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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Orwell: Nineteen Eighty-Four
Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the harsh totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty he begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker, Julia, but soon discovers that the true price of freedom is betrayal.
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one of the most prominent and influential figures in twentieth-century literature. His unique political allegory Animal Farm was published in 1945, and it was this novel, together with the dystopia of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), which brought him world-wide fame. His novels and non-fiction include Burmese Days, Down and Out in Paris and London, The Road to Wigan Pier and Homage to Catalonia.
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Employer Brand Management
Simon Barrow and Richard Mosley are colleagues in the London based management consultancy People in Business, whose work with senior managers to improve their organisation's performance is driven by the thinking in this book. Simon Barrow was a brand manager at Best Foods (now Unilever) and Colgate-Palmolive before becoming CEO of an advertising agency within the Charles Barker Group, where his growing involvement with HR sparked his creation of the Employer Brand concept and subsequent research with London Business School. Richard Mosley has been involved in brand strategy development and implementation for nearly twenty years, including eight years with WPP's marketing consultancy Added Value where he led the internal marketing practice. Both authors share a belief in the need for marketing and HR to work together more effectively, especially in businesses which rely on people to deliver the customer brand experience. People in Business's recent clients include BP, British Airways, Hiscox, John Lewis, Man Investments and Unilever.
Software in 30 Days
Ken Schwaber is a cofounder of the worldwide Agile software movement and cocreator, with Jeff Sutherland, of the "Scrum" technique for building software in 30 days. He is president of Scrum.org, a software consulting firm, and led the process management product revolution of the early 1990s. Jeff Sutherland is the cocreator of Scrum, and was cosigner of the Agile Manifesto, which marked the start of the Agile movement. He has served as vice president of engineering or CTO at eleven software companies, managing the last seven entirely using Scrum, and achieved industry-leading, hyper-productive results. Jeff is the CEO of Scrum Inc., a consulting and training company.
Sierra Leone at the End of the Twentieth Century Conteh-Morgan, E: Sierra Leone at the End of the Twentieth C
The Authors: Earl Conteh-Morgan is Professor of International Studies at the University of South Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, In addition to many articles published in professional journals, he wrote Democratization in Africa: The Theory and Dynamics of Political Transitions; Japan and the United States: Global Dimensions of Economic Power (Peter Lang, 1992); American Foreign Aid and Global Power Projection; and coedited Peacekeeping in Africa: ECOMOG in Liberia. He was a 1995 Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo, Norway. Mac Dixon-Fyle is Professor of History at DePauw University in Indiana. He received his Ph.D. in African History from the University of London. He has published various articles on the colonial experience of the plateau Tonga of Northern Rhodesia/Zambia, and on the immigrant Sierra Leoneans/Saro of the Niger Delta. He is the author of A Saro Community in the Niger Delta, 1912-1984: The Potts-Johnsons of Port Harcourt and Their Heirs.
One-Page Composer Bios
Contains brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history's greatest composers. Also included, as a bonus, are one-page histories of each of the six eras of music from the medieval era through the 20th century.
Mindfulness and Character Strengths
Looking for the latest research and practices on character strengths and mindfulness? Curious about how character strengths can supercharge your mindfulness practice? Or how mindfulness can help you deploy your best qualities? Look no further - the answers are in this book! At the core of this hands-on resource for psychologists and other practitioners, including educators, coaches, and consultants, is Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP), the first structured program to combine mindfulness with the character strengths laid out in the VIA Institute's classification developed by Drs. Martin E. P. Seligman and Christopher Peterson. This 8-session program systematically boosts awareness and application of character strengths, helping people flourish and lead more fulfilling lives. The author's vast experience working with both mindfulness and character strengths is revealed in his sensitive and clear presentation of the conceptual, practical, and scientific elements of this unique combined approach. It is not only those who are new to mindfulness or to character strengths who will appreciate the detailed primers on these topics in the first section of the book. And the deep discussions about the integration of mindfulness and character strengths in the second section will benefit not just intermediate and advanced practitioners. The third section then leads readers step-by-step through each of the 8 MBSP sessions, including details of session structure and content, suggested homework, 30 practical handouts, as well as inspiring quotes and stories and useful practitioner tips. An additional chapter discusses the adaption of MBSP to different settings and populations (e.g., business, education, individuals, couples). The mindfulness and character strengths meditations on the accompanying CD support growth and development. This highly accessible book, while primarily conceived for psychologists, educators, coaches, and consultants, is suitable for anyone who is interested in living a flourishing life.
The Corporate Culture Survival Guide Schein, E: Corporate Culture Survival Guide
Edgar H. Schein, a world-renowned expert on organizational culture, is the Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of numerous books including Organizational Culture and Leadership and Career Anchors Facilitator's Guide Package, both in their third editions.
Singin' with the Jazz Combo
Die Reihe Singin' with the Jazz Combo enthält jeweils zehn bekannte Standards für Sologesang mit einer neun- bzw. zehnköpfigen Combo - ideal für Sänger auf der Suche nach Arrangements für ein kleines Ensemble. Die Combobesetzung besteht aus Trompete, Altsax, Tenorsax, Posaune, Gitarre, Bass, Schlagzeug und Klavier und enthält Dirigieranweisungen für die Bläser. Eine optionale Baritonsaxstimme verleiht den Stücken zusätzliche Klangfülle. Die Songs - hervorragend arrangiert von Dave Wolpe - decken eine Vielzahl von Stilrichtungen und Tempi ab und können somit zu allen möglichen Gelegenheiten gesungen und gespielt werden. Titel: A Foggy Day * At Last * Falling in Love with Love * Just in Time * Mack the Knife * Polka Dots and Moonbeams * Santa Claus is Coming to Town * Straighten Up and Fly Right * 'SWonderful * When I Fall in Love.
The Handbook of Behavioral Medicine Mostofsky, D: Hdb Behavioral Medicine/2 Bde.
David I. Mostofsky is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Laboratory for Behavioral Medicine Research at Boston University. He has written more than 100 journal articles, monographs and chapters in edited volumes describing his research.
Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology
David J. Argyle, BVMS, PhD, DECVIM (Oncology), MRCVS, is the William Dick Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Malcolm J. Brearley, MA, VetMB, MSc, FRCVS, is an RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology at Davies Veterinary Specialists, Hertfordshire, England. Michelle Turek, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology), is a staff veterinarian at Angell Animal Medical Center's Cancer Care Center, Boston, MA.
The Art of the Restaurateur Lander, N: Art of the Restaurateur
Reveals the hidden stories behind some of the world's best restaurants, whichcelebrate the complex but unrecognised art of the restaurateur. Every restaurateur's story is fascinating, and has something different to tell aboutthe creation of a successful restaurant. The first book by renowned Financial Times restaurant critic, Nicholas Lander. An accessible, engaging read for anyone who is interested in food, restaurants orcreativity in business.
The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit Kimball, R: Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit
The authors' professional careers have followed remarkably similar paths. Each author has focused on data warehousing and business intelligence (DW/BI) consulting and education for more than fifteen years. Most worked together at Metaphor Computer Systems, a pioneering decision support vendor, in the 1980s. All the authors are members of the Kimball Group and teach for KimballUniversity. They contribute regularly to Intelligent Enterprise magazine and other industry publications; most have previously written books in the Toolkit series. Ralph Kimball founded the Kimball Group. Since the mid 1980s, he has been the DW/BI industry's thought leader on the dimensional approach and trained more than 10,000 IT professionals. Ralph has his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Margy Ross is President of the Kimball Group. She has focused exclusively on DW/BI since 1982 with an emphasis on business requirements analysis and dimensional modeling. Margy graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University. Warren Thornthwaite began his DW/BI career in 1980. After managing Metaphor's consulting organization, he worked for Stanford University and WebTV. Warren holds a BAin Communications Studies from the University of Michigan and anMBA from the University of Pennsylvania'sWharton School. JoyMundy has focused onDW/BIsystems since 1992 with stints at Stanford, Web TV, and Microsoft's SQL Server product development organization. Joy graduated from Tufts University with a BA in Economics, and from Stanford University with an MS in Engineering Economic Systems. Bob Becker has helped clients across a variety of industries with their DW/BI challenges and solutions since 1989, including extensive work with health care organizations. Bob has a BSB in Marketing from the University of Minnesota's School of Business.
Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy
Andrew Bowie is Professor of Philosophy and German at Royal Holloway, University of London.
The New Pastoralism Titman, M: New Pastoralism
The New Pastoralism is an exploration of a romantic 'green' and technological architecture that heals the traditional cut between the city dweller and nature. New, gently engaging architectures are arising that employ biomimetics, hydroponics, cybernetic feedback systems, micro ecologies and traditional construction methods with natural materials and vertical landscapes. These are used to create small, subtle, alive spaces that help remind us of our humanity. These soft constructions fulfil a hard-wired human desire to be connected to and delighted by nature. Unlike our ancestors' romantic love of the dramatic power of landscape, these spaces offer a more gentle and artificially tamed nature of 'pastoral' delight. For centuries, Western culture looked to landscape and the pastoral in particular as a setting for the escapist desires to reconnect with the land and elements. More recently we looked to inner-city underbellies for the same romantic freedoms and wilderness. But these exotic desires are now evolving into more distilled and gentler experiences. The use of the skies, planting, water, wildlife and the seasons is becoming subtly incorporated into building layouts and onto building surfaces to offer a subtle new interface with our primordial desire to reconnect with nature
Streep, Meryl: Anatomy of an Actor
Meryl Streep (b.1949) is widely regarded as one of the most talented actors of her generation and provides a high benchmark by which others are measured.
The Double, the Labyrinth and the Locked Room Shiloh, I: Double, the Labyrinth and the Locked Room
Ilana Shiloh received her PhD in American literature from Tel Aviv University, where she taught detective fiction in the Department of English. Her previous book, Paul Auster and Postmodern Quest, has gained critical acclaim.
Belgium, The Golden Decades, 1880-1914
The Editor: Professor Jane Block, Director of the Art and Architecture Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, has published widely on the art and culture of Belgium at the turn of the century.
Sven Nordqvist kam 1946 in Helsingborg zur Welt. Seine beliebten Charaktere Findus und Pettson haben mittlerweile auch die Bühnen und Kinoleinwände in aller Welt erobert. Er hat viele renommierte Preise für seine Arbeit erhalten, u.a. den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis und den schwedischen Astrid Lindgren-Preis für sein Gesamtwerk.
Schritt für Schritt Band 3B
Kerstin Wartberg war die erste Deutsche, die am Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto/Japan studierte und graduierte. Sie steht seitdem nun schon über viele Jahre mit Dr. Shinichi Suzuki und seiner Frau in enger Verbindung
60 Music Quizzes for Theory and Reading
Includes sections on the basics, rhythm, note names, key signatures, musical symbols and terms, time signatures, keyboard identification, and a musical puzzles segment. Perfect for student assessment.
Wallpaper* City Guide Ho Chi Minh
Ultimative Tipps für Design-, Kunst- und Architekturbegeisterte sowie exklusive Empfehlungen, wo man am besten schlafen, essen, trinken, einkaufen, Sport treiben und entspannen kann - natürlich ausgewählt nach den strengen Kriterien der stilbewussten Experten vom Wallpaper* Magazin.
Complete Rock Guitar Method: Mastering Rock Guitar
This book and DVD-ROM is perfect for guitarists who have been playing for a while and are ready to expand their skills and technique. It includes in-depth lessons on pentatonic extensions, the major and harmonic minor scales, arpeggios, triads, chords derived from scales, and modes. Also included are technique-expanding exercises for legato playing, speed picking, intervallic playing, tapping, sweep picking, and bending. For those who truly want to stand out and become exceptional rock guitar players. This revised edition features new examples on string skipping and combining scale patterns, new examples in the styles of the hottest guitar players on the scene, new audio recordings, and a brand new video demonstrating the examples in the book. The video teacher, Jared Meeker, is a rock guitar master with an entertaining and relaxed approach that makes learning fun and easy. If you have completed Beginning Rock Guitar and Intermediate Rock Guitar, this is your best next step.
Reading the Chuang-tzu in the T'ang Dynasty
The Author: Shiyi Yu received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1998. He is currently teaching in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon.
Alfred's Kid's Ukulele Course Complete
Alfred's Kid's Ukulele Course is a fun method that teaches you to play songs on the ukulele right away. This complete edition combines levels 1 and 2 with the activity pages of the Notespeller, and includes an accompanying MP3 CD and DVD so you always know how the music should sound. Each lesson is explained in plain language that's easy to understand. Plus, you get to learn from three irresistible ukulele experts---a clever classical dog, one cool jazz cat, and a friendly alligator who loves the blues. They keep your attention focused by pointing out what's important on each page and help you learn by making music fun!Parents can be effective guides to help you through this course, even if they've never had any musical training themselves. You can even use this course in your classroom at school. Now get ready to take your first, best step toward a lifetime of musical enjoyment.
Cross Cultural Convergences in the Crusader Period
This book contains a collection of essays in honor of Aryeh Grabois, Professor of Medieval history at the University of Haifa. These essays are devoted to such medieval themes as interfaith relations, the Crusades, Jewish history and feudal monarchies, all areas in which A. Grabois has himself forged new directions in research. Among the contributors are David Abulafia, Elizabeth Brown, Franco Cardini, John Cowdrey, Ivonne Friedman, Jeannine Horowitz, Jacques Le Goff, Ilana Lourie, Jean Richard, Jonathan Riley-Smith, Kenneth Stow, and Avrom Saltman. Aryeh Grabois is a Professor of Medieval History at the University of Haifa. His vast erudition and learning have enriched students and scholars in many areas of medieval studies. Among the institutions with which he has been associated are the University of California at Berkeley, the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, the
The Best of Mark Hayes for Solo Voice (Book) Hayes, M: Best of Mark Hayes for Solo Voice (Book)
From the best-selling Mark Hayes Vocal Solo Collection comes this new addition. Carefully chosen by Mark Hayes, the vocal solos in this new collection are the best of the bestuseful for concert, contests, recitals, and worship.Titles: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing * Give Me Jesus * Safe Within Your Arms * Marchin on Up, My Lord * What a Morning * Joshua Fit the Battle * The Coventry Carol * and more.
Bobby Owsinski's Deconstructed Hits: Modern Pop & Hip-Hop Owsinski, B: Bobby Owsinski's Deconstructed Hits: Modern Pop
You'll never listen to music the same way again! Producer, audio engineer, and author Bobby Owsinski takes you behind-the-scenes of 20 of the biggest modern pop and hip-hop hits of the 21st century. Using a technique refined after years of listening to songs under the microscope of the studio, each song analysis by Bobby describes exactly how the song was constructed and why it was a hit, examining in detail the song form, the arrangement, the sound, and the production. This is a valuable must-have for everyone who loves music, musicians learning about arrangements, producers wanting to learn how hits are constructed, audio engineers analyzing the sounds of the hits, songwriters looking inside a hit's secrets, and fans who love facts and trivia about their favorite artists. Every song analysis has numerous "listen to" moments pointing out small but significant changes in the arrangement or sound that you might not have noticed before. Plus you'll get all the song facts never found all in one place like release date, songwriters, recording studio information, number of units sold, and chart position. Includes: Beautiful (Christina Aguilera) * Born This Way (Lady Gaga) * Call Me Maybe (Carly Rae Jepsen) * Crazy In Love (Beyonce) * Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) * Drop It Like It's Hot (Snoop Dogg) * Firework (Katy Perry) * Get the Party Started (P!nk) * Grenade (Bruno Mars) * I Gotta Feeling (The Black Eyed Peas) * In da Club (50 Cent) * Lights (Ellie Goulding) * Poker Face (Lady Gaga) * Sexy and I Know It (LMFAO) * SexyBack (Justin Timberlake) * Super Bass (Nicki Minaj) * Turn Me On (David Guetta) * Umbrella (Rihanna) * We Are Young (fun.) * Written in the Stars (Tinie Tempah).
The Author: Michel Posse is a lecturer in the English Department at the University of La R
Critical Prison Design
Roger Paez is principal of [AiB], a ten-year-old firm based in Barcelona with parallel operations in Los Angeles and Miami. Over the years they have succeeded both professionally and academically in the practice of Advanced Architectural Design. In ten years they have developed over 250 projects and proposals, mostly for public clients. Their extensive professional experience ranges from public facilities, to housing, town planning and landscape. [AiB] is a platform devoted to contemporary architectural practice with a critical edge. It provides professional services in Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Design. [AiB] specializes in Design and Coordination; carrying out the whole array of architectural work from conceptualization to construction; and its members actively pursue Cultural and Academic endeavors.
Center Stage, Book 3
Die neun Soli in Center Stage, Book 3 wurden geschrieben, um die Fähigkeiten von Klavierschülern der Mittelstufe zur Geltung zu bringen. Die Soli eignen sich perfekt für Talentshows in der Schule, Aufführungen, Wettbewerbe oder zum Vorspielen in der Familie oder bei Freunden. Hier erhält man viele verschiedene Möglichkeiten, ausdrucksstark und fantasievoll zu spielen. Titel: Buttermilk Boogie * Butterfly Garden * High Steppin' Rag * Melancholy Blues * Ponderous Thoughts * Rodeo Barrel Racing * Secrets of the Nile * Sophisticated Tango * A Waltz to Remember.
An introduction to the pioneering work of Joel Meyerowitz (b.1938), one of photography's great innovators and a highly influential teacher still working today. The first book to encompass all genres of Meyerowitz's work, including his black-and-white street photography and full-colour Cape Cod seascapes. Charts the award-winning photographer's development with a chronologically presented sequence of 55 images accompanied by Meyerowitz's own commentary and entertaining anecdotes. Includes an introductory essay by Colin Westerbeck, former Curator of Photography at The Art Institute of Chicago.
They Called Her Styrene, etc.
American artist Ed Ruscha began making prints and drawings consisting of one word or phrase in the late 1950s and has continued to explore the language-based imagery that has become a hallmark of his work. Pictured here are 500 of his "word" drawings which transcend their apparent randomness to become visual icons of universal emotions and places known and imagined. Full color.
Handbook of Biomedical Image Analysis 2 Hdb of Biomedical Image Analysis 2
Jasjit Suri, Ph.D. has spent the last 20 years in the field of computer and electrical engineering, and more than a decade in imaging sciences. Dr. Suri has a masters in computer sciences from the University of Illinois, a doctorate from the University of Washington, Seattle, and will soon receive his EMBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Suri has published over 100 technical publications in medical imaging, is a senior member of IEEE, member of the engineering honor societies Eta-Kappa-Nu and Tau-Beta-Phi, and a recipient of the President's Gold Medal in 1980. Prof. Swamy Laxminarayan, D.Sci. championed the field of Biomedical Engineering for over 30 years having held a variety of senior positions within the industry. He is an internationally recognized scientist, engineer, and educator with over 200 technical publications in biomedical information technology, computation biology, signal and image processing, biotechnology, and physiological system modeling. Prof. Laxminarayan is a fellow of AIMBE and a recipient of IEEE 3rd Millennium Medal.
Bridging the Boundaries
Current interdisciplinary research and practice in human-environment interactions This volume outlines current interdisciplinary research on the reciprocal relations between humans and the built and natural environments. The expert contributors investigate topics such as environmental impact on health and well-being, identity and place attachment, urban sustainability, and challenges linked to global or national environmental phenomena. Some chapters reflect on theoretical contributions that offer alternative ways of thinking about human-environment interactions, while others focus on methodological challenges and innovations. The quality and interdisciplinary diversity of the chapters makes the book a unique contribution to understanding present and future human-environment challenges at all scales and in all global contexts. It will be valuable to researchers, practitioners, and policy makers across a range of related disciplines, including psychology, architecture, urban design and planning, education, sociology, human and social ecology, interior design, and geography.
Meta-Analysis - A Comparison of Approaches Schulze, R: Meta-Analysis
In many scientific fields, meta-analysis has become the standard method for summarizing research findings. The number of published applications of the method has been steadily growing in the last 25 years and the statistical procedures of meta-analysis continue to become more and more advanced. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the statistical procedures for meta-analysis with correlations as an effect size
Play It Again!
The pieces in Play It Again! are melodic and fun to play, perfect for recitals, and can be played on a four-octave marimba (some on a three-octave instrument). The collection includes "Just Takin' Out the Trash," "Pumpkin Dance," "Chief Running Foot," "Who's the Culprit?," and "Music Box Ballerina."
The Anatomy of Fashion McDowell, C: Anatomy of Fashion
Colin McDowell is one of the world's top fashion commentators and part of the fashion elite, with a global profile and thirty years in the business. He has acted variously as magazine editor, illustrator, commentator and writer. Author of numerous books, including Phaidon's Fashion Today (2000), his work has appeared in newspapers, magazines and periodicals all over the world. He is a Senior Fashion Writer for The Sunday Times Style and is the founder and chairman of Fashion Fringe. In 2008 he was appointed MBE for his services to international fashion.
The Urban Masterplanning Handbook Firley, E: Urban Masterplanning Handbook
Eric Firley is the author of this book's companion volumes The Urban Housing Handbook (2009) and The Urban Towers Handbook (2011). Assistant Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture since January 2011, he is a trained architect and urban designer with work experience in property development and several design practices in Paris and London. Regularly invited to speak at architectural institutions around the world, he has a specific interest in interdisciplinary research and in the relationship between architecture and the urban fabric. Katharina Grön is a German planner who graduated in 2008 from the Hamburg University of Technology. Already involved in the production of The Urban Housing Handbook, she has developed the graphic concept of the book, including diagrams and custom-made urban plans. She lives and works as a planner and urban designer in Hamburg.
Positive Psychology at the Movies
For educators, researchers, and anyone striving for personal growth and a fulfilling life! This completely revised edition of the popular Positive Psychology at the Movies provides a unique way to learn and appreciate what is right and best about human beings. Now with discussions of nearly 1,500 movies, dozens of evocative movie images, and much more! Positive psychology is regarded as one of the most important developments in the field of psychology over the past century. This inspiring book uses movies as a medium for learning about the latest research and concepts, such as mindfulness, resilience, meaning, positive relationships, achievement, well-being, as well as the 24 character strengths laid out by the VIA Institute of Character. Films offer myriad examples of character strengths and other positive psychology concepts and are uniquely suited to learning about them and inspiring new ways of thinking. This book systematically discusses each of the 24 character strengths, balancing film discussion, related psychological research, and practical applications. Each chapter outlines Key Concepts, Relevant Research, an Exemplar from a key movie, Overuse/Underuse, Key Enablers and Inhibitors, Practical Applications, International Cinema, and a Summary. Watching the films recommended in this book will help the reader to practice the skill of strengths-spotting in themselves and others, inspiring self-improvement. Practical resources include a suggested syllabus for a complete positive psychology course based on movies, a list of suitable movies for children, adolescents, and families as well as a list of questions for classroom and therapy discussions. Positive Psychology at the Movies is conceived for educators, students, practitioners, and researchers, but anyone who loves movies and wants to change their lives for the better will find it inspiring and relevant. Read this book to learn more about positive psychology - and watch these films to become a stronger person!
Ninety-five Languages and Seven Forms of Intelligence Hicks, D: Ninety-five Languages and Seven Forms of Intellige
The Author: D. Emily Hicks is Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies and English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University. Professor Hicks received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from University of California, San Diego. A recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies award, she participated in the K-12 Curriculum Project (1992-1995). In addition to articles on literature and art, she is the author of Border Writing: The Multidimensional Text.
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- Berlin-based sculptor, photographer and installation artist Olafur Eliasson (b.1967) creates works that explore the relationships between human beings, nature and technology - The artist re-creates fragments of the natural environment: icebergs at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, a wind tunnel at the Louisiana Museum in Humlebaek, Denmark - Eliasson uses immaterial sensations such as temperature, smell, taste, air and magnetic waves for his sculptural elements - Nominated in 2002 for the prestigious Hugo Boss prize, in 2003-4 Eliasson earned rave reviews for his representation of a giant sun and sky at Tate Modern in London
The Shellcoder's Handbook Anley, C: Shellcoder's Handbook
Chris Anley is a founder and director of NGSSoftware, a security software, consultancy, and research company based in London, England. He is actively involved in vulnerability research and has discovered security flaws in a wide variety of platforms including Microsoft Windows, Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase ASE, MySQL, and PGP. John Heasman is the Director of Research at NGSSoftware. He is a prolific security researcher and has published many security advisories in enterprise level software. He has a particular interest in rootkits and has authored papers on malware persistence via device firmware and the BIOS. He is also a co-author of The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers (Wiley 2005). Felix "FX" Linder leads SABRE Labs GmbH, a Berlin-based professional consulting company specializing in security analysis, system design creation, and verification work. Felix looks back at 18 years of programming and over a decade of computer security consulting for enterprise, carrier, and software vendor clients. This experience allows him to rapidly dive into complex systems and evaluate them from a security and robustness point of view, even in atypical scenarios and on arcane platforms. In his spare time, FX works with his friends from the Phenoelit hacking group on different topics, which have included Cisco IOS, SAP, HP printers, and RIM BlackBerry in the past. Gerardo Richarte has been doing reverse engineering and exploit development for more than 15 years non-stop. In the past 10 years he helped build the technical arm of Core Security Technologies, where he works today. His current duties include developing exploits for Core IMPACT, researching new exploitation techniques and other low-level subjects, helping other exploit writers when things get hairy, and teaching internal and external classes on assembly and exploit writing. As result of his research and as a humble thank you to the community, he has published some technical papers and open source projects, presented in a few conferences, and released part of his training material. He really enjoys solving tough problems and reverse engineering any piece of code that falls in his reach just for the fun of doing it.
The Gift of Fire Proser, M: Gift of Fire
The Author: Matthew N. Proser is Professor of English and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the English Department at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in English at the University of Washington, Seattle. During 1983-1989, he was President of the Marlowe Society of America. In addition to his book on Shakespeare, The Heroic Image in Five Shakespearean Tragedies, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Pirandello in journals, newsletters, and anthologies.
A high proportion of couples in western industrialized countries are unable to have children, and in many cases these couples need psychosocial support. This book describes a range of counseling and therapy approaches that can be used in a variety of circumstances. The approaches described here provide concrete assistance and advice on psychosocial interventions for all professionals who are active in reproductive medicine, fertility treatment, and counseling or therapy for couples. The book introduces the most recent knowledge about psychosomatic treatment of fertility disorders, and describes assessment methods that can be used in everyday practice by those providing both medical treatment and counseling for fertility disorders. On the basis of numerous case examples, various different approaches to counseling and therapy are described, including, for example, specific approaches that can be taken by primary care or family physicians, or how to approach the problems in couples with different cultural backgrounds. A manual for gynecologists in the final chapter provides concrete advice and guidelines for a holistic, psychosomatic course of treatment for childless couples.
Big Five Assessment
This text provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the wide range of psychometric tests and inventories available for assessing personality, as described by the Big Five model and related concepts. The book includes chapters on all major instruments, such as the FFPI, BFQ, NEO-PI-R, HPI, BFI/BPP, HIPIC, ZKPQ, IPIP, FFPQ, TPQue, IAS-R-B5, IBFM/SACBIF, PPRF, SIFFM, TINSIT, 6FPQ, ACL, 16PF, and PSY-5. Each chapter is written either by the test authors themselves, or by other renowned experts, and the book thus provides the best possible guidance on the distinctive features, use, analysis, interpretation and limitations of Big Five and related instruments.
Asymptote, an award-winning New York City -- based architectural firm, expands the boundaries of traditional architectural practice with work that ranges from buildings and urban design to computer-generated environments. Recognized internationally as both leading-edge architects and virtual-reality artists as well as sought-after critics and teachers, Asymptote partners Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid have emphasized research into cultural trends and technological influences as the core of their practice. The firm has completed or is overseeing projects around the world, with commissions as diverse as a trading floor for the New York Stock Exchange; a multimedia research park in Kyoto, Japan; a modular furniture system for the Knoll furniture company; a music theater in Graz, Austria; and a new center for art and technology for the Guggenheim Museum in SoHo, New York. Designed and written by the partners, Asymptote is the first book to fully document their "real world" (as opposed to virtual) projects.In mathematical terms, the word "asymptote" is defined as a line that a given curve gets closer and closer to, but never touches, as it gets further from the origin towards infinity. In architectural terms, Asymptote is the Manhattan-based architectural design and research practice established by Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid in 1989.Rashid and Couture's work is intriguing because it draws inspiration from a wide range of sources not traditionally associated with architecture -- among them the design of airline interiors, sporting equipment, and organic systems like seashells and honeycombs; and various means of communicating and disseminating information. Their projects areconcerned as much with light, speed, and traversing virtual boundaries as with "real-world" geometries and building systems. Hani Rashid is one of the founding instructors in the "paperless studio" curriculum at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, a progra
Corporate Social Responsibility
PHILIP KOTLER is the S. C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. One of the world's top authorities on marketing, he is also the author of thirty-five books, including Marketing Insights from A to Z, also from Wiley. NANCY LEE, MBA, is President of Social Marketing Services, Inc., and a marketing professional with more than twenty years of experience. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Washington and Seattle University where she teaches marketing.
The Art & Ideas series offers introductory books on all aspects of the history of art. Written by an outstanding expert in the field, this volume explores the life and times of Hieronymus Bosch, one of the major artists of the Northern Renaissance. 200 illustrations, 180 in full color.
The Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Donald, P: Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer
Thieme Publishers New York im Thieme Verlag 2010
Volatility and Correlation
Riccardo Rebonato is Head of Group Market Risk for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, and Head of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Quantitative Research Centre. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University for the Mathematical Finance Diploma and MSc. He holds Doctorates in Nuclear Engineering and Science of Materials/Solid State Physics. He sits on the Board of Directors of ISDA and on the Board of Trustees of GARP. Prior to joining the Royal Bank of Scotland, he was Head of Complex Derivatives Trading Europe and Head of Derivatives Research at Barclays Capital (BZW), where he worked for nine years. Before that he was a Research Fellow in Physics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK. He is the author of three books, Modern Pricing of Interest-Rate Derivatives, Volatility and Correlation in Option Pricing and Interest-Rate Option Models. He has published several papers on finance in academic journals, and is on the editorial board of several journals. He is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.
This ground-breaking text is the first to provide a detailed overview of Investigative Psychology, from the earliest work through to recent studies, including descriptions of previously unpublished internal reports. Crucially it provides a framework for students to explore this exciting terrain, combining Narrative Theory and an Action Systems framework. It includes empirically tested models for Offender Profiling and guidance for investigations, as well as an agenda for research in Investigative Psychology. Investigative Psychology features: * The full range of crimes from fraud to terrorism, including burglary, serial killing, arson, rape, and organised crime * Important methodologies including multi-dimensional scaling and the Radex approach as well as Social Network Analysis * Geographical Offender Profiling, supported by detailed analysis of the underlying psychological processes that make this such a valuable investigative decision support tool * The full range of investigative activities, including effective information collection, detecting deception and the development of decision support systems. In effect, this text introduces an exciting new paradigm for a wide range of psychological contributions to all forms of investigation within and outside of law enforcement. Each chapter has actual cases and quotations from offenders and ends with questions for discussion and research, making this a valuable text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Applied and Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Socio-Legal Studies and related disciplines.
ICD-10 /DSM-IV Crosswalks
The clearly laid-out tables in this book allow quick comparisons to be made between the two major classifications of mental disorders, DSM-IV (including the latest TR version) and ICD-10. The cross-walks (in both directions) detail all the significant differences between the two systems, thus helping both clinicians and researchers avoid having to resort to complicated and time-consuming comparisons between the two manuals.
Improving Memory and Study Skills Herrmann, D: Improving Memory
This text is designed to serve as a primary text for teaching the science of studying to university and other students. Divided into five main sections, 13 chapters deal with: (1) Fundamentals, including scientific findings concerning learning and studying, and the physiological and psychological basis of memory; (2) Physical and emotional state when studying/taking exams; (3) How best to store and remember information; (4) Using the environment and things around us to help; (5) Integrating the above. Improving Memory and Study Skills is based on the latest research, including that of the authors, on how students study, learn, and remember. The authors collectively have over 100 years of experience in teaching and research about how students can learn more efficiently. This text presents both the rationale and the methods that have led to a new and successful multimodal approach to developing memory and study skills. Not only is the book full of practical recommendations for both teaching and learning these skills. In addition, the scientific reasons for the suggested procedures are clearly laid out, and the explanations in turn are grounded in practical examples. Each of the 13 chapters is rounded off by a concise summary of the most salient points, and the book itself is completed by a comprehensive glossary, and full author and subject indexes.
Fruits is a collection of Tokyo street fashion portraits from Japan's premier street fanzine of the same name. 'Fruits' was established in 1994, by photographer Shoichi Aoki, initially as a project to document the growing explosion in street fashion within the suburbs of Tokyo. Over the last five years, the magazine has grown to cult status and is now avidly followed by thousands of Japanese teenagers who also use the magazine as an opportunity to check out the latest styles and trends. The average age of the kids featured in the magazine is between 12 and 18, and the clothes that they wear are a mixture of high fashion -- Vivienne Westwood is a keen favourite -- and home-made ensembles which when combined create a novel, if not hysterical, effect.This extensive collection of portraits represents a unique documentation of the changing face of street fashion throughout the last decade. Colourful, fascinating and funny, this is the first time these cult images have been published outside Japan. Fruits will delight followers of fashion and youth culture.
Professional Java Interfaces with SWT/JFace
Jack Li Guojie is an independent Java developer who has been building various types of Java applications since 1998. His areas of interest and experience include artificial intelligence, user interfacing, Web applications, and enterprise system architecture. He has contributed articles to many leading software journals.
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
Personality Assessment. Methods and Practices
This highly regarded book, now in its third, fully revised edition, is a survey of concepts, methods, procedures, and materials concerning the assessment of personality. It emphasizes the means and methods of assessment, but theories, research, and issues concerning human personality that have influenced psychological assessment are also considered. It is designed primarily for use in a one-semester course on personality assessment at the upper undergraduate or beginning graduate level. In addition to being a textbook, this volume is a useful source book, providing coverage of a wide range of instruments and procedures, a comprehensive glossary, an appendix of test publishers and addresses, an extensive bibliography, and complete indexes of authors, subjects, and tests. These features add to the book's value as a reference source for professional psychologists and researchers in the behavioral sciences. Each of the 13 chapters of the book ends with a summary, a set of exercises and activities, and a list of suggested readings for further study of the topic.
Suicide and Euthanasia in Older Adults
Suicide among older people is a significant problem, but one that has tended to be neglected in recent years. And in an age where populations and cultures are becoming increasingly mixed due to migration and globalization, it is vital that lessons concerning suicide and euthanasia be learned from different countries. This book provides help by bringing together a unique range of perspectives on aging, suicide, and euthanasia from different cultures and countries around the world. In addition to analytical overviews of the relationship between socio-economic or psychological factors and suicidal behavior, differences between younger and older suicides, family factors, and physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, contributions by leading authorities from 10 different regions each contain a description of suicide in old age, as well as discussions of views concerning the role of the elderly in that culture and the issue of euthanasia/assisted suicide, especially in the terminally ill. This book is of interest not just for suicidologists but also for psychiatrists, psychologists, sociologists, ethicists, thanatologists, geriatricians, psychogeriatricians and psychogerontologists. A remarkable book, dealing with vital but often neglected topics: . Suicide in the elderly . Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide . Cultural aspects
Die Geschichte der Kunst Gombrich, E: Geschichte d. Kunst
Sir Ernst Gombrich gilt als einer der größten und unkonventionellsten Kunsthistoriker seiner Zeit, der in zwei unterschiedlichen Lebensbereichen zu Ruhm und Auszeichnung gelangte: als Gelehrter, der die Kunst dem Menschen nahe brachte, und als Pionier, der die Wahrnehmung aus dem Bereich der Psychologie auf die Betrachtung der Kunst übertrug. Sein bekanntestes Buch, Die Geschichte der Kunst, wurde zum ersten Mal vor 60 Jahren veröffentlicht und erscheint nun in der 16. Ausgabe. Es ist eines der einflussreichsten Bücher über Kunst, das je geschrieben wurde.