Political Economy

Author: Frank J. B. Stilwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195551273
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Looks at the competing currents of political economic thought. Contains a new chapter on social policy and the welfare state, and the discussion of globalisation and the economy.

Electronic circuits

Author: Ulrich Tietze
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783540506089
Format: PDF
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This book is the second English edition of an international best-seller on electronic circuit design and application. It now has a new title as it is not only completely updated but also more comprehensive. Written for the student and the practising engineer and scientist, the book covers all important aspects and applications of modern analog and digital circuit design. Part I concentrates on analog and digital circuits, on operational amplifiers, combinatorial and sequential logic and memories. Part It is application oriented. Each chapter offers various solutions to a given problem, thereby enabling the reader to understand ready-made circuits or to proceed quickly from an idea to a working circuit. Often the design approach is illustrated by an example. Analog applications cover such topics as analog computing circuits. The digital sections deal with AD and DA conversion, digitial computing circuits, microprocessors and digital filters.

Manage Me Manage You

Author: Zahoor Bargir
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1481793349
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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There is no ‘I’ in Team, but there is an ‘m’ and ‘e’, ME! • Notice me • Value me • Acknowledge me • Listen to me • Understand me Effective managers are vital in this competitive world. Whilst they have to ensure they get the best out of their team to get the work done, any team is a sum of its parts. Each team member plays a crucial role and if they’re not happy then this will have an impact on their colleagues. We all have different motivations and ways of working. If managers can meet these individual needs, managing their overall team will become so much easier. Zahoor Bargir uses the DISC system to show how managers can be themselves and yet manage others how they want to be managed.


Author: Paul Fussell
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618381883
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presents a series of anecdotes that tell the history and meaning of American uniforms, identifying their cultural significance in terms of how uniforms unite and divide people as well as how they vary throughout the world. Reprint.

Why Americans Hate the News Media and How It Matters

Author: Jonathan M. Ladd
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691147868
Format: PDF, Docs
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As recently as the early 1970s, the news media was one of the most respected institutions in the United States. Yet by the 1990s, this trust had all but evaporated. Why has confidence in the press declined so dramatically over the past 40 years? And has this change shaped the public's political behavior? This book examines waning public trust in the institutional news media within the context of the American political system and looks at how this lack of confidence has altered the ways people acquire political information and form electoral preferences. Jonathan Ladd argues that in the 1950s, '60s, and early '70s, competition in American party politics and the media industry reached historic lows. When competition later intensified in both of these realms, the public's distrust of the institutional media grew, leading the public to resist the mainstream press's information about policy outcomes and turn toward alternative partisan media outlets. As a result, public beliefs and voting behavior are now increasingly shaped by partisan predispositions. Ladd contends that it is not realistic or desirable to suppress party and media competition to the levels of the mid-twentieth century; rather, in the contemporary media environment, new ways to augment the public's knowledgeability and responsiveness must be explored. Drawing on historical evidence, experiments, and public opinion surveys, this book shows that in a world of endless news sources, citizens' trust in institutional media is more important than ever before.

Air to Air

Author: Paul Bowen
Publisher: North Shore Press (KS)
ISBN: 9780966509533
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Mama s Window

Author: Lynn Rubright
ISBN: 9781600603358
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His dying mother's insistence leads an eleven-year-old black child to be raised by his disabled uncle, in the swamps of the Mississippi Delta in the early 1900s, and to recall her tireless work to fund a stained glass window for her church.

Philosophy of responsibility

Author: Edgar Bodenheimer
Publisher: Fred B. Rothman & Company
Format: PDF
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This book was written by a lawyer using an interdisciplinary approach in a broad, nontechnical manner.