From the moment the starting gun is fired on Kona's sandy beach at the Ironman World Championship, triathletes have 17 hours to cross the finish line. It's a feat marking the ultimate achievement in the sport. "17 Hours to Glory" is one of only a few books to commemorate this dramatic quest. Seventeen compelling stories allow readers to experience the competition first-hand, revealing tremendous athleticism, unbelievable capacity for suffering, and true strength of character. The personal stories of triathlon's most epic characters come to life in this book, beginning with the famous story of Julie Moss's determination to reach the finish line, paving the way for future champions like Mark Allen and Paula Newby-Fraser, and a new generation of superstars in Greg Welch and Chrissie Wellington. "17 Hours to Glory" tells the stories of a sedentary secretary with all of the wrong habits taking up triathlon to lose weight, a nun who races triathlons to bring attention to her causes, and two men with a rivalry so intense that their disabilities fade into the shadows. Injury, tough breaks, and down-to-the-wire finishes highlight years of dedication to reaching a goal. Some will become champions, some will overcome all odds just to finish, only to come back and do it again. Triathlon's most dynamic heroes are candidly portrayed in "17 Hours to Glory," a book that puts no limits on the possibilities of the human spirit.
Written by Anne Brown, this AQA AS Sociology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 1: Families and Households.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade
Written by senior examiners, Emma Jones and Marsha Jones, this AQA AS Sociology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 2: Education and Sociological Methods.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade
This text covers all the key content needed for AS Sociology, presented in accessible note form and compiled by top examiners. Individual pages are hole-punched and can easily be removed for insertion into students' own files.
Popularly known as America's Housekeeper for her social work and as a pioneer for women's inclusion in public affairs, Caroline Bartlett Crane (1858-1935) was active in many aspects of Progressive Era social reform. This volume, written by a sociologist whose background is not provided, analyzes t
The workbooks provide stimulus material and exercises aimed at developing students understanding of the topic areas covered in AS and A2 sociology, whilst improving their skills in answering the types of questions they will encounter in the examination.The workbooks can be used either in conjunction with a text book, dictionary and complimentary resources, or as stand-alone revision tool. Suggested responses to the questions are provided in an accompanying set of Teachers Notes Student Workbooks are printed in full colour throughout and are available in class sete of 10,priced at £40 per set. Each set of workbooks includes one FREE copy of Teachers Notes.
This exam practice book for AS contains detailed advice and tips on how to improve marks and overall grade. The author is Principal Examiner for the most important AS level Sociology Examining Board. This book gives students much-needed guidance on how to tackle the new-style AS Sociology questions.
Topic CueCards are perfect for quick revision of subject content. The cards in this set cover a careful selection of concepts and topics central to the core subject areas. Written by an experienced examiner, each pocket-sized card combines concise discussion of a concept or topic with a diagrammatic summary and a key point to aid the revision process.
The workbooks provide stimulus material and exercises aimed at developing students understanding of the topic areas covered in AS and A2 sociology, whilst improving their skills in answering the types of questions they will encounter in the examination.The workbooks can be used either in conjunction with a text book, dictionary and complimentary resources, or as stand-alone revision tool. Suggested responses to the questions are provided in an accompanying set of Teachers Notes Student Workbooks are printed in full colour throughout and are available in class sete of 10,priced at 40 per set. Each set of workbooks includes one FREE copy of Teachers Notes.
Student Unit Guides are perfect for revision. Each guide is written by an examiner and explains the unit requirements, summarises the relevant unit content and includes a series of specimen questions and answers. A Content Guidance section combines an overview of the specific unit or module and the key terms and concepts, with an examiner's interpretation so that students understand precisely what they need to understand and learn, the skills required and the potential pitfalls. A Question and Answer section provides graded answers, typically A and C, to questions which have been set to reflect the style of the unit. All responses are accomnpanied by commentaries which highlight their respective strengths and weaknesses, giving students an insight into the mind of the examiner.
FlashRevise Cards provide a fresh and stimulating method for students to understand and learn key subject content that can make a real grade difference. Each pocket-sized card focuses on an important topic or concept, with up to four short questions on one side of the card and the answers on the reverse, together with an examiner's note.
Ein weltberühmter Klassiker der amerikanischen Nachkriegsliteratur, der seinen Siegeszug um die Welt antrat und kurz nach Erscheinen verfilmt wurde. Erzählt wird die Geschichte des einfachen amerikanischen Soldaten Priwitt, der mit seiner Kompanie auf Hawaii stationiert ist. Weil er glaubt, auch als Soldat ein Anrecht auf eine menschliche Behandlung zu haben, beginnt eine erbitterte Auseinandersetzung zwischen ihm und seinem Vorgesetzten. ›Verdammt in alle Ewigkeit‹ zeichnet ein schonungsloses Porträt der amerikanischen Armee auf Hawaii kurz vor der Katastrophe. Mit dem Fall japanischer Bomben auf Pearl Harbor tritt Amerika in den Zweiten Weltkrieg ein.
The second edition of Ken Browne′s highly successful Introducing Sociology for AS–level provides in–depth and up–to–date coverage of the complete specification for AQA AS–level sociology. The first edition of this book was widely praised for its comprehensive coverage, and student–friendly style. In this second edition, all of the chapters have been revised to include new studies, reports and statistics. Key sociological terms are now systematically highlighted all the way through the book, and included in a comprehensive glossary, with fresh questions and activities added to develop and test students′ understanding further. Fuller consideration of issues of identity has been given throughout the text. More detailed advice has been provided on coursework, including a top–mark example to show students exactly what they have to do to achieve the highest grades. What′s more, two authentic exam questions are now included on every topic. Pitched at exactly the right level for AS sociology, the book provides all the tools necessary to help students achieve top grades, and a sound basis for progression to A2. A host of cartoons, photographs, graphs, tables, and spider diagrams help to enliven the text, as well as reinforcing key issues. Web sites and web–based activities are included throughout, encouraging students to engage with the most recent social changes, and developments in sociology. Although it assumes no previous knowledge of sociology, its dedicated and in–depth coverage of all the AQA′s AS topics provides a useful reference tool for the synoptic elements at A2. The second edition of Introducing Sociology for AS Level combines sociological rigour and accessibility in a way unrivalled by any other book at this level. It will be an invaluable resource to anyone following the AQA specifications.
Author: Steve Chapman,Martin Holborn,Stephen Moore,Dave Aiken
Publisher: Collins Learning
This 4th edition of Collins’ respected AQA A-level Sociology series is updated for the 2015 AQA Sociology specifications. Covering AS and Year 1 of A-level, it will help students master the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their study and engage with contemporary society. This Student Book is approved by AQA.
Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers. Each full-colour New Edition Student Unit Guide provides ideal preparation for your unit exam: - Feel confident you understand the unit: each guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a reference index - Get to grips with the exam requirements: the specific skills on which you will be tested are explored and explained - Analyse exam-style questions: graded student responses will help you focus on areas where you can improve your exam technique and performance
Juvenile Nonfiction by Mike Wright,Circe Newbold,Liz Swain,Mark Peace,Patrick McNeill
Author: Mike Wright,Circe Newbold,Liz Swain,Mark Peace,Patrick McNeill
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Written by an experienced author team this student book provides detailed coverage of the AQA AS Sociology specification. Learning Objectives let students know exactly what they'll need to learn and understand in that topic. Clear and uncomplicated language with key terms defined. Difficult concepts are explained clearly through full colour diagrams and photographs. Research methods contextualised.