This insightful text looks at key risk factors identified with drug use among Hispanic, African-American, and White non-Hispanic adolescents, expanding on current models of drug research to account for the unique experiences of these young people. The model underlying the research draws components from three theoretical models: self-derogation/self-esteem; acculturation stress; and perceptions of racial and cultural prejudice and discrimination.
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Human beings communicate in four ways.We listen, speak, read, and write.When you were a baby the ﬁrst
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were soothed by music. Then you began to imitate the sounds you heard and you experimented by creating
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together made meaning. Then you learned that symbols on a page held unique meaning, and you learned to
This book is is designed for the risk analyst who wishes to better understand
the mathematical models and methods used in the management of operational
risk in the banking and insurance sectors. Many of the techniques in this book
are more generally applicable to a wide range of risks. However, each sector
has its unique characteristics, its own data sources, and its own risk migation
and management strategies. Other major risk classes in the banking sector
include credit risk and market risk.
This book presents a current analysis of the financial aspects of microfinance.
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approach to address the financial management of microfinance institutions
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expertise of each of the authors. The book is the result of contributions
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If you were asked to define the term project, what words would come to mind? Time? Resources (or lack of)?
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A project is a unique effort to introduce or produce a new product or service conforming to certain
specifications and applicable standards. This effort is completed within the project parameters including fixed
time, cost, human resources, and asset limits.
Chapter 47 POLICY COORDINATION BETWEEN WAGES AND EXCHANGE RATES IN SINGAPORE.
Abstract Singapore’s unique experience in macroeconomic management involves the government’s engagement in a tripartite collective bargaining and its influence on the macroeconomic policy game in wages and exchange rates in response to inflation and output volatility.
A step-by-step guide on how to use Python for CGI scripting, GUI development, network programming, and much more!
Organizations such as NASA, Hewlett-Packard, and Xerox have already discovered the power that Python has to offer. This multipurpose development language can be used on virtually every platform, from Windows and Linux to OS/2 and Amiga. With its unique task-oriented approach, this book explores the language basics and then describes how to quickly begin using it for development work.
Ebook Art lab for little kids is the perfect book for both parents and teachers who are seeking enriching and unique experiences to offer this age group. The Labs can be used as singular projects, or used to build up to a year of hands-on fine art experiences. Each Lab also features the work of a prominent artist for inspiration. The book begins with an introduction on materials and setting up a space for making art.
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The fantastic location of Cape Town is perhaps
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offers visitors unique experiences on the southern
tip of Africa.
This modern South African city sparkles like a
diamond around the renovated harbour area, The
Waterfront. Here is an international atmosphere,
shops, restaurants as well as a number of other
With globalization comes an increased interaction between people of different countries and
an increase in the need to deal with cultural differences. A project manager needs to understand his
or her own culture and the cultures of the project stakeholders.
The key to success in international business is the sincere desire to integrate into a new and
Being part of a multicultural team has a lot of advantages like accumulating a lot of skills,
beliefs and experiences that help make us unique.
We have attempted to improve and update this text while retaining the features that
make it unique, namely, an emphasis on physical understanding, and the ability to
estimate, evaluate, and predict results without blind reliance on computers, while still
maintaining rigorous connection to the mathematical basis for quantum chemistry. We
have inserted intomost chapters examples that allowimportant points to be emphasized,
clariﬁed, or extended. This has enabled us to keep intact most of the conceptual
development familiar to past users.
The word genre comes from the French meaning type or category. Its roots
are in the Latin word genus, a word which is now used to describe
classification in biology. Using the concept of genre in relation to the moving
image serves much the same purpose. Approaching films in relation to genre
inevitably means treating individual films not as unique works of art but as
members of different categories or groupings.
There are two major approaches to film genre: The Descriptive Approach and
The Functional Approach. ...
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In implementing a programme of privatisation and restructuring, it should be recognised that the
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• Problem: Emphasis is on assignments, not on people. As a department manager, you are accustomed
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Mechanical Reproduction’, in which he argued that mechanical reproduction
destroys the aura of the formerly unique work of art and thus, for the first time
in history, ‘emancipates the work of art from its parasitical dependence on rit-
ual’ (Benjamin, 1979: 224) It is precisely in the dissemination of mechanical-
ly reproduced artworks that quantity leads to the quality of a modern society,
thereby gaining a new politically relevant status. In contrast to the ‘pure’ art of
former centuries, it affords modern artworks a social function for the masses....
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