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Multicultural Counselling: A Reader

by Stephen Palmer

`The book contains comprehensive coverage of issues relating to multicultural counselling, still current ten years after the first of the collected papers was published. The discussion points after each chapter give the whole book a text-book feel, which belies its more general significance as a professional 'Raising cultural awareness and challenging assumptions, this book will be essential reading' - Stress News Race is a complex and sensitive subject which has a direct and significant bearing on counselling. Multicultural Counselling provides insights and provokes debate about the impact of race and ethnicity on counsellors, their clients and the therapeutic process. Edited by Stephen Palmer, this collection of 20 articles represents the multiplicity of issues raised by counselling in a multicultural society. It examines topics which affect all counsellors, including the dynamics of mixed and same race counselling relationships and the dilemmas which confront counsellors in how to address issues related to racism which are raised in counselling. The book covers both theory and practice, outlining different approaches to multicultural and transcultural counselling, highlighting the racism implicit in some counselling theory and providing examples of multicultural counselling practice. The Reader also presents fresh perspectives on counselling from beyond the predominantly white, Western culture in which it evolved and discussion issues at the end of each chapter further encourage the reader to take a critical and questioning approach to the subject. Multicultural Counselling brings to the fore the key issues involved in multicultural counselling and captures the full complexity of the subject. Essential reading for trainee and practising counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists and others involved in therapeutic relationships with clients, the book aims to raise cultural awareness and challenge assumptions.

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

by Philip C. Chinn Donna M. Gollnick

This well-respected book helps readers understand pluralism and the complexities of cultural backgrounds and how to use this knowledge successfully in the classroom. It appropriately describes seven critical microcultures to which students and teachers belong: class; ethnicity and race; gender; exceptionality; religion; language; and age. These microcultures form the foundation for understanding pluralism and multicultural education. A focus on current issues features sections on hate groups, school violence, social justice, culturally responsible teaching, and teaching for democracy. Video insights incorporated into each chapter promote stimulating social and cultural discussions around video segments from ABC News. For teachers striving to deliver an equitable education to all students.

Multilevel Analysis (Second Edition)

by Roel Bosker Tom A. Snijders

The Second Edition of this classic text introduces the main methods, techniques and issues involved in carrying out multilevel modeling and analysis. Snijders and Bosker's book is an applied, authoritative and accessible introduction to the topic, providing readers with a clear conceptual and practical understanding of all the main issues involved in designing multilevel studies and conducting multilevel analysis. This book provides step-by-step coverage of: * multilevel theories * ecological fallacies * the hierarchical linear model * testing and model specification * heteroscedasticity * study designs * longitudinal data * multivariate multilevel models * discrete dependent variables There are also new chapters on: * missing data * multilevel modeling and survey weights * Bayesian and MCMC estimation and latent-class models. This book has been comprehensively revised and updated since the last edition, and now discusses modeling using HLM, MLwiN, SAS, Stata including GLLAMM, R, SPSS, Mplus, WinBugs, Latent Gold, and SuperMix. This is a must-have text for any student, teacher or researcher with an interest in conducting or understanding multilevel analysis. Tom A.B. Snijders is Professor of Statistics in the Social Sciences at the University of Oxford and Professor of Statistics and Methodology at the University of Groningen. Roel J. Bosker is Professor of Education and Director of GION, Groningen Institute for Educational Research, at the University of Groningen.

Multiliteracies for a Digital Age

by Stuart A. Selber

This is a guide for composition teachers to develop effective, full-scale computer literacy programs that are also professionally responsible by emphasizing different kinds of literacies and proposing methods for helping students move among them in strategic ways.

Multimedia and Image Management

by Karen Bean Susan Lake

Multimedia and Image Management prepares students for a business world in which they will be expected to use business-standard software applications and to complete projects and solve problems. The applications include word processing, presentation, digital photography, image manipulation, animation, and speech recognition. This text teaches students the more creative end of business technology.

Multiscale Modeling of the Skeletal System

by Marco Viceconti

Integrative approaches to biomedical research promise to advance our understanding of the human body and physiopathology of diseases. In this book, the author focuses on the skeletal system, demonstrating how multiscale modeling can determine the relationship between bone mechanics and disease. Introductory chapters explain the concept of integrative research, what a model is, predictive modeling, and the computational methods used throughout the book. Starting with whole body anatomy, physiology and modeling, subsequent chapters scale down from bone and tissue levels to the cellular level, where the modeling of mechanobiological processes is addressed. Finally, the principles are applied to address truly complex, multiscale interactions. Special attention is given to real-world clinical applications: one in pediatric skeletal oncology and one on the prediction of fracture risks in osteoporotic patients. This book has wide interdisciplinary appeal and is a valuable resource for researchers in mechanical and biomedical engineering, quantitative physiology and computational biology.

Muscles Testing and Function with Posture and Pain (5th Edition)

by Florence Peterson Kendall Elizabeth Kendall Mccreary Patricia Geise Provance Mary Mcintyre Rodgers William Anthony Romani

This book intends to provide rehabilitation professionals with a wealth of knowledge and background in the all-important aspect of the patient/client examination process.

Museum Basics

by Timothy Ambrose Crispin Paine

A basic guide to every aspect of museum work, from collection development and management, to marketing, maintenance and security. A textbook to be used as a basis for training courses.

Museum Careers: A Practical Guide for Students and Novice

by N. Elizabeth Schlatter

This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Expert curator Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession, the types of museums, and the types of jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She tells the reader the kinds of training needed, how to secure a job, and how to move up the ladder once you are working in the filed. Schlatter discusses the pros and cons, rewards and challenges of embarking on a museum career. Interviews with a host of other museum professionals show the various pathways that people take within the field. For novices in the field, students in museum studies programs, or anyone considering this as a career choice, Schlatter's book is an essential starting point.

Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business (3rd edition)

by Richard Stim

Stim, a musician and intellectual property attorney, explains the business side of running a band from a legal perspective. He discusses band partnerships and agreements, management, attorneys, equipment, performance and touring, copyright and song ownership, publishing, band names and trademarks, album artwork issues, recording and manufacturing issues, music distribution, independent record agreements, and taxes. This edition covers downloads and other internet issues.

Music Theory For Dummies (Second Edition)

by Michael Pilhofer Holly Day

Grasp the concepts needed to compose, deconstruct, and comprehend music. Whether you're a student of music or a music lover, "Music Theory For Dummies" presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful hints on composing, arranging, and creating original melodies, harmonies, and chords. "Music Theory For Dummies" gives you a friendly, unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level course and makes music theory easy to understand. It includes updated information on current teaching techniques; the newest music examples and genres; information on mastering major and minor scales, using intervals, and recognizing pitches and clefs; the lowdown on rhythms, tempo, dynamics, and navigation; how to transcribe the music you hear and transposing it to other keys; harmonizing and accompanying melodies; composing and arranging for voices and instruments; performing your own music; and much more.

Musical Acoustics (Third Edition)

by Donald Hall

An introductory course on the production, propagation, and perception of sound as it relates to music and musical instruments

The Musician's Handbook: A Practical Guide To Understanding The Music Business (Revised Edition)

by Bobby Borg

The bible of the music biz; now fully revised with new contacts, fee info, trends, tips. Want to know how to set prices for a gig? Want to be ahead of the curve on new trends in music? Want to have all the latest contact information on hundreds of industry pros? Have we got the book for you! The Musician's Handbook, already the industry bible for working musicians, has been thoroughly revised and updated with the answers to all these questions and more. New interviews with music-business leaders, new pricing and legal structures for the digital age, new how-to tips for independent and do-it-yourself musician -- it's all in here. Fees, royalties and advances, live performance, touring, merchandising, working with managers, lawyers, and agents, spotting new opportunities -- all these topics and many, many more are covered in depth in this indispensable guide to becoming successful in music and in business.

MVS TSO: Concepts and ISPF (Part 1)

by Doug Lowe

The first of a two-part revision, expanded to cover several major versions of TSO and ISPF released by IBM since publication of the first edition in 1984. This volume, Part 1, presents everything necessary to use TSO/ISPF for application programming. (Part 2 covers TSO commands and procedures.)

My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned By Becoming a Student

by Rebekah Nathan

After more than fifteen years of teaching, Rebekah Nathan, a professor of anthropology at a large state university, realized that she no longer understood the behavior and attitudes of her students. Fewer and fewer participated in class discussion, tackled the assigned reading, or came to discuss problems during office hours. And she realized from conversations with her colleagues that they, too, were perplexed: Why were students today so different and so hard to teach? Were they, in fact, more likely to cheat, ruder, and less motivated? Did they care at all about their education, besides their grades? Nathan decided to put her wealth of experience in overseas ethnographic fieldwork to use closer to home and apply to her own university. Accepted on the strength of her high school transcript, she took a sabbatical and enrolled as a freshman for the academic year. She immersed herself in student life, moving into the dorms and taking on a full course load. She ate in the student cafeteria, joined student clubs, and played regular pick-up games of volleyball and tag football (sports at which the athletic fifty-something-year-old could hold her own). Nathan had resolved that, if asked, she would not lie about her identity; she found that her classmates, if they were curious about why she was attending college at her age, never questioned her about her personal life. Based on her interviews and conversations with fellow classmates, her interactions with professors and with other university employees and offices, and her careful day-to-day observations, My Freshman Year provides a compelling account of college life that should be read by students, parents, professors, university administrators, and anyone else concerned about the state of higher education in America today. Placing her own experiences and those of her classmates into a broader context drawn from national surveys of college life, Nathan finds that today's students face new challenges to which academic institutions have not adapted. At the end of her freshman year, she has an affection and respect for students as a whole that she had previously reserved only for certain individuals. Being a student, she discovers, is hard work. But she also identifies fundamental misperceptions, misunderstandings, and mistakes on both sides of the educational divide that negatively affect the college experience. By focusing on the actual experiences of students, My Freshman Year offers a refreshing alternative to the frequently divisive debates surrounding the political, economic, and cultural significance of higher education--as well as a novel perspective from which to look at the achievements and difficulties confronting America's colleges and universities in the twenty-first century.

Mycoplasma Diseases of Ruminants

by Robin Nicholas Roger Ayling Laura Mcauliffe

Mycoplasmas are the smallest of free-living organisms and are intermediate between viruses and bacteria. Many species thrive as parasites in animal (including human) hosts. This book is based on proceedings of a conference held in Palermo, Italy. It reviews some of the most important mycoplasma diseases of sheep, goats and cattle including contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, contagious agalactia and calf pneumonia, which are listed by the OIE because of their economic implications.

The Mystery of Banking

by Murray N. Rothbard

Discusses banking from the perspective of Austrian economics.

The Myth of Meaning in the Work of C. G. Jung

by Aniela Jaffe R. F. C. Hull

A clear exploration of the main concept of C.G. Jung's psychology.

NALA Manual For Paralegals And Legal Assistants: A General Skills And Litigation Guide For Today's Professionals

by Inc. National Association of Legal Assistants

Succeed on the job--and in your course--and prepare for the Certified Paralegal examination with the NALA Manual. More than 100 leading authorities with a wide range of experience in legal disciplines and management have contributed to this comprehensive manual since it was introduced in 1976. Covering all the skills required of paralegals today, the updated manual includes a collection of successful solutions to actual assignments accomplished by working paralegals nationwide. These proven techniques and procedures can be used as starting points from which you can make changes, adaptations, and modifications when you encounter similar situations on the job.

The Nanotechnology Challenge: Creating Legal Institutions for Uncertain Risks

by David A. Dana

Nanotechnology is the wave of the future, and has already been incorporated into everything from toothpaste to socks to military equipment. The safety of nanotechnology for human health and the environment is a great unknown, however, and no legal system in the world has yet devised a way to reasonably address the uncertain risks of nanotechnology. To do so will require creating new legal institutions. This volume of essays by leading law scholars and social and physical scientists offers a range of views as to how such institutions should be formed. It is essential reading for anyone who may wonder how we can continue to innovate technologically in a way that both delivers the benefits and sustains human health and the environment.

Narrative Means to Sober Ends: Treating Addiction and Its Aftermath

by Jonathan Diamond David C. Treadway

Proposes a narrative approach that builds a bridge between family therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and addictions counseling. Demonstrates innovative ways to help clients form new understandings of the events of their lives, explore their relationships to drugs and alcohol, and develop new stories to nourish their recovery. Central to this approach is the use of letter writing, personal accounts, and other creative tasks. Diamond has been teaching and training in the fields of addiction and psychotherapy for the past 15 years. He is currently in private practice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Narrative Therapy in Practice: The Archaeology of Hope

by Gerald Monk Kathie Crocket David Epston John Winslade

How to apply the definitive postmodern therapeutic technique in a variety of situations, including treating alcoholics, counseling students, treating male sexual abuse survivors, and more. Written with scholarship, energy, practicality, and awareness.

Narrative Therapy: The Social Construction of Preferred Realities

by Jill Freedman Gene Combs

Offers a fundamental understanding of the narrative approach to therapy and illustrates some of the potential applications of the technique.

National Electrical Code 2011 (NFPA 70)

by National Fire Protection Association Staff

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the National Electrical Code 2011 softcover version combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on Outdoor, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. The National Electrical Code is adopted in all 50 states, and is an essential reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety.

National Security Law (Fifth Edition)

by Peter Raven-Hansen Stephen Dycus William C. Banks Arthur L. Berney

National Security Law, Fifth Edition, provides the broadest exploration of both constitutional and domestic law issues in National Security of any book in the field.

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