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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): Pat Hahn
History of American Broadcasting is written by Emmy nominated 27-year broadcast professional Pat Hahn. It’s a professor’s complete turn-key textbook. He took his extensive real-world broadcast experience, along with his 20 plus year teaching experience to develop the ultimate text book on the subject of radio & TV and communications.
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): Dino Villegas
New Second Edition Now Available!
Author(s): Arnaud Lambert
The second edition of the Anthropology of Indigenous religions continues to offer a novel introduction to the ways that anthropologists investigate indigenous religions. The anthropological approach to the study of religion can be viewed as a series of exchanges and debates spanning almost two centuries regarding the nature of religions and its place in human life. This book invites readers to take part in these ongoing conversations while exploring the main elements of the religious life in small-scale societies around the world.
New features of the second edition include:
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.
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: