Account Clerk-Typist


Author: National Learning Corporation
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780837332215
Category: Study Aids
Page: N.A
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Citizenship in Question

Evidentiary Birthright and Statelessness
Author: Benjamin N. Lawrance,Jacqueline Stevens
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373483
Category: Law
Page: 304
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Citizenship is often assumed to be a clear-cut issue—either one has it or one does not. However, as the contributors to Citizenship in Question demonstrate, citizenship is not self-evident; it emerges from often obscure written records and is interpreted through ambiguous and dynamic laws. In case studies that analyze the legal barriers to citizenship rights in over twenty countries, the contributors explore how states use evidentiary requirements to create and police citizenship, often based on fictions of racial, ethnic, class, and religious differences. Whether examining the United States’ deportation of its own citizens, the selective use of DNA tests and secret results in Thailand, or laws that have stripped entire populations of citizenship, the contributors emphasize the political, psychological, and personal impact of citizenship policies. Citizenship in Question incites scholars to revisit long-standing political theories and debates about nationality, free movement, and immigration premised on the assumption of clear demarcations between citizens and noncitizens. Contributors. Alfred Babo, Jacqueline Bhabha, Jacqueline Field, Amanda Flaim, Sara L. Friedman, Daniel Kanstroom, Benjamin N. Lawrance, Beatrice McKenzie, Polly J. Price, Rachel E. Rosenbloom, Kim Rubenstein, Kamal Sadiq, Jacqueline Stevens, Margaret D. Stock

Advocacy after Bhopal

Environmentalism, Disaster, New Global Orders
Author: Kim Fortun
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226257181
Category: Social Science
Page: 488
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The 1984 explosion of the Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India was undisputedly one of the world's worst industrial disasters. Some have argued that the resulting litigation provided an "innovative model" for dealing with the global distribution of technological risk; others consider the disaster a turning point in environmental legislation; still others argue that Bhopal is what globalization looks like on the ground. Kim Fortun explores these claims by focusing on the dynamics and paradoxes of advocacy in competing power domains. She moves from hospitals in India to meetings with lawyers, corporate executives, and environmental justice activists in the United States to show how the disaster and its effects remain with us. Spiraling outward from the victims' stories, the innovative narrative sheds light on the way advocacy works within a complex global system, calling into question conventional notions of responsibility and ethical conduct. Revealing the hopes and frustrations of advocacy, this moving work also counters the tendency to think of Bhopal as an isolated incident that "can't happen here."

Enterprise Architecture for Integration

Rapid Delivery Methods and Technologies
Author: Clive Finkelstein
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN: 9781580537131
Category: Computers
Page: 500
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The enterprise architecture methods of enterprise engineering as described in this book enable business experts and IT experts together to identify reusable business activities, processes and integrated databases. Three main sections cover enterprise architecture for managers, methodology, and integration technologies.

The Financiers and the Nation


Author: Thomas Johnston
Publisher: Andesite Press
ISBN: 9781298495532
Category:
Page: 238
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Jewish Memories


Author: Lucette Valensi,Nathan Wachtel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780520066373
Category: History
Page: 351
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"A jewel of a book. . . . For oral history the memoirs are surprisingly concrete: full of local color, and invariably interesting. Since relatively little is known in this country about the fate of the Sephardi Jews, this volume is all the more welcome . . . an attractive and valuable contribution to the history of the Jews in our time."--Geoffrey H. Hartman, Yale University "A jewel of a book. . . . For oral history the memoirs are surprisingly concrete: full of local color, and invariably interesting. Since relatively little is known in this country about the fate of the Sephardi Jews, this volume is all the more welcome . . . an attractive and valuable contribution to the history of the Jews in our time."--Geoffrey H. Hartman, Yale University

The Microfinance Revolution: Sustainable finance for the poor


Author: Marguerite S. Robinson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
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Microfinance is the method whereby financial services and credit is made available to the economically active but low income people of developiong countries. This book focusses on three key aspects of the phenomenon: 1) the shift from government- and donor-subsidized credit delivery systems to self-sufficient, sustainable microfinance institutions; 2) the results on the ground, on the way in which microfinance is helps people expand and diversify their enterprises, increase their incomes, raise their living standards and those of theri families, and boost their self-confidence; 3) the theroretical frameworks that had previously impeded the microfinance revolution, with suggestions for their improvement.

The Atlas of Economic Indicators

Visual Guide to Market Force, A
Author: W. Stansbury Carnes
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0887305377
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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For professional and individual investors, executives or business students, a unique atlas of what makes the markets move.

A Reference Grammar of Japanese


Author: Samuel Elmo Martin
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824828189
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 1198
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This title explains the use of Japanese words such as wa, ga and mo looking at the rules and meanings of words in their literary forms.

Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers


Author: Robert Brechner,Geroge Bergeman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285189752
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 816
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Now you can help even your most uncertain students overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner/Bergeman CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, 7E. This unique modular approach invites students into a successful, interactive learning experience with numerous real-world business examples and integrated teaching technology. Refined and enhanced over seven editions, this text continues to incorporate a proven step-by-step instructional model that allows you and your students to progress together one topic at a time without being intimidated or overwhelmed. This new edition offers a fresh, reader-friendly design with a wealth of revised and engaging learning features that connect the latest business news to chapter topics and provide helpful personal money tips. Students immediately practice concepts to reinforce learning and hone essential skills with this edition’s more than 2,000 new, revised, and proven exercises. To further model solution strategies, Jump Start problems introduce each new topic in the section exercise sets and provide a worked-out solution to help students get started. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.