Description : Mining Memory examines how twentieth-century narratives and films reimagine the self and the nation by representing child and adolescent protagonists and their evolution. The book shows that beyond representing the struggles of individual subjects, narratives of childhood are part of a process of constructing and reconstructing cultural identity.
Description : The new social and economic era calls for integration of ecology and economy in a system of cause and effect. The central element in this shift is sustainable development. Fundamental to the achievement of sustainable development is the requirement for environmentally responsible waste management and restoration of the environment. Solutions to the complex problems confronted by waste management and environmental restoration industry are currently handled by the geoenvironmental engineering profession that needs a good background in soil biology, chemistry, mechanics, mineralogy, and physics. In recognition of this need, this book summarizes relevant aspects of various soil physics, mineralogy, and chemistry as well as the chemistry of pollutants. This treatment will provide sufficient background to students and practicing engineers to enable them to think about how to approach waste management and environmental restoration problems.
Description : A través de historias de la vida cotidiana, , nos brinda conocimientos fundamentales sobre cómo lograr mayor pro-vecho manejando recursos como FACEBOOK, MESSENGER, TWITTER, BLOGGS, SKYPE, GPS, YOUTUBE, LA NUBE DIGITAL, MOTORES DE BÚS-QUEDA, HISTORIAL DEL NAVEGADOR, ETC. De igual manera, mediante el ejemplo de anécdotas reales, el libro nos induce en la vida moderna, mostrándonos las REGLAS PARA USO DE INTERNET, CÓMO APROVECHAR LA POLICÍA CIBERNÉTICA, CÓMO PONER UNA EMPRESA A TRAVÉS DE LA WEB, CÓMO EVITAR EL CIBERBULLYING, y muchos otros temas de gran interés actual. Si tú eres mamá, descubre a través de estas historias la grandeza y el poder de influencia que puedes tener, apoyada en el mundo digital.
Description : Fox & McDonald’s Introduction to Fluid Mechanics 9th Edition has been one of the most widely adopted textbooks in the field. This highly-regarded text continues to provide readers with a balanced and comprehensive approach to mastering critical concepts, incorporating a proven problem-solving methodology that helps readers develop an orderly plan to finding the right solution and relating results to expected physical behavior. The ninth edition features a wealth of example problems integrated throughout the text as well as a variety of new end of chapter problems.
Description : This book provides a comprehensive examination of the ways that health policy has been shaped by the political, socioeconomic, and ideological environment of the United States. The roles played by public and private, institutional and individual actors in designing the healthcare system are identified at all levels. The book addresses the key problems of healthcare cost, access, and quality through analyses of Medicare, Medicaid, the Veterans Health Administration, and other programs, and the ethical and cost implications of advances in healthcare technology. This fully updated fourth edition gives expanded attention to the fiscal and financial impact of high healthcare costs and the struggle for healthcare reform, culminating in the passage of the Affordable Care Act, with preliminary discussion of implementation issues associated with the Affordable Care Act as well as attempts to defund and repeal it. Each chapter concludes with discussion questions and a comprehensive reference list. Helpful appendices provide a guide to websites and a chronology. PowerPoint slides and other instructional materials are available to instructors who adopt the book.