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December
QBQ! the Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life - John G. MillerThe lack of personal accountability is a problem that has resulted in an epidemic of blame, victim thinking, complaining, and procrastination. No organization—or individual—can successfully compete in the marketplace, achieve goals and objectives, provide outstanding service, engage in exceptional teamwork, or develop people without personal accountability.   John G. Miller believes that the troubles that plague organizations cannot be solved by pointing fingers and blaming others. Rather, the real solutions are found when each of us recognizes the power of personal accountability. In QBQ! The
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December
The Stones Cry Out: How Archaeology Reveals the Truth of the Bible - Randall PriceWere Sodom and Gomorrah real cities, and were they really destroyed in catastrophic firestorms? Can we respond to the historians who have long claimed that King David was only a mythical figure? Is there archaeological evidence for Jesus' historical existence here on earth? In recent excavation, archaeologists have unearthed both surprising and substantial answers to these questions and others. Pottery shards, stone inscriptions, ancient scrolls, and other fascinating artifacts have shed new light on the people and events of the Bible--bringing them from the realm of mystery to the world of fact.
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December
Essentials of Research Methods in Psychology - Jeanne S. Zechmeister, Eugene B. Zechmeister, John J. Shaughnessy"This text takes a unique case study approach to learning about research mehtods."
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December
Critical Medical Anthropology - Merrill SingerThe purpose of this book is to provide an introduction and overview to the critical perspective as it has evolved in medical anthropology over the last ten years. Standing as an opposition approach to conventional medical anthropology, critical medical anthropology has emphasized the importance of political and economy forces, including the exercise of power, in shaping health, disease, illness experience, and health care. Since its emergence in the early 1980s, this perspective has struggled to move medical anthropology away from its service sector subordination to biomedicine toward a more
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December
Effective Brief Therapies: A Clinician's Guide - Michel HersenThis treatment guide is based on selected disorders taken from the American Psychiatric Association DSM-IV Diagnostic Classifications. The disorders selected are treatable or responsive to brief therapy methods. The therapist or student in training can use this book to identify the elements needed for formulating a treatment plan on disorders typically encountered in clinical practice. The approaches taken are based on cognitive behavioral principles and makes use of empirical findings. However, the case study format allows the reader to see how the assessment and treatment is implemented in a
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December
Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache - Keith H. BassoThis remarkable book introduces us to four unforgettable Apache people, each of whom offers a different take on the significance of places in their culture. Apache conceptions of wisdom, manners and morals, and of their own history are inextricably intertwined with place, and by allowing us to overhear his conversations with Apaches on these subjects Basso expands our awareness of what place can mean to people. Most of us use the term "sense of place" often and rather carelessly when we think of nature or home or literature. Our senses of place, however, come not only from our individual
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December
Euthyphro/Apology/Crito - Plato, F.J. ChurchEuthyphro has come to indict his own father for the murder of one of their laborers, and Socrates questions him about the nature of justice and his grounds for taking action against his father. Is he impious for attempting to indict his own father, yet would he be guilty of impiety if he does not seek justice for the laborer's murder? Together Euthyphro and Socrates examine the question.
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December
Physical Geology - Charles C. Plummer, Diane H. Carlson, David McGearyPhysical Geology is a market-leading classic that has been used in classrooms for over 20 years. Updated to include the latest technology and most current information, Physical Geology is for both non-science majors and for students contemplating majoring in geology. The beautiful new art program and interactive writing style will grab students' attention and further their interest in geology.
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December
The AAMT Book of Style for Medical Transcription - American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT), Claudia Tessier, Diane S. Heath, Linda A. Byrne, Brenda J. Hurley, Kathy Rockel, Clau Tessier, Peg HugesLong known as "the gold standard" for medical transcriptionists, The AAMT Book of Style for Medical Transcription addresses points of grammar, punctuation, style, usage, editing, and much more. This new, improved Second Edition includes a comprehensive index prepared by a professional indexer. Style points have been reworked and enhanced, examples have been augmented for added clarity, practical hints have been placed in the margins, and points of grammar, punctuation, and usage are identified. The book is wider so that it lies flat when open and the type style and format are easier on the eye. A
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December
'What May Words Say . . . ?': A Reading of the Merchant of Venice - Inge Leimberg"What May Words Say ?" A Reading of The Merchant of Venice contains, in a form resembling a running commentary, a comprehensive and in many respects unconventional interpretation of The Merchant of Venice. The play's development of ideas is unfolded in a literary analysis that focuses on the poet's words in their philological, historical, and philosophical contexts. What the words say is that the play is dominated by the three Delphic maxims, Know thyself, Nothing too much, and Give surety and harm is at hand. Within the intellectual and ethical compass of these tenets the two-stranded action of