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Author: J. E. Sheehy
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: rice, pathways, new, charting
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 971220216X
ISBN-13: 9789712202162

Setting the science; C4 rice fron theory to practice; Single-cell c4 systems; The background and how C4 rice can be delivered; Setting up the consortium.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drug, program, community, anti, start, abuse, action, volunteer
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788103830
ISBN-13: 9780788103834

A reference for anyone seeking to expand drug-abuse prevention activities in their community. Designed to lead you through a logical progression, from defining the problem, to setting a goal, to setting up a volunteer organization, raising funds, and getting publicity. It will also point out some of the pitfalls to organization creation and management and help you navigate around them. Illustrations.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: needed, reduce, program, costs, method, setting, changes, hmo, rate, medicare
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788117130
ISBN-13: 9780788117138

Examines Medicare's HMO rate setting methodology to assess the existence & magnitude of cost problems & reviews proposed solutions. Also reviews the impact of favorable selection & rate variation on the ability of the Medicare risk contract program to provide cost savings. Charts & tables

Author: Michael D. Maltz
Publisher: Michael Maltz
Keywords: geography, analysis, event, setting, crime, community, mapping
Number of Pages: 197
Published: 1991-01
ISBN-10: 0387973818
ISBN-13: 9780387973814

Gathering accurate data probably constitutes one of the most important aspects of crime investigation and prevention. How do we put the data to use? How can we improve our methods of handling the information we collect? By describing a project for the development and implementation of a computerized crime-mapping system in the Chicago area, this book makes a significant contribution toward a more efficient and intelligent use of crime data to understand and prevent crime in a community setting.

Author: Kym Anderson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: roles, economists, agenda, policy, trade, setting
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2005

Economists have influenced the trade policy agenda for establishing multilateral trade rules, disciplines, and procedures, and for negotiating most-favored nation and preferential reductions in trade barriers and subsidies, in addition to affecting the agenda for unilateral policy reform. These roles are considered in turn, before focusing on the economists' contribution through quantifying the extent and effects of existing trade distortions and alternative reform initiatives. Many trade distortions remain, however, so the author looks at where trade economists' efforts in agenda-setting need

Author: Anke Hassel
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: new, role, state, euro, pacts, setting, social, wage
Number of Pages: 335
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9053569197
ISBN-13: 9789053569191

Politicians, economists, and social theorists tend to agree that globalization and neo-liberal economic policy have contributed to the decline of the social compacts underlying traditional European welfare states. Recently, however, social pacts have demonstrated an impressive resurgence, as governments across Europe facing necessary economic policy adjustments have chosen to view trade unions as vital negotiating partners rather than adversaries. Wage Setting, Social Pacts, and the Euro offers a theoretical understanding of the forces that have led to this new understanding, and of the challe

Author: Linda Duits
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: doing, identity, ethnography, culture, girl, multi
Number of Pages: 295
Published: 2008-06-20
ISBN-10: 905629525X
ISBN-13: 9789056295257

In this highly readable book, Linda Duits investigates girl culture in the Dutch multicultural society. Her ethnographic account provides a thick description of life at school, still the most prominent setting foor todays youth. She followed young girls of diverse ethnic backgrounds in their transition from primary to secondary school, focusing on the ways they use the body, clothing and media in their "performance" of identity. Countering several media hypes, including the internet generation, the headscarf debate and the sexualisation of society, Duits shows how contemporary girl culture is
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