Dangerous Spaces Beyond The Racial Profile

Author: D. Marvin Jones
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440838259
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An eye-opening, unapologetic explanation of what "racial profiling" is in modern-day America: systematic targeting of communities and placing of suspicion on populations, on the basis of not only ethnicity but also certain places that are linked to the social identity of that group. • Offers a novel framework for understanding the problem of racial profiling that explains how profiling actually involves the intersection of race and space • Provides concrete solutions in the form of a civil rights restoration act that addresses the problem of "racial profiling" through a set of innovative community controls on the deployment and power of police • Constitutes essential reading for students, lawyers, journalists, and teachers interested in issues of race and ethnicity as well as general readers wanting to learn about racial profiling in American society

International Bibliography Of Economics

Author: Lynne J. Brindley
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415074612
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IBSS is the essential tool for librarians, university departments, research institutions and any public or private institution whose work requires access to up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of the social sciences.

Free Trade Within North America Expanding Trade For Prosperity

Author: Gerald P. O'Driscoll
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461531284
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s countries around the globe were rediscovering political freedom, speakers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' fourth annual South A west Conference called for greater economic freedom-free trade in markets free of artificial barriers and misguided regulations, free trade through out a continent (perhaps a hemisphere) that has discarded unnecessary restraints and is poised to emerge as a preeminent competitive force in the 21st century. The Dallas Fed conference, titled "Beyond the Border: Expanding Trade for Prosperity" and held October 24-25, 1992, brought together several hundred participants interested in the possibility of free trade throughout North America and beyond. "How far south can we go?" conference speaker Javier Murcio asked. His answer: "As far as economic reform takes hold. " Around the globe, countries were becoming engulfed in what Henry an "absolute prairie fIre of democracy. " And one of the fIrst Cisneros called places many nations were attempting to exercise this new-found political freedom was in the marketplace. As Richard Fisher put it: " . . . market capitalism is a universally accepted dogma. " "This world . . . is becoming one interdependent marketplace. State and national boundaries have become meaningless. No longer are there such things as domestic or foreign fIrms. Decisionmakers can be anywhere they wish to be because computerization and telecommunications allow people to be every where at once," Fisher said.

The Comptroller And The Transformation Of American Banking 1960 1990

Author: Eugene N. White
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 078817164X
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Covers the history of the oversight of the American banking industry by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), beginning in 1960 and continuing to 1990. It begins with a discussion of the OCC in 1960 -- regulation and supervision under the New Deal regime, and continues with an examination of the beginning of the banking revolution, 1960-72; the crisis years, 1973-75; revitalizing the OCC, 1975-80; and the challenge of the 1980s. Extensive bibliography. Photos, tables and figures.

The Age Of Turbulence

Author: Alan Greenspan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440635694
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From the bestselling author of The Map and the Territory and Capitalism in America The Age Of Turbulence is Alan Greenspan’s incomparable reckoning with the contemporary financial world, channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. Following the arc of his remarkable life’s journey through his more than eighteen-year tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board to the present, in the second half of The Age of Turbulence Dr. Greenspan embarks on a magnificent tour d’horizon of the global economy. The distillation of a life’s worth of wisdom and insight into an elegant expression of a coherent worldview, The Age of Turbulence will stand as Alan Greenspan’s personal and intellectual legacy.