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December
Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Work, and Welfare Reform - Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, Jill WeigtBy examining the varied realities & accountings of welfare restructuring, 'Stretched Thin' examines a critical moment of policy change & suggests how welfare policy in the U.S. can be changed to better address the needs of poor families & the nation.
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December
Word Painting: A Guide to Writing More Descriptively - Rebecca McClanahanLet Rebecca McClanahan guide you through an inspiring examination of description in its many forms. With her thoughtful instruction and engaging exercises, you'll learn to develop your senses and powers of observation to uncover the rich, evocative words that accurately portray your mind's images. McClanahan includes dozens of descriptive passages written by master poets and authors to illuminate the process. She also teaches you how to weave writing together using description as a unifying thread.
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December
Study Guide to Psychopharmacology: A Companion to the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology - Robert E. Hales, Narriman C. ShahrokhStudy Guide to Psychopharmacology is a question-and-answer companion that allows you to evaluate your mastery of the subject matter as you progress through The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology, Fourth Edition. The Study Guide is made up of 368 questions divided into 67 individual quizzes of 5-10 questions each that correspond to chapters in the Textbook. Questions are followed by an Answer Guide that references relevant text (including the page number) in the Textbook to allow quick access to needed information. Each answer is accompanied by a discussion that not only
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December
The Analysis of Time Series: An Introduction - Chris ChatfieldHighlights of the Sixth Edition: A new section on Handling Real Data New discussion on prediction intervals A completely revised and restructured chapter on more advanced topics, with new material on the aggregation of time series, analyzing time series in finance, and discrete-valued time series A new chapter of Examples and Practical Advice Thorough updates and revisions throughout the text that reflect recent developments and dramatic changes in computing practices over the last few years The analysis of time series can be a difficult topic, but as this book has demonstrated for
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December
Introduction to Law (Book Only) - Beth Walston-DunhamDesigned for the student studying law for the first time, this text introduces fundamental legal concepts and principles. As a result, students learn about the structure of the American Law, including both civil and criminal law. Cases throughout introduce the court's language without overwhelming readers with technicalities. Chapter 15 addresses the roles and ethical obligations of legal professionals. Coverage of ethics is also found in chapter-ending ethical notes and questions. Extensive learning features reinforce concepts and terminology.ALSO AVAILABLEStudy Guide, ISBN:
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December
Data Structures and Algorithms in Java - Michael T. Goodrich, Roberto TamassiaContains fundamental data structures in a consistent object-oriented framework. Now revised to reflect the innovations of Java 5.0, Goodrich and Tamassia's Fourth Edition of Data Structures and Algorithms in Java continues to offer accessible coverage of fundamental data structures, using a consistent object-oriented framework. The authors provide intuition, description, and analysis of fundamental data structures and algorithms. Numerous illustrations, web-based animations, and simplified mathematical analyses justify important analytical concepts. Key features of the fourth edition are: updates
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December
Management of Electronic Media (with Infotrac) [With Infotrac] - Alan B. AlbarranMANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA (WITH INFOTRAC) provides the most accurate and current information on the management techniques used in the electronic media industry. Written clearly and concisely, this textbook covers the most important aspects for future managers in the broadcast, cable, radio and new media (Web) industries.
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December
Programming Pearls - Jon L. Bentley, Patrick ChanThe first edition of Programming Pearls was one of the most influential books I read early in my career, and many of the insights I first encountered in that book stayed with me long after I read it. Jon has done a wonderful job of updating the material. I am very impressed at how fresh the new examples seem. - Steve McConnell When programmers list their favorite books, Jon Bentley's collection of programming pearls is commonly included among the classics. Just as natural pearls grow from grains of sand that irritate oysters, programming pearls have grown from real problems that have irritated
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Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills - John M. Swales, Christine A. Beer Feak, Christine FeakThe second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art history; discussions of discourse analysis; a broader discussion of e-mail use that includes current e-mail practices. Like its predecessor, this edition of Academic Writing for Graduate Students " explains understanding the intended audience, the purpose of the paper, and academic genres. " includes the use of task-based methodology, analytic group