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February
Physical Anthropology - Philip L. Stein, Bruce M. RoweAn introduction to physical anthropology. The book uses current data to unravel the mystery of the evolution of humankind, and to examine the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment.
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February
Key Cases: The English Legal System - Jacqueline MartinKey Cases has been specifically written for students studying law. It is the essential revision tool to be used on its own or with the partner Key Facts title in order to ensure a thorough knowledge of core cases for any given law topic.Understanding essential and leading cases fully is a vital part of the study of law - the clear format, style and explanations of Key Cases will ensure you have this understanding.The series is written and edited by an expert team of authors whose experience means they know exactly what is required in a revision aid. They include lecturers and barristers who have
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February
Japan's Comfort Women: Sexual Slavery and Prostitution During World War II and the Us Occupation - Yuki TanakaJapan's Comfort Women tells the harrowing story of the "comfort women" who were forced to enter prostitution to serve the Japanese Imperial army, often living in appalling conditions of sexual slavery. Using a wide range of primary sources, the author for the first time links military controlled prostitution with enforced prostitution. He uncovers new and controversial information about the role of the US' occupation forces in military controlled prostitution, as well as the subsequent "cover-up" of the existence of such a policy. This groundbreaking book asks why US occupation forces did little
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February
Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core - F. Robert Chase Jacobs, Richard ChaseThe third edition of Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core focuses on the important "core" concepts in the dynamic field of operations. Just as lava flows from the core of the earth, operations and supply chain management is the core of business. Material must flow through supply chain processes to create cash output and input. This new edition has an increased focus on supply chain analytics involving the analysis of data to better solve business problems.
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February
Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes - Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, Linda L. ShawIn this companion volume John van Maanen's Tales of the Field, three scholars reveal how the ethnographer turns direct experience and observation into written fieldnotes upon which an ethnography is based. Drawing on years of teaching and field research experience, the authors develop a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice about how to write useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings, both cultural and institutional. Using actual unfinished, "working" notes as examples, they illustrate options for composing, reviewing, and working fieldnotes into finished texts. They discuss
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February
On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives on Medical Ethics - M. Therese Lysaught, Joseph J. Kotva, Stephen E. LammersIn print for more than two decades, On Moral Medicine remains the definitive anthology for Christian theological reflection on medical ethics. This third edition updates and expands the earlier awardwinning volumes, providing classrooms and individuals alike with one of the finest available resources for ethics-engaged modern medicine.
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February
Indie: An American Film Culture - Michael Z. NewmanAmerica's independent films often seem to defy classification. Their strategies of storytelling and representation range from raw, no-budget projects to more polished releases of Hollywood's "specialty" divisions. Yet understanding American indies involves more than just considering films. Filmmakers, distributors, exhibitors, festivals, critics, and audiences all shape the art's identity, which is always understood in relation to the Hollywood mainstream. By locating the American indie film in the historical context of the "Sundance-Miramax" era (the mid-1980s to the end of the 2000s), Michael
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February
Mobile Technology for Children: Designing for Interaction and Learning - Allison DruinChildren are one of the largest new user groups of mobile technology -- from phones to micro-laptops to electronic toys. These products are both lauded and criticized, especially when it comes to their role in education and learning. The need has never been greater to understand how these technologies are being designed and to evaluate their impact worldwide. Mobile Technology for Children brings together contributions from leaders in industry, non-profit organizations, and academia to offer practical solutions for the design and the future of mobile technology for children. *First book to
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February
Corporate Risk Management: An Organisational Perspective - Tony Merna, Faisal F. Al-ThaniThis book analyzes, compares, and contrasts tools and techniques used in risk management at corporate, strategic business and project level and develops a risk management mechanism for the sequencing of risk assessment through corporate, strategic and project stages of an investment in order to meet the requirements of the 1999 Turnbull report. By classifying and categorizing risk within these levels it is possible to drill down and roll-up to any level of the organizational structure and to establish the risks that each project is most sensitive to, so that appropriate risk response strategies
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February
Fundamentals of Engineering: Fe Exam Preparation - Donald G. NewnanProvides an in-depth review of the fundamentals for the morning portion and the general afternoon portion of the FE exam. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field. This is the core textbook for every student.