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October
Practical Research: Planning and Design - Paul D. Leedy, Jeanne Ellis OrmrodWritten in uncommonly engaging, lucid, and elegant prose, this book is an “understand-it-yourself, do-it-yourself” manual designed to help readers understand the fundamental structure of quality research and the methodical process that leads to genuinely significant results. It guides the reader, step-by-step, from the selection of a problem to study, through the process of conducting authentic research, to the preparation of a completed report, with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework and sound pedagogy. This book will show readers two things: 1) that quality research
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October
Differential Games: A Mathematical Theory with Applications to Warfare and Pursuit, Control and Optimization - Rufus IsaacsOne of the definitive works in game theory, this volume takes an original and expert look at conflict solutions. Drawing on game theory, the calculus of variations, and control theory, the author solves an amazing array of problems relating to military situations, pursuit and evasion tactics, athletic contests, and many more. Clearly detailed examples; numerous calculations. 1965 edition.
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October
Stupid White Men - Michael MooreTells you what you need to know about how the great and the good screw us over. This title reveals - among other things - how 'President' Bush stole an election aided only by his brother, cousin and dad's cronies, electoral fraud and tame judges; and how politicians have whored themselves to big business.
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October
The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization in Film - Richard J. Gray II, Betty KaklamanidouSuperhero films are one of the most enduring genres of cinema, and their popularity is only increasing in the 21st century. These ten critical essays explore the phenomenon of the superhero film through the lens of numerous academic disciplines, and cover topics such as the role of globalization in the formation of superhero narratives, the shifting nature of masculinity and femininity in the superhero world and the state of the genre today. Of particular interest is the way these narratives, however fantastic, abstract, futuristic or simplistic, resonate with specific events in the globalized