World Health Statistics 2005 by World Health Organization

By World Health Organization

Makes a speciality of a simple set of healthiness signs that have been chosen at the foundation of present availability and caliber of knowledge and comprise nearly all of health and wellbeing signs which have been chosen for tracking growth in the direction of the Millennium improvement ambitions (MDGs). within the first a part of international overall healthiness facts 2005, facts are offered in 4 interrelated indicator teams on: (i) overall healthiness prestige, together with mortality and morbidity results; (ii) health and wellbeing companies assurance and behavioural and environmental hazards components (iii) wellbeing and fitness platforms, and (iv) inhabitants info generated through the United countries Statistical department or United countries inhabitants department. the second one half provides a standardized description of every wellbeing and fitness indicator, definition, facts resource, approach to estimation, disaggregation, references to literature and databases.

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The Crusades [4 Volumes]: An Encyclopedia: The Crusades: An by Alan V. Murray

By Alan V. Murray

The Crusades: An Encyclopedia surveys all facets of the crusading circulate from its origins within the eleventh century to its decline within the sixteenth century. not like different works, which specialise in the jap Mediterranean quarter, this expansive four-volume encyclopedia additionally contains the fight of Christendom opposed to its enemies in Iberia, japanese Europe, and the Baltic quarter, and in addition covers the army orders, crusades opposed to fellow Christians, heretics, and more.

This paintings contains entire entries on personalities resembling Godfrey of Bouillon, who refused the name "King of Jerusalem," and St. Bernard of Clairvaux, who tore up his personal garments to make symbols of the go for crusaders, in addition to key occasions, international locations, locations, and subject matters that make clear every thing from the propaganda that encouraged crusading warriors to the ways that they fought. distinct insurance of subject matters equivalent to taxation, pilgrimage, battle, chivalry, and spiritual orders supply readers an appreciation of the multifaceted nature of those "holy wars."

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Explaining Evil (three volumes) by J. Harold Ellens

By J. Harold Ellens

The manifestation of evil has supplied a handy subject for pop culture leisure, starting from the vintage movie The Exorcist, to nearly all of Stephen King's horror novels, to games equivalent to Resident Evil. regrettably, dealing with—and trying to overcome—the forces of evil is a pervasive challenge within the genuine global as well.Explaining Evil addresses incidents of evil from precedent days to trendy day world wide. ideas of evil in the titanic 3 religions—Christianity, Judaism, and Islam—are tested, in addition to in chinese language philosophy and local American ideals. The political or nationwide expressions of evil are explored, resembling the "axis of evil" that culminated in global struggle II. those volumes determine the factors and results of evil, and recommend attainable treatments to humanity's inescapable flaw.

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Jamestown Colony: A Political, Social, and Cultural History by Frank Grizzard, D. Boyd Smith

By Frank Grizzard, D. Boyd Smith

Four centuries after its founding, Jamestown has develop into the stuff of flicks, legend, and tourism. this crucial paintings treats the truth in the back of the legends—Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Powhatan, John Smith, and others—and places the tales right into a broader context. greater than 250 A–Z entries element the colonial options, army issues, political realities, and private privations that went into the construction of the 1st enduring beachhead within the British attempt to colonize the recent World.

Based on fundamental resources and ongoing archaeological paintings, this e-book is the main complete examine lifestyles in Jamestown. The reader will locate special scholarship on all of the usual names besides the tales of the lesser identified, instructed of their personal phrases while attainable. released within the quadricentennial of Jamestown's founding, this stable reference is a useful source for the scholar and background buff.

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Computer Viruses and Other Malicious Software: A Threat to by OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop

By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop

Malware assaults are expanding either in frequency and class, hence posing a significant hazard to the web economic climate and to nationwide defense. This publication is a primary step towards addressing the specter of malware in a accomplished, worldwide demeanour. It informs readers approximately malware -- its progress, evolution and countermeasures to wrestle it; provides new examine into the commercial incentives using cyber-security judgements; and makes particular feedback on how the foreign group can greater interact to deal with the matter. desk of content material : government precis historical past half I. THE SCOPE OF MALWARE bankruptcy 1. an outline of Malware bankruptcy 2. Malware assaults: Why, while and the way? bankruptcy three. Malware: Why may still We be troubled? half II.THE ECONOMICS OF MALWARE bankruptcy four. Cybersecurity and fiscal Incentives bankruptcy five. Survey of industry members: What Drives Their protection judgements? bankruptcy 6. The marketplace effects of Cybersecurity: Defining Externalities and how one can tackle Them bankruptcy 7. The position of finish clients, company and executive bankruptcy eight. what's Already Being performed? bankruptcy nine. attainable subsequent Steps Annex A. historical past facts on Malware Annex B. learn layout for financial of Malware Annex C. A Framework for learning the Economics of Malware Bibliography

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Identity and the Politics of Scholarship in the Study of by Jose Cabezon, Sheila Greeve Davaney

By Jose Cabezon, Sheila Greeve Davaney

Identification and the Politics of Scholarship within the research of faith gains essentially the most famous and revered students in non secular reports providing severe reflections at the dating of identification to scholarship of their box. comparable reports have handled those problems with subjectivity and id in different fields, yet none have approached or preferred the distinct difficulties they current for the research of faith. Cabezon and Davaney goal to fill this hole through supplying a cosmopolitan assortment on sexual identification and gender, ethnicity, race and non secular affiliations and their relation to the learn of religions from Christianity to Islam to Buddhism. With a considerable advent that pulls out the most issues, concerns and difficulties addressed during the essays gathered the following, scholars and students in non secular stories and theology will locate this paintings insightful, provocative and imperative. Sheila Greeve Davaney, Jose Ignacio Cabezon, Francisca Cho, Pamela Eisenbaum, Francis X. Clooney, Rita Gross, Tazim Kassam, Marc Ellis, Jeffrey Kripal, Kwasi Wiredu

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Courage: The Backbone of Leadership by Gus Lee

By Gus Lee

In Courage, Gus Lee captures the basic part of management in measurable behaviors. utilizing genuine tales from Whirlpool, Kaiser Permanente, IntegWare, WorldCom and different organisations, Lee exhibits how hugely winning executives face and conquer their fears to strengthen moral intelligence. those real-world examples provide functional classes for rooting out unethical practices and behaviors by

  • Assessing them for rightness and integrity
  • Addressing ethical failures
  • Following via with discussion and direct action

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The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for by Annie Makhoul, Simon Morley

By Annie Makhoul, Simon Morley

This welcome new source for overseas scholars in artwork, layout, and media offers transparent factors of the terminology they have to grasp with a view to satisfy their educational capability and increase their specialist careers.

• A much-requested new source that fills a spot within the educational market
• Tailored particularly to the wishes of overseas scholars in paintings, layout, and media
• Color-coded key terms and words for fast reference
• Includes sections on examine abilities, educational expectancies in Western associations, methodologies, and critical theorists
• An excellent guide for curators and gallery employees all over the place for whom English is a non-native language

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