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Aging Society And The Life Course Fourth Edition

Author : Leslie A. Morgan, PhD
ISBN : 9780826119377
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 67.44 MB
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This edition details the impact of societal forces on the aging process. Fully reorganized with the addition of new materials, the book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from macro/micro perspectives to understand aging and the life course as a social phenomenon.--[book cover]
Category: Psychology

The Slumbering Masses

Author : Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer
ISBN : 9780816674749
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Addresses the phenomenon of sleep and sleeplessness in the United States, tracing the influence of medicine and industrial capitalism on the sleeping habits of Americans from the 19th century to the present
Category: Health & Fitness

English In Mind Levels 1a And 1b Combo Teacher S Resource Book

Author : Brian Hart
ISBN : 9780521183185
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 72.59 MB
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This second edition updates a course which has proven to be a perfect fit for classes the world over. The Teacher's Resource Book contains the content for Combos 1A and 1B in one volume. All unit numbers and page references correspond to the Combos. It contains extra photocopiable grammar and communication activities and full pages of teaching tips and ideas specially written by methodology expert, Mario Rinvolucri. A Combo Testmaker Audio CD/CD-ROM which allows teachers to create and edit their own tests is also available separately, as is Classware for the full edition which integrates the Student's Book, class audio and video.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Bollywood Sounds

Author : Jayson Beaster-Jones
ISBN : 9780199993482
Genre : Music
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Bollywood Sounds focuses on the songs of Indian films in their historical, social, commercial, and cinematic contexts. Author Jayson Beaster-Jones takes readers through the highly collaborative compositional process, highlighting the contributions of film directors, music directors (composers), lyricists, musicians, and singers in song production. Through close musical and multimedia analysis of more than twenty landmark compositions, Bollywood Sounds illustrates how the producers of Indian film songs have long mediated a variety of musical styles, instruments, and performance practices to create a uniquely cosmopolitan music genre. As an exploration of the music of seventy years of Hindi films, Bollywood Sounds provides long-term historical insights into film songs and their musical and cinematic conventions in ways that will appeal both to scholars and to newcomers to Indian cinema.
Category: Music

American English In Mind Level 1 Teacher S Edition

Author : Brian Hart
ISBN : 9780521733403
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 45.62 MB
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American English in Mind is an integrated, four-skills course for beginner to advanced teenage learners of American English. The American English in Mind Level 1 Teacher's Edition provides an overview of course pedagogy, teaching tips from Mario Rinvolucri, interleaved step-by-step lesson plans, audio scripts, Workbook answer keys, supplementary grammar practice exercises, communication activities, entry tests, and other useful resources.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Language Of Journalism

Author : Melvin J. Lasky
ISBN : 1412837553
Genre : Social Science
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"Hugely enjoyable--and valuable. I dropped everything else to read it. A treasure..."--Charles Wheeler, senior foreign correspondent, the BBC The newspaper is to the twentieth century what the novel was for the nineteenth century: the expression of popular sentiment. In the first of a three-volume study of journalism and what it has meant as a source of knowledge and as a mechanism for orchestrating mass ideology, Melvin J. Lasky provides a major overview. His research runs the gamut of material found in newspapers, from the trivial to the profound, from pseudo-science to habits of solid investigation. The volume is divided into four parts. The first attacks deficiencies in grammar and syntax with examples from newspapers and magazines drawn from the German as well as English-language press. The second examines the key issues of journalism: accuracy and authenticity. Lasky provides an especially acute account of differences between active literacy and passive viewing, or the relationship of word and picture in defining authenticity. The third part emphasizes the problem of bias in everything from racial reporting to cultural correctness. This is the first systematic attempt to study racial nomenclature, identity-labeling, and literary discrimination. Lasky follows closely the model set by George Orwell a half century earlier. The final section of the work covers the competition between popular media and the redefinition of pornography and its language. The volume closes with an examination of how the popular culture both influenced and was influential upon literary titans like Hemingway, Lawrence, and Tynan. Melvin J. Lasky was the editor of Encounter in England from 1958 until its close in 1990. It was viewed as the most brilliant European periodical of its time. Lasky served as foreign correspondent for the New York Times and The Reporter, and has written for many of the intellectual journals from Partisan Review to Commentary. He is the author of The Hungarian Revolution, Africa for Beginners, Utopia and Revolution, On the Barricades, and Off, and Voices in a Revolution.
Category: Social Science