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February
The Surveillance Studies Reader - Sean Hier, Joshua GreenbergIn this book, the authors bring together extracts from some of the most influential readings on surveillance studies. Using Foucault's extract from 'Discipline and Punish' which refers to Bentham's writing on panopticans, the reader selects texts from sociology, media studies, social psychology and criminology.
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February
Organic Chemistry - William Henry Brown, Christopher S. Foote, Brent L. IversonThis book provides an exciting introduction to organic chemistry for students majoring in chemistry and in related disciplines, especially the health and biological sciences. In this Fourth Edition, Brown, Foote, and Iverson build on the text's highly-praised hallmarks of unifying mechanistic themes, focusing on problem-solving, using applied problems from the pharmaceutical field, and making innovative use of color and emphasis on visualization. The new edition features increased coverage of mechanisms, more examples of bio-organic chemistry especially relevant to pre-medical students, new
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February
Introduction to Cataloging and Classification (Library and Information Science Text Series) - Arlene G. TaylorIn the latest edition of this classic work, Arlene Taylor once again offers a complete, up-to-date, and practical guide to the world of cataloging and classification. Since the publication of the ninth and ninth-revised editions (2000 and 2004), changes have occurred in almost all areas of the organization of information in general, as well as in cataloging and classification. The 10th edition incorporates the 2002 Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition (AACR2), MARC 21, the 22nd edition of Dewey Decimal Classification, current schedules of the LC Classifications, the latest Library of
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February
International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice - Richard B. Lillich, Hurst Hannum, S. James Anaya, Dinah SheltonThis student-friendly casebook: - retains a problem-oriented focus designed to help students understand contemporary debates about human rights from a political as well as a legal perspective - addresses practical issues of implementation, as well as recent developments in substantive human rights jurisprudence in Europe, Latin America, and national courts - contrasts differing views on the theory and practice of humanitarian intervention in Kosovo, Rwanda, Darfur, and elsewhere - discusses the theoretical foundations of human rights and cultural relativism - examines historical developments in
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February
EZ-101 Physics (Barron's Ez-101 Study Keys) - Patrick C. GibbonsBooks in this very practical series are designed to be compatible with standard college textbooks in a variety of subjects. Each " EZ-101 " book offers an overview of a 101-level college course, presenting material succinctly in note form, and emphasizing key facts that frequently show up on tests. The content of each book resembles lecture notes taken by attentive students in classroom settings. Their function is to guide students through the complexities of lectures and textbooks. Topics covered in this book include Newton's laws of motion, Kepler's laws, temperature and heat, oscillations and
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February
Ancient Greece: Social & Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Socrates - Matthew Dillon, Lynda GarlandIn this revised and updated edition of a definitive collection of source material, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland present a wide range of documents on Greek social and political history from 800 to 399 BC, from all over the Greek World. Ancient Greece includes: -source material on political developments in Greece, including colonization in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, Athenian democracy, the constitution of Sparta and the Peloponnesian war -detailed chapters on social phenomena, such as Greek religion, slavery and labour, the family and the role of women -clear, precise translations of
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February
A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism - Slavenka DrakulićA wry, cutting deconstruction of the Communist empire by one of Eastern Europe's exceptional authors. Called "a perceptive and amusing social critic, with a wonderful eye for detail" by The Washington Post, Slavenka Drakulic-a native of Croatia-has emerged as one of the most popular and respected critics of Communism to come out of the former Eastern Bloc. In A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism, she offers a eight-part exploration of Communism by way of an unusual cast of narrators, each from a different country, who reflect on the fall of Communism. Together they constitute an
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February
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language - Michael Rowland MorrisIn this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language. Each chapter focusses on one or two texts which have had a seminal influence on work in the subject, and uses these as a way of approaching both the central topics and the various traditions of dealing with them. Texts include classic writings by Frege, Russell, Kripke, Quine, Davidson, Austin, Grice and Wittgenstein. Theoretical jargon is kept to a minimum and is fully explained whenever it is introduced. The range of topics covered includes sense and reference, definite
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February
Behavioral Corporate Finance - Hersh ShefrinBehavioral Corporate Finance identifies the key psychological obstacles to value maximizing behavior, along with steps that managers can take to mitigate the effects of these obstacles. The main goal of the book is to help students learn how to put the traditional tools of corporate finance to their best use, and mitigate the effects of psychological obstacles that reduce value.