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JSTOR print that page

with offices in New York City and Ann Arbor , Michigan . In January 2009, it was announced that JSTOR would merge with ITHAKA, [ 2 ] a non-profit organization founded in 2003 and "dedicated to helping the academic community take full advantage of rapidly advancing information and networking

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Business ethics print that page

Business ethics has both normative and descriptive dimensions. As a corporate practice and a career specialization, the field is primarily normative. Academics attempting to understand business behavior employ descriptive methods. The range and quantity of business ethical issues reflects

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Normal distribution print that page


In probability theory , the normal (or Gaussian ) distribution is a continuous probability distribution that is often used as a first approximation to describe real-valued random variables that tend to cluster around a single mean value. The graph of the associated probability density

Archaeology print that page


Archaeology studies human history from the development of the first stone tools in eastern Africa 3.4 million years ago up until recent decades. [ 5 ] It is of most importance for learning about prehistoric societies , when there are no written records for historians to study, making up

Electricity print that page


The word is from the New Latin ēlectricus , "amber-like" [a] , coined in the year 1600 from the Greek ήλεκτρον (electron) meaning amber (hardened plant resin), because static electricity effects were produced classically by rubbing amber. Usage In general usage, the word "electricity

Louis Brandeis print that page


He was born in Louisville , Kentucky , to Jewish immigrant parents who raised him in a secular mode . He enrolled at Harvard Law School , graduating at the age of twenty with the highest grade average in the college’s history. Brandeis settled in Boston where he became a recognized lawyer

Islam in the United States print that page


From the 1880s to 1914, several thousand Muslims immigrated to the United States from the Ottoman Empire, and from parts of South Asia; they did not form distinctive settlements, and probably most assimilated into the wider society. [ 3 ] Once very small, the Muslim population of the US

Vector space print that page

A vector space is a mathematical structure formed by a collection of vectors : objects that may be added together and multiplied ("scaled") by numbers, called scalars in this context. Scalars are often taken to be real numbers , but one may also consider vector spaces with scalar multiplication

wikipedia.org | 2011/7/4 5:27:14

Public good print that page

In economics , a public good is a good that is nonrival and non-excludable . Non-rivalry means that consumption of the good by one individual does not reduce availability of the good for consumption by others; and non-excludability that no one can be effectively excluded from using the good

wikipedia.org | 2011/7/29 4:25:59

African American Vernacular English print that page

Its pronunciation is, in some respects, common to Southern American English , which is spoken by many African Americans and many non-African Americans in the United States. There is little regional variation among speakers of AAVE. Several creolists, including William Stewart, John Dillard

wikipedia.org | 2011/7/14 20:25:47