Unfinished Agenda

Author: Junius Williams
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 158394723X
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Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street organizers, and armchair political advocates. Based on notes, interviews, and articles from the 1950s to present day, Junius Williams's inspiring memoir describes his journey from young black boy facing prejudice in the 1950s segregated South to his climb to community and political power as a black lawyer in the 1970s and 80s in Newark, New Jersey. Accompanied by twenty-two compelling photographs highlighting key life events, Unfinished Agenda chronicles the turbulent times during the Civil Rights Movement and Williams's participation every step of the way including his experiences on the front lines of racial riots in Newark and the historic riot in Montgomery, Alabama with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Williams speaks of his many opportunities and experiences--beginning with his education at Amherst College and Yale Law School, his travel to Uganda and Kenya, and working in Harlem. His passion for fighting racism ultimately led him to many years of service in politics in Newark, New Jersey as a community organizer and leader. Williams advocates for renewed community organizing and voting for a progressive party to carry out the "Unfinished Agenda" the Black Power Movement outlined in America during the 60s and early 70s for empowerment of the people. From the Trade Paperback edition.

An Unfinished Agenda

Author: K Anji Reddy
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 935118921X
Size: 28.77 MB
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From his birth in a village in Andhra to founding and running Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, now one of India’s largest pharmaceutical enterprises, Dr K. Anji Reddy’s journey makes for an inspiring story. That story is told rivetingly in his own words in his memoir, An Unfinished Agenda. Dr Anji Reddy became an entrepreneur at a time when India was woefully short of technology to manufacture many basic medicines. Then, in barely three decades, the Indian pharmaceutical industry had grown to the point that India not only became self-sufficient in medicine, but also a supplier of affordable generic medicines to the world. Dr Anji Reddy provides a ringside view of this remarkable transformation, with fascinating anecdotes about those who made it happen. The history of modern medicine is a gripping story of triumphs and failures. An Unfinished Agenda takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the science of medicine over the last hundred years and reminds us of the stark challenges that remain.

Unfinished Agenda

Author: Lesslie Newbigin
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 160608805X
Size: 56.90 MB
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Complete with a provocative new chapter for this revised edition of his popular autobiography, Lesslie Newbigin describes the breadth and depth of his missionary service-as a student, wrestling with problems of faith and vocation; as a Church of Scotland missionary, helping to build the Church of South India; as a bishop in Madurai and Madras; as a midwife of the integration of the International Missionary Council and World Council of Churches; and as pastor in one of Birmingham's toughest inner city areas. With commitment, spirituality, and a happy marriage to support him, he invites the reader to share the joy of his adventure in Christ.

The Unfinished Agenda Of Brown V Board Of Education

Author: James Anderson
Publisher: Diverse: Issues In Higher Education
ISBN: 9780471649267
Size: 54.11 MB
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"The Unfinished Agenda of Brown v. Board of Education is enriched throughout by poignant oral histories in which many of those involved with the case - including plaintiffs, attorneys, teachers, students, and activists - share their firsthand experiences with segregation and the struggle for educational equality."--BOOK JACKET.

Economic Reform In Ukraine

Author: Anders Åslund
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765606242
Size: 38.86 MB
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Ukraine may have taken a "gradualist" approach to economic reform, but the results have been no better than in Russia. The editors have assembled the leading specialists on the Ukrainian economy, including officials from major Ukrainian and international economic institutions, to outline the major problems of the economy, analyze the initial phases of economic reform in Ukraine, assess their outcomes, and chart the way forward.

Pension Reform In India

Author: H. Sadhak
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8132116496
Size: 60.91 MB
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Changing population dynamics have challenged the socio-economic stability of nations globally. This has brought into focus pension reform as one of the most critical socio-economic-political agendas. Against this background, this book gives a comprehensive account of the Indian pension system and the ongoing reforms. Pension Reform in India discusses the current National Pension System (NPS) structure and architecture extensively and also throws light on the alternative old-age financial-security schemes available in the country. To enable a better understanding of the critical issues of the hour, the author provides insights into pension reforms in many emerging-economy countries. Drawing upon his years of experience in this field and also from exhaustive research of data and publications of international agencies and eminent scholars, the author proposes methods for designing a pension system that is both viable and robust.

Financial Development In Emerging Europe The Unfinished Agenda

Author: Edda Zoli
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN:
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This paper assesses the status of financial development in Emerging Europe, analyzes the factors that have shaped it, and discusses policy priorities. Financial development has progressed to varying degrees across the region. Macroeconomic stability and institutional quality have been important factors. Going forward, the EU integration process is likely to propel further reforms and shape financial development in EU members. In non-EU emerging economies the focus should be on maintaining macroeconomic stability and strengthening law enforceability. Creating a well-functioning government securities market, reinforcing corporate governance and creditor rights protection, and promoting the emergence of institutional investors would be beneficial.

Nursing Home Care

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging
Publisher:
ISBN:
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