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Author: Pietsie Feenstra
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: dissident, bodies, franco, cinema, spanish, mythological, figures, new
Number of Pages: 331
Published: 2011-08-15
ISBN-10: 9089643044
ISBN-13: 9789089643049

After General Francisco Franco died in 1975, Spanish cinema was bursting at the seams. Many film directors broke free from the ancient taboos which had reigned under Franco's dictatorship, introducing characters who transgressed the traditional borders of social, cultural, and sexual identities. The women, homosexuals, transsexuals, and delinquents who were considered lost, dissonant bodies under Franco's rule became the new protagonists of Spanish cinema. “Here is a ‘book of passion' on the metamorphoses of post-Francoist Spain as it catapulted into the contemporary world (1975–95). It

Author: Isabel Bellamy
Publisher: Joshua Books
Keywords: planetary, wholeness, harmony, personal, healing, paths, radiant
Number of Pages: 578
Published: 2005-11-15
ISBN-10: 0975687859
ISBN-13: 9780975687857

A richly packed compendium of information covering every aspect of the subtle energies of Man. With many illustrations and diagrams, it is a fascinating, easy-to-read account of how our bodies and our world work and how our etheric, astral and mental bodies channel cosmic and earth energies through our meridians and chakras.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: banks, compliance, tax, transparent, building
Number of Pages: 140
Published: 2009-07-27
ISBN-10: 9264067825
ISBN-13: 9789264067820

What role do banks play in the provision of aggressive tax planning arrangements? This book analyses the nature of banking, the complex structured financing transactions developed by banks and how they are then used by both banks and their clients. It also explores the internal governance processes that banks use to manage tax risk and the prevention, detection and response strategies applied by different revenue bodies in responding to the challenges that banks pose. The book makes a number of recommendations for revenue bodies and identifies best practices for consideration by banks. For exa

Author: Mary Elizabeth Stonaker
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: situations, disaster, bodies, dead, management
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 2008-07-01
ISBN-10: 1437900631
ISBN-13: 9781437900637

This manual will ensure that the management of massive fatalities forms part of disaster preparedness and response plans, and that it is a fundamental aspect of humanitarian assistance to survivors and rehabilitation and reconstruction programs. The manual provides the technical information that will support the correct approach to handling dead bodies. Contents: Preparedness for mass deaths; Medicolegal work in major disasters; Health considerations in cases of mass fatalities; Sociocultural aspects; Psychological aspects; Legal aspects; Cases studies; Final recommendations; Myths and realiti

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: intermediaries, tax, role, study
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 2008-03
ISBN-10: 9264041796
ISBN-13: 9789264041790

This report sets out the conclusions of the OECD Tax Intermediaries Study, that commenced in September 2006 following the Forum on Tax Administration's (FTA) third meeting in Seoul, Korea. The heads and deputy heads of revenue bodies who attended that meeting were unanimous in noting concerns about non-compliance with tax laws in an international context, in particular in relation to the spread of aggressive tax planning marketed by some tax intermediaries (e.g. law and accounting firms, other tax advisors and financial institutions). The mandate to the study team was therefore to improve unde

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: government, bodies, authorities, agencies, public, governance, distributed
Number of Pages: 274
Published: 2002-11-22
ISBN-10: 926419892X
ISBN-13: 9789264198920

Good governance in modern times requires attention not only to shifting relations between governments, citizens and parliaments, but to the effective functioning of government itself. One important issue is "Distributed Governance" - a term coined in this publication to capture the notion of proliferating public organisations operating with some degree of separateness from core government ministries. Despite the fact that in many countries more than half of public employment and central public expenditure is carried out through such bodies, they have not been comprehensively studied from a gov

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: bank, losses, involving, risks, tax, addressing
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2010-10-30
ISBN-10: 9264088679
ISBN-13: 9789264088672

The financial and economic crisis had a devastating impact on bank profits, with loss-making banks reporting global commercial losses of around USD 400 billion in 2008. This level of commercial losses has brought tax risks for both banks and revenue bodies. These risks affect banks' profits, their capital base, and their level of certainty. For revenue bodies, the concern is that aggressive tax planning involving losses will further reduce already depleted tax revenues as a result of the crisis. This comprehensive report: Sets the market context for bank losses and provides an overview of the
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