Summary: The Reader presents excerpts and chapters from recent Common Courage Press books, this reader collects politically progressive readings designed to stimulate and encourage readers to think critically about the political and social scene.
Beginning with a chapter on adolescence the book progresses through topics that require increasing levels of thought and background knowledge.
The chapters cover a variety of subjects that Common courage has re ...show morepresented over the years: psychology, media studies, business, science and health, geography as well as political science.
Common Courage Reader: Writings for an Informed Democracy offers highlights from across the Common Courage Press collection. If you ever wondered which book to choose, this collection will give you a smorgasbord of many of our newest and best books.
While most readers analyze how advertising or the news uses certain strategies to appeal to audiences, they do not question how money and politics dominate the various media and dictate social policy.
This book is an excellent antidote to the every day business-as-usual collections. The Common Courage Reader; Essays for an Informed Democracy asks the question that everyone should ask, "How do money and politics dominate the various media and dictate social policy?"
Some of the unique voices for critical thinking:
Ginger Ross Breggin
The Center for Public Integrity
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