Karim Khan Zand (Makers of the Muslim World) by John R. Perry

By John R. Perry

A ahead considering and particularly well known chief, Karim Khan Zand (1705-1779) used to be the founding father of the Zand dynasty in Iran. during this insightful profile of a guy earlier than his time, esteemed educational John Perry indicates how through starting up foreign exchange, utilising a good economic procedure and exhibiting admire for present non secular associations, Karim Khan succeeded in making a peaceable and wealthy nation in a very turbulent epoch of historical past.

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Efficient Monopolies: The Limits of Competition in the by Thomas von Ungern-Sternberg

By Thomas von Ungern-Sternberg

This publication provides startling facts that nation monopolies can produce higher results than the loose industry. It offers an empirical comparability of the valuables coverage industry in 5 ecu nations: Britain, Spain, France, Switzerland, and Germany. The marketplace and price constructions of insurers in every one kingdom are defined, and specific positive aspects of every industry and the results for patrons tested. The regulatory frameworks differ largely from state to nation and so do the industry results, either by way of top class point and by way of on hand assurance disguise.

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Toward Interventions in Human Resources for Health in Ghana: by Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Christopher H. Herbst, Agnes

By Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Christopher H. Herbst, Agnes Soucat, Christophe Lemiere, Karima Saleh

Regardless of a few fresh successes in Ghana, extra advancements in future health results are partly hampered by means of the shortcoming of expert carrier services, or human assets for healthiness (HRH), relatively in rural components, the place severe overall healthiness companies are wanted such a lot. to deal with the shortcoming of knowledge and consultant the advance of rules and courses on HRH, towards Interventions in Human assets for health and wellbeing in Ghana: proof for health and wellbeing staff making plans and effects goals to color a complete photo of HRH, consolidating new and latest facts at the inventory, distribution, and function of h ealth employees to target the what, as in what's the scenario on HRH? and the how, as in How is that this scenario defined? The publication highlights new proof on a few of the underlying determinants affecting the inventory, distribution, and function of medical examiners in Ghana, together with medical expert creation and attrition, capability to regulate HRH, the potential of health and wellbeing education associations, and medical examiner repayment. coverage techniques on HRH also are mentioned, as is the fi scal and political atmosphere had to enhance and enforce such interventions. the knowledge and findings awarded during this e-book are the results of prolonged and shut collaboration among the Ghana Technical operating staff on HRH (led through the Ministry of healthiness) and the realm Bank’s Africa area Technical workforce on HRH. the data during this booklet will supply a greater foundation for Ghanaian choice makers and exterior companions to have a discussion on HRH and comparable rules. extra largely, towards Interventions in Human assets for health and wellbeing in Ghana: facts for health and wellbeing group making plans and effects should be of curiosity to all these operating to enhance human assets for well-being in Africa and past.

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The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity 1050-1500

The Routledge historical past of Medieval Christianity explores the function of Christianity in ecu society from the center of the eleventh-century until eventually the dawning of the Reformation. prepared in 4 thematic sections and comprising 23 initially commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to every half through the editor, this booklet offers an authoritative survey of an important part of medieval history.
Comprehensive and cohesive, the amount presents a holistic view of Christianity in medieval Europe, reading not just the church itself but in addition its function in, impression on, and tensions with, modern society. Chapters as a result variety from examinations of constructions, theology and devotional practices in the church to themes equivalent to gender, violence and holy battle, the economic system, morality, tradition, and lots of extra in addition to, demonstrating the pervasiveness and value of the church and Christianity within the medieval world.
Despite the transition into an more and more post-Christian age, the ancient position of Christianity within the improvement of Europe is still necessary to the certainty of ecu heritage – fairly within the medieval interval. This assortment should be crucial interpreting for college kids and students of medieval reviews throughout a vast variety of disciplines.

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Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step for Government and Nonprofit by Paul R. Niven

By Paul R. Niven

The Balanced Scorecard is the major technique for enforcing functionality administration structures and bettering potency. Focusing at once at the public and not-for-profit sectors, this ebook is helping those agencies triumph over the original demanding situations they face while enforcing a Balanced Scorecard. publications executive and nonprofit corporations during the implementation of a functionality administration procedure utilizing the Balanced Scorecard. Authors convey a wealth of implementation wisdom and adventure to this ebook, resulting in hands-on, functional information and the right way to that verify luck. Identifies and tackles head-on the intense stumbling blocks designated to the area of presidency and nonprofits in imposing the balanced scorecard method. contains motion plans to stroll the reader via particular implementation demanding situations.

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Developments in French Politics by Alain Guyomarch, Peter A. Hall, Jack Hayward, Howard Machin

By Alain Guyomarch, Peter A. Hall, Jack Hayward, Howard Machin

The re-creation of the top textual content on French politics brings jointly a very new set of specially-commissioned chapters overlaying Chirac's presidency, the 1997 election, the following "cohabitation," and the effect of the Jospin executive. The ebook explores the influence of Europe on French policy-making, the French perspective towards globalization, and the demanding situations posed via unemployment, social exclusion, and institutional reform to longstanding practices of the French state.

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Dictionary of Insurance Terms (Barron's Business Guides) by Harvey W. Rubin

By Harvey W. Rubin

Books in Barron's pocket-sized enterprise Dictionaries sequence record millions of specialised phrases alphabetically and current concise definitions. The authors of all books during this sequence are well-known experts of their targeted fields. Newly up to date variations replicate new applied sciences and up to date company tendencies. This quantity defines greater than 4,200 coverage phrases that are supposed to be understood through brokers, agents, actuaries, underwriters, body of workers execs facing employee-benefit courses, and shoppers who have to comprehend the policies they plan to shop for. Terminology covers existence, wellbeing and fitness, estate, and casualty assurance, in addition to retirement plans. This new and seriously up-to-date Fourth version has been improved with nearly 2 hundred new phrases, and updatings of many different phrases to mirror the present country of the coverage undefined.

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A New Anthropology of Islam by John R. Bowen

By John R. Bowen

During this strong yet available new research John Bowen attracts on an entire diversity of labor in social anthropology to provide Islam in ways in which emphasise its constitutive practices, from praying and studying to judging and political setting up. beginning on the middle of Islam - revelation and studying in Arabic lands - Bowen indicates how Muslims have tailored Islamic texts and traditions to principles and stipulations within the societies during which they reside. Returning to key case experiences in Indonesia, Africa, Pakistan and Western Europe to discover each one significant area of Islamic spiritual and social existence, Bowen additionally considers the theoretical advances in social anthropology that experience pop out of the learn of Islam. a brand new Anthropology of Islam is vital studying for all these drawn to the learn of Islam and for these following new advancements within the self-discipline of anthropology.

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