Child Development from Infancy to Adolescence:
An Active Learning Approach,
Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch
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Introduction to Criminal Justice:
Systems, Diversity, and Change,
Callie Marie Rennison, Mary Dodge
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Business and Professional Communication:
KEYS for Workplace Excellence,
Kelly M. Quintanilla, Shawn T. Wahl
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Human Resource Management:
People, Data, and Analytics
Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan, David Caughlin, Donald Truxillo
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From Secrets to Policy,
Mark M. Lowenthal
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