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Reality And Rhetoric

Author : P. T. Bauer
ISBN : 0674749472
Genre : Business & Economics
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"This book is the culmination of P.T. Bauer's observations and reflections on Third World economies over a period of thirty years. He critically examines the central issues of market cersus centrally planned economies, industrial development, official direct and multi-national resource transfers to the Third World, immigation policy in the Third World, and economic methodology."--Back cover.
Category: Business & Economics

Reality And Rhetoric

Author : Jean Ely
ISBN : STANFORD:36105032706538
Genre : Education
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New Museum Theory And Practice

Author : Janet Marstine
ISBN : 9781405148825
Genre : Business & Economics
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New Museum Theory and Practice is an original collection of essays with a unique focus: the contested politics and ideologies of museum exhibition. Contains 12 original essays that contribute to the field while creating a collective whole for course use. Discusses theory through vivid examples and historical overviews. Offers guidance on how to put theory into practice. Covers a range of museums around the world: from art to history, anthropology to music, as well as historic houses, cultural centres, virtual sites, and commercial displays that use the conventions of the museum. Authors come from the UK, Canada, the US, and Australia, and from a variety of fields that inform cultural studies.
Category: Business & Economics

Law S Stories

Author : Peter Brooks
ISBN : 0300074905
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this volume, scholars from the worlds of law and literature take a probing look at how and why stories are told in the law. Experts discuss how narratives presented in trials and in Supreme Court opinions are told and listened to, and how they affect legal thinking and judgement.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Us Tax Reform And Investment

Author : Julie Ann Elston
ISBN : 1856289486
Genre : Business & Economics
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US Tax Reforms and Corporate Investment in the 1980s: Reality and Rhetoric clearly outlines one of the most confusing and controversial policy issues in the world today - fiscal reform. From the Reagan administration to present times, one of the most vexing policy goals continues to be how to stimulate capital growth without increasing the budget deficit. Policies in the eighties were not successful in accomplishing this difficult task, but there are important lessons to be learned for the future policy makers of the 1990s. Here, evidence is presented not only on the weak connection between the tax cuts and investment growth during this period, but why the predicted investment growth failed to materialize. This book offers a healthy balance between qualitative policy analysis and econometric investigation to provide an in-depth and complete treatment of this crucial policy issue for both social scientists and the demanding public of today.
Category: Business & Economics

Rhetoric And Reality

Author : James A. Berlin
ISBN : 9780809313600
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Intended for teachers of college composition, this history of major and minor developments in the teaching of writing in twentieth-century American colleges employs a taxonomy of theories based on the three epistemological categories (objective, subjective, and transactional) dominating rhetorical theory and practice. The first section of the book provides an overview of the three theories, specifically their assumptions and rhetorics. The main chapters cover the following topics: (1) the nineteenth-century background, on the formation of the English department and the subsequent relationship of rhetoric and poetic; (2) the growth of the discipline (1900-1920), including the formation of the National Council of Teachers of English, the appearance of the major schools of rhetoric, the efficiency movement, graduate education in rhetoric, undergraduate courses and the Great War; (3) the influence of progressive education (1920-1940), including the writing program and current-traditional rhetoric, liberal culture, and expressionistic and social rhetoric; (4) the communication emphasis (1940-1960), including the communications course, the founding of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, literature and composition, linguistics and composition, and the revival of rhetoric; and (5) the renaissance of rhetoric and major rhetorical approaches (1960-1975), including contemporary theories based on the three epistemic categories. A final chapter briefly surveys developments through 1987. (JG)
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Reality And The Rhetoric

Author : Geoffrey R. Frost
ISBN : 1743320167
Genre : Economic development
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"The reality and the rhetoric examines the gap between the external reporting of four Australian organisations and their internal management practices and systems necessary to support comprehensive and reliable disclosure. The book finds evidence of a significant rift between the external rhetoric of sustainability and the internal management processes and culture. However, the book also finds that the rhetoric can be effective in driving real change internally, as organisations seek to close the gap between the reality and rhetoric of sustainability reporting"--Back cover.
Category: Economic development

New Directions In Copyright Law

Author : Fiona Macmillan
ISBN : 1781958904
Genre : Law
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This second volume contains further exploration of the themes considered in Volume 1, namely the theoretical framework of copyright, and the convergence, divergence and globalisation of copyright.
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Zen In The Art Of Rhetoric

Author : Mark McPhail
ISBN : 1438412657
Genre : Philosophy
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Explores relationships between classical and contemporary approaches to rhetoric and their connection to the underlying assumptions at work in Zen Buddhism.
Category: Philosophy