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john c klotter justice administration - Jacqueline R. KanovitzThis textbook is written for students contemplating a career in law enforcement. Kanovitz (law, Brandeis University) and Kanovitz structure their work in ten chapters, covering topics relating to the content and structure of the U.S. Constitution, police restrictions, including interrogation, search and seizure, and detainment, the consequences of violating constitutional principles, and the rights of the accused. The book also includes a section on judicial decisions and cases. The included study guide provides objectives, summaries, and review questions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc.,
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Foundations of Analog and Digital Electronic Circuits - Anant Agarwal, Jeffrey LangUnlike books currently on the market, this book attempts to satisfy two goals: combine circuits and electronics into a single, unified treatment, and establish a strong connection with the contemporary world of digital systems. It will introduce a new way of looking not only at the treatment of circuits, but also at the treatment of introductory coursework in engineering in general. Using the concept of ''abstraction, '' the book attempts to form a bridge between the world of physics and the world of large computer systems. In particular, it attempts to unify electrical engineering and computer
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MM 3 (with Coursemate Printed Access Card) - Dawn IacobucciCreated by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, MM, 3E delivers a visually appealing, succinct print approach with tear-out reference cards for students and instructors, and online CourseMate study tools and interactive eBook. The MM, 3E book and learning resources are all offered at a value-based price with a unique approach that's proven to increase retention and strengthen learning outcomes. MM, 3E provides a concise presentation of the core concepts and applications of contemporary marketing management with new coverage of the importance of social media as
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Celebrations of Death: The Anthropology of Mortuary Ritual - Peter MetcalfThis revised edition of a cross-cultural study of rituals surrounding death has become a standard text in anthropology, sociology, and religion. Part of its fascination and success is that in understanding other people's death rituals we are able to gain a better understanding of our own. Peter Metcalf and Richard Huntington refer to a wide variety of examples from different continents and epochs. They compare the great tombs of the Berawan of Borneo and the pyramids of Egypt, or the dramas of medieval French royal funerals and the burial alive of the Dinka "masters of the spear" in the Sudan, and
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General Chemistry - Donald A. McQuarrie, Peter A. Rock, Ethan Gallogly, Ethan B Gallogly, University Science BooksThis new fourth edition of General Chemistry takes an atoms-first approach from beginning to end. In the tradition of McQuarrie's many previous works, it promises to be another ground-breaking text. This superb new textbook combines the clear writing and wonderful problems that have made McQuarrie famous among chemistry professors and students worldwide. Presented in an elegant design with all-new illustrations, it is available in a soft-cover edition to offer professors a fresh choice at an outstanding value. Student supplements include an online series of descriptive chemistry Interchapters, a
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The Crucible - Arthur Miller, Christopher Bigsby"I believe that the reader will discover here the essential nature of one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history," Arthur Miller wrote of his classic play about the witch-hunts and trials in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts. Based on historical people and real events, Miller's drama is a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town's most basic fears and suspicions; and when a young girl accuses Elizabeth Proctor of being a witch, self-righteous church leaders and
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Saving Fish from Drowning - Amy Tan“A rollicking, adventure-filled story . . . packed [with] the human capacity for love.” –USA Today “A superbly executed, good-hearted farce that is part romance and part mystery . . . With Tan’s many talents on display, it’s her idiosyncratic wit and sly observations . . . that make this book pure pleasure.” –San Francisco Chronicle San Francisco art patron Bibi Chen has planned a journey of the senses along the famed Burma Road for eleven lucky friends. But after her mysterious death, Bibi watches aghast from her ghostly perch as the travelers veer off her itinerary and embark on a trail paved
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C++: Jetzt lerne ich...: Komplettes Starter-Kit: ANSI C++-Compiler auf der Buch-CD - Jesse LibertyEin brauchbares Buch, um einen Überblick über die C++ zu Grunde liegenden Konzepte und Techniken zu bekommen. Dank vieler Beispiele und Übungen wird der praktische Umgang mit der OO-Programmiersprache für weitere Vertiefungen umfangreich geübt. Jesse Liberty, der Autor von Jetzt lerne ich C++, kann auf eine Reihe von in den USA erschienenen Büchern zu C++ und Programmierprojekten zurückblicken, die teilweise ins Deutsche übersetzt wurden. Jetzt lerne ich C++ ist in 24 Kapitel aufgeteilt, die mit einem Zeitaufwand von jeweils etwa einer Stunde gelesen werden können -- so zumindest die Theorie. In
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The Symposium - Plato, Christopher GillIn the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, or desire. From their conversation emerges a series of subtle reflections on gender roles, sex in society, and the sublimation of basic human instincts. The discussion culminates in a radical challenge to conventional views by Plato's mentor, Socrates, who advocates transcendence through spiritual love. The Symposium is a deft interweaving of different viewpoints and ideas about the nature of love - as a response to beauty, a cosmic force, a motive for social action, and as a means of ethical
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Research Methods in Psychology: Evaluating a World of Information - Beth MorlingResearch Methods in Psychology: Evaluating a World of Information acknowledges that many psychology majors pursue careers in which they need to read and understand research rather than actually conduct research. Therefore, while students still learn the skills necessary to design research, the book emphasizes the quantitative reasoning skills students need to become systematic and critical consumers of information. Examples from a variety of sources capture students interest, and the innovative pedagogical framework ensures that students will retain and be able to apply what they learn."