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Portals to Reading Level 7 Workbook

by Houghton Mifflin

Portals to Reading contains of a wide range of activities to help improve language and literature skills.

Portrait of America to 1877

by Stephen B. Oates Charles J. Errico

Portrait of America is an anthology of essays written by some of Americas most eminent historians. Suitable for U. S. history survey courses, the collection has a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can identify. Each selection is preceded by an introduction that sets the context and a helpful glossary that identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. The Eighth Edition includes an essay in which six major historians reflect on the historical significance of September 11, 2001.

Portrait of America, Volume 1: From the European Discovery of America to the End of Reconstruction

by Stephen B. Oates Charles J. Errico

PORTRAIT OF AMERICA is an anthology of essays written by some of America?s most eminent historians. The collection maintains a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary-source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can easily identify. More than 25 percent of the essays in the Tenth Edition are new, many from books that have been nationally and internationally recognized for their insight, accuracy, and timeliness, ensuring that the readings continue to be provocative and trustworthy. Each selection is preceded by an introduction for context, and a helpful glossary identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. Study questions follow each selection, prompting students to make comparisons between the readings.

Portrait of America, Volume 2: From Reconstruction to the Present

by Stephen B. Oates Charles J. Errico

Portrait of America is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. Suitable for U. S. history survey courses, the collection maintains a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary-source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can easily identify. More than 20 percent of the essays in the Ninth Edition are new. Each selection is preceded by an introduction for context, and a helpful glossary identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. Study questions follow each selection, prompting students to make comparisons between the readings.

Portrait of America, Volume 2: From Reconstruction to the Present (10th Edition)

by Stephen B. Oates Charles J. Errico

PORTRAIT OF AMERICA is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. The collection maintains a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary-source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can easily identify. More than 25 percent of the essays in the Tenth Edition are new, many from books that have been nationally and internationally recognized for their insight, accuracy, and timeliness, ensuring that the readings continue to be provocative and trustworthy. Each selection is preceded by an introduction for context, and a helpful glossary identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. Study questions follow each selection, prompting students to make comparisons between the readings.

Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom

by Brenda K. Scheuermann Judy A. Hall

The field of positive behavioral intervention and support is expanding rapidly, and the revised and reorganized second edition of Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom reflects the newest research and most exciting advances. With a new emphasis on the three-tier response-to-intervention model, the text continues to deliver readers an array of research-based strategies and techniques for strengthening appropriate behaviors and reducing challenging ones. Tackling both the "hows" and "whys" of behavioral management in the classroom, this text combines theory and practice in a way that helps students understand and apply effective strategies for behavioral support, assessment, and intervention in both school-wide settings and on an individual basis.

Positive Child Guidance (Seventh Edition)

by Darla Ferris Miller

Positive Child Guidance, Seventh Edition is ideal for guidance, behavior management and discipline, and classroom management courses in an early childhood education curriculum. This practical book outlines workable steps for creating a cooperative, respectful community of children and adults with special emphasis on sensitivity to cultural needs, cultural differences, and developmentally appropriate practice.

Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

by Wendy M. K. Shaw

A history of the creation of museums in Ottoman Turkey, which demonstrates that museum-building was both a product of and a response to European imperialism.

Post-industrial Possibilities: A Critique of Economic Discourse

by Fred L. Block

While it is often acknowledged that we live in a "post-industrial" age, our economic concepts have lagged far behind our post-modern sensibility. In this incisive new work, the well-known sociologist, Fred Block, sheds obsolete and shopworn economic analysis by presenting a bold, sweeping reconceptualization of the economy. Post-industrial Possibilities provides a fresh understanding of the dynamics of postindustrial change while offering a road map for future economic thinking. Block takes as his point of departure the tired concepts of neo-classical economics which, while still dominant, fall short as tools for comprehending contemporary economic forces. In Block's mind, the failure to revise the concepts of industrial economics means that the reality of today's economy is increasingly understood as "through a glass darkly." Intent on reinvigorating thinking in this area, Block masterfully critiques the central categories of neo-classical economics, such as the market, labor, and capital. Block argues that the neo-classical tradition has obscured the fact that capitalist prosperity has been built not on "free markets" but rather on systematic constraints on market freedom. He further suggests that measurements of capital have become increasingly problematic and that the concept obscures the critical sources of productivity within organizations. In his far-reaching analysis of the Gross National Product, Block shows that there is a growing divergence between the factors that determine people's well-being and trends in measured GNP. Postindustrial Possibilities sets forth a new intellectual paradigm that might be called "Qualitative Growth." One of its primary foci is a shift toward improved product quality and greater priority for various non-commodity satisfactions such as leisure, interesting work, economic security and a safe and clean environment. It also promotes a recognition that greater economic efficiency rests not on infusions of capital but on cooperative labor relations and on institutional reform. Wide-ranging, intellectually vibrant and lucid, Postindustrial Possibilities will engender controversy and debate. It is an enormous contribution that social scientists and policymakers will need to come to terms with.

Post-nationalist American Studies

by John Carlos Rowe

A collection of essays on the way to understand the US in a global world. These historians and literary scholars want to move away from the idea of America as exceptional, and instead explain American experience in the context of the rest of the world: a transnational, comparative approach.

Post-Structuralist Geography: A Guide to Relational Space

by Jonathan Murdoch

'Murdoch has written a book that is a welcome contribution to an ongoing debate about the nature of geography' - Area (Royal Geographical Society) Post-structuralist Geography is a highly accessible introduction to post-structuralist theory that critically assesses how post-structuralism can be used to study space and place. The text comprises: - a thorough appraisal of the work of key post-structuralist thinkers, including Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, and Bruno Latour - case studies to elucidate, illustrate, and apply the theory - boxed summaries of complex arguments which - with the engaging writing style - provide a clear overview of post-structuralist approaches to the study of space and place. Comprehensive and comprehensible - communicating a new and exciting agenda for human geography - Post-structuralist Geography is the students' essential guide to the theoretical literature.

Postcolonial Developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India

by Akhil Gupta

This definitive study brings together recent critiques of development and work in postcolonial studies to explore what the postcolonial condition has meant to rural people in the Third World. Focusing on local-level agricultural practices in India since the "green revolution" of the 1960s, Akhil Gupta challenges the dichotomy of "developed" and "underdeveloped," as well as the notion of a monolithic postcolonial condition. In so doing, he advances discussions of modernity in the Third World and offers a new model for future ethnographic scholarship. Based on fieldwork done in the village of Alipur in rural north India from the early 1980s through the 1990s, Postcolonial Developments examines development itself as a post-World War II sociopolitical ideological formation, critiques related policies, and explores the various uses of the concept of the "indigenous" in several discursive contexts. Gupta begins with an analysis of the connections and conflicts between the world food economy, transnational capital, and technological innovations in wheat production. He then examines narratives of village politics in Alipur to show how certain discourses influenced governmental policies on the green revolution. Drawing links between village life, national trends, and global forces, Gupta concludes with a discussion of the implications of environmentalism as exemplified by the Rio Earth Summit and an examination of how global environmental treaties may detrimentally affect the lives of subaltern peoples. With a series of subtle observations on rural politics, nationalism, gender, modernization, and difference, this innovative study capitalizes on many different disciplines: anthropology, sociology, comparative politics, cultural geography, ecology, political science, agricultural economics, and history.

Postgraduate Orthopaedics: Mcqs and Emqs for the Frcs (Tr & Orth)

by Kesavan Sri-Ram

What do you need to do before sitting the written component of the FRCS (Tr and Orth) examination? Practice, practice, practice. Sadly the MCQs and EMQs in the actual examination are not this straightforward. This book will help the orthopaedic surgeon preparing for the written part of the examination to be ready to face the task ahead. The MCQs and EMQs appear in the same format as the examination and cover the syllabus topics. Divided into subspecialty chapters, including trauma and basic science, this book is ideal for use alongside a revision plan. The questions have detailed answers and selected references, arming readers with the knowledge they need to approach the topic correctly. Written by recent, successful examination candidates, this question-and-answer-based revision guide is ideal preparation for the FRCS (Tr and Orth) examination as well as being helpful for other postgraduate orthopaedic exams.

Postmodernism and the Postsocialist Condition: Politicized Art under Late Socialism

by Ales Erjavec

This book, with in-depth perspectives on art and artists in the former Soviet Union, captures a singular period in the history of world art, and a critical moment in the cultural and political transition from the last century to our own.

Poverty and Morality

by William A. Galston Peter H. Hoffenberg

This multi-authored book explores the ways that many influential ethical traditions - secular and religious, Western and non-Western - wrestle with the moral dimensions of poverty and the needs of the poor. These traditions include Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism, among the religious perspectives; classical liberalism, feminism, liberal-egalitarianism, and Marxism, among the secular; and natural law, which might be claimed by both. The basic questions addressed by each of these traditions are linked to several overarching themes: what poverty is, the particular vulnerabilities of high-risk groups, responsibility for the occurrence of poverty, preferred remedies, how responsibility for its alleviation is distributed, and priorities in the delivery of assistance. This volume features an introduction to the types, scope, and causes of poverty in the modern world and concludes with Michael Walzer's broadly conceived commentary, which provides a direct comparison of the presented views and makes suggestions for further study and policy.

Poverty in America: A Handbook (2nd edition)

by John Iceland

A broad overview of poverty in the U.S., probing the various ways that it has been measured over time and the evolution of social thinking about poverty. Updated tables and a new preface.

Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley

by John Gaventa

This book establishes that power works to develop and maintain the quiescence of the powerless; rebellion, as a corollary, may emerge as power relationships are altered and together, patterns of power and powerlessness can keep issues from arising, grievances from being voiced, and interests from being recognized.

Power and Protest

by Jeremi Suri

Jeremi Suri puts the tumultuous 1960s into a truly international perspective in the first study to examine the connections between great power diplomacy and global social protest.

The Power-Conflict Story: A Dynamic Model of Interstate Rivalry

by Kelly M. Kadera

The Power-Conflict Story explains patterns of behavior in major world rivalries since 1816. Kelly M. Kadera carefully lays out the dynamic connections between two rival nations' power relationship and their conflictual interactions with one another. Rivals accumulate power and use conflict as a method of reducing their opponent's power level. But conflict is costly because it invites reciprocation from the opponent who has similar motives. Applying the formal model that she has developed, Kadera makes some interesting and novel predictions about which types of rivals win and what strategies they use. The empirical record on national power levels and interstate conflict convincingly support these predictions. Examples include the rise of the United States as a world power and the corresponding fall of British hegemony near the turn of the last century; Germany's unsuccessful attempt to overtake Britain during the Second World War; and Russia's rivalry with China during the early 1900s. One of the central contributions of the book's explanation of interstate rivalry is the integration of two opposing schools of thought, balance of power theory and power transition theory. This integration is accomplished by the author's dynamic formal model that emphasizes fluctuations in conflict behavior under different power relationships as well as shifts in power levels resulting from natural growth and resource depletion. The formal model and its analysis are presented in a conversational manner, making it accessible to the reader. The Power-Conflict Story will appeal to students and scholars of international relations, world history, formal modeling, applied mathematics, numerical methods, and research methodology. Kelly M. Kadera is Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Iowa.

The Power of New Ideas, Unit 8: New Ideas

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

NIMAC-sourced textbook

The Power of Selling

by Kim Richmond

The Power of Selling is the perfect textbook to teach students about the proven process of selling. More important, it teaches students how to apply the tenets of selling to how to sell themselves and get the job they want, with the same process professional sales people learn (or brush up) on their own selling skills. What makes someone successful in sales? Are great sales people born or made? Is there one magic selling process, or does the process change based on the business...or the customer? How can the selling process really come alive for students in the classroom? How do students learn how to sell for life, not just for a course? The Power of Selling by Kim Richmond answers these questions and makes the principles of selling come alive. Kim looks at the topic of selling through a different lens, and provides inspiration and ideas. The Power of Selling provides an exciting and interactive experience for both professors and students through the use of 4 unique elements: 1. Content The content is based on the core selling tenets so instructors will find the familiar principles of selling. In addition, the impact of Sales 2.0 is addressed at every stage including how to use interactive tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, blogs, and wikis effectively. 2. Selling U The last section of each chapter is called Selling U. It applies the concepts covered in the chapter to a student's job search. Selling U topics include how to think about yourself as a brand, how to create a powerful cover letter and resume, how to create your personal elevator pitch, how to use networking and informational interviews to get the word out about your brand, how to prepare and dress for an interview, and how to negotiate and accept the right job offer. What makes The Power of Selling different is that Selling U is integrated into every chapter, which makes this text the ultimate guide to selling yourself. 3. Video Resources Videos are used throughout the book. Additional videos that are not included in the text are available for instructor use. Here are videos that are available: * Video Ride-alongs - One of the best ways to learn about sales is by going on ride-alongs. So every chapter starts with an exclusive feature called a Video Ride-along. These short videos feature seven different sales professionals - one that starts each chapter. Each one talks about how he or she applies one of the key concepts covered in the chapter in their job. These videos are designed to be "virtual ride-alongs" so the students can actually feel as though they are getting insights first hand from selling professionals. * The Power of Selling YouTube Channel here (youtube.com/thepowerofselling) - Over 50 videos are included featuring the sales professionals who are highlighted in the Video Ride-alongs. About half of the videos are used in the textbook. The balance are available for instructor use. Several are included in Video Learning Segments (see below). These videos are excellent resources for use in the classroom, exercises, and assignments. * Video Learning Segments In addition to the traditional supplements of Instructor Manual, PowerPoints, and Test Bank, there are also Video Learning Segments. These are PowerPoint slides embedded with videos designed to supplement the course PowerPoints and focus on one concept, like an ethical dilemma, pre-call preparation, or effective presentations, how to use email effectively. Each segment includes slides, videos, discussion questions, or exercises. 4. The Power of Selling LinkedIn Group. here This group was created on LinkedIn.com expressly as a resource for the faculty and students who use this textbook. The group includes sales professionals from across the country and from different industries. This is a great tool for faculty and students alike to network, participate in discussions, ask questions, and connect with "real world" selling professionals.

The Power of the Wind

by Mary Beth Crum

NIMAC-sourced textbook

The Power of the Zoot: Youth Culture and Resistance During World War II

by Luis Alvarez

Providing a new history of youth culture based on rare, in-depth interviews with former zoot-suiters, Luis Alvarez explores race, region, and the politics of culture in urban America during World War II. He argues that Mexican American and African American youths, along with many nisei and white youths, used popular culture to oppose accepted modes of youthful behavior, the dominance of white middle-class norms, and expectations from within their own communities.

The Power of Weakness: Four Stories of the Chinese Revolution

by Lu Hsun Ding Ling

Two of China's greatest 20th century writers renegotiate woman's sense of self and place.

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