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The Character and Logical Method of Political Economy

By: John E. Cairnes

Economic Theory Literature

Excerpt: Preface to Second Edition. In offering to the public a new edition of some lectures delivered in Dublin more than seventeen years ago, a few words of explanation are needed. As regards the substance of the opinions advanced ? the view taken of Political Economy, and of its methods of proof and development ? the present work does not differ from its predecessor; but extensive changes have been made in the form and treatment. Numerous passages have been recast; in...

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Special Presidential Award

By: Bruce Benton

Economics

Today the Bank salutes Bruce Benton, Manager of the Onchocersiasis Coordinating Unit, for his 15 year commitment to the eradication of onchocerciasis in Africa. Mr. Benton?s unwavering focus and commitment to the Bank?s long-term vision to eradicate this ancient scourge ?commonly known as river blindness? resulted in exemplary collaborations among donor countries, agencies and foundations, non-governmental organizations and countless local communities. River blindness in...

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Ed Review April 25, 2003 a Bi-Weekly Update on U. S. Department of...

By: Dr. Diane Ravitch

Excerpt: The Office of Innovation and Improvement's (OII) Innovation of the Week is the Troops-to-Teachers program. The brave men and women fighting in Iraq--and their colleagues around the world--represent one of the most highly skilled, highly trained sectors of our society,? Nina Rees, Deputy Under-secretary of OII, testified before the House Committee on Veterans? Affairs April 9. Many of our service personnel possess a command of mathematics and science, subjects th...

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A Guide to the Examination of the Wine

By: John Wickham Legg
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Analytical Mechanics for Engineers

By: Fred B. Seely, Newton Edward Ensign
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Supporting a National Community Action Program Via an Adaptable Pr...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Mr. Wolfensohn?s annual meeting speech: What is it, Mr. Chairman, that the poor reply when asked what might make the greatest difference to their lives? -- They say, organizations of their own so that they may negotiate with government, with traders and with NGOs. -- Direct assistance through community driven programs so they may shape their own destinies. -- Local ownership of funds, so that they may put a stop to corruption. -- They want NGOs and governments to be accountable to them.

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Bobbie Bubbles

By: E. Hugh Sherwood

Excerpt: Bobbie Bubbles was the most wonderful bubble blower that ever lived. No, his father?s name wasn't Bubbles, and bubble blowing wasn't the family trade.

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Analytical Chemistry, Laboratory Exercises

By: William Dittmar
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Ships of the Royal Navy

By: Parkes, Oscar
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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity?and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to a lockdown, ending its cycle of innovation?and facilitating unsettling new kinds of control. (futureoftheinternet.org)

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The Royal Navy; In a Ser. Of Illustr. From Orig. Drawings by W. F....

By: W. F. Mitchell, Francis Elgar
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Archived Information

By: Janie E. Funkhouser

Excerpt: We well know that when educators, families, and communities work together, schools get better. As a result, students get the high quality education they need to lead productive lives. Yet various barriers in the school, home, and community often prevent strong partnerships from developing. This Idea Book describes how some schools and their communities have overcome key barriers  finding the time, increasing their information about each other, bridging school-f...

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Old Nathan

By: David Drake

Excerpt: The bull the cat slunk in the door with angry grace and snarled to old Nathan, ?somebody?s coming, and he?s bringing a great blond bitch-dog with ?Im.? Then he sprang up the wall, using a chink in the logs at the height of a man?s head to boost himself the last of the way to the roof trestle.

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Annual Report 2001-2002 : Letter of Transmittal

By: Nguyen Doan Hung

Economics

This Annual Report, which covers the period from July 1, 2001, to June 30, 2002, has been prepared by the Executive Directors of both the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) in accordance with the respective bylaws of the two institutions. James D.Wolfensohn, President of the IBRD and IDA, and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, has submitted this report, together with the accompanying...

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Boyhood

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

I. A SLOW JOURNEY: Again two carriages stood at the front door of the house at Petrovskoe. In one of them sat Mimi, the two girls, and their maid, with the bailiff, Jakoff, on the box, while in the other -- a britchka -- sat Woloda, myself, and our servant Vassili. Papa, who was to follow us to Moscow in a few days, was standing bareheaded on the entrance-steps. He made the sign of the cross at the windows of the carriages, and said: Christ go with you! Good-bye. Jakoff ...

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The Book of Lantern ; Being a Practical Guide to the Working of th...

By: Hepworth, Thomas Cradock
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Hereditary Hemochromatosis : Perspectives of Public Health, Medica...

By: Giuseppina Imperatore

Hereditary hemochromatosis (HHC) has been proposed paradigm for the introduction of adult genetic diseases into clinical and public health practice. This disorder, inherited autosomal recessive condition, can result in the accumulation of iron in body tissues, resulting in complications such cirrhosis, cardiomyopathy, diabetes, and arthritis.1 Two methods of screening for early detection of the disease are available: serum iron measures and molecular testing to detect mu...

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Strategies for Implementing the Cmmi Project Management Process Ca...

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Objectives Attending this presentation should enable you to ... 1. Understand how differing perceptions of project management makes this process category so difficult to implement ... 2. Consider common organizational roadblocks to project management that nearly every organization encounters ... 2. See the value of an incremental approach to implementation ... 2. Take away practical examples as a starting point ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization,...

By: C. C. Heuck

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION Following the introduction of quality assurancs programmes in some countries, where external quality assessment schemes have been established, problems have arisen in the concepts and the objectives of the schemes. The majority of schemes have been organized by university laboratories or central government laboratories which purchase quality control materials abroad and issue reports on surveys. Often. the organizing centres cf EQ.4 schemes have no direct...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2002; Volume 80, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

The Working Group on the Principles of Quality Assurance was convened by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and met from 17 to 19 May 1983 at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain. The 18 participants and 6 observers included physicians as well as individuals with professional backgrounds in nursing, economics, biostatistics and hospital administration. In addition. there were several government health officials. medical educators and public health e...

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