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作者: Kimmo Halme, Ilari Lindy, Kalle A. Piirainen, Ves
出版社: World Bank Publication
关键词: governance, directions, development, policies, lessons, knowledge, economy, finland
页数: 182
出版时间: 2014-04-21
ISBN-10: 1464801940
ISBN-13: 9781464801945

Finland is known for its consistent progress in the economy and competitiveness, as well as the egalitarian society underneath it. Yet, the challenges experienced by Finland in the beginning of the 20th century were similar to those experienced by many countries today. Finland emerged as an independent nation in the midst of international economic and political turbulence. In spite of its remoteness, relative scarcity of natural resources, smallness of the home market and recent history characterized by wars and social cleavages, Finland transformed itself from an agriculture-based economy in
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作者: Gene Kizer, Jr.
出版社: Charleston Athenaeum Press
关键词: irrefutable, argument, states, war, cause, slavery
页数: 250
出版时间: 2014-08-26
ISBN-10: 0985363274
ISBN-13: 9780985363277

A powerful argument with citation and 140 sources proving unequivocally that the North did not go to war to end slavery or free the slaves. The cause of the War Between the States (Civil War) was the threatened economic annihilation of the North brought about by the secession of the Southern States. The North quickly discovered that its great wealth and employment depended on manufacturing and shipping for the South, and without the South, the North was headed fast to economic collapse and anarchy. The North’s passage of the astronomical Morrill Tariff at the same time that Southerners m
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作者: Mary Hallward-Driemeier Tazeen HasanBrand Brand
出版社: World Bank Press
关键词: africa, development, forum, opportunities, economic, women, legal, rights, empowering
页数: 232
出版时间: 2012-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821395335
ISBN-13: 9780821395332

The importance of property rights in providing the incentive to invest, work hard, and innovate has been recognized for centuries. Yet, many women in Africa do not have the same property rights or formal legal capacity enjoyed by men. Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa documents the extent to which the legal capacity and property rights vary for women and men, and analyzes the impact this has on women s economic opportunities. The book introduces the Women s Legal Economic Empowerment Database Africa (Women LEED Africa). This database covers all 47 countries in
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作者: Dr Helen Crawley
出版社: First Steps Nutrition Trust
关键词: guide, practical, pregnancy, healthy, eating
页数: 94
出版时间: 2014-03-06
ISBN-10: 1908924187
ISBN-13: 9781908924186

This guide is now available as a free pdf download and provides general advice for health professionals to support all pregnant women about food, nutrition and pregnancy. It includes recipes and meal ideas and will hopefully sit alongside other local public health guidance to provide practical explanation of what ’eating well’ looks like in practice.    As with all our resources the information is in line with current Government policy and has been reviewed by experts in the field.    Contents About this guide 4 PART 1 Advice on eating well in pregnancy 5
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作者: Bill Moggridge
出版社: The MIT Press
关键词: interactions, designing
页数: 766
出版时间: 2007-10-01
ISBN-10: 0262134748
ISBN-13: 9780262134743

Digital technology has changed the way we interact with everything from the games we play to the tools we use at work. Designers of digital technology products no longer regard their job as designing a physical object?beautiful or utilitarian?but as designing our interactions with it. In Designing Interactions, award-winning designer Bill Moggridge introduces us to forty influential designers who have shaped our interaction with technology. Moggridge, designer of the first laptop computer (the GRiD Compass, 1981) and a founder of the design firm IDEO, tells us these stories from an industry in
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作者: Thomas J. DiLorenzo
出版社: Ludwig von Mises Institute
关键词: government, truth, unvarnished, crime, organized
页数: 232
出版时间: 2012-07-20
ISBN-10: 1610162552
ISBN-13: 9781610162555

Politics and thieves, coercion and regulation, fascism and the Fed, centralization and liberty, workers and unions, trade and freedom, free-market achievements and government disasters in American history this book covers it all! Organized Crime collection of essays in the tradition of Austrian political economy a combination of applied economics and the study of governmental reality. Unlike mainstream economists who are content to spin mathematical model after mathematical model which explain little or nothing about the real world, DiLorenzo s focus has always been just the opposite to use e
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作者: Rose L. Martin,  Loyd Wright,
出版社: Heritage Foundatio
关键词: socialism, road, freeway, fabian
页数: 566
出版时间: 1966-01-01
eBookDB-ID: B00005VUVG

Both prophetic and illuminating, Fabian Freeway documents the rise and progress of socialism in Britain and the United States and tells the story of the many early triumphs of the philosophy of socialist incrementalism known as Fabian Socialism. Part political history, part intellectual history, Rose Martin’s Fabian Freeway traces the influence of the British Fabian Society in promoting socialism in Britain, beginning in the 1880s. The group favored gradual progress toward socialism rather than violent revolution; and it proved to be a major force in promoting Britis
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