The Irony Of Vietnam

Author: Leslie H. Gelb
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815726791
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The book offers a picture of a steely resolve in government circles that, while useful in creating consensus, did not allow for alternative perspectives.

The System Worked

Author: Daniel W. Drezner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190263393
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Nevertheless, the system worked. In the presence of functioning global economic
governance, the global economy suffered only a temporary downturn. In its
absence, the world would have likely experienced an explosion of trade and
investor protectionism, an evaporation of liquidity, and a second Great
Depression. What about the future? It is one thing to say that the system has
worked in the first few post-crisis years. It is another thing entirely to assert that
current global governance ...

The Worthies Of Cumberland

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The System works well!' 77 terely met, and condemned for their interference by
the privileged order, who asserted " that the system worked well enough." No
doubt the system did work well for those who held the public purse, and got the
lion's share of its contents. It worked well for William Hodgson, the Clerk of the
Peace, the major domo of Quarter Sessions, who, not content with the profits of
his clerkship, sought the additional fees of a private solicitor, who pocketed fees
for ...

Understanding Power Through Watergate

Author: Tian-jia Dong
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761831549
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The findings of this research about the Watergate Affair can thus be summarized
as "the formal institutions helped" while the socially constructed and loose- knit
informal power dynamics worked and finally produced the outcome. It was those
informal interpersonal and collective power dynamics rather than formal state
institutions which played the major role that made the system work. THE SYSTEM
do to ...

The International Monetary 1972 1978

Author: International Monetary Fund
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN: 1463942168
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While the par value system worked smoothly for nearly 25 years, it had not
necessarily worked as initially envisaged. In fact, the system evolved in four ways
that had not been foreseen. Passive Role of the United States in Exchange
Markets The first was the way exchange rates were implemented under the
system. The United States assumed an essentially passive role in exchange
markets and in the determination of rates for the U.S. dollar. The exchange rates
of other currencies ...

Herrschaftsstruktur Und Machtverteilung Im Politischen System Der Usa

Author: Theodor Leuenberger
Publisher: Duncker & Humblot
ISBN: 9783428450190
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Im Unterschied zu den Europäern fällt es ihnen schwer, mit Rückschlägen und
begrenztem Erfolg zu 1 Vgl. Peter Christian Ludz, Politikwissenschaftliche
Entscheidungstheorie, in: Behrens, Entscheidungsprozesse, S. XIII - XXVI; Leslie
H. Gelb l Richard K. Betts, The Irony of Vietnam: The System Worked, Brookings
Institution Washington 1979, S. 4 ff. leben. Sie haben bisher nur Siege gekannt.
Diese Erfahrung bleibt Vietnam, Herausforderung für das Entscheidungssystem.

Federated Search

Author: Christopher N. Cox
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317976762
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They showed some interest in search strategy and recognized the value of
practice. Librarians also appreciated the need to educate users on how the
system worked and its limitations as well as the databases it covered. They
placed much emphasis on search strategies, including teaching users how to find
and use search terms, how to use search fields, refine searches, evaluate search
results, manipulate results, and so on. A fruitful strategy for increasing information
literacy on ...

Parliamentary Democracy In Crisis

Author: Peter H. Russell
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442693371
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DAVID R. CAMERON Ultimately, the system worked. Canada's parliamentary
democracy rose to its fundamental task; it held the government to account by
requiring it to fashion a policy that would enjoy the confidence of the House. Not
only that: it also imposed an astringent discipline on the main opposition party.
Consider where things stood as Canadians sat down to their Christmas dinner in
December 2008. An election had produced a minority Parliament with the
Conservatives ...

Innovation As Usual

Author: Paddy Miller
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422144216
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As gatekeepers start drawing up their checklists, they often take pride in being
comprehensive and making sure that they have covered all possible angles.
However, while having too few criteria can invalidate the process, there is also a
danger in having too many criteria. At a German company, we sat in on a
presentation where the executive in charge of innovation explained how the
filtering system worked. He needed several dozen PowerPoint slides to explain
the system, ...