Profiles Of People In Power

Author: Roger East
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317639391
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This new work of biographical reference presents succinct narrative biographies of every serving head of state and head of government.


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Profiles of people in power: the world's government leaders, by Roger East and
Richard J. Thomas. Europa Publications, 2003. 634p indexes ISBN 1 -85743-1
26-X, $115.00 The profiles of government leaders in this first (annual?) edition
arc drawn from People in Power, a bimonthly compilation published (2002- ) by
Cambridge International Reference on Current Affairs (CIRCA). Organized
alphabetically by country, entries contain a note on the country's leadership
structure, terms of ...

Changing Worlds

Author: David W.P. Elliott
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199996083
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agreements with China, the head of the Party Central Commission for Ideology
and Culture acknowledged that the internet would be an important vehicle of
communication for the party and government. ... of some of its members, which
makes the former toptobottom hierarchical information and opiniondelivery
systems unsuitable for communications in which the top leadership has to
address the deficiencies of those at lower levels and/or pin the blame for
problems on them. And ...

The Catholic Faith Handbook For Youth

Author: Brian Singer-Towns
Publisher: Saint Mary's Press
ISBN: 088489987X
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For example, although it is a good thing to provide electrical power, it would be
wrong to do so if it meant exposing even a few people to unsafe radiation. The
decision's ... This is a difficult challenge for those of us living in the United States,
where 4.6 percent of the world's population uses 25 percent of the world's
resources and creates 50 percent of the world's pollution. ... leaders. Saintly
Profiles Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774–1821) Elizabeth Responsibility of
Political Authority.

Profiles Of Gandhi

Author: Norman Cousins
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America remembers a world leader Norman Cousins ... Gandhi would ask why
the great non-governmental organizations of democratic citizens could not supply
the power to start motion on these problems. ... Just as Gandhi said that the
British would never give India self-government if Indians didn't take it for
themselves, so the diplomats are not going to give the world's people a common
government for their common problems unless the people demand it themselves
"Stop this ...

Profiles In Humanity

Author: Warren I. Cohen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742567023
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Moral vision has been lacking among the world's leaders. Brutal, oppressive
regimes persist in Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Some governments in
Central America and the Middle East are only marginally better. Nonstate actors,
most notably alQaeda, have emerged as a major source of misery, their atrocities
facilitated by the relative ease of movement of people and goods we call
globalization. The United States, once widely perceived as providing moral
leadership, is now ...

Japan S International Relations

Author: Glenn D. Hook
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415336376
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Its ability to pursue a fully independent foreign policy and to demonstrate decisive
international political leadership along the lines of the other major industrialized
powers has been seriously circumscribed since defeat in World War II. ... role on
the world's political stage, although different political leaders, as with Prime
Minister Nakasone Yasuhiro (1982-7) and Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro (
2001-), have raised the international profile of Japan more than other prime

Country Profile

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The People's Republic of China (PRC) was founded in 1949, and the Chinese
Communist Party (CCP) has been in power ever since. ... National leaders are
not elected but emerge from the CCP's political- bureaucratic structure. ... past
First politically united in 221 BC, China quickly became the most powerful state in
East Asia, and from the Han dynasty (206 BC to AD 220) through to the early
modern period was one of the most advanced countries in the world in terms of