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By J. Baird Callicott and Michael P. Nelson
A book in the publisher's Basic Ethics in Action series, this study of environmental ethics connects environmental theory with diverse stories from Ojibwa Indians. The authors begin with a treatment of environmental ethics and the problem of cultural relativism, and integrate the narratives of Ojibwa Indians on their relationship to the environment.
By Dennis W. Engels, Michael K. Altekruse, Robert C. Berg, Sue C. Bratton, Cynthia K. Chandler, Doris Rhea Coy, Beth A. Durodoye, Martin J. Gieda, Henry L. Harris, Janice M. Holden, Carolyn W. Kern, E. Douglas Norton and Dee C. Ray.
American Counseling Association
The book is a competency guide for the American Counseling Association and for counseling practitioners, counselor educators and counseling supervisors as well as other education and mental health professionals and paraprofessionals. It consolidates extensive revisions in competency statements, position papers, policies and other advocacy activities from many counseling and related organizations.
By Jane Bumpers Huffman and Kristine Kiefer Hipp
The authors examine what makes for successful professional learning communities — those they describe as "inclusive, vibrant and enduring places of learning." The book details the stories of six schools in the middle of change, providing insight into their successes and struggles, their differences and their similarities.
By Ron Hasty and Concha Neeley
The text includes information on the retailing environment, store locations and designs, customers, merchandising, pricing, advertising, promotion and operations such as human resource and financial management. The authors also address retailing challenges and changes, such as virtual stores, database marketing, globalization and changing retail formats.
By Bruce J. West, Mauro Bologna and Paolo Grigolini
Based on extended lecture notes, the book shows how functions such as fractals can serve as useful models for complex phenomena in cases where classic analytic function theory cannot. The authors emphasize the properties of physical phenomena best described using the fractional calculus, such as systems with long-range spatial interactions or long-time memory.
By Robert Agranoff and Michael McGuire
Georgetown University Press
Based on a study of 237 cities in five states, the book provides an in-depth look at how city officials work with other governments and organizations to develop their cities' economies and what makes these collaborations work. The authors illustrate how public managers address complex problems through strategic partnerships, networks, contractual relationships, alliances, committees, coalitions and councils as they function together to meet public demands. The book received the Louis Brownlow Book Award from the National Academy of Public Administration.
By Diana Mason, Kathleen Cage Mittag, and Sharon E. Taylor
Allyn and Bacon
The book incorporates current research findings concerning integrated mathematics and science curricula, technology, pedagogy and teacher professional development. Offering exercises appropriate for pre-service mathematics and science teachers, it is also a resource for in-service graduate students who want to learn how to integrate mathematics and science with technology.
Edited by Joseph W. Gorsuch, James R. Kramer and Thomas W. LaPoint
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
The editors have compiled research findings on the environmental fate and effects of silver, reprinted from Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, the official journal of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The papers — which involved collaborations among chemists, geochemists, biochemists and fish physiologists, among others — are arranged by category and accompanied by a searchable CD-ROM.