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Clinical Interviewing - John Sommers-Flanagan, Rita Sommers-FlanaganThis text blends a personal and easy-to-read style with an emphasis on both the scientific basis and interpersonal aspects of mental health interviewing. Completely updated, the new edition features teaching tools and new case studies. New sections on psychosocial histories, interviewing substance abusing clients, and the science of clinical interviewing have been added.
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December
Visual Astronomy of the Deep Sky - Roger N. ClarkClearly aimed at the advanced amateur astronomer (as the author states in the preface) it details all the variants that can contribute (or not) to maximizing the observation of the most popular "faint fuzzies" (galaxies, nebulas, supernova remnants, etc.) that those amateurs can observe through their backyard telescopes. It also presents an important visual atlas of said objects with drawings from real observing sessions being compared to photographs on the same scale.
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December
The Shock of the New - Robert HughesA beautifully illustrated hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-garde. More than 250 color photos.
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December
Evolution - Mark RidleyMargin icons - indicate where there is relevant information included in the dedicated website. Two new chapters - one on evolutionary genomics and one on evolution and development bring state-of-the-art information to the coverage of evolutionary study. Two kinds of boxes - one featuring practical applications and the other related information, supply added depth without interrupting the flow of the text. Margin comments - paraphrase and highlight key concepts. Study and review questions - help students review their understanding at the end of each chapter, while new challenge questions prompt
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December
Perspectives on Astronomy: Mars-Scape or Earth-Scape? [With Online Access] - Michael A. SeedsAuthors Mike Seeds and Dana Backman personalize the history of the universe by placing you at the center of the latest chapter in a grand and amazing story. You will learn how we are the latest link in the "great chain of origins." And, by emphasizing the role of the scientific process, Seeds and Backman will help you also understand how analyzing scientific evidence not only answers the question "How do we know?," but provide deeper insights into our place in the universe as well. Each new copy of the text comes with access to CengageNOW, an online personalized learning system designed to save
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December
Freud And Beyond: A History Of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought - Stephen A. Mitchell, Margaret J. BlackFreud’s concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation over the past fifty years. With Freud and Beyond, Stephen A. Mitchell and Margaret J. Black make contemporary psychoanalytic thinking—the body of work that has been done since Freud—available for the first time. Richly illustrated with case examples, this lively, jargon-free introduction makes modern psychoanalytic thought accessible at last.
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December
On Writing: Process Reader - Wendy BishopOrganized around different aspects of the writing process, these selections--by published authors, students, and instructors--illuminate the art and the craft of writing.
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December
Educational Psychology - John W. SantrockJohn Santrock's Educational Psychology is a well-crafted text that emphasizes the application of theory to classroom practice. With richly evocative classroom vignettes provided by practicing teachers, as well as the most case studies - three per chapter - of any Introductory text, Santrock's Educational Psychology helps students think critically about the research basis for best practices. Additionally, Santrock's hallmark Learning System organizes the content into manageable chunks to support retention and mastery, and makes it much more likely that students will have an engaging and successful
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A History of Film - Virginia Wright-Wexman, Virginia Wright-WexmanSubstantially revised for the Sixth Edition, "A History of Film" is a comprehensive international survey of film from its beginnings to the present. This text highlights the contributions of major film-producing countries, significant filmmakers, and their films within social, artistic, economic, and technological contexts. This Sixth Edition incorporates major revisions designed to improve the book's focus and provide more balanced coverage.