Books by Faculty

Books by Faculty

Zona Sagrada del Silencio y Otros Cuentos

Antonio Arreguín-Bermúdez, International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
(Linus Publications, 2012, 80 pages)

This collection of 21 short stories includes tales that take place in Mexico, in the United States, and in the borderlands between the two countries.

Speculators in Empire: Iroquoia and the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix

William Campbell, History
(University of Oklahoma Press, 2012, 288 pages)

This book explores Iroquois-British diplomacy leading up to the 1768 treaty at which the British secured the largest land cession in colonial North America. Campbell examines the factors that led up to the treaty, overturning common assumptions about the roles of the Iroquois and British on the eve of the American Revolution.

Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP): A Pioneer Study Guide

Angela Casler, Management, co-author with Rose Luke
(Kendall Hunt, 2012, 279 pages)

This guide for managers in any organizational setting explains how to create a culture of sustainability management, which supports an organization that performs well by managing human and natural resources. The guide can also be used to prepare for the professional accreditation exam of the Sustainability Management Association.

book coverOphelias/Ofelias

Sara Cooper, International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, editor; Aida Bahr, author; Dick Cluster, translator
(Cubanabooks, 2012, 191 pages)

This bilingual collection of eight stories was written by Cuban author Aida Bahr. A woman wakes up to find an unknown man fast asleep by her side. Another has misplaced her child, and doesn’t know what to tell the police. A third has killed her racist and controlling father—or has she? Ophelias/Ofelias is about women pushed to the edge of madness.

Northeast Asia and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman: Japan, China, and the Two Koreas

James Matray, History, editor
(Truman State University Press, 2012, 376 pages)

These essays examine how President Truman acted to resolve challenges facing the United States from 1945 to 1952 in Northeast Asia. The authors, recognized authorities on postwar U.S. intelligence or foreign relations, present new explanations for Truman’s policies that previous historians have long debated.

book coverBusiness Law, fourth edition

James Morgan, Department of Management
(BVT Publishing, 2012, 1,232 pages)

This textbook presents traditional principles of business law and delves into new arenas pertaining to the interaction of law and business relevant for business leaders of the 21st century, including entrepreneurship and intellectual property.

The Confiscation of Economic Prosperity: From Right-Wing Extremism and Economic Ideology to the Next Great Depression

Michael Perelman, Economics
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, 256 pages)

Perelman argues that the right-wing revolution in the United States has created deepening inequality and will lead to economic catastrophe. He asserts that over the past three decades the rich have confiscated wealth and income from the poor and middle class to a far greater extent than many realize.

Media, Markets, and Morals

Aaron Quinn, Journalism and Public Relations, co-author with Edward H. Spence, Andrew Alexandra, and Anne Dunn
(Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, 240 pages)

This book investigates the moral role of the media, both “old” and “new,” and applies an original ethical framework based on the inherent ethical structure of information. It shows how the media as disseminators of information are committed by their “role morality” to distinctive ethical demands.

Our Experience, Ourselves: How Experience Came to Be Valued so Highly by People in the West

Lyn Relph, professor emeritus, English
(Smashwords e-book, 2012)

This is a chronological account of how authority figures in Western civilization first considered experience unimportant but in time came to value it highly. Readers will learn what many authority figures from the early Christian era to the 20th century have said about the value of experience.

An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work: Becoming a Change Agent, fourth edition

Sue Steiner, Social Work, co-author with Elizabeth Segal and Karen Gerdes
(Cengage Learning, 2012, 540 pages) 

This introductory text is designed to help readers decide whether social work is right for them by introducing the profession and describing the role of social work in the social welfare system. Cases, personal stories, and exercises help readers apply the concepts and understand what it means to be a social worker.

Visual Culture and Literacy: Art Appreciation from Multicultural Perspectives

Masami Toku, Art and Art History
(Kendall Hunt, 2011, 194 pages)

This web textbook/print workbook contains texts, visual information, quizzes, exams, and grade books. Easily updated, the workbook serves as a customizable textbook to which students can add their growing knowledge of artistic techniques gained from course study.

Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe

Byron Wolfe, Communication Design, co-author with Mark Klett, Rebecca Senf, Stephen Pyne
(University of California Press, 2012, 208 pages)

Using landscape photography to reflect on notions of culture, the passage of time, and the construction of perception, Klett and Wolfe spent five years exploring the Grand Canyon. Their landscape photographs are based on the practice of rephotography, in which they identify sites of historic photographs and make new photographs of those precise locations.

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