Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Author: Jonathan M. Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317216209
Release Date: 2017-06-26
Genre: Business & Economics

Environmental issues are of fundamental importance, and a broad approach to understanding the relationship of the human economy and the natural world is essential. In a rapidly changing policy and scientific context, this new edition of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics reflects an updated perspective on modern environmental topics. Now in its fourth edition, this book includes new material on climate change, the cost-competitiveness of renewable energy, global environmental trends, and sustainable economies. The text provides a balanced treatment of both standard environmental economics and ecological economics, based on the belief that these two approaches are complementary. Several chapters focus on the core concepts of environmental economics, including the theory of externalities, the management of public goods, the allocation of resources across time, environmental valuation, and cost-benefit analysis. Material on ecological economics includes such topics as macroeconomic scale, entropy, and "green" national accounting. Topical chapters focus on: energy; climate change; water resources; international trade; forests; fisheries; and agriculture, with an emphasis on designing effective policies to promote sustainability and a "green" economy. Harris and Roach’s premise is that a pluralistic approach is essential to understand the complex nexus between the economy and the environment. This perspective, combined with its emphasis on real-world policies, is particularly appealing to both instructors and students. This is the ideal text for classes on environmental, natural resource, and ecological economics.

Literacy for Learning

Author: Ed. D Berry
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442226968
Release Date: 2013-12-24
Genre: Education

Literacy for Learning: A Handbook of Teaching Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers is a collection of proven, effective teaching strategies to promote content area literacy and help teachers incorporate literacy learning as a means of improving learning in all subject areas. The book presents a concise overview of content area literacy research and a rationale for teachers in all subject areas. Those who teach, or are about to teach, middle and high school students, will find a variety of engaging strategies for improving student comprehension and retention of content material. Numerous examples of how the strategies can be used across the curriculum are included. 122 strategies in all are included, plus tips and suggestions for their use. This valuable, handy, and easy-to-use resource contains strategies for teaching reading, writing, and vocabulary. Each section contains numerous strategies for use across the curriculum. An additional section focuses on ways to incorporate technology and multi-media resources into teaching to promote learning. Each strategy presented includes learning objectives, Common Core State Standards connections, a concise overview, and simple, easy-to-follow instructions for implementing the strategies. Teachers can pick up this book and immediately begin using the strategies in their own classrooms. With the implementation of Common Core State Standards, it will become more important than ever for every teacher to be a literacy teacher. This book should find widespread acceptance as a handy tool to help all teachers achieve this goal.

Electronics

Author: D. Joseph Stadtmiller
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UVA:X004746794
Release Date: 2004
Genre: House & Home

Designed to better prepare individuals for a career in electronics, this book contains critically important concepts and the preliminary tools needed for a productive first week on the job.KEY TOPICS Its coverage of foundation strategies reviews: the operation of a company, teamwork and the role of the electronics professional, methods of project management, an engineering problem-solving process, and the practical aspects of an electronic project. Young professionals will benefit from this guide by becoming aware of—and therefore avoiding—many of the learning mistakes that often occur in the field.For electronic engineers, project engineers, electronic design engineers, chief engineers, and engineering managers with 0-5 years of experience.

Organic Chemistry Guided Inquiry for Recitation

Author: Andrei Straumanis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111573980
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Genre: Science

Add the power of guided inquiry to your course without giving up lecture with ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A GUIDED INQUIRY FOR RECITATION, Volume II. Slim and affordable, the book covers key Organic 2 topics using POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning), a proven teaching method that increases learning in organic chemistry. Containing everything you need to energize your teaching assistants and students during supplemental sessions, the workbook builds critical thinking skills and includes once-a-week, student-friendly activities that are designed for supplemental sessions, but can also be used in lab, for homework, or as the basis for a hybrid POGIL-lecture approach. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Swing Trading

Author: Oliver L. Velez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118538746
Release Date: 2012-10-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Oliver Velez, co-founder of Pristine.com and current CEO of Velez Capital Management, is renowned for his effective trading skills and specialized knowledge in technical analysis. His educational seminars are sought after by traders and often attended multiple times to extract every piece of wisdom from his presentations. Now, one of his most legendary sessions jumps from the screen into your hands in this coursebook of Velez's famed Swing Trading techniques. With detailed text and a vivid 90-minute DVD, you'll explore and master a highly profitable niche that exploits the two- to five-day holding period – a method too brief for large institutions, too lengthy for day traders, yet perfectly suited for individual investors with a mind towards success. In his captivating, high-energy style, Velez shows you how to: Spot opportunities using proven swing trading criteria; Define periods of market uncertainty and make the right moves; Discover key set-ups and effectively use moving averages; Read charts successfully, especially Japanese Candlesticks; Win by going against conventional trading wisdom; Understand and profit from understanding market psychology. Only in this book/DVD course combination will you be able to fully absorb the wealth of material that Oliver Velez is set up to offer. The easy-to-understand definitions and eye-opening self-tests bring the information to you and the power to your trades. Don't end up on the wrong side of the market. Swing Trading is the perfect tool for the investor who wants to understand the forces that shape the trading arena. This presentation has been viewed live and on DVD by hundreds of thousands of traders. Now you can use this course to rise above the impulse of novice traders. It's the best way to master the cycles and win consistent profits.

The Control Book

Author: Peter Masters
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9780992326340
Release Date: 2009-07-28
Genre: Family & Relationships

The Control Book is about the fine art of taking control of your partner. It's about the processes involved, about taking control, using control, about ensuring that you have control, and-importantly-about giving control back once you are done with it. The book discusses how this works-the psychology of it-and looks at what can go right, and at what can go wrong and how to fix it. It considers the role of authority in the equation, and looks at how to manage the control you have over someone so that it is both effective and rewarding for you both. I believe that a very large part of the activities which we include under the umbrella of BDSM rely explicitly or implicitly on control being asserted over one person by another. My goal in this book is to talk about control, explain what it is, demonstrate it, show how to take it, how to give it, how to manage it, and more. I want you, the reader, to be aware of the ebb and flow of control around you and through you.

The New Trader s Tax Solution

Author: Ted Tesser
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118538111
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Business & Economics

The Thoroughly Updated Guide to Reducing Tax Liability for the Trader and Serious Investor What would you do to increase your trading profits by as much as 50%? Most traders and investors would do whatever it takes. Those same traders will much to often what the profits earned with their blood, sweat and tears shrink considerable as they prepare their tax returns. You have in your hands the easy-to-use tools that will protect your hard earned assets. Packed with proven strategies that reduce your tax exposure this comprehensive guide is completely updated with information and strategies for the most recent tax changes. Here are invaluable business, estate, retirement planning, and tax-saving strategies that virtually anyone can implement within the new tax laws. It is simple to use and includes specific information to help traders reduce their tax liability, with individual case studies, real-world examples, and model tax returns. CPA and expert tax consultant Ted Tesser provides current solutions for the tax problems facing most U.S. traders, investors, and income earners today-excessive tax payments to federal and local governments, insufficient preparation for retirement, and , ultimately, the fate of bequests. In this book, Tesser shows everyone concerned: How to disinherit the federal government How Trader Status is upheld, even under audit How to augment underfunded retirement plans How to master the basiscs of estate tax planning How to integrate the "triple crown"-Tesser's latest strategy for tax avoidance and wealth accumulation-into your trading plan and much more. Keep the profits you work so hard to earn, whether from trading, investing, or hard work-and take control of your financial destiny. The NEW Trader's Tax Solution has puts years of experience at your fingertips. With the "triple crown," you will learn how to unleash the full power of Trader Status by combining it with a Trading Entity. You will also learn how to establish a Wlfare Benefit Trust to accomplish all these goals and more. This program enables you to take advantage of little known facets fot he tax law that have been on the books for almost three-quarters of a century. You'll learn how to: Contribute and deduct substantial amounts of money over any period of time Grow the principle in a fully tax-defered, 100% secure environment Access the money at a future date, not limited by age, income, or retirement plan status Avoid the restrictions of ordinary retirement plans by using the same techniques that have been used by America's largest corporations since 1928 Whether you are looking for last minute tax saving tips or trading techniques that position you for the optimal tax reduction, The NEW Trader's Tax Solution is a must-have addition to any trading library. Get the government to pick up the tab on this years trading profits, foot the bill for any trading losses, and increase your wealth by 50%, instantly. After putting Trader Status on the map, Tesser now takes it to another dimension, complete with real world case studies, illustrations, templates, and filled-out, ready to be filed tax forms.

Professional Responsibility

Author: Thomas D. Morgan
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1609303245
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Law

In addition to the 12th edition, the authors now offer a Concise Version. Continuing the tradition that has made Morgan, Rotunda, and Dzienkowski's Problems & Materials on Professional Responsibility a leader in its field, this concise version of the casebook uses problems to provide an overview of lawyers' professional responsibility. This condensed edition covers these topics in an abbreviated format. The concise coursebook is based on the 12th edition of Problems & Materials on Professional Responsibility, which has been the most widely-used Professional Responsibility coursebook and the leader in its field since its first edition in 1976, over 35 years ago. It is designed for 2 hour classes and for seminars in legal ethics. As the law has evolved, so has the 12th edition. Yet, some schools and professors would like to offer a shorter course than the 12th edition anticipates. This abridged edition fits the bill. The authors have carefully designed it to be familiar to long time users, and accessible to new adopters. It focuses on the major issues of law governing the practice of law and the law of judicial disqualification, while shortening the volume of material and focusing on only the most essential topics. It continues its tradition of offering the most usable and up-to-date course materials to teach legal ethics and the law governing the practice of law. Students using this book will learn what they need to pass the state bar exam on Professional Responsibility yet also be introduced to the larger topics that the 12th edition covers more thoroughly. A comprehensive teacher's manual is available as well.

Ethical Lawyering Legal and Professional Responsibilities in the Practice of Law

Author: Paul Hayden
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1634605616
Release Date: 2018-05-04
Genre:

The Fourth Edition of Ethical Lawyering retains the strengths of the first three editions, with a continued focus on the complexities of the law and ethics rules governing lawyers as reflected in the modern case law, the most recent ABA Model Rules and state variations, and ABA and state ethics opinions. An ideal length for a two- or three-credit course in professional responsibility, this casebook provides comprehensive yet streamlined coverage of a subject as challenging as any in the law school curriculum.

Problems in Legal Ethics

Author: Mortimer Schwartz
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1640207368
Release Date: 2018-04-27
Genre:

The new Twelfth Edition of the popular Problems in Legal Ethics reflects significant updating to integrate current events, new cases, and practical issues, while keeping its problem-centered focus. The new edition contains extensive additions addressing attorney impairments (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and depression) and client impairments (including diminished capacity). The bias chapter has been significantly reworked, updating statistics and studies, adding a new section on age bias, and adding references to overriding unconscious bias. Approachable, concise, and up-to-date, this practical new edition ensures that students understand the potential ethical pitfalls encountered in the practice of law.

The Supreme Court and the Constitution

Author: Ernest Young
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1628100303
Release Date: 2017-08-05
Genre:

The changed title for the second edition of Professor Young's constitutional law casebook reflects the book's expanded coverage of individual rights. The new edition retains both the first edition's historically-sequenced survey of leading cases from Marbury to Casey and its in-depth focus on contemporary doctrine concerning federalism and separation of powers. But it adds lengthy survey chapters on Due Process and Equal Protection, as well as a final chapter integrating both strands of rights doctrine through a case study of gay rights. Introductory material and notes have been updated throughout, and new principal cases include NFIB v. Sebelius, Zivotofsky v. Kerry, and Obergefell v. Hodges. As before, this casebook is designed to facilitate the introductory Constitutional Law courses taught in most law schools, rather than to attempt a comprehensive survey of the subject. The new edition does offer considerably more flexibility, however, in calibrating the balance between structural issues and individual rights.