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Author(s): Robert III Bing
Race, Crime and Justice is the culmination of many years of research and teaching on the subject. It includes seminal studies and current research findings. The text recognizes the influence of politics; it also examines the flawed policies and practices that contribute to the disparate treatment of minority group members. A solutions oriented text, Race, Crime, and Justice includes “Did you know?” scenarios and links to sites designed to inform and to provoke thought about the realities of race, crime, and justice.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski, Laurie Elish-Piper, Roya Qualls Scales
Effective literacy instruction lies at the intersection of theory and practice. But how does one combine these principles to design and implement effective reading and writing lessons that are accessible, engaging, and practical?
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): Alec Fehl
Author(s): Dino Villegas
New Second Edition Now Available!
Author(s): Kimberly L. Mahoney, Lee A. Esckilsen, Adonis N. Jeralds, Steve Camp, CVE
Those who manage public assembly venues are continually challenged to operate venues in such a way that brings success to venue ownership and meet the needs of those who utilize them. Accomplishing this daunting task is neither simple, nor is it consistent from venue to venue. Venues vary in mission based upon type, location, and goals set by those in leadership. In order to achieve the established goals, management must continually fine-tune their venue management skills and keep abreast of ever-changing social and economic trends in our society.
Author(s): Keith J. Hyatt, John W Filler
Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities focuses on the IEP process from both procedural and substantive perspectives as it relates to students from 3 through 21 years of age (information is congruent with the 2017 U. S. Supreme Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District). The text stresses the interrelated aspects of IEPs, continuing to mention and discuss its various components as the text progresses.
Author(s): Arnaud Lambert
The second edition of the Anthropology of Indigenous religions continues to offer a novel introduction to the ways that anthropologists investigate indigenous religions. The anthropological approach to the study of religion can be viewed as a series of exchanges and debates spanning almost two centuries regarding the nature of religions and its place in human life. This book invites readers to take part in these ongoing conversations while exploring the main elements of the religious life in small-scale societies around the world.
New features of the second edition include:
Author(s): James N Helfrich
C++ Data Structures is designed to fit perfectly into the third semester of Computer Science or Software Engineering curriculums by teaching three important skills. First, C++ Data Structures helps students learn how the most useful data structures work by guiding them through common manipulations. Each student will have an opportunity to learn their inner workings by both manipulating the data structures by hand and to building them from scratch.