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Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective - Randal E. Bryant, David R. O'HallaronFor Computer Organization and Architecture and Computer Systems courses in CS and EE and ECE departments. Developed out of an introductory course at Carnegie Mellon University, this text explains the important and enduring concepts underlying all computer systems, and shows the concrete ways that these ideas affect the correctness, performance, and utility of application programs. The text's concrete and hands-on approach will help students understand what is going on "under the hood" of a computer system.
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August
Clinical Anatomy for Medical Students - Richard S. SnellThis thoroughly updated, user-friendly text teaches students about basic clinical anatomy and helps them prepare for the anatomy section of the USMLE. As a pedagogical tool to simplify the learning process, more tables have been added. Also new to this edition are: end of chapter questions that follow the National Board test format; a focus on anatomical areas that are commonly traumatized due to auto accidents, gunshot and knife wounds; and greater emphasis on pediatric anatomy. Embryological explanations about congenital defects also have been added. Chapters are organized by body region, from
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August
A Place on the Corner (Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries) - Elijah AndersonThis paperback edition of A Place on the Corner marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Elijah Anderson's sociological classic, a study of street corner life at a local barroom/liquor store located in the ghetto on Chicago's South Side. Anderson returned night after night, month after month, to gain a deeper understanding of the people he met, vividly depicting how they created—and recreated—their local stratification system. In addition, Anderson introduces key sociological concepts, including "the extended primary group" and "being down." The new preface and appendix in this edition expand on
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Information Technology Control and Audit - Sandra Senft, Frederick GallegosThe headline-grabbing financial scandals of recent years have led to a great urgency regarding organizational governance and security. Information technology is the engine that runs modern organizations, and as such, it must be well-managed and controlled. Organizations and individuals are dependent on network environment technologies, increasing the importance of security and privacy. The field has answered this sense of urgency with advances that have improved the ability to both control the technology and audit the information that is the lifeblood of modern business. Reflects the Latest
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Urban Growth Management and Its Discontents: Promises, Practices, and Geopolitics in U.S. City-Regions - Yonn DierwechterThis book investigates urban growth management in the USA as a contested form of state territoriality. Synthesizing, interpreting, and contributing to literature on the history, theory and practices of urban growth management, the analysis offers critically theorized case studies of four ‘city-regions’ located in four different growth management states.”
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From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology - Max Weber, H.H. Gerth, C. Wright MillsAn introduction to the work of the greatest German sociologist and a key figure in the development of present-day sociological thought.
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Evidence-Based Practice with Socially and Emotionally Troubled Children and Adolescents - Morley D. Glicken, GlickenAt a time when increasing numbers of children are being treated for emotional problems, naming and treating those problems remains more of an art than a science often leaving children and their parents to navigate a confusing path. One reason for this uncertainty is that we have few objective ways of assessing a child's emotional difficulties other than judgments based on interviews and checklists of symptoms. Unlike most adults, however, young children are often unable or unwilling to talk about their symptoms, leaving mental health professionals to rely on observation and information from
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August
Database Processing: Fundamentals, Design, and Implementation - David M. KroenkeDesigned for courses in Database Management, Design, Application, or Technology. This tenth edition reflects the needs of students and assures the development of practical and marketable skills. It helps them learn: how to query data and obtain results, by presenting the SQL Select. It provides a framework to help students learn this material.
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August
Introduction to Special Education, Student Value Edition: Making a Difference - Deborah Deutsch Smith, Naomi Chowdhuri TylerThe seventh edition of "Introduction to Special Education; Making a Difference," reflects a vision of what all schools should provide to students with special needs: schooling that is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs and their families. When educators use proven and best practices, the end-result will be an accountable and responsive education system where every student succeeds. This Student Value Edition is a three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalize their book by incorporating their