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November
Transitions and Consolidation of Democracy in Africa - Samuel Ebow QuainooWhat conditions motivate a transition to democracy? Can the dynamics of a transition influence its outcome? Under what circumstances has democracy been consolidated in Africa? This trilogy of questions has become necessary in light of the current democratic wave engulfing Africa and the rest of the world. In examining the conditions that initiate democratic transitions, this book investigates the circumstances under which democracy movements have operated between 1980 and 1990. It concludes that, contrary to dominant democratic theory, the transitions to democracy in Africa have occurred under
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November
Ethical Theory and Business - Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. BowieFor one-semester, sophomore/senior-level courses in Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, and Business and Society. This book presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. This edition focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business.
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November
Introduction to Computing Systems: From Bits & Gates to C & Introduction to Computing Systems: From Bits & Gates to C & Beyond Beyond - Yale N. Patt, Sanjay J. Patel"Introduction to Computing Systems: From bits & gates to C & beyond," now in its second edition, is designed to give students a better understanding of computing early in their college careers in order to give them a stronger foundation for later courses. The book is in two parts: (a) the underlying structure of a computer, and (b) programming in a high level language and programming methodology. To understand the computer, the authors introduce the LC-3 and provide the LC-3 Simulator to give students hands-on access for testing what they learn. To develop their understanding of
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November
The Theater Experience Tenth Edition - Edwin WilsonThe ideal theater appreciation text for courses focusing on theater elements, The Theater Experience encourages students to be active theater-goers as they learn about the fundamentals of a production. By addressing the importance of the audience, Wilson brings the art of performance to life for students who may have little experience with the medium. .
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November
Isaiah - J. Alec MotyerJ. Alec Motyer, a lifelong Isaiah scholar, provides a lucid and insightful exposition of the book of Isaiah. Identifying three messianic portraits: the King, the Servant and the Anointed Conqueror, Motyer challenges traditional divisions of this compelling Old Testament book of prophecy.
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November
A History of Western Philosophy - Bertrand RussellSince its first publication in 1945 Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophy has been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject—unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and wit. In seventy-six chapters he traces philosophy from the rise of Greek civilization to the emergence of logical analysis in the twentieth century. Among the philosophers considered are: Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, the Atomists, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Cynics, the Sceptics, the Epicureans, the Stoics,
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November
International Relations - Joshua S. Goldstein, Jon C. PevehouseTop-selling text in its field, "International "Relations, provides unparalleled coverage of international political economy, traditional and alternative theoretical perspectives, technology, and contemporary global events. Completely updated. Expanded and updated coverage of the ongoing war in Iraq, nuclear proliferation in North Korea and Iran; the new Palestinian leadership; Islamic radicalism; global anti-Americanism; the expanded EU and NATO; and world trade talks.  Expanded discussion of constructivism. New “ Policy Perspectives”   is a one-page feature puts students in the shoes of top
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November
Algorithmic Trading And DMA: An Introduction To Direct Access Trading Strategies - Barry JohnsonAlgorithmic trading and Direct Market Access (DMA) are important tools helping both buy and sell-side traders to achieve best execution. This book starts from the ground up to provide detailed explanations of both these techniques: - An introduction to the different types of execution is followed by a review of market microstructure theory. Throughout the book examples from empirical studies bridge the gap between the theory and practice of trading. - Orders are the fundamental building blocks for any strategy. Market, limit, stop, hidden, iceberg, peg, routed and immediate-or-cancel orders
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November
A Rulebook for Arguments - Anthony WestonUpdated examples, streamlined text, and the chapter on definition reworked in a rule-based format strengthen this already strong volume. Readers familiar with the previous edition will find a text that retains all the features that make Rulebook ideally suited for use as a supplementary course book -- including its modest price and compact size. Unlike most textbooks on argumentative writing, Rulebook is organised around specific rules, illustrated and explained soundly and briefly. It is not a textbook, but a rulebook, whose goal is to help students get on with writing a paper or assessing an