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Dispossessed: life in our world's urban slums

Mark Kramer - Social Science - 2006 - 219 pages
For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in the country side; one billion of them in housing constructed from whatever materials are at hand, wherever ...
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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein - Architecture - 1977 - 1171 pages
"Brilliant....Here's how to design or redesign any space you're living or working in--from metropolis to room. Consider what you want to happen in the space, and then page ...
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Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal Economy

Robert Neuwirth - Business & Economics - 2012 - 290 pages
Stealth of Nations is an eye-opening account of the informal economy, and explains the unwritten rules that govern unregulated markets around the globe. Whether it's Nigerians ...
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Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor

Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh - Social Science - 2006 - 426 pages
The desperate, dangerous, and remarkable ways in which the Marquis Park community on Chicago's Southside survives is explored in this devastating critique of the entrenched ...
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The Animal That Therefore I Am

Jacques Derrida - Nature - 2009 - 192 pages
The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derridaas ten-hour address to the 1997 CA(c)risy conference entitled aThe ...
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The Future of Management

Gary Hamel - Business & Economics - 2007 - 272 pages
What fuels long-term business success? Not operational excellence, technology breakthroughs, or new business models, but management innovation—new ways of mobilising talent ...
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Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body

Susan Bordo - Philosophy - 2003 - 361 pages
"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to ...
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