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March
I Used to Be a Superwoman - Gloria VelásquezThe Chicano Movement is not dead. It lives on, fierce and passionate, in the voice and person of Gloria Velasquez. Challenging our complacency, her resonant cries for justice "refuse to be silent/to be buried in obscurity." Velasquez has known poverty and discrimination intimately and, like a phoenix from the ashes, she has risen to recognition as an artist, an educator and a leader. But, the poet is as uncompromising with herself as she is with her reader. Refusing to rest on her laurels, her ardent verses are a pledge reiterating her allegiance to la causa and a call to arms demanding that
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March
Elements of Biological Science - William T. Keeton, Carol H. McFaddenBiological science can and should be one of the most stimulating subjects a college student encounters. Nothing else, after all, has such immediate personal relevance as the phenomenon of life; and biological science, as the study of life, sheds light on what every individual experiences in himself and observes around him. Given the inherent excitement of the subject, there is no excuse for an introductory biology course to be dull.
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March
Crafty TV Writing: Thinking Inside the Box - Alex EpsteinA professional TV writer's real-world guide to getting paid to write great television "No need for me to ever write a book on TV writing. Alex Epstein has covered it all . . . along with a few things I wouldn't have thought of. Save yourself five years of rookie mistakes. Crafty TV Writing and talent are pretty much all you'll need to make it." --Ken Levine, writer/producer, MASH, Cheers, Frasier, The Simpsons, Wings, Becker Everyone watches television, and everyone has an opinion on what makes good TV. But, as Alex Epstein shows in this invaluable guide, writing for television is a highly
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March
Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition - Robert H. LavendaThis introduction to the major subfields of anthropology explores the interplay of biological and cultural forces shaping human nature, human society, and human history. Cultural creativity and human agency are seen as part of the human biological (evolutionary) heritage. This biocultural approach is evident throughout the text in the authors' consistent examination of both interpretive and materialist factors.
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March
The Petersen Graph - D.A. Holton, J. SheehanThe Petersen graph occupies an important position in modern graph theory because it often appears as a counter-example to important conjectures. The authors examine those areas in this text, using the prominent role of the Petersen graph as a unifying feature.
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March
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child - Donalyn MillerKnown for her popular blog, "The Book Whisperer," Donalyn Miller is a dedicated teacher who says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. Her approach, however, is not conventional. Miller dispenses with the more traditional reading instruction of book reports and comprehension worksheetsin favor of embracingstudents' choices in books and independent re
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March
Business, Government and Society: A Managerial Perspective - George A. SteinerChapter 1: The Study of Business, Government, and Society Chapter 2: The Dynamic Environment Chapter 3: Business Power Chapter 4: Critics of Business Chapter 5: Corporate Social Responsibility Chapter 6: Implementing Social Responsibility Chapter 7: Business Ethics Chapter 8: Making.
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March
The Anchor Book of Modern Arabic Fiction - Denys Johnson-DaviesThis dazzling anthology features the work of seventy-nine outstanding writers from all over the Arab-speaking world, from Morocco in the west to Iraq in the east, Syria in the north to Sudan in the south. Edited by Denys Johnson-Davies, called by Edward Said "the leading Arabic-to-English translator of our time," this treasury of Arab voices is diverse in styles and concerns, but united by a common language. It spans the full history of modern Arabic literature, from its roots in western cultural influence at the end of the nineteenth century to the present-day flowering of Naguib Mahfouz's
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March
The Sociology of News - Michael Schudson, Jeffrey C. AlexanderMichael Schudson treats soberly and skeptically a great deal of what passes for wisdom about the press in popular opinion, academic research, and journalists own self-understanding. The book s ultimate objective is not to settle controversies involving the press, but to define them and to characterize the role that news institutions play in the formation of modern public consciousness. The Sociology of News is part of the Contemporary Societies series"
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March
A Handbook of Critical Approaches to Literature - Wilfred L. Guerin, Earle G. Labor, Lee MorganGreatly enlarged and updated, the third edition of this highly successful survey of literary theory and applied criticism offers substantical new chapters on feminist approaches and on structuralism, post-structuralism and deconstruction, and new sections on hermeneutics, dialogics, Marxist criticism, the new historicism, and reader response. The editors have also substantially revised and expanded all bibliographical references, both within individual chapters and in the list of supplementary readings.