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Author(s): Kristi Kanel
Human Service Delivery to Latinos was created as a result of the increasing numbers of Latinos using human services in the United States. They make up the largest percentage of ethnic minorities in the country, and it is imperative that human service workers understand the most effective interventions when working with this population.
Author(s): Marketa Zidkova, Carol Glen
We live in a world in flux hastened by breathtaking advances in technology and communication that are connecting people around the world as they have never been connected before. The process of globalization has made national borders more permeable, making it harder to distinguish between domestic and international affairs. This rapid pace of change presents opportunities, but it also presents formidable challenges as we seek to understand and address global problems.
Author(s): Monica Cyrino, LUKE GORTON
A Journey Through Greek Mythology is a guidebook intended to accompany students in an introductory Greek mythology course. It serves as a practical and versatile introduction to the study of the major Greek gods and heroes and lays the groundwork for an exploration of the representation, interpretation, and influence of the classical Greek myths.
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Author(s): Monique Ferrell, Julian Williams
Looking for the Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters is an edited collection of some of the most thoughtful and audacious voices on gender. In five distinct sections, their contributors use speeches, essays, short fiction, interviews, and auto-ethnography to explore the ways in which the gender wars have threatened and stifled our past, our present, and our future.
Author(s): University of Tennessee - Dept of Sociology
Most sociology readers offer a mix of classic and contemporary articles covering the breadth of sociological topics from A to Z. Others focus on one area, such as globalization or urban sociology. Some are intended as companions to particular textbooks; a few include novelties such as blog posts. Social Justice and the Sociological Imagination is substantially different, with unique features likely to appeal not only to University of Tennessee-Knoxville students but to students at other universities.
Author(s): Giles Gunn
Global Studies: A Historical and Contemporary Reader is a text focused on an emergent field concerned with understating both the historical and contemporary phenomenon of globalization in all its aspects. Although global phenomena have been studied for many decades if not centuries, global studies as a field was founded in Asian, European, and American universities in the 1990's and expanded exponentially after the turn of the 21st century.
Author(s): Stephen Husarik
Humanities Across the Arts is organized around two approaches to the Humanities, a structural approach and a case study approach. The first half of the title uses the structural approach to define and identify the techniques of various art forms using critical terminology; the second half presents a series of case studies in chronological order that present cultural close-ups. The publication is interactive by fusing video examples, audio examples, assessments, and grade books that can be implemented to any LMS.
Author(s): Sarah Satterfield
Introduction to Humanities: An Outline Guide is the outgrowth of many years of teaching Humanities at the collegiate level. Students are often overwhelmed by the amount of material in Humanities texts. Introduction to Humanities: An Outline Guide is a synthesis and reduction of this material. The text is a guide only that Instructors can lecture as usual while students fill in their booklets, thus offering a guided notetaking experience. Content is current and page layout easy to read.