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August
The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America - Samuel Walker, Cassia C. Spohn, Miriam DeLoneComprehensive and balanced, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE is the definitive book on current research and theories of racial, ethnic, and gender discrimination within America's Criminal Justice system. The authors synthesize the best and the most recent research on patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, police practices, court processing and sentencing, the death penalty, and correctional programs, giving students the facts and theoretical foundation they need to make their own informed decisions about discrimination in the system. Uniquely unbiased, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE makes every effort to
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August
Adolescence - John W. SantrockMore students learn from John Santrock's Adolescence than from any other text in this field. Students and instructors rely on the careful balance of accurate, current research and applications to the real lives of adolescents. The fully-revised eleventh edition includes a new chapter on health, expanded coverage of late adolescence, and more than 1200 research citations from the 21st century.
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August
Principles of Biochemistry - H. Robert Horton, Robert Horton, Laurence A. Moran, J. David Rawn, K. Gray Scrimgeour, Marc D. PerryThis accurate and up-to-date book focuses on the basic principles of Biochemistry, with carefully selected examples of each. The areas of greatest change since the second edition are lipid metabolism, oxidative phosphorylation, and protein metabolism. Includes stereo views of many macromolecules; computer supplement; a section on molecular evolution; protein structures; molecular evolution; and developments in the area of gene expression, including the structure of RNA polymerase, the structure of the ribosome, genome organization, repair mechanisms, regulation of transcription and translation,
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August
Oblivion - David Foster WallaceIn the stories that make up Oblivion, David Foster Wallace joins the rawest, most naked humanity with the infinite involutions of self-consciousness--a combination that is dazzlingly, uniquely his. These are worlds undreamt-of by any other mind. Only David Foster Wallace could convey a father's desperate loneliness by way of his son's daydreaming through a teacher's homicidal breakdown ("The Soul Is Not a Smithy"). Or could explore the deepest and most hilarious aspects of creativity by delineating the office politics surrounding a magazine profile of an artist who produces miniature sculptures
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August
International Financial Management - Jeff Madura, Roland FoxInternational Financial Management provides a strong foundation for students? first encounter with the subject of international finance. As multinational corporations (MNCs) continue to expand their operations globally they must not only be properly managed to apply their comparative advantages in foreign countries, but must also manage their exposure to many forms and sources of risk. Those MNCs that are most capable of responding to changes in the international financial environment will be rewarded. The same can be said for today's students who become the MNC managers of the future.
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August
Mayan Voices for Human Rights: Displaced Catholics in Highland Chiapas - Christine KovicHow the Maya define and defend their human rights in Southern Mexico.
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August
Cases in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Peter H. Gilligan, Daniel S. Shapiro, M. Lynn SmileyThis text aims to challenge students to develop a working knowledge of the variety of microorganisms that cause infections in humans. Cases are presented as unknowns and are accompanied by questions to test students' knowledge in four broad areas: the organism's characteristics and laboratory diagnosis; pathogenesis and clinical characteristics; epidemiology; and prevention, drug treatment and resistance.
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August
Differential Equations: A Modeling Perspective - Courtney S. ColemanWith the modeling and graphical visualization as the central approach, this book introduces differential systems and numerical methods early on and encourages the use of numerical solvers from the very start. It covers modern topics such as sensitivity, long-term behavior, bifurcation, and chaos together with the basic solution formula techniques and theory.
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August
Electronic Devices and Circuits: - Theodore F. BogartUsing a structured, systems approach, this book provides a modern, thorough treatment of electronic devices and circuits. KEY TOPICS Topical selection is based on the significance of each topic in modern industrial applications and the impact that each topic is likely to have in emerging technologies. Integrated circuit theory is covered extensively, including coverage of analog and digital integrated circuit design, operational amplifier theory and applications, and specialized electronic devices and circuits such as switching regulators and optoelectronics. For electronic engineers and
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August
Reading Latin: Text - Peter Jones, Keith C. SidwellReading Latin is a Latin course designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture, but with some mediaeval Latin too. It does this in three ways; it encourages reading of continuous texts from the start; it offers generous help with translation at every stage; and it integrates the learning of Classical Latin with an appreciation of the influence of the Latin language upon English and European culture from Antiquity to the present. The Text, richly illustrated, consists at the start of carefully graded adaptations from original