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Taxing Wages 2001

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Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264096035
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Taxing Wages provides unique information on income tax and social security contributions levied from employees and their employers in OECD countries. In addition, this annual publication specifies family benefits paid as cash transfers.

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Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2001

Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Toby Walsh
Editor: Springer
ISBN-10: 3540455787
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Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP 2001 by Toby Walsh Book Summary:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP 2001, held in Paphos, Cyprus, in November/December 2001. The 37 revised full papers, 9 innovative applications presentations, and 14 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 135 submissions. All current issues in constraint processing are addressed, ranging from theoretical and foundational issues to advanced and innovative applications in a variety of fields.

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OECD Economic Surveys: Canada 2001

OECD Economic Surveys: Canada 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264193936
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OECD Economic Surveys: Canada 2001 by OECD Book Summary:

This 2001 edition of OECD's periodic survey of Canada's economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects and include a special feature on improving public spending outcomes.

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RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V

RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Andreas Birk,Silvia Coradeschi,Satoshi Tadokoro
Editor: Springer
ISBN-10: 3540456031
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RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V by Andreas Birk,Silvia Coradeschi,Satoshi Tadokoro Book Summary:

This book is the fifth official archival publication devoted to RoboCup. It documents the achievements presented at the 5th Robot World Cup Soccer Games and Conferences held in Seattle, Washington, USA, in August 2001.The book contains the following parts: introduction, champion teams, challenge award finalists, technical papers, poster presentations, and team descriptions (arranged according to various leagues).This book is mandatory reading for the rapidly growing RoboCup community as well as a valuable source of references and inspiration for R&D professionals interested in multi-agent systems, distributed artificial intelligence, and intelligent robotics.

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Education Policy Analysis 2001

Education Policy Analysis 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264192352
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Education Policy Analysis 2001 by OECD Book Summary:

The five chapters in this book draw upon the policy experience and trends in OECD countries to examine various aspects of lifelong learning.

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British Librarianship and Information Work 2001–2005

British Librarianship and Information Work 2001–2005 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: J.H. Bowman
Editor: Routledge
ISBN-10: 1317171888
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British Librarianship and Information Work 2001–2005 by J.H. Bowman Book Summary:

This important reference volume covers developments in aspects of British library and information work during the five year period 2001-2005. Over forty contributors, all of whom are experts in their subject, provide an overview of their field along with extensive further references which act as a starting point for further research. The book provides a comprehensive record of library and information management during the past five years and will be essential reading for all scholars, library professionals and students.

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GB/T 2001-2013: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 2001-2013, GB/T2001-2013, GBT2001-2013)

GB/T 2001-2013: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 2001-2013, GB/T2001-2013, GBT2001-2013) [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: https://www.chinesestandard.net
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GB/T 2001-2013: Translated English of Chinese Standard. (GBT 2001-2013, GB/T2001-2013, GBT2001-2013) by https://www.chinesestandard.net Book Summary:

[After payment, write to & get a FREE-of-charge, unprotected true-PDF from: [email protected]] This Standard specifies the determination methods of coke total moisture, air dried basis moisture, ash content and volatilization content as well as calculation method of fixed carbon.

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Documents, working papers. 2001, vol. 8: Documents 9155-9241

Documents, working papers. 2001, vol. 8: Documents 9155-9241 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Council of Europe
Editor: Council of Europe
ISBN-10: 9789287147394
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Natural Gas Monthly: March 2001

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Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN-10: 1422347869
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Revenue Statistics 2001

Revenue Statistics 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264094881
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Revenue Statistics 2001 by OECD Book Summary:

Presents a unique set of detailed and internationally comparable tax data in a common format for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.

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OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2001 Global Instruments for Corporate Responsibility

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2001 Global Instruments for Corporate Responsibility [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264196013
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OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2001 Global Instruments for Corporate Responsibility by OECD Book Summary:

The Guidelines are recommendations to multinational enterprises on their business conduct in such areas as labour, environment, consumer protection and the fight against corruption. The recommendations are made by the 33 adhering governments and ...

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OECD Annual Report 2001

OECD Annual Report 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264188584
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OECD Annual Report 2001 by OECD Book Summary:

The Report highlights the major events of 2000 and looks forward to the year in progress. Special features on important subjects are interspersed throughout.

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Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services: 2001

Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services: 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Robert E. Litan,Richard J. Herring
Editor: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN-10: 9780815706878
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Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services: 2001 by Robert E. Litan,Richard J. Herring Book Summary:

This annual series from the Brookings Institution and the Financial Institutions Center at the Wharton School provides timely and insightful analyses of the financial services industry. The fourth volume in the series focuses on integrating emerging market countries into the global financial system. Contents include: "The Regulation and Supervision of Banks around the World" James R. Barth (Auburn University), Gerald Caprio Jr. (World Bank), and Ross Levine (University of Minnesota) "Effective Property Rights and Economic Development: Next Steps" Hernando De Soto (Institute for Liberty and Democracy, Peru) and Robert E. Litan (Brookings Institution) "Infrastructure Requirements in the Area of Bankruptcy Law" Clas Wihlborg (University of Gothenburg), Shubhashis Gangopadhyay (Indian Statistical Institute), and Qaizar Hussain (International Monetary Fund) "Relevance and Need for International Regulatory Standard" Edward Kane (Boston College) "Regulatory Infrastructure Covering Financial Markets" Reena Aggarwal (Georgetown University) "The Importance of Emerging Capital Markets" Richard M. Levich (NYU) "The Relevance and Need for International Accounting Standards" Ray Ball (University of Chicago) Robert E. Litan is vice president and director of the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. Richard Herring is director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies and codirector of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center.

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Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2001 Monitoring and Evaluation

Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2001 Monitoring and Evaluation [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 9264193030
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Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries 2001 Monitoring and Evaluation by OECD Book Summary:

This annual publication provides data on the level and composition of support and protection to agriculture, and evaluates the extent to which countries are reforming their agricultural policies.

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Monthly Energy Review: November 2001

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Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN-10: 1422346323
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Space Odyssey

Space Odyssey [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Michael Benson
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN-10: 1501163957
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The definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, and of director Stanley Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke—“a tremendous explication of a tremendous film….Breathtaking” (The Washington Post). Fifty years ago a strikingly original film had its premiere. Still acclaimed as one of the most remarkable and important motion pictures ever made, 2001: A Space Odyssey depicted the first contacts between humanity and extraterrestrial intelligence. The movie was the product of a singular collaboration between Stanley Kubrick and science fiction visionary Arthur C. Clarke. Fresh off the success of his cold war satire Dr. Strangelove, Kubrick wanted to make the first truly first-rate science fiction film. Drawing from Clarke’s ideas and with one of the author’s short stories as the initial inspiration, their bold vision benefited from pioneering special effects that still look extraordinary today, even in an age of computer-generated images. In Space Odyssey, author, artist, and award-winning filmmaker Michael Benson “delivers expert inside stuff” (San Francisco Chronicle) from his extensive research of Kubrick’s and Clarke’s archives. He has had the cooperation of Kubrick’s widow, Christiane, and interviewed most of the key people still alive who worked on the film. Drawing also from other previously unpublished interviews, Space Odyssey provides a 360-degree view of the film from its genesis to its legacy, including many previously untold stories. And it features dozens of photos from the making of the film, most never previously published. “At last! The dense, intense, detailed, and authoritative saga of the making of the greatest motion picture I’ve ever seen…Michael Benson has done the Cosmos a great service” (Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks).

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Sino-US Relations and the Role of Emotion in State Action

Sino-US Relations and the Role of Emotion in State Action [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: T. Shepperd
Editor: Springer
ISBN-10: 1137317728
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Sino-US Relations and the Role of Emotion in State Action by T. Shepperd Book Summary:

Examining twenty-first century relations between the US and China, Shepperd investigates three well publicised crises between these states, highlighting how social interests relating to identity and emotional needs were key dynamics driving these interactions and their transformation.

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The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Stephanie Schwam
Editor: Modern Library
ISBN-10: 0307757609
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"If 2001 has stirred your emotions, your subconscious, your mythological yearnings, then it has succeeded."--Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick's extraordinary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1969. The critics initially disliked it, but the public loved it. And eventually, the film took its rightful place as one of the most innovative, brilliant, and pivotal works of modern cinema. The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey consists of testimony from Kubrick's collaborators and commentary from critics and historians. This is the most complete book on the film to date--from Stanley Kubrick's first meeting with screenwriter Arthur C. Clarke to Kubrick's exhaustive research to the actual shooting and release of the movie.

Download or read The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). "If 2001 has stirred your emotions, your subconscious, your mythological yearnings, then it has succeeded."--Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick's extraordinary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1969. The critics initially disliked it, but the public loved it. And eventually, the film took its rightful place as one of the most innovative, brilliant, and pivotal works of modern cinema. The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey consists of testimony from Kubrick's collaborators and commentary from critics and historians. This is the most complete book on the film to date--from Stanley Kubrick's first meeting with screenwriter Arthur C. Clarke to Kubrick's exhaustive research to the actual shooting and release of the movie.


The School Services Sourcebook

The School Services Sourcebook [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Cynthia Franklin,Mary Beth Harris,Paula Allen-Meares
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN-10: 9780198039044
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The School Services Sourcebook by Cynthia Franklin,Mary Beth Harris,Paula Allen-Meares Book Summary:

This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, health promotion, child abuse, dropout prevention, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, group work, family interventions, culturally competent practice, policy, ethics, legal issues, community involvement, accountability, and funding can now find high-quality and easy-to-implement strategies at their fintertips. A concise, user-friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started section, then moves smoothly into What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Points to Remember. Quick-reference tables and charts highlight the most important information needed for daily reference, and lists of further reading and Web resources guide readers in gathering additional information to tailor their practice to suit their students' needs. Each chapter has been specifically crafted by leaders in their fields with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the tools they need to deliver the best mental health and social services possible to students, families, and communities. This is a must-have reference for all school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, and educators.

Download or read The School Services Sourcebook book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, health promotion, child abuse, dropout prevention, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, group work, family interventions, culturally competent practice, policy, ethics, legal issues, community involvement, accountability, and funding can now find high-quality and easy-to-implement strategies at their fintertips. A concise, user-friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started section, then moves smoothly into What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Points to Remember. Quick-reference tables and charts highlight the most important information needed for daily reference, and lists of further reading and Web resources guide readers in gathering additional information to tailor their practice to suit their students' needs. Each chapter has been specifically crafted by leaders in their fields with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the tools they need to deliver the best mental health and social services possible to students, families, and communities. This is a must-have reference for all school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, and educators.


Health at a Glance 2005 OECD Indicators

Health at a Glance 2005 OECD Indicators [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN-10: 926401263X
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Health at a Glance 2005 OECD Indicators by OECD Book Summary:

This third edition of Health at a Glance – OECD Indicators 2005 provides the latest comparable data and trends on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries.

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The Trials of Lenny Bruce (Enhanced)

The Trials of Lenny Bruce (Enhanced) [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Ronald K. L. Collins,David M. Skover
Editor: Top Five Books LLC
ISBN-10: 1938938011
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“The book is indispensable.” —Booklist “Detailed, objective, and valuable.” —Kirkus Reviews “Generating a gamut of emotions, the entire package is an important documentation of a revolution in American culture.” —Publishers Weekly 10th Anniversary Edition—Includes a New Preface by the Authors When it first came out in 2002, The Trials of Lenny Bruce quickly established itself as the definitive work on Lenny Bruce’s free speech battles over his provocative comedy. Originally packaged with an audio CD, this 10th Anniversary Enhanced eBook edition includes audio from Lenny Bruce’s most controversial performances, as well as exclusive author interviews with George Carlin, Hugh Hefner, Paul Krassner, Margaret Cho, and the lawyers who defended and prosecuted him. Also included are archival audio clips secretly recorded during Lenny’s New York obscenity trial. The Trials of Lenny Bruce is an important document of the free speech struggles of an icon of American comedy who, by speaking his mind and fighting the good fight, paved the way for every standup comedian, satirist, and social critic who followed him. Not only did The Trials of Lenny Bruce set the record straight on Lenny, being named one of the best books of the year by the L.A. Times, the authors led the successful push for the late comedian’s posthumous pardon in 2003 for his 1964 conviction on obscenity charges in New York.

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Fiber Optics Weekly Update

Fiber Optics Weekly Update [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author:
Editor: Information Gatekeepers Inc
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Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community

Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Allen J. Christenson
Editor: University of Texas Press
ISBN-10: 0292789831
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This book is a study of a major piece of modern Mayan religious art.

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Southeast Asian Affairs 2002

Southeast Asian Affairs 2002 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Daljit Singh,Anthony L. Smith
Editor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ISBN-10: 9812301607
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Southeast Asian Affairs 2002 by Daljit Singh,Anthony L. Smith Book Summary:

This book is divided into two broad categories. There are those which provide an analysis of major developments during 2001 in individual Southeast Asian countries and in the region generally. Then there are the theme articles of a more specialized nature which deal with topical problems of concern. This volume contains twenty articles, dealing with such major themes as international conflict and co-operation, political stability, and economic growth and development.

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Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Adam Joinson,Katelyn McKenna,Tom Postmes,Ulf-Dietrich Reips
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN-10: 0191008087
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Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology by Adam Joinson,Katelyn McKenna,Tom Postmes,Ulf-Dietrich Reips Book Summary:

Over one billion people use the Internet globally. Psychologists are beginning to understand what people do online, and the impact being online has on behaviour. It's making us re-think many of our existing assumptions about what it means to be a social being. For instance, if we can talk, flirt, meet people and fall in love online, this challenges many of psychology's theories that intimacy or understanding requires physical co-presence. "The Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology" brings together many of the leading researchers in what can be termed 'Internet Psychology'. Though a very new area of research, it is growing at a phenomenal pace. In addition to well-studied areas of investigation, such as social identity theory, computer-mediated communication and virtual communities, the volume also includes chapters on topics as diverse as deception and misrepresentation, attitude change and persuasion online, Internet addiction, online relationships, privacy and trust, health and leisure use of the Internet, and the nature of interactivity. With over 30 chapters written by experts in the field, the range and depth of coverage is unequalled, and serves to define this emerging area of research. Uniquely, this content is supported by an entire section covering the use of the Internet as a research tool, including qualitative and quantitative methods, online survey design, personality testing, ethics, and technological and design issues. While it is likely to be a popular research resource to be 'dipped into', as a whole volume it is coherent and compelling enough to act as a single text book. "The Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology" is the definitive text on this burgeoning field. It will be an essential resource for anyone interested in the psychological aspects of Internet use, or planning to conduct research using the 'net'.

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State of the World 2002

State of the World 2002 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: The Worldwatch Institute
Editor: Island Press
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State of the World 2002 includes chapters on climate change, farming, toxic chemicals, sustainable tourism, population, resource conflicts and global governance

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New Mini

New Mini [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Martyn Collins
Editor: Veloce Publishing Ltd
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Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author's years of Mini ownership, learn how to spot a bad car quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!

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Beating the Devil Out of them

Beating the Devil Out of them [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Murray Arnold Straus
Editor: Transaction Publishers
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2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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The classic science fiction novel that captures and expands on the vision of Stanley Kubrick’s immortal film—and changed the way we look at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man ventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other. This allegory about humanity’s exploration of the universe—and the universe’s reaction to humanity—is a hallmark achievement in storytelling that follows the crew of the spacecraft Discovery as they embark on a mission to Saturn. Their vessel is controlled by HAL 9000, an artificially intelligent supercomputer capable of the highest level of cognitive functioning that rivals—and perhaps threatens—the human mind. Grappling with space exploration, the perils of technology, and the limits of human power, 2001: A Space Odyssey continues to be an enduring classic of cinematic scope.

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The Capacity to Share

The Capacity to Share [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: A. Hickling-Hudson,J. González,R. Preston
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The Capacity to Share by A. Hickling-Hudson,J. González,R. Preston Book Summary:

This discussion of Cuba's international policies in education shows how Cuba shares its educational resources with other countries. The postcolonial critique underlying the book explores Cuba's role in relation to how the disengagement from colonial legacies in education is taking place in many countries.

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Bark and Wood Boring Insects in Living Trees in Europe, a Synthesis

Bark and Wood Boring Insects in Living Trees in Europe, a Synthesis [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: François Lieutier,Keith R. Day,Andrea Battisti,Jean-Claude Grégoire,Hugh F. Evans
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Bark and Wood Boring Insects in Living Trees in Europe, a Synthesis by François Lieutier,Keith R. Day,Andrea Battisti,Jean-Claude Grégoire,Hugh F. Evans Book Summary:

For the first time, a synthesis on the research work done in Europe on all Bark And Wood Boring Insects In Living Trees (BAWBILT) is presented. As final product of a four-year research project gathering together 100 scientists from 24 countries, the book is the fruit of a real collective synthesis in which all European specialists have participated. It reviews and comments on all the European literature, while considering the biological (trees, insects, associated organisms, and their relationships) and forest management aspects. However, although focused on the European forest, it also compares the available information and interpretations to those concerning similar species in other continents. It ends with propositions of research priorities for Europe. The book is directed to all scientists and students concerned with forest entomology and ecology, as well as to forest managers and all scientific public interested in forest biology.

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Good to Great

Good to Great [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Jim Collins
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The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? The Standards Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least fifteen years. How great? After the leap, the good-to-great companies generated cumulative stock returns that beat the general stock market by an average of seven times in fifteen years, better than twice the results delivered by a composite index of the world's greatest companies, including Coca-Cola, Intel, General Electric, and Merck. The Comparisons The research team contrasted the good-to-great companies with a carefully selected set of comparison companies that failed to make the leap from good to great. What was different? Why did one set of companies become truly great performers while the other set remained only good? Over five years, the team analyzed the histories of all twenty-eight companies in the study. After sifting through mountains of data and thousands of pages of interviews, Collins and his crew discovered the key determinants of greatness -- why some companies make the leap and others don't. The Findings The findings of the Good to Great study will surprise many readers and shed light on virtually every area of management strategy and practice. The findings include: Level 5 Leaders: The research team was shocked to discover the type of leadership required to achieve greatness. The Hedgehog Concept (Simplicity within the Three Circles): To go from good to great requires transcending the curse of competence. A Culture of Discipline: When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of great results. Technology Accelerators: Good-to-great companies think differently about the role of technology. The Flywheel and the Doom Loop: Those who launch radical change programs and wrenching restructurings will almost certainly fail to make the leap. “Some of the key concepts discerned in the study,” comments Jim Collins, "fly in the face of our modern business culture and will, quite frankly, upset some people.” Perhaps, but who can afford to ignore these findings?

Download or read Good to Great book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? The Standards Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least fifteen years. How great? After the leap, the good-to-great companies generated cumulative stock returns that beat the general stock market by an average of seven times in fifteen years, better than twice the results delivered by a composite index of the world's greatest companies, including Coca-Cola, Intel, General Electric, and Merck. The Comparisons The research team contrasted the good-to-great companies with a carefully selected set of comparison companies that failed to make the leap from good to great. What was different? Why did one set of companies become truly great performers while the other set remained only good? Over five years, the team analyzed the histories of all twenty-eight companies in the study. After sifting through mountains of data and thousands of pages of interviews, Collins and his crew discovered the key determinants of greatness -- why some companies make the leap and others don't. The Findings The findings of the Good to Great study will surprise many readers and shed light on virtually every area of management strategy and practice. The findings include: Level 5 Leaders: The research team was shocked to discover the type of leadership required to achieve greatness. The Hedgehog Concept (Simplicity within the Three Circles): To go from good to great requires transcending the curse of competence. A Culture of Discipline: When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of great results. Technology Accelerators: Good-to-great companies think differently about the role of technology. The Flywheel and the Doom Loop: Those who launch radical change programs and wrenching restructurings will almost certainly fail to make the leap. “Some of the key concepts discerned in the study,” comments Jim Collins, "fly in the face of our modern business culture and will, quite frankly, upset some people.” Perhaps, but who can afford to ignore these findings?


A Mere Machine

A Mere Machine [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Anna Harvey
Editor: Yale University Press
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Introductory textbooks on American government tell us that the Supreme Court is independent from the elected branches and that independent courts better protect rights than their more deferential counterparts. But are these facts or myths? In this groundbreaking new work, Anna Harvey reports evidence showing that the Supreme Court is in fact extraordinarily deferential to congressional preferences in its constitutional rulings. Analyzing cross-national evidence, Harvey also finds that the rights protections we enjoy in the United States appear to be largely due to the fact that we do not have an independent Supreme Court. In fact, we would likely have even greater protections for political and economic rights were we to prohibit our federal courts from exercising judicial review altogether. Harvey’s findings suggest that constitutional designers would be wise to heed Thomas Jefferson’s advice to “let mercy be the character of the law-giver, but let the judge be a mere machine.&rdquo

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Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2001

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: William C. Brainard,George L. Perry
Editor: Brookings Institution Press
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Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2001 by William C. Brainard,George L. Perry Book Summary:

For almost thirty years, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) has provided academic and business economists, government officials, and members of the financial and business communities with timely research of current economic issues.BPEA 2: 2001Contents include: ¡°Why Doesn¡¯t the United States Have a European-Style Welfare State?¡±Alberto Alesina and Edward Glaeser (Harvard University) and Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)¡°From Reunification to Economic Integration: Productivity and the Labor Market in Eastern Germany¡±Michael C. Burda (Humboldt University, Berlin) and Jennifer Hunt (University of Montreal)¡°The Great Recession: Lessons for Macroeconomic Policy from Japan¡± Kenneth N. Kuttner (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) and Adam S. Posen (Institute for International Economics)¡°The Consumption Risk of the Stock Market¡±Jonathan A. Parker (Princeton University)

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The Trial of Henry Kissinger

The Trial of Henry Kissinger [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Christopher Hitchens
Editor: Signal
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In The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens shifts focus from Pinochet, Milosevic, Hussein, and Kim Jong-il to a man seemingly lauded and revered by the American people for what are undeniably war crimes: Henry Kissinger. Now available as a Signal paperback. Forget the regular cadre of war criminals that pollute our news headlines day in and day out; we need look no further than America's own celebrated leaders for a war criminal whose offenses rival those of the most heinous dictators in recent history: Henry Kissinger. Employing evidence based on firsthand testimony, unpublished documents, and new material uncovered by the Freedom of Information Act, and using only what would hold up in international courts of law, The Trial of Henry Kissinger outlines worldwide atrocities authorized by the former secretary of state--among them "conspiracy to commit murder, kidnap, and torture." With the precision and tenacity reminiscent of a prosecutor presenting his case, Hitchens offers readers an unrepentant, honest portrait of Kissinger, and implores governments around the world, including our own, to swiftly bring him to justice.

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Kubrickäó»s Monolith

Kubrickäó»s Monolith [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Joe R. Frinzi
Editor: McFarland
ISBN-10: 147662867X
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Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is re-examined in a post-millennial context in this heavily researched, highly detailed study of the making of the landmark film. Its artistic and mythic pedigrees are of special interest. Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke faced a number of challenges in producing an intelligent and innovative A-list movie in what—almost a decade before Star Wars—was considered a second-class genre, science fiction. The author explores the film’s enigmatic storyline and offers a fresh perspective on several artistic elements such as production design, special effects and the use of music.

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Long Time Passing

Long Time Passing [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Myra MacPherson
Editor: Indiana University Press
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This new edition of a classic book on the impact of the Vietnam War on Americans reintroduces the haunted voices of the Vietnam era to a new generation of readers. Based on more than 500 interviews, Long Time Passing is journalist Myra MacPherson’s acclaimed exploration of the wounds, pride, and guilt of those who fought and those who refused to fight the war that continues to envelop the psyche of this nation. In a new introduction, Myra MacPherson reflects on what has changed, and what hasn’t, in the years since these interviews were conducted, explains the key points of reference from the 1980s that feature prominently in them, and brings the stories of her principal characters up to date. “A haunting chorus of voices, a moving deeply disturbing evocation of an era.” —San Francisco Chronicle “A brilliant and necessary book . . . this stunning depiction of Vietnam’s bitter fruit is calculated to agitate even the most complacent American.” —Philadelphia Inquirer “There have been many books on the Vietnam War, but few have captured its second life as memory better than Long Time Passing.” —Washington Post Book World “Enthralling reading . . . full of deep and strong emotions.” —New York Times

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Proceedings of the 2001 Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling

Proceedings of the 2001 Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Erik M. Altmann,Axel Cleeremans,Christian D. Schunn,Wayne D. Gray
Editor: Psychology Press
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Proceedings of the 2001 Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling by Erik M. Altmann,Axel Cleeremans,Christian D. Schunn,Wayne D. Gray Book Summary:

This book documents the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), which brought together researchers from diverse backgrounds to compare cognitive models; evaluate models using human data; and further the development, accumulation, and integration of cognitive theory. ICCM provides a worldwide forum for cognitive scientists who build computational cognitive models and test them against empirical cognitive data. New features of the conference included the Newell Award for best student paper, the Siegel-Wolf Award for best applied research paper, and a Doctoral Consortium which provided an opportunity for students to meet their peers and mentors and to explore their dissertation work in an intense but friendly, multi-approach environment. These new features, as well as a comprehensive view of the posters presented at the conference are offered in this volume.

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The Meaning of Company Accounts

The Meaning of Company Accounts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Walter Reid
Editor: Routledge
ISBN-10: 100011435X
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This title was first published in 2000: The authors' workbook approach provides a treatment of financial accounting practice which readers at differing levels of knowledge can tailor individually to their learning requirements. There is an appendix of photocopiable formats including financial rations and segment analysis.

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Verilog — 2001

Verilog — 2001 [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Stuart Sutherland
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-10: 1461517133
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by Phil Moorby The Verilog Hardware Description Language has had an amazing impact on the mod em electronics industry, considering that the essential composition of the language was developed in a surprisingly short period of time, early in 1984. Since its introduc tion, Verilog has changed very little. Over time, users have requested many improve ments to meet new methodology needs. But, it is a complex and time consuming process to add features to a language without ambiguity, and maintaining consistency. A group of Verilog enthusiasts, the IEEE 1364 Verilog committee, have broken the Verilog feature doldrums. These individuals should be applauded. They invested the time and energy, often their personal time, to understand and resolve an extensive wish-list of language enhancements. They took on the task of choosing a feature set that would stand up to the scrutiny of the standardization process. I would like to per sonally thank this group. They have shown that it is possible to evolve Verilog, rather than having to completely start over with some revolutionary new language. The Verilog 1364-2001 standard provides many of the advanced building blocks that users have requested. The enhancements include key components for verification, abstract design, and other new methodology capabilities. As designers tackle advanced issues such as automated verification, system partitioning, etc., the Verilog standard will rise to meet the continuing challenge of electronics design.

Download or read Verilog — 2001 book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). by Phil Moorby The Verilog Hardware Description Language has had an amazing impact on the mod em electronics industry, considering that the essential composition of the language was developed in a surprisingly short period of time, early in 1984. Since its introduc tion, Verilog has changed very little. Over time, users have requested many improve ments to meet new methodology needs. But, it is a complex and time consuming process to add features to a language without ambiguity, and maintaining consistency. A group of Verilog enthusiasts, the IEEE 1364 Verilog committee, have broken the Verilog feature doldrums. These individuals should be applauded. They invested the time and energy, often their personal time, to understand and resolve an extensive wish-list of language enhancements. They took on the task of choosing a feature set that would stand up to the scrutiny of the standardization process. I would like to per sonally thank this group. They have shown that it is possible to evolve Verilog, rather than having to completely start over with some revolutionary new language. The Verilog 1364-2001 standard provides many of the advanced building blocks that users have requested. The enhancements include key components for verification, abstract design, and other new methodology capabilities. As designers tackle advanced issues such as automated verification, system partitioning, etc., the Verilog standard will rise to meet the continuing challenge of electronics design.