse of the country in 1991. Its principal focus is the tension between individual leadership and collective rule, and it ...

ISBN: 9783319769622

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Combating Poverty in Local Welfare Systems

by Alexandru Panican & Håkan Johansson

<p>This book analyzes national anti-poverty measures at a local level via a set of unique and up-to-date empirical studies of minimum income support schemes and activation measures in five European cities. In examining this 'local welfare ...

ISBN: 9781137531902

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Command Transitions in Public Administration

A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Proactive Strategies

by James C. Brown, Raymond L. Philo, Anthony Callisto Jr. & others

<p>This Brief provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis of proactive strategies for management transitions in criminal justice and other public administration civic service agencies. These organizations have a unique need for managing ...

ISBN: 9783319278445

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Commons and Lords

A Short Anthropology of Parliament

by Emma Crewe

<p>The British Parliament rewards close scrutiny not just for the sake of democracy, but also because the surprises it contains challenge our understanding of British politics. <em>Commons and Lords</em> pulls back the curtain on both the upper ...

ISBN: 9781910376270

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