Sociology

Made Simple

Author: Jane L. Thompson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483103714

Category: Social Science

Page: 302

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Sociology: Made Simple covers issues being discussed in contemporary sociology. The book tackles Sociology with regard to its definition, social sciences, theories, and different approaches (i.e., positivism, functionalism, symbolic interactionism, and Marxist sociology). The text also discusses social class in Britain; family life in contemporary Britain; the main aspects of the sociology of education; and studies in youth culture. The effects of mass media, industrialization, work, poverty, welfare, state, politics, and distribution of power in the process of social control are also considered. Each chapter of the book is provided with lists of further reading. Students engaged in sociology course and general readers will find the book invaluable.
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Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Sociology

Author: Henry L. Tischler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495804401

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

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This revised edition of Tischler's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY continues a tradition of providing a proven and comprehensive textbook to students and professors at a lower, very reasonable price. With its built in study guide, practice tests, and available access to SociologyNow, no other textbook on the market provides students with a complete suite of study aids at an affordable price as INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY. Tischler is known for providing full coverage of sociological concepts in a student-friendly manner, and threading two basic ideas throughout the text- 1) sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline and 2) a basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. Each chapter progresses from a specific to a general analysis of society - each part introducing increasingly comprehensive factors necessary for a broad-based understanding of social organization. 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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German Quickly

A Grammar for Reading German

Author: April Wilson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820467597

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

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German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels of difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for scholars with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs. There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German dictionaries, a partial answer key, strategies for learning German, and a humanities vocabulary section of about 3,800 words.
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Complex Numbers Made Simple

Author: Verity Carr

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0750625597

Category: Mathematics

Page: 134

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Complex Numbers lie at the heart of most technical and scientific subjects. This book can be used to teach complex numbers as a course text,a revision or remedial guide, or as a self-teaching work. The author has designed the book to be a flexible learning tool, suitable for A-Level students as well as other students in higher and further education whose courses include a substantial maths component (e.g. BTEC or GNVQ science and engineering courses). Verity Carr has accumulated nearly thirty years of experience teaching mathematics at all levels and has a rare gift for making mathematics simple and enjoyable. At Brooklands College, she has taken a leading role in the development of a highly successful Mathematics Workshop. This series of Made Simple Maths books widens her audience but continues to provide the kind of straightforward and logical approach she has developed over her years of teaching.
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Philosophy Made Simple

Author: A. Stroll,R H Popkin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135139520

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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Philosophy Made Simple will be of particular interest to students beginning degree courses in philosophy and to those who are studying it as an ancillary subject within courses such as sociology, education, linguistics, theology and psychology. It will, in addition, be useful for a variety of liberal arts courses in adult education. The book also provides a valuable basis for an introductory self-study course. Avrum Stroll is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, USA. Richard H. Popkin is presently Professor Emeritus, Washington University, St Louis and Adjunct Professor, History and Philosophy at UCLA, USA.
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Italian Made Simple

Author: Eugene Jackson,Joseph Lopreato

Publisher: Doubleday

ISBN: 9780385007368

Category: Italian language

Page: 192

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Simplified lessons guide students in the mastery of Italian grammar, punctuation, and conversation
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Psychology

Made Simple

Author: Abraham P. Sperling

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483106306

Category: Psychology

Page: 300

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Psychology: Made Simple covers the development of psychology over the years and the basic psychological knowledge. The book describes the scientific approach to the study of the human nature, the physiological aspects of psychology, perception, and the processes of learning. The text also discusses John Dewey’s analysis of reasoning; creativity, logic, critical thinking, and divergent and convergent thinking; the nature of thinking; and the relationship between thinking and language. The process of remembering; intelligence and aptitudes and tests used to measure both; the basis of individual differences; and the psychology of infancy, childhood, and adolescence are also considered. The book tackles the theories of emotions and personality development, the role of motivation in personality development; personality adjustment and maladjustment; and the neurotic and abnormal personalities. Issues in social psychology are considered as well. Students taking psychology, social sciences and education will find the book invaluable.
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Transport and Distribution

Made Simple

Author: Don Benson,Geoffrey Whitehead

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483141004

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 286

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Transport and Distribution: Made Simple introduces the whole field of transport and physical distribution practiced in the 1970s. This book discusses the transport in the framework of production, components of a transport system, characteristics of different ways, and effect of traffic characteristics on terminals. The principles in the design of units of carriage, motive power at sea, and outline of the distribution process are also elaborated. This compilation likewise covers the documents for road haulage operations, development of the common transport policy, and control of rail transport. This text provides a wide range of examination syllabuses at an intermediate and higher level, covering the introductory syllabuses of the Chartered Institute of Transport and the Institute of Traffic Administration. This publication is ideal for H.N.C., H.N.D., and CNAA degree students majoring in transport option, as well as sociology students considering the impact of transport on the environment.
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Bayesian Analysis Made Simple

An Excel GUI for WinBUGS

Author: Phil Woodward

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439839557

Category: Mathematics

Page: 364

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Although the popularity of the Bayesian approach to statistics has been growing for years, many still think of it as somewhat esoteric, not focused on practical issues, or generally too difficult to understand. Bayesian Analysis Made Simple is aimed at those who wish to apply Bayesian methods but either are not experts or do not have the time to create WinBUGS code and ancillary files for every analysis they undertake. Accessible to even those who would not routinely use Excel, this book provides a custom-made Excel GUI, immediately useful to those users who want to be able to quickly apply Bayesian methods without being distracted by computing or mathematical issues. From simple NLMs to complex GLMMs and beyond, Bayesian Analysis Made Simple describes how to use Excel for a vast range of Bayesian models in an intuitive manner accessible to the statistically savvy user. Packed with relevant case studies, this book is for any data analyst wishing to apply Bayesian methods to analyze their data, from professional statisticians to statistically aware scientists.
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Excel 2010 Made Simple

Author: Abbott Katz

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430235454

Category: Computers

Page: 372

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Get the most out of Excel 2010 with Excel 2010 Made Simple—learn the key features, understand what’s new, and utilize dozens of time-saving tips and tricks to get your job done. Over 500 screen visuals and clear-cut instructions guide you through the features of Excel 2010, from formulas and charts to navigating around a worksheet and understanding Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and macros. Excel 2010 Made Simple takes a practical and highly effective approach to using Excel 2010, showing you the best way to complete your most common spreadsheet tasks. You'll learn how to input, format, sort, and filter your data to find out what you want to know. You'll see how to place your data in tables and named ranges for easy access, all of which will get you working efficiently and productively. Excel 2010 Made Simple also covers the new features introduced in Excel 2010. For instance, it shows you how to use Sparklines for data comparison and the Backstage view for printing and sharing your spreadsheets, so you can carry out your tasks with minimum fuss. The hands-on focus on tasks means you'll see how to actually use Excel 2010 to suit your needs. What you’ll learn How to do efficient and complex data entry How to format your data How to write basic—and not so basic—formulas How to use Excel's database capabilities, including PivotTables How to create colorful, meaningful charts How to create basic macros and how to use them How to use new Excel 2010 features, such as Sparklines and the Backstage view Who this book is for Excel 2010 Made Simple is for newcomers to Excel. Table of Contents Introducing Excel 2010 Getting Around the Worksheet and Data Entry Editing Data Number Crunching 101: Functions, Formulas, and Ranges For Appearance's Sake: Formatting Your Data Charting Your Data Sorting and Filtering Your Data: Excel's Database Features PivotTables: Data Aggregation Without the Aggravation Managing Your Workbook Printing Your Worksheets: Hard Copies Made Easy Automating Your Work with Macros
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