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October
Examkrackers 101 Passages in MCAT Verbal Reasoning - David OrsayThis book contains 101 MCAT verbal passages in the form of 11 full length verbal exams formatted exactly like the New 2003 MCAT. Questions have complete explanations for correct and incorrect answer choices. There are 12 tear-out answer grids in MCAT form in the back of the book. Language, diction, passage length, question length, question difficulty, and even font have been carefully crafted to resemble an actual MCAT. You won't find a more MCAT accurate set of verbal exams.
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October
Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response - The Sphere ProjectThe Sphere Project is an initiative to determine and promote standards by which the global community responds to the plight of people affected by disasters. With this "Handbook," Sphere is working for a world in which the right of all people affected by disasters to re-establish their lives and livelihoods is recognized and acted upon in ways that respect their voice and promote their dignity and security. This "Handbook" contains: * A Humanitarian Charter legal and moral principles which reflect the rights of disaster-affected populations * Protection Principles * Core Standards and Minimum
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October
Gender Basics: Feminist Perspectives on Women and Men - Anne MinasThis is the first broad-based anthology to look exclusively at gender and gender relations. Feminist in approach, the topics and writings focus on the experiential basics of students' lives. The articles are varied but offer unity in that raising one issue brings to mind other articles in the collection. Minas includes writings by thoughtful men and women who exhibit awareness in reacting to the feminist perspective.
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October
The Miller's Prologue and Tale - Geoffrey Chaucer, James WinnyA well-established and respected series. Texts are in the original Middle English, and each has an introduction, detailed notes and a glossary. Selected titles are also available as CD recordings.
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October
Psychological Testing - Anne Anastasi, Susana UrbinaA broad introduction to psychological testing which familiarizes the reader with the basics of test construction, showing how to effectively evaluate different tests, choose tests for different purposes and interpret scores properly.
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October
Management of Human Service Programs - Judith A. Lewis, Michael D. Lewis, Thomas R. PackardMaster management and leadership with MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN SERVICE PROGRAMS. Practical and easy to use, this human services text provides important guidelines for working within agencies that every manager of administrator needs to know. Every chapter includes a case example with reflection questions to help you view the issues in action and to help you reflect on how you would handle the scenario. Topics include challenges of management, environments of human service agencies, program design, organizational theory, organizational design, human resources, supervisory relationships, finances,
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October
The Art of Agile Development - James Shore, Shane WardenThe Art of Agile Development contains practical guidance for anyone considering or applying agile development for building valuable software. Plenty of books describe what agile development is or why it helps software projects succeed, but very few combine information for developers, managers, testers, and customers into a single package that they can apply directly. This book provides no-nonsense advice on agile planning, development, delivery, and management taken from the authors' many years of experience with Extreme Programming (XP). You get a gestalt view of the agile development process,
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October
The 48 Laws of Power - Robert Greene, Joost ElffersThis amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive book synthesizes the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz with the historical legacies of statesmen, warriors, seducers, and con men throughout the ages.
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October
New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader - Michele AaronCoined in the early 1990s to describe a burgeoning film movement, “New Queer Cinema” has turned the attention of film theorists, students, and audiences to the proliferation of intelligent, stylish, and daring work by lesbian and gay filmmakers within independent cinema and to the infiltration of “queer” images and themes into the mainstream. Why did this shift take place? Was it political gains, cultural momentum, or market forces that energized the evolution and transformation of this cinematic genre? New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader provides a definitive and highly readable guide to the
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October
Murder on the Yellow Brick Road - Stuart M. KaminskySomeone had murdered a Munchkin. The little man was lying on his back in the middle of the yellow brick road with his startled eyes looking into the overhead lights of an M.G.M. sound stage. He might have looked kind of cute in a tinsel-town way if it hadn't been for the knife sticking out of his chest. The year is 1940, and Los Angeles-based private eye Toby Peters has been called before the real-life Wizard of Oz himself‹Louis B. Mayer, legendary studio head of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. His job: to track down a murderer stalking the back lots of one of Hollywood¹s most powerful movie companies.