Score: 4.5
From 882 Ratings

Hillbilly Elegy


  • Author: J. D. Vance
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Sociology
  • File Size: 1041384 Bytes


THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER IS NOW A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING AMY ADAMS, GLENN CLOSE, AND GABRIEL BASSO"You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist "A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal"Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York TimesHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for more than forty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels l...

Score: 4.5
From 265 Ratings

The American Agent


  • Author: Jacqueline Winspear
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Genre: Women Sleuths
  • File Size: 3698364 Bytes


Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, “one of the great fictional heroines” (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival.When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. He is accompanied by an agent from the US Department of Justice—Mark Scott, the American who helped Maisie escape Hitler’s Munich in 1938. MacFarlane asks Maisie to work with Scott to uncover the truth about Saxo...

Working with Groups
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Working with Groups


  • Author : Trevor Tyson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Education AU
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 073294564X


Working with Groups Book Description :

Examines the field of small group dynamics, focusing on the behaviour and processes typical of management, planning, decision making and learning groups. For this second edition, the "key concepts" approach has been retained....

Groups Work

Groups Work


  • Author : Jane L. Fowler
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Group work in education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1875378715


Groups Work Book Description :

For many students, working in groups or teams can be a negative and frustrating experience caused by inadequate forming, contracting, planning and organising. This book contains activities and information about working groups and follows the journey a group may take from formation to termination....

Working in Groups

Working in Groups


  • Author : Isa N. Engleberg
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2016-07-08
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134415550


Working in Groups Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A practical approach that helps students learn how to work together in groups successfully REVEL™ for Working in Groups provides students with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. Utilizing the concept of balance as a unifying metaphor, authors Isa Engleberg and Dianna Wynn help students acquire the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills effectively — helping them become more valuable and ethical group members. REVEL for the Seventh Edition offers coverage of fresh topics as well as a new closing cha...

Working in Groups

Working in Groups


  • Author : Isa N. Engleberg
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Communication in small groups
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395756502


Working in Groups Book Description :

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Working in Groups

Working in Groups


  • Author : Isa N. Engleberg
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2013-03-18
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780205912766


Working in Groups Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its 6th edition, Working in Groups provides readers with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. The authors use the guiding principle of balance while looking at both how groups work and how to work in groups. This accessible and user-friendly text gives readers the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills—helping them become more effective and ethical group members....

Working in Teams

Working in Teams


  • Author : James H. Shonk
  • Publisher : Amacom Books
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0814457185


Working in Teams Book Description :

Offers a systematic program for developing managers and employees into teams that work together to increase productivity and achieve the organization's goals...

Working More Creatively With Groups

Working More Creatively With Groups


  • Author : Jarlath Benson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-01-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134581665


Working More Creatively With Groups Book Description :

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Learning in Groups
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Learning in Groups


  • Author : David Jaques
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0749430915


Learning in Groups Book Description :

The book, rateher than a formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope ot negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective relationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other. It can also play a central role in developing key profesional skills, such as listening, presenting ideas, persuasion ......

Working in groups and teams

Working in groups and teams


  • Author : The Open University
  • Publisher : The Open University
  • Release Date : 2011-06-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Working in groups and teams Book Description :

This 8-hour free course explored team working, including how to create successful teams, team roles, managing conflict and evaluating performance....

Groups

Groups


  • Author : Glyn Elwyn
  • Publisher : Radcliffe Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 185775400X


Groups Book Description :

In this introductory text, the author presents the law relating to child care and the reforms introduced by the Children Act 1989, assessing its impact on child care practice and procedures. Focusing on a practical interpretation of the law by the use of hypothetical examples, practice notes and recommendations, the book illustrates its relevance to those working in the caring and health professions, and incorporates details of various sets of Guidance and Regualtions issued by the Department of Health. In addition it provides an outline of adoption law, the principles of consent to treatment and the effect of surrogacy and "assisted reproduction" on the legal definition of parenthood....