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December
Becoming a Helper - Marianne Schneider Corey, Gerald CoreyIdeal for anyone embarking on or considering a career in human services, counseling, psychology, social work, or any of the other helping professions, this book provides an overview of the stages of the helping process, as well as the skills and knowledge required to be a successful helping professional. Drawing on their years of experience, the Coreys focus on the struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties one encounters on the road to becoming an effective helper. The book emphasizes self-reflection on a number of professional issues and challenges the reader to examine their motives for choosing a
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December
Clinical Physiology Made Ridiculously Simple (Medmaster Series) - Stephen GoldbergA brief, to-the-point presentation of the most important points in clinical physiology. Enables the reader to see cardio-pulmonary-renal physiology as well as immunology and other areas as a clear conceptual whole.
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December
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science - Norman DoidgeAn astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed people whose mental limitations or brain damage were seen as unalterable. We see a woman born with half a brain that rewired itself to work as a whole, blind people who learn to see, learning disorders cured, IQs raised, aging brains rejuvenated, stroke patients learning to speak, children
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December
Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Volume 1. Mechanics - Paul A. Tipler, Gene MoscaNew Volume 1A edition of the classic text, now more than ever tailored to meet the needs of the struggling student.
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December
Mr. Sammler's Planet - Saul Bellow, Stanley Crouch“An enduring testament and prophecy.” –Chicago Sun-Times Mr. Artur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a “registrar of madness,” a refined and civilized being caught among people crazy with the promises of the future (moon landings, endless possibilities).  His Cyclopean gaze reflects on the degradations of city life while looking deep into the sufferings of the human soul.  “Sorry for all and sore at heart,” he observes how greater luxury and leisure have only led to more human suffering. To Mr. Sammler—who by the
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December
Space and Time in Special Relativity - N. David MerminA classic of elementary relativistic pedagogy! This straight- forward book introduces readers to the conceptually tricky subject of relativity in understandable terms. The writing is crisp and clearly written by someone who is aware of the conceptual difficulties that nonscientists have in coming to grips with relativity.
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December
Test Driven Development: By Example - Kent BeckFollows two TDD projects from start to finish, illustrating techniques programmers can use to increase the quality of their work. The examples are followed by references to the featured TDD patterns and refactorings. This book emphasises on agile methods and fast development strategies.
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December
Genomes 3 - T.A. BrownCovering molecular genetics from the basics through to genome expression and molecular phylogenetics, Genomes 3 is the latest edition of this pioneering textbook. Updated to incorporate the recent major advances, Genomes 3 is an invaluable companion for any undergraduate throughout their studies in molecular genetics. Genomes 3 builds on the achievements of the previous two editions by putting genomes, rather than genes, at the centre of molecular genetics teaching. Recognising that molecular biology research was being driven more by genome sequencing and functional analysis than by research into
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December
Dwelling Construction Under the Uniform Building Code 1976 Edition - ICBOPreface This publication is for the convenience of the home builder who is interested in building a house in conformance with the building code. The material conforms to the 1976 Edition of the Uniform Building Code, which is dedicated to the development of better building construction and greater safety to the public. The standards of safe construction that are set out in the Uniform Building Code are primarily founded upon health and safety but will at the same time protect the owner's investment. By following the requirements in this publication, the home builder will gain the double
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December
Bargaining and Markets - Martin J. Osborne, Ariel RubinsteinThe formal theory of bargaining originated with John Nash's work in the early 1950s. This book discusses the developments in this theory. It uses the tool of extensive games to construct theories of bargaining in which time is modeled explicitly, and also applies the theory of bargaining to the study of decentralized markets.