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March
Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives - John Palfrey, Urs Gasser"The first generation of "Digital Natives" - children who were born into and raised in the digital world - are coming of age, and soon our world will be reshaped in their image. Our economy, our politics, our culture, and even the structure of our family life will be forever transformed." "Based on extensive original research, including interviews with Digital Natives around the world, Born Digital explores a broad range of issues, from the highly philosophical to the purely practical: What does identity mean for young people who have dozens of online profiles and avatars? Should we worry about
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March
Bankruptcy Law 101: The TextVook - Dr. VookBecome knowledgeable about bankruptcy law with this new eBook. "Bankruptcy Law 101: The TextVook" presents all of the information you need to know into an easy-to-digest format. This TextVook contains 4,000 words written and curated by Ivy League graduates, and stars Dr. Vook, Ph.D., a smart professor. Learn the differences between "Chapter 7," "Chapter 11" and "Chapter 13" bankruptcy laws. Put meaning to terms, such as "trustee powers" and "avoidance power." Whether you’re interested in studying law or doing research, you will advance your knowledge with this eBook. With this book as your
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March
A Student’s Seneca: Ten Letters and Selections from De Providentia and De Vita Beata - Seneca, M.D. UsherBorn in 4 b.c., Seneca lived during one of the most turbulent times in Roman history. He served as tutor and then adviser to the emperor Nero, witnessing firsthand many crimes and debaucheries. His experiences led him to turn away from public life and retreat into philosophical contemplation. A leading proponent of Stoicism, he has influenced writers and thinkers throughout the centuries. Seneca’s letters and essays are ideally suitable for intermediate- level Latin students. Written in a clear and crisp style, they are universal in scope and psychological in orientation. For this edition, M. D.
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March
How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method - George PólyaA perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, "How to Solve It" will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can be of help in attacking any problem that can be "reasoned" out--from building a bridge to winning a game of anagrams. Generations of readers have relished Polya's deft--indeed, brilliant--instructions on stripping away irrelevancies and going straight to the heart of the problem.
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March
Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems - Frances MayesThe bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun brings poetry out of the classroom and into the homes of everyday readers. Before she fell in love with Tuscany, Frances Mayes fell in love with verse. After publishing five books of poetry and teaching creative writing for more than twenty-five years, Mayes is no stranger to the subject. In The Discovery of Poetry, an accessible "field guide" to reading and writing poetry, she shares her passion with readers. Beginning with basic terminology and techniques, from texture and sound to rhyme and repetition, Mayes shows how focusing on one aspect of a
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March
The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth - Brian Singer-TownsWith clear, concise information about the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church--organized to parallel the Catechism of the Catholic Church so that young people can appreciate the richness of Catholic teaching--this handbook is the most comprehensive available. Teens will appreciate the articles and stories that shed light on issues important to them. Useful sidebars give quick, easy access to Catholicism's basics and include "Pray It!" "Looking Back," "Saintly Profiles," "Did You Know?" and "Live It!" A full-color design and over 100 photos make the book lively and interesting for teens.
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March
Managing Social Anxiety: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach Client Workbook - Debra A. HopeThis is a client workbook for those in treatment or considering treatment for social anxiety. This program has met the American Psychological Association's Division 12 Task Force criteria for empirically-supported treatments. Clients will learn how social anxiety interferes with the achievement of life goals. The workbook includes information about a variety of interventions, such as exposure, cognitive re-framing, and medication.
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March
American Constitutional Law: Structure and Reconstruction: Cases, Notes, and Problems - Charles A. ShanorLaw school casebook covers structural constitutional law (federal judicial power, distribution of national powers, Congress' powers, federalism, and judicial protection of interstate commerce), and the reach of the Fourteenth Amendment (citizenship, privileges and immunities, due process, equal protection, and state action). Contains approximately 80 primary cases, including a greater proportion of recent Supreme Court decisions than other casebooks in the field. The notes provide the context, and realistic problems require application of constitutional law principles and cases and undecided
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March
Organizational Behavior - Robert Kreitner, Angelo Kinicki, Marc BuelensThis European adaptation of Organizational Behaviour aims to help students and managers learn more about people at work in Europe. Strong case studies include The Body Shop, BBC, Volvo, IKEA, ABB and Glaxo.
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March
Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction - Jeff PrucherThe first historical dictionary devoted to science fiction, this shows how science-fictional words and their associated concepts have developed over time, with full citations and bibliographic information. It also documents the enduring legacy of authors and their fans.