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Triumph Of The Market

Author : Edward S. Herman
ISBN : 1551640635
Genre : Business & Economics
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**** The third edition (1990) is cited in Brandon-Hill. A text that focuses on the decision-making process which precedes and governs the selection of treatment of various pediatric orthopedic conditions. Each author provides the basic science that relates to the condition under discussion and the scientific basis for treatment decisions. This revised and updated edition is also completely reorganized, adding a second editor and 16 new authors. New chapters deal with orthopedic genetics, history taking and examination of the pediatric patient, syndromes and localized disorders affecting bone, neuromuscular disorders, and fracture treatment, a major portion of pediatric orthopedic practice. Thoroughly illustrated in bandw. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Mass Media

Author : James B. Martin
ISBN : 1590332628
Genre : Reference
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Mass media has become an integral part of the human experience. News travels around the world in a split second affecting people in other countries in untold ways. Although being on top of the news may be good, at least for news junkies, mass media also transmits values or the lack thereof, condenses complex events and thoughts to simplified sound bites and often ignores the essence of an event or story. The selective bibliography gathers the books and magazine literature over the previous ten years while providing access through author, title and subject indexes.

The Political Economy Of Media

Author : Robert W. McChesney
ISBN : 9781583671610
Genre : Business & Economics
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One of the foremost media critics provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic and political powers that are being mobilized to consolidate private control of media with increasing profit--all at the expense of democracy.

Economics Of Information Technology And The Media

Author : Linda Low
ISBN : 9789813102873
Genre : Computers
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Interest in information technology and the media is growing apace. This book has been specially written to provide an economics framework for analysing the nature and scope, as well as issues, pertaining to the new information and communication technology and revolution. It also presents some trends and perspectives from the Asia-Pacific region. While the economic principles of efficiency and competition are the same everywhere, many socio-political issues with respect to information technology and the media are unique to some specific cultural contexts. The book will be useful to students, researchers and policymakers in mass communication, information technology and the media.

Global Media

Author : Edward Herrmann
ISBN : 082645819X
Genre : Social Science
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Describes in detail the most recent rapid growth and cross border activities and linkages of an industry of large global media conglomerates.

Hooked On Growth

Author : Douglas E. Booth
ISBN : 9781461637431
Genre : Business & Economics
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This accessible and provocative book explores whether getting 'unhooked' from economic growth to meet the needs of the environment is possible. Although giving the environment priority over growth may seem radical, the author argues that it can be accomplished using marketable emissions allowances, transferable development rights, and other tools popular with conventional economists. It can also be achieved by creating more interesting and environmentally friendly urban landscapes less beholden to the automobile. The key problem will be ensuring that everyone who wants employment can find it. This will require a transition to a shorter workweek, the wistful goal of many a harried worker. More leisure, a higher-quality environment, and more attractive cities and towns are the potential rewards of a less consumption-oriented society. Yet how can the power of special interests be overcome in the name of environmental conservation? This is the author's critical final question as he offers a clear path to a sustainable economic and environmental future.

Corporate Rule

Author : David Model
ISBN : UOM:49015003317436
Genre : Business & Economics
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Examines the threat of corporate rule to individuals, communities and the environment.

The Rule Of The Rich

Author : Susan E. Gallagher
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023100782
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Usually viewed as the premier apologist for laissez-faire capitalism, Smith is seen in this new interpretation within the context of an earlier tradition that condemned the British aristocracy for relinquishing its moral obligation to promote the public good in favor of an unceasing pursuit of private gain. Through separate chapters on Mandeville, Bolingbroke, and Hume, Gallagher shows that Smith echoed civic humanist sermons against the avaricious inclinations of the nobles who profited most from commercial expansion. Unlike earlier critics, however, Smith concluded that the most prudent response to aristocratic corruption was not to hold ministers, kings, and social notables to higher standards but to limit their access to political power. The Rule of the Rich? accordingly shows that the case for limited government made in The Wealth of Nations was not a defense of individual liberty so much as a concession to the apparent incompetence of the British upper class.

The Media Reader

Author : Hugh Mackay
ISBN : UVA:X006018805
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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`Alertness to the changing terms of debate, familiarity with the latest scholarship and a shrewd, practical sense of what works in teaching make this collection a very worthwhile addition to course reading lists' - John Corner, University of Liverpool The Media Reader is an essential sourcebook of key statements about transformations in media culture. The Reader explores the technological, economic, social and cultural processes implicated in the production, regulation, circulation and consumption of media forms. It applies theoretical approaches, supported by a range of case studies, to past and present media transformations. Divided into four parts: Mass Communications and the Modern World;

Monthly Bibliography

Author : United Nations Library (Geneva, Switzerland)
ISBN : UCR:31210011537022
Genre : International relations
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