Cultural/social Issues

Books

Taking Care Of Our Own: A Black American Guide To Family Medicine

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$16.95
A culturally sensitive discussion of health care for African-American families, this guide presents real-life situations that make information come alive. Includes information on the diseases that affect African Americans specifically and explores nutrition, children's health, spirituality, and minority health resources.
ISBN/SKU: 
0967525861
Publication Date: 
08/01/2004

Wonders: Questions Exploring Black And White Culture

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$15.00
A collection of 169 candid questions analysing the relationships and behaviours of white people and black people and black people and themselves - questions designed to stimulate thought about controversial issues and ideas and provoke positive change in society.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780979736308
Publication Date: 
05/01/2008
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An Ancient African Wisdom Book

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$18.95
Using good manners and doing the right thing never go out of style. And in "An Ancient African Wisdom Book, " author Angela Chamblee analyzes "The Instruction of Ptahhotep, " one of the oldest textbooks on earth; a self-help book, it teaches good manners and ethics and provides advice about how to be successful in life. Aided by illustrations, "An Ancient African Wisdom Book" dissects this eighteen page book of maxims that was written 4,500 years ago and translates these maxims into information that can be applied to life today. The maxims provide advice on how to do the following: Effectively dispute with a supervisor, peer, or subordinate Speak to a powerful person Deal with success Guard against greed Survive middle management Be a better listener Have a better marriage In addition to an explanation of the maxims, "An Ancient African Wisdombook" also includes teaching suggestions, writing assignments, group lessons, and commentary to help teachers formulate lesson plans to teach ancient African wisdom. Ptahhotep's book helps to lay the foundation for black literature and culture throughout the world, and it lays the ethical foundation for a golden age of African achievement. "
ISBN/SKU: 
9780595480111
Publication Date: 
11/01/2010
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