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October
Oral History for the Qualitative Researcher: Choreographing the Story - Valerie JanesickOral history is a particularly useful way to capture ordinary people's lived experiences. This innovative book introduces the full array of oral history research methods and invites students and qualitative researchers to try them out in their own work. Using choreography as an organizing metaphor, the author presents creative strategies for collecting, representing, analyzing, and interpreting oral history data. Instructive exercises and activities help readers develop specific skills, such as nonparticipant observation, interviewing, and writing, with a special section on creating found data
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October
Power of Observation - Judy R. JablonAbout the Author Judy Jablon is an experienced classroom teacher, author, and staff development specialist. She spent 12 years in the classroom teaching grades one through four, and holds a master's degree in early childhood education from the Bank Street College of Education. Ms. Jablon is a nationally recognized expert on early childhood assessment. She has worked on major school reform projects with the South Carolina Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Education. She is a co-author of The Work Sampling System and The Power of Observation Amy Laura Dombro is the author of
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October
Constitutional and Administrative Law - Hilaire BarnettThis work provides a critical exposition of the major features of the UK's constitution in a straightforward, readable textbook suitable for undergraduate use. The text draws together constitutional theory, history, law and prac tice in a manner designed to provide a comprehensive yet int elligible text. It covers the background and fundamental concepts which formed this country's constitution, and examines the role of every layer of government, from local government to the European Community and Union. Every copy of the book contains a unique passcode to allow access to the book's regular law
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October
A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer EganBennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption.
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October
The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English, Vol. 1 - Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan GubarMinimal shelfwear w/beginning to curl corners, stamp inside front cover, and bookstore label on back cover. No markings. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight.
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October
Medical Terminology Systems: A Body Systems Approach [With CDROM and CD (Audio)] - Barbara A. GylysWord Building the foundation for success begins with Barbara Gylys and the Body Systems Approach. The med term approaches and how they differ Most med terms books teach by memorization the whole word approach. Memorize vocabulary and then try to recognize word patterns. Gylys uses the word-building approach. First learn the patterns of medical words before you learn the vocabulary. Why does word-building work? It begins with the basics Gylys takes a common sense approach, by introducing word elements first: Roots Combining forms Suffixes Prefixes She covers them one by one, breaking down each word
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October
An Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography - Jeffrey Hoffstein, Jill Pipher, J.H. SilvermanThis self-contained introduction to modern cryptography emphasises the mathematics behind the theory of public key cryptosystems and digital signature schemes. It focuses on these key topics while developing the mathematical tools needed for the construction and security analysis of diverse cryptosystems.
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October
Vorsprung: A Communicative Introduction to German Language and Culture - Thomas A. Lovik, J. Douglas Guy, Monika Chavez, Tom LovikVorsprung is an innovative and lively first-year program that uses a five-skills approach, emphasizing the acquisition of communicative as well as cultural competence without sacrificing attention to formal accuracy. Utilizing "focus on form" activities in an engaging, personalized fashion, Vorsprung helps students develop realistic abilities in speaking, listening, and reading German. The program presents a systematic, clear introduction to the essentials of German grammar and practices high-frequency structures and vocabulary in interactive activities. In addition, it provides students with the
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October
Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development - Stanley D. BrunnRemarkably, fully half the world's population now live in cities, and the numbers grow daily as people seek to escape rural poverty. This third edition of the classic offers readers a comprehensive set of tools for understanding the urban landscape and, by extension, the world's politics, cultures and economies. the eleven major culture realms of US and Canada, Middle America and the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Russia, the Greater Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Australia and the Pacific Islands. Each author presents the region's urban history,