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If an ounce of prevention on is worth a pound of cure, Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach is a vital resource for any industry professional!
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): David Lapakko
Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action explores a wide variety of issues and concepts connected to making arguments, responding to the arguments of others, and using good critical thinking skills to analyze persuasive communication.
Based on feedback from users and instructors, the new fifth edition of David Lapakko’s Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action:
Building upon a rich legacy, the new edition of The Rhetoric of Western Thought provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of rhetoric from its inception in the ancient world, to its present day expression in contemporary practice and scholarship.
The 11th edition gives deliberate attention to the voices, bodies, and humans that are too often forgotten or silenced in the history of rhetoric.
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:
Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
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.
This book is written for the new generations of brave souls who have and will continue to step into the shoes of the former leaders, activists, scholars, and victim service providers. It is vital to the future of victimology and all the future crime victims that the next generation be as brave and fierce as the first. Remember the history and the many passionate and determined voices that led the way, carry their message forward, and continue to do the hard work that will eventually lead to the recognition and respect that the discipline of victim services deserves.
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): Bradley Summerhill
We are diverse. We do not share the same ideology, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.
We do not need to agree, but we do need to share ideas and to learn to communicate with a clear and open mind, in clear and meaningful language. We need to speak and write with thoughtfulness, even mindfulness, and with honesty.