Explorations in Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology, Anthropology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 147843483X

Category: Education

Page: 47

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Explorations in Cultural Anthropology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Managing the Public Sector

Author: Grover Starling

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111786879

Category: Political Science

Page: 624

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Combining the most current public management thinking and research with examples of how public executives and organizations apply these ideas, MANAGING THE PUBLIC SECTOR is a comprehensive introduction to the field of public management. The Ninth Edition continues to engage the student's intellect by providing more than just the basic foundations of management; it places the application of management in the context of the public sector and tries to capture the excitement and challenge of the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Essentials of College Physics

Author: Raymond A. Serway,Chris Vuille

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495106194

Category: Science

Page: 800

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ESSENTIALS OF COLLEGE PHYSICS is a streamlined version of Serway's market-leading College Physics text, using the same clear and logical presentation of the concepts and principles but providing a slimmer and more affordable alternative for instructors lo
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National Security for a New Era

Author: Donald M. Snow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317346211

Category: Political Science

Page: 416

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Analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies This text examines national security from two fundamental fault lines-the end of the Cold War and the 9/11 terrorist attacks-and considers how the resulting era of globalization and geopolitics guides policy. Placing this trend in conceptual and historical context and following it through military, semi-military, and non-military concerns, National Security for a New Era treats its subject as a nuanced and subtle phenomenon that encompasses everything from the nation to the individual.
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Comparative Politics in Transition

Author: John McCormick

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111832579

Category: Political Science

Page: 592

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The Seventh Edition of COMPARATIVE POLITICS IN TRANSITION combines a thematic framework with a country-by-country approach to provide a thoughtful and effective introduction to Comparative Politics that is appropriate for students new to the study of political science. The author uses an arenas classification to organize and frame the systematic comparative analysis, rather than the traditional three worlds framework. This classification more accurately reflects the contemporary political, economic, and social realities of different political systems, allowing the author to provide historical, theoretical, and conceptual background through ten in-text country case studies. Unlike most other comparative politics texts, McCormick provides a balanced study of the Western and non-Western world and explores the politics and government of Islam and of failed states. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Advertising and Cultural Politics in Global Times

Author: Dr Pamela Odih

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409492486

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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Advertising and Cultural Politics in Global Times traces daringly transgressive convergences between cultural politics and global advertising media. It engages with a range of interpolations between cultural politics and advertising technologies including: the governmental rationality of neoliberal vistas, transgressive aesthetics and the cultural politics of representation, the political sign-economy of citizen branding, techno-political convergences between the social and political, and the marking of a new exciting geo-political terrain for cultural politics in global times. Tracing global advertising practices to the cultural politics commonly manifested in the postmodern political caesura of advertising, this book makes use of extensive case studies, whilst drawing on the work of Baudrillard, Giroux, Foucault, Castells and Latour to illustrate the manner in which advertising continues to revolutionize the political sphere. As such, it will be of interest to a range of readers across media studies, cultural studies and sociology.
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Applied Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences

Author: Ron Larson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133007503

Category: Mathematics

Page: 864

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Designed specifically for biology and life/social sciences majors, this applied calculus program motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery. The authors emphasize integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Several pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--provide extra guidance and practice. Applied Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences features current, relevant examples drawn from government sources, industry, recent events, and other disciplines that appeal to diverse interests. In addition, the program offers a strong support package--including CL MATHSpace Instructor/Student websites and course management tools, instructional DVDs, and solutions manuals--that allows students to review the material independently and retain key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Invitation to the Life Span

Author: Kathleen Stassen Berger

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0716754665

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

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Check out a preview. KATHLEEN STASSEN BERGER’s bestselling textbooks are un-matched for the engrossing, culturally inclusive way they communicate the essential science of human development. But that does not even begin to convey what the Berger experience is: What makes these bestselling textbooks so distinctive is the unmistakable presence of KATHLEEN STASSEN BERGER on every page, in writing that continually draws on the author’s teaching and family life to demonstrate a remarkable understanding not just of the field, but of students’ questions, their concerns, and their lives. The distinctive, definitive BERGER touch is evident throughout her new textbook, Invitation to the Life Span. This brief, original, 15-chapter textbook was created from page 1 to address the challenges teachers and students face when covering the entire life span in a semester (or even a quarter!). The hallmark Berger qualities are all here—the relatable presentation of research, the inclusive approach to world cultures, the study help that builds critical thinking and observational skills, the outstanding media and supplements—and all held together with Berger’s skill in bringing students and the science together.
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Successful Project Management

Author: Jack Gido,Jim Clements,Rose Baker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337517356

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

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Master the skills and knowledge needed to work successfully in today's project management environment with Gido/Clements/Baker's SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 7E. This best-selling book details how to organize and manage project teams -- from planning and scheduling to cost management. Each chapter aligns with PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) to ensure familiarity with today's best practices. Coverage of the latest business challenges addresses project constraints, stakeholder issues, the project charter, and how projects relate to the organization's strategic plan. Reader practice effective communication and examine how professionals apply project management in the workplace with new and revised cases and real-world vignettes. End-of-chapter practice and Internet exercises review the concepts most critical to project management success. Future and current professionals find the insights and specifics needed to manage projects most effectively in business today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Aging and Older Adulthood

Author: Joan T. Erber

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470673419

Category: Psychology

Page: 504

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The third edition of this essential text has been updated andexpanded with new material that reflects the most recentdevelopments in the field, and explores our current understandingof a broad range of topics related to aging and olderadulthood. Fresh edition includes updated content such as revisedcase histories and reworked material on key concepts and researchapplications Retains the winning format of the second edition, with chaptercontents framed by individual histories Dual models add cohesiveness to the presentation of theory Thematic structure facilitates reader comprehension Instructor resources provided online upon publication at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/erber"www.wiley.com/go/erber/a
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Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology

Author: Ronald J. Comer

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429216336

Category: Psychology

Page: 489

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This text is ideal for introducing students to the realities of living with, treating, and researching psychological disorders. Using a multitude of examples of real people and disorders, Comer presents the material in a way that connects to students' lives. The new edition fully embraces diagnostic and definition changes introduced by the DSM-5.
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Geographies of Development

An Introduction to Development Studies

Author: Robert Potter,Tony Binns,Jennifer A. Elliott,Etienne Nel,David W. Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317638794

Category: Social Science

Page: 636

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Now in its fourth edition, Geographies of Development: An Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by integrating theory alongside practice and related key topics throughout. It demonstrates informatively that ideas concerning development have been many and varied and highly contested - varying from time to time and from place to place. ? Clearly written and accessible for students, who have no prior knowledge of development, the book provides the basics in terms of a geographical approach to development what situation is, where, when and why. Over 200 maps, charts, tables, textboxes and pictures break up the text and offer alternative ways of showing the information. The text is further enhanced by a range of pedagogical features: chapter outlines, case studies, key thinkers, critical reflections, key points and summaries, discussion topics and further reading. ? Geographies of Development continues to be an invaluable introductory text not only for geography students, but also anyone in area studies, international studies and development studies.
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Management of Electronic Media

Author: Alan B. Albarran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111782164

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 360

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MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA, Fourth Edition, takes a broad perspective approach, providing students the most accurate and current information on the management techniques and strategies used in the electronic media industry. The text has helped professors teach this course by providing clear, current illustrations and examples and a contemporary approach. Succinctly written, the text covers the most important aspects for future managers in the broadcast, cable, radio, and new media (Web) industries. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Elementary Linear Algebra, Enhanced Edition

Author: Ron Larson,David C. Falvo

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439044007

Category: Mathematics

Page: 560

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The cornerstone of ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA is the authors’ clear, careful, and concise presentation of material—written so that students can fully understand how mathematics works. This program balances theory with examples, applications, and geometric intuition for a complete, step-by-step learning system. The Sixth Edition incorporates up-to-date coverage of Computer Algebra Systems (Maple/MATLAB/Mathematica); additional support is provided in a corresponding technology guide. Data and applications also reflect current statistics and examples to engage students and demonstrate the link between theory and practice. This Enhanced Edition includes instant access to WebAssign, the most widely-used and reliable homework system. WebAssign presents over 500 problems, as well as links to relevant textbook sections, that help students grasp the concepts needed to succeed in this course. As an added bonus, the Start Smart Guide has been bound into this text. This guide contains instructions to help students learn the basics of WebAssign quickly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Order and Chaos in Dynamical Astronomy

Author: George Contopoulos

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540433606

Category: Science

Page: 624

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This book is one of the first to provide a general overview of order and chaos in dynamical astronomy. The progress of the theory of chaos has a profound impact on galactic dynamics. It has even invaded celestial mechanics, since chaos was found in the solar system which in the past was considered as a prototype of order. The book provides a unifying approach to these topics from an author who has spent more than 50 years of research in the field. The first part treats order and chaos in general. The other two parts deal with order and chaos in galaxies and with other applications in dynamical astronomy, ranging from celestial mechanics to general relativity and cosmology.
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Textbook on International Law

Author: Martin Dixon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199574456

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 393

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Offers a concise and focused introduction to international law, with coverage of all the core topics, from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights.
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Business

Author: William Pride,Robert Hughes,Jack Kapoor

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133595855

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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Written by authors who have an extensive track record teaching the Introduction to Business course, the twelfth edition of this best-selling text features an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of the functional areas of business: management and organization, human resource management, marketing, information systems and accounting, and finance and investment. Core topics highlighted within these areas include ethics and social responsibility, small business concerns and entrepreneurship, and global issues. New coverage in this edition closely examines cutting-edge topics like the impact of social media on business, the economic crisis, green and socially responsible business, and sustainability. A new Personal Apps feature within each chapter provides examples to illustrate main text concepts. BUSINESS 12e is designed to help you achieve career and business success. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Active Credit Portfolio Management in Practice

Author: Jeffrey R. Bohn,Roger M. Stein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047045511X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

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State-of-the-art techniques and tools needed to facilitate effective credit portfolio management and robust quantitative credit analysis Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, Active Credit Portfolio Management in Practice serves as a comprehensive introduction to both the theory and real-world practice of credit portfolio management. The authors have written a text that is technical enough both in terms of background and implementation to cover what practitioners and researchers need for actually applying these types of risk management tools in large organizations but which at the same time, avoids technical proofs in favor of real applications. Throughout this book, readers will be introduced to the theoretical foundations of this discipline, and learn about structural, reduced-form, and econometric models successfully used in the market today. The book is full of hands-on examples and anecdotes. Theory is illustrated with practical application. The authors' Website provides additional software tools in the form of Excel spreadsheets, Matlab code and S-Plus code. Each section of the book concludes with review questions designed to spark further discussion and reflection on the concepts presented.
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Mathematical Structures for Computer Science

Author: Judith L. Gersting

Publisher: W. H. Freeman

ISBN: 9781429215107

Category: Mathematics

Page: 784

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Judith Gersting's Mathematical Structures for Computer Science has long been acclaimed for its clear presentation of essential concepts and its exceptional range of applications relevant to computer science majors. Now with this new edition, it is the first discrete mathematics textbook revised to meet the proposed new ACM/IEEE standards for the course.
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