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Ethics in Business - James M. ChildsNoted ethicist Childs believes that core Christian commitments can illuminate all economic activity, ground a dialogical approach to ethics and decision-making, and infuse character into corporate culture. Topics such as competition, regulation, environment, risk, truthtelling, whistle-blowing, leadership, discrimination, affirmative action, and conflict resolution are addressed.
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The American Evangelical Story: A History of the Movement - Douglas A. Sweeney"The American Evangelical Story "surveys the role American evangelicalism has had in the shaping of global evangelical history. Author Douglas Sweeney begins with a brief outline of the key features that define evangelicals and then explores the roots of the movement in English Pietism and the Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. He goes on to consider the importance of missions in the development of evangelicalism and the continuing emphasis placed on evangelism. Sweeney next examines the different subgroups of American evangelicals and the current challenges faced by the movement,
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Just Another Indian: A Serial Killer and Canada's Indifference - Warren GouldingThe Forgotten Victims Eva Taysup Shelley Napope Mary Jane Serloin Calinda Waterhen "It seems any time a Native is murdered, it isn't a major case. It's just another dead Indian." Justine English, sister of murder victim Mary Jane Serloin John Martin Crawford is a serial killer who preys on native women. Convicted in 1996, Crawford is serving concurrent life sentences for brutally murdering Canadian Native women and is a suspect in the killing of at least one other Native woman. Crawford has staked his claim as one of the nation's most prolific sex killers with little fanfare. He is
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February
Constitutional Law (University Casebook Series) - Kathleen M. Sullivan, Gerald GuntherNow in its 15th edition, Sullivan and Gunther's "Constitutional Law" is one of the leading casebooks on the subject. This thorough treatment of constitutional law focuses on three core areas -- The Judicial Function in Constitutional Cases, The Structure of Government, and Individual Rights. The new edition has been updated to include recent major Supreme Court decisions, as well as expanded materials on executive power, military tribunals and separation of powers in the war on terrorism.
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The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells, Arthur C. ClarkeMan had not yet learned to fly when H.G. Wells conceived this story of a Martian attack on England. Giant cylinders crash to Earth, disgorging huge, unearthly creatures armed with heat-rays and fighting machines. Amid the boundless destruction they cause, it looks as if the end of the world has come.
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February
Engaging God's World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and Living - Cornelius Plantinga Jr.The Bible admonishes Christians to love God with the mind as well as with the heart. Engaging God's World clearly links this scriptural mandate with the pursuit of academic life, extolling the crucial role of Christian higher education in the intellectual and spiritual formation of believers.Chiefly intended to serve as a primer for students beginning college careers but valuable to thoughtful Christians at every stage of life, this volume spells out the central themes of the Christian faith from a Reformed perspective. More important, however, the book shows how Christian higher education fits
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February
Dazzle 'em with Style: The Art of Oral Scientific Presentation - Robert R.H. AnholtMastering the art of communicating scientific information is more critical than ever for a successful career in science and technology. Scientists today must be able to effectively convey sophisticated information to a broad audience that may include students, colleagues around the world, regulatory bodies, granting agencies, legislators, and the lay public. In this engaging and lively book, the author provides a step-by-step guide to the complete process of making a scientific presentation from preparation to delivery. It offers numerous examples highlighting what to follow and what to avoid.
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February
Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing - Anil K. JainPresents a thorough overview of the major topics of digital image processing, beginning with the basic mathematical tools needed for the subject. Includes a comprehensive chapter on stochastic models for digital image processing. Covers aspects of image representation including luminance, color, spatial and temporal properties of vision, and digitization. Explores various image processing techniques. Discusses algorithm development (software/firmware) for image transforms, enhancement, reconstruction, and image coding.
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Examkrackers Mcat Complete Study Package - Jonathan OrsayContaining all five Examkrackers course manuals, one for each MCAT topic, this complete study package is sure to help students score their best. The set includes thirty-one 30-minute MCAT practice exams with answers and explanations and more than 1,600 MCAT questions.
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February
The Legacy of Mesoamerica: History and Culture of a Native American Civilization - Robert M. Carmack, Gary H. Gossen, Janine L. GascoThis reader summarizes and integrates information on the origins, historical development, and current situations of the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica. "Legacy of Mesoamerica, The: History and Culture of a Native American Civilization," 2e describes contributions from the development of Mesoamerican Civilization through 20th century societies of Mexico and Central America and their influence in the world community.