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Author(s): Jack A Chambless
Some people would rather perform root canal surgery on a rabid wolverine than sit through a discussion of Federal Reserve policies.
Author(s): Paul Gannon
Human society has never before faced challenges like the present. Population has more than doubled since 1970; currently over 7 billion and growing fast. Much of this growth occurs in regions with developing infrastructure, placing increasing demands on natural resources and taxing ecosystem services. Coupled with continued growth in more developed, and more demanding regions, global energy consumption is projected to increase nearly three-fold by mid-century.
Author(s): Elizabeth Jordan
Small Footprint Big Impact is an accessible, user-friendly, resource for non-majors who are interested in examining environmental problems and solutions. The book accelerates major environmental issues to the forefront of discussion and offers insight that enables students to think critically and make informed decisions about such issues. It comprehensively and candidly examines issues from both a scientific and social justice standpoint. Students learn the impact of human consumption and lifestyle on the planet, and who bears the brunt of it.
Author(s): Jane Johnson, Lucia Osa-Melero
En acción is designed for intermediate to advanced Spanish courses that include service-learning and/or community engagement activities.
Each chapter is built around two interviews with people who work or volunteer in the same agency (or geographic area) and have a positive impact on the local Spanish-speaking community. The fundamental interview questions are, Who are you, How do you impact the community, and What is your motivation?
Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.
Author(s): Kenneth Thompson, DAVID STRUTTON
You engage perpetually in marketing. Regardless of what you do or eventually do for a living or with your life, you are a marketer.
Do you want more power, influence, and success; all the result of your own ethically and socially responsible behaviors, of course?
Your ability or lack of ability to market yourself and your ideas well will change the arc of your professional and personal life for better or worse. You need to fully learn marketing—from scratch. Imagine how much could be lost if you don’t.
Author(s): Fred E. Szabo
New Revised Fourth Edition Now Available!
Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri