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Leckie,Scott Editor
More than one billion people around the world do not have adequate housing. How far does human rights law help to remedy this problem? What measures must governments take to protect people against housing rights violations? What are the strengths and weaknesses of human rights law in the housing area? Is the current law enough, or are new laws necessary? These and many other questions are addressed in the various chapters contained in this volume. While most coverage of economic, social and cultural rights has tended to focus on international standards and principles, this volume examines the more challenging question of how housing rights are implemented at the national and local level. Chapters from recognized housing rights practitioners from Brazil, Canada, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, the US and elsewhere provide some of the first national-level legal analyses of the implementation of housing rights standards recognized under international law. 314pp.Base of spine slightly marked. Corners of boards bumped.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041120130
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Inventory #22599
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 97.73 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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Sherman, Howard J.; Schultz, Ron
Drawing from groundbreaking research at the Santa Fe Center for Emergent Strategies, new insights on applying complexity thinking in business to break out of old patterns and imagine new possibilities. In Open Boundaries , Howard Sherman and Ron Schultz bring fresh insights from the field of complexity thinking (the study of dynamic, adaptive systems) to unleash creativity and innovation throughout the organization by helping readers understandand even challengethe underlying principles, cognitive models, and rules that govern their decisions and actions. Showcasing the pioneering efforts of such organizations as diverse as Applied Biosystems and the U.S. Marine Corps, the authors illustrate the power of complexity in actionfrom creating new markets to spreading emerging knowledge throughout the company. }Todays businesses are constantly under pressure to innovateto develop new products, processes, and even organizational structuresin order to remain vibrant and healthy. But many businesses fall into the trap of doing more of the same, only faster. How can they break free of old patterns without overextending their resources or losing sight of their core goals and capabilities?In Open Boundaries, Howard Sherman and Ron Schultz bring fresh, new insights from the field of complexity thinkingthe study of dynamic evolving systemsto unleash creativity and innovation throughout the organization. Drawing from their groundbreaking research at the Santa Fe Center for Emergent Strategies, the authors challenge readers to explore the underlying principles, cognitive models, and rules that govern their decisions and actions to revealand, more importantly, overcomeobstacles to innovation and growth. Open Boundaries introduces a practical vocabulary to help managers understand, analyze, and nurture the creative process by eschewing linear cause-and-effect approaches to decision making in favor of an approach that thrives on ambiguity and unpredictability. Showcasing the pioneering efforts of such organizations as Xerox-PARC, Applied Biosystems, Patagonia, and the United States Marine Corps, the authors vividly illustrate the power of complexity thinking in actionfrom creating new markets to establishing new ways of spreading emerging knowledge throughout the company.Ultimately, Open Boundaries is about ideas, the most powerful of which is realizing that organizations are not mechanical entities, but living systems that are constantly adjusting and adapting to both internal and external forces of change. By embracing this perspective, businesses can become far more creative, innovative, and profitable than they might have ever thought possible.
Perseus Books, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0738200050
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Inventory #29441
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Camm,A.J. And Ward,D.E.
Twenty-three papers by 28 British specialists deal with the difficulties in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias by reviewing their pathological basis, hemodynamic sequelae, electrophysiological diagnosis and modern management. A practical clinical text intended for those who manage patients with arrhythmias.423pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0852009720
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Inventory #15259
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Hopkins Hooker, Francis; Edited By the Portfolio Club
N.B. Corners bumped. Gilt lettering on spine has been rubbed and faded. Light foxing to end papers. t.e.g. bottom and foredge of pages untrimmed. 142pp.
Printed for Private Circulation, 1896, Decorative Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall.
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Inventory #26525
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Hakluyt, Richard
Head and tail of spine rubbed. Foxing to the bottom edge of pages and front and back paste downs. Boards a little faded. Illustrated throughout. 293pp.
William Heinemann, 1927, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #21444
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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