Graduated Spanish Reading - Intermediate. When a woman enters his detective office, Maite believes he has an adultery case on his hands. However, when he discovers a mysterious death and some even more mysterious dolls, he begins to change his mind.
Graduated Spanish reading - Intermediate level II (B2) Gorka, Miguel and Irene have just started their university studies. The University is not only the beginning of a new academic life, but it is also accompanied by personal change. New people, new habits, new experiences ...
Complete series of attractive narratives graded by levels specifically designed for the student of Spanish as a second language and paying special attention to the specific needs of the various stages of their learning. The narratives, written according to six levels of learning, incorporate lexical notes.
Graduated Spanish Reading - Intermediate Level II (B2) Plot for this reading: A journey to start a new life can be a way to open the box of memories. The kilometers that separate Spain from Colombia are for Martín, and for his daughter Laura, a kind of journey through time and space beyond the actual journey that they begin at the Valladolid train station bound for Bogotá.
Graduated Spanish reading - Beginning. A mysterious figure sneaks into the museum in the dark of night, and the painting 'Autumn Landscape' vanishes. Will the police get to the bottom of this strange disappearance?
Authors Laura Kay and Stacy Palen have developed pedagogy that helps students understand the process of science, and how physical principles are used to discover the origins of the universe. The authors emphasize how we know what we know in the figures, text, and end-of-chapter material.
An emphasis on learning by doing is reinforced through thoughtful pedagogy and an innovative teaching and learning package. Students get to interact with astronomy while instructors receive the resources they need to incorporate active learning into the classroom.
75 Readings introduces students to a range of classic and contemporary essays. The text also exposes them to a variety of rhetorical strategies, writing styles, themes, and topics. At the same time, it retains maximum flexibility for the instructor. These essays provide good structural models for rhetorical techniques and raise complex questions about current and enduring issues.
If you are new to programming with Microsoft Access VBA and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the for the absolute beginner(TM) series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation.
Adventures in Social Research encourages students to practice SPSS as they read about it, providing a practical, hands-on introduction to conceptualization, measurement, and association through active learning. This fully revised workbook will guide students through step-by-step instruction on data analysis using the latest version of SPSS and the most up to date General Social Survey data.
This book discusses the role of advertising and promotion in modern marketing. It explains how to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) programs. Topics covered include advertising, consumer behavior, communications, marketing, sales promotion, consumer decision making, direct marketing, mobile marketing, outdoor marketing and promotional strategies.
"Alas, Babylon." Those fateful words heralded the end. When a nuclear holocaust ravages the United States, a thousand years of civilization are stripped away overnight, and tens of millions of people are killed instantly. But for one small town in Florida, miraculously spared, the struggle is just beginning, as men and women of all backgrounds join together to confront the darkness.
Al-Kitaab Part One is the second book in the Al-Kitaab Arabic language program and is now available in an extensively revised and reorganized third edition. This book with its companion website develops skills in formal and colloquial Arabic, including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge, integrating materials in colloquial and formal/written Arabic.
Summary: The difference between most other leadership texts and the Art of Leadership, 6th edition, can be compared to the difference between a lecture and seminar. Without sacrificing either theoretical foundation or important content, the 6th edition of The Art of Leadership emphasizes the interactive, seminar approach to learning.
Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases, Third Edition, explores the philosophical, medical, social, and legal aspects of key bioethical issues. Opening with a thorough introduction to ethics, bioethics, and moral reasoning, it then covers influential moral theories and the criteria for evaluating them.
Biology: How Life Works was written with the goal of helping students to think like biologists. The text, visual program, and assessments were developed together to provide students with the best resources to gain an understanding of modern biology.
Beautifully told by the celebrated poet and writer John G. Neihardt, Black Elk Speaks offers much more than a life story. Black Elk's profound and arresting religious visions of the unity of humanity and the world around him have transformed his account into a venerated spiritual classic. Whether appreciated as a collaborative autobiography, a history of a Native American nation, or an enduring spiritual testament for all humankind, Black Elk Speaks is unforgettable.
This full-color atlas is packaged with every new copy of the text, and includes 107 bone and 47 cadaver photographs with easy-to-read labels. This edition of the atlas contains a comprehensive histology photomicrograph section featuring over 50 slides of basic tissue and organ systems.
Business Ethics: Case Studies and Selected Readings, 7th Edition gets behind the decision-making process of business leaders today to illustrate why good leaders often make questionable decisions. This fascinating collection exposes common themes in less-than-ethical decision making, and shows why leaders make ethical compromises in business that they would not make in their personal lives.
Business English, 11th Edition, makes students into successful communicators in any business arena with its proven grammar instruction and supporting in-text and online resources. Business English uses a three-level approach to break topics into manageable units, and gives you flexibility in planning your course.
Business Statistics, Third Edition, narrows the gap between theory and practice—relevant statistical methods empower business students to make effective, data-informed decisions. With their unique blend of teaching, consulting, and entrepreneurial experiences, this dynamic author team brings a modern edge to teaching statistics to business students.
The authors present the complete guide to ANSI standard C language programming. Written by the developers of C, this new version helps readers keep up with the finalized ANSI standard for C while showing how to take advantage of C's rich set of operators, economy of expression, improved control flow, and data structures.
Calculus with Applications, Tenth Edition is the most applied text to date, making the math relevant and accessible for students of business, life science, and social sciences. Current applications, many using real data, are incorporated in numerous forms throughout the book, preparing students for success in their professional careers.
At a time when interest in China has never been greater, this revised edition of Mary Tregear's authoritative survey of the Chinese visual arts will be welcomed by art lovers, travelers, and students alike. Generously illustrated and eminently readable, it covers not only bronzes, jades, calligraphy, and painting, but also Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, textiles, jewelry, lacquer, garden design, and architecture.
The Cibecue Apache captures the true character of Apache culture not only because of its objective analyses and descriptions but also because of the author's belief in allowing the people to speak for themselves. Basso learned their language, became a trusted friend and intimate, and returned to the field often to gather data, participate, and observe.
Cognitive Psychology: Connecting Mind, Research, and Everyday Experience connects the study of cognition to your everyday life. A wealth of concrete examples and illustrations help you understand the theories of cognition-driving home both the scientific importance of the theories and their relevance to your daily life.
Cognitive Psychology connects the study of cognition to your everyday life. This accessible book introduces you to landmark studies as well as the cutting-edge research that define this fascinating field.
First published in 1975, Shange's choreopoem has been read and performed because it truly revealed what it meant to be of color and female in the twentieth century. Here is the complete text, with stage directions of the dramatic prose poem that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world.
The text provides a more far-reaching approach than any other health communication text. Written by Athena du Pré, the book offers an excellent balance of theory and practice; research and pedagogy; coverage of patient/caregiver issues; and material on the current, historical, and philosophical backgrounds of communication in health care.
The Communist Manifesto was first published in London, by two young men in their late twenties, in 1848. Its impact reverberated across the globe and throughout the next century, and it has come to be recognised as one of the most important political texts ever written. Maintaining that the history of all societies is a history of class struggle, the manifesto proclaims that communism is the only route to equality, and is a call to action aimed at the proletariat.
This text examines the strategic choices in managing total compensation. The total compensation model introduced in chapter one serves as an integrating framework throughout the book. The authors discuss major compensation issues in the context of current theory, research, and real-business practices.
There is a reason the new edition of Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination has been called "the best NCLEX review book ever." Essentially, you'll find everything you need to review for the NCLEX exam under one cover - complete content review and over 4,200 NCLEX-style questions in the book and on the free companion CD!
In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society examines society from a conflict perspective, prompting students to ponder one of the central questions of sociology: Who benefits from the existing customs and social order, and who does not?
Judicial decisions are influenced by myriad political factors, from lawyers and interest groups, to the shifting sentiments of public opinion, to the ideological and behavioral inclinations of the justices. In Constitutional Law for a Changing America, the authors show how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine.
With an emphasis in providing the most current information available, including sustainability and green design, this third edition is fully equipped with content that reflects the 2004 Edition of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat and information that is based on the input of hundreds of today's top manufacturers and professional and trade organizations.
In the new ninth edition of Contemporary Management by Jones/George continues to provide students the most current and up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of business management. In this revision, the focus is on making Principles of Management relevant and interesting to today's students.
Contemporary Financial Management equips you with the knowledge and skills to enhance enterprise value, manage risk, and effectively manage cash flow. The text explores the international aspects of financial management, the ethical behavior of managers, the unique finance-related concerns of entrepreneurs, and the effects of the 2008-2009 recession.
Cornerstones for College Success is known for its' concrete and practical strategies that students can apply to all college classes, the world of work, and life in general, and addresses the "why" of learning and the power of positive change. Offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy.
A crucial question is, "Who are offenders and what shall we do with them?" This book deals with the process by which punishment originated as a private matter between an offending party and the victim but later came to be an official state function. Significant changes over time are examined, starting with 2000 B.C. and continuing through contemporary efforts to construct places of punishment and reform.
The text is the collaboration of the most popular criminal justice authors of the century. Featuring a balanced and modern presentation, this book not only looks at the basic structure of the court system and court process, but also covers the recent trends and controversial issues facing courts today.
In this engaging, reader-friendly text, you'll read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. Through contemporary examples, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, efforts to reform sentencing and reduce prison populations, and the impact of new technologies, this book highlights societal developments that pose new challenges for criminal justice professionals.
A flexible and cost-effective alternative to larger, overwhelming texts, Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Third Edition, covers all the fundamental issues faced by law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice, leaving detailed specifics and tangential topics to the discretion of instructors to cover in class.
In this engaging, reader-friendly book, you'll learn about new career opportunities in criminal justice and read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll also learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in the criminal justice system and explore the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice today--and shaping its future.
The text provides a field-based approach to the modern investigative principles and practices to succeed in criminal justice. The topics covered include D.N.A. science, terrorism, homeland security, the C.S.I. effect, cybercrime, federal law enforcement investigations, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography, identity theft, white-collar crime, and ethics.
This textbook guides criminal justice students in the struggle to find a satisfying balance between freedom and security. True to its origins, the thirteenth edition focuses on the crime picture in America and on the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections.
Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction prompts students to think critically about the causes of crime and the link between crime theories and policies. Real-life stories and up-to-date issues and examples bring to life both historical and modern criminological approaches.
This comprehensive text provides a broad overview of television criticism through the explanation of theoretical foundations, analyses of critical approaches, and sample critical essays, eliminating the need for multiple texts.
This ground-breaking book explains how deep-seated cultural mythologies shape contemporary global leaders and provides insights into navigating the dynamics and complexities in today's era of globalization. The authors use myths to uncover core characteristics and values from 20 different cultural contexts spanning all major regions of the world - the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and Asia and the Pacific Rim - that have evolved over generations and continue to shape global leadership models.
This is an updated and revised edition after fifteen years of one of the classic critiques of the modern bioethics movement. The new edition will show how the threats to the equality of human life and the potential for medical discrimination have accelerated since the publication of the first edition.
deal for any cultural anthropology course, this brief collection of ethnographic case studies exposes students to 15 different cultures. The groups selected are peoples whose traditional cultures are uniquely their own. Each has distinctive patterns and practices; each has faced the challenge of an encroaching world, with differing results.
Current Issues and Enduring Questions is an extensive resource for teaching argument, persuasive writing, and rigorous critical thinking. It addresses current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing. Its comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument includes Aristotelian, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views.
The text makes databases accessible without overwhelming students. Readers gain a solid foundation in database design and implementation as diagrams, illustrations, and tables clarify in-depth coverage of database design. Students learn how successful database implementation involves designing databases to fit within a larger strategic data environment.
Practical and inspiring, this best-selling book helps you learn to cope with encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
With Kathleen Stassen Berger's always contemporary, always compelling textbook, students learn to see how the basic ideas of developmental psychology apply to their own lives, the lives of those around them, and the lives of others of all life stages and in cultures all around the world.
With Kathleen Stassen Berger's always contemporary, always compelling textbook, students learn to see how the basic ideas of developmental psychology apply to their own lives, the lives of those around them, and the lives of others of all life stages and in cultures all around the world.
The strikingly original characterizations and sharply drawn scenes that came to be known posthumously as Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War) are among Francisco Goya's most powerful works and one of the masterpieces of Western civilization.
This text allows instructors to cover the entire lifespan without having to sacrifice content throughout their course. Students will get a better sense of the entire process of development and understand how the domains of development work together. Discovering the Life Span is a meaningful learning experience that prepares readers to apply content to their personal and future professional lives.
Discovering the Life Span provides a broad overview of the entire range of the human life, from the moment of conception through death. Utilizing a flexible, modular organization, author Robert Feldman covers the life span chronologically and focuses on physical, cognitive, and social and personality development within each stage of life.
The text is modeled after the eight DNP Essentials as outlined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Each section discusses the materials relevant to an element of the Essentials document and advises on the steps necessary to fulfill the requirements of the degree.
A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories and reflects a culture that has no counting system, concept of war, or personal property, and lives entirely in the present.
Demystifying DSM-5 criteria without sacrificing accuracy, the book includes ICD-10-CM codes for each disorder. More than 130 detailed case vignettes illustrate typical patient presentations; down-to-earth discussions of each case demonstrate how to arrive at the diagnosis and rule out other likely possibilities.
Marshak gives students the tools they need for an enriching hands-on geology experience, in and out of class. The Sixth Edition includes an expanded suite of interactive simulations, narrative art videos, real-world videos, and animations built on the vibrant art from the text.
The Fourth Edition is packed with updates and features such as beautiful and innovative narrative figures, stimulating inquiry-based pedagogy, a tightened core narrative, hundreds of new photographs, and coverage of hot topics, like the March 2011 earthquake/tsunami that devastated Japan, the rare element crisis, the shifting price of oil, and the recent tornado outbreaks.
Educational Research examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies. Direct guidance on reading research is offered throughout the text, and features provide opportunities for practice.
Educational Research offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. The text first examines the steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies.
Sharing her experiences of living in both China and the United States, the author describes how life events have influenced and impacted her social values, attitudes, behaviors, and further discusses how she continues to be resocialized by both American and Chinese societies.
Student-friendly and clear, this social work text provides you with the tools you need to understand essential research methods content. Illustrations and examples throughout show you how you can apply research to practice.
This text is known for its student-friendly narrative style, integration of real stories and case studies, and presentation of the latest science and research. The 6th edition features new opportunities to help students see connections between integrated case studies and the science in each chapter, and highlights sustainable solutions that have successfully helped address environmental problems.
This best-selling brief text shows students how to analyze all kinds of argument - not just essays and editorials, but clothes, cars, ads, and even Web sight designs - and then how to use what they learn to write effective arguments.
Streamlined and current, Everything's an Argument helps students understand and analyze the arguments around them and raise their own unique voices in response. Lucid explanations cover the classical rhetoric of the ancient Greeks through the multi-modal rhetoric of today, with professional and student models of every type.
If you are new to programming with Microsoft Excel VBA and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the "for the absolute beginner" series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation.
Excursions in Modern Mathematics, Seventh Edition, shows readers that math is a lively, interesting, useful, and surprisingly rich subject. With a new chapter on financial math and an improved supplements package, this book helps students appreciate that math is more than just a set of classroom theories: math can enrich the life of any one who appreciates and knows how to use it.
In The Expanding Circle, Peter Singer argues that altruism began as a genetically based drive to protect one's kin and community members but has developed into a consciously chosen ethic with an expanding circle of moral concern. Drawing on philosophy and evolutionary psychology, he demonstrates that human ethics cannot be explained by biology alone. Rather, it is our capacity for reasoning that makes moral progress possible. In a new afterword, Singer takes stock of his argument in light of recent research on the evolution of morality.
Experience History emphasizes that history is not just a collection of proven facts, but is "created" from the detective work of historians examining evidence from the past. Providing the interactive environment that only an integrated solution can provide, Experience History gives students the opportunity to examine primary sources and explore specific periods and events.
Informed by student data, Experience Psychology helps students understand and appreciate psychology as an integrated whole. The personalized, adaptive learning program helps students see psychology in the world around them and experience it in everyday life.
Exploraciones Curso Intermedio is an engaging and accessible solution for your intermediate Spanish course that accommodates the diverse needs and motivations of today's learners at a value-based price. It is a student- and instructor-friendly program that supports today's contemporary students while building proficiency in all the language skills through communicative and contextualized activities.
With Exploring Medical Language, 10th Edition, you can now master medical terms on your terms! At the heart of this one-of-a-kind learning package is an innovative text, which enables you to gradually acquire an understanding of medical terminology by first learning word parts and then learning how to combine the parts into full medical terms that make sense.
Troy Maxson is a strong man, a hard man. He has had to be to survive. He has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black is to face pressures that could crush a man, body and soul. This is a modern classic, a book that deals with the impossibly difficult themes of race in America, set during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s.
Widely acknowledged as the “bible” of video and film production, and used in courses around the world, The Filmmaker’s Handbook is now updated with the latest advances in HD and digital formats. For students and teachers, professionals and novices, this indispensable handbook covers all aspects of movie making.
The authors have brought together best practices like: highlighting Common Mistakes; offering frequent Let’s Review exercises; integrating the course with a running Continuing Problem; demonstrating the relevance of the course with real-world companies and decision analysis; and communicating it all in a student-friendly conversational writing style.
In the 4th Edition, the authors have brought together best practices like: highlighting common mistakes, integrating the course with a running continuing problem, offering frequent let’s review exercises, demonstrating the relevance of the course with real-world companies, and decision analysis.
Fundamental Managerial Accounting Concepts 9e, by Edmonds/Edmonds/Tsay/Olds focuses on the development of decision-making skills and helping students truly understand the underlying principles of accounting, not just memorize content.
Gain an overview of the core principles of IS and how it is practiced today. The text addresses analytics; big data; business intelligence; cloud computing; cybercrime and information system security; e-commerce; enterprise systems; ethical, legal, and social issues of information systems; mobile computing solutions; and systems acquisition and development.
Ronald J. Comer clearly integrates theoretical models, research findings, clinical experiences, therapies and controversies within the context of social and cultural influences in this study of abnormal psychology.
Provides current case studies that reflect the ways professional forensic scientists work. The book includes the binding principles of forensic science, including the relationships between people, places, and things as demonstrated by transferred evidence, the context, and the meaningfulness of the physical evidence discovered, along with its value in the justice system.
Professional sports today have truly become a global force, a common language that anyone, regardless of their nationality, can understand. Yet sports also remain distinctly local, with regional teams and the fiercely loyal local fans that follow them. This book examines the twenty-first-century phenomenon of global sports, in which professional teams and their players have become agents of globalization while at the same time fostering deep-seated and antagonistic local allegiances and spawning new forms of cultural conflict and prejudice.
Written specifically for students, this ethnography provides an engaging, real-life account of the transition from a traditional to a modern culture. It uses vibrant personal stories and ethnographic examples to connect developments among the Gebusi of Papua New Guinea to key topics in cultural anthropology, including comparative features of subsistence, kinship, politics, religion, gender, ethnicity, nationalism, and modern development.
This text is a lively introduction to the sociology of gender. Probing questions frame readable chapters that are packed with the most up-to-date scholarship available--in language students will understand. The authors use memorable examples mined from pop culture, history, psychology, biology, and everyday life to truly engage students in the study of gender and spark interest in sociological perspectives.
General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry strengthens the evidenced strategy of integrating general, organic, and biological chemistry for a focused introduction to the fundamental connections between chemistry and life. The streamlined approach offers readers a clear path through the content over a single semester.
The text gives students a focused introduction to the fundamental and relevant connections between chemistry and life. Emphasizing the development of problem-solving skills with distinct Inquiry Questions and Activities, this text empowers students to solve problems in different and applied contexts relating to health and biochemistry.
Realistic and relevant, this counseling book provides you with the fundamental skills and information you need to coordinate and provide services to a variety of populations. Case studies, interviews with human service case managers nationwide, and opportunities to apply what you learn to real-life issues are just a few of the tools that will help you become an effective advocate for your client.
Give Me Liberty! is the #1 book in the U.S. history survey course because it works in the classroom. A single-author text by a leader in the field, Give Me Liberty! delivers an authoritative, accessible, concise, and integrated American history.
Introduction to Global Politics, Brief Third Edition, brings together an expert team of international scholars to provide students with a current, engaging, and non U.S. perspective on global politics. It shows students how to analyze global political events using theoretical approaches both mainstream and alternative and emphasizes non state actors more than other textbooks.
This popular and thought-provoking reader collects interesting and insightful articles that explore the process of globalization and how it shapes societies and groups. The articles, which reflect a wide variety of concerns and perspectives, are drawn from both scholarly and popular sources.
This clear and engaging text explains the basic psychological concepts of group dynamics, with a focus on their application to teams in the workplace. Grounded in psychology research, but with a very practical focus on organizational behavior issues, this text helps readers understand and participate in teams more effectively in day-to-day work.
The Fourth Edition explains the basic psychological concepts of group dynamics with a focus on their application with teams in the workplace. Grounded in psychology research but with a very practical focus on organizational behavior issues, this fully updated Fourth Edition helps readers understand and participate in teams more effectively in their day-to-day work.
The St. Martin's Guide to Teaching Writing brings together in one resource classroom-tested practical advice, the best new thinking in composition theory, and an up-to-date anthology of scholarly essays. The updated seventh edition includes new coverage of constructing successful assignments using visual, oral, and electronic texts; teaching multilingual writers; and using technology in the writing classroom.
Guidelines, third edition, is an advanced reading and writing text designed specifically to strengthen students' academic writing. Guidelines is a classic reading/writing text that teaches academic essay and research writing. The book contains stimulating cross-cultural readings that provide source materials for critical thinking and writing. The book concludes with a hundred-page handbook containing information on how to document sources and ways to draft, review, revise, and edit.
Through stories, the authors help us see that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women's potential. Throughout much of the world, the greatest unexploited economic resource is the female half of the population. Countries such as China have prospered precisely because they emancipated women and brought them into the formal economy. Unleashing that process globally is not only the right thing to do; it's also the best strategy for fighting poverty.
The Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga is a comprehensive guide that gets to the true healing heart of yoga and its latest research, through the techniques that authors Marlynn Wei and James Groves have used to great success with their clients.
Head’s Broadcasting in America distinguishes itself by presenting electronic media both as products of contemporary social forces and as social forces in their own right. This text will introduce you to the exciting changes taking place in electronic media. It will help you examine the emerging information infrastructure and the accelerating convergence of various electronic media forms.
Health Informatics: Practical Guide focuses on the application of information technology in healthcare to improve individual and population health, education and research. The goal of the seventh edition is to stimulate and educate healthcare and IT professionals and students about the key topics in this rapidly changing field.
Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) in healthcare to improve individual and population health, education and research. The goal of the textbook is to stimulate and educate healthcare and IT professionals and students about the key topics in this rapidly changing field.
HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition provides a complete, all-in-one review of the information you need to know. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this study guide reviews content by concepts and clinical areas. Along the way, valuable tips from HESI help you apply principles of clinical decision-making and critical thinking.
Each carefully paced chapter guides students in advancing from mastering A&P terminology to applying knowledge in clinical scenarios, to practicing the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required for entry to nursing, allied health, and exercise science programs.
Human Sexuality Today, 8/e, is an appealing, readable, and humanistic guide to human sexuality, with a sound balance between facts and understanding. Through the authors’ conversational writing style, readers will gain insight into human sexuality, helping them feel comfortable about themselves and their own sexuality.
The book provides a balanced, three-pronged approach: a clear concise understanding of human relations/ organizational behavior concepts; the application of HR/OB concepts for critical thinking in the business world; the development of HR/OB skills.
The text provides a balanced, three-pronged approach: 1) A clear concise understanding of human relations/organizational behavior concepts; 2) The application of human relations/organizational behavior concepts for critical thinking in the business world; and 3) The development of human relations/organizational behavior skills.
The text has established itself as a thorough and authoritative survey of human prehistory and the development of civilizations. Written by an international team of acknowledged experts, it presents a streamlined overview through a series of chapters focusing on individual regions and time periods.
This books offers an extensive coverage of the human anatomy and physiology covering the skin, body parts, skeleton, joints, muscles, tissues, nervous system, senses, the endocrine system, hormones, blood, the heart, cardiovascular system and lymph nodes.
The text combines solid theory, real-world examples, and cutting-edge research to deliver the latest coverage of small group communication. Following the central unifying theme of cooperation, the book uses the communication competence model to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes.
This survey, spanning 4000 years, traces the rich visual expression of one of the world's most ancient cultures through the varied arts of India. From the beginnings in the Indus valley, through the masterpieces of Buddhist and Hindu art, to the coming of Islam and the eclectic culture of the Mughal court, the country's artistic history is explored.
The second volume of the best-selling series developed by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series' volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture.
Integrated Science, Sixth Edition is an introduction to the fundamental behavior of matter and energy in living and nonliving systems. The authors provide even, well-integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology. The text’s pedagogy reveals how the science disciplines are interrelated and integrated throughout the text.
Internet Infrastructure: Networking, Web Services, and Cloud Computing provides a comprehensive introduction to networks and the Internet from several perspectives: the underlying media, the protocols, the hardware, the servers, and their uses.
With its unique blend of compelling topics and rich pedagogy, the thirteenth edition of Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication offers a perfect balance of theory and application to help students understand and improve their own relationships. Interplay's inviting visual format and rich pedagogy continue to make this text the market leader in Interpersonal Communication.
Intro Stats teaches readers how to think statistically, show proper application of techniques, and tell others what they have learned. What Can Go Wrong? sections in each chapter give students the tools to detect statistical errors and debunk misuses of statistics, whether intentional or not.
The Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to interdisciplinary studies with an approach that is succinct, conceptual, and practical. Completely updated to reflect advances in the literature on research, learning, and assessment, the book describes the role of both disciplines and interdisciplinary within the academy, and how these have evolved.
Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive first-hand experience in all areas of policing, this book is an essential read for you or anyone you know who is considering a career in law enforcement.
An Introduction to U.S. Popular Culture: People, Politics, and Power" introduces and explores the history and contemporary analysis of popular culture in the United States. In situating popular culture as lived experience through the activities, objects, and distractions of everyday life, the authors work to broaden the understanding of culture beyond a focus solely on media texts, taking an interdisciplinary approach to analyze American culture, its rituals, beliefs, and the objects that shape its existence.
Designed to support an introductory programming course, Introduction to Java Programming and Data Structures teaches you concepts of problem-solving and object-orientated programming using a fundamentals-first approach.
PART I From Builders of Civilization to Freedom Fighters Against Colonialism & Racism. PART II Philosophy, Spirituality, Psychology and Artistic Expression. PART III Exploring Black Sociology, Gender and Prison. PART IV Identity, Image, and Resistance: Lingering effects of Colonialism, Imperialism and Racism.
Extensively revised, updated, and expanded since its first publication, this authoritative survey of the arts of Japan from the prehistoric period to the present brings together the results of the most recent research on the subject.
The uniqueness of Japanese culture rests on the fact that, throughout its history, Japan has continually taken, adapted, and transformed diverse influences from Korea, China, the South Seas, Europe, and the Americas into distinct traditions of its own. This authoritative survey of the arts of Japan brings together the results of the most recent research on the subject.
Daniel Liang teaches concepts of problem-solving and object-oriented programming using a fundamentals-first approach. Beginning programmers learn critical problem-solving techniques then move on to grasp the key concepts of object-oriented, GUI programming, advanced GUI and Web programming using Java.
This book examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy and philosophical issues.
Juvenile Justice in America provides an in-depth look at the lives of juveniles, their experiences in society, and the consequences of those experiences. The text carefully examines the structures, procedures, policies, and problems of American juvenile justice agencies.
Now with an all-new chapter on Followership! Adopted at more than 1600 institutions in 89 countries and translated into 13 different languages, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and special emphasis on how leadership theory can inform leadership practice. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent structure for each chapter, allowing students to easily compare and contrast the various theories.
This market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent format for each chapter, allowing students to compare the various theories.
The best-selling leadership and management text available for nursing education programs, Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Application, combines evidence-based content and a proven experiential approach to prepare students for success as they advance to join the professional nursing workforce.
Comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS combines a classic black letter law approach with an interesting and accessible reader-friendly format. The cases, content, and features of the exciting new Tenth Edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in the business law environment.
The text provides a panoramic view of the many influences that shape human development. The narrative guides the reader through immersive video cases and real-world examples to illustrate how the places, sociocultural environments, and ways in which we are raised influence who we become and how we grow and change throughout our lives.
Linux with Operating System Concepts merges conceptual operating system (OS) and Unix/Linux topics into one cohesive textbook for undergraduate students. The book can be used for a one- or two-semester course on Linux or Unix. It is complete with review sections, problems, definitions, concepts, and relevant introductory material, such as binary and Boolean logic, OS kernels, and the role of the CPU and memory hierarchy.
This handbook offers the kind of succinct advice students need about grammar, punctuation, documentation, and the writing process. It covers the kinds of writing they are most often assigned―reports, analyses, narratives, and more. The second edition includes unique help for students whose primary language is not English.
A Brief Introduction 3/e presents a highly readable and stimulating concise survey of the modern religious world though an emphasis on the personal consciousness of believers and their own accounts of their religion and relevance in contemporary life.
Living Religions is a sympathetic approach to what is living and significant in the world's major religious traditions and in various new movements that are arising. This book provides a clear and straightforward account of the development, doctrines, and practices of the major faiths followed today.
Bored with his routine posting in Beijing, and awkward with women, Rene Gallimard, a French diplomat, is easy prey for the subtle delicate charms of Song Liling, a Chinese opera star who personifies Galliamard's fantasy vision of submissive, exotic oriental sexuality.
The 19th Edition builds upon the tradition of leadership by helping the beginning student: master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting interest in economics and the economy.
The text offers students an affordable alternative to comparative manuals. Presenting modern instrumentation techniques across various scales and an expanded look at Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy (including 2D NMR), it is universally suited as a supplement to any organic chemistry manual and lab curriculum.
The text provides process costing; activity-based costing; cost-volume-profit; inventory; balanced scorecard; overhead application and analysis; budgeting; financial statement analysis; decentralization and segment reporting.
This reader-friendly text shows students how marketing concepts are implemented, and what they really mean in the marketplace. Fully integrated with MyMarketingLab, the Eighth Edition features a completely reorganized Table of Contents and chapter pedagogy divided in a four-part structure that emphasizes the value proposition and the process of creating and delivering value.
In the 4th edition of M: Marketing, the authors present a concise, impactful, and easy to read approach to principles of marketing. The text delivers value through the engaging style and online assignment and assessment options. With monthly updates provided in a newsletter and the dynamic video program, the instructor support provided will bring marketing to life in any class setting.
The text is the most concise, impactful approach to principles of marketing on the market, with tightly integrated topics that explore both marketing fundamentals and new influences, all in an engaging format that allows for easy classroom and assignment management.
Mathematical Statistics with Applications presents a solid foundation in statistical theory while conveying the relevance and importance of the theory in solving practical problems in the real world. The authors' use of practical applications and excellent exercises helps you discover the nature of statistics and understand its essential role in scientific research.
The 10th Edition makes readers motivated to learn mathematics. The textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a true understanding of central concepts using solid mathematical content in an accessible and appealing format. The 10th Edition features the Common Core Standards to accompany the NCTM standards that are integrated throughout the text.
The Ninth Edition focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a true understanding of central concepts using solid mathematical content in an accessible and appealing format. The components in this complete learning program—from the textbook, to the eManipulative activities, to the online problem-solving tools and the resource-rich website—work in harmony to help achieve this goal.
With The McGraw-Hill Guide, students will take a goals-oriented approach to their writing assignments using proven techniques related to student success. They’ll set goals for their writing, use effective composing strategies to achieve those goals, and assess their progress towards achieving them.
Construction managers must understand all aspects of a wide range of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Construction Managers provides an overview of these systems aimed at general contractors, construction managers, supervisors, and those desiring to enter the construction industry.
Media Literacy teaches readers how to navigate through the overwhelming flood of information found in today’s media-saturated world. Drawing from thousands of media research studies, author W. James Potter explores the key components to understanding the fascinating world of mass media.
Medical-surgical nursing in Canada explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, evidence-informed practice, and patient safety.
The bestselling Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition provides a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to nursing care. It covers patient care in various clinical settings by employing a unique levels of care approach, discussing nursing implementation at multiple levels.
The Sixth Edition of Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow explores the ethical demands of leadership and the dark side of leadership. Author Craig E. Johnson takes a multidisciplinary approach to leadership ethics, drawing from many fields of research to help readers make moral decisions, lead in a moral manner, and create an ethical culture.
This text identifies the ethical demands of leadership and equips the reader to meet the challenges. The author draws upon several fields of study: leadership, philosophy, communication, organizational and group behavior and political science.
McConnell, Brue, and Flynn' s Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies is the #1 Principles of Economics textbook in the world. It continues to be innovative while teaching students in a clear, unbiased way.
This Fourth Edition continues its tradition of presenting works in the historical context in which they were written. This fresh approach includes writers from the British Isles, underrepresented female authors, “Perspectives” sectionsthatshed light on the period as a whole and link with immediately surrounding works to help illuminate a theme, “And Its Time” clusters that illuminate a specific cultural moment or a debate to which an author is responding, and “Responses” in which later authors respond to one or more texts from earlier works.
Written in a lively and conversational manner, this text focuses on important key themes and teaches students to write with power. Mindful Writing aims to grow a student's rhetorical repertoire and motivate them to develop mindful approaches to writing tasks in any setting.
What is anthropology?. Culture -- Ethics and methods -- Language and communication -- Making a living -- Political systems -- Families, kinship, and marriage -- Gender -- Religion -- The world system and colonialism -- Ethnicity and race -- Applying anthropology -- Global issues today.
This expanded, up-to-date edition of Modern Recording Techniques can help guide you through the process of creating, understanding and mastering the professional and project studio. The tips, tricks, and tools in this best-selling book will enable you to record music in new and innovative ways that'll help you express your talents to their fullest potential.
This classroom-tested casebook provides a thorough and accessible examination of the overarching policy themes and principles behind remedies law. Students are given the information they need to participate in classroom discussions that will broaden their understanding.
Within Native Nations: The Survival of Fourth World Peoples (2nd edition), Dr. Sharlotte Neely (Professor of Anthropology and Director, Native American Studies, Northern Kentucky University) has put together an impressive examination pertaining to the survival strategies employed by Indigenous Peoples, within the world's most advanced nations, in order to discern how Native Peoples have maintained their traditional culture, language, sacred lands, and identity.
Within Native Nations: The Survival of Fourth World Peoples, Dr. Sharlotte Neely (Professor of Anthropology and Director, Native American Studies, Northern Kentucky University) has put together an impressive examination pertaining to the survival strategies employed by Indigenous peoples, within the world’s most advanced nations, in order to discern how Native peoples have maintained their traditional culture, language, sacred lands, and identity.
Beginning with a discussion of the geography of North America, this text delves into the history of research, basic prehistory, the European invasion, and the impact of Europeans on Native cultures. A final chapter covers contemporary Native Americans, including issues of religion, health, and politics.
The Tenth Edition focuses on explaining how the normal processes of Earth concentrate their energies and deal heavy blows to humans and their structures. This text explains why natural disasters occur by interweaving the themes of Energy sources, Plate tectonics, climate change, Earth Processes, geologic time, the complexities of multiple variables operating simultaneously throughout the text.
Natural Disasters, 9th edition, places more emphasis on processes and less on case histories. Significant events added include the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami; the record-setting 2011 U.S. tornado year; and the felony conviction of seven Italian scientists for not giving better prediction of the L'Aquila earthquake.
The most comprehensive of its kind, Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 8th Edition provides an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. Each chapter features a clear, consistent presentation of a key nursing philosophy or theory.
More conversational than a pure-science text, this book explores the essentials of nutrition--including how the body breaks down and uses food, food safety, sports nutrition and special nutritional needs throughout the human life cycle--and asks you to weigh in on relevant debates, such as world hunger, chronic diseases, dietary guidelines and eating patterns.
Renowned for its student-friendly writing style and fresh perspective, Organic Chemistry with Biological Applications provides full coverage of the foundations of organic chemistry--enhanced by biological examples throughout.
M: Organizational Behavior provides the essential OB knowledge to students in an accessible, student focused presentation. This text builds on the strengths of the main textbook, including a strong literature foundation, excellent readability, meaningful exhibits, global representation of examples, and presentation of both core and emerging topics.
Using the metaphor of creativity (getting what you want) and constraint (following established rules), this student-friendly textbook offers students opportunities to practice the theories and concepts they learn--including in this edition all new coverage of identity and difference in the workplace as well as social media, blogging, smartphone use, and other technological topics.
Organizational Communication: A Lifespan Approach is a student-focused introduction to the field. Full of real-world stories, helpful and unique illustrations, and constant application of theory, this text engages students and shows them how to apply concepts, theories, and perspectives in every chapter.
With the growing influence of the external environment on internal operations, organizations need to be able to adapt and change. Managers at all levels must diagnose organizational issues, develop a compelling vision, engage others in this collective journey, and bring change to fruition. This book helps leaders, managers, and students do just that.
M: Organizational Behavior, 3e provides the essential OB knowledge to students in an accessible, student focused presentation. This text builds on the strengths of the main textbook, including a strong literature foundation, excellent readability, meaningful exhibits, global representation of examples, and presentation of both core and emerging topics.
In Othello, Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death. Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and cultural background.
Clare Kendry is living on the edge. Light-skinned, elegant, and ambitious, she is married to a racist white man unaware of her African American heritage, and has severed all ties to her past after deciding to “pass” as a white woman. Clare’s childhood friend, Irene Redfield, just as light-skinned, has chosen to remain within the African American community, and is simultaneously allured and repelled by Clare’s risky decision to engage in racial masquerade for personal and societal gain.
Now in its sixth edition, Persuasion: Social Influence and Compliance Gaining continues to boast an accessible voice and vibrant aesthetic that appeals to undergraduate students of communication, psychology, advertising, and marketing. In addition to presenting established theories and models, this text encourages students to develop and apply general conclusions about persuasion in real-world settings.
This guide is indispensable for beginning to intermediate level Web designers who want to replace their static sites with something dynamic. In this edition, the bulk of the new material covers the latest features and techniques with PHP and MySQL. Also new to this edition are chapters introducing jQuery and object-oriented programming techniques.
The 9th edition of Cutnell and Johnson's algebra-based physics textbook. Over 250,000 students have used the book as the equipment they need to build their problem-solving confidence, push their limits, and be successful.
The thoughtfully revised seventh edition makes it even easier for students to effectively and independently address their writing and research challenges. With 325 documentation models in four styles and coverage of drafting thesis statements, writing correctly and effectively, finding and evaluating sources, and writing research papers, A Pocket Style Manual supports writers across the disciplines.
Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today’s changing health care environment. 145 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market.
Popular Culture: An Introductory Text provides the means for a new examination of the different faces of the American character in both its historical and contemporary identities. The text is highlighted by a series of extensive introductions to various categories of popular culture and by essays that demonstrate how the methods discussed in the introductions can be applied.
Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, Sixth Edition, focuses on problem solving and mathematical modeling to provide a solid foundation in the principles of mathematical thinking. The authors explain critical concepts simply and clearly and integrate a significant amount of graphing calculator material to help students develop insight into mathematical ideas.
Managers and professionals across the globe have embraced Primal Leadership, affirming the importance of emotionally intelligent leadership. Its influence has also reached well beyond the business world: the book and its ideas are now used routinely in universities, business and medical schools, and professional training programs, and by a growing legion of professional coaches.
Mateer and Coppock brought their innovative teaching experiences to this blockbuster text. They put economics into context by making it relatable through carefully crafted real-world examples, a problem-solving pedagogy that emphasizes economic decision-making, and a voice that speaks directly to students.
An innovative instructor uses his tested insights and successful teaching practices to create a truly student-centered approach: real-world examples, pedagogy developed in his own classrooms, and problem solving tools that resonate with today’s students.
The author's conversational writing style is superb for presenting the politics and science of economic theories to tomorrow's decision-makers. The book stands out among all other principles texts by intriguing students to apply an economic way of thinking in their daily lives.
The 12th edtion of Psychology Applied to Work presents the story of I/O psychology as told through the most recent research, summarized in a focused and easy-to-comprehend manner. Five special features appearing throughout the book highlight the impact of I/O psychology on key contemporary issues and are designed to enhance student engagement in the field.
It’s a format favored by a wide range of students and instructors, one that’s supported by substantial research showing that students working with shorter reading assignments develop a deeper understanding of the material.
The Psychology of Exercise weaves together theory, research, application, and interventions to provide readers with a solid foundation in exercise psychology. In this comprehensive, accessible, book, the authors apply prominent theories and models to actual situations encountered professionally. Compelling graphs, models, other visuals, and effective pedagogical aids further enhance the material.
With its engaging writing style and comprehensive coverage of key research, Psychology, 4/e, awakens students’ curiosity and energizes their desire to learn more. This title draws learners into an interactive experience of psychology. The authors establish clear learning objectives tied to the most recent APA recommended undergraduate learning guidelines.
David Myers' bestselling Psychology has reached a wider audience of students and instructors with each new edition. Myers and his team lead the field in being attuned to psychology's research and the needs of the instructors and students in the course today.
With millions of copies sold, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and justice administration, and other disciplines in which effective communication with words and data is fundamental.
Master the skills of QuickBooks Online Plus (QBO) at your own pace with the unique self-directed learning approach. This edition focuses exclusively on QBO, allowing you to refine your skills while reviewing your understanding of financial accounting, reporting and analysis tools. You learn how accounting information is both created and used to make key decisions.
In the United States, those who become involved or interact with the criminal justice system often experience the system differently based on their race, class, and/or gender. To better understand this problem, the textbook examines race, class, and gender from a historical perspective to help the reader make the connection between the terms historical connotations and how they are used today.
This handy volume explains how to read and write about literature. The fourth edition includes completely updated guidelines on finding, integrating, and citing sources, as well as Active Reading questions for each literary genre, and an expanded Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms.
Marketing: Real People, Real Choices is the only text to introduce marketing from the perspective of real people who make real marketing decisions at leading companies everyday. This reader-friendly text conveys timely and relevant material in a dynamic presentation, highlighting how marketing concepts are implemented, and what they mean in the marketplace.
"Why do I think the way I do?" Answer this question and others as ReMix empowers you to write, design, and construct the world around you in order to become a more successful writer in college and beyond.
Originating in approximately 380 BC, Republic is a Socratic dialogue written by famed Greek philosopher Plato. Often referred to as Plato’s masterwork, Republic’s central goal is to define the ideal state. By conceptualizing this model state, Greeks believed it would lead states formed with its principles in mind to function the most efficiently and fairly, striving toward justice and the greater good of society.
Drawing on examples from popular media and journals, author Beth Morling inspires a love of her subject by emphasizing its relevance. Yes, students learn how to design research studies but they also see the value of evaluating research claims they encounter in daily life.
Helps students understand and appreciate psychology as a science and as an integrated whole. Informed by student data, the title includes a program that extends these themes and enhances their pedagogical value by guiding students toward topics they find the most challenging and then offering new learning resources to help students master them.
The text illustrates the relevance of sociology to daily life through the use of images and photos. The engaging "What Does a Sociologist See?" feature demonstrates how sociological concepts apply to the everyday world. The test includes such contemporary topics as globalization's connection to technology and gay rights, the anti-aging industry, and The Affordable Care Act, and many others.
The 2nd Edition of Seeing Sociology: An Introduction illustrates the relevance of sociology to daily life through the use of everyday images and photos. Engaging “SocScenes” allow you to visually apply sociological concepts as you learn about them.
Sensation and Perception is a cutting-edge, easy-to-understand account of the modern sensation and perception field presented from both a cognitive and neurocognitive perspective. The book’s rich examples and applications to everyday life emphasize such high-interest topics as music, clinical applications, neuropsychology, and animal perception systems.
The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway presents many of Hemingway’s most famous classics alongside rare and unpublished material: Hemingway’s early drafts and correspondence, his dazzling out-of-print essay on the art of the short story, and two marvelous examples of his earliest work--his first published story, “The Judgment of Manitou,” which Hemingway wrote when still a high school student, and a never-before-published story, written when the author was recovering from a war injury in Milan after WWI.
This volume helps students get beyond merely compiling dates and facts; it teaches them how to incorporate their own ideas into their papers and to tell a story about history that interests them and their peers. It covers brief essays and the documented resource paper, the text explores the writing and researching processes, different modes of historical writing (including argument), and offers guidelines for improving style as well as documenting sources.
Signs of Life in the USA teaches students to read and write critically about popular culture by giving them a conceptual framework to do it: semiotics, a field of critical theory developed specifically for the interpretation of culture and its signs.
Major revision of this classic reference is reorganized and updated to reflect the latest practices in the design of structures. Covering both the LRFD and ASD methods for structural design, Simplified Engineering is the go-to book for those working on the design of steel, wood, concrete and masonry building structures.
Written by four active researchers who represent the breadth and depth of the field, this text encourages students to become scientific thinkers, apply what they learn, and have fun in the hottest field in psychology. Social Psychology delivers both the inspiration and the confidence students need to understand the importance and relevance of social psychology.
Social Psychology, Fourth Edition, encourages students to become critical thinkers about the research, theories, and applications of social psychology. The new formative, adaptive learning tool, InQuizitive, keeps students learning and interacting with content in a variety of ways to improve student comprehension.
In a changing world, it is now more vital than ever to understand how the beliefs, traditions, and experiences of individuals in other countries affect us all. The author masterfully weaves together and applies sociological concepts and theories to important issues to help you see your own country and others in the way sociologists do.
Sociology: A Global Perspective, Enhanced Seventh Edition, introduces you to the concepts and theories of sociology, demonstrates how they can be used to think about the most significant and pressing global issues of our day, and uses powerful visual images to illustrate their impact on individuals, local communities, and society.
Sociology: A Global Perspective, Eighth Edition, uses sociological concepts and theories to analyze the most compelling and significant issues of our day. Issues covered include the proposed and existing border fences between Mexico and the United States, the disparities between the world's richest and poorest countries, the century-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and the planet's dependence on fossil fuels.
Backgrounds" begins with the appendix Faulkner wrote in 1945 and sometimes referred to as another telling of The Sound and the Fury and includes a selection of Faulkner's letters, excerpts from two Faulkner interviews, a memoir by Faulknerís friend Ben Wasson, and both versions of Faulkner's 1933 introduction to the novel. "Cultural and Historical Contexts" presents four different perspectives on the place of the American South in history.
Starry Night is a realistic and user-friendly planetarium simulation program designed to allow students in urban areas to perform observational activities on a computer screen. Our unique, accompanying workbook offers observation assignments that guide students' virtual explorations and help them apply what they've learned from their text reading assignments.
Encourages statistical thinking using technology, innovative methods, and a sense of humor. Inspired by the 2016 GAISE Report revision, the text uses innovative strategies to help students think critically about data.
A comedy drama for a 3 man, 3 woman cast. After Callie meets Sara, the two unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate.
An updated version of the StrengthsFinder program developed by Gallup experts to help readers discover their distinct talents and strengths and how they can be translated into personal and career successes.
The text prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic "point and click" skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success.
This book prepares students to be supervisors in a challenging modern workplace. It is based on the premise that organizational variables including diversity in the workforce, computer and communication technology, and the design of organization structures are constantly changing.
Supervision: Concepts and Skill-Building 8e prepares students to be supervisors in a challenging modern workplace. It is based on the premise that organizational variables including diversity in the workforce, computer and communication technology, and the design of organization structures are constantly changing.
Supervision: Concepts and Skill-Building prepares students to be supervisors in a challenging modern workplace. It is based on the premise that organizational variables including diversity in the workforce, computer and communication technology, and the design of organization structures are constantly changing.
Offer your students a practical, streamlined, and updated approach to information systems development with Tilley/Rosenblatt’s Systems Analysis and Design, 11E. Expanded coverage of emerging technologies, such as agile methods, cloud computing, and mobile applications, complements this book’s traditional approaches to systems analysis and design.
Taller de escritores guides advanced Spanish learners through an array of composition formats, supporting students throughout the writing process. Lessons feature advanced-Level readings, grammar and vocabulary to help students refine usage, and workshops that promote creative, engaging writing!
Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, uses his skill at controlling natural forces to cause the shipwreck of his old opponents, forcing them to seek refuge on the island where he and his daughter Miranda have been living in exile, and setting the stage for Miranda to fall in love with Ferdinand, the prince of Naples.
An elegant portrait of desire and betrayal in Old New York. In the highest circle of New York social life during the 1870's, Newland Archer, a young lawyer, prepares to marry the docile May Welland. Before their engagement is announced, he meets May's cousin, the mysterious, nonconformist Countess Ellen Olenska, who has returned to New York after a long absence.
Written for college students, provides guidance on writing essays, memoirs, letters, profiles, reports, commentaries, proposals, and reviews. Also provides updated MLA and APA guidelines for citations.
This book identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing. It shows students how to frame their arguments as a response to what others have said and provides templates to help them start making the moves. The fourth edition features many NEW examples from academic writing, a NEW chapter on Entering Online Discussions, and a thoroughly updated chapter on Writing in the Social Sciences.
Think World Religions is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work. An engaging visual design developed through extensive student feedback will appeal to your students and deliver the core concepts of World Religions in a way that they can actually understand.
Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History provides a streamlined account of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history. With an engaging narrative, strong thematic approach, visual appeal, and solid pedagogy, it offers enhanced flexibility and affordability without sacrificing the features that have made the complete text a favorite among instructors and students alike.
"A readable and evenhanded treatment of the complexities of free trade . . . As Rivoli repeatedly makes clear, there is absolutely nothing free about free trade except the slogan." San Francisco Chronicle
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy is a critically-acclaimed narrative that illuminates the globalization debates and reveals the key factors to success in global business. Tracing a T-shirt's life story from a Texas cotton field to a Chinese factory and back to a U.S. storefront before arriving at the used clothing market in Africa, the book uncovers the political and economic forces at work in the global economy.
Bestselling author and podcast guru Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, action-packed profiles, he shares their secrets for success, happiness, meaning, and more. No matter the challenge or opportunity, something in these pages can help.
Around the void left by the murder of Medgar Evers in 1963, the poems in this collection speak, unleashing the strong emotions both before and after the moment of assassination. Poems take on the voices of Evers's widow, Myrlie; his brother, Charles; his assassin, Byron De La Beckwith; and each of De La Beckwith's two wives.
Named for the twelfth night after Christmas, the end of the Christmas season, Twelfth Night plays with love and power. The Countess Olivia, a woman with her own household, attracts Duke (or Count) Orsino. Two other would-be suitors are her pretentious steward, Malvolio, and Sir Andrew Aguecheek.
This book is a well organized resource that covers the major characteristics, foundations, and future of the U.S. health care system. The text clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance and presents a solid overview of how the various components fit together. Readers will gain the necessary tools to understand the unique dynamics of the U.S. health care system, including health care delivery, public policy, and the placement of the U.S. health care system within the larger context of global health care.
The text looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment.
This text offers a comprehensive look at child maltreatment and incorporates history, case vignettes, and the author's own experience as a child protection worker. The author covers the history of child welfare, and neglect. In addition, it explains case management procedures and focuses on how various professionals become involved in the child protection process and how treatment is undertaken.
First published in 1854, Henry David Thoreau's groundbreaking book has influenced generations of readers and continues to inspire and inform anyone with an open mind, a love of nature, and a longing for simplicity and contemplation. Bill McKibben provides a newly revised introduction and helpful annotations that place Thoreau firmly in his role as cultural and spiritual seer.
Put the world today into context by learning about the past with this brief, best-selling Western Civilization text, which has helped thousands of students succeed in the course. Jackson Spielvogel's engaging style of writing weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive.
The text addresses questions about contemporary art using: a diverse sampling of works; the artists who created the works; philosophers of art; and art critics. Why Is That Art? introduces students to established theories of art through the presentation of contemporary works that include abstract and representational painting, monumental sculpture, performance art, video installations, films, and photographs.
The text addresses common questions viewers raise about contemporary art. Covering a broad, diverse, and engaging sampling of works-abstract and representational painting, monumental sculpture, performance art, video installations, films, and photographs-author Terry Barrett responds to these questions using three sources: the artists who created the works, philosophers of art, and art critics.
The Seventh Edition of World of Psychology continues to respond to the changing needs of today's diverse student population. Students and instructors will benefit from exciting enhancements in content, pedagogy, and design while enjoying the accessible and engaging presentation that have made this text so successful over the years.
The Seventh Edition of World of Psychology continues to respond to the changing needs of today's diverse student population. Students and instructors will benefit from exciting enhancements in content, pedagogy, and design while enjoying the accessible and engaging presentation that have made this text so successful over the years.
This version of the best-selling college handbook prepares students to write well in college courses outside of composition. With practical advice and plenty of student models, a tabbed section "D" provides a jump start for writing college papers in nine disciplines — biology, business, criminal justice/criminology, education, engineering, history, music, nursing, and psychology.
Writing Matters unites research, reasoning, documentation, grammar and style in a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a network of responsibilities writers have to other writers.
Writing in the Biological Sciences: A Comprehensive Resource for Scientific Communication, Second Edition, presents students with all of the techniques and information they need to communicate their scientific ideas, insights, and discoveries.
In an elegant, sparely narrated ode to the phenomenon of light, Aaron Becker follows as light reflects off the earth to warm our faces, draws up the sea to make the rain, feeds all the things that grow, and helps to create all the brilliant wonders of the world.
The epic account of our tempestuous relationship with the iconic symbol of wild America. It details the inextricable relationship of the Plains Indians with the animal, and recounts the harrowing near-destruction of the species in the late nineteenth century -- from an estimated 30 million bison to a mere 23 individuals by 1885.