Issues

ISBN-10: 0205568572

ISBN-13: 9780205568574

Edition: 2010

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Description: Issues in the Disciplines is a thematically organized, cross-disciplinary reader. Multiple perspectives from the natural and social sciences and the humanities are presented on topics like war, politics and citizenship, and literacy both to engage readers with academic texts and to the range of disciplinary approaches.

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List price: $71.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/25/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Literacy Across Disciplines: What Does It Mean to Be "Literate" in the 21st Century?
21st Century Curriculum and Assessment Framework by National Council of Teachers of English
AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learnerby the American Association of School Librarians and the Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Visual Literacy in the Age of Participation by Barbara Rockenbach and Carole Ann Fabian
Expanding the Concept of Literacy by Elizabeth Daly
America 101: How We Let Civic Education Slide by Eric Lane
Statistics and Quantitative Literacy by Richard L. Sheaffer
Humanism and Quantitative Literacy by Robert Orrill
Looking Deep Inside Us: the Implications of Genetic Testing and Neuroimaging
Online Resources for Understanding the Human Genome Project and Neuroimaging
ASHG Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing in the United States by American Society of Human Genetics
Stem Cells and Genetic Testing: the Gap Between Science and Society Widens by Ricki Lewis
Mind Reading by Arthur L. Caplan
Therapeutic Promise in the Discourse of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research by Beatrix P. Rubin
Using the Best Interests Standard to Decide Whether to Test Children for Untreatable, Late-Onset Genetic Diseases by Loretta M. Kopelman
Neuroimaging Techniques for Memory Detection: Scientific, Ethical, and Legal Issues by Daniel V. Meegan
Neuroimaging and the 'Complexity' of Capital Punishment by O. Carter Snead
Is the Concept of "Race" Real? Theoretical Debates and Practical Implications
Background Readings on Race in America by Classic Texts Online
The Origin of the Concept of Race by Ashley Montagu
Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Race by Public Broadcasting System
Race and the Law by Vincent Sarich and Frank Miele
Does 'Race' Have a Future? by Philip Kitcher
Race and the Human Genome Project: Constructions of Scientific Legitimacy by Patricia McCann-Mortimer, Martha Augoustinos, and Amanda LeCouteur
How Real Is Race? Using Anthropology to Make Sense of Human Diversity by Carol Mukhopadhyay and Rosemary C. Henze
Race in a Bottle by Jonathan Kahn
What Does It Mean to Be (or Become) an "American"? Citizenship and the Immigration Debate
The Elements of American Identity, from One America Indivisible by Sheldon Hackney
Teaching Citizenship and Values on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Susan Rippberger and Kathleen Staudt
Lessons of Belonging and Citizenship Among Hijas/os de Inmigrantes Mexicanos by Melissa Moreno
Preparing for Citizenship: Immigrant High School Students' Curriculum and Socialization by Rebecca M. Callahan, Chandra Muller, and Kathryn S. Schiller
The Economic Logic of Illegal Immigration by Gordon H. Hanson
The Real Problem with Immigration and the Solution by Tim Kane and Kirk A. Johnson
Ethnic Identity and Imperative Patriotism: Arab Americans Before and After 9/11 by Steven Salaita
Studying the New Face of War: Definitions, Causes, and Effects across Disciplines
Occasions that Justify War, from De Officiis by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Of War, from the Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas
Toward the End of War? Peeking Through the Gap by Pertti Joenniemi
America and the New Dynamics of War by Jason Royce Lindsey
Making War on Terrorists Reflections on Harming the Innocent by Thomas Pogge
Does War Beget Child Aggression? Military Violence, Gender, Age, and Aggressive Behavior in Two Palestinian Samples by Samir Qouta, Raija-Leena Punamaki, Thomas Miller, and Eyad El-Sarraj
What Is War? by Mary Ellen O'Connell
Beyond Petroleum: Finding a Sustainable Energy Future
Beyond the Age of Petroleum by Michael T. Klare
America Is Addicted to Foreign Oil by the Pickens Plan
Biogas as a Renewable Energy Source A Review by M. Balat and H. Balat
The Power and the Glory by Geoffrey Carr
Power Play by Berenice Baker
Catch-22: Water Versus Energy by Michael E. Webber
The Clean Energy Scam by Michael Grunwald
How Biofuels Could Starve the Poor by C. Ford Runge and Benjamin Senauer
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