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Author(s): Kazadi wa Mukuna
The definition of music has challenged scholars throughout the history of music. But in his seminal work The Anthropology of Music (1964), Alan Merriam proposes a culturally broad based definition of music as a product of human behavior in time and space, and has structure; but its structure cannot have an existence of its own divorced from the behavior, which produced it. This definition allows each culture/community to define its music on its own terms.
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Presented in an informal, conversational style, Sociology: Looking through the Window of the World features fifteen brief, focused chapters based on family, government, economic, religion, and education.
Written by instructors with over fifty years of student-oriented, interactive teaching experience, the NEW edition of Sociology: Looking through the Window of the World:
Discovery English: Speaking and Listening for Advanced English Language Learners is a complete course in academic speaking and listening for advanced ESL students. This text mimics introductory level college courses and prepares students for future academic careers.
Features of Discovery English include:
California school finance resembles quantum physics in that both are extremely complex. California school finance has endured tremendous upheaval in the last three decades. Meeting the educational needs of an increasing and diverse student population remains a major challenge for the citizens of this state.
School Finance: A California Perspective:
Author(s): Deborah J. Good
Practical Metabolic Nutrition: A Systems Approach to Vitamins and Minerals is not your average vitamins and minerals textbook. Practical Metabolic Nutrition uses a systems-based approach to energy metabolism. This innovative approach provides a better overall understanding of the intimate relationship of the micronutrients in whole body physiology.
Author(s): Staci Freeworth
Introduction to Nutrition is an easy to read, essential purchase for students in dietetics, as well as students studying subjects that may have a nutrition component, such as exercise science, nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and other related areas. This textbook provides the quality information that astute learners demand in nutrition science applications that are ideal at introductory levels. New and updated nutrition topics are intertwined with real stories from real people that connect the material to the reader’s everyday life.
Author(s): Christine Ballengee Morris
Visual Culture, Representations, & Misrepresentations confronts and addresses social and cultural issues through the exploration of visual culture. The goals of this exploration of visual culture include challenging biases, discriminatory representations, and practices within our society that hinder democracy and social justice.