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Silverstone, Michael
When Winona's parents brought her from Los Angeles to White Earth Reservation in Minnesota to experience powwows and see her grandparents' home, she began to understand who she was. Overcoming the discouragement of teachers and hostility from white classmates, Winona became outspoken at an early age about the disproportionate difficulties faced by Native Americans, including large-scale pollution of reservation lands. This tireless fighter's vision of justice catches the imagination showing readers the positive impact of one person's determination to change her world.
Feminist Press at The City University of New York, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1558612602
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Inventory #6603
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 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 #14921
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Adair, John
With the rapid trend away from management to business leadership, there is a need for a new, broader understanding of leadership. This clear and authoritative guide answers the questions, 'what is strategic leadership?', 'what makes a person effective as a strategic leader?' and 'how can I develop my abilities as a leader?' The concept of leadership is relevant not only to organisational life but to all of us: everyone has to 'lead' their own life. To be a strategic life-leader means developing a vision and direction for one's life, identifying personal core values and fostering an informal team among colleagues and associates. 'Effective Strategic Leadership' is as important for unstructured careers as it is in large companies or organisations.
Pan Books, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 0330487876
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Inventory #29383
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By Krupicka, S; Sternberk, J.
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Small split to head of spine. Corners slightly bumped. 310pp.
Iliffe Books Ltd, 1968, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First English Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #28365
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Inman, Henry J.
The Rubber Division of the American Chemical society was founded to promote the education, professional growth, and betterment of those individuals associated with the rubber and associated industries. In 2009, the 100th anniversary of the division will be marked. Over those ten decades, the elastomeric profession has undergone innovations, improvements, re-tooling, and re-thinking. This book traces the history of the division and details how it became the forum for the many people who ultimately impacted the advances in the rubber industry. Started by twenty-eight rubber chemists in the early 1900s, the Rubber Division has grown substantially. Its story reflects how people of simple backgrounds, working together, have propelled advances in natural and synthetic rubber materials and applications, polymer engineering and manufacturing, thermoplastics research, and chemistry. "The Rubber Mirror" reveals the heart and spirit of individuals. Their chronicles are primary documents in the history of the Rubber Division. 287pp.
The University of Akron Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781931968607
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Inventory #21960
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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