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Jobson, Gary
Covering 32,700 nautical miles over 10 months in an open yacht, spanning four oceans and stopping at 10 ports on five continents, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean sailing event. This book presents a unique history of the race that has changed the sport of open-ocean racing forever and provides complete coverage of the race itself, from its start in Southampton, England, in September 2001, to its finish in Kiel, Germany, in June 2002. All of the action from every leg of the race is presented here in full detail, combining images from the world's foremost sailing photographers with colourful writing about the history of the race and the ambitious, adventurous competitors. 176pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine bumped. Split to top and side of head of spine. Inch long cloed tear to bottom edge of rear D/J.
Nomad Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0965925870
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Inventory #26742
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 30.00 approx. - € 26.50 approx.)
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Pope-Hennessy, John
3 inch wide blank white sticker on back cover. 303pp.
Harper & Row, 1970, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Icon Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0064300935
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Inventory #20898
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Diprose, Rosalyn
What sort of ethics do we need? Rosalyn Diprose argues that the usual approaches to ethics both perpetuate and remain blind to the mechanisms of the subordination of women. In Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Differences, she claims that injustice against women is found in the social discourses and practices which both evaluate and constitute their modes of embodiment as improper in relation to men. Diprose critically analyses the attempts in both feminist and non-feminist ethics to recognise the role of sexual difference and the biomedical discourses whose descriptions mask a constitution and regulation of the 'body'. Her critiques draw on insights from Anglophone feminist theory and continental philosophy, and are supported by critical readings of Irigaray, Cornell and Fraser, Hegel, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and Foucault. What emerges is a new ethics of sexual difference which not only better locates the mechanisms of discrimination but also provides the means to subvert them. 148pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly bumped.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415097835
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Inventory #25540
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Shim,Dr. Young
This work presents a critical analysis and evaluation of the Korean banking regulatory and supervisory system. It identifies the continuing structural weaknesses of the system, which were thrown into sharp relief by the 1997 financial crisis, and focuses on the need for reform in order to achieve financial stability. The study centres around three central questions: who should be the regulator; what substantive standards of supervision should be applied; and administratively, in what manner should these standards be applied? The author argues that the Korean banking system, characterized as a "governmental control system" for credit allocation, should be released from undue governmental and political interference, thus allowing the involvement of banks in commercially oriented practices without exposure to the significant risks incurred by governmental policy directed lending. The author calls for a high degree of transparency and accountability, for a clear, realistic timetable for restructuring, and for an effective exit policy for troubled commercial banks. This text should be of value to practitioners, researchers and academics working in the field of banking law, particularly those with a special interest in the Asia-Pacific region. 226pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197788
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Inventory #14649
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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Waveren, Erlo Van
205pp.
Daimon Verlag, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 385630570X
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Inventory #14473
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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