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#MeToo, ed. , v.
#MeToo, ed. , v.

#MeToo, ed. , v.

This collection of articles examines the #MeToo movement, in which women around the world shared their stories of sexual harassment, assault, and abuse. The book looks at the international response and inevitable criticism, as well as the future of the movement.

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 Student Guide to Climate and Weather, ed. , v.
A Student Guide to Climate and Weather, ed. , v.

A Student Guide to Climate and Weather, ed. , v.

Combines scientific data, historical events, and the latest ideas and methods about meteorology and climatology; focus is on weather extremes, air masses and weather patterns, cyclones, hurricanes, tornadoes, climate change, and the Earth and the Sun.

A Woman's Right to an Abortion, ed. , v.
A Woman's Right to an Abortion, ed. , v.

A Woman's Right to an Abortion, ed. , v.

In 1973, in the case of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court finally decided that women should be allowed to have an abortion. This book gives the background on the case and the path the case took to make it to the Supreme Court, and presents both the majority and dissenting opinions related to the case. It also takes a look at the lasting impact the case has continued to have on policies and the legal system.

AIDS Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
AIDS Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

AIDS Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including information about the stages of the disease and about how it is transmitted. It includes guidelines for preventing disease transmission and details about how it is diagnosed and the various drug regimens used in its treatment as well information on co-occurring infections and complications, plus tips for living with HIV.

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

Abortion, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the ways in which states may place restrictions on abortion for minors that are not required for adult women, including the constitutional right to privacy.

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

Abortion, ed. , v.

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

Abortion, ed. 2014, v.
Abortion, ed. 2014, v.

Abortion, ed. 2014, 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.

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information on domestic violence, child abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sibling abuse, sexual abuse, incest, stalking, and sexual harassment. It also discusses the role new technologies play in child pornography, sextortion and sexual exploitation.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2015, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2015, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2015, v.

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

Alice Walker, ed. , v.
Alice Walker, ed. , v.

Alice Walker, ed. , v.

Essays in this volume discuss critical viewpoints about Walker’s work. Topics include a discussion of her symbolism, metaphysics, and aesthetics; her views on feminism; and her responses to the issues of politics, slavery, poverty and sexism. Also included is a brief biography.

American Attitudes, ed. 6, v.
American Attitudes, ed. 6, v.

American Attitudes, ed. 6, v.

Chronicles the changes and consistencies in the attitudes of the American public on numerous social topics over the past thirty years.

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.

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 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 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 Speak, ed. , v.
American Women Speak, ed. , v.

American Women Speak, ed. , v.

This text examines influential American women activists and their speeches on vital issues. Each entry outlines the speaker's motivation and provides examples of their speeches in context, supplying information about the setting, audience, reception, and lasting historical significance.

American Women, ed. , v.
American Women, ed. , v.

American Women, ed. , v.

This set covers prominent individuals from colonial times through the present offering a fascinating perspective on important women from U.S. history. Individuals included are notable for their work in such fields as politics, civil rights, literature, education, journalism, science, business, and sports.

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.

Animal Rights, ed. 2015, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2015, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2015, v.

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

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.

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.
Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

This book tackles readers' questions regarding anxiety and panic attacks, dispelling misconceptions and examining real-world scenarios that highlight important concepts and controversies.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

This book explains different types of anxiety disorders, how to recognize and treat them, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.
Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

Are You Afraid?, ed. , v.

From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.

Are You Being Abused?, ed. , v.
Are You Being Abused?, ed. , v.

Are You Being Abused?, ed. , v.

With a compassionate approach, this book clarifies abuse and its circumstances, spells options for help, and suggests what communities can do to help end the violence.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.
Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Are You Depressed?, ed. , v.

Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.
Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Are You Stressed Out In School?, ed. , v.

Between standardized tests, extra-curricular activities, pressure from parents, and the strain of getting into college, school is more stressful than ever. This book teaches techniques to deal with the mounting pressure felt by students every day.

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.

At the Table, ed. , v.
At the Table, ed. , v.

At the Table, ed. , v.

This book examines all aspects of dinner in international settings, enabling cross-cultural comparisons and an understanding of the effects of modernization and globalization on food habits.

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.

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.

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

This book examines the origins of and controversies associated with birth control in the United States. It provides a historical background of premodern practices, describes birth control in the 19th and 20th centuries, and discusses all currently available types of contraceptive systems, including both artificial and natural methods.

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

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

Birth Control, ed. , v.
Birth Control, ed. , v.

Birth Control, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on birth control and the use of contraceptive devices among women in the United States.

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

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

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

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.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.

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.

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.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, 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.

Celebrating Life Customs around the World, ed. , v.
Celebrating Life Customs around the World, ed. , v.

Celebrating Life Customs around the World, ed. , v.

This book documents various customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide.

Central & South America, ed. , v.
Central & South America, ed. , v.

Central & South America, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in Central and South America.

Central, South & Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Central, South & Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Central, South & Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in Central, South, and Southeast Asia.

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 Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.
Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Provides updated information about child neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, including facts about severe punishment, abusive head trauma, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, rape, incest, exploitation, medical neglect, educational neglect, bullying, and aggression through technology. The book explains the differences between situations that require legal intervention and those considered to be parental choices, even when controversial.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2015, v.
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2015, v.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2015, 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.

Chlamydia, ed. , v.
Chlamydia, ed. , v.

Chlamydia, ed. , v.

This book provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with chlamydia, as well as strategies for preventing future infection.

Clarity, ed. , v.
Clarity, ed. , v.

Clarity, ed. , v.

This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.

Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes, ed. , v.
Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes, ed. , v.

Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes, ed. , v.

Demonstrates how concern for detail in datasets and the use of data mining techniques can extract important and meaningful knowledge from healthcare databases.

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
Club and Prescription Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

This title examines how inhalants and club, prescription, and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to drug abuse, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Cold War, ed. , v.
Cold War, ed. , v.

Cold War, ed. , v.

Offers portrayals of leading individuals, significant battles, economic developments, societal/cultural events, changes in military technology, and major treaties and diplomatic agreements during the Cold War.

Confronting Ableism, ed. , v.
Confronting Ableism, ed. , v.

Confronting Ableism, ed. , v.

This book discusses what ableism looks like, how to recognize it, and how to face it. Special features include a Myths and Facts section and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Confronting Anti-Semitism, ed. , v.
Confronting Anti-Semitism, ed. , v.

Confronting Anti-Semitism, ed. , v.

With anti-Semitism on the rise, many are unsure how to safely respond to bigoted bullying. This guide will prepare and empower readers to break the cycle of hate and confront anti-Semitism. Includes tools and resources to recognize, safely confront, and report discrimination. Also offers a Myths and Facts section that confronts anti-Semitic stereotypes, and 10 Great Questions to Ask a School Official when reporting an incident.

Confronting Class Discrimination, ed. , v.
Confronting Class Discrimination, ed. , v.

Confronting Class Discrimination, ed. , v.

This book contains tools for dealing with the issues surrounding social class, particularly by debunking the top ten myths that perpetuate classism, and a list of questions that readers can ask a professional if they feel they have witnessed discrimination.

Confronting Discrimination Against Immigrants, ed. , v.
Confronting Discrimination Against Immigrants, ed. , v.

Confronting Discrimination Against Immigrants, ed. , v.

This book examines the discrimination immigrants face, looks at the laws pertaining to discrimination, community efforts to end discrimination, and gives readers ways to cope with discrimination in their lives. Features include an in-depth Myths and Facts section surrounding the topic and 10 Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination, ed. , v.
Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination, ed. , v.

Confronting LGBTQ+ Discrimination, ed. , v.

This book empowers readers to confront LGBTQ+ discrimination and offers practical guidance on navigating a world where not everyone believes that LGBTQ+ people should have the same rights as everyone else. LGBTQ+ readers will find themselves encouraged, and others will learn how to be supportive allies of their LGBTQ+ friends and classmates, both in and out of school. This resource includes a list of suggested questions for an expert and myths and facts about discrimination.

Confronting Racism, ed. , v.
Confronting Racism, ed. , v.

Confronting Racism, ed. , v.

This authoritative book teaches young people what they can do when confronted by racism, providing a history of racial discrimination and its legal and social remedies. This text prescribes safe and effective measures to counteract racism and teach people the values of fairness and equality, featuring Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Confronting Sexism, ed. , v.
Confronting Sexism, ed. , v.

Confronting Sexism, ed. , v.

This resource will help young people recognize sexism and sexist language, learn how to respond when they find themselves on the receiving end of sexist comments, and where they can go to report sexist behaviors or to get help. This text features a list of suggested questions to ask an expert and myths and facts about discrimination.

Conquering Anorexia, ed. , v.
Conquering Anorexia, ed. , v.

Conquering Anorexia, ed. , v.

This book discusses the symptoms of anorexia, explains risk factors for the disease, and offers advice on getting healthy.

Conquering Bulimia, ed. , v.
Conquering Bulimia, ed. , v.

Conquering Bulimia, ed. , v.

This book discusses the symptoms of bulimia, explains risk factors for the disease, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Conquering Diet Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
Conquering Diet Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Conquering Diet Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

This book discusses how to recognize the symptoms of diet drug abuse, explains risk factors, and offers advice on how to live a truly healthy lifestyle.

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

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v.

In the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times with their own flair and insight. This volume profiles a diverse selection of authors—from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace—an attestation to the scope and complexity of modern society.

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 1

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.

Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Has PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines how PTSD affects individuals and families and empowers youth to cope with the PTSD of a parent. It explores root causes and provides tools for mitigating the sometimes-considerable stress of having a parent with PTSD, including personal and family therapy.

Coping When a Parent Has a Disability, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Has a Disability, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Has a Disability, ed. , v.

This book presents multiple aspects of disability in a mainstream culture, and how to deal with complications resulting from a parent's disability. It provides a guide for developing resilience and finding a voice. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.
Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.

Coping When a Parent Is Incarcerated, ed. , v.

This book combines objective facts with sensible guidance to navigate the subject of incarceration as it affects or has involved a parental figure. It informs both those wishing to learn more in order to help a friend or classmate, and those struggling with parents in the system. Special features include Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.
Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

This book provides insight into the sources of body shaming, how to confront someone who body shames, and ways to cultivate a positive body image. A Myths and Facts sidebar helps correct misconceptions about whom body shaming affects, and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Counselor shares common queries for specialists who deal with body shaming and the issues that come with it.

Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.
Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.

Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.

This book helps teens with the sometimes intense emotions surrounding getting together and splitting up, empowering readers to solve their problems constructively, with empathy, and to seek help from others when necessary.

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

This book explores the alienation and rejection many youth experience from cyberbullying, a form of abuse that takes many forms and is often accompanied by social exclusion, physical abuse, and other perils.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.
Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

This book defines hate and intolerance, explores the reasons some people express hate toward others, and gives readers a blueprint for recognizing and deflecting hate with nonviolence and kindness.

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.
Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

This book discusses the particular stresses faced by homeless teens as a result of poverty, natural disasters, and other causes.

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.
Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book offers a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the concept of social media anxiety, dispels many widespread myths and replaces them with up-to-date facts, while helping readers identify whether they are experiencing social media anxiety and offering them reliable strategies for dealing with it if they are. A Myths and Facts sidebar is also included.

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

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.
Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.

Creation Stories in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Creation Stories in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Creation Stories in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book presents ancient Greek myths about the origin of the world, including the rivalry between the Titans and the Olympians, the rise of Zeus, and the creation of the human race.

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. 2015, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2015, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2015, v.

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

Critical Perspectives on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence, ed. , v.

This book explores the many facets of the conversation surrounding sexual harassment and gender violence, so that students understand the causes, forms, and impact of these two interconnected issues.

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.

Date Rape, ed. , v.
Date Rape, ed. , v.

Date Rape, ed. , v.

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

Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2014, 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.

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.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.
Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.

Depression Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.
Depression Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Depression Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Offers basic information about the prevalence, symptoms, and types of depressive mood disorders, including major depression, dysthymia, atypical depression, bipolar disorder, depression during and after pregnancy, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, depression with psychosis, and seasonal affective disorder.

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.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.
Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

Did Someone You Love Die?, ed. , v.

For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.

Discipline and Punishment, ed. , v.
Discipline and Punishment, ed. , v.

Discipline and Punishment, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on how discipline and punishment at school has evolved.

Discrimination, ed. , v.
Discrimination, ed. , v.

Discrimination, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of civil rights and discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.

Disease in History, ed. , v.
Disease in History, ed. , v.

Disease in History, ed. , v.

Describes several of the epidemics that have significantly influenced historical events; explains how the discovery of germs in the last two centuries was able to reverse millennia of superstition and ignorance in the treatment of infectious diseases; and explains how and why the world of microbial organisms has been able to thwart many of medical science's greatest efforts to eliminate, or, at the very least, control them.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.
Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

Do You Get Into Arguments?, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.
Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Do You Have a Friend Who Is Suicidal?, ed. , v.

Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.
Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

Do You Wonder About Sex and Sexuality?, ed. , v.

This book provides answers to teen questions about the complex and sometimes controversial topics of sexuality, contraception, abstinence, sex education, pregnancy, and STDs.

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about violence, stalking, harassment, ad other forms of abuse. Discusses the physical, metal, and social effects of violence against intimate partners, children, teens, the elderly, immigrants and other populations, along with prevention and intervention strategies.

E-Cigarettes, ed. , v.
E-Cigarettes, ed. , v.

E-Cigarettes, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn the benefits of e-cigarettes, what's in the vapor they are inhaling, how the vapor can harm them, and the improper way e-cigs are used. They can also discover ways they can help others kick the e-cigarette habit.

East Asia & The Pacific, ed. , v.
East Asia & The Pacific, ed. , v.

East Asia & The Pacific, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in East Asia and the Pacific.

Eastern & Southern Africa, ed. , v.
Eastern & Southern Africa, ed. , v.

Eastern & Southern Africa, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Eastern Europe, ed. , v.
Eastern Europe, ed. , v.

Eastern Europe, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in Eastern Europe.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 4, v.

Discusses the differences between healthy eating patterns and anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating syndrome, emotional eating, night eating syndrome, orthorexia, pica, and other eating disorders.

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding eating disorders and the complex problem of eating disorders many teens face. It addresses the illnesses that cause mental and physical suffering and may have lifelong consequences.

Education in America, ed. 2014, v.
Education in America, ed. 2014, v.

Education in America, ed. 2014, 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.

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.

Effective Communication, ed. , v.
Effective Communication, ed. , v.

Effective Communication, ed. , v.

This guide provides the know-how needed to be a more effective manager. It shows how to understand your audience and communicate strategically, but also explains how to discover which delivery approach is right for you as well as providing what is needed to develop confidence, listen effectively, and give and receive feedback.

Electronic America, ed. 2015, v.
Electronic America, ed. 2015, v.

Electronic America, ed. 2015, v.

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

Ellen DeGeneres, ed. , v.
Ellen DeGeneres, ed. , v.

Ellen DeGeneres, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to Ellen DeGeneres. It covers her background--her personal and professional setbacks and triumphs, including her struggle with her sexual identity--a history that has honed her work as an outspoken activist for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6, v.

A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.

Encyclopedia of American Women and Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Women and Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Women and Religion, ed. 2, v.

This two-volume set examines women's contributions to religious and moral development in America, covering individual women, their faith-related organizations, and women's roles and experiences in the broader social and cultural contexts of their times.

Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, ed. , v.

Combines theoretical work on important topics and scholarly disciplines; social science perspectives on a variety of topics; and treatment of practical policy implications that flow from applying the Catholic religious, moral, and intellectual tradition to contemporary issues.

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 Children, Adolescents, and the Media, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media, ed. , v.

Presents research and facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents. Covers the traditional and electronic media and their controversial impact on children and adolescents.

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 Community, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Community, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Community, ed. , v.

Whether the reader is a student, researcher, or professional in the field of psychology, sociology, or even economics, this four-volume work will provide the necessary definitions of community beyond traditional views.

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

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Family Health, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Family Health, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Family Health, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive summary of theory, research, practice, and policy on family health and wellness promotion.

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.

A guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of today. Covers a wide range of works and writers from around the world, as well as a range of genres, including novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and criticism.

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 Resources, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Resources, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Resources, ed. 3, v.

This set provides a wide variety of perspectives on both traditional and more recent views of Earth’s resources. The articles are extremely diverse, covering soil, fisheries, forests, aluminum, the Industrial Revolution, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the hydrologic cycle, glass, and placer mineral deposits.

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

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

Examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.

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 Religion in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Religion in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Religion in America, ed. , v.

Covers the significant religious denominations and movements that have originated or flourished in North America, from the beginning of European settlement to the present day.

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 Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.

This Encyclopedia 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.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior, ed. , v.

Focuses on American campaigns, elections, and electoral behavior but also provides a culturally and politically diverse perspective of American democratic practices and institutions. Offers a rich campaign history. Provides a description and scholarly analysis for all presidential elections, including state and general elections. Presents and simplifies complicated election laws that govern federal, state, and local elections.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World, ed. , v.

Looks at women today and delves into contexts of being female in the 21st century. Focuses on women's status starting approximately in the year 2000 and going forward and covers the spectrum of defining women in the contemporary world.

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia presents the religious experiences of women across time and cultures. The book includes sections on major religions as well as on spirituality, African religions, prehistoric religions, and other broad topics. Each section begins with an introduction, followed by reference entries on specialized subjects along with excerpts from primary source documents.

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 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.

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

Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2014, 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.

Endometriosis, ed. , v.
Endometriosis, ed. , v.

Endometriosis, ed. , v.

This book provides an accurate and thoughtful investigation of endometriosis, and helps readers understand how it affects one's sexual health.

Energy, ed. 2015, v.
Energy, ed. 2015, v.

Energy, ed. 2015, 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.

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Stress and Depression, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Stress and Depression, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Stress and Depression, ed. , v.

This book describes the universal topic of dealing with emotions for an adolescent audience. It equips modern teenagers with an understanding of the mechanics behind stress and depression and gives them advice for dealing with these issues.

Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.
Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.

Examining Assimilation, ed. , v.

This book examines an immigrant’s journey within the United States and investigates the concept of cultural assimilation. As the United States continues to grow and change, students can become better-informed citizens by looking at the immigrant experience and understanding the roots of American identities.

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

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

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

Feminism and Religion, ed. , v.
Feminism and Religion, ed. , v.

Feminism and Religion, ed. , v.

This book enables a better understanding of how various religions view women—both traditionally and in the modern context—and how feminist thinking has changed the roles of women in some world religions. It explores how theology speaks to women’s experiences in the family, in relationships, at work, in politics, and in education, while also addressing atheist viewpoints and experiences.

Feminist Poets, ed. , v.
Feminist Poets, ed. , v.

Feminist Poets, ed. , v.

Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential poets such as Margaret Atwood, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Alice Fulton, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Gertrude Stein.

Food Allergies and Sensitivities, ed. , v.
Food Allergies and Sensitivities, ed. , v.

Food Allergies and Sensitivities, ed. , v.

This book discusses food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances—unique but related conditions that affect many children and adults. It explains why certain foods, like peanuts, are more problematic than others, why food allergies are on the rise, and whether this problem is limited to the industrialized world. Also includes a section on health literacy, with tools and strategies for finding, evaluating, and using credible sources of health information online and offline.

Food, Feasts, and Faith, ed. , v.
Food, Feasts, and Faith, ed. , v.

Food, Feasts, and Faith, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with an understanding of the rich world of food and faith. It contains more than 200 alphabetically arranged entries that describe the beliefs and customs of well-established major world religions and sects as well as those of smaller faith communities and new religious movements.

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.

Foods That Changed History, ed. , v.
Foods That Changed History, ed. , v.

Foods That Changed History, ed. , v.

Presents nearly 100 entries on foods that have shaped history. In learning about foods and their importance, readers will gain valuable insight into other areas such as religious movements, literature, economics, technology, and the human condition itself.

Foster Youth, ed. , v.
Foster Youth, ed. , v.

Foster Youth, ed. , v.

Over 400,000 US youth are in foster care, mainly due to neglect and abuse by their parents. These youth endure instability as they move from home to home, and uncertainty about their future as others make the decision as to whether they should be reunited with their families or become available for adoption. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

From Suffrage to the Senate, ed. 3, v.
From Suffrage to the Senate, ed. 3, v.

From Suffrage to the Senate, ed. 3, v.

Entries include biographical sketches on women who have worked in various arenas of American politics, including campaigns and the media. Also covers court cases, legislation, organizations, movements and social issues that are relevant to the topic.

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

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

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

Gambling in America, ed. , 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.

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.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Introduces readers to issues relating to sex, gender identity, and gender expression in Western society with a focus on the United States. Provides access to research and information on the transgender community so they can form their own understanding of gender identity.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Lorraine Hansberry.

Gender, Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.
Gender, Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.

Gender, Sex and Sexuality, ed. , v.

This volume examines the different types of sexes, genders, and sexuality from ancient myths to present day; queerness; and religion, masculinity, and self-determination. It explores famous works such as Aristophanes' Lysistrata, Genji Monogatari, Macbeth, Paradise Lost, Victorian fiction, Tomboy Trouble, and more from a plethora of distinct cultures and viewpoints.

Gender-Based Violence and Women's Rights, ed. , v.
Gender-Based Violence and Women's Rights, ed. , v.

Gender-Based Violence and Women's Rights, ed. , v.

This book provides information about various forms of abuse and other nuances of violence as well as invaluable resources for domestic violence information and assistance. Readers will find a concise explanation of what constitutes domestic violence, so they can better recognize it when they see or experience it.

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.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2015, v.
Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2015, v.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2015, v.

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

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.

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.

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.

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book examines the lives, motivations, and exploits of some of the more important gods and goddesses of Greek mythology, including Zeus, Hera, Athena, Poseidon, Demeter, and Hades.

Gonorrhea, ed. , v.
Gonorrhea, ed. , v.

Gonorrhea, ed. , v.

This book provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with gonorrhea, as well as strategies for preventing future infection.

Grand Design, ed. , v.
Grand Design, ed. , v.

Grand Design, ed. , v.

Studies the advent of color, big musicals, the studio system and the beginning of institutionalized censorship which made the thirties the defining decade for Hollywood, the decade that ended with "The Greatest Year in Motion Pictures" - the year of "Gone With the Wind", "The Wizard of Oz", "Mr Smith Goes to Washington" and other classics.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2014, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2014, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2014, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2018, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2018, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

Growing Up a Girl, ed. , v.
Growing Up a Girl, ed. , v.

Growing Up a Girl, ed. , v.

This title looks at the differences between the girl and boy experiences of growing up and the steps people can take to address sexist practices.

Growing Up, ed. 2015, v.
Growing Up, ed. 2015, v.

Growing Up, ed. 2015, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

Gun Control, ed. 2015, v.
Gun Control, ed. 2015, v.

Gun Control, ed. 2015, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gun control, 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.

Guns in America, ed. , v.
Guns in America, ed. , v.

Guns in America, ed. , v.

This book provides students with historical context of gun ownership in America, tracing the issue from colonial roots through the establishment of the NRA up to today’s highly charged and often politicized debates around issues like assault rifle bans, open carry laws, and more. It also addresses concealed weapons, mass shootings, and gun ownership and the laws surrounding ownership.

HIV and AIDS, ed. , v.
HIV and AIDS, ed. , v.

HIV and AIDS, ed. , v.

This book follows the path of this virus from its origins in Africa, to its emergence as the cause of a frightening epidemic, to its status as a treatable but incurable condition. There are timelines on the important dates in the history of HIV and on celebrity deaths.

HIV/AIDS, ed. , v.
HIV/AIDS, ed. , v.

HIV/AIDS, ed. , v.

This book provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with HIV/AIDS, as well as strategies for preventing future infection.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2014, v.
HIV/AIDS, ed. 2014, v.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2014, v.

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

HPV and Genital Warts, ed. , v.
HPV and Genital Warts, ed. , v.

HPV and Genital Warts, ed. , v.

This book provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with HPV and genital warts, as well as strategies for preventing future infection.

Hanging Out, ed. , v.
Hanging Out, ed. , v.

Hanging Out, ed. , v.

This book explores socialization and enjoying downtime with friends as an activity we regularly participate in but often take for granted. It applies theories and concepts from psychology and sociology to explain the functions, benefits, harms, and consequences of how we spend our free time. Readers will learn about the many forms of socializing, discover why socializing is so important, and understand the positive and negative effects of socializing.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2014, v.
Health and Wellness, ed. 2014, v.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2014, v.

Examines health and wellness among Americans, including the ways in which illness is currently prevented, identified, and treated. Describes the most common types of chronic, degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as the concepts of mental health and illness. Covers both traditional and alternative medicine.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Being Bullied, ed. , v.

In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend Who Is Depressed, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend in an Abusive Relationship, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with a Drug Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Alcohol Problem, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.
Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

Helping a Friend with an Eating Disorder, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.

Heroes in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Heroes in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Heroes in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book discusses the lives, motivations, and exploits of different heroes that appear in Greek mythology, including Heracles, Achilles, Jason, Odysseus, Orpheus, and Perseus.

Heroin, ed. , v.
Heroin, ed. , v.

Heroin, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of heroin, its history, and the current deadly epidemic. It covers how the epidemic began, how it developed, and, most importantly, the dangerous effects of this drug that extend far beyond coming down from the high. It also discusses the drug's intended purposes, their effects (both planned and unplanned), and the controversies surrounding them.

Herpes, ed. , v.
Herpes, ed. , v.

Herpes, ed. , v.

This book provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with herpes, as well as strategies for preventing future infection.

Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.
Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.

Hidden Human Computers, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in the 1950s, black women made critical contributions to NASA by performing calculations that made it possible for the nation's astronauts to fly into space and return safely to Earth.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

This series addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. Each volume in this series has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus that coincides with the way history is studied at the academic level. Entries are selected by an advisory board of historians and academics.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3, v.

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

Human Rights Innovators, ed. , v.
Human Rights Innovators, ed. , v.

Human Rights Innovators, ed. , v.

Highlights hundreds of key figures who fought for human rights around the globe. These informative, in-depth biographies feature those activists who fought to end slavery and discrimination, promote the rights of women and children, and those whose mission is to promote peace, freedom and equal rights around the world.

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

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

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

Humans and Animals, ed. , v.
Humans and Animals, ed. , v.

Humans and Animals, ed. , v.

This book takes a look at the coexistence of humans and animals in the 21st century and how their sometimes disparate needs affect environments, politics, economies, and culture worldwide.

I Am Addicted to Drugs. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am Addicted to Drugs. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am Addicted to Drugs. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book helps readers navigate the warning signs of addiction and how to cope with overcoming it. Includes resources and destigmatizes the disease so that users can find the proper help and support they need to break their dependency and stay sober.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am Homeless. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Digital Addict. Now What?, ed. , v.

This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Am a Teen Caregiver. Now What?, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have ADD/ADHD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I Have Been Raped. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have Been Raped. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have Been Raped. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book guides teens--whether they are survivors, friends of survivors, or confused or concerned citizens--through the process of what to do if they are raped, how to begin the process of recovery, and how to stay safe in an attempt to prevent a rape from occuring

I Have Been Sexually Abused. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have Been Sexually Abused. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have Been Sexually Abused. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book debunks popular myths surrounding sexual abuse and provides resources where survivors and loved ones can turn for help. It teaches how to identify and confront sexual abuse; its long-term effects; and how to move forward in the aftermath.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.
I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

I Have OCD. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou, ed. , v.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou, ed. , v.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou, ed. , v.

This essay collection pays tribute to Maya Angelou’s first autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970), exploring her life dealing with racism, sexual molestation, escaping segregation, becoming an adult and a single mother, and adopting the calls of the Black Arts movement and the Black Power movement to promote images of a positive black aesthetic. Other essays critique Angelou’s work from historical, sociopolitical, and cultural perspectives.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.
I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

I'm Suicidal. Now What?, ed. , v.

This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.

Icons of Women's Sport, ed. , v.
Icons of Women's Sport, ed. , v.

Icons of Women's Sport, ed. , v.

This book identifies and examines the individuals who have impacted history, challenged the status quo, influenced sport culture, and garnered wide public interest.

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

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

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

Immigration in America, ed. , v.
Immigration in America, ed. , v.

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

This book explores the complicated topic of immigration by first presenting a historical overview of immigration as well as various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on immigration. It discusses immigration laws and border security, economic impacts of immigrants, and immigration reform from a wide variety of perspectives.

Incarcerated Youth, ed. , v.
Incarcerated Youth, ed. , v.

Incarcerated Youth, ed. , v.

Every day, about 70,000 young people are detained within the U.S. criminal justice system. Thousands of them are tried as adults, and housed in adult prisons. Once in detention centers and jails, young people are vulnerable to violence and sexual abuse. This title presents a real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2, v.

Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions, examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change.

Jane Eyre, ed. , v.
Jane Eyre, ed. , v.

Jane Eyre, ed. , v.

This book presents a variety of new essays on Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, considered by many to have revolutionized the art of fiction. Many agree that Bronte was ahead of her time as she explored the individualistic character of Jane, and topics such as classism, sexuality, religion and issues of gender.

LGBT Intolerance, ed. , v.
LGBT Intolerance, ed. , v.

LGBT Intolerance, ed. , v.

This book explores the history behind the intolerance experienced by members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community, the effects of these issues on society, and ongoing efforts toward preventing intolerance against them.

LGBT Youth Issues Today, ed. , v.
LGBT Youth Issues Today, ed. , v.

LGBT Youth Issues Today, ed. , v.

This handbook presents historical background on the topic, provides an up-to-date examination of the issues of concern to LGBT youth, and offers in-depth information and resources for further research. This work contains a chapter of essays from informed individuals regarding same-sex relationships among youth, voicing the experiences and opinions of activists, social workers, psychologists, educators, parents of LGBT youth, and LGBT youth themselves.

Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.
Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.

Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.

Provides an overview of the full range of current knowledge about learning and memory, revised from the 1992 edition. Features new articles and article updates that capture advances in the changing fields of memory, neuroscience, and cognition. New entries include autobiographical memory, collective memory, schizophrenia and memory, and other topics. For academic audiences.

Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2015, v.
Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2015, v.

Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2015, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding legal and illegal immigration.

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

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

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

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

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

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

Living in a Violent Household, ed. , v.
Living in a Violent Household, ed. , v.

Living in a Violent Household, ed. , v.

This book provides a thoughtful overview of the different kinds of household abuse, whether it's at the hands of partners, parents, or siblings. It will help those who are suffering and looking for help as well as those who know someone living in an abusive home.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.
Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression, ed. , v.

Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Living with Eating Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with eating disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.
Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Living with Stress, ed. , v.

Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.

Lost Illusions, ed. , v.
Lost Illusions, ed. , v.

Lost Illusions, ed. , v.

Looks at how the emergence of new technology, such as steadicam and Dolby sound, and a new generation of talent challenged the old ways, with films like "Nashville" and "Five Easy Pieces".

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.
Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

This book discusses depressive disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how depression occurs, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.

Malala Yousafzai, ed. , v.
Malala Yousafzai, ed. , v.

Malala Yousafzai, ed. , v.

This book provides a biographical account of Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt and went on to become an advocate for girls struggling for an education throughout the world.

Male Privilege, ed. , v.
Male Privilege, ed. , v.

Male Privilege, ed. , v.

This title takes a look at the history of male privilege, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices.

Marriage Equality, ed. , v.
Marriage Equality, ed. , v.

Marriage Equality, ed. , v.

This groundbreaking case, with much pressure from suing parties across the country and a great amount of controversy, granted the “dignity of marriage” to same-sex couples. Readers will find out all about the background of the case, how it made it to the Supreme Court, and why the court decided for same-sex marriage. Also included are questions to consider, primary source documents, and a chronology of the case.

Maya Angelou, ed. 2, v.
Maya Angelou, ed. 2, v.

Maya Angelou, ed. 2, v.

This book presents the life and writings of Maya Angelou. It examines the changing viewpoints in her six autobiographies within the context of women's and African American autobiographies, with specific reference to the slave narrative and to contemporary fiction and film.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: 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.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8, v.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8, v.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8, v.

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

Mental Health Information For Teens, ed. 5, v.
Mental Health Information For Teens, ed. 5, v.

Mental Health Information For Teens, ed. 5, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness. Includes a further reading list, a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations, and an index.

Methamphetamine, ed. , v.
Methamphetamine, ed. , v.

Methamphetamine, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding methamphetamine abuse and provides an overview of the topic.

Middle East & North Africa, ed. , v.
Middle East & North Africa, ed. , v.

Middle East & North Africa, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Milestone Documents of World Religions, ed. , v.
Milestone Documents of World Religions, ed. , v.

Milestone Documents of World Religions, ed. , v.

Examines the key sacred texts and foundational documents of the world's primary religions, from ancient times to the present, providing a perspective on how critical religious texts have influenced both the past and the present.

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.
Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

This guide provides information for readers interested in the contemporary practice of, and research behind, mindfulness and meditation. It explores definitions of mindfulness and meditation, offers solutions for successfully incorporating them into our often-chaotic lives, and explains their many practical applications and benefits for practitioners.

Monsters in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Monsters in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Monsters in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book discusses the different monsters that appear in Greek mythology, including Cerberus, Minotaur, Cyclopes, Chimera, Medusa, and the Gigantes.

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.
Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at how American families are changing, and helps teen readers understand what it's like to be part of a multiracial family.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.
My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

My Parents Are Divorcing. Now What?, ed. , v.

Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.

National Security, ed. 2015, v.
National Security, ed. 2015, v.

National Security, ed. 2015, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on U. S. national security, 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.

Natural Phenomena in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Natural Phenomena in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Natural Phenomena in Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book presents the explanations within Greek mythology for such natural phenomena as the seasons, earthquakes, floods, weather patterns, the sun, the stars, fire, plants, and animals.

Navigating Intersectionality, ed. , v.
Navigating Intersectionality, ed. , v.

Navigating Intersectionality, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework for navigating intersectionality, and understanding how we can use this concept to enrich our understanding of identity, power, and justice in society. In an era of political and cultural turmoil, it seems like the United States is more divided than ever along lines of identity.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.

A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.

A scholarly supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the pontificate of John Paul II and includes thematic essays presenting the man and his work. Headings include: The Papacy of John Paul II; Church Documents; People and Places; Institutions and Events, Saints and Blessed.

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

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

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

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

North America & The Caribbean, ed. , v.
North America & The Caribbean, ed. , v.

North America & The Caribbean, ed. , v.

This volume provides insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries in North America and the Caribbean.

Novelists with Feminist Themes, ed. , v.
Novelists with Feminist Themes, ed. , v.

Novelists with Feminist Themes, ed. , v.

Provides essays of influential feminist writers such as Margaret Atwood, Anais Nin, Gertrude Stein, and Virginia Woolf.

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

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

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

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.
Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

Objectification of Women in the Media, ed. , v.

This book explores the objectification and misrepresentation of women across media, from movies to magazines to TV commercials. It also examines the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.

Online Shaming and Bullying, ed. , v.
Online Shaming and Bullying, ed. , v.

Online Shaming and Bullying, ed. , v.

This book explores how the internet has changed the way people can express their intolerance toward others, and how online bullying can hurt people in real life. It examines the history behind these problems, the effects of these issues on society, and ongoing efforts toward preventing online shaming and bullying.

Philosophy: Feminism, ed. , v.
Philosophy: Feminism, ed. , v.

Philosophy: Feminism, ed. , v.

This book addresses feminism, including the aspects of human nature, intersectionality, sexism and oppression, LGBTQ theory, ecofeminism, and power.

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

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1

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

Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.
Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Political Theories for Students, ed. , v.

In-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods. Each entry begins with a general overview of the system/theory followed by a discussion of the principal aspects of the theory, the theory's philosophy and an analysis of the historical context in which the theory was developed, including critical response.

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of prescription drugs which can be obtained legally and can be found in medicine cabinets in young adults’ own homes. Because of this, there is a perception that they are not as dangerous as other types of drugs. Readers discover in great detail, that abuse of prescriptions can have hazardous—sometimes even deadly—consequences.

Principles of Sustainability, ed. , v.
Principles of Sustainability, ed. , v.

Principles of Sustainability, ed. , v.

This book provides a solid foundation to the ecology, economics, politics and culture of sustainability. Topics covered include sustainable cities, green building, natural resource management, renewable energy, and human ecology.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, ed. , v.

Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.

Questioning Cultural Appropriation, ed. , v.
Questioning Cultural Appropriation, ed. , v.

Questioning Cultural Appropriation, ed. , v.

This book examines other cultures that we have a duty to protect. By defining that responsibility, it gives readers the tools to fulfill it. We must all learn to questions this cultural crime before it wipes out and whitewashes all of our differences away.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2014, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2014, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2014, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.
Race and the Law, ed. , v.

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

This book traces the intersection of race and the law from America’s earliest days, through the era of slavery, the civil rights movement, and into the twenty-first century. It addresses various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse, with a clear summary of positions, as well as contemporary opinions from across the political and cultural spectrums.

Racial and Cultural Intolerance, ed. , v.
Racial and Cultural Intolerance, ed. , v.

Racial and Cultural Intolerance, ed. , v.

This book explores how people of different races and national origins experience intolerance throughout the United States, ranging from discrimination to violence. It examines the history behind these problems, the effects of these issues on society, and ongoing efforts toward preventing racial and cultural intolerance.

Rape, ed. 2, v.
Rape, ed. 2, v.

Rape, ed. 2, v.

Looks beyond common myths to provide a factual account essential to understanding, preventing, and coping with rape and sexual assault.

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

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

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

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.
Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Roaring Twenties Reference Library chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.

Rohypnol, ed. , v.
Rohypnol, ed. , v.

Rohypnol, ed. , v.

This book lists the criteria for the USDA's drug schedule, and contains sidebars on what Rohypnol looks like, on the risks of falling into chronic depression, on ways to combat date-rape drugs, and on how to intervene with someone who is abusing the drug.

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

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

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

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

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

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

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

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

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

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Self-Harm, ed. , v.
Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Self-Harm, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding self-injury, a way that some people cope with serious psychological distress and overwhelming emotional pain. Self-injury includes cutting, burning, hitting, scraping, or any sort of deliberate wounding of the skin and tissue.

Sex and Gender, ed. , v.
Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

This book introduces a variety of personal, social, political, and ethical issues of concern to every young adult in the United States today. It examines subjects that are rarely discussed for readers of this age group, providing authoritative information on topics such as gender roles, gender development, and gender inequality; body image; sexual differentiation in humans; the range of human affectional expression; sex education; and LGBT discrimination.

Sex, ed. , v.
Sex, ed. , v.

Sex, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on teenage sexuality.

Sexism and Race, ed. , v.
Sexism and Race, ed. , v.

Sexism and Race, ed. , v.

This title takes a look at the history of sexism that women of color have endured, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices.

Sexism at Work, ed. , v.
Sexism at Work, ed. , v.

Sexism at Work, ed. , v.

This title takes a look at the history of sexism that women of color have endured, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices.

Sexism in Politics, ed. , v.
Sexism in Politics, ed. , v.

Sexism in Politics, ed. , v.

This title takes an inside look at the history of women in politics, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices.

Sexism in the Media, ed. , v.
Sexism in the Media, ed. , v.

Sexism in the Media, ed. , v.

This title examines the representations of women in various media formats and also discusses steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices.

Sexting, ed. , v.
Sexting, ed. , v.

Sexting, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding computer sex or Sexting. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Sexual Assault and Abuse, ed. , v.
Sexual Assault and Abuse, ed. , v.

Sexual Assault and Abuse, ed. , v.

This guide will help young women make sense of sexual abuse and sexual assault issues, emphasizing that the victim is never to blame. Readers will be armed with crucial information that will help them know what to do if it happens to them or their friends or loved ones.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Sexual Health Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Addresses the sexual issues that American teens face, including the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty and emerging sexuality; and the risks of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

Sexual Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery, ed. , v.
Sexual Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery, ed. , v.

Sexual Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery, ed. , v.

This book will provide readers with the warning signs of trafficking, the ways that governments are combating the problem, and how they--as consumers--can fight back and confront sexual trafficking and slave labor.

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.
Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of sexual violence from a variety of international perspectives.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, testing, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, along with prevention guidelines.

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

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

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

Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts about sleep and sleep requirements for teens. Explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders, including insomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, sleep walking, and enuresis (bedwetting). Covers sleep deprivation, explaining the physical and mental consequences of inadequate sleep.

Social Welfare, ed. 2015, v.
Social Welfare, ed. 2015, v.

Social Welfare, ed. 2015, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.

Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.
Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.

Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.

Space Exploration, ed. 2014, v.
Space Exploration, ed. 2014, v.

Space Exploration, ed. 2014, v.

Examines numerous aspects of space exploration. Presents the facts on space exploration's successes and failures, and the questions that surround them.

Sports in America, ed. 2014, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2014, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2014, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

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

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

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

Stalking, ed. , v.
Stalking, ed. , v.

Stalking, ed. , v.

This resource will educate teens about what constitutes stalking, how stalkers work, and how victims can protect themselves both emotionally and legally from the fear, anxiety, and uncertainty of being stalked. Statistics, facts, practical advice, and stories from stalking victims are included.

Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.
Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.

Stem Cell Research, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of stem cell research by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.
Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs, ed. , v.

This book examines the use of steroids which can be medically useful in small, prescribed doses, but are too often abused in sports alongside other performance-enhancing drugs. Young athletes are informed about the risky effects of abusing these drugs to combat the allure of being perceived as a better player. This volume helps portray the dangerous consequences of this type of drug abuse.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about suicide risks, causes, and prevention for teens. Discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and self-injury.

Suicide, ed. , v.
Suicide, ed. , v.

Suicide, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of suicide from a variety of international perspectives.

Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.
Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.

Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, ed. , v.

Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society. Each volume is organized by broad legal principles such as individual liberties, criminal justice, equal protection, and business and government law. Within this framework, case entries are arranged under the more specific legal issue to which they relate, such as affirmative action, capital punishment, freedom of speech, and monopolies.

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.
Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

Surviving Bullies and Mean Teens, ed. , v.

This book explains how bullying happens and offers solutions for teens to get through it safely.

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.
Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

This text teaches about the warning signs and manifestations-physical, emotional, psychological, and economic-of domestic violence. Inclusion of the often-overlooked topics of elder abuse and violence against LGBTQ youth makes this text indispensable. Finally, a discussion of ways to report family violence wraps up this essential tome.

Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.
Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.

Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.

This book explains how teens can end a relationship with their significant other with compassion and sensitivity, how to handle the emotional roller coaster of a breakup, and the different ways to heal and move forward.

Synthetic Drugs, ed. , v.
Synthetic Drugs, ed. , v.

Synthetic Drugs, ed. , v.

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

Syphilis, ed. , v.
Syphilis, ed. , v.

Syphilis, ed. , v.

This book provides helpful coping mechanisms for dealing with syphilis, as well as strategies for preventing future infection.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.
Teen Depression, ed. , v.

Teen Depression, ed. , v.

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

Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.
Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.

Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3, v.

This book examines all aspects of a young adult's legal rights at school, at work, and at home, including recent developments in teen-oriented legislation.

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.
Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

Teen Self-Injury, ed. , v.

This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Teens Talk About Anxiety and Depression, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Anxiety and Depression, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Anxiety and Depression, ed. , v.

This book offers advice for young people dealing with their own mental health issues or those of a loved one. A compilation of true stories by young adults facing the challenges of anxiety and depression, the book features compelling first-person accounts of panic attacks, suicidal depression, and self-harm, among other topics.

Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Body Image and Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

In first-person accounts, young adults discuss their efforts to overcome challenges including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.

Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

In this book, young adults offer true-life tales that detail the price of addiction. Many of these first-person accounts highlight the fallout from a loved one's substance abuse issues, such as estrangement, neglect, and abuse.

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

This book contains first person narratives of teens confronting issues including adoption, divorce and illness and family problems.

Teens Talk About Leadership and Activism, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Leadership and Activism, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Leadership and Activism, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person accounts of young adults finding their way as leaders and activists. The volume offers narratives that deal with topics including the influence a teacher has on a student, the importance of teamwork while participating in an artistic performance, and the impact that attending a rally against genocide has on a young adult

Teens Talk About Learning Disabilities and Differences, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Learning Disabilities and Differences, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Learning Disabilities and Differences, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person accounts of teens struggling with attention-deficit disorder, dyslexia, Asperger's, and other issues.

Teens Talk About Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence, ed. , v.

This book contains true stories of teens dealing with issues such as the stinging criticism of their peers, stage fright, and the sense of isolation one can feel even in a large group of people.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.
Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

Teens Talk About Suicide, Death, and Grieving, ed. , v.

This book contains first-person narratives of young adults coping with the death of someone close to them. As these teens work through their grief, they find strength within themselves while they struggle to move on from these tragedies.

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

This book explains the nature of gender dysphoria, its causes, what living with it is like, and whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.
Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens and Sex, ed. , v.
Teens and Sex, ed. , v.

Teens and Sex, ed. , v.

This book examines the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that close to half of U.S. high school students have had sex. The consequences these teens face can be life-changing as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong.

Teens and Sexting, ed. , v.
Teens and Sexting, ed. , v.

Teens and Sexting, ed. , v.

This book examines why teenagers share sexually explicit photographs of themselves with one another via cell phone can face embarrassment, bullying, loss of reputation, or even prosecution for sending or receiving child pornography if the images fall into the wrong hands. It explores the real-life choices that teens face as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.
Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

Teens and Stress, ed. , v.

This book examines studies that show stress can be good for teens, giving them the burst of adrenaline they need to win a race or give an important speech; but too much stress (often called burnout) can cause many different health problems.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.
Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.

Teens: Cutting and Self-Injury, ed. , v.
Teens: Cutting and Self-Injury, ed. , v.

Teens: Cutting and Self-Injury, ed. , v.

This book examines research that shows an alarming number of teens intentionally harm themselves by cutting, burning, bruising, or other methods, which is usually a symptom of deep emotional turmoil.

The #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.
The #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.

The #MeToo Movement, ed. , v.

This volume provides an overview of the #MeToo Movement and its impact on American society, from Hollywood to factories, campuses, and offices across the country. It discusses late twentieth-century efforts to identify sexual harassment as a longstanding societal problem; explains how the 2016 presidential election brought new attention to this issue; introduces activists who launched it; and surveys impacts of the movement on American politics, business, and entertainment.

The American Economy, ed. 2015, v.
The American Economy, ed. 2015, v.

The American Economy, ed. 2015, v.

Describes the vast size and scope of the American economy, explains how it functions, and examines some of the challenges it faces, such as inflation, government regulation, off-shoring, and corporate scandals.

The American Economy, ed. 2018, v.
The American Economy, ed. 2018, v.

The American Economy, ed. 2018, v.

Describes the vast size and scope of the American economy, explains how it functions, and examines some of the challenges it faces, such as inflation, government regulation, off-shoring, and corporate scandals.

The American Marketplace, ed. 9, v.
The American Marketplace, ed. 9, v.

The American Marketplace, ed. 9, v.

Draws on government and proprietary sources to provide population profiles of the United States; covers attitudes, education, health, housing, income, labor force, living arrangements, and population.

The Belles of Baseball, ed. , v.
The Belles of Baseball, ed. , v.

The Belles of Baseball, ed. , v.

This book discusses how in the 1940s and 1950s, women broke traditional gender barriers by playing professional baseball, boosting morale during World War II and paving the way for future generations of female athletes.

The Dangers of Alcohol, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Alcohol, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Alcohol, ed. , v.

This book discusses the scope of the problem, effects of use and abuse, addiction, treatment and recovery, and prevention.

The Dangers of Hallucinogens, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Hallucinogens, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Hallucinogens, ed. , v.

This book discusses the scope of the problem; effects of use and abuse; addiction; treatment and recovery; and prevention.

The Dangers of Heroin, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Heroin, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Heroin, ed. , v.

This book discusses the scope of the problem; effects of use/abuse; addiction; treatment and recovery; and prevention.

The Dangers of Marijuana, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Marijuana, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Marijuana, ed. , v.

This book discusses the scope of the problem; effects of use and abuse; addiction; treatment and recovery; and prevention.

The Dangers of Painkillers, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Painkillers, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Painkillers, ed. , v.

This book discusses the scope of the problem; effects of use and abuse; addiction; treatment and recovery; and prevention.

The Dangers of Synthetic Drugs, ed. , v.
The Dangers of Synthetic Drugs, ed. , v.

The Dangers of Synthetic Drugs, ed. , v.

This book discusses the scope of the problem; effects of use and abuse; addiction; treatment and recovery; and prevention.

The Economy of Latin America, ed. , v.
The Economy of Latin America, ed. , v.

The Economy of Latin America, ed. , v.

This book explores the major commodities that drive Latin America's economy. It covers the export of agricultural products, petroleum and minerals, and manufactured goods, as well as its service and tourism industries.

The Emergence of Cinema, ed. , v.
The Emergence of Cinema, ed. , v.

The Emergence of Cinema, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the beginnings of cinema through the first boom in the specialized moving-picture theaters known as nickelodeons, looking at the initial years of projected motion pictures and their aural accompaniment from 1895 to the fall of 1907. Early American cinema is examined as an industry and as an influential cultural practice in the context of a centuries-long history of projected images.

The Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.
The Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

The Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol, ed. , v.

Entries include legal and illegal drugs, including prescription, over-the-counter, and recreational. The origin, history, effects, and uses of drugs are discussed. Also includes entries that describe various dangerous conditions associated with drug abuse and drug-related terms.

The Environment, ed. 2014, v.
The Environment, ed. 2014, v.

The Environment, ed. 2014, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.
The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

The Environmental Movement, ed. , v.
The Environmental Movement, ed. , v.

The Environmental Movement, ed. , v.

When Rachel Carson described the dangers of DDT in the late 1950s she launched a movement that continues to influence society. This book provides an eco-tour from Carson through Earth Day, the environmental decade of the 1970s, and the challenges facing a new generation of twenty-first century environmentalists. It examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the environmental movement.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

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

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

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

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

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

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Gender Wage Gap, ed. , v.
The Gender Wage Gap, ed. , v.

The Gender Wage Gap, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of women's wages, the differences between men's and women's wages that still exist, and today's efforts to close the gap.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.
The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

The Happiness Choice, ed. , v.

Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.

The Health Care System, ed. 2015, v.
The Health Care System, ed. 2015, v.

The Health Care System, ed. 2015, v.

Examines the state of the nation's health care system, the education and training of health care providers, and the various types of health care institutions. The ever increasing cost of health care, prevalence of insurance, mental health care, and a comparison of health care throughout the world are also covered.

The History of Agriculture, ed. , v.
The History of Agriculture, ed. , v.

The History of Agriculture, ed. , v.

The cultivation of various crops and livestock are examined, revealing the history behind and importance of much of the food we eat today. Also covered are the techniques and equipment that have been developed over time to facilitate agricultural production.

The History of Latin America, ed. , v.
The History of Latin America, ed. , v.

The History of Latin America, ed. , v.

This book recounts the main events in the history of Latin America and highlights the men and women who played key roles in the establishment and growth of the region.

The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, ed. , v.
The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, ed. , v.

The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, ed. , v.

This volume offers an introduction to Sandra Cisneros's acclaimed novel. Four essays offer a framework for developing a deeper understanding of its key themes and contexts. Other essays cover feminist approaches to Mango Street, gender stereotypes, patriarchy, female friendships, and more. Also included are a brief biography and chronology of Cisneros's life, a complete list of her current major publications, and a bibliography of resources for further study.

The Islamic World from 1041 to the Present, ed. , v.
The Islamic World from 1041 to the Present, ed. , v.

The Islamic World from 1041 to the Present, ed. , v.

This title assesses various factors -- including the Mongol incursions and the Crusades -- during the period of expansion and renewal leading up to Ottoman rule. Also covered are the impacts of colonialism, decolonization, and globalization on Islamic societies.

The Land and Climate of Latin America, ed. , v.
The Land and Climate of Latin America, ed. , v.

The Land and Climate of Latin America, ed. , v.

This book explores the countries of Latin American, highlighting its topography, geography, natural resources, and climate highlighting its most striking areas in vivid photographs.

The Life of Harriet Tubman, ed. , v.
The Life of Harriet Tubman, ed. , v.

The Life of Harriet Tubman, ed. , v.

This book explores the life of the Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, who after escaping from slavery in 1849, risked her newfound freedom and her life to help about three hundred other slaves escape.

The People and Culture of Latin America, ed. , v.
The People and Culture of Latin America, ed. , v.

The People and Culture of Latin America, ed. , v.

This book explores the people of South America, Central America, Mexico, and the West Indies and provides extensive detail on their diverse cultures. It covers the varied and rich traditions of each region as well as the religions, languages, and ethnicities of Latin Americans.

The People's Chronology, ed. 3, v.
The People's Chronology, ed. 3, v.

The People's Chronology, ed. 3, v.

Presents a year-by-year record of human events from prehistory to the present. Each chronological chapter is further organized by era or year, and within each year by 33 standard subject categories that feature not only political events and wars, but also events in the arts and humanities, education, transportation, science and medicine, and social trends. Also includes issues of concern such as consumer protection, crime, and nutrition.

The Sixties, ed. , v.
The Sixties, ed. , v.

The Sixties, ed. , v.

Examines the issues of this period, including competition with other leisure activities, transformation of the theater, changes in production, and the arrival of conglomerates.

The Talkies, ed. , v.
The Talkies, ed. , v.

The Talkies, ed. , v.

Chronicles the film industry's transition from silent films to sound cinema as it takes a critical step on its way to becoming the modern business enterprise of the 1930s.

The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915, ed. , v.
The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915, ed. , v.

The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915, ed. , v.

Chronicles the history of the American film business from the days of the little store-show nickelodeon to the premiere of D. W. Griffith's The Birth of A Nation, looking at the imbalance of the "Griffith did it all" cliché by discussing the efforts of countless lesser-known figures who also helped to create Hollywood and shape the growing American film industry. The effect of the surroundings are all examined for their impact on the filmgoing experience.

The Value of a Dollar, ed. 4, v.
The Value of a Dollar, ed. 4, v.

The Value of a Dollar, ed. 4, v.

Records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities.

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography, ed. , v.
The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography, ed. , v.

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography, ed. , v.

Combining coverage of key themes and debates from a variety of historical and theoretical perspectives, this reference volume offers an up-to-date and substantive analysis of cultural geography, covering a number of new topics such as biotechnology, rural, food, media and technology, and borders and tourism.

The Women's Liberation Movement, ed. , v.
The Women's Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

The Women's Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Women's Liberation Movement during the late 1960s.

The World of Musicals, ed. , v.
The World of Musicals, ed. , v.

The World of Musicals, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers significant Broadway, film, and made-for-television musicals. Each entry lists the work's writers, composers, directors, choreographers, and cast, and includes a song list, a synopsis, and descriptions of the original production and important revivals or remakes.

Today's Social Issues, ed. , v.
Today's Social Issues, ed. , v.

Today's Social Issues, ed. , v.

Covering everything from abortion to gun control to immigration, this book explains policies and positions of today's Democratic and Republican parties, giving readers a complete understanding of modern-day American politics and the 2016 presidential race.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.
Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, prolific, and influential change agents of all time.

Top 101 Remarkable Women, ed. , v.
Top 101 Remarkable Women, ed. , v.

Top 101 Remarkable Women, ed. , v.

This biography introduces some of the most remarkable women, musicians, athletes, philosophers, artists, and world leaders of all time—individuals who are well worth knowing on a personal and professional level. This volume chronicles the lives of 101 ground-breaking individuals—Cleopatra, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, Helen Keller, Harriet Tubman, and Oprah Winfrey among them—as well as the challenges they faced as they sought to improve the human condition.

Top 101 Women of STEM, ed. , v.
Top 101 Women of STEM, ed. , v.

Top 101 Women of STEM, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of women who have excelled in all areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959, ed. , v.
Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959, ed. , v.

Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959, ed. , v.

Explores the challenges American cinema faced in the 1950's from the divorce of production companies from theater chains forced by an anti- trust decision, to the growth of television.

Transgender Life, ed. , v.
Transgender Life, ed. , v.

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.

Transgender Rights and Issues, ed. , v.
Transgender Rights and Issues, ed. , v.

Transgender Rights and Issues, ed. , v.

This book covers the growing acceptance of the transgender community throughout the years, the discrimination transgender men and women face each day, and how United States and other countries are making changes to fix these issues.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.
Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

Twenty-First Century Novels, ed. , v.
Twenty-First Century Novels, ed. , v.

Twenty-First Century Novels, ed. , v.

Brings the most important fictional works of the last 10 years into view, discussing plot, characters, critical reception and more. Features broad coverage of multiethnic/multicultural communities and curricula, bringing an insight to readers of contemporary global literature in English translation.

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

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

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