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Gullberg, Anders and Isaksson, Karolina
Traffic congestion in big cities is a growing problem, and in the Swedish capital of Stockholm a seven-month long trial period with congestion taxes was carried out in 2006. It has since been made a permanent system. In this book, the authors scrutinise and analyse the political and administrative processes of the first Swedish congestion experiment and its aftermath. The articles point to the fact that traffic policies are implemented for varying purposes, and differing interests can be premiered when designing congestion systems. The authors' analyses are mirrored against collective, international experiences and research. The authors describe the preoccupations, hopes and impressions that came along with the trial period, and how feelings fluctuated among the inhabitants of Stockholm before, during, and after the trial. The book shows how research can and should follow the general trends in societal developments closely. Flexibility is especially important in order to explain problems, and preventing gossip and preconceived ideas from gaining a foothold. The authors hope to provide tools for avoiding the pitfalls, and that the successes of the Stockholm Trial will be repeated in other contexts. 314pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509232
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Inventory #22918
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Edited By Wright,D.J.M.
Twelve contributions present clinicians and pathologists with current immunological developments on the subject. Space has also been devoted to drug alergy relevant to treatment of STD and to discussion of the roles of clinician and pathologist in future research.274pp.Slight fading to spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Decorative Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0746200870
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Inventory #15260
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Edited By Lahteenmaki,Maria & Snellman,Hanna
The West has always been a resource for the Finns. Scholars, artists and other professionals have sought contacts from Europe throughout the centuries. The Finnish experience in Western Europe and the New World is a story of migrant labourers, expatriates and specialists working abroad. But you don't have to be born in Finland to be a Finn. The experiences of second-generation Finnish immigrants and their descendants open up new possibilities for understanding the relationship between Finland and the West. The Finnish passage westward has not always crossed national borders. Karelian evacuees headed west, as did young people from the Finnish countryside when opportunities to make a living in agriculture and forestry diminished in the post-war era. The legacy of these migrants is still visible in the suburbs of Finnish cities today. This book is a joint effort of the Department of Ethnology and the Department of History at the University of Helsinki. It was written by Ph. D. students supervised by Academy Research Fellows Maria Lahteenmaki and Hanna Snellman, in collaboration with colleagues abroad interested in current research in ethnology and history. 247pp.N.B.Two corners slightly bumped.
Finnish Literature Society, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9517468946
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Inventory #15540
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Wood, A.C.
314pp.
The Thoroton Society, 1947, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #19067
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Flew, A. G. N.
N.B. Corners and edges of boards slightly rubbed. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some foxing. Chipping to corners of D/J and head and tail of D/J spine. 206pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1952, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29115
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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