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September
Privilege, Power, and Difference - Allan G. JohnsonThis brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it. This extraordinarily successful book has been used across the country, both inside and outside the classroom, to shed light on issues of power and privilege. Allan Johnson has worked on issues of social inequality since receiving his Ph.D. in sociology from
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September
Implementing ADSL - David GinsburgLooks at the business drivers and financial models associated with ADSL implementation. This book teaches how to estimate ADSL service demand, revenue, capital, and ongoing expenses over the short and long-term. It also helps review the status of ADSL, G.Lite, and other xDSL technologies, cable modems, and other alternatives.
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September
Microbiology: A Human Perspective w/ARIS bind in card - Eugene W. NesterAppropriate for the non-major/allied health student, this authoritative text carefully explains the fundamentals of microbiology, providing a general overview of the principles followed by more detailed explanations. With its clear and concise writing style, Microbiology: A Human Perspective offers modern coverage on such topics as genomics, biofilms, and quorum sensing. A body systems approach is used in the coverage of diseases.
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September
Constitutional Law - Geoffrey R. Stone, Cass R. SunsteinLongtime users will recognize these distinctive characteristics of the casebook: - multi-disciplinary approach that utilizes a variety of critical and social perspectives to explore constitutional law - extensive textual summaries of the state of the law and its development - comprehensive book ideal for a two-semester course - clear and concise coverage of First Amendment law The Fifth Edition reflects recent developments and class experience: - issues of constitutional obligation and constitutionalism in times of crisis incorporated into the opening chapter - reorganization of materials on the
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September
Radiology of Rodents, Rabbits and Ferrets: An Atlas of Normal Anatomy and Positioning - Sam Silverman, Lisa TellThis text offers essential coverage of normal radiographic anatomy of small mammal species including rabbit, ferret, guinea pig, chinchilla, hamster, mouse, and rat. Historically used as laboratory animals, these "pocket pets" now have increasingly higher companion animal value and owners are more commonly seeking medical care for them. This resource is designed to help veterinarians meet increasing client demand for services. It provides an understanding of normal anatomic and radiographic features that will help clinicians more easily identify abnormal features to reach an accurate diagnosis.
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September
Gluten-Free Quick & Easy: From Prep to Plate Without the Fuss - 200 Recipes for People with Food Sensitivities - Carol FensterWheat-free-cooking expert Carol Fenster reveals her time-saving tips and techniques to help cooks put homemade meals on the table in a flash. In Carol Fenster's gluten-free cooking classes, the most frequently asked question is "How can I get a meal on the table in the least amount of time?" So often, cooking gluten-free means spending hours in the kitchen-making everything from scratch. But now, Fenster reveals all her shortcuts, tips, and timesaving techniques from nearly twenty years as the gluten-free cooking authority. The Quick & Easy principles in this book will get cooks in and out
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September
Human Evolutionary Genetics: Origins, Peoples & Disease - Mark A. Jobling, Matthew Hurles, Chris Tyler-SmithHuman Evolutionary Genetics is a revolutionary textbook that combines the study of genetics, anthropology and forensics to provide an understanding of human evolution and population histories. The book is divided into four sections: Section A provides an overview of the subject. Section B starts with an in-depth analysis of the molecular basis of human genetic variation and the mechanisms which give rise to it. It also introduces principles behind the use of molecular genetic data to understand human evolution and population histories. Sections C and D consider the historical evidence of human
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September
Five Key Concepts in Anthropological Thinking - Richard J. PerryThis highly readable introduction discusses anthropological theory in a manner accessible to lay readers, yet does not oversimplify the material. Addresses five key concepts--evolution, culture, structure, function, and relativism--rather than individual theorists, and conveys the sense that their theory and associated debates can be interesting despite their complexity. Presents a balanced view of varying theoretical positions to pique readers' interest and avoid confusion. Uses clear, straightforward language, avoiding esoteric jargon. Critiques certain theoretical positions, including
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September
Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction - Robert C. AllenWhy are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, global income differences were small, but disparities have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. In this Very Short Introduction, Robert C. Allen shows how the interplay of geography, globalization, technological change, and economic policy has determined the wealth and poverty of nations. Allen shows how the industrial revolution was Britain's path-breaking response to the challenge of globalization. Western Europe and North America joined Britain to form a club of rich nations, pursuing four polices--creating a national market by
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September
Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture - Marvin HarrisThis book challenges those who argue that we can change the world by changing the way people think. Harris shows that no matter how bizarre a people's behavior may seem, it always stems from concrete social and economic conditions.