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November
Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications - Stanley Wasserman, Dawn Iacobucci, Katherine FaustSocial network analysis, which focuses on relationships among social entities, is used widely in the social and behavioral sciences, as well as in economics, marketing, and industrial engineering. Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications reviews and discusses methods for the analysis of social networks with a focus on applications of these methods to many substantive examples. As the first book to provide a comprehensive coverage of the methodology and applications of the field, this study is both a reference book and a textbook.
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November
Clear Grammar 2, 2nd Edition: Keys to Grammar for English Language Learners - Keith S. FolseClear Grammar is a four-level grammar series that features a unique combination of useful grammar information written in clear language with activities that promote more accurate and fluent vocabulary usage, writing, speaking, and reading.   Important features of all four new editions of Clear Grammar include: More user-friendly charts to accompany grammar explanations High-frequency, corpus-based vocabulary related to each grammar point Grammar discovery tasks using students’ inductive learning skills A greater variety and  increased number of activities, including more practice online Many
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November
Daniel's Prophecy of the 70 Weeks - Alva J. McClain, Alva J McClainIn this short but important work, McClain introduces the first 69 weeks and answers questions such as What is the measure of time indicated by the 'weeks' of this prophecy? Continuing with a discussion of the parenthesis of time between the 69th and the 70th weeks, he concludes with an exposition of the 70th week.
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November
Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges - Jeanne Sewell, Linda ThedeThis comprehensive text reviews the concepts and applications of nursing informatics. Starting with an introduction to nursing informatics, the contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. Other units review the effects that the Internet is having on healthcare, the ins and outs of using personal productivity software, and informatics in the clinical area. This text also comes with a suite of ancillary resourcs for both faculty and students!
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November
Holding Fast: The Struggle to Create Resilient Caregiving Organizations - William A. KahnHow can caregivers remain both caring and strong enough to withstand the stress of their work? How can caregiving organizations effectively improve their management and practice? Increasing pressure on caregiving organizations to serve more people with fewer resources means that epidemics of burnout, high staff turnover, dissatisfaction and internal conflict often appear inevitable. Holding Fast focuses on the particular stress of caregiving work, its influences on the people and organizations who do that work, and what they can do about it. Illustrated by case studies based on extensive
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November
The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins, Matthew Sweet'In one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop... There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth, stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white' The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter becomes embroiled in the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for white mice, vanilla bonbons, and poison. Pursuing questions of identity and insanity along the paths and
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November
The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics - Claire Bowern, Bethwyn EvansThe Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the volume encompass a wide range of approaches and addresses issues in the following areas: historical perspectives methods and models language change interfaces regional summaries Each of the thirty-two chapters is written by a specialist in the field and provides: a introduction to the subject; an
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November
Learning From Strangers: The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies - Robert Stuart WeissLearning From Strangers is the definitive work on qualitative research interviewing. It draws on Robert Weiss's thirty years of experience in interviewing and teaching others how to do it. The most effective interviews, says Weiss, rely on creating cooperation -- an open and trusting alliance between interviewer and respondent, dedicated to specific and honest accounts of both internal and external events. Against the eclectic background of his work in national sample surveys, studies based on semi-structured interviewing, and participant observation, Weiss walks the reader through the method of
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November
The Malleus Maleficarum - Heinrich Kramer, Jakob Sprenger, Montague SummersFull text of most important witchhunter's "bible," used by both Catholics and Protestants. First published in 1486, the book includes everything known at the time about cults, illicit sex, dealings with the devil, and more.