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  • Social Policy and the Labour Market book cover

    Social Policy and the Labour Market

    1st Edition

    By Philip R. de Jong, Theodore R. Marmor

    First published in 1997, this volume examines why, while mature welfare states are being trimmed and privatised, new social welfare arrangement are implemented in formerly communist and newly industrialised countries. The papers in this volume bring together these different worlds, but also…

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  • Social Work Services and Patient Decision Making book cover

    Social Work Services and Patient Decision Making

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Hansen

    First published in 1998, this timely study of an American acute care hospital examines decision making by patients and their families along with a cost analysis of social work services. The first part focuses on the patient’s experience of acute hospital care and the second part examines the…

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  • The Competitive Advantage of Nations: The Case of Turkey: Assessing Porter's Framework for National Advantage book cover

    The Competitive Advantage of Nations: The Case of Turkey

    Assessing Porter's Framework for National Advantage, 1st Edition

    By Özlem Öz

    First published in 1999, this volume applies Professor Michael Porter’s diamond framework (1990) to the Turkish glass, construction, leather clothes, automobile and flat steel industries. Özlam Öz aims primarily to contribute towards an improvement of this framework, and thus towards a better…

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  • The Political Economy of Transition in Central and Eastern Europe: The Light(s) at the End of the Tunnel book cover

    The Political Economy of Transition in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Light(s) at the End of the Tunnel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Bastian

    First published in 1998, this volume contributes to the debate after the fall of the Soviet Union on the transition of Eastern European, former Soviet countries to a market economy. The transition was an enterprise as daring in practice and historically unprecedented as it is an analytical…

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  • Small and Medium Enterprises in Malaysia: Policy Issues and Challenges book cover

    Small and Medium Enterprises in Malaysia

    Policy Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Mosha Asri Abdullah

    First published in 1999, this volume focuses on the contributions of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Malaysia and they can be best supported. Moha Asri Abdullah examines solutions in the form of policy supports in developing countries, financial and credit assistance, entrepreneurial…

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  • Strategic Management in East European Ports book cover

    Strategic Management in East European Ports

    1st Edition

    By Susanne French, Michael Roe

    First published in 1998, this volume emerged as part of the series Plymouth Studies in Contemporary Shipping, which represents a unique collection of papers and texts edited from the leading maritime institute in Western Europe at the University of Plymouth. Covering research from a range of…

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  • Structural Adjustment and Mass Poverty in Ghana book cover

    Structural Adjustment and Mass Poverty in Ghana

    1st Edition

    By Kwabena Donkor

    First published in 1997, this volume looks at the rationale for, the implementation of, and the economic and social effect of the World Bank Structural Adjustment Policy (SAP) in Ghana from the early 1980s to the early 1990s. It shifts the focus from a primarily economic evaluation of these…

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  • Sociology and the Future of Work: Contemporary Discourses and Debates book cover

    Sociology and the Future of Work

    Contemporary Discourses and Debates, 1st Edition

    By Paul Ransome

    First published in 1999, this book adopts an explicitly forward-looking and dynamic approach in trying to understand not only where the sociology of work has come from but of where it is likely to go next. For the first time in a single volume, it reviews the continuing usefulness of the 'classical…

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  • Strategic Management in the Maritime Sector: A Case Study of Poland and Germany book cover

    Strategic Management in the Maritime Sector

    A Case Study of Poland and Germany, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Roe

    First published in 1999, this volume explores port strategic management in Poland and Germany. It is part of the Plymouth Studies in Contemporary Shipping series represents a unique collection of papers and edited texts from the leading maritime institute in Western Europe at the University of…

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  • Tariff Determination in the General Equilibrium of a Political Economy: A Bargain-theoretic Approach to Policy Modelling book cover

    Tariff Determination in the General Equilibrium of a Political Economy

    A Bargain-theoretic Approach to Policy Modelling, 1st Edition

    By Hom Moorti Pant

    First published in 1997, this volume builds an economic model in which a model of the policy-formation process was grafted onto an economic model of the traditional kind. Politics are not made in a vacuum; they have their basis in the politico-economic system which economists have been modelling…

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  • The Business of Leadership: Adding Lasting Value to Your Organization book cover

    The Business of Leadership

    Adding Lasting Value to Your Organization, 1st Edition

    By Alan Hooper, John Potter

    First published in 1997, this volume special feature is its combination of practical and psychological behavioural aspects of leadership, presented in an easy readable style, which is designed for practising managers and for business schools. It proposes a new concept of ‘the learning leader’ and…

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  • Social Valuation in Agricultural Policy Analysis: Its Significance for Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Social Valuation in Agricultural Policy Analysis

    Its Significance for Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Okai

    First published in 1999, this volume is intended to encourage appreciation of the cardinal significance for integrating macroeconomic policy variables and environmental factors and any other relevant externalities into sectoral policy analysis as a tool for improving choice of strategic factors in…

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