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A Constant Struggle: Documents and Readings in African American History to 1865, Volume 1

Author(s): Yohuru R Williams, Tamara Brown, Dr. Roger Davidson

A Constant Struggle: Documents and Readings in African American History volumes provide essential primary source documents and informative essays for the study of African American history from its African origins to contemporary times. The volumes assist in building critical thinking skills for the ...

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...

Event Planning and Management: Communicating Theory and Practice

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

Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 3rd 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...

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 ...

A Criminological Guide and Theoretical Analysis of Serial Killers and Infamous Murders

Author(s): John Paul, Michael Birzer, Robert Holland

Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.Serial Killers provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of...

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...

Gangs

Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki

Explore the gang phenomenon with respect to the core components of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections.Gangs specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as groundbreaking information on new topics. This text presents a traditional and brief ove...

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...

Lying and Deception in Human Interaction

Author(s): Mark Knapp, William Earnest, Darrin Griffin, Matthew McGlone

The emergence of social media, the digital revolution, and the today’s political climate have all brought renewed attention to deception as a human communication phenomenon. Lying and Deception in Human Interaction presents deception from a variety of perspectives.  The text primarily focuses on ...

Communication & Human Behavior

Author(s): Brent D Ruben, Lea Stewart

A knowledge of human behavior helps us understand ourselves, our actions, our motives, our feelings, and our aspirations… Communication and Human Behavior portrays a broad and colorful landscape of the field, outlines the history of communication study, and focuses on communication as a basic lif...