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Another Country

By James Baldwin
  • Book ID : 0804149712
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 448
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 610
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Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions—sexual, racial, political, artistic. Stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, this "brilliantly and fiercely told" book (The New York Times) depicts men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Comprising the terms and phrases of American jurisprudence, including ancient and modern common law, international law, and numerous select titles from the civil law, the French and the Spanish law, etc.,etc. With an exhaustive collection of legal maxims.

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This book is the product of a unique collaboration by experts from leading international, regional and national agencies and professional organizations discussing on the current ‘hot’ issue on the judicious use and safety of radiation in radiology. There have been several cases involving radiation overexposure that have received international attention. Strategies and solutions to guide readers how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks when using radiation in medicine are covered.

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  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
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  • Pages : 550
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Exclaustration is not a frequently used juridic institute, but when it is employed, it can have serious repercussions not only for the exclaustrated religious but also for his religious institute. The intent of this work is to present the law concerning exclaustration, and to discuss the issues in the law; and to present observations on the practice in exclaustration cases, in order to see how the practice corresponds to or develops the law, and to see what purposes exclaustration is, in fact, serving. The discussion of the law includes procedures and forms in regard to the issuance of exclaustration indults and decrees which were used by the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life in its cases assigned to the year 1988.

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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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  • Pages : 140
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Intractable conflict is a protracted, violent and long-time struggle, wherein generation after generation is socially conditioned to continue fighting. To break the chain of destruction, a revolutionary peacemaking process is required. This book serves as an introduction to the study of peacemaking revolutions, which are necessary to build a peaceful and well-functioning society in desperate intractable conflict situations. The challenge of peacemaking revolution is to turn opposing parties into a peacemaking community. A peacemaking community offers political platforms to involve the different societal elements of the opposing parties in the struggle for change. It offers a consensus-building process that approaches the conflict from different sides, dimensions and directions. This book provides a fresh perspective to the study of destructive social conflicts, their transformation, and resolution. It will serve to provoke a critical discussion among those who are interested in the new emerging study of peacemaking revolutions.

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  • File Pdf: aviation-and-tourism.pdf

Book Summary:

Transport is an essential element of tourism, providing the vital link between the tourist generating areas and destinations. Good accessibility, which is determined by the transport services provided, is a fundamental condition for the development of any tourist destination. Moreover the transport industry can be a major beneficiary of tourism because of the additional passenger demand that may be generated. Aviation is an increasingly important mode of transport for tourism markets. Whilst geography has meant that, in modern times, air travel has always been the dominant mode for long distance travel and much international tourism, moves towards deregulation, and in particular the emergence of the low cost carrier sector, have also increased aviation's significance for short and medium haul tourism trips. Thus developments in aviation can have very major implications for many leisure and business tourism markets. However the characteristics and needs of leisure travellers are generally so very different from business travellers that this necessitates a separate consideration of these markets if a detailed understanding of the relationship with aviation is to be gained. In spite of the obvious closeness between the aviation and tourism industries, there are very few specialist texts on this subject. Most tourism focused books consider aviation as just one component of the tourism industry which needs to be discussed, whereas aviation specialist texts rarely concentrate on just leisure travel. In addition there is very little literature that gives a detailed appreciation of the complexities and potential conflicts associated with the development of coherent and effective aviation and tourism policies. Therefore it is the aim of this book to fill this important gap which exists with a comprehensive, in-depth study of the relationship between aviation and leisure travel. The book deals exclusively with issues related to the relationship between aviation and leisure travel. It does this with an analysis of the theoretical concepts relevant to the subject area combined with a detailed investigation of current practice within the aviation and tourism industries. Each chapter is illustrated with case study material that will reinforce the understanding of the issues that are being examined.

International Marketing: An Asia-Pacific Perspective

By Richard Fletcher,Heather Crawford
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Education AU
  • Isbn : 1442561254
  • Pages : 747
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 428
  • File Pdf: international-marketing.pdf

Book Summary:

International Marketing, 6e is written from a wholly Australasian perspective and covers issues unique to local marketers and managers looking towards the Asia–Pacific region, the European Union, and beyond. It presents a wide range of contemporary issues faced by subsidiaries of multinational enterprises (MNEs) as well as small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), mainly exporters, which make up the vast bulk of firms involved in international business in the Australasian region. International Marketing, 6e clearly demonstrates the links between the different stages of international marketing, connecting analysis with planning, planning with strategy and strategy with implementation. Key concepts are brought to life with comprehensively updated statistics, recent illustrations, and a variety of real-world examples and case studies.

PISA 2003 Data Analysis Manual SPSS

By OECD
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9264010661
  • Pages : 412
  • Category :
  • Reads : 447
  • File Pdf: pisa-2003-data-analysis-manual-spss.pdf

Book Summary:

This publication provides all the information required to understand the PISA 2003 educational performance database and perform analyses in accordance with the complex methodologies used to collect and process the data. It includes worked examples providing full syntax in SPSS®.

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2001, Vol.II, Part 2

By United Nations International Law Commission
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Isbn : 9213621590
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 347
  • File Pdf: yearbook-of-the-international-law-commission-2001-vol-ii-part-2.pdf

Book Summary:

This volume contains the report of the International Law Commission on the work of its fifty-third session (23 April - 1 June and 2 July – 10 August 2001). The issues discussed at that session included: reservations to treaties, diplomatic protection, unilateral acts of States, state responsibility, and international liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law.

The Impact of Political Instability and Nominal Interest Rate on Foreign Direct Investment. The Case of Pakistan

By Asif Hussain
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Isbn : 3346516024
  • Pages : 19
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 228
  • File Pdf: the-impact-of-political-instability-and-nominal-interest-rate-on-foreign-direct-investment-the-case-of-pakistan.pdf

Book Summary:

Essay from the year 2021 in the subject Economics - Case Scenarios, grade: 14, , language: English, abstract: This paper will focus on the impact of domestic interest rate and political instability on FDI of Pakistan using time series data from 1989-2019 in case of Pakistan. The findings are that political instability has a major impact for short time period and in long time period but in case of interest rate there is a negative minimal impact on FDI in both span of time. This can be because when you have lower nominal interest rate, thenyour domestic investor will benefit and country GDP will rise.

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2015

By United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Isbn : 9210571541
  • Pages : 358
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 276
  • File Pdf: monthly-bulletin-of-statistics-september-2015.pdf

Book Summary:

Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance. The annual subscription rate for the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics in print includes access to the MBS Online.

Yearbook Commercial Arbitration Volume XXXIII - 2008

By Albert Jan Van Den Berg
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
  • Isbn : 9041145451
  • Pages : 1384
  • Category : Law
  • Reads : 568
  • File Pdf: yearbook-commercial-arbitration-volume-xxxiii-2008.pdf

Book Summary:

The Yearbook Commercial Arbitration continues its longstanding commitment to serving as a primary resource for the international arbitration community with reporting on arbitral awards and court decisions applying the leading arbitration conventions, as well as arbitration legislation and rules. Volume XXXIII includes excerpts of arbitral awards made under the auspices of, inter alia, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); a biennial update of the Digest of Investment Treaty Decisions and Awards first published in 2006; notes on new and amended arbitration rules, including references to their online publication; notes on recent developments in arbitration law and practice in the Dubai International Financial Centre, Rwanda, Slovenia, Syria and Ukraine, as well as on the opinion of the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice in the West Tankers case; excerpts of 109 court decisions applying the 1958 New York Convention from 23 countries – including an update of Russian and Greek jurisprudence and, for the first time, decisions from Argentina, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, Chile and Peru – all indexed by subject matter and linked to the General Editor’s published commentaries on the New York Convention; an extensive Bibliography of recent books and journals on arbitration. The Yearbook is edited by the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the world’s leading organization representing practitioners and academics in the field, with the assistance of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague. It is an essential tool for lawyers, business people and scholars involved in the practice and study of international arbitration.