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ISBN: 0309087244, 9780309087247
Authors: Committee On End Points For Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-level Radioactive Waste In Russia, The United States, Office For Central Europe, Eurasia Development, Security,, Cooperation, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: waste, russia, united, states, radioactive, level, spent, nuclear, fuel, points
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End Points for spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste in Russian and the United States provides an analysis of the management of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in Russia and the United States, describing inventories, comparing approaches, and assessing the end-point options for storage and disposal of materials and wastes. The authoring committee finds that despit......
ISBN: 0833016474, 9780833016478
Authors: Thomas S. Szayna, Graham Fuller, Robert Howe, Brian Nichiporuk, K. Jack Riley, Ashley J. Tellis, James A. Winnefeld
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: war, era, supplemental, materials, cold, post, intrastate, conflict, implications, army, intervention
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The Arroyo Center conducted a study aimed at helping the Army identify the issues and some of the answers associated with the currents and changes in intrastate conflict in the wake of the Cold War. This report is the supplemental volume to the main report of the study, MR-554/1-A. The bulk of it is devoted to describing six speculative "case studies," drawn from a global survey of actual and pote......
Authors: James Banks, Richard Blundell, James P. Smith
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: states, britain, united, inequality, wealth, financial
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After describing and comparing household wealth distribution and wealth inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors explain why the median U.S. household accumulates more wealth than its UK counterpart.......
ISBN: 0821382241, 9780821382240
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: india, nigeria, russian, federation, brazil, cases, bank, engagement, state, level, world
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Independent Evaluation Group Studies English; Paperback; 115 pages; 8.375x10.75Published April 21, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8224-0; SKU: 18224 This report is a pilot cross-country study that summarizes 10 years(1998-2008) of the World Bank’s engagement at the state level inselected large federal countries and combines elements of a countryassistance evaluation and a thematic revi......
ISBN: 0309186897, 9780309186896
Authors: Kathleen J. Tierney, Michael K. Lindell,, Ronald W. Perry
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: united, states, response, preparedness, unexpected, disaster, facing
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Facing the Unexpected presents the wealth of information derived from disasters around the world over the past 25 years. The authors explore how these findings can improve disaster programs, identify remaining research needs, and discuss disaster within the broader context of sustainable development. How do different people think about disaster? Are we more likely to panic or to respond with altr......
ISBN: 1585661104, 9781585661107
Authors: James M. Smith, Gwendolyn Hall
Source: aupress.au.af.mil
Keywords: force, roles, outcomes, air, states, strategic, control, 2000united, milestones
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This compilation of 10 articles by frequently published arms-control experts captures the story of a young Air Force抯 initial (and limited) impact on arms-control negotiations and outcomes. It documents a growing awareness by the service that it was better to help craft the US position than merely to be a passive recipient. This book also highlights the lesson the Air Force belatedly learned in ......
Authors: James Banks, Zoe Oldfield, James P. Smith
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: health, united, states, england, life, differences, childhood, outcomes
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In this paper the authors examine the link between retrospectively reported measures of childhood health and the prevalence of various major and minor diseases at older ages. Their analysis is based on comparable retrospective questionnaires placed in the Health and Retirement Study and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing — nationally representative surveys of the age 50 plus population......
ISBN: 0833046152, 9780833046154
Authors: Lois M. Davis, Michael Pollard, Jeremiah Goulka, Katherine Mack, Russell Lundberg, Paul Steinberg
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Keywords: implications, security, relaxing, mailbox, monopoly, safety, public, united, states, postal, service, role
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) has long held a statutory monopoly to deliver mail to mailboxes (the Mailbox Rule). Critics have argued against it, mainly on economic, anti-monopoly grounds and on property rights grounds for mailbox owners. But relaxing the Mailbox Rule may have ramifications in other areas — in particular, public safety and security. Based on descriptive analysis of......
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