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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): Alan Jay Zaremba
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Organizational Communication: Foundations for Collaboration presents the theories of organizational communication and the practical applications of them. It examines how culture, networks, ethics, new technology, information management, individual communication skill sets, and power are relevant to organizational communication and organizational communicators.
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:
Author(s): THOMAS SHAHADY
Applied Freshwater Ecology explains the study of water quality in a river system. It begins in the field of applied science showing how information is acquired and disseminated. Turning to understanding of the stream system, the book explains the unique properties of water and streams in the landscape of watersheds. The heart of the book covers all aspects of water quality assessment including the physical, chemical and biological monitoring needed to conduct a good survey.
Author(s): Nicole Blau
As group dynamics are constantly changing, the need for up-to-date research and real-life examples are crucial learning tools. Group Dynamics: Connecting Through Communication features practical application of important group communication concepts in way that will grab the reader’s attention.
Nicole Blau’s Group Dynamics: Connecting Through Communication:
Author(s): Zoot Velasco
Small to LARGE: Growing Social Impact Organizations Against All Odds is the culmination of a lifetime of experience, coupled with a year of research. Author Zoot Velasco, shares knowledge from his time working for the “industry,” community organizations, and colleges. The year of research shared was centered on the question of whether or not there is a common thread of best practices that allows for some organizations to grow in crisis while the majority shrink.
Author(s): Doyice J Cotten, John Wolohan
Since 1997, Law for Recreation and Sport Managers has been the leading recreation and sports law book for undergraduate and graduate sport management and recreation programs.
Author(s): Mark Knapp, William Earnest, Darrin Griffin, Matthew McGlone
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.
Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Peter Johnstone, Lee DeBoer
Ethics in the Criminal Justice System explores ideas and information in and around ethical decision making as it pertains to criminal justice. As an edited volume, Ethics in the Criminal Justice System features contributing authors who have provided a varied and challenging palette of offerings from pure philosophy to common sense practical professional advice.
Author(s): Greg Metz , Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practices. The book is infused with the following features: