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Epidemiology and Culture (Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology) - James A. TrostleDemonstrating how practitioners in the emerging field of "cultural epidemiology" describe human health, communicate with diverse audiences, and intervene to improve health and prevent disease, this book uses textual and statistical portraits of disease to describe interdisciplinary collaborations. Interpreting epidemiology as a cultural practice helps to reveal the ways in which measurement, causal thinking, and intervention design are influenced by belief, habit, and theories of power.
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Thinking about Movies: Watching, Questioning, Enjoying - Peter Lehman, William LuhrA comprehensive guide that teaches students and movie lovers how to watch movies critically and analytically. Intended for the sophisticated beginner, the text offers the critical building blocks required to understand film as an important cultural form and a narrative text.
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Methods in Molecular Biology, Volume 338: Gene Mapping, Discovery, and Expression: Methods and Protocols - Minou BinaA collection of cutting-edge computational tools and experimental techniques to study how genes are regulated, and to reconstruct the regulatory networks through which various cell-types are produced. On the computational side, web-based technologies to localize genes, to access and retrieve data from microarray databases, to conduct comparative genomics, and to discover the potential "codes" in genomic DNA that may control the expression of protein-coding genes. Detailed experimental techniques described include methods for studying chromatin structure and allele-specific gene expression, methods
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Language Curriculum Design - I.S.P. Nation, John MacalisterCrystal-clear and comprehensive yet concise, this text describes the steps involved in the curriculum design process, elaborates and justifies these steps, and provides opportunities for practicing and applying them. The description of the steps is done at a general level so that they can be applied in a wide range of particular circumstances. The process comes to life through plentiful examples of actual applications of the steps. Each chapter includes: examples from the authors experience and from published research tasks that encourage readers to relate the steps to their own experience