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November
Social Forces and Aging - Robert C. AtchleyAtchley and Barusch's interdisciplinary approach has produced a text that provides the concepts, information, insight, and examples students need to achieve a basic understanding of aging as a social process. Covering the physical problems, inner experiences, and instrumental needs of the aging, the text examines aging on both an individual and societal level. It covers major areas of theory, research, social policy, and practice in a clear and organized manner to make social gerontology accessible to students from all backgrounds. This text is the classic book for the course that continually
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November
Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-First Century: A Social Work Perspective - Virginia E. Richardson, Amanda S. Barusch"Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-first Century" meets the need for state-of-the-art information on practice approaches with older patients that are age-specific and empirically based, blend "micro" and "macro" views, and reflect current themes in the aging and social work fields. The book is designed as a text for students and as a professional resource for practitioners. Clearly written, the book offers an expert and comprehensive review of the current literature and focuses on issues relating to the most vulnerable older people. "Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-first Century" also
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November
Bankable Business Plans - Edward G. Rogoff, Jeff BezosThe secrets behind creating compelling and successful business plans sure to attract financial backers are revealed step-by-step in this invaluable guide. Containing detailed information on Risk Management Association (RMA) data and clear explanations of the guidelines that banks, venture capital firms, and the Small Business Administration (SBA) use to grant loans and other financial support to businesses, the resource equips potential business owners with a wealth of knowledge on lending procedures. Hundreds of useful ideas for developing, operating, marketing, and building a profitable business
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November
Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists - John K. TrussThis popular introduction to discrete mathematics for computer scientists combines a rigorous approach to mathematical concepts with strong motivation of these techniques via practical examples.
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November
How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter - Sherwin B. NulandNew Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death.  This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current state of health care and our relationship with life as it approaches its terminus.  It also discusses how we can take control of our own final days and those of our loved ones. Shewin Nuland's masterful How We Die is even more relevant than when it was
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November
Before and After: How to Design Cool Stuff - John McWadeReaders of this book from "Before and After" magazine learn by example how to design single-page and multi-page publications, brochures, and advertisements, applying the principles design professionals live by.
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November
Justice Without Law? - Jerold S. AuerbachDescribes the disadvantages of litigation, looks at what the American legal system suggests about our society, and discusses arbitration, mediation, and conciliation, alternatives to our adversary approach to justice.
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November
Media Madness: An Insiders Guide To Media - Dominic Ali, Michael ChoHow "real" is reality TV? Why do magazine models look so great? How much money do musicians make from CD sales? Can radio DJs play anything they want? These and lots of other questions are answered in Media Madness -- the insider's guide to TV, music videos, radio, magazines, comic books, newspapers, video games and the Internet. Host Max McLoon gives pointers on how to analyze media and takes readers behind the scenes to reveal media workplaces in action. With vivid cartoon-like illustrations bursting with color and movement, this comprehensive introduction to media has great kid-appeal and
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November
Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials - John B. WestThis compact, concise, easy-to-read monograph explains the key concepts and equations in respiratory physiology. The Seventh Edition updates and revises material to reflect current advances in respiratory science but does not stray from the proven formula students and faculty have enjoyed since 1974. New updates include physiology of pulmonary capillaries, hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction, pulmonary edema, surface tension, elastic properties of the lung and chest wall, metabolic functions of the lung, and perinatal respiration. Ample illustrations and pedagogical features help clarify important
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November
Introduction to Fourier Analysis - Norman MorrisonContains 36 lectures solely on Fourier analysis and the FFT. Time and frequency domains, representation of waveforms in terms of complex exponentials and sinusoids, convolution, impulse response and the frequency transfer function, modulation and demodulation are among the topics covered. The text is linked to a complete FFT system on the accompanying disk where almost all of the exercises can be either carried out or verified. End-of-chapter exercises have been carefully constructed to serve as a development and consolidation of concepts discussed in the text.