Time Annual 1993

The Year in Review

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Author: Time Magazine

Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780376019141

Category: Science

Page: 186

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Surveys the principal events of 1993 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine

Time Annual 1992

The Year in Review

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Author: Time-Life Books,Time Magazine

Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780848711566

Category: Political Science

Page: 201

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Surveys the principal events of 1992 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine

Annual Energy Review, 1994

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Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788126666

Category:

Page: 391

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Presents historical energy statistics for every year from 1949 through 1994. Covers all major energy activities, including consumption, production, trade, stocks, and prices, for all major energy commodities, including fossil fuels and electricity. Also presents statistics on renewable energy sources. New section on data on petroleum products supplied by sector for 1949 through 1994. Provides international energy statistics on oil, gas, coal, electricity, hydroelectric power, and nuclear power. Charts, tables& graphs.

Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 1993

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Author: David Leyton-Brown

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802047014

Category: History

Page: 406

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Featuring essays on parliament and politics, Ottawa and the provinces, and external affairs, the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs provides a comprehensive account of the year's events.

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 13, 1993

Focus on Kinship, Aging, and Social Change

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826165060

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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During the past few decades, the dramatic social changes with regard to our aging population and changes in the family unit have made both demographic and socioeconomic consequences, as well as an effect on matters of social policy. The prestigious editors, George L. Maddox and M. Powell Lawton, have assembled an impressive group of expert contributors whose chapters address topics from the latest theory and research findings to the changing balance of work and families, as well as patterns of kinship.

Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 6, 2008

Clinical Nursing Education

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Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826110848

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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The Annual Review of Nursing Education addresses trends, new developments, and innovations in nursing education over the past year. Chapters provide practical information and new ideas that educators and administrators can use in their own nursing programs. Volume 6 looks at such intriguing topics as innovations in clinical teaching and evaluation, partnerships for clinical teaching, selecting clinical sites, how students view their clinical experience, grade inflation in nursing, and using case studies for promoting critical thinking, among others.

Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2007

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Author: David Mutimer

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442617241

Category: Political Science

Page: 322

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The Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs is an acclaimed series that offers informed commentary on important national events and considers their significance in local and international contexts. This latest instalment covers a year of dramatic activity in provincial politics. In 2007 the economy continued on its remarkable run of growth, allowing the new Conservative government to continue its predecessor’s tradition of presenting a balanced budget while further reducing Canadians’ taxes and increasing government spending. With the opposition Liberals not looking to engineer a quick election, federal politics was both cautious and static. In the provinces, however, the Liberals won electoral victories in Quebec and Ontario, while the NDP won a third consecutive election in Manitoba. The Canadian dollar rose past parity with the American for the first time in almost 31 years, and the country celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Freedom in the World

The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties, 1992-1993

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Author: Freedom House Survey Team

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780932088819

Category: Political Science

Page: 650

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An indispensable annual survey of political rights and civil liberties from Freedom House, the nation's leading human rights advocacy group. This year's survey includes comprehensive coverage of each of the republics of the former Soviet Union. Well established as a standard reference, it provides political, social, and economic snapshots of every nation and territory in the world plus a country-by-country overview of the year's significant data on life expectancy, population, and economic indicators.

2009 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness

Achieving Sustainable Development

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Author: World Bank

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821381366

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 152

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'The Annual Review of Development Effectiveness 2009' presents evidence on the World Bank s efforts in two areas. Part I tracks the outcomes of Bank projects and country programs and the evolution of monitoring and evaluation (M and E). Part II examines the Bank s support for environmentally sustainable development compatible with economic growth and poverty reduction. The Bank s project performance rebounded in 2008, allaying concerns about the weakened performance in 2007. As previous ARDEs have shown, project performance has been improving gradually for 15 years according to the traditional measure percent of projects with satisfactory (versus unsatisfactory) outcomes. But IEG ratings of M and E quality for completed projects indicate considerable room for progress. Information to assess impacts continues to be lacking although preliminary data suggests improvements in baseline data collection. Bank support for the environment has recovered since 2002 due to new sources of concessional finance. The outcomes of environment projects have improved in recent years. A growing number of regional projects are addressing the shared use of water resources. New global partnerships are deepening the Bank s involvement in climate change issues. But M and E remains weak: three-quarters of environment-related projects those managed by sectors other than environment lack reporting of environmental outcomes.

Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs

1996

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Author: David Mutimer

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802037152

Category: History

Page: 320

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Elections dominated Canadian politics in 1996, despite there being no federal election. The fallout from Québec's narrowly defeated referendum on sovereignty the previous year drifted across 1996's political landscape. At the same time, though barely half-way into their mandate from the 1993 Federal election, Jean Chrétien's Liberal government gave every indication of gearing up for another vote in 1997. Sandwiched between these votes, 1996 saw three provincial elections, two MPs leave Ottawa to become provincial premiers, the election and subsequent resignation of a new Leader of the Opposition, and a series of federal by-elections. The by-elections were noteworthy for holding the possibility of displacing the Bloc Québécois from its status as Official Opposition, in favour of the conservative, western-based Reform Party. Featuring essays on parliament and politics, Ottawa and the provinces, foreign affairs and defence, the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs provides a comprehensive account of the year's events. It is unique in its collection and presentation of the year's events, and has long been praised for its excellence.

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection

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Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466829494

Category: Fiction

Page: 593

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With stories about consciousness and conscience, about heroes and horrors, this volume offers up two dozen dazzling stories from some of science fiction's greatest writers, including: Neal Barret, Jr., Terry Bisson, Pat Cadigan, Arthur C. Clarke, L. Sprague de Camp, Bradley Denton, Greg Egan, Joe Haldeman, Lukas Jaeger, Kathe Koja, Nancy Kress, Jonathan Lethem, Ian R. McLeod, Tom Maddox, Maureen F. McHugh, Ian McDonald, Frederik Pohl, Robert Reed, Robert Silverberg, Michael Swanwick, Steven Utley, Ian Watson, Kate Wilhelm, Connie Willis. Rounded out by a list of Honourable Mentions and Gardner Dozois's annual summation of the year in science fiction, this anthology is the single best guide available to the best possible tomorrows and alternate yesterdays of the past year.

Child Labor in Agriculture

Changes Needed to Better Protect Health and Educational Opportunities

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Author: Charles Jeszeck

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788177422

Category: Political Science

Page: 88

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Millions of children in this country work, & the agricultural industry, although generally agreed to be one of the most dangerous, employs a proportionately larger number of these children than other industries. This report presents information on (1) the extent & prevalence of child labor in agriculture; (2) the legislative protections available to children working in agriculture; (3) the enforcement of these protections as they apply to children working in agriculture; & (4) how federal educational assistance programs address the needs of children in migrant & seasonal agricultural. Charts & tables.

Annual Reports in Organic Synthesis 1993

1993

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Author: Philip M. Weintraub

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080916236

Category: Science

Page: 546

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This handy reference tool is an organized annual review of synthetically useful information. It abstracts synthetic reactions from the major chemistry journals of the past year and includes all reactions and methodsthat are new and reasonably general. The reactions are presented in a convenient pictorial format designed for rapid visual retrieval of information. The Journal of the American Chemical Society has aptly described this publication as an"aid to the harassed organic chemist who cannot keep up with the never-diminishing stream of new primary literature"and hails it"an outstandingly good buy." Clearly illustrated structures of compounds in every feasible syntheticpathway A general review of structure/activity information for each synthetic compound Extensive reference information provided for additional publications available for each reactiondiscussed

Ocean Processes in Climate Dynamics

global and Mediterranean examples ; [proceedings of the NATO Advanced StudyInstitute ... Erice, Italy, January 20 - February 2, 1993]

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Author: Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli,Allan R. Robinson,Gordon McKay Professor Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences Allan R Robinson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792326243

Category: Science

Page: 437

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One of the most crucial but still very poorly understood topics of oceanographic science is the role of ocean processes in contributing to the dynamics of climate and global change. This book presents a series of high level lectures on the major categories of ocean/atmosphere processes. Three of these major issues are the focus of the lectures: (1) air--sea interaction processes; (2) water mass formation, dispersion and mixing; (3) general circulation, with specific emphasis on the thermohaline component. Global examples in the world ocean are provided and discussed in the lectures. In parallel, the Mediterranean Sea is a laboratory basin in providing analogues of the above global processes relevant to climate dynamics. They include the Mediterranean thermohaline circulation with its own `conveyor belt'; intermediate and deep water mass formation and transformations, dispersion and mixing. No other book in the field provides a review of fundamental lectures on these processes, coupled with global examples and their Mediterranean analogues.