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Author(s): Ronald C. Arnett, Leeanne McManus, Amanda McKendree
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.
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 of these issues by considering cases in the news. Law is not a static body of fossilized rules; therefore, Criminal Law offers the rationales underlying the rules and explanations for their changes over time.
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 critically about them. This text shows how fundamental concepts fit together to form a conceptual pyramid that explains how the atmosphere really works. It shows students how to apply the concepts learned by offering examples based on real weather data.
Author(s): MICHAEL KIMBALL
Negative intercultural encounters have diverse causes – fear, anger, ignorance, actual danger in some cases. But many simply boil down to culture shock – a knee-jerk reaction to the culturally unfamiliar.
The signs of culture shock are everywhere these days—on social media, between nations and groups, in our streets and homes.
Author(s): Alastair M Morrison, Xinran You Lehto, JONATHON DAY
Tourism System: a set of interrelated parts working together toward shared outcomes and goals.
The Tourism System, under the guidance of a new authoring team, have made this new 8th edition more global in scope through examples, cases, and approximately 120 Quick Trips.
The Tourism System:
Author(s): Shawn Wahl, Jake Simmons, Jeffrey McCune, Jr.
Where groups of people gather, there is always an elephant in the room: difference.
Elephants are remarkable, complex creatures which take up much space. Likewise, matters of race, culture, and difference require creative and complicated conversations—which moves us beyond “we are all alike” or “we all matter”—to understanding the significance of difference, as both a gift and a challenge.
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, two sometime disjunct realms. It discusses classic and prominent theories that directly relate to the practice of juvenile justice.
Juvenile Justice is divided into four sections:
Author(s): Jay Kandampully, David Solnet
Research, teaching interests and collective industry experiences have led to a strong belief that service management theory provides a vital conceptual framework with near perfect applicability in hospitality and tourism.
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 challenges faced by justice professionals.
Author(s): Nessim Hanna, Richard Wozniak, Margaret Hanna
The positive turn in our economy since the Great Recession of 2007 through 2009 has reconfigured our outlook with regard to employment, inflation, and energy prices, as well as our willingness to spend and consume ...
The recent trend toward increasing global cooperation among blocks of countries was designed to obtain high standards of living for all participants. The authors of Consumer Behavior: An Applied Approach apply this successful principle of interdependency to the field of marketing.