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21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.
21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.

21st Century Corporate Citizenship, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It explores leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of business to drive bottom-line results, value chain resiliency, productivity, innovation, long-term shareowner value, and benefit for the community.

50 Events That Shaped Latino History, ed. , v.
50 Events That Shaped Latino History, ed. , v.

50 Events That Shaped Latino History, ed. , v.

This book provides a chronological overview of Latino/a history in North America beginning with the indigenous populations of the Americas through the present day. Covering the 50 most pivotal developments across more than 500 years, it is divided into time periods, such as Pre-Colonial Era to Spanish Empire, pre-1521-1810, offering a balance of political and cultural events, social developments, legal cases, and broader trends for each.

A Concise History of the World, ed. , v.
A Concise History of the World, ed. , v.

A Concise History of the World, ed. , v.

This book tells the story of humankind as producers and reproducers from the Paleolithic to the present. Renowned social and cultural historian Merry Wiesner-Hanks brings a new perspective to world history by examining social and cultural developments across the globe, including families and kin groups, social and gender hierarchies, sexuality, race and ethnicity, labor, religion, consumption, and material culture.

A Leadership Kick in the Ass, ed. , v.
A Leadership Kick in the Ass, ed. , v.

A Leadership Kick in the Ass, ed. , v.

This book discusses how those in leadership positions can transform their failures, blunders and missteps into personal and professional growth experiences that can lead to career advancement.

A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults, ed. , v.
A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults, ed. , v.

A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults, ed. , v.

This book discusses key ideas that are contributing to a new understanding of ADHD, explaining them and describing in understandable language scientific research that supports this new model.

A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.
A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.

A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States, ed. , v.

Providing chronologies of important events, historical narratives from the first settlement to the present, and biographies of major figures, this work offers readers an unseen look at the history of racism from the perspective of individual states.

A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, ed. , v.
A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, ed. , v.

A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of Tennessee Williams's play, "A Streetcar Named Desire". A chronology of Williams’s life, a complete list of Williams’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15, v.
A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15, v.

A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15, v.

Looks at numerous career opportunities, and describes the skills employers are looking for and the type of qualifications and training needed in order to succeed in a chosen career path.

Abolition and Antislavery, ed. , v.
Abolition and Antislavery, ed. , v.

Abolition and Antislavery, ed. , v.

This reference work chronicles the campaign to end human slavery in the United States, bringing to life the key events, leading figures, and socioeconomic forces in the history of American antislavery, abolition, and emancipation.

Absalom, Absalom, by William Faulkner, ed. , v.
Absalom, Absalom, by William Faulkner, ed. , v.

Absalom, Absalom, by William Faulkner, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of William Faulkner's novel, "Absalom, Absalom". A chronology of Faulkner’s life, a complete list of Faulkner’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. 2, v.
Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. 2, v.

Accounting Applications, Systems & Methodologies, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume explores the complexities of accounting applications, systems, and methodologies.

Achieving Excellence in School Counseling through Motivation, Self-Direction, Self-Knowledge and Relationships, ed. , v.
Achieving Excellence in School Counseling through Motivation, Self-Direction, Self-Knowledge and Relationships, ed. , v.

Achieving Excellence in School Counseling through Motivation, Self-Direction, Self-Knowledge and Relationships, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors use research to refocus attention on student results, a challenging results-based school counseling curriculum, and meaningful student assessments. See examples of how a Construct-Based Approach (CBA) to school counseling looks in practice with: in-depth analysis of student standards and competencies, developmentally-appropriate scope and sequence, documented curriculum activities, and sample student assessments.

Addiction and Pastoral Care, ed. , v.
Addiction and Pastoral Care, ed. , v.

Addiction and Pastoral Care, ed. , v.

Substance addictions present a unique set of challenges for pastoral care. This book weaves together personal stories, research, and theological reflection to offer helpful tools for ministers, counselors, chaplains, and anyone else called to care pastorally for those struggling with addiction.

Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.
Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.

Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention, ed. , v.

This title discusses research on care delivery issues in global public healthcare, information/communication technology-based solutions for public healthcare improvement, and disease prevention. Covers drug supply, infectious diseases, and pharmaceutical care, and explores methods of global public healthcare provision, issues in healthcare access, and applications in overcoming the access issues. For professionals, practitioners, researchers, academics, and graduate students.

Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation, ed. , v.
Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation, ed. , v.

Advances in Data Communications and Networking for Digital Business Transformation, ed. , v.

This book examines transformative technologies from the perspective of data communication and networking and research challenges faced by the industry and research and development laboratories.

Advances in the Study of Behavior, ed. , v. 45
Advances in the Study of Behavior, ed. , v. 45

Advances in the Study of Behavior, ed. , v. 45

This volume presents theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and to their colleagues in neighboring fields.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. , v.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. , v.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of Mark Twain's novel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". A chronology of Twain’s life, a complete list of Twain’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making, ed. , v.
Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making, ed. , v.

Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making, ed. , v.

This book examines alternative approaches to incorporating affect into criminal decision making and testing its influence on such decisions. It includes empirical studies using a wide variety of methods ranging from interviews and observations to experimental approaches and questionnaires, and treat crimes as diverse as street robbery, pilfering, and sex offenses.

Afghanistan War, ed. , v.
Afghanistan War, ed. , v.

Afghanistan War, ed. , v.

This book highlights the evolution of the Afghanistan war through the documents that helped to shape it and includes primary source documents from the national and international participants in nearly four decades of conflict that led to the war. Discusses the macro and micro costs, the political, social, economic, and military factors that have allowed the fighting to persist, and the military dynamics of the war and how it has changed those who have fought in it.

Africa, ed. , v.
Africa, ed. , v.

Africa, ed. , v.

This work provides readers with an overview of contemporary customs and life in North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa through discussions of key concepts and topics that touch everyday life among the nations' peoples.

African American Children in Early Childhood Education, ed. , v.
African American Children in Early Childhood Education, ed. , v.

African American Children in Early Childhood Education, ed. , v.

This book presents both the challenges and opportunities that exist for addressing the critical needs of black children, who have been historically underserved in the U.S. education system, exploring the language, cognitive, social-emotional, and health development of children from birth to age 8.

African American Folklore, ed. , v.
African American Folklore, ed. , v.

African American Folklore, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a deeper comprehension of American culture through a greater understanding of the contributions of African American culture and black folk traditions. Original materials, such as excepts from folktales and folksongs, and a comprehensive compilation of sources for further research that includes bibliographical citations as well as lists of websites and cultural centers, are also provided.

African American History, ed. , v.
African American History, ed. , v.

African American History, ed. , v.

This resource provides comprehensive coverage of the many events that define the framework of African American history, including social, cultural, and political movements, and the struggles to gain freedom, equality and civil rights. It emphasizes key events in the study of slavery, the abolitionist movement, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, and Supreme Court decisions.

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

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

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

African American Religions, 1500-2000, ed. , v.
African American Religions, 1500-2000, ed. , v.

African American Religions, 1500-2000, ed. , v.

This book provides a narrative historical, postcolonial account of African American religions, examining the intersection of Black religion and colonialism over several centuries to explain the relationship between empire and democratic freedom.

African Americans by the Numbers, ed. , v.
African Americans by the Numbers, ed. , v.

African Americans by the Numbers, ed. , v.

This statistical guide presents extensive demographics on African Americans, breaks down the hard numbers, explains what the statistics indicate about the socioeconomic condition of African American life, and places this information into historical and contemporary context. This book also provides detailed comparisons of African Americans to other races and ethnic groups.

African Americans in Science, Math, and Invention, ed. 3, v.
African Americans in Science, Math, and Invention, ed. 3, v.

African Americans in Science, Math, and Invention, ed. 3, v.

This book explores the many African-American astronauts, physicists, chemists, biologists, agriculture specialists, and others who have dedicated their lives to improving humankind's knowledge and understanding of the universe. Each entry provides a biographical profile, surveying significant events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in these fields, followed by an up-to-date further reading list on that individual.

African Americans in the Military, ed. 3, v.
African Americans in the Military, ed. 3, v.

African Americans in the Military, ed. 3, v.

This book brings to life the inspiring stories of African Americans who have served in the U.S. armed forces. It gives readers important biographical essentials, including year and place of birth, rank, and family background, and examines the major accomplishments of each individual.

African Americans in the Performing Arts, ed. 3, v.
African Americans in the Performing Arts, ed. 3, v.

African Americans in the Performing Arts, ed. 3, v.

This book profiles African-American actors, dancers, singers, musicians, composers, and choreographers. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in the performing arts, as well as a list of further reading.

African Americans in the Visual Arts, ed. 3, v.
African Americans in the Visual Arts, ed. 3, v.

African Americans in the Visual Arts, ed. 3, v.

This book covers the rich tradition of African-American artists of the past with the best of today's contemporary artists. Each entry provides a brief biographical sketch of the artist, addressing the major achievements, events, and contributions of the artist's career.

African American–Latino Relations in the 21st Century, ed. , v.
African American–Latino Relations in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

African American–Latino Relations in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

This book delves into the often-controversial issues that have undermined Afro-Latino race relations in this country, including how the war on poverty led to competition and animosity, how the legacy of slavery bears on their relationship, and how prejudices among new immigrants inflame existing tensions. It features a multitude of views and perspectives on what it means to be American for Latino and African American populations.

African Civilizations, ed. 3, v.
African Civilizations, ed. 3, v.

African Civilizations, ed. 3, v.

This book focuses upon the archaeological research of two key aspects of complexity, urbanism and state formation in ten main areas throughout Africa, examining the physical evidence for developing social complexity in Africa over the last six thousand years.

African Dance Trends, ed. , v.
African Dance Trends, ed. , v.

African Dance Trends, ed. , v.

This title explores African dance trends in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of African dance, African regional differences, dance meanings, and history, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life.

African Insurgencies, ed. , v.
African Insurgencies, ed. , v.

African Insurgencies, ed. , v.

Presenting a continent-wide comparative analysis of ethnic, political, and colonially based insurgencies, this text examines the causes, tactics, outcomes, and key individuals of African insurgent events and assesses a range of foreseeable outcomes in Africa's multiple regions of continuing political instability.

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

African Kingdoms, ed. , v.

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

African Religions, ed. , v.
African Religions, ed. , v.

African Religions, ed. , v.

This book presents information about the diverse religious beliefs of Africa including beliefs, practices, deities, sacred places, and creation stories of African religions. It discusses key forms of spiritual practices and experiences, such as incantations and prayer, dance as worship, and spirit possession, all of which pepper African American religious experiences today, and includes central tenets of the African worldview, such as integrating into the natural environment.

African-American Athletes, ed. 3, v.
African-American Athletes, ed. 3, v.

African-American Athletes, ed. 3, v.

This book highlights African-American athletes who have competed at the highest levels in one or more sports. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in sports, followed by an up-to-date further reading list on that individual.

African-American Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs, ed. 2, v.
African-American Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs, ed. 2, v.

African-American Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs, ed. 2, v.

This book explores black participation in the business world, conveying a sense of the reach and scope of black enterprise by profiling individuals from every era of U.S. history, including many women and unusual figures as well as those representative of more mainstream African-American business. Each entry provides basic biographical data as well as a further reading list, including Internet sources where appropriate.

African-American Political Leaders, ed. 3, v.
African-American Political Leaders, ed. 3, v.

African-American Political Leaders, ed. 3, v.

This book summarizes the lives and political careers of important African Americans who have been elected to federal, state, or local office; who have served as cabinet secretaries or in other cabinet-level posts; and who have run for president of the United States. Each entry presents basic biographical data and focuses on what the person did that was important while he or she held or ran for office.

African-American Religious Leaders, ed. 3, v.
African-American Religious Leaders, ed. 3, v.

African-American Religious Leaders, ed. 3, v.

This book profiles prominent African-American religious leaders from a variety of faiths and persuasions. Each entry provides a biographical sketch of the leader, addressing major achievements, events, and contributions to his or her followers and society at large.

African-American Social Leaders and Activists, 3rd ed., ed. 3, v.
African-American Social Leaders and Activists, 3rd ed., ed. 3, v.

African-American Social Leaders and Activists, 3rd ed., ed. 3, v.

This text documents the lives and legacies of a selection of memorable African-American leaders from colonial times to the present day. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments.

African-American Writers, ed. 3, v.
African-American Writers, ed. 3, v.

African-American Writers, ed. 3, v.

This book profiles popular and prominent African-American writers across many genres of literature. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the major literary works and accomplishments of each author as well as an outline of his or her contributions to American literature.

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

Alice Walker, ed. , v.

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

Allergies Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Allergies Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Allergies Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

This book provides information about the causes, triggers, treatments, and prevalence of common allergic disorders. It discusses the immune system and its role in the development of allergic disorders and describes common allergens and allergic reactions. Information about diagnosis, treatment, coping strategies, and prevention is included.

Alphabetter, ed. , v.
Alphabetter, ed. , v.

Alphabetter, ed. , v.

This book teaches young readers vocabulary and reading skills by a re-imagined alphabet that is both entertaining and enlightening.

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.

Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer disease and other dementias. Includes tips for coping with memory loss and related complications and advice for caregivers.

America's Changing Neighborhoods, ed. , v.
America's Changing Neighborhoods, ed. , v.

America's Changing Neighborhoods, ed. , v.

This work combines the history of ethnic groups with the history of communities, offering an interdisciplinary examination of the nation’s makeup. It gives readers perspective and insight into ethnicity and race based on the geography of enclaves across the nation, in regions and in specific cities or localized areas within a city.

American Buyers, ed. , v.
American Buyers, ed. , v.

American Buyers, ed. , v.

Provides the data businesses need to manage expectations (how many will walk through the door?) and set prices (how much do buyers typically spend?). It features a complete picture of the American consumer, including spending habits.

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Heroes, ed. 2, v.
American Heroes, ed. 2, v.

American Heroes, ed. 2, v.

This set profiles nearly 300 individuals who place others above self and who invoke courage to take risks to better the world, from the American Revolution through today. It provides in-depth critical essays on important men and women in all areas of achievement, from around the world and throughout history.

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Journalism and
American Journalism and

American Journalism and "Fake News", ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the state of American journalism and news-gathering in the 21st century, with a special focus on the rise—and meaning—of "fake news." It examines beliefs, claims, and myths about American journalism and news media, includes contemporary issues and historical foundations, and places modern problems such as "fake news" and misinformation in the context of larger technological and economic forces.

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

American Multicultural Identity, ed. , v.
American Multicultural Identity, ed. , v.

American Multicultural Identity, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with essays that explore the cultural and historical contexts of American multicultural identity. All of the essays conclude with a list of "Works Cited," along with endnotes.

American Poetry of the 20th Century, ed. , v.
American Poetry of the 20th Century, ed. , v.

American Poetry of the 20th Century, ed. , v.

This volume covers 33 poems written by American poets who represent a variety of ages, life styles, and political beliefs, including those whose work has been banned, burned, and revered. Their work is based on personal experiences and struggles, as well as societal issues of the time. Each essay includes a synopsis, societal context, scientific and technological context, and biographical context.

American Reformers, ed. 2, v.
American Reformers, ed. 2, v.

American Reformers, ed. 2, v.

This book brings together informative biographies of 600 men and women who were the principal architects of reform in America from the seventeenth century to modern times.

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

American Slavery, ed. , v.

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

Amusement Park of the Future, Grade 6, ed. , v.
Amusement Park of the Future, Grade 6, ed. , v.

Amusement Park of the Future, Grade 6, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

An Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, ed. , v.
An Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, ed. , v.

An Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, ed. , v.

This title introduces readers to the comprehensive SWPBIS (schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports) framework and explores the key elements of its three tiers of support.

An Essential Guide to Improving Attendance in Your School, ed. , v.
An Essential Guide to Improving Attendance in Your School, ed. , v.

An Essential Guide to Improving Attendance in Your School, ed. , v.

This book provides school professionals and leaders solutions for radically reducing their truancy rates. As well as discussing the importance of regular attendance and the importance of sound leadership, it offers: a highly effective whole school strategy for use in both primary and secondary schools, checklists on good practice, early intervention strategies, advice on using attendance panels, and guidance on effective monitoring schemes.

An Examination of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.
An Examination of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.

An Examination of Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.

This book utilizes personal narratives and survey data from over 500 respondents to explore the diversity of experiences across Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT communities within the United States.

An Examination of Black LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.
An Examination of Black LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.

An Examination of Black LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.

This book utilizes personal narratives and survey data from over 2,100 respondents to explore the diversity of experiences across Black LGBT communities within the United States.

An Examination of Latinx LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.
An Examination of Latinx LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.

An Examination of Latinx LGBT Populations Across the United States, ed. , v.

This book utilizes personal narratives and survey data from over 1,100 respondents to explore the diversity of experiences across Latinx LGBT communities within the United States, including Puerto Rico.

An RTI Guide to Improving the Performance of African American Students, ed. , v.
An RTI Guide to Improving the Performance of African American Students, ed. , v.

An RTI Guide to Improving the Performance of African American Students, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to create culturally relevant RTI models that help diverse students thrive!

Analyzing & Managing Risk, ed. 2, v.
Analyzing & Managing Risk, ed. 2, v.

Analyzing & Managing Risk, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an introduction to the common strategies and procedures used in risk management and risk analysis.

Analyzing the Impacts of Industry 4.0 in Modern Business Environments, ed. , v.
Analyzing the Impacts of Industry 4.0 in Modern Business Environments, ed. , v.

Analyzing the Impacts of Industry 4.0 in Modern Business Environments, ed. , v.

This title explores digital transformation in business environments and the requirement for both a substantial management change plan and the two essential components of knowledge management: knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer. Featuring topics such as strategic planning, knowledge transfer, and cybersecurity risk management, this book is for researchers, academicians, and students seeking current and relevant research.

Animal Farm, ed. , v.
Animal Farm, ed. , v.

Animal Farm, ed. , v.

This collection contextualizes the allegorical novel that established George Orwell as the greatest British satirist since Jonathan Swift. This volume considers Animal Farm within the author’s multidisciplinary oeuvre, the complex cultural climate of its composition, and the diverse range of critical responses to the text.

Antidepressants, ed. , v.
Antidepressants, ed. , v.

Antidepressants, ed. , v.

This book explores a diverse class of antidepressant drugs, from medical, historical, cultural, and economic perspectives, and provides an overview of depression, its symptoms, causes, prevalence, and diagnosis. Readers will gain an understanding of the neurotransmission and specific mechanisms behind the activity of antidepressant medications; the effects and applications of these drugs, plus their associated risks of misuse and abuse; and related policy and societal issues.

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

Anxiety and Panic Attacks, ed. , v.

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

Application of Gaming in New Media Marketing, ed. , v.
Application of Gaming in New Media Marketing, ed. , v.

Application of Gaming in New Media Marketing, ed. , v.

This book is a collection of vital research on the methods and applications of gaming in marketing, including its growth, recent trends, practices, issues, and main challenges. It highlights a range of topics including digital advertising, media planning, and social media marketing.

Arab Women and Their Evolving Roles in the Global Business Landscape, ed. , v.
Arab Women and Their Evolving Roles in the Global Business Landscape, ed. , v.

Arab Women and Their Evolving Roles in the Global Business Landscape, ed. , v.

This book is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the Arab culture and how the global culture impacts Arab women in the business market.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science, ed. , v.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science, ed. , v.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science, ed. , v.

This book provides 23 field-tested labs that cover the universe, Earth, and weather, and helps science educators make the instructional shift to Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI).

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

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

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

Asian American Culture, ed. , v.
Asian American Culture, ed. , v.

Asian American Culture, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of a variety of Asian American cultural forms, including folk tradition, literature, religion, education, politics, sports, and popular culture, that enables readers to understand the history, complexity, and contemporary practices in Asian American culture.

Asian American Religious Cultures, ed. , v.
Asian American Religious Cultures, ed. , v.

Asian American Religious Cultures, ed. , v.

Provides a single source for information on the Asian American and Pacific Islander religious experience. Coverage includes not only traditional eastern belief systems and traditions such as Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism as well as Micronesian and Polynesian religious traditions in the United States, but also the culture and religious rituals of Asian American Christians.

Assessing the Role of Mobile Technologies and Distance Learning in Higher Education, ed. , v.
Assessing the Role of Mobile Technologies and Distance Learning in Higher Education, ed. , v.

Assessing the Role of Mobile Technologies and Distance Learning in Higher Education, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of m-learning processes by discussing challenges in higher education and the role of information technologies for effective learning. It offers both real experiences and theoretical input for academicians, professionals, students, practitioners, policymakers, and managers.

Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era, ed. , v.
Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era, ed. , v.

Attracting and Retaining Millennial Workers in the Modern Business Era, ed. , v.

This book offers an in-depth discussion on pivotal issues surrounding generational differences and management in the workplace. Training and development, promotions, salaries, and career progressions are among the topics discussed.

Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.
Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about the specific types of autism spectrum disorders. It explains symptoms, assessment, and diagnosis of ASD and describes the importance of early interventions.

Auto-Industrialism, ed. , v.
Auto-Industrialism, ed. , v.

Auto-Industrialism, ed. , v.

DIY check-outs, drones, self-driving cars, and e-government all are signs of the coming auto-industrial age. This book addresses questions about the impact on employment, health, education, social aspects, and the economy in the auto-industrial age.

Awakening Compassion at Work, ed. , v.
Awakening Compassion at Work, ed. , v.

Awakening Compassion at Work, ed. , v.

This book explains that compassion is an irreplaceable dimension of excellence for any organization that wants to make the most of its human capabilities.

Baby Boomers and Popular Culture, ed. , v.
Baby Boomers and Popular Culture, ed. , v.

Baby Boomers and Popular Culture, ed. , v.

This work supplies a broad yet detailed critical guide to the Boomer Generation, containing essays on key people, moments, and phenomena not only during the Boomers' 1960s heyday but also their extensive influences on American culture decades afterward.

Banking, Lending, & Debt, ed. 2, v.
Banking, Lending, & Debt, ed. 2, v.

Banking, Lending, & Debt, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume covers the economic topics of banking, lending, and debt. The collection is broken up into several sections that describe bank management strategies, the effects of banking on international economics, and the common forms of debt and lending.

Be a Project Motivator, ed. , v.
Be a Project Motivator, ed. , v.

Be a Project Motivator, ed. , v.

This book provides tools and frameworks for building a culture of appreciation, understanding character strengths, mapping leadership qualities, understanding learning styles, identifying team roles, and executing plans.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

Beauty around the World, ed. , v.
Beauty around the World, ed. , v.

Beauty around the World, ed. , v.

Taking the concept of beauty seriously, this encyclopedia examines how humanity has sought and continues to seek what is “beautiful” in a variety of cultural contexts, giving readers an understanding of how to look at beauty both intellectually and critically.

Becoming a Social Worker, ed. 2, v.
Becoming a Social Worker, ed. 2, v.

Becoming a Social Worker, ed. 2, v.

This book describes what it is like to be a social worker in a range of different settings in different countries. While many of the narratives are from practitioners and educators who either grew up in the UK, half of the narratives explores the experiences of social workers and educators working in different parts of the world in countries as diverse as Australia and New Zealand, India and Bangladesh, Ireland, Sweden and Eastern Europe, Nigeria, the USA and Canada.

Bedtime Stories for Managers, ed. , v.
Bedtime Stories for Managers, ed. , v.

Bedtime Stories for Managers, ed. , v.

This book presents essays which challenge business managers to actively engage with their employees so that they can lead more effectively.

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

Being Transgender, ed. , v.

Written by a transgender person who is also a physiological psychologist, this book is the first for general readers that explains what is known about transgender causation, what life as a transgendered individual is like, and the science involved in living a transgender life. It answers questions about being transgender using current experiential and scientific information, including the evidence for a biological transgender predisposition.

Believe Me, ed. , v.
Believe Me, ed. , v.

Believe Me, ed. , v.

A historian’s discerning, critical take on current American politics. This book argues that the embrace of Donald Trump is the logical outcome of a long-standing evangelical approach to public life defined by the politics of fear, the pursuit of worldly power, and a nostalgic longing for an American past.

Beloved, ed. , v.
Beloved, ed. , v.

Beloved, ed. , v.

This book provides in-depth critical discussions of Toni Morrison’s novel, Beloved. Several essays in this volume study major themes of Beloved, including motherhood, the psychological impacts of slavery, and repression of memory, as well as connections to the real-life slave who inspired Morrison's story.

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance, ed. , v.
Benefit Corporation Law and Governance, ed. , v.

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance, ed. , v.

This book examines benefit corporation governance. This model reorients corporations so that they work for the interests of all stakeholders such as society, workers, the community and the environment, and not just shareholders.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.
Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with in-depth, critical discussions of the life and works of Benjamin Franklin. A chronology of Franklin’s life, a complete list of Franklin’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Best Customers, ed. 12, v.
Best Customers, ed. 12, v.

Best Customers, ed. 12, v.

Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services, and which control the largest share of spending. Also included is a product-by-product analysis of spending trends before and after the Great Recession, and a prediction of future trends.

Better Health through Spiritual Practices, ed. , v.
Better Health through Spiritual Practices, ed. , v.

Better Health through Spiritual Practices, ed. , v.

This book provides a review of the world’s spiritual perspectives and traditions, and explores how their guiding principles encourage healthy lifestyle choices. An examination of religious and nonreligious perspectives from around the world—from atheism, Confucianism, and Christianity to Islam, Judaism, Shamanism, and Zoroastrianism—reveals how faith beliefs and values influence behavior and inspire healthy living.

Big Mechanisms in Systems Biology, ed. , v.
Big Mechanisms in Systems Biology, ed. , v.

Big Mechanisms in Systems Biology, ed. , v.

This book explains big mechanisms of systems biology by system identification and big data mining methods using models of biological systems. Among the systems addressed are system immunity, regulation, infection, aging, evolution, and carcinogenesis.

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

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

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

Biofuels for Aviation, ed. , v.
Biofuels for Aviation, ed. , v.

Biofuels for Aviation, ed. , v.

This book presents the issues surrounding the research and use of biofuels for aviation, such as policy, markets, certification and performance requirements, life cycle assessment, and the economic and technical barriers to their full implementation.

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

Biology, ed. , v.

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

Black Lives Matter, ed. , v.
Black Lives Matter, ed. , v.

Black Lives Matter, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the Black Lives Matter movement, from its emergence in response to the police-involved deaths of unarmed black people to its development as a force for racial justice in America. Includes chapters on the historical background, origin and growth, and backlash against the Black Lives Matter movement, biographical "snapshots" of key individuals involved with the movement, primary source documents, timeline, bibliography, and subject index.

Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics, ed. , v.
Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics, ed. , v.

Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics, ed. , v.

This book explores issues pertaining to the success and pitfalls of African American males as student-athletes, but also as coaches, administrators, and academic support staff in intercollegiate athletics. It addresses such topics as the economic realities of athletic competition, academic achievement, mental health, job opportunities, identity, and the new complexities surrounding Black male athletes in higher education with the purpose of improving their plight.

Black Power Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Black Power Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Black Power Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia documents the Black Power Movement by its cultural representation and promotion of self-determination and self-defense and showcases the its influence on American Black communities from 1965 to the mid-1970s. It provides an understanding of Black Power's important role in the turbulence, social change, and politics of the 1960s and 1970s in America and how the concepts of the movement continue to influence contemporary Black politics, culture, and identity.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.
Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities, ed. , v.
Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities, ed. , v.

Boost Your STEAM Program with Great Literature and Activities, ed. , v.

In this collection, the authors bring over eight hundred recommended and annotated books and web resources, selected based on research on successfully integrating STEAM and literacy programs and organized by the five STEAM areas. In addition to promoting literacy, these resources will help to develop creativity, lateral thinking skills, and confidence in students.

Border Disputes, ed. , v.
Border Disputes, ed. , v.

Border Disputes, ed. , v.

Provides broad coverage of approximately 80 current international border disputes and conflicts. Each volume begins with an introduction to the type of dispute to be discussed, identifying the conflict as territorial, positional, or functional.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Branding with Powerful Stories, ed. , v.

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

Breaking Through, ed. , v.
Breaking Through, ed. , v.

Breaking Through, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a whole-school approach to helping English learners achieve academically while they learn English.

Building Brand Identity in the Age of Social Media, ed. , v.
Building Brand Identity in the Age of Social Media, ed. , v.

Building Brand Identity in the Age of Social Media, ed. , v.

This book examines the media consumption and habits of consumers to evaluate the challenges of brand building. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as brand identity, brand loyalty, and social media branding, this book is geared towards marketing professionals, business managers, and individuals interested in how social media fits into today’s marketing environments.

Building a Successful Social Venture, ed. , v.
Building a Successful Social Venture, ed. , v.

Building a Successful Social Venture, ed. , v.

This book offers a tested framework for students, social entrepreneurs, and field researchers who wish to learn more about the application of business principles and theories of change for advancing social progress and creating a more just world.

Buildings and Landmarks of 20th- and 21st-Century America, ed. , v.
Buildings and Landmarks of 20th- and 21st-Century America, ed. , v.

Buildings and Landmarks of 20th- and 21st-Century America, ed. , v.

This book documents how the construction, design, and function of famous buildings and structures can inform our understanding of societies of the past. Its text and images enable readers to get a deeper understanding of the buildings themselves as well as what happened at each structure's location and how those events fit into our nation's history.

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.

Burstiness Management for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth, ed. , v.
Burstiness Management for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth, ed. , v.

Burstiness Management for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth, ed. , v.

This book covers topics such as burstiness in business and e-business applications, as well as consumer behavior and sustainable development. It is a reference source for business managers, business professionals, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students interested in understanding how burstiness and its consequences are processed in diverse and dynamic environments.

Business Analytics and Cyber Security Management in Organizations, ed. , v.
Business Analytics and Cyber Security Management in Organizations, ed. , v.

Business Analytics and Cyber Security Management in Organizations, ed. , v.

This book compiles innovative research from international professionals discussing the opportunities and challenges of the new era of online business. Business analytics techniques, strategies for data storage, and encryption in emerging markets are among the topics discussed.

Business Law & Ethics, ed. 2, v.
Business Law & Ethics, ed. 2, v.

Business Law & Ethics, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an expansive overview of information systems and technology that shape businesses.

Business Networking For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Business Networking For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Business Networking For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates how to: use business networking to grow and develop your business; find the right platform or platforms to build your own network and ‘assemble your crowd’; pitch yourself and your business with confidence; get the most out of face-to-face networking events - including tips on presentation skills and sound bites; join up your ‘real life’ and online networking; measure your networking success; and follow up with new contacts successfully.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 45
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 45

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 45

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

Campus Action against Sexual Assault, ed. , v.
Campus Action against Sexual Assault, ed. , v.

Campus Action against Sexual Assault, ed. , v.

This resource is a practical guide to prevention of and response to sexual assault on college campuses. It will help ensure Title IX compliance and can also help reduce the incidence of these all-too-prevalent events.

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

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

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

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

Capital Punishment, ed. , v.

This set offers in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shows how capital punishment struggles have evolved in American history. The text offers in-depth analysis of over thirty documents, including letters, memoirs, newspaper accounts, book excerpts, speeches, court rulings, legal texts, and legislative acts.

Capitalists Arise!, ed. , v.
Capitalists Arise!, ed. , v.

Capitalists Arise!, ed. , v.

This book shows how short-term thinking created by shareholder primacy lies at the root of our current economic malaise of flat wages and social breakdown. Examples are given of actions that capitalists themselves can take to create a better future for all.

Capturing Loyalty, ed. , v.
Capturing Loyalty, ed. , v.

Capturing Loyalty, ed. , v.

This book explains how to improve profitability by focusing on turning a business’s already satisfied customers into highly satisfied customers by removing their sense of risk. Also included is a fail-safe method for identifying the risks inherent in your business.

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

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

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

Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2, v.
Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2, v.

Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2, v.

Features more than 90 job profiles in the casino and gaming industry and includes appendixes covering professional organizations, schools, associations, unions, and casinos. Career profiles include Blackjack dealer, Casino Host, Concierge, Hotel publicist and more.

Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment, ed. , v.
Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment, ed. , v.

Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment, ed. , v.

Profiles 69 career opportunities in the field of conservation and the environment such as agriculture, education, engineering, law, and science. Jobs can be found in such diverse settings as nonprofits, government agencies, educational institutions, hospitals, utilities, and other public and private businesses.

Career Opportunities in Journalism, ed. , v.
Career Opportunities in Journalism, ed. , v.

Career Opportunities in Journalism, ed. , v.

Covers careers in a variety of contexts, from newspapers and broadcasting to education and new media; includes listings of related educational programs, professional associations and publications, companies, and internship and scholarship resources.

Career Opportunities in Radio, ed. , v.
Career Opportunities in Radio, ed. , v.

Career Opportunities in Radio, ed. , v.

Offers career information in radio. Profiles include news, sports, sales, management, publicrelations, traffic, engineering, and programming.

Career Opportunities in Real Estate, ed. , v.
Career Opportunities in Real Estate, ed. , v.

Career Opportunities in Real Estate, ed. , v.

Offers career information in real estate. Profiles include real estate sales and leasing, real estate lending, property management, property development, and real estate acquisitions and analysis.

Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2, v.
Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2, v.

Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2, v.

Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Actuary, Biochemist, Bioinformatics scientist, Ecologist, and more.

Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2, v.
Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2, v.

Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2, v.

Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Brand manager, Buyer, Graphic artist, retail, Greeter, Sales associate, TV shopping channel show host, and more.

Careers Outdoors, ed. , v.
Careers Outdoors, ed. , v.

Careers Outdoors, ed. , v.

This book explores career opportunities that build on an interest in the natural sciences, ecology, the environment, historical preservation, archaeology, and agriculture, for those who want to pursue a career in nature. It highlights 24 different career paths, including Landscape Architect or Gardener, Land Surveyor, Archeologist, Golf Instruction, Lifeguard, Forest Ranger, Farmer, Rancher, Carpenter, Miner, Commercial Fisherman, and Carnival & Festival Organizers.

Careers Overseas, ed. , v.
Careers Overseas, ed. , v.

Careers Overseas, ed. , v.

This book provides students with need-to-know data on many different career options for those looking to relocate overseas, or who want to see the world as they embark on their career. Career options include Peace Corps Worker, English Teacher, Construction Worker, Medical Staff, and Member of the Armed Forces.

Careers in Education & Training, ed. , v.
Careers in Education & Training, ed. , v.

Careers in Education & Training, ed. , v.

This book discusses possible careers in education, and provides information on the education and training needed within each profession, along with information about the employment outlook. Each career is organized by Overview, Occupational Specialties, Work Environment, Education, Training, and Advancement, Earnings and Advancement, Employment and Outlook, Selected Schools, and More Information.

Careers in Protective Services, ed. , v.
Careers in Protective Services, ed. , v.

Careers in Protective Services, ed. , v.

This guidebook provides insight into the wide array of options available in this diverse and dynamic field. It offers guidance regarding what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

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

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

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

Careers in Transportation, ed. , v.
Careers in Transportation, ed. , v.

Careers in Transportation, ed. , v.

This book explores various occupations with the transportation field. In addition to need-to-know data on the specifics of these careers, each chapter includes charts, tables, and valuable sections like “A Day in the Life of…” and Conversations with Real Professionals.

Caring for People with Dementia, ed. , v.
Caring for People with Dementia, ed. , v.

Caring for People with Dementia, ed. , v.

This book provides the latest research into improving dementia care for both non-expert students and junior staff as well as more senior managers. It guides the reader through the underpinning theory behind the different approaches to person centered and relationship centered care and provides case scenarios with a range of practical strategies staff and students have developed and implemented.

Case Theory in Business and Management, ed. , v.
Case Theory in Business and Management, ed. , v.

Case Theory in Business and Management, ed. , v.

This book introduces the 'Case Theory' concept as an expanded version of case study research which includes both methodology and the types of results that emerge by guiding the reader in the theoretical and philosophical underpinning, while demonstrating how to translate theory to pertinent research practice that address the real and consequential issues in business and management today.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cellular Internet of Things, ed. , v.
Cellular Internet of Things, ed. , v.

Cellular Internet of Things, ed. , v.

This book gives insight into how cellular systems work, how they can be designed to cater to challenging new requirements and the competitive landscape that are emerging in the telecom industry, and the most promising technologies in the market.

Censored & Banned Literature, ed. , v.
Censored & Banned Literature, ed. , v.

Censored & Banned Literature, ed. , v.

This book examines the wide range of important literary texts that have been subjected to censorship, either at the time of their first publication, later in their history, or both. All of the essays conclude with a list of "Works Cited," along with endnotes.

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

Central & South America, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Charles Dickens, ed. , v.
Charles Dickens, ed. , v.

Charles Dickens, ed. , v.

This volume brings together a variety of new, classic, and contemporary essays on Dickens's most widely read works.

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

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

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

Chemistry and Water, ed. , v.
Chemistry and Water, ed. , v.

Chemistry and Water, ed. , v.

This book applies contemporary and sophisticated separation science and chromatographic methods to address the pressing worldwide concerns of potable water for drinking and safe water for irrigation to raise food for communities around the world.

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.
Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 3, v.

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

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

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

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

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Child Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about abuse and neglect of children and adolescents. With information about parenting issues and child abuse risks, prevention and intervention strategies, as well as information about adult survivors of child abuse. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.
Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Provides up-to-date information about common disorders that affect the physical, mental, and developmental health of school-age children.

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 232
Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 232

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 232

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

China Goes Global, ed. , v.
China Goes Global, ed. , v.

China Goes Global, ed. , v.

This book provides empirical analysis of the accelerating effort of Chinese companies to go global by investing overseas, detailing overall trends with respect to its sectors, channels, overseas targets, and particular firms, including the role of government policy in facilitating business enterprise globalization. It also offers practical suggestions on how firms can tackle challenges encountered when expanding outward.

Civil Rights Literature, Past & Present, ed. , v.
Civil Rights Literature, Past & Present, ed. , v.

Civil Rights Literature, Past & Present, ed. , v.

This volume not only examines key works of the African-American civil rights debate past and present, it also explores issues of gender equality and sexual orientation integral to civil rights studies. American civil rights literature has largely been associated with speeches, letters, and non-fiction works produced by African-American activists of the 1950s and 60s such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.

Civil War (1860-1865), ed. , v.
Civil War (1860-1865), ed. , v.

Civil War (1860-1865), ed. , v.

This collection provides historical documents related to the American Civil War, and analysis of each document, including journals, letters, speeches, government legislation, and court opinions. Discusses war-time policies of President Lincoln and the 37th US Congress. Incorporates lesson plans, study questions, activities, suggested author pairings, a historical timeline, and a bibliography of supplemental readings.

Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.
Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.

Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to use the content they already teach to challenge students to think critically, collaborate with others, solve new problems, and adapt to change across new learning contexts.

Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide to help improve performance of instructional strategies designed to fuel results-driven rigorous instruction. It provides teachers of all grade levels the strategies to get there, including establishing rules and procedures and recognizing adherence and lack of adherence to them, using engagement strategies when students are not engaged, establishing and maintaining effective relationships, and communicating high expectations for all students.

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

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

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

Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.
Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.

Climate Change and Environmental Concerns, ed. , v.

This book discusses the latest research on the environmental effects of climate change on human health, and the mitigation of climate change on both a local and global level. Topics include sustainable land use, greenhouse gas effects, environmental education, pollution, water treatment, groundwater resources, and more.

Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations, ed. , v.
Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations, ed. , v.

Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations, ed. , v.

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity, a definitive manifestation of the well-worn links between progress and devastation. This book explores corporations’ complex relationship with climate change and examines how they shape political and social responses to the climate crisis. The principal message is that despite the need for dramatic economic and political change, corporate capitalism continues to rely on the maintenance of 'business as usual'.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate change is one of the most controversial and misunderstood issues of the 21st century. This book provides a clear understanding of the issue by presenting scientific facts to refute falsehoods and misinformation—and to confirm the validity of other assertions.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This work combines entries describing Earth’s variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the historical significance of fashion trends, revealing the social and cultural connections of clothing from the precolonial times to the present day. This overview of fashion and apparel covers several centuries of American history as seen through the lens of the clothes we wear—from the Native American moccasin to Manolo Blahnik's contribution to stiletto heels.

Code Breaker, ed. , v.
Code Breaker, ed. , v.

Code Breaker, ed. , v.

This book equips you to use computational thinking and coding in your classroom, regardless of your computer skill level, to increase creativity, remix assessment, and develop a class of coder ninjas!

Cognition and Crime, ed. , v.
Cognition and Crime, ed. , v.

Cognition and Crime, ed. , v.

This book presents a series of original contributions on offender decision-making during crime and crime script analysis as well as offering a critical perspective of what could be achieved in the future to further help develop this field of research for prevention purposes.

Cognitive Behavioural Prevention of Suicide in Psychosis, ed. , v.
Cognitive Behavioural Prevention of Suicide in Psychosis, ed. , v.

Cognitive Behavioural Prevention of Suicide in Psychosis, ed. , v.

This text lays out the product of a number of years of clinical research into suicide behavior and its prevention. While the focus is on non-affective psychosis and the schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, the mechanisms underlying suicide behavior in this group may well underlie or at least influence suicide behavior in other disorders.

Collaborating with the Enemy, ed. , v.
Collaborating with the Enemy, ed. , v.

Collaborating with the Enemy, ed. , v.

This book explains that workplace collaboration is difficult and yet increasingly necessary. Examples are given of collaboration techniques that embraces discord as a means to achieve positive results.

Columbine, 20 Years Later and Beyond, ed. , v.
Columbine, 20 Years Later and Beyond, ed. , v.

Columbine, 20 Years Later and Beyond, ed. , v.

This retrospective analysis of the aftermath of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting considers society's response to the attack, the long-term implications of the shooting, and the ways in which research and related policy must continue to move forward. It provides a comprehensive look at how the event unfolded, what has changed since the attack, and how this information can be used to prevent future mass shootings.

Community & Family Health Issues, ed. , v.
Community & Family Health Issues, ed. , v.

Community & Family Health Issues, ed. , v.

This book covers all aspects of community and family health issues, including social, mental health, and physical conditions, all of which affect the overall health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Articles provide guidance on conditions, treatments, trends and issues facing children, families, and economically, physically or mentally disadvantaged members of the community, and include definitions, symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and assessments.

Competition for Water Resources, ed. , v.
Competition for Water Resources, ed. , v.

Competition for Water Resources, ed. , v.

This book addresses the escalation of global issues regarding water scarcity and the necessary, cost-effective strategies that must be put in place in order to deal with escalating water crisis. It evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water.

Completing Capitalism, ed. , v.
Completing Capitalism, ed. , v.

Completing Capitalism, ed. , v.

This book proposes a more complete form of capitalism that delivers superior financial performance because it mobilizes human, social, and natural capital along with financial capital.

Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, ed. , v. 3
Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, ed. , v. 3

Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, ed. , v. 3

This volume examines a wide range of responses to addictive behaviors, including psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments, provision of health care to addicted individuals, prevention, and public policy issues.

Computational Thinking Meets Student Learning, ed. , v.
Computational Thinking Meets Student Learning, ed. , v.

Computational Thinking Meets Student Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework and structure to build creative learning opportunities in computational thinking (CT) and is designed to increase students’ ability to adapt to unfamiliar challenges, allowing for more success with innovative lesson plans.

Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development, ed. , v.
Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development, ed. , v.

Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce Development, ed. , v.

This book explores the use of multimedia programs in classrooms to train students on necessary technology skills through techniques such as game-based training curriculums and massive open online courses (MOOCs). This publication also touches on computer-mediated youth civic action and interaction by examining the use of social media during the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter movements.

Congress and the War on Terror, ed. , v.
Congress and the War on Terror, ed. , v.

Congress and the War on Terror, ed. , v.

This book illustrates the role Congress—along with the president and the judiciary—has in laying the foundation for many post-9/11 policies in areas such as surveillance and detention. It examines what Congress has done in the past to suggest what action may be needed in the future. Covering torture, interrogation, drones, and military tribunals, it shows that understanding previous decisions will enable Americans to determine what role Congress should play to fight terror.

Connect to Lead, ed. , v.
Connect to Lead, ed. , v.

Connect to Lead, ed. , v.

This book discusses the benefits of learning networks and the ways positive relationships can enhance learning for all students, teachers and leaders. It explores how technology can be leveraged to maximize learning, by connecting learners across boundaries, creating open lines of communication, establishing a platform for idea sharing and incorporating innovation within all professional learning opportunities.

Construction Materials, Grade 11, ed. , v.
Construction Materials, Grade 11, ed. , v.

Construction Materials, Grade 11, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Consumer Culture Theory, ed. , v.
Consumer Culture Theory, ed. , v.

Consumer Culture Theory, ed. , v.

This volume provides the reader with opportunities to examine the intersections between a variety of topics that represent the cutting edge in consumer research. These studies draw on an array of qualitative methodologies and the substantive topics represent crucial issues for our times.

Contagious Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.
Contagious Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Contagious Diseases Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

This book provides updated information about microbes that are spread from person to person and the diseases they cause, including influenza, lice infestation, pneumonias, staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, tuberculosis, and others.

Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications, ed. , v.
Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications, ed. , v.

Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications, ed. , v.

This book provides both digital forensic practitioners and researchers with an up-to-date and advanced knowledge of collecting and preserving electronic evidence from different types of cloud services, such as digital remnants of cloud applications accessed through mobile devices.

Contemporary Immigrant Short Fiction, ed. , v.
Contemporary Immigrant Short Fiction, ed. , v.

Contemporary Immigrant Short Fiction, ed. , v.

This title provides readers with a valuable insight into the texts, authors, and critical perspectives of immigrant short fiction. Essays in this volume review and analyze contemporary short stories by such authors as Junot Diaz, Sui Sin Far, William Saroyan, Isaac Bashevis, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpa Lahiri, Edwidge Danticat, Yi-yun Li, Ernesto Quiñonez, and Ha Jin.

Contemporary Latin American Fiction, ed. , v.
Contemporary Latin American Fiction, ed. , v.

Contemporary Latin American Fiction, ed. , v.

This volume will explore contemporary Latin American fiction and will focus on authors born after 1950 and works published since the mid-1990s. Authors include Chilean Roberto Bolaño, Mexican Daniel Sada, and Costa Rican Ana Cristina Rossi. The volume will also deal with the presence of social media and new technology in current Latin American literature.

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

Contemporary Parenting and Parenthood, ed. , v.

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

Contemporary Security Issues in Africa, ed. , v.
Contemporary Security Issues in Africa, ed. , v.

Contemporary Security Issues in Africa, ed. , v.

This book details the impact of complex security challenges in Africa and explains why addressing them grows increasingly important. It covers the last three decades of conflict on the continent, focusing on such topics as weak and failing states, ethnic conflict and civil wars, natural resources and environmental security, political violence and terrorism, piracy and maritime security, food security and poverty, international responses, and future prospects.

Contemporary Speculative Fiction, ed. , v.
Contemporary Speculative Fiction, ed. , v.

Contemporary Speculative Fiction, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with informative, in-depth essays that survey the critical conversation regarding speculative fiction, explore its cultural and historical contexts, and offer close and comparative readings of key texts. All of the essays conclude with a list of "Works Cited," along with endnotes.

Controversies in Contemporary Islam, ed. , v.
Controversies in Contemporary Islam, ed. , v.

Controversies in Contemporary Islam, ed. , v.

This work explores some of the controversies and debates that exist within Islam and between Islam and other religions. It considers how the religion can be defined by looking at the contrast between competing sets of beliefs, and arguments amongst Muslims themselves over the nature of the faith.

Controversies in Contemporary Religion, ed. , v.
Controversies in Contemporary Religion, ed. , v.

Controversies in Contemporary Religion, ed. , v.

This book addresses a variety of current religious issues, analyzing religion's role in the rise of fundamentalism, censorship, human rights, environmentalism and sustainability, sexuality, bioethics, and other areas. The first volume covers theoretical and academic debates, the second looks at debates in the public square and ethical issues, while the third examines specific issues and case studies.

Controversies on Campus, ed. , v.
Controversies on Campus, ed. , v.

Controversies on Campus, ed. , v.

This book examines the myriad controversies regarding today’s college campuses and student bodies, such as tuition costs, campus rape, academic freedom/free speech, gun policies, binge drinking, "hook-up" culture, corporatization of academic research, poverty-level wages of adjunct faculty, and student-athletes in the era of big-money amateur sports.

Corporate Finance & Strategy, ed. 2, v.
Corporate Finance & Strategy, ed. 2, v.

Corporate Finance & Strategy, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume presents a wide-ranging overview of corporate finance and strategy.

Corporate Security Crossroads, ed. , v.
Corporate Security Crossroads, ed. , v.

Corporate Security Crossroads, ed. , v.

This reference lays out essential political context and historical background to help executives identify contemporary threats and understand the interconnections between threat dynamics in an increasingly dangerous international environment.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Opportunities for Sustainable Financial Success, ed. , v.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Opportunities for Sustainable Financial Success, ed. , v.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Opportunities for Sustainable Financial Success, ed. , v.

This book provides innovative insights into the historical, socio-psychological, cognitive, political, and economic processes that impact social responsibility within corporate and financial markets. The content within this publication highlights topics such as global governance, financial social responsibility, and political divestiture.

Counseling Students in Levels 2 and 3, ed. , v.
Counseling Students in Levels 2 and 3, ed. , v.

Counseling Students in Levels 2 and 3, ed. , v.

In this guide, K-12 mental health professionals will discover three proven counseling approaches that are both efficient and effective, and that allow for data-based decision making. By focusing on levels 2 and 3 of the PBIS and RTI frameworks, counselors can deliver responsive counseling services to students most in need of support.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. , v.

Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness, ed. , v.

This manual describes how to develop a disaster management plan before disaster strikes and contains the information library professionals need to prepare for an emergency, should one arise. It identifies common terminology; explains how to conduct risk assessment, write a disaster plan, and design emergency procedures; and introduces basic principles of salvaging. Includes how to prioritize library collections during a disaster to maximize preservation of library materials.

Crash Course in Time Management for Library Staff, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Time Management for Library Staff, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Time Management for Library Staff, ed. , v.

This book offers time management tools, tips, and techniques for busy librarians, so they can better serve their communities and feel greater satisfaction with work and life. It shows how to apply time management strategies and discusses time tracking, task management, identifying goals and priorities, beating the obstacles of procrastination and perfectionism as well as distractions and interruptions, and staying on top of time management when collaborating.

Creating Business Value and Competitive Advantage With Social Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.
Creating Business Value and Competitive Advantage With Social Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.

Creating Business Value and Competitive Advantage With Social Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.

This scholarly resource examines the broad topic of social entrepreneurship by looking at relevant theoretical frameworks and fundamental terms. Focused on topics such as creating business value, promoting social entrepreneurship, and enacting programs of social change, it provides the latest research and practical solutions. For academicians, researchers, entrepreneurship practitioners, and individuals interested in learning more about social entrepreneurship.

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom, ed. , v.
Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom, ed. , v.

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom, ed. , v.

This book offers direct guidance on the steps K–12 educators must take to facilitate online learning and maximize student growth using digital tools. Each chapter includes suggestions, tips, and examples tied to pedagogical practices associated with learning online.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Critical Survey of American Literature, ed. 3, v.
Critical Survey of American Literature, ed. 3, v.

Critical Survey of American Literature, ed. 3, v.

This guide offers detailed profiles of major American authors of fiction, drama, and poetry, each with sections on biography, general analysis, and analysis of the author’s most important works.

Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Plays, ed. , v.
Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Plays, ed. , v.

Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Plays, ed. , v.

This book examines all 39 of the most influential plays by Shakespeare, with an in-depth examination of each play’s historical significance, literary technique, and contemporary alignment.

Critical Survey of Young Adult Literature, ed. , v.
Critical Survey of Young Adult Literature, ed. , v.

Critical Survey of Young Adult Literature, ed. , v.

Provides an examination of the authors, works, genres, themes and film adaptations that have contributed to the popularity and success of the young adult genre.

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

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

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

Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments, ed. , v.
Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments, ed. , v.

Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments, ed. , v.

This book is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of crowdsourcing in collaboration, idea implementation, and organizational development. Highlighting a range of topics including data analytics, crowd computing, and open innovation, this book is for business managers, business professionals, business and social researchers, graduate students, and academicians seeking current research on the mechanisms of knowledge management in crowdsourcing.

Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness, ed. , v.

In this multidisciplinary reference, expert scholars explore the culture of mental illness from the non-clinical perspectives of sociology, history, psychology, epidemiology, economics, public health policy, and finally, the mental health patients themselves.

Culture Crossing, ed. , v.
Culture Crossing, ed. , v.

Culture Crossing, ed. , v.

This book offers ways to improve interactions with people from any cultural background, become aware of cultural “baggage” to help side-step knee-jerk reactions, and develop the agility to adjust behaviors and expectations as needed.

Culturize, ed. , v.
Culturize, ed. , v.

Culturize, ed. , v.

This book shares insights into what it takes to cultivate a community of learners who embody the innately human traits our world desperately needs, such as kindness, honesty, and compassion.

Cyber Behavior, ed. , v.
Cyber Behavior, ed. , v.

Cyber Behavior, ed. , v.

Explores the role of cyberspace in modern communication and interaction, including considerations of ethics, crime, security, and education. This multi-volume work will be of particular interest to students and academicians, as well as software developers, computer scientists, and specialists in the field of Information Technologies.

Cybercrime and Business, ed. , v.
Cybercrime and Business, ed. , v.

Cybercrime and Business, ed. , v.

This book examines the three most prevalent cybercrimes afflicting today’s corporate security professionals: piracy, espionage, and computer hacking. It discusses the impact the threats pose and how the technologies that created the problem can help solve it, offers viable strategies for how different types of businesses can respond to these threats, and identifies future technological threats and how the models presented in the book can be applied to handling them.

Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention, ed. , v.

This work covers the latest legal and defensive measures being implemented to protect individuals, as well as organizations, from cyber threats through examination of online criminal networks and threats in both the public and private spheres.

Cyberwarfare, ed. , v.
Cyberwarfare, ed. , v.

Cyberwarfare, ed. , v.

This book discusses cyber warfare engaged in by governments, terrorist groups, and hacktivists to attack or disrupt the operations of other nations and organizations, offering a diverse selection of viewpoints.

Dating and Mating in a Techno-Driven World, ed. , v.
Dating and Mating in a Techno-Driven World, ed. , v.

Dating and Mating in a Techno-Driven World, ed. , v.

This book explains how technology plays a role in creating conflict or additional anxiety and discloses techniques to help individuals gain confidence or strengthen their personal relationships. It explores dating in our 21st-century world, providing information for anyone who is dating or seeking a long-term relationship. It serves as a clinical guide for therapists who want to learn how to treat individuals and especially couples presenting an issue related to technology.

Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, ed. , v.
Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, ed. , v.

Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, ed. , v.

This volume brings together some of the best essays written on Arthur Miller's most accomplished play. The essays contained within present a variety of critical viewpoints and an array of critical approaches.

Decision Making & Crisis Management, ed. 2, v.
Decision Making & Crisis Management, ed. 2, v.

Decision Making & Crisis Management, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an insightful overview of business-oriented decision making and crisis management skills.

Deconstructing Stigma in Mental Health, ed. , v.
Deconstructing Stigma in Mental Health, ed. , v.

Deconstructing Stigma in Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book provides emerging research on issues related to stigma as a whole including ignorance, prejudice, and discrimination, explains the nature of stigma and its role in mental health and how stigma is perpetuated in society, and explores the historical context of stigma, current issues and resolutions through intersectional collaboration, and the deconstruction of mental health stigmas.

Deliberate Coaching, ed. , v.
Deliberate Coaching, ed. , v.

Deliberate Coaching, ed. , v.

This book introduces the science of human behavior, or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and shows how teachers can efficiently improve instructional performance, encourage children with disabilities to communicate, achieve measurable goals in school improvement plans, move from reactive to proactive leadership, and make significant impacts on the performance of teachers and students by starting small and working smart.

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

Designing Adult Services, ed. , v.

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

Developing Student Ownership, ed. , v.
Developing Student Ownership, ed. , v.

Developing Student Ownership, ed. , v.

This book provides a roadmap for teachers to increase student motivation, and thus student achievement, by increasing student ownership.

Developing Workforce Diversity Programs, Curriculum, and Degrees in Higher Education, ed. , v.
Developing Workforce Diversity Programs, Curriculum, and Degrees in Higher Education, ed. , v.

Developing Workforce Diversity Programs, Curriculum, and Degrees in Higher Education, ed. , v.

Presents conceptual and research-based perspectives on course, program, and degree developments that emphasize workforce diversity skill development and prepare next-generation leaders for the modern and emerging workforce. Highlights crucial topics relating to career development, human resources management, organizational leadership, and business education.

Deviant Behavior & the Violation of Social Norms, ed. , v.
Deviant Behavior & the Violation of Social Norms, ed. , v.

Deviant Behavior & the Violation of Social Norms, ed. , v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume provides a theoretical and methodological introduction to the study of deviance and the violation of social norms.

Digital Cash, ed. , v.
Digital Cash, ed. , v.

Digital Cash, ed. , v.

This book explores how technological utopians and political radicals created experimental money to bring about their visions of the future: protecting privacy or bringing down governments, preparing for apocalypse or launching a civilization of innovation and abundance that would make its creators immortal.

Digital Curation for Libraries and Archives, ed. , v.
Digital Curation for Libraries and Archives, ed. , v.

Digital Curation for Libraries and Archives, ed. , v.

This book provides an up-to-date examination of the evolving field of digital curation and its important place in libraries, covering the major technical, social, and organizational issues surrounding curation for libraries, archives, and other information-based organizations.

Digital Curation, ed. , v.
Digital Curation, ed. , v.

Digital Curation, ed. , v.

This book is a critical source of academic knowledge on the preservation, selection, collection, maintenance, and archiving of digital materials. Electronic resource management, digital preservation, and virtual restoration are among the topics discussed.

Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom, ed. , v.
Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom, ed. , v.

Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom, ed. , v.

This book explores digital equity in depth and provides teachers and coaches with concrete strategies for addressing the problem. The latest research and approaches to digital equity challenges tied to the ISTE Standards for Educators and the ISTE Standards for Students are presented.

Digital Futures, ed. , v.
Digital Futures, ed. , v.

Digital Futures, ed. , v.

This book provides expert briefings to information professionals on the emerging trends in the digital technologies that are transforming teaching and research in higher education. Cobranded with Jisc (formerly the Joint Information Systems Commitee), from DigiFest 2014.

Digital Renaissance, ed. , v.
Digital Renaissance, ed. , v.

Digital Renaissance, ed. , v.

This book explains how digital technology is upending the traditional creative industries—and why that might be a good thing.

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

Disability Experiences, ed. , v.

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

Disability and U.S. Politics, ed. , v.
Disability and U.S. Politics, ed. , v.

Disability and U.S. Politics, ed. , v.

This work explores key topics at the heart of disability policy, such as voting, race, gender, age, health care, social security, transportation, abuse, and the environment. Readers will better understand the challenges that policymakers face in grappling with controversies over issues of social engineering and public policy, often attempting to reconcile majority experience with minority rights.

Disability in American Life, ed. , v.
Disability in American Life, ed. , v.

Disability in American Life, ed. , v.

This collection covers all aspects of disability critical to understanding disability in the United States. Topics covered include characteristics of disability; disability concepts, models, and theories; important historical developments and milestones for people with disabilities; prominent individuals, organizations, and agencies; notable policies and services; and intersections of disability policy with other policy.

Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives, ed. , v.
Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives, ed. , v.

Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives, ed. , v.

This book aims, through its broad range of approaches and focus points, to explore the complex confluences of a more sustained dialogue between disability studies and comics studies in productive and provocative ways.

Disability, Faith, and the Church, ed. , v.
Disability, Faith, and the Church, ed. , v.

Disability, Faith, and the Church, ed. , v.

Including both theoretical discussions and practical information for congregational use or pastoral use, this book explores biblical text, historical and theological issues of disability, and examples of successful ministry by people with disabilities.

Disaster Prevention Policies, ed. , v.
Disaster Prevention Policies, ed. , v.

Disaster Prevention Policies, ed. , v.

This book addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, focusing on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations.

Disruptive Technologies for Business Development and Strategic Advantage, ed. , v.
Disruptive Technologies for Business Development and Strategic Advantage, ed. , v.

Disruptive Technologies for Business Development and Strategic Advantage, ed. , v.

This book explores innovation, imitation, and creative destruction as critical factors and agents of socio-economic growth and progress in the context of emerging challenges and opportunities for business development and strategic advantage. Predictive value, business strategy, and sustainability are among the topics discussed.

Ditch That Homework, ed. , v.
Ditch That Homework, ed. , v.

Ditch That Homework, ed. , v.

This book discusses the pros and cons of homework, why teachers assign it, and what life could look like without it. As they evaluate the research and share parent and teacher insights, the authors explore the benefits for ditching homework, including better education for all students, reduced stress for families, more intentionality with lesson planning, increased love of learning, and more time for teachers to focus on learning at school and enjoy their after-school hours.

Diverse Methods in Customer Relationship Marketing and Management, ed. , v.
Diverse Methods in Customer Relationship Marketing and Management, ed. , v.

Diverse Methods in Customer Relationship Marketing and Management, ed. , v.

This volume examines how marketing has shifted to a relationship-oriented model. The book explains the need for customer relationship marketing and management to emerge as an invaluable approach to strengthening companies and the customer experience.

Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage, ed. , v.
Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage, ed. , v.

Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage, ed. , v.

Divorce, separation, and remarriage have become a normative part of family life. These changes have led to a diversification of the behaviors, attitudes, and norms concerning marriage and family. To better comprehend these issues, this volume addresses topics including: marital instability step-parenting and extra-marital affairs, among others.

Documentary and Disability, ed. , v.
Documentary and Disability, ed. , v.

Documentary and Disability, ed. , v.

This edited collection of contributions from media scholars, film practitioners and film historians connects the vibrant fields of documentary and disability studies, and contains essays on the interpretation and conception of a wide variety of documentary formats. It discusses the historical role documentary film has played in the social construction of disability as it continues to be a strong force for expression, inclusion and activism.

Documents of the Reformation, ed. , v.
Documents of the Reformation, ed. , v.

Documents of the Reformation, ed. , v.

This book presents primary documents that shed light on the personalities, issues, ideas, and events of the 16th-century upheaval and will help readers to understand how and why the Protestant Reformation began and transpired as it did. Bibliographies of current print and digital resources attend each document, and a general bibliography lists seminal works on the Reformation.

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.

Dracula, by Bram Stoker, ed. , v.
Dracula, by Bram Stoker, ed. , v.

Dracula, by Bram Stoker, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with in-depth, critical discussions of Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula. The volume is rounded out by a chronology of the important events in Stoker’s life, a list of his works, and a bibliography with suggestions for further reading.

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.
Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Drug Abuse Sourcebook, ed. 5, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about the abuse of illegal drugs and misuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications, along with facts about prevention, treatment, and recovery. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources.

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

Drugs in American Society, ed. , v.

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

Dystopia, ed. , v.
Dystopia, ed. , v.

Dystopia, ed. , v.

This book offers great starting point for students seeking an introduction to the theme and the critical discussions surrounding it. Works discussed include Utopia; Looking Backward; We; Brave New World; Anthem; A Clockwork Orange; Make Room! Make Room!; Fahrenheit 451; Nineteen Eighty-Four; The Handmaid's Tale; and Little Brother.

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

East Asia & The Pacific, ed. , v.

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

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

Eastern & Southern Africa, ed. , v.

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

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

Eastern Europe, ed. , v.

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

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

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This book introduces eating disorders, one of the most common—and dangerous—forms of mental illness, and provides information, guidance, and resources for those struggling with issues surrounding food, weight, and body image. In addition to discussing the most common eating disorders, their consequences, and treatment, this book also explores causes and prevention, and the serious and potentially lifelong physical and emotional consequences of these disorders.

Economics in Two Lessons, ed. , v.
Economics in Two Lessons, ed. , v.

Economics in Two Lessons, ed. , v.

This book explains why market prices often fail to reflect the full cost of our choices to society as a whole. It makes the argument to give up the dogmatism of laissez-faire as well as the reflexive assumption that any economic problem can be solved by government action, since the right answer often involves a mixture of market forces and government policy. But the payoff is huge: understanding how markets actually work—and what to do when they don’t.

Economics of the Family, ed. , v.
Economics of the Family, ed. , v.

Economics of the Family, ed. , v.

This book provides an account of the research in the growing area of family economics. The first half of the book develops several alternative models of family decision making. Particular attention is paid to the collective model and its testable implications. The second half discusses household formation and dissolution and who marries whom.

Effective Knowledge Management Systems in Modern Society, ed. , v.
Effective Knowledge Management Systems in Modern Society, ed. , v.

Effective Knowledge Management Systems in Modern Society, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of how technical, social, and process changes are impacting the way knowledge systems are being designed. Coverage includes broad range of topics such as knowledge engineering, cognitive ergonomics, and interorganizational knowledge.

Effective Open Innovation Strategies in Modern Business, ed. , v.
Effective Open Innovation Strategies in Modern Business, ed. , v.

Effective Open Innovation Strategies in Modern Business, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive resource that focuses on the importance of interdisciplinary concepts in open innovation projects. Using case illustrations, the book examines concepts such as virtual reality, knowledge harvesting, and business process reengineering in relation to open innovation initiatives.

Emancipation, ed. , v.
Emancipation, ed. , v.

Emancipation, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of children’s rights in the United States, noting the importance of the line dividing child from adult: the age of majority.

Emerging Economic Models for Global Sustainability and Social Development, ed. , v.
Emerging Economic Models for Global Sustainability and Social Development, ed. , v.

Emerging Economic Models for Global Sustainability and Social Development, ed. , v.

This book discusses economic, political, and social environments in the modern age, as well as economic development in an era of global hyper-competition, dwindling natural resources, and a growing global skills gap. Topics include monetary policy, economic theory, and rural poverty.

Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation, ed. , v.
Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation, ed. , v.

Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation, ed. , v.

This book examines the most current methodologies and treatments in child therapy. Behavioral concerns, childhood anxiety, and consultation services are among the topics discussed.

Emerging Trends, Techniques, and Tools for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Management, ed. , v.
Emerging Trends, Techniques, and Tools for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Management, ed. , v.

Emerging Trends, Techniques, and Tools for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Management, ed. , v.

This title is a critical scholarly resource that addresses the difficulties and challenges in MOOC design, implementation, management, and deployment. It aims to be an essential reference source, building on the available literature in the field of e-learning and online course management while providing for further research opportunities in this dynamic field. Covers topics such as gamification in e-learning, plagiarism detection programs, and language online courses.

Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.
Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.

Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.

This book provides in-depth critical discussions of poet, Emily Dickinson. This volume brings together a variety of new and classic essays on Dickinson's life and work.

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

Employment, ed. , v.

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

Encouraging Participative Consumerism Through Evolutionary Digital Marketing, ed. , v.
Encouraging Participative Consumerism Through Evolutionary Digital Marketing, ed. , v.

Encouraging Participative Consumerism Through Evolutionary Digital Marketing, ed. , v.

This book covers the latest scholarly research on best practices of building relationships with online communities to engage consumers. It reports on current research on the application of novel technologies in marketing, covering such topics as consumer behavior, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), big data, brand value, business models, and website design.

Encyclopedia of African American Business, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of African American Business, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of African American Business, ed. 2, v.

This book explores the history of African American business, providing an inspiring image of the economic power of black people throughout their existence in the United States. It continues the historical account of developments in the African American business community and its leaders, describing the period from 18th-century America to the present day.

Encyclopedia of African Colonial Conflicts, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of African Colonial Conflicts, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of African Colonial Conflicts, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia introduces the history of colonial wars in Africa and illustrates why African countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Somalia, and Sudan continue to experience ethnic, political, and religious violence in the early 21st century.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of African-American Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of African-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of African-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

This work covers the entire spectrum of the African-American literary tradition, from the 18th-century writings of pioneers such as Olaudah Equiano and Phillis Wheatley, to 20th-century canonic texts, to the finest of today’s best-selling authors and rap artists. It includes entries on major and minor writers, including fiction and nonfiction writers, poets, dramatists, and critics, as well as the finest works of African-American literature from all genres and time periods.

Encyclopedia of African-American Politics, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of African-American Politics, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of African-American Politics, ed. 2, v.

This book examines the role of African Americans in the political process from the early days of the American Revolution to the present. Focusing on basic political ideas, court cases, laws, concepts, ideologies, institutions, and political processes, it covers all facets of African Americans in American government.

Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties, Revised and Expanded, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties, Revised and Expanded, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties, Revised and Expanded, ed. 2, v.

This work illuminates past and present events associated with civil rights and civil liberties in the United States, from the Colonial Era to the present. Included is expanded coverage of women’s rights, gay rights/gay marriage, and Native American rights.

Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature, ed. 2, v.

Covers American Indian literature from the earliest recorded works to contemporary writers. Features the most respected, widely read, and influential American Indian writers to date.

Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. 3, v.

This encyclopedia covers American literature from the colonial period to the present. It includes entries on writers, works, literary movements, and a variety of other related topics.

Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia looks at the financial cycles in American economic history from colonial times to the present day, with an eye on the similarities and differences between past and present conditions.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Traces American writers whose roots are in all parts of Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, ed. 3, v.

This set provides information from numerous fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues, including biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering, and explains the interrelationships of these issues in easily understood terms.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Resources, ed. 3, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Hispanic-American Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Hispanic-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Hispanic-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

This encyclopedia covers Hispanic-American authors and works that are historically significant or gaining a reputation in today's literary circles.

Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia reflects the changes in the mission of human services professionals as they face today’s increasingly diverse service population, addressing a broad range of diversity in ability and disability, age, education level, ethnicity, gender, geographic origin, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and values.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Jewish-American Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Jewish-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Jewish-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Examines Jewish-American writers and their works of fiction, drama, and poetry as well as historically significant and very recent literature.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others. For students, researchers, and general readers.

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

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.

Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia the humanities, arts, social sciences, sport and popular culture, and provides overviews to aspects of culture in the Jewish world.

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

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

This encyclopedia examines the great American novel. Coverage includes major novels and novelists in the United States from the late 1700s through the modern day -- from literary classics to contemporary popular favorites to those less well known.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

Endangered Species, ed. , v.

This work examines the values, policies, challenges, and approaches to endangered species conservation over the past 200 years. Using primary source documents and in-depth analysis of the issues, it tracks the evolution of species protection and conservation in the United States, and offers a brief look at global programs in the United States and other parts of the world.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

Engaging Young Readers, ed. , v.
Engaging Young Readers, ed. , v.

Engaging Young Readers, ed. , v.

This book focuses on developmental reading strategies for elementary students at all stages and exploring how technology can be used to improve the skills of a wide range of readers, including beginning readers, struggling readers, reluctant readers, enriched readers and English Language Learners (ELLs).

English Literature, ed. , v.
English Literature, ed. , v.

English Literature, ed. , v.

This volume provides essays on significant works of literature—novels, short stories, and poems—written by English authors, published between 1516 and 2003. The authors–6 women and 18 men– represent a variety of ages, life styles, and political beliefs, including those whose work has been banned, burned, and revered. A major theme in English literature, and thus in this collection, is alienation, with science, nature and religion popular refrains.

Enough is Enough, ed. , v.
Enough is Enough, ed. , v.

Enough is Enough, ed. , v.

This padded board book teaches the value of accepting people's differences and making new friends.

Entrepreneurship and Business Development in the Renewable Energy Sector, ed. , v.
Entrepreneurship and Business Development in the Renewable Energy Sector, ed. , v.

Entrepreneurship and Business Development in the Renewable Energy Sector, ed. , v.

This book examines the growing industry of clean energy as an opportunity to create and expand enterprises, as well as discusses the need for entrepreneurial thinking in this new and growing market. Coverage includes such topics as corporate entrepreneurship, business growth cycles, and photovoltaic energy.

Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism, ed. , v.
Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism, ed. , v.

Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism, ed. , v.

This title provides an overview and global perspective of the vital role and effective practice of entrepreneurship in this dynamic industry sector. The book outlines key theoretical perspectives, and covers the various types of entrepreneurship, as well as different country contexts, the social and cultural dimensions of entrepreneurship, and case studies from a wide range of Hospitality and Tourism sectors. Includes industry perspectives and examples.

Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Retirement, ed. , v.
Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Retirement, ed. , v.

Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Retirement, ed. , v.

This book presents a collection of nine studies which contribute to a more robust and richer understanding of entrepreneurship, self-employment and retirement in a diversity of settings, including the Netherlands, Canada, the United Kingdom, Singapore and the US, by drawing on both qualitative and quantitative data.

Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.
Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.

Entrepreneurship, ed. , v.

This book takes a pragmatic approach to entrepreneurship, teaching the basics and emphasizing how entrepreneurs can apply them to a growing start-up or small business.

Environmental Carbon Footprints, ed. , v.
Environmental Carbon Footprints, ed. , v.

Environmental Carbon Footprints, ed. , v.

This book provides industrial carbon footprint case-studies, and includes background information, scientific consensus, methodology, assessment, calculation tools, applications, challenges and limitations.

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

Environmental Issues Surrounding Human Overpopulation, ed. , v.
Environmental Issues Surrounding Human Overpopulation, ed. , v.

Environmental Issues Surrounding Human Overpopulation, ed. , v.

An authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the depletion of natural resources due to overpopulation and presents insights on how these environmental threats can be addressed.

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

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

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

Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.
Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.

Environmental Racism and Classism, ed. , v.

This book provides many examples of poor and minority communities that suffer physically, emotionally, and financially from living in a toxic environment. With no political clout and few available resources, these victims find themselves abandoned by the environmental movement and bullied by environmental policies.

Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies, ed. , v.
Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies, ed. , v.

Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of perspectives on sustainability protection of environmental resources, designed for policy makers interested in emerging research on climate change.

Epidemics, ed. , v.
Epidemics, ed. , v.

Epidemics, ed. , v.

This book takes a holistic approach to explaining how these epidemic diseases have shaped who we are as a society. Each of the worst epidemic diseases is discussed from the perspective of how it has been a causative agent of change with respect to our history, religious traditions, social interactions, and technology. In looking at world history through the lens of epidemic diseases, readers will come to appreciate how much we owe to the oldest and smallest parasites.

Erasing Institutional Bias, ed. , v.
Erasing Institutional Bias, ed. , v.

Erasing Institutional Bias, ed. , v.

This book discusses how to impact systemic change in organizations, using research that shows how biases become embedded into workplace cultures. It confronts specific topics such as racism, sexism, hiring and advancement bias and retribution bias, and offers solutions for identifying and controlling them.

Ernest Hemingway, ed. , v.
Ernest Hemingway, ed. , v.

Ernest Hemingway, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with in-depth, critical discussions of the life and works of Ernest Hemingway. A chronology of Hemingway’s life, a complete list of Hemingway’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Essential Financial Techniques for Hospitality Managers, ed. 2, v.
Essential Financial Techniques for Hospitality Managers, ed. 2, v.

Essential Financial Techniques for Hospitality Managers, ed. 2, v.

This second edition offers an introduction to finance and accounting in the hospitality industry; contains extensive new material in the fields of managing revenue and the use of spreadsheets; and covers hotels, restaurants, contract catering, leisure tourism, events, cruise ships and theme parks. Chapters contain as objectives, summaries, case studies, examples, review questions, activities, and additional online resources.

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

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

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

Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice, ed. , v.
Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice, ed. , v.

Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest research on the role of moral values within social work and the ethical dilemmas that arise in the profession. It includes extensive coverage among a variety of applicable perspectives and themes, such as governing principles of social work practice, ethical analysis of social work cases, and individual and social responsibility in social services.

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, ed. , v.
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, ed. , v.

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, ed. , v.

This book addresses the extended history of debates regarding the ethical justification for assisted suicide and euthanasia, analyzes assisted suicide and euthanasia in many cultural, philosophical, and religious traditions, and spotlights the latest medical and scientific developments in euthanasia and examines the role of technology in the ethical debates on assisted suicide.

Evangelical America, ed. , v.
Evangelical America, ed. , v.

Evangelical America, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with an examination of the many dimensions of and diversity within evangelicalism, and documents the specific contributions evangelicals have made in American society and culture. The Evangelical movement's influence internationally in key issues such as human rights, environmentalism, and gender and sexuality are also discussed.

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

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

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

Examining Cloud Computing Technologies Through the Internet of Things, ed. , v.
Examining Cloud Computing Technologies Through the Internet of Things, ed. , v.

Examining Cloud Computing Technologies Through the Internet of Things, ed. , v.

This book provides a pivotal reference source for scholarly research on the latest and innovative facets of cloud-based Internet of Things systems including technical evaluations and comparisons of existing concepts.

Examining the Evolution of Gaming and Its Impact on Social, Cultural, and Political Perspectives, ed. , v.
Examining the Evolution of Gaming and Its Impact on Social, Cultural, and Political Perspectives, ed. , v.

Examining the Evolution of Gaming and Its Impact on Social, Cultural, and Political Perspectives, ed. , v.

This book explores whether videogames have the power to transform a player and his or her beliefs from a sociopolitical perspective since, unlike traditional forms of storytelling, videogames allow users to immerse themselves in new worlds, situations, and politics. It examines the landscape of videogames and analyzes the emergent gaming that shifts the definition and cultural effects of videogames.

Examining the Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Emerging Economies, ed. , v.
Examining the Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Emerging Economies, ed. , v.

Examining the Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Emerging Economies, ed. , v.

This book examines the influence and impact of women entrepreneurs in emerging economies. The volume covers a broad range of topics such as women empowerment, financial management strategies, and discriminatory practices,

Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Excel® 2016 All‐in‐One For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This guide offers everything you need to get started with Excel, from generating pivot tables and performing financial functions to performing error trapping and building and running macros—and everything in between. Fully updated for the new version of Excel, it solves common questions and Excel pain points, helps to increase productivity and efficiency, and covers basic as well as more advanced Excel topics.

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.
Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.

Explores a seven-step process for emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally engaging students with specific strategies, techniques, and tools which create an engaging educational experience. Utilizing cornerstones of professional learning communities, suggestions are offered for utilizing action research, collaborative inquiry, journal study, and shared practice to integrate ideas into practice.

Exploring Human Sexuality, ed. 2, v.
Exploring Human Sexuality, ed. 2, v.

Exploring Human Sexuality, ed. 2, v.

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume provides an introduction to the general concepts of and research surrounding human sexuality and sexual orientation.

Extraordinary PR, Ordinary Budget, ed. , v.
Extraordinary PR, Ordinary Budget, ed. , v.

Extraordinary PR, Ordinary Budget, ed. , v.

This book explains that effective public relations is an essential component of organizational development. Examples are given of leverage tools everyone has access to, from social media to brand transparency, that require attentiveness more than money.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.
Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

This book looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today's most innovative firms. It takes you inside these bold companies and examines the teamwork experiments powering their results.

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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. , v.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. , v.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with in-depth, critical discussions of the life and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. A chronology of Fitzgerald’s life, a complete list of Fitzgerald’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, ed. , v.
Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, ed. , v.

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of Ray Bradbury's novel, "Fahrenheit 451". A chronology of Bradbury’s life, a complete list of Bradbury’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

Fairy Tale and Film, ed. , v.
Fairy Tale and Film, ed. , v.

Fairy Tale and Film, ed. , v.

This book examines how fairy tale tropes have been reworked in contemporary film, identifying familiar themes in a range of genres – including romantic comedies, crime films and horror – and noting key similarities and differences between the source narratives and their offspring.

Faith and Fossils, ed. , v.
Faith and Fossils, ed. , v.

Faith and Fossils, ed. , v.

This book examines the Bible in its ancient context and explores its meaning in light of emerging scientific evidence.

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.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

Fear of a Hip-Hop Planet, ed. , v.
Fear of a Hip-Hop Planet, ed. , v.

Fear of a Hip-Hop Planet, ed. , v.

This book explores the politics in which the gulf between the inner city and suburbia have come to signify not only a socioeconomic dividing line, but a new sociocultural divide as well. It also examines the role of hip-hop music in this context, and includes a chronological account of development of rap music going back to the era of slavery.

Female Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies, ed. , v.
Female Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies, ed. , v.

Female Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies, ed. , v.

This book explores different topics in the field of female entrepreneurship, such as motivational factors of female entrepreneurs, career perspectives of women, social female enterprises, tourism and hospitality, and emotional and institutional support of female entrepreneurial initiatives in the perspective of different transitional countries.

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

Feminism and Religion, ed. , v.

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

Financial & Organizational Behavior, ed. 2, v.
Financial & Organizational Behavior, ed. 2, v.

Financial & Organizational Behavior, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an intriguing overview of financial and organizational behavior as they relate to the study of business. It examines overarching themes in organizational behavior and analyzes common trends in behavioral economics.

Financial Crisis in American Households, ed. , v.
Financial Crisis in American Households, ed. , v.

Financial Crisis in American Households, ed. , v.

More than one-third of Americans could not sustain a basic livelihood without government assistance. Almost 60 percent of seniors are dependent on the government. Why is this? This book examines how the U.S. economy's failure to deliver high-quality, universally accessible basic necessities is creating acute financial insecurity among the American middle class.

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

Financial Literacy for Generation Z, ed. , v.

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

Financial Nutrition® for Young Women, ed. , v.
Financial Nutrition® for Young Women, ed. , v.