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Description : Written by Kathryn S. Mueller of Baylor University, each chapter of the Study Guide includes learning objectives, key terms, detailed chapter outlines, diversity issues, analysis of chapter boxes, practice tests consisting of 20-25 multiple-choice questions and 10-15 true/false questions with rejoinders and page references, as well as Internet and InfoTrac exercises, and student class projects and activities to enhance student understanding of chapter concepts.
Description : Regarded as the most authoritative introduction to contemporary sociology, Essentials of Sociology adds a new author to its team with the Second Edition.
Description : This book places sociological questions about culture, race, and everyday life into a perspective for readers to understand.
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Description : ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 9TH EDITION presents a streamlined approach to business communication that includes unparalleled resources and author support for instructors and students. ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION provides a four-in-one learning package: authoritative text, practical workbook, self-teaching grammar/mechanics handbook, and premium Web site. Especially effective for students with outdated or inadequate language skills, the Ninth Edition offers extraordinary print and digital exercises to help students build confidence as they review grammar, punctuation, and writing guidelines. Textbook chapters teach basic writing skills and then apply these skills to a variety of e-mails, memos, letters, reports, and resumes. Realistic model documents and structured writing assignments help students build lasting workplace skills. The Ninth Edition of this award-winning text features increased coverage of electronic messages and digital media, redesigned and updated model documents to introduce students to the latest business communication practices, and extensively updated exercises and activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.