Authors: Linda Robinson, Patrick B. Johnston, Gillian S. Oa
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Keywords: 2001–2014, philippines, forces, operations, special
Number of Pages: 186
Published: 2016-04-16
ISBN-10: 0833092103
ISBN-13: 9780833092106

This report examines the 14-year experience of U.S. special operations forces in the Philippines from 2001 through 2014. The objective of this case history is to document and evaluate the activities and effects of special operations capabilities employed to address terrorist threats in Operation Enduring Freedom — Philippines through (1) training and equipping Philippine security forces, (2) providing operational advice and assistance, and (3) conducting civil–military and information operations. The report evaluates the development, execution, and adaptation of the U.S. effort to
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Author: Archie Zariski
Publisher: AU Press
Keywords: legal, enriched, learning, paths, studies, literacy, introduction, open
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 2014-10-15
ISBN-10: 192735644X
ISBN-13: 9781927356449

To understand how the legal system works, students must consider the law in terms of its structures, processes, language, and modes of thought and argument—in short, they must become literate in the field. Legal Literacy fulfills this aim by providing a foundational understanding of key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent, and by introducing students to legal research and writing skills. Examples of cases, statutes, and other legal materials support these concepts. While Legal Literacy is an introductory text, it also challenges students to
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Author: Mary Hallward-Driemeier Tazeen HasanBrand Brand
Publisher: World Bank Press
Keywords: africa, development, forum, opportunities, economic, women, legal, rights, empowering
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2012-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821395335
ISBN-13: 9780821395332

The importance of property rights in providing the incentive to invest, work hard, and innovate has been recognized for centuries. Yet, many women in Africa do not have the same property rights or formal legal capacity enjoyed by men. Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa documents the extent to which the legal capacity and property rights vary for women and men, and analyzes the impact this has on women s economic opportunities. The book introduces the Women s Legal Economic Empowerment Database Africa (Women LEED Africa). This database covers all 47 countries in
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Author: Thomas J. DiLorenzo
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: government, truth, unvarnished, crime, organized
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2012-07-20
ISBN-10: 1610162552
ISBN-13: 9781610162555

Politics and thieves, coercion and regulation, fascism and the Fed, centralization and liberty, workers and unions, trade and freedom, free-market achievements and government disasters in American history this book covers it all! Organized Crime collection of essays in the tradition of Austrian political economy a combination of applied economics and the study of governmental reality. Unlike mainstream economists who are content to spin mathematical model after mathematical model which explain little or nothing about the real world, DiLorenzo s focus has always been just the opposite to use e
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Authors: Rose L. Martin,  Loyd Wright,
Publisher: Heritage Foundatio
Keywords: socialism, road, freeway, fabian
Number of Pages: 566
Published: 1966-01-01
eBookDB-ID: B00005VUVG

Both prophetic and illuminating, Fabian Freeway documents the rise and progress of socialism in Britain and the United States and tells the story of the many early triumphs of the philosophy of socialist incrementalism known as Fabian Socialism. Part political history, part intellectual history, Rose Martin’s Fabian Freeway traces the influence of the British Fabian Society in promoting socialism in Britain, beginning in the 1880s. The group favored gradual progress toward socialism rather than violent revolution; and it proved to be a major force in promoting Britis
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Authors: Ron Paul,  Lew Rockwell,
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: congress, farewell, liberty, cause, pursue
Number of Pages: 65
Published: 2012-12-17
ISBN-10: 161016587X
ISBN-13: 9781610165877

This is Ron Paul’s "Farewell to Congress" and clarion call for education in Austrian economics and liberty, delivered in the House of Representatives on November 14th 2012. Fittingly, Lew Rockwell writes the courageous introduction:Ron is the anti-politician. He tells unfashionable truths, educates rather than flatters the public, and stands up for principle even when the whole world is arrayed against him.It’s Ron’s truth-telling and his urge to educate the public that should inspire us as we carry on into the future.You can view all of our Ron Paul books here. Introductionb
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Authors: Judson MacLaury,  Ray Marshall,
Publisher: Newfound Press
Keywords: world, war, civil, right, workers, american, opportunities, federal, policies, african, advance
Number of Pages: 313
Published: 2008-10-20
ISBN-10: 0979729238
ISBN-13: 9780979729232

To Advance Their Opportunities chronicles the development of federal policies and programs impacting African American workers, examining the fascinating and rarely seen workings of federal bureaucracies as they attempted to rein in racism in the nation’s federally funded workplaces. The book traces the hard-won gains made by African American workers and the crucial role of the civil rights movement and its supporters in urging the federal government to action. This scholarly and timely work also brings to light the little known story of the birth of affirmative action.CERTAIN CONTENT THA
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