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Introductory Statistics

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Introductory Statistics follows scope and sequence requirements of a one-semester introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. The text assumes some knowledge of intermediate…

Beyond Dichotomy: Synergizing Writing Center and Classroom Pedagogies

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How closely can or should writing centers and writing classrooms collaborate? Beyond Dichotomy explores how research on peer tutoring one-to-one and in small groups can inform our work with students in writing centers and other tutoring programs, as…

Principles and Procedures of the Justice System

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Ernesto Miranda (D) was convicted for kidnapping, rape, and robbery by the Arizona criminal courts. D appealed to the Arizona Supreme Court but the conviction was sustained. The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari to determine the role police have…

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

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The Bankruptcy Rules and Forms govern procedure in cases under title 11 of the United States Code. The rules shall be cited as the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the forms as the Official Bankruptcy Forms. These rules shall be construed to…

FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE

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These are the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) as amended to December 01, 2016. The FRCP govern civil proceedings in the United States district courts and are often the foundation for the standard 1L law school course, Civil Procedure.

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

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This publication contains the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as amended to December 1, 2014. These materials have been complied by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School (LII) and published by the Center for Computer-Assisted…

Federal Rules of Evidence

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These are the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) as effective December 01, 2016. The FRE govern the introduction of evidence in civil and criminal trials in United States federal courts. These Rules are often the foundation for the standard upper level…

Physical Anthropology

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Anthropology is the study of what makes us human. Anthropologists take a broad approach to understanding
the many different aspects of the human experience, which we call holism. They consider the past, through
archaeology, to see how human groups…


An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism

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This textbook introduces readers to the idea of cooperation and mutualism. Cooperatives and mutuals are participatory organizations in which members participate in control and governance, receive economic benefits through patronage refunds or net…

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Employment Discrimination

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This Chapter will address the current protections that are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT”) individuals who allege they have been victims of employment discrimination. The Chapter’s primary focus will be on federal…

American Government

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Since its founding, the United States has relied on citizen participation to govern at the local, state, and
national levels. This civic engagement ensures that representative democracy will continue to flourish and
that people will continue to…

The Art of Being Human: A Textbook for Cultural
Anthropology

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Anthropology is the study of all humans in all times in all places. But it is so much more than that. “Anthropology requires strength, valor, and courage,” Nancy Scheper-Hughes noted. “Pierre Bourdieu called anthropology a combat sport, an extreme…

DESAFÍOS DE LA FORMACIÓN CIUDADANA EN LA ERA DIGITAL: ESTADODELARTE

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Esta publicación es posible gracias al proyecto “Fortaleciendo la Democracia a través del Ciudadanía Digital en Chile y México”, desarollado por La Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile y el Instituto Belisario Domínguez del Senado de México, y…

An Introduction to Organizational Communication

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We know that choosing the appropriate textbook for your classroom is always a time consuming process. Communication Within, Between, and Among Organizational Stakeholders: Theory, Research, and Practice for the 21st Century will include a lot…

Culture and Media

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In 1850, an epidemic swept America—but instead of
leaving victims sick with fever or flu, this epidemic
involved a rabid craze for the music of Swedish soprano Jenny Lind. American showman P. T. Barnum (who would later go on to found the circus now…

A Primer on Social Problems . v. 1.0

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The founders of American sociology a century or more ago in cities like Atlanta and Chicago wanted to reduce social inequality, to improve the lives of people of color,
and more generally to find solutions to the most vexing social problems of their…

A Primer on Politics

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An Introduction to Politics proposes to chart a path that is at once a little more brief, concise and in between than those textbooks currently on the market. As this class
is usually taught to freshmen, there is little to be gained and much to be…

The Changing Story: digital stories that participate in transforming teaching & learning

Stories are at the heart of how we are motivated to learn; they are the hub of the knowledge-wheel. In each chapter of this digital book, from the scaffolding assignments to the examples of students' digital stories, my goal is to provide you with…

Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom

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Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethnographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws not only…

ETHICS IN LIFE AND VOCATION

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The purpose of this text is quite simple. It fits my teaching needs and in doing so, I assert that it too may fit your needs. I offer this script in whole or part for your use and would encourage peer feedback. I have written this from the lens of a…

Social Problems: Continuity and Change

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As always in my books, I express my personal and professional debt to two sociologists, Norman Miller and Forrest Dill. Norman Miller was my first sociology professor in college and led me in his special way into a discipline and profession that…

STUDENT SUCCESS

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In Unit One, you will have the opportunity to identify your self-talk habits and how it impacts your everyday life
and college success. You will learn about growth and fixed mindset as it relates to learning. We often think we
are open to learning…

HEALTH EDUCATION

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In the Oxford English Dictionary health is defined as: ‘the state of being free from sickness, injury, disease, bodily conditions; something indicating good bodily condition.”
Clearly, health is not quite as simple as the definition implies. The…

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

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Given the demands for good communication skills in the civic realm and in the workplace, a course in public speaking is perhaps more important than ever. There is no quick path to a great speech. Good speaking is developed through practice and hard…

An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication: A Primer on Communication Studies

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By its very nature communication is not a skill we are born with. If lucky, we are born with the senses necessary to learn to use the communication skills we can
learn. Our journey in interpersonal communication will be to take the senses that we…

Sustaining the Commons

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This textbook discusses the main framework, concepts and applications of the work of Elinor Ostrom and her colleagues for an undergraduate audience. We began teaching a course on collective and the commons in 2007 at Arizona State University.…

Develop a portfolio to demonstrate school leadership & management competence

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As a student on the ACE programme for school leadership you will be actively involved in a learning process aimed at developing or improving your competencen in respect of a range of areas relating to your management and leadership role in the school…

Scholarly Communications

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In an academic research environment, scholarly communications become central part of the process of deliberations. Scholarly communications are carried out using certain channels of communicat ions by scholars and academicians. Most important ones…

Intercultural Learning : Critical preparation for international student travel

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International student exchanges are an increasingly popular aspect of the internationalisation of higher education around the globe. Whether as short-term mobility projects or semester long ‘study abroad’ opportunities, the benefits of such…

Higher Education in The Era of The Fourth Industrial Revolution

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In a July 2017 piece in Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim asked: “Why is it that books about technological-induced economic change tend to focus on every other information industry except for higher education?” The answer is because no one knows quite…

Media, Society, Culture and You
Subtitle : An Introductory Mass Communication Text

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Interpersonal communication generally refers to
the exchange of meaning between two or more
people on a personal, often one-on-one, level.
Interpersonal communication can be verbal or
nonverbal. Most often, it happens in face-to-face
settings.…

Educational Psychology

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A teacher named Ashley reflects: She looked around the classroom, enjoying a blessed moment of quiet after the students left at the end of the day. “Ashley, the teacher, that’s me”, she said proudly to the empty room. “But why am I doing this?” she…

Message Processing: The Science of Creating Understanding

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This chapter introduces “message processing” as a study of human communication processes, with a focus on how people create understanding in interaction. It explains how “message processing” contrasts with traditional approaches to studying human…

Model Pembelajaran MKWU Bermuatan General Education (Pengetahuan Kebencanaan Dan Lingkungan)

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Open Educational Resource (OER) Unsyiah adalah satu satu Portal yang dikembangkan oleh Perpustakaan Universitas Syiah Kuala. OER Unsyiah berbasis Open Acces untuk siapa saja dan di mana saja. Bahkan Kami juga akan menerima kontribusi yang ingin ikut…

Model Pembelajaran MKWU Bermuatan General Education (PPKn)

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Open Educational Resource (OER) Unsyiah adalah satu satu Portal yang dikembangkan oleh Perpustakaan Universitas Syiah Kuala. OER Unsyiah berbasis Open Acces untuk siapa saja dan di mana saja. Bahkan Kami juga akan menerima kontribusi yang ingin ikut…

Model Pembelajaran MKWU Bermuatan General Education (B Indonesia)

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Open Educational Resource (OER) Unsyiah adalah satu satu Portal yang dikembangkan oleh Perpustakaan Universitas Syiah Kuala. OER Unsyiah berbasis Open Acces untuk siapa saja dan di mana saja. Bahkan Kami juga akan menerima kontribusi yang ingin ikut…

Environment in the lives of children and families

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Epdf available Open Access under CC-BY licence. Based on involved creative, qualitative work with families in India and the UK who live in different contexts, this book illuminates how environmental practices are negotiated within families, and how…

Behaviour, Development and Evolution

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"The role of parents in shaping the characters of their children, the causes of violence and crime, and the roots of personal unhappiness are central to humanity. Like so many fundamental questions about human existence, these issues all relate to…

Gender in Science and Technology : Interdisciplinary Approaches

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What role does gender play in scientific research and the development of new technologies? This book provides methodological expertise, research experiences and empirical findings in the dynamic field of Science and Technology Studies. Topics range…

Peace and Democratic Society

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Recent acts of terrorism and the current unrest in the Middle East remind us how important it is to understand the relationship between violence, peace and democracy. In a challenging and insightful essay, Amartya Sen explores ideas around…

Visualising Facebook

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Since the growth of social media, human communication has become much more visual. This book presents a scholarly analysis of the images people post on a regular basis to Facebook. By including hundreds of examples, readers can see for themselves…

Advising in austerity

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Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. In a world dominated by austerity politics and policies, Advising in austerity provides a lively and thought-provoking account of the conditions, consequences and challenges of advice work in the UK,…

Enduring Uncertainty

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Focusing on the lived experience of immigration policy and processes, this volume provides fascinating insights into the deportation process as it is felt and understood by those subjected to it. The author presents a rich and innovative…

The Universe, Life and Everything

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The way we understand the world we live in is changing. Our traditional understanding is being challenged by developments in physics, including quantum mechanics, and our inability to explain certain complex phenomena such as consciousness. In this…

Making work more equal

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This book is inspired by, and dedicated to, Jill Rubery. Jill is a major figure in international debates on inequalities in work and employment. Her intellectual contributions are renowned for both their critical questioning of mainstream…

The Infrastructure Finance Challenge

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"Infrastructure and its effects on economic growth, social welfare, and sustainability receive a great deal of attention today. There is widespread agreement that infrastructure is a key dimension of global development and that its impact reaches…

Knowledge and the Norm of Assertion

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"Language is a human universal reflecting our deeply social nature. Among its essential functions, language enables us to quickly and efficiently share information. We tell each other that many things are true—that is, we routinely make assertions.…

The Practice of Industrial Policy

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Much of the information relevant to policy formulation for industrial development is held by the private sector, not by public officials. There is, therefore, fairly broad agreement in the development literature that some form of structured…

Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy

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Early in the twenty-first century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers in an effort to become the top location site globally for the production of Hollywood films and…

Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

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Detailed analyses of poverty and wellbeing in developing countries, based on household surveys, have been ongoing for more than three decades. The large majority of developing countries now regularly conduct a variety of household surveys, and their…

Imagining Law: Essays in Conversation with Judith Gardam

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By any measure, Judith Gardam has accomplished much in her professional life and is rightly acknowledged by scholars throughout the world as an expert in her many fields of diverse interest — including international law, energy law and feminist…

Memory in Motion. Archives, Technology, and the Social

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How do new media affect the question of social memory? Social memory is usually described as enacted through ritual, language, art, architecture, and institutions ? phenomena whose persistence over time and capacity for a shared storage of the past…

Playful Identities

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In this edited volume, eighteen scholars examine the increasing role of digital media technologies in identity construction through play. Going beyond computer games, this interdisciplinary collection argues that present-day play and games are not…

Macroeconomics: Theory through Applications

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Russell Cooper and Andrew John have written an economics text aimed directly at students from its very inception. You’re thinking, ”Yeah, sure. I’ve heard that before.“

This textbook, Macroeconomics: Theory Through Applications, centers around…

Property Volume 2

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This is Volume 2 of a two volume set written for Property Law. From the Preface to Volume 1: Property, as a vaguely defined collection of contract, tort, and criminal cases, does not take on the natural structure of a substantive area of the law…

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Property Volume 1

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This is Volume 1 of a two volume set written for Property Law. From the Preface: Property, as a vaguely defined collection of contract, tort, and criminal cases, does not take on the natural structure of a substantive area of the law through the…

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Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals

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This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized.

When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornados. Perhaps man-made…

Small Business Management in the 21st Century

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Small Business Management in the 21st Century offers a unique perspective and set of capabilities for instructors. The authors designed this book with a “less can be more” approach, and by treating small business management as a practical human…

Social Problems: Continuity and Change

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Social Problems: Continuity and Change is a realistic but motivating look at the many issues that are facing our society today. As this book’s subtitle, Continuity and Change, implies, social problems are persistent, but they have also improved in…

Project Management from Simple to Complex

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In a world that is becoming more virtual, more global, and more complex, the project manager’s ability to function in this environment becomes critical to the success of the project. Project Management from Simple to Complex explores project…

Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking

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Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking features two key themes. First it focuses on helping students become more seasoned and polished public speakers, and second is its emphasis on ethics in communication. It is this…

Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation

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With “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation”, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge – including engineering and the…

Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

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This book is suited for the Entrepreneurship or Innovation course with an emphasis on Sustainability or for a course devoted entirely to Sustainability.

What are the trends and forces underlying the changing character of the business-environment…

Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media

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Within the rapidly expanding field of educational technology, learners and educators must confront a seemingly overwhelming selection of tools designed to deliver and facilitate both online and blended learning. Many of these tools assume that…

Technical Writing

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This open textbook offers students of technical writing an introduction to the processes and products involved in professional, workplace, and technical writing. The text is broken up into sections reflecting key components of researching,…

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The Centrality of Style

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In The Centrality of Style, editors Mike Duncan and Star Medzerian Vanguri argue that style is a central concern of composition studies even as they demonstrate that some of the most compelling work in the area has emerged from the margins of the…

The Business Ethics Workshop

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Ethics is about determining value; it’s deciding what’s worth doing and what doesn’t matter so much. Business ethics is the way we decide what kind of career to pursue, what choices we make on the job, which companies we want to work with, and what…

The Power of Selling

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The Power of Selling is the perfect textbook to teach students about the proven process of selling. More important, it teaches students how to apply the tenets of selling to how to sell themselves and get the job they want, with the same process…

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The Story of Contract Law: Formation

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This book is designed to teach contract doctrine beginning with the most fundamental concepts and building on these until the structure of contract doctrine as coherent and cohesive regulation appears. The order of presentation is, in fact, the…

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Wetlands Law: A Course Source

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he Wetlands Law Course Source can be used as the primary text for a two credit seminar or as a supplemental text to cover wetlands material in an environmental law, natural resources law, or water law course. In addition, the administrative law…

What Color is Your C.F.R.?

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What Color is Your C.F.R.? is a problem-based law workbook with a colorful twist. Conceived and written by law librarians, it uses easy to understand plain language and is a light-hearted but helpful supplement to instruction on basic legal…

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Working With Academic Literacies: Case Studies Towards Transformative Practice

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The editors and contributors to this collection explore what it means to adopt an "academic literacies" approach in policy and pedagogy. Transformative practice is illustrated through case studies and critical commentaries from teacher-researchers…

Writing for Strategic Communication Industries

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Good writing skills are important in today’s competitive work environment. This is especially the case for communication-related professions such as public relations, brand communication, journalism, and marketing. Writing for Strategic…

A scholarly contribution to educational praxis

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This publication contains original research targeting scientific specialists in the field of education. Not only is the disposition of its research endeavours grounded on a philosophical basis, it is also embedded in the empirical. The research…

In the Community: An Intermediate Integrated Skills Textbook

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With funding from Alberta Open Educational Resources, Bow Valley College and NorQuest College collaborated to create Open Educational Resources (OER) in the form of e-textbooks for English language learners.

NorQuest College created In the…

Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology

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We are delighted to bring to you this novel textbook, a collection of chapters on the essential topics in cultural anthropology. Different from other introductory textbooks, this book is an edited volume with each chapter written by a different…

Mind, Body, World: Foundations of Cognitive Science

Mind, Body, World Foundations of Cognitive Science.pdf
Cognitive science arose in the 1950s when it became apparent that a number of disciplines, including psychology, computer science, linguistics, and philosophy, were fragmenting. Perhaps owing to the field’s immediate origins in cybernetics, as well…

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Microeconomics: Theory Through Applications

Microeconomics - Theory Through Applications.pdf
Russell Cooper and Andrew John have written an economics text aimed directly at students from its very inception. You’re thinking, ”Yeah, sure. I’ve heard that before.“

This textbook, Microeconomics: Theory Through Applications, centers around…

Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective

Lifespan Development A Psychological Perspective.pdf
This textbook introduces the idea of lifespan development from a psychological perspective.

Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales

Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales.pdf
Legal Aspects of Marketing and Sales is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students who will work in marketing or with marketing managers must understand. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their…

Legal Aspects of Corporate Management and Finance

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Legal Aspects of Corporate Management and Finance is an up-to-date textbook that covers key legal issues relating to corporate management and finance. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach.…

Law of Commercial Transactions

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Law of Commercial Transactions is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students who engage in commercial transactions must understand. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach.…

Cycling Futures

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Australasian researchers, practitioners, policy makers and community members are engaged in a global discussion on the role of cycling in addressing these concerns. Contributors to this book report on and extend this discussion as they explore the…

Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time

Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time.pdf
Launch! Advertising and Promotion is written for advertising and promotion courses taught to students in the business school and journalism & mass communication students.

This textbook is the first of its kind to teach advertising concepts by…

Land Use

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This text explores the laws governing the use of land. Sometimes narrowly focused, often intensely local, land use regulation may give the impression of a highly specialized field with small stakes.

The text is divided into three parts:

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Perspectives on theology of religions Modify

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In the public theology discourse, the concept ‘public square’ has become significant. In today’s multicultural and globalised world it is inevitable that people with different religious affiliations will encounter one another in the public square.…

e-Learning cookbook. TPACK in professional development in higher education

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Information and communication technology (ICT) makes it possible to bring information to everyone who wants to learn. Rapid advances in technology offer strong support for using ICT in teaching. Online education can intensify and improve students'…

The Dutch Polder Model in science and research

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Scientific research in the Netherlands is doing remarkably well. Dutch researchers, universities and institutes reside at or near the top of international rankings. In this essay, José van Dijck and Wim van Saarloos, the president and…

Bloomsbury Scientists

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Bloomsbury Scientists is the story of the network of scientists and artists living in a square mile of London before and after the First World War. This inspired group of men and women viewed creativity and freedom as the driving force behind…

Performing the Digital Performativity and Performance Studies in Digital Cultures

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How is performativity shaped by digital media – and how do performance practices themselves reflect and alter techno-social configurations? Performing the Digital inquires into the technological terms and conditions of performance and performance…

Critical Management Studies in the South African context

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The purpose of the book is to establish the first formalised scholarly work on critical management studies (CMS) in the South African context. The book is a collection of seven chapters, six of which employ a conceptual methodology and one of which…

Self-directed learning research Self-directed learning Self-directed learning research

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This book will benefit specialists in the field of the education sciences. It represents significant progress in knowledge production. Self-directed learning has become increasingly important, not only for education in South Africa but also for…

Information technology project manager's competencies : an analysis of performance and personal competenciesInformation technology project manager's competencies : an analysis of performance and personal competencies

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The purpose of this book is to shed light on the performance and personal competencies of information technology (IT) project managers in South Africa. Predictive models are built to determine what project managers consider the crucial…

Reading With My Eyes Open : Embracing the critical and the personal in language pedagogy

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Untangling the various approaches to language teaching and their history, Gerdi Quist maps recent thinking in language studies at university. Using an interdisciplinary theoretical framework, drawn from educational philosophy, cultural studies,…

Garden Learning: A Study on European Botanic Gardens’ Collaborative Learning Processes

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"From 2007-2013 the European 7th Framework Program Science in Society (FP7) funded a multitude of formal and informal educational institutions to join forces and engage in alternative ways to teach science—inside and outside the classroom—all over…

Imagining the Future City : London 2062

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London is one of the world’s leading cities. It is home to an extraordinary concentration and diversity of people, industries, politics, religions and ideas, and plays an important role in our highly globalised and tightly networked modern world.…

Introductory Business Statistics

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Introductory Business Statistics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the one-semester statistics course for business, economics, and related majors. Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical…

Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance

Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning, and Insurance.pdf
Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning and Insurance is an up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students must understand relating to real estate (an especially important business asset), as well as estate planning and…

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Governing Failure - Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance

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Jacqueline Best argues that the changes in International Monetary Fund, World Bank and donor policies in the 1990s, towards what some have called the 'Post-Washington Consensus,' were driven by an erosion of expert authority and an increasing…

Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking

Introduction to Criminal Investigation Processes, Practices and ThinkingIntroduction to Criminal Investigation Processes, Practices and Thinking.pdf
Introduction to Criminal Investigation, Processes, Practices, and Thinking is a teaching text designed to assist the student in developing their own structured mental map of processes, practices, and thinking to conduct criminal…

Introduction to Contracts, Sales and Product Liability

Introduction to Contracts, Sales, and Product Liability.pdf
This textbook provides context and essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues with which
managers and business executives must grapple. The text provides the vocabulary and legal acumen
necessary for businesspeople to talk in an…

International Economics: Theory and Policy

International Economics - Theory and Policy.pdf
This text strives to reach a median between these two approaches. First, I believe that students need to learn the theory and models to understand how economists understand the world. I also think these ideas are accessible to most students if they…

Intellectual Property: Law & the Information Society

Introduction to the Law of Property, Estate Planning, and Insurance.pdf
This book is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks—from logos to novels to drug formulae—and the exceptions and limitations…

Immigrant and Refugee Families

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Immigrant and Refugee Families: Global Perspectives on Displacement and Resettlement Experiences uses a family systems lens to discuss challenges and strengths of immigrant and refugee families in the United States. Chapters address immigration…

How to Learn Like a Pro!

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How to Learn Like a Pro! features the “big six” effective learning/study skills topics: learning styles and preferences, time and materials management, critical thinking and reading, note-taking, memory principles, and test-taking techniques. Each of…

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Growth and Competitive Strategy in 3 Circles

Growth and Competitive Strategy in 3 Circles.pdf
The 3-Circle model was developed over the past several years, initially in strategic planning for a university graduate program and in an executive MBA course designed to integrate the concepts of marketing and competitive strategy. Over the course…

Genre in a Changing World

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Genre studies and genre approaches to literacy instruction continue to develop in many regions and from a widening variety of approaches. Genre has provided a key to understanding the varying literacy cultures of regions, disciplines, professions and…

Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Fundamentals of Global Strategy.pdf
The globalization of the competitive landscape has forced companies to fundamentally rethink their strategies. Whereas once only a few industries such as oil could be labeled truly global, today many—from pharmaceuticals to aircraft to…

Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

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Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues for your introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course.

The…

Foundational Practices of Online Writing Instruction

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Foundational Practices of Online Writing Instruction, edited by Beth L. Hewett and Kevin Eric DePew, with associate editors Elif Guler and Robbin Zeff Warner, addresses the questions and decisions that administrators and instructors most need to…

First Amendment: Cases, Controversies, and Contexts

First Amendment Cases, Controversies, and Contexts.pdf
This Casebook (Revised First Edition, August 2016) is intended to be used in an upper-division course covering the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Its 14 chapters are substantially the same length, with the exception of Chapter…

Financial Accounting

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This book is intended for an undergraduate or MBA level Financial Accounting course. It covers the standard topics in a standard sequence, utilizing the Socratic method of asking and answering questions.

Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis

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The reason why Randall Fallows wrote Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis is simple: to help give students a better understanding of how to discover, develop, and revise an analytical essay. Here is how his 5 chapter book goes…

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Toolkit

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This book is designed for upper year undergraduate students and graduate students studying fundamental entrepreneurship concepts

Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe

Education for a Digital World Advice, Guidelines, and Effective Practice from Around the Globe.pdf
Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary guidance to support e-learning…

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Economics: Theory Through Applications

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Russell Cooper and Andrew John have written an economics text aimed directly at students from its very inception. You’re thinking, ”Yeah, sure. I’ve heard that before.“

This textbook, Economics: Theory Through Applications, centers around student…

Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing

DESIGN DISCOURS COMPOSING AND REVISING PROGRAMS IN PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WRITING.pdf
Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing, edited by David Franke, Alex Reid, and Anthony Di Renzo, addresses the complexities of developing professional and technical writing programs. The essays in the…

Critical Expressivism: Theory and Practice in the Composition Classroom

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Critical Expressivism is an ambitious attempt to re-appropriate intellectual territory that has more often been charted by its detractors than by its proponents. Indeed, as Peter Elbow observes in his contribution to this volume, "As far as I can…

Corporate Governance

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Corporate Governance by de Kluyver is a primer on corporate governance. It is designed to help students understand corporate governance by looking at the subject from both a macro- and micro-perspective.

Historical data and examples including the…

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Conventions 101: A Functional Approach to Teaching (And Assessing!) Grammar and Punctuation

CONVENTIONS 101 A FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO TEACHING (AND ASSESSING!) GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION.pdf
This is a collection of cumulative units of study for conventional errors common in student writing. It’s flexible, functional, and zeroes in problems typically seen in writing of all types, from the eternal “there/they’re/their” struggle to correct…

Comprehensive Individualized Curriculum and Instructional Design: Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This open textbook addresses the population of individuals with disabilities that experience complex lifelong needs across multiple areas in their lives. Drs. Sennott and Loman drafted this book (along with the help from some friends) with the hope…

Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research

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Choosing & Using Sources presents a process for academic research and writing, from formulating your research question to selecting good information and using it effectively in your research assignments. Additional chapters cover understanding types…

Basic Income Tax

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This book is the 4th edition of a basic income tax text. It is intended to be a readable text, suitable for a three-hour course for a class comprised of law students with widely different backgrounds. The text integrates several of the CALI drills…

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An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism

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This textbook introduces readers to the idea of cooperation and mutualism. Cooperatives and mutuals are participatory organizations in which members participate in control and governance, receive economic benefits through patronage refunds or net…

A Theory of Literate Action: Literate Action Volume 2

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The second in a two-volume set, A Theory of Literate Action draws on work from the social sciences—and in particular sociocultural psychology, phenomenological sociology, and the pragmatic tradition of social science—to "reconceive rhetoric…

A Rhetoric of Literate Action: Literate Action Volume 1

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The first in a two-volume set, A Rhetoric of Literate Action is written for "the experienced writer with a substantial repertoire of skills, [who] now would find it useful to think in more fundamental strategic terms about what they want their texts…

Adult and Continuing Education in Norway

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The European arena of lifelong learning offers rich country-specific portfolios of historical trajectories, policy frameworks and practical evidence of adult and continuing education. This book provides an introduction to the case of Norway and…

Recovering from a disaster : A study of the Relief and Reconstruction Process in Sri Lanka After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

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On 26 December 2004 at 6.58 hours (Sri Lanka Time), a massive earthquake with its epicentre outside the coast of Sumatra generated a series of gigantic waves, tsunamis. At 8.35 hours the waves reached the eastern and southern coastline of Sri Lanka,…

Long Night of the Tankers : Hitler's War Against Caribbean Oil

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Long Night of the Tankers presents a fresh account of a lesser-known but critical component of the Atlantic naval theatre during World War II. Using war diaries, after-action reports, and first-hand accounts, authors Bercuson and Herwig examine…

Writing as Material Practice: Substance, surface and medium

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Writing as Material Practice grapples with the issue of writing as a form of material culture in its ancient and more recent manifestations, and in the contexts of production and consumption. Fifteen case studies explore the artefactual nature of…

Law of Wills

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The purpose of this casebook is to train law students to think and act like probate attorneys. This book is meant to be used in conjunction with the author's book on the law of trusts. This book's focus is problem-solving and legal application; the…

Sales and Leases: A Problem-based Approach

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Sales and Leases is a coursebook for a 3-credit course in personal property sales and leases – the subject matter of UCC Articles 2 and 2A. Adjustments could be made for other credit allocations and chapters can be used on a stand-alone basis. The…

Evidence: Rape Shield Rule

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The Rape Shield Rule, contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 412 and state counterparts is a Rule preventing the admission of evidence concerning the sexual predisposition and behavior of an alleged victim of sexual misconduct, subject to certain…

Ethics of Tax Lawyering

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In order to appreciate the ethical complications in which tax lawyers often find themselves, it is essential to appreciate and understand the greater contexts of legal ethics and the tax system. While
it is important to begin with this more general…

Torts: Cases and Contexts Volume 2

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Plain-spoken and convivial, this casebook makes a deliberate effort to explain the law, rather than to provide a mere compilation of readings and questions. Simple concepts are presented simply. Complex concepts are broken down and accompanied by…

Torts: Cases and Contexts Volume 1

Torts Cases and Context Volume One.pdf
Plain-spoken and convivial, this casebook makes a deliberate effort to explain the law, rather than to provide a mere compilation of readings and questions. Simple concepts are presented simply. Complex concepts are broken down and accompanied by…

The Law of Trusts

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The use of testamentary trusts is becoming an important part of estate planning. As a result, students who want to make a living as probate attorneys will need to know how trusts fit into estate planning. In addition, bar examiners realize that it is…

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Evidence: Jury Impeachment

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The anti-jury impeachment rule, contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) and state counterparts, is a rule preventing the admission of jury testimony or statements in connection with an inquiry into the validity of the verdict, subject to…

Ethics for A-Level

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What does pleasure have to do with morality? What role, if any, should intuition have in the formation of moral theory? If something is ‘simulated’, can it be immoral?

This accessible and wide-ranging textbook explores these questions and many…

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Quality Management For Science And Technology

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We will first define and discuss some common definitions and measures of quality that have been put forward by quality philosophers. Next we will provide an overview of the historical development of quality management. In the third major section of…

Principles of Managerial Economics

Principles of Managerial Economics.pdf
One standard definition for economics is the study of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. A second definition is the study of choice related to the allocation of scarce resources. The first definition indicates that…

Bankruptcy Law and Practice

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This is the first edition of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, a Casebook Designed to Train Lawyers for the Practice of Bankruptcy Law. It is designed for a one-semester course in debtor/creditor law and bankruptcy. The book deals with both creditor…

School Personnel Administration and Instructional Supervision

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Generally, preparation programs remain segmented in topical categories such as
finance, leadership, law, curriculum, and yes, personnel. Life does not proceed that
way, nor does the day-to-day job of a school administrator. Administrators seldom…

Thoughts and Ways of Thinking : Source Theory and Its Applications

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"Why do we think differently from one another? Why do religious people adhere to their faith even against reason, whilst atheist thinkers label it “nonsense”? Why do some judges turn more to moral values and others less? Why do we attach different…

Principles of Finance

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Finance is an imprecise generalization that may encompass several branches of
economics, law and general know-how on managing valuable assets. From simple
currency and property to bonds and other more complex financial instruments.…

Methodologies, Tools and New Developments for E-Learning

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With the resources provided by communication technologies, E-learning has been employed in multiple universities, as well as in wide range of training centers and schools. This book presents a structured collection of chapters, dealing with…

Quantitative Models for Financial Risk

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In recent decades, the fields of financial mathematics and financial risk evaluation
have undergone explosive development. Financial mathematics, broadly defined, is a
class of applied mathematics devoted to modelling and analysing financial…

Leading with Cultural Intelligence

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Organizations in the 21st century are in need of culturally intelligent managers and leaders. The pressure to build authentic global networks and to cultivate an appreciation and respect for cultural differences and similarities has driven cultural…

Law for Entrepreneurs

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Law for Entrepreneurs is an up-to-date textbook that covers the broad spectrum of legal issues that entrepreneurs must understand when starting and running a business. The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their…

Project Management from Simple to Complex

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Faster, cheaper, and better has become the mantra of not only profit-making
organizations seeking to increase market share and profits but also nonprofits and
governmental organizations seeking to increase their value to clients. Organizations
are…

Tourism the International Business

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That is what this book focuses on. By understanding what travel and tourism is all
about, those who operate businesses that rely on the visitor will be in a better position
to take a pro-active role in securing that business for themselves.
The…

The Impact of Open Source Software on Education

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Although the topic of the series is the Impact of Open Source Software (OSS) on
Education, we anticipate that other related topics will be addressed, among them
almost certainly will be open educational resources (OER) and open courseware
(OCW).…

Global Business Strategy: A Systems Approach

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The greatest dilemma facing the author of a textbook on international business
strategy is estimating readers' knowledge of the domain. Should the author assume
that the student already comprehends such subjects as international…

Fundamentals of Global Strategy A Business Model Approach

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This book looks at the opportunities and risks associated with staking out a global
competitive presence and introduces the fundamentals of global strategic thinking.
We define crafting a global strategy in terms of change—how a company…

Entrepreneurship Education and Training

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Entrepreneurship has a tremendous impact on the economic development of a
country, so much that entrepreneurship is seen as a solution for the fast changing
economic demands worldwide and has been recognized as a path to sustainable
economic…

Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

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This book is written both for practitioners and business students. Managers wishing to understand how electronic commerce is revolutionizing business will find that our comprehensive coverage of essential business issues (e.g., pricing and…

CLARIN in the Low Countries

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"This book describes the results of activities undertaken to construct the CLARIN research infrastructure in the Low Countries, i.e., in the Netherlands and in Flanders (the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium). CLARIN is a European research…

Fundamentals Of Communications Technology

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In this module, you will learn several basic concepts of communications systems such
as major building blocks of a communication system, properties of electromagnetic (EM) waves, and frequency allocation in communication systems.
You can quickly…

Educational Administration: The Roles of Leadership and Management

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This module has been peer-reviewed, accepted, and sanctioned by the National
Council of the Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) as a scholarly
contribution to the knowledge base in educational administration

Developing New Products and Services

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A central theme of this book is that there is, or should be, a constant struggle going on
in every organization, business, and system. The struggle is fueled by the dynamic
tension that exists between delivering Midas feature-rich versions of…

Critical Theory of Communication: New Readings of Lukács, Adorno, Marcuse, Honneth and Habermas in the Age of the Internet

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"This book contributes to the foundations of a critical theory of communication as shaped by the forces of digital capitalism. One of the world's leading theorists of digital media Professor Christian Fuchs explores how the thought of some of the…

Horizons of Shamanism: A Triangular Approach to the History and Anthropology of Ecstatic Techniques

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"The multifarious and sometimes contested concept of “shamanism” has aroused intense popular and scholarly interest since its initial coinage by the Russian scholar V. M. Mikhailovsky in the late 19th century. In this book, three leading scholars,…

European Handbook of Crowdsourced Geographic Information

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"This book focuses on the study of the remarkable new source of geographic information that has become available in the form of user-generated content accessible over the Internet through mobile and Web applications. The exploitation, integration…

Core Concepts of Marketing

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Through good economic times and bad, marketing remains the pivotal function in any business. Determining and satisfying the needs of customers through products that have value and accessibility and whose features are clearly communicated is…

Marketing

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Marketing is the science of meeting the needs of a customer by providing valuable
products to customers by utilizing the expertise of the organization, at same time, to achieve organizational goals. According to The American Marketing Association…

Macroeconomics

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The purpose of this topic is to look at the nature and purpose of the science of
economics. The methodology is studied. A distinction is made between positive (or
descriptive) economics and normative (or political) economics. Different branches…

Communication Theory

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This book is an introduction to communication theory — the theory of how humans share, encode, and decode what they know, what they need, and what they expect from each other.

Implementing open access mandates in Europe

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The implementation of open access policies in Europe is a socio-technical undertaking whereby a wide range of stakeholders work together to bring out the benefits of open access for European and global research. This work provides a unique overview…

The Chernobyl Herbarium Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness

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We entrust readers with thirty fragments of reflections, meditations, recollections, and images — one for each year that has passed since the explosion that rocked and destroyed a part of the Chernobyl nuclear power station in April 1986. The…

Business Processes and Information Technology

Business Processes and Information Technology.pdf
Business Processes and Information Technology takes a business process focus towards understanding and managing operations, information systems, and management/
decision making in contemporary organizations. A wide range of information
technologies…

Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum

Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum.pdf
This open textbook was created with the support of an ALG Textbook Transformation Grant. Topics include art integration, music integration, physical education / dance integration, and the theoretical foundations of arts integration in education.

Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment.pdf
Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with coverage of legal and regulatory issues that are more technical than the topics in the authors’ Foundations of Business Law and the…

Accounting II

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The development of accounting concepts and principles is closely related to the
economic growth of the United States, as businesses grew in size, and outsiders
increased their demand for financial information. Accounting principles focus on…

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Accounting I

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The purpose of accounting is to provide a means of recording, reporting, summarizing, and interpreting economic data. In order to do this, an accounting
system must be designed. A system design serves the needs of users of accounting
information.…

Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective

Accounting Principles A Business Perspective.pdf
Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to…

Accountancy

Accountancy_19324.pdf
Accounting is the process by which financial information about a business is recorded,
classified, summarized, interpreted, and communicated. Accounting is the language of business.

A Different Road To College A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students

A Different Road To College A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students.pdf
A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning Non-Traditional Students is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community…

Microeconomics: Markets, Methods and Models

Microeconomics Markets, Methods and Models.pdf
Microeconomics: Markets, Methods and Models provides a concise, yet complete, coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy in a Canadian and global environment. Our beginning is orthodox: we explain and develop the standard…

Macroeconomics: Theory, Models & Policy

Macroeconomics Theory, Models & Policy.pdf
Macroeconomics: Theory, Markets, and Policy provides complete, concise coverage of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy. It examines the Canadian economy as an economic system, and embeds current Canadian institutions and approaches to…

Communication Beginnings: An Introductory Listening and Speaking Text for English Language Learners

Communication Beginnings An Introductory Listening and Speaking Text for English Language Learners.pdf
This textbook is designed for beginning-intermediate English language learners. It is composed of 7 chapters, each of which covers specific speaking and listening learning objectives and includes dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation…

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 3

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 3.pdf
This is Volume 3 in a three volume series written for Contracts Law. Its former title is "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically…

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 2

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 2.pdf
This is Volume 2 in a three volume series written for Contracts Law. Its orginal title was "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically…

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 1

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 1.pdf
This is the first in a series of Contracts casebooks. It was originally titled "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically not…

Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines

Information Literacy Research and Collaboration across Disciplines.pdf
This collection brings together scholarship and pedagogy from multiple perspectives and disciplines, offering nuanced and complex perspectives on Information Literacy in the second decade of the 21st century. Taking as a starting point the concerns…

Civil Procedure: Pleading

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This chapter covers the Civil Procedure topic of Pleading: The Plaintiff‘s Complaint. The chapter takes approximately four class periods to cover in detail. The student is exposed to cases, presented with questions that are designed to both guide…

Building Strategy and Performance

Building Strategy and Performance.pdf
This book uses a balanced blend of frameworks and illustrations to teach you how to tackle the challenge of driving performance into the future.

Kim Warren takes special care with this new textbook, Building Strategy and Performance, to ensure…

Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom

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The editors of Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom bring together stories, theories, and research that can further inform the ways in which we situate and address intellectual property issues in our writing classrooms. The…

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Writing Programs Worldwide: Profiles of Academic Writing in Many Places

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Emerging from the International WAC/WID Mapping Project, this collection of essays is meant to inform decision-making by teachers, program managers, and college/university administrators considering how writing can most appropriately be defined,…

International Advances in Writing Research: Cultures, Places, Measures

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The thirty chapters in this edited collection were selected from the more than 500 presentations at the Writing Research Across Borders II Conference in 2011. With representatives from more than forty countries, this conference gave rise to the…

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Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies: Teaching and Assessing Writing for a Socially Just Future

Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies Teaching and Assessing Writing for a Socially Just Future.pdf
In Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies, Asao B. Inoue theorizes classroom writing assessment as a complex system that is "more than" its interconnected elements. To explain how and why antiracist work in the writing classroom is vital to literacy…

Evidence: Best Evidence Rule

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The Best Evidence Rule, contained in Article X of the Federal Rules of Evidence (Rules 1001-1008) and state counterparts, is a Rule that requires a party seeking to prove the contents of a writing, recording, or photograph to produce the original…

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Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 2

Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 2.pdf
This new text by G. Arnold and S. Kyle, developed in collaboration by Athabasca University and Lyryx, is intended for the second of two in Intermediate Financial Accounting courses. It presumes that students have already completed the Introductory…

Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 1

Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 1.pdf
This text is intended for a first course in Intermediate Financial Accounting. It presumes that students have already completed one or two Introductory Financial Accounting courses. The book reflects current International Financial Reporting…

Writing as Material Practice: Substance, surface and medium

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Writing as Material Practice grapples with the issue of writing as a form of material culture in its ancient and more recent manifestations, and in the contexts of production and consumption. Fifteen case studies explore the artefactual nature of…

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Public Health Ethics: Global Cases, Practice, and Context

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Introducing public health ethics poses two special challenges. First, it is a relatively new field that combines public health and practical ethics. Its unfamiliarity requires considerable explanation, yet its scope and emergent qualities make…

Torts: Cases and Contexts Volume 2

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About the Contributors

Author(s)

Eric E. Johnson is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of North Dakota. He has taught torts, intellectual property, sales, entertainment law, media law, sports law, employment law, and writing…

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Writing in Knowledge Societies

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The editors of Writing in Knowledge Societies provide a thoughtful, carefully constructed collection that addresses the vital roles rhetoric and writing play as knowledge-making practices in diverse knowledge-intensive settings. The essays in this…

WAC and Second-Language Writers: Research Towards Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Programs and Practices

WAC and Second-Language Writers Research Towards Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Programs and Practices.pdf
In WAC and Second-Language Writers, the editors and contributors pursue the ambitious goal of including within WAC theory, research, and practice the differing perspectives, educational experiences, and voices of second-language writers. The chapters…

WAC Partnerships Between Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

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Working with educators at all academic levels involved in WAC partnerships, the authors and editors of this collection demonstrate successful models of collaboration between schools and institutions so others can emulate and promote this type of…

ePortfolio Performance Support Systems Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios

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ePortfolio Performance Support Systems: Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios addresses theories and practices advanced by some of the most innovative and active proponents of ePortfolios. Editors Katherine V. Wills and Rich Rice…

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After the Break : Television Theory Today

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Television as we knew it is irrevocably changing. Some are gleefully announcing the death of television, others have been less sanguine but insist that television is radically changing underneath our eyes. Several excellent publications have dealt…

From Grain to Pixel : The Archival Life of Film in Transition

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Film is in a state of rapid change, with the transition from analog to digital profoundly affecting not just filmmaking and distribution, but also the theoretical conceptualization of the medium film and the practice of film archiving. New forms…

Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom

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Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethnographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws not only…

Corruption in South Africa's liberal democratic context : Equipping Christian leaders and communities for their role in countering corruption

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This book is meant for academics in the fields of theology and ecclesial management, for business leaders and governmental authorities in the private and public domain. This collected work by mainly practical theologians reflects on the phenomenon of…

Open Data and the Knowledge Society

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This book considers the role of the open data movement in fostering transformation toward a 'knowledge society'.

Making Institutional Repositories Work

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Quickly following what many expected to be a wholesale revolution in library practices, institutional repositories encountered unforeseen problems and a surprising lack of impact. Clunky or cumbersome interfaces, lack of perceived value and use by…

Commercial Communication in the Digital Age : Information or Disinformation?

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In today’s digital age, online and mobile advertising are of growing importance, with advertising no longer bound to the traditional media industry. Although the advertising industry still has broader access to the different measures and channels,…

Focusing on Organizational Change

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Never before have strategic leaders been confronted with so much overwhelming change. The traditional approach is to teach the leader or leaders how to direct or control the organizations’ reaction on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. This…

Exploring Movie Construction and Production

Exploring Movie Construction and Production.pdf
Exploring Movie Construction & Production contains eight chapters of the major areas of film construction and production. The discussion covers theme, genre, narrative structure, character portrayal, story, plot, directing style, cinematography, and…

Communication for Business Success (Canadian Edition)

Communication for Business Success (Canadian Edition).pdf


The text has three content categories:

Foundations
Process and products
Contexts

The first three chapters form the core foundation for the study of oral and written business communication. The next sequence of chapters focus…

Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us

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Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and…

The Roots of Respect : A Historic-Philosophical Itinerary

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Despite the increasing concern for the issue of respect for persons displayed over the last decades by political philosophers, human-right thinkers, social and ethical theorists, a comprehensive treatment of the problem from a…

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Reconsidering Constitutional Formation I National Sovereignty: A Comparative Analysis of the Juridification by Constitution

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This open access book can be downloaded from link.springer.comLegal studies and consequently legal history focus on constitutional documents, believing in a nominalist autonomy of constitutional semantics. Reconsidering Constitutional Formation in…

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Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Business and Finance

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Theme: ‘Creating futures: Sustainable economies?’ Purpose: To share continuous and collaborative research outputs that review existing strategies and to propose mechanisms for the likely achievement of a sustainable economy that is unique but…

Die Welt der Commons : Muster gemeinsamen Handelns

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The logic of capitalism is that of dividing and sharing. Only that in capitalism, people do not share, but rather, they themselves are divided up. For this reason, the British historian E.P. Thompson claims that »it was always a problem to explain…

Coming of Age in Byzantium : Adolescence and Society

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The various phases of life and their manifestations in theory and social reality constitute a well-established area of research in the fields of western medieval studies and ancient history. In this respect the Byzantine East has been widely…

Understanding Society and Natural Resources

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In this edited volume leading scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds wrestle with social science integration opportunities and challenges. This book explores the growing concern of how best to achieve effective integration of the social…

Public Justice and the Criminal Trial in Late Medieval Italy

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This book examines the administration of justice in the small northern Italian town of Reggio Emilia at the end of the fourteenth century. Through an examination of material from the judicial archives from the period 1371-1409, this study…

The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory

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With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open education…

Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice

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Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice introduces instructional strategies linked to the most current research-supported practices in the field of literacy. The book includes chapters related to…

Sexy Technical Communication

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"Sexy technical writing…we’ve got to be kidding, right? But no, we aren’t. Good technical writing is powerful and clear and gets the job done. It brings people together and solves problems. Good technical writing purrs and hums like that BMW you plan…

Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations.pdf
The purpose of this book is to help boards of directors of nonprofit organizations improve their performance after completing the Board Check-Up, online board performance self-assessment tool found at www.boardcheckup.com. This book is also valuable…

Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom

Foundations of Academic Success Words of Wisdom.pdf
Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom (FAS: WoW) introduces you to the various aspects of student and academic life on campus and prepares you to thrive as a successful college student (since there is a difference between a college student…

Exploring Public Speaking

Exploring Public Speakin 2nd Revision.pdf
"The revisions include a new look and font, new graphics, and an appendix on first year issues. The table of contents is hyperlinked, and all graphics are tagged."

Original Description:

"In fifteen chapters the authors have attempted to address…

Educational Learning Theories

Educational Learning Theories.pdf
This open textbook was the result of a remix of pre-existing open materials collected and reviewed by Molly Zhou and David Brown. Learning theories covered include the theories of Piaget, Bandura, Vygotsky, Kohlberg, Dewey, Bronfenbrenner, Eriksen,…

Explaining Criminal Career

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Explaining Criminal Careers presents a simple quantitative theory of crime, conviction and reconviction, the assumptions of the theory are derived directly from a detailed analysis of cohort samples drawn from the “UK Home Office” Offenders Index…

Th e Principle of Loyalty in EU Law

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The book offers the first treatment in English to provide a thorough examination of the legal duties falling under the principle of loyalty in EU public law. Despite its seemingly innocuous wording, in what is now Article 4 (3) TEU, the principle of…

The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

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Digital technology has made culture more accessible than ever before. Texts, audio, pictures and video can easily be produced, disseminated, used and remixed using devices that are increasingly user-friendly and affordable. However, along with this…

Native Peoples of North America

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Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological perspective. As such, the text is organized around…

Applicable Law in Investor–StateArbitration

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This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the disputing parties and the arbitrators have when…

Taxation and the Financial Crisis

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The financial crisis has opened up a global debate on the taxation of the financial sector. A number of international policy initiatives, most notably by the G20, have called for major changes in the tax treatment of financial institutions and…

Good Corporation, Bad Corporation: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy

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This textbook provides an innovative, internationally-oriented approach to the teaching of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics. Drawing on case studies involving companies and countries
around the world, the textbook…

Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

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The concepts of cultural diversity and cultural identity are at the forefront of the political debate in many western societies. In Europe, the discussion is stimulated by the political pressures associated with immigration flows, which are…

Open Content Licensing : from Theory to Practice

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Although open content licences only account for a fraction of all copyright licences currently in force in the copyright world, the mentality change initated by the open content movement is here to stay. To promote the use of open content…

Communicative Figurations: Transforming Communications in Times of Deep Mediatization

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This open access volume is about how to research the influence of our changing media environment. Today, there is not one single medium that is the driving force of change. With the spreading of various technical communication media such as mobile…

Global Economic Prospects Broad-Based Upturn, but for How Long?

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The global economy is in a broad-based cyclical recovery. Investment, manufacturing and trade are on the rebound. Financing conditions are benign, monetary policies are generally accommodative, and the worst impacts of the recent commodity price…

Palgrave Studies in Disability and International
Development

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This open access book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing, based on Sen’s capability approach. The author uses panel survey data with internationally comparable questions on…

Production Ergonomics: Designing Work Systems to Support Optimal Human Performance

Production Ergonomics.pdf
Production ergonomics – the science and practice of designing industrial workplaces to optimize human well-being and system performance – is a complex challenge for a designer. Humans are a valuable and flexible resource in any system of creation,…

Prison, Architecture and Humans

Prison, Architecture and Humas.pdf
What is prison architecture and how can it be studied? How are concepts such as humanism, dignity and solidarity translated into prison architecture? What kind of ideologies and ideas are expressed in various prison buildings from different eras and…

Principles of Sociological Inquiry – Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

Principles of Sociological Inquiry - Qualitative and Quangtitave Methods.pdf
The author of Principles of Sociological Inquiry: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Amy Blackstone, started envisioning this textbook while sitting in her own undergraduate sociology research methods class. She enjoyed the material but wondered…

Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics.pdf
Principles of Microeconomics has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most introductory microeconomics courses. At the same time, the book includes a number of innovative features designed to enhance student learning. Instructors can also…

Principles and Practice of Case-based Clinical Reasoning Education A Method for Preclinical Students

Principles and Practice of Case-based Clinical Reasoning Education.pdf
This volume describes and explains the educational method of Case-Based Clinical Reasoning (CBCR) used successfully in medical schools to prepare students to think like doctors before they enter the clinical arena and become engaged in patient care.…

Pragmatic Philanthropy

Pragmatic Philanthropy.pdf
This cutting edge text considers how Asian philanthropists and charitable organizations break with Western philanthropic traditions and examines the key traits and trends that make social investment in Asia unique. Based on 30 case studies of…

Knowledge and Networks

Knowledge and Networks.pdf
This book discusses a core question in many fields of the social sciences, namely how to create, share and adopt new knowledge. It creates an original space for conversation between two lines of research that have developed largely in parallel for a…

Introduction to Law and Legal Systems

Introduction to Law and Legal Systems.pdf
This textbook provides context and essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues with which managers and business executives must grapple. The text provides the vocabulary and legal acumen necessary for businesspeople to talk in an…

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation.pdf
This electronic publication was conceived in the summer of 1992. A small band of Cornell Law students, charged with identifying subjects on which computer-based materials would be particularly helpful, placed citation at the top of the list. With…

International Relations

International Relations.pdf
A ‘Day 0’ introduction to International Relations. Written by a range of emerging and established experts, the chapters offer a broad sweep of the basic components of International Relations and the key contemporary issues that concern the…

International Business

International Business.pdf
Introduces you to the study of international business. After reading a short case study on
Google Inc., the Internet search-engine company, you’ll begin to learn what makes international business such an essential subject for students around the…

Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability.pdf
Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing current and future global food systems. Since 2006, global food prices have fluctuated greatly around an increasing trend and price spikes were observed for key food commodities such as…

Financial Strategy for Public Managers

Finance, Banking and Money.pdf
Financial Strategy for Public Managers is a new generation textbook for financial management in the public sector. It offers a thorough, applied, and concise introduction to the essential financial concepts and analytical tools that today’s effective…

Finance, Banking, and Money

Finance, Banking and Money.pdf
The financial crisis of 2007-8 has already revolutionized institutions, markets, and regulation. Wright's Money and Banking V 2.0 captures those revolutionary changes and packages them in a way that engages undergraduates enrolled in Money and…

Ethics in Law Enforcement

Ethics in Law Enforcement.pdf
In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts will then be applied to the major components…

Entrepreneurial Cognition

Entrepreneurial Cognition.pdf
The topic of entrepreneurial cognition has fascinated us and motivated our research
over the last two decades. Although this research has resulted in publications in the top entrepreneurship, strategy, management, and psychology journals,
we…

eMarketing the Essential Guide to Online Marketing

eMarketing The Essential Guide to Online Marketing.pdf
This book may have my name on the cover, but in comparison to the enormous number of contributors my role has been minimal to say the least. I am largely the project champion. From the smart contributors in our early Quirk days and now the very…

Criminal Law

Criminal Law.pdf
Criminal Law begins with the foundations of law and the legal system and then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state principles, federal law, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines.
Although it is…

Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law

Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law.pdf
This book analyzes issues in human rights law from a variety of perspectives by eminent European and Asian professors of constitutional law, international public law, and European Union law.

As a result, their contributions collected here…

Bioeconomy: Shaping the Transition to a Sustainable, Biobased Economy

Bioeconomy.pdf
Broadens your understanding of a sustainable economy
Simplifies multidisciplinary approaches for the transition to a Bioeconomy
Combining principles from agriculture, biotechnology and macroeconomics

The Economics of Quarantine and the SPS Agreement

The Economics of Quarantine and The SPS Agreement.pdf
This collection resulted from an international workshop funded and organised by Biosecurity Australia, the agency of government responsible for analysing Australia's quarantine import risks and for negotiating multilateral SPS rules and less…

A Fair Share of Tax

A Fair Share of Tax.pdf
Why do people pay tax? And why do they avoid doing so? There are many disciplines that try to answer these questions—economics, law, accounting, psychology.
They use a wide variety of methods and come up with a
similarly diverse array of solutions…

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Finishing Global Farm Trade Reform: implications for developing countries

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This study reviews policy developments in recent years and, in the light of that, explores ways in which further consensus might be reached among WTO members to reduce farm trade distortions — and thereby also progress the multilateral trade reform…

The Sustainable Business Case Book

22.The Sustainable Business Case Book.pdf
The Sustainable Business Case Book provides readers with a broad overview of the core concepts of sustainability and sustainable business practice. It is intended for use in undergraduate business courses and will also be of interest to students in…

Business Plan Development Guide

21.Business-Plan-Development-Guide.pdf
This textbook and its accompanying spreadsheet templates were designed with and for students wanting a practical and easy-to-follow guide for developing a business plan. It follows a unique format that both explains what to do and demonstrates how to…

Human Relations

20. Human Relations-1.pdf
Knowing how to get along with others, resolve workplace conflict, manage relationships, communicate well, and make good decisions are all critical emotional intelligence skills students need to succeed in career and in life. Our Human Relations book…

International Finance :
Theory and Policy

11. International Finance - Theory and Policy.pdf
Preface Traditionally, intermediate-level international economics texts seem to fall into one of two categories. Some are written for students who may one day continue on in an economics PhD program. These texts develop advanced
general…

Personal Finance

10. Personal Finance.pdf
This text has an attitude: that in addition to providing sources of practical information,
it should introduce you to a way of thinking about your personal financial decisions.
This should lead you to thinking harder and farther about the larger…

Money and Banking

9. Money and Banking.pdf
This book is designed to help you internalize the basics of money and banking. There is a little math,
some graphs, and some sophisticated vocabulary, but nothing terribly difficult, if you put your brain
to it. The text’s most important goal is to…

The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

7. The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business.pdf
After reading this chapter, you should be able to understand the nature and sources of law, and the
concept of the rule of law and how it affects business and economic prosperity. At the conclusion of this
chapter, you should be able to answer…

Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business

6. Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business.pdf
Our goal is to provide students with a textbook that is up to date and comprehensive in its coverage
of legal and regulatory issues—and organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their
particular approach. This book engages students…

Business Law and The Legal Environment

3. Business Law and the Legal Environment.pdf
After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
1. Distinguish different philosophies of law—schools of legal thought—and explain their
relevance.
2. Identify the various aims that a functioning legal system can serve.
3.…

Maximizing Mobile
2012
Information and Communications
for Developmen

IC4D-2012-Report.pdf
Mobile phones, a rarity in many developing countries at the
turn of the century, now seem to be everywhere. Between
2000 and 2012, the number of mobile phones in use world-
wide grew from fewer than 1 billion to around 6 billion.…

Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology.pdf
This books lays the foundation for prospective teachers to learn about various teaching methodologies and covers material typically found in many teacher training programs.

Basic Political Concepts

Basic Political Concepts.pdf
This short text introduces the basic ideas of political science.

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Fundamentals of Business

Fundamentals of Business (complete).pdf
An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundations of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a…

Information Systems for Business and Beyond

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If you are reading this, you are most likely taking a course in information systems, but do you even know
what the course is going to cover? When you tell your friends or your family that you are taking a course
in information systems, can you…

Introduction to Sociology

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Introduction to Sociology was written by teams of sociology professors and writers and peer-reviewed by college instructors nationwide. The textbook was developed for OpenStax College as part of its Open Educational Resources initiative. This free…

Basic Microeconomics

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Archeological and written records of human existence suggest that obtaining the material means to satisfy wants has been a perpetual problem. Food and shelter are requirements of human life. Other goods satisfy a range
of human desires and…

Introduction to Financial Accounting

4.pdf
Accounng involves a process of collecng, recording, and reporng a business’s economic acvies to users. It is oen called the language of business because it uses a unique vocabulary to communicate informaon to decision makers. To understand accounng,…

Principles of Macroeconomics

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Welcome to Principles of Macroeconomics, an OpenStax College resource. This textbook has been created with
several goals in mind: accessibility, customization, and student engagement—all while encouraging students toward high levels of academic…

Accounting and Financial Information

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Accounting is often called “the language of business” because it communicates so much of the information that owners, managers, and investors need to evaluate a company’s financial performance. These people are stakeholders in the business—they’re…

Graphic Design and Print Production Fundamentals

Graphic-Design-and-Print-Production-Fundamentals.pdf
This textbook is written by a group of select experts with a focus on different aspects of the design process, from creation to production.Traditionally referred to as graphic design, communication design is the process by which messages and images…

Project Management

Project-Management.pdf
This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share.

Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication

Understanding-Media-and-Culture-An-Introduction-to-Mass-Communication.pdf
Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of…

Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Media-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship.pdf
This is the first edition of a modular open textbook designed for entrepreneurial journalism, media innovation, and related courses. This book has been undergoing student and faculty testing and open review in fall 2017. Feedback has been implemented…

Information Strategies for Communicators

Information-Strategies-for-Communicators.pdf
Written by two nationally recognized experts in information strategy, this book leads students step-by-step through the information search and evaluation process for news and strategic communication message production. The book includes a conceptual…

Exploring Public Speaking: 2nd Revision

Exploring Public Speaking_ 2nd Revision.pdf
This 2nd revision includes a new look and font, new graphics, and an appendix on first year issues. The table of contents is hyperlinked, and all graphics are tagged.

In fifteen chapters the authors have attempted to address all the major…

Business Communication for Success

Business-Communication-for-Success.pdf
Business Communication for Success is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing…

A Guide to Technical Communications: Strategies & Applications

A-Guide-to-Technical-Communications-Strategies-amp-Applications.pdf
Welcome to the textbook for Engineering Technical Communications courses at The Ohio State University. Our aim in writing this textbook was to create a resource specifically focused on and applicable to the kinds of communication skills most…

Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies

Communication-in-the-Real-World-An-Introduction-to-Communication-Studies.pdf
Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies overviews the time-tested conceptual foundations of the field, while incorporating the latest research and cutting-edge applications of these basics. Each chapter will include…

Teaching in a Digital Age

6. Teaching in a Digital Age.pdf
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while…

Nietzsche on Power, Knowledge and Morality

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Foundations of Modern Social Thought (SOCY 151)

Today we take a bridge into the twentieth century, constructed by Nietzsche, Freud, and Weber's critical theory. Each author is different in important ways, but they also agree on two crucial…

Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World

Sociology  Understanding and Changing the Social World.pdf
The book includes the most recent data in the following categories, so your students have access to the latest sociological trends: crime and victimization, income and poverty, life expectancy and aging, employment, marriage and divorce, education,…

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Introduction to Economic Analysis

Introduction to Economic Analysis.pdf
This book presents standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that, in the authors' view, ought to be standard but is not. Introductory economics material is integrated. Standard mathematical tools, including calculus, are used…

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Introduction to Sociology - The Sociological Imagination - Part 1

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The Sociological Imagination: Who We Are and How We Got Here - Part 1--This course provides a sampling of problems and methods used by sociologists, with
concrete examples from everyday life, history, and contemporary events.