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Edited By Cochat,Pierre
This text, the proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Transplantation and Clinical Immunology, held in Lyon, France, on May 25-26, 2000, addresses novel issues in terms of changing indications for transplantation in the management of organ failure, whether humans will remain the only source for organ procurement, prospects for engineering in organ replacement, and whether transplantation will remain the most appropriate approach to organ failure. Some promising treatments are approached, such as enzymic and biochemical replacement, gene therapy, tolerance induction, stem cell transplantation, and xenotransplantation. In addition to the constant improvement in conservative management of organ failure in general, ongoing research in selected fields is reported in the proceedings, such as: liver transplantation vs artificial liver; novel dialysis strategies vs evolving immunosuppression in kidney transplantation; islets transplantation and external implantable insulin pumps vs pancreas transplantation in diabetic patients and circulatory assistance and intramyocardial myoblast injection vs heart transplantation. Pivotal experience in selected emerging transplantations is included, that is, small bowel, limb, skin and neuronal transplantation. Such fascinating perspectives raise medical, economical, and ethical problems which are discussed in this book. 246pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792364201
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Inventory #14902
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Zhou, Zhongfei
This work conducts a critical examination of Chinese foreign banking law in the context of the international convergence of supervisory standards and practices. If China is to develop a modern and viable banking sector, it needs to put in place a suitable legal infrastructure which is consistent with emerging international supervisory standards, WTO requirements and aspirations for financial sector liberalization. The author argues that the current foreign banking laws are fundamentally out of line with international standards and practices in a number of respects and that legislators and supervisors do not at present appreciate or cultivate commonly accepted supervisory values. The author therefore proposes a set of reforms that would at the same time create a legal environment for competitive equality between foreign banks and protect the safety and soundness of the Chinese banking system. The issues considered include the licensing process for the entry of foreign banks into the Chinese market, the ongoing regulation of foreign banks and foreign bank crisis management or bank failure resolution. The author offers a proposed framework of Chinese foreign banking law which should be of great benefit to existing and prospective foreign banks in China. 241pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198385
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Inventory #14728
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Bruce, Raymon R.; Wyman, Sherman M.
Changing Organizations addresses key current concerns including: how to change hierarchically structured public organizations whose management is rigidly vested in the status quo; the changeover to participative management; and the devolution of management power in the organization to promote innovation, adaptation to customers' changing needs, efficiency as well as clear-headed and practical decision making. 274pp. N.B. Some HIGHLIGHTING throughout.
Sage Publications, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0761910069
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Inventory #29012
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Stephens, W. P. And Parkinson Jr., John
Volume One 1963 286pp.Volume Two 1965 290pp.Two volumes in slipcases.Volume One slipcase somewhat faded.Illustarted with black and white photgraphs.Both books are in very bright condition with tissue covers replacing the original glassine cover.Volume Two has a slight one inch tear to the surface front pastedown paper on the front inner hinge and a similar surface tear to the surface of the rear inner hinge.PRICED FOR THE TWO VOLUMES . Previous owner's signature on ffep of Volume Two.
The Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, 1963, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #26768
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 123.79 approx. - € 104.98 approx.)
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Campbell, Nedra
An essential guide to making "the system" work in the reader's favour, this book will arm African American employees, family members, consumers, tenants, business owners, civil plaintiffs, voters, criminal suspects, prisoners, and victims with legal information that will empower them to demand that those in power respect and honour their rights, no matter how difficult their situation. The American legal system was created by white men for white men, and therefore it often fails to reflect and protect the values and interests of black men and women. But over a century after slavery and decades after Jim Crow, African Americans can now use this imperfect system to their advantage. The notion of having rights is flawed; citizens truly have only those rights they choose to exercise or claim, and this book will show them how to do so.
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1556524684
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Inventory #19418
Price: £ 4.00 GBP ($ 5.21 approx. - € 4.42 approx.)
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