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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): Helen Acosta, Bryan Hirayama, Mark Staller
Intercultural Communication: Building Relationships and Skills provides clear explanations of relevant communication theories and practical advice for improving communication skills. This text is designed to introduce students to the most important concepts, theories, and strategies related to intercultural communication. It enables students to establish and maintain satisfying relationships with people from other countries and cultures.
Intercultural Communication presents topics among 10 chapters:
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): 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): 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): 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): Eugene Spiegle, BENJAMIN RUFFLE
New Publication Now Available!
History tells us that a great percentage of projects, especially large ones, have not ended successfully. It has also been said by some organizations that they would be happy just to have their projects finish with some degree of success. This last statement is not true, however, because today’s organizations expect projects to be completed faster, cheaper, and with the highest level of quality possible.
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): NELSON MOSES, HARRIET KLEIN
When working with speech-language problems, the clinician engages in the complex decision-making, problem-solving process that is “intervention planning.” There are no failsafe therapeutic recipes for resolving such issues.
Author(s): Karen Turner Ward, Aaron Thompson
Thrive! Your Guide to Success in College and Beyond delivers cutting-edge material based on the challenging and unique experience of attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Each visually stimulating chapter contains concept maps, illustrations, and relevant advice and strategies from successful HBCU alums and professionals from various fields in our Sage on Page feature.