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Handbook of Personality: Theory and Research - Oliver P. John, Richard W. RobinsThis authoritative handbook is the reference of choice for researchers and students of personality. Leading authorities describe the most important theoretical approaches in personality and review the state of the science in five broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, chapters present innovative ideas, findings, research designs, and measurement approaches. Areas of integration and consensus are discussed, as are key questions and controversies still facing the field.
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Working with Young Children - Judy HerrUse Working with Young Children to introduce your students to the fast-growing field of child care services! This popular text applies child development principles to child care settings. Your students will develop skills for guiding children effectively while keeping them healthy and safe. Eighty new photos enhance the inviting, colorful format of this new edition. Internet activities have been added to every chapter. This text provides current health, safety, and nutrition information. New and expanded topics include technology, cultural diversity, family stressors, and child care careers.
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Acing Criminal Procedure: A Checklist Approach to Solving Procedural Problems - Leslie W. AbramsonThis product presents in checklist format the series of issues that must be understood in order to identify and resolve the range of legal issues presented in an examination question. Checklists are provided for all topics generally covered in the basic criminal procedure course.
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Doing Time on the Outside: Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America - Donald Braman"Stigma, shame and hardship---this is the lot shared by families whose young men have been swept into prison. Braman reveals the devastating toll mass incarceration takes on the parents, partners, and children left behind." -Katherine S. Newman "Doing Time on the Outside brings to life in a compelling way the human drama, and tragedy, of our incarceration policies. Donald Braman documents the profound economic and social consequences of the American policy of massive imprisonment of young African American males. He shows us the link between the broad-scale policy changes of recent decades and the
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Daisy Miller - Henry JamesHenry James' 1878 publication that brought him international fame, "Daisy Miller" is subtitled "A Study in Two Parts." The plot centers around a Europeanized American man named Winterbourne, who meets a nouveau riche American woman going by the name Daisy Miller. A short novel, James wields the sword of fiction to craft a "study" of the roles of men and women, social relationships, cultural intersection, the allure of money, foolishness and wisdom, the responsibilities of parents, and the impact of one's life upon others.
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Curricular Conversations: Play Is the (Missing) Thing - Margaret Macintyre LattaThe central theme of 'Curricular Conversations' is this: play is the thing that brings aesthetic curricular complications near educators and their students, making the lived consequences very vivid, tangible, and possible. Viewing curriculum as genuine inquiry into what is worth knowing, rather than simply a curricular document, this book explores the significances instilled and nurtured through aesthetic play.
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Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man - Sam KeenWritten for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no longer work in today's world.
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Pois Nao: Brazilian Portuguese Course for Spanish Speakers, with Basic Reference Grammar - Antonio Roberto Monteiro Simoes, Antonio R. SimoesTeaches the equivalent of one year of college Portuguese in one semester, three times a week, to Spanish speakers who also have a solid understanding of English. This book is suitable for students in the classroom or for independent learners.
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Bigger than a Bread Box - Laurel SnyderA magical breadbox that delivers whatever you wish for—as long as it fits inside? It's too good to be true! Twelve-year-old Rebecca is struggling with her parents' separation, as well as a sudden move to her Gran's house in another state. For a while, the magic bread box, discovered in the attic, makes life away from home a little easier. Then suddenly it starts to make things much, much more difficult, and Rebecca is forced to decide not just where, but who she really wants to be. Laurel Snyder's most thought-provoking book yet.