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9/11 and the War on Terror, ed. , v.
9/11 and the War on Terror, ed. , v.

9/11 and the War on Terror, ed. , v.

This book showcases primary documents that follow the events of the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent War on Terror. Through such documents as speeches, diplomatic exchanges, military communiques, and government reports issued by opposing sides in the global conflict, valuable insights into the role of diplomacy, military strategy, national security concerns, and ideological propaganda in the global War on Terror and their influences on the 21st-century world are discussed.

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

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

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

Actuators and the Power to Do Tasks, ed. , v.
Actuators and the Power to Do Tasks, ed. , v.

Actuators and the Power to Do Tasks, ed. , v.

This book lists the kinds of motors used to put a robot in motion. It lists the types that are available, what they can do, and how much power they require. Also, it provides examples of ways to determine mathematically if a motor is strong enough to do the task required.

Advanced Programming and Design, ed. , v.
Advanced Programming and Design, ed. , v.

Advanced Programming and Design, ed. , v.

This book covers more advanced tasks such as soldering and welding, and using CAD to design the robot. Also included are examples of how physics can be used to see if elements of the robot are strong enough to perform a task.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

Anne Frank, ed. , v.
Anne Frank, ed. , v.

Anne Frank, ed. , v.

This book provides a biographical account of diarist and writer Anne Frank, who recorded her thoughts and feelings for more than two years while hiding from the Nazis with her family.

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.
Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) and her contributions to the scientific study of genetics. She won a Nobel Prize for some of the most important advances in cytogenetics in the twentieth century.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.
Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Body Image and Body Shaming, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding body image and body shaming, including dieting, weight lifting, eating disorders, and decorating and physically altering the body.

Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

This book provides information about brain function, neurological emergencies such as a brain attack (stroke) or seizure, and symptoms of brain disorders. It covers the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation therapies for genetic and congenital brain disorders, infections, tumors, and seizures, as well as traumatic brain injuries and degenerative neurological disorders. Also included are a glossary and a directory of additional resources.

Buried, ed. , v.
Buried, ed. , v.

Buried, ed. , v.

This book provides informational text, expert analysis, and seminal public documents to enlighten students about the garbage situation we are facing, which not only includes mountains of food scraps and discarded possessions, but hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste as well.

Cannibal Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Cannibal Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Cannibal Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book provides psychology students with in-depth examinations by professionals of the factors that create, motivate, and often lead to the capture of these savage killers.

Careers in Gaming, ed. , v.
Careers in Gaming, ed. , v.

Careers in Gaming, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at technical careers in video gaming. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at video gaming jobs ranging from animators to programmers to game developers.

Careers in Internet Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Internet Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Internet Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at careers in internet technology. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at jobs ranging from search engine optimization experts to cybersecurity analysts to mobile app developers.

Careers in Mental Health, ed. , v.
Careers in Mental Health, ed. , v.

Careers in Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, and descriptions that provide a look at mental health fields including occupations ranging from psychiatrists and psychologists to psychiatric nurses and licensed clinical social workers.

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

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

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

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.
Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and her contributions to the field of astronomy. She discovered multiple comets and created her own star catalogue, and was the first woman to be paid for her scientific research.

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

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

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides an updated look at how teens can earn and manage money. It covers practical information about receiving income, paying taxes, and budgeting.

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

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

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

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 chemistry experiments along with analysis and findings.

Civil Rights (1954-2015), ed. , v.
Civil Rights (1954-2015), ed. , v.

Civil Rights (1954-2015), ed. , v.

This volume offers in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shaped civil rights’ struggles in American history. This text closely studies more than forty primary source documents and examines civil rights movements in the U.S. from 1954 to 2015. The material is organized under five broad categories: African American Civil Rights; Women and Equality; Latino Civil Rights; The Gay Rights Movement; and Native American Rights.

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

Cleopatra, ed. , v.

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

Coding Projects in Python, ed. , v.
Coding Projects in Python, ed. , v.

Coding Projects in Python, ed. , v.

Geared towards kids ages 10 and over, this book teaches them how to build graphics, games, and apps using Python.

Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, ed. , v.

This volume traces the history of colonialism in each of Africa's regions, as well as the fight for independence and the challenges of establishing viable nations after years languishing under the colonial yoke.

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial East and Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

This resource traces the impact of foreign rule in East and Southeast Asia, providing insight into the wars and policies that affected the local people, economy, and society.

Colonial and Postcolonial Latin America and the Caribbean, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial Latin America and the Caribbean, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial Latin America and the Caribbean, ed. , v.

This volume examines colonial society in Latin America and the Caribbean and its influence on the region today.

Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia, ed. , v.
Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia, ed. , v.

Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia, ed. , v.

This volume traces the rise of European influence in South Asia. It contains a history of resistance to colonial rule, discusses how the people of South Asia won their independence, and explains how the region evolved after independence.

Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.
Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.

Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.

This book is an accessible guide to coming out to family and friends, providing transgender readers with insight about what steps to take when thinking about coming out, addressing how to answer questions that friends and family might ask, the steps involved in a gender transition, and how to fight back against transgender discrimination at school and in the community. It also helps family and friends understand how to be supportive of a loved one undergoing the transition.

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

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Sexism and Misogyny, ed. , v.
Coping with Sexism and Misogyny, ed. , v.

Coping with Sexism and Misogyny, ed. , v.

This book provides an insightful glimpse into the prevalence and negative influences of sexism and misogyny in modern culture, and offers practical, empowering, and proactive coping strategies.

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

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Crimes of the Centuries, ed. , v.
Crimes of the Centuries, ed. , v.

Crimes of the Centuries, ed. , v.

This resource offers a comprehensive summary of the misdeeds, perpetrators, and victims involved in the most memorable crime events in American history, featuring the most famous crimes and trials in the United States since colonial times.

Critical Perspectives on Abortion, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Abortion, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Abortion, ed. , v.

This text gives students insight into the history of abortion and abortion rights, presenting thoughtful analysis from political leaders and experts fighting for both sides of the issue, to help students think critically about abortion and women’s rights in America.

Critical Perspectives on Gun Control, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Gun Control, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Gun Control, ed. , v.

This text introduces different perspectives about the issue of gun control. Experts, politicians, judges, and everyday people weigh in on this contentious issue, allowing students to analyze gun control from all sides.

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

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

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

Dating Violence, ed. , v.
Dating Violence, ed. , v.

Dating Violence, ed. , v.

This guide provides resources to help victims end an unhealthy relationship and recover both emotionally and physically. It includes warning signs, causes, statistics, and options for legal recourse.

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

Defeating Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Diet Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Diet Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Diet Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Provides updated information for teenagers about healthy eating patterns and making smart dietary choices.

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Provides up-to-date guidance on nutrition and health and details how children, seniors, vegetarians, athletes, and others can benefit from good nutrition.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Documents of the LGBT Movement, ed. , v.
Documents of the LGBT Movement, ed. , v.

Documents of the LGBT Movement, ed. , v.

This book presents and discusses documents that reflect pivotal moments in the LGBT rights movement in North America, from the First People, through the influx of European settlers and the slave trade from Africa, to the modern era.

Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.
Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

This book provides an introductory overview of the Salem witch trials, which is followed by an array of primary sources that tell the Salem story in the words of both the accusers and the victims of that episode.

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.
Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), a leader in the technique of X-ray crystallography. She won a Nobel Prize for her pioneering research.

Drawing, ed. , v.
Drawing, ed. , v.

Drawing, ed. , v.

This book deals with drawings' aesthetic characteristics, mediums of expression, subject matter, and some leading artists and their works.

Drying Up, ed. , v.
Drying Up, ed. , v.

Drying Up, ed. , v.

This book provides expert analysis and informational insets for students to learn about water scarcity, pollution, the impact on public health, and how to protect this diminishing resource.

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

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

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

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

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Economic Depression, ed. , v.
Economic Depression, ed. , v.

Economic Depression, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated concept of economic depression into language readers can understand. They will learn how a depression starts, what causes it, how an economy can recover from it, if one is likely in the future, and how an economic depression can affect them directly.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words, ed. , v.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words, ed. , v.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words, ed. , v.

In this book, readers are given a glimpse of Stanton's public and personal life through her own writings. Her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, work for the women's rights convention of 1848, and connection with the antislavery movement are especially highlighted.

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.

This encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide to sunspots, that might contribute to climate change.

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of 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. 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.

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.

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.

Everything You Need to Know About Sexual Consent, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Sexual Consent, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Sexual Consent, ed. , v.

This title examines the issue of sexual consent and reveals campus and community efforts to educate students about it, shortcomings in addressing rape accusations, and current laws pertaining to consent. Call-outs share special tips, like what to ask a specialist and how to recognize common myths and facts. Most importantly, readers will learn how to set their own and respect each others’ boundaries and what to do if those boundaries are ignored.

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

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

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

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book explores fake news: how it gets made, how it affects the public, how governments and special interest groups use fake news to push specific agendas, and how fake news, alongside social media, is re-shaping politics and society.

Female Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Female Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Female Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book takes an in-depth approach to evaluating the life and crimes of some of the world’s most vicious women, who are grouped into chapters by psychological type.

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

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

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about disorders caused by gene and chromosome abnormalities and those with genetic and environmental components, along with facts about genetic testing and treatment research, and guidance for parents of children with special needs.

Globalization, ed. , v.
Globalization, ed. , v.

Globalization, ed. , v.

This book makes it easier for readers to understand the complicated and often controversial topic of globalization by discussing the different types of globalization, how and why it occurs, its effect on people, and what it means in the Internet Age.

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

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

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

Gun Control and the Second Amendment, ed. , v.
Gun Control and the Second Amendment, ed. , v.

Gun Control and the Second Amendment, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of gun control and the laws' relationships to the Second Amendment, the controversies surrounding what types of gun control are legal and effective, and what gun control and gun violence look like today in the United States and around the world.

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

Hanging Out, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Helen Keller in Her Own Words, ed. , v.
Helen Keller in Her Own Words, ed. , v.

Helen Keller in Her Own Words, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn how Helen Keller became deaf and blind after a childhood illness in 1882, and grew up to be a renowned author, activist, and speaker. With the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan, Keller overcame major obstacles in her life and used them to become an advocate for those experiencing discrimination and hardship.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hillary Clinton, ed. , v.
Hillary Clinton, ed. , v.

Hillary Clinton, ed. , v.

This book provides a biographical account of Hillary Clinton, who has accumulated a lifelong record of public service as a lawyer and children's advocate, First Lady, US Senator, and Secretary of State.

Historical Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Historical Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Historical Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the killers’ minds, behavior, and actions. The comprehensive text explains the life and crimes of these prolific killers from history, and a personality disorder self-assessment quiz will give readers insight into psychopathy—the most common psychological condition for serial killers.

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

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

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

Holiday Symbols and Customs, ed. 5, v.
Holiday Symbols and Customs, ed. 5, v.

Holiday Symbols and Customs, ed. 5, v.

Describes the origins of holidays around the world. Explains where, when, and how each event is celebrated, with detailed information on the symbols and customs associated with the holiday.

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

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

This book discusses how governments and paramilitary groups engage in genocide and the destruction of national, ethnic, racial, or religious groups. The perpetrators and victims of genocide are examined, along with efforts to eliminate the scourge.

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

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

This book introduces readers to the plight of millions of refugees who flee their homes, desperate to escape extreme poverty and violence, in hopes of finding refuge in other countries. The extreme challenges refugees face and efforts to help them are discussed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This book discusses the breadth of cyberbullying in all its many forms. It identifies ways to try to deal with a cyberbully, as well as resources they can use to reach out for help.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Immigration Issues in America, ed. , v.

This book provides an informative analysis of the history of immigration, its economic implications, and what immigration policies should be implemented in the future.

Inflation, ed. , v.
Inflation, ed. , v.

Inflation, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated concept of inflation for readers and explains what inflation is, what causes it, its effects on the rest of the economy, and its impact on everyday life.

Integrated Robotics, ed. , v.
Integrated Robotics, ed. , v.

Integrated Robotics, ed. , v.

This book tells students what a robot is, provides a short history of robotics, and teaches them what the parts of a robot are and how those parts work together. It also points out pitfalls when building a simple robot and gives examples of how trouble spots were overcome.

Jane Goodall, ed. , v.
Jane Goodall, ed. , v.

Jane Goodall, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Jane Goodall, best known for significant research into primate behavior. She is also an influential animal rights and environmental activist.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of mental illness, including anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and schizophrenia; what is known about their causes; what it’s like to live with them; and the latest on treatments and cures.

Law Enforcement Robots, ed. , v.
Law Enforcement Robots, ed. , v.

Law Enforcement Robots, ed. , v.

This book describes how law enforcement robots are designed to complete tasks that may be too difficult or dangerous for human law enforcement officers. Examples are given of robots that can move over rough terrain, fit in small spaces, and disable bombs.

Living in North Korea, ed. , v.
Living in North Korea, ed. , v.

Living in North Korea, ed. , v.

Despite being a nation so frequently in the headlines, North Korea remains a mystery to most outsiders. Its leader, Kim Jong Un, rules a society marked by extremes, with some officials living in relative luxury while peasant farmers struggle to avoid starvation. This book examines the details of daily life under an oppressive dictatorship.

Locomotion and Mechanics, ed. , v.
Locomotion and Mechanics, ed. , v.

Locomotion and Mechanics, ed. , v.

This book describes the physical elements, such as gears, wheels, and belts, needed for the robot to maneuver around and over objects in its environment. Included is a section on how design can affect the performance of the robot.

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

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

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

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

Malala Yousafzai, ed. , v.

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

Marie Curie, ed. , v.
Marie Curie, ed. , v.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Marie Curie (1867-1934), who was one of the first people to explore radioactivity. Her contributions led her to become the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.
Marie Curie, ed. , v.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.

This book provides a biographical account of Marie Curie, an esteemed scientist of the twentieth century and pioneer of research into atomic structure.

Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.
Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.

Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.

This book examines new methods used by the government to spy on citizens, the reasons it became necessary, the tradeoffs between increased safety and a loss of privacy, and the moral arguments for and against these tradeoffs. Coverage includes the Patriot Act, passed shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, allowing the government to monitor communication by phone, email, or social media, to access credit and bank reports, and track activity on the internet.

Math, Programming, and Controllers, ed. , v.
Math, Programming, and Controllers, ed. , v.

Math, Programming, and Controllers, ed. , v.

This book discusses the different ways you can send signals to your robot and how to set up circuit boards. There are also examples of the ways geometry, algebra, and trigonometry are used to program a robot to follow a designated path.

Medical Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Medical Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Medical Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book provides in-depth analysis and comprehensive text delve into the psychology of medical serial killers, such as Dr. Michael Swango and Dr. Harold Shipman, in order to examine their motives, behaviors, and methods.

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

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

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

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

Middle East & North Africa, ed. , v.

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

Migrants and Refugees, ed. , v.
Migrants and Refugees, ed. , v.

Migrants and Refugees, ed. , v.

This series provides students and other readers with the information they need to explore global connections and think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues. This volume focuses on migrants and refugees, fleeing war-torn countries in the Middle East, who continue to face hazards as they search for a better life.

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

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

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

Modern-Day Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Modern-Day Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Modern-Day Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book provides some insight into the minds of serial killers and others. Psychology students will learn about the most current psychoanalysis of these modern-day murderers. The text also includes a personality disorder self-assessment quiz readers can take to learn more about psychopathy—the most common psychological condition for serial killers.

Music, ed. , v.
Music, ed. , v.

Music, ed. , v.

This book examines music notation, sound, and structure; musical composition and form; the various characteristics of instruments as well as their classification and history, including electronic instruments; musical performance and expression; and styles and genres of music in Western cultures.

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

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

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

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.

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

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

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

Oceanography and Hydrology, ed. , v.
Oceanography and Hydrology, ed. , v.

Oceanography and Hydrology, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers about the basic functions of the oceans and seas, the biodiversity in large bodies of water, how rivers, streams, and lakes work, and water management, among other details of the mechanics of water.

Out of Gas, ed. , v.
Out of Gas, ed. , v.

Out of Gas, ed. , v.

This book evaluates a situation quickly coming to the forefront of our cultural consciousness. Through expert analysis, informational text, and seminal public documents, the problem is assessed and evaluated in a manner that makes readers understand the urgency of the situation.

Overpopulation, ed. , v.
Overpopulation, ed. , v.

Overpopulation, ed. , v.

This book evaluates overpopulation as experts weigh in on the subject, introducing readers to ideas and key details, including how populations grow, change, and how trends are measured.

Painting, ed. , v.
Painting, ed. , v.

Painting, ed. , v.

This book covers the elements and principles of design in painting and the various mediums, forms, imagery, subject matter, and symbolism employed, adopted, or created by the painter.

Photography, ed. , v.
Photography, ed. , v.

Photography, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 31
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 31

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 31

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.

Police Technology, ed. , v.
Police Technology, ed. , v.

Police Technology, ed. , v.

Computer applications for police work explored in this volume include the capability of searching extensive, internationally synchronized criminal information databases; plotting crime incidents and patterns to anticipate and prevent recurrences; interrogating criminal suspects and persons of interest; and identifying suspects by using such innovations as biometrics. Advances in police mobility, communications, and modern weaponry are also described.

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

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

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

Rachel Carson, ed. , v.
Rachel Carson, ed. , v.

Rachel Carson, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Rachel Carson (1907-1964), a marine biologist who became a dedicated conservationist. Her lauded book Silent Spring turned her into a household name, and her environmental writings influenced generations.

Racism in America, ed. , v.
Racism in America, ed. , v.

Racism in America, ed. , v.

This book discusses the history of American racism and its lasting effects.

Rape Culture, ed. , v.
Rape Culture, ed. , v.

Rape Culture, ed. , v.

This book discusses rape culture - the normalization of sexual assault and degradation of victims, including catcalls, explicit song lyrics, and other behaviors that contribute to an atmosphere where people, particularly women, are regarded as objects, making it easier for rapists to justify their actions to themselves.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.

Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.

This book covers the cutting-edge research of scientists and engineers who are developing new techniques for desalination, wastewater recycling, and other technologies meant to guarantee humanity’s freshwater needs in the future.

Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are developing new ways to incorporate sensory data into virtual reality systems, enabling people to immerse themselves in other realities.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that computer scientists and cybersecurity engineers are in a race to stop hackers and limit their damage before people lose confidence in doing business on the Internet.

Recession, ed. , v.
Recession, ed. , v.

Recession, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the specifics of an economic recession, including the difference between a recession and a depression, what can be done about a recession, how it affects everyday life, and how it will impact their future.

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

Religion and Free Speech, ed. , v.

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

Robotics in Industry, ed. , v.
Robotics in Industry, ed. , v.

Robotics in Industry, ed. , v.

The history of robots in the industrial world is filled with technological advances and pioneering engineers. The stories in this book create a comprehensive picture of how robots have influenced industries for long periods of time.

Robotics in Law Enforcement, ed. , v.
Robotics in Law Enforcement, ed. , v.

Robotics in Law Enforcement, ed. , v.

Law enforcement officers keep people safe, and robots are sometimes used to keep these officers safe. This book explores the evolution of robots in this important field, with detailed photographs helping readers visualize the technology they are reading about.

Robotics in Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics in Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics in Medicine, ed. , v.

Robot doctors may seem to be something out of a science fiction film, but it's not that unlikely a concept anymore. In fact, robots are being used in hospitals around the world for important tasks, especially surgeries. Readers will discover the rich history of robots in medicine through detailed main text and fact boxes.

Robotics in Space, ed. , v.
Robotics in Space, ed. , v.

Robotics in Space, ed. , v.

Space exploration and robotics are both exciting scientific frontiers, and in this book, which presents STEM concepts in a clear way, readers discover the many ways they intersect as they explore the history of robots in space. Fact boxes are also included to provide additional insight into the role robots have played in the evolution of space exploration.

Robots in Nature, ed. , v.
Robots in Nature, ed. , v.

Robots in Nature, ed. , v.

This book discusses how robots are used in nature, and examines the complex relationship between technology and the natural world. Fact boxes and photographs are also provided.

Robots in the Military, ed. , v.
Robots in the Military, ed. , v.

Robots in the Military, ed. , v.

This book discusses how robots are being used more frequently by militaries around the world to keep soldiers out of harm's way. Full-color photographs and fact boxes are included.

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.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

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

Sculpture, ed. , v.
Sculpture, ed. , v.

Sculpture, ed. , v.

In this book, readers examine the materials, tools, methods, styles, and practices that are involved in sculpting and many of the techniques that have been used by accomplished artists who have contributed to sculpture as a fine art.

Sensors and the Environment, ed. , v.
Sensors and the Environment, ed. , v.

Sensors and the Environment, ed. , v.

This book describes the many kinds of sensors, how they work, and how to use them to get your robot to do what you want. There is also an example of the way sensors are used to get machines to perform complex tasks.

Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with sketches of uniquely terrifying people from descriptions of the victims and crime scenes, likely suspects, trials, sentences, and, in some cases, their own deaths. Much of what we know about these infamous predators came from news coverage at the time they were committing the murders.

Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.
Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

We are in an era when accusations of sexual harassment are being taken far more seriously than ever. Through a narrative-driven pro-con format—supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations--this title examines issues related to sexual harassment.

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

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

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

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

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

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about acne, infections, and other skin conditions. Includes facts about skin cancer prevention and tips for taking care of the skin, nails, and hair.

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

Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding online social networking, including the positive and negative aspects of this communication, personal privacy, and personal safety.

Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as planets, stars and sunlight, and astrophysics, along with analysis and findings.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.
Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

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

Surveillance and Your Right to Privacy, ed. , v.
Surveillance and Your Right to Privacy, ed. , v.

Surveillance and Your Right to Privacy, ed. , v.

This book explores the new methods for spying on citizens, and the technological shortfalls that allow hackers to gain private information. It also presents the pros and cons between government security and government intrusion.

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

Surviving a First Breakup, ed. , v.

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

Taxes, ed. , v.
Taxes, ed. , v.

Taxes, ed. , v.

This book informs readers about taxes, including the different types of taxes, why they are needed, their history, where the tax money goes, and how the digital revolution has affected taxes.

Tech Giants and Digital Domination, ed. , v.
Tech Giants and Digital Domination, ed. , v.

Tech Giants and Digital Domination, ed. , v.

This series provides students and other readers with the information they need to explore global connections and think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues. This volume focuses on the tech giants to illuminate the digital world we currently inhabit, the limits of its freedoms, and who owns and controls its future.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn about various types of credit, the importance of using credit wisely, and how to avoid the pitfalls of too much debt.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn how to navigate the college funding maze, using grants, scholarships, savings, loans, and other creative options to pay for school.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

This book gives teens information about saving, investing, and making the best use of their money.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn all about starting a business, with added insights from owners of businesses small and large.

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

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

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

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

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.
Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

When driving a car, a moment of distraction can mean the difference between a safe trip and a tragic accident. This book explores the causes of this safety issue, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Mental health issues may not have all the outward signs that physical health problems do, but they are no less serious. This book explores the causes of mental health issues, how they affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.
Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Social media can be a useful tool for teens, but its power and popularity can also make it hazardous. This book explores the causes of social media concerns, how these issues affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

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

Teens and Suicide, ed. , v.

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

The 1920s, ed. , v.
The 1920s, ed. , v.

The 1920s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1920-1929 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1930s, ed. , v.
The 1930s, ed. , v.

The 1930s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1930-1939 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1940s, ed. , v.
The 1940s, ed. , v.

The 1940s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1940-1949 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1950s, ed. , v.
The 1950s, ed. , v.

The 1950s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1950-1959 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1960s, ed. , v.
The 1960s, ed. , v.

The 1960s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1960-1969 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.
The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.

The Border Wall with Mexico, ed. , v.
The Border Wall with Mexico, ed. , v.

The Border Wall with Mexico, ed. , v.

This book examines the idea of a border wall with Mexico and whether it is a necessary and practical barrier to illegal immigration or an unrealistic and inhumane effort that demeans desperate individuals and families seeking a better life. All sides of the debate are presented here, with each given a fair and respectful hearing to sift through fact and opinion, evaluate the strength of arguments, and form an educated opinion on the issue.

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

The Cold War, ed. , v.

This book examines major aspects of the Cold War, including the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, Europe's Iron Curtain, the nuclear arms race, decolonization in Africa, and the spread of communism into Latin America and Southeast Asia.

The Colonial and Postcolonial Middle East, ed. , v.
The Colonial and Postcolonial Middle East, ed. , v.

The Colonial and Postcolonial Middle East, ed. , v.

This reference volume examines the history of colonialism in the Middle East, with special focus on its political, economic, and social ramifications.

The Foundations of Islam and Islamic Thought, ed. , v.
The Foundations of Islam and Islamic Thought, ed. , v.

The Foundations of Islam and Islamic Thought, ed. , v.

Through an exploration of Muslim principles, this title demystifies Islam and provides a greater context in which to understand the Islamic faith.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

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

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

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

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

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

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

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

The Great American Mosaic, ed. , v.
The Great American Mosaic, ed. , v.

The Great American Mosaic, ed. , v.

This collection is a comprehensive source of documents that give voice to those who comprise the American mosaic, illustrating the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Each volume focuses on a major racial/ethnic group: African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and Latinos.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.
The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Jazz.

The Internment of Japanese Americans, ed. , v.
The Internment of Japanese Americans, ed. , v.

The Internment of Japanese Americans, ed. , v.

This book examines the government-ordered detainment of thousands of Japanese Americans and their families during World War II.

The Philosophy Book, ed. , v.
The Philosophy Book, ed. , v.

The Philosophy Book, ed. , v.

This book uses graphics and typography to help demystify hard-to-grasp concepts for those new to philosophy. It is aimed at anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics.

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

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

This book examines major aspects of the post-Cold War era, including the September 11th attacks, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, an increasingly powerful China, and the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe.

The Religions Book, ed. , v.
The Religions Book, ed. , v.

The Religions Book, ed. , v.

This book surveys the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, providing insight into the philosophy and practices of each religion. Includes intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams.

The Right to Die, ed. , v.
The Right to Die, ed. , v.

The Right to Die, ed. , v.

This book examines the right-to-die issues facing society now that vast improvements in public health care and medicine have resulted in people not only living longer but taking much longer to die, often in great pain and suffering. It covers the legal aspects and the politics of the controversy, analyzes the battles in state and federal courts, and supplies primary sources illustrating the political, medical, legal, religious, and ethical landscape of the right to die.

The Right to a Living Wage, ed. , v.
The Right to a Living Wage, ed. , v.

The Right to a Living Wage, ed. , v.

This book examines the right to a living wage. With the disappearance of well-paying jobs and the increasing cost of living, it’s becoming more and more difficult to stay afloat in the United States. Workers who earn the minimum wage often can’t afford the most basic needs.

The Spy Game, ed. , v.
The Spy Game, ed. , v.

The Spy Game, ed. , v.

This guide covers the nature and intriguing history of intelligence gathering. The types and sources of intelligence are presented thoroughly alongside important historical examples of spy operations or technologies used in the spy game. The text also provides a comprehensive guide to the world’s most notable national intelligence systems, including those of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia.

The Stock Market, ed. , v.
The Stock Market, ed. , v.

The Stock Market, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated subject of the stock market and explains what it is, its history, what really happens on Wall Street, and how it can affect readers personally.

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

The Syrian Conflict, ed. , v.

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

The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America, ed. , v.
The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America, ed. , v.

The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America, ed. , v.

This book provides a timely and much-needed investigation of how U.S. law enforcement carries out its public safety and crime fighting mandates. Included are excerpts from important laws, speeches, reports, and studies pertaining to the subject of the use and abuse of police power in the United States.

The World's Most Shocking Secrets and Mysteries, ed. , v.
The World's Most Shocking Secrets and Mysteries, ed. , v.

The World's Most Shocking Secrets and Mysteries, ed. , v.

This book delves into the uncovering of state and military secrets such as Watergate, North Korea’s purported nuclear bomb testing, and WikiLeaks, as well as true crime cases, such as the search for the 'Missing Earl.' Students will learn how great mysteries can be hidden—and in turn how they are revealed. Sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

The World's Worst Mistakes, ed. , v.
The World's Worst Mistakes, ed. , v.

The World's Worst Mistakes, ed. , v.

This book examines the blunders and the goof-ups—both miniscule and colossal in scale—many of which have been lost to history. Stories include the priest who married a bride to her groom’s best man and the fool who thought he purchased the White House, as well as mistakes that changed the course of history, like the sinking of the Titanic and the Exxon Valdez disaster. Sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.
The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.

The World’s Worst Acts of Brutality, ed. , v.

This book examines history’s darker side: the massacres, terrorist attacks, ethnic cleansing, and subjugation of races that have taken place throughout the history of humankind. It covers such of brutality as the Crusades, the Holocaust, the Hutu massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, and recent terrorist attacks committed by al-Qaeda and ISIS. Sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

To Serve and Protect, ed. , v.
To Serve and Protect, ed. , v.

To Serve and Protect, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history and development of policing activity, complementing the story of law enforcement with discussions of the theorists and lawmakers who most influenced its evolution. The text also focuses on the two greatest crises faced by law enforcement today: the rise of terrorism and tensions with racial minorities.

Today’s Economic Issues, ed. , v.
Today’s Economic Issues, ed. , v.

Today’s Economic Issues, ed. , v.

This book carefully examines the two parties’ respective policies, providing a detailed yet readable and understandable look at how the parties agree, disagree, and find compromise on the broad range of problems and issues facing American society in the 21st century.

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

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

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

Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book details the methods used to track serial killers and explains how they have changed throughout history. Readers interested in pursuing a career in this kind of crime scene investigation are presented with valuable information to help them begin preparing now for such a challenging career path.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

Uncovering Bias in the News, ed. , v.
Uncovering Bias in the News, ed. , v.

Uncovering Bias in the News, ed. , v.

Media consumers rely on objectivity from their news sources, but that's not always a realistic expectation. This book looks at the ways in which multiple media outlets can cover the same story in vastly different ways, the reasons for these differences, and how to recognize bias in a news report. Includes table of contents, infographics, glossary, additional resources, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.
Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.

Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.

This guide includes an overview of Boolean logic, including logic gates and a review of differences between computer logic and human logic.

Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.
Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.

Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.

This guide explores the historical development of algorithms and how they are used as a way of teaching computers to work through problems. Algorithms are simplified for readers using words, flowcharts, and pseudo code to build a beginning understanding of algorithms and how they are used in our modern, computerized world.

Understanding Coding with JavaScript, ed. , v.
Understanding Coding with JavaScript, ed. , v.

Understanding Coding with JavaScript, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how to check the source code on many sites to find .js files written in JavaScript, a scripting language that provides support and extensions that have driven web development to new heights. It explores what JavaScript does and how it is being used in new areas beyond the web.

Understanding Self-Image and Confidence, ed. , v.
Understanding Self-Image and Confidence, ed. , v.

Understanding Self-Image and Confidence, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about self-image, the mental picture that each person has of himself or herself. Psychologists explain that a person’s self-image is the product of the thinking self; it is the way each individual organizes all the facts that have been acquired over the years.

Understanding the Articles of Confederation, ed. , v.
Understanding the Articles of Confederation, ed. , v.

Understanding the Articles of Confederation, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the Articles of Confederation and how they continue to define the US government and policies that are still in place today.

Understanding the Bill of Rights, ed. , v.
Understanding the Bill of Rights, ed. , v.

Understanding the Bill of Rights, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the origins of the Bill of Rights, its creation, and the influence it still holds.

Understanding the Declaration of Independence, ed. , v.
Understanding the Declaration of Independence, ed. , v.

Understanding the Declaration of Independence, ed. , v.

In this book, readers discover how the Declaration of Independence shaped the foundation of a nation, and how it continues to influence American government today.

Understanding the Iroquois Constitution, ed. , v.
Understanding the Iroquois Constitution, ed. , v.

Understanding the Iroquois Constitution, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn about the legacy of the Iroquois Constitution and how its influence can still be felt today.

Understanding the U.S. Constitution, ed. , v.
Understanding the U.S. Constitution, ed. , v.

Understanding the U.S. Constitution, ed. , v.

In this book, readers explore the goals, intentions, and debates of the framers of the U.S. Constitution to understand how and why our nation continues to live by and interpret its principles today.

What Are the Consequences of Climate Change?, ed. , v.
What Are the Consequences of Climate Change?, ed. , v.

What Are the Consequences of Climate Change?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to climate change are discussed, such as: Is Climate Change a Serious Problem? Will Climate Change Threaten the Survival of Plants and Animals? Will Climate Change Impair Human Health and Well-Being? How Are More Regulations Needed to Help Halt Climate Change?

What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book discusses the evolving understanding of how stress and anxiety affect people’s lives and includes the foremost research on treating these conditions. Personal stories give readers an intimate look at how others are managing these sometimes-debilitating conditions.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

This book explores that ways that computers are already able to use artificial intelligence to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. It covers computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, that have brought big changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life.

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

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

This title explores drone technology, which allows these versatile devices that will soon be everywhere as researchers develop new uses for the flying machines. It looks into drones of the future and how they will be used by filmmakers, businesses, the military and police, and average consumers.

When Companies Spy on You, ed. , v.
When Companies Spy on You, ed. , v.

When Companies Spy on You, ed. , v.

This book looks as the ways businesses spy on patrons through monitoring of your online shopping and product browsing habits, examines the reasons the marketplace has changed, argues the pros and cons of keeping tabs on cyber shoppers, and outlines the advantages corporate mining gives to larger companies.

Women Scientists and Inventors, ed. , v.
Women Scientists and Inventors, ed. , v.

Women Scientists and Inventors, ed. , v.

This book profiles the lives of six admirable women scientists and inventors: Lise Meitner, Pearl Kendrick, Virginia Apgar, Jane Goodall, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Rosalind W. Picard.

Women World Leaders, ed. , v.
Women World Leaders, ed. , v.

Women World Leaders, ed. , v.

This book profiles the lives of six women world leaders: Indira Gandhi; Golda Meir; Margaret Thatcher; Angela Merkel; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; and Hillary Clinton.

Working the Case, ed. , v.
Working the Case, ed. , v.

Working the Case, ed. , v.

This resource examines the role of police at various levels of society, from small communities to state and national jurisdictions. It addresses the concept of due process and the relationship between police and court systems. It considers controversial issues such as police activities involving minorities and responses to protests and riots, concluding with discussions of the involvement of police in national security and of international police organizations.

World War I (1914-1919), ed. , v.
World War I (1914-1919), ed. , v.

World War I (1914-1919), ed. , v.

In this book, analyses of World War I primary source documents are centered on the following themes: U.S. in world politics & the causes of WWI, the war effort, daily life of a soldier & military conditions, African Americans in the military, military strategy & weapon evolution, isolationism & America’s changing role in world politics, sedition & anti-German sentiment, the Prussian & German view of World War I, business & government rights in wartime, and more.

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

World War I, ed. , v.

This volume considers the political and diplomatic underpinnings of World War I, from its buildup to its conclusion and into the interwar era. The major events of the war and currents of thought that shaped prewar and postwar international relations are also examined.

World War II (1939-1946), ed. , v.
World War II (1939-1946), ed. , v.

World War II (1939-1946), ed. , v.

Provides detailed analyses of key primary source documents produced from 1939-1946, organized under nine broad categories: the lead-up to war, Pearl Harbor, domestic aliens, other demographics, foreign policy, war and victory, the Holocaust, Nuremberg, and the atom bomb. Each document is supported by a critical essay that includes a summary overview, defining moment, author biography, document analysis, and essential themes.

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

World War II, ed. , v.

This volume examines the major battles, events, and agreements of World War II, the Final Solution, and the legacy of the war from political and diplomatic angles. Readers will learn how European imperialism, American isolationism, the German policy of Anschluss, and more impacted global approaches to the war and how the boundaries determined by postwar agreements have influenced the geopolitical landscape of today.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zoom in on Caregiving Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Caregiving Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Caregiving Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the ways in which robots take care of the sick, injured, and disabled, from monitoring a person's health to fetching items and cleaning homes to providing companionship. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a hands-on activity that helps students learn more about science and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Zoom in on Domestic Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Domestic Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Domestic Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the many ways that domestic robots help people with tasks around the house. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a hands-on activity that helps students learn more about science and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards, are also provided.

Zoom in on Educational Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Educational Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Educational Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the ways in which educational robots help students learn in and out of the classroom. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and an activity that helps students learn about programming and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Zoom in on Industrial Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Industrial Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Industrial Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the many ways in which industrial robots contribute to the manufacturing of products. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a group activity in which students role-play as robots in a cookie factory, supporting the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards, are also provided.

Zoom in on Medical Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Medical Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Medical Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to some of the ways medical robots help doctors and nurses, including checking up on patients, helping paralyzed patients move, and performing surgery. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a hands-on activity that helps students understand how robotic hands work, and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Zoom in on Mining Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Mining Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Mining Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the functions and usage of robots in the mining industry. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and an activity that shows readers how to make their own rubber band-powered trucks in support of the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

General Reference

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides an updated look at how teens can earn and manage money. It covers practical information about receiving income, paying taxes, and budgeting.

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Education

Careers in Gaming, ed. , v.
Careers in Gaming, ed. , v.

Careers in Gaming, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at technical careers in video gaming. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at video gaming jobs ranging from animators to programmers to game developers.

Careers in Internet Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Internet Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Internet Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at careers in internet technology. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at jobs ranging from search engine optimization experts to cybersecurity analysts to mobile app developers.

Careers in Mental Health, ed. , v.
Careers in Mental Health, ed. , v.

Careers in Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, and descriptions that provide a look at mental health fields including occupations ranging from psychiatrists and psychologists to psychiatric nurses and licensed clinical social workers.

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

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

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

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.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

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

Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book details the methods used to track serial killers and explains how they have changed throughout history. Readers interested in pursuing a career in this kind of crime scene investigation are presented with valuable information to help them begin preparing now for such a challenging career path.

Technology

Actuators and the Power to Do Tasks, ed. , v.
Actuators and the Power to Do Tasks, ed. , v.

Actuators and the Power to Do Tasks, ed. , v.

This book lists the kinds of motors used to put a robot in motion. It lists the types that are available, what they can do, and how much power they require. Also, it provides examples of ways to determine mathematically if a motor is strong enough to do the task required.

Advanced Programming and Design, ed. , v.
Advanced Programming and Design, ed. , v.

Advanced Programming and Design, ed. , v.

This book covers more advanced tasks such as soldering and welding, and using CAD to design the robot. Also included are examples of how physics can be used to see if elements of the robot are strong enough to perform a task.

Coding Projects in Python, ed. , v.
Coding Projects in Python, ed. , v.

Coding Projects in Python, ed. , v.

Geared towards kids ages 10 and over, this book teaches them how to build graphics, games, and apps using Python.

Integrated Robotics, ed. , v.
Integrated Robotics, ed. , v.

Integrated Robotics, ed. , v.

This book tells students what a robot is, provides a short history of robotics, and teaches them what the parts of a robot are and how those parts work together. It also points out pitfalls when building a simple robot and gives examples of how trouble spots were overcome.

Law Enforcement Robots, ed. , v.
Law Enforcement Robots, ed. , v.

Law Enforcement Robots, ed. , v.

This book describes how law enforcement robots are designed to complete tasks that may be too difficult or dangerous for human law enforcement officers. Examples are given of robots that can move over rough terrain, fit in small spaces, and disable bombs.

Locomotion and Mechanics, ed. , v.
Locomotion and Mechanics, ed. , v.

Locomotion and Mechanics, ed. , v.

This book describes the physical elements, such as gears, wheels, and belts, needed for the robot to maneuver around and over objects in its environment. Included is a section on how design can affect the performance of the robot.

Math, Programming, and Controllers, ed. , v.
Math, Programming, and Controllers, ed. , v.

Math, Programming, and Controllers, ed. , v.

This book discusses the different ways you can send signals to your robot and how to set up circuit boards. There are also examples of the ways geometry, algebra, and trigonometry are used to program a robot to follow a designated path.

Photography, ed. , v.
Photography, ed. , v.

Photography, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.

Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.

This book covers the cutting-edge research of scientists and engineers who are developing new techniques for desalination, wastewater recycling, and other technologies meant to guarantee humanity’s freshwater needs in the future.

Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are developing new ways to incorporate sensory data into virtual reality systems, enabling people to immerse themselves in other realities.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that computer scientists and cybersecurity engineers are in a race to stop hackers and limit their damage before people lose confidence in doing business on the Internet.

Robotics in Industry, ed. , v.
Robotics in Industry, ed. , v.

Robotics in Industry, ed. , v.

The history of robots in the industrial world is filled with technological advances and pioneering engineers. The stories in this book create a comprehensive picture of how robots have influenced industries for long periods of time.

Robotics in Law Enforcement, ed. , v.
Robotics in Law Enforcement, ed. , v.

Robotics in Law Enforcement, ed. , v.

Law enforcement officers keep people safe, and robots are sometimes used to keep these officers safe. This book explores the evolution of robots in this important field, with detailed photographs helping readers visualize the technology they are reading about.

Robotics in Medicine, ed. , v.
Robotics in Medicine, ed. , v.

Robotics in Medicine, ed. , v.

Robot doctors may seem to be something out of a science fiction film, but it's not that unlikely a concept anymore. In fact, robots are being used in hospitals around the world for important tasks, especially surgeries. Readers will discover the rich history of robots in medicine through detailed main text and fact boxes.

Robotics in Space, ed. , v.
Robotics in Space, ed. , v.

Robotics in Space, ed. , v.

Space exploration and robotics are both exciting scientific frontiers, and in this book, which presents STEM concepts in a clear way, readers discover the many ways they intersect as they explore the history of robots in space. Fact boxes are also included to provide additional insight into the role robots have played in the evolution of space exploration.

Robots in Nature, ed. , v.
Robots in Nature, ed. , v.

Robots in Nature, ed. , v.

This book discusses how robots are used in nature, and examines the complex relationship between technology and the natural world. Fact boxes and photographs are also provided.

Robots in the Military, ed. , v.
Robots in the Military, ed. , v.

Robots in the Military, ed. , v.

This book discusses how robots are being used more frequently by militaries around the world to keep soldiers out of harm's way. Full-color photographs and fact boxes are included.

Sensors and the Environment, ed. , v.
Sensors and the Environment, ed. , v.

Sensors and the Environment, ed. , v.

This book describes the many kinds of sensors, how they work, and how to use them to get your robot to do what you want. There is also an example of the way sensors are used to get machines to perform complex tasks.

Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.
Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.

Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.

This guide includes an overview of Boolean logic, including logic gates and a review of differences between computer logic and human logic.

Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.
Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.

Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.

This guide explores the historical development of algorithms and how they are used as a way of teaching computers to work through problems. Algorithms are simplified for readers using words, flowcharts, and pseudo code to build a beginning understanding of algorithms and how they are used in our modern, computerized world.

Understanding Coding with JavaScript, ed. , v.
Understanding Coding with JavaScript, ed. , v.

Understanding Coding with JavaScript, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how to check the source code on many sites to find .js files written in JavaScript, a scripting language that provides support and extensions that have driven web development to new heights. It explores what JavaScript does and how it is being used in new areas beyond the web.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.
What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?, ed. , v.

This book explores that ways that computers are already able to use artificial intelligence to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. It covers computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, that have brought big changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life.

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

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

This title explores drone technology, which allows these versatile devices that will soon be everywhere as researchers develop new uses for the flying machines. It looks into drones of the future and how they will be used by filmmakers, businesses, the military and police, and average consumers.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

Zoom in on Caregiving Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Caregiving Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Caregiving Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the ways in which robots take care of the sick, injured, and disabled, from monitoring a person's health to fetching items and cleaning homes to providing companionship. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a hands-on activity that helps students learn more about science and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Zoom in on Domestic Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Domestic Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Domestic Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the many ways that domestic robots help people with tasks around the house. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a hands-on activity that helps students learn more about science and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards, are also provided.

Zoom in on Educational Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Educational Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Educational Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the ways in which educational robots help students learn in and out of the classroom. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and an activity that helps students learn about programming and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Zoom in on Industrial Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Industrial Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Industrial Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the many ways in which industrial robots contribute to the manufacturing of products. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a group activity in which students role-play as robots in a cookie factory, supporting the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards, are also provided.

Zoom in on Medical Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Medical Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Medical Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to some of the ways medical robots help doctors and nurses, including checking up on patients, helping paralyzed patients move, and performing surgery. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and a hands-on activity that helps students understand how robotic hands work, and supports the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Zoom in on Mining Robots, ed. , v.
Zoom in on Mining Robots, ed. , v.

Zoom in on Mining Robots, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the functions and usage of robots in the mining industry. A list of informative books and websites for further research, a 'Words to Know' glossary, full-color photographs, fun facts, and an activity that shows readers how to make their own rubber band-powered trucks in support of the NGSS K-2 Engineering Design Standards are also provided.

Science

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.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.
Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

Barbara McClintock, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Barbara McClintock (1902-1992) and her contributions to the scientific study of genetics. She won a Nobel Prize for some of the most important advances in cytogenetics in the twentieth century.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.
Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

Caroline Herschel, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) and her contributions to the field of astronomy. She discovered multiple comets and created her own star catalogue, and was the first woman to be paid for her scientific research.

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Chemistry Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 chemistry experiments along with analysis and findings.

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.
Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

Dorothy Hodgkin, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), a leader in the technique of X-ray crystallography. She won a Nobel Prize for her pioneering research.

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.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

Jane Goodall, ed. , v.
Jane Goodall, ed. , v.

Jane Goodall, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Jane Goodall, best known for significant research into primate behavior. She is also an influential animal rights and environmental activist.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.
Marie Curie, ed. , v.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Marie Curie (1867-1934), who was one of the first people to explore radioactivity. Her contributions led her to become the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.
Marie Curie, ed. , v.

Marie Curie, ed. , v.

This book provides a biographical account of Marie Curie, an esteemed scientist of the twentieth century and pioneer of research into atomic structure.

Oceanography and Hydrology, ed. , v.
Oceanography and Hydrology, ed. , v.

Oceanography and Hydrology, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers about the basic functions of the oceans and seas, the biodiversity in large bodies of water, how rivers, streams, and lakes work, and water management, among other details of the mechanics of water.

Rachel Carson, ed. , v.
Rachel Carson, ed. , v.

Rachel Carson, ed. , v.

This book explores the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Rachel Carson (1907-1964), a marine biologist who became a dedicated conservationist. Her lauded book Silent Spring turned her into a household name, and her environmental writings influenced generations.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness energy by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.

Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water, ed. , v.

This book covers the cutting-edge research of scientists and engineers who are developing new techniques for desalination, wastewater recycling, and other technologies meant to guarantee humanity’s freshwater needs in the future.

Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Improving Virtual Reality, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that scientists and engineers are developing new ways to incorporate sensory data into virtual reality systems, enabling people to immerse themselves in other realities.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.
Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

Real-World STEM: Securing Cyberspace, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that computer scientists and cybersecurity engineers are in a race to stop hackers and limit their damage before people lose confidence in doing business on the Internet.

Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Space and Astronomy Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as planets, stars and sunlight, and astrophysics, along with analysis and findings.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

Women Scientists and Inventors, ed. , v.
Women Scientists and Inventors, ed. , v.

Women Scientists and Inventors, ed. , v.

This book profiles the lives of six admirable women scientists and inventors: Lise Meitner, Pearl Kendrick, Virginia Apgar, Jane Goodall, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Rosalind W. Picard.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

Environment

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.

Buried, ed. , v.
Buried, ed. , v.

Buried, ed. , v.

This book provides informational text, expert analysis, and seminal public documents to enlighten students about the garbage situation we are facing, which not only includes mountains of food scraps and discarded possessions, but hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste as well.

Drying Up, ed. , v.
Drying Up, ed. , v.

Drying Up, ed. , v.

This book provides expert analysis and informational insets for students to learn about water scarcity, pollution, the impact on public health, and how to protect this diminishing resource.

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.

This encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide to sunspots, that might contribute to climate change.

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Environmental Science Experiments Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book features approximately 50 experiments on topics such as pollution and recycling, along with analysis and findings.

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

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

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

Out of Gas, ed. , v.
Out of Gas, ed. , v.

Out of Gas, ed. , v.

This book evaluates a situation quickly coming to the forefront of our cultural consciousness. Through expert analysis, informational text, and seminal public documents, the problem is assessed and evaluated in a manner that makes readers understand the urgency of the situation.

Overpopulation, ed. , v.
Overpopulation, ed. , v.

Overpopulation, ed. , v.

This book evaluates overpopulation as experts weigh in on the subject, introducing readers to ideas and key details, including how populations grow, change, and how trends are measured.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2, v.

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

Medicine

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

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

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

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

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

Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

This book provides information about brain function, neurological emergencies such as a brain attack (stroke) or seizure, and symptoms of brain disorders. It covers the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation therapies for genetic and congenital brain disorders, infections, tumors, and seizures, as well as traumatic brain injuries and degenerative neurological disorders. Also included are a glossary and a directory of additional resources.

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

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

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

Diet Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Diet Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Diet Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Provides updated information for teenagers about healthy eating patterns and making smart dietary choices.

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Provides up-to-date guidance on nutrition and health and details how children, seniors, vegetarians, athletes, and others can benefit from good nutrition.

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

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

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

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about disorders caused by gene and chromosome abnormalities and those with genetic and environmental components, along with facts about genetic testing and treatment research, and guidance for parents of children with special needs.

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

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2, v.

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

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Kids and Mental Illness, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of mental illness, including anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and schizophrenia; what is known about their causes; what it’s like to live with them; and the latest on treatments and cures.

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

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about acne, infections, and other skin conditions. Includes facts about skin cancer prevention and tips for taking care of the skin, nails, and hair.

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

Sleep Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

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

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Stress Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

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

Suicide Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

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

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.
Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Teens and Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

When driving a car, a moment of distraction can mean the difference between a safe trip and a tragic accident. This book explores the causes of this safety issue, how it affects teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Teens and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Mental health issues may not have all the outward signs that physical health problems do, but they are no less serious. This book explores the causes of mental health issues, how they affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.
Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Teens and Social Media, ed. , v.

Social media can be a useful tool for teens, but its power and popularity can also make it hazardous. This book explores the causes of social media concerns, how these issues affect teens, and ways in which teens can protect themselves and get help.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

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

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

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

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

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

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.
What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

What You Can Do About Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book discusses the evolving understanding of how stress and anxiety affect people’s lives and includes the foremost research on treating these conditions. Personal stories give readers an intimate look at how others are managing these sometimes-debilitating conditions.

Business

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

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

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn about various types of credit, the importance of using credit wisely, and how to avoid the pitfalls of too much debt.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Paying for College, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn how to navigate the college funding maze, using grants, scholarships, savings, loans, and other creative options to pay for school.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

This book gives teens information about saving, investing, and making the best use of their money.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Starting a Business, ed. , v.

In this book, teens will learn all about starting a business, with added insights from owners of businesses small and large.

Arts

Drawing, ed. , v.
Drawing, ed. , v.

Drawing, ed. , v.

This book deals with drawings' aesthetic characteristics, mediums of expression, subject matter, and some leading artists and their works.

Music, ed. , v.
Music, ed. , v.

Music, ed. , v.

This book examines music notation, sound, and structure; musical composition and form; the various characteristics of instruments as well as their classification and history, including electronic instruments; musical performance and expression; and styles and genres of music in Western cultures.

Painting, ed. , v.
Painting, ed. , v.

Painting, ed. , v.

This book covers the elements and principles of design in painting and the various mediums, forms, imagery, subject matter, and symbolism employed, adopted, or created by the painter.

Photography, ed. , v.
Photography, ed. , v.

Photography, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the technology of photography, the camera and its parts, types of lenses, shutters and speeds, films and filters, making photographs, exposing film, lighting, darkroom techniques and processing, printing photographs, and some of the practical applications of the medium.

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.

Sculpture, ed. , v.
Sculpture, ed. , v.

Sculpture, ed. , v.

In this book, readers examine the materials, tools, methods, styles, and practices that are involved in sculpting and many of the techniques that have been used by accomplished artists who have contributed to sculpture as a fine art.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.
The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Jazz.

Law

9/11 and the War on Terror, ed. , v.
9/11 and the War on Terror, ed. , v.

9/11 and the War on Terror, ed. , v.

This book showcases primary documents that follow the events of the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent War on Terror. Through such documents as speeches, diplomatic exchanges, military communiques, and government reports issued by opposing sides in the global conflict, valuable insights into the role of diplomacy, military strategy, national security concerns, and ideological propaganda in the global War on Terror and their influences on the 21st-century world are discussed.

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

Crimes of the Centuries, ed. , v.
Crimes of the Centuries, ed. , v.

Crimes of the Centuries, ed. , v.

This resource offers a comprehensive summary of the misdeeds, perpetrators, and victims involved in the most memorable crime events in American history, featuring the most famous crimes and trials in the United States since colonial times.

Critical Perspectives on Gun Control, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Gun Control, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Gun Control, ed. , v.

This text introduces different perspectives about the issue of gun control. Experts, politicians, judges, and everyday people weigh in on this contentious issue, allowing students to analyze gun control from all sides.

Gun Control and the Second Amendment, ed. , v.
Gun Control and the Second Amendment, ed. , v.

Gun Control and the Second Amendment, ed. , v.

This book covers the history of gun control and the laws' relationships to the Second Amendment, the controversies surrounding what types of gun control are legal and effective, and what gun control and gun violence look like today in the United States and around the world.

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

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

This book discusses how governments and paramilitary groups engage in genocide and the destruction of national, ethnic, racial, or religious groups. The perpetrators and victims of genocide are examined, along with efforts to eliminate the scourge.

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

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

This book introduces readers to the plight of millions of refugees who flee their homes, desperate to escape extreme poverty and violence, in hopes of finding refuge in other countries. The extreme challenges refugees face and efforts to help them are discussed.

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

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

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

Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.
Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.

Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.

This book examines new methods used by the government to spy on citizens, the reasons it became necessary, the tradeoffs between increased safety and a loss of privacy, and the moral arguments for and against these tradeoffs. Coverage includes the Patriot Act, passed shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, allowing the government to monitor communication by phone, email, or social media, to access credit and bank reports, and track activity on the internet.

Police Technology, ed. , v.
Police Technology, ed. , v.

Police Technology, ed. , v.

Computer applications for police work explored in this volume include the capability of searching extensive, internationally synchronized criminal information databases; plotting crime incidents and patterns to anticipate and prevent recurrences; interrogating criminal suspects and persons of interest; and identifying suspects by using such innovations as biometrics. Advances in police mobility, communications, and modern weaponry are also described.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.
Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

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

Surveillance and Your Right to Privacy, ed. , v.
Surveillance and Your Right to Privacy, ed. , v.

Surveillance and Your Right to Privacy, ed. , v.

This book explores the new methods for spying on citizens, and the technological shortfalls that allow hackers to gain private information. It also presents the pros and cons between government security and government intrusion.

The Right to Die, ed. , v.
The Right to Die, ed. , v.

The Right to Die, ed. , v.

This book examines the right-to-die issues facing society now that vast improvements in public health care and medicine have resulted in people not only living longer but taking much longer to die, often in great pain and suffering. It covers the legal aspects and the politics of the controversy, analyzes the battles in state and federal courts, and supplies primary sources illustrating the political, medical, legal, religious, and ethical landscape of the right to die.

The Spy Game, ed. , v.
The Spy Game, ed. , v.

The Spy Game, ed. , v.

This guide covers the nature and intriguing history of intelligence gathering. The types and sources of intelligence are presented thoroughly alongside important historical examples of spy operations or technologies used in the spy game. The text also provides a comprehensive guide to the world’s most notable national intelligence systems, including those of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia.

The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America, ed. , v.
The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America, ed. , v.

The Use and Abuse of Police Power in America, ed. , v.

This book provides a timely and much-needed investigation of how U.S. law enforcement carries out its public safety and crime fighting mandates. Included are excerpts from important laws, speeches, reports, and studies pertaining to the subject of the use and abuse of police power in the United States.

To Serve and Protect, ed. , v.
To Serve and Protect, ed. , v.

To Serve and Protect, ed. , v.

This guide covers the history and development of policing activity, complementing the story of law enforcement with discussions of the theorists and lawmakers who most influenced its evolution. The text also focuses on the two greatest crises faced by law enforcement today: the rise of terrorism and tensions with racial minorities.

Today’s Economic Issues, ed. , v.
Today’s Economic Issues, ed. , v.

Today’s Economic Issues, ed. , v.

This book carefully examines the two parties’ respective policies, providing a detailed yet readable and understandable look at how the parties agree, disagree, and find compromise on the broad range of problems and issues facing American society in the 21st century.

Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.
Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.

Tracking Serial Killers, ed. , v.

This book details the methods used to track serial killers and explains how they have changed throughout history. Readers interested in pursuing a career in this kind of crime scene investigation are presented with valuable information to help them begin preparing now for such a challenging career path.

When Companies Spy on You, ed. , v.
When Companies Spy on You, ed. , v.

When Companies Spy on You, ed. , v.

This book looks as the ways businesses spy on patrons through monitoring of your online shopping and product browsing habits, examines the reasons the marketplace has changed, argues the pros and cons of keeping tabs on cyber shoppers, and outlines the advantages corporate mining gives to larger companies.

Working the Case, ed. , v.
Working the Case, ed. , v.

Working the Case, ed. , v.

This resource examines the role of police at various levels of society, from small communities to state and national jurisdictions. It addresses the concept of due process and the relationship between police and court systems. It considers controversial issues such as police activities involving minorities and responses to protests and riots, concluding with discussions of the involvement of police in national security and of international police organizations.

Social Science