Finding official British Information Book

Finding official British Information


  • Author : Jane Inman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-12-20
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780632926

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Finding official British Information Excerpt :

Examining the different bodies that publish official material, this book describes the types of material published, how it is made available and how it is recorded. Finding Official British Information focuses on the digital availability of official information and considers how much is now freely available on the web and how to locate it as well as addressing issues of web only publishing. It covers public bodies in the UK and includes publications issued by central and local government as well as the devolved assemblies and the many other organisations that issue official publications. Quick ‘how to find’ section for each area Designed for the non-specialist Covering central and local government, the devolved assemblies and other public bodies in the UK

100 Activities for Teaching Research Methods Book

100 Activities for Teaching Research Methods


  • Author : Catherine Dawson
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2016-08-08
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473987401

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100 Activities for Teaching Research Methods Excerpt :

A sourcebook of exercises, games, scenarios and role plays, this practical, user-friendly guide provides a complete and valuable resource for research methods tutors, teachers and lecturers. Developed to complement and enhance existing course materials, the 100 ready-to-use activities encourage innovative and engaging classroom practice in seven areas: finding and using sources of information planning a research project conducting research using and analyzing data disseminating results acting ethically developing deeper research skills. Each of the activities is divided into a section on tutor notes and student handouts. Tutor notes contain clear guidance about the purpose, level and type of activity, along with a range of discussion notes that signpost key issues and research insights. Important terms, related activities and further reading suggestions are also included. Not only does the A4 format make the student handouts easy to photocopy, they are also available to download and print directly from the book’s companion website for easy distribution in class.

Knowledge Economy and the City Book

Knowledge Economy and the City


  • Author : Ali Madanipour
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136720024

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Knowledge Economy and the City Excerpt :

This book explores the relationship between space and economy, the spatial expressions of the knowledge economy. The capitalist industrial economy produced its own space, which differed radically from its predecessor agrarian and mercantile economies. If a new knowledge-based economy is emerging, it is similarly expected to produce its own space to suit the new circumstances of production and consumption. If these spatial expressions do exist, even if in incomplete and partial forms, they are likely to be the model for the future of cities.

British Record Book

British Record


  • Author : British Information Services
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1970
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112078207872

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Losing an Empire and Finding a Role Book

Losing an Empire and Finding a Role


  • Author : K. Stoddart
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-04-11
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230369252

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Losing an Empire and Finding a Role Excerpt :

This book sheds fresh light on developments in British nuclear weapons policy between October 1964, when the Labour Party came back into power under Harold Wilson following a thirteen year absence, and June 1970 when the Conservative government of Edward Heath was elected.

Filipina Dreams Book

Filipina Dreams


  • Author : Perry Gamsby
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2023-01-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9780980634631

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Government response to the NAO Review of the experiences of UK nationals affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami Book

Government response to the NAO Review of the experiences of UK nationals affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami


  • Author : Great Britain: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release Date : 2007-07-24
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 010171842X

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Government response to the NAO Review of the experiences of UK nationals affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami Excerpt :

Response to HCP 594, session 2005-06 (ISBN 9780102936179). The report by the Committee of Public Accounts on the topic was published as HCP 813, session 2005-06 (ISBN 9780215028389)

Independence and Deterrence Book

Independence and Deterrence


  • Author : Lorna Arnold
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-06
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 503
  • ISBN 10 : 9781349155262

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Independence and Deterrence Excerpt :

Independence and Deterrence , commissioned by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, continues the story of Britain's atomic project begun in Britain and Atomic Energy 1939-1945 , and covers the years from 1945 to the first British bomb test at the end of 1952. Volume 1 studies policy making at the highest levels - the strategic, political and international considerations, the administrative and constitutional machinery. It shows how and why Britain decided to make atomic bombs and follows traumatic negotiations for Anglo-American atomic collaboration and their effect on Britain's relations with Europe and the Commonwealth. There is important material on Anglo-Canadian affairs. The book sheds new light on Britain's rights to consultation on any American use of atmoic bombs. Volume 2 studies the execution of the project. It analyses the cost of the project in money and manpower, the problems of health and safety, secrecy and security, the relationship between government and private industry. Above all it gives a 'nuts and bolts' description of the work of the scientists and engineers in carrying out - with great success - a complex technological project operating on the furthest frontiers of knowledge, which culminated in making and testing the Mark I weapon. There is an illuminating chapter on the origins of Britian's nuclear power programme and her choice of reactor. These chapters emphasise not only ecomomic, managerial and technological aspects, but also the great influence of personalities. This is the first peacetime official history to be authorised for publication. It has been written with free access to official documents and very little has been modified or omitted on public interest grounds. Most of the material is completely new. Ronald Clark wrote of Britain and Atomic Energy , '[Mrs Gowning] has been able to let cats out of bags by the litterful'. This is even more true of Independence and Deterrence.

Entrepreneurial Textile Communities Book

Entrepreneurial Textile Communities


  • Author : Anna Bull
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112017862282

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Entrepreneurial Textile Communities Excerpt :

This study explores the route to success taken by small firms in the textile and clothing industries. It examines the themes of entrepreneurship, small companies, strategy and the rejuvenation of mature industries in the EC.

Pearl Harbor Attack  Hearings  Feb  15 May 31  1946  2 v Book

Pearl Harbor Attack Hearings Feb 15 May 31 1946 2 v


  • Author : United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1946
  • Genre: Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • Pages : 1042
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015049794707

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Finding a Voice at Work  Book

Finding a Voice at Work


  • Author : Stewart Johnstone
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-02-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191644849

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Finding a Voice at Work Excerpt :

How much 'say' should employees have in the running of business organizations, and what form should the 'voice' take? This is both the oldest and latest question in employment relations. Answers to these questions reflect our fundamental assumptions about the nature of the employment relationship, and inform our views on almost every aspect of Human Resource Management (HRM) and Employment Relations. Voice can also mean different things to different people. For some, employee voice is a synonym for trade union representation which aims to defend and promote the collective interests of workers. For others voice, is means of enhancing employee commitment and organisational performance. Others advocate workers control as an alternative to conventional capitalist organisations which are run for shareholders. There is thus both a moral and political argument for a measure of democracy at work, as well as a business case argument, which views voice as a potential link in the quest for increased organisational performance. The key debate for employment relations is which of the approaches 'works best' in delivering outcomes which balance competitiveness and productivity, on the one hand, and fair treatment of workers and social justice on the other. Policy makers need pragmatic answers to enduring questions: what works best in different contexts, what are the conditions of success, and what are the drawbacks? Some of the most significant developments in employee voice have taken place within the European Union, with various public policy and employer experiments attracting extensive academic research. The book offers a critical assessment of the main contemporary concepts and models of voice in the UK and Europe, and provides an in-depth theoretical and empirical exploration of employee voice in one accessible and cohesive collection.

Britain  America  and the Vietnam War Book

Britain America and the Vietnam War


  • Author : Sylvia Ellis
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 0275973816

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The first serious study of the impact of the Vietnam War on the Anglo-American "special relationship."

Britain and the Wars in Vietnam Book

Britain and the Wars in Vietnam


  • Author : Gerald Prenderghast
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-09-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476620916

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Britain and the Wars in Vietnam Excerpt :

Britain’s peacekeeping role in Southeast Asia after World War II was clear enough but the purpose of the Commonwealth in the region later became shadowy. British involvement in the wars fought in Vietnam between 1946 and 1975 has been the subject of a number of books—most of which focus on the sometimes clandestine activities of politicians—and unsubstantiated claims about British support for the United States’ war effort have gained acceptance. Drawing on previously undiscovered information from Britain’s National Archives, this book discusses the conduct of the wars in Vietnam and the political ramifications of UK involvement, and describes Britain’s actual role in these conflicts: supplying troops, weapons and intelligence to the French and U.S. governments while the latter were in combat with Ho Chi Minh’s North Vietnamese.