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Tunney, Sean
Labour sought to develop policies regulating newspaper ownership and the role of journalists. It endeavoured to both correct what it perceived as press bias against the Labour Party and to address the broader issues of political and cultural diversity. "Labour's & the Press, 1972-2005" provides a lucid analysis of how Labour's policies on the press sit within the context of the party's overall development - from Harold Wilson, through the party's flirtation with Robert Maxwell, to the robust approach of Tony Blair. It offers a fresh insight into New Labour's concern with press management and political communications. The author demonstrates how tensions of the past shed new light on Labour Party practices of the present. 212pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1845191382
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Inventory #21775
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 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
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Columbus, Frank H. (editor)
Collection of essays exploring issues concerning the internal and external changes that challenge Europe as it tries to regroup, reform and refocus. Topics include: Nordic studies of power and democracy; rent-seeking activity levels; constituionalisation of social norms; EU critical infrastructure and security policy; economic principles for local govt; trend in EU trade and military readiness. 159pp. Illustrated with occasional maps, charts and diagrams.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334043
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Inventory #6651
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Wright, Almroth E.
N.B. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine bumped. Several small closed tears to edges and corners of D/J with small amount of loss to head and tail of D/J spine and D/J corners. D/J has become slightly discoloured with age and faded. 69pp.
William Heinemann Ltd., 1941, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28443
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Ritrovato,P. Et al.(Eds.)
Volume 127 in the Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications Series.There is a paradigm shift in Informatics in general and in technologies enhancing human learning in particular. The debate between the "evolutionaries" - those that wish to optimize and refine current approaches - and the "revolutionaries" - those that support a fundamental change of approach - is quite actual. Within the Internet communities, the debate is hidden behind the words "semantic WEB" versus "semantic Grid"; within educational technologists between "content/resource centered" and "conversation centered" e-learning, or either between "teaching" and "pedagogy" on the one side, and "learning" and "communities of practice" on the other. In general, in Informatics, the shift from a product-page oriented to a service-conversation oriented view may possibly impact most if not all the foreseen applications, in e-learning, but also in e-science, e-democracy, e-commerce, e-health, etc. Part A of the book is dedicated to Position papers: visions about what to do and why to do it in the next years. The remaining parts (B to D) offer partial answers to "how" to do it. Part B concerns what we called: Content-centered services.239pp.
IOS Press, 2005, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586035347
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Inventory #13231
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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