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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 ...

Tourism: Concepts and Practices

Author(s): John Walker, Christopher John M. Walker

Tourism: Concepts and Practices was written to empower students and help them become future leaders in this great industry. It provides an overview of the world’s largest and fastest growing industry groupings. Each chapter contains information about the numerous tourism segments, the many different...

Service Management Principles for Hospitality and Tourism in the Age of Digital Technology

Author(s): Jay Kandampully, David Solnet, Anil Bilgihan

Service Management Principles for Hospitality & Tourism in the Age of Digital Technology was developed through many years of teaching service management mainly to hospitality and tourism management students. This edition ensures that the content of this book remains current and includes references a...

Learning About Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment

Author(s): Nora Ambrosio

New Ninth Edition Now Available!Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.Learning about Dance invites readers to experience the artistry and excitement of the dance world. The publication prese...

Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference

Author(s): Janie Fritz, Leeanne McManus, Michael Kearney

Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication. Utilizing a dialogic approach to ethical communication, Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue & Difference provides a timely review of classic communicat...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

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

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 were heartbreaking to watch. The num...

Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs

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Cybersecurity is a high priority in today’s world.Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs addresses highly important and current topics in a plain English, nontechnical manner. This text bridges the gap between what the state and local government executive needs to know i...

Comparative Justice: Off the Beaten Path

Author(s): Victoria Time, W. Timothy Austin

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems encourages critical thinking by introducing students and policy makers to different ways of organizing the administration of justice in the different parts of the world without ethnocentric assumptions that ‘our’ ways must be superior to all others.Comparative Ju...

Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice

Author(s): Megan Kurlychek

Studying and understanding human behavior in society and societal reaction to human behavior is not enough.Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice looks closely at some of society’s most vulnerable members – troubled youth. This text draws concrete connections between theory and practice, tw...

A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports

Author(s): Ronald Connolly, Christopher James Utecht

Skilled written communication is the foundation of effective service to communities. Police report writing has a long history in police education.A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports presents the fundamentals of police report writing and features new elements based on recent events incorporated...