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August
Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies - Campbell R. McConnell, Stanley L. BrueMcConnell and Brue's Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies is the leading Principles of Economics textbook because it is innovative and teaches students in a clear, unbiased way. The 17th Edition builds upon the tradition of leadership with three main goals: help the beginning student master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; help the student understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting student interest in economics and
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Physiological Systems in Insects - Marc J. KlowdenAs the largest living group on earth, insects can provide us with insight into adaptation, evolution, and survival. The 2nd edition of this standard text for insect physiology courses and entomologists provides the most comprehensive analysis of the systems that make insects important contributors to our environment. "Physiological Systems in Insects" discusses the role of insect molecular biology, nueroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. Organized according to insect physiological functions, this book is fully updated with the latest and foundational
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August
Interactions 1, Reading - Elaine Kirn, Pamela HartmannInteractions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. New Features: 1. Global activities are
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August
Caring for Patients from Different Cultures - Geri-Ann GalantiContains over 200 case studies illustrating crosscultural misunderstanding and culturally competent health care. This book covers a diverse range of topics, including birth, end of life, traditional medicine, mental health, pain, religion, and multicultural staff issues.
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August
Theories Of Organization - Henry L. TosiHenry L. Tosi s Theories of Organization offers a unique treatment of a broad range of important theoretical approaches to the study of organizations, including a thorough overview of classical theory, institutional theory, population ecology, critical organization theory, and postmodern approaches. Tosi also provides a helpful summary of the work of Chester Barnard, the contributions of James March and Herbert Simon, and economic approaches to organization. Rather than focusing on specific topics, such as authority, goals, and organizational structure, this unique treatment of organizational
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August
A Primer of GIS: Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts - Francis HarveyThis pragmatic book introduces key concepts and skills to prepare students to understand and use geographic information systems (GIS). The text thoroughly explains what geographic information is, how it is represented and analyzed, and what it communicates about human and environmental activities and events that take place on our planet. Basic principles of map making and map reading are integrated with discussions of relevant information technologies and applications. Written in an accessible style, the text is organized into four parts that can be used in any sequence in entry-level and more
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August
Employment & Labor Law - Patrick J. Cihon, James Ottavio CastagneraA comprehensive introduction to employment and labor relations law, EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW is ideal for non-legal students and professionals. Excerpts from real case law throughout the book illustrate how labor-related disputes arise and get resolved in the courts. And, eye-opening chapter features like The Working Law and Ethical Dilemma demonstrate how labor legislation and ethical decision-making can impact companies today. Complete with the most up-to-date information on the ADA Amendments Act, ERISA Amendments under the Obama Administration's 2009 economic stimulus plan, the Lilly Ledbetter
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August
Going Global: A Congregation's Introduction to Mission Beyond Our Borders - Gary V. Nelson, Gordon W. King, Terry G. SmithThe ways to be effective in global missions have changed. The authors believe that content and values must undergird the North American local church's approach to global mission. It is not enough to "do something." It is in fact possible to do all of the right things in all of the wrong ways, with negative results. It is also possible that mission "over there" can have as much -- or more -- on the church at home. This book discusses common principles and practices that inform and energize local churches as they enter the global ministry arena. This book will assist church leadership as they look
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The Modern Middle East: A History - James L. GelvinIn the wake of 11 September 2001, there has been much talk about the inevitable clash between "East" and "West." This book presents an alternative approach to understanding the genealogy of contemporary events. By taking students and the general reader on a guided tour of the past five hundred years of Middle Eastern history, this book examines how the very forces associated with global "modernity" have shaped social, economic, cultural, and political life in the region. Beginning with the first glimmerings of the current international state and economic systems in the sixteenth century, The