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Author: Helen Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: adult, literary, survey, national, results, older, adults, america, literacy
Number of Pages: 210
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788139983
ISBN-13: 9780788139987

A national household survey of the literacy skills of adults in the U.S. Contents: literacy in the older adult pop'n. (comparing older & younger adults); literacy profiles for various subgroups of the older adult pop'n. (educ.; race/ethnicity; language use; sex; visual impairment; region); employment, civic participation, & economic status as they relate to literacy in the older adult pop'n. (retirement; voting; volunteer activity; annual household income); literacy practices & proficiencies in the older adult pop'n. (library use; newspaper & magazine read.; TV viewing).
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Author: J. S. Mackenzie
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: diseases, viral, emerging, hantaviruses
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 1999-06
ISBN-10: 0788180789
ISBN-13: 9780788180781

Articles: Genetic Diversity & Dist. of Peromyscus-Borne Hantaviruses in N. Amer.; Climatic & Environ. Patterns Assoc. with Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, 4 Corners Region, U.S.; Long-Term Studies of Hantavirus Reservoir Pop's, in the SW U.S.: Rationale, Potential, & Methods; Long-Term Hantavirus Persistence in Rodent Pop's. in Central AZ; Longitudinal Study of Sin Nombre Virus Prevalence in Rodents, SE AZ; Statistical Sensitivity for Detection of Spatial & Temporal Patterns in Rodent Pop. Densities; Natural Hist. of Sin Nombre Virus in W CO; & Long-Term Studies of Hantavirus Reservoir Pop's. i
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Author: Lisa D. Campbell
Publisher: Branden Books
Keywords: pop, king, jackson, michael
Number of Pages: 404
Published: 1993-03
ISBN-10: 082831957X
ISBN-13: 9780828319577

"Michael Jackson: The King of Pop" follows the path of the amazing of Michael Jackson from his beginning as lead singer of the Jackson 5 to becoming the undisputed King of Pop. Being helped, encouraged, and at times forced and abused by their father, the Jacksons became The Jackson 5 and went on to enjoy phenomenal success at Motown Records. They became the first artists ever to have their first four singles all become number one hits. "Michael Jackson: The King of Pop" contains all of the record setting feats accomplished by this shy yet extraordinarily gifted singer and dancer. Since moving
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Author: David Weisburd
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crime, disorder, policing, oriented, problem, effects
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437929877
ISBN-13: 9781437929874

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) approach was one response to a crisis in policing that emerged in the 1970s and 1980s. Police were not being effective in preventing crime because they had become focused on the żmeansż of policing and had neglected the żgoalsż of preventing and controlling crime. The żproblemż rather than calls or crime incidents should be the focus. This study conducted a review to examine the effectiveness of POP in reducing crime and disorder. Studies had to meet 3 criteria: (1) the SARA model was used; (
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Author: Baratunde R. Thurston
Publisher: Kingly Companion Media LLC
Keywords: pop, culture, press, politics, poking, fun, crying
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 2003-11
ISBN-10: 0974676217
ISBN-13: 9780974676210

At a time when polls show that two-thirds of Americans think George W. Bush is doing a great job running the country, comedian Baratunde Thurston says, "The other one-third can read."That one-third will want to read Better Than Crying, a collection of humor essays, articles and jokes focused on American politics, the media and pop culture. With fascinating revelations such as the day Dick Cheney died, what goes on inside the house of boy band O-Town and how John Ashcroft will use pork plantations in the war on terror, Better Than Crying will be the funniest book released on its publication dat
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Author: Jaap Kooijman
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: pop, culture, contemporary, america, absolute, fake, fabricating
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 9053564926
ISBN-13: 9789053564929

The pageantry of Oprah Winfrey’s daytime talk show, the Atlanta-based Coca-Cola empire, Michael Jackson’s turn from the King of Pop into an iconic global recluse: American “pop” culture—and the contemporary films, television programs, and cultural objects that determine it—dominates the rest of the world through its hegemonic presence. Does that make everyone a hybridized American or do these elements find mediation within the other cultures that consume them? Fabricating the Absolute Fake applies elements of postmodern theory—Jean Baudrillard’s hyperreality and Umberto Eco
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Author: Sonia Luyten (org.)
Publisher: hedra
Keywords: japonesa, pop, cultura
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 8587328891
ISBN-13: 9788587328892
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