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Author(s): David Betounes, Mylan Redfern
NOTE: This version of the authors’ calculus book was previously titled: “Calculus: Concepts & Calculations.” It is identical to the authors’ present title: Calculus, but has in addition the Maple code and Special-Purpose Maple procedures to produce the animations and figures that are an essential dynamic part of the book. While the Maple code in this book is unobtrusive and may be ignored when reading, some instructors and students may prefer not to have it.
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. The book introduces basic philosophic contents that far too often sport philosophers take for granted and with which students struggle.
Gregg Twietmeyer’s Fundamentals of Sports Ethics:
Author(s): Henry L Roubicek
New Third Edition Now Available!
Unlike the metamorphosis that occurs to a butterfly or a frog, telling a story will probably not dramatically alter your character, physical structure, or even circumstances. However, as a storyteller, you can imagine it did.
Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki
Gangs, 2nd edition, specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as new topics not found in any of the competing books in the marketplace. In addition to the traditional overview of gang history and topics (corrections, law and law enforcement), Gangs, 2nd edition, includes areas omitted or not extensively covered in other gang textbooks: Gangs and Mental Illness; Gangs and Native Americans; Entrepreneurship, Finances, and Gangs; The World of Sports, Athletes; Gangs, Gangs in the U.S.
Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
We are diverse. We do not share the same ideology, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.
We do not need to agree, but we do need to share ideas and to learn to communicate with a clear and open mind, in clear and meaningful language. We need to speak and write with thoughtfulness, even mindfulness, and with honesty.
Author(s): Carlos Posadas, Aviva Glasner, Nicholas Natividad, David Keys
Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possible. This also applies to making decisions in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Justice Research Methods explores the why, what, and how of research methods by focusing on topics such as:
Author(s): Kelly A. McBride
Many of the text and trade books look at media relations from a journalist’s viewpoint, which is vastly different than what the practitioner should be aware of. Sure, there are deadlines and writing…lots of it, but the methodology in which we approach the communication exchange needs to be different.
Media Relations: Tactical Preparation for Life by Kelly A. McBride:
Author(s): Debra Stanley, Heather Pfeifer, Gabriela Wasileski, Tracy Tamborra
This book is written for the new generations of brave souls who have and will continue to step into the shoes of the former leaders, activists, scholars, and victim service providers. It is vital to the future of victimology and all the future crime victims that the next generation be as brave and fierce as the first. Remember the history and the many passionate and determined voices that led the way, carry their message forward, and continue to do the hard work that will eventually lead to the recognition and respect that the discipline of victim services deserves.
Author(s): Pamela Davis Hopkins, Holly J Payne, Patric Spence
Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
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 political spaces. Often missing is the inclusion of women.