- 1996 Wiley Environmental Law Update
This update provides an annual summary of important developments in environmental law, and will combine two complementary formats. The first half of the will examine key federal environmental statutes, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, CERCLA, etc. In this first section each key statute will be addressed in terms of: (1) regulatory developments, such as legislation, regulations or policy statements from the government and 2) enforcement issues, such as fines and prosecutions by the government and civil actions by private parties. The second half will consist of feature chapters which will cover "hot" topics and provide in-depth discussion and analysis of these topics. This update will serve as a desk reference for attorneys and nonattorneys who confront environmental issues.
- Janice VanCleave′s Play and Find Out about Science: Easy Experiments for Young Children
New Series for Parents and Young Children
Her imaginative and often quirky science activity books have sold more than a million copies. Now, Janice VanCleave introduces young children to a new world of science fun
Kids ask great questions about the world around them, like "I wonder why eggs don?t break under a chicken" "I wonder what makes the bubbles in the bubble bath" and "I wonder how an airplane flies".
Now all of the answers to 50 fun questions are at parents? fingertips in the form of easy and playful experiments that let children discover the answers on their own. And there are "More Fun Things to Do" to further explore each topic.
Janice VanCleave?s Play and Find Out About Science is a wonderful way to introduce a young child to the magic and fun of science.
- Easy-to-follow steps show how to do simple experiments that children will love
- Large two-color illustrations display exactly how to do each activity
- Themes, Dreams, and Schemes: Banquet Menu Ideas, Concepts, and Thematic Experiences
Are you looking to put more fun in your functions? More bang in your banquets? Now real help is at hand--with Themes, Dreams, and Schemes, the complete guide to menu and theme management for banquet, catering, and meeting/event planning operations.
Filled with practical advice and using a step-by-step approach, this hands-on reference contains everything you need to know in order to design unique theme parties, develop winning menus, write compelling proposals, and negotiate effectively.
The book features over 375 theme experiences and is packed with hundreds of innovative menu suggestions to get you started. There are menus for meeting breaks, receptions, and theme parties, as well as sit-down and buffet breakfasts, luncheons, and dinners--including low-cholesterol, low-fat, low-sodium, and kosher menus. New food combination and presentation ideas let you take the "blahs" out of menu planning and put the imagination back in.
Drawing on over 30 years of international catering expertise, G. Eugene Wigger brings his well-informed perspective and tremendous enthusiasm to every aspect of the management process, from attendee and staff involvement strategies to smart ways to save on food and budget costs, prop purchase, and more.
So why wait? Transform your dreams into wonderful themes, and devise the schemes that will make them come true. With this comprehensive sourcebook, you?re on your way to memorable special event planning.
"Gene is a genius! This book will be THE resource for every caterer or special event manager who wishes to go beyond the ordinary and expected to produce a visual and culinary medium of delight." --Richard E. Marriott, Chairman of the Board, Host Marriott Corporation.
"Gene Wigger is one of the most creative people in the business of ?Experience Creation.? This book is a wonderful resource." --Paul R. O?Neil, Vice President, Managing Director, Sheraton New York Hotel, Sheraton Manhattan Hotel.
"Bravo! We have needed a book like this for a long time! It will be a valuable resource to stir up the creative juices of caterers and meeting planners alike." --Patti J. Shock, Associate Professor/Department Chair, Tourism & Convention Administration Department, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
"Putting on a successful event that truly meets your objectives is both a science and an art. Gene Wigger is considered the ?Doctor of Creativity? of our industry. His work is a superb guide on how to get it done with taste, flair, and professionalism." --Frederic V. Malek, Chairman of the Board Thayer Capital Partners (Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts).
"When it comes to creative catering and special theme party events, Gene Wigger didn?t just write the book, he invented it!" --Scott A. Dillion, President SDI Travel and Incentives.
- C++ for Everyone
Thorough and updated coverage on all the essential C++ concepts
Aimed at providing you with a solid foundation in programming with C++, this new edition incorporates programming exercises with helpful self-check questions that reinforce the concepts discussed throughout the book. You ll benefit from the how-to sections that show you how concepts are applied and advanced materials are featured on the accompanying Web site when you re ready to take your programming skills to the next level.
- Shows you how to use C++ to your benefit
- Includes advice for avoiding pitfalls
- Incorporates self-check questions and programming exercises to reinforce what you learn
- Encourages you to take your C++ programming skills to the next level with the advanced material featured on the accompanying Web site
C++ for Everyone, Second Edition, is the go-to guide for getting started with C++!
- Child Psychology and Development For Dummies®
A complete and comprehensive guide to why kids behave and think the way they do-and how to bring out the best in them.
In the U.S., more than 10% of children are diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, while countless others remain undiagnosed. Defining what is "normal" and what is not is of great concern to anyone who works with, guides, nurtures, teaches, or parents children.
With new discoveries in mental disorders that affect children, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides an informational guide to cognitive development at every stage of a child?s life, as well as how to diagnose, treat, and overcome the cognitive barriers that impede learning and development.
- How to identify and treat mental disorders
- Covers behavior disorders, autism, attention deficit disorder, reading disabilities, bipolar disorder, and more
- Guidance on helping a child control impulses, develop self esteem, and have good relationships
An essential guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides a detailed overview of an average child?s cognitive development, how to detect abnormalities, and what to do next.