American Ways: An Introduction to American Culture (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 324
Forlag: Pearson Education (US)
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780133047028
Omtale American Ways: An Introduction to American Culture
As the cultural diversity of the United States continues to increase, the issues surrounding multiculturalism continue to be of great importance. With updates throughout and a fresh, new design, the Fourth Edition of American Ways retains its values-based perspective in examining what makes the U.S. unique -- and how traditional values influence various aspects of American life such as religion, business, government, race relations, education, recreation, and family. Features * Includes enhanced focus on critical thinking, including assessing information, comparing alternative points of view, identifying potential problems and solutions, and being a questioning reader. * Provides more explicit development of reading skills (skimming, scanning, predicting, and understanding main ideas and details). * Features an expanded writing section (identifying and organizing academic information into main ideas and supporting details, often preceded by discussion, research, and completion of graphic organizers). * Incorporates many new sources, poll data, and information on challenges such as rising national debt, gun violence, and immigration reform.

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