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Product Description: In this clear and observant book, Kenneth Button provides an overview of the economics and political economy of transport security, considering its policy from an economic perspective. His analysis applies micro-economic theory to transport issues, supporting and enhancing the larger framework of our knowledge about personal, industrial, and national security...read more

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9781849803731 | Edward Elgar Pub, June 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In this clear and observant book, Kenneth Button provides an overview of the economics and political economy of transport security, considering its policy from an economic perspective.

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Product Description: Recent years have seen considerable changes in the technology of transportation with the development of high-speed rail networks, more fuel-efficient automobiles and aircraft, and the widespread adoption of informatics in disciplines such as traffic management and supply chain logistics...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor)

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9781849801676 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 11, 2011, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Recent years have seen considerable changes in the technology of transportation with the development of high-speed rail networks, more fuel-efficient automobiles and aircraft, and the widespread adoption of informatics in disciplines such as traffic management and supply chain logistics.

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Product Description: This concise and clearly focused Dictionary, with contributions by the leading authorities in their fields, brings order and clarity to a topic that can suffer from confusion over terminology and concepts. It provides a bridge between the academic disciplines involved and illustrates the application of transportation policy that crosses a variety of administrative divisions...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor)

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9781843763758, titled "A Dictionary of Transport Analysis" | Edward Elgar Pub, February 28, 2011, cover price $256.00 | About this edition: This concise and clearly focused Dictionary, with contributions by the leading authorities in their fields, brings order and clarity to a topic that can suffer from confusion over terminology and concepts.

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9780857932471, titled "A Dictionary of Transport Analysis" | Edward Elgar Pub, August 12, 2012, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: This concise and clearly focused Dictionary, with contributions by the leading authorities in their fields, brings order and clarity to a topic that can suffer from confusion over terminology and concepts.

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Product Description: Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption. In most countries, transport policy is a major government concern, yet it is rare for decisions to be made outside a narrow set of sectoral considerations...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor)

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9781844079834 | Routledge, October 31, 2009, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption.

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Product Description: 'In the 3rd edition of Transport Economics Button draws together the burgeoning literature in transportation economics. It is a comprehensive standalone text covering all aspects of the field including new sections on logistics and congestion pricing...read more

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9781840641899 | 3 edition (Edward Elgar Pub, March 30, 2010), cover price $205.00 | About this edition: 'In the 3rd edition of Transport Economics Button draws together the burgeoning literature in transportation economics.

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9781840641912 | 3 edition (Edward Elgar Pub, March 30, 2010), cover price $71.00 | About this edition: `In the 3rd edition of Transport Economics Button draws together the burgeoning literature in transportation economics.

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Product Description: This insightful volume presents a multidisciplinary perspective on environmental planning. Drawing on the most important works in the environmental and social sciences, this collection places special emphasis on spatial dimensions and pure planning and covers such topics as: regulatory instruments and institutions; policy under bounded rationality; urban environmental planning; regulation of diffuse sources and land; location and trade and ex-post evaluation planning...read more

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9781847208637 | Edward Elgar Pub, November 7, 2007, cover price $320.00 | About this edition: This insightful volume presents a multidisciplinary perspective on environmental planning.

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Product Description: Transportation planning deals with the ways in which governments at various levels try to ensure the effective and efficient movement of people and goods. For this collection, the editors have selected the key previously published papers which analyse some of the major methodological issues involved in modern transportation planning and discuss the main policy questions and debates...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Yoram Shiftan (editor)

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9781845421045 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 7, 2007, cover price $325.00 | About this edition: Transportation planning deals with the ways in which governments at various levels try to ensure the effective and efficient movement of people and goods.

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Product Description: Planning as deliberate preparation for future action is as old as human history. Agricultural land allocation and cities were always planned, as were military warfare and defence. With the growing complexity of society in the 19th century, however, planning became a discipline and profession...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Michael Wegener (editor)

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9781845420918 | Edward Elgar Pub, March 7, 2007, cover price $230.00 | About this edition: Planning as deliberate preparation for future action is as old as human history.

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Product Description: The difficulties involved in formulating national policy over large geographical areas has led to the widespread adoption of more localized planning methods, covering regions of a large country. This comprehensive collection includes classic papers which highlight the ways in which regional planning has evolved, as well as offering case studies of state-of-the-art planning practices...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Lawrence D. Mann (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and David A. Plane (editor)

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9781845420277 | Edward Elgar Pub, March 7, 2007, cover price $340.00 | About this edition: The difficulties involved in formulating national policy over large geographical areas has led to the widespread adoption of more localized planning methods, covering regions of a large country.

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Product Description: This is an authoritative collection of papers that are generally regarded as landmarks in the history of land use planning in the western world. A wide variety of leading articles have been selected for this comprehensive volume, which covers topics such as: urban form and urban dynamics; urban development and methods of urban analysis; and, land use planning methods and network cities and urban networks...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Hugo Priemus (editor)

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9781845420482 | Edward Elgar Pub, March 7, 2007, cover price $265.00 | About this edition: This is an authoritative collection of papers that are generally regarded as landmarks in the history of land use planning in the western world.

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Product Description: This important book brings together a careful selection of the major works in planning which relate to the provision of public facilities - such as recreation grounds, parks and sports arenas. The opening sections present classic, theoretic papers that lay both the general and the specific foundations for why some facilities are treated outside of the market...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Lily Kiminami (editor) and Peter Nijkamp (editor)

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9781845420260 | Edward Elgar Pub, January 7, 2007, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: This important book brings together a careful selection of the major works in planning which relate to the provision of public facilities - such as recreation grounds, parks and sports arenas.

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Product Description: While planning involves seeking ways of influencing future behavior, it is important to have at the outset an abstraction of the world upon which to base an assessment of outcomes. The papers in this collection represent some of the major works in the field of planning models, with land use planning as a core theme...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Aura Reggiani (editor)

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9781845420222 | Edward Elgar Pub, December 30, 2006, cover price $285.00 | About this edition: While planning involves seeking ways of influencing future behavior, it is important to have at the outset an abstraction of the world upon which to base an assessment of outcomes.

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Product Description: This volume presents a careful selection of the key contributions to social planning produced by leading scholars in the field. It addresses the many ethical and distributional matters which enter into planning processes. Many of these concern the involvement of social values and norms into otherwise positive structures...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Jessie P. H. Poon (editor)

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9781845420239 | Edward Elgar Pub, November 6, 2006, cover price $231.00 | About this edition: This volume presents a careful selection of the key contributions to social planning produced by leading scholars in the field.

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Product Description: This book looks at the economics of the evolving interface between the movement of people, goods and information (telecommunications). It illustrates the increasing importance of information flows in relation to how people move about, the ways that goods are transported and on land-use patterns...read more
By Michelle Bragg (editor), Kenneth Button (editor), Roger Stough (editor) and Samantha Taylor (editor)

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9781840648461 | Edward Elgar Pub, July 30, 2006, cover price $127.00 | About this edition: This book looks at the economics of the evolving interface between the movement of people, goods and information (telecommunications).

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Product Description: Airlines, like most industries, contain a mixture of good and badly managed companies (and perhaps more important, lucky and unlucky companies). More important in the longer-run is the institutional structure in which the companies offer their services...read more

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9780754643210 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, November 30, 2004, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Airlines, like most industries, contain a mixture of good and badly managed companies (and perhaps more important, lucky and unlucky companies).

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Product Description: Featuring contributions from many of the most prominent contemporary figures in the US aerospace community, this book provides unprecedented insights into the ways in which aerospace policy is developed and implemented. Based on a wide range of real-life case studies and the personal experiences of those directly involved, its coverage includes some of the most influential and wide-ranging policies of modern times, including: the privatization of the Canadian air navigation system; government-industry cooperation; Leasecraft; NASA and the evolution of the hush kit; US activities to reduce launch costs; the emergence of a spaceport policy; VentureStar; issues in institutional restructuring: the problem with the FAA...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Francis T. Hoban (editor), Julianne Lammersen-Baum (editor) and Roger Stough (editor)

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9780754642251 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, June 1, 2004, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Featuring contributions from many of the most prominent contemporary figures in the US aerospace community, this book provides unprecedented insights into the ways in which aerospace policy is developed and implemented.

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Product Description: The past decade has seen both some new trends in the economics of transportation and the reinforcement of work from previous periods. Econometrics and innovative programming techniques have developed the work on production efficiency and interest in demand analysis has continued...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor)

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9781840649116 | Edward Elgar Pub, September 1, 2003, cover price $360.00 | About this edition: The past decade has seen both some new trends in the economics of transportation and the reinforcement of work from previous periods.

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Product Description: Rietveld (transport economics, Vrije Universiteit and Tinbergen Institute, The Netherlands) collects important work in the field of transport from the 1950s through the 1990s, with special focus on urban areas where transportation problems are most acute...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Piet Rietveld (editor)

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9781840645507 | Edward Elgar Pub, July 1, 2003, cover price $360.00 | About this edition: Rietveld (transport economics, Vrije Universiteit and Tinbergen Institute, The Netherlands) collects important work in the field of transport from the 1950s through the 1990s, with special focus on urban areas where transportation problems are most acute.

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Product Description: "The Automobile" is an authoritative collection of previously published articles on important aspects of the "automobile age". The volume has been divided into five areas of interest. Part I focuses on supply side issues related to the car industry, technological change in the transport sector and future developments of automobile technology...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), L. Lundqvist (editor) and Peter Nijkamp (editor)

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9781840647976 | Edward Elgar Pub, June 1, 2003, cover price $350.00 | About this edition: "The Automobile" is an authoritative collection of previously published articles on important aspects of the "automobile age".

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Product Description: The subjects of transport and information systems have long been closely linked because they are both complements and substitutes for each other and thus offer potential for more efficient and productive traffic demand management...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kenneth Button (editor), Yoshiro Higano (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Roger Stough (editor)

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9781840645552 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 1, 2003, cover price $325.00 | About this edition: The subjects of transport and information systems have long been closely linked because they are both complements and substitutes for each other and thus offer potential for more efficient and productive traffic demand management.

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Product Description: Logistics is the management function responsible for the flow of materials through the supply chain. Freight transport typically accounts for a third of logistics costs and is a major determinant of the quality of a distribution service...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kenneth Button (editor), Alan McKinnon (editor) and Peter Nijkamp (editor)

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9781840645514 | Edward Elgar Pub, January 1, 2003, cover price $340.00 | About this edition: Logistics is the management function responsible for the flow of materials through the supply chain.

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Product Description: Understanding the economics and the wider impact of transport infrastructure presents a major challenge to economists. The scale of investment, indivisibilities, the setting of appropriate charges and the rate of economic growth are problems which require analyses and create controversy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor), Roger Stough (editor) and Roger Vickerman (editor)

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9781840645545 | Edward Elgar Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $325.00 | About this edition: Understanding the economics and the wider impact of transport infrastructure presents a major challenge to economists.

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Product Description: This authoritative new collection gathers together the issues important to the understanding of the challenges and problems of modern rail transport. Part I includes articles on costs and productivity, part II discusses pricing and part III looks at regulation and privatisation...read more
By Kenneth Button (editor), Chris Nash (editor), Peter Nijkamp (editor) and Mark Wardman (editor)

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9781840645538 | Edward Elgar Pub, October 1, 2002, cover price $265.00 | About this edition: This authoritative new collection gathers together the issues important to the understanding of the challenges and problems of modern rail transport.

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Product Description: This authoritative new collection of 40 articles, presents the most important classics and contemporary papers on air transport. It features a comprehensive range of topics, including airline costs and productivity, pricing and yield management, competitive behaviour and strategic alliances, environmental aspects, and aviation in developing nations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kenneth Button (editor), Peter Forsyth (editor) and Peter Nijkamp (editor)

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9781840645491 | 2 edition (Edward Elgar Pub, September 1, 2002), cover price $340.00 | About this edition: This authoritative new collection of 40 articles, presents the most important classics and contemporary papers on air transport.

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Product Description: This volume brings together an authoritative selection of the leading papers on the subject of maritime transport. With a new introductory essay by the editors, the collection provides a thorough examination of the topics associated with this area, including maritime economics, transport law and policy...read more
By Mary R. Brooks (editor), Kenneth Button (editor) and Peter Nijkamp (editor)

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9781840645521 | Edward Elgar Pub, April 1, 2002, cover price $285.00 | About this edition: This volume brings together an authoritative selection of the leading papers on the subject of maritime transport.

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