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Deglobalization: Ideas for a New World Economy - Walden BelloThis is a short and trenchant history of the organizations--the World Bank, IMF, WTO, and Group of Seven--that have promoted economic globalization and which are now trying to manage the unmanageable. Walden Bello points to their manifest failings, seen in recurrent financial crises, the ever widening gulf between developing and industrialized countries, the persistence of gross inequalities, and mass poverty. He examines new ideas for reforming world economic management, and argues that a much more fundamental and radical shift of direction is required.
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Drugs and Human Behavior - David M. GrillyThis text introduces students to the field of psychopharmacology, with special emphasis on the relationships between drugs, their mechanisms of action in the nervous system, and human behavior. By examining human drug use from historical, societal, and biological perspectives, Grilly provides a rich foundation for understanding drugs affecting the brain and their usage. In addition to describing basic pharmacological principles, Grilly discusses the general factors behind drug tolerance, dependence, and abuse and approaches for dealing with these problems. Pharmacotherapy for the major mental
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Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches - H. Russell Bernard'Research Methods in Anthropology' is the standard textbook for methods courses in anthropology. This fourth edition contains all the useful methodological advice of previous editions and more: additional material on text analysis, an expanded section on sampling in field settings, and dozens of new examples.
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Reproduction in Education, Society and Culture (Theory, Culture & Society) - Pierre Bourdieu, Jean-Claude PasseronIn this second edition of this classic text the authors develop an analysis of education. They show how education carries an essentially arbitrary cultural scheme based on power. More widely, the reproduction of culture through education is shown to play a key part in the reproduction of the social system.
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Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Single Variable - James StewartStewart's SINGLE VARIABLE CALCULUS: CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS, THIRD EDITION offers a streamlined approach to teaching calculus, focusing on major concepts and supporting those with precise definitions, patient explanations, and carefully graded problems. SINGLE VARIABLE CALCULUS: CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS is highly regarded because it has successfully brought peace to departments that were split between reform and traditional approaches to teaching calculus. Not only does the text help reconcile the two schools of thought by skillfully merging the best of traditional calculus with the best of the reform
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Probability and Stochastic Processes: A Friendly Introduction for Electrical and Computer Engineers - Roy D. YatesThis user-friendly resource helps readers grasp the concepts of probability and stochastic processes, so they can apply them in professional engineering practice. The book presents concepts clearly as a sequence of building blocks that are identified either as an axiom, definition, or theorem.
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Helen - EuripidesAmong the legends of ancient Greece, there is perhaps no story more compelling than that of Helen. Her surpassing beauty was said to have launched the Greek fleet of a thousand ships to Troy. No woman was so adored and so hated. She was seen as both prize and scapegoat, the promise of bliss and the assurance of doom. Originally written in 412BC.
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STUDENT WKRBK PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS: A STRATEGIC APPROACH WITH MODERN PHYSICS (CHS 1-42) W MASTERING PHYSICS, 1/E - Randall KnightProviding short problems and exercises that focus on developing a particular skill, the workbooks helps students build confidence before attempting end-of-chapter problems. This supplement is packaged free with the main text.
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Protein Stucture and Function (Primers in Biology) (PRIMER IN BIOLOGY) - Gregory A. PetskoPublished by New Science Press, this text introduces general principles of protein structure, folding, and function, then goes beyond these basics to tackle the conceptual basis of inferring structure and function from genomic sequence. It is the first book in a series, Primers in Biology, employing a modular design in which chapters are divided into topics, each occupying one two-page spread that includes the relevant text, illustrations (in full color), definitions, and references. The book has five chapters. The first is an introduction to the principles of protein structure and folding, with
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Integrated Chinese: Level 1, Part 1 Simplified Character Edition (Textbook) - Tao-Chung YaoIntegrated Chinese: Level 1, Part 1 Simplified Character Edition (Textbook)