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June
Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States - Eduardo Bonilla-SilvaThe first edition of this best-selling book showed that alongside the subtle forms of discrimination typical of the post-Civil Rights era, new powerful ideology of "color-blind racism" has emerged. Bonilla-Silva documented how beneath the rhetorical maze of contemporary racial discourse lies a full-blown arsenal of arguments, phrases, and stories that whites use to account for and ultimately justify racial inequities. In the new edition Bonilla-Silva has added a chapter dealing with the future of racial stratification in America that goes beyond the white / black dichotomy. He argues that the
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June
Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model - Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, Deborah J. ShortOne of the most influential books in the field in years "Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP(R) Model "presents a coherent, specific, field-tested model of sheltered instruction that specifies the features of a high quality sheltered lesson that teaches content material to English language learners. For twelve years, educators have turned to Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short for an empirically validated model of sheltered instruction. In the Third Edition of this best-seller, the authors include new research findings and studies on the Sheltered
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June
Society: The Basics (MySocLab Series) - John J. MacionisSeeing Sociology in Everyday Life John Macionis shares his enthusiasm, excitement and teaching experience with a clear and engaging writing style that connects with students. Macionis', "Society: The Basics, 10th edition "is designed to help students see the relevance of the sociological theories and ideas that inform their own lives. Four main themes are found throughout the text: Seeing Sociology in Everyday LifeSocial DiversityGlobal ComparisonsCritical Thinking The new edition has an innovate new design, contemporary and compelling student applications, plus a wealth of author-written and
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June
Mosby's Paramedic Textbook Revised Reprint - Mick J. SandersThis updated and revised reprint provides coverage of prehospital care, reflecting the 2000 guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care. The text explains the paramedic's role, the unique characteristics of prehospital care, the how-to's of patient assessment and emergency care for acutely ill and traumatically injured patients, and the principles and practice of emergency cardiac care, emergency pharmacology, infectious diseases, pediatric and geriatric emergencies.
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June
Living Above the Level of Mediocrity - Charles R. SwindollNow with a study guide for personal use or group discussion. In this book on excellence Chuck Swindoll―"America's foremost applicator of Scripture to daily life"―boldly tackles the difficult problems of self-discipline, laziness, and our tendency to accept less of life than we deserve. "Perhaps his best book . . . both a challenge to easy living and a blueprint for breaking out of patterns of mediocrity. . . . One of the most helpful aspects of this book is Swindoll's ability to distinguish between striving for excellence and the modern-day philosophies of success." ―"Today's Christian Woman"
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June
The Norton Field Guide to Writing - Richard BullockThe rhetoric that tells students what they need to know-and resists the temptation to tell them everything there is to know. Now available in two versions, with and without an anthology of 50 readings.
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June
Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches - John W. Creswell""Creswell does an excellent job categorizing the various qualitative methods into five approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study...The author has expanded on and updated the information he presented in the first edition of the book (Creswell, 1998), including discussion of the various schools of thought that have developed among qualitative researchers since the mid 1990's...Qualitative Inquiry & Research Design: Choosing among five approaches is a highly informative book; researchers will likely return again and against to the book as they
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June
Classic Shell Scripting: Hidden Commands that Unlock the Power of Unix - Arnold Robbins, Nelson H. Beebe, Nathan TorkingtonShell scripting skills never go out of style. It's the shell that unlocks the real potential of Unix. Shell scripting is essential for Unix users and system administrators-a way to quickly harness and customize the full power of any Unix system. With shell scripts, you can combine the fundamental Unix text and file processing commands to crunch data and automate repetitive tasks. But beneath this simple promise lies a treacherous ocean of variations in Unix commands and standards. Classic Shell Scripting is written to help you reliably navigate these tricky waters. Writing shell scripts requires
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June
The Night Trilogy: Night/Dawn/The Accident - Elie WieselThe first three works by Elie Wiesel are here brought together in one volume, where the terrifying truth of their vision, the stunning simplicity of their art, and the power of their unity achieve epic dimensions. Night, first published in 1960, is Wiesel's true account of spiritual and national exile and one of the masterpieces of Holocaust literature. The adolescent Elie and his family, among hundreds of thousands of Jews from all parts of Eastern Europe, are cruelly deported from their hometown to the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Wiesel writes of their battle for survival, and of his
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June
The America Play and Other Works - Suzan-Lori Parks"Parks has burst through every known convention to invent a new theatrical language, like a jive Samuel Beckett, while exploding American cultural myths and stereotypes along the way.... She's passionate and jokey and some kind of genius."--Vogue