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Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Taking stock of the urban transport scenario in Indian cities, this is the first full-length study of the metro rail system in India. In recent times the metro rail has come up as a favoured ... More


From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Carolyn T. Adams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the role of suburban elites in setting development agendas for urban municipalities and their larger metropolitan regions. It shows how major nongovernmental, nonmarket ... More


Im/materiality of Pharmaceutical Knowledge Making

Anne Pollock

in Synthesizing Hope: Matter, Knowledge, and Place in South African Drug Discovery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226629049
eISBN:
9780226629216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629216.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the flows between information and materiality in the day-to-day synthetic chemistry work at iThemba and in pharmaceutical science more broadly, attending to the bench ... More


Digging the Dirt at Public Expense: Governance in the Building of the Erie Canal and Other Public Works

Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff (eds)

in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226299570
eISBN:
9780226299594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299594.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines corruption in the construction of the Erie Canal in New York using evidence on cost overruns for major governmental projects and news reports from newspapers from 1815 to 1975. ... More


Introduction

Taco Terpstra

in Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691172088
eISBN:
9780691189703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172088.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the economic development of the ancient Mediterranean. From ca. 700 BCE onward, state formation began to have a positive influence on economic ... More


Industry, Commerce, and Communications

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of commerce and industry in Goiás, Brazil, highlights the failed development of basic industries such as textiles and iron production, and describes the structure ... More


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