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Representing Youth: Methodological Issues in Critical Youth Studies - Amy L. BestFrom youth culture to adolescent sexuality to the consumer purchasing power of children en masse, studies are flourishing. Yet doing research on this unquestionably more vulnerable--whether five or fifteen--population also poses a unique set of challenges and dilemmas for researchers. How should a six-year-old be approached for an interview? What questions and topics are appropriate for twelve year olds? Do parents need to give their approval for all studies? In Representing Youth, Amy L. Best has assembled an important group of essays from some of today's top scholars on the subject of youth
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Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder - David WeinbergerBusiness visionary and bestselling author David Weinberger shows how the digital revolution is radically changing the way we make sense of our lives   Human beings are information omnivores: we are constantly collecting, labeling, and organizing data. But today, the shift from the physical to the digital is mixing, burning, and ripping our lives apart. In the past, everything had its one place--the physical world demanded it--but now everything has its places: multiple categories, multiple shelves. Simply put, everything is suddenly miscellaneous.   In Everything Is Miscellaneous, David
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Adapting Instruction to Accommodate Students in Inclusive Settings - Judy W. Wood, Wood, Judy W. Wood, Judy W.This text has been developed for use in survey, inclusion, and mainstreaming courses, method courses in general and special education, and for inservice classes, for both undergraduate and graduate students. It is designed to assist general and special educators, administrators, and other support pe
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Biomedical Engineering Desk Reference - Buddy D. Ratner, Frederick J. Schoen, Allan S. HoffmanA one-stop Desk Reference, for Biomedical Engineers involved in the ever expanding and very fast moving area; this is a book that will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the biomedical engineering field. Material covers a broad range of topics including: Biomechanics and Biomaterials; Tissue Engineering; and Biosignal Processing * A hard-working desk reference providing all the essential material needed by biomedical and clinical engineers on a day-to-day basis * Fundamentals, key techniques,
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A Guide to Microsoft Excel 2007 for Scientists and Engineers - Bernard LiengmeCompletely updated guide for scientists, engineers and students who want to use Microsoft Excel 2007 to its full potential. Electronic spreadsheet analysis has become part of the everyday work of researchers in all areas of engineering and science. Microsoft Excel, as the industry standard spreadsheet, has a range of scientific functions that can be utilized for the modeling, analysis and presentation of quantitative data. This text provides a straightforward guide to using these functions of Microsoft Excel, guiding the reader from basic principles through to more complicated areas such as
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Teaching Elementary Social Studies - James A. DuplassWritten for the elementary social studies methods course, this interactive program combines features of a textbook and a workbook, with thorough integration between the print text and a dynamic web site. Increasingly, majors in elementary education (if not the population at large) are more attuned to reading interactive material with relatively brief narrative, bulleted items, text boxes, and targeted messages (like web pages) rather than traditional, denser text. To accommodate these preferences, the layout of the print text features a larger-than-usual font, an 8 x 11 trim size, and spiral
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Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! - Miran LipovačaLearn You a Haskell for Great Good! is a fun, illustrated guide to learning Haskell, a functional programming language that's growing in popularity. Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! introduces programmers familiar with imperative languages (such as C++, Java, or Python) to the unique aspects of functional programming. Packed with jokes, pop culture references, and the author's own hilarious artwork, Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! eases the learning curve of this complex language, and is a perfect starting point for any programmer looking to expand his or her horizons. The well-known web
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The Garbage Collection Handbook: The Art of Automatic Memory Management (Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Algorithms and Data Structures series) - Richard Jones, Antony Hosking, Eliot MossPublished in 1996, Richard Jones’s Garbage Collection was a milestone book in the field. Since the field has changed considerably, there is a need for an updated look at where garbage collection and memory management research stands today. This book explores new challenges, such as concurrency and parallelism, while following the successful format of the previous book. It provides comprehensive, accessible coverage of important algorithms and places these algorithms within a common framework using consistent terminology. This approach facilitates comparisons between various designs. The book also
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An Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students - George I. SackheimIntroduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Ninth Edition is a unique workbook that uses a step-by-step approach to teach students the chemistry necessary for success in life sciences courses. Today's biology courses place an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This text helps students review and master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry that they need to understand those processes and to excel in their life science courses.