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A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This reference is a comprehensive guide to the life and career of Mary Shelley. Included are hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries about her works, friends, relatives, residences, fictional characters, allusions, and more.

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 Visual Guide to Human Development and Diseases, ed. , v.
A Visual Guide to Human Development and Diseases, ed. , v.

A Visual Guide to Human Development and Diseases, ed. , v.

This book follows the human body’s journey from the fertilization of a mother’s egg all the way through gestation, with highlights on the progress of the nervous system, bone calcification, and the circulatory system. After birth, readers will encounter the microscopic bacteria, fungi, and viruses that can complicate human life, resulting in diseases that affect one or more body systems.

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.

Abuse, ed. , v.
Abuse, ed. , v.

Abuse, ed. , v.

This text explores abuse in all its forms—physical, sexual, emotional, and verbal—among a variety of age and demographic groups, from children to the elderly to the disabled. It sheds light on causes and symptoms of abuse, examines lasting impacts, and suggests avenues for prevention and treatment.

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

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

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

Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.
Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.

Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the research on internal motivation. Includes strategies for activating internal motivation at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Provides suggestions on how to assess degrees of student motivation and guidelines for integrating the principles of internal motivation with standards-based instruction.

Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.
Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.

Addicted to E-Cigarettes and Vaping, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. E-Cigarettes often pack a strong punch of a highly addictive drug called nicotine and many who vape will become addicted.

Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.
Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.

Addicted to Opioids, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. America is facing an opioid epidemic; every day 130 people die from an opioid overdose.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

African Kingdoms, ed. , v.
African Kingdoms, ed. , v.

African Kingdoms, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers the history of African kingdoms from antiquity through the mid-19th century, tracing the dynasties' ties to modern globalization and influences on world culture before, during, and after the demise of the slave trade. Includes firsthand accounts of Africa through the oral traditions of its people and the written journals of European explorers, missionaries, and travelers who visited Africa from the 15th century and onward.

Align the Design, ed. , v.
Align the Design, ed. , v.

Align the Design, ed. , v.

Presents the core processes that are essential for all school improvement efforts--from establishing a mission to differentiating supervision based on measures of success. Includes a nine-step curriculum planning and development process and the 5 phases of a practical cycle for data analysis.

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

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

America in World History, ed. , v.
America in World History, ed. , v.

America in World History, ed. , v.

This book explores the core historical events, trends, and personalities from U.S. history within the context of global history and international relations.

American Counterculture of the 1960s, ed. , v.
American Counterculture of the 1960s, ed. , v.

American Counterculture of the 1960s, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the American counterculture of the 1960s and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

American Countercultures, ed. , v.
American Countercultures, ed. , v.

American Countercultures, ed. , v.

This reference work examines the impact of countercultural movements on American social history, from colonial times to the present. It highlights the writings, recordings, and visual works produced by these movements to educate, inspire, and incite action throughout the nation's history. A–Z entries provide information on personalities, places, events, concepts, beliefs, groups, and practices.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5

Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Revolutionary Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the American colonial era.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of early American civilizations and exploration before 1600.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Poets and Poetry, ed. , v.
American Poets and Poetry, ed. , v.

American Poets and Poetry, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers U.S. poetry from the Colonial era to the present, and includes entries on hundreds of poets of the American canon.

American Slavery, ed. , v.
American Slavery, ed. , v.

American Slavery, ed. , v.

Utilizing key selections from American literature, this volume aligns with ELA Common Core Standards to give students a fresh perspective on and a keener understanding of slavery in the United States.

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.

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

Americans at War, ed. , v.

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

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

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Chinese Dynasties, ed. , v.
Ancient Chinese Dynasties, ed. , v.

Ancient Chinese Dynasties, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of Ancient Chinese dynasties, covering art and language to large-scale building projects such as the Great Wall and the bureaucratic structure of society itself.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Through a unique collection of primary source documents, this book critically examines several topics related to ancient Egypt and about which misconceptions abound.

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

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

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

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

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

Anti-Semitism and the
Anti-Semitism and the

Anti-Semitism and the "Final Solution", ed. , v.

This book analyzes the factors that led to the persecution of Jews, as well as the rise and fall of Hitler's Third Reich.

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

Anxiety Disorders, ed. , v.

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for anxiety disorders.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.
Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

This book is an introduction to the origins, events, and impact of the adversarial relationship between Arabs and Israelis. It illuminates the complexities and the consequences of this long-lasting conflict.

Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature, ed. , v.
Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature, ed. , v.

Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed analysis of the most common archetypes or motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world. Includes examination of such motifs as Bewitching, Chance and Fate, Choice of Roads, Death or Departure of the Gods, the Double, Ghosts and Other Revenants, the Hero Cycle, Journey to the Otherworld, Magic Invulnerability, Soothsayer, Transformation, Tricksters, and more.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.
Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the titans of the technology industry, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Argentina, ed. , v.
Argentina, ed. , v.

Argentina, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Argentinian people.

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.

Asian American History and Culture, ed. , v.
Asian American History and Culture, ed. , v.

Asian American History and Culture, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnicities and histories that make up the Asian American population in the United States. It covers the political, social, and cultural history of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and their descendents, as well as the social and cultural issues faced by Asian American communities, families, and individuals in contemporary society.

Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka, ed. , v.
Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka, ed. , v.

Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka, ed. , v.

This book details the system of camps in Europe during the Holocaust and recounts the horrifying conditions suffered by camp inmates as well as their struggles for life and hope in a world gone mad.

Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society, ed. , v.
Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society, ed. , v.

Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society, ed. , v.

This guide features Barack Obama, a first-term senator from Illinois, who became the first African American to be nominated for the presidency by a major political party.

Baseball, ed. , v.
Baseball, ed. , v.

Baseball, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers baseball.

Battles That Changed American History, ed. , v.
Battles That Changed American History, ed. , v.

Battles That Changed American History, ed. , v.

Spanning more than 500 years of military events, the book begins its coverage with the Battle of Mabila in 1540 during the Age of Discovery and ends with the Second Battle of Falluja during the Iraq War/Insurgency in 2004. The 100 battles spotlighted in this work are deemed to have had the greatest impact on American history.

Battles that Changed History, ed. , v.
Battles that Changed History, ed. , v.

Battles that Changed History, ed. , v.

Covers the most decisive and important battles throughout world history, interpreted by a noted military historian.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.

Describes a purposeful classroom structure that relies on four phases. Included with the description of each phase are practical strategies that help teachers use this approach, plus tips on how to differentiate instruction, make effective use of class time, and plan backwards from learning objectives.

Beyond Discipline, ed. , v.
Beyond Discipline, ed. , v.

Beyond Discipline, ed. , v.

Instructs educators to create positive learning environments that prevent discipline problems from occurring. Explains why classroom management approaches that rely on rewards and punishments actually prolong behavior problems; how to turn misbehavior into teaching opportunities; and why changing curriculum can solve discipline problems.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.
Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

Big Data and Privacy Rights, ed. , v.

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

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

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

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

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

Body Systems, ed. , v.

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

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

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom, ed. , v.
Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom, ed. , v.

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom, ed. , v.

Explains how educators can build safe and supportive classroom communities for students with learning disabilities; improve the focus of students with attention disorders; and create a rich and inviting learning environment for all students in an inclusive classroom.

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement, ed. , v.
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement, ed. , v.

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement, ed. , v.

Explains why insufficient background knowledge is a chronic cause of low achievement, and describes how a carefully structured combination of two approaches--sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary--can help rescue low achievers and boost the academic performance of all students.

Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.
Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.

Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.

Provides research-based techniques that will motivate students to excel in social studies classes. Explains how to organize learning environments and student groups to reinforce literacy instruction and knowledge of democratic principles.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.
Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the historical building of the Panama Canal, beginning with construction by the United States in 1903.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding bullying and provides an overview of the topic.

Burma, ed. , v.
Burma, ed. , v.

Burma, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Burmese people.

Cambodia, ed. , v.
Cambodia, ed. , v.

Cambodia, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Cambodian people.

Cause & Effect, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the Soviet Union's collapse and then examines these questions: How did czarist policies contribute to the rise of communism? How did Soviet economic polices lead to collapse? What role did the Cold War weapons buildup play in the Soviet collapse? How did the collapse of the Soviet Union lead to war and ethnic conflict?

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

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

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient China and then examines questions such as: How Important Was the Great Wall in the Development of Ancient Chinese Civilization?, What Effect Did Confucianism Have on the Chinese Moral and Political Outlook?, How Did the Chinese Invention of Gunpowder Affect Warfare in the World?, and How Did the Silk Road Link China with the Rest of the World?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient India and then examines questions such as: What Part Did India’s Early Cultures Play in the Birth of Hinduism?, How Did Alexander’s Invasion of India Alter Indian Culture?, How Did Foreign Invasions Give Rise to India’s Largest Empire?, and How Did One Indian Ruler Help Transform Buddhism into a World Religion?

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

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

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Mesopotamia and then examines questions such as: How Did Agriculture Make Mesopotamian Civilization Possible?, How Did the Rise of Mesopotamian City-States Alter Human Communities?, How Did Early Mesopotamian Warfare Influence Warfare Among Later Peoples?, and How Did Mesopotamian Writing and Learning Benefit Later Civilizations?

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

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

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

Cause & Effect: September 11 Attacks, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: September 11 Attacks, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: September 11 Attacks, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the September 11 attacks and then examines the following questions: How did the Afghan-Soviet War contribute to the rise of Islamist terrorism? How did Middle East politics contribute to the rise of al-Qaeda? How did the attack by a stateless group lead to us wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? How did life in the United States change after the September 11 attacks?

Cause & Effect: The American Revolution, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The American Revolution, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The American Revolution, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the American Revolution and then examines these questions: How did the actions by the King and Parliament give rise to the Revolution? How did the battles of Trenton and Princeton change the course of the Revolution? How did assistance from France help the American cause? How did the American Revolution spark change throughout the world?

Cause & Effect: The Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Ancient Aztecs, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Aztec civilization and then examines questions such as: How Did Religion Spur the Aztec Migration into Mexico?, How Did Reverence for the Gods Shape the Aztecs’ Creative Expression?, How Did Warfare Define the Aztecs’ Identity and Success as a People?, and How Did Foreign Aggression and Greed Destroy the Aztec Civilization?

Cause & Effect: The Ancient Mayans, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Ancient Mayans, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Ancient Mayans, ed. , v.

Through narrative supported by quotes, this title begins with a brief history of ancient Mayan civilization and then examines questions such as: How Did Geography Help Shape Mayan Civilization?, How Did Religion Affect Mayan Art and Science?, How Did Trade Unify Mayan Culture?, and How Did Environmental Problems Contribute to the Collapse of Mayan Society?

Cause & Effect: The Cold War, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Cold War, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Cold War, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the Cold War and then examines these questions: How did Stalin’s Postwar Strategy lead to the start of the Cold War? What effect did the McCarthy Hearings have on Cold War Policies? How did the Cuban Missile Crisis affect US and Soviet Cold War strategies? Did the American Military buildup in the 1980s help end the Cold War?

Cause & Effect: The Fall of Rome, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Fall of Rome, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Fall of Rome, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of Rome's fall and then examines these questions: Did the barbarian invasions cause Rome's fall? Did internal disunities fatally weaken Rome? Did economic and military factors destroy Rome? Which aspects of Rome survived to become its legacy?

Cause & Effect: The French Revolution, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The French Revolution, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The French Revolution, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the French Revolution and then examines the following questions: How did inequality lead to revolution? How did the Enlightenment contribute to the toppling of the French monarchy? How did the Revolution result in a reign of terror? How did the French Revolution lead to the rise of Napoleon?

Cause & Effect: The Korean War, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Korean War, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Korean War, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the Korean War and then examines these questions: How did Post-World War II tensions set the stage for the Korean War? How did the Korean War advance the desegregation of the US Military? How did American foreign policy change in the aftermath of the Korean War? How did the lack of a clear-cut victory shape the two Koreas?

Cause & Effect: The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the Persian Gulf War and then examines these questions: How did oil politics fuel the Gulf War? How did the Cold War's end influence the Persian Gulf conflict? What was the result of basing US and coalition troops in Saudi Arabia? What followed from allowing Saddam Hussein's regime to survive?

Cause & Effect: The Vietnam War, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The Vietnam War, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the Vietnam War and then examines these questions: How did fear of Communism lead to US intervention in Vietnam? How did the Tet Offensive increase opposition to the War? How did Richard Nixon’s policies influence the war’s outcome? What lasting impact did the Vietnam War have on the United States and Vietnam?

Cause & Effect: The War on Terror, ed. , v.
Cause & Effect: The War on Terror, ed. , v.

Cause & Effect: The War on Terror, ed. , v.

This title begins with a brief history of the War on Terror and then examines these questions: How did the 9/11 attacks launch the War on Terror? How did the killing of Osama bin Laden weaken al Qaeda? How did the War on Terror contribute to the founding of ISIS? How has the War on Terror altered global terrorism?

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

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

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

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

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

This title begins with a brief history of World War II and then examines these questions: How did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to Hitler's rise? How did the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor influence the war's outcome? How did the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union change the course of the war? How did the end of World War II contribute to the start of the Cold War?

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

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

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

Censorship, ed. , v.
Censorship, ed. , v.

Censorship, ed. , v.

Covers the many-faceted historical controversies surrounding censorship, and considers contemporary and future challenges.

Checking for Understanding, ed. , v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. , v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. , v.

Explores formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level. Includes types of oral language (speaking and listening) strategies; ways to use writing to check for understanding; student response techniques that increase participation and engagement; projects and performances that are easily integrated into daily classroom practice; and test items that help plan further instruction.

Chernobyl, ed. , v.
Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the nuclear power accident in the Russian city of Chernobyl.

Child Abuse, ed. , v.
Child Abuse, ed. , v.

Child Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Child Labor, ed. , v.
Child Labor, ed. , v.

Child Labor, ed. , v.

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

Chile, ed. , v.
Chile, ed. , v.

Chile, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Chilean people.

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

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

This book takes a look at policies that have hindered people from becoming US citizens and the legal actions people of color have taken to be recognized by the federal government.

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work, ed. , v.
Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work, ed. , v.

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work, ed. , v.

Provides educators with guidelines and steps for designing a comprehensive assessment program that ensures assessments and grades lead to timely, accurate feedback on specific, standards-based learning goals.

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Provides instructional strategies that can be applied to ELL students in every grade level. Includes specific steps and guidance for educators that will boost the achievement levels of ELL students.

Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.
Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.

Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.

Identifies nine categories of instructional strategies that maximize student learning and explains the details of each including: studies in effect size and percentile gain units; guiding principles for using the strategies; and classroom examples of model instructional practice.

Climate Change Politics and Policies in America, ed. , v.
Climate Change Politics and Policies in America, ed. , v.

Climate Change Politics and Policies in America, ed. , v.

This collection of primary sources, illuminated by extensive contextual analysis, provides a comprehensive and balanced survey of the evolution of global climate change policies and politics in the United States. The set includes excerpts from important scientific papers and government reports, political speeches, perspectives from environmental activists and conservative think-tanks, editorial essays from leading media figures, provisions of major laws, and more.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

Club Drugs, ed. , v.
Club Drugs, ed. , v.

Club Drugs, ed. , v.

This book explores how club drugs affect the body, the laws surrounding them, how they affect society, and the ways people can prevent abuse of these drugs. A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

Cocaine, ed. , v.
Cocaine, ed. , v.

Cocaine, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of cocaine, how it affects the body, the laws and policies surrounding it, and ways in which people suffering from addiction can recover and quit. A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

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

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.
Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.

Presents an instructional approach that helps students in every grade level understand math concepts so they can apply them on assessments, across the curriculum, and outside of school. Provides teaching practices and lesson ideas that give students a stronger foundation for reasoning and problem solving.

Cosmetic Surgery, ed. , v.
Cosmetic Surgery, ed. , v.

Cosmetic Surgery, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

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

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

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This text has primary-source evidence from doctors and thoughtful analysis from health experts and court cases, as well as personal viewpoints of people affected in their ordinary lives, helping students think critically about opioid use and abuse.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.
Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume give a sense of the great variety of crowdfunded projects, the particular advantages or drawbacks of the method, and the potential challenges and controversies that can arise from crowdfunding.

Cyber Warfare, ed. 2, v.
Cyber Warfare, ed. 2, v.

Cyber Warfare, ed. 2, v.

This book explores the battlefields, participants, and tools and techniques used during today's digital conflicts. The concepts discussed provide those involved in information security at all levels a better idea of how cyber conflicts are carried out now, how they will change in the future and how to detect and defend against espionage, hacktivism, insider threats and non-state actors like organized criminals and terrorists.

Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

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

D-Day, ed. , v.
D-Day, ed. , v.

D-Day, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the never-to-be-forgotten event called D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied Invasion of Normandy, France, that took place before World War II ended in 1945.

Daily Life in Imperial Russia, ed. , v.
Daily Life in Imperial Russia, ed. , v.

Daily Life in Imperial Russia, ed. , v.

Examines the history of czarist Russia, including changes in court life, serf/peasant life, the Orthodox church, and the effects of emancipation and industrialization, from the birth of Moscow to the rise of Communism. Covers Peter the Great's modernization of Russia, class structure, the role of the church, traditions and rituals, work and labor practices, health, fashion, and military life.

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

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

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

Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age, ed. , v.
Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age, ed. , v.

Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age, ed. , v.

Explores marriage customs; festivals, sports, and spectacles; symposia ("drinking parties"); the agricultural and urban components of the polis (city-state); food; drink; education; science; technology; and the legacy of the Hellenistic age in the modern world.

Daily Life in the New Testament, ed. , v.
Daily Life in the New Testament, ed. , v.

Daily Life in the New Testament, ed. , v.

Explores the social and material culture of ancient Palestine during the era of the biblical New Testament. Topics include pre-Messianic Judaism; political and religious groups; peasant life and agriculture; Roman occupation; work and labor; and Greek, Latin, and Persian influences.

Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe, ed. , v.
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe, ed. , v.

Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe, ed. , v.

Includes accounts of civilians' roles and experiences through wars in twentieth-century Europe.

Darfur, ed. , v.
Darfur, ed. , v.

Darfur, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses in Darfur, a region in western Sudan.

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

Date Rape Drugs, ed. , v.

This book explores how date rape drugs affect the body, the laws and policies surrounding them, and how potential victims can protect themselves from drug-affiliated sexual assaults (DFSA). A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

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

Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of death and dying from a variety of international perspectives.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.
Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American poet, Walt Whitman.

Democratic, Republican, and Third Parties in America, ed. , v.
Democratic, Republican, and Third Parties in America, ed. , v.

Democratic, Republican, and Third Parties in America, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of major political parties in America, past and present; the organization, operation, and cultures of the two major parties and the party system; major party views on specific issues and legislative policies; notable 3rd parties and alternative political movements from the 18th to the 21st centuries; major party conventions and platforms; national election summaries; state party portraits and statistics; and political leaders.

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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

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

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

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

Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption, ed. , v.
Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption, ed. , v.

Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia focuses on lobbying, corruption, and political influence in America to inspire readers to think critically about the U.S. government and to appreciate the opportunities of citizenship.

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

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

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

Domestic Terrorism, ed. , v.
Domestic Terrorism, ed. , v.

Domestic Terrorism, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding domestic terrorism and provides an overview of the topic.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Drug Information for Teens, ed. 5, v.
Drug Information for Teens, ed. 5, v.

Drug Information for Teens, ed. 5, v.

Provides facts about drug use, abuse, and addiction. It describes the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, ecstasy, and many other drugs and chemicals that are often abused.

Drug Trafficking, ed. , v.
Drug Trafficking, ed. , v.

Drug Trafficking, ed. , v.

This book presents a history of the war on drugs, identifies the drugs commonly moved, discusses the use of technology in drug dealing, and examines the efforts to end the trafficking. Sidebars, fact boxes, and full-color photographs are also included.

Drug Wars, ed. , v.
Drug Wars, ed. , v.

Drug Wars, ed. , v.

This book discusses the people affected by the violence of the drug trade and the efforts being made to combat it. First-hand stories, critical thinking questions, and a summative activity, all with the aim of showing the human toll of the drug economy, are also provided.

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

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

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

Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.
Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.

Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia provides a multidisciplinary perspective on the various aspects of the American drug problem, including the drugs themselves, the actions taken in attempts to curb or stop the drug trade, the efforts at intervention and treatment of those individuals affected by drug use, and the cultural and economic effects of drug use in the United States.

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

Drugs, 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 law and legislation concerning the rights of students regarding drug testing.

E-Cigarettes and Their Dangers, ed. , v.
E-Cigarettes and Their Dangers, ed. , v.

E-Cigarettes and Their Dangers, ed. , v.

This book discusses the consequences of e-cigarette use on the body, e-cigarettes as a gateway to other drug use, and what withdrawal and treatment looks like for users.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.
EdSpeak, ed. , v.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.

Provides a glossary of the terminology used in the education profession.

Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.
Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.

Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.

Provides educators with information on how to teach students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups. Includes dozens of subject-specific strategies for math, science, reading, writing, and social studies. Also includes strategies for increasing the achievement of immigrant and refugee children.

El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.
El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.

El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and political persecution against the people of El Salvador and Guatemala.

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Encountering Genocide, ed. , v.
Encountering Genocide, ed. , v.

Encountering Genocide, ed. , v.

This volume offers first-person accounts of modern genocides to enable readers to more fully examine genocidal experiences and better understand the horror of such events.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of American Folklife, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Folklife, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Folklife, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia explores the rich and varied cultural traditions of folklife in America. Entries cover major cities and urban centers; new and established immigrant groups as well as Native Americans; U.S. states and territories; social issues, such as education and intellectual property; and expressions of material culture, such as homes, dress, food, and crafts. It addresses religious groups and the diversity within them, diverse age groups, and contemporary folk groups.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

This reference work examines significant social movements in American history, covering each movement’s goals, tactics, and effects, as well as its successes and failures. It also examines the interrelationships among different movements and how they shaped American politics, culture, and society. Also featured are biographical portraits of leaders and key figures of the nation’s social movements, as well as a variety of original documents.

Encyclopedia of Anthropology, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Anthropology, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Anthropology, ed. , v.

This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1000 entries that focuses on topics in physical/ biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural/social anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology. Also included are relevant articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3, v.

Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, this title helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations.

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.

This reference presents descriptions and analyses of nearly 200 significant post–World War II conflicts around the globe. It highlights the conflicts that dominate today's headlines and the events that changed the course of late twentieth-century history.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal, ed. , v.

This reference traces all the major political, economic, social, and cultural movements, as well as the principal events, people, and institutions, of the longest and most severe economic crisis in U.S. history.

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

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age, ed. , v.

Extending from the end of World War I in 1918 to the Wall Street crash in 1929, the Jazz Age was a time of frenetic energy and unprecedented historical developments. This reference offers in-depth coverage of one of the most fascinating and widely studied periods in American history.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Sixties, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.
Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Provides a framework for successful teaching practice. Includes applications for state standards, formative assessments, and school specialists.

Enslaved Women in America, ed. , v.
Enslaved Women in America, ed. , v.

Enslaved Women in America, ed. , v.

This reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female experience is explored, and women are depicted as central, rather than marginal, figures in history.

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

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

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Establishing the Rights of the Accused, ed. , v.
Establishing the Rights of the Accused, ed. , v.

Establishing the Rights of the Accused, ed. , v.

The Miranda rights, which are read to apprehended suspects, are one of the things people point to when they talk about American rights and freedoms. Readers will find out how this now basic right came to pass. Also included are questions to consider, primary source documents, and a chronology of the case.

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.

Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers, ed. , v.
Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers, ed. , v.

Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers, ed. , v.

Provides educators with information on how to provide motivational and challenging math instruction for middle and high school students. Includes advice on setting up the classroom, planning learning experiences, and assessing results.

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.
Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on extreme weather.

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

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

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

Factory Farming, ed. , v.
Factory Farming, ed. , v.

Factory Farming, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding the factory farming, meeting the world’s demand for food, by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

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

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

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

Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.
Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.

Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.

Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on farming and the food supply.

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

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

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

Fracking, ed. , v.
Fracking, ed. , v.

Fracking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding fracking (a process that unlocks huge reserves of natural gas deep under the earth’s surface) and provides an overview of the topic.

Future-Focused Leadership, ed. , v.
Future-Focused Leadership, ed. , v.

Future-Focused Leadership, ed. , v.

Instructs educators on how to be future-focused leaders. Includes trends that will affect education; ways to scan the environment and the world at large; a plan for setting priorities based on probabilities; a 4-step issue management process; steps to developing plausible scenarios for guiding strategic planning; and activities that make up a future-focused communications system.

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

GMO Food, ed. , v.

The book provides clear, factual information and background on the history of genetically modified crops and foods, covering topics such as the historic methods of plant and animal modification (such as cross-breeding). It assesses the long-existing differences in attitudes toward the development and commercialization of GMO foods and crops in the United States versus in the European Union.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of garbage and recycling from a variety of international perspectives.

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

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

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

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, ed. , v.
Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, ed. , v.

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on Temujin, the future Genghis Khan, and the Mongol Empire.

Geography of Trafficking, ed. , v.
Geography of Trafficking, ed. , v.

Geography of Trafficking, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia sheds light on a frightening and major issue, investigating the geography of trafficking and examining a range of examples of illegal human, animal, drug, and weapons movement around the world. It examines trafficking from a geographic perspective and investigates the driving forces behind it and the powers that are trying to curtail the problem.

Getting to
Getting to

Getting to "Got It!" Helping Struggling Students Learn How to Learn, ed. , v.

Explains the mental processes students need to gather, organize, and understand information, and describes how educators can infuse their lessons with new routines and teaching approaches that influence students to become better, more independent learners.

Gladiators, ed. , v.
Gladiators, ed. , v.

Gladiators, ed. , v.

This book looks at the wide variety of warriors who took part in this vicious combat sport, their armor, weapons, and their lives including their stardom, the less-than-glamorous, and the gruesome.

Global Crime, ed. , v.
Global Crime, ed. , v.

Global Crime, ed. , v.

This book is a resource for understanding cyber theft, drug trafficking, human smuggling, identity theft, wildlife poaching, and sex tourism. It discusses how technology, governments, political unrest, war, and economic strife contribute to an increase in global crime, and covers people, events, organizations and key documents to help readers understand the numerous problems created by the transnational crimes that are growing in severity and frequency around the world.

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

Global Events, ed. , v.

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

Global History, ed. , v.
Global History, ed. , v.

Global History, ed. , v.

This work recreates and analyzes pivotal encounters, exchanges, and conflicts between cultures and civilizations that profoundly influenced the course of human history. It covers all regions of the globe -- Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and the Pacific -- and all time periods -- from the early trade networks of the Fertile Crescent in 10,000 B.C.E., through Columbus's arrival in the Americas in 1492, and up to the expansion of the World Wide Web.

Global Social Issues, ed. , v.
Global Social Issues, ed. , v.

Global Social Issues, ed. , v.

This reference provides essential, objective information that enables students to understand and evaluate the major challenges facing human society worldwide and to foster awareness and critical thinking as “global citizens” of the 21st century.

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

Global Warming 101, ed. , v.

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

Going Green, ed. , v.
Going Green, ed. , v.

Going Green, ed. , v.

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

Government and the Economy, ed. , v.
Government and the Economy, ed. , v.

Government and the Economy, ed. , v.

This work includes summaries of important Supreme Court cases that have impacted America's economic infrastructure, biographies of famous economists, and descriptions of the seven key economic systems—command (socialism), democratic socialism, fascism, market (capitalism), state capitalism, transitional, and welfare state.

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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.

Greek Warriors, ed. , v.
Greek Warriors, ed. , v.

Greek Warriors, ed. , v.

This book traces the evolution of the ancient Greek warrior, from the Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, to the rise of Macedonia under Philip II and Alexander the Great. Attention is paid to infantry, including the famous hoplites, cavalry, and naval forces.

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

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

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

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.

Harlem Hellfighters, ed. , v.
Harlem Hellfighters, ed. , v.

Harlem Hellfighters, ed. , v.

This title examines the black troops of World War I and the way their contributions shaped their perceptions back home in the United States.

Health and Disease, ed. , v.
Health and Disease, ed. , v.

Health and Disease, ed. , v.

Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on health and disease.

Higher Education, ed. , v.
Higher Education, ed. , v.

Higher Education, ed. , v.

The articles in this collection show how the American standard and ideal of higher education was the creation of government intervention, corporate financing, and the organizing of students and professors. Readers will discover the broad diversity of college experience, plus the growing challenges to sustain the college ideal in times of economic downturn and political division. Features such as media literacy terms and questions round out this narrative.

Hip Hop around the World, ed. , v.
Hip Hop around the World, ed. , v.

Hip Hop around the World, ed. , v.

This multi-volume set covers all aspects of international hip hop as expressed through music, art, fashion, dance, and political activity. Most of the entries focus on music styles and notable musicians and are unique in that they discuss the sound of various hip hop styles and musical artists' lyrical content, vocal delivery, vocal ranges, and more.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.

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.

Hitler's Final Solution, ed. , v.
Hitler's Final Solution, ed. , v.

Hitler's Final Solution, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on Hitler’s so-called Final Solution, the genocidal campaign that began with hatred and exclusion but steadily escalated to encompass persecution, expulsion, and, finally, the annihilation of more than 6 million Jews.

Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler, ed. , v.
Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler, ed. , v.

Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler, ed. , v.

This book thoroughly examines the causes and events that led up to the Holocaust, Adolf Hitler's rise to power, and the role he played in World War II in perpetuating the Holocaust.

Holocaust Camps and Killing Centers, ed. , v.
Holocaust Camps and Killing Centers, ed. , v.

Holocaust Camps and Killing Centers, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the concentration camps that removed Jews from society, the labor camps that worked them to death, and the killing centers that murdered them in gas chambers, resulting in the annihilation of six million Jews.

Holocaust Rescue and Liberation, ed. , v.
Holocaust Rescue and Liberation, ed. , v.

Holocaust Rescue and Liberation, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the many individuals and groups that risked their lives to rescue Jews who had fled from the dangers of Nazi-occupied territory, providing the refugees with hiding places, food and clothing, and forged documents. When the Allies liberated the Holocaust camps at the end of the war, the world finally learned the truth about the atrocities committed by the Third Reich.

Holocaust Resistance, ed. , v.
Holocaust Resistance, ed. , v.

Holocaust Resistance, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on Jewish resistance that took many forms, including armed uprisings in the camps, partisan raids from forest enclaves on Nazi military assets, and non-violent activities in art, literature, and Jewish culture.

Holocaust Survivors, ed. , v.
Holocaust Survivors, ed. , v.

Holocaust Survivors, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the experiences of Holocaust survivors.

Hot Spot, ed. , v.
Hot Spot, ed. , v.

Hot Spot, ed. , v.

Explores conflicts and potential hot spots in these areas. Coverage is divided into three regions--the established democracies of the U.S., Canada, and Western Europe; the democratizing countries of post-communist Europe; and the more volatile region encompassing Russia, the Balkans, the Causasus, and Post-Soviet Eastern Europe.

Hot Spot, ed. , v.
Hot Spot, ed. , v.

Hot Spot, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of the most critical situations and explosive events in the region, including internal strife in Indonesia, insurgency in southern Thailand, nuclear issues in India and Pakistan, the Tibetan revolt, the Spratly Islands dispute, and terrorist organizations such as Abu Sayeff.

How Antibiotics Changed the World, ed. , v.
How Antibiotics Changed the World, ed. , v.

How Antibiotics Changed the World, ed. , v.

This book discusses how antibiotics revolutionized the practice of medicine. Deadly diseases and infections became easily curable and untold millions are alive because of antibiotics. The ways industry, agriculture, and medical research function and have developed have been transformed as well. But the bacterial world's response to antibiotics is equally dramatic, with the rise of drug resistant bacteria threatening the advent of a post-antibiotic era.

How Your Government Really Works, ed. , v.
How Your Government Really Works, ed. , v.

How Your Government Really Works, ed. , v.

Offers a concise and objective explanation of government operations, mapping the federal government's branches, departments, agencies, corporations, and quasi-official bodies, and the bureaucracies that support them.

How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides educators with ideas on matching instructional approaches to the readiness, interests, and talents of all students: learning centers, hands-on activities, contracts, and investigative projects. Describes ways of structuring lessons to provide "scaffolds" for the lesson content, the procedures used in learning, and the products of learning.

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

Human Geography, ed. , v.

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

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

Human Rights, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of human rights from a variety of international perspectives.

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

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

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

Ice Hockey, ed. , v.
Ice Hockey, ed. , v.

Ice Hockey, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers ice hockey.

Identity Politics, ed. , v.
Identity Politics, ed. , v.

Identity Politics, ed. , v.

The articles present a wide range of opinions and news concerning individual and group identities that form around race, sexual orientation, gender, political party affiliation, and more. The political usefulness of certain identities is explored, with a particular focus on the 2016 presidential election.

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.

Imprisonment, ed. , v.
Imprisonment, ed. , v.

Imprisonment, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding imprisonment from a variety of international perspectives.

Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, ed. , v.
Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, ed. , v.

Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, ed. , v.

Explains the four critical areas of teaching and describes how educators can use an approach that increases student success. Offers step-by-step instructions for developing a curriculum document, planning your instructional activities, choosing a set of classroom assessment tasks, and recording meaningful feedback on student performance.

Indonesia, ed. , v.
Indonesia, ed. , v.

Indonesia, ed. , v.

Examines the historical background and provides a look at the causes, events, and aftermath of the 1965 mass killings in Indonesia.

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.

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

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

Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.
Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.

Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.

Provides practical options for handling the teachers' many tasks: from beginning a class to maintaining engagement, from motivating slackers to managing disrupters, from building efficient routines to cushioning student anxiety, and numerous other workable strategies.

Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design, ed. , v.
Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design, ed. , v.

Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design, ed. , v.

Explains how the combination of the Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design frameworks can ensure all students are learning at maximum levels. Describes how a curriculum built on the goal of student understanding, integrated with instructional approaches that emphasize reaching every learner, can provide teachers with more specific teaching targets and more flexible ways to reach them.

Iran Today, ed. , v.
Iran Today, ed. , v.

Iran Today, ed. , v.

Covers the richness and complexity of Iranian society, its multiple and varied facets, its expressions and outward manifestations, and its nuanced responses to political repression, instability, war, pervasive crisis and the chronic tension between modernity and tradition.

Is Legalized Marijuana Good for Society?, ed. , v.
Is Legalized Marijuana Good for Society?, ed. , v.

Is Legalized Marijuana Good for Society?, ed. , v.

This book explains why experts estimate the use of marijuana use among Americans to increase now that Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational as well as medical marijuana.

It Came from Outer Space, ed. , v.
It Came from Outer Space, ed. , v.

It Came from Outer Space, ed. , v.

Contains entries on products and technologies that have been either developed or improved upon because of space-related research and technology development. They represent the broad range of products spun off from the space program-from smoke detectors and fire-retardant materials to the futuristic technologies such as virtual reality and bionic eyes and muscles.

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.
Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

An authoritative overview that explains how the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the evacuation and internment of Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans, details living conditions in the camps, and discusses the economic, emotional and physical toll on interned Japanese-Americans.

Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown, ed. , v.
Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown, ed. , v.

Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the massive earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 followed minutes later by a powerful tsunami, and the next day by an explosion that rocked a nuclear power plant and caused a leak in a reactor.

Jazz, ed. , v.
Jazz, ed. , v.

Jazz, ed. , v.

Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers African American jazz history and criticism.

Jim Crow, ed. , v.
Jim Crow, ed. , v.

Jim Crow, ed. , v.

This book examines a broad range of topics related to the establishment, maintenance, and eventual dismantling of the discriminatory system known as Jim Crow.

John Lewis, ed. , v.
John Lewis, ed. , v.

John Lewis, ed. , v.

John Lewis is an influential African American politician who played a key role in the civil rights movement. He raised awareness of racial discrimination and violence in the 1960s. This book explores Lewis's activism and political career. Includes text, images, and back matter, plus a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.
Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

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

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.
Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of juvenile crime from a variety of international perspectives.

Juvenile Justice, ed. , v.
Juvenile Justice, ed. , v.

Juvenile Justice, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume traces the history of the juvenile justice system, focusing on continued positive changes to ensure that the system benefits both offenders and society.

K-Pop, ed. , v.
K-Pop, ed. , v.

K-Pop, ed. , v.

This book discusses what today's K-Pop musicians are doing, how they attract a following, and what they are saying through their music.

Knights, ed. , v.
Knights, ed. , v.

Knights, ed. , v.

This book highlights key events in the world on the knight, such as the Battle of Agincourt and the Fourth Crusade. A timeline clarifies how and when figures and events fit into the historical record, sidebars supply interesting facts or define key terms, and profiles introduce interesting figures, such as Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, Sir Henry Percy, and Joan of Arc.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. Political System, ed. , v.

This sourcebook covers the evolution of LGBTQ engagement in American politics, from the emergence of gay rights as a political issue in the 1970s to the present, when LGBTQ issues figure prominently in politics. Covers individuals, organizations, cultural forces, political issues, and legal decisions that have elevated the role of LGBTQ people at the ballot box, on the campaign trail, in Washington, and in mayors' offices, city councils, and school boards across the country.

LGBTQ Social Movements in America, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Social Movements in America, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Social Movements in America, ed. , v.

This book looks at social change movements in the country's LGBTQ history, including the Stonewall riots that started the modern gay rights movement and die-ins that pressured the US government to take note of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

Labor and Employment, ed. , v.
Labor and Employment, ed. , v.

Labor and Employment, 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 child labor practices and laws aimed at protecting young workers from exploitation.

Latino History and Culture, ed. , v.
Latino History and Culture, ed. , v.

Latino History and Culture, ed. , v.

This reference work covers the varied national and ethnic groups that make up the Latino population. It explores issues such as labor, immigration, culture, health, education, political activism, art, literature, and family, as well as historical events and developments. A-Z entries cover eras, individuals, organizations and institutions, critical events in U.S. history and the impact of the Latino population, communities and ethnic groups, and key cities and regions.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.
Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.

Learning on Display, ed. , v.
Learning on Display, ed. , v.

Learning on Display, ed. , v.

Provides educators with information on how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.

Learning-Driven Schools, ed. , v.
Learning-Driven Schools, ed. , v.

Learning-Driven Schools, ed. , v.

Explores the research on learning and describes how teachers can work backwards from learning goals to ensure all students reach their maximum potential. Also describes how to extend this learning-driven approach beyond the classroom to ensure that teacher supervision and professional development programs emphasize learner outcomes.

Legislating Morality in America, ed. , v.
Legislating Morality in America, ed. , v.

Legislating Morality in America, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the moral arguments and ideas behind laws and policies that govern personal, corporate, and government behavior in the U.S. It discusses the most important and/or divisive laws, policies, and beliefs that govern modern American society, and includes issues such as abortion, civil rights, drugs and alcohol, euthanasia, guns, hate crimes, immigration, immunization, natural resource use/protection, prostitution, same-sex marriage, and workplace laws.

Liberia, ed. , v.
Liberia, ed. , v.

Liberia, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Liberian people, focusing on the Liberian Civil Wars and violence in the country from the 1970s to the 2000s.

Limiting Federal Powers, ed. , v.
Limiting Federal Powers, ed. , v.

Limiting Federal Powers, ed. , v.

This book delves into the history of the Tenth Amendment. Students learn why it was created, how notions of states versus federal rights have changed throughout history, and how this ongoing conflict between state and federal government affects their lives.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.

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.

Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.
Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

Little Rock Nine, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Little Rock Nine crisis in which 9 students fought for school integration in September 1957.

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".

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, ed. , v.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, ed. , v.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, ed. , v.

Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.

Making Standards Useful in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Making Standards Useful in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Making Standards Useful in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Provides educators with information that will ensure that state standards lead to higher student achievement. Describes how to sequence content and set up grading scales that help facilitate formative assessment and effective instruction. Provides steps for converting standards into guidelines that are more useful to classroom teachers.

Managing Diverse Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing Diverse Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing Diverse Classrooms, ed. , v.

Discusses some of the most powerful cultural differences that can lead to classroom conflict for many students and how educators can capitalize on these differences to make their classroom a harmonious, productive environment.

Managing Your Classroom With Heart, ed. , v.
Managing Your Classroom With Heart, ed. , v.

Managing Your Classroom With Heart, ed. , v.

Provides an approach to classroom management that deals with accepting teenage students as they are and recognizing what they need: a connection with the curriculum; a sense of order; and most essentially, a sense that someone cares.

Marijuana and Its Dangers, ed. , v.
Marijuana and Its Dangers, ed. , v.

Marijuana and Its Dangers, ed. , v.

This book looks at how marijuana use affects the brain, how addiction affects the life of the user and society, and what treatment options look like for those in need.

Marijuana, ed. , v.
Marijuana, ed. , v.

Marijuana, ed. , v.

This book explores how marijuana affects the body, the laws and policies surrounding it, and the debate around its legalization. A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

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

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

This book explores the history of interracial marriage in the United States. This title discusses racist legislation to keep certain people from marrying, how people have combated it, and the face of marriage today.

Maya Civilization, ed. , v.
Maya Civilization, ed. , v.

Maya Civilization, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the Maya Civilization and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

Media Bias, ed. , v.
Media Bias, ed. , v.

Media Bias, ed. , v.

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

Media Violence, ed. , v.
Media Violence, ed. , v.

Media Violence, ed. , v.

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

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.
Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding medical marijuana and provides an overview of the topic.

Medicine on the Battlefield, ed. , v.
Medicine on the Battlefield, ed. , v.

Medicine on the Battlefield, ed. , v.

This title examines the medicines and methods used to combat the injuries, infections, and diseases induced by trench warfare.

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.

Medieval World, ed. , v.
Medieval World, ed. , v.

Medieval World, ed. , v.

Illustrated history of a thousand years of amazing diversity and development, from the fall of the Roman Empire around AD 500 and the Islamic expansion, to the discovery of the New World by Columbus in 1492.

Meth, ed. , v.
Meth, ed. , v.

Meth, ed. , v.

This book explores the effects of meth on the body, examines the laws and policies surrounding it, and discusses the road to recovery. A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

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

Methamphetamine, ed. , v.

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

Middle East Conflict, ed. 2, v.
Middle East Conflict, ed. 2, v.

Middle East Conflict, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War I, ed. , v.
Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War I, ed. , v.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War I, ed. , v.

This book looks at the valor of minority soldiers, what life was like before and after the war, and the way cultural shifts began when minority soldiers fought alongside Europeans.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War II, ed. , v.
Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War II, ed. , v.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War II, ed. , v.

This book looks at these soldiers’ struggles, their triumphs, and the way that life changed for minorities after the war.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Korean War, ed. , v.
Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Korean War, ed. , v.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Korean War, ed. , v.

The book describes the lives of soldiers, provides an overview of the Korean War, and explains what happened in a rapidly changing America after the war’s conclusion.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Vietnam War, ed. , v.
Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Vietnam War, ed. , v.

This book provides a close look at the role of African American and Hispanic soldiers in the war while also explaining the quest for racial equality in the Vietnam era.

Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, ed. , v.
Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, ed. , v.

Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, ed. , v.

Describes how educators can collaborate with others to reverse poor motivation, reward student success, and realize higher achievement in even the most challenged school districts.

Modern Genocide, ed. , v.
Modern Genocide, ed. , v.

Modern Genocide, ed. , v.

This four-volume work provides students with an examination of 10 modern genocides. It is enhanced by documents and introductions that provide additional historical and contemporary context for learning about and understanding these tragic events.

Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture, ed. , v.
Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture, ed. , v.

Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture, ed. , v.

This detailed resource explores the traditions, ceremonies, and beliefs of Islam as they have spread worldwide, and examines Muhammad's role in other religious traditions as well as the secular world. It distills 14 centuries of thinking about Muhammad, fully capturing his enduring legacy.

Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.
Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.

Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.

This work examines the world's indigenous peoples, their cultures, the countries in which they reside, and the issues that impact these groups. It highlights the complex relationships between native groups and the physical and social environments in which they live and provides historic and contemporary information on specific groups, countries, and issues.

Nazi War Criminals, ed. , v.
Nazi War Criminals, ed. , v.

Nazi War Criminals, ed. , v.

This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the global effort to bring Nazi war criminals to justice.

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.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.
Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

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.

Opioids and Their Dangers, ed. , v.
Opioids and Their Dangers, ed. , v.

Opioids and Their Dangers, ed. , v.

This book examines what opioids are, what the risks of using them are, the physical damages the opioids do to the body, how addiction affects others, and what treatment for opioid dependence looks like.

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

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

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

Persian Gulf War Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Persian Gulf War Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Persian Gulf War Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia provides a rich historical account of the Persian Gulf War, examining the conflict from a holistic perspective that addresses the details of the military operations as well as the social, political, economic, and cultural aspects of the war.

Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student, ed. , v.
Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student, ed. , v.

Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student, ed. , v.

Discusses the six most pervasive problem areas in high school education today, and what schools are doing to connect with students, personalize learning, differentiate instruction, and make high school curriculum more relevant.

Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Comprehensive resource containing more than 3000 articles on all aspects of astronomy and astrophysics. Includes special features on each of the constellations and tables listing brightest stars, nearest stars, Messier objects, Caldwell objects, and surface features of the Moon and terrestrial planets. Written by more than 100 leading astronomers from the world's universities and observatories.

Philip's Atlas of the Universe, ed. , v.
Philip's Atlas of the Universe, ed. , v.

Philip's Atlas of the Universe, ed. , v.

Philip's Atlas of the Universe is a classic and highly readable account of the stars, the planets, and the Universe, together with practical advice on observing the night sky. This fully revised new edition has been updated to include the latest information from current space missions, including Cassini.

Pipelines and Politics, ed. , v.
Pipelines and Politics, ed. , v.

Pipelines and Politics, ed. , v.

Fossil fuels are a valuable commodity at the forefront of national and international politics. Pipelines can create jobs and economic growth, not to mention delivering a commodity to people who need it. What happens when there is conflict about the land through which a pipeline travels? This book explores the topic from a multitude of angles, and examines how a simple pipeline can have enormous geopolitical ramifications.

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.
Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

Introduces the fundamentals of plant sciences, such as cells, transportation and photosynthesis, and also examines related fields, such as agribusiness, conservation and ethnobotany. Fully illustrated with margin definitions, timelines and sidebars throughout. Academic and general interest. 4 volumes.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

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 Groups, Parties, and Organizations That Shaped America, ed. , v.
Political Groups, Parties, and Organizations That Shaped America, ed. , v.

Political Groups, Parties, and Organizations That Shaped America, ed. , v.

This set explores the multiple roles that parties and interest groups have played in American politics from the nation's beginnings to the present. It analyzes the emergence and impact they’ve had in the American political system and supports understanding the systematic and structural bases for interest group and party behavior. Entries discuss founding groups and parties, contemporary political action committees and policy advocacy groups. Includes primary source documents.

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.

Political Theory, ed. , v.
Political Theory, ed. , v.

Political Theory, ed. , v.

Features political concepts, themes, issues, movements, groups, and schools that have developed over time and shaped the modern world. Includes biographical entries and articles on the principal works of political theorists from Plato to John Rawls.

Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.
Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.

Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.

Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on population, resources, and conflict.

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

Populism, ed. , v.

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

Post-Cold War, ed. , v.
Post-Cold War, ed. , v.

Post-Cold War, ed. , v.

Covers various operations and issues that impacted soldiers' lives during the post-cold war era.

Postwar America, ed. , v.
Postwar America, ed. , v.

Postwar America, ed. , v.

This reference work provides coverage of the developments in U.S. affairs from the outbreak of the Cold War to the early twenty-first century, as well as their far-reaching effects on the rest of the world. A-Z entries shed light on notable events, movements, organizations, geographical locations, concepts, and artistic, cultural, and scientific trends.

Poverty, ed. , v.
Poverty, ed. , v.

Poverty, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding poverty and provides an overview of the topic.

Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Explores the many different types of prejudice, their history, what causes these prejudices in people and societies, and their consequences. Presents profiles of diverse and unique men and women who played key roles in the history of prejudice. Excerpted documents tell various stories in the words of the people who fought prejudice, acted out prejudices, and those who were the victims of prejudice.

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs, ed. , v.
Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs, ed. , v.

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs, ed. , v.

This book explores how prescription and over-the-counter drugs affect the body, the laws surrounding these drugs, and the impact of their abuse on society. A glossary of key words, an index, Infographics, informative sidebars, and reviewed sources for further research are also provided.

Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms, ed. , v.
Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms, ed. , v.

Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms, ed. , v.

The work covers each presidential campaign in depth, examining a large number of related issues ranging from the use of social media in modern presidential campaigns to negative campaign ads and key slogans used in every presidential campaign.

Principals Who Learn, ed. , v.
Principals Who Learn, ed. , v.

Principals Who Learn, ed. , v.

Provides school principals with information on how to keep on top of the human relationships and dynamics at work in their schools.

Prisons and Punishment in America, ed. , v.
Prisons and Punishment in America, ed. , v.

Prisons and Punishment in America, ed. , v.

This book examines mass incarceration in the United States, including the roles of judges and prosecutors, the severity of punishment for drug offenders and white-collar offenders, the abuse of prisoners and the enforcement of prisoner rights, and repeat offending by released prisoners. It also considers prospects for reducing current incarceration levels, the availability and effectiveness of alternatives to incarceration, and the future of capital punishment.

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America, ed. 2, v.
Profiling and Criminal Justice in America, ed. 2, v.

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America, ed. 2, v.

This book examines the history behind racial, gender, and religious profiling, charts its guiding philosophies, surveys supporting legal doctrines and legislation, and presents the arguments pro and con.

Prohibition, ed. , v.
Prohibition, ed. , v.

Prohibition, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Prohibition era, which banned the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States in 1920.

Proud Heritage, ed. , v.
Proud Heritage, ed. , v.

Proud Heritage, ed. , v.

This three-volume reference traces the roots and development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights and issues in the United States from the pre-colonial period to the present day.

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.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2, v.
Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Focuses on cultivating teacher qualities that are most apt to raise student achievement. Establishes definitive benchmarks for top-flight teacher education and professional development programs. This approach also includes teachers who work with at-risk and high-ability students.

Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.
Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.

Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.

How is race defined and perceived in America today, and how do these definitions and perceptions compare to attitudes 100 years ago… or 200 years ago? This four-volume set addresses many topics related to race in the United States.

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

Racism, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding racism and provides an overview of the topic.

Radiation Sickness, ed. , v.
Radiation Sickness, ed. , v.

Radiation Sickness, ed. , v.

Explores radiation sickness in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

The three-volume Reconstruction Era Reference Library provides targeted information on post-Civil War America, from the end of the war in 1865 to the Compromise of 1877.

Reconstruction, ed. , v.
Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Reconstruction, ed. , v.

This book explores the tumultuous period immediately following the Civil War, when the United States faced the enormous challenges of restoring ties with the shattered South and helping four million formerly enslaved people make the transition to new lives as free citizens.

Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School, ed. , v.
Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School, ed. , v.

Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School, ed. , v.

Explores the essential elements of a teacher leader framework that promotes deep implementation of effective teaching practices. Provides practical ways to support networks of teacher leaders at the school, district, and state levels.

Rehab or Punishment, ed. , v.
Rehab or Punishment, ed. , v.

Rehab or Punishment, ed. , v.

This book examines why an increasing number of people believe that rehabilitating offenders with drug addiction and other issues is a more humane and effective way to deal with drug crimes and make communities safer for all.

Religion and American Cultures, ed. 2, v.
Religion and American Cultures, ed. 2, v.

Religion and American Cultures, ed. 2, v.

This four-volume work provides a multicultural survey of established as well as "new" American religions and investigates the interactions between religion and ethnicity, gender, politics, regionalism, ethics, and popular culture.

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.

Reproductive Rights, ed. , v.
Reproductive Rights, ed. , v.

Reproductive Rights, ed. , v.

Reproductive rights are more expansive than the abortion debate. Access to affordable health services is a fundamental right, yet women, who are subject to discrimination, poverty, and violence at a higher rate than men, are at risk for losing access to screenings, maternal care, and contraception. Does the government have the right to legislate women's health? This close examination provides perspectives from all sides to help readers understand what is at stake.

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning, ed. , v.
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning, ed. , v.

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning, ed. , v.

Explores how to enhance students' memory and test-taking abilities, based on brain research. Provides ways to captivate and hold students' attention and encourage their participation and progress.

Results Now, ed. , v.
Results Now, ed. , v.

Results Now, ed. , v.

Discusses how schools can exceed expectations, swiftly reduce achievement gaps, and enhance the lifetime learning of all students. Describes simple actions that can swiftly and substantially improve education and provides a set of structures and practices for improving instruction in any school.

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.

Rwanda, ed. , v.
Rwanda, ed. , v.

Rwanda, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses in Rwanda, a small Central African state.

Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies, ed. , v.
Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies, ed. , v.

Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies, ed. , v.

This book recounts the actions some people took to save the lives of thousands of people trying to escape from the Nazis and their deadly persecution. Some heroes are now famous, but many unknown heroes took action to forge false identity papers, leave out food for refugees, and hide Jews in their homes.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Schizophrenia, ed. , v.
Schizophrenia, ed. , v.

Schizophrenia, ed. , v.

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for schizophrenia.

School Leadership that Works, ed. , v.
School Leadership that Works, ed. , v.

School Leadership that Works, ed. , v.

Explains critical leadership principles that every administrator needs to know including how school leaders can increase student achievement and which leadership practices have the biggest impact on school effectiveness.

Schooling by Design, ed. , v.
Schooling by Design, ed. , v.

Schooling by Design, ed. , v.

Describes how to start with the school's mission and goals and develop a powerful school improvement plan focused on desired results. Explains how to use Understanding by Design's backward-design process to determine the evidence for the plan's success and to plan improvement steps in instruction and leadership roles. Provides action ideas for starting the school improvement process and keeping it going.

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 and Political Controversy, ed. , v.
Science and Political Controversy, ed. , v.

Science and Political Controversy, ed. , v.

This handbook examines how the government has facilitated research for the public good and the ways in which politicians have manipulated data to serve political ends around a broad array of controversies, from stem cell research to energy development, chemical health risks, and climate change.

Science and Technology, ed. , v.
Science and Technology, ed. , v.

Science and Technology, ed. , v.

Examines issues involving science and technology and provides a balanced assessment of the arguments on all sides of the often strident debates. Include topics in the brain sciences, debates over parapsychology, debates surrounding information technology, and the advent of virtual reality.

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.

Search and Seizure, ed. , v.
Search and Seizure, ed. , v.

Search and Seizure, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume explores a variety of court decisions regarding the Fourth Amendment and their impact on the privacy rights of students.

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Shakespeare's World: The Tragedies, ed. , v.
Shakespeare's World: The Tragedies, ed. , v.

Shakespeare's World: The Tragedies, ed. , v.

Comprising dozens of primary source documents, this book explores Early Modern historical issues reflected in four of Shakespeare's tragedies most commonly taught in secondary schools and universities around the world. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Julius Caesar are examined in historical context.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17
Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

Slavery in America, ed. , v.
Slavery in America, ed. , v.

Slavery in America, ed. , v.

This guide explores the origins of the slave trade in Africa and the effects of the practice of slavery on the political and economic history of the United States. King Cotton, the slave hierarchy on southern plantations, the relationship of the slaveholders and slaves, the slave codes that regulated the absolute control of slaves, the ensuing slave rebellions, and the abolitionist movement and those who spoke out against the atrocities of slavery are among topics examined.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.
Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

This work covers hotly contested social issues in America today—everything from abortion, academic freedom, and affirmative action to consumer debt, homeland security, illegal immigration, poverty and wealth, reproductive rights, and terrorism. Each entry discusses the historical origins of a particular debate or controversy; the means for dealing with it in the past; current perspectives and arguments; and the implications for society in the near- and long-term future.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

South Africa, ed. , v.
South Africa, ed. , v.

South Africa, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of South African people, providing an historical background on Apartheid, a “separateness” of the races, beginning in 1948.

Space Exploration Reference Library, ed. , v.