The Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2008

Author: Bryan Tsao,Carolina Bolado,Joe Distelheim

Publisher: ACTA Publications

ISBN: 9780879463410

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 366

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The Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2008 is indispensable for serious baseball fans. It is the best place to innovative stats combined with accurate and piercing analysis. This comprehensive book covers the entire 2007 season from the first pitch to the last out, and it is also the first book of its kind to include a review of the postseason and World Series.It also includes: Detailed reviews of how 2007 played out in each of baseballs six divisions Cutting-edge statistics such as Win Shares and Win Probability Added Comprehensive team stats and graphs Team-by-team individual hitting and fielding numbers Articles on Barry Bonds and the homerun milestone, racial integration in baseball, and an in-depth look at GM Dave Dombrowski of the 2006 AL Champion Detroit Tigers
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The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2008

Author: Nathaniel Copsey,Tim Haughton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405189142

Category: Law

Page: 304

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The Annual Review, produced in association with JCMS, TheJournal of Common Market Studies, covers the key developmentsin the European Union, its member states, and acceding and/orapplicant countries in 2007/2008. Contains analytical articles written by leading experts in theirrespective fields covering political, economic and legal issues Includes a keynote contribution by EU Commission PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso The most up-to-date and authoritative source of information forthose engaged in teaching and research or who are simply interestedin the European Union Includes an invaluable guide to EU documents and publications- and the various websites of the EU - together with a chronologyof key events Specially commissioned articles by contributors such as VivienSchmidt, Milada Anna Vachudova, Lucia Quaglia, Robert Eastwood andPeter Holmes.
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Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 6, 2008

Clinical Nursing Education

Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826110848

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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The Annual Review of Nursing Education addresses trends, new developments, and innovations in nursing education over the past year. Chapters provide practical information and new ideas that educators and administrators can use in their own nursing programs. Volume 6 looks at such intriguing topics as innovations in clinical teaching and evaluation, partnerships for clinical teaching, selecting clinical sites, how students view their clinical experience, grade inflation in nursing, and using case studies for promoting critical thinking, among others.
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Monthly Labor Review

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Labor laws and legislation

Page: N.A

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Publishes in-depth articles on labor subjects, current labor statistics, information about current labor contracts, and book reviews.
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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 33, 2013

Healthy Longevity

Author: Jean-Marie Robine, PhD,Carol Jagger, PhD,Eileen M. Crimmins, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109950

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our research on aging to the experience of advanced old age and discovering individual and community factors that improve the quality of life during this life stage. This state-of-the science, multidisciplinary Annual provides a comprehensive discussion of the factors promoting healthy survival and/or ensuring a good quality of life for the oldest elderly. It features an international representation that includes Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, and North America. The Annual disseminates the most current research regarding this population and notes gaps in our knowledge. The book addresses ongoing demo-epidemiological changes regarding longevity, estimates of oldest-old populations, and prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases, frailty, and old-age dependency. The meaning of healthy longevity as a theoretical concept is explored. Grounded in the fundamental issue of whether or not the prevalence of poor health or poor quality of life inevitably increases with age, recent research and ongoing studies from a variety of perspectives are presented from several nations. The book clarifies the known and hypothetical factors favoring healthy longevity, from genes to social integration. Additionally, chapters explore gender differences in age trajectories and changes over time. Special attention is given to the social and cognitive dimensions of healthy longevity. Key Features: Disseminates new scholarly research about a rapidly growing segment of the populationóthe oldest old Offers multidisciplinary and international perspectives about the factors that promote healthy survival and improve quality of life Addresses the social and cognitive dimensions of healthy longevity Provides important information regarding health care costs for this population Includes the research of seasoned and emerging scholars
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Wiley CPA Exam Review 2008

Business Environment and Concepts

Author: O. Ray Whittington,Patrick R. Delaney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470135220

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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Completely revised for the new computerized CPA Exam Published annually, this comprehensive, four–volume study guide for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Exam arms readers with detailed outlines and study guidelines, plus skill–building problems and solutions that help them to identify, focus, and master the specific topics that need the most work. Many of the practice questions are taken from previous exams, and care is taken to ensure that they cover all the information candidates need to pass the CPA Exam. Broken down into four volumes–Regulation, Auditing and Attestation, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Business Environment and Concepts–these top CPA Exam review study guides worldwide provide: More than 2,700 practice questions Complete information on the new simulation questions A unique modular structure that divides content into self–contained study modules AICPA content requirements and three times as many examples as other study guides
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Time Annual 2007

2006 The Year in Review

Author: Editors of Time Magazine

Publisher: Time Home Entertainment Incorporated

ISBN: 9781933405841

Category: Reference

Page: 144

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Surveys the principal events of 2006 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine.
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School Teachers' Review Body seventeenth report, part one - 2008

Author: School Teachers' Review Body

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780101725224

Category: Education

Page: 159

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The School Teachers' Review Body makes recommendations for the level of pay and conditions of employment for teachers in England and Wales. This report, divided into 9 chapters, and an appendix, covers the following areas: teachers' pay: consultees' analysis; Review Body's analysis; teachers' pay in the current period; teachers' pay from September 2008; starting salaries and the four pay bands. It also examines further pay matters, looking into pay for: leadership groups; excellent teachers; advanced skills teachers; TLR payments; SEN allowances, and provides recommendations. Also one chapter focuses on Unqualified teachers.
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