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Sweet Messages to Sing By Dr. Leo Parvis
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This collection of translated Rumi poems is different because it includes the original Farsi poem and the English translation. Rumi is a famous Persian poet from the 13th century, and his work is... More > still highly revered around the world today. This particular collection focuses on some of his love poems.< Less
Diversity in the Real World: By Dr. Leo Parvis
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This book is a compilation of the "Eye on Diversity" newspaper columns written over the past few years dealing with all kinds of diversity-related topics. The columns cover subjects such as... More > discrimination; diversity education at home; workplace diversity; and special monthly celebrations such as gay pride, black history month and more. The articles are divided in three parts. The first part pertains to the challenges of diversity including racism, sexism, stereotype, prejudice, and cultural differences. Part two is about the benefits of diversity. The third part was named advancements because practical tips, advice, and guidelines are presented for the general public and corporate America to use. These articles are suitable for use for diversity training in all kinds of organizations. At the end of each article you will find questions that can be used in any academic setting, organization or workplace to facilitate discussions and elevate learning & understanding.< Less
Free Sample: Understanding Cultural Diversity By Dr. Leo Parvis
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This is a free sample of two chapters from the "Understanding Cultural Diversity in Today's Complex World" book for teachers (and other interested individuals) to download and try before... More > purchasing the actual book. An Instructors Manual as a complement to the book is now available and includes all kinds of helpful information, such as quizzes, sample answers to the exercises, a suggested syllabus, and more. To receive information on how to order the Instructor's Manual, please send an e-mail to Dr. Parvis at< Less
Understanding Cultural Diversity in Today's Complex World By Dr. Leo Parvis
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No one in this country is untouched by the impact of diversity. Yet, as diverse as diversity is, are too the many different emotions and attitudes evoked by diversity. As a nation, we are not well... More > equipped to deal with the swirling transitions that are converging on us on a daily basis because of the nature of being the most diverse country in the world. This text will well serve the purpose for many who decide to learn about the fundamentals of cultural diversity. It will be beneficial for educational institutions teaching students, and organizations whose ever-changing workforce leads to the necessity of educating employees on how to deal with the diversity of employees and customers in a positive manner. This timely publication is filled with current and relevant examples taken from pop culture: from TV shows, song lyrics, and poetry of the times. These excerpts make this publication much more interesting and easy for the reader to relate to and understand.< Less