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Download E-books Health and Wellness Tourism: Emergence of a New Market Segment PDF

This ebook goals to give a contribution to the literature and relief in constructing a theoretical and sensible framework within the quarter of health and wellbeing and wellbeing tourism. With contributions and learn from varied nations utilizing a pragmatic strategy, this e-book is a vital resource for college kids, researchers and executives within the future health and well being tourism industry.

Recently, there was an elevated curiosity in overall healthiness and well being as a result of larger lifestyles expectancy, getting older populations, expanding degrees of tension between others. during this context, the recommendations of health and wellbeing, well being, good looks, leisure, and tourism might be mixed to fulfill the desires of individuals looking greater quality-of-life. This has given upward push to health and health tourism, a brand new marketplace section that contributes to employment and fiscal development within the new economy.

Health and well being tourism contains facets: therapeutics, which seeks to medication definite ailments; and leisure and relaxation. instead to standard tourism, wellbeing and fitness and wellbeing tourism presents a brand new technique of reaching local and native improvement from a demographic, social, environmental and financial point-of-view. It contributes to vacationer locations’ fiscal progress, appearing as a pillar to help different complementary actions. briefly, healthiness and health tourism contributes to employment development and local wealth, contributes to tourism seasonality, promotes caliber in tourism locations, is helping create new vacationer prone with excessive worth, promotes institution of foreign cooperation networks, and yields a few extra advantages. that includes quite a few courses and projects from various areas, with an emphasis on thermal and thalassotherapy institutions, this quantity sheds mild in this rising marketplace section and its implications for fiscal and coverage development.

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Download E-books Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects: Building Resilient Regions PDF

The project of the Urban and nearby coverage and Its Effects sequence is to notify policymakers, practitioners, and students in regards to the effectiveness of choose coverage techniques, reforms, and experiments in addressing the foremost social and financial difficulties dealing with contemporary towns, suburbs, and metropolitan areas.

Volume 4 of the sequence introduces and examines completely the idea that of neighborhood resilience, explaining how resilience might be promoted—or impeded—by neighborhood features and public policies.

The authors remove darkness from how the partitions that now phase metropolitan areas throughout political jurisdictions and throughout institutions—and the gaps that separate federal legislation from nearby realities—have to be bridged to ensure that areas to domesticate resilience.

Contributors: Patricia Atkins, George Washington collage; Pamela Blumenthal, U.S. division of Housing and concrete improvement; Sarah Ficenec, George Washington college; Alec Friedhoff, Brookings establishment; Kathryn Foster, college at Buffalo, SUNY; Juliet Gainsborough, Bentley collage; Edward Hill, Cleveland country college; Kate Lowe, Cornell college; John Mollenkopf, Graduate heart, urban college of recent York; Mai Nguyen, college of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Manuel Pastor, college of Southern California; Rolf Pendall, city Institute; Nancy Pindus, city Institute; Sarah Reckhow, Michigan country college; Travis St. Clair, George Washington collage; Todd Swanstrom, collage of Missouri, St. Louis; Margaret Weir, collage of California, Berkeley; Howard Wial, Brookings establishment; Harold Wolman, George Washington University

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Download E-books The Value Chain of Foreign Aid: Development, Poverty Reduction, and Regional Conditions (Contributions to Economics) PDF

By Christian Schabbel

This publication assesses the customers of legitimate improvement counsel (ODA) for poverty relief. It analyzes the whole price chain of ODA, together with provision, allocation and usage. inside each one of those elements, assurance examines scope and boundaries of reduction. The horizontal interactions among donors and recipients in addition to the vertical connections to neighborhood and region-specific stipulations symbolize the center of this book's approach.

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Download E-books The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia 1: Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-30 (Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-1930) PDF

By R. W. Davies

Via the summer season of 1929 Soviet industrialisation was once good lower than means, yet agriculture used to be in a profound obstacle: in 1928 and 1929 grain to feed the cities was once wrested from the peasants via strength, and the twenty-five million person peasant families misplaced the stimulus to increase or perhaps to keep up their creation. within the autumn of 1929 the Soviet Politburo, led via Stalin, introduced its determined attempt to win the conflict for agriculture via forcible collectivisation and through large-scale mechanisation. concurrently millions of kulaks (richer peasants) and recalcitrant peasants have been expelled from their villages. This booklet tells the tale of those occasions, as momentous of their impression on Russian background on the Bolshevik Revolution of October 1917, and of the transitority retreat from collectivisation within the spring of 1930 within the face of peasant resistance. The concern within the Communist social gathering which resulted from this upheaval, within the months previous the XVI get together congress in June 1930, is defined intimately for the 1st time.

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Download E-books Transportation for the Future PDF

Through the seventies and eighties, the industries linked to the transportation of products and other people were uncovered to a couple profound alterations. The quickening speed of technological swap - with its turning out to be emphasis on telecommunications, knowledge-handling ability, and air transportation - is expanding the discrete personality of the area economic climate. therefore the community constitution of world improvement styles is changing into extra vital, with metropolitan centres as key nodes and fast transportation routes as key hyperlinks. during this evolutionary scenario, adjustments within the most well-liked mixture of delivery modes are inevitable. the quicker and extra direct modes might be favoured, separately and together, and there'll be an expanding curiosity in transportation rules and the supply of infrastructure. This quantity includes a choice of leading edge papers awarded on the First foreign convention on Transportation for the long run, held in Södertälje, Sweden in July 1988. Twenty leaders and renowned scientists from Europe, united states and Japan current their perspectives concerning the ongoing transformation of creation and distribution structures between agencies striving for Just-In-Time equipment, economies of scope, and an absolutely built-in method of their monetary actions. the way forward for passenger shuttle and infrastructure also are mentioned. The ensuing booklet offers a shockingly constant photograph of the way the transportation industries of the industrialized countries can be anticipated to develop and alter in a long term viewpoint.

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Download E-books Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs: 2009 PDF

Designed to arrive a large viewers of students and policymakers, the Brookings-Wharton Papers on city Affairs is an annual sequence that serves as a discussion board for state-of-the-art, available learn on city coverage. The editors search to combine broader study into the city coverage dialogue by means of bringing city reviews students including economists and researchers learning topics with vital city implications.

In this factor, papers research a number of concerns which are proper to city economics:

—the results of activity position in an city sector on residential selection patterns

—the influence of race, ethnicity, and gender on loan lending

—the results of city features at the improvement of recent patents

The quantity additionally comprises 3 papers on city improvement open air of the United States:

—urban sprawl in Europe

—rural-to-urban migration styles in Brazil

—location styles of agglomeration throughout jap cities

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Download E-books The Wealth and Poverty of Regions: Why Cities Matter PDF

By Mario Polèse

As the area turns into extra interconnected via shuttle and digital communique, many think that actual areas becomes less significant. yet as Mario Polèse argues in The Wealth and Poverty of Regions, geography will subject greater than ever sooner than in an international the place distance is allegedly dead.

This provocative ebook surveys the globe, from London and Cape city to big apple and Beijing, contending that areas rise—or fall—due to their position, not just inside countries but additionally at the global map. Polèse unearths how concentrations of industries and populations in particular locales usually bring about minor merits that acquire over the years, leading to diminished costs, enhanced transportation networks, elevated variety, and never least of all, “buzz”—the pleasure and energy that draws bold humans. The Wealth and Poverty of areas maps out how a heady mixture of measurement, infrastructure, proximity, and value will verify which city facilities turn into the thriving metropolises of the longer term, and which develop into the abandoned towns of the previous. Engagingly written, the publication offers perception to the earlier, current, and way forward for regions.

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Download E-books Places: Identity, Image and Reputation PDF

Position branding is occurring. a brand new box of perform and examine is in lifestyles and no matter what we elect to name it there can now not be any doubt that it's with us. This number of intuitive and well-reserached articles examines how locations and areas see themselves, and the way they mirror this of their branding.

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Download E-books Theories of Endogenous Regional Growth: Lessons for Regional Policies (Advances in Spatial Science) PDF

Over the past twenty years a brand new development idea has emerged - usually labelled "endogenous financial growth". The contributions within the publication strengthen those advances right into a theoretical framework for endogenous nearby monetary development and clarify the results for nearby fiscal regulations within the point of view of the hot century. Endogenous progress types can mirror expanding returns and for this reason refer extra thoroughly to empirical observations than previous versions, and the versions develop into coverage correct, simply because in endogenous development types coverage concerns. Such regulations include efforts to stimulate the expansion of information depth of the labour offer and data construction within the kind of R&D.

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Download E-books India, China and Globalization: The Emerging Superpowers and the Future of Economic Development PDF

The momentum of monetary growth in India and China will result in the subsequent significant shift in geopolitics. This ebook analyzes the industrial adventure of either nations within the context of improvement and globalization, and provides insights that may be an important for improvement pondering.

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