Here's the book you need to prepare for the Java 2 Programmer (SCJP) and Developer (SCJD) exams. This Study Guide was developed to meet the exacting requirements of today's certification candidates. In addition to the consistent and accessible instructional approach that has earned Sybex the reputation as the leading publisher for certification self-study guides, this book provides: In-depth coverage of every exam objective for the revised SCJP Exam Hundreds of challenging practice questions Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine and the entire book on PDF Authoritative instruction on all revised Programmer exam objectives, including: Declarations, initialization and scoping Flow control API contents Concurrency Object-oriented concepts Collections and generics Language fundamentals Detailed discussion of the key topics included in the Developer exam, including: Swing components and events Layout managers Enhancing and extending the database Writing the network protocol Building the database server Connecting the client and server
Scholarly Essay from the year 2006 in the subject Politics - Political Theory and the History of Ideas Journal, grade: none, Concordia University Montreal, 23 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper examines the idea of world citizenship and if it is both possible and desirable; if it is to be understood as an abstraction or a framework for action. I consider a number of common notions of world citizenship and then, supported by Nussbaum's theory of public rationality from the literary imagination, I illuminate how the cosmopolitan vision of Diogenes, kosmopolites (cosmopolitanism), may present the most promising construct of world citizenship to act as a counter hegemonic citizen-based force to neoliberal globalization. Additionally, a review of the world citizenship teaching model Learning for a Cause elucidates the potential for my vision of kosmopolites in practice. I find world citizenship to be crucial to contemporary society, but in need of (re)understanding."
Essay from the year 2010 in the subject Pedagogy - School Pedagogics, , language: English, abstract: The Social Justice Imagination (a term coined by award-winning educator and writer Michael Ernest Sweet) refers to the notion that creative writing can be a significant opening toward strengthening the imaginative process implicit in social justice compassion and understanding. That is, through the literary imagination we come to understand others, unlike us, and develop empathy for their plight. The literary imagination informs our understanding of the human condition and with this we are better enabled to be motivated toward social justice. The book uses specific student-written creative writing samples to elucidate this notion.
A vivid and comprehensive account of the Aztecs, the best-known people of pre-Columbian America. It examines their origins, civilization, and the distinctive realms of Aztec religion, science, and thought. It describes the conquest of their empire by the Spanish, and their present-day survival in Central Mexico, making use of the results of the latest excavations, historical documentation, and the author's first-hand knowledge. There is also a detailed account of the daily life of the Aztec people, including their economy, family life, class system, and food.
This is Montreal poet michael ernest sweet's second volume of poetry. A book of breathless contemporary love verse. Michael Sweet writes with words we all know, all understand, but arranges them to create a masterpiece with the very essence of love. This is the book for anyone in love, or wishing to get a glimpse of her.
Michael Sweet teaches and lives in Montreal, Quebec. This is his first published full length volume of poetry."Michael Sweet takes a handful of ordinary words and fashions a masterpiece- every time."-Max Keeping C.M. CTV News"An excellent volume of poetry which should be read by every lover of contemporary verse. Have a good read!"-The Hon. Heward Grafftey P.C.,Q.C.Former Canadian cabinet minister and author