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Arts

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.
Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Provides biographical and critical coverage of primarily U.S. designers, milliners, footwear designers, fashion companies and textile houses. Entries include a biographical summary; primary and secondary bibliography that includes articles and exhibition catalogs; and a signed, critical essay written by an expert in the field as well as photographs.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, ed. , v.
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, ed. , v.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, ed. , v.

The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of National Dress, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of National Dress, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of National Dress, ed. , v.

Examines clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.

Foodways and Folklore, ed. , v.
Foodways and Folklore, ed. , v.

Foodways and Folklore, ed. , v.

Surveys the vast legacy of American foodways, from early Native American cultures to the modern influx of Asian and Middle Eastern immigrants.

Food, ed. , v.
Food, ed. , v.

Food, ed. , v.

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Biography

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 29, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 29, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 29, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22, v.

This respected resource is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available.

American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.
American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.

American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.

Provides biographical information on the most important figures in American environmentalism. Includes men and women who have made a significant contribution to environmental issues over the last 200 years.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Pope Francis, ed. , v.
Pope Francis, ed. , v.

Pope Francis, ed. , v.

This book covers Pope Francis, the first Latin American pope. His efforts have drawn simultaneous acclaim and controversy as he has attempted to balance major changes with the fundamental teachings of the Catholic Church.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 37
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 37

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 37

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Business

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Covers more than 400 prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies. Also included are company logos, illustrations and ticker symbols, current market share, new products, and where to write for an annual report.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.
Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made.

Critical Perspectives on Free Trade and Globalization, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Free Trade and Globalization, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Free Trade and Globalization, ed. , v.

This book will introduce students to the debate surrounding free trade and globalization to help them understand the nature of international commerce, cultural exchanges brought on through trade, and how the international economy is evolving.

Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.
Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.

Earning, Saving, and Investing, ed. , v.

This book examines how people can find work that fits their interests, budget their income, and use investment options to help them make more money. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2, v.

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 5, v.

Includes essays on 350 topics in management theories and applications, written by academics and business professionals who have first hand knowledge of the particular topic or essay they are contributing, and reviewed and edited by Dr. Marilyn M. Helms. Topics include aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, and supply chain management, among many others.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 6, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 6, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 6, v.

Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Combines a variety of information, including how-to topics in e-commerce and directory listings of companies, services, associations, and government agencies related to e-commerce, to provide the most relevant information and resources. Organized into three sections: how-to topics, directory information, and a listing of the top 250 e-commerce companies worldwide. Also includes rankings by revenue and number of employees for the e-commerce companies listed.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. , v.

Provides access to the world of Internet commerce and addresses the concerns of those who want to join the ranks of the Internet business community. Presents answers to common questions about website development, financing, advertising, and more. Features 470 essays covering topics and terms, profiles of the top e-commerce companies, biographies of e-commerce innovators, and coverage of events and legislation related to e-commerce.

Making Smart Money Choices, ed. , v.
Making Smart Money Choices, ed. , v.

Making Smart Money Choices, ed. , v.

This book explores financial decision-making processes, how to wisely borrow money, how to distinguish between needs and wants, and how to avoid scams. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Managing Debt, ed. , v.
Managing Debt, ed. , v.

Managing Debt, ed. , v.

This book discusses the differences between good and bad debt, how to build a good credit score, and how to pay down debt. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

English

Animal Farm, ed. , v.
Animal Farm, ed. , v.

Animal Farm, ed. , v.

This collection contextualizes the allegorical novel that established George Orwell as the greatest British satirist since Jonathan Swift. This volume considers Animal Farm within the author’s multidisciplinary oeuvre, the complex cultural climate of its composition, and the diverse range of critical responses to the text.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.
Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.
The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

This book sheds light on the most recent engagements with Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl, including 3D video representations, virtual reality films, applications, and escape rooms. Essays highlight the continued relevance of thwe work through contemporary and WWII diaries and blogging. It explores the Diary's diverse representations in comics, theatre, TV, YouTube, and in the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam as well as its reception in the U.S. and in Japan.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 1
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 1

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Spans all facets of gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings.

The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, ed. , v.
The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, ed. , v.

The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of John Steinbeck's novel, 'The Grapes of Wrath'. A chronology of Steinbeck’s life, a complete list of Steinbeck’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. , v.
The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. , v.

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. , v.

This volume focuses on one of the most widely taught works of American literature: The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It contains critical viewpoints covering topics such as issues of race and individual character studies, an introduction exploring the simplicity of the plot and the complex underpinnings that make the novel a true masterpiece, and essays considering the cultural and historical contexts of Fitzgerald's work and comparing it to other literary works.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering Greek and Roman mythology. Entries include heroes, gods, and stories of classical mythology.

Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of William Shakespeare's play, 'Hamlet'. A chronology of Shakespeare’s life, a complete list of Shakespeare’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Historical Fiction, ed. , v.
Historical Fiction, ed. , v.

Historical Fiction, ed. , v.

This book encourages readers to engage with plots based on historical events and characters, reimagine history in cases where it is reconstructed, become better acquainted with history as it is personalized through specific characters, and question historical fact.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Lord of the Flies, ed. , v.
Lord of the Flies, ed. , v.

Lord of the Flies, ed. , v.

This book discusses William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, including its initial critical reception, the moral issues it raises, its film adaptations, and the ways in which commentary about the novel has evolved in the six decades since its first publication. It also explores the ways the novel has been received on both sides of the Atlantic and examines its themes, characters, and structures from a diversity of critical perspectives.

Nineteen Eighty-Four, ed. , v.
Nineteen Eighty-Four, ed. , v.

Nineteen Eighty-Four, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of George Orwell's novel, 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'. A chronology of Orwell’s life, a complete list of Orwell’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Macbeth, ed. , v.
Macbeth, ed. , v.

Macbeth, ed. , v.

This book discusses Macbeth, one of William Shakespeare’s most popular plays, on stage and screen and the lasting influence of the play. It explores themes of environmentalism, nationalism and witchcraft and such topics as consciousness, conscience, and madness.

Margaret Atwood, ed. , v.
Margaret Atwood, ed. , v.

Margaret Atwood, ed. , v.

This book presents a great starting point for students seeking an introduction to Margaret Atwood and the critical discussions surrounding her work. As the author of over forty works, including over a dozen novels and over a dozen books of poetry as well as collections of short stories and short fictions, works of literary criticism, and collections of her essays and reviews, Atwood is indisputably Canada’s best-known contemporary author.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Romeo and Juliet, ed. , v.
Romeo and Juliet, ed. , v.

Romeo and Juliet, ed. , v.

This book presents a diverse set of responses to William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, one of his best-known tragedies. It covers film adaptations, parodies, space, and artificiality, as well as pluralistic approaches to the balcony scene, possibly the most famous scene in western literature.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 1
Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 1

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 1
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 1

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 1

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Latin America.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 2
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 2

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 2

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Africa.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 3
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 3

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 3

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Celtic migrations to the Reform Bill.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 4
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 4

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 4

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Victorian Era to the present.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 5
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 5

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 5

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Spain and Portugal.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 6
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 6

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 6

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from the Middle East.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 7
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 7

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 7

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Italy.

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 8
World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 8

World Literature and Its Times, ed. , v. 8

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on classical literature.

Environment

American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.
American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.

American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.

Provides biographical information on the most important figures in American environmentalism. Includes men and women who have made a significant contribution to environmental issues over the last 200 years.

Climate Change, ed. , v.
Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Using diverse viewpoints, this text examines how far we have gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what the benefits are of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence.

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, ed. , v.

Provides issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. Written by experts from incredibly diverse fields.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Covers the science and history of climate change, the controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.
Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding energy alternatives and provides an overview of the topic.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.
Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.

Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.

This book provides many examples of poor and minority communities that suffer physically, emotionally, and financially from living in a toxic environment. With no political clout and few available resources, these victims find themselves abandoned by the environmental movement and bullied by environmental policies.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.
Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding global warming and provides an overview of the topic.

Global Warming 101, ed. , v.
Global Warming 101, ed. , v.

Global Warming 101, ed. , v.

Examines basic issues and important controversies in the field. Describes scientific issues related to melting ice, rising seas, and effects on plants and animals, as well as human health. Includes consideration of possible solutions.

Notable Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Notable Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Notable Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Scientific and historical overviews of natural disasters followed by a chronological survey of the worst or most notable disasters in history, including such recent events as the 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.
Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.

Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.

Provides information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources of pollution; disposal; remediation; and the ethical, social and legal environment, as well as topics such as acid rain, cancer, noise pollution and zero growth population. Also covers careers and biographies of key people. For academic and general audiences. 2 volumes.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.
Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

This set covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures. 4 volumes.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of U.S. and Canadian Environmental Issues, ed. , v.

Covers the environmental issues for each U.S. state and Canadian province. Essays include an introduction that describes the geographical and geological features of the state/province, information on how global climate change could affect the state/province and its inhabitants, information on natural resources, energy, Green Economy, Green Jobs, and Green Building, and a special section that covers a major environmental topic in each state/province.

Geography

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.
Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.
Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of National Dress, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of National Dress, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of National Dress, ed. , v.

Examines clothing that is symbolic of the people who live in regions all over the world, providing a historical and geographic perspective that illustrates how people dress and explains the reasons behind the material, design, and style.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.

Geography, Government, and Conflict across the Middle East, ed. , v.
Geography, Government, and Conflict across the Middle East, ed. , v.

Geography, Government, and Conflict across the Middle East, ed. , v.

This text seeks to enrich students’ understanding of the geography and political history of the Middle East on a per-country basis. Past and contemporary conflicts are examined with nuance and students are provided with profiles of important figures in each country in the region.

Governments Canada, Summer/Fall, ed. 2012, v.
Governments Canada, Summer/Fall, ed. 2012, v.

Governments Canada, Summer/Fall, ed. 2012, v.

Provides regularly updated listings on federal, provincial and territorial government departments, offices and agencies across Canada. Branch and regional offices are also included, along with all associated agencies, boards, commissions and crown corporations. Listings include contact names, full address, telephone and fax numbers, as well as e-mail addresses.

Human Geography, ed. , v.
Human Geography, ed. , v.

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.

Includes information on physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries. Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.

Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 4, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 4, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 4, v.

A comprehensive resource designed for comparison of the nations of the world and written expressly for students. Includes information on nation's flag and seal, capital city, title or beginning line of anthem, monetary unit, weights and measures, holidays, time, topography, history, government, industry, and health.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 22, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 22, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 22, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 2, v.

Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist. Gives detailed yet accessible information on history, religion, art, government, economy, daily life and current social and political issues.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 14, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

History

All Things Medieval, ed. , v.
All Things Medieval, ed. , v.

All Things Medieval, ed. , v.

Covers the widest definition of 'medieval Europe' possible, not by covering history in the traditional, textbook manner of listing wars, leaders, and significant historic events, but by presenting detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe.

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.
American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

American Eras, ed. , v.
American Eras, ed. , v.

American Eras, ed. , v.

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.

The American Revolution, ed. , v.
The American Revolution, ed. , v.

The American Revolution, ed. , v.

This book explores the imperial relationship between Great Britain and its American colonies, perhaps the tensest and conflict-ridden in history, which led to the American Revolution beginning in 1775. Both sides of the story are presented to readers, along with colorful maps and engaging primary sources.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

This book introduces important facts about ancient Egypt and the ways ancient Egyptians influenced the world for thousands of years.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

The ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions are the focus of this remarkable contribution to student reference.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.
The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran/Persia, and the Arabian Peninsula, covering more than 4,000 years, from the Early Bronze Age to 325 B.C.E.

The Ancient World, ed. , v.
The Ancient World, ed. , v.

The Ancient World, ed. , v.

Explores the history and civilizations of the ancient world from prehistory to approximately 1000 C.E. Entries cover the social, political, scientific and technological, economic, and cultural events and developments that shaped the ancient world in all areas of the globe.

The Black Death, ed. , v.
The Black Death, ed. , v.

The Black Death, ed. , v.

This book discusses how the bubonic plague terrorized Europe and North Africa in the 14th century, killing millions of people, and examines how the disastrous events of the plague were exacerbated by peoples ignorance of scientific facts. Detailed sidebars and a comprehensive timeline are also included.

The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, ed. , v.
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, ed. , v.

The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, ed. , v.

This title examines the bombing of Pearl Harbor, focusing on the events leading up to the attack, a detailed account of the attack itself, and the effects the attack had on the United States. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Egypt and then examines questions such as: How Did the Nile River Make Egyptian Civilization Possible?, How Did an Agrarian Society Build One of the World’s Most Enduring Structures?, How Did Religious Beliefs Shape Egyptian Views of Life and Death?, and How Did Cleopatra Contribute to Ancient Egypt’s Final Fall?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Greece and then examines questions such as: How Did the Rise of City-States Shape the Development of Greek Society?, How Did Greek Military Practices Influence Western Warfare?, How Did Athenian Theatrical Traditions Influence Performing Arts in the Modern Age?, and How Did Alexander’s Conquests Bring About Greece’s Last Great Age?

Cause & Effect: Ancient Rome, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Rome and then examines questions such as: How Did Dissatisfaction with the Monarchy Give Rise to the Roman Republic?, How Did Internal Conflict Destroy the Republic and Give Birth to an Empire?, How Did a Persecuted Faith Become the Official Religion of Rome?, and How Did External Threats and Internal Decline Cause Western Rome’s Demise?

Cause & Effect: World War I, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: World War I, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: World War I, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of World War I and then examines these questions: How did an Ausntrian nobleman’s death lead to war? How did World War I help bring about the Russian Revolution? How did Germany’s naval strategy influence the U.S. decision to enter the war? How did the U.S. entry into the war lead to Germany’s defeat?

Cause & Effect: World War II, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: World War II, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: World War II, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of World War II and then examines these questions: How did the Treaty of Versailles lead to the rise of the Nazis? How did Japanese militarism lead to the war in the Pacific? How did the Normandy Invasion lead to Germany’s surrender? How did the Marshall Plan revitalize post-war Europe?

The Civil War, ed. , v.
The Civil War, ed. , v.

The Civil War, ed. , v.

This book provides a brief history of the American Civil War and discusses the underlying issues of racism and states’ rights that caused the war. Included are detailed maps, historic photographs, and a timeline of important dates in the country’s history to help readers gain a better understanding of some of its present struggles.

The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.
The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.

The three-volume The Crusades covers everything from the First Crusade (1095-99) through the Ninth Crusade (1271-72).

Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2, v.
Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2, v.

Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2, v.

Provides a summary of information about the ordinary experience of most people during the nineteenth century in Great Britain and covers the daily life of most Victorians, no matter of what class or gender.

Documents of American Indian Removal, ed. , v.
Documents of American Indian Removal, ed. , v.

Documents of American Indian Removal, ed. , v.

This book is organized into sections that collectively provide the full scope of American Indian removal policies that began with the founding of the United States. It traces the evolution of federal government policies; the rhetoric of Indian removal in public debates; removal experiences; ethnic cleansing through overtly racist laws; responses to removals; and the question of land ownership in the aftermath.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

This six-volume reference includes more than 230 articles, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health.

Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests from Ancient Times to the Present, ed. 3, v.

Explores over 170 invasions, conquests, battles and occupations, from ancient times to the present.

Encyclopedia of the Atlantic World, 1400-1900, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Atlantic World, 1400-1900, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Atlantic World, 1400-1900, ed. , v.

This work synthesizes a generation of historical scholarship on the events on four continents, providing readers an invaluable introduction to the major people, places, events, movements, objects, concepts, and commodities of the Atlantic world as it developed during a key period in history when the world first started to shrink.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 1
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 1

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 1

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. This volume discusses the diversity of the colonial political experience as well as the long-term conflicts, policies, and events that led to revolution, and the ideas underlying independence.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 2
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 2

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 2

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. This volume discusses the era of Confederation, the shaping of the U.S. Constitution, and the development of the party system.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 3
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 3

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 3

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. This volume examines three decades in the middle of the nineteenth century; the emergence of the debate over slavery in the territories, which eventually led to the Civil War; the military conflict itself from 1861 until 1865; and the process of Reconstruction.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 4
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 4

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 4

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. This volume focuses on race and politics; economics, labor, and capitalism; agrarian politics and populism; national politics; progressivism; foreign affairs; World War I; and the end of the progressive era.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 5
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 5

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 5

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. The main topics covered in this volume are declining party identification, congressional inertia in the 1920s, the New Deal, Congress during World War II, and more.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 6
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 6

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 6

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. This volume examines the postwar era with the consolidation of the New Deal, the onset of the Cold War, and the Korean War.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 7
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 7

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, ed. , v. 7

Explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. This volume covers politics and national institutions in a polarized era of nationally competitive party politics and programmatic debates about taxes, social policy, and the size of national government.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.

Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance, ed. , v.

A comprehensive reference devoted to the contributions of women to European culture in the period between 1350 and 1700 and focusing principally on early modern women in England, France, and Italy.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature and daily life, of this period. For secondary and college students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of the Sixties, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Sixties, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Sixties, ed. , v.

Surveys the 1960s from January 1960 to December 1969. Includes biographies of artists, architects, authors, statesmen, military leaders, and cinematic stars, concentrating on what each individual accomplished during the 1960s, with brief postscripts of their lives beyond the period.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of war throughout American history, with a special emphasis on how war effects, and is affected by, political, economic, and social change in American and global society.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects, and is affected by, social change.

Global Events, ed. , v.
Global Events, ed. , v.

Global Events, ed. , v.

Features more than 830 entries covering key global historical events from a regional perspective. Covering ancient civilizations to the present, important events in history are explored with an emphasis on their significance to overall world history. Volumes are chronologically arranged by region: Africa, Asia and Oceania, Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, and North America.

The History of Canada, ed. 2, v.
The History of Canada, ed. 2, v.

The History of Canada, ed. 2, v.

Covers the history and geography of Canada.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.
History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

Examines the origins of the Holocaust, the means by which Nazi Germany carried it out, and some of the debates it has inspired.

Investigating Terrorist Attacks at the Hands of ISIS, ed. , v.
Investigating Terrorist Attacks at the Hands of ISIS, ed. , v.

Investigating Terrorist Attacks at the Hands of ISIS, ed. , v.

This book discusses the rise of ISIS in the Middle East, their international reach, the distinction between attacks inspired by and coordinated by ISIS, and how countries are responding. It is intended to help young people understand the ideology of ISIS, how they carry out attacks, and how experts feel the group can be countered.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Covers an array of topics on the Middle Ages including daily life, art and architecture, science, religion, politics, women's issues, and more.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Covers what occurred during medieval times that affected future developments in medicine. Provides readers with a better understanding of the accomplishments of the time, explaining how and why scientific understanding was poised for the breakthrough of the Renaissance period.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.

Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.
Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.

Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.

Contains primary source documents from the Revolutionary era to the twenty-first century. Each entry offers the full text of the document as well as an analytical essay that places the document in its historical context.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

This resource brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life for today's students. Covering everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare, the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library fills the need for comprehensive coverage of this amazing time.

Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.
Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.

Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.

A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art literature, economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people, places, events, concepts, works of art and literature, and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering the world of ancient Egypt. Entries include definitions of important terms, biographies of central figures, and brief narratives of pivotal events.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering the world of ancient Greece. Entries include definitions of important terms, biographies of central figures, and brief narratives of pivotal events.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering the world of ancient Mesopotamia. Entries include definitions of important terms, biographies of central figures, and brief narratives of pivotal events.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering the world of ancient Rome. Entries include definitions of important terms, biographies of central figures, and brief narratives of pivotal events.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering Greek and Roman mythology. Entries include heroes, gods, and stories of classical mythology.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of The Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of The Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Includes entries covering key historical figures, events, and places significant to the Middle Ages.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of The Renaissance, ed. , v.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of The Renaissance, ed. , v.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of The Renaissance, ed. , v.

Includes entries covering key historical figures, significant events, and influential ideas from the European Renaissance.

Populism, ed. , v.
Populism, ed. , v.

Populism, ed. , v.

This collection discusses populist movements that have changed the political conversation, often to the far right. From its origins in the 19th century, we find countless populist politicians using humble credentials, sometimes for and sometimes against the interests of 'the people.' In the end, the story of populism is the story of the transformations, strengths and greatest threats to democracy. Media literacy terms and questions round out this collection to engage readers.

The Roots and Consequences of 20th-Century Warfare, ed. , v.
The Roots and Consequences of 20th-Century Warfare, ed. , v.

The Roots and Consequences of 20th-Century Warfare, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the causes and effects of the 20th century's most significant conflicts—and explains how the impact of these conflicts still resonates today. Introductory essays that provide detailed overviews of each conflict, as well as an in-depth look at the causes and consequences of these critical 20th-century events are presented.

The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.
The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.

The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.

This book covers the struggle that erupted in Syria in early 2011, discussing the key players, the underlying causes, and the continuing human toll of the violence.

This Is Who We Were: In the 1900s, ed. , v.
This Is Who We Were: In the 1900s, ed. , v.

This Is Who We Were: In the 1900s, ed. , v.

This book explores American life in the 1900s through profiles of people's lives and work, painting a complete picture of what it was like to live in America in this period. These stories portray both struggling and successful Americans from various economic classes, occupations, and regions across the country, capturing a wide range of thoughts and emotions.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.
UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.

World Eras, ed. , v. 1
World Eras, ed. , v. 1

World Eras, ed. , v. 1

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600.

World Eras, ed. , v. 10
World Eras, ed. , v. 10

World Eras, ed. , v. 10

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of West African kingdoms, 500-1590.

World Eras, ed. , v. 2
World Eras, ed. , v. 2

World Eras, ed. , v. 2

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the rise and spread of Islam, 622-1500.

World Eras, ed. , v. 3
World Eras, ed. , v. 3

World Eras, ed. , v. 3

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.-476 C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 4
World Eras, ed. , v. 4

World Eras, ed. , v. 4

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of medieval Europe, 814-1350.

World Eras, ed. , v. 5
World Eras, ed. , v. 5

World Eras, ed. , v. 5

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Egypt, 2615-332 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 6
World Eras, ed. , v. 6

World Eras, ed. , v. 6

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 7
World Eras, ed. , v. 7

World Eras, ed. , v. 7

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of imperial China, 617-1644.

World Eras, ed. , v. 8
World Eras, ed. , v. 8

World Eras, ed. , v. 8

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 9
World Eras, ed. , v. 9

World Eras, ed. , v. 9

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914.

World War I, ed. , v.
World War I, ed. , v.

World War I, ed. , v.

This book analyzes the first world war, which was supposed to be 'the war to end all wars'. It is broken down for students by region, chronology, and strategy, providing a comprehensive history paired with primary sources and photos.

World War I and the Rise of Global Conflict, ed. , v.
World War I and the Rise of Global Conflict, ed. , v.

World War I and the Rise of Global Conflict, ed. , v.

This book examines the root causes of World War I, which escalated from a small political incident into a massive global crisis. It also details the impact of this war in its immediate aftermath and in the decades that followed. Historical photographs, primary sources, and in-depth sidebars are also included.

World War II, ed. , v.
World War II, ed. , v.

World War II, ed. , v.

This book explores the causes, strategies, and resolutions of the largest conflict in human history. Alongside the comprehensive text studying the major battles, powers, and people affected by World War II, over three hundred illustrations and graphics bear witness to real individuals, places, and moments on the battlefield.

Law

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.

An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Human Rights in Focus: Torture, ed. , v.
Human Rights in Focus: Torture, ed. , v.

Human Rights in Focus: Torture, ed. , v.

This book discusses various types of torture, who uses it and why, its consequences, and the steps being taken to reduce its use worldwide.

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

Race in the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.
Race in the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

Race in the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

This title examines the experience of minorities in the court and prison system, delving into the historical institutions and laws that underpin today's system and exploring what governments and activists are doing to face these issues. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Judicial Branch, ed. , v.
The Judicial Branch, ed. , v.

The Judicial Branch, ed. , v.

This book discusses the U.S. judicial branch at all levels, including the Supreme Court, state and circuit courts, courts of appeals, and all their individual functions. Discusses some of the pivotal cases tried by the judicial branch in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and Roe v. Wade, and establishes the worth and importance of judges, juries, and lawyers to our nation's past and present.

Medicine

Acne, ed. , v.
Acne, ed. , v.

Acne, ed. , v.

Explores acne in detail, covering its causes, treatment, and ways to cope with this condition.

Addiction: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions, ed. , v.
Addiction: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions, ed. , v.

Addiction: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions, ed. , v.

This book provides a down-to-earth look at all types of addiction, such as drinking, gambling, social media, shopping, and video games, and discusses its consequences and the challenges of recovery.

ADHD, ed. , v.
ADHD, ed. , v.

ADHD, ed. , v.

Explores attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

AIDS, ed. , v.
AIDS, ed. , v.

AIDS, ed. , v.

Explores AIDS and HIV in detail, covering milestones in the history and treatment of AIDS, as well as new drug therapies.

Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.
Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

Explores alzheimer's disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Amnesia, ed. , v.
Amnesia, ed. , v.

Amnesia, ed. , v.

Explores amnesia in detail, covering its causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.
Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.

Anorexia and Bulimia, ed. , v.

Explores anorexia and bulimia in detail, covering its causes and treatments.

Anthrax, ed. , v.
Anthrax, ed. , v.

Anthrax, ed. , v.

Explores anthrax in detail, covering cutaneous, inhalational, and intestinal forms of anthrax, as well as methods of prevention and treatment. The use of Bacillus anthracis as a biological weapon is also explored.

Asthma, ed. , v.
Asthma, ed. , v.

Asthma, ed. , v.

Explores asthma in detail, covering its causes, the challenges of living with asthma, and treatment options.

Autism, ed. , v.
Autism, ed. , v.

Autism, ed. , v.

Explores autism in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Autoimmune Disorders, ed. , v.
Autoimmune Disorders, ed. , v.

Autoimmune Disorders, ed. , v.

Explores autoimmune disorders in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.
Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.

Asperger's Syndrome, ed. , v.

Explores Asperger's syndrome in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Body Systems, ed. , v.
Body Systems, ed. , v.

Body Systems, ed. , v.

Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

Cancer, ed. , v.
Cancer, ed. , v.

Cancer, ed. , v.

Explores cancer in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ed. , v.

Explores chronic fatigue syndrome in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

The COVID-19 Pandemic, ed. , v.
The COVID-19 Pandemic, ed. , v.

The COVID-19 Pandemic, ed. , v.

This book examines the COVID-19 pandemic, and discusses the effects of the virus on countries throughout the world.

Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.
Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Provides details on numerous infectious diseases, mental disorders, and noninfectious diseases and disorders. Examines risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Also explores broad health care issues such as alcohol-related disorders, food poisoning, cardiovascular disorders, and injury.

Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, ed. , v.

Provides instructive details on more than 200 infectious diseases, mental disorders, and noninfectious diseases and disorders; covers risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2, v.

Provides more than 700 articles intended for the student and layperson covering the social, medical and political issues related to drugs and alcohol, as well as types of addiction. Changes since the last edition include the decrease of crack cocaine use and resurgence of heroin use; changes in laws dealing with drug use at the state and national levels; and new discoveries leading to a better understanding of how drugs work and what makes them addictive.

Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, ed. , v.

This title covers topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 4, v.

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. 2, v.

Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.

Headaches, ed. , v.
Headaches, ed. , v.

Headaches, ed. , v.

Explores headaches in detail, covering traditional and alternative headache treatments, the challenges of living with headaches, and the direction of future research.

Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.
Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.

Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.

This book explores the health issues encountered by transgender people, including mental and emotional health, gender dysphoria, hormone replacement therapy (including puberty-blocking hormones), gender affirmation surgery, and more. Also covered are the pros and cons of hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery as well as barriers to health care that transgender people frequently face and advice on dealing with a health care system marked by cissexism.

Hemophilia, ed. , v.
Hemophilia, ed. , v.

Hemophilia, ed. , v.

Explores hemophilia in detail, covering the ways advances in the understanding of blood clotting and genetics have helped develop new treatments and a more manageable lifestyle for hemophiliacs.

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.
Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of obesity in detail, covering causes, treatments, living with obesity, and research.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to obesity. Topics include: Does obesity pose a serious health threat? Is obesity a matter of personal responsibility? Is the food industry to blame for obesity? Can the United States reduce the problem of obesity?

Organic Food, ed. , v.
Organic Food, ed. , v.

Organic Food, ed. , v.

Provides a wide range of opinions on a specific social issue. Offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research.

SARS, ed. , v.
SARS, ed. , v.

SARS, ed. , v.

Explores severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in detail, covering the symptoms and rapid infection rate, the initial cover-up by the Chinese government, and the international response by health care workers and researchers.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in detail, covering the impact of STDs on individuals and society, the research for new cures and treatments, and methods to prevent the spread of STDs.

The Zika Virus, ed. , v.
The Zika Virus, ed. , v.

The Zika Virus, ed. , v.

This book covers the Zika outbreak that began in 2015, discusses the history of the virus and its discovery, examines how the virus spreads and how it affects the infected, and looks at how the medical community is fighting it.

West Nile Virus, ed. , v.
West Nile Virus, ed. , v.

West Nile Virus, ed. , v.

Explores the West Nile virus in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Religion

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Islam in America, ed. , v.
Islam in America, ed. , v.

Islam in America, ed. , v.

Introduces the basic tenets of the Muslim faith, surveys the history of Islam in this country, and profiles the lifestyles, religious practices, and worldviews of American Muslims.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

Pope Francis, ed. , v.
Pope Francis, ed. , v.

Pope Francis, ed. , v.

This book covers Pope Francis, the first Latin American pope. His efforts have drawn simultaneous acclaim and controversy as he has attempted to balance major changes with the fundamental teachings of the Catholic Church.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.
Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

This book covers events ranging from the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France to prayer in schools to denying service to gay customers, exploring how free speech and religious freedom overlap and sometimes conflict in modern society.

Science, Religion, and Society, ed. , v.
Science, Religion, and Society, ed. , v.

Science, Religion, and Society, ed. , v.

Covers all aspects of the religion and science dichotomy, from humanities to social sciences to natural sciences, and includes articles by theologians, religion scholars, physicians, scientists, historians, and psychologists, among others.

Understanding the Nonreligious, ed. , v.
Understanding the Nonreligious, ed. , v.

Understanding the Nonreligious, ed. , v.

This book examines the diverse set of people who hold no religious beliefs. In addition to atheist or agnostic, they have a variety of ways to label themselves, as well as opinions on how to find fulfillment in life and what values to hold. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Understanding Scientology, ed. , v.
Understanding Scientology, ed. , v.

Understanding Scientology, ed. , v.

This book covers one of the world's newest religions. Scientology, founded in the 1950s by L. Ron Hubbard, has become a controversial faith. Followers believe its philosophies can change the world for the better. Critics point to the religion's legal troubles and alleged misdeeds. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.
World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

World Religions Reference Library, ed. , v.

A thorough, objective resource covering the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 2, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. , v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. , v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. , v.

In 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2, v.

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 12, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Science

American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.
American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.

American Environmental Leaders, ed. 2, v.

Provides biographical information on the most important figures in American environmentalism. Includes men and women who have made a significant contribution to environmental issues over the last 200 years.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22, v.

This respected resource is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 29, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 29, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 29, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.
Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

Body Systems, ed. , v.
Body Systems, ed. , v.

Body Systems, ed. , v.

Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.
Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. Defines what a chemical compound actually is and the difference between organic and inorganic compounds, as well as providing definitions of acids, bases, salts, oxides, and coordination compounds. Features a general historical overview of major discoveries and the notable scientists who made them.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.
Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.
Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements. For younger and middle school students, but also appropriate for high school students.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Computer Sciences, ed. , v.
Computer Sciences, ed. , v.

Computer Sciences, ed. , v.

Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.
Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding energy alternatives and provides an overview of the topic.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.
Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Describes experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.
Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.
Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.

Science, Religion, and Society, ed. , v.
Science, Religion, and Society, ed. , v.

Science, Religion, and Society, ed. , v.

Covers all aspects of the religion and science dichotomy, from humanities to social sciences to natural sciences, and includes articles by theologians, religion scholars, physicians, scientists, historians, and psychologists, among others.

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.
Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

Includes original essays written by leading experts in the field, primary source documents that articulate the interrelation of science and society, and sidebars on the cultural, economic, and political issues surrounding scientific thought -- providing insights on leading social issues and exploring the impact of science on society through the ages.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

Designed for high-school students and lay adults, this collection of entries covers major areas of science including: biology, genetics, microbiology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, engineering, technology, geology, weather, archaeology, psychology, mathematics, and medicine, and provides readers with a wide range of up-to-date, relevant, and accurate information.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4, v.

Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

UXL Complete Life Science Resource, ed. , v.
UXL Complete Life Science Resource, ed. , v.

UXL Complete Life Science Resource, ed. , v.

Features alphabetically arranged entries on theories, concepts, and scientific discoveries and developments pertinent to the study of life science in schools today. Also featured is a chronology of discoveries and a report topic section that suggests a range of research topics and experiment ideas.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2, v.

This alphabetically organized set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Topics profiled are related to the physical, life, and earth sciences, as well as to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.
Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

This set covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures. 4 volumes.

Science and Sustainable Water, ed. , v.
Science and Sustainable Water, ed. , v.

Science and Sustainable Water, ed. , v.

This title explores our freshwater resources and the need for clean water resources and sustainable means of retaining those resources. It covers water pollution, wastewater treatment, desalination, and municipal water supplies.

What is the Future of Nanotechnology?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Nanotechnology?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Nanotechnology?, ed. , v.

This title explores nanotechnology, the science of tiny things at the nanoscale, which may be the next frontier in scientific advancement. It covers how nanotechnology is being used to make incredibly strong materials and deliver medicine to precise locations in the body as well as its future leading to the manipulation of atoms to create microscopic machines and factories.

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.
World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

This new title in Gale's World Of...Series is a comprehensive guide to the concepts, theories, discoveries, pioneers and issues relating to topics in earth science. World of Earth Science's encyclopedic approach offers approximately 650 entries in a convenient A-Z format, cross-reference headings and is written in easy to understand language.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

Social Science

Abortion, ed. , v.
Abortion, ed. , v.

Abortion, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to abortion. Topics include: Is a fetus a person with a right to life? Is abortion harmful to women? Is abortion harmful to society? Are laws regulating abortion adequate?

Animal Rights, ed. , v.
Animal Rights, ed. , v.

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to animal rights debates. Topics include: Should animals have similar rights as humans? Is it moral to eat animals? Should animals be used for entertainment? Is it ethical to experiment on animals?

Are Mobile Devices Harmful?, ed. , v.
Are Mobile Devices Harmful?, ed. , v.

Are Mobile Devices Harmful?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to mobile device use are discussed, such as: Do Mobile Devices Impair Users' Physical Health? Are Mobile Devices a Dangerous Distraction? Are People Too Dependent on Mobile Devices? Do Mobile Devices Promote Oversharing?

Are Video Games Harmful?, ed. , v.
Are Video Games Harmful?, ed. , v.

Are Video Games Harmful?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to video game use are discussed, such as: Is Video Game Addiction a Problem? Do Video Games Cause Violent Behavior? Can Video Game Play Be Beneficial? How Should Video Games Be Regulated?

Biotechnology, ed. , v.
Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

Black in America, ed. , v.
Black in America, ed. , v.

Black in America, ed. , v.

Black people have suffered through racial bias since the day, more than four hundred years ago, when the first African slaves were forced into labor on colonial Virginia farms. In recent years African Americans have been the victims of police shootings as well as racial bias found on campuses and places where they shop. This book examines what bias looks like, how widespread it is, how it affects real people, and efforts to address it.

Black Lives Matter, ed. , v.
Black Lives Matter, ed. , v.

Black Lives Matter, ed. , v.

What started as a hashtag in 2013 quickly grew into the Black Lives Matter movement. This book examines the police shootings that fueled the movement, the events that led up to racial tensions in the United States, and the goals the movement has set for the future. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.
The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

The Body Size and Health Debate, ed. , v.

This book examines the often-confusing information—and misinformation—that exists on obesity and its connection to overall health, addressing the rate of obesity in the United States, questioning the appropriateness of BMI to gauge overall health and well-being, discussing controversies related to weight and health including excessive dieting, and providing real-world scenarios that clearly illustrate major concepts related to weight and health.

Child Soldiers, ed. , v.
Child Soldiers, ed. , v.

Child Soldiers, ed. , v.

An estimated three hundred thousand child soldiers are serving in armies around the world. Some volunteer or are lured into service with false promises; others are abducted and forced to fight. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

Climate Change, ed. , v.
Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors, scientists, and experts in the field of sports medicine, as well as ordinary people’s viewpoints, in order to help students reach their own conclusions about the risks related to high-contact sports.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors and experts, along with scientific data, court cases, and the viewpoints of everyday people, in order to facilitate students’ own critical thinking about the issue of vaccinations.

The Death Penalty, ed. , v.
The Death Penalty, ed. , v.

The Death Penalty, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to the death penalty. A narrative-driven pro/con format supported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations are also provided.

Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.
Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.

Do Police Abuse Their Powers?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to police behavior are discussed, such as: Is Racism a Significant Factor in Police Misconduct? How Can Police Best Be Held Accountable for Abuses of Power? Should Body Cameras Be Mandatory for Police? What Can Be Done to Prevent the Abuse of Police Powers?

Drones, Surveillance, and Targeted Killings, ed. , v.
Drones, Surveillance, and Targeted Killings, ed. , v.

Drones, Surveillance, and Targeted Killings, ed. , v.

Provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on a current issue. Composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. Includes extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact for more information.

Dropping Out of School, ed. , v.
Dropping Out of School, ed. , v.

Dropping Out of School, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding school dropouts. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

The Election Process, ed. , v.
The Election Process, ed. , v.

The Election Process, ed. , v.

Explores issues surrounding the election process by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.
Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding electronic devices in schools. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, ed. , v.

Covers the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies. Offers a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective that provides comparative analyses of the life experiences of men and women around the world.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Covers the science and history of climate change, the controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change.

Encyclopedia of Homelessness, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Homelessness, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Homelessness, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is the first systematic effort to organize and summarize what we know about this complex topic that impacts not only the homeless but all of society. The encyclopedia focuses on the current situation in the United States with a comparative sampling of homelessness around the world.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others. For students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.

Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society, ed. , v.

Examines the role race and ethnicity play in society. Covers intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and impact society.

Encyclopedia of Social Problems, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Social Problems, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Social Problems, ed. , v.

Provides as comprehensive an approach as possible to this multifaceted field, utilizing experts from numerous disciplines. These subject areas include anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, communications, criminal justice, demography, economics, education, environmental studies, geography, health, history, languages, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and women's studies.

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.

This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Terrorism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism, ed. , v.

Provides detailed discussions of the who, what, where, when, and why of terrorism, including definitions of key terms, famous cases, biographies, laws, and law enforcement techniques. Features a detailed chronology; photographs, maps, and charts; lists of solved and unsolved cases; known extremist and terrorist groups; key anniversaries and birthdays important to terrorist groups; a chronology of incidents in the United States; and a directory of organizations.

Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.
Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.

Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.

This book provides many examples of poor and minority communities that suffer physically, emotionally, and financially from living in a toxic environment. With no political clout and few available resources, these victims find themselves abandoned by the environmental movement and bullied by environmental policies.

The Ethics of WikiLeaks, ed. , v.
The Ethics of WikiLeaks, ed. , v.

The Ethics of WikiLeaks, ed. , v.

Wikileaks aims to expose secrets and make available important, and often classified, information to the public. The organization's commitment to encouraging and protecting whistleblowers and journalists is seen by many to be a heroic fight for free speech and government transparency. But at what point does the First Amendment matter more than security and diplomacy? This book presents a variety of authoritative viewpoints on the topic.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.
Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and intent behind fake news, presenting a balanced but realistic view of what has been taking place, how, and why. It examines both the consequences of these actions and the efforts being made at all levels of society to end this problem.

Gender Politics, ed. , v.
Gender Politics, ed. , v.

Gender Politics, ed. , v.

This book presents a range of diverse viewpoints about the gender divide between men and women. Readers will learn the effects that culture and gender constructs have on this gap, and why it is an issue that concerns both women and men.

Gender: Time, ed. , v.
Gender: Time, ed. , v.

Gender: Time, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book applies theories to examine how time is experienced differently for women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals. Topics include the gendering of history; memory and identity; queer affect, art, and time; temporality and normality; and transgender time.

Global Warming, ed. , v.
Global Warming, ed. , v.

Global Warming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding global warming and provides an overview of the topic.

Gun Violence, ed. , v.
Gun Violence, ed. , v.

Gun Violence, ed. , v.

Discusses the reasons for and against gun control in the United States, especially in relation to violent crime.

Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.
Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.

Health Issues When You’re Transgender, ed. , v.

This book explores the health issues encountered by transgender people, including mental and emotional health, gender dysphoria, hormone replacement therapy (including puberty-blocking hormones), gender affirmation surgery, and more. Also covered are the pros and cons of hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery as well as barriers to health care that transgender people frequently face and advice on dealing with a health care system marked by cissexism.

Heroin and Prescription Opioids, ed. , v.
Heroin and Prescription Opioids, ed. , v.

Heroin and Prescription Opioids, ed. , v.

This book explores how heroin and prescription opioids affect the body, the laws and policies concerning these drugs, the ramifications of addiction, and the road to recovery. A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

Human Rights in Focus: Human Trafficking, ed. , v.
Human Rights in Focus: Human Trafficking, ed. , v.

Human Rights in Focus: Human Trafficking, ed. , v.

This book examines the subject of human trafficking. The challenges human trafficking victims face, the efforts to eradicate this crime, and how to assist victims are among the topics discussed.

Human Rights in Focus: Torture, ed. , v.
Human Rights in Focus: Torture, ed. , v.

Human Rights in Focus: Torture, ed. , v.

This book discusses various types of torture, who uses it and why, its consequences, and the steps being taken to reduce its use worldwide.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.
Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some of the many gender identities a person can have, such as trans man, trans woman, gender fluid, bigender, or two-spirit. It covers bodies beyond the gender binary as well as the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality, and addresses transphobia and cissexism and the discrimination and mistreatment that trans people face and the support that trans communities can provide.

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.

The Impact of Slavery in America, ed. , v.
The Impact of Slavery in America, ed. , v.

The Impact of Slavery in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the present-day repercussions of slavery on US society, including in housing, education, health care, and the justice system. A timeline, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, ed. , v.
International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, ed. , v.

International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, ed. , v.

The history of psychoanalysis in 50 countries shows the relationship between psychoanalysis and other disciplines, with entries discussing writers, philosophers, literary movements and historical events.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Is Marijuana Harmful?, ed. , v.
Is Marijuana Harmful?, ed. , v.

Is Marijuana Harmful?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to marijuana are discussed, such as: What Are the Facts? Does Marijuana Adversely Impact Health? Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug? Is Marijuana an Effective Medical Treatment? Should Marijuana Be Decriminalized?

Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.
Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.

Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to social networking are discussed, such as: How Does Social Media Affect Personal Relationships? Has Social Media Contributed to a Loss of Privacy? How Has Social Media Influenced Politics? Are People Too Dependent on Social Media?

Marijuana, ed. , v.
Marijuana, ed. , v.

Marijuana, ed. , v.

A factbook on marijuana, written for young adults. Describes in detail the effects, use, and abuse of marijuana. Discusses law enforcement, abuse prevention, and help for those who abuse the drug.

#MeToo, ed. , v.
#MeToo, ed. , v.

#MeToo, ed. , v.

This collection of articles examines the #MeToo movement, in which women around the world shared their stories of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse. The book looks at the international response and inevitable criticism, as well as the future of the movement.

Obesity, ed. , v.
Obesity, ed. , v.

Obesity, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of obesity in detail, covering causes, treatments, living with obesity, and research.

Online Addiction, ed. , v.
Online Addiction, ed. , v.

Online Addiction, ed. , v.

In this book, the scope of the growing problem of overreliance on digital technology, its causes, consequences, and efforts to address it are discussed.

Online Predators, ed. , v.
Online Predators, ed. , v.

Online Predators, ed. , v.

In this book, various types of online sexual, financial, identity theft, and cyberbullying predators, along with the methods they employ, the effects on their victims, efforts to contain these illegal activities, and associated controversies are discussed.

Online Security, ed. , v.
Online Security, ed. , v.

Online Security, ed. , v.

In this book, current and emerging online security threats are discussed, along with what technologists, policy makers, and ordinary citizens are doing to make the digital world safer and more secure.

Organ Donation, ed. , v.
Organ Donation, ed. , v.

Organ Donation, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of organ donation from a variety of international perspectives.

Peer Pressure, ed. , v.
Peer Pressure, ed. , v.

Peer Pressure, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding peer pressure. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Police Powers, ed. , v.
Police Powers, ed. , v.

Police Powers, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to police powers. A narrative-driven pro/con format supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations are also provided.

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of prescription drugs which can be obtained legally and can be found in medicine cabinets in young adults’ own homes. Because of this, there is a perception that they are not as dangerous as other types of drugs. Readers discover in great detail, that abuse of prescriptions can have hazardous—sometimes even deadly—consequences.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.
Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

This book covers events ranging from the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France to prayer in schools to denying service to gay customers, exploring how free speech and religious freedom overlap and sometimes conflict in modern society.

School Violence, ed. , v.
School Violence, ed. , v.

School Violence, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on various aspects of the school violence issue. Examines the causes of school violence, prevention of school violence, and measures schools take to create a safe environment for students.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.
Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding sexual orientation by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News, ed. , v.
Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News, ed. , v.

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News, ed. , v.

This book explores the concept of fake news, especially as it relates to recent events, particularly the 2016 Presidential campaign. It addresses the definition of fake news, how it came to be, and why it matters, as well as the reporting of real news and how to push back against fake news.

Social Media, ed. , v.
Social Media, ed. , v.

Social Media, ed. , v.

In this book readers will learn how Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and other social media, have become an integral part of people's lives, affecting their attitudes, relationships, mental health-and personal safety.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Students' Rights, ed. , v.
Students' Rights, ed. , v.

Students' Rights, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of students' rights by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Teens and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Teens and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Teens and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This book closely examines anorexia and other eating disorders, their causes, the difficulties of living with them, and the possibility of treating or curing them

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

This book explains the nature of gender dysphoria, its causes, what living with it is like, and whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.
Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.
Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.
Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

This book explores the objectification and misrepresentation of women across media, from movies to magazines to TV commercials. It also examines the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.

The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

The Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This book addresses the use of opioid drugs such as fentanyl, hydrocodone, and oxycodone, and their legal and illegal use, the addictive nature of these drugs, and how to regulate their use and handle their use that has risen to epidemic proportions.

The Persecution of Christians and Religious Minorities by ISIS, ed. , v.
The Persecution of Christians and Religious Minorities by ISIS, ed. , v.

The Persecution of Christians and Religious Minorities by ISIS, ed. , v.

This book explores how the rise of ISIS has influenced religious minorities caught in the so-called caliphate and what their lives are like under this oppressive regime.

The Spread of Hate and Extremism, ed. , v.
The Spread of Hate and Extremism, ed. , v.

The Spread of Hate and Extremism, ed. , v.

A record-high number of hate groups are operating within the United States today. Fueled by fears of immigration and the nation's shifting demographics, these groups vilify others based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity. This book examines white supremacism and other ideologies that motivate these groups. It also explores why hate groups and extremists pose a clear danger to democracy.

The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.
The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.

The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.

This book covers the struggle that erupted in Syria in early 2011, discussing the key players, the underlying causes, and the continuing human toll of the violence.

Transgender Rights and Protections, ed. , v.
Transgender Rights and Protections, ed. , v.

Transgender Rights and Protections, ed. , v.

This book examines the rights of the transgender community and the areas in which further action is still needed for their protection, while addressing transgender issues and the non-discrimination laws and regulations that explicitly include transgender rights. It includes information on how to become trans allies and how to fight against trans discrimination in their day-to-day lives.

Virtual Reality, ed. , v.
Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

A factbook on the technology and uses of virtual reality, written for young adults. Explores how computer graphics, sound, and touch are used to simulate reality. Describes the uses of this technology beyond entertainment, such as in engineering, training and business applications.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

This book explores that ways that computers are already able to use artificial intelligence to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. It covers computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, that have brought big changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life.

What is the Future of Nanotechnology?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Nanotechnology?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Nanotechnology?, ed. , v.

This title explores nanotechnology, the science of tiny things at the nanoscale, which may be the next frontier in scientific advancement. It covers how nanotechnology is being used to make incredibly strong materials and deliver medicine to precise locations in the body as well as its future leading to the manipulation of atoms to create microscopic machines and factories.

Technology

Are Mobile Devices Harmful?, ed. , v.
Are Mobile Devices Harmful?, ed. , v.

Are Mobile Devices Harmful?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to mobile device use are discussed, such as: Do Mobile Devices Impair Users' Physical Health? Are Mobile Devices a Dangerous Distraction? Are People Too Dependent on Mobile Devices? Do Mobile Devices Promote Oversharing?

Are Video Games Harmful?, ed. , v.
Are Video Games Harmful?, ed. , v.

Are Video Games Harmful?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to video game use are discussed, such as: Is Video Game Addiction a Problem? Do Video Games Cause Violent Behavior? Can Video Game Play Be Beneficial? How Should Video Games Be Regulated?

Biotechnology, ed. , v.
Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

Downloading Music, ed. , v.
Downloading Music, ed. , v.

Downloading Music, ed. , v.

Takes a critical look at downloading music, who it impacts, and how. Includes a list of organizations to contact for further information.

Censorship, ed. , v.
Censorship, ed. , v.

Censorship, ed. , v.

In this collection, readers encounter cases of suppression in the arts, scientific studies, and the evolution of censorship in the internet age, particularly in nations such as China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. Media literacy questions and terms aid readers in analyzing how this complex topic is reported.

Drones, Surveillance, and Targeted Killings, ed. , v.
Drones, Surveillance, and Targeted Killings, ed. , v.

Drones, Surveillance, and Targeted Killings, ed. , v.

Provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on a current issue. Composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. Includes extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact for more information.

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.
Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

Electronic Devices in Schools, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding electronic devices in schools. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book explores fake news: how it gets made, how it affects the public, how governments and special interest groups use fake news to push specific agendas, and how fake news, alongside social media, is re-shaping politics and society.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.
Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and intent behind fake news, presenting a balanced but realistic view of what has been taking place, how, and why. It examines both the consequences of these actions and the efforts being made at all levels of society to end this problem.

Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.
Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

This book looks at the rise of misinformation and the ease with which it now spreads. Through examples from the United States and democracies around the world, this book encourages readers to question the balance between constitutional rights and irreparable damage to democracy.

Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.
Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.

Is Social Media Good for Society?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to social networking are discussed, such as: How Does Social Media Affect Personal Relationships? Has Social Media Contributed to a Loss of Privacy? How Has Social Media Influenced Politics? Are People Too Dependent on Social Media?

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.
Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

This book explores the objectification and misrepresentation of women across media, from movies to magazines to TV commercials. It also examines the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.

Online Addiction, ed. , v.
Online Addiction, ed. , v.

Online Addiction, ed. , v.

In this book, the scope of the growing problem of overreliance on digital technology, its causes, consequences, and efforts to address it are discussed.

Online Predators, ed. , v.
Online Predators, ed. , v.

Online Predators, ed. , v.

In this book, various types of online sexual, financial, identity theft, and cyberbullying predators, along with the methods they employ, the effects on their victims, efforts to contain these illegal activities, and associated controversies are discussed.

Online Security, ed. , v.
Online Security, ed. , v.

Online Security, ed. , v.

In this book, current and emerging online security threats are discussed, along with what technologists, policy makers, and ordinary citizens are doing to make the digital world safer and more secure.

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News, ed. , v.