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The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience - Benjamin Beit-HallahmiThe Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience is the most comprehensive survey available of theories and research on religion from the perspective of psychology. Religious belief is never evenly distributed, and is correlated with such variables as social background, gender and personality characteristics. Beit-Hallahmi and Argyle use findings in these areas to test numerous explanations of the origins and functions of religion in human culture. They also consider social consequences of religiosity, religious experience, religious attitudes, the effect of religion on health, the
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Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education - Peter SacksWe often hear about the growing divide between rich and poor in America. This compelling exposé, backed by up-to-date research, locates the source of this trend where we might least expect to find it—in our schools. Written for a wide audience, Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor—and even the middle class. Peter Sacks tells the stories of young people and families as they struggle to negotiate the
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March
Que Tal?: An Introductory Course Student Edition with Bind-In Olc Passcode Card - Thalia Dorwick, Marty Knorre, Hildebrando Villarreal, William R. Glass, Ana María Pérez-GironésIntended for instructors who desire a four-skills approach, this work combines a variety of materials and activities, clear grammar presentations, and consistent organization. It also presents a four-part chapter structure that helps students manage the material without being overwhelmed and makes lesson planning easier for instructors.
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Abnormal Psychology - Susan Nolen-HoeksemaAuthored by award-winning teacher and noted researcher Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, this text blends cutting-edge research in psychopathology with compassion for people who suffer from psychological disorders. Capturing the excitement of major advances in biological and psychosocial research and treatment alternatives, Abnormal Psychology imparts a true enthusiasm for and appreciation of scientific investigation. The author�s scientific and caring approach, combined with strong study tools, has won accolades from instructors and students alike. The fourth edition reflects greater emphasis on integrated
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Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning & Problem-Solving Approach - Brenda M. Coppard, Helene LohmanThe third edition of Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical Reasoning and Problem-Solving Approach helps readers master the basic theory, principles, and techniques of splinting needed for clinical practice. Using a combination textbook/workbook format, it integrates theory and technical knowledge with hands-on learning features that equip readers with essential clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving skills associated with splinting.
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Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization - Arthur DemarestArthur Demarest brings the lost civilization of Maya to life by applying a holistic view to the most recently discovered archaeological evidence. His theoretical interpretation simultaneously emphasizes the brilliant rain forest adaptations of the ancient Maya and the Native American spirituality that permeated all aspects of their daily life. Drawing on data from the latest significant archaeological research in Central America, this new study appeals to those interested in the ecological bases of civilization, the function of the state and the causes of the collapse of civilizations.
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Biostatistical Analysis - Jerrold H. ZarA textbook for an introductory statistics course with applications and examples drawn from the biological sciences. Assumes no background in statistics and no higher math than elementary algebra. Does however include problems for which the computations are so demanding that realistically they canno
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March
Ethics - Peter K. McinerneyOne of a series of over 60 titles covering areas such as history, grammar, business, maths and psychology.
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Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher - Robert J. Marzano, Debra J. PickeringHow does classroom management affect student achievement? What techniques do teachers find most effective? How important are schoolwide policies and practices in setting the tone for individual classroom management? In this follow-up to What Works in Schools, Robert J. Marzano analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to discover the answers to these questions and more. He then applies these findings to a series of "Action Steps"--specific strategies that educators can use to• Get the classroom management effort off to a good start, • Establish effective rules and
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Comic Book Movies (Virgin Film) - David Hughes"Comic Book Movies" looks at twenty key titles in detail, covering every stage of hte journey from comic book panel to feature film frame, including development, production, sequels and spin-offs. From the huge success of the "Superman" and "Batman" franchises, to misfires such as "Mystery Men" and "Dick Tracy" and current speculation about future films, the book includes interviews with key creative artists about the development of the movies from the original comics.