Inclusive Transport Book

Inclusive Transport


  • Author : Hans Jeekel
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-10-29
  • Genre: Transportation
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128134535

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Inclusive Transport Excerpt :

Inclusive Transport: Fighting Involuntary Transport Disadvantages offers readers profound and multifaceted insights into transportation and social equity, guiding transportation and urban studies researchers, planners, and policy makers in evaluating potential solutions to this complex issue. It considers discrimination and its societal consequences, providing a needed perspective on who is left out of transportation planning, and why. The book is systematically divided into 2 parts, Part A is problem oriented and explores the main problems to the transportation disadvantaged; accessibility and affordability. It looks at the consequences of non-accessibility, the problems non-car owners face, and the interplay between housing and transportation; Part B is policy oriented and analyses how current policies tend to forget transport disadvantages. It looks at pragmatic solutions for transport disadvantaged and ends with a design for inclusive transport, being a more radical approach combining sustainability challenges, people’s behaviours and emotions, creating more just and equitable mobility. Synthesizes academic research and narratives on transport disadvantage and the transport disadvantaged, linking the research with current mobility policies and practices Connects the fight on transport disadvantages with sustainable and smart mobility strategies and looks into car sharing, ride sharing and individualising public transport while de- individualizing car use Has an extensive usage of data, figures, and examples from around the world, and inspiring mobility plans and policies

The Inclusive Society  Book

The Inclusive Society


  • Author : Ruth Levitas
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2005-04-04
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230511552

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The Inclusive Society Excerpt :

The idea of social exclusion is part of the new political language. When Labour came into government in 1997, it launched the Social Exclusion Unit to pursue this central theme. But what exactly does social inclusion mean? This revised and updated edition of The Inclusive Society? identifies three competing meanings of the term in contemporary British Politics, emphasising poverty, employment and morality. Ruth Levitas argues that there has been a shift away from understanding social exclusion as primarily a problem of poverty, towards questions of social integration through paid work and moral regulation.

The Inclusive Society  Book

The Inclusive Society


  • Author : R. Levitas
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1998-11-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230372528

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The Inclusive Society Excerpt :

A topical critical examination of the idea of social exclusion and the new political language of social cohesion, community, stakeholding and inclusion. The Inclusive Society? examines the actions and rhetoric of the Labour Party and Labour Government under Tony Blair's leadership. It identifies three different discourses of social exclusion. Using this model, it explores views of inclusion put forward by Will Hutton and other stakeholders, by communitarians including Etzioni and Gray, and by the Labour Party from the Borrie and the Commission on Social Justice to Blair and the Social Exclusion Unit.

An Inclusive Environment Book

An Inclusive Environment


  • Author : Maritz Vandenberg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-09-24
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 667
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136429859

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An Inclusive Environment Excerpt :

People can be excluded from freedom and the good things in life by age, disability, poverty, unfair discrimination, crime or the fear of crime, and arrogant and unresponsive governments. This practical reference deals with all of these factors, and shows the links between them. In addition to several hundred shorter notes it includes over a thousand major entries, each of which comprises: a summary of relevant facts, incisive commentary to help readers cut through the fog of jargon and propaganda that confuses many of these issues and websites where the latest information may be found. It concludes with a detailed bibliography of around 500 useful references. The work will be found useful by professionals and managers in all walks of life; by central and local government officials and representatives, and by students in the social sciences. It devotes particular attention to the all-important Disability Discrimination Act, and numerous detailed entries, accompanied in many cases by elegant diagrams, suggest to architects and other designers, facilities managers, and personnel managers how the requirements of the Act may be met.

Making Cities Work for All Data and Actions for Inclusive Growth Book

Making Cities Work for All Data and Actions for Inclusive Growth


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-10-13
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264263260

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Making Cities Work for All Data and Actions for Inclusive Growth Excerpt :

This report provides ground-breaking, internationally comparable data on economic growth, inequalities and well-being at the city level in OECD countries, and a framework for action, to help national and local governments reorient policies towards more inclusive growth in cities.

Road Infrastructure  Inclusive Development and Traffic Safety in Korea Book

Road Infrastructure Inclusive Development and Traffic Safety in Korea


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264255517

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Road Infrastructure Inclusive Development and Traffic Safety in Korea Excerpt :

This report combines empirical research on the relationship between road infrastructure, inclusive economic development and traffic safety with an assessment of policies and governance structures to help governments find ways to create effective, safe and inclusive transport infrastructures.

Inclusive Growth in Seoul  Korea Book

Inclusive Growth in Seoul Korea


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264290198

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Inclusive Growth in Seoul Korea Excerpt :

This report, undertaken within the framework of the OECD Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth initiative, assesses inclusive growth trends and challenges in the Seoul metropolitan area.

An Inclusive Future  Book

An Inclusive Future


  • Author : Ian Christie
  • Publisher : Demos
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Handicapped
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : 9781841800004

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Challenges and Opportunities for Inclusive Development in Ethiopia Book

Challenges and Opportunities for Inclusive Development in Ethiopia


  • Author : Rahmato, Dessalegn
  • Publisher : Forum for Social Studies
  • Release Date : 2019-03-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 9789994450671

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Challenges and Opportunities for Inclusive Development in Ethiopia Excerpt :

As part of its on-going public dialogue program on progress in Ethiopia’s development and public policy the Forum for Social Studies is undertaking a project of research and public dialogue on a number of selected topics on the theme of 'Prospects and Challenges for Inclusive and Participatory Development in Ethiopia'. The aim is to enable researchers and professionals to present evidence-based papers to stimulate debate and reflection. This first book in the program looks at the impact of development or lack of it, on specific social groups, namely women, young people and vulnerable groups that should be entitled to decent social care.

New Technology for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Book

New Technology for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth


  • Author : Elena I. Inshakova
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-03-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811698040

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New Technology for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Excerpt :

The book offers a multidisciplinary investigation into the economic, technological, environmental, and social impacts of Industry 4.0 technology that ensures inclusive and sustainable growth development of regions and countries. Along with identifying new opportunities that new technology provides for inclusive growth, the book aims to propose theoretical substantiation and develop economic, institutional, organizational, and information mechanisms that aid to reduce and eliminate the potential economic, social, and environmental risks. A broad multidisciplinary approach integrating research capabilities of economic and administrative sciences, artificial intelligence and computer sciences, pedagogy and linguistics, latest findings in the above mentioned scientific areas, as well as empirical evidence and pilot innovative research projects conducted by the contributors, allowed them to draw conclusions and develop recommendations for achieving inclusive growth in industrial and agricultural production, innovation and investment activities, management and environment protection, healthcare and education associated with the use of new technology. The contributors hope that empirical materials, innovative developments, and suggestions inspire scientific research, encourage applied studies, and supplement training programs in economic, administrative, social, and computer sciences at the advanced universities and research institutions, in the post-Soviet territory, in particular.

OECD Regional Outlook 2016 Productive Regions for Inclusive Societies Book

OECD Regional Outlook 2016 Productive Regions for Inclusive Societies


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264260245

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OECD Regional Outlook 2016 Productive Regions for Inclusive Societies Excerpt :

The OECD Regional Outlook 2016 examines the widening productivity gap across regions within countries, and the implications of these trends for the well-being of people living in different places.

Are you an inclusive designer  Book

Are you an inclusive designer


  • Author : Julie Fleck
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-10-18
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000705256

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Are you an inclusive designer Excerpt :

Despite improvements in the last 20 years we still have a long way to go before all of our buildings, places and spaces are easy and comfortable for all of us to use. This book puts forward a powerful case for a totally new attitude towards inclusivity and accessibility. Exploring both the social and the business cases for striving for better, this book will empower architects to have more enlightened discussions with their clients about why we should be striving for better than the bare minimum, and challenging the notion that inclusive design should be thought of reductively as simply a list of “special features” to be added to a final design, or that inclusivity is only about wheelchair access. This book will be to help make inclusive design business as usual rather than something that is added on to address legislation at the end of the development process. Accessible and engaging, this book will be an invaluable resource for students as well as practicing architects, richly illustrated with case studies showing both good and bad examples of inclusive design and celebrating inclusion.

Strengthening Disability Inclusive Development Book

Strengthening Disability Inclusive Development


  • Author : Asian Development Bank
  • Publisher : Asian Development Bank
  • Release Date : 2022-03-01
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN 10 : 9789292693770

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Strengthening Disability Inclusive Development Excerpt :

ADB’s Strategy 2030’s first operational priority focuses on addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities through a three-pronged strategy: investing in human capital and social protection, facilitating access to good-quality jobs, and reducing inequality of opportunity through such means as removing barriers to access to services and infrastructure, especially for the poor and vulnerable. The Strategy commits ADB to increasing its emphasis on social inclusion and human development to address the non-income dimensions of poverty. This road map provides a framework to support disability-inclusive development, focusing first on short- and medium-term actions and building an inclusive organizational culture that can accelerate and strengthen the implementation of Strategy 2030 goals and priority areas.