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Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook You

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Contemporary books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Contemporary Human Behavior Theory: A Critical Perspective for Social Work Practice (4th Edition) (What’s New in Social Work) (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook Youtakes a multidisciplinary, theoretical approach to HBSE and provides a consistent analytical framework for readers to examine both traditional and contemporary theories. Students are encouraged to develop their critical-thinking skills as they explore each theory and analyze the social, ideological, and economic structures of society that impact individual problems. Each chapter includes coverage of the research that supports a particular theory, an analysis of the validity of that research, and a discussion of contemporary issues.    …
Author(s): Susan P. Robbins, Pranab Chatterjee, et al.

2. Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding (2015)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouApplied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding is designed to convey a fundamental understanding of the principles and practices involved in both the development and the production of compounded dosage forms by applying pharmaceutical principles. Updated edition includes addition of formulation records from compounding laboratory, a new chapter about aerosols and foams, and student data results from compounding laboratory. Loose-leaf, 3-hole drilled, Black and White. #415,925 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #222 in Pharmacy (Books) #357 in Pharmacies Would…
Author(s): Robert P Shrewsbury

3. Introduction to Contemporary Special Education: New Horizons (2nd Edition) (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook Youpresents an introduction to the professional practices, trends, and research that define contemporary special education while also conveying the diversity and excitement of this changing field.   is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience–for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. You…
Author(s): Deborah Deutsch Smith, Naomi Chowdhuri Tyler, et al.

4. Contemporary Sport Management (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouContemporary Sport Management returns with a new edition that makes this popular introductory text stronger and more applicable than ever for students who plan to enter, or are considering entering, the field of sport management. The sixth edition of Contemporary Sport Management offers the knowledge of 58 highly acclaimed contributors, 25 of them new to this work. Together, they present a wide array of cultural and educational backgrounds, offer a complete and contemporary overview of the field, and represent the diversity that is noteworthy of this profession. This latest edition offers much new and…
Author(s): Paul M Pedersen, Dr Lucie Thibault

5. Special Education: Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText — Access Card Package (5th Edition) (What’s New in Special Education) (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouBefore purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of MyLab & Mastering programs exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab & Mastering, you will also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for MyLab may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. provides a multi-dimensional view of the field of special…
Author(s): Marilyn Friend

6. Contemporary Sport Management (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouThis is the loose-leaf version of Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition, which offers students a lower-priced, printed version of the text. Other binding options are also available.Contemporary Sport Management returns with a new edition that makes this popular introductory text stronger and more applicable than ever for students who plan to enter, or are considering entering, the field of sport management.The sixth edition of Contemporary Sport Management offers the knowledge of 58 highly acclaimed contributors, 25 of them new to this work. Together, they present a wide array of cultural and…
Author(s): Paul M Pedersen, Lucie Thibault

7. Essentials of Contemporary Management (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook You8th edition by Jones and George is the concise version of Contemporary Management. Jones and George are dedicated to the challenge of “Making It Real“ for students. This edition continues to focus on providing the most up-to-date account of the changes taking place in the world of management and management practices, while maintaining our emphasis on making our text relevant and interesting to students. The increased focus on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses large and small and integrated timely examples bring management issues to life for students. #452,012 in Books (See…
Author(s): Gareth Jones, Jennifer George

8. Contemporary Human Geography: Culture, Globalization, Landscape (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouWith each chapter organized by five themes (region, mobility, globalization, nature-culture, cultural landscape), Contemporary Human Geography introduces students to geography concepts through fascinating topics such as the distribution of college sports, the relationship of beauty pageants and cultural identity, texting and language modification, and more, continually reinforcing geographers’ contributions to our understanding of how we live in a globalized, modern world. The authors frame this coverage using specific learning objectives to help students focus on essential concepts and prepare for…
Author(s): Roderick P. Neumann, Patricia L. Price

9. Focus on Social Problems: A Contemporary Reader (2016)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouFocus on Social Problems: A Contemporary Reader exposes students to current issues in the field. The selections in this reader help students understand how social problems are defined and constructed, increase their empirical knowledge about the causes and consequences of social problems, and develop empathy. Working from a critical social constructionist foundation, the readings address a wide variety of social problems. Editors Mindy Stombler and Amanda M. Jungels include a combination of research-based articles and popular media pieces. Each…
Author(s): Mindy Stombler, Amanda M. Jungels

10. Contemporary Topics 1 with Essential Online Resources (4th Edition) (2016)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouNow in a fourth edition, expands on its highly respected approach to developing academic listening and study skills. Organized around realistic college lectures, the text guides learners through carefully sequenced activities in skills such as note-taking, focusing attention, intensive listening, and vocabulary building. It also helps students evaluate their interests and explore possible career paths. #377,634 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1365 in English as a Second Language Instruction #2465 in Foreign Language Instruction (Books) Would you like to ?If you…
Author(s): Helen S Solorzano, Laurie L Frazier

11. Contemporary Conflict Resolution (2016)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouSince the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda. The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, charts the development of the field, evaluates successes and failures, and assesses the main current challenges and debates in the second decade of the twenty-first century. In response to ongoing changes in the dynamics of global conflict, including the events and consequences of the Arab revolutions, the rise of the self-styled ‘Islamic State’, the conflict in Ukraine, and the continued evolution of conflict…
Author(s): Oliver Ramsbotham, Tom Woodhouse, et al.

12. Contemporary Strategy Analysis (2019)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouNow in its tenth edition, Contemporary Strategy Analysis continues its tradition of accessibility, practicality, and real-world relevance to graduate and undergraduate students around the world. Focusing on strategic analysis, value creation, and implementation, this book provides a rigorous grounding in essential principles while offering up-to-date perspectives based on practices used at leading companies across industries and borders. Comprehensive coverage merges theory and application through new and updated cases, and the discussion surrounding…
Author(s): Robert M. Grant

13. Loose-Leaf for Essentials of Contemporary Management (2018)

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook YouEssentials of Contemporary Management, Eighth Edition, provides the most current account of changes taking place in the world of management and management practices while making the text relevant and interesting to students.Management students often need help relating theories and concepts, such as diversity, sustainability, and globalization, to themselves and the business world. Our powerful Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business–accredited text and technology helps instructors hold students accountable for baseline knowledge so instructors can more readily bring concepts to life. Building Management Skills,…
Author(s): Gareth R Jones, Jennifer M George

Best Contemporary Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some contemporary books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Contemporary art and memory

Author(s): Joan Gibbons
Publisher: I. B. Tauris, Year: [2007?], Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 915001

Llewellyn’s 2020 Witches’ Companion: A Guide to Contemporary Living

Author(s): Deborah Lipp, Jason Mankey, Tess Whitehurst
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 July 2019, Size: 12 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2387906

The Practical Art of Divine Magic: Contemporary & Ancient Techniques of Theurgy

Author(s): Patrick Dunn
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Aug 2015, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2290047

Participatory Citizenship And Crisis In Contemporary Brazil

Author(s): Valesca Lima
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2395271

China’s Globalization and the Belt and Road Initiative

Author(s): Jean A. Berlie
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2406347

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor of the Belt and Road Initiative: Concept, Context and Assessment

Author(s): Siegfried O. Wolf
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407901

Party Proliferation and Political Contestation in Africa: Senegal in Comparative Perspective

Author(s): Catherine Lena Kelly
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408447

Chinese Politics and Labor Movements

Author(s): Jake Lin
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408919

Emotion and the Contemporary Museum: Development of a Geographically-Informed Approach to Visitor Evaluation

Author(s): Candice P. Boyd, Rachel Hughes
Publisher: Springer Singapore; Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411610

Changing Ethnicity: Contemporary Ethno-Politics in China

Author(s): Zhitian Guo
Publisher: Springer Singapore; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411646

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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