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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 book introduces basic philosophic contents that far too often sport philosophers take for granted and with which students struggle.
Gregg Twietmeyer’s Fundamentals of Sports Ethics:
Author(s): Robert A Brymer, Rhett Brymer, Lisa N. Cain, Marissa Orlowski
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Author(s): Rebecca Curnalia, Amber Ferris
New Second Edition Now Available!
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 Research Report utilize the CSI theme to provide the reader with a step-by-step process of conceptualizing, finding sources, reading research, and writing in Communication Studies.
Author(s): Pamela Davis Hopkins, Holly J Payne, Patric Spence
Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Joseph B Cuseo
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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Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki
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.
Author(s): Carla Miller Coates, Moneque Walker-Pickett
Women, Minorities, and Criminal Justice takes a hard look at crime, justice, and the criminal justice system through the lens of gender, race, sexuality, and their intersections. Dialogue about minorities in criminal justice is currently one of the most talked about issues in a variety of social and political spaces. Often missing is the inclusion of women.
Author(s): Kelly A. McBride
Many of the text and trade books look at media relations from a journalist’s viewpoint, which is vastly different than what the practitioner should be aware of. Sure, there are deadlines and writing…lots of it, but the methodology in which we approach the communication exchange needs to be different.
Media Relations: Tactical Preparation for Life by Kelly A. McBride:
Author(s): Carlos Posadas, Aviva Glasner, Nicholas Natividad, David Keys
Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possible. This also applies to making decisions in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Justice Research Methods explores the why, what, and how of research methods by focusing on topics such as:
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 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: