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100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.
100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

100 Events That Made History, ed. , v.

Divided into five chapters: Momentous Moments, Battling It Out, Weird or What?, Nasty Nature, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, major moments that have changed the course of history are showcased together with minor incidents to give context to each event.

100 Great War Movies, ed. , v.
100 Great War Movies, ed. , v.

100 Great War Movies, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide to 100 war films from 1930 to the present, exploring wars set as early as the 13th century Scottish Wars of Independence to those taking place in the 21st century, including the Napoleonic Wars, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. For each movie, it provides background, production, synopsis, reception, and anecdotes as well as addresses the films’ historical accuracy.

12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action, ed. 3, v.
12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action, ed. 3, v.

12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action, ed. 3, v.

This book offers three practical approaches to instruction—direct, problem or project-based learning, and the guided experience approach—while providing common-sense strategies to turn theory into effective classroom teaching.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.
75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

This book shows HR managers how to: identify talent; hire for organizational compatibility; communicate constructively; address uncomfortable workplace situations; create a motivational environment; retain restless top performers; reengage your team after times of adversity; conduct performance reviews; take corrective action; sidestep litigation landmines; delegate in a way that develops your staff; and more.

A Brief History of the Book, ed. , v.
A Brief History of the Book, ed. , v.

A Brief History of the Book, ed. , v.

This book examines how books began and have evolved through history and explores where future technologies may lead them. From ancient clay tablet and scrolls to medieval manuscripts and printed books to personal computers and iPads, this guide examines the history of books chronologically from 4000 BCE to the present. It includes hands-on activities and course assignments that encourage student learning and features interesting factoids and illustrations.

A Lot of People Are Saying, ed. , v.
A Lot of People Are Saying, ed. , v.

A Lot of People Are Saying, ed. , v.

This book examines conspiracy without theory, and how this new conspiracism has moved from the fringes to the heart of government with the election of Donald Trump. It shows how the new conspiracism differs from classic conspiracy theory, how it undermines democracy, and what needs to be done to resist it.

A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.
A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.

A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.

Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.

A War on Global Poverty, ed. , v.
A War on Global Poverty, ed. , v.

A War on Global Poverty, ed. , v.

This book provides an account of U.S. involvement in campaigns to end global poverty in the 1970s and 1980s. From the decline of modernization programs to the rise of microcredit, it looks beyond familiar histories of development and explains why antipoverty programs increasingly focused on women as the deserving poor.

AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.
AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.

AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.

This title provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of successfully implementing new and innovative technologies in a variety of sectors including business, transportation, and healthcare. Topics include Big Data Governance; Blockchain Technology; Ethics in AI; Industrial IoT; Knowledge Management; Next Generation Enterprise; Organizational Agility; Semantic Mapping; Smart Tourism; and Wearable Technology.

Abortion, ed. 2016, v.
Abortion, ed. 2016, v.

Abortion, ed. 2016, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.
Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.
Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.

Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

Advocacy in Academia and the Role of Teacher Preparation Programs, ed. , v.
Advocacy in Academia and the Role of Teacher Preparation Programs, ed. , v.

Advocacy in Academia and the Role of Teacher Preparation Programs, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest scholarly research on the need of support for students and faculty by examining policy, student engagement, professorial activism, and integrated allied services. Coverage includes such topics as student success, specialty programs, service learning, and other issues relating to advocacy in education.

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

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

A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general subjects such as body adornment and clothing, oral tradition, and writing systems. Includes timelines, definitions and quick-reference fact boxes.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

African American Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1
African American Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1

African American Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1

Highlights African America literature, providing representation of literary works for all students. Discussion of classic and contemporary works also includes the social, political, cultural, and historical context of each work. Focuses on up-and-coming authors as well as works from tried and true authors that have not been covered before, and contains a mix of genres, including novels, poems, short stories, and dramas.

Albert Einstein, ed. , v.
Albert Einstein, ed. , v.

Albert Einstein, ed. , v.

This biography details Albert Einstein’s life and his developments as one of history’s most amazing scientists. The book details his early life and struggles in Germany.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.
America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

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 Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11
American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

This volume covers the first decade of the twenty-first century from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the details of Americans' daily lives. Topics include world events, the arts, business and the economy, education, fashion, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, media, medicine and health, religion, science and technology, and sports.

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

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.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

American Governance, ed. , v.
American Governance, ed. , v.

American Governance, ed. , v.

Provides answers on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves – from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is 'new historicist' in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is 'new historicist' in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.
American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and others. Primary Sources includes primary material from a variety of sources, including speeches, documents and other material.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 38, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 38, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 38, v.

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.
American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.

Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, aliases, parents' names and husbands' names, etc.

Americans at War, ed. , v.
Americans at War, ed. , v.

Americans at War, ed. , v.

Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.
An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

Chronicles how theatrical feature films dominated newly developed movie palaces, how expressive film faces became household names, and how Hollywood became the center of film as a major growth industry.

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.

And Justice for ELs, ed. , v.
And Justice for ELs, ed. , v.

And Justice for ELs, ed. , v.

This book shows how best to translate today's federal mandates into actionable steps for ensuring the civil rights of our nation’s multilingual learners.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.
Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

Provides a wide range of scientific, historical and cultural information about the animal world. Covers careers in the animal sciences in addition to biological concepts, the history of zoology, biographies of scientists, and ethical issues such as the practice of animal experimentation. Includes illustrations, sidebars, charts, a glossary, bibliographies, filmographies and the addresses of institutions devoted to the protection and study of wild and domesticated animals.

Animals and Human Society, ed. , v.
Animals and Human Society, ed. , v.

Animals and Human Society, ed. , v.

This book provides a solid, scientific, research-based background to advance understanding of how animals impact humans, and can be used as a text for courses in Animals and Human Society or Animal Science.

Anthropology, ed. , v.
Anthropology, ed. , v.

Anthropology, ed. , v.

This guide looks into the world of anthropology and its related sciences, including cultural and social anthropology as well as archaeology. It covers the essential areas of the field: its history, world cultures and the history of different peoples, and the study of the discipline around the world through urban, medical, and applied anthropology.

Antisemitism, ed. , v.
Antisemitism, ed. , v.

Antisemitism, ed. , v.

This book explores the causes and consequences of contemporary antisemitism, placing this form of hatred in its historical, political, and social contexts. Alphabetically arranged reference entries provide objective, fundamental information about people, events, and other topics related to antisemitism. Includes an overview essay, timeline, reference entries, and annotated bibliography that cites and evaluates some of the most important resources on antisemitism.

Artificial Intelligence Basics, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence Basics, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence Basics, ed. , v.

This book provides an engaging, non-technical introduction to important concepts such as machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing (NLP), robotics, and more.

Artificial Intelligence versus Human Intelligence, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence versus Human Intelligence, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence versus Human Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book showcases the fascinating but problematic relationship between human intelligence and artificial intelligence: AI is often discussed in the media, as if bodiless intelligence could exist, without a consciousness, without an unconscious, without thoughts.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book discusses artificial intelligence (AI) including drones, robots, and computers handling tasks that once only humans could perform. There is also a section analyzing the questions of whether computers can really think and develop self-awareness.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

This volume of articles presents the most current discussions about artificial intelligence. Topics include A.I.’s development, its implications for work, the economy, and religion, and its impact on humanity.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.
Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

Artificial Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book covers a wide variety of topics in the emerging field of machine learning, including facial identification, voice recognition, video games, driverless cars, and robot helpers.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.

Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

Assessing with Respect, ed. , v.
Assessing with Respect, ed. , v.

Assessing with Respect, ed. , v.

This book examines the intersection between assessment and social and emotional learning (SEL) as it affects students of color and other marginalized groups. It addresses the five SEL competencies—self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making—and explains how they improve students’ learning and assessment experiences. It discusses implicit biases, grades’ and assessments’ impact on self-image, and equitable systems.

Assessment in Multiple Languages, ed. , v.
Assessment in Multiple Languages, ed. , v.

Assessment in Multiple Languages, ed. , v.

This book shows how superintendents, principals, directors, coaches, and other educational leaders can more accurately portray the academic, language, and social-emotional development of multilingual students. This book illustrates how the assessment cycle unfolds at school and district levels and provides comprehensive guidance for enacting linguistically and culturally sustainable assessment in multiple languages in K-12 settings.

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55
Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55

Covers the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest young adults. Entries include personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, and more. International in scope.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles by Nicolas Slonimsky. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.

An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of musical terms, and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry, rap, and grunge.

Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices, ed. , v.
Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices, ed. , v.

Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices, ed. , v.

In this book, the author draws on Indigenous traditions, research-based frameworks, and the support of fellow educators and scholars to offer teachers and administrators vital tools for facing crises with compassion. In addition to holistic, human centered vision of education and actionable and accessible techniques, the book features contributions on restorative practices in the classroom; active listening for educators; and understanding how trauma impacts relationships.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

Bilingual Education, ed. , v.
Bilingual Education, ed. , v.

Bilingual Education, 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.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.
Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.

Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, v.

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

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.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.
Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Covers biotechnological applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.
Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

Blaze Your Own Trail, ed. , v.
Blaze Your Own Trail, ed. , v.

Blaze Your Own Trail, ed. , v.

While some of women’s choices are fairly predictable, such as those around career, partnership, and motherhood, their effects can lead to more complicated and unexpected turns that are seldom discussed. This book suggests women blaze their own trail, through stories and supportive data that explore workplace sexism, career changes, marriage, child-rearing, existential crises and more. Includes how to embrace your journey, feel less alone, and change or make different choices.

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.

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.
Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Covers the period of 1939-1949, when the film industry came to grips with the development of the documentary, a shift to independent production, renewed government antitrust activity, and the emergence of television as a competitor.

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.

Branding with Powerful Stories, ed. , v.
Branding with Powerful Stories, ed. , v.

Branding with Powerful Stories, ed. , v.

This book explains not just how to tell a captivating story, but also what elements--namely, villains, victims, and heroes--it should include in the first place. The 'villains' are any problems that cause pain, discomfort, or extra expense for the 'victims,' and the 'heroes' offer solutions to those problems.

Breaking the Social Media Prism, ed. , v.
Breaking the Social Media Prism, ed. , v.

Breaking the Social Media Prism, ed. , v.

This book examines how social media functions like a prism that distorts our identities, empowers status-seeking extremists, and renders moderates all but invisible. It challenges common myths about echo chambers, foreign misinformation campaigns, and radicalizing algorithms, revealing that the solution to political tribalism lies deep inside ourselves.

Breakthrough Leadership, ed. , v.
Breakthrough Leadership, ed. , v.

Breakthrough Leadership, ed. , v.

This book provides examples of schools that were successful pre-COVID-19. It also spotlights professionals now leveraging crises like this to shape local and national priorities toward a more equitable and healthy society for our children.

Building Blocks for Tiny Techies, ed. , v.
Building Blocks for Tiny Techies, ed. , v.

Building Blocks for Tiny Techies, ed. , v.

In this book the author shares her expertise with best practices for tech implementation, adaptation, and exploration in the elementary classroom, where today’s students are digital natives, adept at using touchscreens and apps from an early age. She offers strategic, seamless, and intentional ways to fold tech into existing curricula. This guide helps teachers reach for apps and learning tools that power up the great learning that's already happening in the classroom.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.
Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.

Building a K-12 STEM Lab, ed. , v.
Building a K-12 STEM Lab, ed. , v.

Building a K-12 STEM Lab, ed. , v.

This book provides a resource for district and school leaders looking to establish successful school STEM labs. From the perspective of the leader, it offers a systemic approach and describes how to gain the support of a broad spectrum of stakeholders within the school community, identify opportunities for capacity building and ensure equal access and equity for all students.

Bullying, ed. , v.
Bullying, ed. , v.

Bullying, ed. , v.

This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.

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.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 51
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 51

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 51

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Buyers and Sellers, ed. , v.
Buyers and Sellers, ed. , v.

Buyers and Sellers, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the marketplace and its participants, explains who buyers and sellers are as well as how people decide what they need and want and how the marketplace is changing with technological advances, and explores key economic concepts, like scarcity, resources, incentives, supply, demand, and market structures, while providing readers with strategies for making smart buying and selling decisions.

Can Finance Save the World?, ed. , v.
Can Finance Save the World?, ed. , v.

Can Finance Save the World?, ed. , v.

Just as Thomas Piketty offered a sweeping critique and progressive reassessment of capitalism, this author looks at the destructive role finance played in the global economic crisis of 2007–2008 and offers a bold prescription for making it a force for good. He describes how finance can be harnessed to help us solve many of the world's biggest problems–climate change, poverty, infrastructure rebuilding, and more.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

This volume covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.
Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, audio/visual materials, and organizations.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.
Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at careers in robotic technology. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic job descriptions ranging from engineers to technicians to research scientists are included.

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

This book provides those interested in social media with insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more. Highlights a range of occupations including jobs such as Journalist, Advertising and Marketing Manager, Software Developer, Copywriter, Writer, and Photographer.

Caring in Crisis, ed. , v.
Caring in Crisis, ed. , v.

Caring in Crisis, ed. , v.

This book presents 40 real stories, from a wide range of schools and settings during many types of crises, that demonstrate how caring school leadership adopted caring people-first strategies. An introduction to what crisis and caring school leadership means, helpful lists to guide caring leadership practices, a review of current crisis management literature, and questions, reflection, and prompts to engage with story learnings are provided.

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Cases on Global Leadership in the Contemporary Economy, ed. , v.
Cases on Global Leadership in the Contemporary Economy, ed. , v.

Cases on Global Leadership in the Contemporary Economy, ed. , v.

This book focuses on cases that present scenarios of organizations or individuals who are immersed in environments that are impacted by cultural factors and how these factors affect skills related to global leadership. It features coverage on a broad range of topics such as knowledge management, social enterprise, and global business.

Central Asia, ed. , v.
Central Asia, ed. , v.

Central Asia, ed. , v.

This history of Central Asia from the mid-18th century to today sheds light on the forces that have shaped the region under imperial and Communist rule. It shows how foreign conquest knit Central Asians into global exchanges of goods and ideas and forged greater connections to the world. It explores how Qing and Tsarist empires dealt with ethnic heterogeneity, their attempts at managing national and cultural difference, and their interconnections in Central Asia.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.

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.

Chemistry, ed. , v.
Chemistry, ed. , v.

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday life. For academic readers.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Provides information on the prevalence, causes, and devastating consequences of this type of violence. Also covers the challenges that domestic violence and child abuse pose to the legal system.

Child Development, ed. , v.
Child Development, ed. , v.

Child Development, ed. , v.

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 230
Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 230

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 230

Presents full-text literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.

China Today, ed. , v. 1
China Today, ed. , v. 1

China Today, ed. , v. 1

Since the late 1970s, China has undergone significant changes. Four decades of reform and opening-up have transformed the country economically, socially, and culturally. China Today traces China’s unique journey toward modernization with a focus on contemporary China after 1949. The book aims to provide an overview of China’s current urban, economic, technological, and cultural landscapes for international readers. The 18 chapters cover a wide range of topics—from ethnic festivals and the education system to e-commerce and scientific innovations—with each chapter well-illustrated with

China’s Supply-side Reform, ed. , v. 1
China’s Supply-side Reform, ed. , v. 1

China’s Supply-side Reform, ed. , v. 1

At the start of the 21st century, the Chinese economy began slowing down after decades of double-digit growth. Ironically, the cause was not a shortage of economic output, but rather, a surfeit of it. In China’s Supply-side Reform, the author offers a historical survey that elucidates the economic conditions that contributed to excess capacity. He also discusses the economic theories that have informed policy direction, presents the scholarly debate between demand-side and supply-side approaches, and explains the reasons for choosing supply-side reform. Last, he recommends a three-step strat

Chinese Political Economy, ed. , v. 1
Chinese Political Economy, ed. , v. 1

Chinese Political Economy, ed. , v. 1

In this book, the author focuses on socialist political economy with Chinese characteristics (SPECC) as an approach for understanding the Chinese economic phenomena of the last 40 years. First, he analyzes the nature, features, core problems of, and historical reasons for this approach. He then goes on to examine the theory and practice of the socialist market economy, the relationship between the government and market, the reasons for China’s sustained and rapid economic development, and other issues that define the 'Chinese Characteristics.' The author argues that while the reform and

Chronicle of the People's Republic of China (October 1949–September 2019), ed. , v. 1
Chronicle of the People's Republic of China (October 1949–September 2019), ed. , v. 1

Chronicle of the People's Republic of China (October 1949–September 2019), ed. , v. 1

On October 1, 2019, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) celebrated its 70th anniversary of foundation. Over the past seven decades since Chairman Mao Zedong proclaimed the establishment of the PRC in October 1949, the country has grown from a land of extreme poverty to the world’s second-largest economy. The Chronicle of the People’s Republic of China (October 1949–September 2019) provides a chronological account of all the major events that happened during the period covered, and showcases the illustrious achievements that China has made in different areas, such as politics, economy,

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

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.

Classifying the Cosmos, ed. , v.
Classifying the Cosmos, ed. , v.

Classifying the Cosmos, ed. , v.

This book offers detailed information about the history, discovery, and current knowledge of many astronomical objects. It serves as an educational tool by making sense of the menagerie of astronomical objects that have been discovered in the last 400 years, teaching readers how they relate to one another.

Cleopatra, ed. , v.
Cleopatra, ed. , v.

Cleopatra, ed. , v.

This book provides a biographical account of Cleopatra, a Greek woman who became Egypt's last pharaoh.

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.

Closing the Gap, ed. , v.
Closing the Gap, ed. , v.

Closing the Gap, ed. , v.

This book discusses the historical placement of 'digital equity' content in teacher education programs; research- and evidence-based vignettes from teacher educators, higher education deans, and department coordinators demonstrating best practices; examples of ISTE Standards in action; practical tips for preparing future teachers to navigate the process; positive applications of digital equity; and a hypothesis for the future direction of digital equity in teacher education.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.

Collect and Analyze Data, ed. , v.
Collect and Analyze Data, ed. , v.

Collect and Analyze Data, ed. , v.

This book explains the value of working together, how researchers and scientific teams further human knowledge and innovation through collaboration, and how sharing research among peers enables scientists to advance their own studies and the work of others. Provides historical and modern examples of scientific collaboration that have helped to shape the world we live in today.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Colonial America Reference Library provides students with the comprehensive information on the Colonial American period they need to write reports and class assignments including biographical profiles and primary source documents.

Coming of Age, ed. , v.
Coming of Age, ed. , v.

Coming of Age, ed. , v.

This title examines the role and theme of the coming of age archetype in A Separate Peace, The Catcher in the Rye, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Giver, and The Fault in Our Stars. It features four analysis papers that consider the coming of age theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme.

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.

Compassionate School Practices, ed. , v.
Compassionate School Practices, ed. , v.

Compassionate School Practices, ed. , v.

This book discusses how educators can establish a compassionate cultural foundation for strong relationships and holistic skills to weather stress, trauma, and promote well-being for their entire school population. The authors explain how educators can discover a collaborative visioning process to elevate compassion through dialogue, policies, and protocol.

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. 2, v.
Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, 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.

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.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.
Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.
Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

This text focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and the individual’s experience with it. Entries cover topics related to the current state of health insurance, the various kinds (including government programs like Medicare and Medicaid) and methods of its delivery, as well as the history of insurance and the evolution of our current for-profit system. Healthcare legislation and reform is also discussed.

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.
Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

Explores contemporary American religion in all its diversity. In addition to profiling religious groups, from the modern forms of Catholicism and Judaism to cults such as Heaven's Gate and the Branch Davidians, the set includes articles on cultural, social, and legal issues, as well as holidays and celebrations, the arts, and other topics. 2 volumes. For general and academic audiences.

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114
Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Includes the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. Profile sketches are entirely revised and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. Each volume contains approximately 250 writers.

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206
Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42
Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42

Provides biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.

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.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45
Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Provides biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Parenting and Parenthood, ed. , v.
Contemporary Parenting and Parenthood, ed. , v.

Contemporary Parenting and Parenthood, ed. , v.

In this collection, contributors share research on topics ranging from international adoption to technology to talking with children about racial issues. Scholars, students, parents, and practitioners alike will find that this book breaks new ground in terms of its timely approach, its spotlight on current topics, and its attention to thinking through exaggerated and conflicting media claims about contemporary parenting.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Biographical and career information on people currently working in the entertainment industry. For general and trade audiences.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.
Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

Content Ownership and Copyright, ed. , v.

This book examines the role copyrights play in the areas of public domain, intellectual property, schools, and the digital realm.

Controlling Cyberspace, ed. , v.
Controlling Cyberspace, ed. , v.

Controlling Cyberspace, ed. , v.

This book covers a broad range of issues related to Internet governance, presenting a technical description of how the Internet works, and an overview of the Internet governance ecosystem from its earliest days to the present. Included is an examination of the roles of the United Nations and other international and regional organizations in Internet governance, and a discussion of Internet governance in relation to specific national and international policies and debates.

Coral Reef Ecosystems, ed. , v.
Coral Reef Ecosystems, ed. , v.

Coral Reef Ecosystems, ed. , v.

This title will introduce readers to coral reef ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known coral reefs and their characteristics.

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.

Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions, ed. , v.
Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions, ed. , v.

Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions, ed. , v.

This book explains how the economy and good economic decisions impact their financial success, and describes the difference between command and market economies, how different types of business ownership affect the United States and global economies, and how workers can protect their status in a productive economy.

Cosmology's Century, ed. , v.
Cosmology's Century, ed. , v.

Cosmology's Century, ed. , v.

This book tells the story of how generations of scientists built on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity and his notion of a homogenous, philosophically satisfying cosmos and many new measurements to arrive at a well-tested physical theory of the structure and evolution of our expanding universe. It explores the major advances as well as the wrong turns taken and the roads not explored.

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.

Courage Goes to Work, ed. 2, v.
Courage Goes to Work, ed. 2, v.

Courage Goes to Work, ed. 2, v.

This book provides a comprehensive, step-by-step process that treats courage as a skill that can be developed and strengthened. It shows how managers can build workplace courage by modeling courageous behavior themselves, creating an environment where people feel safe taking chances and helping workers deal with fear.

Courageous Conversations About Race, ed. 3, v.
Courageous Conversations About Race, ed. 3, v.

Courageous Conversations About Race, ed. 3, v.

This book explains the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why student disengagement and achievement inequality persists and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true educational equity and excellence. (Note: previous editions were published under the title 'Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools').

Crash Course in eBooks, ed. , v.
Crash Course in eBooks, ed. , v.

Crash Course in eBooks, ed. , v.

This book provides an all-encompassing exploration of eBooks that covers everything from creation to consumption to choosing vendors. It reviews various selection criteria for eBooks that can be customized to meet the needs of your library and community.

Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces, ed. , v.
Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces, ed. , v.

Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces, ed. , v.

This book discusses creating a welcoming culture that maximizes the powerful contributions introverts bring to the workplace. It shows leaders, human resource managers, and team members how to create inclusive, introvert-friendly cultures. It includes an assessment to determine how introvert friendly an organization is and looks at every aspect of organizational life--hiring, training, leading, communicating, meeting, designing workplaces, and more--through an inclusive lens.

Creating Life-Long Learners, ed. , v.
Creating Life-Long Learners, ed. , v.

Creating Life-Long Learners, ed. , v.

This book provides a step-by-step approach to implementing project-based learning (PBL), focusing on the 21st century 'three R’s': readiness, responsibility, and relevance.

Creating Makers, ed. , v.
Creating Makers, ed. , v.

Creating Makers, ed. , v.

This book explains that what is really important about the movement is not the space, but the creativity, innovation, and resilience that go along with a successful maker program. All it takes is making some important changes to a library's programs, services, and collections to facilitate the maker mentality in their patrons.

Creative Coding, ed. , v.
Creative Coding, ed. , v.

Creative Coding, ed. , v.

This book helps classroom teachers, in several core content areas, develop activities and projects to encourage computational thinking and coding skills, and to build bridges between those skills and practice.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covering the evolution of the American criminal justice system throughout history, Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library explores everything from juvenile justice to organized crime.

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.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Cristiano Ronaldo, ed. , v.
Cristiano Ronaldo, ed. , v.

Cristiano Ronaldo, ed. , v.

In this biography, readers learn about the life and career of professional soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo: his impoverished childhood, his development as a superstar since his 2003 debut with Manchester United, and his many acts of charity. From leading Real Madrid to championship wins to starring for Portugal's national team, he has become one of the sport's greatest scorers.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.

The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, novels, essays, plays, and television series, dating from the English Renaissance down to the present day, from a moral perspective to provide a foundational understanding of the moral approach and how it is applied.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.

This book both explores multicultural approaches to a wide range of literature. It defines multiculturalism in very broad terms, using it to refer not only to different ethnic and racial cultures but also to different historical periods, and exploring cultural differences involving such matters as physical disability, sexual orientation, particular social roles, distinct stages of life, and specific kinds of language usage.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.

The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, drama, and film spanning across historical periods, from a psychological perspective to provide a foundational understanding of this approach and how it is applied.

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.

Critical Perspectives on Political Correctness, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Political Correctness, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Political Correctness, ed. , v.

This book takes a look at the widening gap between those who believe political correctness is an unnecessary affectation and those who believe a greater good can be achieved with increased sensitivity in how we talk to, and about, each other.

Critical Perspectives on Social Justice, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Social Justice, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Social Justice, ed. , v.

This book explores what social justice means in modern society. Readers will be challenged to look at the areas in their own lives where they see a need for social justice through essays, reports, and discussions.

Crowdsource Your Library, Engage Your Community, ed. , v.
Crowdsource Your Library, Engage Your Community, ed. , v.

Crowdsource Your Library, Engage Your Community, ed. , v.

This book illustrates crowdsourcing techniques that will help librarians to raise money and collect community knowledge so that their library can be its most impactful.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presenta las principales fuerzas que han dado forma al país tanto histórica como culturalmente, ofreciendo un vistazo de cerca a los temas emblemáticos de la historia del país. Contiene artículos sobre obras de arte y no ficción, documentos políticos, discursos, testimonios, eventos punto de inflamación y lugares de importancia cultural.

Curriculum Integration in Contemporary Teaching Practice, ed. , v.
Curriculum Integration in Contemporary Teaching Practice, ed. , v.

Curriculum Integration in Contemporary Teaching Practice, ed. , v.

This book presents detailed information on the benefits and implementation of STREAMSS (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Social Studies), an interdisciplinary curriculum that meets K-12 students’ diverse needs by placing equal emphasis on multiple avenues of learning. It highlights such topics as educational science and technology, curriculum development, and instructional design.

Cutting Edge Internet Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Internet Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Internet Technology, ed. , v.

This book describes current technologies that will make Web 3.0 possible, including cloud computing, the Internet of Things, Big Data, the Semantic Web, and cybersecurity.

Cyber Nation, ed. , v.
Cyber Nation, ed. , v.

Cyber Nation, ed. , v.

This book discusses how digital technology connects people to each other and information, at all times, which is changing the way people meet each other, fall in love, find jobs, learn new skills, take in news and entertainment, and build personal identities. Explains what these changes mean for society now and in the future.

Cyber Security, ed. , v.
Cyber Security, ed. , v.

Cyber Security, ed. , v.

This book presents a broad study of all key cyber security issues of the highest interest to government and business, as well as their implications.

Cyberdanger, ed. , v.
Cyberdanger, ed. , v.

Cyberdanger, ed. , v.

This book describes the key cybercrime threats facing individuals, businesses, and organizations in our online world. The author first explains malware and its origins, describing the extensive underground economy and the various attacks that cybercriminals have developed, including malware, spam, and hacking.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Designing Adult Services, ed. , v.
Designing Adult Services, ed. , v.

Designing Adult Services, ed. , v.

This book, which focuses on adult patrons ages nineteen through senior citizens, explains how libraries can best serve their community's population at different life stages and foster experiences that are 'worth the trip'―whether actual or virtual.

Designing, Building, and Maintaining Websites, ed. , v.
Designing, Building, and Maintaining Websites, ed. , v.

Designing, Building, and Maintaining Websites, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the fundamentals of planning, designing, building, and launching their own websites. It includes guidance on new technologies, including those for mobile platforms.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.
Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

This dictionary contains more than 20,000 brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures.

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.

Covers the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict from the birth of Zionism at the end of the 19th century. Covers five Arab-Israeli wars, and provides biographies of political personnel in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, and the occupied territories. The Dictionary provides clear definitions and comprehensive explanations of the history, geography, religion, and demographics of the area. 2 volumes.

Digital Information Strategies, ed. , v.
Digital Information Strategies, ed. , v.

Digital Information Strategies, ed. , v.

This resource provides a summary and summation of key themes, advances, and trends in all aspects of digital information at the present time, exploring the impact of developing technologies on the information world.

Digitizing Your Community's History, ed. , v.
Digitizing Your Community's History, ed. , v.

Digitizing Your Community's History, ed. , v.

This resource provides step-by-step directions for launching a DIY digitization program for personal and community historical materials. It covers the process of setting up a digitization program, training customers to use the equipment, best practices for storing digitized material, and tips for engaging the community in local history, such as ideas for exhibiting materials and programs for genealogy and family history.

Disability Experiences, ed. , v.
Disability Experiences, ed. , v.

Disability Experiences, ed. , v.

This title presents essays on narrative works written by persons with disabilities. The disabilities covered in these works are mostly physical, but psychological/psychiatric conditions, developmental/intellectual impairments, and addiction are also included. A pedagogical piece from the editor discusses various ways the contents can be used in the classroom, and a subject index is also included.

Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of rights and laws enacted to protect and accommodate people with disabilities and those interested in learning more about disability and the processes required to apply for these benefits, disability compensation benefits for veterans, information on how to find government and local disability programs and services.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.
Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of 'curiosity-led science,' as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.

Dispelling Misconceptions About English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Dispelling Misconceptions About English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Dispelling Misconceptions About English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This book presents a combination of research and practical advice from an experienced ELL educator that helps teachers clearly understand how to better reach English language learners.

Distance Learning for Elementary STEM, ed. , v.
Distance Learning for Elementary STEM, ed. , v.

Distance Learning for Elementary STEM, ed. , v.

This guide outlines a vision for online and distance elementary STEM learning, with creative STEM themed activities. It features eight creative, integrated STEM lessons, including ideas for designing a zoo, learning to garden, exploring the night sky and more. Each lesson offers online, traditional, and hands-on components, with connections to the ISTE Standards and STEM standards. Includes supplemental materials, reinforcement games, suggested resources, activities and more.

Diversity Beyond Lip Service, ed. , v.
Diversity Beyond Lip Service, ed. , v.

Diversity Beyond Lip Service, ed. , v.

This book introduces Inclusion Coaching, a new tool based on cutting-edge research that identifies the stages of preparation, implementation, and self-work necessary to help individuals, teams, and organizations build a sustainable culture of inclusion.

Do More with Google Classroom, ed. , v.
Do More with Google Classroom, ed. , v.

Do More with Google Classroom, ed. , v.

This book discusses Google Classroom and how to set up and organize it; create assignments with templates and tools; assess what students know; and save time for what matters most. Strategies are offered for teaching face to face, hybrid, or remote/online, with ways to use Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Drawings, and teach virtually through various platforms. Includes infographics, links to articles and videos, downloadable resources, a companion website, and more

Does the Internet Increase Anxiety?, ed. , v.
Does the Internet Increase Anxiety?, ed. , v.

Does the Internet Increase Anxiety?, 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.

Donald J. Trump, ed. , v.
Donald J. Trump, ed. , v.

Donald J. Trump, ed. , v.

This collection of articles focuses on Donald J. Trump, the man, and his intriguing, storied life as well as the world's reaction to his unexpected, fascinating political rise.

Donald Trump, ed. , v.
Donald Trump, ed. , v.

Donald Trump, ed. , v.

This book traces Donald Trump’s privileged childhood through his business successes and failures, to the 2016 race for the U.S. presidency. It covers his family and childhood, his lifestyle, his life as a best-selling author and host of the two popular television shows, and his ascent to the presidency.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

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.

Drones and Flying Robots, ed. , v.
Drones and Flying Robots, ed. , v.

Drones and Flying Robots, ed. , v.

In this book about cutting-edge technology, readers will discover facts about drones and flying robots, from who first invented them to how we'll use them in the future.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name, each entry follows a standard format, allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

Economics, ed. , v.
Economics, ed. , v.

Economics, ed. , v.

This guide introduces the essentials of economics: after providing an overview of basic economic concepts, it chronicles the development of economics as a discipline and then launches into an examination of the various economic systems in existence.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.
Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.
Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Discusses how the United States has been affected by the rapid development and adoption of new electronic devices, programs, and other technologies.

Elementary Educator's Guide to Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Elementary Educator's Guide to Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Elementary Educator's Guide to Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Focusing on student analysis of primary sources, this book explores several proven analysis strategies that elementary educators can use when teaching their students, including methods from the Library of Congress, the Stanford History Education Group, and Harvard's Project Zero.

Elizabeth I: Queen of England, ed. , v.
Elizabeth I: Queen of England, ed. , v.

Elizabeth I: Queen of England, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a brief glimpse into the life of Elizabeth I, her rule, and her impact on European history.

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.

Employment, ed. , v.
Employment, ed. , v.

Employment, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to 'Americana' and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.

A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community.

Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of American Associations, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Associations, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Associations, ed. , v.

This is a special commemorative re-issue of the very first volume of what came to be known as 'The Encyclopedia of Associations' done in celebration of the title's 50th edition. This directory provides a guide to the national organizations of the United States in 1956.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

This book provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It covers manufacturing, agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale, retail, transportation, information, finance, insurance, real estate, public administration, and service industries. Classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), this edition includes an essay for every one of the 1,057 2017 NAICS codes.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.

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 Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.

This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

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.

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Organized for the general reader and designed to complement social studies, communications, and information systems curricula.

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.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

This business encyclopedia provides custom-written articles offering rare insight into nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization, as well as highlighting key emerging industries within those economies.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Comprehensive guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles, and technology of espionage and intelligence, written by experts in the field. Topics range from the historical use of espionage to the emerging use of technology in modern espionage and counterintelligence.

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 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 Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Contains 270 entries, written in case-study style, that highlight interesting details including how a product originated and was first marketed, how it developed commercially and how it fares today compared with its competitors and its own past history. Included are anecdotes pertaining to the famous, or infamous, marketing strategies and advertising campaigns that managed to capture the sometimes jaded viewers' attention.

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

A four-volume survey of the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day. Includes more than 600 entries, arranged alphabetically. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, ed. , v.

Spans Irish history from prehistoric times to the present, treating both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in detail. Entries represent an inclusive, cross-disciplinary approach, written by specialists and covering history, archaeology, anthropology, geography, politics, economics, the Irish and English languages and literatures, the visual arts, and other fields.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today’s Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

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 Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

This title provides international coverage through essays on some of the top recent global and emerging brands. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as 'war stories' by professors.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, 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 Modern Asia, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Entries examine topical essays, recent phenomena, concepts, cults, prominent individuals and personalities, organizations and publications, as well as providing entries tracing the development of occultism and parapsychology in particular countries. In certain controversial areas, the case both for and against has been indicated, with sources noted for further study.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

English-language reference source for philosophy,' has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.

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.

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 Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.

A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.

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.

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive discussion of Russia's people, politics, economics, religion, and social systems; and is designed to complement the study of comparative politics, world history, geography, literature, arts and culture and world cultures. Entries span the period from the earliest beginnings of the Russian nation to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

A multidisciplinary approach that addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. 4 volumes.

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

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of 'the feminine,' the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

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 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 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.

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 32
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32

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. 33
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 33

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 33

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. 34
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 34

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 34

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. 35
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 35

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 35

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. 36
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 36

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 36

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. 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 Cultures, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture. Its cross-cultural perspective meets high school curricular requirements for world studies and social sciences.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.

Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the military aspects of the American Revolutionary War, covering the period 1763-1783. The alphabetically arranged entries include biographies as well as discussions of campaigns and strategy; battles, skirmishes, and naval actions; weaponry; political issues and events; and how the European powers participated in the conflict. For students, historians, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.

Examines three key life stages from a sociological perspective, exploring how enduring experiences, as well as transitions and events such as childcare, education, stress, marriage, career, addiction, friendship, parenthood, disease, spirituality, and retirement influence the individual's life course. The life stages examined are: Childhood and Adolescence; Adulthood; and Later Life.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

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 Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

Endangered Species, ed. , v.
Endangered Species, ed. , v.

Endangered Species, ed. , v.

This book begins with an introduction that addresses major threats and extinctions in history, discusses the geographical and cultural contexts in which these incidents happened, highlights other key moments along the endangered species timeline, and clearly shows why the topic of endangered species matters.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

Energy Technology, ed. , v.
Energy Technology, ed. , v.

Energy Technology, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume highlight the exciting advances in cutting edge energy production and the political debates around energy that will impact generations to come.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.
Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Provides a translation of Scribner's Human Diseases and Conditions for Spanish-speaking researchers. Details health and medical information on 280 diseases and conditions.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.
Engaging Design, ed. , v.

Engaging Design, ed. , v.

This book introduces basic concepts of aesthetics and good design and explores examples of its successful uses in the academic, public, and special library. It provides simple steps for implementing techniques to improve instruction, human-computer interaction, e-learning, public services spaces, wayfinding signage, and all manner of library programs, events, and services.

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 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.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

Ethical Consumerism and Comparative Studies Across Different Cultures, ed. , v.
Ethical Consumerism and Comparative Studies Across Different Cultures, ed. , v.

Ethical Consumerism and Comparative Studies Across Different Cultures, ed. , v.

This book provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of the fundamental issues related to ethical consumerism and applications within business, science, engineering, and technology and examines the impact Arab and global cultures have on consumerism.

Ethics in a Digital World, ed. , v.
Ethics in a Digital World, ed. , v.

Ethics in a Digital World, ed. , v.

This book helps educators guide students through the tough questions that reside in the gray areas of humans’ relationship with the gadgets, apps and tools that permeate our lives.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Etiquette and Taboos around the World, ed. , v.
Etiquette and Taboos around the World, ed. , v.

Etiquette and Taboos around the World, ed. , v.

This book includes topics such as greeting and meeting, appearance and dress, table manners, body language, social situations and hospitality, verbal communications, business etiquette, religious etiquette, gift-giving, and even 'netiquette' regarding social media.

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.

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.
Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.

Everyday Project Management, ed. , v.
Everyday Project Management, ed. , v.

Everyday Project Management, ed. , v.

This book provides the direction needed to apply project management's time-tested tools for keeping things on time and under budget.

Evolutionary Psychology, ed. , v.
Evolutionary Psychology, ed. , v.

Evolutionary Psychology, ed. , v.

This book considers the complexities of human nature from a biological, psychological, and evolutionary standpoint and demonstrates how common modern behaviors can be traced back to early man.

Examining Energy and the Environment around the World, ed. , v.
Examining Energy and the Environment around the World, ed. , v.

Examining Energy and the Environment around the World, ed. , v.

This volume addresses ten issues pertaining to energy and the environment, such as climate change, fossil fuels, endangered species, and renewable energy, and examines how these issues are affecting countries around the world.

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.
Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.

Fables, Myths, and Legends, ed. , v.
Fables, Myths, and Legends, ed. , v.

Fables, Myths, and Legends, ed. , v.

This book defines fables, myths, and legends and provides famous examples of each type of literature. Readers will discover the important link between the stories and the cultures they come from. A fun final activity encourages readers to create a comic book of their favorite tale, which requires exercising several skills of the English Language Arts Common Core standards.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Provides primary source documents focused family in society 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.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

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.

Fast and Effective Assessment, ed. , v.
Fast and Effective Assessment, ed. , v.

Fast and Effective Assessment, ed. , v.

This book presents classroom strategies that reduce teachers’ workloads while increasing student participation, including how to refine classroom questioning techniques to continually check students' progress and provide instant feedback, and speeding up the correction process via student self-proofing and representative sampling.

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

This six-volume set explores the history of women and feminism throughout literature, from classical antiquity to modern times. Topics covered include misogyny and women's social roles in ancient civilizations, 16th-century women's devotional literature, 17th- and 18th-century women's captivity narratives, the women's suffrage movement in 19th-century America, women writers of the 'Lost Generation,' lesbian literature, and much more.

Financial Literacy for Generation Z, ed. , v.
Financial Literacy for Generation Z, ed. , v.

Financial Literacy for Generation Z, ed. , v.

This resource explains principles of financial planning and financial psychology to help teens and young adults make good financial decisions now and achieve their financial goals.

Financial Literacy for Millennials, ed. , v.
Financial Literacy for Millennials, ed. , v.

Financial Literacy for Millennials, ed. , v.

A modern primer on consumer finance and personal money management intended for readers aged 15 to 30, this guide can also serve as a primary text for high school, college, or adult education courses on personal finance.

Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership, ed. , v.
Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership, ed. , v.

Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership, ed. , v.

This book provides a guide to help school leaders engage communities in systemic transformation, with practices to increase educational equity and eliminate marginalization based on race, disability, socioeconomics, language, gender and sexual identity, and religion. It provides background for understanding current realities in schools and beyond and suggests 'disruptive practices' to replace the status quo to achieve full inclusion and educational excellence for every child.

Floods 2, ed. , v.
Floods 2, ed. , v.

Floods 2, ed. , v.

This book discusses flood risk knowledge tools and the efforts of international institutions to prioritize risk reduction, disaster costs, potential flood zone development, prevention, existing policies, and mitigation tools such as: the construction of protective structures, the reduction of vulnerability, land use planning, the improvement of crisis management, etc. Also discusses adaptation through post-flood reconstruction and integrating disaster risk reduction measures.

Food Safety Basics, ed. , v.
Food Safety Basics, ed. , v.

Food Safety Basics, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of food safety, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint.

Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.
Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.

Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.

This book explores the importance of viable food structures as well as the critical positive impact these viable structures have on food security, nutrition, and poverty. It covers such topics as irrigation schemes, agricultural input subsidies, farming system ecology, and food cycles and addresses the importance of food security as essential to the advancement and development of economies and societies worldwide.

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.

For the Many, ed. , v.
For the Many, ed. , v.

For the Many, ed. , v.

This book provides a bold rewriting of twentieth-century feminist history and documents how forces, peoples, and ideas worldwide shaped American politics. Egalitarian women’s activism from the explosion of democracy movements before World War I to the establishment of the New Deal, through the upheavals in rights and social citizenship at midcentury, to the reassertion of conservatism and the revival of female-led movements today are discussed.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.
French and Indian War, ed. , v.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.

Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Features include illustrations, maps, graphs and charts, photographs, and a further reading list. Designed for student and general audiences.

From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.
From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.

From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.

Presents occupational profiles, alongside overviews of the green job that cover such details as, what job it is most similar to, what skills are required to perform the job, and what a typical day in the life of that job is like.

From Leading to Succeeding, ed. , v.
From Leading to Succeeding, ed. , v.

From Leading to Succeeding, ed. , v.

This book synthesizes research from 21st century sources and confronts prevalent leadership myths, while offering guidance on best leadership practices.

From Library Volunteer to Library Advocate, ed. , v.
From Library Volunteer to Library Advocate, ed. , v.

From Library Volunteer to Library Advocate, ed. , v.

This book shows librarians how to reinvigorate a library's volunteer program by using the community as a resource. Ideas for tapping into the talents of volunteers and matching them to a library's needs are among the topics presented.

From Peoples into Nations, ed. , v.
From Peoples into Nations, ed. , v.

From Peoples into Nations, ed. , v.

This history of Eastern Europe since the late 18th century connects the stories of the region’s diverse peoples and their shared understanding of the past. It traces the rise of nationalism in Polish, Austro-Hungarian, and Ottoman lands; the creation of new states after the World War I and their later absorption by the Nazi Reich and Soviet Bloc; the reemergence of democracy and separatist movements communism collapsed; and the recent surge of populist politics in the region.

From Video Games to Real Life, ed. , v.
From Video Games to Real Life, ed. , v.

From Video Games to Real Life, ed. , v.

This guide shows youth librarians how to use the appeal of Minecraft to create engaging library programs that encourage creativity and build STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) learning through library programs.

Fueling the Body, ed. , v.
Fueling the Body, ed. , v.

Fueling the Body, ed. , v.

This book discusses nutrition and digestion, and how they contribute to the health and well-being of the human body.

Future Foods, ed. , v.
Future Foods, ed. , v.

Future Foods, ed. , v.

This book discusses the rapid scientific and technological advances that are transforming the way our foods are produced and consumed. It highlights the many exciting advances being made in the science of foods, and shows their application for solving important problems related to the modern food supply, such as tackling chronic diseases, feeding a global population, reducing food waste, and creating healthier and tastier foods.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global business law.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global marketing.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of technical innovations in business management.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

Covers world authors from many periods and genres, building an understanding of the various contexts -- from the biographical to the literary to the historical -- in which literature can be viewed. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.
Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Combines a variety of information including approximately 100 how to topical entries covering the most commonly asked questions relating to e-commerce. Topics include how to write business and marketing plans, secure financing, and evaluate candidates for designing a website. Covers directory listings of approximately 4,700 associations, consultants, and other organizations related to e-commerce as well as the top 250 leading e-commerce companies worldwide.

Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.
Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.

Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.

Esta enciclopedia ofrece más de 150 artículos sobre temas médicos redactados por profesionales en la materia en lenguaje claro y fácil de entender. Los artículos describen las enfermedades o padecimientos, sus causas, sus síntomas, su diagnóstico, sus tratamientos y también prevención.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2, 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. Features 470 essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce. Includes profiles of individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commerce environment.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

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.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of national governments throughout history, explaining their structures and histories, key players and events, and how governments effect, and are affected by, social change.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

Gambling in America, ed. 2018, v.
Gambling in America, ed. 2018, v.

Gambling in America, ed. 2018, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

Gaming Technology, ed. , v.
Gaming Technology, ed. , v.

Gaming Technology, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of gaming technology, explores how today's cutting-edge games work, and discusses the future advances of technology.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: 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.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace, ed. , v.
Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace, ed. , v.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace, ed. , v.

This book features insights from professionals in the fields of organizational development and diversity. It provides practical tools to help employees and managers -- regardless of race or gender -- collaborate in reaching their workplace potential.

Gender, Sexuality and Race in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Gender, Sexuality and Race in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Gender, Sexuality and Race in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book analyzes the intersection between gender, sexuality, race, and social media. Early scholarship identified the internet as egalitarian, but this volume shows how inequalities matter and manifest according to platform. It analyzes how internet users both re-inscribe and resist inequalities, and describes how the internet has ameliorated and bridged geographic and numerical limits on community formation and how inequalities differ on- and offline.

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.
Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

Gender: Animals, ed. , v.

This book shows how thinking about animals (and thinking with animals) in gender studies inspires concerns around gender ideology, reproduction, and variation as they address matters of life and death, carnality, differences and diversity, and representations. It explores how gender has to be understood beyond humanity, the ways in which animals can teach humans poignant lessons about living and dying, and how to represent nonhuman animals in law and jurisprudence.

Gender: God, ed. , v.
Gender: God, ed. , v.

Gender: God, ed. , v.

This book offers a critical examination of diverse conceptualizations of God that are informed by certain practices and assumptions associated with gender and sexuality, and explores the impact of these ideas in a variety of social contexts. It examines such topics as the imago Dei, secularism, apocalyptic rhetoric, origin myths, a variety of theologies (including postcolonial, queer, critical race, and disability theologies), regulation of religious bodies, and blasphemy.

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.
Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

Gender: Laughter, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book examines the forms and function of laughter through the discipline of gender and sexuality studies. It assesses laughter and related forms of cultural expression, such as artworks, discourses, genres, and styles, and their deployment in feminist and queer theory and activism as well as in the cultural sphere at large.

Gender: Love, ed. , v.
Gender: Love, ed. , v.

Gender: Love, ed. , v.

This book focuses on love and its relation to gender, mapping out feminist and queer critical engagement with love’s many meanings, paying particular attention to love’s gendered and sexualized elements, and offering resources for further research.

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.
Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

Gender: Matter, ed. , v.

This volume focuses on matter and its relation to gender. It approaches matter not from a natural sciences perspective but from a humanities and social science perspective, asking what role matter plays in feminist, queer, and other social and political theories. It also grapples with how changes to matter, or the biophysical world, affect what sex and gender may mean in the twenty-first century.

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.
Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

Gender: Nature, ed. , v.

This book retraces, synthesizes, and develops feminist and queer engagements with natural phenomena and with human and nonhuman biology.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.
Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies, ed. , v.

This book serves as a primer to the study of gender, including women’s, queer, and men’s studies. By employing literature, film, art, history, and other disciplines, it identifies areas of critical thought and practice in gender and sexuality studies; provides an overview of central themes, current topics, and seminal debates; and offers resources for further research.

Gender: Space, ed. , v.
Gender: Space, ed. , v.

Gender: Space, ed. , v.

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, this book examines the correspondence between people and space, the ways in which gender, gender norms, and gendered identities are constructed and deconstructed, and the multiple ways gendered bodies make, occupy, reclaim, and discover space in a mutually constituting relationship.

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.

Gender: War, ed. , v.
Gender: War, ed. , v.

Gender: War, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide for thinking through the causes and impacts of war from a critical gender perspective. It explores the interrelations between gender and war while simultaneously interrogating the place of war in gender and sexuality studies as well as the feminist and intersectional perspectives that focus on the ways in which war affects various individuals as well as social, political, and cultural processes and institutions.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.
Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding genetics and genetic engineering.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.
Genetics, ed. 2, v.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.

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.

Getting Relationships Right, ed. , v.
Getting Relationships Right, ed. , v.

Getting Relationships Right, ed. , v.

This book reveals the common psychological dynamics that underlie relationships with romantic partners, friends, family, colleagues, or anyone, and understanding them can make relationships healthier and more resilient. Drawing on relevant research and the author’s experience as a psychologist, the book explains how to strengthen your relational immunity to interpersonal and social stressors, cultivate relationships that reflect core moral values and honor the dignity of all.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Focuses on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913.

Giving Students a Say, ed. , v.
Giving Students a Say, ed. , v.

Giving Students a Say, ed. , v.

This book urges educators to discard old habits and work with students as partners to improve assessment practices so that results are accurate, meaningful, informative, and fair. The book explains issues related to traditional approaches and offers examples of educators at all levels who are transforming assessment by using tools and methods that engage and empower students. It includes revelations about the nature of memory and learning plus specific advice for educators.

Global Demand for Borderless Online Degrees, ed. , v.
Global Demand for Borderless Online Degrees, ed. , v.

Global Demand for Borderless Online Degrees, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits, risks, and solutions for entering the borderless online degree market and discusses novel online approaches that are cost-effective for higher education institutions and affordable for customers at home and abroad. It features a wide range of topics such as community college, accreditation, and international education.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

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.

Global Pandemics and Epidemics and How They Relate to You, ed. , v.
Global Pandemics and Epidemics and How They Relate to You, ed. , v.

Global Pandemics and Epidemics and How They Relate to You, ed. , v.

This special edition offers basic consumer health information about widespread disease outbreaks and their associated threats, as well as information about disease management and advice about what to do when infectious diseases spread rapidly to many people.

Globalization and Its Impact on Violence Against Vulnerable Groups, ed. , v.
Globalization and Its Impact on Violence Against Vulnerable Groups, ed. , v.

Globalization and Its Impact on Violence Against Vulnerable Groups, ed. , v.

This book provides research that delves deeply into occurrences of violence and the environmental and personal influences that lead to violence in order to better understand and prevent it from happening. It featu