No other resource matches the timely, thorough, and accurate political information provided by the best-selling Political Handbook of the World. With more in-depth coverage of current political controversies than any other reference guide, the updated 2014 edition is the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each countryas governmental and political makeup. Featuring more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, this volume is renowned for its extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus detailed profiles of more than 30 intergovernmental organizations and UN agencies. This comprehensive, one-volume source for political information has been updated to include coverage of current events, issues, crises, and controversies.Monetary Unit: Jamaican Dollar (market rate November 1, 2013: 104.50 dollars = $1US). ... Women constitute approximately 46 percent of the official labor force, concentrated in agriculture and civil service, with a large ... By late 1990 the only promising sector was the bauxite industry, which had launched a major expansion in both mining and refining ... of its domestic creditors to trade in some $8.4 billion in government bonds for bonds with lower interest rates and longer maturities.
|Title||:||Political Handbook of the World 2014|
|Publisher||:||CQ Press - 2014-03-20|