This book began life in many scattered forms, including some of my earlier
writings. But the central argument was forced into a unified form during a
course of ten public lectures that I gave in the autumn of 1998 at the American
University in Cairo. There I tried to explore some of the implications of the
emergence of a single global economy, of globalisation or, in its most extreme
form, the fusion of national economies.
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Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in Stratford, East London in July 1844.
Situated just beyond the metropolitan boundary, then, as now, the area
was changing rapidly. With the arrival of the Great Eastern Railway’s
locomotive works it was “cut up in all directions by branches of railways”
(Olsen 1976: 275-6) but also suffered, as Norman White points
out, as a consequence of London’s environmental diligence.
This book is not simply an annotated roster of the Society of Dead
Economists. As living economists grapple with modern economic
problems and begin to alter their views, more and more readers are
discovering a need for transitional books, books that bridge the gap
between what economics has been and what it is becoming. A Brief
History of Economics: Artful Approaches to the Dismal Science reflects
this desire for a bridge over sometimes troubled waters.
ALL LUSTADT was in an uproar. The mad king had escaped. Little knots of excited men stood upon the street corners listening to each latest rumor concerning this most absorbing occurrence. Before the palace a great crowd surged to and fro, awaiting they knew not what.
his monograph presents the results of a project entitled Improving Army Doctrine and Planning for Stability Operations. A great deal of activity has been aimed at revising the approach to the planning and implementation of Stabilization, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction (SSTR) operations. The primary emphasis of the
The blending of fact and fancy which men call legend reached its fullest and richest expression in the golden
age of Greece, and thus it is to Greek mythology that one must turn for the best form of any legend which
foreshadows history. Yet the prevalence of legends regarding flight, existing in the records of practically
every race, shows that this form of transit was a dream of many peoples--man always wanted to fly, and
imagined means of flight.
In this age of steel, a very great part of the inventive genius of man has gone into devices intended to facilitate
transport, both of men and...
Abject poverty is without question the major economic problem of the world. This has always been so, but it has become the focus of great concern for nations and for large numbers of persons in recent years. To understand its causes and achieve its possible alleviation, an understanding of the nature of economics and economic activity is necessary.
GraphicS and interaction
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The global trading system is undergoing a period of transition. Shifting economic
circumstances, major advances in technology and the emergence of
new players on the global scene, all underscore that we are on the cusp of
big changes. Persistent imbalances, driven largely by macro-economic
factors continue to be a cause of concern in some major economies.
ANALYSIS AND VERIFICATION OF NON-REAL-TIME SYSTEMS
A great collection of techniques and tools are available for the reasoning, analysis, and veriﬁcation of non-real-time systems. This chapter explores the basic foundations of these techniques that include symbolic logic, automata, formal languages, and state transition systems. Many analysis and veriﬁcation techniques for real-time systems are based on these untimed approaches, as we will see in later chapters.
To help gauge these shifts in the global Internal Audit
industry, and to gain insight into future and leading trends,
Ernst and Young recently conducted a survey of Internal
Audit executives worldwide.
In short, the survey reveals that Internal Audit is in the middle
of an evolutionary transition, facing great challenges, as well
as new opportunities. There is a call for Internal Audit to do
more to meet the needs of its stakeholders
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The issue of sustainability has a number of dimensions, some of which
were already mentioned. The one addressed here is the sustainability
This issue comes up when the transition of social funds from the emer-
gency or crisis mode to the longer term is examined. The transition is
essentially the change from building a facility to delivering an ongoing
service. By implication, how the services are being used needs to be
monitored and evaluated, not just what was disbursed or built.
The Middle Ages was an era of great changes in civilization,
a transition between ancient times and the modern
world. Lasting roughly from A.D. 500 to 1500, the period saw
the growth of the Roman Catholic Church in Western Europe
and the spread of the Islamic faith in the Middle East. Around
the world, empires—the Byzantine, Mongol, and Incan—rose
and fell, and the first nation-states emerged in France, England,
Stress and university. These are not two words you often see together! Many people
recollect university as being the ‘best days of their lives’ or ‘a great laugh’ and we
hope that this will be the case for you too.
However, university is associated with huge change, and for most people change
brings stress. At university there is a need to be more proactive in your studies, your
social life and your ability to manage on your own.