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Author(s): Sally Vogl-Bauer
When it comes to interpersonal communication ethics, ignorance is not bliss.
We learn our ethics, and we can choose to develop, enhance, or modify our behaviors to reflect that type of person we are capable of being in our interactions with others.
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 areas omitted or not extensively covered in other gang textbooks: Gangs and Mental Illness; Gangs and Native Americans; Entrepreneurship, Finances, and Gangs; The World of Sports, Athletes; Gangs, Gangs in the U.S.
Author(s): Ann Bainbridge Frymier
Students want to learn how to persuade parents, teachers, and classmates.
Teachers often view a skills approach as too limiting and focus on theories of persuasion.
Author(s): David Lapakko
Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action explores a wide variety of issues and concepts connected to making arguments, responding to the arguments of others, and using good critical thinking skills to analyze persuasive communication.
Based on feedback from users and instructors, the new fifth edition of David Lapakko’s Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action:
Author(s): Kelly A. McBride
Many of the text and trade books look at media relations from a journalist’s viewpoint, which is vastly different than what the practitioner should be aware of. Sure, there are deadlines and writing…lots of it, but the methodology in which we approach the communication exchange needs to be different.
Media Relations: Tactical Preparation for Life by Kelly A. McBride:
Author(s): Terry L Boles, Lon D Moeller, S. Beth Bellman
Think about what it felt like the first time you sat behind the steering wheel of a car. It was exciting because driving a car allowed you to go different places. Driving was frightening because of your new responsibilities and the possibility of making mistakes that could lead to an accident.
Author(s): George G Fenich, Jeffrey Beck
Not everyone in Hospitality is in sales, but everyone in Hospitality sells.
Professional Sales and Selling for Meetings, Expositions, Events, Conventions & Groups provides a hands-on approach to the world of sales in a hospitality setting with a focus on MEEC events (Meetings, Events, Exhibitions, and Conventions). One of the largest sources of profit for the hospitality industry, MEEC influence is an imperative area of understanding for anyone entering the field, especially in a sales capacity.
Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
We are diverse. We do not share the same ideology, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.
We do not need to agree, but we do need to share ideas and to learn to communicate with a clear and open mind, in clear and meaningful language. We need to speak and write with thoughtfulness, even mindfulness, and with honesty.
Author(s): Brent D Ruben, Lea Stewart
A knowledge of human behavior helps us understand ourselves, our actions, our motives, our feelings, and our aspirations…
Communication and Human Behavior portrays a broad and colorful landscape of the field, outlines the history of communication study, and focuses on communication as a basic life process that is necessary to our lives as individuals and to our relationships, groups, organizations, cultures, and societies.
Communication and Human Behavior by Brent Ruben and Lea Stewart:
Author(s): Carlos Posadas, Aviva Glasner, Nicholas Natividad, David Keys
Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possible. This also applies to making decisions in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Justice Research Methods explores the why, what, and how of research methods by focusing on topics such as: