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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 ...

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Shane Shope, John Roush

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development Equips students with a comprehensive set of specific, action-based strategies that identifies what to do to succeed in high school and beyond, accompanied by compelling reasons why to do itFocuses on the stude...

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...

Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence

Author(s): Shawn Wahl, LeAnn Brazeal, Mark Butland

By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and m...

Criminal Law

Author(s): George Dery

The law touches everything, and each rule in the law affects each other.Criminal Law aims to exploit the love for storytelling to teach criminal law. This text offers insight into various solutions to legal problems by viewing cases and statutes from many jurisdictions, and brings home the immediacy...

A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology

Author(s): Jon M Nese, Lee M Grenci, David Babb

A current, thorough, conversational, and scientifically sound resource on meteorology.A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology presents basic principles that enable students to gain a “thorough possession” of the underlying scientific principles of meteorology and to be able to think critical...

Criminal Justice

Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Lee DeBoer

Criminal Justice introduces the many facets of the U.S. criminal justice system in a logical, readily understandable manner. The reader will understand the complexity of the criminal justice system from the start of the process to the end, recognize controversies, and examine the breadth of the chal...

Medical Communication: Physical and Psychological Wellness

Author(s): Theodore A Avtgis, Kevin Wright, Veronica Nuzzolo

New Third Edition Coming Soon!Communication-related issues lead to thousands of deaths annually.The third edition of Medical Communication: Physical and Psychological Wellness creates a more health-conscious society by presenting unique and groundbreaking perspectives on communication in the practic...

Fundamentals of Sports Ethics

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...

Special Education for All Teachers

Author(s): DAVID E HOUCHINS, Ronald P Colarusso, Colleen M O'Rourke, MELISSA LEONTOVICH, MARGARET FLORES

New 8th Edition!Good teachers have the desire and ability to assume and meet the challenge of successfully addressing the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom when provided with the necessary knowledge and resources.Special Education for All Teachers provides readers with rel...