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Set to be released in a new eleventh edition, Contemporary American Speeches serves as a core textbook in courses such as Contemporary Public Address, Rhetorical criticism, and Contemporary Speakers and Speeches. The publication integrates 27 speeches by well-known speakers that typify current public scrutiny of some of society’s most pressing questions.
Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
Author(s): Steven Barracca
Introduction to Political Philosophy provides an accessible entree for college students to the important issues, concepts, and theories that comprise the on-going conversation of western political thought. Rather than offer a comprehensive survey or thematic approach, this five-part text examines and compares the ideas of six key thinkers representing diverse perspectives. Part I, Politics and the Character of the People, explores the enduring impact of Aristotle’s virtue ethics on contemporary debates surrounding justice, citizenship, and the legislatio
OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
Leadership Cases in Community Non-Profit Organizations is the result of six years of data collection. Included are six case studies used to help students understand the more academic information presented in textbooks and articles.
Leadership Cases in Community Non-Profit Organizations features the opportunity for students to:
Author(s): Ryan Pace
The study of tax law can be an intimidating task. Nevertheless, students wil find that being proficient in tax law can be very rewarding and prepares students for valuable career opportunities as accounting, tax advisors, and business consultants. Once a student understands the organization of the Internal Revenue Code and the overall method of determining an individual taxpayer's tax liability, learning the more complex parts of the tax law can be put in perspective and approached in a more structured manner.
Author(s): Sonia Salari
Intimate partner violence, family abuse, neglect and exploitation exist for persons of all ages, so it is imperative to recognize the special vulnerabilities of victims and patterns of perpetration from early to later life.
Family Violence Across the Life Course: Research, Policy and Prevention offers a fresh look at the research, policy and prevention work related to family violence coming from an ecological and life course perspective.
Author(s): Carol Saltsgaver
Real-World Statistics was written for all college majors who have completed at least an intermediate algebra as well as a geometry course. The text contains many examples and exercises from a wide variety of statistical applications, making it appropriate for many different disciplines.