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February
Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach - Curt R. Bartol, Anne M. BartolThis text approaches the understanding of delinquent and criminal behavior from a developmental, coginitive-behavioral, and psychological perspective. Viewing the juvenile and adult offender as being embedded and continually influenced by multiple systems, the book examines the risk and protective factors that are believed to influence the developmental pathways on the road to delinquency and crime. The 8th edition continues to be heavily researched in a style that allows the student to follow the flow of the research literature.
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February
European Democracies (6th Edition) - Markus M.L. Crepaz, Jürg SteinerOrganized thematically rather than country-by-country, European Democracies is an introduction to the politics and governments of Western, Central, and Eastern Europe. Considering the countries of Europe from both the “supranational” level of the European Union and the “subnational” level of regions, this text employs a comparative approach to survey issues ranging from parties and policy to democratization and globalization. These issues are illustrated with in-depth examples from a variety of European countries as well as examples from politics in the United States. Throughout, noted authors and
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February
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance - Richard Brealey, Stewart Myers, Alan Marcus"Fundamentals of Corporate Finance," by Brealey, Myers and Marcus, provides students with a solid framework of theory and application to use well after they complete the course. This author team is known for their outstanding research, teaching efforts, and world-renowned finance textbooks, so it's no surprise that they provide clear exposition of difficult material without sacrificing up-to-date, technically correct treatments. The seventh edition has been fully updated to reflect recent events and is now available with "Connect Finance"! Connect is the only integrated learning system that
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February
Chemical Process Control: An Introduction to Theory and Practice - Gregory N. StephanopoulosA thorough overview of all aspects of chemical process control - process modeling, dynamic analyses of processing systems, a large variety of control schemes, synthesis of multivariable control configurations for single units and complete chemical plants, analysis and design of digital computer control systems.
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February
Introduction to Modern Portfolio Optimization with Nuopt and Splus - Bernd Scherer, Douglas MartinIn recent years portfolio optimization and construction methodologies have become an increasingly critical ingredient of asset and fund management, while at the same time portfolio risk assessment has become an essential ingredient in risk management, and this trend will only accelerate in the coming years. Unfortunately there is a large gap between the limited treatment of portfolio construction methods that are presented in most university courses with relatively little hands-on experience and limited computing tools, and the rich and varied aspects of portfolio construction that are used in
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February
Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm - Kenneth C. Laudon, Jane P. LaudonFor sophmore, junior, senior, and MBA-level MIS and Information Systems courses. These authoritative authors continue to define the MIS course by integrating coverage of essential new technologies, their applications, and their impact on managerial decisions.
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February
Theatre Games: A New Approach to Drama Training - Clive   BarkerThe games decribed in this handbook are all designed to enable anyone involved in acting to develop their technique without inhibition or artificiality. Actor, director and drama teacher, Clive Barker has developed his theatre games system over the years for teachers, students and actor
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February
Concert Lighting: Techniques, Art and Business - James MoodyConcert Lighting is a comprehensive primer on lighting design for concerts. Placing special emphasis on rock-and-roll concert lighting equipment and techniques, the book takes its reader on tour, covering every aspect of that experience for the touring professional lighting technician and designer. It also devotes several chapters to cross-media use of concert lighting techniques. Discussions of applications in film, video, the theatre, and the corporate world demonstrate the ways in which today's lighting designers cross over into other design areas. This new edition has been thoroughly updated
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February
Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation - Ronald Schow, Ronald SchowThe third edition has been extensively revised, and even its new title, Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation, reflects changes in the field. From the use of cochlear implants in deaf children to the application of the latest programmable hearing aids and assistive devices in adults, it details the complete range of services currently being provided.
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February
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain, Guy Cardwell, John SeelyeThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the first of Mark Twain's novels to feature one of the best-loved characters in American fiction, with a critical introduction by John Seelye in Penguin Classics. From the famous episodes of the whitewashed fence and the ordeal in the cave to the trial of Injun Joe, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is redolent of life in the Mississippi River towns in which Twain spent his own youth. A sombre undercurrent flows through the high humour and unabashed nostalgia of the novel, however, for beneath the innocence of childhood lie the inequities of adult reality - base emotions