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  • Reducing Global Poverty: The Case for Asset Accumulation


    Reducing Global Poverty: The Case for Asset Accumulation
    Brookings Institution Press | April 23, 2007 | ISBN-10: 081575857X | 305 pages | PDF | 4.53 MB


    Defeating global poverty remains one of the most daunting challenges facing the international community. Income- and consumption-based strategies fall short of helping the world's poor climb out of poverty over the long term in the developing world and even in the United States. But asset-based approaches to development, such as small loans or insurance
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  • Institutions and Gender Empowerment in the Global Economy: Developing Countries


    Institutions and Gender Empowerment in the Global Economy: Developing Countries
    World Scientific Publishing Company | June 16, 2008 | ISBN-10: 9812709967 | 328 pages | PDF | 2.51 MB


    Since women account for almost 50 percent of the world s population, the sustainability of development of the global economy can be greatly impaired if the state authorities in individual countries pay less attention to the improvement in the socio-economic status of women relative to men.
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  • China's New Deal: Economic Development Under International Financial Crisis


    China's New Deal: Economic Development Under International Financial Crisis
    Nova Science Pub Inc | March 30, 2011 | ISBN-10: 1616684860 | 373 pages | PDF | 4.59 MB


    In recent years, a financial crisis not encountered for almost half a century broke out globally, deeply affecting the economy of China.
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  • Imagining Sustainable Food Systems


    Imagining Sustainable Food Systems
    Ashgate | September 1, 2010 | ISBN-10: 0754678164 | 268 pages | PDF | 4.01 MB


    What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? And how to activate change?
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  • National Accounts and Economic Value: A Study in Concepts


    National Accounts and Economic Value: A Study in Concepts
    Palgrave Macmillan | October 12, 2001 | ISBN-10: 0333733916 | 205 pages | PDF | 1.79 MB


    Utz-Peter Reich addresses economists interested in a sound empirical foundation for their theoretical concepts. He investigates economic value and determines how value is defined in theory, which is microeconomic, and how it is measured in practice in national accounts.
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  • Global Crises, Global Solutions: Costs and Benefits


    Global Crises, Global Solutions: Costs and Benefits
    710 pages | Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (July 31, 2009) | 052174122X | PDF | 7.51 MB


    The first edition of Global Crises, Global Solutions nominated as one of the books of the year by The Economist in 2004. If we had more money to spend to help the world's poorest people, where could we spend it most effectively? Using a common framework of cost-benefit analysis a team of leading economists
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  • mRNA Processing and Metabolism: Methods and Protocols


    mRNA Processing and Metabolism: Methods and Protocols
    288 pages | Humana Press; 1 edition (February 5, 2004) | 1588292258 | PDF | 4.90 MB

    A collection of readily reproducible techniques for the study of mRNA processing and metabolism. These cutting-edge techniques range from cotranscriptional processing events that occur while the mNA is engaged with elongating RNA polymerase II, to in vivo and in vitro splicing and its biochemical analysis, and alternative splicing.
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  • The Extended Field of Operator Theory



    403 pages | Birkhaueser (March 5, 2007) | ISBN-10: 3764379790 | PDF | 3.30 MB


    This volume contains contributions originating from the International Workshop on Operator Theory and Its Applications (IWOTA) held in Newcastle upon Tyne in July 2004. The articles expertly cover a broad range of material at the cutting edge of functional analysis and its applications. Topics include scattering and time varying systems, pseudodifferential and singular operators, weighted composition operators and hyperinvariant subspaces, and interpolation and lifting problems on Hilbert and Krein spaces.
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  • Substance Abuse Intervention, Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Systems Change



    480 pages | Columbia University Press (August 15, 2001) | ISBN-10: 0231102364 | PDF | 1.87 MB


    This book is the first to utilize the empowerment approach of social work practice with substance-abusing clients, bridging clinical, community, and social policy approaches in order to place individual addiction in its sociopolitical context. As Lorraine Gutiérrez points out in her foreword, the book "challenges us to transform our thinking about substance abuse and move beyond our existing focus on individual deficits."
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  • Food Analysis Laboratory Manual



    177 pages | Springer (February 22, 2010) | 1441914625 | PDF | 3.36 MB


    This second edition laboratory manual was written to accompany Food Analysis, Fourth Edition, ISBN 978-1-4419-1477-4, by the same author. The 21 laboratory exercises in the manual cover 20 of the 32 chapters in the textbook. Many of the laboratory exercises have multiple sections to cover several methods of analysis for a particular food component of characteristic.
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  • Frontiers in Research of the Renin-Angiotensin System on Human Disease



    308 pages | Springer (February 25, 2008) | 1402063717 | PDF | 3.13 MB


    The significant impact of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) on basic research and its clinical relevance are reflected by the flourishing publication of original and review research articles; by the appearance of whole issues of journals dedicated to the RAS; and by specialist books on the RAS. In such a rapidly evolving environment, publications that span the spectrum from basic research to the bedside, fill a particularly valuable niche for clinicians and researchers alike.
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  • Neurobiology of Human Values



    160 pages | Springer (November 14, 2005) | 3540262539 | PDF | 1.87 MB


    Man has been pondering for centuries over the basis of his own ethical and aesthetic values. Until recent times, such issues were primarily fed by the thinking of philosophers, moralists and theologists, or by the findings of historians or sociologists relating to universality or variations in these values within various populations. Science has avoided this field of investigation within the confines of philosophy.
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  • Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia



    254 pages | Jessica Kingsley; 1 edition (August 15, 2004) | 1843102862 | PDF | 1.04 MB


    Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia offers new insights into the application of a well established approach and set of skills to a group of people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. Indeed people with dementia have missed out on physical and psychological rehabilitation very substantially.
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  • Moving Millions: Transport Strategies for Sustainable Development in Megacities



    272 pages | Springer; 1 edition (October 23, 2007) | 1402067011 | PDF | 2.23 MB


    Covering a topic of massive contemporary importance, this well written volume demonstrates how transportation strategy and environmental sustainability can be pursued in a comprehensive and harmonious, rather than unconnected and potentially conflicting, set of public policies. It applies lessons from several urban areas (e.g., Bogota, Singapore, Mexico City, Sao Paulo), including "success stories" and less successful "hard-won lessons", to a case study in Guangzhou.
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  • Walking the Talk



    124 pages | David F.lton Publishers (2006) | 1843121859 | PDF | 1.1 MB


    Helping teachers to counter challengning behavior, absenteeism and bullying, this book shows how Transactional Analysis can benefit the individual, class and whole school across the early years, primary and secondary phases.
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