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June
Constructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method - Charles Ragin, Lisa AmorosoConstructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method, Second Edition is a concise, innovative text designed for Research Methods courses in the Social Sciences. The main goal of this "Sociology for a New Century Series" text is to show unity within the diversity of activities called social research. The first part of the book tackles questions like What is social research? How does it differ from journalism, documentary film-making, or laboratory research in the natural sciences? and What is the researcher s obligation to those he or she is studying? The book also covers the how the
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June
Proof - David AuburnProof is the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. One of the most acclaimed plays of the 1999-2000 season, Proof is a work that explores the unknowability of love as much as it does the mysteries of science. It focuses on Catherine, a young woman who has spent years caring for her father, Robert, a brilliant mathematician in his youth who was later unable to function without her help. His death has brought into her midst both her sister, Claire, who wants to take Catherine back to New York with her, and Hal, a former student of Catherine's father who hopes to find some hint of Robert's
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June
Continuemos - Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-AyllónThis flexible, comprehensive Spanish program explores a variety of engaging themes as it consolidates the language skills acquired at the introductory level and focuses on building communication skills and cultural competency. The core text combines a comprehensive review and expansion of the basic structures of Spanish with high-frequency vocabulary, intensive practice, and contextualized and personalized opportunities for communication. Linked by themes, structures, and vocabulary, the grammar review text and companion texts (¡Conversemos!, 3/e, and Aventuras literarias, 6/e) may be used
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June
This Species of Property: Slave Life and Culture in the Old South - Leslie Howard OwensIn some areas of analysis This Species of Property provides a fuller description of slave life than can be found elsewhere. Its appearance is another welcome indication that the slaves rather than their owners are now holding the center of the historiographical stage.
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June
Education Through Cooperative Extension - Brenda SeeversDelmar presents the only introductory text on the Cooperative Extension Service that acquaints readers with every aspect of the world's largest nonformal education program -- from its inner workings to its vital offerings to the community. Emphasis is placed on illustrating the role of Cooperative Extension as a viable educational entity that addresses the concerns and issues of a changing society.ALSO AVAILABLE -- INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENT: Instructor's Manual (ISBN# 0-8273-7173-X). Call Customer Support to Order
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June
On Death and Dying - Elisabeth Kübler-RossOne of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, she gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient's family, bringing hope to all who are involved.
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June
Physics Made Simple - Ira M. Freeman, William J. DurdenFirst published in 1954, this approach to physics is a welcome relief from the standard intimidating textbooks. It features timely and engaging examples and common applications of theories, historical anecdotes of significant discoveries, and clear and contemporary graphics.
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June
Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach - Stuart Russell, Peter NorvigFor one or two-semester, undergraduate or graduate-level courses in Artificial Intelligence. The long-anticipated revision of this best-selling text offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the theory and practice of artificial intelligence. *NEW-Nontechnical learning material-Accompanies each part of the book. *NEW-The Internet as a sample application for intelligent systems-Added in several places including logical agents, planning, and natural language. *NEW-Increased coverage of material - Includes expanded coverage of: default reasoning and truth maintenance systems,
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June
The New York Trilogy - Paul Auster, Luc Sante, Art SpiegelmanPaul Auster's signature work, The New York Trilogy, consists of three interlocking novels: City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room; haunting and mysterious tales that move at the breathless pace of a thriller.