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Criminal Investigation - Kären Matison Hess, Christine Hess OrthmannCriminal Investigation, 9th Edition is a practical, applied textbook that succinctly yet comprehensively covers the very latest in investigative tools and techniques as well as established investigative procedures. The text stresses practical procedures, techniques, and applications of private and public investigations to provide students with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. It seamlessly integrates coverage of modern investigative tools alongside discussion of established investigation policies, procedures, and techniques for the law enforcement officer. Criminal Investigation, 9th
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FieldWorking: Reading and Writing Research - Bonnie Stone Sunstein, Elizabeth Chiseri-StraterFieldWorking is a fun and practical guide to research and writing. This acclaimed text incorporates examples by professional writers such as Peter Elbow, Joan Didion, Oliver Sacks, and Jamaica Kincaid, as well as student research projects on communities as diverse a truck stop, sports bar, homeless shelter, and horse sales barn, to help students identify and define their own subcultures and communities. In unique activities and comprehensive instruction, FieldWorking presents an ethnographic approach that empowers students to observe, listen, interpret, analyze, and write about the people and
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Empowering African-American Males to Succeed: A Ten-Step Approach for Parents and Teachers - Mychal WynnNewly revised and updated. Provides national achievement data and outlines a clear, cohesive set of strategies dealing with such issues as: Black male culture; peer pressures which devalue academic achievement; media images which promote non-Standard English usage and a thuggish image; developing grading methodology and instructional practices which meet student needs; building relationships between home and school that is driven by a shared mission; and why the college-bound message is one that Black males must begin hearing in elementary school.
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Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy - Peter Meiksins, Stephen A. SweetIn the highly-anticipated second edition of Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy, authors Sweet and Meiskins once again provide a rich analysis of the American workplace in the larger context of an integrated global economy. Through engaging vignettes and rich data, this text frames the development of jobs and employment opportunities in an international comparative perspective, revealing the historical transformations of work and identifying the profound effects that these changes have had on lives, jobs, and life chances. This text brings into focus the many
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The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice - Jeffrey H. ReimanThis best-selling text examines the premise that the criminal justice system is biased against the poor from start to finish, from the definition of what constitutes a crime through the process of arrest, trial, and sentencing. Also, this text discusses how this bias is accompanied with a general refusal to remedy the causes of crime--poverty, lack of education, and discrimination.
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Repaso: A Complete Review Workbook for Grammar, Communication, and Culture - National Textbook CompanyRepaso: A Complete Review Workbook for Grammar, Communication, and Culture
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Libertarianism: A Primer - David BoazTens of millions of Americans, from Generation X-ers to baby boomers and beyond, are rediscovering libertarianism, a visionary alternative to the tired party orthodoxies of left and right. In 1995 a Gallup poll found that 52 percent of Americans said "the federal government has become so large and powerful that it poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens." Later that year, The Wall Street Journal concurred, saying: "Because of their growing disdain for government, more and more Americans appear to be drifting—often unwittingly—toward a libertarian
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Interpreting Our Heritage - Freeman TildenEvery year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefield areas, historic houses, and museums. By means of guided tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors to these areas receive a very special kind of education through their interpretation of informative materials. For over thirty-five years, "Interpreting Our Heritage" has been a source book for those who are responsible for and who respond to such interpretive materials. Whether the problem is to make a prehistoric site come to life or to explain the geological theory behind a particular rock
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Government by the People - David B. Magleby, Paul C. Light, Christine L. NemacheckThis book offers accessible, carefully crafted, and straightforward coverage of the foundations of American politics, as well as a consistent focus on the achievements of a government by the people. Built on decades of authoritative scholarship, this completely updated text demonstrates that politics matters by emphasizing the accomplishments of a government "of the people," "by""the people, " and "for""the people."
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Tao Te Ching - Lao Tzu, Gia-Fu Feng, Jane English, Toinette Lippe, Jacob NeedlemanFor nearly two generations, Gia-fu Feng and Jane English's translation of the Tao Te Ching has been the standard for those seeking access to the wisdom of Taoist thought. Now Jane English and her long-time editor, Toinette Lippe, have revised and refreshed the translation so that it more faithfully reflects the Classical Chinese in which it was first written, taking into account changes in our own language and eliminating any lingering infelicities. They have retained the simple clarity of the original rendering of a sometimes seemingly obtuse spiritual text, a clarity that has made this version a