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Author(s): Sharon Bramlett Solomon , Meta Carstarphen
Race, Gender, Class, and Media invites students to explore critical aspects of diversity in media. It introduces students to issues of diversity as represented in the U.S. news, film/television, advertising, and public relations industries. It probes foundations, concepts, and practices in media representation of race, gender, and class in America.
Author(s): Joyce Burstein, Gregory D Knotts
Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.
Author(s): Dawna M Thomas
The seventh edition of Women’s Health: Readings on Social, Economic, and Political Issues reflects changing perspectives and ongoing interests in women’s health in the 21st century. The collection of classic and new readings remains true to the book’s mission and philosophy by offering a historical context about women, their environment, and health needs. The book’s new collection of readings introduces readers to innovative approaches around women’s health and alternative methods for health care, addresses reasons why health inequalities persist, and supports wo
Author(s): Anne Balsamo
New Second Edition Now Available!
Dr. Anne Balsamo's Introduction to TechnoCulture introduces the concept of “TechnoCulture” – a term that aptly describes the culture we live in now when technology infuses every aspect of daily life.
Author(s): Anatoly Isaenko
New Fourth Edition Now Available!
Polygon of Satan: Violent Ethnic Conflicts in the Caucasus, 4th Edition investigates the internal and external factors of the genesis of ethnic tensions that later on turned into bloody ethnic conflicts in the Caucasus on the eve, during, and after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Author(s): Phyllis Gray Ray
From Imagining to Understanding the African American Experience aids individuals in developing their “sociological imaginations” and to broaden their understanding of the “Sociology of the Black Experience,” particularly in the U.S. multicultural society. Although one book cannot provide the total experience of the Black Diaspora, this book provides a unique sociological exploration of the African American experience and how it has been specifically impacted by culprits such as enslavement and racism.
Author(s): Gregory Y Mark, Boatamo Mosupyoe, Brian Baker, Julie Figueroa
The new 4th Edition of ETHNIC STUDIES: An Introduction reflects the interdisciplinary nature of Ethnic Studies - the readings are drawn from academic fields in the humanities and social sciences. A few first-person narratives are also included, so we can get a sense of how individuals experience their ethnic group status. Overall, the readings in this book are meant to provide students with a foundation in Ethnic Studies.