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February
One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism - William GreiderIn "One World, Ready or Not, " a national bestseller, Wiliam Greider focuses his incomparable reportorial skills on exposing the myths and the realities of the global ecnomy in terms of human struggle. Drawing on in-depth investigations and interviews with factory workers, corporate CEOs, economists and government officials around the world, he contends that the global economy is sowing "creative destruction" everywhere: while making possible great accumulations of wealth, it is also reviving forms of human exploitation that characterized industry one hundred years ago. Greider warns that if the
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February
The Mentee's Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You - Lois J. Zachary, Lory A. FischlerThis volume offers a companion guide to the best-selling book "The Mentor's Guide." This practical book offers ideas and suggestions for making the most of a mentoring opportunity for the person being mentored. It shows how to prepare for, sustain, and bring to closure the important mentor/mentee relationship. The author guides mentees through the four phases of the mentoring process and outlines the SMART method (specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and timely). The book offers valuable advice for any mentee whether in the nonprofit, corporate, or government sector.
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February
Everyday Use - Alice Walker, Barbara T. ChristianAlice Walker's early story, "Everyday Use," has remained a cornerstone of her work. Her use of quilting as a metaphor for the creative legacy that African Americans inherited from their maternal ancestors changed the way we define art, women's culture, and African American lives. By putting African American women's voices at the center of the narrative for the first time, "Everyday Use" anticipated the focus of an entire generation of black women writers. This casebook includes an introduction by the editor, a chronology of Walker's life, an authoritative text of "Everyday Use" and of "In Search
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February
Tort Law And Alternatives: Cases And Materials, Eight Edition - Marc A. Franklin, Michael D. GreenTort law remains a dynamic field, subject to constant refinement and rethinking. The new Eighth Edition reflects these evolving developments in recent case law and legislative activity, as well as commentary ranging from the ongoing Third Restatement of Torts (Physical Harm) project to the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The principal focus of this book is the law of negligence, strict liability, and no-fault as alternative approaches to compensating the victims of accidental harm and creating optimal incentives to safety. This leading casebook covers all major aspects of tort law with
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February
Principles of Macroeconomics + Discoverecon Code Card - Robert H. Frank, Ben S. BernankeIn recent years, innovative texts in mathematics, science, foreign languages, and other fields have achieved dramatic pedagogical gains by abandoning the traditional encyclopedic approach in favor of attempting to teach a short list of core principles in depth. Two well-respected writers and researchers, Bob Frank and Ben Bernanke, have shown that the less-is-more approach affords similar gains in introductory economics. Although recent editions of a few other texts have paid lip service to this new approach, Frank/Bernanke is by far the best thought out and best executed principles text in this
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February
Ancient Egypt: An Introduction - Salima IkramThis book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilization of all time - ancient Egypt. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems as well as its subsequent political development, it examines methodology, the history of the discipline of Egyptology, religion, social organization, urban and rural life, and death. It also includes a section on how people of all ranks lived. Lavishly illustrated, with many unusual photographs of rarely seen sites that are seldom illustrated, this volume is suitable for use in introductory-level courses
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February
An Introduction to Literature - Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain, William BurtoA leader in the market for over 30 years, this paperback anthology continues to uphold the traditions that have made it a success - classic and contemporary selections with a range of multicultural voices as well as a non-intrusive apparatus that covers the elements of literature and the writing process while incorporating fresh new material. The new edition features "Writer's at Work", a novel, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, a new casebook on Hamlet, a 24-page color insert "Poems and Paintings" and more student writing throughout. For anyone interested in literature.
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February
The Craft of System Security - Sean W. Smith, John Marchesini"I believe The Craft of System Security is one of the best software security books on the market today. It has not only breadth, but depth, covering topics ranging from cryptography, networking, and operating systems—to the Web, computer-human interaction, and how to improve the security of software systems by improving hardware. Bottom line, this book should be required reading for all who plan to call themselves security practitioners, and an invaluable part of every university's computer science curriculum." —Edward Bonver, CISSP, Senior Software QA Engineer, Product Security, Symantec
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February
Pumps and Pumping Operations: Vol. 1: Process and Pollution Control Equipment - Paul N. CheremisinoffProvides practical guidance to the selection and use of industrial hardware for process operations and pollution control. It offers a comprehensive description of major pump styles and classification, including a treatment of oscillating displacement pumps.