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1 Annual Editions: Anthropology 07/08 (Thirtieth Edition)
Angeloni, Elvio (Editor) Dubuque, Iowa, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series 2007 0073516279 / 9780073516271 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 239 pages with index; Thirtieth edition; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (This thirtieth edition of 'Annual Editions: Anthropology' contains a variety of articles on contemporary issues in social and cultural anthropology (the science and study of human beings) and provides an opportunity to read firsthand accounts by anthropologists of their own research. It is one in a series of over sixty-five volumes, each designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access. Within the pages are articles providing effective and useful perspectives on important topics in the study of anthropology. The articles are carefully chosen from both professional and non-professional publications for the purpose of supplementing the standard textbook in cultural anthropology that is used in introductory courses. Some of the articles are considered classics in the field while others were selected for their timely relevance.) 
Price: 6.39 USD

2 The Psychology of Diversity: Perceiving and Experiencing Social Difference
Blaine, Bruce Evan U.S.A. Mayfield Pub Co 2000 1559349387 / 9781559349383 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 187 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Working copy; Textblock is tight with some highlighting/underlining and light marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (This book helps students appreciate the complementary perspectives of "perceiver" and "experiencer" of social difference. In this regard this book presents varying viewpoints and topics relevant to the perception of social difference and addresses the question how does the individual help construct the diversity of our social world? The focus of the books shifts later to how the diversity of the social differences actually affect the individual and attempts to draw together a basic psychology of diversity for students in diversity-related courses that are taught outside of psychology departments and curricula. Bruce Evan Blaine provides a concise introduction to diversity in American society that looks at the process as well as the experience.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

3 American Communities: An Historical Community, Williamsburg, Virginia
Educational Research Council of America Boston, Massachusetts Allyn and Bacon Inc 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Matt Delfino 
; Wraps; 122 pages; Color photographs, Color illustrations; Maps; Textblock is tight & bright; Unfaded pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear; ....(Part One: Looking Ahead - Learning About Communities in the United States; Part Two: An Historical Community - Williamsburg, Virginia, Englishmen Come to a New Land, The Indians of Virginia, Colonists in Virginia, A New Town in Virginia, Restored Williamsburg; Part Three: A Great American-Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Leaves Home, A Fiddle in the Palace, A New Country.) 
Price: 5.93 USD

4 Coal: Unit Study Books No. 308, Social Science Series
Howard, Ethel K. New York City, New York, USA American Education Press Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 32 pages; No specific date provided -an older printing; Black & white photographs; Social Science series; Pages are tanned though unmarked; All pages securely attached; Orange & black pictorial cover with modest shelf wear including some rubbing (primarily spine); .....(Have you ever wondered about coal, what it is, where it comes from, or where it's found. You'll learn this and much more, helping us to understand a lot about the industry's history.) 
Price: 6.25 USD

5 Understanding International Relations: The Value of Alternative Lenses
Kaufman, Daniel J.; United States Military Academy; Parker, Jay M.; Field, Kimberly C. U.S.A. McGraw-Hill Book Company 1999 0072386088 / 9780072386080 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 791 pages with index; Fourth edition; Maps; Fold-out color map; Textblock is tight and bright save for some light highlighting; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (The purpose of this book is to sharpen our ability to think about international relations with the book consciously and deliberately anchoring on four points, the cornerstone, the theoretical text, imparting the scientific method to students and a structured approach to understanding international relations.) 
Price: 9.90 USD

6 The Flow of Religious Instruction: A Social-Science Approach
Lee, James Michael U.S.A. Religious Education Pr 1975 0891350012 / 9780891350019 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 379 pages with index; Textblock is tight with light underlining/highlighting and minimal marginalia with previous owners stamp neatly placed to front-free endpaper; Sand colored cloth boards with title in black to spine; Dust-jacket has modest shelf and edge wear including light sunning to spine with title clearly seen; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (James Michael Lee's position was a fundamental shift in the way religious educators conceive of the teaching process including a radical reorganization of the manner in which religious educators actually teach. Lee states "attention to and control of the teaching act constitute the most direct and most practical way of improving the quality of religious instruction". His book was designed to fully examine the nature and dynamics of the teaching of religion.) 
Price: 10.91 USD

7 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: A Guide for Working With Young Children and Their Families
Lynch, Eleanor W.; Hanson, Marci J. Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Paul H Brookes Pub Co 1995 1557660867 / 9781557660862 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 404 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight & bright save for some highlighting toward front of the book; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear; . (The cultural demographics of the U.S. are changing rapidly. These changes have created a need for human services professionals to become cross-culturally competent in order to understand, appreciate, and support children and families more effectively. This examines the role that culture plays in families' and professionals' beliefs, values and behaviors, it also perceptively explores the difficulties involved in adapting to a different culture, and provides strategies for effective cross-cultural interactions with familes of infants, preschoolers, and young children who may have or be at-risk for a disability or chronic illness.) 
Price: 6.04 USD

8 The Changing Workplace: Career Counseling Strategies for the 1990's and Beyond
McDaniels, Carl San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub 1989 1555421466 / 9781555421465 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 255 pages with index; First printing; The Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia, save for former owners name neatly written to the top of the front-free endpaper; Lavender colored cloth covered boards with the title in black; Bright unfaded dust-jacket with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (In this book Carl McDaniels presents a comprehensive analysis of the workplace, exploring diverse visions of the occupations and work settings of the future. He provides career counselors and career development specialists with the information needed to help clients identify career alternatives and take advantage of new options for employment in a rapidly changing workplace. This book explores the risks and benefits of three alernative areas of potential employment - entrepreneurship, small business, and work-at-home ventures, highlighting special opportunities for women and minorities in these fields.) 
Price: 6.25 USD

9 The Changing Environment of Business: A Managerial Approach
Starling, Grover U.S.A. PWS Kent Publishing Company 1988 0534076629 / 9780534076627 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 648 pages with index; Third edition; Black & white photographs and graphs; Textblock is tight and bright save for light pencil marginalia noted on one page; Bright pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear including bumping to corners and light rubbing; . (The most important feature of this edition is its emphasis on the skills required for effectively managing business - society interrelations, with the goal made to make the subject of business and society, and of business in society more coherent and more relevant to business administration. Part One is 'Foundations to the Study of Business and Society'. Part Two is 'Explorations in the Macoenvironment'. Part Three is 'Adaptability and Responsibility in the Organization'. Part Four is 'A Scorecard for Tomorrow's Managers', followed by public policies affecting business, references and the index.) 
Price: 8.25 USD


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