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Harré, Rom
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading and slight reading crease to spine. 438pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1979, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0631127917
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Inventory #27875
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Wei, Yuwa
In marked contrast to other regimes that have, virtually overnight, abandoned state control of enterprises and espoused Western models of corporate governance, China has pursued a gradual transition suited to its own unique traditions, culture, and customs. Although this new corporate system is still evolving, it is clear that China is now ready for a nation-wide movement of corporatisation and reform. This title draws on the entire corpus of corporate governance theory, both East and West, and also on the experience of many countries since the 1930s, to develop a coherent model appropriate for China. In the process the author shows how various corporate mechanisms have been tentatively introduced into China's state-owned enterprises and how such experimentation has, piece by piece, provided a firm basis for a modern enterprise system. How to build an efficient and culturally appropriate governance system, both in law and in practice, on this foundation is the focus of this book. The analysis is notable for its insistence that, for a corporate governance system to work, the principles and practicalities of that system must be derived from customary cultural norms. Experience shows that imported models, although they may be enshrined in law, lead to economic stagnation unless actual practice is monitored and reformed and the laws change to reflect these necessary adjustments. Thus the model proposed here begins with the Company Law of 1994, and proceeds to show how practical experience is already providing valuable data for the task of improving the law. This process, by which law and business practice continue to "regulate" each other, is, in the author's view, the essential ingredient of a successful corporate system. The author's approach is fundamentally comparative. He discusses and analyses models that have either created globally powerful corporate economies or carried out reforms that have brought new insights to corporate development. In this connection he examines the law and experience of the UK, the USA, Germany, and Japan, as well as Chinese communities overseas and some former British Commonwealth countries.240pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 904119908X
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Inventory #14827
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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Lumley, C.E.; Walker, Stuart R.
Regulatory review is the last major development hurdle that must be passed by a new medicine before it reaches the market. At a time when pharmaceutical companies are reviewing their R&D strategies, and attempting to reduce drug development times, it is extremely important that the review process is made as efficient as possible. The 11th CMR Workshop, held in September 1995, provided the opportunity for regulatory authority and industry personnel from Europe, North America, Australia and Japan to openly discuss views and exchange experiences on the subject of improving the review process. The proceedings of this meeting provide a comprehensive overview of the current review process around the world. The contributors describe the present situation and highlight company strategies and regulatory initiatives to improve the review process. This volume also summarises the suggestions that were developed by the participants, covering many facets of this process, including the quality and size of the dossier, dialogue, submission strategies, feedback and the response to questions. 171pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0792387066
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Inventory #15643
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Edited By Foyer,Christine H. And Noctor,Graham
This book focuses on the very latest developments in our understanding of how plants use light energy and fixed carbon to assimilate nitrate and ammonium into the organic compounds required for growth. From the partitioning of organic nitrogen within the photosynthetic apparatus, through the primary processes of reduction of nitrate and nitrite and the assimilation of ammonium and its cycling in photorespiration, the complex interactions inherent in the crosstalk between carbon and nitrogen assimilation are considered and exciting new developments such as nitric oxide production evaluated. Attention is paid throughout to the close coordination of photosynthetic and respiratory processes in nitrogen assimilation. Emerging concepts of the interdependence of chloroplasts and mitochondria are described, and essential communication, transport and signalling processes are highlighted. Volume 12 in the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Series.284pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792363361
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Inventory #14629
Price: £ 90.00 GBP ($ 118.80 approx. - € 104.40 approx.)
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Klassen, Pamela E.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Tells the stories of two Russian Mennonite women who emigrated to Canada after fleeing from the Soviet Union during World War II. Based on ethnographic interviews with the author the women recount, in their own words, their memories of their wartime struggle and flight, their resettlement in Canada and their journey into old age. Above all, they tell of the overwhelming importance of religion in their lives. Through these remarkable stories Pamela Klassen challenges conventional understandings of religion. The women's voices, intimate and powerful, testify to the importance of religion in the construction of personal history, as well as to its oppressive and liberating potential. Going by the Moon and the Stars will be of great value to all those interested in the Mennonites and Mennonite history, religion, women's studies, ethnic studies and life history.151pp.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0889202443
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Inventory #25700
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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