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Human and Animal Interrelationships is a turn-key course package that takes a science-based, multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the nature, diversity and functions of human-animal relationships that have developed over time, geographic region, and cultural contexts.
Human Communication in Action provides students with a valuable resource that can be used beyond the classroom by bringing together leading innovative scholars of Communication as contributors for this human communication textbook. Each unit presents overarching concepts of communication in an easy-to-read and practical manner. The first unit begins with a discussion of human communication fundamentals, ethics, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, and culture and communication. The second unit is dedicated to the art of public speaking and listening.
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): 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.
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): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indigenous Caribbean, slavery and indentureship, Haitian and Cuban revolutions, ideologies, gender relations, globalization, and contemporary legacies.
Author(s): Julia West
Now: Appreciating Today’s Music explains the origins and importance of today’s music trends. From the Soul of the 1960s Civil Rights movement and Punk sounds of the 1970s, to the golden age of Hip Hop in the 1990s and teen pop trends of the early 2000s. The book takes a look at how we got to where we are today, and why that matters. Musical trends are presented in context with the history surrounding them, the artists who created them, and the audiences who loved them.
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.