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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.
Communication scholars must be inquisitive, seek answers, synthesize information, and make educated decisions – similar to being a detective.
The authors of CSI: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Your Literature Review in Communication Studies utilize the CSI theme to provide the reader with a step-by-step process of conceptualizing, reading research, and writing in Communication Studies.
Diversity, Anti-Racism, & The College Experience examines diversity, equity, and inclusion from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates historical, sociological, psychological, and political factors. Blending hard empirical data with poignant personal stories, the book provides research-based practices for appreciating diversity, detecting and countering racist arguments, and engaging in anti-racism on both an individual and collective level.
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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.
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 life process that is necessary to our lives as individuals and to our relationships, groups, organizations, cultures, and societies.
Communication and Human Behavior by Brent Ruben and Lea Stewart:
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 the communication process while blending in concepts and references that touch on many important areas of study across the humanities and social sciences.
We live in an age of ethical disputes, making conflict inevitable as we meet others with contrasting ethical positions and contrary communicative expectations. An ethical position held with conviction frequently generates conflict when one encounters another with a differing ethical standpoint embraced with equal assurance.
Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership conceptualizes communication and conflict as a pragmatically essential everyday education for future leadership.
Criminology presents a unique perspective on the subject. It offers an excellent review of crimes, laws, and criminological theories. Criminology presents introductory material in an easy to follow format that will establish a solid foundation for students progressing through a criminal justice or criminology program.
Written by authors with 70 years combined experience in both practitioner and academic settings, Criminology:
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 problems, and police interrogation methods.
Policing for the 21st Century: