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Soneson, Jerome Paul
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Scratch to front cover. 198pp.
Fortress Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0800670868
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Inventory #24580
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Olson, G.N.
The close of the 20th century saw a remarkably high incidence of bank distress and insolvency. This book seeks to identify the causes of this ongoing financial crisis and to draw lessons for the future, with the aim of assisting developed, transition and emerging economies alike to better cope with future crises. "Banks in Distress" takes as its focus the major financial system crisis experienced by the US in the 1980s, reviewing the evolution of the US banking system and the legislative, regulatory, and monetary policies of the 1980s which set the stage for the crises that followed. The author argues that the financial difficulties in the US, and to some extent the rest of the world, were largely precipitated and exacerbated by government intervention into the American domestic economy through uncoordinated monetary and fiscal policy, as well as the uncoordinated enactment of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement legislation and policy. The book in particular examines the importance of asset valuation, asset value inflation and deflation, and capital adequacy for banking and financial services organizations, an understanding of which is crucial to the development of a coherent regulatory framework. The author considers what can be learned from the US experience and suggests the need for significant changes in the banking law and policy of most developed and emerging economies, arguing that a stable and workable financial system requires transparent, co-ordinated and proactive governmental policies in the banking, fiscal, monetary and national economic areas. 338pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197877
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Inventory #15439
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Case, Sue Ellen
Previous owner's signature on ffep.The Split Britches theatre company have led the way in innovative and challenging lesbian performance for the last decade. Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance is a long awaited celebration of the theatre and writing of Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw and Deborah Margolin, who make up this outstanding troupe. This unique anthology comes complete with: * seven of Split Britches' best loved performance texts * a critical, historical introduction by Sue-Ellen Case * programme notes to accompany each of the plays * a range of stunning photographic illustrations The publication of the Split Britches play texts, collected here for the first time, provides invaluable access to these celebrated performance pieces for both the student and contemporary arts audience.276pp.
Routledge, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415127661
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Inventory #24772
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Plato; Text and Essays Edited By Malcolm Brown
N.B. Heavy fading to spine. Edges of covers slightly faded. Corners and edges of covers slightly rubbed. 314pp.
The Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc., 1971, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28412
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Ward, James
Rebound in Olive Green cloth with original decorative title inset on front board.New marbled endpapers.xvi.411pp.5pp.catalogue.
Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1897, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21687
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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