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Race/Gender/Class/Media 3.0: Considering Diversity Across Content, Audiences, and Production
Rebecca Ann Lind
Updated in its 3rd edition, Lindâ s Race/Gender/Class/Media contains 51 readings that help readers to think critically about issues of race and gender in the media. The readings address a multitude of topics in three major sectionsâ Audience, Content, and Productionâ and approach the matter of race and gender in the media from rhetorical, social scientific, and critical/cultural perspectives. The author places strong importance to ...
Consider Ethics: Theory, Readings, and Contemporary Issues (3rd Edition)
Bruce N. Waller
Offering a balance of theory and applications and a mix of text and readings, Consider Ethics begins with chapters covering ethical theory, each of which is followed by related, classical readings. The book concludes with an examination of six contemporary ethical issues presented in a pro/con format with introductory material that places each issue in context. Featuring selections from the world’s most influential ...
The Essential Homebirth Guide: For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home
Jane E. Drichta
Birthing is a miraculous time when you and your baby will work together to bring about life. As you finally cradle your precious newborn in your arms, you should know deep in your soul that every decision that brought the two of you to this special moment was yours. More families than ever are choosing to birth at home. Midwives Jane E. Drichta and Jodilyn Owen answer questions about the kind of care, support, and information you need as you ...
Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism
The classic and essential guide for the educated, skeptical, and searching Jew, or for the non-Jew who wants to understand the meaning of Judaism. If you have ever wondered what being born Jewish should mean to you; if you want to find out more about the nature of Judaism, or explain it to a friend; if you are thinking about how Judaism can connect with the rest of your life—this is the first book you should own. It poses, and thoughtfully ...
Defining The Relationship Workbook: A Relationship Course For Those Considering Marriage
Many Christian couples come to a point where they must "Define their Relationship." This awkward but pivotal conversation either pushes them apart or allows their relationship to develop into something greater. This course will help couples examine the exciting, yet unknown path they will travel together and help them carefully consider the strength of their relationship. This manual is designed to use in conjunction with a 9–session DVD ...
Dinner with a Perfect Stranger: An Invitation Worth Considering
You are Invited to a Dinner with Jesus of Nazareth The mysterious envelope arrives on Nick Cominsky’s desk amid a stack of credit card applications and business-related junk mail. Although his seventy-hour workweek has already eaten into his limited family time, Nick can’t pass up the opportunity to see what kind of plot his colleagues have hatched… The normally confident, cynical Nick soon finds himself thrown off-balance, drawn into ...
Med School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Medical School Experience: By Students, for Students
Robert H. Miller
St. Martin's Griffin
Med School Confidential uses the same chronological format and mentor-based system that have made Law School Confidential and Business School Confidential such treasured and popular guides. It takes the reader step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a speciality and ...
Consider Jesus: Waves of Renewal in Christology
Elizabeth A. Johnson
The Crossroad Publishing Company
Consider Jesus is widely regarded as the finest general introduction to Christology. Adopted for adult education courses, classrooms, and seminars, this classic book, written by one of the leading theologians of our era, presents major themes about Jesus in clear and accessible language.
I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck , a candid, hilarious look at women who are getting older and dealing with the tribulations of maintenance, menopause, empty nests, and life itself. Ephron chronicles her life as an obsessed cook, passionate city dweller, and hapless parent. But mostly she speaks frankly and uproariously ...
Consider the Lobster and Other Essays
David Foster Wallace
Back Bay Books
Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging into the wars between dictionary writers, or confronting the World's Largest Lobster Cooker ...
Financial Statement Analysis Workbook: A Practitioner's Guide
Martin S. Fridson
The companion Workbook to Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition Whether you're evaluating a company's stock price, assessing its credit quality, or determining valuations for a merger or acquisition, deciphering the messages embedded within a company's financial statements is critical, especially after the recent financial crisis. This workbook will help you do this and much more, by allowing you to hone your skills and test the ...
The Nonprofit Mergers Part I: The Leader's Guide to Considering, Negotiating, and Executing a Merger
David La Piana
Nonprofit mergers are on the rise. Executive directors and board members are discovering the advantages: comprehensive service delivery, better finances, more powerful fundraising, increased market share. Bottom line, mergers make more mission possible. From assessing reasons and readiness, to finding a partner, to negotiating the best path, to budgeting and implementation, author David La Piana guides you through the maze of options with a ...
Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
Since prehistory, humans have braved sharp knives, fire, and grindstones to transform raw ingredients into something delicious—or at least edible. Tools shape what we eat, but they have also transformed how we consume, and how we think about, our food. Technology in the kitchen does not just mean the Pacojets and sous-vide of the modernist kitchen. It can also mean the humbler tools of everyday cooking and eating: a wooden spoon and a ...
The Shape of the River
William G. Bowen
Princeton University Press
This is the book that has forever changed the debate on affirmative action in America. The Shape of the River is the most far-reaching and comprehensive study of its kind. It brings a wealth of empirical evidence to bear on how race-sensitive admissions policies actually work and clearly defines the effects they have had on over 45,000 students of different races. Its conclusions mark a turning point in national discussions of affirmative ...
Considering Cultural Difference (A Longman Topics Reader)
Part of the “Longman Topics” reader series, Considering Cultural Difference features multiethnic writing from contemporary U.S. authors centered around issues of ritual, representation, and rights. This brief collection of readings examines cultural identity and difference with respect to race, class, gender, and nationality. Thought-provoking selections ask students to think about timely and relevant issues: integration in ...
Natural Medications for Psychiatric Disorders: Considering the Alternatives
Updated for its Second Edition, this book is the only reference to focus exclusively on natural medications in psychiatry. Eminent psychiatrists from the Massachusetts General Hospital and other leading institutions examine current scientific and clinical data on the applications, effectiveness, and safety of natural psychotropics and acupuncture. Quick-reference tabular appendices list indications, contraindications, dosages, combinations, and ...
The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture: Considering Mediated Texts
Deanna D. Sellnow
SAGE Publications, Inc
Can TV shows, popular music, advertisements, and films help us understand rhetorical theory and criticism? The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture, Second Edition includes examples like these to make rhetorical theory and criticism accessible, relevant, and meaningful. Exploring the powerfully persuasive rhetorical messages that pervade daily life, the book provides an easy-to-understand introduction to rhetorical theory and criticism by ...
Fundamentals of Gifted Education: Considering Multiple Perspectives
The field of gifted education is characterized by a confusing array of perspectives concerning such fundamental issues as definition, philosophy, curriculum, social and emotional development, and underserved populations. The mission of this book is to provide a coherent framework that instructors and service providers can use in planning effective programs, providing appropriate counseling services, and evaluating programs for the gifted. Most ...
Considering God's Creation Student Book
Children's Workbook, A creative biblical approach to natural science. Includes wonderful hands-on projects and exercises!
Contemplating Divorce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go
New Harbinger Publications
Just as there are right and wrong reasons to marry, there are good and bad reasons to divorce. Some couples are quick to split because they are unwilling to devote the necessary effort to fixing their relationships or to understanding their partners, while others miss out on personal fulfillment by staying too long in unhealthy marriages. This insightful and practical guide, written by a therapist with nearly a decade of experience counseling ...
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