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Another Country

By James Baldwin
  • ISBN Code: : 0804149712
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Fiction
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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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  • Pdf File: asian-trade-and-investment-in-europe.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book provides deep insight into the flow of foreign direct investment from Asia to Europe. It assesses the topic of trade and investment from the reverse direction, considering Asian countries as the capital investors in the EU countries. Each chapter analyses either the international trade or investment of one or more Asian countries in correlation with one or more European states. The book analyses a significant number of countries, which are included in various economic associations, such as the Visegrad Group, the Three Seas Initiative, the European Free Trade Association, or are states from the same geopolitical region – for instance, the Iberian Peninsula, Baltic States, and Nordic countries. It examines Indian outward foreign direct investment trends in the UK before and after Brexit, based on select case studies, to emphasize the impact of Brexit, as well as to encourage trade and investment among Asian and European countries before and during COVID-19, to highlight the influence of the pandemic on the target country’s economy. The authors use a variety of analytical methods in the book, such as numerical presentations, econometric analysis, descriptive statistical analysis, an examination of time-series dynamics, the modelling of functions, and semi-structured interviews with company executives. The regional perspectives bring new and useful insights to the topic, and the case study approach allows for a wider exploration of the research questions as well as their theoretical evolution. The book provides a "big picture" for economists, researchers, business analysts, and PhD students of economics, international trade, and business.

My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir

By Brian Turner
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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Book Code : 0393245020
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 309
  • Pdf File: my-life-as-a-foreign-country.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Brilliant and beautiful. It surely ranks with the best war memoirs I’ve ever encountered." —Tim O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried An award-winning poet and former infantry team leader in Iraq, Brian Turner combines his devastating recollections as “Sergeant Turner” with his visions of the experiences of generations of warriors in his family—and even those of the enemy—in a work of profound understanding and shocking beauty.


By Madeleine Ruessmann
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  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Book Code : 9788876526824
  • Total of Pages : 550
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 483
  • Pdf File: exclaustration.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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.

International Marketing: An Asia-Pacific Perspective

By Richard Fletcher,Heather Crawford
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  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Education AU
  • Book Code : 1442561254
  • Total of Pages : 747
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 497
  • Pdf File: international-marketing.pdf

Book Short 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

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  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Book Code : 9264010661
  • Total of Pages : 412
  • Category :
  • Members : 265
  • Pdf File: pisa-2003-data-analysis-manual-spss.pdf

Book Short 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®.

Elements of Peacemaking Revolutions

By Sapir Handelman
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1527575292
  • Total of Pages : 140
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 128
  • Pdf File: elements-of-peacemaking-revolutions.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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.

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

By Asif Hussain
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  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Book Code : 3346516024
  • Total of Pages : 19
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 395
  • Pdf File: the-impact-of-political-instability-and-nominal-interest-rate-on-foreign-direct-investment-the-case-of-pakistan.pdf

Book Short 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.

Radiological Safety and Quality

By Lawrence Lau,Kwan-Hoong Ng
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 9400772564
  • Total of Pages : 471
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 527
  • Pdf File: radiological-safety-and-quality.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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.

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, September 2015

By United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
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  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Book Code : 9210571541
  • Total of Pages : 358
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 933
  • Pdf File: monthly-bulletin-of-statistics-september-2015.pdf

Book Short 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.

JOHN STUART MILL - Ultimate Collection: Works on Philosophy, Politics & Economy (Including Memoirs & Essays)

By John Stuart Mill
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8026879198
  • Total of Pages : 3191
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 161
  • Pdf File: john-stuart-mill-ultimate-collection.pdf

Book Short Summary:

John Stuart Mill is considered to be one of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism, who contributed greatly to social theory, political theory and political economy. This meticulously edited collection covers all areas of the author's interests and clearly represents his work and principal ideals: hierarchy of pleasures in Utilitarianism, liberalism and early liberal feminism. Contents: The Autobiography Utilitarianism The Subjection of Women On Liberty Principles of Political Economy A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive Auguste Comte and Positivism Three Essays on Religion Considerations on Representative Government England and Ireland Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy Inaugural Address Delivered to the University of St. Andrews Memorandum of the Improvements in the Administration of India During the Last Thirty Years Remarks on Bentham's Philosophy Socialism Speech In Favor of Capital Punishment The Contest in America The Slave Power Thoughts on Parliamentary Reform A Few Words on Non-Intervention

Yearbook Commercial Arbitration Volume XXXIII - 2008

By Albert Jan Van Den Berg
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  • Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
  • Book Code : 9041145451
  • Total of Pages : 1384
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 453
  • Pdf File: yearbook-commercial-arbitration-volume-xxxiii-2008.pdf

Book Short 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.