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Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff? Plus New Mystudentsuccesslab 3.0 - Steve PiscitelliImmediately has the student address an age-old question, Why do I have to take this course?, through assessment of strengths and weaknesses and critically applying what is relevant to their situation. Study Skills poses assessment of strengths and weaknesses allow students to self-identify what they already do well as a whole and what they need to improve, then take shorter assessments specific to the study skill topic of each chapter. Chapter opening situations are presented through crisply written 'problem based learning' vignettes to engage in critical thinking and is referenced in key points
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Once Upon a Virus - Diane E. GoldsteinOut to see America and satisfy his travel bug, W. T. Pfefferle resigned from his position as director of the writing program at Johns Hopkins University and hit the road to interview sixty-two poets about the significance of place in their work. The lively conversations that resulted may surprise with the potential meanings of a seemingly simple concept. This gathering of voices and ideas is illustrated with photo and word portraits from the road and represented with suitable poems. The poets are James Harms, David Citino, Martha Collins, Linda Gregerson, Richard Tillinghast, Orlando Ricardo
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October
Student Solutions Manual for Calculus - Steve RigdonFully worked solutions to odd-numbered exercises.
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October
Contemporary Social Psychological Theories - Peter J. BurkeThis text presents the most important and influential social psychological theories and research programs in contemporary sociology. Original chapters by the scholars who initiated and developed these theoretical perspectives provide full descriptions of each theory, its background, development, and future. The first four chapters cover general approaches, organized around fundamental principles and issues—symbolic interaction, social exchange, distributive justice, and rational choice. The following chapters focus on specific research programs and theories, examining identity, affect, comparison
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October
Photography: Focus on Profit - Tom ZimberoffBy using the Photography: Focus on Profit package on the job, photographers will: * automatically calculate a profit whenever applicable * ensure a timely return of revenues through instant processing of bills, reminders, and invoices * create a “virtual paper trail” in the office that can be easily accessed at every stage of the workflow * apply effective copyright licensing terms to all estimates, invoices, and confirmations * carry out customized promotions in time-efficient, professional manner * create documents and reports from cutting-edge, time-proven templates * instantly call up
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October
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Research and Practice in Health and Social Care (Revised) - Brian SheldonCognitive-Behavioural Therapy is written in a lively and accessible style and is designed to give a thorough grounding in cognitive-behavioural methods and their application. It is essential reading for students and professionals in social work, nursing and psychotherapy.
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October
Nazi Germany and the Jews: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939 - Saul FriedländerA great historian crowns a lifetime of thought and research by answering a question that has haunted us for more than 50 years: How did one of the most industrially and culturally advanced nations in the world embark on and continue along the path leading to one of the most enormous criminal enterprises in history, the extermination of Europe's Jews? Giving considerable emphasis to a wealth of new archival findings, Saul Friedlander restores the voices of Jews who, after the 1933 Nazi accession to power, were engulfed in an increasingly horrifying reality. We hear from the persecutors themselves:
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October
Sovereign Wealth Funds: Threat or Salvation? - Edwin TrumanSovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are not a new phenomenon in international finance. Governments of a few countries have used similar entities to manage their international financial assets for several decades. Moreover, countries have always held international reserves, and government-owned entities have made cross-border investments for many years. However, with the rapid increases in international reserve holdings and in revenues from the export of nonrenewable resources over the past decade, total holdings of international assets by SWFs have grown to at least $3.5 trillion, and international
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October
Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach - Hal R. VarianProfessor Varian s lucid prose guides students through the fundamentals of microeconomic analysis while emphasizing real-world economic problems and incorporating coverage of the most innovative subjects in the discipline. The Seventh Edition has been carefully updated and revised, adding a wealth of new applications and examples that analyze the important lessons offered by eBay, Google, Verizon, IBM, Microsoft, Bank of America, drug companies, the Yellow Pages, and more."
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Mathematical Analysis - Tom M. Apostol, Lynn LoomisIt provides a transition from elementary calculus to advanced courses in real and complex function theory and introduces the reader to some of the abstract thinking that pervades modern analysis.