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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...

Native American College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Beatrice Zamora Aguilar, Larry Gauthier

The book is based on the premise that education for Native American and Indigenous students begins with a positive self-concept. For these students, positive self-concept includes pride in their cultural background.Chapters contain a section titled “Stories from the Elders” or “Interviews with the E...

Human Trafficking: Intelligence and Investigation

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 neces...

So You Want to be a CSI?

Author(s): Susan Clutter, Leggie Boone, David McGill

Crime scene investigation isn't an academic, cut-and-dry process. There is no set of ideal procedures that universally applies to all crime scene processing. Isn't it time for a textbook that reflected that?So You Want to be a CSI? presents Crime Scene Investigation as students would encounter it in...

College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Seth Batiste

The 9th edition of College and Career Success features topics on college, career, and lifelong success. This textbook helps students choose a major that matches their interests and personal strengths. The latest research on motivation, mindset, and grit is used to help students persist and complete ...

Gangs

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 are...

College and Career Success: Concise Version

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Seth Batiste

College and Career Success Concise 9th Edition is designed for one-two unit courses or for developmental students who need more time to read the material. It will help students have a successful journey through college and into their career with career planning and academic skills that will help the...

Event Management Blueprint: Creating and Managing Successful Sports Events

Author(s): Heather Lawrence Benedict, Michelle Wells

Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sport...

Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment and Venue Management

Author(s): Steven Taylor, Matthew Garrett

Every organization in sport, entertainment, and venue management struggles to find employees that “get it.” Very few have any idea of what working in this industry is really like. Even fewer are willing to put in the effort required.Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment, & Venue Management he...

Hospitality Information Technology: Learning How to Use It

Author(s): Galen R Collins, Cihan Cobanoglu, Anil Bilgihan, Katerina Berezina

New Ninth Edition Now Available!The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology pro...