This book has been written for students undertaking legal studies at undergraduate level
and those pursuing similar courses which include constitutional and administrative law
as a core component (e.g. the Postgraduate Diploma in Law). It is based on over thirty
years’ experience of teaching the subject on A-level, undergraduate and postgraduate
courses. Particular attention has been paid to the views of students concerning the
strengths and weaknesses of pre-existing textbooks in this discipline....
We Americans assume that our economic system will always scamper
to provide us with the products we want. Special orders don’t
upset us! I want my MTV! The truth is more complicated, especially
in our education system, which is paid for by the students
but controlled by the professoriate. Witness the perverse success
of the bloated science textbook.
Here the issue is that students will respond differently to a silent ﬁlm depending
on a variety of factors, such as the quality of the print selected. Instructors make
numerous choices concerning the way in which the class is conducted and mate-
rials are integrated. Many of these choices, such as which print of a ﬁlm to use,
may seem relatively simple, but they can often have larger, unforeseen implica-
tions. One illustration of this involves Edward T. Hall’s notion of proxemics—the
relationship of social space to culture.
The dimension of the stock price-inflation puzzle that generated the greatest sustained
academic interest, however, was the apparent negative relation between expected inflation and
subsequent stock returns. The explanation that garnered early support was known as the “proxy
hypothesis”. First articulated by Fama (1981), this hypothesis held that (i) a rise in inflation
augurs a decline in real economic activity; and (ii) the stock market anticipates the decline in
corporate earnings associated with this slowdown.
Greenway is one of several examples of how the private sector is committed to this
transformation and has taken charge through leading the health information technology
and electronic health record industry. Greenway was founded on the premise that HIT &
EHRs dramatically reduce medical errors, lower costs, improve quality and efficiency
and create a substantial return on investment for physicians and practices among many
Asia, and will assess the linkages between different functional areas of international cooperation against terrorism. Although these reports address a wide variety of subjects, they build on a common principle: counterterror cooperation occurs across numerous issue areas, including military, financial, law enforcement, and intelligence. An effective counterterror strategy will need to address each of these dimensions and account for some of the synergies and frictions among them. Publications to date from the other three project tasks include...
Some years ago a consortium of enterprises and a university from different European countries and industrial sectors was established
to work together in the development of lighter lead–acid batteries for electrical and conventional vehicles with new innovative materials
and process techniques, with the final goal of increasing the energy density by means of a battery weight reduction. Its main idea was to
substitute the heavy lead alloy grids mechanical support of the active masses and collectors of the current produced during the charge
and discharge reactions.
Two elements instil a degree of moderate optimism going forward. First, major policy decisions have
significantly reduced tail risks and relieved market stress. The June European Council decisions were
swiftly followed up with concrete progress towards establishing a Banking Union. The European Council
of 18-19 October agreed on a timetable for the establishment of a Single Supervisory Mechanism and
advanced further on the deepening of EMU, encompassing the financial, budgetary, economic, and
The European standard EN 877 is valid for prefabricated parts of
cast iron pipes for construction - normally as non-pressure pipelines
- of building drainage systems as well as connecting drains.
The nominal diameter range covers DN 40 up to and including
DN 600. This standard contains requirements for material,
dimensions and tolerances, mechanical features, composition,
standard coatings for cast iron pipes, fittings and accessories.
Further it contains functional requirements for all prefabricated
parts including couplings.
Primary School Curriculum Science Social, Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE) provides opportunities for the child to explore, investigate and develop an understanding of the natural, human, social and cultural dimensions of local and wider environments; to learn and practise a wide range of skills; and to acquire open, critical and responsible attitudes. SESE enables the child to live as an informed and caring member of local, national, European and global communities.
In Managing Urban Europe-25, many cities found it useful to use the Aalborg
Commitments as the thematic structure for their system i.e. their baseline reviews and
strategic programmes were developed along the Aalborg Commitments6 which allowed
them to address all dimensions of sustainability. By using the framework of the Aalborg
Commitments they are also supported by a strong European process for local
As four out of every five European citizens live in urban areas, their quality of life
and the quality of their environment depends upon how cities look and how they
function. Cities are also the places where business is done, investments are made
and jobs are created and so cities represent the place where the environmental, The
EU's Sustainable Development Strategy3 aims to "encourage local initiatives to
economic and social dimensions of sustainable development meet most strongly.