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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.
Understanding and preventing destructive leadership and the far-reaching consequences it can have on individuals and organizations. Destructive leadership can take various forms, such as abusive supervision, petty tyranny, and negative or aversive leadership, all of which negatively impact both followers and the organizations themselves. The expert contributions in this volume focus on understanding and preventing destructive leadership and the far-reaching consequences it can have on individuals and organizations. Destructive forms of leadership emerge in an interaction between situations, leaders, and followers. Critical aspects of this interaction examined here include the ways in which attempts at charismatic leadership can lead to the perception of abusive leadership, or even to abusive leadership behavior, narcissism as an antecedent of abusive leadership, how leaders and followers interact in coping with negative leadership (different coping strategies and their consequences), the impacts of constructive and destructive leadership behavior on subordinates' job satisfaction, and the role of leaders in learning from workplace mistakes.
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.
Kellie McGarrh's Hangin' in Tough
The Author: A graduate student leader, former high school English teacher, and a young scholar of exceptional promise, Kellie McGarrh was the victim of domestic violence shortly after she received her doctorate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This biography is based on her doctoral dissertation research. She was an assistant professor at Eastern New Mexico University at the time of her death. The Editor: Clinton B. Allison is Professor of Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Tennessee. His recent books are Present and Past: Essays for Teachers in the History of Education (Peter Lang, 1995) and Teachers for the South: Pedagogy and Educationists in the University of Tennessee, 1844-1995 (Peter Lang, 1998).
Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance Montrose, M: Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EM
About the Author... Mark I. Montrose is an expert in the fields of regulatory compliance, electromagnetic compatibility and product safety including extensive research, design, test and certification for various product categories. He has authored and presented a myriad of papers on the topics of EMC theory and signal integrity at both commercial and EMC symposiums and colloquiums throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Montrose is a senior member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and member of the Board of Directors of the IEEE EMC Society. In addition, he is a distinguished lecturer for the society and active participant in local, national, and international activities of the society. Moreover, Mr. Montrose is the author of the best-selling companion book, EMC and the Printed Circuit Board: Design, Theory, and Layout Made Simple (IEEE Press, 1999). This engineering-level book explains how and why all concepts within Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance work.
Recent research on childhood difficulties with the acquisition of basic mathematical skills and successful interventions for children facing such challenges We live in a world that requires us to process enormous amounts of numerical Information as part of everyday activities such as operating technical devices, estimating or calculating financial gains or costs, and time management, to name just a few examples. A lack of numerical fluency can therefore strongly impact individuals' lives, work, health, and finances. One reason for low numeracy is developmental dyscalculia, a specific learning disorder that profoundly impairs the acquisition of basic arithmetic skills. Although the consequences of this are at least as detrimental as those of dyslexia, there is less awareness of developmental dyscalculia in the general Population and it has long been an underresearched neurodevelopmental disorder. This volume aims to further our understanding of developmental dyscalculia and measures that might help to redress it. In addition to recent research findings highlighting the importance of working memory facets in developmental dyscalculia and investigating the IQ-achievement discrepancy criterion in defining the disorder, a metaanalysis on the effectiveness of interventions for children with mathematical difficulties provides new directions for how affected children can best be helped.
The Author: Aristides Gazetas received his Ph.D. in educational studies from the University of British Columbia. A Fulbright scholar to Greece, he was actively involved in the design of a film studies program for the University, of Lethbridge in the 1980s. As Associate Professor, he has written two telecourses, Studies in International Cinema II for Fine Arts and The Short History of Film - Film 330 for the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia.
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
Follower-Centric Approaches to Leadership
New research on followers as fundamental participants in the development, impact, and maintenance of leadership processes The vast majority of studies of leadership are cross-sectional comparisons of leadership styles and followers' perceptions of leaders' styles; however, within the last two decades scholars have begun to study the other side of the proverbial coin, focusing on followers' styles and the processes of followership. The studies in this volume examine what it means to "reverse the lens" in leadership research by studying how followers perceive and enact their own roles in the co-production of leadership. The contributions highlight new research on followers' needs, motivations, and attributions as critical aspects of the leadership relationship. They present new theories and perspectives on the study of leadership and followership as well as potential directions for further research. The followercentric approach to leadership covers questions such as: . How do followers perceive followership, i.e., construct and enact their roles in relation to leaders? . What does it mean to be labelled a follower? . How do individual characteristics and qualities of followers influence the development of leaders? . What roles do followers' needs, values, wants, and preferences play in their tolerance or affinity for certain leadership styles? . What types of leadership help in developing effective followership and what types of followership help in developing effective leadership?
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
The quality of experimental studies substantially depends on their design, which needs to be specified before data collection. The demand for optimal designs in psychological research and related fields has grown in recent years, not least due to complex and expensive methods such as neuroimaging techniques becoming standard procedures, which has increased the need to control the time and cost involved. Optimal design is also extremely valuable for large-scale assessments and adaptive testing. Beyond that, practically every psychological study may benefit from optimal design, as the reduction of experimental effort often amounts to 20-40%. Still, textbooks on experimental design usually do not cover optimal design, the existing literature on optimal design is often written rather technically and requires profound statistical knowledge, and software packages frequently used in psychology provide few opportunities for generating optimal designs. This volume provides an introduction to optimal design and an overview on new developments and applications of optimal design to several important topics in psychology, including multilevel analysis, event history analysis, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies, and optimal test assembly. All contributions in this compilation have been written with express attention to high readability. They only presuppose statistical knowledge as typically provided by the BSc and MSc study of psychology.
Contemporary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (b.1938) has made aradical impact on the photographic world in both Japan and in the West. His snapshot aesthetic and no-viewfinder style have succeeded in challenging themedium's prevailing orthodoxies. Moriyama was a member of the famous PROVOKE magazine, and a lecturer andtheorist, influencing the new generation of Japanese photographers. This monograph documents the development of Moriyama's photography througha chronologically presented sequence of 55 images. An introductory essay provides a fresh perspective on Moriyama's life and work. Includes iconic images as well as less well known works.
Handbook of Life Design
Our lives and careers are becoming ever more unpredictable. The "life-design paradigm" described in detail in this ground-breaking handbook helps counselors and others meet people's increasing need to develop and manage their own lives and careers. Life-design interventions, suited to a wide variety of cultural settings, help individuals become actors in their own lives and careers by activating, stimulating, and developing their personal resources. This handbook first addresses life-design theory, then shows how to apply life designing to different age groups and with more at-risk people, and looks at how to train life-design counselors.
IFRS and US GAAP
Steven E. Shamrock, CPA, MBA, CMA, is Corporate Controller of AkzoNobel Inc., the US parent company of AkzoNobel NV, a global Fortune 500 company and major producer of specialty chemicals. He was formerly with BP America Inc., where he managed the preparation of consolidated external financial statements that were converted from IFRS to US GAAP. He has specialized in IFRS in the facets of conversion, application, and policy and serves on the IFRS AICPA SAG. He is also a frequent speaker on IFRS at AICPA conferences.
The Elves of Cologne Kopisch, A: Elves of Cologne
. und eh' ein Faulpelz noch erwacht', war all sein Tagwerk bereits ge- macht!" So bequem war es in K
Schritt für Schritt Band 2B
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
Religious Pluralism in the Academy
The Author: Robert J. Nash is Professor in the College of Education and Social Services, University of Vermont. He has earned five degrees, including a doctorate in philosophy of education from Boston University. His most recent books include
The Bernadette Watts Collection
Bernadette Watts, geboren 1942 in Northampton, England, studierte Illustration und Kunst am Maidstone College of Art in Kent. Seit 1968 arbeitet sie als freie Illustratorin. In fast 50 Jahren hat sie unzählige Grimm- und Andersen-Märchen für den NordSüd Verlag in ihrem einzigartigen Stil illustriert. Bernadette Watts lebt und zeichnet in Kent.
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.
The Game of Sculpture Tullet, H: Game of Sculpture
The first truly interactive book about sculpture for children. By popping out pieces of card from the book and inserting them into slots andholes, the child will build their own work of art. Encourages children to use their creativity and experiment by adding othermaterials to the sculpture: a pen, wrapping paper or even a toilet roll. Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game from bestsellingillustrator, Herv
The Articulate Jazz Musician Chapman, C: Articulate Jazz Musician
Award-winning jazz educator Caleb Chapman and multi-Grammy-winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin have created a highly effective approach to jazz articulation. Step-by-step, this book details Caleb's proven approach for mastering the fundamentals of jazz articulation, phrasing, and interpretation. Inside each book are 17 units with exciting, original compositions by Jeff Coffin carefully designed to reinforce these concepts. The included CD has both demo and play-along tracks featuring a world-class quartet of Jeff Coffin (tenor saxophone), Victor Wooten (bass), Roy "Futureman" Wooten (drums), and Chris Walters (piano). This method makes approaching jazz articulation easy and fun. Follow the explanations, do lots of listening, play-along, practice what you have heard, and before long you too will be an ARTICULATE JAZZ MUSICIAN!
Wallpaper* CG San Juan
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.
Advances in Equine Laparoscopy
Claude A. Ragle, DVM, DACVS, DABVP (Equine) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.
Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
Giannoudis, Peter V. (Editor), Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds.
Teaching Music Across History
An outstanding resource for educators, Teaching Music Across History will help your students understand the ways that music and the arts reflect our culture and how historical events have shaped our civilization and customs. Reproducible student pages are included, making lessons a snap to prepare, keeping students actively engaged, and allowing for easy assessment. The accompanying CD contains listening examples of works by great Classical composers to support and reinforce the lessons. By increasing critical and higher level thinking skills with winning, creative, ready-to-teach methods, Teaching Music Across History will help your students meet item 9 of the National Standards for Music Education* (“Understanding music in relation to history and culture”). This excellent curriculum will encourage your students to incorporate a deeper understanding of history and heritage, and allow you to effortlessly integrate historical information within music instruction. Teaching Music Across History is not only necessary, but FUN!
Shredding the Composers
Some of the most brilliant and virtuosic music of all time was written during the baroque, classical, and romantic periods by composers like Beethoven, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Chopin. Many of these exciting musical works are perfect for shredders of any era and take on a whole new life when adapted for heavy metal guitar. This collection of 10 classical masterpieces for shred guitar provides theoretical analysis to help you apply what you learn to your own compositions and soloing. Every piece features innovative techniques and ideas to shed new light on these timeless compositions and stretch your playing to new limits. The accompanying DVD includes demonstrations of many of the pieces, and the provided MP3 files feature all of the examples recorded at multiple speeds to help you practice and get you on your way to mastering the challenging compositions of these great classical composers.
JIM COCKRUM, ranked "the most trusted marketer on the Internet" by IMreportCard.com, has inspired more than 100,000 online entrepreneurs with his creative training style. He has sold millions of dollars worth of products and services online and has helped thousands of others start and grow successful businesses. He has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Men's Health, Entrepreneur, eBay radio, and hosts the weekly radio broadcast Creative Internet Income Strategies. He is the bestselling author of The Silent Sales Machine.
Der Autor: Jörg Bernig wurde 1964 geboren. 1996 promovierte er an der Freien Universität Berlin mit einer Arbeit zu deutschsprachigen Stalingradromanen. Er ist gegenwärtig freier Mitarbeiter am Goethe-Institut.
The Rolling Stones: 50 Songs for 50 Years Rolling Stones: Rolling Stones: 50 Songs for 50 Years
This 50th anniversary collectible hardcover edition contains full guitar TAB transcriptions for 50 early Stones classics from their ABKCO years. These are all-new arrangements featuring the most accurate transcriptions for all of Keith Richard's, Brian Jones', and Mick Taylor's legendary guitar parts. The book also comes with a section of the most classic Keith riffs. The songs within are selected from 12 x 5, Aftermath, Beggars Banquet, Between the Buttons, Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass), December's Children (and Everybody's), Flowers, Hot Rocks 1964--1971, Let It Bleed, Metamorphosis, Sticky Fingers, Their Satanic Majesties Request, and more! Titles: 19th Nervous Breakdown * 2000 Light Years from Home * As Tears Go By * Back Street Girl * Bitch * Brown Sugar * Can't You Hear Me Knocking * Child of the Moon (rmk) * Country Honk * Dandelion * Dead Flowers * Dear Doctor * Factory Girl * Get Off of My Cloud * Gimme Shelter * Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? * Heart of Stone * Honky Tonk Women * I'm Free * It's All Over Now * Jigsaw Puzzle * Jumpin' Jack Flash * Lady Jane * The Last Time * Let It Bleed * Let's Spend the Night Together * Live with Me * Memo from Turner * Midnight Rambler * Monkey Man * Mother's Little Helper * No Expectations * Out of Time * Paint It, Black * Parachute Woman * Play with Fire * Ruby Tuesday * Salt of the Earth * (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction * She's a Rainbow * The Spider and the Fly * Stray Cat Blues * Street Fighting Man * Stupid Girl * Sway * Sympathy for the Devil * Under My Thumb * Wild Horses * You Can't Always Get What You Want * You Got the Silver.
Truth and Authority in Vico's Universal Law
The Author: Mirella Vaglio received her Ph.D. in Political Theory from the University of Wales, Swansea. She gained a Laurea in Philosophy from the University of Lecce. Italy, and has published review articles in local journals.
Super Mario(TM) Jazz Piano Arrangements
Die weltweit beliebten musikalischen Themen der Super Mario(TM)-Videospiele von Nintendo klingen super, wenn sie auf dem Klavier gespielt werden, und die neuen, jazzigen Versionen machen sogar noch mehr Spaß! Jede Bearbeitung in dieser Sammlung ist in direkter Zusammenarbeit mit Nintendo und dem bekannten Videospielkomponisten Koji Kondo entstanden, so dass jedes Thema sein musikalisches Wesen beibehalten hat - allerdings mit ein paar unterhaltsamen Überraschungen. Pianisten werden die Herausforderung dieser 15 leichten bis mittelschweren Bearbeitungen lieben, und die Zuhörer werden beeindruckt und begeistert sein. Titel: Super Mario Bros.(TM) Ground Theme * Super Mario Bros.(TM) Underground Theme * Super Mario Bros.(TM) Underwater Theme * Super Mario Bros.(TM): The Lost Levels Ending * Super Mario Bros.(TM) 3 Ground Theme * Super Mario World(TM) Title * Super Mario World(TM) Athletic Theme * Super Mario Kart(TM) Mario Circuit * Super Mario World(TM) 2 Yoshi's Island Ground Theme * Super Mario 64(TM) Main Theme * New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Battle Theme 2 * Mario Kart(TM) Wii(TM) Rainbow Road * New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Wii(TM) Title * New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Wii(TM) Ground Theme * Super Mario Galaxy(TM) 2 Yoster.
Mr. Squirrel and the Moon
Sebastian Meschenmoser wurde 1980 in Frankfurt am Main geboren und studierte freie bildende Kunst in Mainz. Meschenmoser gehört zu den erfolgreichsten und beliebtesten jungen deutschen Kinderbuchillustratoren. Die deutschsprachige Ausgabe des im Esslinger Verlag erschienenen Buchs
An Introduction to Money Laundering Deterrence Cox, D: Introduction to Money Laundering Deterrence
Every criminal act anywhere that involves obtaining money illegally produces funds which need to be laundered. The IMF estimates that 2-5% of global GDP ($590bn and $1.5 trillion) is laundered every year - $590bn is the equivalent of Spain's yearly output. Globally, regulations have come in which affect certain businesses, especially banks and other financial institutions. These businesses have been required to put in place specific arrangements to prevent and detect money laundering and the criminal activity that underlies it. As money launderers have resorted to more sophisticated ways of disguising the source of their funds, so employees have to be ever more aware of what they are dealing with, and how to deal with it. * At present books on money laundering deterrence tend to focus on the detailed regulations and therefore do not provide much in the form of practical advice and guidance. The books also tend to look at money laundering regulation from a single perspective - say that of the UK. * Legislation requires firms to provide all relevant employees with adequate training on that legislation, and to recognise and deal appropriately with transactions where money laundering is suspected. * This book will look at a series of types of money laundering, explain how they are used and what controls, if any, could be used by an institution to protect itself. * What should make a banker suspicious, how would suspicion appear to a court or regulator, and what will the impact be on controls and reputational risk.
Walter Benjamin and the Media
Jaeho Kang is Lecturer in Critical Media and Cultural Studies at the Centre for Media and Film Studies, SOAS, University of London
Handbook of Human Resource Development Chalofsky, N: Hdb Human Resource Development
NEAL CHALOFSKY, lead editor, is senior professor of Human and Organizational Learning at The George Washington University. TONETTE S. ROCCO serves as a program leader and professor at Florida International University and is the lead editor of New Horizons in Adult Education and HRD. MICHAEL LANE MORRIS, former president of the Academy of Human Resource Development, is the Skinner Professor of Management and associate dean in the College of Business Administration at The University of Tennessee.
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.
Mark Boyle is Professor of Geography and Director of the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analyses (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland Maynooth. He has taught introductory and advanced courses in Human Geography for more than twenty years. He has also researched and published widely in the fields of migration, diaspora and development, and spatial planning and urban and regional development.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.