This volume contains commissioned refereed papers that cover the main elements of transport logistics. The authors were selected from around the world and asked to provide critiques of their subject areas as well as a review of the state of the art and case study examples.
Discusses transport systems and the implementation of related public policy - a relevant topic with contemporary traffic congestion, environmental intrusion, transport safety, and budget issues. This is a useful resource for both experienced researchers and those new to the field.
Devoted to the environmental impacts of transport. This work looks at the various aspects of the subject such as environmental concepts, both physical and economic. It also examines environmental concerns such as: global warming, air quality, noise, safety, amenity, and severance; political settings and policies; and more.
Transport systems, the vital arteries of modern societies and economies, shape our world and are shaped by it. This volume talks about the dynamic interactions between transport and the physical, economic, and human geographies it weaves through. It also discusses how to obtain appropriate data and model these transport-geographic phenomena.
Privatisation, regulation, deregulation, competition, funding, evaluation: these are all transport policy issues of great current interest worldwide, in the public arena as well as among researchers. This work is is organised into sections including: Institutional Settings and Markets; Planning Perspectives; and Asset Management and Funding.
Examines the impact of the economic crisis on peripheral European states such as Ireland and Greece. This book focuses on governance, sustainable politics and environmental policies, within the context of accelerated growth and the subsequent economic downturn. It also examines issues of governance and politics within these peripheral states.
Advances in knowledge of effective strategies for the treatment of learning and behavioral disabilities are of little use without highly trained and effective personnel to implement these strategies. This volume discusses a wide range of important issues in the preparation of those personnel.
Drawing on almost 20 years of Liam Leonard's research in the field, this volume provides a detailed case study of a modern European state's tumultuous development through first decades of the Millennium. The book provides an in depth and up to date study on Ireland's growth and the substantial changes experienced there during the last two decades.