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Personality - Jerry M. BurgerThis proven text fuses the best of theory-based and research-based instruction to give you a powerful introduction to personality that is accessible and understandable. Burger pairs theory, applications, and assessment chapters with chapters that describe the research programs aligned with every major theoretical approach. Biographical sketches of theorists and accounts of the stories behind influential research programs help you gain an understanding of how classic and contemporary findings relate to each other, and reinforce the idea that theory and research perpetuate one another. In-text
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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-To-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes - Jane StrausThis user-friendly workbook includes easy-to-understand rules, abundant examples, dozens of reproducible exercises, and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to middle and high school, college, ESL, and homeschool students as well as adults.
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A Brief History of Neoliberalism - David HarveyNeoliberalism--the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action--has become dominant in both thought and practice throughout much of the world since 1970 or so. Writing for a wide audience, David Harvey, author of The New Imperialism and The Condition of Postmodernity, here tells the political-economic story of where neoliberalization came from and how it proliferated on the world stage. Through critical engagement with this history, he constructs a framework, not only for analyzing the political and economic dangers that now surround us,
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The Norton Shakespeare, Based on the Oxford Edition: Volume 1: Early Plays and Poems (Norton Shakespeare) - William ShakespeareInstructors and students worldwide welcomed the fresh scholarship, lively and accessible introductions, helpful marginal glosses and notes, readable single-column format, all designed in support of the goal of the Oxford text: to bring the modern reader closer than before possible to Shakespeare's plays as they were first acted. Now, under Stephen Greenblatt's direction, the editors have considered afresh each introduction and all of the apparatus to make the Second Edition an even better teaching tool.
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Applied Longitudinal Analysis - Garrett Fitzmaurice, James WarePreface. Acknowledgments. PART I: INTRODUCTION TO LONGITUDINAL AND CLUSTERED DATA. 1. Longitudinal and Clustered Data. 2. Longitudinal Data: Basic Concepts. PART II: LINEAR MODELS FOR LONGITUDINAL CONTINUOUS DATA. 3. Overview of Linear for Longitudinal Data. 4. Estimation and Statistical Inference. 5. Modelling the Mean: Analyzing Response Profiles. 6. Modelling the Mean: Parametric Curves. 7. Modelling the Covariance. 8. Linear Mixed Effects Models. 9. Residual Analyses. PART III: GENERALIZED LINEAR MODELS FOR LONGITUDINAL DATA. 10. Review of Generalized Linear Models. 11. Marginal Models:
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The Human Record Volume 2 6e - Alfred J. Andrea, James H. OverfieldNow in its Sixth Edition, The Human Record continues to be the leading primary source reader for the World History course. Each volume contains a blend of visual and textual sources; these sources are often paired or grouped together for comparison. A prologue entitled, "Primary Sources and How to Read Them," appears in each volume and serves as a valuable pedagogical tool. Unlike many world history texts that center on the West, The Human Record provides balanced coverage of the global past. Approximately one-third of the sources in the Sixth Edition are new, and these documents continue to
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Understanding English Grammar - Martha Kolln, Robert Walter FunkThis market-leading text for advanced grammar courses is a comprehensive description of sentence structure that encourages students to recognize and use their innate language expertise as they study the systematic nature of sentence grammar. A practical blend of the most useful elements of both traditional and new linguistic grammar, the text emphasizes whole structures, most specifically the ten basic sentence patterns introduced in Chapter 2. Two key features separate this book from others: its clear organization and its user-friendly, accessible language. Both students and teachers appreciate
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Paradise to Prison - John J. DavisParadise to Prison is a commentary, textbook and complete study guide to the book of Genesis. In very readable fashion the author explores the lives of the patriarchs as well as important doctrinal themes. Each chapter is carefully documented and sources from archaeology and ancient Near Eastern history are freely used. The writer's premise is that no other ancient literature surviving the ravages of time can rightly be compared to Genesis with its unsurpassed theological perspectives and vivid profiles of early man.
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Being Consumed: Economics and Christian Desire - William T. CavanaughShould Christians be for or against the free market? For or against globalization? How are we to live in a world of scarcity? William Cavanaugh uses Christian resources to incisively address basic economic matters - the free market, consumer culture, globalization, and scarcity - arguing that we should not just accept these as givens but should instead change the terms of the debate. Among other things, Cavanaugh discusses how God, in the Eucharist, forms us to consume and be consumed rightly. Examining pathologies of desire in contemporary "free market" economies, Being Consumed puts forth a
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Making Sense Of Grammar - David CrystalThe author explains structure and then shows how it works in different language contexts - the literary, the non-literary, the spoken and the written. He explores a wide range of linguistic themes including sociolinguistics, language acquisition and register, and shows how our language can be interpreted.