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Book Review: Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries

Mark Zuidgeest reviewed Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries by Ashish Verma and T. V. Ramanayya.

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In his review Zuidgeest distinguishes between the transport supply and demand in cities in developing countries when compared to more developed counterparts.  He commends the book as an addition to the limited literature on this topic and summaries that this book is most suited to those with a specific interest in public transport planning and operations in India, as this the core geographical focus.  The review is available to read in full here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is  also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 57, 2016. Mark Zuidgeest, Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries, Verma Ashish, Ramanayya T.V.. CRC Press, Boca Raton (2015), (£54.39 (Hardback) £44.79 (ebook)), ISBN: 9781466581586

 

Book Review: Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach by R. Josselson.

In Rebecca Johnson‘s review of Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach by Ruthellen Josselson she states that:

“The book is well written, and leaves a feeling that one has been to a particularly good workshop, or sat down with the author over coffee to chat about what narrative interviewing entails.”

To consider whether it is a book you would like to add to your methodological collection read the review in full here.

Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 44, Rebecca Johnson, Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach, R. Josselson. The Guilford Press, New York (2013). £20.99, Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-4625-1000-9, page 89, Copyright Elsevier (2015).