Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Mass Media and Society

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Author: Alison Alexander,Jarice Hanson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 390

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This volume presents current controversial issues surrounding mass media and society in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Mass media refers collectively to all media technologies, including the Internet, television, newspapers, and radio, which are used for mass communications, and to the organizations which control these technologies. This topic is framed with a general summary and introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions. This work features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and an online instructor's resource guide with testing material available. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading scholars and media commentators, discuss topics such as the media's relationship with the public, freedom of speech, and the future of media and media technologies.

Taking Sides

Clashing views in mass media and society

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Author: Alison Alexander,Jarice Hanson

Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780073515021

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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Provides a variety of debates surrounding issues in mass media and society, including video games and violence, alcohol advertising and young people, and African American stereotypes in television.

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Media and Society

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Author: Alison Alexander,Jarice Hanson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260180220

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

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The Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create® includes current controversial issues in a debate-style forma designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This Collection contains a multitude of current and classic issues to enhance and customize your course. You can browse the entire Taking Sides Collection on Create or you can search by topic, author, or keywords. Each Taking Sides issue is thoughtfully framed with Learning Outcomes, an Issue Summary, an Introduction, and an "Exploring the Issue" section featuring Critical Thinking and Reflection, Is There Common Ground?, Additional Resources, and Internet References. Go to the Taking Sides Collection on McGraw-Hill Create® at www.mcgrawhillcreate.com/takingsides and click on "Explore this Collection" to browse the entire Collection. Select individual Taking Sides issues to enhance your course, or access and select the entire Alexander/Hanson: Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Media and Society, 14/e book here at http://create.mheducation.com/createonline/index.html#qlink=search%2Ftext%3Disbn:1260180220 for an easy, pre-built teaching resource. Visit http://create.mheducation.com for more information on other McGraw-Hill titles and special collections.

Society in Focus

An Introduction to Sociology

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Author: William E. Thompson,Joseph V. Hickey,Mica L. Thompson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538116235

Category: Social Science

Page: 654

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Society in Focus: An Introduction to Sociology, Ninth Edition, is intended for the introduction to sociology course taught at the freshman/sophomore level.

Media Now: Understanding Media, Culture, and Technology

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Author: Joseph Straubhaar,Robert LaRose,Lucinda Davenport

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495565954

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

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MEDIA NOW, Sixth Edition, empowers you to think critically about the media and its effects on culture by providing a thorough understanding of how media technologies develop, operate, converge, and affect society. MEDIA NOW prepares you for encounters in the expanding fields of the Internet, interactive media, and traditional media industries through engaging, up-to-date material that covers the essential history, theories, concepts, and technical knowledge you need to thrive. Extensively updated in a new sixth edition, MEDIA NOW provides a comprehensive introduction to today's global media environment and ongoing developments in technology, culture, and critical theory that continue to transform this rapidly evolving industry and affect our daily lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Taking Sides

Clashing views in mass media and society

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Author: Alison Alexander,Jarice Hanson

Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780073515021

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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Provides a variety of debates surrounding issues in mass media and society, including video games and violence, alcohol advertising and young people, and African American stereotypes in television.

Media Bias

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Author: Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761422969

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 127

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"Discusses bias in the American media, including its historical development and the effects of new technologies. Includes discussions of different types of bias, government regulations, politics, and public relations, and how they shape the media"--Provided by publisher.

Free Speech on America's K–12 and College Campuses

Legal Cases from Barnette to Blaine

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Author: Randy Bobbitt

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739186485

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

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This book covers the history of legal cases involving free speech issues on K-12 and college campuses, particularly from 1965 through 2015. It also covers religious issues, speech codes, political correctness, and more recent challenges like hate speech and threats of violence, including those taking place off campus and spread by social media.

North American Critical Theory After Postmodernism

Contemporary Dialogues

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Author: P. Nickel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137262869

Category: Political Science

Page: 249

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In a series of interviews this book explores the formative experiences of a generation of critical theorists whose work originated in the midst of what has been called 'the postmodern turn,' including discussions of their views on the evolution of critical theory over the past 30 years and their assessment of contemporary politics.

Taking sides--clashing views on controversial issues in business ethics and society

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Author: Lisa H. Newton

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN: 9781561340569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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This ninth edition of TAKING SIDES: BUSINESS ETHICS AND SOCIETY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor's manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.dushkin.com/online.

Culture Wars

An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints and Voices

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Author: Roger Chapman,James Ciment

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317473515

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1200

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The term "culture wars" refers to the political and sociological polarisation that has characterised American society the past several decades. This new edition provides an enlightening and comprehensive A-to-Z ready reference, now with supporting primary documents, on major topics of contemporary importance for students, teachers, and the general reader. It aims to promote understanding and clarification on pertinent topics that too often are not adequately explained or discussed in a balanced context. With approximately 640 entries plus more than 120 primary documents supporting both sides of key issues, this is a unique and defining work, indispensable to informed discussions of the most timely and critical issues facing America today.

Interpersonal Communication

Building Connections Together

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Author: Teri Kwal Gamble,Michael W. Gamble

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483322041

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

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Written in a conversational style for students living in today's world of ever-evolving media and new technology, this hands-on skills guide by Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble puts students at the center of interpersonal communication. To help them become better, more successful communicators, married author team Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael Gamble shed new light on the dynamics of students' everyday interactions and relationships, and give students the tools they need to develop and cultivate effective communication skills. Using an applied, case-study approach that draws from popular culture and students' own experiences, Gamble and Gamble go beyond skill building by encouraging readers to critically reflect on their own communication patterns and actively apply relevant theory to develop and maintain healthy relationships with family, friends, romantic partners, and co-workers. Designed to promote self-reflection and develop students' interpersonal communication skills, each chapter of this engaging text examines how media, technology, gender, and culture affect the dynamics of relationships and self-expression.

Taking Sides

Clashing views on controversial issues in mass media and society

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Author: Alison Alexander,Jarice Hanson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN: 9780072828191

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 408

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This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in mass media. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading scholars and media commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. Taking Sides actively develops critical thinking skills by requiring students to analyze opposing viewpoints and reach considered judgments.

Abnormal Psychology: Taking Sides - Clashing Views in Abnormal Psychology

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Author: Richard Halgin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 476

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This Fifth Edition of TAKING SIDES: ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An online instructor’s resource guide with testing material is available. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM (ISBN 9780073343907) is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Taking Sides

Clashing Views on Controversial Political Issues

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Author: George McKenna,Stanley Feingold

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Right and left (Political science)

Page: 394

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This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in politics. The readings represent the arguments of authors such as Ronald Dworkin, Robert W. Lee, and Carl T. Bogus.This expanded version will contain all the content of the thirteenth edition, plus 2 additional issues:"Is a New Majority Emerging in the Democratic Party?" and "Are School Vouchers Compatible with the First Amendment?"Taking Sides titles are supported by the student Web site, Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online/), where study tips and links to related Web sites can be found.

Taking Sides

Clashing Views in Abnormal Psychology

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Author: Richard P. Halgin

Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780073514987

Category: Psychology

Page: 440

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From McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series (formerly known as McGraw-Hill/Dushkin), this fourth edition of TAKING SIDES: ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor’s manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Who are we?

die Krise der amerikanischen Identität

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Author: Samuel P. Huntington

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442151981

Category:

Page: 506

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