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Author(s): Cynthia H. Sims
Lookism is a broad term used to describe physical appearance discrimination. It is synonymous with beautyism and encompasses colorism, weightism, heightism, ageism, and ableism, each granting power and privilege to those who are considered physically appealing and assumed to be more intelligent, capable, and socially acceptable. These forms of inequitable treatment not only negatively impact one’s self-image but one’s career aspirations, job opportunities, and work environment.
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): Galen R Collins
After reading this book, you will never feel the same about service professionals. They are pivotal in making or breaking customer relationships. However, being a service professional has never been more difficult. In many service organizations, the gap is widening between what they can deliver and what customers expect. Many service professionals are quitting their jobs. Many more, under fire from disgruntled customers, are experiencing unprecedented stress. We call this phenomenon the customer service syndrome (CSS).
Author(s): Ellen Peffley Harp, Cynthia Mckenney, Judith E. Wilmington, Richard Durham
The NEW 7th edition of Practices and Techniques in Horticulture has added some new exciting laboratory exercises as well as enhanced some of the previous activities. As students become more focused on the environment and sustainable plant production practices, we have evolved the book’s focus to include these issues.
Author(s): Dino Villegas
New Second Edition Now Available!
Author(s): Martin J Lecker
Conducting Business Ethically: A Philosophical Approach provides a creative approach by applying philosophy from classical Greek and Eastern works, including material from contemporary Western thinkers, as part of an ethical decision making process for business students or those working in the business world.
Author(s): Barbara Breaden
Speaking to Persuade views controversy as constructive rather than obstructive. Framing persuasion as a cooperative act based on dialectical interchange between speakers and listeners, this text provides a roadmap for achieving productive civic engagement in democratic societies, however polarized they may be.
This fourth edition again translates theory into practice, first by emphasizing invention and critical thinking to formulate ideas, and second by advancing practice in the rhetorical canons:
Author(s): Lana Zinger, Alicia Sinclair
Drs. Zinger and Sinclair bring you the most recent, evidenced-based academic book on nutrition.
This edition of Nutrition: Apples to Zinc includes:
Author(s): Richard Merritt, Kenneth Cummins, Martin B Berg
An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America serves as a standard guide on the immature and adult stages of aquatic and semiaquatic insects of North America. It offers information on the distribution, tolerance values, trophic relationships, and functional adaptations of aquatic insects that allows an additional tool for categorizing them.