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PUBLIC POLICY IN THE SAUDI RENTIER STATE

PUBLIC POLICY IN THE ...

Windfall profits" is a catch phrase often associated with the oil boom in Saudi Arabia during the 1970s. After prices fell and everyone saw how fragile their economy really was, "blessing or curse?" became a catch phrase that followed. Development policy in the kingdom changed very little during the 1980s and early 1990s, until King Fahd had a stroke and ...

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Beginning the Novel

Beginning the Novel

This book is designed so as to provide within one cover everything a novelist needs to begin a longer work of fiction. Its basic approach is both directive and prescriptive, but it is also flexible enough to account for all the possible modes and genres from children's fairy-tale to mainstream best-seller. It is the type of book that could be ...

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The Writer in Her Writing

The Writer in Her ...

This collection of stories translated from the original German of the Swiss writer Adelheid Duvanel (1936-1996) is preceded by an introductory biographical essay that should help the reader to understand the connections between Duvanel's life and her subjects. The apparent lack of love in the lives of all her subjects can be traced back to Duvanel's extremely complex and chaotic ...

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Zionist Terrorism and Imperial Response

Zionist Terrorism and Imperial ...

During the 1920's and 1930's, the growth of the Jewish population due to Zionism and National Socialism had a negative effect on the Arab-Jewish relationship in Palestine. Considering her own strategic position, Great Britain as the mandatory power restricted Jewish immigration in order to appease the neighbouring Arab countries. As a consequence, the Zionist terror organisations Irgun and Lehi declared ...

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DESIGNING AND VALIDATING A STRUCTURING METHOD FOR A KNOWLEDGE REPOSITORY

DESIGNING AND VALIDATING A ...

Current approaches for knowledge retrieval in multipurpose knowledge repositories are inefficient. The inefficiency of knowledge retrieval approaches leads to lengthy and unsuccessful searches for users of multipurpose knowledge repositories. This research describes the Multipurpose Knowledge Repository Structuring method, which enables users of multipurpose knowledge repositories to retrieve knowledge more efficiently, thereby increasing the value of the stored knowledge. The method ...

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Characterization of Fat-tailed sheep native to North-Western Pakistan

Characterization of Fat-tailed sheep ...

After identifying pure-bred flocks belonging to three native sheep breeds i.e., Hashtnagri, Balkhi and Michni, a total of 138 non-related individuals were sampled for morphological and molecular studies using SSR markers. Majority flock were mixed, having ram from invaded sheep i.e., Balkhi. Breeds significantly varied for morphometric traits. A total of 119 alleles was identified with mean number of 3.8 ...

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The Submerged

The Submerged

The imagery in The" Submerged "was produced within Mid-Wales in a coastal and hilly area existing at the end of the railway line. Sank became intrigued by the way both structures and people interacted with the urban and natural make-up of this environment. She was drawn towards a sense of grittiness and resolution within the geological and architectural fabric of ...

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Web-based ERP Systems

Web-based ERP Systems

Web-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems deployed through the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model are a major disruptive technology in the field of ERP systems. The defining features of the SaaS are that they are hosted remotely and are completely used through the web, they are subscription-payment based and they operate on a multi-tenant fashion. This technological innovation redefines traditional technical and ...

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RISK ANALYSIS AND WATER MARKET ACTIVITY

RISK ANALYSIS AND WATER ...

RISK ANALYSIS AND WATER MARKET ACTIVITY presents an analytical framework to analyze the factors that explain water rights transactions in the context of an economy with a water rights market and a spot market for water volumes. Main hypothesis is that risk heterogeneity among farmers can explain transactions in the former market. Investment decisions on water rights are modeled under ...

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Le Compagnon du Petit Prince Workbook

Le Compagnon du Petit ...

This exercise manual, written entirely in French, is the perfect complement to all three editions of Le Petit Prince. It features 23 groups of exercises as well as suggested topics for composition.

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Agglomeration of Contact Centres in Regional Economies

Agglomeration of Contact Centres ...

In the second-half of the twentieth century, the emergence of contact centres has literally changed the way of communicating between suppliers and consumers. The capability of firms and companies to provide various types of services, information and technical support to customers located in spatially remote areas has considerably increased during these years. As a result, the presence of contact centres ...

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Impact of IT Certified Instructors on High School Students

Impact of IT Certified ...

Being proficient with technology is becoming an essential part of a high school education, and many high schools now require computer skills as a prerequisite to graduation. School districts that recognize the relevancy and value of Information Technology (IT) courses to student careers and education can provide insight into effective teaching. Although most high school technology teachers have professional teaching ...

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MOLECULAR TAXONOMIC STUDIES ON THE GENUS ANABAENA BORY

MOLECULAR TAXONOMIC STUDIES ON ...

The genetic diversity studies were conducted in cyanobacteria isolates of Anabaena spp. The isolates were morphologically discriminated into two groups based on the proximity of the akinetes to heterocyst, whether adjacent to or away from the spore in the trichome. Modern DNA- based typing methods including Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD), Short Tandemly Repeated Repetitive (STRR), Long Tandemly Repeated Repetitive ...

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Acclimation and adaptation of corals across environmental gradients

Acclimation and adaptation of ...

Light is the most abundant resource within the nutrient poor waters surrounding coral reefs. Consequently, both photoacclimation and photoadaptation of the coral host and the symbiotic microalgae, Symbiodinium, play a crucial role in ensuring coral success. This thesis systematically examined responses (phenotypic and genotypic) of hermatypic corals across environmental gradients by 1) characterising variability between different isolated Symbiodinium types under ...

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Monte Carlo methods in hydrocarbon exploration

Monte Carlo methods in ...

In this monograph a Monte Carlo method is applied to the controlled source electromagnetic (CSEM) method for the purpose of characterising the uncertainty in 1D inversion results. Compared to other methods the Monte Carlo approach has an advantage because it provides results which include correlation between all horizontal layers. The monograph gives a detailed description of the development process of ...

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Designing Patterns - A Fresh Approach to Pattern Cutting

Designing Patterns - A ...

This book provides a guide and working tool for students and home dressmakers. It will also help build up skills and confidence in a vital area of the subject.

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The Early Days of Al Hurra

The Early Days of ...

Al Hurra is the latest US public diplomacy effort, directed to the Middle East. The United States has suffered from negative perceptions of its image since September 11, especially among Arab and Muslim populations. Al Hurra was launched on the 14th of February, 2004, aiming to change this image in Arab countries, making Arabs and Muslims more acceptable of US ...

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