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Criminological Theory: The Essentials by Stephen G. Tibbetts, ISBN: 9781506367897

Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Third Edition offers you a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories. Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed author Stephen G. Tibbetts examines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives to demonstrate to you the practical application of theories to contemporary social problems.

New to the Third Edition:

A new chapter dedicated entirely to feminist perspectives (Chapter 10) introduces you to feminist models of crime while underscoring the importance of examining the related research.

Case studies that examine offender motives are now included to help you apply the theories discussed to interesting and memorable examples.

Policy is now integrated into each section to allow you to see the practical policy implications of each theory.

Coverage of critical topics has been expanded throughout to introduce you to important issues, such as the influence of employment on criminal behavior, the success of school programs in reducing delinquent behavior, and federal sentencing guidelines in regard to crack versus powder cocaine.

Statistics, graphs, and tables have all been updated to demonstrate the most recent trends in criminology.

Business Law Concentrate by James Marson, Katy Ferris, ISBN: 9780198840602

The Business Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Written by experts and covering all key topics, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

Business Law by James Marson, Katy Ferris, ISBN: 9780198766285

Do your students struggle to engage with legal topics? Look no further than Marson & Ferris' Business Law to help them actively engage with the law, understand it, and approach it with confidence. Written with business, management, and finance and accounting students in mind, the authors put the law into a context that they can easily understand by introducing case studies in every chapter. These 'Business Scenarios' help the students contextualize the law by presenting the reader with an example of an everyday problem which demonstrates how the law can affect a company, employer, employee, or civilian. Throughout each chapter the students are asked to pause and consider how the content applies to these routine business problems, enabling them to become active readers and think independently about how the law operates. The first chapter provides a helpful guide to studying the law and advice on how to excel in assessments so that they can fulfil their potential. This chapter includes a sample problem question and model answer. Further sample problem and essay questions can be found at the end of chapters, giving readers an opportunity to test their understanding and practise for assessments. Students will be able to find indicative answers to these questions hosted with the online resources for this book. At the end of each chapter the authors provide further reading suggestions to guide students that want to deepen their knowledge, including well-maintained and trusted websites, Twitter feeds, and YouTube channels in addition to suitable books and articles. Online resources This book is accompanied by a suite of online resources including multiple-choice-questions with instant feedback.

CSQS Corporate Law, 3rd edition by Lee Roach, ISBN: 9781860727047

This official ICSA study text has been specially designed to support the ICSA CSQS module in Corporate Law. The text gives an understanding of the scope of company law, how it is linked to other specialist legal subjects, the sources of company law and the key legal principles.

The book explores the legal structures of different types of business organisations and covers the areas which feature most commonly on undergraduate law programmes, including the corporate personality doctrine, shareholders, shares and capital, directors' duties, minority shareholder protection and transparency.

The text provides an excellent guide for students, but is also a handy reference for anyone who works with corporate law, or would like to learn more about the subject.

Highfire by Eoin Colfer, ISBN: 9780062938558

Highfire

A Novel

Hardcover

by ( Jan, 2020 )

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series comes a hilarious and high-octane adult novel about a vodka-drinking, Flashdance-loving dragon who lives an isolated life in the bayous of Louisiana--and the raucous adventures that ensue when he crosses paths with a fifteen-year-old troublemaker on the run from a crooked sheriff.In the days of yore, he flew the skies and scorched angry mobs--now he hides from swamp tour boats and rises only with the greatest reluctance from his Laz-Z-Boy recliner. Laying low in the bayou, this once-magnificent fire breather has been reduced to lighting Marlboros with nose sparks, swilling Absolut in a Flashdance T-shirt, and binging Netflix in a fishing shack. For centuries, he struck fear in hearts far and wide as Wyvern, Lord Highfire of the Highfire Eyrie--now he goes by Vern. However...he has survived, unlike the rest. He is the last of his kind, the last dragon. Still, no amount of vodka can drown the loneliness in his molten core. Vern's glory days are long gone. Or are they?

A canny Cajun swamp rat, young Everett "Squib" Moreau does what he can to survive, trying not to break the heart of his saintly single mother. He's finally decided to work for a shady smuggler--but on his first night, he witnesses his boss murdered by a crooked constable.

Regence Hooke is not just a dirty cop, he's a despicable human being--who happens to want Squib's momma in the worst way. When Hooke goes after his hidden witness with a grenade launcher, Squib finds himself airlifted from certain death by...a dragon?

The swamp can make strange bedfellows, and rather than be fried alive so the dragon can keep his secret, Squib strikes a deal with the scaly apex predator. He can act as his go-between (aka familiar)--fetch his vodka, keep him company, etc.--in exchange for protection from Hooke. Soon the three of them are careening headlong toward a combustible confrontation. There's about to be a fiery reckoning, in which either dragons finally go extinct--or Vern's glory days are back.

A triumphant return to the genre-bending fantasy that Eoin Colfer is so well known for, Highfire is an effortlessly clever and relentlessly funny tour-de-force of comedy and action.

Well+Good Cookbook by Alexia Brue, Melisse Gelula, ISBN: 9781984823199

Well+Good Cookbook

100 Healthy Recipes + Expert Advice for Better Living

Hardcover

by ( Apr, 2019 )

Well + Good's Eating for Wellness is the go-to authority for treating yourself right. These 100 recipes (50% of which are new and exclusive) are contributed by trusted voices in a variety of fields, including Gabby Bernstein (spirituality), Bobbi Brown (beauty), Joey Gonzalez (fitness), Candice Kumai (nutrition), and more. These are the recipes your wellness idols rely on every day in their busy, real lives-- and now you'll be able to do the same. The health factor in these recipes is implicit, of course, and will be denoted with the expected tags like vegan, paleo, gluten-free, and keto. But in addition, each recipe offers specific wellness factors, which will also be denoted- Better Skin, Better Sleep, Better Sex, Better Mood, Better Focus, Better Digestion, Better Energy. The recipes are organized by meal, but the book also contains a wellness index so you can act on your specific goals. Use the book whichever way works best for you, and know you'll feel like the best version of yourself.

Salad Feasts: How to assemble the perfect meals by Jessica Elliott Dennison, ISBN: 9781784881641

The wonderful thing about making a salad is that it's a relaxed, stress-free way of cooking, with endless possibilities for customisation. By simply adding in a handful of toasted nuts, something sweet like sultanas, a few spoonfuls of chewy grains like barley or spelt, then a crumbling of cheese; a boring salad can start to look a lot more like dinner. In Salad Feasts, Jessica Elliott Dennison guides you through the art of creating the perfect meal with over 60 foolproof recipes that turn salads into flavour-packed, midweek meals. From a quick, 10-minute Radicchio, Stilton and Pear salad, to the slow cooked Anchovy Roast Peppers with Smoky Tomato Beans, each recipe provides alternative substitute ingredients that are designed to make your salad-making flexible and easy, no matter the season. Including feasting menus to elevate your salads into occasion-worthy spreads, as well as a basic recipe formula to guide you, these are easy-to-assemble, delicious meals that transform ordinary salads into extraordinary feasts.

Nothing Fancy by Alison Roman, ISBN: 9780451497017

Nothing Fancy

The Art of Having People Over

Hardcover

by ( Oct, 2019 )

An unexpected weeknight meal with a neighbor or a weekend dinner party with fifteen of your closest friends--either way and everywhere in between, having people over is supposed to be fun, not stressful. This abundant collection of all-new recipes--heavy on the easy-to-execute vegetables and versatile grains, paying lots of close attention to crunchy, salty snacks, and with love for all the meats--is for gatherings big and small, any day of the week. Alison Roman will give you the food your people want (think DIY martini bar, platters of tomatoes, pots of coconut-braised chicken and chickpeas, pans of lemony turmeric tea cake) plus the tips, sass, and confidence to pull it all off. With Nothing Fancy, any night of the week is worth celebrating. Praise for Nothing Fancy "[Nothing Fancy] is full of the sort of recipes that sound so good, one contemplates switching off any and all phones, calling in sick, and cooking through the bulk of them."--Food52 "[Nothing Fancy] exemplifies that classic Roman approach to cooking: well-known ingredients rearranged in interesting and compelling ways for young home cooks who want food that looks (and photographs) as good as it tastes."--Grub Street "The recipes will provide well for friendly dinner parties, while still being straightforward enough to cook quickly on a midweek evening after work."--Vogue "Roman's recipes are elegant but straightforward, impressive but actionable, with an emphasis on easy vegetables (like peppers with yuzu), homespun desserts (like blackberry and cornmeal cake), and show-stopping entrees (like lamb chops for the table)."--Esquire

The Little Swedish Kitchen by Rachel Khoo, ISBN: 9780718188917

The Little Swedish Kitchen

Over 100 Recipes to Celebrate Every Season

Hardcover

by ( Jul, 2018 )

Bestselling food writer Rachel Khoo bid farewell to her Parisian kitchen and moved to Sweden in pursuit of love. Having made the country her home, Rachel now shares over 100 delicious and seasonal Swedish recipes from her new little Scandi kitchen i- celebrating traditional fare, embracing local ingredients, exploring what the locals eat at home and offering her own fresh and delicious takes on Swedish recipes. Woven through with stunning photographs of the location and food, and created with Rachel's inimitably stylish touch, this ravishing new cookbook takes readers on a culinary tour of this beautiful country and lets them experience the Swedish art of enjoying just the perfect amount of the best things in life for themselves. Recipes include- - Mushroom toast with bacon and thyme - Cod with asparagus, smashed eggs and parsley sauce - Yellow pea soup with smoked sausage dumplings - Roasted butternut squash waffles - Praline and parsnip cake - Almond and lingonberry buns

Healthier Together : Recipes for Two - Nourish Your Body, Nourish Your Relationships by Liz Moody, ISBN: 9780525573272

Healthier Together is the new anti-diet, plan-agnostic healthy eating bible that promises easy-to-make recipes with a fun twist- all of the recipes are designed to be cooked, eaten, and enjoyed by two people, whether with a friend, a significant other, a sibling, or even a coworker. Organized by traditionally social meals and shared foods, such as brunch, snacks, and dinner, this book knows setting goals with others is the key to achieving success and changing habits so that eating well is effortless. For home cooks looking to jumpstart their healthy eating habits, try the Healthier Together 21-Day Cleanup and have more energy, sleep better, experience fewer mood swings, and get glowing skin just a little bit quicker. With recipes chock-full of hot-button, glow-inducing ingredients accompanied by nutritional information, this unique approach shows home cooks how to share healthy, delicious meals that don't necessitate dietary sacrifice.

Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn, ISBN: 9781401289782

Shadow of the Batgirl

Paperback

by ( Feb, 2020 )

Cassandra Cain, teenage assassin, isn't exactly Batgirl material...yet. Will she step out of the shadows and overcome her greatest obstacle--that voice inside her head telling her she can never be a hero? Lucky for Cass, she won't have to defy her destiny alone. With the help of her new mentors, noodle shop owner Jackie Fujikawa Yoneyama and a librarian named Barbara Gordon, she'll attempt to answer this question the only way she knows how: learning everything she possibly can about her favorite hero. The only problem is that Batgirl hasn't been seen in Gotham for years...Can Cass find Batgirl before her father destroys the world she has grown to love? Or will shehave to take on a heroic mantle of her very own? Accompanied by the edgy art style of Nicole Goux, Sarah Kuhn, author of Heroine Complex and I Love You So Mochi, tells the harrowing story of a girl who overcomes the odds to find her unique identity.

Gotta Get Theroux This by Louis Theroux, ISBN: 9781529027143

Gotta Get Theroux This

My Life and Strange Times in Television

Hardcover

by ( Sep, 2019 )

In 1994 fledgling journalist Louis Theroux was given a one-off gig on Michael Moore's TV Nation, presenting a segment on apocalyptic religious sects. Gawky, socially awkward and totally unqualified, his first reaction to this exciting opportunity was panic. But he'd always been drawn to off-beat characters, so maybe his enthusiasm would carry the day. Or, you know, maybe it wouldn't . . . In Gotta Get Theroux This, Louis takes the reader on a joyous journey from his anxiety-prone childhood to his unexpectedly successful career. Nervously accepting the BBC's offer of his own series, he went on to create an award-winning documentary style that has seen him immersed in the weird worlds of paranoid US militias and secretive pro-wrestlers, get under the skin of celebrities like Max Clifford and Chris Eubank and tackle gang culture in San Quentin prison, all the time wondering whether the same qualities that make him good at documentaries might also make him bad at life. As Louis woos his beautiful wife Nancy and learns how to be a father, he also dares to take on the powerful Church of Scientology. Just as challenging is the revelation that one of his old subjects, Jimmy Savile, was a secret sexual predator, prompting him to question our understanding of how evil takes place. Filled with wry observation and self-deprecating humour, this is Louis at his most insightful and honest best.

Story Boat by Kyo Maclear, ISBN: 9780735263598

Story Boat

Hardcover

by ( Feb, 2020 )

When you have to leave behind almost everything you know, where can you call home? Sometimes home is simply where we are- here. A imaginative, lyrical, unforgettable picture book about the migrant experience through a child's eyes. When a little girl and her younger brother are forced along with their family to flee the home they've always known, they must learn to make a new home for themselves -- wherever they are. And sometimes the smallest things -- a cup, a blanket, a lamp, a flower, a story -- can become a port of hope in a terrible storm. As the refugees travel onward toward an uncertain future, they are buoyed up by their hopes, dreams and the stories they tell -- a story that will carry them perpetually forward. This timely, sensitively told story, written by multiple award--winner Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Sendak Fellowship recipient Rashin Kheiriyeh, introduces very young readers in a gentle, non-frightening and ultimately hopeful way to the current refugee crisis.

Jane Doe and the Key of All Souls by Jeremy Lachlan, ISBN: 9781760501822

Strap in. Hold on tight. The second instalment of the award-winning Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds is here! Jane Doe is in more danger than ever before. Her father is still imprisoned. The Manor fdash; the hallowed world between worlds udash; is still dying. The villainous Roth is still searching for the mythical, all-powerful Cradle Sea. Worst of all, Jane has learned that she is the key to stopping him and saving the Otherworlds. Problem is, she squo;s stranded in the dying land of Arakaan odash; RothCsquo;s home sdash; and its people have some surprising secrets of their own. With a little help from her pyromaniac pal, Violet, and her doubtful ally, Hickory, Jane must find the courage to accept her destiny and face her darkest fears, even if it means losing everything she holds dear. From the desolate plains of Arakaan to the shifting halls and devious booby traps of the Manor, Janessquo;s Cradle quest is about to explode. There are sandstorms. There are scorpions. There are new friends and foes. And every soul in every world hangs in the balance.