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June
The American Studies Anthology - Richard P. Horwitz, Horwitz, Richard P. Horwitz, Richard P.A rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination, the United States is compellingly portrayed in this first anthology designed specifically for American studies courses. Offering an indispensable introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America, leading scholar Richard Horwitz has compiled the definitive anthology for American studies and American culture courses. Brimming with imaginative selections, the reader contains essays, plays, songs, comedy, legal documents, speeches, and poems by a rich array of authors-both domestic and international-whose writings echo
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June
High Stakes: Poverty, Testing, and Failure in American Schools - Dale D. JohnsonHigh Stakes brings the voices of students and teachers to our national debates over school accountability and educational reform. Recounting the experiences of two classrooms during one academic year, the book offers a critical exploration of excessive state-mandated monitoring, high-stakes testing pressures, and inequities in public school funding that impede the instructional work of teachers, especially those who serve children of poorer families. Redbud Elementary has no playground, no library, no hot water, and no art classes. Ninety-five percent of the children qualify for a free breakfast
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June
Basic Pathology: An Introduction to the Mechanisms of Disease - Sunil R. Lakhani, Susan A. Dilly, Caroline J. FinlaysonThis best-selling textbook provides a lively introduction to pathology for students of medicine, dentistry, nursing and other health professions. The book explores the basic mechanisms that a student must understand in order to make sense of clinical medicine, and in addition, covers all aspects of the science underlying disease processes, integrating the topics covered within a clinical setting. Entirely updated the third edition retains the much-praised clinical scenarios, historical anecdotes, key points boxes and revision notes from the previous edition . Restructured into five major sections,
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June
American Sign Language Green Books, A Student's Text Units 10-18 - Charlotte Baker-Shenk, Dennis CokelyBest known as the Green Books, the American Sign Language books provide teachers and students of American Sign Language (ASL) with the complete means for learning about the culture, community, and the native language of Deaf people. A group of 15 ASL teachers and linguists reviewed all five books to ensure that they were accurate and easy to comprehend. The three Student Texts are designed to help students acquire conversational ability in ASL and an awareness and appreciation of deaf people. Each text contains nine instructional units that present major grammatical features of ASL through
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June
Unsupervised Adaptive Filtering - Simon HaykinA complete, one-stop reference on the state of the act of unsupervised adaptive filtering While unsupervised adaptive filtering has its roots in the 1960s, more recent advances in signal processing, information theory, imaging, and remote sensing have made this a hot area for research in several diverse fields. This book brings together cutting-edge information previously available only in disparate papers and articles, presenting a thorough and integrated treatment of the two major classes of algorithms used in the field, namely, blind signal separation and blind channel equalization algorithms.
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June
The Complete Book of Speech Communication: A Workbook of Ideas and Activities for Students of Speech and Theatre - Carol Marrs"Students learn best by doing" is the essence of this lively textbook of creative activities. Ten chapters suitable for a full year's course in speech communication. Involvement is essential, but these learning experiences are such great fun that students will want to participate. Sample activities include rap, pantomime, charades, a game show, Readers Theatre, TV news, a mock trial, talk show improvisation, and dozens more, including a "grab bag" of extra activities. Assignment instructions and the sign-up sheet may be reproduced. Cartoon illustrations throughout.
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June
Party Politics in America - Frank J SoraufPart of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series and the gold standard of political parties texts, this new edition includes in-depth analysis of the 2006 campaigns and election and previews what lies ahead for the parties in the 2008 and 2010 Presidential and Congressional Elections.   Party Politics in America analyzes the interaction of the three primary components of parties–party organization, party in the electorate, and party in government. Originally written by Frank Sorauf and now authored by Marjorie Hershey, the book integrates research with contemporary and historical
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June
Ethics for International Business: Decision-Making in a Global Political Economy - John M. KlineBusiness takes place in an increasingly global environment, where business, governments and civil society interact across diverse political systems and cultures. From third world sweatshops to restrictions on tobacco advertising, this creates particular tensions and dilemmas encountered in doing business across political and cultural boundaries. Most current texts on business ethics fail to bridge the gap between ethical theory, business management and international public policy. This innovative textbook provides a topical and relevant analysis of the ethical dimensions of doing business in a
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June
Rip Van Winkle - Washington IrvingRip Van Winkle travels into the Catskill Mountains to spend the day, but somehow falls asleep and wakes up to a changed world. He had slept for 20 years! Where is his family? Find out what happened to Rip Van Winkle in this cautionary tale! Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination page after page, encouraging a love of reading that is vital to success in school and life! Children will find hours of entertainment in the pages of these timeless tales! Our Brighter Child® Keepsake Stories are delightfully illustrated classic stories of