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    A New Edition of Criminalistics will Publish August 15th

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 23, 2017 2:12:40 PM

    Criminalistics continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of forensic science in a new, updated fourth edition. The essentials to a foundational understanding of forensic science are all there, including fingerprint identification, DNA, ballistics, detection of forgeries, forensic toxicology, computer forensics, and the identification and analysis of illicit drugs.

    The Fourth Edition features new contemporary case studies, updated statistics, and extended coverage of footwear impressions. Updated discussions on cell phone Breathalyzer technology and familial DNA keep students on the forefront of cutting-edge forensic science research and developments. The most comprehensive, accessible, and thorough text of its kind, Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, Fourth Edition is an exciting resource for undergraduate students entering the ever-evolving field of forensic science.

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    Topics: New Edition, crime, crime scene, Criminal Justice, Criminalistics, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Science, forensics, Girard, investigation, New Text, terrorism

    Just Published: The Must-Have Resource for Clinicians Treating Patients with BED

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 10, 2017 10:19:34 AM

    You get the questions. We have the answers.

    Written in a question and answer format, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians provides answers to the questions most commonly asked by practitioners treating patients with binge eating disorders (BED). What criteria should I use to diagnose Binge Eating Disorder? What are the most common misconceptions about eating disorders in adults? Is it possible for my patient to fully recover from BED or any other eating disorder?

    This authoritative resource also addresses crucial topics ranging from risk factors and causes of BED, to treatment protocols and recovery from BED, to advice for families and caregivers of people suffering from BED. Written by an expert in the field, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians is an essential resource for all practitioners managing the treatment of patients with BED.

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    Topics: pharma, physicians, AED, awareness, BED, Binge Eating Disorder, eBooks, medicine, NEDA, New Text, Oliver-Pyatt, patient education, prescribing, Q&A, questions and answers

    Pommerville's Fundamentals of Microbiology is Here!

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 5, 2017 2:55:31 PM
    The stunning eleventh edition of Pommerville’s Fundamentals of Microbiology just published and is ready to teach and engage students in the fascinating world of microbes. Award-winning author, Jeff Pommerville has done the impossible by making the best even better. Now with a new modern and intuitive design, a deeper focus on career application, and exciting new features, the Eleventh Edition has raised the bar for introductory microbiology textbooks. 
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    Topics: Biological Science, Lab Manual, lab skills, lab videos, microbiology, New Edition, Author, Biology, Jeffrey C. Pommerville, laboratory, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, New Text, Science, science

    Updated Edition of Climatology Features New Full-Color Design

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 26, 2017 10:13:20 AM

    A new edition of Climatology by Robert V. Rohli and Anthony J. Vega will publish June 1, 2017.  Praised for its detail and accuracy, Climatology continues to lead as the most comprehensive presentation of our dynamic climate system. The Fourth Edition features a completely revised, full-color art program that enhances clarity and gradation of all maps, climographs, and images to help readers better understand the diversity of climate within varying climate types.

    The text appeals to all students, as it covers the basics of atmospheric science in the early chapters and provides the breadth and depth of topics to challenge the more experienced reader. Climatology, Fourth Edition aims to improve students’ communication skills, encourage critical-thinking, and invoke a sense of social responsibility, making it the clear choice in this rapidly developing science.

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    Topics: Climatology, New Edition, atmospheric science, climographs, geography, Navigate Companion Website, New Text, New text, Physical Science, Rohli, Science, science, Vega, weather

    A New Edition of Pommerville’s Microbiology is Almost Here!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 13, 2017 9:39:49 AM

    Pommerville’s Microbiology. Of Course.

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    Topics: Lab Manual, lab skills, lab videos, microbiology, New Edition, animations, Biology, laboratory, Navigate 2, New Text, Pommerville, Science, science, videos

    Review: "this text does everything that a research methods text should do – and it does it well."

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 31, 2017 11:52:48 AM

    Don't just take our word for it.

    We’ve received outstanding feedback on the new edition of Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice. Here’s what a customer had to say:

    Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice is an exciting instructional resource in today’s era of evidence-based criminology and criminal justice. While social research has been of interest in academic criminology and criminal justice ever since the positivist era of more than 100 years ago, it is only in the past two or three decades that rigorous scientific investigations into “what works” have commanded a central role – replacing the arm chair theorizing and untested but long-standing traditional practices of the not-so-distant past.

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    Topics: New Edition, Criminal Justice, criminology, Danztker, New Text, research methods, Review

    A New Edition of An Introduction to American Policing is Almost Here

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 27, 2017 10:52:05 AM

    Police Theory Meets Practicality

    A new edition of An Introduction to American Policing will publish May 8th. This must-have policing resource continues to engage students with a balanced yet critical investigation of police history and theory. This comprehensive text connects the US criminal justice system, criminology, and law enforcement knowledge to the progress of the police community. Updated case studies and narratives from violators along with current research help students understand the central theories and practical realities of American law enforcement.

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    Topics: New Edition, Criminal Justice, New Text, police science, policing, Stevens

    A New Edition of Violent Offenders Will Publish Soon

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 21, 2017 1:57:04 PM

    A Timely New Edition of Cutting-Edge Criminology

    Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice by Matt DeLisi and Peter J. Conis will publish April 24th.  It is a compilation of original scholarship from an impressive list of applied and academic criminologists who are international experts on violent offenders. Now in an updated third edition, the text continues to lead with cutting-edge material on all types of violent offenders, including gangs, serial killers, sex offenders, career criminals, and conventional street criminals. The numerous case studies featured throughout the text have been updated to reflect the contemporary and relevant information that students encounter in news and media.

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    Topics: Matt DeLisi, New Edition, Peter J. Conis, Criminal Justice, criminology, New Text, Special Topics, Violent Offenders

    The 2017 Criminal Justice Catalog is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 14, 2017 2:13:07 PM

    SEE WHAT'S NEW FOR 2017

    Check out our 2017 Criminal Justice Catalog for new outstanding textbooks, robust student and instructor resources, and our new Custom Learning Solutions offerings.

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    Topics: Catalogs, New Edition, Catalog, Criminal Justice, custom textbooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, New Text, PUBLISH

    Hear What Your Peers Have to Say About Botany, 6th Edition

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 10, 2017 9:41:12 AM

    Don’t just take our word for it.

    We conducted extensive market reviews prior to publishing a sixth edition of the best-selling Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology. Here’s what some of our reviewers had to say:

    "The Botany and Beyond and the Plants and People sections are excellent! I especially appreciate the diversity of topics, and the direct application, and the clarity of writing."

    "I would definitely anticipate using a sixth edition of this text. I felt the text had most of what I wanted in a textbook."

    "The section on plant structure I find to be the single strongest area of the book and the area I feel sets it apart from the competitors."

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    Topics: botany, Mauseth, New Edition, animations, Biology, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, New Text, plant biology, Review, reviews, Science, science

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