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Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals - Saul D. AlinskyFirst published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the
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Becoming a Teacher - Forrest W. Parkay, Beverly Hardcastle StanfordCurrent and comprehensive, "Becoming a Teacher, Eighth Edition, " takes a straightforward look at what it means to be a professional teacher in today's climate of accountability, high-stakes testing, and new government legislation by covering key issues in a personal, interactive, and no-nonsense style. Building upon a strong "mentoring" message that has long been the tradition of "Becoming a Teacher, " the eighth edition helps students make difficult decisions about their teaching future by fostering an awareness of the realities of teaching in America today. This down-to-earth and
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March
Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices - Joseph William SingerThis thorough revision builds on the strengths that make the casebook so successful: - respected authorship of Professor Joseph William Singer - exceptionally clear explication of property rules and concepts - socially progressive yet even-handed sensibility with strong ethical coverage -- unique among property casebooks - balanced coverage of both traditional and non-traditional topics combines all the bases of any property course (such as access, relation among neighbors, common ownership, leaseholds, real estate transactions, land use regulations, and takings) with interesting socio-economic
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Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the Civil War - Harry S. StoutA profound and timely examination of the moral underpinnings of the War Between the States The Civil War was not only a war of armies but also a war of ideas, in which Union and Confederacy alike identified itself as a moral nation with God on its side. In this watershed book, Harry S. Stout measures the gap between those claims and the war’s actual conduct. Ranging from the home front to the trenches and drawing on a wealth of contemporary documents, Stout explores the lethal mix of propaganda and ideology that came to justify slaughter on and off the battlefield. At a time when our country is
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March
Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft - Paul S. Boyer, Stephen NissenbaumThe stark immediacy of what happened in 1692 has obscured the complex web of human passion which had been growing for more than a generation before building toward the climactic witch trials. Salem Possessed explores the lives of the men and women who helped spin that web and who in the end found themselves entagled in it.
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Leading Corporate Turnaround: How Leaders Fix Troubled Companies - Stuart SlatterLeadership is never more crucial than when corporate survival is at stake. But the days of the tough guys are over. The leaders who are driving today's sustainable turnarounds understand that the answers to a distressed company's problems lie almost always within the firm itself - usually at middle manager level and below. The secret is cooperation. Drawing on interviews with top company doctors and advisers, as well as on the authors' own experience, "Leading Corporate Turnarounds" explores seven key leadership and management skills required for successful turnaround, and shows why quickly
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March
Concepts in Thermal Physics - Stephen Blundell, Katherine BlundellThis text provides a modern introduction to the main principles that are foundational to thermal physics, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. The key concepts are presented in a clear way, and new ideas are illustrated with worked examples as well as description of the historical background to their discovery.
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March
Speech and Voice Science - Alison BehrmanThis second edition of Speech and Voice Science contains changes to help engage students in the learning process. The most significant changes include a reorganization of the introductory chapters, the inclusion of ample student study material, and classroom group activities. Each chapter now contains section study questions in addition to the end-of-chapter review questions, which have themselves been expanded. The section study questions are designed to help focus students to the key concepts as they read, and to assess their learning. You will also find website recommendations and Instructor-
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Introduction to International Relations: Theories and Approaches - Robert Jackson, Georg SørensenThis edition provides a systematic introduction to the principle theories in international relations. It focuses on the main theoretical traditions - realism, liberalism, international society, and theories of international political economy. It also includes two chapters on social constructivism and foreign policy.
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Nothing But the Truth - AviOrchard Classics is a collectible hardcover line of award-winning titles from the Orchard backlist with fresh, beautiful new designs and new author prefaces and discussion guides. Ninth grader Philip Malloy is forbidden to join the track team because of his failing grades in English class. Convinced that the teacher just doesn't like him, Philip concocts a plan to get transferred into a different homeroom. Instead of standing silently during the national anthem, he hums along. And ends up on trial.