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With riveting examples taken from today's headlines, cutting-edge material on careers, new ways to help students think and write critically, and an engaging magazine-style design, this text is perfect for today's busy students and instructors.
This textbook introduces the criminal justice system and particularly examines the roles played by police, courts, and corrections. Gaines (California State University) and Miller discuss measurements and explanations of crime, criminal law, police organization, pretrial procedures, criminal trials, punishment and sentencing, probation and community corrections, juvenile justice, the drug war, and cybercrime. The fifth edition adds a chapter on homeland security and sections on police strategies, jail overcrowding, and school violence. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
ECONOMIC EDUCATION FOR CONSUMERS, 4E brings economic, consumer, and personal finance topics to life. Exciting changes to this edition include a bright, new design and updated information on important changes in technology, banking, and taxes. Organized into several class-length lessons, each chapter contains several features to capture and maintain student interest, such as Consumer Alert, Vote Your Wallet, Inside the Numbers, Math of Money, What in the World?, and NetBookmark.
This textbook helps high school students to become informed consumers and prepares them to make wise financial decisions. Sample topics include choosing a career, filing taxes, budgeting expenses, using credit, and investing for the future. Among the pedagogical features is a capstone project in which students incorporate course material into a comprehensive lifespan plan for achieving their personal goals. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
The Economics of Macro Issues is a collection of brief, relevant readings that spark independent thinking and classroom discussions in principles of economics courses. The Miracle of Economic Growth:Rich Nation, Poor Nation; Return of the Luddites: Technophobia and Economic Growth; The Dragon and the Tigers: Economic Growth in Asia; Immigrants and Economic Growth; Outsourcing and Economic Growth; Poverty and Economic Growth. The Business Cycle, Unemployment, and Inflation: What's in a Word? Plenty, If it's the "R" Word; The Case of the Disappearing Workers; The Graying of the Workforce; The Problem with Deflation; The Problem with Inflation; Measuring GDP; Fiscal Policy:The Return of Big Government; The Myths of Social Security; Macro Disasters; The Brain Gain; Tax Cuts: When They Matter, When They Don't; Simplifying the Federal Tax System (Don't Hold Your Breath); Raising the Debt Ceiling-What's a Few of Trillion Dollars, More or Less? Monetary Policy and Financial Institutions; The Future of the Fed; New Economy Versus Inflation-targeting; Monetary Policy and Interest Rates; The Savings Glut; Beating the Market; Donr't Worry: Your Deposits are Insured; International Trade and Finance; The Opposition to Free Trade; The $750,000 Job; The Trade Revolution in Textiles; The Trade Deficit; The Dollar versus the Euro; Winner Take All? For all readers interested in macroeconomic issues.
For years, The Economics of Public Issues has shown students the power of economics in explaining the world around us. the twelfth edition continues the tradition of illustrating traditional economic principles through contemporary issues by offering eight all-new chapters on compelling topics such as the economics of traffic jams, slave redemption in Sudan, and the Microsoft monopoly. the authors' clear presentation and straightforward applications make the study of economics entertaining and informative. The Economics of Public Issues is an essential source of engaging, relevant readings for a principles of economics course, and an excellent way to spark independent thinking in political economy, public policy, and social issues courses.
Economics Today and Tomorrow incorporates the 21 basic concepts established in A Framework for Teaching Basic Economic Concepts, published by the National Council on Economic Education.
The book makes the study of economics accessible and exciting. The program is reader-friendly text, resources for all ability levels, and easy-to-use technology. In addition to current statistics and news events, this program has updated diagrams, charts, maps, photos, and illustrations. In-depth coverage of the new economy and the impact of the digital revolution are included, along with features from "BusinessWeek" and exclusive analysis and information from "Standard & Poor's.
This textbook is a wealth of information about economics.
Economics: Today and Tomorrow incorporates the 21 Basic Concepts established in "A Framework for Teaching the Basic Concepts," published by the National Council on Economic Education.
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