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June
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison - Michel FoucaultBarely two hundred and fifty years ago man condemned of attempting to assassinate the King of France was drawn and quartered in a grisly spectacle that suggested an unmediated duel between the violence of the criminal and the violence of the state. This groundbreaking book by the most influential philosopher since Sartre compels us to reevaluate our assumptions about all the ensuing reforms in the penal institutions of the West. For as he examines innovations that range from the abolition of torture to the institution of forced labor and the appearance of the modern penitentiary, Michel Foucault
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June
Diffusion MRI: From Quantitative Measurement to in Vivo Neuroanatomy - Heidi Johansen-Berg, Timothy E.J. BehrensDiffusion MRI is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method that produces in vivo images of biological tissues weighted with the local microstructural characteristics of water diffusion, providing an effective means of visualizing functional connectivities in the nervous system. This book is the first comprehensive reference promoting the understanding of this rapidly evolving and powerful technology and providing the essential handbook for designing, analyzing or interpreting diffusion MR experiments. The book presents diffusion imaging in the context of well-established, classical experimental
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June
Perspectives on Human Differences: Selected Readings on Diversity in America with Understanding Human Differences - Kent Koppelman, R. Lee GoodhartThis package contains the following components: -0137145039: Perspectives on Human Differences: Selected Readings on Diversity in America -0136103014: Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America
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June
Map Scripting 101 - Adam DuVanderWebsites like MapQuest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about maps. But these services do more than offer driving directions—they provide APIs that web developers can use to build highly customized map-based applications. In Map Scripting 101, author Adam DuVander delivers 73 immediately useful scripts that will show you how to create interactive maps and mashups. You'll build tools like a local concert tracker, a real-time weather map, a Twitter friend-finder, an annotated map of Central Park, and much more. And because the book is based on the cross-platform Mapstraction