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October
Trauma and Recovery - Judith Lewis HermanWhen Trauma and Recovery was first published in 1992, it was hailed as a groundbreaking work. In the intervening years, Herman’s volume has changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims. In a new afterword, Herman chronicles the incredible response the book has elicited and explains how the issues surrounding the topic have shifted within the clinical community and the culture at large.Trauma and Recovery brings a new level of understanding to a set of problems usually considered individually. Herman draws on her own cutting-edge research in domestic violence as well
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October
Native Tongue - Suzette Haden ElginCalled "fascinating" by the New York Times upon its first publication in 1984, Native Tongue won wide critical praise and cult status, and has often been compared to the futurist fiction of Margaret Atwood. Set in the twenty-second century, the novel tells of a world where women are once again property, denied civil rights and banned from public life. Earth's wealth depends on interplanetary commerce with alien races, and linguists--a small, clannish group of families--have become the ruling elite by controlling all interplanetary communication. Their women are used to breed perfect translators
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October
Exegetical Fallacies - D.A. CarsonUpdated explanations of the "sins" of interpretation teach sound grammatical, lexical, cultural, theological, and historical Bible study practices.
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October
Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change - Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather BoyerHalf of the world’s inhabitants now live in cities. In the next twenty years, the number of urban dwellers will swell to an estimated five billion people. With their inefficient transportation systems and poorly designed buildings, many cities—especially in the United States—consume enormous quantities of fossil fuels and emit high levels of greenhouse gases. But our planet is rapidly running out of the carbon-based fuels that have powered urban growth for centuries and we seem to be unable to curb our greenhouse gas emissions. Are the world’s cities headed for inevitable collapse?   The authors
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October
Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide for Working and Leading from a Distance - Darleen M. DeRosa, Darleen M. DeRosaThis book leverages robust research studies and provides a practical resource for virtual team members and leaders. Based on a research study which is one of the most comprehensive studies ever conducted on virtual teams, this book offers a wealth of solid recommendations. To help organizations and leaders enhance virtual team performance, the book includes information on: key challenges, factors for success, characteristics of effective virtual teams, a model for success, effective practices, enhancing performance of low performing teams. The book also includes sections on future challenges and
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October
A complete GCSE Mathematics General Course - A. GreerYou can pass in GCSE Mathematics with this book aiming for grades C,D or E. The necessary theory is concisely presented, followed by clearly worked examples to show how the theory is applies in practice. There are plenty of carefully graded exercises, with a mental test at the end of most chapters. Answers are provided so that you can check your work. Also included is a chapter on coursework, introducing you to mathematical investigations. There are plenty of ideas for practice before you tackle your own project, which will be assessed and will count towards your final grade.
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October
Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools 5e - Ann Turnbull, H. Rutherford Turnbull, Michael L. WehmeyerFor courses in Introduction to Special Education, Exceptionalities, and Inclusion/Mainstreaming. Through real-life stories of children and their families, this preeminent book provides students with a comprehensive experience in special education. Long noted for its focus on inclusion, families, and partnerships, Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, Fifth Edition, presents a realistic look at the workings of special education as future teachers, both general and special education, will need to know. The new fifth edition includes: increased coverage of families and
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October
Classics of Organizational Behavior - Walter E. NatemeyerThe most important element in any organization is its people. By utilizing human talent effectively, all of an organization's other resources become much more feasibly managed. Recognizing this, the behavioral sciences have become an integral part of the field of management and the knowledge base of organizational behavior has proliferated. The forty readings collected in the Third Edition introduce readers to outstanding contributions to the professional literature of the discipline. This insightful compilation provides broad coverage of over one hundred years of writings on all aspects of
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October
Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior - Jerrold S. Meyer, Linda F. QuenzerEncompassing recent advances in molecular pharmacology and brain imaging, Drugs, The Brain and Behavior offers a unique breadth of coverage from historical accounts of drug use, through clinical and preclinical behavioural studies, to the latest research on drug effects in transgenic mouse models.