Palgrave Macmillan

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First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

New study disputes assertion that casinos lead to uptick in local crime

Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino opened its doors in September 2010 after years of protests from community members who feared that the casino would lead to an increase in neighborhood crime. However, a new study by researchers at Drexel University and ... [Published Casino Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

World War I still bad news

By Martin HutchinsonA fascinating new book, Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!: A World Without World War I by Richard Ned Lebow (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), looks at history's likely trajectory if the Sarajevo assassin Gavrilo Princip had missed. He concludes ... [Published Asia Times Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Anti war history

From the Boer War to now, it is hardly controversial to say that modern history has been marked by war and its legacies. Numerous violent conflicts have scarred more or less scarred every continent in the 20 th century. But what if we examine this era ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

What Is Dreaming and What Does It Tell Us about Memory? [Excerpt]

Excerpted with permission from The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest[1], by Penelope A. Lewis. Available from Palgrave Macmillan Trade. Copyright © 2013. (Scientific American and Palgrave Macmillan are part of the Holtzbrinck ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Handbook second edition

A fully revised second edition of The Handbook of Security provides analysis of scholarly security debates and issues to date. Including contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars, it explores a range of issues and debates that impact our ... [Published Professional Security - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Climbing to the apex

Early in your project, you are probably used to thinking about who your stakeholders are and how you are going to manage them. I want to argue that there are always one or two you need to get to first and fast. I call them your 'apex stakeholders'.When ... [Published Association for Project Management - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Man Who Gave Us Our National Anthem

Byline: Hank H. Cox; The Washington Post"What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, a Life"by Marc LeepsonPalgrave Macmillan, 234 pp., $26According to a contemporary listener quoted in this biography, Francis Scott Key was tone deaf and "could not ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bad Bid

Summary Sotheby’s doesn’t seem to have a lot to gain from partnering eBay for online auctionsWhat does Sotheby’s, the blue-chip auction house, hope to gain from partnering eBay for live-streaming its own auctions and allowing the latter’s users to bid? ... [Published Financial Express - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

9 Etiquette Tips for Women on Way Up

I was browsing again through my copy of ‘A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom’ by Peninah Thomson ; Jacey Graham (Palgrave Macmillan) when I came across the chapter on using personal power and charm. I really like their 9 etiquette points and thought ... [Published Psychologies - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia

Posted on Monday 7th July 2014Three Birmingham Distance MA tutors (Theron Muller, Phil Brown and Steven Herder) have just co-edited new book with Palgrave MacMillan, which should be of interest to anyone working in EFL in Asia:Exploring EFL Fluency in ... [Published University of Birmingham - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Caliphate, Then and Now

ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, claims to have set up a Caliphate.  Fawaz Gerges , director of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and author of Obama and the Middle East: The End of America's Moment? (Palgrave Macmillan, ... [Published WNYC - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

The mother of all stakeholders

How big do stakeholders get?I was personally pleased when I recently worked with a major multi-national organisation that puts sustainability right at the heart of everything it does – including new projects and programmes.The question is, how to fit ... [Published Association for Project Management - Jul 01 2014]


...By changing their signal name into a message--for example, "Free drink with your McMenu," or "Come eat with us and have a sundae on the house" --the McDonald's franchises lured people into their restaurants. The local stunt was clever and generated a burst of incremental sales...
The chief editor of STRATFOR, George Friedman in a strangely eccentric article titled " tells us he can't survive, but also says: “And the West no matter how opposed some countries might be to a split with Putin must come to grips with how effective and rational he really is”."
I have read President Mahama wailing that "it is in challenging times that one needs their friends. Unfortunately, our development partners have not been as responsive to our homegrown fiscal stabilization policy as I would have hoped." His Excellency was crying about the declined volume of financial support from our donors in support of our development
"If learning doesn't take place, an organization can find itself in the same spot again with another product or production process," Swanson said. "The underlying assumption of how an organization deals with information and if employees are encouraged to confront authority has to change for learning to take place."

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Sticky prices and behavioural indifference curves [Published VOX - 6 hours ago]
Brave New Marketing World: From Chaos to Order [Published Huffington Post - 14 hours ago]
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The End Of Nations Or The End Of History? [Published Market Oracle - Jul 24 2014]
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The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis [Published Daily Beast - Jul 24 2014]
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Three major events happened in Korea in 1894 [Published Korea Times - Jul 23 2014]
Rescuing The Soul Of Ghana Through Public Prote... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 23 2014]
I Should Be Savoring Chipotle's Amazing Earning... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 22 2014]
Beware Of The Flash Mob [Published Market Oracle - Jul 22 2014]
Business Ethics Professor Challenges Current Co... [Published Newswise - Jul 22 2014]
World War I still bad news [Published Asia Times Online - Jul 22 2014]
Anti war history [Published ABC Online - Jul 22 2014]
Anti-Racist Jewish And Non-Jewish Figures & Nob... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 21 2014]
From Gore-Bore To Gore-War [Published Market Oracle - Jul 21 2014]
A call for women's justice [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 21 2014]
Lee’s Dr. Schrock publishes articles [Published Cleveland Banner - Jul 20 2014]
It will take a profession to enhance standards [Published Investment News - Jul 20 2014]
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Atrocity And Ongo... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 19 2014]
What Is Dreaming and What Does It Tell Us about... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
Flight MH17 â Kiev Flash Mob's Last False Flag? [Published Market Oracle - Jul 18 2014]
Oil Path Signals Wrong Way For World Energy [Published Market Oracle - Jul 17 2014]
Pimco performance stats refute Gross' 'turnarou... [Published Investment News - Jul 17 2014]
Jeremy Rifkin – The Internet of things and the ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Carbon No Longer Captures Australia [Published Market Oracle - Jul 17 2014]
Handbook second edition [Published Professional Security - Jul 17 2014]
Climbing to the apex [Published Association for Project Management - Jul 17 2014]
Lee's Schrock Has Articles Published [Published Chattanoogan - Jul 17 2014]
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Money, Banking, and the Business Cycle [Published The Cobden Centre - Jun 29 2014]
Free-market economist Dr. Brian P. Simpson, author of Markets Don’t Fail! (Lanham, Maryland [USA]: Lexington Books, 2005) and a professor at National University in San Diego, CA (USA), has written a new book you might be interested in.  The book shows ...
Iraq: The Cost of Building a Failed State [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 17 2014]
Steve H. Hanke “Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.” - Thomas Jefferson Nobel Laureate George Akerlof uses this edifying quote from Thomas ...
[tt] NS 2971 (Rifkin): Low-cost production will... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 06 2014]
NS 2971: Low-cost production will mean the end of jobs * 17:30 16 May 2014 by Liz Else* Book information* The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, ...
Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Books, Articles, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 04 2014]
by Bruce Gregory* J. Samuel Barkin, Realist Constructivism: Rethinking International Relations Theory, (Cambridge University Press, 2010).   Barkin (University of Florida) has written a book of primary interest to IR theorists.  However, his insights, ...
Writing China: Matthew Crabbe, ‘Myth-Busting Ch... [Published China Real Time Report - Jun 04 2014]
Matthew Crabbe, Asia-Pacific research director for Mintel Group Ltd., has spent a lifetime trying to understand what’s really going on in China. His book, “Myth-Busting China’s Numbers: Understanding and Using China’s Statistics,” published last month ...
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