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Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being - Jonathan FinebergWidely praised when it first appeared in 1995, Art Since 1940 tells the story of six decades of art in America and Europe through a series of in-depth biographical profiles of individual artists, astutely linked by illuminating discussions of the cultural influences on their work. ARTnews hailed this lively volume as "a fascinating book" by "a superb critic and art historian". For this Second Edition, the author adds a new final chapter and extensively reworks the last quarter of the hook to incorporate current thinking on the art of the last 20 years.
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A History of Mathematics: An Introduction - Victor J. KatzProvides a world view of mathematics, balancing ancient, early modern and modern history. Problems are taken from their original sources, enabling students to understand how mathematicians in various times and places solved mathematical problems. In this new edition a more global perspective is taken, integrating more non-Western coverage including contributions from Chinese/Indian, and Islamic mathematics and mathematicians. An additional chapter covers mathematical techniques from other cultures. *Up to date, uses the results of very recent scholarship in the history of mathematics. *Provides
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July
Human Diversity in Education: An Integrative Approach with Powerweb - Kenneth Cushner, Averil McClelland, Philip SaffordThis research-based, comprehensive introduction to multicultural education and diversity prepares future teachers for the wide diversity of students they will meet in their classrooms, schools, and communities. Moving beyond the purely cultural approach of many comparable texts, "Human Diversity in Education" addresses the full range of human diversity found in today' s schools--including nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, class, language, sexual orientation, and ability levels. Based on the assumption that change begins with the individual teacher, the text argues that prospective
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July
Transport Economics - Kenneth J. ButtonThis is a revised edition of a textbook which applies economic analysis to transport issues. Topics covered include movement, transport and location, the demand for transport, its direct and external costs, pricing, investment criteria, planning and forecasting, development, regulation and more.
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Methods, Sex and Madness - Julia O'Connell Davidson, Derek LayderSocial research yields knowledge which powerfully affects our daily lives. The facts it generates shape not just how we see ourselves and others, but also whether or not we see the existing status quo as normal, just and legitimate. This book examines and questions the methods used by social researchers to produce such knowledge. It focuses chiefly on research into human sexuality and madness, and introduces and critically assesses everything from survey methods to participant observation. It opens up broader philosophical debates about the nature of knowledge, and highlights issues surrounding
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July
Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective - Caroline B. BrettellIntroduces students to the significant topics in the field of anthropology of gender - drawing not only from classic sources, but also from the diverse literature on gender roles and ideology around the world. This book takes an accessible approach to the subject matter, making coverage appropriate for students from a variety of levels.
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July
Managing in Times of Change: 24 Tools for Managers, Individuals, and Teams - Michael MaginnIn this book, managers learn a three-step method to help their employees deal with change in the workplace. They will learn how to face change head-on and be honest with their employees about the current situation and offer desirable outcomes.
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Understanding Global Media - Terry FlewUnderstanding Global Media offers a comprehensive overview of global media production and circulation, drawing insight from a range of perspectives, including politics, political economy, media and cultural studies, and creative industries. Grounded in extensive case study material in order to illustrate key debates, the book analyzes media industries, production, content, audiences, and policies on an international scale. It is both a comprehensive synthesis of existing academic work and an ambitious statement of new research directions. This book is an essential guide to understanding media
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Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide - James D. LesterThe definitive research paper guide, Lester combines a traditional and practical approach to the research process with the latest information on researching and writing online. Comprehensive, but not overwhelming, Lester provides students with step-by-step guidance through the research writing process from selecting and narrowing a topic, to formatting the finished document. And it backs up the instruction with the most complete array of samples of any research writing guide on the market. Another of the text's ongoing strengths is its extremely thorough and accurate coverage of citation styles