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Author(s): Martha R Dolly
On Purpose focuses on audience, purpose, genre, and other elements of rhetorical situation. Its goal is to prepare social science majors for future research-based academic and professional writing, including non-academic genres. The author, Martha Rowe Dolly, has taught social science advanced composition and English linguistics for more than 25 years; two student consultants, Karissa (social work) and Valerie (nursing), contribute their own insights and experience.
Author(s): Wayne Allen, Kebba Darboe
This book gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.
Author(s): Alla Kourova
The present book is about understanding and studying Russian Culture. Picturing Russia: A Research Guide to Russian Culture can be used as a basic for further research of Russian culture by scholars of various disciplines and by students who are interested in cultural analysis. The primary target audience is for any American university level classroom; however, it may also be used at the high school level. In the classroom, the book may be used in different courses such as Russian language, history, art, literature, music, political science, and even business.
Author(s): Nancy Gardner, Stephen Mezyk
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Author(s): Frank Scalambrino
Introduction to Ethics: A Primer for the Western Tradition is designed for Introduction to Ethics courses which survey the history of ideas in the Western philosophical tradition. Introducing students to essential normative and meta-ethical distinctions both in regard to perennial primary sources and in abstract form, this book has been deliberately constructed in a style geared toward learning and remembering core material, while facilitating the comparison of ideas across the history of the Western tradition.
Author(s): Kathryn Raign
Write Now covers the basics of writing. It is a student-friendly text
featuring interactive components to enhance student learning.
Author(s): Timothy Stearns, Ralph Nasalroad
Students learn the basic tools for entrepreneurial success by understanding the mindset of the entrepreneur, how to capture opportunity, and turn opportunity into wealth. The 18 lessons are organized around three themes: (1) Who is the Entrepreneur? (2) How Do Entrepreneurs Capture Opportunity? and (3) How Do Entrepreneurs Build Wealth? By the end of the course, students will have a firm understanding of their entrepreneurial skills, how to investigate and validate a business idea, and how to design a business model to pitch to investors.
Author(s): Felecia Harris
This publication examines the issues of race, sex, gender, health, and mass media with an analysis of both historical roots and present-day practices in order to understand how they intersect and impact the lives of African American men and women.