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Developer Hegemony

Author : Erik Dietrich
Genre : Business & Economics
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It’s been said that software is eating the planet. The modern economy—the world itself—relies on technology. Demand for the people who can produce it far outweighs the supply. So why do developers occupy largely subordinate roles in the corporate structure? Developer Hegemony explores the past, present, and future of the corporation and what it means for developers. While it outlines problems with the modern corporate structure, it’s ultimately a play-by-play of how to leave the corporate carnival and control your own destiny. And it’s an emboldening, specific vision of what software development looks like in the world of developer hegemony—one where developers band together into partner firms of “efficiencers,” finally able to command the pay, respect, and freedom that’s earned by solving problems no one else can. Developers, if you grow tired of being treated like geeks who can only be trusted to take orders and churn out code, consider this your call to arms. Bring about the autonomous future that’s rightfully yours. It’s time for developer hegemony.

Resolving Land Disputes In East Asia

Author : Hualing Fu
ISBN : 9781107066823
Genre : Law
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Fresh comparative perspectives on land disputes in East Asia, with a focus on the transitional societies in China and Vietnam.

Designing Virtual Worlds

Author : Richard A. Bartle
ISBN : 0131018167
Genre : Computers
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A comprehensive resource on the principles and techniques of virtual world design and programming covers everything from MUDS to MMOs and MMORPGs, explaining how virtual worlds work, creating games for multiple users, and the underlying design principles of online games. Original. (Advanced)

Urban And Regional Development Trajectories In Contemporary Capitalism

Author : Flavia Martinelli
ISBN : 9780415608947
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses of urban and regional development have forgotten this rich heritage and fail to address the connections between different dimensions of development, the role of history and the importance of place and scale relations. The proposed methodology integrates elements from different theories – radical economic geography, regulation approach, cultural political economy, old and new institutionalism – that all share a strong concern with time and space dynamics. They are recombined into an interdisciplinary (meta)theoretical framework, capable of articulating the overall problem of socio-economic development and providing methodological anchors for comparative case-study analysis, while recognizing context specificities. The analytical methodology focuses on key dynamics and relations, such as strategic agency and collective action, institutions and structures, culture and discourse, as well as the tension between path-dependency and path-shaping. The methodology is then applied to eight urban and regional cases, mostly from Western Europe, but also from the United States and China. The case studies confirm the relevance of time- and space-sensitive analysis, not only for understanding development trajectories, but also for policy making. They ultimately highlight that, while post-war institutions were able to address systemic contradictions and foster a relatively inclusive development model, the neoliberal turn has led to reductionist policies that not only have resulted in an increase in social and spatial inequalities, but have also undermined growth and democracy.

Against The Grain

Author : Bradley B. Walters
ISBN : 0759111723
Genre : Social Science
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Against the Grain gathers scholars from across disciplines to explore the work of ecological anthropologist Andrew P. Vayda and the future of the study of human ecology.

Development And Developers

Author : Simon Guy
ISBN : 9781405172165
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book presents for the first time an interdisciplinary view of property development and property developers. Fourteen contributor are brought together here from leading researchers and respected practitioners, including property analysts, economists, geographers, planners and sociologists. This rounded picture of property research explores: * the development of quantitative and qualitative research methods * theories ranging from mainstream economics to social constructivism * the inter-relationships between the economic and the social, and between individuals and organisations and their environments Development and Developers highlights the benefits of different research approaches and methods, demonstrating how a more inclusive, multidisciplinary view of property research will connect to wider debates in urban studies.

Aspect Oriented Analysis And Design

Author : Siobhán Clarke
ISBN : 0321246748
Genre : Computers
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An introduction for developers who need practical information to make the significant shift to aspect-oriented development.

Author : Leonid Plyushch
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026102215
Genre : History
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The Accidental Developer

Author : Henry Pollack
ISBN : 0733315895
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Australia has had few major developers with the creative flair of Henry Pollack. If anyone was at odds with the stereotype of the property tycoon, the bruising plutocrat who crushes all in their way, it was most certainly Henry Pollack. But then, as he says himself, it was never any ambition of his to become a developer... The Accidental Developer is remarkable for the depth and breadth of the author's experience. Pollack gives a moving and vivid account of growing up in Lodz, followed by the story of his trek to Australia; then, from the revealing perspective of a migrant youth, he provides vignettes of people and life in Sydney and country NSW in the 1940s. In getting started, Pollack had many and various jobs, menial and otherwise, in order to make a living. Then followed a career in architecture and, finally, founding of the Mirvac development empire. Although Pollack retired a few years ago (and sadly died very recently) the company he began is still in the Top 50 Australian companies for capitalisation and share market value.

Cultural Hegemony In The United States

Author : Lee Artz
ISBN : 0803945027
Genre : Psychology
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Popular usage equates hegemony with dominance-a meaning far from Antonio Gramsci's original concept where hegemony appears as a contested culture that meets the minimum needs of the majority while serving the interests of the dominant class. This text is the first to present cultural hegemony in its original form-as a process of consent, resistance, and coercion. Hegemony is illustrated with examples from American history and contemporary culture, including practices that represent race, gender, and class in everyday life. U.S. cultural hegemony depends in part on how well media, government, and other dominant institutions popularize beliefs and organize practices that promote individualism and consumerism. Corporate dominance and market values reign only through the consent of the majority, which, for the time being - finds material, political, and cultural benefit from existing social relations. As deep social contradictions undermine brittle hegemonic relations, the subordinate majority - including blacks, women, and workers will seek a new cultural hegemony that overcomes race, gender, and class inequality.

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