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Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Adoptive Families, ed. , v.
Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

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

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.

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More, ed. , v.
Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More, ed. , v.

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More, ed. , v.

This volume examines how some of the most popular musicians today—entertainers such as Madonna, Adele, Kanye West, and Taylor Swift—rose to fame and made important musical breakthroughs, all while paying tribute to those who came before them.

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

An Ethical Diet, ed. , v.
An Ethical Diet, ed. , v.

An Ethical Diet, ed. , v.

This book helps new vegans negotiate the pitfalls of choosing ethical food. It includes advice on reading labels and eating out with non-vegan friends, help sorting the myths from the facts, and 10 great questions to ask a nutritionist.

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

Examines the two sides of the debate related to animal rights, and how it affects students today.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book covers the basics of the teen brain and gives insight into teen mental-health, anxiety, and depression. It explains five major types of anxiety, and other types, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. Includes causes of anxiety disorders and depression, diagnosis and treatment options, and discusses bullying, peer pressure, and how to manage anxiety and depression.

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

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

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

Auditory Impairment and Assistive Hearing Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Auditory Impairment and Assistive Hearing Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Auditory Impairment and Assistive Hearing Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book covers auditory impairment and explains how auditory problems impact people. It discusses types of impairment, related disorders, and the auditory impairment caused by genetics and infections in detail. It also provides information on diagnosis, intervention, and treatment, and explains assistive hearing and disability rights for people with an auditory impairment. The book concludes with a directory of resources for further help and information.

Beyond Gender Binaries, ed. , v.
Beyond Gender Binaries, ed. , v.

Beyond Gender Binaries, ed. , v.

This book traces the history of how transgender, third gender, and other varieties of gender-nonconforming individuals have functioned in various societies, and documents how different societies' understanding of sex and gender has changed over time. It also examines how the legal rights of these individuals have evolved (or devolved).

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

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

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

Body Image, ed. , v.
Body Image, ed. , v.

Body Image, ed. , v.

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

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.
Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship, ed. , v.

This book examines how and why schools, special-interest groups, and governments attempt to suppress information in print and online.

Building Consensus, ed. , v.
Building Consensus, ed. , v.

Building Consensus, ed. , v.

This book shows how the U.S. government governs by consensus, meaning that it takes into consideration all the relationships between each branch of the federal government as well as the federal government's relationship to each state government. On a smaller scale, students will understand how reaching a consensus can help reach a decision by making each person involved in a decision feel as though their point of view has value.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

Campus Sexual Assault, ed. , v.
Campus Sexual Assault, ed. , v.

Campus Sexual Assault, ed. , v.

This reference text thoroughly examines the alarming epidemic of campus sexual assault, including a discussion of laws, high-profile cases, controversies, and proposed solutions.

Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.
Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.

Can Anyone Own a Gun?, ed. , v.

As the country suffers an increasing number of public shootings in schools and beyond, the question of who should be able to own a gun becomes even more important for the safety of everyone in America. Readers will explore the issue and make an intelligent decision for themselves.

Can Certain Religions Be Outlawed?, ed. , v.
Can Certain Religions Be Outlawed?, ed. , v.

Can Certain Religions Be Outlawed?, ed. , v.

This book examines why Religion is our most personal freedom. Americans of many different faiths, for many different reasons, are worried the government is going to interfere with their freedom to believe. Readers will explore the issue and make an intelligent decision for themselves.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Child Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Climate Refugees, ed. , v.
Climate Refugees, ed. , v.

Climate Refugees, ed. , v.

The articles in this collection examine the phenomenon of climate refugees, those who can no longer live in their homeland due to droughts, flooding, and other natural disasters. The book also covers the impact this phenomenon has on humans and the economy, and looks at the politics and other factors that affect the refugees' arrival in new countries.

Cliques, ed. , v.
Cliques, ed. , v.

Cliques, ed. , v.

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

Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book explains what voice, speech, and language are, and how communication problems may develop in a person. Various types of communication disabilities and their impact on the personal, social, and economic well-being of a person are discussed. information about recovery models and rehabilitation techniques along with the rights and benefits of people with communication disabilities are also presented.

Conspiracy Theories and Fake News, ed. , v.
Conspiracy Theories and Fake News, ed. , v.

Conspiracy Theories and Fake News, ed. , v.

This book summarizes the ways that young readers can stay informed and remain vigilant in a world where conspiracies and fake news run wild.

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

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

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

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

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This guide provides straightforward information about what triggers disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder; how to spot them in a loved one; signs of an impending relapse; and steps toward recovery. Readers will also learn about lesser-known eating disorders like avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, pica, and rumination disorder.

Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

This book discusses the challenges of living with gender dysphoria, offering young adult readers resources and strategies for coping in different contexts: at home, at school, out in public, and in seeking medical care.

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

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.
Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

This book provides thoughtful and engaging ideas for how to cope with and heal from online flaming and trolling. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.
Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.

Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.

This book offers a jumping-off point for youth dealing with opioid abuse in their lives, whether it is their own addiction or coping with opioid abuse among family members or friends.

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.

Coping with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Coping with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Coping with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book helps eliminate the stigma associated with teen parenthood, and a Myths and Facts sidebar helps correct common misconceptions about the topic. Chapters discuss teens’ rights to sexual health services and the choices they can make if they become pregnant.

Coping with the Threat of Deportation, ed. , v.
Coping with the Threat of Deportation, ed. , v.

Coping with the Threat of Deportation, ed. , v.

This book offers a practical approach to coping with one's own deportation or that of a loved one. Included are definitive questions to ask an immigration lawyer, as well as detailed examinations of deportation causes and procedures.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Custody and Divorce, ed. , v.
Custody and Divorce, ed. , v.

Custody and Divorce, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on child custody, child support issues that arise when the parents of a teen divorce.

Dealing With Family Rules, ed. , v.
Dealing With Family Rules, ed. , v.

Dealing With Family Rules, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how to handle rules they don't like and offers suggestions for how to deal with those with which they disagree. Readers will learn about dealing with rules about household chores, leisure time, rules for when they're away from home, and handy strategies for getting along with their families.

Dealing With Your Parents' Divorce, ed. , v.
Dealing With Your Parents' Divorce, ed. , v.

Dealing With Your Parents' Divorce, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance in sorting out young people's feelings, understanding the divorce process, and finding people who can offer help. Teens find out how to avoid being caught in the middle of divided loyalties. They learn about conflict resolution and how to communicate with others honestly while dealing with life changes and emotional challenges.

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

Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More, ed. , v.
Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More, ed. , v.

Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More, ed. , v.

This volume examines the various styles of music that defined the 1970s and '80s, profiling the artists who captured the spirit of rapid social and cultural change.

Diversity in Politics, ed. , v.
Diversity in Politics, ed. , v.

Diversity in Politics, ed. , v.

This book profiles politicians holding office from various economic and social backgrounds, races, cultures, and abilities. Women in Congress and other high political positions as well as men and women from the LGBTQ+ community, such as Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay U.S. senator, are among those profiled

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 Women Have Equal Rights?, ed. , v.
Do Women Have Equal Rights?, ed. , v.

Do Women Have Equal Rights?, ed. , v.

This book debates how women should be included under the laws that govern the United States. The women’s suffrage movement fought to give women the right to vote. What does the Constitution say about women, and what amendments do feminists argue should be passed? Readers explore the answers.

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

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

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

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, 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.

Encyclopedia of African American Music, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of African American Music, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of African American Music, ed. , v.

Showcases all facets of African American music including folk, religious, concert and popular styles.

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of 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.

End of Days, ed. , v.
End of Days, ed. , v.

End of Days, ed. , v.

This book describes apocalyptic writings in the world’s major religious traditions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. The cross-referenced entries address ancient traditions—Zoroastrianism, as one example—as well as modern apocalyptic movements, such as Arun Shinrikyo, the Branch Davidians, and the Order of the Solar Temple.

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

Endangered Species, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Ethical Beauty Products, ed. , v.
Ethical Beauty Products, ed. , v.

Ethical Beauty Products, ed. , v.

This book reveals how the beauty industry profits from harming animals in ways many consumers would not expect. Contains eye-opening explanations to encourage young readers to think critically about the choices they make as a consumer, and the ethical impact of something as simple as choosing a shampoo.

Ethical Entertainment, ed. , v.
Ethical Entertainment, ed. , v.

Ethical Entertainment, ed. , v.

This book offers readers insight into the history of animal entertainment from 2000 BCE through to the 21st century, outlining different philosophies on how humans should interact with animals, and giving suggestions of how to avoid animal entertainment and help prevent its continued practice.

Ethical Fashion, ed. , v.
Ethical Fashion, ed. , v.

Ethical Fashion, ed. , v.

This book explains how animal cruelty is embedded in fabric production, manufacturing, and marketing. Readers will discover how to make a personal checklist of their cruelty-free values and buy budget-friendly clothes that they can feel good about.

Ethical Pet Ownership, ed. , v.
Ethical Pet Ownership, ed. , v.

Ethical Pet Ownership, ed. , v.

This book invites readers to consider the ethics behind keeping animals as pets, and offers practical guidance and straight-forward advice on how to be as conscious as possible when it comes to adopting, feeding, training, and living with animals.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

This book delivers the scoop on what it’s like to learn to be part of a whole new family unit. Covering a range of scenarios, it provides advice for readers who may be moving away from a beloved parent, dealing with jealousy over a new sibling, coping with custody battles, or being abused by a step-parent.

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.

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

Extreme Weather Events, 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 severe weather events that can be tied directly to climate change and global warming.

Fair Trade and You, ed. , v.
Fair Trade and You, ed. , v.

Fair Trade and You, ed. , v.

This insightful book explains what fair trade is and how it promotes humane working conditions worldwide. It describes the origin of products and the hard work that goes into their production. Also included is a captivating 'Myths and Facts' section along with '10 Great Questions to Ask Your Science Teacher.'

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

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

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

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

Fast Food, ed. , v.

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

Female Body Image and Self-Perception, ed. , v.
Female Body Image and Self-Perception, ed. , v.

Female Body Image and Self-Perception, ed. , v.

This book explains how the media and others encourage unhealthy perceptions of what women's bodies are supposed to look like. Research is provided to guide readers to better understand the importance of a healthy female body image.

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.

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

Fitness Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan.

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

Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food allergies.

Foster Families, ed. , v.
Foster Families, ed. , v.

Foster Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of foster families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a family with foster parents.

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

Foster Youth, ed. , v.

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

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.
From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Future Ready Internet Research Skills, ed. , v.
Future Ready Internet Research Skills, ed. , v.

Future Ready Internet Research Skills, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how to perform their own research and teaches them skills for citing their sources as well as figuring out which ones seem reliable.

Gangland, ed. , v.
Gangland, ed. , v.

Gangland, ed. , v.

This multi-volume set profiles different types of gangs based on ethnicity and environment, recruitment and retention methods;,leadership structure and other internal dynamics of various gangs.The impact of gang membership on extended family; the historical evolution of gangs in American society, and the depictions of gang life in popular culture; is also discussed.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding gay marriage and provides an overview of the topic.

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

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

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

Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy, ed. , v.
Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy, ed. , v.

Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy, ed. , v.

This book is a compilation of over 90 readings on gender, sexuality, and intimate relationships from Contexts, the award-winning magazine published by the American Sociological Association.

Getting a Job, ed. , v.
Getting a Job, ed. , v.

Getting a Job, ed. , v.

This book provides real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts for youth’s who are looking for a job.

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

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

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

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

Gun Violence, ed. , v.

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

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

Higher Education, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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.

Homelessness and Street Crime, ed. , v.
Homelessness and Street Crime, ed. , v.

Homelessness and Street Crime, ed. , v.

This book examines the issue of homelessness in America from a variety of viewpoints, including criminal behavior as a byproduct of living on the street.

How Animals Think and Feel, ed. , v.
How Animals Think and Feel, ed. , v.

How Animals Think and Feel, ed. , v.

This book explains key scientific findings in the areas of animal cognition, emotion, and behavior in easy-to-understand language.

How the Internet Is Changing the World, ed. , v.
How the Internet Is Changing the World, ed. , v.

How the Internet Is Changing the World, ed. , v.

This book describes how the Internet has become ingrained in daily life worldwide, is among the most important inventions in history, and its impact has been felt in virtually every field of human endeavor with it's many uses.

How to Identify Core Civic Virtues, ed. , v.
How to Identify Core Civic Virtues, ed. , v.

How to Identify Core Civic Virtues, ed. , v.

In this book, students will gain an understanding of what civic virtues are and how they've changed throughout history, from the early Greeks and Romans through the Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution. The similarities and differences between civic virtues in the United States and in other countries and cultures are also discussed.

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

Human Rights, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Humane Homes, ed. , v.
Humane Homes, ed. , v.

Humane Homes, ed. , v.

This book provides practical advice and inspiration to everyone who is building or renovating and wants a home that both supports their lifestyle and benefits the planet. Includes ideas, tips, and guidelines for every aspect of home design, from building materials and innovative appliances to décor and butterfly-friendly gardens.

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

Identity Politics, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

In Controversy, ed. , v.
In Controversy, ed. , v.

In Controversy, ed. , v.

Through objective discussion, direct quotes, and full-color illustrations, this title examines the issues surrounding mental illness and crime, such as the link between the two, the role of substance abuse, mental illness as a defense against criminality, and violent crime prevention with better mental health care.

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

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

Investigating Angels and Demons, ed. , v.
Investigating Angels and Demons, ed. , v.

Investigating Angels and Demons, ed. , v.

This book examines the characteristics and source texts on angels and demons in the three major Abrahamic religions as well as parallels in Eastern traditions, and also explores how these beliefs have developed and changed historically. Also covered are a discussion of possible scientific explanations of these beings, and the pervasiveness of angels and demons in the arts, literature, and popular culture.

Investigating Miracles, ed. , v.
Investigating Miracles, ed. , v.

Investigating Miracles, ed. , v.

This text explores the history of miracles in the world's major religions, the scientific attempts to debunk or prove them, and the relevant place that miracles have always held in popular culture.

Investigating Witches and Witchcraft, ed. , v.
Investigating Witches and Witchcraft, ed. , v.

Investigating Witches and Witchcraft, ed. , v.

This book delves into the stereotypical image of witches and their newts, caldrons, and headwear and investigates their historical origins. Historical fact and imaginative fiction are carefully sorted through, with reference to literature, films, and other forms of pop culture.

Is Every American Adult Allowed to Vote?, ed. , v.
Is Every American Adult Allowed to Vote?, ed. , v.

Is Every American Adult Allowed to Vote?, ed. , v.

This book explains why, when the United States of America began as a country, only white men who owned land could vote. Over the last 230 years, people have fought and protested and even died to expand the right to vote to include every adult over the age of eighteen. Today, are there ways you can lose your right to vote? Voting is the best and sometimes only way Americans can have a say in their government, and readers will learn why it's worth fighting for.

LGBT Families, ed. , v.
LGBT Families, ed. , v.

LGBT Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of LGBT families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a LGBT family.

LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.

This book looks at enlisted LGBTQ people and legislation that made their experience in the US military difficult. It also discusses how LGBTQ soldiers served during times of war but were often discharged for their gender identity or sexuality after the war. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

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

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

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

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

This updated edition describes early learning, different kinds of learning disabilities, common signs, causes, and diagnostic procedures, and how other disabilities and chronic conditions can affect learning. Includes information on academic issues, such as homework, study habits, and assistive technology, plus coping tips and facts about laws designed to protect the rights of people with learning disabilities. Also lists helpful online apps, games and additional resources.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People (LGBT) and the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People (LGBT) and the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People (LGBT) and the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

This book explores the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities as victims, offenders and staff within the criminal justice system. It draws on both emerging and existing LGBT research and campaigns to identify and explore issues relevant to the criminal justice system.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle, ed. , v.
Living a Healthy Lifestyle, ed. , v.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle, ed. , v.

This book provides real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts for youth’s who are looking for a healthy lifestyle that keeps them feeling fit and well and able to bounce back quickly from illness or injury.

Living on Your Own, ed. , v.
Living on Your Own, ed. , v.

Living on Your Own, ed. , v.

This book provides real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts for youth’s who are looking to move into their own place. Preparation such as budgeting and saving is key to a successful transition.

Living on a Budget, ed. , v.
Living on a Budget, ed. , v.

Living on a Budget, ed. , v.

Balancing spending and earnings may sound simple, but it can be a difficult process for many people. Building a responsible budget can help secure a safe financial future. This book looks at why a budget is important, discusses ways to think about income and expenses, and provides budgeting tips.

Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.
Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.

Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.

This resource addresses the practical changes that result when a family member falls ill and guides readers through the emotional process of dealing with the illness of a loved one.

Managing Finances and Shopping Online, ed. , v.
Managing Finances and Shopping Online, ed. , v.

Managing Finances and Shopping Online, ed. , v.

In this online world, it's easier than ever for young people to manage their money, stay within a budget, and invest, but also to spend that money foolishly. This volume helps teens to navigate the world of finances and shopping online with explanations about banking, credit, mobile payment services, and how to comparison shop and check product reviews. Includes step-by-step instructions, best practices, and advice on how to avoid scams and stay safe.

Managing Money, ed. , v.
Managing Money, ed. , v.

Managing Money, ed. , v.

This book provides real-world examples, relevant facts, and fully documented quotes from teens and experts for youth’s who are looking to manage their money. Money management is not a mystery, but it does take motivation and the cultivation of good habits.

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.

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

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

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

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

Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the most common types of mental disability, behavioral-health therapies, co-occurring disorders, medications commonly used to treat mental disability, treatment options, culturally competent care, accessibility, and rehabilitation.

Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings, ed. , v.
Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings, ed. , v.

Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings, ed. , v.

This book discusses issues related to preserving and protecting one's emotional safety, and the increased demand for sensitivity in social settings, in literature and media, and on the Internet. Also discusses the opposing view, that we, as a society, are becoming too fragile and don't need figurative bulletproof vests for every occasion.

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.

Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.
Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.

Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.

This book discusses the variety of forms that grief can take. It reminds readers that everybody has different responses to the death of a loved one and that those responses themselves change over time. Also discussed is the impact that the loss of a family member can have on the family members who remain. The concluding chapter discusses ways to memorialize and remember family members who have passed away.

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

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

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

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.
Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

Net Neutrality, ed. , v.

This book examines the question of whether Internet service providers should be able to charge content providers for faster connections, introducing readers to the history behind the issue and the modern arguments surrounding it.

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.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.
PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book examines the prevalence of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in teens, and the populations at risk of PTSD. It provides updated information about different types of trauma such as adverse experiences, childhood abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional, and psychological abuse.

Paying for College, ed. , v.
Paying for College, ed. , v.

Paying for College, ed. , v.

College is one of the biggest expenses people will face in their lives. Paying for it can be a major challenge. This book looks at the options people have after high school, discusses the importance of planning, and looks at how students can apply for scholarships, grants, and loans.

Peterson's SAT Prep Guide 2019, ed. 3, v.
Peterson's SAT Prep Guide 2019, ed. 3, v.

Peterson's SAT Prep Guide 2019, ed. 3, v.

This book provides practice tests, additional exercise sections, practice questions, and expert strategies to help you score high on the SAT® exam. Also includes a 'Parents’ Guide to College Admission Testing,' with extensive advice on how to motivate and support students during the college admissions process, plus chapter summaries and bulleted road maps for self-paced test preparation.

Peterson’s ACT Prep Guide, ed. 4, v.
Peterson’s ACT Prep Guide, ed. 4, v.

Peterson’s ACT Prep Guide, ed. 4, v.

This guide provides full-length practice tests, additional exercise sections, practice questions, and expert strategies to help score high on the ACT exam. With chapter summaries and bulleted road maps, it creates a user-friendly experience that makes it easy to prepare for the test at your own pace.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

Phobias, ed. , v.
Phobias, ed. , v.

Phobias, ed. , v.

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

Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the types of disability that limit an individual’s physical functioning, mobility, dexterity, and stamina, either as a structural or functional impairment. The characteristics of specific physical disability are outlined and examples of the ways in which physical disability affects individual, including physical and motor disability, and activity and participation restrictions, are explained.

Pioneers of LGBTQ+ Rights, ed. , v.
Pioneers of LGBTQ+ Rights, ed. , v.

Pioneers of LGBTQ+ Rights, ed. , v.

This book discusses the lives and impact of these pioneers by exploring their march toward progress, from the early sparks of the movement before Stonewall to the prolific activists of today. It examines the efforts activists and professionals put into advocating for their legal, professional, and personal needs.

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

Poverty, ed. , v.

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

Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries, ed. , v.
Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries, ed. , v.

Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries, ed. , v.

This book relies on research and practical real-world scenarios to help librarians conceptualize and contextualize the idea of intellectual freedom. Real-world scenarios provide a timely look at intellectual freedom in context, discussing Internet filtering, collection development and weeding, meeting rooms and exhibit spaces, programming, and fake news and misinformation.

Preventing Cruel and Unusual Punishment, ed. , v.
Preventing Cruel and Unusual Punishment, ed. , v.

Preventing Cruel and Unusual Punishment, ed. , v.

This book delves into the history of the Eighth Amendment, created by the Founding Fathers to protect the people from the kind of abuse they had seen while the colonies were under British rule. But to this day, Americans continue to argue about what exactly 'cruel and unusual,' 'excessive bail,' and 'excessive fines' mean.

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

Principles of Sustainability, ed. , v.

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

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

Prisons and Punishment in America, ed. , v.

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

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

Racism, ed. , v.

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

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.

Returning Soldiers and PTSD, ed. , v.
Returning Soldiers and PTSD, ed. , v.

Returning Soldiers and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book explores the issue of soldiers returning from war and suffering from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It addresses the high suicide rates, the quality and accessibility of health care, the nature of and stigmas associated with PTSD, the responsibility that government and society have to care for returning soldiers; and the effects of war to the individual, families, and society.

Risky Teen Behavior, ed. , v.
Risky Teen Behavior, ed. , v.

Risky Teen Behavior, ed. , v.

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

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

Saving and Investing, ed. , v.

Keeping your money safe is always a good idea. So is making it grow over time. This book discusses reasons to save and invest, examines how people can save their money wisely, and looks at ways to invest.

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.

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

Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

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

Sexting, ed. , v.

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

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.
Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

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

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

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 1

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

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.
Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of single-parent families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a single-parent family.

Skin Health Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Skin Health Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Skin Health Information for Teens, ed. 3, 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.

Sleep Problems, ed. , v.
Sleep Problems, ed. , v.

Sleep Problems, ed. , v.

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on health issues and treatment for sleep disorders.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.
Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

Social Change in the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

This book examines how today’s dedicated activists have more tools than ever before to help bring about change in society, whether they are fighting racial or religious discrimination, working for women’s rights, or improving the lives of the LGBTQ community.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

Sounds of Rebellion, ed. , v.
Sounds of Rebellion, ed. , v.

Sounds of Rebellion, ed. , v.

This volume captures the extraordinary sounds of this unforgettable period through profiles of its greatest musical talents, placing their stories in social and cultural context.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.
Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

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

Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.
Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.

Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.

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

Student Rights, ed. , v.
Student Rights, ed. , v.

Student Rights, ed. , v.

This collection considers the concept of student rights and what civil and constitutional rights are covered in an educational environment. Includes discussions of relevant court cases and instances of student-led activism, as well as a focus on protected sources for student reporters.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

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

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

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

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

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

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 Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Jobs and Taxes, ed. , v.

This book helps teens understand jobs and taxes and how they work.

Teen Guide to Volunteering, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Volunteering, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Volunteering, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits of volunteerism, and shows how volunteering can reduce stress, combat depression, and provide a person with a sense of purpose.

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.
Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

This book presents a head-to-toe look at the health concerns most pertinent to teens and young adults, and what they can do to safeguard their health. It also provides general information on anatomy and function.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and Employment, ed. , v.
Teens and Employment, ed. , v.

Teens and Employment, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

The American Flag, ed. , v.
The American Flag, ed. , v.

The American Flag, ed. , v.

This title provides A-to-Z treatment of the U.S. flag in American history, culture, and law, and discusses all aspects of the flag and its relationship to the American people. Scholarly essays discuss presentations of the flag in American politics, the military, and popular culture including art, music, and journalism, and address flag etiquette and modern controversies related to them, from flag-burning to refusing to stand during the playing of the U.S. National Anthem.

The Birth of Rock & Roll, ed. , v.
The Birth of Rock & Roll, ed. , v.

The Birth of Rock & Roll, ed. , v.

This volume examines the phenomenon of rock and roll—the way it was before it crept into the mainstream it had once retaliated against—and the many musicians who made it into an art.

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

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

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

The Bubble of Confirmation Bias, ed. , v.
The Bubble of Confirmation Bias, ed. , v.

The Bubble of Confirmation Bias, ed. , v.

Confirmation bias is the tendency of people to interpret, remember, and specifically seek out information that confirms beliefs they already have. It's part of how the human brain works. Being aware of it and how it occurs is the best defense. The internet and social media, where it's easy to surround yourself with like-minded people, feed confirmation bias in the modern world,. This book explores how the social media bubble encourages confirmation bias, and how to combat it.

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

The Crusades Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement, ed. , v.
The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement, ed. , v.

The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement, ed. , v.

This book explains why the need for the fight for nonheteronormative rights emerged in the nineteenth century, and continued through the 1950s and '60s as small groups of radicals grew into a national movement for social justice.

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

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

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

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

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

This edition is a one-stop source for information that covers all aspects of environmental health, including recent and historic natural and man made environmental health events, environmentally related health conditions and diseases, Important public health practices, environmental terms, and significant organizations and legislation. It addresses environmental health concerns with a global perspective.

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 Medicine, ed. 6, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 6, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 6, v.

Includes information on almost 2,000 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 Science, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

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

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

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.
The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

This book explains the emergence of the modern gay liberation movement, from its early years prior to the Stonewall riots of 1969 and its continuation into the 1970s. Readers will learn about the Stonewall riots, the Compton's cafeteria riot, the Gay Liberation Front, the Lavender Menace, and more.

The Prescription Drug Problem, ed. , v.
The Prescription Drug Problem, ed. , v.

The Prescription Drug Problem, ed. , v.

This book summarizes and analyzes the current state of prescription drug abuse and its growth over the past 20 years, from 1994-2014, and includes comparisons to marijuana and hard drug use during the same period. Specific attention is given to prescription opiate abuse and the transition from prescription opiates to heroin. Includes an overview the problem in the U.S., and stories of celebrities, ordinary citizens, and communities ravaged by prescription drug abuse.

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 Student Athlete's Guide to College Success, ed. , v.
The Student Athlete's Guide to College Success, ed. , v.

The Student Athlete's Guide to College Success, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive guide for student athletes and their families that will assist in deliberating scholarship offers from multiple institutions and setting a course for success in college.

The Vaccine Debate, ed. , v.
The Vaccine Debate, ed. , v.

The Vaccine Debate, ed. , v.

This book documents the rise of the anti-vaccination movement, provides reasons for its prominence today, and explains the effects of vaccine refusal on public health. It also addresses concerns about the role of government in regulating vaccine production and administration, along with questions about vaccine safety.

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.

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.

Transgender Health Issues, ed. , v.
Transgender Health Issues, ed. , v.

Transgender Health Issues, ed. , v.

This volume explores definitions of sex and gender, the history of transgender awareness and activism, physical and psychological health concerns specific to transgender individuals, and how identifying as transgender can have different effects on individuals' health at different stages in their life.

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

Transgender, ed. , v.

This book is a crucial resource for readers who are investigating trans issues, includes writings from some of the most recognized names in trans writing, history, and activism in the world, and approaches its subject from a deeply historical background, acknowledging the intersection of identities throughout time. Resources for further study, including profiles, data and documents, and a chronology of transgender history are also provided.

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.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.
Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

This book addresses the personal and social impacts of drug addiction, including causes, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, and personal struggles.

Vaccines, ed. , v.
Vaccines, ed. , v.

Vaccines, ed. , v.

This book presents the history of vaccination; describes the administration, manufacturing, and regulation of vaccines in the United States; and explains the most recent scientific findings about vaccination while addressing concerns of those who oppose immunization. It explains the uses, dosage, adverse events, contraindications, and limitations of every vaccine and examines current controversies in vaccine usage and their scientific and social basis.

Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Provides an overview about disability and explains how visual disability affects people. It provides information about vision health related research and surveillance. Conditions that lead to visual impairment such as amblyopia, astigmatism, blepharospasm, cataracts, coloboma, glaucoma, pink eye, retinoblastoma, Usher syndrome and so on are discussed in detail.

Voters' Rights, ed. , v.
Voters' Rights, ed. , v.

Voters' Rights, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of voter suppression, and how public opinion influenced voters' rights, from the founding of the country, when most states limited the right to vote to property-owning males, to the 2017 Presidential Advisory Commission of Election Integrity, and beyond, to how voter suppression affected 2018 elections. Includes a timeline and chronological chapters tracing the right to vote from white, male, property-owning Christians to most Americans today.

Voting, ed. , v.
Voting, ed. , v.

Voting, ed. , v.

In recent years more than two dozen states have purged voter rolls, closed polls in certain areas, and introduced strict voter ID laws which have impacted voting rights of young people, the elderly, and minorities. This book helps teen readers understand what the issues are, how they have come about, what actions are being taken to address the concerns, and why some of those actions are controversial.

What Is a Blog and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.
What Is a Blog and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

What Is a Blog and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

This book covers the widespread use of blogging today and understanding how to read and write these online journals an essential skill for digital literacy at any age. In these pages, the ins and outs of several kinds of blogs—including political, news, and personal ones—are explained in clear terms. Topics covered include content management, HTML text editing, and web hosting.

What Is a Database and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.
What Is a Database and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

What Is a Database and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

This book covers computer applications used for storing, managing, and accessing information. It provides concrete examples of physical and online databases that readers will already know coupled with explanations of how more advanced databases work will help the reader grasp digital information storage on all levels. It also covers topics such as Structured Query Language (SQL) and how databases are used in social media, as well as data security.

What Is a Search Engine and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.
What Is a Search Engine and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

What Is a Search Engine and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

This guide to search engines allows readers to learn the tricks to using these Internet-indexing services to their maximum potential. Including a history of the development of search engines, this book teaches readers how this essential tool for the Web has advanced in its technology for categorizing websites and displaying them for users.

What Is a Social Network and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.
What Is a Social Network and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

What Is a Social Network and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

This book breaks down the basics of social media, its benefits, and its dangers for Internet users today. By explaining the concept of networking--both on and offline--readers will learn the importance of social interaction and meaningful relationships, as well as how to safely use online communities to interact with friends and avoid cyberbullies.

What Is a Website and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.
What Is a Website and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

What Is a Website and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

This book takes the broad concept of the World Wide Web and makes it understandable for any reader, explaining HyperText Markup Language (HTML) tagging, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and the other design elements necessary to build and design a website.

What Is a Wiki and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.
What Is a Wiki and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

What Is a Wiki and How Do I Use It?, ed. , v.

This book narrates the history of wikis, explains how they work, and projects the future of these collaborative, content-driven sites based on developments already under way. Topics covered include popular wikis, the dangers of hacking, ‘edit wars’, and cyber-vandalism.

What is Bias?, ed. , v.
What is Bias?, ed. , v.

What is Bias?, ed. , v.

This book teaches young readers what bias is, how to recognize it in news sources, why it happens, and how to avoid it. Provided historical facts and real-life examples will also help them consider their own biases and challenge them when they choose what kinds of media to consume and believe.

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.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.
Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.
Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the value of zoos and aquariums for education, conservation, and preservation; entertainment aspects and concerns over keeping certain species in captivity, as well as environmental, cultural, and economic issues.

Medicine

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.
Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. For some users, social media has grown into a consuming addiction that can have significant negative effects on their lives.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book covers the basics of the teen brain and gives insight into teen mental-health, anxiety, and depression. It explains five major types of anxiety, and other types, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. Includes causes of anxiety disorders and depression, diagnosis and treatment options, and discusses bullying, peer pressure, and how to manage anxiety and depression.

Auditory Impairment and Assistive Hearing Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Auditory Impairment and Assistive Hearing Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Auditory Impairment and Assistive Hearing Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book covers auditory impairment and explains how auditory problems impact people. It discusses types of impairment, related disorders, and the auditory impairment caused by genetics and infections in detail. It also provides information on diagnosis, intervention, and treatment, and explains assistive hearing and disability rights for people with an auditory impairment. The book concludes with a directory of resources for further help and information.

Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book explains what voice, speech, and language are, and how communication problems may develop in a person. Various types of communication disabilities and their impact on the personal, social, and economic well-being of a person are discussed. information about recovery models and rehabilitation techniques along with the rights and benefits of people with communication disabilities are also presented.

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

Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

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

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Eating Disorders Information For Teens, ed. 3, 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.

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

Fitness Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Offers teens a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan.

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

Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food allergies.

In Controversy, ed. , v.
In Controversy, ed. , v.

In Controversy, ed. , v.

Through objective discussion, direct quotes, and full-color illustrations, this title examines the issues surrounding mental illness and crime, such as the link between the two, the role of substance abuse, mental illness as a defense against criminality, and violent crime prevention with better mental health care.

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

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

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

This updated edition describes early learning, different kinds of learning disabilities, common signs, causes, and diagnostic procedures, and how other disabilities and chronic conditions can affect learning. Includes information on academic issues, such as homework, study habits, and assistive technology, plus coping tips and facts about laws designed to protect the rights of people with learning disabilities. Also lists helpful online apps, games and additional resources.

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

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

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

Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the most common types of mental disability, behavioral-health therapies, co-occurring disorders, medications commonly used to treat mental disability, treatment options, culturally competent care, accessibility, and rehabilitation.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.
PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, ed. , v.

This book examines the prevalence of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in teens, and the populations at risk of PTSD. It provides updated information about different types of trauma such as adverse experiences, childhood abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional, and psychological abuse.

Phobias, ed. , v.
Phobias, ed. , v.

Phobias, ed. , v.

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

Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the types of disability that limit an individual’s physical functioning, mobility, dexterity, and stamina, either as a structural or functional impairment. The characteristics of specific physical disability are outlined and examples of the ways in which physical disability affects individual, including physical and motor disability, and activity and participation restrictions, are explained.

Skin Health Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.
Skin Health Information for Teens, ed. 3, v.

Skin Health Information for Teens, ed. 3, 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.

Sleep Problems, ed. , v.
Sleep Problems, ed. , v.

Sleep Problems, ed. , v.

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on health issues and treatment for sleep disorders.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.
Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

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

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.
Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

Suicide Prevention Information for Teens, ed. 4, v.

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

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.
Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

Teen Health from Head to Toe, ed. , v.

This book presents a head-to-toe look at the health concerns most pertinent to teens and young adults, and what they can do to safeguard their health. It also provides general information on anatomy and function.

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

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

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

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

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

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

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

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

This edition is a one-stop source for information that covers all aspects of environmental health, including recent and historic natural and man made environmental health events, environmentally related health conditions and diseases, Important public health practices, environmental terms, and significant organizations and legislation. It addresses environmental health concerns with a global perspective.

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 Medicine, ed. 6, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 6, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 6, v.

Includes information on almost 2,000 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 Prescription Drug Problem, ed. , v.
The Prescription Drug Problem, ed. , v.

The Prescription Drug Problem, ed. , v.

This book summarizes and analyzes the current state of prescription drug abuse and its growth over the past 20 years, from 1994-2014, and includes comparisons to marijuana and hard drug use during the same period. Specific attention is given to prescription opiate abuse and the transition from prescription opiates to heroin. Includes an overview the problem in the U.S., and stories of celebrities, ordinary citizens, and communities ravaged by prescription drug abuse.

The Vaccine Debate, ed. , v.
The Vaccine Debate, ed. , v.

The Vaccine Debate, ed. , v.

This book documents the rise of the anti-vaccination movement, provides reasons for its prominence today, and explains the effects of vaccine refusal on public health. It also addresses concerns about the role of government in regulating vaccine production and administration, along with questions about vaccine safety.

Transgender Health Issues, ed. , v.
Transgender Health Issues, ed. , v.

Transgender Health Issues, ed. , v.

This volume explores definitions of sex and gender, the history of transgender awareness and activism, physical and psychological health concerns specific to transgender individuals, and how identifying as transgender can have different effects on individuals' health at different stages in their life.

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.

Vaccines, ed. , v.
Vaccines, ed. , v.

Vaccines, ed. , v.

This book presents the history of vaccination; describes the administration, manufacturing, and regulation of vaccines in the United States; and explains the most recent scientific findings about vaccination while addressing concerns of those who oppose immunization. It explains the uses, dosage, adverse events, contraindications, and limitations of every vaccine and examines current controversies in vaccine usage and their scientific and social basis.

Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Provides an overview about disability and explains how visual disability affects people. It provides information about vision health related research and surveillance. Conditions that lead to visual impairment such as amblyopia, astigmatism, blepharospasm, cataracts, coloboma, glaucoma, pink eye, retinoblastoma, Usher syndrome and so on are discussed in detail.

Social Science

Adoptive Families, ed. , v.
Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

Adoptive Families, ed. , v.

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

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

Examines the two sides of the debate related to animal rights, and how it affects students today.

Beyond Gender Binaries, ed. , v.
Beyond Gender Binaries, ed. , v.

Beyond Gender Binaries, ed. , v.

This book traces the history of how transgender, third gender, and other varieties of gender-nonconforming individuals have functioned in various societies, and documents how different societies' understanding of sex and gender has changed over time. It also examines how the legal rights of these individuals have evolved (or devolved).

Body Image, ed. , v.
Body Image, ed. , v.

Body Image, ed. , v.

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

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

Campus Sexual Assault, ed. , v.
Campus Sexual Assault, ed. , v.

Campus Sexual Assault, ed. , v.

This reference text thoroughly examines the alarming epidemic of campus sexual assault, including a discussion of laws, high-profile cases, controversies, and proposed solutions.

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.

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

Child Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Climate Refugees, ed. , v.
Climate Refugees, ed. , v.

Climate Refugees, ed. , v.

The articles in this collection examine the phenomenon of climate refugees, those who can no longer live in their homeland due to droughts, flooding, and other natural disasters. The book also covers the impact this phenomenon has on humans and the economy, and looks at the politics and other factors that affect the refugees' arrival in new countries.

Cliques, ed. , v.
Cliques, ed. , v.

Cliques, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Coping with Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This guide provides straightforward information about what triggers disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder; how to spot them in a loved one; signs of an impending relapse; and steps toward recovery. Readers will also learn about lesser-known eating disorders like avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, pica, and rumination disorder.

Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.
Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

This book discusses the challenges of living with gender dysphoria, offering young adult readers resources and strategies for coping in different contexts: at home, at school, out in public, and in seeking medical care.

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

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.
Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling, ed. , v.

This book provides thoughtful and engaging ideas for how to cope with and heal from online flaming and trolling. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.

Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.
Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.

Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.

This book offers a jumping-off point for youth dealing with opioid abuse in their lives, whether it is their own addiction or coping with opioid abuse among family members or friends.

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.

Coping with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Coping with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Coping with Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book helps eliminate the stigma associated with teen parenthood, and a Myths and Facts sidebar helps correct common misconceptions about the topic. Chapters discuss teens’ rights to sexual health services and the choices they can make if they become pregnant.

Coping with the Threat of Deportation, ed. , v.
Coping with the Threat of Deportation, ed. , v.

Coping with the Threat of Deportation, ed. , v.

This book offers a practical approach to coping with one's own deportation or that of a loved one. Included are definitive questions to ask an immigration lawyer, as well as detailed examinations of deportation causes and procedures.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dealing With Family Rules, ed. , v.
Dealing With Family Rules, ed. , v.

Dealing With Family Rules, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how to handle rules they don't like and offers suggestions for how to deal with those with which they disagree. Readers will learn about dealing with rules about household chores, leisure time, rules for when they're away from home, and handy strategies for getting along with their families.

Dealing With Your Parents' Divorce, ed. , v.
Dealing With Your Parents' Divorce, ed. , v.

Dealing With Your Parents' Divorce, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance in sorting out young people's feelings, understanding the divorce process, and finding people who can offer help. Teens find out how to avoid being caught in the middle of divided loyalties. They learn about conflict resolution and how to communicate with others honestly while dealing with life changes and emotional challenges.

Diversity in Politics, ed. , v.
Diversity in Politics, ed. , v.

Diversity in Politics, ed. , v.

This book profiles politicians holding office from various economic and social backgrounds, races, cultures, and abilities. Women in Congress and other high political positions as well as men and women from the LGBTQ+ community, such as Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay U.S. senator, are among those profiled

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?

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

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

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

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Blended Family, ed. , v.

This book delivers the scoop on what it’s like to learn to be part of a whole new family unit. Covering a range of scenarios, it provides advice for readers who may be moving away from a beloved parent, dealing with jealousy over a new sibling, coping with custody battles, or being abused by a step-parent.

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.

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

Extreme Weather Events, 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 severe weather events that can be tied directly to climate change and global warming.

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

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

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

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

Fast Food, ed. , v.

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

Female Body Image and Self-Perception, ed. , v.
Female Body Image and Self-Perception, ed. , v.

Female Body Image and Self-Perception, ed. , v.

This book explains how the media and others encourage unhealthy perceptions of what women's bodies are supposed to look like. Research is provided to guide readers to better understand the importance of a healthy female body image.

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.

Foster Families, ed. , v.
Foster Families, ed. , v.

Foster Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of foster families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a family with foster parents.

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

Foster Youth, ed. , v.

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

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.
From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

From Smartphones to Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Gangland, ed. , v.
Gangland, ed. , v.

Gangland, ed. , v.

This multi-volume set profiles different types of gangs based on ethnicity and environment, recruitment and retention methods;,leadership structure and other internal dynamics of various gangs.The impact of gang membership on extended family; the historical evolution of gangs in American society, and the depictions of gang life in popular culture; is also discussed.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding gay marriage and provides an overview of the topic.

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

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

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

Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy, ed. , v.
Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy, ed. , v.

Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy, ed. , v.

This book is a compilation of over 90 readings on gender, sexuality, and intimate relationships from Contexts, the award-winning magazine published by the American Sociological Association.

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

Gun Violence, ed. , v.

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

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

Higher Education, ed. , v.

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

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.

Homelessness and Street Crime, ed. , v.
Homelessness and Street Crime, ed. , v.

Homelessness and Street Crime, ed. , v.

This book examines the issue of homelessness in America from a variety of viewpoints, including criminal behavior as a byproduct of living on the street.

How to Identify Core Civic Virtues, ed. , v.
How to Identify Core Civic Virtues, ed. , v.

How to Identify Core Civic Virtues, ed. , v.

In this book, students will gain an understanding of what civic virtues are and how they've changed throughout history, from the early Greeks and Romans through the Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution. The similarities and differences between civic virtues in the United States and in other countries and cultures are also discussed.

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

Human Rights, ed. , v.

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

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

Identity Politics, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

In Controversy, ed. , v.
In Controversy, ed. , v.

In Controversy, ed. , v.

Through objective discussion, direct quotes, and full-color illustrations, this title examines the issues surrounding mental illness and crime, such as the link between the two, the role of substance abuse, mental illness as a defense against criminality, and violent crime prevention with better mental health care.

Investigating Angels and Demons, ed. , v.
Investigating Angels and Demons, ed. , v.

Investigating Angels and Demons, ed. , v.

This book examines the characteristics and source texts on angels and demons in the three major Abrahamic religions as well as parallels in Eastern traditions, and also explores how these beliefs have developed and changed historically. Also covered are a discussion of possible scientific explanations of these beings, and the pervasiveness of angels and demons in the arts, literature, and popular culture.

Investigating Miracles, ed. , v.
Investigating Miracles, ed. , v.

Investigating Miracles, ed. , v.

This text explores the history of miracles in the world's major religions, the scientific attempts to debunk or prove them, and the relevant place that miracles have always held in popular culture.

Investigating Witches and Witchcraft, ed. , v.
Investigating Witches and Witchcraft, ed. , v.

Investigating Witches and Witchcraft, ed. , v.

This book delves into the stereotypical image of witches and their newts, caldrons, and headwear and investigates their historical origins. Historical fact and imaginative fiction are carefully sorted through, with reference to literature, films, and other forms of pop culture.

LGBT Families, ed. , v.
LGBT Families, ed. , v.

LGBT Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of LGBT families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a LGBT family.

LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.
LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.

LGBTQ Service in the Armed Forces, ed. , v.

This book looks at enlisted LGBTQ people and legislation that made their experience in the US military difficult. It also discusses how LGBTQ soldiers served during times of war but were often discharged for their gender identity or sexuality after the war. A glossary, a further readings list, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People (LGBT) and the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People (LGBT) and the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People (LGBT) and the Criminal Justice System, ed. , v.

This book explores the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities as victims, offenders and staff within the criminal justice system. It draws on both emerging and existing LGBT research and campaigns to identify and explore issues relevant to the criminal justice system.

Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.
Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.

Living with an Illness in the Family, ed. , v.

This resource addresses the practical changes that result when a family member falls ill and guides readers through the emotional process of dealing with the illness of a loved one.

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

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

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

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.

Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings, ed. , v.
Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings, ed. , v.

Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings, ed. , v.

This book discusses issues related to preserving and protecting one's emotional safety, and the increased demand for sensitivity in social settings, in literature and media, and on the Internet. Also discusses the opposing view, that we, as a society, are becoming too fragile and don't need figurative bulletproof vests for every occasion.

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.

Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.
Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.

Mourning a Death in the Family, ed. , v.

This book discusses the variety of forms that grief can take. It reminds readers that everybody has different responses to the death of a loved one and that those responses themselves change over time. Also discussed is the impact that the loss of a family member can have on the family members who remain. The concluding chapter discusses ways to memorialize and remember family members who have passed away.

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

Multiracial Families, ed. , v.

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

Pioneers of LGBTQ+ Rights, ed. , v.
Pioneers of LGBTQ+ Rights, ed. , v.

Pioneers of LGBTQ+ Rights, ed. , v.

This book discusses the lives and impact of these pioneers by exploring their march toward progress, from the early sparks of the movement before Stonewall to the prolific activists of today. It examines the efforts activists and professionals put into advocating for their legal, professional, and personal needs.

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

Poverty, ed. , v.

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

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

Prisons and Punishment in America, ed. , v.

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

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

Racism, ed. , v.

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

Returning Soldiers and PTSD, ed. , v.
Returning Soldiers and PTSD, ed. , v.

Returning Soldiers and PTSD, ed. , v.

This book explores the issue of soldiers returning from war and suffering from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It addresses the high suicide rates, the quality and accessibility of health care, the nature of and stigmas associated with PTSD, the responsibility that government and society have to care for returning soldiers; and the effects of war to the individual, families, and society.

Risky Teen Behavior, ed. , v.
Risky Teen Behavior, ed. , v.

Risky Teen Behavior, ed. , v.

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

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

Self-Injury, ed. , v.

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

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

Sexting, ed. , v.

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

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.
Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

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

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.
Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

Single-Parent Families, ed. , v.

This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of single-parent families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a single-parent family.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.
Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.

Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.

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

Student Rights, ed. , v.
Student Rights, ed. , v.

Student Rights, ed. , v.

This collection considers the concept of student rights and what civil and constitutional rights are covered in an educational environment. Includes discussions of relevant court cases and instances of student-led activism, as well as a focus on protected sources for student reporters.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.
Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

Suicide and Mental Health, ed. , v.

This guide combines relevant research and theories about suicide with current clinical thinking and approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Going beyond the clinical, the volume also explores suicide in history and in popular culture and examines relevant cultural, religious, moral, and ethical viewpoints. It looks at suicide among various demographic groups, probes psychological motivations and methods used, and discusses the controversy surrounding a person's right to die.

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

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

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

Teen Guide to Volunteering, ed. , v.
Teen Guide to Volunteering, ed. , v.

Teen Guide to Volunteering, ed. , v.

This book examines the benefits of volunteerism, and shows how volunteering can reduce stress, combat depression, and provide a person with a sense of purpose.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens Talk About Family Issues, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and Employment, ed. , v.
Teens and Employment, ed. , v.

Teens and Employment, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement, ed. , v.
The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement, ed. , v.

The Early History of the Gay Rights Movement, ed. , v.

This book explains why the need for the fight for nonheteronormative rights emerged in the nineteenth century, and continued through the 1950s and '60s as small groups of radicals grew into a national movement for social justice.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.
The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

The Gay Liberation Movement, ed. , v.

This book explains the emergence of the modern gay liberation movement, from its early years prior to the Stonewall riots of 1969 and its continuation into the 1970s. Readers will learn about the Stonewall riots, the Compton's cafeteria riot, the Gay Liberation Front, the Lavender Menace, and more.

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.

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

Transgender, ed. , v.

This book is a crucial resource for readers who are investigating trans issues, includes writings from some of the most recognized names in trans writing, history, and activism in the world, and approaches its subject from a deeply historical background, acknowledging the intersection of identities throughout time. Resources for further study, including profiles, data and documents, and a chronology of transgender history are also provided.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.
Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

Understanding Addiction, ed. , v.

This book addresses the personal and social impacts of drug addiction, including causes, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, and personal struggles.

Voters' Rights, ed. , v.
Voters' Rights, ed. , v.

Voters' Rights, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of voter suppression, and how public opinion influenced voters' rights, from the founding of the country, when most states limited the right to vote to property-owning males, to the 2017 Presidential Advisory Commission of Election Integrity, and beyond, to how voter suppression affected 2018 elections. Includes a timeline and chronological chapters tracing the right to vote from white, male, property-owning Christians to most Americans today.

Voting, ed. , v.
Voting, ed. , v.

Voting, ed. , v.

In recent years more than two dozen states have purged voter rolls, closed polls in certain areas, and introduced strict voter ID laws which have impacted voting rights of young people, the elderly, and minorities. This book helps teen readers understand what the issues are, how they have come about, what actions are being taken to address the concerns, and why some of those actions are controversial.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.
Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

Your Friends and Your Family, ed. , v.

This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.

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.

Building Consensus, ed. , v.
Building Consensus, ed. , v.

Building Consensus, ed. , v.

This book shows how the U.S. government governs by consensus, meaning that it takes into consideration all the relationships between each branch of the federal government as well as the federal government's relationship to each state government. On a smaller scale, students will understand how reaching a consensus can help reach a decision by making each person involved in a decision feel as though their point of view has value.

How Animals Think and Feel, ed. , v.
How Animals Think and Feel, ed. , v.

How Animals Think and Feel, ed. , v.

This book explains key scientific findings in the areas of animal cognition, emotion, and behavior in easy-to-understand language.

How the Internet Is Changing the World, ed. , v.
How the Internet Is Changing the World, ed. , v.

How the Internet Is Changing the World, ed. , v.

This book describes how the Internet has become ingrained in daily life worldwide, is among the most important inventions in history, and its impact has been felt in virtually every field of human endeavor with it's many uses.

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

Principles of Sustainability, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

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

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

Endangered Species, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Fair Trade and You, ed. , v.
Fair Trade and You, ed. , v.

Fair Trade and You, ed. , v.

This insightful book explains what fair trade is and how it promotes humane working conditions worldwide. It describes the origin of products and the hard work that goes into their production. Also included is a captivating 'Myths and Facts' section along with '10 Great Questions to Ask Your Science Teacher.'

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

Pets, ed. , v.
Pets, ed. , v.

Pets, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on pets, including shelters, pounds, euthanasia, overpopulation, exotic pets, breeding/purebreds, designer pets, puppy mills, animal hoarding, and other relevant topics.

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

Principles of Sustainability, ed. , v.

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