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A political system is a system of politics and government. It is usually compared to the legal system, economic system, cultural system, and other social systems. It is different from them, and can be generally defined on a spectrum from left, e.g. communism, to the right, e.g. fascism. However, this is a very simplified view of a much more complex system of categories involving the views: who should have authority, how religious questions should be handled, and what the government's influence on its people and economy should be.

 
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The Role of Bilateral Donors in Fighting Corruption

By: Mats Karlsson

Economics

Over the past four years, the World Bank has been a prominent interlocutor in the growing global discourse on corruption. Thanks to Jim Wolfensohn's bold speeches we have helped place the issue front-and-center on the international agenda. It is difficult to remember that until quite recently corruption was not an issue which was talked about freely. This is a remarkable development because the common recognition of a problem is the first step toward finding solutions. A...

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1990 Stf-4 Occupation Groups and Their Redistribution into the Cen...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Categories and Codes Number Employed Percent of 1990 Group 1990 Redist Census 2000 Categories and Codes to 2000 Total Employed 115,681,202 115,681,202 Officials and administrators, public administration (001-006) 578,334 001-003 Top executives 8.694 50,282 012 Financial managers 4.516 26,115 010-011, 013-016 Operations specialties managers, except financial managers 6.322 36,562 022-043 Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers 45.260 261,75...

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Foreign Affairs Acts

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: To amend the Peace Corps Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2000 through 2003 to carry out that Act, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2000 THROUGH 2003 TO CARRY OUT THE PEACE CORPS ACT. Section 3(b) of the Peace Corps Act (22 U.S.C. 2502(b)) is amended to read as follows: “(b)(1) There ar...

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James Bryce

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Sir William Reid Dick executed this bust of Lord James Bryce guished himself in history, law, politics, around 1922 for presentation to the American people. The bustand diplomacy. For more than 20 years he had been commissioned by officials of the Sulgrave Institutiontaught civil law at Oxford University, and from 1880 to 1907 he was a Liberal Party in London to honor their former member. The Sulgrave- member of Britain’s House of Commons. composed of prominent ...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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Department of State

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, including expenses authorized by the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, as amended, the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended, and the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended, including employment, without regard to civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (n...

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Department of State

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: General and special funds: DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR PROGRAMS For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, including employment, without regard to civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $700, 000 of this appropriation), as authorized by section 801 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended; representation to certain intern...

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Department of State

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, including employment, without regard to civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $700, 000 of this appropriation), as authorized by section 801 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended; representation to certain international organizations in which the United States participate...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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Department of State

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, including employment, without regard to civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $700, 000 of this appropriation), as authorized by section 801 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948; representation to certain international organizations in which the United States participates pursuant t...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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Department of State

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, including employment, without regard to civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $700, 000 of this appropriation), as authorized by section 801 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948; representation to certain international organizations in which the United States participates pursuant t...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis, rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, hire of passenger motor vehicles, not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis, rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, hire of passenger motor vehicles, not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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Office of Personnel Management

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examinations performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2, 500 for official reception and rep...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241561378: Health System ...

By: Anne Mills

Medical Reference Publication

Decentralization of health system structures and management is a key issue for many countries in the achievement of health for all by the year 2000 and in the development of primary health care. In the WHO publication entitled Formulati~lg strategies for health for all by the year 2000, it is stated that:l to achieve . . . coordination, countries may wish to review their administration system to ensure that coordination can take place at central, intermediate and local l...

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Department of State Administration of Foreign Affairs Federal Fund...

Excerpt: For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, including employment, without regard to civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $700,000 of this appropriation), as authorized by section 801 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948; representation to certain international organizations in which the United States participates pursuant to...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 395: Hosp...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION In his opening remarks, Dr Karefa-Smart pointed out that pharmaceutical and technological advances in the past decade have resulted in many new diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities; at the same time, however, many new developing countries, with extremely limited facilities for medical care, have emerged. In the more developed countries the introduction of highly specialized services such as open heart surgery, electronic patient monitoring, peritoneal an...

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Life and Times of Washington, Volume 2

By: John Frederick Schroeder

Excerpt: CHAPTER X. WASHINGTON OUT?GENERALS HOWE. 1777. Among the many perplexing subjects which claimed the attention of Washington during the winter (1776?1777), while he was holding his headquarters among the hills at Morristown, none gave him more annoyance than that of the treatment of American prisoners in the hands of the enemy. Among the civilized nations of modern times prisoners of war are treated with humanity and principles are established on which they are e...

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