Knowing Governance

Knowing Governance: The Epistemic Construction of Political Order  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 3, 2016
Knowing Governance: The Epistemic Construction of Political Order

Knowing Governance: The Epistemic Construction of Political Order by Richard Freeman and Jan-Peter Voß
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1137514493 | 312 pages | PDF | 2,8 MB

Urban Environmental Governance in India: Browsing Bengaluru  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 22, 2018
Urban Environmental Governance in India: Browsing Bengaluru

Urban Environmental Governance in India: Browsing Bengaluru By K.V. Raju
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 308 Pages | ISBN : 3319734679 | 15.78 MB

This book aims to identify the challenges presented by current urban environmental governance practices in fast growing Indian cities, to propose changes to the current governance implementation strategies, and to explore the best practices to achieve sustainable urban models through Indian and global perspectives. With a focus on the city of Bengaluru, the book draws on extensive reviews of literature and data to present current trends and statuses of environmental resource use in growing urban centres of India.The book analyzes the situations that impact urban environmental governance decisions and outcomes and proposes solutions to address these issues for long-term sustainability. Policy makers, researchers, academics and development practitioners in environmental politics and urban governance will find this work of great interest.

Executive Governance in Israel  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at April 20, 2018
Executive Governance in Israel

Asher Arian, David Nachmias, Ruth Amir, "Executive Governance in Israel"
2002 | pages: 185 | ISBN: 1349417319 | PDF | 0,7 mb
Practical Panarchy for Adaptive Water Governance: Linking Law to Social-Ecological Resilience

Practical Panarchy for Adaptive Water Governance: Linking Law to Social-Ecological Resilience by Barbara Cosens
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 322 Pages | ISBN : 3319724703 | 9.74 MB

This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary project that examined how law, policy and ecological dynamics influence the governance of regional scale water based social-ecological systems in the United States and Australia. The volume explores the obstacles and opportunities for governance that is capable of management, adaptation, and transformation in these regional social-ecological systems as they respond to accelerating environmental change.
The Flâneur and Education Research: A Metaphor for Knowing, Being Ethical and New Data Production

The Flâneur and Education Research: A Metaphor for Knowing, Being Ethical and New Data Production By Alexandra Lasczik Cutcher
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 186 Pages | ISBN : 3319728377 | 8.48 MB

This book creatively and critically explores the figure of the flâneur and its place within educational scholarship. The flâneur is used as a generative metaphor and a prompt for engaging the unknown through embodied engagement, the politics of space, mindful walking and ritual. The chapters in this collection explore sensorial qualities of place and place-making, urban spaces and places, walking as relational practice, walking as ritual, thinking photographically, the creative and narrative qualities of flâneurial walking, and issues of power, gender, and class in research practices.

Corporate Governance and Value Creation in Japan: Prescriptions for Boosting ROE  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 18, 2018
Corporate Governance and Value Creation in Japan: Prescriptions for Boosting ROE

Corporate Governance and Value Creation in Japan: Prescriptions for Boosting ROE By Ryohei Yanagi
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 251 Pages | ISBN : 9811085021 | 17.20 MB

This is the first book to furnish a root cause of the low valuation of Japanese listed companies by using, as qualitative evidence, unique global investor surveys, which are rarely available for Japanese companies. Also contained in this book as quantitative evidence is empirical research with regression analysis implying a positive correlation between corporate governance and value creation in Japan.

Regulatory Gaps in Baltic Sea Governance: Selected Issues  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 17, 2018
Regulatory Gaps in Baltic Sea Governance: Selected Issues

Regulatory Gaps in Baltic Sea Governance: Selected Issues By Henrik Ringbom
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 219 Pages | ISBN : 3319750690 | 3.17 MB

The focus of this publication is the uniqueness of the Baltic Sea from a legal perspective, and the regulatory voids that result from the multiple layers of regulation this area is subjected to: up to six layers of regulation (general international law, regional conventions, EU law, national laws, local and municipal rules plus a whole range of non-binding norms and other 'soft law' arrangements) act in parallel. However, a large number of rules or regulatory layers does not in itself ensure effectiveness or consistency.

Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at April 14, 2018
Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure by Ruben Lee
English | 17 Jan. 2011 | ISBN: 0691133530 | 472 Pages | EPUB | 2.5 MB

Case Studies in Public Governance: Building Institutions in Singapore  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at April 14, 2018
Case Studies in Public Governance: Building Institutions in Singapore

Case Studies in Public Governance: Building Institutions in Singapore by June Gwee
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0415506719 | 216 Pages | PDF | 3.6 MB

The case study, whether a simple scenario about choices in decision-making or a multi-dimensional narrative of conflicts and dilemmas, is a rich source of knowledge, ideas, and insights.

Smart Cities: Development and Governance Frameworks  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 13, 2018
Smart Cities: Development and Governance Frameworks

Smart Cities: Development and Governance Frameworks By Zaigham Mahmood
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 333 Pages | ISBN : 3319766686 | 9.26 MB

This invaluable text/reference investigates the state of the art in approaches to building, monitoring, managing, and governing smart cities. A particular focus is placed on the distributed computing environments within the infrastructure of such cities, including issues of device connectivity, communication, security, and interoperability. A selection of experts of international repute offer their perspectives on current trends and best practices, and their suggestions for future developments, together with case studies supporting the vision of smart cities based on the Internet of Things (IoT).