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AUTHORS: Muller, Gilbert H. - ©2011
With compelling selections by some of the world's most respected and critically acclaimed writers, THE NEW WORLD READER encourages your exploration of the significant global challenges of the 21st century. You will gain a deeper understanding of the topics that affect your life, such as the challenges and consequences of globalization, global warming, bilingual education, and redefined gender roles. Challenged by such notable contemporary thinkers and writers as Andrew Lam, Ishmael Reed, Moises Naim, Barbara Ehrenreich, Anna Quindlen, Thomas L. Friedman, Octavio Paz, Bill Gates, Al Gore, and Jane Goodall, you will develop your reading and critical-thinking skills. Each chapter includes brief introductions, author notes, and pre-reading questions that will offer you a preview of the central theme in each section. Exercise sets that follow each essay provide you with deeper writing, reading, and discussion opportunities.
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