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Understanding Dying, Death, And Bereavement 9th Edition

Using a social-psychological approach, the new edition of this book remains solidly grounded in current research and theory as it offers you unrivaled insight into practices and customs from a variety of cultures. Drawing from their decades of experience as teachers and researchers, the authors integrate stimulating personal accounts with essential information to help you examine your own feelings about -- as well as cope with -- death and grieving. Numerous examples illustrate cross-cultural perspectives and the practical matters of death and dying. In addition, the new MindTap digital platform offers video resources, fieldwork style exercises and on-the-go study tools that help propel you toward course success. Read More

Michael R. Leming| George E. Dickinson

©2021

Social Psychology 11th Edition

Kassin/Fein/Markus' SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 11th Edition, brings chapter concepts to life through a unique emphasis on current events in sports, music, entertainment, technology, social media, business, world politics and more. Combining scholarship with real-world illustrations, it helps you understand the field of social psychology through engaging connections to everyday life. Integrating both classic and emerging research, the text delivers comprehensive coverage of social cognition and applications to law, business, and health and well-being. In addition, author Hazel Rose Markus, a respected researcher in the study of cultural psychology, integrates culture and diversity topics into every chapter. Also available, the MindTap digital learning solution powers you from memorization to mastery with videos, interactive assignments, note-taking tools, a text-to-speech app, a reader and much more. Read More

Saul Kassin| Steven Fein| Hazel Rose Markus

©2021

Social Psychology And Human Nature 5th Edition

You are a member of a social world on a planet that is home to about 8 billion people. This social world is filled with paradox, mystery, suspense and outright absurdity. Explore how social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world with this engaging and accessible book. Roy F. Baumeister and Brad J. Bushman's SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN NATURE, 5th Edition, can help you understand one of the most interesting topics of all -- the sometimes bizarre and baffling but always fascinating diversity of human behavior, and how and why people act the way they do. After reading this book, you will have a much better understanding of people. Thoroughly updated with the latest research and thinking, the new edition includes expanded coverage of social media use and loneliness, findings on mimicry, nonbinary gender theory, anti-LGBTQ+ prejudice and more. Read More

Roy F. Baumeister| Brad J. Bushman

©2021

Forensic Science 3rd Edition

With popular television programs, movies, and books about criminal justice and crime scene investigation, students often have a passion for exploring forensic science. Now that excitement can be guided into valuable learning experiences with the help of Forensic Science: Fundamentals & Investigations, 3e. This dynamic, visually powerful text has been carefully crafted to ensure solid scientific content and an approach that delivers precisely what is needed for high school courses. Now an established best-seller, Forensic Science: Fundamentals & Investigations offers a truly experiential approach that engages students in active learning and emphasizes the application of integrated science. Student materials combine math, chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science with content aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Capstone projects integrate the concepts learned throughout the text. Comprehensive, time-saving teacher support and lab activities deliver exactly what is needed to ensure that students receive a solid, integrated science education that keeps readers engaged at all learning levels. Supported by MindTap with an eBook, online assessments, Interactive Labs, and Virtual Labs, students learn content and practice skills like real forensic scientists. Read More

Anthony J. Bertino| Patricia Bertino

©2021

International Politics 5th Edition

D'Anieri's INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: POWER AND PURPOSE IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS, 5th Edition, helps you make the connection between academic theories and real-world issues and events. Comparing international politics to a series of intellectual puzzles, the text emphasizes the importance of examining problems from multiple perspectives. Its unique focus on power and purpose involves both the goals that players have in international politics and the ways they have to achieve them. Detailed, up-to-date discussions cover populism and trade wars, critical international relations theory, international hierarchy, the impact of social media and bias, Brexit, U.S.-China trade conflict and much more. Thought-provoking case studies and features on history, policy and geography let you see the world from numerous perspectives while sharpening your critical thinking skills. Also available: MindTap. Read More

Paul D'Anieri

©2021

American Government 16th Edition

Combining practical insight and examples with MindTap's anywhere, anytime digital learning tools, Wilson/Dilulio/Bose/Levendusky's AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES, ENHANCED, 16th Edition, equips you with a thorough understanding of the U.S. government. It examines current issues in American politics, focusing on the importance of governmental institutions, the historical development of governmental procedures and policies as well as on who governs in the U.S. and to what ends. Up-to-date coverage includes changes during the Trump administration and results of the 2018 midterm elections. Clear learning objectives and highlighted key concepts help you know exactly what to focus on, while links to contemporary debates on policy dynamics enable you to identify important issues in American politics, apply what you learn and maximize course success. Read More

James Q. Wilson| John J. DiIulio, Jr.| Meena Bose| Matthew S. Levendusky

©2021

Understanding Politics 13th Edition

"Politics is a gateway to a broader and better understanding of human nature, society and the world" is the inspiration behind Magstadt's UNDERSTANDING POLITICS: IDEAS, INSTITUTIONS, AND ISSUES. The 13th Edition challenges you with its analysis of three fundamental premises: Politics is a pervasive force in modern society; government is too important to be left in the hands of a few; and the right to participate in public life is a precious thing unique to republics. Timely and relevant, it provides in-depth coverage of contemporary political issues and places them in the context of more enduring underlying questions. It focuses on key topics like ideology, citizenship, voting behavior, leadership and foreign policy as well as emerging issues, including the Trump presidency, social media in politics, Brexit, China as partner and rival, and populism and nativism as a reaction to globalism. Read More

Thomas Magstadt

©2021

Why Politics Matters 3rd Edition

Packed with current, global examples, Dooley/Patten's WHY POLITICS MATTERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE, 3rd edition, explains why politics is important to you -- and how you can get involved. Giving you the building blocks to understand political science, it provides a "big picture" of the field as it explores theory, comparative politics, the U.S. government and international relations. Thoroughly up to date, it covers the rise of populism, nationalism, Brexit, the Trump presidency, U.S. relations with North Korea and China, the "pink wave" in the 2018 Congressional midterms, the impact of climate change on international relations and more. Engaging exercises prompt you to think critically about chapter concepts and put what you learn into practice. Also available, MindTap offers you a wealth of anywhere, anytime digital learning solutions. Read More

Kevin L. Dooley| Joseph Patten

©2021

World Politics 17th Edition

Combining the latest research with current events, Blanton/Kegley's WORLD POLITICS: TREND AND TRANSFORMATION, 17th Edition, helps you understand what is happening on the international political stage -- and why. Thought-provoking discussions encourage you to critically assess the problems, payoffs, pitfalls and paradoxes of people's choices about the global future and the likely long-term impact of those choices. Coverage includes recent challenges to global peace and prosperity; changes in the political landscape sparked by Brexit, the rise of China and enduring rivalries; terrorism and advances in military capabilities; human rights and inequality; threats to global health and the environment; and more. The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs provides further insight into emerging issues. Also available: MindTap Political Science digital learning solution. Read More

Shannon L. Blanton| Charles W. Kegley

©2021

The Practice Of Social Research 15th Edition

Known as the gold standard for research methods, Babbie's THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives you a definitive guide to research as practiced by social scientists. Combining a straightforward approach with the author's renowned sense of humor, this student-friendly text equips you with the tools and knowledge to apply research concepts as both researcher and consumer. The author emphasizes the process by showing you how to design and construct projects, introducing today's various observation modes and answering critical questions about research methods, such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. The 15th Edition includes the latest General Social Survey findings along with new coverage of the global use of social research, the emerging role of big data, demographic analysis and more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Earl R. Babbie

©2021

Our Sexuality 14th Edition

Are you sexually intelligent? You will be after reading Crooks/Baur/Widman's OUR SEXUALITY -- the most respected and authoritative college textbook on human sexuality. It's also the first to deliver cutting-edge and in-depth emphasis on the impact of politics on sexuality. The 14th Edition has been meticulously updated to reflect the most current research findings and psychosocial developments. Direct yet nonjudgmental, the text covers "our" sexuality in an accessible, straightforward manner as it explores the similarities of sexual and relationship matters across cross cultural boundaries and sexual orientation lines. With a focus on strengthening your self-awareness and sexual intelligence, the text is packed with exciting new research, personally relevant examples and practical information on sexual health. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Robert L. Crooks| Karla Baur| Laura Widman

©2021

Essentials Of Statistics For The Behavioral Sciences 10th Edition

Updated with the latest research, Gravetter/Wallnau/Forzano/Witnauer's ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition delivers straightforward instruction, hands-on learning tools and real-world examples to help you go beyond memorizing formulas to truly understanding the hows and whys of statistics. Giving extra focus to the topics students typically struggle with most, the authors take time to fully explain statistical concepts. Integrated applications reinforce concepts, offering further support to ensure that even those with a weak background in mathematics can fully grasp statistics. The authors also illustrate how an understanding of statistical procedures will help you comprehend published findings -- ultimately leading you to become a savvy consumer of information. Also available, the MindTap digital learning solution helps you learn on your own terms. Read More

Frederick J Gravetter| Larry B. Wallnau| Lori-Ann B. Forzano| James E. Witnauer

©2021

Becoming A Helper 8th Edition

Considering a career in the helping professions? Corey and Corey's BECOMING A HELPER, Eighth Edition, is a must read! Drawing from years of experience in the classroom and in real-world practice, the authors focus on the struggles, anxieties and uncertainties students often encounter on the road to becoming effective helpers. The book provides an overview of the stages of the helping process as it equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful helping professional. Emphasizing self-reflection, the authors give you a candid insider's look at the demands, strains and challenges of the field -- helping you determine if a helping professions career is the right choice for you. In addition, MindTap empowers you with anywhere, anytime digital learning solutions to help you maximize your course success. Read More

Marianne Schneider Corey| Gerald Corey

©2021

Sociology In Our Times: The Essentials 12th Edition

Kendall's SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, 12th edition, introduces you to the study of sociology through captivating, real-life stories as well as timely topics such as the relationship between suicide, bullying and social media. The author humanizes sociology, showing you how it is at work in society and can be applied to everyday life and the pressing social issues we face. You'll learn how you can make a difference in your community -- and the world. You'll also examine issues making headlines, such as the war on gun control and policies to help prevent military suicides. Photos and videos complement the text's main themes of diversity, the application of sociology to everyday life, global comparisons, media and social change, particularly as it relates to social media and other forms of technology spurring new ways of interacting. Also available: MindTap. Read More

Diana Kendall

©2021

Marriages, Families, And Relationships: 14th Edition

Lamanna/Riedmann/Stewart's bestselling MARRIAGES, FAMILIES, AND RELATIONSHIPS: MAKING CHOICES IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY, 14th edition, emphasizes a theme that is especially relevant in our modern and global world: making choices in a diverse society. Combining various theoretical perspectives with relevant examples, the text will help you understand how people are influenced by the society around them, how social conditions change in ways that affect family life, the interplay between families and the larger society, and the family-related choices that individuals make throughout adulthood. You'll gain insightful perspectives on different ethnic traditions and family forms. You will also be empowered to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as you make informed choices in your own life. In addition, MindTap digital learning solution helps you learn on your own terms. Read More

Mary Ann Lamanna| Agnes Riedmann| Susan D. Stewart

©2021

Statistics: A Tool For Social Research And Data Analysis 11th Edition

Extremely student friendly, Healey's STATISTICS: A TOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH AND DATA ANALYSIS, 11e, equips you with a solid understanding of statistical fundamentals and their practical application to current social issues -- no advanced math knowledge required. The text breaks down even the most complex material to help you master key concepts and develop the skills you need as a professional in a social science field -- or simply to become a "statistically literate" consumer of social research. Everyday examples illustrate that statistics are not just abstract mathematical constructs, but they have practical value in government, education, business, media, politics, sports and more. Research examples in every chapter include the same "real data" used by professionals across various fields to make evidence-based decisions. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Joseph F. Healey| Christopher Donoghue

©2021

The Marriage And Family Experience 14th Edition

Updated with the latest data and research, Cohen/Strong's THE MARRIAGE & FAMILY EXPERIENCE: INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY offers a realistic look at modern relationships, helping you understand the underlying issues at work in marriages, families and other relationships. It explores adoptive parenting, childbearing patterns, gay and lesbian families, the transgender experience, virginity, gender roles, communication and conflict resolution, the influence of popular culture, working families and more. Thorough coverage reflects the diversity of families and relationships, illustrating how racial, cultural, economic and sexual differences shape relationships and families. Real-life examples and self-assessment features encourage you to reflect on your own life, while a straightforward overview of key topics helps you maximize your course success. Also available: MindTap. Read More

Theodore F. Cohen| Theodore F. Cohen

©2021

Population 13th Edition

Any class in Population/Demography is a lot more interesting when you are using this book. POPULATION does more than give you information; it also shows you how to put it into practice. From the debates over how to manage population growth in some countries, and aging populations in others, to the issues of how amazingly different the world is when people are living in urban areas with considerable control over their own mortality and fertility, POPULATION helps you understand how the world really works and how population dynamics relate to socio-economic transitions and sustainable development. You'll find compelling writing, intriguing essays and built-in study aids that help you review and prepare for tests -- while also equipping you for the rest of your life on this planet. Read More

John R. Weeks

©2021

The Road To Social Work & Human Service Practice 6th Edition

The Road to Social Work and Human Service Practice gives you a comprehensive introduction to the professions of social work and the human services, with a focus on practice. It outlines the key areas of knowledge, skills, values, ethics, practice contexts and contemporary debates. Perspectives from both clients and practitioners offer reflections on real-life social work and human services interventions, while new case studies show how theory can be applied to practice. Fully updated and revised, this text is an invaluable tool for those starting a career in the social work and human services sector. Read More

Lesley Chenoweth| Donna McAuliffe

©2021

Delivering Person Centred Services: A Case Management Approach 1st Edition

Delivering Person-centred Services addresses all the mandatory core competencies as well as all the competencies in the case management specialisation of the Diploma of Community Services. Additional competencies dealing with crisis management, advocacy and research have been added. Successful completion of 16 units is required for qualification. Case studies with practical examples or scenarios demonstrate how your learning can be applied to the real world. They address specialty areas such as youth work, family violence, child protection, mental health, disability and social housing. Reflective practice examples encourage you to think carefully about your learning, especially as it relates to your own experience as a community service worker. To revise what you have learnt, self-check and discussion questions appear at the end of each chapter. Read More

Geoff Arnott| Eva Bowers| Stacey Murray

©2021

The Individual Support Worker : Ageing, Disability, Home And Community 2nd Edition

The Individual Support Worker is designed to meet the needs of workers in the home, community and/or a residential setting, who are required to provide support to people who are ageing and/or have a disability-related condition. The text includes workplace activities and examples, as well as an introduction to the Consumer Directed Care and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read More

Geoff Arnott

©2021

Psychology Australian And New Zealand Edition 3rd Edition

Psychology 3rd AU/NZ edition helps you to develop the skills and knowledge needed for your career in psychology and within the professional discipline of psychology. It’s a valuable study resource during your introductory psychology course and will be a useful reference throughout the rest of your studies and your future career in psychology. Learn with local ideas and examples within the context of psychology as an international discipline. Rich cultural and Indigenous coverage is integrated throughout the book, and in specific chapters, to help your understanding. New versions of this text come with bonus resources on the Student Website: Web links; Graduate competencies (PDF); Appendix A - Careers for Psychology Graduates (PDF); Appendix B - Searching Psychology Databases (PDF). Access for 12 months from your first login. Read More

Douglas A. Bernstein| Julie Ann Pooley| Lynne Cohen| Steve Provost| Jacquelyn Cranney| Bethanie Gouldthorp| Neil Drew

©2021

Our Sexuality (With APA Card) 14th Edition

Are you sexually intelligent? You will be after reading Crooks/Baur/Widman's OUR SEXUALITY -- the most respected and authoritative college textbook on human sexuality. It's also the first to deliver cutting-edge and in-depth emphasis on the impact of politics on sexuality. The 14th Edition has been meticulously updated to reflect the most current research findings and psychosocial developments. Direct yet nonjudgmental, the text covers "our" sexuality in an accessible, straightforward manner as it explores the similarities of sexual and relationship matters across cross cultural boundaries and sexual orientation lines. With a focus on strengthening your self-awareness and sexual intelligence, the text is packed with exciting new research, personally relevant examples and practical information on sexual health. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Robert L. Crooks| Karla Baur| Laura Widman

©2021

Social Psychology And Human Nature (With APA Card) 5th Edition

You are a member of a social world on a planet that is home to about 8 billion people. This social world is filled with paradox, mystery, suspense and outright absurdity. Explore how social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world with this engaging and accessible book. Roy F. Baumeister and Brad J. Bushman's SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN NATURE, 5th Edition, can help you understand one of the most interesting topics of all -- the sometimes bizarre and baffling but always fascinating diversity of human behavior, and how and why people act the way they do. After reading this book, you will have a much better understanding of people. Thoroughly updated with the latest research and thinking, the new edition includes expanded coverage of social media use and loneliness, findings on mimicry, nonbinary gender theory, anti-LGBTQ+ prejudice and more. Read More

Roy F. Baumeister| Brad J. Bushman

©2021

Essentials Of Statistics For The Behavioral Sciences (With APA Card) 10th Edition

Updated with the latest research, Gravetter/Wallnau/Forzano/Witnauer's ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition delivers straightforward instruction, hands-on learning tools and real-world examples to help you go beyond memorizing formulas to truly understanding the hows and whys of statistics. Giving extra focus to the topics students typically struggle with most, the authors take time to fully explain statistical concepts. Integrated applications reinforce concepts, offering further support to ensure that even those with a weak background in mathematics can fully grasp statistics. The authors also illustrate how an understanding of statistical procedures will help you comprehend published findings -- ultimately leading you to become a savvy consumer of information. Also available, the MindTap digital learning solution helps you learn on your own terms. Read More

Frederick J Gravetter| Larry B. Wallnau| Lori-Ann B. Forzano| James E. Witnauer

©2021

Social Psychology (With APA Card) 11th Edition

Kassin/Fein/Markus' SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 11th Edition, brings chapter concepts to life through a unique emphasis on current events in sports, music, entertainment, technology, social media, business, world politics and more. Combining scholarship with real-world illustrations, it helps you understand the field of social psychology through engaging connections to everyday life. Integrating both classic and emerging research, the text delivers comprehensive coverage of social cognition and applications to law, business, and health and well-being. In addition, author Hazel Rose Markus, a respected researcher in the study of cultural psychology, integrates culture and diversity topics into every chapter. Also available, the MindTap digital learning solution powers you from memorization to mastery with videos, interactive assignments, note-taking tools, a text-to-speech app, a reader and much more. Read More

Saul Kassin| Steven Fein| Hazel Rose Markus

©2021

American Government And Politics Today 19th Edition

Making politics personal, Bardes/Shelley/Schmidt's American Government and Politics Today, The Essentials, Enhanced 19th Edition equips you with the tools and insight to become an active, informed citizen. Unbiased, updated with Election 2018 analysis and extremely student-friendly, the text combines a conversational, easy-to-read style with thorough coverage in a streamlined format. Political authorities as well as longtime professors who know what today’s students like, the authors incorporate a wealth of current, compelling and thought-provoking examples that bring chapter concepts to life. In addition, numerous hands-on activities help you figure out where you stand on key issues so you can put your views into action. Also available: MindTap, Cengage Learning's fully online learning solution. Read More

Barbara A. Bardes| Mack C. Shelley II| Steffen W. Schmidt

©2020

Gateways To Democracy 4th Edition

Helping you see the relevance of government in your own life, Geer/Herrera/Schiller/Segal's GATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY, ENHANCED, 4th edition, thoroughly explains how the U.S. political system works, pointing out the "gateways" that facilitate--or even block--participation. The ENHANCED edition provides updates from the 2018 election, coverage of the frustrated electorate and the role of the media, as well as expanded discussion of diversity and participation that reflects the changing U.S. demographic infrastructure. Chapter-opening vignettes spotlight individuals who have successfully blazed their own trail in politics, such as former President Obama. In addition, Supreme Court cases illustrate the constitutional and legal context in which U.S. democracy has evolved, and a Political Analytics feature helps you evaluate the vast amounts of data present in today's political discourse. Read More

John G. Geer| Richard Herrera| Wendy J. Schiller| Jeffrey A. Segal

©2020

The Challenge Of Democracy 14th Edition

Emphasizing current and emerging political developments, THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY: AMERICAN GOVERNMENT IN GLOBAL POLITICS, ENHANCED, 14th edition, explores globalization's impact on U.S. politics and the clash of values surrounding freedom, order and equality. Completely up-to-date--including insight on the 2018 midterm election--the text offers expanded coverage of gay marriage, marijuana legalization, government surveillance, the impact of social media on political activity, gun control, immigration politics, freedom and national security trade-offs and more. Engaging features throughout encourage you to think critically about key concepts and how they relate to current events. Maximizing your study time, the MindTap digital learning solution equips you with a fully interactive ebook, automatically graded homework assignments, flashcards, online discussion boards and self-assessment tools. Read More

Kenneth Janda| Jeffrey M. Berry| Jerry Goldman| Deborah Schildkraut| Paul Manna

©2020

American Government And Politics Today, Enhanced 18th Edition

Ford/Bardes/Schmidt/Shelley's American Government and Politics Today, Enhanced 18th Edition, transforms you from casual observer to well-informed participant. It equips you with the knowledge to make informed choices and start playing an active role in the decision-making process. This popular text is known nationwide for its balanced, unbiased and modern coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social and economic structures and their processes. Completely up to date, the Enhanced 18th edition includes expansive coverage of the 2018 elections, gender issues and social media. Engaging examples bring chapter concepts to life, while "Politics in Practice" features give you an up-close view of people taking political action. In addition, MindTap, Cengage's fully online learning solution, is available and fully integrated with the text. Read More

Lynne E. Ford| Barbara A. Bardes| Steffen W. Schmidt| Mack C. Shelley II

©2020

Race, Class, And Gender 10th Edition

Timely, relevant and extremely student-friendly, Andersen/Hill Collins' RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER: INTERSECTIONS AND INEQUALITIES, 10th edition, equips you with a multidimensional perspective on today's social issues. Written by two leading authorities in the field, this classic anthology uses a diverse collection of writings by a variety of scholars to demonstrate how the complex intersection of people's race, class, gender and sexuality shapes their experiences in U.S. society. Professors Andersen and Hill Collins begin each section with in-depth introductions to provide an analytical framework for understanding social inequality. Completely up-to-date, the readings cover current--and often controversial topics--including undocumented students, myths about immigrant crime, growing inequality, the role of social media in social movement mobilization, health care inequality and more. Read More

Margaret L. Andersen| Patricia Hill Collins

©2020

Empowerment Series 8th Edition

Shulman's text introduces a model for the helping process based on an "interactional" approach, which uses a variety of theories and skills to build on the client-helper relationship. By presenting the core processes and skills in the chapters on work with individuals, Shulman shows how common elements exist across stages of helping and across different populations. These processes and skills reappear in the discussions of group, family, and community work. Read More

Lawrence Shulman

©2020

Empowerment Series 4th Edition

Segal's EMPOWERMENT SERIES: SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS, ENHANCED, 4th Edition, not only enables you to identify, describe, and analyze social welfare policies--it also draws you into an examination of the values and beliefs that drive our social welfare system. The author demonstrates how the myriad values of diverse groups in America have influenced current policies, and shows that analysis takes place through the lens of these often opposing values. The dual themes of critical thinking and critical evaluation provide the framework of the book, and Segal's inclusion of international perspectives on values around social welfare policies and social programs heightens your awareness of the global implications of social work around the world. Read More

Elizabeth A. Segal

©2020

The Psychology Of Work And Organizations 3rd Edition

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Stephen A. Woods| Michael A. West

©2020

Essentials Of Testing And Assessment 3rd Edition

Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett's ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOICAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, ENHANCED, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing. Case vignettes, samples of real tests, and additional activities and exercises increase understanding. Read More

Edward S. Neukrug| R. Charles Fawcett

©2020

Crime Victims 10th Edition

Learn about victimology from a true classic text in the field. CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY, Tenth Edition offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology available today. The author examines the victims' plight, carefully placing statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey in context. At the same time, he "humanizes" victims' stories through compelling case studies. The text systematically investigates how victims are currently handled by the criminal justice system, analyzes the goals of the victims' rights movement, and discusses what the future is likely to hold. In this up-to-date edition, you'll read about the practical issues facing victims and learn about "survivorology" and "bystanderology." You'll also gain insight into the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy, and other high-profile issues. Read More

Andrew Karmen

©2020

HDEV (With Mindtap, 1 Term Printed Access Card) 6th Edition

Learn Life-Span Development YOUR Way with HDEV! HDEV’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, HDEV MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Spencer A. Rathus

©2020

HDEV (Book Only) 6th Edition

Learn Life-Span Development YOUR Way with HDEV! HDEV’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, HDEV MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Spencer A. Rathus

©2020

PSYCH (With Mindtap, 1 Term Printed Access Card) 6th Edition

Learn Introductory/General Psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH! PSYCH’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, PSYCH MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Spencer A. Rathus

©2020

PSYCH (Book Only) 6th Edition

Learn Introductory/General Psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH! PSYCH’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, PSYCH MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Spencer A. Rathus

©2020

The Sociology Of Health, Illness, And Health Care 8th Edition

Completely up to date and featuring a friendly style, THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, 8th Edition delivers a comprehensive, cutting-edge overview that will challenge you to think creatively and analytically about health and health care. You'll gain an understanding of how social forces affect who gets ill, how we think about illness, how we get our health care, and what it is like to work in the health care field. You will also have the chance to explore the ethical dilemmas that underlie modern health care as well as the politics behind those dilemmas. Although the text focuses on health within the United States, it also examines how health, illness, and health care differ around the world. Read More

Rose Weitz

©2020

Sociology 10th Edition

SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Tenth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, encourage you to question common assumptions, and help you better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence, in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. Updated with coverage of the latest findings, trends, and themes, this new edition's reader-friendly presentation teaches you the concepts, methods, and research that will sharpen your "sociological imagination" and help you view the world from a different perspective. Read More

Margaret L. Andersen

©2020

The Road To The White House 2020 11th Edition

Voters need information about the qualities of candidates, the policies they propose and the partisan labels they wear. Does our Electoral College encourage the most qualified candidates to run? Does it force them to talk candidly with the American people? Will election results accurately reflect the needs of the population as a whole? Wayne's THE ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE 2020 answers these questions in a straightforward, jargon-free manner. Equipping you with a background on presidential elections and a guide to the 2020 election, it illustrates the strengths and weaknesses of our electoral democracy. It also offers insights on changes that have revolutionized contemporary electoral politics: the flood of money, the ideological polarization of American parties, the digital revolution, foreign interference, voter eligibility, the integrity of the voting process itself and much more. Read More

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The Road To The White House 2020 (With Appendix) 11th Edition

If voters are to make intelligent judgments, they need information about the qualities of the candidates, the policies they propose, and the partisan labels they wear. Does our presidential electoral system encourage the most qualified candidates to run? Does it force them to discuss the most important issues, present feasible policy solutions, and talk candidly with the American people? Will the election results accurately reflect the opinions, interests, and needs of the population as a whole? This book addresses these questions in a straight-forward, jargon-free manner. It will provide you with a background on presidential elections and a guide to the 2020 election. The book contains case studies of campaign strategies, descriptive boxes on contemporary election issues, and easy to read tables and figures. In doing so, it illustrates the strengths and weaknesses of electoral democracy in the U.S.in general and presidential elections in particular. You'll also get insights on changes that have revolutionized contemporary electoral politics in the 21st. century: the flood of money, the ideological polarization of American parties, the digital revolution, foreign interference, and issues relating to the eligibility of voters, the conduct of elections, and the integrity of the voting process itself. Read More

Stephen J. Wayne

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AE Sociology: The Essentials 10th Edition

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Margaret L. Andersen| Howard F. Taylor

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AE Theory And Practice Of Group Counseling 9th Edition

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GROUP COUNSELING, 9th Edition, gives students an in-depth overview of the eleven group counseling theories. In addition to illustrating how to put these theories into practice, this best-selling text guides students in developing their own syntheses of various aspects of the theories. With Corey's clear, straightforward writing style, students are able to grasp each theoretical concept and its relationship to group practice with ease. Read More

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The Disability Support Worker 3rd Edition

The Disability Support Worker will help you adopt a person-centred approach in your work. It includes information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and other reforms consistent with the United Nations convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. This text contains examples and activities that link theory to the workplace, as well as revision questions and extension activities to help you reflect on learning. Read More

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PSYCH (With APA Card) 6th Edition

Learn Introductory/General Psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH! PSYCH’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, PSYCH MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

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PSYCH (With Mindtap, 1 Term Printed Access Card And APA Card) 6th Edition

Learn Introductory/General Psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH! PSYCH’s easy-reference, textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters. With the textbook or on its own, PSYCH MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Spencer A. Rathus

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