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  • Revenge (The Faces of Evil 5)

    by Debra Webb

    series The Faces of Evil
    The fifth thrilling novel in the internationally bestselling FACES OF EVIL series by Debra Webb, for fans of Karen Rose, Katia Lief and Mary Burton.'The Five' once had it all. Rich, popular and about to start university, the world was theirs for the taking. But a farewell blow-out took a horrifying turn when one of two invited outsiders was found dead the next day. Though police ruled the death as ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • All That Is Solid

    How the Great Housing Disaster Defines Our Times, and What We Can Do About It

    by Danny Dorling

    Housing was at the heart of the financial collapse, and our economy is now precariously reliant on the housing market. In this groundbreaking new book, Danny Dorling argues that housing is the defining issue of our times. Tracing how we got to our current crisis and how housing has come to reflect class and wealth in Britain, All That Is Solid radically shows that the solution to our problems - ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing

    by Josh Ryan-Collins and 3 more

    Why are house prices in many advanced economies rising faster than incomes? Why isn’t land and location taught or seen as important in modern economics? What is the relationship between the financial system and land?In this accessible but provocative guide to the economics of land and housing, the authors reveal how many of the key challenges facing modern economies - including housing crises, ... Read more

    $34.53 AUD

  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

    by Richard Rothstein

    New York Times Bestseller • Notable Book of the Year • Editors' Choice SelectionOne of Bill Gates’ “Amazing Books” of the YearOne of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Best Books of the YearLonglisted for the National Book Award for NonfictionAn NPR Best Book of the YearWinner of the Hillman Prize for NonfictionGold Winner • California Book Award (Nonfiction)Finalist • Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Commoning the City

    Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics

    by Derya Özkan and 1 more

    This collection seeks to expand the limits of current debates about urban commoning practices that imply a radical will to establish collaborative and solidarity networks based on anti-capitalist principles of economics, ecology and ethics.The chapters in this volume draw on case studies in a diversity of urban contexts, ranging from Detroit, USA to Kyrenia, Cyprus – on urban gardening and land ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Homesick

    Why I Live in a Shed

    by Catrina Davies

    The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.*LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE**'You will marvel at the beauty of this book, and rage at the injustice it reveals' George Monbiot**'Incredibly moving. To find peace and a sense of home after a life so profoundly affected by the housing crisis, is truly inspirational' Raynor Winn, author of <em... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Global Perspectives in Urban Law

    The Legal Power of Cities

    by Nestor M. Davidson and 1 more

    series Juris Diversitas
    The growing field of urban law demands a collaborative scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This volume offers diverse insights into urban law, with emerging theories and analyses of topics ranging from criminal reform and urban housing, to social and economic inequality and financial crises, and democratization and freedom for individual identity and space. Particularly now, ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • A New Model for Housing Finance

    Public and Private Sectors Working Together to Build Affordability

    by Murtaza Baxamusa

    A New Model for Housing Finance presents a thought-provoking solution to the housing crisis that follows the division of public and private money on housing costs and benefits. It brings a practical perspective on why housing is unaffordable, and what can be done about it using public and private capital. This book re-examines the foundation of housing finance in the United States with the aim to ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • Beginner's Guide to the Fair Housing Act

    by Amy M. Glassman and 1 more

    After providing a brief background on general fair housing laws to provide context for these new developments, this book provides an overview of disparate impact, AFFH, the Equal Access Rule, a proposed HUD rule on hostile housing environments, and the potential impact on housing providers and their counsel. ... Read more

    $46.74 AUD


    Lei n. 12.305, de 2 de agosto de 2010 (e seu regulamento)

    by Suely Mara Vaz Guimarães de Araújo and 1 more

    O livro trata da Lei da Política Nacional de ResíduosSólidos (Lei nº 12.305, de 2 de agosto de 2010),apresentando um panorama geral da gestão dos resíduossólidos no país, uma análise dos diversos dispositivosconstantes na recente lei e em seu regulamento.Estão inclusos, também, comentários sobre o processode formulação desse importante diploma legal.Dessa forma, o livro presta relevante serviço ao ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • Reabilitação Urbana e a Sustentabilidade das Cidades

    by Álvaro Santos

    Será que a atual mudança de paradigma no setor da construção em Portugal, nomeadamente o recente incremento da intervenções em reabilitação urbana, está a atender a fatores de sustentabilidade ambiental?Será que estão a ser integradas medidas que concorram para promover a eficiência energética nos edifícios de habitação e, com isso, contribuir para a redução da fatura energética do consumo ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Raising the Roof: How to Solve the United Kingdom's Housing Crisis

    How to Solve the United Kingdom's Housing Crisis

    by Jacob Rees-Mogg and 10 more

    Raising the Roof addresses one of the key issues of our era – the UK’s housing crisis. Housing costs in the United Kingdom are among the highest on the planet, with London virtually the most expensive major city in the world for renting or buying a home. At the core of this is one of the most centralised planning systems in the democratic world – a system that plainly doesn’t work. A system that ... Read more

    $19.02 AUD

  • Handbook of Research on Perception-Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design

    by Francesco Aletta and 1 more

    The creation of metropolitan areas is influenced by a wide array of factors, both practical and ecological. They can also be influenced by immaterial characteristics of a given area. The Handbook of Research on Perception-Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design is a scholarly resource that assesses metropolitan development and its relation to the ecological and sustainability issues these ... Read more

    $407.87 AUD

  • Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property

    Environmental Health Problems in Housing

    by Stephen Battersby and 1 more

    series Routledge Focus on Environmental Health
    Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property: Environmental Health Problems in Housing examines the statutory nuisance provisions in the Environmental Protection Act 1990 pertaining to the condition of premises and related problems in housing and compares these with the provisions of the Housing Act 2004. The book discusses the separate development of statutory nuisance and housing legislation in ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • A Practical Approach to Planning Law

    by Victor Moore and 1 more

    series A Practical Approach
    Despite repeated attempts in recent years to simplify the planning system, planning law has continued to be so complex that practitioners and students alike have found it difficult to disentangle the issues and principles involved. The twelfth edition of this popular and accessible book aims to remove the mystery which planning law has for so many people. A Practical Approach to Planning Law ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Formulario degli Appalti

    by AA.VV.

    series I formulari legali
    Formato a portata di mano (visualizzabile su qualsiasi dispositivo mobile, iphone, iPad, tablet samsung e su pc) 71 FORMULE INDISPENSABILI, AGGIORNATE, pronte da compilare Garantita massima fruibilità e facilità di utilizzo. ... Read more

    $1.62 AUD

  • Il Supercondominio

    Manuale per la gestione

    by Ruggero Armani

    series Casa e immobili
    Il Supercondominio, fenomeno da tempo diffuso nella realtà delle grandi città, è stato per molti anni trattato unicamente come creazione giurisprudenziale e ha trovato la sua prima regolamentazione legislativa solo nella recente Riforma del Condominio (Legge 11.12.2012, n. 200). Questo manuale studia l’istituto del Supercondominio ripercorrendo prima le interpretazioni giurisprudenziali ante ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • The Versatility of the Real Estate Asset Class - the Singapore Experience

    by Kim Hin David HO

    Chapter 1 takes a close look at two types of heterogeneous investors (momentum and disposition) to form a unique difference model, to interpret housing price dynamics. Three parameters are crucial, namely, auto-correlation, the rate of mean reversion and the contemporaneous adjustment towards long-term equilibrium price. The key implication is that the 2006 boom of the Singapore private housing ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change

    by Reid Ewing and 4 more

    Based on a comprehensive study review by leading urban planning researchers, this investigative document demonstrates how urban development is both a key contributor to climate change and an essential factor in combating it—by reducing vehicle greenhouse gas emissions. ... Read more

    $62.14 AUD

  • People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

    Searching for Justice

    by Regina Menachery Paulose

    People’s Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place that may otherwise be stifled by political agendas and legal technicalities. Since the 1960’s, People’s ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Die Bauordnung für Hessen

    Kommentar der Hessischen Bauordnung mit Zeichnungen zu den Gebäudeklassen, zum Vollgeschossbegriff und zu den Abstandsregelungen

    by Erich Allgeier and 2 more

    Die Hessische Bauordnung wurde mit Datum vom 15. Januar 2011 (GVBl. S. 46) neu bekanntgemacht, so dass der Kommentar "Die Bauordnung für Hessen" neu aufgelegt werden musste. Wichtige Änderungen betreffen die nachträgliche Wärmedämmung von Gebäuden, die Bestimmungen der Bauvorlageberechtigung, die Genehmigungsfreistellung und das vereinfachte Baugenehmigungsverfahren bis zur Sonderbaugrenze und die ... Read more

    $87.99 AUD

  • Beginner's Guide to Public Housing Conversion under RAD

    by Amy M. McClain

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) initiated the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) as a means of preserving affordable housing and infusing capital funds to address a growing backlog of capital needs among the nation's public housing and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) properties. While Congress authorized RAD in 2011 as part of the Consolidated and ... Read more

    $46.74 AUD

  • I reati urbanistico-edilizi

    by Paolo Tanda

    Il volume tratta in maniera organica la complessa panoramica dei reati urbanistico-edilizi e del relativo sistema sanzionatorio predisposto dal Testo Unico in materia di edilizia. L’analisi è stata estesa anche ad ipotesi - i reati paesaggistico-ambientali - che a stretto rigore non rientrano nell’ambito specificamente urbanistico; per la stessa ragione vengono trattati anche gli imprescindibili ... Read more

    $109.99 AUD

  • Stealing Home

    How Artificial Intelligence Is Hijacking the American Dream

    by James Nelson

    In 1933, the US government decided that Americans should pay no more than 20 percent of their income for housing. Today, though, almost half of renters pay more than 50 percent of their incomes toward housing, leaving them with precious little left to feed their children, pay for medical care, or cover emergencies. Far too many of these families end up on the street.Congress has the power to ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD