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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 ...

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Shane Shope, John Roush

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development Equips students with a comprehensive set of specific, action-based strategies that identifies what to do to succeed in high school and beyond, accompanied by compelling reasons why to do itFocuses on the stude...

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...

Communicating in Your Personal, Professional and Public Lives

Author(s): Sara Weintraub, Candice Thomas-Maddox, Kerry Byrnes

Communication is everywhere in our daily lives. Whether we are interacting with a friend or with a supervisor, in today’s society, the ability to communicate effectively is imperative. Communicating in Your Personal, Professional & Public Lives covers a wide range of relevant topics that provide ...

An Applied Approach to Microeconomics

Author(s): Jack A Chambless

Some people would rather perform root canal surgery on a rabid wolverine than sit through a discussion of Federal Reserve policies.Jack A. Chambless’ An Applied Approach to Microeconomics prepares readers to become economically literate human beings by presenting real world issues in a somewhat cont...

Survey of African American Dance

Author(s): Vikki Baltimore-Dale

Survey of African American Dance is an informative panorama of the role of the African American in the development of dance in America. It identifies the influences and contributions of the African American movement aesthetic seen throughout the history of American Dance. Special focus is placed on ...

An Applied Approach to Macroeconomics

Author(s): Jack A Chambless

Some people would rather perform root canal surgery on a rabid wolverine than sit through a discussion of Federal Reserve policies.Jack A. Chambless’ An Applied Approach to Macroeconomics prepares readers to become economically literate human beings by presenting real world issues in a somewhat cont...

Criminal Justice and Mental Health: An Evidence Based Approach

Author(s): Hayden Smith

Criminal Justice and Mental Health: An Evidence Based Approach details the historical, social, and policy influences that have led to the criminal justice system now serving as a default mental health system. The three largest mental health facilities in the United States are jails and prisons and t...

Introduction to Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Author(s): Paul Gannon

Human society has never before faced challenges like the present. Population has more than doubled since 1970; currently over 7 billion and growing fast. Much of this growth occurs in regions with developing infrastructure, placing increasing demands on natural resources and taxing ecosystem service...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting Quantitative Research

Author(s): Bunnie Loree Claxton, Michelle Barthlow

A Step-By-Step Guide to Conducting Quantitative Applied Research in Education features a thorough explanation of frequently used quantitative designs and statistics in social science research. The guide assists in selecting the appropriate design and statistic and provides model write-ups of rationa...