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  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (International Meter Organization. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System, 1995)
    What may be the first global analysis ever of the eta-Aquarid meteor stream is undertaken with respect to the 1994 display. Data relating to 1140 shower meteors reported by 28 observers from all 5 continents is analyzed. ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (International Meter Organization. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System, 1994)
    The Malta Astronomical Society Meteor Group set off with its first observational project with a difference in May 1994. Target for the meteor watchers was the strong but largely neglected η-Aquarid annual meteor shower. ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Mayo, Peter (International Council for Adult Education, 1996)
    This paper focuses on adult education provision in the micro island state of Malta. In focusing most of the discussion in terms of the scale factor, we attempt to shed some light on the dynamics of adult education in a ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; (Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015)
    Exploring the conceptual insights provided by the archipelagic 'twist' in the context of tourism principles, policies and practices, this volume draws on an international series of case studies to analyse best practice in ...
  • Veitayaki, Joeli; Baldacchino, Godfrey (The Royal Geographical Society, 2008)
    A review of the book "Asia in the Pacific Islands Replacing the West", by Ron Crocombe.
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Rizzo, Saviour; Zammit, Edward L. (Agenda, 2003)
    The WPDC is a labour-oriented research, education, information and consultancy centre operating at the University of Malta since 1981. It contributes to the development of the knowledge, skills, competences and ancillary ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (2004)
    This paper hypothesizes that small islands provide a number of lessons in the political economy of development, particularly in the manner in which they enjoy and deploy sub-national jurisdictional leverage. A range of ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Bertram, Geoffrey (The Round Table, 2009-04)
    Many scholarly analyses of small economies over the past two decades have been premised on the implicit understanding that a state’s small population size, compounded by such factors as islandness and remoteness from ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Bonanno, Anthony (University of Malta. The Mediterranean Institute, 2015)
    The Justin Bieber hairstyle continues to make the news. The pop singer’s regular reinterpretations of his locks secure media attention and excite his myriad fans, some of whom dutifully transpose his hairdo onto theirs. ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2006)
    The ‘brain drain’ phenomenon is typically seen as a zero-sum game, where one party’s gain is presumed to be another’s drain. This corresponds to deep-seated assumptions about what is ‘home’ and what is ‘away’. This article ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Khamis, Susie (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2018)
    Eyjafjallajokull is an Icelandic mountain glacier with an ice cap that covers the caldera of a volcano. The stratovolcano mountain stands 1,651 metres (5,417 feet) at its highest point, and has a crater 3-4 km (1.9-2.5 ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Spears, Annie (Acorn Press, 2007)
    Whether and how to bridge the Northumberland Strait separating PEI from New Brunswick and the Canadian mainland has perhaps been the most keenly debated and most traumatic event in the modern history of Prince Edward Island ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Routledge, 2015)
    A review of the book "Building the Resilience of Small States: A Revised Framework", by Denny Lewis-Bynoe.
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Development and Change, 1993)
    Developing microstates are bountiful on the world political map today. Yet the concept of smallness, apart from being relativistic, conjures up a sense of deviation, indicative of a subtle discrimination which implicitly ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Agenda, 2003)
    In autumn 2000, a team of 'three wise men' was engaged by the European Commission to examine the human rights record of Austria's political establishment, and particularly the behaviour of its ruling coalition. It was ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (European Journal of Industrial Relations, 2001)
    Expertise suffers booms and troughs like any other market good. The supply and demand for specialists, and the nature of the specialisms required, change in accordance with the exigencies of time and place. A particular ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (2014)
    Capital-cum-port cities on islands tend to be disproportionately large and cosmopolitan; their multiple effects on their peri-urban interface are quite dramatic when there is hardly any hinterland to speak of. In these ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey; Milne, David (Routledge, 2009)
    Territories like American Samoa, Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Cook Islands and the Faeroes are sub-national island jurisdictions (SNIJs). They all share some measure ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (The Round Table, 2000)
    Conventional wisdom suggests that small, often island, states are more likely than larger nations to be hard hit by the effects of national disasters, of fluctuations in the global economy, and the political aspirations ...
  • Baldacchino, Godfrey (Upper Secondary School Valletta, 1992)
    This paper seeks to put into a proper policy perspective the current discussion on the attraction of 'sustainable development'. This is attempted by forcing an application of the often rhetorical nature of the argument ...