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Perspectives On Contemporary Issues

Author : Katherine Anne Ackley
ISBN : 9781337516464
Genre : Education
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Presenting a variety of viewpoints on current issues across disciplines, PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 8e, equips readers to think, read, and write critically. Emphasizing writing and research, Part I offers separate chapters on reading critically, the writing process, writing a summary, the critique, argumentation, synthesis requiring documentation, and the research paper. Part II is packed with captivating readings organized by broad-based curricular areas. Helping students fully engage on a personal level, questions at the end encourage a reaction to the readings while Responding to Visuals sections prompt students to analyze images. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Reading Across The Disciplines

Author : Kathleen T. McWhorter
ISBN : 013439710X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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For anyone interested in improving his/her reading and thinking skills. Improve reading and thinking abilities through targeted skill instruction and extensive guided practice across many academic disciplines. Reading Across the Disciplines teaches essential college reading skills and guides their application in each of ten academic disciplines and career fields. Kathleen McWhorter helps readers expand their vocabulary and comprehension, practice methods for reading and thinking critically, and enhance their ability to make inferences. The 7th Edition also introduces discipline-specific reading strategies and features more than 20 new readings - selected from college textbooks as well as from books, periodicals, popular magazines, newspapers, and Internet sources - to motivate readers and demonstrate the relevance to their daily lives. Available to package with Reading Across the Disciplines, 7th Edition, MyLab TM Reading is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work in addition to the text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Reading is ideal for courses requiring additional reading skills practice and assessment. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Reading Across the Disciplines, 7th Edition is also available via Revel TM , an interactive digital learning environment that replaces the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; this is not the Revel version. Students, if interested in purchasing the Revel version, ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase the Revel version, search for: 0134424441 / 9780134424446 Revel Reading Across the Disciplines -- Access Card, 7/e

Writing In The Disciplines

Author : Mary Lynch Kennedy
ISBN : 0205726623
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This rhetoric/anthology instructs college students in how to read academic texts with understanding and how to use them as sources for papers in a variety of disciplines. In Writing in the Disciplines, Mary Kennedy and William Kennedy emphasize academic writing as ongoing conversations in multiple genres, and do so in the context of WPA Outcomes. The rhetoric chapters teach critical reading, paraphrasing, summarizing, quoting, writing process, synthesizing, analyzing, researching, and developing arguments. The anthology balances journal articles with works by public intellectuals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Ethics Theory And Contemporary Issues

Author : Barbara MacKinnon
ISBN : 9781337515443
Genre : Education
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Explore the major perspectives in ethical theory and a broad range of contemporary moral debates with MacKinnon/Fiala's ETHICS: THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 9th Edition. Illuminating overviews and a selection of readings from traditional and contemporary sources make even complex philosophical concepts reader-friendly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Perspectives On Contemporary Issues

Author : Katherine Anne Ackley
ISBN : 9781337516464
Genre : Education
File Size : 81. 21 MB
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Presenting a variety of viewpoints on current issues across disciplines, PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, 8e, equips readers to think, read, and write critically. Emphasizing writing and research, Part I offers separate chapters on reading critically, the writing process, writing a summary, the critique, argumentation, synthesis requiring documentation, and the research paper. Part II is packed with captivating readings organized by broad-based curricular areas. Helping students fully engage on a personal level, questions at the end encourage a reaction to the readings while Responding to Visuals sections prompt students to analyze images. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Global Shift Seventh Edition

Author : Peter Dicken
ISBN : 9781462519552
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 35. 39 MB
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The definitive text on globalization, this book provides an accessible, jargon-free analysis of how the world economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken synthesizes the latest ideas and empirical data to blaze a clear path through the thicket of globalization processes and debates. The book highlights the dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, nations, and other key players, and their role in shaping the uneven contours of development. Mapping the changing centers of gravity of the global economy, Dicken presents in-depth case studies of six major industries. Now in full color throughout, the text features 228 figures. Companion websites for students and instructors offer extensive supplemental resources, including author videos, applied case studies with questions, lecture notes with PowerPoint slides, discipline-specific suggested further reading for each chapter, and interactive flashcards. ÿ ÿ New to This Edition: *Every chapter thoroughly revised and updated. *All 228 figures (now in color) are new or redesigned. *Addresses the ongoing fallout from the recent global financial crisis. *Discussions of timely topics: tax avoidance and corporate social responsibility; global problems of unemployment, poverty, and inequality; environmental degradation; the Eurozone crisis; and more. *Enhanced online resources for instructors and students.

Arguing Across The Disciplines

Author : Stuart Hirschberg
ISBN : 0321419251
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"Arguing Across the Disciplines" is the only text of its kind combining instruction in argumentation with writing across the disciplines through discussion of a diverse selection of classic and contemporary arguments. The anthology features over 50 thought-provoking arguments organized by broad curricular areas (the Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences) that include disciplines such as architecture, bioethics, communication, economics, engineering, epidemiology, and literature-ideal for first year students still undecided in their field(s) of study. Features: The comprehensive discussion of argument in Part I includes claim types, classical appeals, the Toulmin model, Rogerian argument, inductive and deductive reasoning, and refutation while also demonstrating the essential skills emphasized in WAC programs: summary, analysis, and synthesis. "Questions for Writing and Discussion" appear throughout Part I and offer students informal writing opportunities in which they can apply theory to practice on a range of issues that are both enduring and topical. Each reading in the anthology, Part II, is accompanied by four types of questions designed to generate discussion and provide writing opportunities: "Engaging the Text" helps students focus on the most important information in each reading; "Evaluating the Argument" encourages students to analyze how each argument is constructed and supported; "Exploring the Issue" provides opportunities for students to think about the subjects of each reading beyond the text; "Connecting Different Perspectives" ask students to make intertextual connections among the readings."Reading Visual Texts as Arguments" (Ch. 8) explains how to interpret visual texts and use images to illustrate and develop arguments. "Writing Arguments from Sources" (Ch. 9) includes three sample student research papers, one each in MLA, APA, and CSE styles. Two alternate Tables of Contents organized by Rhetorical Patterns and by Subject/ Theme accommodate a variety of teaching approaches for maximum instructor flexibility. Visit us at www.ablongman.com

Policy Politics In Nursing And Health Care

Author : Diana J. Mason
ISBN : 9780323241441
Genre : Medical
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Featuring analysis of cutting-edge healthcare issues and first-person stories,Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 7th Edition is the leader in helping students develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in this classic text, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. With these insights and strategies, you'll be prepared to play a leadership role in the four spheres in which nurses are politically active: the workplace, government, professional organizations, and the community. Comprehensive coverage of healthcare policies and politics provides a broader understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as complex business and financial issues.Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished.Expert authors make up a virtual Nursing Who's Who in healthcare policy, sharing information and personal perspectives gained in the crafting of healthcare policy.Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards! NEW! Nine new chapters ensure you have the most up-to-date information on key topics such as ethical dimensions of policy and politics, patient engagement, public health, women's reproductive health, emergency preparedness, new health insurance exchanges, and much more.NEW! The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform, including theAffordable Care Act.NEW! Emphasis on evidence-based policy throughout the text.NEW! A list of online resources is included in most chapters for further study.

Cultural Theory And Popular Culture

Author : John Storey
ISBN : 9781317591245
Genre : Social Science
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In this 7th edition of his award-winning Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of and various approaches to popular culture. Its breadth and theoretical unity, exemplified through popular culture, means that it can be flexibly and relevantly applied across a number of disciplines. Also retaining the accessible approach of previous editions, and using appropriate examples from the texts and practices of popular culture, this new edition remains a key introduction to the area. New to this edition: • Extensively revised, rewritten and updated • Improved and expanded content throughout • A new section on ‘The Contextuality of Meaning’ that explores how context impacts meaning • A brand new chapter on ‘The Materiality of Popular Culture’ that examines popular culture as material culture • Extensive updates to the companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/storey, which includes practice questions, extension activities and interactive quizzes, links to relevant websites and further reading, and a glossary of key terms. The new edition remains essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, media studies, communication studies, the sociology of culture, popular culture and other related subjects.

Counseling Across Cultures

Author : Paul B. Pedersen
ISBN : 9781483321684
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 77. 29 MB
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Offering a primary focus on North American cultural and ethnic diversity while addressing global questions and issues, Counseling Across Cultures, Seventh Edition, edited by Paul B. Pederson, Walter J. Lonner, Juris G. Draguns, Joseph E. Trimble, and María R. Scharrón-del Río, draws on the expertise of 48 invited contributors to examine the cultural context of accurate assessment and appropriate interventions in counseling diverse clients. The book’s chapters highlight work with African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos/as, American Indians, refugees, individuals in marginalized situations, international students, those with widely varying religious beliefs, and many others. Edited by pioneers in multicultural counseling, this volume articulates the positive contributions that can be achieved when multicultural awareness is incorporated into the training of counselors.

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