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Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society

Author(s): Christine Gardiner, Matthew J Hickman

Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to ...

Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

The fifth edition can be found HERE  Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon...

The Musical Experience

Author(s): John Chiego, Joel S. Schnackel

The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation— each theme is described along a historical timeline.Whether it is music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music ...

History and Tradition of Jazz

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

History and Tradition of Jazz is not just a story of jazz music and musicians, but the struggle to achieve, create, and invent for the sake of this musical art form.  The publication features stories and legends of important events and people who shaped jazz history, while addressing how the music h...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and m...

Criminal Justice

Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Lee DeBoer

Criminal Justice introduces the many facets of the U.S. criminal justice system in a logical, readily understandable manner. The reader will understand the complexity of the criminal justice system from the start of the process to the end, recognize controversies, and examine the breadth of the chal...

Medical Communication: Physical and Psychological Wellness

Author(s): Theodore A Avtgis, Kevin Wright, Veronica Nuzzolo

New Third Edition Coming Soon!Communication-related issues lead to thousands of deaths annually.The third edition of Medical Communication: Physical and Psychological Wellness creates a more health-conscious society by presenting unique and groundbreaking perspectives on communication in the practic...

Special Education for All Teachers

Author(s): DAVID E HOUCHINS, Ronald P Colarusso, Colleen M O'Rourke, MELISSA LEONTOVICH, MARGARET FLORES

New 8th Edition!Good teachers have the desire and ability to assume and meet the challenge of successfully addressing the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom when provided with the necessary knowledge and resources.Special Education for All Teachers provides readers with rel...

Fundamentals of Sports Ethics

Author(s): Gregg Twietmeyer

Many students come into sports ethics courses with no previous exposure to academic philosophy. As a result, students no longer have basic philosophic literacy. The NEW Third Edition of Fundamentals of Sports Ethics sets a serious philosophic foundation upon which readers can engage sport ethics....