08
April
Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods - Noel S. WeissExercises in Epidemiology offers an opportunity for students of epidemiology to practice using the principles and methods they have been taught. In so doing, they should be better equipped to deal with real-world problems they will encounter outside the classroom.
08
April
Genetics: Analysis & Principles - Robert J. Brooker"Genetics: Analysis and Principles" is a one-semester, introductory genetics textbook that takes an experimental approach to understanding genetics. By weaving one or two experiments into the narrative of each chapter, students can simultaneously explore the scientific method and understand the genetic principles that have been learned from these experiments. Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this new edition. The integration of the genetics text and the power of digital world are now complete
07
April
Learning the bash Shell - Cameron Newham, Bill RosenblattO'Reilly's bestselling book on Linux's bash shell is at it again. Now that Linux is an established player both as a server and on the desktop Learning the bash Shell has been updated and refreshed to account for all the latest changes. Indeed, this third edition serves as the most valuable guide yet to the bash shell. As any good programmer knows, the first thing users of the Linux operating system come face to face with is the shell the UNIX term for a user interface to the system. In other words, it's what lets you communicate with the computer via the keyboard and display. Mastering the bash
07
April
Sales Promotion Essentials: The 10 Basic Sales Promotion Techniques... and How to Use Them - Don E. SchultzThis new third edition of Sales Promotion Es sentials explains the advantages and disadvantages of coupon s, special packs, refunds and rebates, premiums, price-offs and special events. '
07
April
Philosophy: The Basics - Nigel WarburtonNow in its fourth edition, Nigel Warburton's best-selling book gently eases the reader into the world of philosophy. Each chapter considers a key area of philosophy, explaining and exploring the basic ideas and themes. What is philosophy? Can you prove God exists? Is there an afterlife? How do we know right from wrong? Should you ever break the law? Is the world really the way you think it is? How should we define Freedom of Speech? Do you know how science works? Is your mind different from your body? Can you define art? For the fourth edition, Warburton has added new sections to several
07
April
Missionary Methods: St. Paul's or Our's? - Roland AllenForeword by Lesslie Newbigin This study of Paul's missionary work focuses not on the apostle's doctrine or character but on the method by which he accomplished his task. Throughout, Allen compares Paul's methods to modern missionary methods; he concludes by suggesting some ways the apostolic method might be usefully employed today.
06
April
The Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying - John CanineThis book provides an insightful and concise approach to the psychosocial process of death and bereavement.
06
April
Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies - Nina Beaman, Kristiana Sue Routh, Robin Gohsman, Lorraine Fleming-McPhillipsThis brand new edition, four color, complete with interactive CD, Medical Assisting book is all about Connections: Medical Assistant's connections with patients, physicians, offices and jobs. "Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting, 1e," is the first book to help students succeed in both the classroom and in their careers. It helps students take information from "what you need to do" to "how to do it." Strong integration of tips, hints and guidelines help students avoid common performance mishaps while peforming clinical skills and the softer skills (e.g. timeliness, presentation, interpersonal
05
April
The Price of Citizenship: Redefining the American Welfare State - Michael B. KatzThe culmination of twenty years of research and writing, The Price of Citizenship traces the evolution of the welfare state from colonial relief programs to the war on poverty to our own age of "compassionate conservatism." Historian Michael B. Katz argues that in the last decades three great forces-a ferocious war on dependence; the devolution of authority from the federal government to the states; and the application of market models to social policy-have affected every element of the social contract and redefined both Republican and Democratic policy and rhetoric. Katz shows how these changes
05
April
When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America - Ira KatznelsonIn this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates that all the key programs passed during the New Deal and Fair Deal era of the 1930s and 1940s were created in a deeply discriminatory manner. Through mechanisms designed by Southern Democrats that specifically excluded maids and farm workers, the gap between blacks and whites actually widened despite postwar prosperity. In the words of noted historian Eric Foner, "Katznelson's incisive book should change the terms of debate