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January
A2 Further Pure Mathematics - David  MartinThe highly acclaimed MEI series of text books, supporting OCR's MEI Structured Mathematics, has been updated to match the requirements of the new specifications, for first teaching in 2004. This book includes up-to-date exam questions.
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Designing Clinical Research - Stephen B. Hulley, Steven R. Cummings, Warren S. Browner, Deborah G. Grady, Thomas B. NewmanDesigning Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This edition incorporates current research methodology—including molecular and genetic clinical research—and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality
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January
How Colleges Work: The Cybernetics of Academic Organization and Leadership - Robert BirnbaumOne of the best theoretical and applied analyses of university academic organization and leadership in print. This book is significant because it is not only thoughtfully developed and based on careful reading of the extensive literature on leadership and governance, but it is also deliberately intended to enable the author to bridge the gap between theories of organization, on one hand, and practical application, on the other."--"Journal of Higher Education
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January
The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy - Dani RodrikFrom the mercantile monopolies of seventeenth-century empires to the modern-day authority of the WTO, IMF, and World Bank, the nations of the world have struggled to effectively harness globalization's promise. The economic narratives that underpinned these eras—the gold standard, the Bretton Woods regime, the "Washington Consensus"—brought great success and great failure. In this eloquent challenge to the reigning wisdom on globalization, Dani Rodrik offers a new narrative, one that embraces an ineluctable tension: we cannot simultaneously pursue democracy, national self-determination, and
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January
Grammar of the Shot - Roy ThompsonGrammar of the Shot is a manual for those who are about to embark on a career in shooting pictures. It is aimed at the novice, concentrating purely on the principles of shooting - still the best way to tell a visual story.
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January
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics - Henry HazlittA million copy seller, Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson is a classic economic primer. But it is also much more, having become a fundamental influence on modern “libertarian” economics of the type espoused by Ron Paul and others. Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the “Austrian School,” which includes Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich (F.A.) Hayek, and others, Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993), was a libertarian philosopher, an economist, and a journalist. He was the founding vice-president of the Foundation for Economic Education and an early editor of The Freeman magazine,
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January
Divorce and Family Mediation: Models, Techniques, and Applications - Jay Folberg, Ann L. MilneBuilding on the success of their groundbreaking 1988 Divorce Mediation, Folberg et al. now present the latest state-of-the-art, comprehensive resource on family and divorce mediation. Paving the way for the field to establish its own distinct discipline and academic tradition, this authoritative volume offers chapters contributed by leading mediation researchers, trainers, and practitioners. Detailed are the theory behind mediation practice, the contemporary social and political context, and practical issues involved in mediating divorce and custody disputes with contemporary families. Authors
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January
RTL Hardware Design Using VHDL: Coding for Efficiency, Portability, and Scalability - Pong P. ChuThe skills and guidance needed to master RTL hardware design This book teaches readers how to systematically design efficient, portable, and scalable Register Transfer Level (RTL) digital circuits using the VHDL hardware description language and synthesis software. Focusing on the module-level design, which is composed of functional units, routing circuit, and storage, the book illustrates the relationship between the VHDL constructs and the underlying hardware components, and shows how to develop codes that faithfully reflect the module-level design and can be synthesized into efficient
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January
Introductory Logic & Sets for Computer Scientists - N. Nissankemodern approach to teaching logic and set theory, equipping students with the necessary mathematical understanding and skills required for the mathematical specification of software. It covers all the areas of mathematics that are considered essential to computer science including logic, set theory, modern algebra (group theory), graph theory and combinatorics, whilst taking into account the diverse mathematical background of the students taking the course. In line with current undergraduate curricula this book uses logic extensively, together with set theory, in mathematical specification of