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Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society

Author(s): Christine Gardiner, Matthew J Hickman

Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to ...

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development

Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Shane Shope, John Roush

Thriving in High School and Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success & Personal Development Equips students with a comprehensive set of specific, action-based strategies that identifies what to do to succeed in high school and beyond, accompanied by compelling reasons why to do itFocuses on the stude...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon were heartbreaking to watch. The num...

The Musical Experience

Author(s): John Chiego, Joel S. Schnackel

The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation— each theme is described along a historical timeline.Whether it is music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music ...

Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

History and Tradition of Jazz

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

History and Tradition of Jazz is not just a story of jazz music and musicians, but the struggle to achieve, create, and invent for the sake of this musical art form.  The publication features stories and legends of important events and people who shaped jazz history, while addressing how the music h...

Race, Crime and Justice

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...

Medical Communication: Physical and Psychological Wellness

Author(s): Theodore A Avtgis, Kevin Wright, Veronica Nuzzolo

New Third Edition Coming Soon!Communication-related issues lead to thousands of deaths annually.The third edition of Medical Communication: Physical and Psychological Wellness creates a more health-conscious society by presenting unique and groundbreaking perspectives on communication in the practic...

Introduction to Mediated Communication: Social Media and Beyond

Author(s): David Keith Westerman, Nicholas David Bowman, Kenneth A Lachlan

Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others. Introduction to Mediated Communication explains and discusses mediat...

Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach

Author(s): Karen L. Morris, Jane Boyd Ohlin

If an ounce of prevention on is worth a pound of cure, Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach is a vital resource for any industry professional!Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach is a comprehensive, yet approachable, guide to the legal knowledge needed to both...