Many individuals have contributed to this final product. First, I thank the contributors who were willing to share their expertise with all of us. Second, I thank Dr. George Zimmar, former classmate in graduate school, longtime colleague, and an editor at Brunner/Routledge, for understanding the rationale and need for this volume. Third, I once again thank Carole Londerée, the best editorial assistant one might wish to have, for keeping the project on track. And fourth, I thank Tamara Tasker and Cynthia Polance for their fine technical help.
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