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One of the marvels of our planet is the marvelous multiplicity among its creatures. Although, sadly, diversity has not always been celebrated in the human race, the emphasis is gradually becoming far more positive. With strong curricular ties, this illuminating series features the fascinating careers and accomplishments of barrier-breaking figures with various abilities, genders, races, cultures, and social and economic backgrounds. Readers will also learn all about the benefits of a diverse workforce. Chapters feature history, background, and context as well as those working today to make the world a better, more positive, and more educated place for everyone to share. Features include: Critical Thinking questions prompt in-depth consideration of issues and more extensive study. Case studies feature individuals standing out in their fields. Timelines feature key turning points in the history of diversity.