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March
Constructing Grounded Theory: A Practical Guide Through Qualitative Analysis - Kathy C. CharmazKathy Charmaz is one of the world's leading theorists and exponents of grounded theory. In this important and essential new textbook, she introduces the reader to the craft of using grounded theory in social research, and provides a clear, step-by-step guide for those new to the field. Using worked examples throughout, this book also maps out an alternative vision of grounded theory put forward by its founding thinkers, Glaser and Strauss. To Charmaz, grounded theory must move on from its positivist origins and must incorporate many of the methods and questions posed by constructivists over the
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March
C: How to Program - Harvey M. Deitel, Paul J. DeitelHighly practical in approach, this book introduces learners to the fundamental notions of structured programming and software engineering. KEY TOPICS It covers the full C language, key library functions, object-oriented programming in C++ and Java, and event-driven GUI programming in Java. For individuals begin their mastery of C Programming.
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March
Therapeutic Interviewing: Essential Skills and Contexts of Counseling - Michael D. ReiterThis introductory textbook is designed to give the beginning counseling/ psychotherapy student the foundations skills needed to conduct therapeutic interviews with a variety of clients in a variety of settings.
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March
Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America - Stephen H. NorwoodThis is the first systematic study of strikebreaking, intimidation, and anti-unionism in the United States, subjects essential to a full understanding of labor's fortunes in the twentieth century. Paradoxically, the country that pioneered the expansion of civil liberties allowed corporations to assemble private armies to disrupt union organizing, spy on workers, and break strikes. Using a social-historical approach, Stephen Norwood focuses on the mercenaries the corporations enlisted in their anti-union efforts--particularly college students, African American men, the unemployed, and men
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March
Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language - Steven PinkerIn 'Words and Rules', Steven Pinker explains the mysteries of language by examining a single construction from a dozen viewpoints, proposing that the essence of language is a mental dictionary of memorized words, and a mental grammar of creative rules.
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March
The Essentials of Teaching Children to Read: The Teacher Makes the Difference - D. Ray Reutzel, Robert B. Cooter Jr.An abridged version of 'Teaching Children to Read', 5th edition, this book emphasises the teacher's role in literacy development, pointing out the five pillars of effective reading instruction: teacher knowledge, assessment, effective practice, differentiated instruction and family/home connections.
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March
Real World Research: A Resource for Users of Social Research Methods in Applied Settings - Colin RobsonReal world research is a common responsibility of professionals and practitioners in a wide range of both public and private settings. These include teachers, social workers and health service professionals, managers and specialists in business, architects, designers, criminologists and accountants among many others. "Real World Research" provides a clear route-map of the various steps needed to carry out a piece of applied research to a high professional standard. It is accessible to those without a social science background while providing rigorous and fully up-to-date coverage of contemporary
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March
Economics - Richard G. Lipsey, Alec ChrystalBuilding on the success of previous editions, Economics, Twelfth Edition, has been thoroughly updated and revised. Rigorous yet also accessible to beginners, it provides comprehensive coverage of both introductory macroeconomics and microeconomics. The authors balance in-depth explanations of key theoretical concepts with a wide range of real-world examples drawn from around the globe. They incorporate numerous pedagogical features including highlighted definitions of economic terms, short revision questions, and updated end-of-chapter questions. New to this Edition: * Incorporates full
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March
Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles - William StallingsThis text covers concepts, structure, and mechanisms of operating systems. Stallings presents the nature and characteristics of modern-day operating systems clearly and completely.
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March
Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (Bherman)) - Robert M. Kliegman, Hal B. Jenson, Richard E. BehrmanFor nearly three quarters of a century, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics has been the world's most trusted resource for best approaches to pediatric care. Now in full color for easier referencing, this New Edition continues the tradition, incorporating a wealth of exciting updates and changes-ensuring you have access to today's authoritative knowledge to best diagnose and treat every pediatric patient you see. Whether you're treating patients in the office or in the hospital, or preparing for the boards, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 18th Edition is your comprehensive guide to providing the best