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September
Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory - Allen F. RepkoInterdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory is the first book that systematically guides students in "how" to approach and follow through on research projects that straddle disciplines. Featuring an easy-to-follow approach that is grounded in theory, it is packed with examples of interdisciplinary research from the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities. Students will gain a solid foundation on how to achieve, produce, and express integration. Key Features and Benefits - Blends practice and theory by delineating a step-by-step research process that is based in relevant
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September
Literature: The Human Experience - Richard Abcarian, Marvin KlotzA proven classroom favorite for more than three decades, this anthology continues to appeal to students and instructors with its broad range of enticing stories, poems, plays, and essays and its flexible structure. The arrangement by both theme and genre encourages students to think deeply about crucial topics while they learn about the four main genres of literature. The new edition provides a broader selection of works -- including many from non-Western traditions -- and more help for reading literature.
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September
Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense - Thomas R. ArpAn authoritative bestseller for over fifty years, PERRINE'S LITERATURE: STRUCTURE, SOUND, AND SENSE continues to be an essential and highly effective introduction to literature for today's students. Written for students beginning a serious study of literature, the text introduces the fundamental elements of fiction, poetry, and drama in a concise and engaging way, addressing vital questions that other texts tend to ignore, such as "Is some literature better?" and "How can it be evaluated?" A remarkable selection of classic, modern, and contemporary readings serves to illustrate the elements of
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September
Physics 1 Volume 1 - David SangThis text has been developed to the specifications of AS level for teaching from September 2000. It is endorsed by OCR, and covers the first-year core material of Advanced Level physics. Self-assessment questions (with answers) and exam-style end-of-chapter exercises offer opportunities for independent study. Chapter introductions and summaries provide the basis for structured revision.
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September
Philosophy 1: A Guide Through the Subject - Anthony C. GraylingThis is the best general book on philosophy for university students: n ot just an introduction, but a guide which will serve them throughout their studies. It is intended to orientate, assist, and stimulate the reader at every stage in the study of the subject. Eleven extended ess ays have been specially commissioned from leading philosophers; each s urveys a major area of the subject and offers an accessible but sophis ticated account of the main debates.
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September
NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training - National Academy of Sports MedicineDeveloped by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), this book is designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam or learn the basic principles of personal training using NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. The OPT model presents NASM's protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power. More than 600 full-color illustrations and photographs demonstrate concepts and techniques. Exercise color coding maps each exercise movement to a specific phase on the OPT model. Exercise boxes demonstrate core exercises and detail the
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September
Fundamentals of Investments with Stock-Trak Card - Bradford D. Jordan, Thomas Miller, Steve Dolvin"Fundamentals of Investments" focuses on students as investment managers, giving them information to act on by placing theory and research in the proper context. The text offers strong, consistent pedagogy, including a balanced, unified treatment of the four main types of financial investments: stocks, bonds, options, and futures. Topics are organized in a way that makes them easy to apply--whether to a portfolio simulation or to real life--and supported with hands-on activities.
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September
Modern Industrial Organization - Jeffrey M. Perloff'Modern Industrial Organization', fourth edition, goes beyond the traditional structure-conduct-performance framework by using the latest advances in microeconomic theory including transaction cost analysis, game theory, contestability, and information economics. It has been updated to reflect new trends and topics.
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September
Communication Skills Toolkit: Unlocking The Secrets Of Tertiary Success - Jane Grellier, Veronica GoerkeThis concise, practical and easy-to-read toolkit covers a broad range of valuable communication skills and literacies to help you achieve academic success, no matter which discipline you study. This toolkit is full of examples of other students' successful communication efforts, tips and warnings for better communication, and activities to develop your own communication skills.