This third issue in the‘World-wide workforce’ series provides you with a comprehensive analysis of recruiting practices in Australia, Austria, Chile, Costa Rica, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Sweden. This book shows how domestic recruiting conventions often differ significantly from those in other countries. Comparative desk research, focus interviews with, and online polling of, HRM professionals in the mentioned countries made us realise how much cultural factors can affect job search strategies across the globe. World-wide workforce provides an easy-to-use reference for those aiming at a cross-border career, or those interested in international HRM issues.
Author: José M. Magone
Release Date: 2017-12-06
Genre: Political Science
This fully revised and updated third edition reflects the considerable changes in Spain over the last decade as the country celebrates 40 years of its constitution. The author gives fresh insight into the formal and informal workings of this dynamic southern European democracy. Thoroughly examining Spain’s historical background, political culture, core political institutions and foreign policy-making, each chapter provides a research-based overview of the studied topic which can then be used as the basis for further research by students. Key themes of the book include: A thorough overview of contemporary Spanish politics, especially the governments of Zapatero and Rajoy; Spain’s political culture and institutional framework; The Spanish economy, and the consequences of the economic and sovereign debt crisis; Foreign policy-making; the reaction to the global anti-terrorist coalition and the Madrid bombings; Policy-making process and the system of interest intermediation; Party system and electoral process; The dynamics of regional/territorial politics and the Basque, Catalan and Galician nationalisms, particularly the quest for Catalan independence; External relations with the European Union, the Mediterranean and Latin America; Constitutional reform; Immigration. Richly illustrated with maps and presenting large amounts of statistical and quantitative data, this book is an indispensable source of information for students, academics and the wider public interested in Spanish politics.
This volume provides a detailed description of the literary contact between Graham Greene and Franco’s Spain. Part I describes the most significant political events that affected the Spanish book industry under this regime, with the first chapter offering an account of the methods of control created to exercise authoritative influence over the cultural scene. Part II explores critical studies of Greene’s artistic output in Franco’s Spain, and the second chapter investigates literary critics’ evaluations of the author as published in the national press, magazines and journals, as well as in the prologues, introductions and prefaces to his books. Parts III and IV study the role played by the book industry in the reception of the writer in Spain, as well as the obstacles it faced at the censorship office. Accordingly, chapters three to six provide the names of the publishers and booksellers who attempted to disseminate his work throughout the country. Using the censorship files, these chapters measure with great precision publishers’ interest in Greene’s works, and establish the power Franco’s censorship wielded over the reception of his literature in Spain. The final section of the book brings together a number of significant conclusions developed throughout this study. As such, Graham Greene’s Narrative in Spain provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the roles played by national literary criticism and the book industry in the reception of the author’s works in Franco's Spain, as well as of the influence exerted by the regime throughout the whole publishing process.
Map out the world with this invaluable student atlas Fully revised and updated, the Student World Atlas (previous ISBN 9781405357524) brings the Earth's geography to life with state-of-the-art mapping from up-to-date satellite and cartographic sources. Detailed maps reveal the Earth's physical structure, oceans, climate, population and economy. Borders and boundaries of the world's countries are clearly explained and a world fact-file highlights key statistical data for each country, allowing direct comparisons between nations. A section devoted to learning map skills develops your understanding and practical use of maps. Student World Atlas is the perfect geography resource for students aged 10-14 (Key Stage 2-3).
Author: Marcel van der Linden
Release Date: 2010-12-17
The sixteen essays in this collection discuss the direct and indirect impact of the British Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade (1807) on labor relations in the Americas, Africa and South East Asia.