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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...

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...

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...

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

Author(s): 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...

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 ...

Human Resources Leadership in Hospitality

Author(s): Nicholas Thomas, John Walker

There is a distinct difference between managing a human resources team and leading it, and those in leadership positions must evolve with the industry.Human Resources Leadership in Hospitality addresses one of the biggest challenges that hospitality managers across the board express: finding and ret...

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 ...

Introduction to Sport Management: Theory and Practice

Author(s): Mark Nagel, Richard Southall

New Third Edition Coming Soon! Introduction to Sport Management: Theory and Practice bridges the theoretical-practical divide by providing students with practical perspectives on today’s sport management issues, based upon sound theoretical frameworks. Introduction to Sport Management introduces rea...

The Less-Is-More Handbook: A Guide to College Writing

Author(s): Larry G Edgerton

The Less-Is-More Handbook: A Guide to College Writing guides the reader through the basics of college writing. This handbook clearly and efficiently discusses a wide variety of topics, including thesis statements, essays, research papers, and editing. For this handbook of the basics, less is more.Fo...