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Adjustment to Visual Disability in Adolescence

by Emory L. Cowen Rita P. Underberg Ronald T. Verrillo Frank G. Benham

This volume describes a three-year research program in which the determination of some factors relating to adjustment in visually disabled adolescents was a prime objective.

Adland

by Mark Tungate

Adland is a ground-breaking examination of modern advertising, from its early origins, to the evolution of the current advertising landscape. Bestselling author and journalist Mark Tungate examines key developments in advertising, from copy adverts, radio and television, to the opportunities afforded by the explosion of digital media. Adland focuses on key players in the industry and features exclusive interviews with leading names in advertising today, including Jean-Marie Dru, Sir Alan Parker, John Hegarty and Sir Martin Sorrell, as well as industry luminaries from the 20th Century such as Phil Dusenberry and George Lois. Exploring the roots of the advertising industry in New York and London, and going on to cover the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America, Adland offers a comprehensive examination of a global industry and suggests ways in which it is likely to develop in the future.

Adland: Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet

by James P. Othmer

Somewhere between The Tipping Point and Mad Men lies Adland. Adland is the wickedly funny, compelling personal chronicle of the rise and fall of a modern-day ad man; a riveting insider's look at the astonishing transformation taking place in advertising's hottest idea factories; and an introduction to the people whose job is to know what makes us tick, what makes us lean in, what we think we need and don't know that we want. Amidst the tales of lavish shoots, agencies on the brink, and pampered mega-brands Adland is also a snapshot of how we live our lives on this earth at this particular moment . . . thirty seconds at a time.

Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Approach, Fifth Edition

by Thomas J. Sweeney

Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy, now in its fifth edition, remains a classic text for students and an essential resource for practitioner's of all levels of experience. Reviewers have consistently lauded the book in previous editions for its clarity, concise focus, and use of many practical applications. It explains and illustrates individual, group, and couples work with children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. It highlights Adler's and Dreikurs's unique contributions to child guidance, lifestyle assessment and early recollections, and why it has been rated the most multicultural appropriate theory among counseling approaches. The fifth edition presents a fresh organization and an even clearer structure. A new emphasis is placed on the distinction between counseling and psychotherapy, as practiced from the Adlerian perspective. Additional chapter activities and review questions are added throughout the text, and all previous material is updated and refreshed.

Adler's Philosophical Dictionary

by Mortimer J. Adler

The terms and concepts that have simulated thinkers from Aristotle onward come to life in the latest work by the man TIME magazine has called "America's philosopher for everyman". Is the human soul immortal? What does it mean to know something? What is the nature of erotic love? Adler examines these questions as well as many others with his trademark clarity, rigor, and common sense.

Administration des régimes fiscaux des industries extractives Manuel

by International Monetary Fund

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Administration of Programs for Young Children

by Phyllis M. Click Kimberly A. Karkos Cathie Robertson

ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN is a tried and true guide for early childhood education students who want to be directors, as well as a comprehensive resource for those who are already directors. The text emphasizes the role of leaders/managers and their function in relation to new staff, while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, parents, and other staff. Coverage includes a wide variety of information about relevant program elements as well as methods and principles related to supervising student teachers, assistant teachers, teachers, parents, and volunteers. Real-life scenarios equip working directors with problem- solving techniques; readers also learn best practices in child care program management. Highlights include a fresh new design, a new chapter diversity, up-to-date technology information, and new TeachSource Videos integrated into each chapter.

Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook

by James Stroman Kevin Wilson Jennifer Wauson

This reference offers practical advice and tips for all levels of administrative professionals. This second edition features ten new chapters to reflect changes related to business technologies such as e-mail, networks, online data storage, and information security. Coverage includes general procedures, office equipment and computers, business documents, language usage, financial activities, and careers. Material on software comes with screen shots, examples, and definitions. Stroman has written a previous manual for secretaries. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Administrative Behavior, 4th Edition

by Herbert A. Simon

In this fourth edition of his ground-breaking work, Herbert A. Simon applies his pioneering theory of human choice and administrative decision-making to concrete organizational problems. To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the book's original publication, Professor Simon enhances his timeless observations on the human decision-making process with commentaries examining new facets of organizational behavior. Investigating the impact of changing social values and modem technology on the operation of organizations, the new ideas featured in this revised edition update a book that has become a worldwide classic.Named by Public Administration Review as "Book of the Half Century," Administrative Behavior is considered one of the most influential books on social science thinking, and was referred to by the Nobel Committee as "epoch-making."Written for managers and other professionals who wish to understand the decision-making processes at the heart of organization and management, it is also essential reading for students in business and management, economics, sociology, psychology computer science, government, and law.

Administrative Law, 3rd edition

by Steven J. Cann

The book is organized around a conceptual framework that contrasts democracy with the administrative state.

Administrative Law For Public Managers

by David H Rosenbloom

This book focuses on the essentials that public managers should know about administrative law-why we have administrative law, the constitutional constraints on public administration, and administrative law's frameworks for rulemaking, adjudication, enforcement, transparency, and judicial and legislative review. Rosenbloom views administrative law from the perspectives of administrative practice, rather than lawyering with an emphasis on how various administrative law provisions promote their underlying goal of improving the fit between public administration and U.S. democratic-constitutionalism. Organized around federal administrative law, the book explains the essentials of administrative law clearly and accurately, in non-technical terms, and with sufficient depth to provide readers with a sophisticated, lasting understanding of the subject matter.

Administrative Law for Public Managers: Essentials of Public Policy Administration

by David H. Rosenbloom

Argues that administrative law has such a major impact on public administration that it cannot be left to the lawyers alone

Administrative Law in the Political Sys

by Kenneth F Warren

Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of administrative agencies. Providing comprehensive coverage, he examines the field not only from state and federal angles, but also from the varying perspectives of legislators, administrators, and the public.Substantially revised, the fifth edition features approximately one hundred new and current cases that place administrative law in the context of the Obama administration. Each chapter concludes with an edited exemplary case that highlights major themes and helps students understand important points made in the chapter. Using straightforward prose and avoiding unnecessary legal jargon, Administrative Law in the Political System provides students with an informed and accessible overview of difficult subject matter.

Administrative Passages

by Denise Armstrong

Within the educational system, the role of assistant principal is vital. Assistant principals are the face of administration in most school districts, they comprise the largest group of administrators and largely determine school effectiveness and success. Despite the critical nature of this position, this leadership and management role is not properly understood or respected. This is reflected in the lack of targeted research and effective preparation programs aimed at the assistant principalship. This book examines two areas which are core to educational leadership theory and practice: assistant principals and the passage from teaching to administration. It describes the cognitive, social, and emotional challenges that new assistant principals encounter as they cross this administrative threshold and it contextualizes their narratives within psychological and sociological theories of change, transition, and socialization. A visual metaphor of cycles within cycles describes the four critical phases of their administrative journey. Also included are recommendations for aspiring and new assistant principals, regulatory bodies, professional development providers, and school districts. As administrative pools diminish and school leaders face increasing demands, there is an urgent need to prepare new assistant principals for this complex leadership transition.

The Admirable Crichton: A Comedy

by J. M. Barrie

Once a month, Lord Loam encourages his servants to enter the drawing room for tea. This ritual defiance of tradition disturbs Crichton, the butler, who regards the class system as "the natural outcome of a civilized society." When the entire household is shipwrecked and stranded on a desert island, a new social order emerges - with comic results for master and servant. This classic English comedy, written by the author of Peter Pan, combines light entertainment with serious undertones concerning the class structure of British society during the early twentieth century. First produced in 1902, the play was adapted for radio and television and has been frequently revived on the stage.

Admiral

by Sean Danker

FIRST IN A NEW MILITARY SCIENCE FICTION SERIES"I was on a dead ship on an unknown planet with three trainees freshly graduated into the Imperial Service. I tried to look on the bright side." He is the last to wake. The label on his sleeper pad identifies him as an admiral of the Evagardian Empire--a surprise as much to him as to the three recent recruits now under his command. He wears no uniform, and he is ignorant of military protocol, but the ship's records confirm he is their superior officer. Whether he is an Evagardian admiral or a spy will be of little consequence if the crew members all end up dead. They are marooned on a strange world, their ship's systems are failing one by one--and they are not alone.From the Hardcover edition.

Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke

by Ken Jones Hubert Kelly Jr.

Burke's World War II heroics and unprecedented three terms as chief of naval operations are recounted in this stirring biography.

Admiral Chester W Nimitz's Strategic Leadership During World War 2

by CDR David J. Jerabek

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, as Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Area during World War II, commanded the most powerful naval force ever assembled and was arguably the individual most responsible for the Allied victory in that theater. His unique abilities serve well as a model for all who aspire to fill a strategic leadership role. Some of his competencies were derived from natural ability, while others were learned, and honed, through education, training, and experience. This report analyzes Admiral Nimitz's strategic leader competencies and evaluates his contributions in achieving a total victory in the Pacific for the Allied powers.

Admiral De Grasse and American Independence

by Charles Lee Lewis

The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American independence in the battle off Cape Henry in 1781. The battle off Cape Henry had ultimate effects more important than those of Waterloo. De Grasse's action entailed upon the British the final loss of the thirteen colonies in America. This biography by Charles Lee Lewis places this supremely important naval battle off the Virginia Capes in its proper historical perspective, and gives de Grasse the full credit for rendering the aid which made possible the capture of Cornwallis at Yorktown. Washington fully recognized this aid, when he wrote to de Grasse following the surrender of Cornwallis and expressed his gratitude "in the name of America for the glorious event for which she is indebted to you." Without de Grasse's victory all the military efforts on land made by Rochambeau, Lafayette, and Washington would have been in vain. The battle off Cape Henry was only one of numerous battles fought by this dashing Gallic sea captain. Over fifty years of his long life, 1722-1788, were spent in the service of Louis XV and Louis XVI, in the Mediterranean, in India, on the North American coast, and in the West Indies. He fought in all the wars of his day, the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War, and the War of the American Revolution which developed into a general European struggle.

Admiral Halsey’s Story [Illustrated Edition]

by Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey Lieutenant Commander J. Bryan III USNR

Contains more than 30 illustrations of the Author, his ships and the engagements.The term Legend is bandied about far too much these days to describe anyone who has achieved even limited prominence in their chosen field; however Legend is quite the accurate one for Fleet Admiral William "Bull" Halsey. Although a modest man who once said that "There are no great men, just great challenges which ordinary men, out of necessity, are forced by circumstances to meet."; it is clear that the challenges that he met were extraordinary in the Pacific theatre during the Second World War. Bold, brash and determined Halsey led the first offensive against the Japanese Navy in command of the carrier group that launched the Doolittle raid; his aggressive thrusting style led to him spearheading nearly every major US Navy attack on the Japanese. In this age of soundbites Halsey is still continually quoted for the pithy wit that he often coined such as his slogan for the Navy -"Hit hard, hit fast, hit often".Halsey left his imprint across the entire Pacific War and his autobiography is sure to interest any Naval or History buff.

Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (The Hornblower Saga, Book 9)

by C. S. Forester

The final adventures of Captain, now Admiral and Lord, Hornblower during three years from 1821 to 1823 as he commands "His Majesty's ships and vessels in the West Indies." He faces a slave ship, a renegade Englishman, a hurricane, and more.

The Admiral's Bride

by Suzanne Brockmann

His mission was to pretend that Zoe Lange, beautiful young scientist -- nearly half his age! -- was his new bride. Former Navy SEAL Jake Robinson was sure that his romantic years were behind him, but for God and for country, he would look into Zoe's beautiful dark eyes, kiss her senseless, hold her as if he would never let her go. . . and then, when the job was done, do just that. The only problem was, with each hour in Zoe's company, the stakes were becoming higher. The game more real. And the dangers within their honeymoon chamber more and more apparent. . .

The Admiral's Mark (Short Story)

by Steve Berry

Eight years ago Cotton Malone was an agent for the Justice Department, handling the toughest and most sensitive international investigations. But sometimes things became intensely personal. In his latest eBook original short story, New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry lays out just such a tale--one with shocking historical implications. Cotton Malone never cared for the shady dealings of his brother-in-law, Scott Brown. But when Scott dies while scuba diving, Cotton's wife and her grieving sister demand more than just a secondhand police report. So Malone heads to Haiti. There, beneath crystal clear waters, he learns that Scott found the sunken wreckage of the Santa Maria, the fabled flagship of Christopher Columbus, and he paid for the discovery with his life. Setting out to piece together what happened, Malone quickly realizes that he's not the only man there with questions. An Israeli intelligence agent is in top secret pursuit of what Scott died trying to protect. And a sinister Austrian with a hidden agenda has no qualms about killing for the mysterious prize. On the hunt for something that has been lost for 500 years, Malone is suddenly enmeshed in a deadly cat and mouse game being played across the north shore of Haiti and beneath the Caribbean Sea--and he'll have to fight just to get out of there alive. Features an exciting preview of Steve Berry's much-anticipated new thriller, The Columbus Affair

The Admiral's Penniless Bride

by Carla Kelly

Sally Paul is down to her last penny. As she spends it on a cup of tea-to stave off being at the mercy of the workhouse-the last thing she expects is an offer of marriage. . . ;from a complete stranger! Admiral Sir Charles Bright's seafaring days are over-and according to society, that must mean he's in need of a wife! Discovering Sally's in need of a home, he offers a solution. . . ;. They marry in haste-but will they enjoy their wedding night at leisure?

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