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Learning About Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment

Author(s): Nora Ambrosio

New Ninth Edition Now Available!Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.Learning about Dance invites readers to experience the artistry and excitement of the dance world. The publication prese...

Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference

Author(s): Janie Fritz, Leeanne McManus, Michael Kearney

Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication. Utilizing a dialogic approach to ethical communication, Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue & Difference provides a timely review of classic communicat...

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...

Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice

Author(s): Megan Kurlychek

Studying and understanding human behavior in society and societal reaction to human behavior is not enough.Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice looks closely at some of society’s most vulnerable members – troubled youth. This text draws concrete connections between theory and practice, tw...

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...

Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs

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Cybersecurity is a high priority in today’s world.Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs addresses highly important and current topics in a plain English, nontechnical manner. This text bridges the gap between what the state and local government executive needs to know i...

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 Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports

Author(s): Ronald Connolly, Christopher James Utecht

Skilled written communication is the foundation of effective service to communities. Police report writing has a long history in police education.A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports presents the fundamentals of police report writing and features new elements based on recent events incorporated...

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 supplies students with the resources to make a smooth transition from middle school to high school and equips them with skills for success in high school, college and career. This book enables students to demo...

Comparative Justice: Off the Beaten Path

Author(s): Victoria Time, W. Timothy Austin

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems encourages critical thinking by introducing students and policy makers to different ways of organizing the administration of justice in the different parts of the world without ethnocentric assumptions that ‘our’ ways must be superior to all others.Comparative Ju...