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June
American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass - Douglas S. Massey, Nancy DentonThis powerful and disturbing book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities. American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the twentieth century in order to isolate growing urban black populations. It goes on to show that, despite the Fair Housing Act of 1968, segregation is perpetuated today through an interlocking set of individual actions, institutional practices, and governmental policies. In some urban areas the degree of black
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June
Introduction to Analog and Digital Communications - Simon HaykinThis text provides readers with an introductory treatment of communication theory as applied to the transmission of information-bearing signals. While the text covers analog communications, the emphasis is placed on digital technology.
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June
CCNA Exam Cram (Exam 640-802) (Exam Cram (Pearson)) - Andrew J. Whitaker, Michael Hayes ValentineCCNA(R) Exam CramThird Edition Michael ValentineAndrew Whitaker Exam 640-802 The Smart Way to Study(TM) "The CCNA exam is difficult and I would not have passed it if I did not have this book with me. The CCNA Exam Cram is an indispensable resource that guided me from the introduction of networking fundamentals to the application of networking theories. Whether you need to learn from scratch or just need a quick reference, this book is an excellent guide that will definitely reinforce your knowledge of Cisco networking and prepare you for the CCNA." -Vincent Gov, CCNA In this book, you learn how
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June
The Longman Writer: Rhetoric and Reader, Brief Edition - Judith Nadell, John LanganDesigned for instructors who prefer to teach composition with a separate handbook or some other combination of texts, this brief edition of The Macmillan Writer, Fourth Edition, contains everything from the very popular regular edition except the Handbook. Students get a rhetoric, reader, and research guide as well as plentiful exercises -- all in a shorter and more economical volume.
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June
Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture - Marilyn B. Skinner"Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture" is the first comprehensive survey of ancient Greek and Roman sexuality. Covers a wide range of subjects, including Greek pederasty and the symposium, ancient prostitution, representations of women in Greece and Rome, and the public regulation of sexual behavior. Introduces readers to the bitter theoretical debates that have been fought about gender and sexuality in the classical world. The material is ordered chronologically. Draws parallels between ancient sexual ideology and contemporary culture. Draws on literary, artistic and archaeological sources,
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June
Righteous Dopefiend - Philippe Bourgois, Jeffrey SchonbergThis powerful study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the contemporary United States. For over a decade Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg followed a social network of two dozen heroin injectors and crack smokers on the streets of San Francisco, accompanying them as they scrambled to generate income through burglary, panhandling, recycling, and day labor. Righteous Dopefiend interweaves stunning black-and-white photographs with vivid dialogue, detailed field notes, and critical theoretical analysis. Its gripping narrative develops a cast of characters around
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June
Christian Theology - Millard J. EricksonChristian Theology has been revised to take account of changes in the theological world as well as changes in the intellectual, political, economic, and social worlds. Several sections have been added, including a new chapter on postmodernism. At other points the discussion has been updated, and some portions of the original have been condensed, since the issues they originally dealt with are no longer as crucial as they once were. Also new to the second edition are a number of educational refinements, including chapter objectives, chapter summaries, and study questions.
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June
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology - Bertram G. KatzungThe most current, authoritative, and comprehensive pharmacology book for medical, pharmacy, and other health science students. Widely respected for its clarity, comprehensiveness, and organization, this pharmacology course book presents the essential concepts that students need to know about the science of pharmacology and their application. Focuses on the basic principles of each drug group as well as the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects.
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June
Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment - Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. HoustonJeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except the nation's #1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In." Farewell to Manzanar is the true story of one spirited Japanese-American family's attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention--and of a native-born American