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Author: Christine Hünefeldt
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: among, lima, slaves, labor, family, price, freedom, paying
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0520082923
ISBN-13: 9780520082922

Christine Hnefeldt documents in impressive, moving detail the striving and ingenuity, the hard-won triumphs and bitter defeats of slaves who sought liberation in nineteenth-century urban Peru. Drawing on judicial, ecclesiastical, and notarial records--including the testimony of the slaves themselves--she uncovers the various strategies slaves invented to gain their freedom.Hnefeldt pays particular attention to marriage relations and family life. Slaves used their family solidarity as a strategy, while slaveowners used the conflicts within families to prevent manumission. The author's focus on
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Author: Christine Hünefeldt
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: among, lima, slaves, labor, family, price, freedom, paying
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0520082354
ISBN-13: 9780520082359

Christine Hnefeldt documents in impressive, moving detail the striving and ingenuity, the hard-won triumphs and bitter defeats of slaves who sought liberation in nineteenth-century urban Peru. Drawing on judicial, ecclesiastical, and notarial records--including the testimony of the slaves themselves--she uncovers the various strategies slaves invented to gain their freedom.Hnefeldt pays particular attention to marriage relations and family life. Slaves used their family solidarity as a strategy, while slaveowners used the conflicts within families to prevent manumission. The author's focus on
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Author: Akili Kumasi
Publisher: GIL Publications
Keywords: fathers, separated, hope, looking, outside
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 2006-06-30
ISBN-10: 0962603554
ISBN-13: 9780962603556

On The Outside Looking In: Hope for Separated Fathers Who Want To Be Good Fathers challenges men to be good fathers in spite of being separated from their children. On the Outside Looking In gives separated-fathers hope and encourages them to step-to-the-plate with their children while also providing a few statistics to help bring more awareness to the problems of father-absent families. On The Outside Looking In springs from the heart of Akili Kumasi who shares much of what he learned while striving to be a good father. Although separated from his two sons because of the divorce from their mo
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Author: Who Regional Office for the Eastern Medi
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: pharmaceutical, sector, jordan, public, governance, transparency, improve, measuring
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 9290216492
ISBN-13: 9789290216490

This report presents the findings of the first phase of the national Good Governance for Medicines programme in Jordan. In recent years, countries of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region have made significant achievements in the provision of health services. In the pharmaceutical field, countries have been striving to improve the structures and regulations pertaining to medicines and have progressed in many ways. However, there are still important challenges. The goal of the WHO Good Governance for Medicines programme is to improve the situation of medicines regulation and supply. National tra
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Author: Olivier Godard
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: design, implementation, management, environmental, transferable, permits, domestic
Number of Pages: 111
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9264186565
ISBN-13: 9789264186569

To address many of the environmental challenges that face us today, including climate change, countries are striving to deploy efficient and effective tools for environmental management at the national level. Tradable/transferable permits are one such tool. What are the key design parameters for domestic tradable permit programmes? What additional considerations should policy-makers keep in mind before choosing tradable permits over other policy instruments? Why have many proposals for domestic tradable permit systems failed to materialise and how could the obstacles be overcome?This publicati
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: design, implementation, management, environmental, transferable, permits, domestic
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2001-06-15
ISBN-10: 9264192638
ISBN-13: 9789264192638

To address many of the environmental challenges that face us today, including climate change, countries are striving to deploy efficient and effective tools for environmental management at the national level. Tradable/transferable permits are one such tool. What are the key design parameters for domestic tradable permit programmes? What additional considerations should policy-makers keep in mind before choosing tradable permits over other policy instruments? Why have many proposals for domestic tradable permit systems failed to materialise and how could the obstacles be overcome? This publicat
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Author: Marcela López Levy
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: bolivia
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0855984554
ISBN-13: 9780855984557

In Bolivia more rural people live below the poverty line than in any other country in the world. Five hundred years after the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores, the country's rich natural resources are still controlled and exploited by a privileged minority, while the indigenous majority struggle to subsist on the poorest soils, or migrate to swell the teeming cities. Strangers in their own land for centuries, the indigenous people of Bolivia are now claiming the right to be heard and to be included in the national political process.Marcela Lopez Levy visited Bolivia to learn from miners,
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