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  1. Africa's ICT Infrastructure

    Charts ICT revolution that has swept across Africa since the end of the 1990s. Large-scale investment in the sector has transformed telecommunications from a luxury enjoyed by a privileged few to a mass-market service, used in villages and cities alike, across the continent. This reviews the rapid growth in networks and the emergence of the mobile phone as a part of everyday life in Africa. Learn More
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  2. Natural Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Examines specific channels through which commodity dependence may affect the economic and institutional development of countries in this region. It explores four major concerns: the economic effects of commodity dependence and the implications for long-term growth; the interactions between commodity production and the rents it generates on the one hand, and a country’s institutions on the other; the macroeconomic challenges of managing the volatility of revenue flows; and the potential negative social impacts. Learn More
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  3. Discovering the Real World

    Presents unique evidence on health workers' career choices in Ethiopia. It shows that challenges like health workers' limited willingness to work in a rural area, as well as their likelihood to migrate abroad, vary substantially and are correlated with rural background, motivation, and job satisfaction. Learn More
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  4. Sustaining Educational and Economic Momentum in Africa

    Examines the progress made by African countries toward the Education for All (EFA) goals for 2015 agreed at the Dakar 2000 World Education Forum. Of particular concern is the potential setback to the nascent efforts in many African countries to align the expansion of secondary and tertiary education more closely with the needs of the economy and to equip the workforce with the skills for economic competitiveness. Learn More
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  5. Winds of Change

    Examines East Asia’s energy future over the next two decades. It outlines the strategic direction of East Asia’s energy sector to meet its growing energy demand in an environmentally sustainable manner, and presents a pathway of policy frameworks and financing mechanisms to get there. It concludes that it is within the reach for East Asia to stabilize CO2 emissions, improve local environment, and enhance energy security, without compromising economic growth. Learn More
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  6. Putting Higher Education to Work

    East Asian countries need to make the leap from middle-income to high-income countries, and higher education will be key. This report explores higher education in East Asia and the changes needed to make this happen. It focuses on how to make higher education: more responsive to the needs of the labour market; contribute to improving the innovation agenda; and more inclusive. Learn More
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  7. Private Health Sector Assessment in Mali

    Designed to develop recommendations for a reform program to strengthen the existing policy framework for the public-private interface in the health sector and to improve the delivery of health related goods and services for all Malians. Learn More
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  8. Baseball's Greatest Series

    Focuses on what many believe to be the most exciting postseason series in baseball history: the 1995 Division Series between the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners. This book chronicles the earlier struggles of both teams during the 1980s, their mid-1990s resurgence and the effects of Seattle's victory. Learn More
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  9. Governance of Technical Education in India

    Examines the development of technical education in India, something that is seen as critical to India’s aspirations of becoming a major competitive player in the global knowledge economy. Learn More
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  10. Achieving Effective Social Protection for All in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Highlights the interaction between social protection programs and labour markets in Latin America. It presents new evidence on the limited coverage of existing programs and emphasizes the challenges caused by high informality for achieving universal social protection for old age income, for health, for unemployment risks and for anti poverty safety nets. Learn More
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  11. Tackling HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in South Asia

    Summarizes monitoring, evaluation and case study data, revealing that a number of strategies were particularly effective in raising awareness about HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and shifting, albeit slowly, attitudes, norms and behaviours. This book is critical reading for all working on HIV prevention, care and treatment, from policy makers in national AIDS programs, to donors and program implementers, both within the South Asia region and globally. Learn More
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  12. BrueghelÆs Heavy Dancers

    Reveals how portrayals of peasants from the literature of the Golden Age of Virgilian Pastoral, who behave according to their social station, were increasingly replaced in the Middle Ages by portrayals that present the realistic peasant, whose outrageous behavior betrays his or her class while it threatens those who stand 'above'. Learn More
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  13. World Investment and Political Risk 2010

    The objective of this report is to examine: overall investment trends and perceptions of political risk especially for what regards foreign direct investment (FDI) to emerging markets; investments and risks specifically in Conflict-Affected and Fragile States; and the role political risk insurance (PRI) is playing today and its likely role in the future. Learn More
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  14. Freshwater Plants in the Southeastern United States

    This is an "encapsulated" water-proof pocket poster.

    Recognize and identify plants in the field quickly with our new laminated full-color recognition guides. For students and professionals - anyone who wants easy-to-carry reminders to help them quickly ID plants in the wild. These guides fold out for an easy view of dozens of plants at one time. Essential plant characteristics are pictured with brief text descriptions, where needed. Laminated with heavy-duty 3 mil laminate for protection from the elements and made to last for many field trips. A project of Vic Ramey (University of Florida) and Jeff Schardt (Florida Department of Environmental Protection).

    Of the freshwater plants depicted, 100% are found in Florida. The great majority are also found elsewhere in the United States.

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  15. Suburban Affiliations

    Since the mid-1990s Ireland has experienced an extraordinary phase of economic and social development. Seeking to understand the impact of these developments, Corcoran, Gray, and Peillon initiated the New Urban Living study, a detailed research project focused on four suburbs of Dublin. This title represents the culmination of that research. Learn More
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  16. Demanding Good Governance

    Explains what social accountability means in the African context, distilling some common success factors and lessons that can help other practitioners and innovators in the field. It presents case studies from a cross-section of countries that demonstrate that although social accountability approaches are strongly influenced by many underlying legal, social, cultural, and economic factors, they can still be implemented in difficult political environments. Learn More
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