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Concepts for today

Concepts for today

Author: Lorraine C Smith; Nancy Nici Mare; Cable News Network.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Thomson/Heinle, ©2004.
Series: Reading for today series, bk. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed

"Reading for Today, Series 4 - Concepts for Today Text".


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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine C Smith; Nancy Nici Mare; Cable News Network.
ISBN: 1413008127 9781413008128 1413000789 9781413000788
OCLC Number: 54695057
Notes: Each unit includes optional activities available via CNN video clips and InfoTrac college edition, the online library.
Description: xvii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Skills chart --
Preface --
Introduction --
Unit 1 : Living in society --
ch. 1. The paradox of happiness / Diane Swanbrow, in Psychology Today --
ch. 2. Close to home : technological advances erode barrier between work and home / Veronica James, in The Los Angeles Times --
ch. 3. The birth-order myth / Alfie Kohn, in Health --
Unit 2 : Safety and health --
ch. 4. Why so many more Americans die in fires / Donald G. McNeil, Jr., in The New York Times --
ch. 5. Acupuncture : the new old medicine / edited by William G. Flanagan, in Forbes --
ch. 6. Highs and lows in self-esteem / Kim Lamb Gregory, Scripps Howard News Service --
Unit 3 : Government and education --
ch. 7. The federal system of government / Patricia C. Acheson, from Our Federal Government : How It Works --
ch. 8. Too soon old, too late wise / Evan Thomas with Adam Wolfberg, in Newsweek --
ch. 9. The pursuit of excellence / Jill Smolowe, in Time. Unit 4 : Science and technology --
ch. 10. Antarctica : whose continent is it anyway? / Daniel and Sally Grotta, in Popular Science --
ch. 11. A messenger from the past / James Shreeve, in Discover --
ch. 12. Is time travel possible? / Mark Davidson, in USA Today --
Appendix --
Index of key words and phrases --
Skills index.
Series Title: Reading for today series, bk. 4.
Other Titles: InfoTrac college edition.
Responsibility: Lorraine C. Smith, Nancy Nici Mare.
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