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Dickson, David; Saunders, Christine; Stringer, Maurice
A comprehensive exploration of social rewards and their relevance to the practice of those in the interpersonal professions. The authors link discussions of theory and research with practical examples. 232pp. N.B. Reading crease to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Slight marks to top edge of pages.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415040957
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Inventory #28913
Price: £ 8.00 GBP ($ 10.96 approx. - € 9.04 approx.)
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Olson, G.N.
The close of the 20th century saw a remarkably high incidence of bank distress and insolvency. This book seeks to identify the causes of this ongoing financial crisis and to draw lessons for the future, with the aim of assisting developed, transition and emerging economies alike to better cope with future crises. "Banks in Distress" takes as its focus the major financial system crisis experienced by the US in the 1980s, reviewing the evolution of the US banking system and the legislative, regulatory, and monetary policies of the 1980s which set the stage for the crises that followed. The author argues that the financial difficulties in the US, and to some extent the rest of the world, were largely precipitated and exacerbated by government intervention into the American domestic economy through uncoordinated monetary and fiscal policy, as well as the uncoordinated enactment of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement legislation and policy. The book in particular examines the importance of asset valuation, asset value inflation and deflation, and capital adequacy for banking and financial services organizations, an understanding of which is crucial to the development of a coherent regulatory framework. The author considers what can be learned from the US experience and suggests the need for significant changes in the banking law and policy of most developed and emerging economies, arguing that a stable and workable financial system requires transparent, co-ordinated and proactive governmental policies in the banking, fiscal, monetary and national economic areas. 335pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197877
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Inventory #14982
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 27.40 approx. - € 22.60 approx.)
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Edited By Lentze,M.J. Etc.
This book reviews the physiological basis of bile formation as well as its ontogenesis. The book aims to describe the most important cholestatic liver diseases in infancy and critically reviews treatment modalities of cholestatic liver diseases: surgical, medical, new and old. The book addresses paediatricians and hepatologists, as well as basic scientists interested in bile acid metabolism and its derangements in cholestatis. This is the proceedings of the Falk Symposium No. 63 "Pediatric Cholestasis": Novel Approaches to Treatment" held in Titisee, Germany, October 9-10, 1991. N.B.D/J spine slightly faded with slight mark to base of d/j spine.370pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389778
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Inventory #15673
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 27.40 approx. - € 22.60 approx.)
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Faris, James.C
The Nightway chant is a Navajo healing ceremonial that extends over several days and incorporates songs, prayers, sandpaintings and the use of sacred material objects such as masks. This is the first substantive study of the ceremonial in fifty years, the text traces the history and genealogies of Nightway medicine men together with the history of the recording and documentation of the chantway by non-Navajo observers. 22 colour plates of previously unpublished sandpainting reproduction. Slight rubbing and chipping on joints of spine at back towards head and slight rubbing to edges.288pp.
The University of New Mexico Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Paperback Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 082631564X
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Inventory #1628
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 17.13 approx. - € 14.13 approx.)
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Bellamy, Nicholas
Despite more than 50 years' experience with outcome measurement in musculoskeletal clinical trials, there is little conformity in the methods used, and no standard text on clinical metrology exists. This text reviews the methods used to assess the clinical efficacy of antirheumatic drugs in adult patients with musculoskeletal disease, focusing primarily on clinical rather than laboratory or radiographic measures. There are four parts: overviews of fundamental issues in clinical metrology; of outcome measures relevant to antirheumatic drugs: a review of current clinimetric practices in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and fibromyalgia clinical trials; and a discussion of different measurement techniques. The text is complemented by many illustrations and three appendices. This study should be of interest to all involved in evaluating treatment strategies for musculoskeletal patients, as well as those involved in the development and regulation of antirheumatic drugs. 367pp.N.B.Small fade mark at base of spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792388283
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Inventory #15150
Price: £ 200.00 GBP ($ 274.00 approx. - € 226.00 approx.)
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