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ENGL 321 - Nelson
Professor Nelson has placed several books useful for the final research paper topics on library reserve. Library reserve materials are available at the Check-Out Desk for 2-Hour check-out periods. Check here for current availability of a specific book.
Ads to Icons: How Advertising Succeeds in a Multimedia Age by Paul Springer
Advertising and the Mind of the Consumer: What Works, What Doesn't and Why by Max Sutherland
Can't Buy Me Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel by Jean Kilbourne
Creative Advertising: Ideas and Techniques from the World's Best Campaigns by Mario Pricken
Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising by Jean Kilbourne
Television Advertising that Works: An Analysis of Commercials from Effective Campaigns by Stephen W. Marshall
Work and the Economy
Demanding Work: The Paradox of Job Quality in the Affluent Economy by Francis Green
Fake Work: Why People are Working Harder Than Ever but Accomplishing Less, and How to Fix the Problem by Brent D. Peterson and Gaylan W. Nielson
Obedience and Authority
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt
Classic Experiments in Psychology by Douglas Mook
The Lucifer Effect: How Good People turn Evil by Philip Zimbardo
The Case of the Nazi Professor by David M. Oshinsky, Richard P. McCormick and Daniel Horn
Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century by Lauren Slater
Stanley Milgram: Understanding Obedience and Its Implications by Peter Lunt
Challenging Authority: How Ordinary People Change America by Frances Fox Piven
Energy Explained by Vikram Janardhan and Bob Fesmire
Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology by Alexis Madrigal
Marriage and Family
Gay Marriage: For Better or For Worse?: What We've Learned From the Evidence by William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Darren R. Spedale
Family in Transition edited by Arlene S. Skolnick and Jerome H. Skolnick
Gay Marriage: why it is Good for Gays, Good for Straights, and Good for America by Jonathan Rauch
Civil Wars: A Battle for Gay Marriage by David Moats
Same-Sex Marriage, Pro and Con: A Reader edited by Andrew Sullivan
How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff
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Access World News
Access World News contains the full-text of nearly 1700, mostly English-language, news sources from around the world, with coverage for most beginning in the 90s or 00s.
General Business File
Selected full-text is available in General BusinessFile from 1980-present for the following material types: newspaper and journal articles, trade publication articles, and broker research reports. Many aspects of business are covered including advertising, industry analysis, management, and marketing.
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains full-text book chapters and articles covering all sides of contemporary controversial issues. Type in immigration and economy in the Basic Search box and change Subject to Keyword.
PsycINFO is the most comprehensive indexing source for psychology and associated fields, containing "citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations . . . Journal coverage, spanning 1872-present, includes international material selected from more than 1,300 periodicals written in over 25 languages." Selected full-text is available via PsycArticles.
Obedience and Authority
Work and the Economy
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