156 pages , Teachers College Press , 2003 This dynamic text offers a rare glimpse into the literacy development of urban children and their families' role in it. Based on the author's candid interviews with her first-grade students, their parents and grandparents, this book challenges the stereotypical view that urban parents don't care about their children's education. ...[Read More]
2012-06-11T07:00:00Z Does going green change the face of design or only its content? The first book to outline principles for the aesthetics of sustainable design, The Shape of Green argues that beauty is inherent to sustainability, for how things look and feel is as important as how they're made.
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269 pages , Left Coast Press , 2012-03-15 Mom will ask, “What can you do with a degree in anthropology?” If you want the answer, then you need this book. Applied anthropologists Carol Ellick and Joe Watkins present a set of practical steps that will assist you through the transition from your career as a student into a career in a wide range of professions that an an...[Read More]
328 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2004-08-18 Describes the leading techniques for analyzing noise. Discusses methods that are applicable to periodic signals, aperiodic signals, or random processes over finite or infinite intervals. Provides readers with a useful reference when designing or modeling communications systems.
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347 pages , Earthscan , 2004 At a time of increasingly rapid environmental deterioration, sustainability is one of the most important issues facing the world. Can we create a sustainable society? What would that mean? How should we set about doing it? How can we bring about such a pr