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Destroying a Nation

The Civil War in Syria

by Nikolaos Van Dam

<p>Following the Arab Spring, Syria descended into civil and sectarian conflict. It has since become a fractured warzone which operates as a breeding ground for new terrorist movements including ISIS as well as the root cause of the greatest ...

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Developing Country Perspectives on Public Service Delivery

by Anjula Gurtoo & Colin Williams

<p>The book examines the status of public service in developing countries, in the sectors of health, infrastructure, labour and marginalized populations, rural economy and public administration. The last decade has witnessed significant ...

ISBN: 9788132221609

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Development and Environmental Policy in India

The Last Few Decades

by Kanchan Chopra

<p>This book examines the nuances of the relationship between development and environmental conservation policy in India over the last three decades.  While India is taken as the focal point, the study extends to an analysis of global aspects ...

ISBN: 9789811037610

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Development Cooperation of the ‘New’ EU Member States

Beyond Europeanization

by Ondrej Horký-Hluchán

<p>The book provides a comprehensive analysis of the international development policies of ten Central and Eastern European countries that joined the EU between 2004 and 2007. The contributors offer the first thorough overview of the 'new' EU ...

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Development Planning in South Africa

Provincial Policy and State Power in the Eastern Cape

by John Reynolds

<p>Celebrated as a beacon of democracy and reconciliation, many people in South Africa continue to live in severe poverty, particularly in the Eastern Cape Province. Backed by the United Nations Development Programme, the Eastern Cape's ...

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Developmental Local Governance

A Critical Discourse in ‘Alternative Development’

by Eris D. Schoburgh, John Martin & Sonia Gatchair

<p>The primary purpose of this edited collection is to evaluate critically the relationship between local government and national economic development. It focuses on how the relationship between local government and development is structured, ...

ISBN: 9781137558367

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Developmental States and Business Activism

East Asia's Trade Dispute Settlement

by Dr Jessica Chia-yueh Liao

Jessica Liao analyzes the rise of trade disputes between East Asia and the West, and investigates the evolving role of East Asian governments in handling these disputes. As East Asian businesses have become growing players in global markets, ...

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Developments in Environmental Regulation

Risk based regulation in the UK and Europe

by Jon Foreman

<p>This book provides a critical examination of contemporary approaches to environmental regulation in the UK and the European Union. It also explores how regulation has evolved in response to a number of factors, including industrial ...

ISBN: 9783319619378

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Devil's Bargain

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the storming of the presidency

by Joshua Green

<p><strong>The instant #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestseller.</strong></p> <p>From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump — the key to ...

ISBN: 9781925548822

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

by Joshua Green

<b>The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.</b>From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right,

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Devolution in the UK

by James Mitchell

<p>This book explains devolution today in terms of the evolution of past structures of government in the component parts of the United Kingdom. Available in paperback for the first time, it highlights the importance of the English dimension and ...

ISBN: 9781847795236

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Diasporas and Foreign Direct Investment in China and India

by Min Ye

<p>This book offers a comparative and historical analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI) liberalization in China and India and explains how the return of these countries' diasporas affects such liberalization. It examines diasporic ...

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Dictators and Democracy in African Development

The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria

by A. Carl LeVan

<p>What are the conditions for good governance in Africa, and why do many democracies still struggle with persistent poverty? Drawing on a historical study of Nigeria since independence, this book argues that the structure of the policy-making ...

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Digital Cities

The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

by Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert & William W. Franko

<p>Federal broadband policy has largely ignored urban areas, where most Americans live. Using an original and unprecedented multi-level analysis of access and use in low-income neighborhoods, <em>Digital Cities</em> tells the story of ...

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Digital Governance and E-Government Principles Applied to Public Procurement

by Rajesh Kumar Shakya

Public procurement is vulnerable on many levels. Therefore, to increase protection and improve efficiency, governments across the globe are looking to introduce electronic-based infrastructures. Digital Governance and E-Government Principles ...

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Digital Human Modeling: Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management

7th International Conference, DHM 2016, Held as Part of HCI International 2016, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, Proceedings

by Vincent G. Duffy

<p>This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Human Modelling: Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management, DHM 2016, held as part of the 18th International Conference on ...

ISBN: 9783319402475

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Digital Photogrammetry

Theory and Applications

by Wilfried Linder

<p>Photogrammetry is a science based technology with more than a century of history and development. During this time, the techniques used to get information about objects represented in photos have changed dramatically from pure optic­ ...

ISBN: 9783662067253

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Digital Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities

16th Workshop on e-Business, WeB 2017, Seoul, South Korea, December 10, 2017, Revised Selected Papers

by Wooje Cho, Ming Fan, Michael J. Shaw & others

<p>This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 16th Workshop on e-Business, WeB 2017, which took place in Seoul, South Korea, in December 2017. The purpose of WeB is to provide an open forum for e-Business researchers and ...

ISBN: 9783319999364

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Digital Urban Acupuncture

Human Ecosystems and the Life of Cities in the Age of Communication, Information and Knowledge

by Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico

<p>This book explores the possibility to observe the lives of cities through ubiquitous information obtained through social networks, sensors and other sources of data and information, and the ways in which this possibility describes a new form ...

ISBN: 9783319434032

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Digital Watermarking

Techniques and Trends

by Mohammad Ali Nematollahi, Chalee Vorakulpipat & Hamurabi Gamboa Rosales

<p>This book presents the state-of-the-arts application of digital watermarking in audio, speech, image, video, 3D mesh graph, text, software, natural language, ontology, network stream, relational database, XML, and hardware IPs. It also ...

ISBN: 9789811020957

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