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March
Comparative Politics: A Global Introduction - Michael J. SodaroComparative Politics: A Global Introduction presents a uniquely comprehensive approach to the study of politics in a variety of countries. Part I surveys the core topics of comparative politics and equips students with the concepts and analytical methods they need to understand the complexities of today’s political world. Part I enhances critical thinking skills by explaining in a step-by-step fashion how the basic techniques of the scientific method, such as qualitative hypothesis testing, can be used to understand political realities. Part II provides in-depth studies of many major countries,
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Marketing Research: An Applied Orientation - Naresh K Malhotra, SPSS SPSS"Marketing Research: An Applied Orientation "takes a unique applied and managerial orientation that illustrates the interaction between marketing research decisions and marketing management decisions. Introduction to Marketing Research; Defining the Marketing Research Problem and Developing an Approach; Research Design; Exploratory Research Design: Secondary Data; Exploratory Research Design: Qualitative Research; Descriptive Research design: Survey and Observation; Causal Research Design: Experimentation; Measurement and Scaling: Fundamentals and Comparative Scaling; Measurement and Scaling:
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March
Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle on Ethics - Gerard J. HughesAristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is one of the most important texts in western philosophy, and arguably the most influential text on contemporary moral theory. This GuideBook introduces and assesses: * Aristotle's life and the background to the Nicomachean Ethics * The ideas and text of the Nicomachean Ethics * Aristotle's central role in philosophy and his continuing contribution to our ethical thought
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Kiss, Bow, or Shakes Hands Asia: How to Do Business in 12 Asian Countries (Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands)12 - Terri Morrison, Wayne A. ConawayEconomies are continuously shifting all over Asia, as trade barriers are constantly being lifted and put in place. To keep up with the pace of change, understanding the culture and customs that are driving this expansion across the continent is essential. The countries explored in "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: Asia" are China (Hong Kong), India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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Nerve Cells and Animal Behaviour - Peter Simmons, David YoungAn extensively revised third edition of this introduction to neuroethology the neuronal basis of animal behaviour for zoology, biology and psychology undergraduate students. The book focuses on the roles of individual nerve cells in behaviour, from simple startle responses to complex behaviours such as route learning by rats and singing by crickets and birds. It begins by examining the relationship between brains and behaviour, and showing how study of specialised behaviours reveals neuronal mechanisms that control behaviour. Information processing by nerve cells is introduced using specific
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March
Methods in Social Epidemiology - J. Michael OakesHere is a groundbreaking introduction to methods in social epidemiology. Epidemiology, the basic science of public health, is the scientific study of patterns of disease within groups of people. Social epidemiology is the scientific study of how social interactions, such as social norms, laws, institutions, conventia, social conditions and strategic behavior, affect the health of populations.
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March
Biotechnology and the Future of World: Agriculture the Fourth Resource. - Henk HobbelinkAn expanded and updated version of the author's 1987 New hope or false promise? Biotechnology and Third World agriculture (Zed). Hobbelink monitors the new technologies and shows that their promise is seriously compromised by political imperialism and economic monopolism. Annotation copyright Book N
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The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity AD 395-600 - Averil CameronThe Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity AD 395-600 deals with the exciting period commonly known as 'late antiquity' - the fifth and sixth centuries. The Roman empire in the west was splitting into separate Germanic kingdoms, while the Near East, still under Roman rule from Constantinople, maintained a dense population and flourishing urban culture until the Persian and Arab invasions of the early seventh century. Averil Cameron places her emphasis on the material and literary evidence for cultural change and offers a new and original challenge to traditional assumptions of 'decline and fall'
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Into the Woods (TCG Edition) - Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine"That joyous rarity, a work of sophisticated artistic ambition and deep political purpose that affords nonstop pleasure."--William A. Henry III, Time