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Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick

Career Success helps students increase self-understanding by exploring their personality types, multiple intelligences, interests, and values along with matching careers. It provides information on current career trends, the career decision making process, educational planning, and researching caree...

Missing from Michigan Ave: The Case of John Eric Armstrong

Author(s): B. R. Bates, Gerald Cliff, Ph.D.

In late 1999, women began disappearing from Detroit's thriving areas of prostitution. The following spring of 2000, when the bodies of three of them were discovered on a seedy stretch of railroad tracks in the southwest part of town, police realized there was a serial killer operating in the Motor C...

Essentials of Economics: A Fundamental View

Author(s): David A. Dieterle

Essentials of Economics: A Fundamental View provides essential economic concepts and serves as a primer on becoming an economically literate citizen. This publication gives the reader the tools necessary to analyze any economic situation and to be a more economically educated voter, citizen, produce...

Native American College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Beatrice Zamora Aguilar, Larry Gauthier

The book is based on the premise that education for Native American and Indigenous students begins with a positive self-concept. For these students, positive self-concept includes pride in their cultural background.Chapters contain a section titled “Stories from the Elders” or “Interviews with the E...

Hawai'i and Pacific Islands College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Kauionalani Mead

Includes a Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island Cultural PerspectiveThis textbook contains Hawaiian and Pacific Island Cultural content along with the traditional college and career success topics. It is based on the premise that students are more successful when they take pride in their culture. Whil...

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach

Author(s): Peter Daempfle

Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curric...

Event Planning: Communicating Theory and Practice

Author(s): Leeanne McManus, Stephanie Verni, Mary Elizabeth Rouse

Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 2nd edition, offers a unique approach that connects concepts in communication to practical event planning ideas. Understanding the “why” behind successful events is fundamental to creating unique and successful experiences for companies, organizations...

Thriving in College and Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development: Concise Version

Author(s): Viki S Fecas, Michele Campagna, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson

Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content...

Race, Crime and Justice

Author(s): Robert III Bing

Race, Crime and Justice is the culmination of many years of research and teaching on the subject. It includes seminal studies and current research findings. The text recognizes the influence of politics; it also examines the flawed policies and practices that contribute to the disparate treatment of...

Women, Minorities and Criminal Justice: A Multicultural Intersectionality Approach

Author(s): Carla Miller Coates, Moneque Walker-Pickett

Women, Minorities, and Criminal Justice takes a hard look at crime, justice, and the criminal justice system through the lens of gender, race, sexuality, and their intersections. Dialogue about minorities in criminal justice is currently one of the most talked about issues in a variety of social and...