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The Cooperative Edge: The Internal Politics of International Cartels

Debora L. Spar - Business & Economics - 1994 - 273 pages
Exploring the cautious collaboration that has long linked the Russian and South African gold producers, she examines what the breakup of the Soviet Union has meant for this ...
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The Baby Business: How Money, Science, and Politics Drive the Commerce of ...

Debora L. Spar - Business & Economics - 2013 - 298 pages
Despite legislation that claims to prohibit it, there is a thriving market for babies spreading across the globe. Fueled by rapid advances in reproductive medicine and the ...
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Attracting High Technology Investment: Intel's Costa Rican Plant

Debora L. Spar - Business & Economics - 1998 - 28 pages
This paper examines Intel Corporation's $300 million semiconductor assembly and testing plant in Costa Rica. It discusses various ways in which countries can gradually improve ...
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Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Debora L. Spar - Social Science - 2013 - 320 pages
Fifty years after the Equal Pay Act, why are women still living in a manís world? Debora L. Spar never thought of herself as a feminist. Raised after the tumult of the 1960s ...
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Coming Attractions?: Hollywood, High Tech, and the Future of Entertainment

Philip E. Meza - Business & Economics - 2007 - 171 pages
Looks at the future of Hollywood in the wake of rapid technological innovation, examining the potential opportunities, for both the entertainment and high-tech industries, of ...
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Communications and Broadcasting: From Wired Words to Wireless Web

Harry Henderson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 201 pages
Profiles ten individuals, including inventors, engineers, and programmers, who have greatly influenced the field of telecommunications, focusing on their contributions and the ...
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Spirit of the web: the age of information from telegraph to Internet

Wade Rowland - Technology & Engineering - 2006 - 474 pages
Newly revised and updated, this new paperback edition of "Spirit of the Web" is an absorbing, dramatic, and comprehensive history of the development of communications ...
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The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution

David Kusek, Gerd Leonhard - Business & Economics - 2005 - 193 pages
Discusses the transition from a business model based on traditional music outlets to digitally- based music products and distribution channels and the impact of the change on ...
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