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Button, Kenneth 1948-

Overview
Works: 318 works in 1,337 publications in 3 languages and 15,805 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: HE151, 388
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Button
Handbook of transport strategy, policy and institutions by Kenneth J Button( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Privatisation, regulation, deregulation, competition, funding, evaluation: these are all transport policy issues of great current interest worldwide, in the public arena as well as among researchers. In 46 chapters by acknowledged experts on their topics, these and other aspects of transport policy and planning are addressed in this, the sixth Handbook in Transport. It employs a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including economics, politics, law, physical planning, psychology and engineering. It will be of value to students, researchers, and practitioners approaching transport from any of these perspectives."--Jacket
Transport economics by Kenneth Button( Book )

58 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a revised edition of a textbook which applies economic analysis to transport issues. Topics covered include movement, transport and location, the demand for transport, its direct and external costs, pricing, investment criteria, planning and forecasting, development, regulation and more
Handbook of transport modelling( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 2000, there has been an exponential amount of research completed in the field of transport modelling thereby creating a need for an expanded and revised edition of this book. National transport models have taken on the new modelling methods and there have been theoretical and empirical advances in performance measurement. Coverage will include current demand methods, data issues, valuation, cost and performance, and updated traffic models. Supplementary case studies will illustrate how modelling can be applied to the study of the different transport modes and the infrastructures that support them.The second edition of this handbook will continue to be an essential reference for researchers and practitioners in the field. All contributions are by leading experts in their fields and there is extensive cross-referencing of subject matter. This book features expanded coverage on emerging trends and updated case studies. It addresses models for specific applications (i.e., parking, national traffic forecasting, public transport, urban freight movements, and logistics management)."--Publisher description
Handbook of transport systems and traffic control by Kenneth J Button( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses transport systems and the implementation of related public policy - a relevant topic with contemporary traffic congestion, environmental intrusion, transport safety, and budget issues. It is a resource for both experienced researchers and those new to the field
Handbook of logistics and supply-chain management by Ann Brewer( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains commissioned refereed papers that cover the main elements of transport logistics. The authors were selected from around the world and asked to provide critiques of their subject areas as well as a review of the state of the art and case study examples
The Age of regulatory reform by Kenneth Button( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of the major changes in economic markets from the 1970s and the underlying forces leading to them, together with an analysis of the consequences of reform. The papers include national studies (USA, Canada, Australia and the UK) and sectoral studies (aviation, trucking, energy, etc)
Airline deregulation : international experiences by Kenneth Button( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of the twentieth century saw remarkable changes in the way that economic regulation was viewed. There occurred a liberalization of attitude and something of a withdrawal of the state from its interventionist role. These changes were particularly pronounced in the context of transport, where the long-standing tradition had been one of market intervention by the government. The aim of this book, first published in 1991, is to examine the outcomes of deregulation on the international airline industry, and to consider whether the experiences of market liberalization reveal any common threads. In particular, whether they reveal any universal indications of how underlying transport markets function; how management responds to new stimuli; the degree of protection needed by transport users; and nature of the transition process from regulation to liberalization
Transport, the environment, and economic policy by Kenneth Button( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport is generally recognized to have a serious impact on the global environment, an issue that is attracting world wide attention in the 1990s. This important book sheds new light on the environmental costs of transport. It discusses all modes of transport and their effects on major problems such as greenhouse gases, depletion of non-renewable resources, urban sprawl, acid rain and oil spillage. Drawing on the most recent research in environmental economics, it discusses problems of regulation and the implications for economic policy. This genuinely international and comparative book will be essential reading for economists, transport planners, policy makers and environmental scientists
The economics of urban transport by Kenneth Button( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport, the environment and sustainable development by David Banister( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of urban freight transport by Kenneth Button( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of transport and the environment by David A Hensher( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the most challenging issues facing the transport sector, the need for this handbook devoted to the environmental impacts of transport is clear. It gives full treatment to all aspects of the subject such as: environmental concepts, both physical and economic - key environmental concerns: global warming, air quality, noise, safety, amenity, and severance; the role of fuel sources and new technology in reducing environmental externalities; the contribution of each transport sector to energy consumption and emissions - appraisal, valuation, and impacts of externalities; institutional and political settings and policies - the role of environmental legislation; and special topics such as tourism, public attitudes, and gender. Each chapter was specially commissioned from an acknowledged world expert on the topic. Each offers an overview and useful insights to those familiar with the area as well as those new to it. Systematic and thorough in its creation, current and acessible in its content, and authoritative and international in its authorship, the "Handbook of Transport and the Environment" will be the definitive reference work on this important subject
Road pricing, traffic congestion and the environment : issues of efficiency and social feasibility by Kenneth Button( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines Pigouvian taxes, one of the policies for dealing with increased traffic flow and congestion, as well as considering a variety of other policies which may be more politically and socially acceptable. Road pricing schemes are discussed as an alternative to Pigouvian taxes
Urban economics : theory and policy by Kenneth Button( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport deregulation : an international movement by K. J Button( Book )

15 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together an international collection of original papers looking at the impacts of the recent liberalization measures in the transport sector. It contains a number of area studies which focus on the deregulation of countries such as Switzerland and Australia as well as the broader European perspective. Additionally there are a number of modal studies which pay attention to the deregulation which has taken place regarding road, rail and air transport in selected countries. The papers are written by international authorities in their respective fields
The collected essays of Harvey Leibenstein by Harvey Leibenstein( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport policy and the environment : six case studies by Kenneth Button( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case studies of the environmental aspects of transportation policies in: Great Britain, United States, Germany, France, Netherlands, Greece, and Italy
Regional economic performance within the European Union by Kenneth Button( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the extent to which spatial economic convergence has taken place in the European Union and analyses the effectiveness of regional policy
Flying into the future : air transport policy in the European Union by Kenneth Button( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the organization of air transport in the European Union. The book analyzes the nature of the industries that supply air transport services and the institutional structure of air transport services. It also looks at impediments to increased efficiency in the provision of air transport
Transport networks in Europe : concepts, analysis, and policies( Book )

13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Handbook of transport strategy, policy and institutions
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Transport economicsHandbook of transport modellingHandbook of transport systems and traffic controlHandbook of logistics and supply-chain managementTransport, the environment and sustainable developmentHandbook of transport and the environmentRoad pricing, traffic congestion and the environment : issues of efficiency and social feasibilityTransport deregulation : an international movement
Alternative Names
Button, K.

Button, K. 1948-

Button, K.J.

Button, K.J. 1948-

Button, K. J. (Kenneth John)

Button, K.J. (Kenneth John), 1948-

Button, Ken

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Button Kenneth J.

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Button, Kenneth John

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Kenneth Button académico británico

Kenneth Button British academic

バットン, K. J.

Languages
English (365)

Spanish (1)

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