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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

Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein - Architecture - 1977 - 1171 pages
Two hundred and fifty-three archetypal patterns consisting of problem statements, discussions, illustrations, and solutions provide lay persons with a framework for engaging in ...
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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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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 Derrida's ten-hour address to the 1997 CÚrisy conference entitled "The ...
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The Future of Management

Gary Hamel, Bill Breen - 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 - Social Science - 2004 - 400 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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