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  • Women in the World Today Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs
    Date: Dec 15, 2014

    Description: Global Women’s Issues and the Beijing Platform for Action. This book is based on the 12 critical areas of concern identified at the Beijing Conference: 1 The persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women 2 Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to education and training 3 Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to health care and related services 4 Violence against women 5 The effects of armed or other kinds of conflict on women, including those living und...[more]

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): David Annand, Henry Dauderis
    Date: Dec 12, 2014

    Description: Based on International Financial Reporting Standards, this textbook was written by Henry Dauderis and published by Athabasca University's David Annand, EdD, MBA, CA, Professor of Accounting in the Faculty of Business. It contains 13 chapters and includes discussion questions, cases and comprehension problems. An Instructors Manual for this book is available. Please contact the author directly at david.annand@fb.athabascau.ca to get access to the Instructors Manual.

  • Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis Volumes I & II Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Timothy Soderberg, University of Minnesota
    Date: Dec 8, 2014

    Description: A free, open-access organic chemistry textbook (volumes I and II) in which the main focus is on relevance to biology and medicine. This is a PDF version of a wiki project called Chemwiki at the University of California, Davis. There are also supplementary materials, such as PowerPoint slides and a solutions manual available for this textbook at the Chemwiki website.

  • Algorithms and Data Structures Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Jurg Nievergelt, Klaus Hinrichs
    Date: Dec 4, 2014

    Description: This is a textbook for first year Computer Science. Algorithms and Data Structures With Applications to Graphics and Geometry.

  • Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): Jennifer Walinga, Royal Roads University, Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Dec 3, 2014

    Description: This book is designed to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. The focus on behaviour and empiricism has produced a text that is better organized, has fewer chapters, and is somewhat shorter than many of the leading books. The beginning of each section includes learning objectives; throughout the body of each section are key terms in bold followed by their definitions in italics; key takeaways, and exercises and critical thinking activities end each secti...[more]

  • Introduction to Sociology - 1st Canadian Edition

    Author(s): William Little, University of Victoria, Ron McGivern, Thompson Rivers University, Nathan Keirns, Zane State College, Eric Strayer, Hartnell College, Heather Griffiths, Fayetteville State University, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Georgia Perimeter College, Gail Scaramuzzo, Lackawanna College, Tommy Sadler, Union University, Sally Vyain, Ivy Tech Community College
    Date: Dec 3, 2014

    Description: Introduction to Sociology adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical introductory sociology course. In addition to comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, we have incorporated section reviews with engaging questions, discussions that help students apply the sociological imagination, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. Although this text can be modified and reorganized to suit your needs, the standard version ...[more]

  • Introductory Chemistry Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): David W. Ball
    Date: Nov 28, 2014

    Description: The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry. Throughout each chapter, I present two features that reinforce the theme of the textbook—that chemistry is all around you. The first is a feature titled, app...[more]

  • Database Design-2nd Edition

    Author(s): Adrienne Watt, Douglas College, Nelson Eng, Douglas College
    Date: Nov 26, 2014

    Description: Database Design - 2nd Edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, key terms and review exercises at the end of each chapter.

  • Principles of Social Psychology- 1st International Edition

    Author(s): Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Dr. Hammond Tarry, Capilano University, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Nov 6, 2014

    Description: The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use.

  • Nationalism, self-determination and secession Faculty reviewed

    Author(s): Geoff Andrews, Open University, Michael Saward, Open University
    Date: Oct 31, 2014

    Description: What makes a ‘nation’ and what makes peoples strive for nationhood? This unit will provide you with an introduction to studying political ideas by looking at how people who see themselves as nations challenge the existing order to assert their right to a state of their own. After studying this unit you should be able to: grasp the concepts of nation, nationalism and self-determination; have a better understanding of the role they play in current political disputes; think about...[more]