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The New Zealand Oxford paperback dictionary

Author: Tony Deverson; New Zealand Dictionary Centre.
Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. ; Auckland [N.Z.] : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Includes a wide range of distinctive New Zealand words and phrases, along with up-to-date coverage of the general, internationally shared English vocabulary. This large paperback dictionary offers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Deverson; New Zealand Dictionary Centre.
ISBN: 9780195584790 0195584791
OCLC Number: 155667938
Notes: Previous ed.: 1998.
"New Zealand Dictionary Centre at Victoria University of Wellington"--Back cover.
Description: xii, 1004 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A World in Transition --
1. The Population Challenge --
2. The Social Challenge: Facing Poverty --
3. The Ecological Challenge --
4. The Economic Challenge: A New Production and Consumption Model for the Globalized Economy --
5. Focusing on the Goal: Sustainable Improvement of the Quality of Life --
6. Respecting the Limits: The Carrying Capacity of the Earth --
7. Responding to Needs: The Caring Capacity of Humankind --
8. Attitudes towards Population Change: A Paradigm Shift --
9. Redefining Work --
10. Towards an Alternative Educational Policy --
11. From Medical to Health Care --
12. Reproductive Choices --
13. Empowering Women --
14. Mobilizing Social Forces: Towards a New Social Contract --
15. Mobilizing Resources: Tapping the Markets --
16. Conclusions and Recommendations --
Appendix --
Index --
Acknowledgements.
Other Titles: Oxford paperback dictionary
Responsibility: edited by Tony Deverson.

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