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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): Mark P. Hanebutt
The health of the American democracy in the 21st Century will depend largely upon the health of American media. Information is the lifeblood of a free republic. Yet, the internet and social media have provided media professionals with new legal challenges regarding privacy, security and credibility. If the free flow of ideas and news is to continue, those who work in the media must understand the principles and laws that protect our right to know.
Author(s): Chandler R. Bridges Jr., Robert Willey
This book is an introduction to the music industry, and can be considered for two reasons.
Author(s): Teri Bingham
Teaching Texas: A Complete and Practical Approach to Understanding and Applying the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) TExES is a hands-on guide for preservice teachers to prepare for the TExES examination. The publication integrates real-life scenario-based questions, tips, theory, and additional invaluable information for the preservice teacher to analyze situations and make professional decisions.
Teaching Texas by Teri Bingham (West Texas A&M University):
Author(s): Robert Aberle
The Administration of Justice: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in America, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive overview of Criminal Justice that is presented in a clear and understandable format. The text is designed to meet the needs of those students who are seeking to get a broad overview of the American Criminal Justice System as an elective to meet general education requirements for other disciplines, as well as the foundation for those students planning to major in criminal justice studies.
Author(s): José I. Rodríguez
Provide your students with powerful tools to communicate effectively in interpersonal relationships.
With innovative content on empathy, mindfulness, the neuroscience of emotions, implicit bias, and more, the Second Edition of Interpersonal Communication for Contemporary Living is an outstanding companion for communication courses.
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): Andrew Alexander
Philosophizing: Creating a World of Ideas is a special book. It introduces students to philosophy in a balanced way. With regard to the approach to learning, it balances content and method. With respect to content, it balances a problem centered approach with an historical emphasis. With regard to the selected problems, it balances theoretical issues with practical issues. With respect to the assignments, it balances individual reflection with social collaboration.
Author(s): RYAN PACE
Understanding the legal environment in which businesses operate is a critical component of success for all business leaders and decision-makers.
The Legal Environment of Business by Ryan H. Pace introduces fundamental legal topics relating to the U.S. Constitution, ethics, dispute resolution, crimes, torts, property, contracts, business entities, securities, agency, employment discrimination, debtor-creditor relationships, negotiable instruments, administrative process, environment, wills and trusts, insurance, and more.