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August
Anthropology: A Global Perspective - Raymond Scupin, Christopher R. DeCorseFor undergraduate-level courses in Introduction to Anthropology (the 4-fields course).This popular introduction to anthropology integrates a historical, biological, archaeological, and global approach with ethnographic data available from around the world. Drawing on both classic and recent research in the field, it reflects the current state-of-the-art understanding of social and cultural changes based on the relationships among different types of societies. It demonstrates the diversity of different societies and cultural patterns, but also shows how humans everywhere are fundamentally similar.
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August
Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change, First Edition: Selecting and Planning Interventions - Gerard J. Connors, Carlo C. DiClemente, Dennis M. DonovanThis volume synthesizes the latest theory and research on the process of addictive behavior change, helping the clinician more effectively conceptualize and address the needs of particular clients. It offers concrete guidance for tailoring interventions to clients with varying levels of motivation or readiness to change, describing what works--and what doesn't work--at different points in the recovery process. All aspects of addictions treatment are covered, from assessment to intervention and relapse management. Practical recommendations are provided for applying the stages-of-change model to
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August
How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations - Russell BovaHow the World Works builds on students’ instincts about current world events and develops them into a more systematic and enduring understanding. Introducing each of the field’s major theories, this brief text demonstrates how different conceptual tools are used to interpret patterns in international relations. How the World Works not only grounds students in the essentials of international relations but also helps students use them to see past the headlines.
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August
Treating the Self: Elements of Clinical Self Psychology - Ernest S. WolfNow available in paper for the first time, this classic text is about how an analyst analyzes. Rooted in the theory of psychoanalytic self psychology as put forth by Heinz Kohut and his colleagues, Treating the Self focuses on the application of the self-psychological concept of the psyche to the actual conduct of psychoanalytic treatment. The result is not a "how-to" approach, but rather a volume that suggests a theory of treatment and offers guidelines for creative ways of thinking about therapy. Written by Ernest Wolf, a close collaborator of Heinz Kohut, this is a personal account of the
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August
Global Business - Mike W. PengBroaden your students' global perspectives with the strategic and truly global approach used in GLOBAL BUSINESS -- the latest work from renowned international instructor, author, and consultant Mike Peng. Using an inviting, conversational style, GLOBAL BUSINESS delves into the inner workings of companies throughout the world that have expanded globally, such as Brazil's Embraer, China's Haier, India's Hindustan Lever, and Spain's ZARA. Drawing upon these real-life cases, in every chapter Peng reveals penetrating managerial implications for action. Video cases, actual examples and unique global
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August
English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States - Rosina Lippi-GreenIn English with an Accent, Rosina Lippi-Green scrutinizes American attitudes towards language. Using examples drawn from a variety of contexts: the classroom, the court, the media, and corporate culture, she exposes the way in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate unequal social structures and unequal power relations. English with an Accent focuses on language variation linked to geography and social identity; looks at how the media and the entertainment industry work to promote linguistic stereotyping; examines how employers discriminate on the basis of accent;
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August
Doing Research in the Real World - David E. GrayThis fully revised and expanded edition of Doing Research in the Real World introduces readers to all the essential aspects of the research process and will be an essential guide to any student on a research methods course. David Gray's clear and accessible introduction starts by setting out best approaches to the design of appropriate research tools, and leads the reader in to issues of data collection, analysis and writing up. Practically focused throughout, this book encourages the reader to develop an awareness of the real nature of research, and the many means by which data can be collected,
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August
The Engineering Design Process - Atila Ertas, Jesse C. JonesCombines all relevant techniques used in the thermal and materials sciences, fluid engineering, and engineering mechanics to foster an understanding of the engineering design process from the recognition of a need and the definition of design objectives, through product certification and manufacture of a prototype. Coverage includes insight on how to manage a project, safety and environmental protection, plus a unique chapter concerning ethics. This edition has been updated to incorporate current trends and environmental and economic issues. Mini projects stress such topics as codes and