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November
Psychopathology: A Competency-Based Treatment Model for Social Workers - Susan W. Gray, Marilyn R. ZideThis ground-breaking text features information outlining the competency-based model for psychopathology, including cases illustrating the model in action. It also presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill. The text's ecological perspective approach captures a holistic perspective on the factors that impact behavior. The text also features appropriate treatment techniques that reflect social work values and ethics. Finally, this treatment book takes on a theme of professional
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November
Discovering Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics - A. Malcolm Campbell, Laurie J. HeyerDiscovering Genomics is the first genomics text that combines web activities and case studies with a problem-solving approach to teach upper-level undergraduates and first-year graduate students the fundamentals of genomic analysis. More of a workbook than a traditional text, Discovering Genomics, Second Edition allows students to work with real genomic data in solving problems and provides the user with an active learning experience.The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate the latest scientific findings on popular topics such as disease-causing organisms and
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November
World History (with InfoTrac) - William J. Duiker, Jackson J. SpielvogelNoted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced picture of world history, with all respect for the richness and diversity of the tapestry of the human experience. Critically and popularly acclaimed, their comprehensive text balances a global approach with attention to the unique character and development of civilization in divergent parts of the world. The text covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, with due attention paid to the rise of the West, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. Plus,
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November
Elementary Numerical Analysis - Kendall E. AtkinsonThis text provides a working understanding of basic topics as well as the underlying themes of numerical analysis. Emphasis is placed on giving students experience in the implementation of numerical methods using a computer, including an appreciation of computer arithmetic and its effects. The second edition includes coverage of fixed point iteration for root finding problems, iteration methods for linear systems and iteration methods for nonlinear systems.
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November
The End of History and the Last Man - Francis FukuyamaEver since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate. Francis Fukuyama's prescient analysis of religious fundamentalism, politics, scientific progress, ethical codes, and war is as essential for a world fighting fundamentalist terrorists as it was for the end of the Cold War. Now updated with a new afterword, The End of History and the Last Man is a modern classic. Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate. Francis Fukuyama's prescient analysis of religious
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November
A Friendly Introduction to Mathematical Logic - Christopher C. Leary, Leary, Christopher C. Leary, Christopher C.For a one-quarter/one-semester, junior/senior-level course in Mathematical Logic.With the idea that mathematical logic is absolutely central to mathematics, this tightly focused, elementary text discusses concepts that are used by mathematicians in every branch of the subject--a subject with increasing applications and intrinsic interest. It features an inviting writing style and a mathematical approach with precise statements of theorems and correct proofs. Students are introduced to the main results of mathematical logic--results that are central to the understanding of mathematics as a whole.
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November
Logic in Computer Science: Modelling and Reasoning about Systems - Michael Huth, Mark RyanRecent years have seen the development of powerful tools for verifying hardware and software systems, as companies worldwide realise the need for improved means of validating their products. There is increasing demand for training in basic methods in formal reasoning so that students can gain proficiency in logic-based verification methods. At the same time, the shift towards internet-based distributed computing creates the need for individuals who are able to reason about sophisticated autonomous agent-oriented software acting on large networks. The second edition of this successful textbook
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November
Architecture: Drafting and Design, Student Text - Donald E. HeplerArchitecture: Drafting and Design is a comprehensive, up-to-date program designed to help students learn and communicate basic principles of architectural design and construction systems. With the broad scope of the content and the multitude of resource materials, courses can easily be designed to fit both beginning and more advanced architectural drafting students.
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November
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives - Leonard MlodinowIn this irreverent and illuminating book, acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, change, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we misunderstand the significance of everything from a casual conversation to a major financial setback. As a result, successes and failures in life are often attributed to clear and obvious cases, when in actuality they are more profoundly influenced by chance. The rise and fall of your favorite movie star of the most reviled CEO--in fact, of all our destinies--reflects as much as planning and innate
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November
The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism - Vincent B. Leitch, William E. Cain, Laurie A. Finke, John P. McGowan, Barbara Johnson, Jeffrey L. WilliamsThis anthology of critical writing ranges from Gorgias and Plato to Sigmund Freud and Mikhail Bakhtin. Each of the 147 contributions has a headnote introducing the writer and making connections to other critics, theorists and movements. An introduction surveys the history of theory and criticism.