Fianc   and Marriage Visas Book

Fianc and Marriage Visas


  • Author : Ilona Bray
  • Publisher : Nolo
  • Release Date : 2016-08-31
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781413322965

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Fianc and Marriage Visas Book Description :

Provides advice on navigating through the legal requirements to get a visa or green card as quickly as possible, discussing how to avoid common mistakes, prepare for meetings with officials, and prove a marriage is real.

U S  Immigration Made Easy Book

U S Immigration Made Easy


  • Author : Ilona Bray
  • Publisher : Nolo
  • Release Date : 2017-01-30
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781413323672

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U S Immigration Made Easy Book Description :

Still a category killer, after all these years. Takes one of the most complex areas of U.S. law and presents it in understandable terms, covering both eligibility and application procedures, for would-be immigrants and those who assist them.

How to Get a Green Card Book

How to Get a Green Card


  • Author : Ilona Bray
  • Publisher : Nolo
  • Release Date : 2016-07-20
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781413322552

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How to Get a Green Card Book Description :

Lewis was the primary author in other previous editions.

U S  Immigration Made Easy Book

U S Immigration Made Easy


  • Author : Martha S. Siegel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Emigration and immigration law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015025011761

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Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits Book

Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits


  • Author : Ilona Bray
  • Publisher : Nolo
  • Release Date : 2016-08-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781413322989

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Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits Book Description :

A comprehensive book that fundraising professionals like to keep handy, packed with practical and legal information covering every aspect of getting financial support for a charitable organization.

The Future of the Global Financial System  Downfall or Harmony Book

The Future of the Global Financial System Downfall or Harmony


  • Author : Elena G. Popkova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1287
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030001025

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The Future of the Global Financial System Downfall or Harmony Book Description :

This book gathers the best papers presented at the conference “The Future of the Global Financial System: Downfall or Harmony”, which took place in Limassol, Cyprus on April 13-14, 2018. Organized by the Institute of Scientific Communications (Volgograd, Russia), the conference chiefly focused on reassessing the role and meaning of the global financial system in the modern global economy in light of the crisis that began in 2008 and can still be observed in many countries, and on developing conceptual and applied recommendations on spurring the development of the global financial system. All works underwent peer-review and conform to strict criteria, including a high level of originality (more than 90%), elements of scientific novelty, contribution to the development of economic science, and broad possibilities for practical application. The target audience of this scientific work includes postgraduates, lecturers at higher educational establishments, and researchers studying the modern global financial system. Based on the authors’ conclusions and results, readers will be equipped to pursue their own scientific research. The topics addressed include (but are not limited to) the following issues, which are interesting for modern economic science and practice: financial globalization, the role of finances in the global economy, perspectives of transition in the financial system from part of the infrastructure to a new vector of development in the global economy in the 21st century, reasons for the crisis of the modern financial system and ways of overcoming it, problems and perspectives regarding the harmonization of the global financial system, and scenarios of development for the global financial system. The content is divided into the following parts: development of financial systems at the micro-, meso- and macro-levels, financial infrastructure of the modern economy, legal issues of development of the modern financial system, and management of the global f

Nolo s Essential Guide to Divorce Book

Nolo s Essential Guide to Divorce


  • Author : Emily Doskow
  • Publisher : Nolo
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781413327670

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Nolo s Essential Guide to Divorce Book Description :

Divorce guidance you can count on Divorce is never easy, but with the information in Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce, you can make the process as simple, inexpensive, and conflict-free as possible. With compassion and expertise, family law attorney Emily Doskow explains how to make divorce less painful by helping you: minimize day-to-day conflict with your spouse work with lawyers or mediators without breaking the bank avoid costly, exhausting court battles, and stay calm and make good decisions. You’ll learn about your legal rights and options for resolving tough divorce-related issues, including: child support and custody alimony property division, and drafting a marital settlement agreement. The 8th edition is completely updated with the latest state rules on divorce, such as property division and grounds for divorce.

The Migration Conference 2019   Book of Abstracts and Programme Book

The Migration Conference 2019 Book of Abstracts and Programme


  • Author : Fethiye Tilbe
  • Publisher : Transnational Press London
  • Release Date : 2019-06-08
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781910781517

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The Migration Conference 2019 Book of Abstracts and Programme Book Description :

We’re pleased to welcome you to the Department of Political Science at the University of Bari “Aldo Moro” for the 7th Migration Conference. The conference is the largest scholarly gathering on migration with a global scope. Human mobility, economics, work, employment, integration, insecurity, diversity and minorities, as well as spatial patterns, culture, arts and legal and political aspects appear to be key areas in the current migration debates and research. Throughout the program of the Migration Conference you will find various key thematic areas covered in 598 presentations by 767 contributors coming from all around the world, from Australia to Canada, China to Colombia, Brazil to Korea, and South Africa to Norway. We are proud to bring together experts from universities, independent research organisations, governments, NGOs and the media. We are also proud to bring you opportunities to meet with some of the leading scholars in the field. This year invited speakers include Fiona B. Adamson, Markus Kotzur, Philip L. Martin, Karsten Paerregaard, Ferruccio Pastore, Martin Ruhs, Jeffrey H. Cohen, and Carlos Vargas Silva. Although the main language of the conference is English, this year we will have linguistic diversity as usual and there will be presentations in French, Italian, Spanish and Turkish. We have maintained over the years a frank and friendly environment where constructive criticism foster scholarship, while being nice improves networks and quality of the event. We hope to continue with this tradition and you will enjoy the Conference and Bari during your stay. We thank all participants, invited speakers and conference committees for their efforts and contribution. We also thank many colleagues who were interested in and submitted abstracts but could not make it this year. We are particularly grateful to hundreds of colleagues who served as reviewers and helped the selection process. We also thank to those colleagues who organised panels and agree

Social and Ecological System Dynamics Book

Social and Ecological System Dynamics


  • Author : Krystyna Stave
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-04-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 652
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319457550

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Social and Ecological System Dynamics Book Description :

This book is a social—ecological system description and feedback analysis of the Lake Tana Basin, the headwater catchment of the Upper Blue Nile River. This basin is an important local, national, and international resource, and concern about its sustainable development is growing at many levels. Lake Tana Basin outflows of water, sediments, nutrients, and contaminants affect water that flows downstream in the Blue Nile across international boundaries into the Nile River; the lake and surrounding land have recently been proposed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; the basin has been designated as a key national economic growth corridor in the Ethiopian Growth and Transformation Plan. In spite of the Lake Tana Basin’s importance, there is no comprehensive, integrated, system-wide description of its characteristics and dynamics that can serve as a basis for its sustainable development. This book presents both the social and ecological characteristics of the region and an integrated, system-wide perspective of the feedback links that shape social and ecological change in the basin. Finally, it summarizes key research needs for sustainable development.

Legal Research Book

Legal Research


  • Author : Stephen Elias
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Legal research
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN 10 : IND:39000007508596

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Legal Research Book Description :

And suddenly, legal reseach was made simple Excellent for anyone searching for information in a real or virtual law library (including paralegals, law students, legal assistants and journalists), Legal Research outlines a systematic method to find answers and get results. In plain, readable English, Attorneys Elias and Levinkind explain, with plenty of examples and instructions, how to read and understand statues, regulations and cases, evaluate cases for their value as precedent, use all the basic tools of legal research, practice what you've learned with "hands-on, feet-in" library exercises, as well as hypothetical research problems and solutions. This easy-to-use and understand book, now in its 14th edition, has been adopted as a text in many law schools and paralegal programs.

French Animation History Book

French Animation History


  • Author : Richard Neupert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-03
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118798768

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French Animation History Book Description :

French Animation History is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of animation, illuminating the exceptional place France holds within that history. Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2011 The first book dedicated exclusively to this history Explores how French animators have forged their own visual styles, narrative modes, and technological innovations to construct a distinct national style, while avoiding the clichés and conventions of Hollywood’s commercial cartoons Includes more than 80 color and black and white images from the most influential films, from early silent animation to the recent internationally renowned Persepolis Essential reading for anyone interested in the study of French film

The Politics of Fear Book

The Politics of Fear


  • Author : Michiel Hofman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190624491

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The Politics of Fear Book Description :

The 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic in West Africa was an unprecedented medical and political emergency that cast an unflattering light on multiple corners of government and international response. Fear, not rational planning, appeared to drive many decisions made at population and leadership levels, which in turn brought about a response that was as uneven as it was unprecedented: entire populations were decimated or destroyed, vaccine trials were fast-tracked, health staff died, untested medications were used (or not used) in controversial ways, humanitarian workers returned home to enforced isolation, and military was employed to sometimes disturbing ends. The epidemic revealed serious fault lines at all levels of theory and practice of global public health: national governments were shown to be helpless and unprepared for calamity at this scale; the World Health Organization was roundly condemned for its ineffectiveness; the US quietly created its own African CDC a year after the epidemic began. Amid such chaos, Médecins sans Frontières was forced to act with unprecdented autonomy -- and amid great criticism -- in responding to the disease, taking unprecedented steps in deploying services and advocating for international aid. The Politics of Fear provides a primary documentary resource for recounting and learning from the Ebola epidemic. Comprising eleven topic-based chapters and four eyewitness vignettes from both MSF- and non-MSF-affiliated contributors (all of whom have been given access to MSF Ebola archives from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia for research), it aims to provide a politically agnostic account of the defining health event of the 21st century so far, one that will hopefully inform current opinions and future responses.

Reimagining Utopias Book

Reimagining Utopias


  • Author : Iveta Silova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-07-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 8
  • ISBN 10 : 9789463510110

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Reimagining Utopias Book Description :

Reimaginig Utopias explores the shifting social imaginaries of post-socialist transformations to understand what happens when the new and old utopias of post-socialism confront the new and old utopias of social science. This peer-reviewed volume addresses the theoretical, methodological, and ethical dilemmas encountered by researchers in the social sciences as they plan and conduct education research in post-socialist settings, as well as disseminate their research findings. Through an interdisciplinary inquiry that spans the fields of education, political science, sociology, anthropology, and history, the book explores three broad questions: How can we (re)imagine research to articulate new theoretical insights about post-socialist education transformations in the context of globalization? How can we (re)imagine methods to pursue alternative ways of producing knowledge? And how can we navigate various ethical dilemmas in light of academic expectations and fieldwork realities? Drawing on case studies, conceptual and theoretical essays, autoethnographic accounts, as well as synthetic introductory and conclusion chapters by the editors, this book advances an important conversation about these complicated questions in geopolitical settings ranging from post-socialist Africa to Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The contributors not only expose the limits of Western conceptual frameworks and research methods for understanding post-socialist transformations, but also engage creatively in addressing the persisting problems of knowledge hierarchies created by abstract universals, epistemic difference, and geographical distance inherent in comparative and international education research. This book challenges the readers to question the existing education narratives and rethink taken-for-granted beliefs, theoretical paradigms, and methodological frameworks in order to reimagine the world in more complex and pluriversal ways.

Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy  An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity Book

Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity


  • Author : Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393254068

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Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity Book Description :

It’s time to rewrite the rules—to curb the runaway flow of wealth to the top one percent, to restore security and opportunity for the middle class, and to foster stronger growth rooted in broadly shared prosperity. Inequality is a choice. The United States bills itself as the land of opportunity, a place where anyone can achieve success and a better life through hard work and determination. But the facts tell a different story—the U.S. today lags behind most other developed nations in measures of inequality and economic mobility. For decades, wages have stagnated for the majority of workers while economic gains have disproportionately gone to the top one percent. Education, housing, and health care—essential ingredients for individual success—are growing ever more expensive. Deeply rooted structural discrimination continues to hold down women and people of color, and more than one-fifth of all American children now live in poverty. These trends are on track to become even worse in the future. Some economists claim that today’s bleak conditions are inevitable consequences of market outcomes, globalization, and technological progress. If we want greater equality, they argue, we have to sacrifice growth. This is simply not true. American inequality is the result of misguided structural rules that actually constrict economic growth. We have stripped away worker protections and family support systems, created a tax system that rewards short-term gains over long-term investment, offered a de facto public safety net to too-big-to-fail financial institutions, and chosen monetary and fiscal policies that promote wealth over full employment.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home Book

Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home


  • Author : Ilona Bray
  • Publisher : Nolo
  • Release Date : 2016-12-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781413323450

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Nolo s Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home Book Description :

Get insights from real estate professionals to help you determine when is the best time for you to buy a house. The authors show you how to research the market, decide what you want-- and what you can afford-- and ways to protect yourself with inspections and insurance.

American Political Science Research Guide Book

American Political Science Research Guide


  • Author : George W. Johnson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1978-11-15
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 1468484842

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American Political Science Research Guide Book Description :

The American PoZiticaZ Science Research Guide to their efforts. Individuals in administra is a new series dealing generally with Ameri tive positions will also find that the APSRG offers a means for keeping current on public can government and specifically with public administration, state and local government, policy questions, despite the normal restric the legislative and executive branches, and tions of time and circumstance. the judiciary. The key to the entire program is the use of the data base of the Political Science Series of As an innovative idea, the APSRG is an approach to political research which focuses upon a the Universal Reference System. Combining ele single area within the discpline of political ments of the definitive URS Supplement and a science. The first in a proposed series of refined indexing procedure, the APSRG is pro softcover research guides, the APSRG is repre duced under the superv~s~on of the same schol sentative of the guiding principle of provid ars who develop that annual supplement.

Global Comparative Management Book

Global Comparative Management


  • Author : Ralph B. Edfelt
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-02-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412944700

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Global Comparative Management Book Description :

Taking an integrative, interdisciplinary approach to the coverage of managerial issues, functions, practices and problems, the text provides a view of international management beyond intercultural issues.

Nationalizing the Past Book

Nationalizing the Past


  • Author : S. Berger
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 545
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230292505

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Nationalizing the Past Book Description :

Historians traditionally claim to be myth-breakers, but national history since the nineteenth century shows quite a record in myth-making. This exciting new volume compares how national historians in Europe have handled the opposing pulls of fact and fiction and shows which narrative strategies have contributed to the success of national histories.

Patent it Yourself Book

Patent it Yourself


  • Author : David Pressman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Inventions
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1154392520

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Patent it Yourself Book Description :

Introduction to patents and other intellectual property -- The science and magic of inventing -- Documentation and the PPA -- Will your invention sell? -- Is it patentable? -- Search and you may find -- What should I do next? -- How to draft the specification and initial drawings -- Now for the legalese-the claims -- Finaling and mailing your application -- How to market your invention -- Going abroad -- Getting the PTO to deliver -- Your application can have children -- After your patent issues : use, maintenance, and infringement -- Ownership, assignment, and licensing of inventions.

Global Corruption Report 2008 Book

Global Corruption Report 2008


  • Author : Transparency International
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-06-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 367
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521727952

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Global Corruption Report 2008 Book Description :

The Global Corruption Report examines corruption in the water sector, documents worldwide corruption-related developments and presents research projects on corruption.