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Author(s): Heather Zurburg King
Human Trafficking: Intelligence and Investigation is an innovative approach to understanding and combating human trafficking. From the lens of the criminal justice discipline, the textbook provides a practical resource for how to gather intelligence related to human trafficking cases and apply necessary elements within the investigative process. Case studies are used throughout the textbook to demonstrate how those resources can be applied.
Author(s): Candice Thomas-Maddox, Nicole Blau
The definition of what a “family” is has changed dramatically over the past few decades….
Family Communication: Relationship Foundations features traditional as well as emerging diverse family types in the application and analysis of communication theories and concepts. From acknowledging the influence of family diversity to exploring the challenges presented by new technologies, this text provides a framework for describing, analyzing and strategizing for effective communication.
Author(s): John Walker, Nicholas Thomas
There is a distinct difference between managing a human resources team and leading it, and those in leadership positions must evolve with the industry.
Author(s): Peter Daempfle
Essential Biology: An Applied Approach is a textbook intended for introductory college biology courses. It uses a society-based approach to guide readers to appreciate biology as it applies to current and historic cultural issues. Essential Biology serves the traditional undergraduate biology curriculum, with a sequence and depth of content valuable for the introductory student. Its unique story- and society-based approach brings forth collaborative discussion and improves student motivation to read and study further into the material.
Author(s): Corey Liberman, Kevin Wright
The mass media has long been an important research and theoretical focus of the communication discipline. New media scholars conduct media research from a variety of scholarly traditions, including social science, humanistic/interpretive approaches, critical/ cultural studies, and rhetorical studies. The growth of the Internet, social media, mobile applications, media convergence, and a variety of other technological advances have significantly transformed the media landscape.
Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
Welcome to some of the most important conversations of our time:
* 21st century literacy * social (dis)connection * neuroplasticity * love * appropriation *
* AI * generation studies (OK, Boomer) * happiness studies *
Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Reid Luhman, Milan Andrejevich, Matthew Howell, SCOTT POWELL
Designed to fit in a myriad of different course formats, The Sociological Outlook maps out the sociological journey for students. It is a text where the “classics” of sociology remain and the current status of society is reflected in statistics.
The new tenth edition of The Sociological Outlook:
Author(s): RICHARD A. WILBER
Media Matters presents undergraduate students with the essential information and tools needed to become media literate and more critical in their media consumption. Spanning traditional print books to modern mass-media systems, Media Matters utilizes an engaging opening narrative to each medium followed by an easily accessible, informative text.
Designed for introductory mass communication courses, Media Matters:
Author(s): Sara Weintraub, Candice Thomas-Maddox, Kerry Byrnes
Communication is everywhere in our daily lives. Whether we are interacting with a friend or with a supervisor, in today’s society, the ability to communicate effectively is imperative.
Communicating in Your Personal, Professional & Public Lives covers a wide range of relevant topics that provide a solid foundation of communication studies and highlight the importance of communication in every aspect of our lives.
Author(s): Frederick DeMicco, Cihan Cobanoglu, Joseph Dunbar, Robert Grimes, Chen Chen, James R Keiser
The Recipe for Success in Restaurant Management…
Restaurant Management: A Best Practices Approach introduces the reader to the vast menu of opportunities available in the restaurant industry - from creating business plans to guest service, quality management, labor costs and beyond.
Written by a diverse collection of restaurant industry and education experts, Restaurant Management: A Best Practices Approach: