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Es la hora David Cameron

Es la hora David Cameron

By: Juan Milián

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-APR-2010

Insert Date: 28-JUL-2014

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La figura de quién a tenor de las encuestas se convertirá el próximo 6 de mayo en el próximo Primer Ministro del Reino Unido es prácticamente desconocida en nuestro país. ¿Quién es David Cameron? ¿Cómo ha conseguido seducir a los británicos evitando que su pasado elitista pesase negativamente en su imagen pública? Juan Milián nos acerca a un político carismático que domina la escena y traza un retrato fiel analizando sus puntos fuertes como comunicador eficaz y candidato audaz. ...

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Dentro de 15 años

Dentro de 15 años

By: Francisco Abad

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

Insert Date: 30-JUN-2014

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«Aventurar el futuro es una tentación apasionante que nos traslada a un mundo mágico. Me fascina tanto que confieso mi afición a provocar la generación de ideas y casualidades explorando activamente escenarios disruptivos». Los grandes foros sobre prospectiva se limitan a la agenda política y económica global sin apenas considerar la psicología o la sociología. Por eso la Fundación Empresa y Sociedad aspira a impulsar un debate abierto sobre cómo evolucionaremos si situamos a la persona en el centro. Lo hace con la colaboración y las ideas de 28 expertos en tres ámbitos: l Sociedad y...

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Los presidentes españoles

Los presidentes españoles

By: José Luis Álvarez

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 18-APR-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2014

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En un momento como el actual, en el que los ciudadanos manifiestan escasa confianza en los máximos representantes de la democracia española y los candidatos a serlo, nuestra sociedad demanda más y mejor liderazgo político. Pero, ¿cómo podemos evaluar los éxitos y fracasos de los presidentes españoles? ¿Qué factores han influido en su mandato: su personalidad o la oportunidad y el contexto? Con una gran dosis de objetividad, José Luis Álvarez explica el auge y la caída de los gobiernos de Adolfo Suárez, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Felipe González, José María Aznar, José Luis Rodríguez...

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State of the Union

State of the Union

By: Nelson Lichtenstein

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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In a fresh and timely reinterpretation, Nelson Lichtenstein examines how trade unionism has waxed and waned in the nation's political and moral imagination, among both devoted partisans and intransigent foes. From the steel foundry to the burger-grill, from Woodrow Wilson to John Sweeney, from Homestead to Pittston, Lichtenstein weaves together a compelling matrix of ideas, stories, strikes, laws, and people in a streamlined narrative of work and labor in the twentieth century. The "labor question" became a burning issue during the Progressive Era because its solution seemed essential...

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The Ethics of Voting

The Ethics of Voting

By: Jason Brennan

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 29-APR-2012

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Nothing is more integral to democracy than voting. Most people believe that every citizen has the civic duty or moral obligation to vote, that any sincere vote is morally acceptable, and that buying, selling, or trading votes is inherently wrong. In this provocative book, Jason Brennan challenges our fundamental assumptions about voting, revealing why it is not a duty for most citizens--in fact, he argues, many people owe it to the rest of us not to vote. Bad choices at the polls can result in unjust laws, needless wars, and calamitous economic policies. Brennan shows why voters have...

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A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations

A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations

By: Abdelwahab Meddeb; Benjamin Stora

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 27-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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This is the first encyclopedic guide to the history of relations between Jews and Muslims around the world from the birth of Islam to today. Richly illustrated and beautifully produced, the book features more than 150 authoritative and accessible articles by an international team of leading experts in history, politics, literature, anthropology, and philosophy. Organized thematically and chronologically, this indispensable reference provides critical facts and balanced context for greater historical understanding and a more informed dialogue between Jews and Muslims. Part I covers the...

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Hitting the Wall: A Vision of a Secure Energy Future

Hitting the Wall: A Vision of a Secure Energy Future

By: Richard Caputo

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 08-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Hitting the Wall examines the combination of two intractable energy problems of our age: the peaking of global oil production and the overloading of the atmosphere with greenhouse gases. Both emerge from the overconsumption of fossil fuels and solving one problem helps solve the other. The misinformation campaign about climate change is discussed as is the role that noncarbon energy solutions can play. There are nine major components in the proposed noncarbon strategy including energy efficiency and renewable energy. Economics and realistic restraints are considered and the total carbon...

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Internet Law in China

Internet Law in China

By: Guosong Shao

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 14-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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A comprehensive, structured, and up-to-date introduction to the law governing the dissemination of information in a computer-mediated world in China, Internet Law in China stresses the practical applications of the law that are encountered by all individuals and organizations in Chinese cyberspace, but always in the light of theoretical underpinnings. Among the overarching topics treated in the Chinese context are the following: intellectual property protection in cyberspace; privacy of communication and data privacy; electronic contract forming and electronic signature; personal,...

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China 2020

China 2020

By: Kerry Brown

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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This book presents eight separate essays and provides the reader with a unique perspective and objective judgement of where China will stand by the end of the current decade. It is suitable reading for foreign policy practitioners, academics and anyone interested in one of the world’s fastest-developing countries. The eight essays cover the following topics: China’s internal politics; China’s military; China’s economy; China’s international image and its international relations; China’s legal development and China’s western regional development plans. China 2020 assesses where these...

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Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia

Female Entrepreneurship in East and South-East Asia

By: Philippe Debroux

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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This detailed study of female entrepreneurship in Asia examines the high economic growth that is increasingly driven by market-oriented economic reforms favouring entrepreneurship. There is a higher awareness by women of their political and socio-economic rights and recognition by society at large of social legitimacy of women pursuing business activities in their own right. This book assesses socio-cultural and economic factors influencing female entrepreneurship in Asia as well as the process and the tools and challenges that accompany it. Opportunity to acquire knowledge on the...

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Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia

Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia

By: Shicun Wu; Keyuan Zou

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 23-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 01-MAY-2014

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Safe navigation of the seas is of global importance. Sea lanes provide vital connections for the growth of the global economy and the wellbeing of people everywhere. The sea lanes are of particular importance for the East Asian region, as most trade is undertaken on the ocean. Booming economies in the region such as China and Vietnam put more pressure on sea lanes, triggering concern for the safety of navigation. Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia identifi es salient issues for academic debate, and further explores those that have practical implications for the safety of...

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From Crisis to Recovery: The Causes, Course and Consequences of the Great Recession

From Crisis to Recovery: The Causes, Course and Consequences of the Great Recession

By: Brian Keeley; Patrick Love

Publisher: OECD Publishing

Publication Date: 06-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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Part of the OECD Insights series, this book traces the causes, course and consequences of the “Great Recession”. It explains how a global build up of liquidity, coupled with poor regulation, created a financial crisis that quickly began to make itself felt in the real economy. ...

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La reinvención de Obama

La reinvención de Obama

By: Jorge Díaz Cardiel

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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Tras la ola de entusiasmo que suscitó a su alrededor Barack Obama, el primer presidente afroamericano de la historia de Estados Unidos tuvo que coger las riendas de un país en la situación más complicada desde la Gran Depresión de 1929. Pese a sacar adelante grandes reformas en su primer año de mandato, como la sanitaria y la financiera, Obama vio cómo su aura perdía fuerza y la sociedad americana empezaba a darle la espalda. Denostado hasta el insulto por los sectores más conservadores e incluso criticado por miembros de su propio partido, el presidente ha tenido que iniciar un proceso...

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How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

By: John Hope Bryant; Andrew Young

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 02-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American economy: the poor. If we give poor communities the right tools, policies, and inspiration, he argues, they will be able to lift themselves up into the middle class and become a new generation of customers and entrepreneurs.   Raised in poverty-stricken, gang-infested South Central Los Angeles, Bryant saw firsthand how our institutions have abandoned the poor. He details...

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Digital Wars, 2nd Edition

Digital Wars, 2nd Edition

By: Charles Arthur

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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The first time that Apple, Google and Microsoft found themselves sharing the same digital space was 1998. They were radically different companies and they would subsequently fight a series of pitched battles for control of different parts of the digital landscape. They could not know of the battles to come. But they would be world-changing. This new edition of Digital Wars looks at each of these battles in turn. Accessible and comprehensive, it analyses the very different cultures of the three companies and assesses exactly who are the victors on each front. Thoroughly updated to include...

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Biopharmaceutical Supply Chains: Distribution, Regulatory, Systems and Structural Changes Ahead

Biopharmaceutical Supply Chains: Distribution, Regulatory, Systems and Structural Changes Ahead

By: Robert Handfield

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2012

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The global pharmaceutical industry has been subjected to many challenges in the last decade, including more blockbuster drugs reaching the end of their patent life, increased regulation, pricing pressure, channel pressure, counterfeiting, and challenges in clinical trials management. This book covers the major themes and changes in the biopharmaceutical supply chain. It provides an overview of the key challenges and discusses how leading biopharma companies are dealing with these challenges. Bringing together leading researchers and industry executives, it is a must-read for those who want...

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De la crise à la reprise: Causes, déroulement et conséquences de la Grande Récession

De la crise à la reprise: Causes, déroulement et conséquences de la Grande Récession

By: Brian Keeley; Patrick Love

Publisher: OECD Publishing

Publication Date: 26-JAN-2011

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Ce livre fait partie de la série Les essentiels de l'OCDE. Il retrace les causes, le déroulement et les conséquences de la « Grande Récession ». ...

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Le capital humain: Comment le savoir détermine notre vie

Le capital humain: Comment le savoir détermine notre vie

By: Brian Keeley

Publisher: OECD Publishing

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2007

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Ce livre fait partie de la série Les essentiels de l'OCDE. Il examine l’importance grandissante du capital humain dans la vie économique et sociale – notre éducation, nos qualifications, nos compétences et notre savoir.  ...

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Human Capital: How what you know shapes your life

Human Capital: How what you know shapes your life

By: Brian Keeley

Publisher: OECD Publishing

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2007

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Part of the OECD Insight series, this book explores the impact of education and learning on our societies and lives and examines what countries are doing to provide education and training to support people throughout their lives. ...

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Trade Secret Theft, Industrial Espionage, and the China Threat

Trade Secret Theft, Industrial Espionage, and the China Threat

By: Carl Roper

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This book provides an overview of economic espionage as practiced by a range of nations from around the world—focusing on the mass scale in which information is being taken for China's growth and development. It supplies an understanding of how the economy of a nation can prosper or suffer, depending on whether that nation is protecting its intellectual property, or whether it is stealing such property for its own use. The text concludes by outlining specific measures that corporations and their employees can practice to protect information and assets, both at home and abroad. ...