The College at Brockport is very proud to showcase our faculty authors in Brockport Bookshelf, a gallery within our institutional repository, Digital Commons @Brockport. The Bookshelf features books and videos published by the faculty and professionals (both current and former) of The College at Brockport. It also includes items that have contributions by our authors: chapters, articles, essays, short stories, poems, or plays.
Patrons of The College at Brockport may check these books out at Drake Memorial Library. Otherwise, please use your library's Interlibrary Loan program to request them from us.
Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres, and Peter F. Hager
By Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres (College at Brockport faculty member), Peter F. Hager (College at Brockport faculty member).
Short discussion of view of Scott Kretchmar (former College at Brockport faculty member) on pages 5-53.
Addressing both collegiate and professional sports, the updated edition of Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport explores the ethical presuppositions of competitive athletics and their connection both to ethical theory and to concrete moral dilemmas that arise in actual athletic competition. This fourth edition has been updated with new examples, including a discussion of Spygate by the New England Patriots and recent discoveries on the use of performance enhancing drugs by top athletes. Two additional authors, Cesar R. Torres and Peter F. Hager, bring to this edition a discussion of the moral issues involved in youth sports and the ethics of being a fan, as well as a fresh perspective on the theories of broad internalism and the quest for excellence. Furthermore, major criticisms of broad internalism by philosophers William J. Morgan and Scott Kretchmar add a new dimension to the discussion on the moral foundations of winning.
Etzel Cardena, Stephen Jay Lynn, Stanley Krippner, and Stuart Appelle
Edited by Etzel Cardena, Steven Jay Lynn, and Stanley Krippner.
Includes a chapter co-authored by former College at Brockport faculty member Stuart Appelle: Alien abduction experiences.
"In this revised and thoroughly updated edition of their classic text, the editors have invited experts to provide definitive reviews and analyses of a wide range of anomalous experiences, from commonly documented sensations and perceptions like synesthesia, lucid dreaming, out-of-body experiences, and auditory and visual hallucinations, to rarer and more seemingly inexplicable experiences such as anomalous healing, past-lives, near-death, mystical experiences, and even alien abductions ... The book makes a compelling case for the inclusion of these marginalized and under-recognized experiences as not merely incidental, but essential to our understanding of human psychology."--Publisher's description
Melchor De Guzman, Aiedeo Mintie Das, and Dilip K. Das
Edited by: Melchor C. de Guzman (The College at Brockport faculty member), Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das.
Each year, the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) holds a global conference for police scholars and practitioners to exchange information about the latest trends in police practice and research. Drawn from recent proceedings, The Evolution of Policing: Worldwide Innovations and Insights explores major policing initiatives and evolutions across the globe and presents practical insights on how police are retooling their profession.
With insight from both police practitioners and scholars, the book covers a range of topics, including: The trends in evolving police roles among democratic and democratizing states in pursuit of improved policing models ; The impact and implementation of the currently dominant philosophy of community-oriented policing ; Innovations occurring in police training and personnel management ; Police operations and issues relating to ethics, technology, investigations, and public relations ; Challenges to police practices, such as terrorism, decentralization, and the policing of indigenous and special population groups.
A survey of the evolving roles and practices in policing across the world, the book is written in a style accessible to a wide audience. The expert insight will assist scholars in seeking directions for their current research endeavors while at the same time enabling practitioners to implement new programs or fine-tune their current practices.
Kathleen Hardesty Doig, Felicia Sturzer, and Morag Martin
Edited by Kathleen Hardesty Doig and Felicia Berger Sturzer.
Includes a chapter by College at Brockport faculty member Morag Martin: 'Augustine Debaralle, insensée, folle, charlatane, et enfin tout ce qu'il vous plaira': A Female Healer's Struggle for Medical Recognition in Napoleonic France.
Based on encyclopedias, medical journals, historical, and literary sources, this collection of interdisciplinary essays focuses on the intersection of women, gender, and disease in England and France. Diverse critical perspectives highlight contributions women made to the scientific and medical communities of the eighteenth century. In spite of obstacles encountered in spaces dominated by men, women became midwives, and wrote self-help manuals on women's health, hygiene, and domestic economy. Excluded from universities, they nevertheless contributed significantly to such fields as anatomy, botany, medicine, and public health. Enlightenment perspectives on the nature of the female body, childbirth, diseases specific to women, "gender," sex, "masculinity" and "femininity," adolescence, and sexual differentiation inform close readings of English and French literary texts. Treatises by Montpellier vitalists influenced intellectuals and physicians such as Nicolas Chambon, Pierre Cabanis, Jacques-Louis Moreau de la Sarthe, Jules-Joseph Virey, and Theophile de Bordeu. They impacted the exchange of letters and production of literary works by Julie de Lespinasse, Francoise de Graffigny, Nicolas Chamfort, Mary Astell, Frances Burney, Lawrence Sterne, Eliza Haywood, and Daniel Defoe. In our post-modern era, these essays raise important questions regarding women as subjects, objects, and readers of the philosophical, medical, and historical discourses that framed the project of enlightenment."
Christine Hedges, Barbara Williams, and Elizabeth Heavey
By Christine Hedges and Barbara Williams.
Includes a chapter by College at Brockport faculty member Elizabeth Heavey: Analyzing your results.
Covers everything from formulating a hypothesis to the legal and ethical issues involved in performing and funding a research study. Providing a user-friendly approach to research, authors Christine Hedges and Barbara Williams brings together a team who bridges the gaps between academic learning and research in a clinical setting using learning elements such as question and answer sections, sample protocols and frameworks, data collection and measurement examples, and so much more.
Kenneth J. Herrmann
By Kenneth J. Herrmann, College at Brockport faculty member.
"The author's fifty years of practice in social work and child welfare have resulted in this examination and critique of America's treatment of childhood. This advances a radical approach to ensuring the needs of children, an approach based in social justice and human rights."
Margie Lovett-Scott and Faith Prather
Edited by: Margie Lovett-Scott (College at Brockport alumna and faculty member) and Faith Prather (College at Brockport faculty member).
"... a comprehensive overview of healthcare access and delivery in 11 developing and industrialized countries. This accessible text is designed for undergraduate and beginning graduate students in various health-related disciplines. Global Health Systems offers rich and diverse real-life case scenarios, analysis of healthcare systems in an international context, and an innovative Eight Factor Model for healthcare system evaluation. The text’s integrated approach and synthesis-based organizational framework challenges learners to develop their own strategies for analysis and envision creative solutions to current healthcare crises.
Each section is organized to effectively present both the shortcomings and successes of healthcare systems in the countries discussed. The case scenarios offer the opportunity for students to think critically and apply text-based learning to real-world problems. The Eight Factor Model, developed exclusively for this text, allows learners to create their own frameworks of analysis and strategize outcome-based solutions to contemporary issues, including healthcare quality, cost, and access. The text also provides instructors with multiple pathways for evaluating student learning and knowledge acquisition."
By Takashi Nishiyama (College at Brockport faculty member).
Naval, aeronautic, and mechanical engineers played a powerful part in the military buildup of Japan in the early and mid-twentieth century. They belonged to a militaristic regime and embraced the importance of their role in it. Takashi Nishiyama examines the impact of war and peace on technological transformation during the twentieth century. He is the first to study the paradoxical and transformative power of Japan’s defeat in World War II through the lens of engineering.
Nishiyama asks: How did authorities select and prepare young men to be engineers? How did Japan develop curricula adequate to the task (and from whom did the country borrow)? Under what conditions? What did the engineers think of the planes they built to support Kamikaze suicide missions? But his study ultimately concerns the remarkable transition these trained engineers made after total defeat in 1945. How could the engineers of war machines so quickly turn to peaceful construction projects such as designing the equipment necessary to manufacture consumer products? Most important, they developed new high-speed rail services, including the Shinkansen Bullet Train. What does this change tell us not only about Japan at war and then in peacetime but also about the malleability of engineering cultures?
Nishiyama aims to counterbalance prevalent Eurocentric/Americentric views in the history of technology. Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868–1964 sets the historical experience of one country’s technological transformation in a larger international framework by studying sources in six different languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. The result is a fascinating read for those interested in technology, East Asia, and international studies. Nishiyama's work offers lessons to policymakers interested in how a country can recover successfully after defeat.
By Kimberly Schutte, The College at Brockport faculty member.
For British aristocratic women from the beginning of the Tudor era to the end of the First World War, there was nothing more important than making a suitable marriage to a groom of high rank. Failure could well have catastrophic consequences. It was the marriages of these noble daughters, far more than the unions of their brothers, which ensured a family's continued place within the titled ranks. Through an analysis of the marriage patterns of thousands of aristocratic women as well as an examination of diaries, letters, and memoirs, Schutte demonstrates that the sense of rank identity as manifested in these women's marriages remained remarkably stable for centuries, until it was finally shattered by the First World War.
Kathleen Dorman Wagner, Melanie G. Hardin-Pearce, Zara R. Brenner, and Maureen Krenzer
By Kathleen Dorman Wagner and Melanie G. Hardin-Pearce.
Includes a chapter co-authored by Zara Brenner (College at Brockport faculty member) and Rochester General Hospital's Maureen Krenzer: Alterations in pancreatic function.
The most focused, up-to-date, easy-to-understand guide to high-acuity nursing in all care settings. High-Acuity Nursing, Sixth Edition brings together the knowledge needed to care for adult patients with complex conditions and unpredictable outcomes, across settings ranging from critical care to high-skill long-term facilities. It makes critical pathophysiological concepts clinically applicable to high-acuity patients; enhances students’ clinical decision-making skills; provides extensive and immediate feedback; and supports self-paced learning. This tightly focused guide has been substantially reorganized to reflect faculty and student feedback. This edition adds bulleted chapter summaries; NCLEX-style posttest items; updated Emerging Evidence boxes; coverage of oncological emergencies, hypertensive crises, and acute aortic problems; adult doses in Related Pharmacotherapy boxes; and a brand-new chapter on complications associated with metabolic stress response.
Teaching and Learning Experience
This book is designed to help learners rapidly gain mastery and confidence. It provides:
- Focused coverage of topics specifically related to high-acuity nursing: Helps learners gain command of crucial content without ever feeling overwhelmed by its volume and complexity
- Links pathophysiological principles and clinical care: Helps learners translate pathophysiological principles into care decisions, and understand the rationale for those decisions
- Learner-focused “active learning” with strong pedagogical support: “Chunks” complex information into small, discrete sections, provides quizzes after each section to ensure mastery, and offers extensive pedagogical support for more effective study
Cindy Lou Aillaud and Lauren J. Lieberman
By Cindy Lou Aillard and Cololege at Brockport faculty member Lauren Lieberman.
"How kids with visual impairments play sports."
Everybody Plays! is a fun storybook written by Cindy Lou Aillaud and Lauren Lieberman that follows an elementary school-age child to a sports camp for children who have visual impairment, blindness, or deafblindness. Written at a 4th grade reading level, readers learn about sports and recreational physical activities that are enjoyed universally and about specific sports designed for persons with visual impairment and blindness. The young storyteller describes how sport modifications and equipment adaptations help the campers have a blast when they learn about sports and play with new friends and coaches. Young readers learn about Paralympic sports and are encouraged to identify the Paralympic sports that the storyteller experiences while at camp. Each sport and recreational activity has a Listen Up! page that introduces the sports novice to each sport or activity. If a reader does not need the detailed explanation of a particular activity, the print, braille, and electronic books are designed so the Listen Up! pages can be skipped.
Earl Babbie, Fred Halley, William E. Wagner, and Jeanne Zaino
By Earl Babbie, Fred S. Halley [College at Brockport emeritus], William E. Wagner, Jeanne Zaino.
Written by esteemed social science research authors, encourages students to practice SPSS as they read about it and provides a practical, hands-on introduction to conceptualization, measurement, and association through active learning. This fully revised workbook will guide students through step-by-step instruction on data analysis using the latest version of SPSS and the most up to date General Social Survey data. Arranged to parallel most introductory research methods texts, this text starts with an introduction to computerized data analysis and the social research process, then walks readers step-by-step through univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analysis using SPSS Statistics. In this revised edition, active and collaborative learning will be emphasized as students engage in a series of practical investigative exercises.
Mary Corey and Mark Harnischfeger
by Mary E. Corey (College at Brockport faculty member) and Mark Harnischfeger (College at Brockport alum,nus and adjunct professor).
A Social, Economic and Political History of the Negro Leagues Era for Teachers of Social Studies and American History
Between the end of Reconstruction in the 1880s and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, the players, managers and owners of the Negro Leagues empowered and inspired the African-American community to resist Jim Crow. Through the lens of baseball, Before Jackie presents this less familiar history of the era's rich tradition of activism to engage students with stories of African Americans' creativity and courage. These stories will especially appeal to African-American students who too often feel that U.S. social studies and American history has little to do with them.
Annotated and illustrated throughout, it includes lesson plans that allow students to draw on a wide variety of resources and gives teachers valuable assistance in making social studies accessible, relevant and even fun for teaching at all grade levels.
Amy E. Guptil, Denise A. Copelton, and Betsy Lucal
By: Amy E. Guptil (College at Brockport faculty member), Denise A. Copelton (College at Brockport faculty member), and Betsy Lucal.
This timely and engaging text offers students a social perspective on food, food practices, and the modern food system. It engages readers’ curiosity by highlighting several paradoxes: how food is both mundane and sacred, reveals both distinction and conformity, and, in the contemporary global era, comes from everywhere but nowhere in particular. With a social constructionist framework, the book provides an empirically rich, multi-faceted, and coherent introduction to this fascinating field.
Each chapter begins with a vivid case study, proceeds through a rich discussion of research insights, and ends with discussion questions and suggested resources. Chapter topics include food’s role in socialization, identity, work, health and social change, as well as food marketing and the changing global food system. In synthesizing insights from diverse fields of social inquiry, the book addresses issues of culture, structure, and social inequality throughout.
Written in a lively style, this book will be both accessible and revealing to beginning and intermediate students alike.
Shirl J. Hioffman, Cesar R. Torres, and R. Scott (Robert Scott) Kretchmar
Edited by: Shirl J. Hoffman.
Includes a chapter co-authored by former College at Brockport faculty member R. Scott Kretchmar and current College at Brockport faculty member Cesar R. Torres: Philosophy of physical activity.
Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, is the most cohesive introduction to the field of kinesiology available, demonstrating how its many disciplines integrate into a unified body of knowledge. This all-inclusive approach gives students a solid background in the field and prepares them for further study and course work. This engaging and jargon-free text also introduces students to job prospects and areas of study and professional practice in kinesiology.
Introduction to Kinesiology, Fourth Edition, orients and prepares students for in-depth studies in their areas of interest. Its broad scope acknowledges students’ diverse interests and aspirations in professional and scholarly career tracks as well as teaching and coaching. Top kinesiologists expand discussion of physical activity beyond exercise, sport, or health-related activity in an effort to broaden conceptions of physical activity and the potential contributions of kinesiology.
Alisa R. James
by Alisa R. James, college at Brockport faculty member.
Stay energized and organized throughout your school year! Survive and Thrive as a Physical Educator: Strategies for the First Year and Beyond will help you face the unique challenges of teaching and support your development as a physical educator. Practical and reader friendly, it is filled with the most current information plus examples based on the author's experiences as both a K-12 teacher and a college instructor who prepares future teachers. You'll also find a wealth of information on handling day-to-day issues, such as adapting to the work environment, understanding the school culture, communicating with parents, and behavior management.
In addition, sample letters and forms included in the book, such as a typical letter to parents, unit plan, and PE contract, offer models to use in creating your own. Two appendixes provide quick access to suggested teacher resources and FAQs, such as how to prepare for a substitute teacher and concerns about the tenure process.
Survive and Thrive as a Physical Educator offers strategies to help you: get your gymnasium, your equipment, and yourself organized to begin the school year; prepare your lessons and unit plans and deliver effective instruction for all students; evaluate students’ progress; establish rules and routines to promote good behavior and appropriate consequences for misbehavior; employ a range of motivational techniques to encourage participation in your class; develop positive relationships and effective communication with parents and guardians; understand and navigate your workplace culture; and avoid burnout and find opportunities for professional growth.
This practical guide will help you sharpen your teaching skills, enjoy your work with students, and meet the challenges of teaching, whether it is your first year on the job or one of many in your physical education career.
Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness : Foundations of Instruction
Lauren J. Lieberman, Paul E. Ponchillia, and Susan V. Ponchillia
By Lauren J. Lieberman (College at Brockport faculty member), Paul E. Ponchillia, and Susan V. Ponchillia.
From three prominent educators and athletes comes this important new sourcebook on teaching the skills that will enable both children and adults with visual impairments and deafblindness to participate in physical education, recreation, sports, and lifelong health and fitness activities.Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness includes methods of modifying physical skills instruction; techniques for adapting sports and other physical activities; teaching methods and curriculum points for physical skills instruction throughout the lifespan; and information about sports and related activities, providing rules, adaptations, and information about competition options. It is an ideal manual for physical educators, adapted physical education specialists, teachers of students with visual impairments, orientation and mobility specialists, occupational and recreational therapists, and anyone else interested in sports and recreation for persons who are visually impaired or deafblind.
Charles P. Nemeth
By Charles P. Nemeth (former College at Brockport faculty member).
Homeland security is a massive enterprise that gets larger by the moment. What was once mostly a TSA/aviation concern has evolved into a multidimensional operation covering a broad array of disciplines. These include critical infrastructure protection, border security, transportation security, intelligence and counterterrorism, emergency management, immigration and naturalization, and public health.
Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Second Edition provides students and practitioners alike with the latest developments on the makeup, organization, and strategic mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This new edition is fully updated with new laws, regulations, and strategies that reflect changes and developments over the last several years. The book offers unique insights into the various roles of multi-jurisdictional agencies and stakeholders at all levels of government—including law enforcement, the military, the intelligence community, emergency managers, and the private sector.
The history of security threats in the American experience, the events leading up to 9/11, and the formation and evolution of the DHS
The legal basis and foundation for the DHS
The nature of risk and threat
Training and preparatory exercises for homeland security professionals
How states and localities can work compatibly with federal policy makers
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in both the pre- and post-9/11 and post-Katrina world
The agencies and entities entrusted with intelligence analysis
Issues surrounding border security, immigration, and U.S. citizenship
Homeland security practice in the airline, maritime, and mass transit industries—including national, regional, and local rail systems
The interplay between public health and homeland security
Each chapter contains extensive pedagogy, including learning objectives, informative sidebars, chapter summaries, end-of-chapter questions, web links, and references to aid in comprehension and retention. Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Second Edition is the only book to provide an objective, balanced perspective on each of the core components that comprise the DHS’s mission and the priorities and challenges that federal and state government agencies continue to face.
Hakikur Rahman, Isabel Ramos, and Anthony Scime
Edited by Hakikur Rahman and Isabel Ramos.
Includes a chapter co-authored by College at Brockport faculty member Anthony Scime: Social science data analysis : the ethical imperative.
Organizations that utilize data mining techniques can amass valuable information on clients habits and preferences, behavior patterns, purchase patterns, sales patterns, and stock forecasts. Ethical Data Mining Applications for Socio-Economic Development provides an overview of data mining techniques under an ethical lens, investigating developments in research best practices and examining experimental cases to identify potential ethical dilemmas in the information and communications technology sector. The cases and research in this book will benefit scientists, researchers, and practitioners working in the field of data mining, data warehousing, and database management to ensure that data obtained through web-based investigations is properly handled at all organizational levels. This book is part of the Advances in Data Mining and Database Management series collection.
Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres, Peter F. Hager, and R. Scott (Robert Scott) Kretchmar
Edited by Robert L. Simon.
Includes a chapter written by former College at Brockport faculty member R. Scott Kretchmar: Bench players : do coaches have a moral obligation to play benchwarmers?
Includes a chapter co-authored by two current College at Brockport faculty members: Cesar R. Torres and Peter F. Hager: Competition, ethics, and coaching youth.
The Ethics of Coaching Sports features invited contributions written by prominent scholars examining a broad range of normative or evaluative issues that arise from the role of the coach in competitive sports. The collection is accessible and comprehensive, including discussion of concrete issues in coaching, such as the distribution of playing time, bullying, the implications of recent events surrounding the Pennsylvania State scandal, and Title IX and gender equity. The contributing authors also explore the larger ethical considerations of the role of the coach as educator, leader, and moral role model; special considerations when coaching children; and an examination of the failures of coaches to meet appropriate standards when they do not respect their players and their programs. Each contributor presents the main arguments and positions relevant to their chosen topic and, with the ground set, the authors then seek to advance the reader’s theoretical and philosophical understanding of coaching. Robert L. Simon’s introductions to each of the book’s four parts help to summarize the main theses of the contributors’ chapters and examine differences between how each author approaches their chosen subject.Study questions are also provided for each chapter, making The Ethics of Coaching Sports the perfect companion for classes on sports ethics and coaching.
Carol Smallwood, Jason Kuhl, Lisa Fraser, and Pam O'Sullivan
Edited by Carol Smallwood, Jason Kuhl, and Lisa Fraser ; foreword by Robert P. Holley.
Includes two chapters by College at Brockport faculty member (librarian) Pam O'Sullivan: Daily operations, and: What personal life?
As budgets for libraries continue to shrink, the key challenge facing the 21st century librarian is finding how to do more with less. Learning how to increase productivity within the constraints of a difficult economy, librarians can benefit from the insights of fellow professionals and others who have succeeded in making the most of what they have.
Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians features more than thirty essays that provide valuable tips for the professional who must cope with increasing demands upon their resources. Librarians will get tips on how to:
•identify the most important tasks for the library• eliminate non-essential functions and processes • increase reliance on volunteers, interns, and students • optimize daily routines and schedule staff effectively • increase productivity through the use of social media and email • increase project and time management skills and personal productivity through setting and meeting goals
With productivity tips for all librarians—from the newly hired to the most seasoned veteran—this volume will help libraries provide better service to their users and also show librarians how to give this service without losing their personal lives and their sanity.
Patricia Stevens, Robert L. Smith, and Robert Dobmeier
By Patricia Stevens, Robert L Smith.
Includes a chapter co-authored by College at Brockport faculty member Robert Dobmeier: Retaining sobriety: Relapse prevention strategies.
Recognized for its clarity, accessibility, and practical approach, this widely used text thoroughly examines substance abuse in the population, addressing ways to measure the problem and ways to treat individuals and families who seek assistance. It is designed to increase the knowledge base of the reader/student about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) and to help them more clearly understand the process of working with clients who are misusing or abusing these drugs–now updated to include the changing substance abuse problems in our nation and around the world. The authors educate prospective and practicing clinicians and counselors by guiding them, step-by-step, through the process of working with substance-abuse clients. While the chapters generally build on each other as they take readers through the theory and practice of substance abuse counseling, each chapter can be used as a stand-alone source of valuable information. Illustrative case studies with critical thinking questions plus MyCounselingLab videos and exercises give readers opportunities to examine and discuss a wide variety of cases. Individual chapters on special populations add substantial depth to the text's treatment of its subject.
Cesar R. Torres and R. Scott (Robert Scott) Kretchmar
Edited by Cesar Torres, College at Brockport faculty member.
Includes a chapter by former College at Brockport faculty member Scott Kretchmar: Research Methodology. The Philosophy of Sport and Analytic Philosophy.
The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport features specially commissioned essays from a team of leading international scholars. The book, by providing an overview of the advances in the philosophical understanding of sport (and related practices), serves as a measure of the development of the philosophy of sport but it also constitutes an expression of the discipline’s state of the art.
Includes a critical analysis of the historical development of philosophic ideas about sport, three essays on the research methods typically used by sport philosophers, twelve essays that address vital issues at the forefront of key research areas, as well as four essays on topics of future disciplinary concern.
Also features a glossary of key terms and concepts, an essay on resources available to researchers and practitioners, an essay on careers opportunities in the discipline, and an extensive annotated bibliography of key literature.
Melchor De Guzman, Aiedeo Mintie Das, and Dilip K. Das
By Melchor De Guzman [College at Brockport faculty member], Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K Das.
Papers presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium held in Ayvalik, Turkey, in 2006.
Every year, esteemed scholars and practitioners meet at the International Police Executive Symposium to discuss contemporary issues in policing and share ideas about effective strategies in their jurisdictions. Drawn from the proceedings at the Thirteenth Annual Meeting held in Turkey and updated with new developments since the conference, Strategic Responses to Crime: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally describes how local police agencies are addressing issues of crime that have global implications.
With contributions from a diverse panel of experts, the book combines scholarly perspectives with those of practitioners and explores issues in various cultural settings worldwide. Topics discussed include: Community policing and police innovations such as safety and security councils ; Performance management systems in police organizations ; Efforts to combat drug cultivation and trafficking ; International terrorism and individuals’ motivations for joining terrorist organizations ; Approaches for handling and policing the mentally ill in accordance with human rights concerns ; Cybercrime and child sexual abuse ; Crime scene assessment, information gathering, and case development and management ; Jurisprudence, law, and empirical research related to racial profiling in the United States ; Computer technology and crime analysis tools and models ; Emerging police administration strategies.
Combining empirical evidence from scholarly studies with in-the-trenches experience from practitioners, this volume assembles critical insight into a range of issues relevant to policing in the 21st century.
Edward H. Downey, Matthew A. Jones, Melchor De Guzman, and Korni Swaroop Kumar
Edited by Ed Downey [College at Brockport faculty member] and Matt Jones.
Includes a chapter co-authored by two College at Brockport faculty members: Melchor De Guzman and Korni Swaroop Kumar: Using Web 2.0 as a Community Policing Strategy: An Examination of the United States Municipal Police Departments.
Web 2.0 can create value for political processes by decreasing costs and increasing opportunities for civic engagement, and, as a result, will likely affect the future of governance. Public Service, Governance and Web 2.0 Technologies: Future Trends in Social Media investigates the effects of Web technologies and social media on interaction and the political process. Researchers, government administrators, and policymakers will benefit from the book's examination of e-governance in an increasingly complex and interdependent world. Readers will learn to use Web technologies to address local and global problems and improve systems of governance, social equity, economic activity, sustainability, service delivery, transparency, and the ethical and legal dimensions of public service.
Carol Faulkner and Alison M. Parker
Edited by Carol Faulkner and Alison M. Parker [College at Brockport faculty member].
The chapters in this volume, collected for a conference held at the University of Rochester, see the interconnections between gender and race as fundamental to American identity and central to American history. This collection builds on decades of interdisciplinary scholarship by African American women and gender historians and feminist scholars, attempting to bridge the gap between well-developed theories of race, gender, and power andthe practice of historical research. It reveals the interdependent construction of racial and gender identity in individuals' lived experiences in specific historical contexts, such as westward expansion, civil rights movements, or economic depression as well as national and transnational debates over marriage, citizenship and sexual mores. All of these essays consider multiple aspects of identity, including sexuality, class, religion, and nationality, among others, but the volume emphasizes gender and race--the focus of our new book series--as principal bases of identity and locations of power and oppression in American history.
Frederick J. Gravetter and Larry B. Wallnau
By Frederick Gravetter [College at Brockport emeritus] and Larry Wallnau [College at Brockport emeritus].
The best-selling introduction to statistics for students in the behavioral and social sciences, this text continues to offer straightforward instruction, accuracy, built-in learning aids, and real-world examples. The goal of STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition is to not only teach the methods of statistics, but also to convey the basic principles of objectivity and logic that are essential for science and valuable in everyday life. Authors Frederick Gravetter and Larry Wallnau help students understand statistical procedures through a conceptual context that explains why the procedures were developed and when they should be used. Students have numerous opportunities to practice statistical techniques through learning checks, examples, step-by-step demonstrations, and problems.
By William Heyen.
William Heyen, College at Brockport alumnus and emeritus, is one of our most prolific, honored and necessary poets. Since 1968, Heyen has kept an almost daily journal - a restless chronicle of creativity and the stuff of life. In this first volume of Heyen's collected journal, youthful ambition and drive rub up against the demands and pleasures of family life, professional duties and sports scores. Additionally, the journal provides an interesting perspective on the literary scene of the late 60s and the decade of the 70s - magazines and books and writers weave in and out of these entries. Heyen's journals are essential - and compulsive - reading for anyone interested in the active pursuit of authenticity and satisfaction.