Development studies textbooks and courses have sometimes tended to avoid significant economic content. However, without an understanding of the economic aspects of international development many of the more complex issues cannot be fully comprehended. Economics and Development Studies makes the economic dimension of discourse around controversial issues in international development accessible to second and third year undergraduate students working towards degrees in development studies. Following an introductory chapter outlining the connections between development economics and development studies, this book consists of eight substantive chapters dealing with the nature of development econo...
A complete, stand-alone method for rock guitar which builds musicianship and encourages creativity. It has the same attributes as the core method, and the two correlate. Covers rock and blues riffs, power chords, lead scales, and classic rhythm and lead guitar patterns as played by the greats. In standard notation and tablature. Book 1 includes power chords, eighth-note rhythms, the blues form, minor pentatonic scales, rhythm riffs, music theory, boogie patterns, and lead guitar riffs and techniques. Includes riffs in the style of Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top®, The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.
Is Your Child Restless? Impulsive? Easily Upset? Hyperactive? lt;/P> lt;P> lt;/P> lt;P>These symptoms may indicate ADHD or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. An attention disorder can affect all areas of a child's life, producing feelings of failure, difficulty in learning, inability to make and keep friends, and stressful relationships with family members. lt;BR> This updated and expanded edition of The Hyperactive Child, which has sold more than 50,000 copies since it was first published in 1992, will help you to: lt;/P> lt;P>& Identify the symptoms and causes of hyperactivity (ADHD) lt;/font> amp; Find caring professionals who can offer effective treatment lt;/font> amp; Evaluate the pros and cons of medication for ADHD lt;/font> amp; Improve the way you deal with your child at home lt;/font> amp; Devise appropriate educational strategies at school and home lt;/font> amp; Discover sound spiritual guidance for the problem lt;BR> Although there is no known cure for ADHD, if you follow Dr. Martin's practical, spiritual, and professional advice, you can help your child achieve the full potential God intends.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, ACIVS 2008, held in Juan-les-Pins, France, in October 2008. The 33 revised full papers and 69 posters presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 179 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on image and video coding; systems and applications; video processing; filtering and restoration; segmentation and feature extraction; tracking, scene understanding and computer vision; medical imaging; and biometrics and surveillance.
Reporter Hannah O'Reilly will do anything for a story--including gate-crashing Jack's estate on a stormy New Year's Eve. But she soon discovers he's more than champagne and caviar. And being stranded, she's got the chance to savor all his other delights--like his warm hands...and hot body. Hannah's penchant for leaping before she looks just might have worked. If she can get the real story out of this sexy mystery man it will be the scoop of the century. But as the snow piles up higher and Jack starts making his moves...who's scooping whom?
Roberto Toledo, a teenager living in Guanajuato, is unable to get anyone in his family to talk about the disappearance of his grandfather. The arrival of Linda Toledo, a student from San Antonio, Texas, starts Roberto in search of the truth. What secret is the family hiding? Does he want to know the truth? Filmed in Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, and Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico, this 10-episode video is appropriate for second-year Spanish students. Each episode is approximately nine minutes in length. The VHS package contains 5 cassettes and the DVD package contains 2 discs. Each package includes the Teacher's Video Guide with videoscripts and teaching suggestions. The activities in the En busca de la verdad Video Workbook are different than those in the REALIDADES 2 Student Edition.