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Author(s): Alan Jacobs
The theme of Geology: An Introduction is the dynamic nature of planet Earth. Geologic materials are constantly being recycled through geologic processes that are continuously reshaping the planet. The textbook, with numerous color photographs and diagrams, clearly discusses minerals and rocks and their formation, geologic time, plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, downslope movement of soil and rocks, surface and ground water, stream networks, glaciers, deserts, stresses that naturally bend and break strata, and earthquakes. The text concludes with dangers r
Author(s): Scott Bukstein
The Business and Governance of College Sports provides a timely overview of the business and governance of college athletics at the NCAA, conference, and member institution levels. This book also aims to spotlight the significant issues and areas in which college athletics leaders presently seek change and improvement.
Author(s): Octavio Roca, Matthew Schuh
An engagingly clear and accessible introductory text with readings, Powerful Ideas guides students through a journey of exploration and self-discovery, critically examining profound and perennial questions such as "Who am I and what am I doing here?", "How can I be sure?", "Is there a God?", "What should I do?" and "How should I live?"
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): University of Colorado - Boulder
This reader was designed and compiled for EDUC 3013, School and Society, in the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The readings included in this volume have been chosen from a variety of sources to present multiple perspectives. Some of them are classics in the literature, and others are more recent publications.
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.