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International Political Economy (5th Edition)
Thomas Oatley

Pearson, 2011

Broadly viewing the global economy as a political competition that produces winners and losers, International Political Economy holistically and accessibly introduces the field of IPE to readers with limited background in political theory, history, and economics.  This book surveys major interests and institutions and examines how state and non-state actors pursue wealth and power. Emphasizing fundamental economic concepts as well as the ...
  
  











  



  
Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised In Brief, 2nd edition (Roberts Rules of Order in Brief)
Henry M. III Robert, Daniel H. Honemann, ...

Da Capo Press, 2011

Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, In Brief was first published in 2005 to meet the need for a simple and short book on parliamentary procedure. This second edition of In Brief is now updated and revised to match the new full edition of Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised , also published this year. Written by the same authorship team behind the officially sanctioned Robert’s Rules of Order , this concise, user-friendly ...
  
  











  



  
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Paul Tough

Mariner Books, 2013

“Drop the flashcards—grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call.”— People Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in How Children Succeed , Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter more ...
  
  











  



  
Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions
Gerald Corey, Marianne Schneider Corey, ...

Cengage Learning, 2010

Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical, bestselling text (now available with an online personalized study plan) provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, and Patrick Callanan raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on ...
  
  











  



  
Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln, And Homer Simpson Can Teach Us ...
Jay Heinrichs

Three Rivers Press, 2013

For when you really have to get your point across…             *Expanded and Revised: Including new chapters on leadership, Obama’s oratorical mastery, the pitfalls of apologies—and an “Argument Lab” section to put your new skills to the test.*   Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill.   The time-tested secrets this book ...
  
  











  



  
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of the ...
Pietra Rivoli

Wiley, 2009

The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy has been lauded by the New York Times, Financial Times, and reviewers worldwide. Translated into fourteen languages, Travels has received numerous awards for its frank and nuanced discussion of global economic realities.  Now updated and revised--including a discussion of environmental issues--this fascinating book illustrates crucial lessons in economics, politics, and globalization. The major ...
  
  











  



  
Media Ethics: Issues and Cases
Philip Patterson, Lee Wilkins

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2013

Media Ethics is a diverse, classroom tested compilation of 60 diverse cases that will help students prepare for the ethical situations they will confront in their media careers. Ninety percent of the cases are based on actual events, and authors from many institutions and media outlets contributed both real-life and hypothetical cases. There is a strong focus on ethical theory and practice throughout the book, which works well as both a main ...
  
  











  



  
The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education
Diane Ravitch

Basic Books, 2011

A passionate plea to preserve and renew public education, The Death and Life of the Great American School System is a radical change of heart from one of America’s best-known education experts. Diane Ravitch—former assistant secretary of education and a leader in the drive to create a national curriculum—examines her career in education reform and repudiates positions that she once staunchly advocated. Drawing on over forty ...
  
  











  



  
Principles of Biomedical Ethics (Principles of Biomedical Ethics (Beauchamp))
Tom L. Beauchamp, James F. Childress

Oxford University Press, 2012

Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, Seventh Edition, provides a highly original, practical, and insightful guide to morality in the health professions. Acclaimed authors Tom L. Beauchamp and James F. Childress thoroughly develop and advocate for four principles that lie at the core of moral reasoning in health care: respect for autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice. ...
  
  











  



  
How to Debate Leftists and Destroy Them: 11 Rules for Winning the Argument

David Horowitz Freedom Center, 2014

The problem, as Ben Shapiro puts it in this must-read, is that “because conservatives don’t think about how to win that they constantly lose” in confrontations with leftists. The solution is to stop taking the bullying and learning to argue for victory. Among Shapiro’s rules for beating the left in confrontations are: Be willing to take a punch. (conservatives tend to shy away from confrontations because the left is ...
  
  











  



  
Contemporary Moral Arguments: Readings in Ethical Issues
Lewis Vaughn

Oxford University Press, 2012

Taking a unique approach that emphasizes careful reasoning, this cutting-edge reader is structured around twenty-seven landmark arguments that have provoked heated debates on current ethical issues. Contemporary Moral Arguments: Readings in Ethical Issues, Second Edition, opens with an extensive two-chapter introduction to moral reasoning and moral theories that provides students with the background necessary to analyze the arguments in the ...
  
  











  



  
Free Will
Sam Harris

Free Press, 2012

A BELIEF IN FREE WILL touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievement—without first imagining that every person is the true source of his or her thoughts and actions. And yet the facts tell us that free will is an illusion. In this enlightening book, Sam Harris argues that this ...
  
  











  



  
A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking
David Morrow, Anthony Weston

Hackett Publishing Co., 2011

A Workbook for Arguments builds on Anthony Weston's Rulebook for Arguments to provide a complete textbook for a course in critical thinking or informal logic Workbook includes: • The entire text of Rulebook , supplemented with extensive further explanations and exercises. • Homework exercises adapted from a wide range of arguments from newspapers, philosophical texts, literature, movies, videos, and other sources. • Practical advice ...
  
  











  



  
Argumentation and Critical Decision Making (8th Edition)
Richard D. Rieke, Malcolm O. Sillars, ...

Pearson, 2012

The first and most thoroughly developed audience-oriented argumentation text has been updated to its 8 th edition:  Argumentation and Critical Decision Making presents argumentation as a cooperative, communicative process. This text examines the general principles of argument in a rigorous yet readable manner and then applies those principles to different spheres of life – law, science, religion, business, government, and politics – to ...
  
  











  



  
Debating Democracy: A Reader in American Politics
Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, ...

Cengage Learning, 2011

Designed to accompany any American Government text, this engaging reader features a debate-style format that includes two readings per chapter--each representing opposing viewpoints. The unique format and current content give this book a distinct advantage over other readers. The seventh edition incorporates up-to-date chapter introductions and new debates on issues such as corporate spending in elections, same-sex marriage, and negative ...
  
  











  



  
The Democratic Debate: American Politics in an Age of Change
Bruce Miroff, Raymond Seidelman, ...

Cengage Learning, 2014

Focusing on the tension between elite and popular models of democracy, individuals and movements that made a difference, and recent events, THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE makes American democracy become more relevant, compelling, and lively.
  
  











  



  
The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates
David Brackett

Oxford University Press, 2013

Featuring over 100 readings from a wide range of sources and writers, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader , Third Edition, provides a rich and engaging introduction to the development of American popular music and the important social and cultural issues raised by its study. The third edition brings together a vast array of selections from sources that include mainstream and specialized magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, interviews, and ...
  
  











  



  
Advocacy and Opposition: An Introduction to Argumentation (7th Edition)
Karyn Charles Rybacki, Donald Jay Rybacki

Pearson, 2011

Advocacy and Opposition: An Introduction to Argumentation presents a comprehensive and practical approach to argumentation and critical thinking for the beginner who needs to construct and present arguments on questions of fact, value, and policy. Advocacy and Opposition offers a theoretical view of the nature of argument in our society, a discussion of arguing as a form of communication, and a focus on how arguments are created using ...
  
  











  



  
The Enduring Debate: Classic and Contemporary Readings in American Politics (Seventh Edition)
David T. Canon, John J. Coleman, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

A combination of classic and contemporary readings, featuring a debate-format section in each chapter. Every chapter includes a blend of readings—from scholarly and popular sources, long and short readings, and 30 percent new to this edition. About one-fourth of the readings are classics, while the remaining three-fourths are contemporary. Each begins with a headnote explaining the significance of the piece and concludes with discussion ...
  
  











  



  
Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide
Ralph Fletcher, Joann Portalupi

Heinemann, 2001

Is the writing workshop the only way to teach writing? No. There are a variety of approaches or programs, but none of them matches the writing workshop when it comes to growing strong writers. That's why, despite the pressures of testing, the writing workshop has endured and even flourished in thousands of schools across the country. Today we face a time when as many as ten million new teachers are entering the profession. It is for these ...
  
  











  








   



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