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1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.
1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.

1001 Ways to Stay Young Naturally, ed. 2, v.

This guide shows how to keep your ageless beauty with natural ingredients such as essential oils, honey, and herbs, so you can avoid expensive needles and recovery time.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.
75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, ed. , v.

This book shows HR managers how to: identify talent; hire for organizational compatibility; communicate constructively; address uncomfortable workplace situations; create a motivational environment; retain restless top performers; reengage your team after times of adversity; conduct performance reviews; take corrective action; sidestep litigation landmines; delegate in a way that develops your staff; and more.

A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.
A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.

A Plant-Based Life, ed. , v.

This guide is a how-to manual for anyone who wants to know more about what a whole food plant-based diet is, how to transition from unhealthy eating habits and break free of cravings, and how to ensure lasting success.

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

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

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

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.

Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

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

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

A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general subjects such as body adornment and clothing, oral tradition, and writing systems. Includes timelines, definitions and quick-reference fact boxes.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.
America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Governance, ed. , v.
American Governance, ed. , v.

American Governance, ed. , v.

Provides answers on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves – from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

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 Men & Women of Science, ed. 36, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 36, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 36, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.
American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.

Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, aliases, parents' names and husbands' names, etc.

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

Americans at War, ed. , v.

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

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

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

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

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

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.

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.

Ask More, ed. , v.
Ask More, ed. , v.

Ask More, ed. , v.

This book shows how questions convey interest, feed curiosity, and reveal answers that can change the course of both your professional and personal life.

Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.
Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.

Autoimmune Cookbook, ed. , v.

This cookbook is for those who seek tasty dishes that adhere to the auto-immune protocol. Featuring 120 recipes, the dishes avoid problem ingredients that can increase inflammation.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.

An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of musical terms, and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry, rap, and grunge.

Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.
Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.

Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.

This book explores the issues relating to toxic family environment, harassment in the workplace, and cyberbully to let teens know they're not alone when dealing with this mistreatment. It offers guidance to both bystanders and targets, and includes suggestions for educating families and communities that members of the LGBTQ+ community deserve the same rights and protections as other people.

Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.
Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.

Beating the Workplace Bully, ed. , v.

This book shows those dealing with a workplace bully how to fight back and out-strategize them. Whether the bully is a boss or a coworker, whether you’re the target of manipulation, intimidation, verbal abuse, or deliberate humiliation, this book will be your personal coach and show you how to avoid bully traps, remain calm during any confrontation, keep your dignity intact, and understand the steps that your employer or supervisors can take to address the issue.

Becoming an American Citizen, ed. , v.
Becoming an American Citizen, ed. , v.

Becoming an American Citizen, ed. , v.

This book explains how these processes of being born as an American citizen and becoming naturalized as an adult work.

Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.
Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.

Beyond the Sales Process, ed. , v.

This evidence-based book provides readers with a proven methodology for driving success before, during, and after every sale to help you to grow with your customers—and take your sales performance to a whole new level.

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

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

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

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.

Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, 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. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.
Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.
Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

Blowing Up, ed. , v.
Blowing Up, ed. , v.

Blowing Up, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the important role conflict plays in our lives, the many forms conflict may take, and the ways that conflict can actually be constructive and useful as well as destructive to relationships, discussions, and groups.

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

Body Systems, ed. , v.

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

Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.
Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.

Bodyweight Workouts for Men, ed. , v.

This guide explains the correct way to perform 75 body weight exercises and 40 routines that affect every muscle in the body. Created specifically for men, the workouts in this book can be done anywhere, anytime — gravity and body weight is all guys need.

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.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.
Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.

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.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

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.

Canadian Parliamentary Guide, ed. 2005, v.
Canadian Parliamentary Guide, ed. 2005, v.

Canadian Parliamentary Guide, ed. 2005, v.

An annual guide that provides the following information in English and French: biographical sketches of current parliamentarians, including the Privy Council, Senate and House of Commons; results of all federal general and by-elections since 1867; current and historical data and statistics on provincial and territorial governments, listings for provincial and territorial legislative assemblies, general by-election results; and other information.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.
Career Match, ed. 2, v.

Career Match, ed. 2, v.

This book is designed to help people discover their ideal work. Using the author's revealing ten-minute self-assessment, the book helps readers determine their personality style, then walks them through the range of career choices best for them.

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1

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

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.

Chemistry, ed. , v.
Chemistry, ed. , v.

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday life. For academic readers.

Child Development, ed. , v.
Child Development, ed. , v.

Child Development, ed. , v.

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.
Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

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.

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.

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

Coming Out as Transgender, ed. , v.

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.
Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.
Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.

Conquering Binge Eating, ed. , v.

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

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.
Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

Conquering Negative Body Image, ed. , v.

This book discusses the causes of negative body imaging, explains risk factors for the disorder, and offers advice on eating in a healthy manner.

Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.
Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.

Constitutional Rights, ed. , v.

This book explains freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press--three of the core American values outlined in the Constitution—as well as other rights.

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.
Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

This text focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and the individual’s experience with it. Entries cover topics related to the current state of health insurance, the various kinds (including government programs like Medicare and Medicaid) and methods of its delivery, as well as the history of insurance and the evolution of our current for-profit system. Healthcare legislation and reform is also discussed.

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.
Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

Explores contemporary American religion in all its diversity. In addition to profiling religious groups, from the modern forms of Catholicism and Judaism to cults such as Heaven's Gate and the Branch Davidians, the set includes articles on cultural, social, and legal issues, as well as holidays and celebrations, the arts, and other topics. 2 volumes. For general and academic audiences.

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114
Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Includes the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. Profile sketches are entirely revised and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. Each volume contains approximately 250 writers.

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206
Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 127
Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 127

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 127

Provides biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.
Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Provides biographical and critical coverage of primarily U.S. designers, milliners, footwear designers, fashion companies and textile houses. Entries include a biographical summary; primary and secondary bibliography that includes articles and exhibition catalogs; and a signed, critical essay written by an expert in the field as well as photographs.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45
Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Provides biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Biographical and career information on people currently working in the entertainment industry. For general and trade audiences.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coping with Body Shaming, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Breakups and Jealousy, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Hate and Intolerance, ed. , v.

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

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

Coping with Homelessness, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, ed. , v.
Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, ed. , v.

Coping with Life in Homeless Shelters, ed. , v.

This book details the skills that can help teens cope with living in a homeless shelter and outlines the ways and tools for moving beyond it. Included with the text is a Myths and Facts and Ask the Specialist section.

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

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

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

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

Coping with Opioid Abuse, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.
Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the problem as well as a starting point for young readers mitigating the effects of racial intolerance on their own lives. It will enable them to deal with the often overwhelming stress of being an ethnic minority, whatever their background.

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

Coping with Sexism and Misogyny, ed. , v.

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

Coping with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.
Coping with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

Coping with Sexual Harassment, ed. , v.

This book helps readers to recognize sexual harassment when they experience or see it, and discusses how victims can speak out about sexual harassment, recognize that they are not alone, and how to help themselves and others heal.

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

Coping with Social Media Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.
Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. 2019, v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. 2019, v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, ed. 2019, 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 Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.
Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.

Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance, ed. , v.

This book addresses the entire process of financial planning, from a general, conceptual overview of library budgeting to the details of generating and spending income, and describes best practices for implementing financial controls.

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

Crazy-Stressed, ed. , v.

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

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.
Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, ed. , v.

This book discusses the value that nonviolent spaces can add to educational institutions and societies. Conflict resolution skills, intersectional dialogue, mentoring, co-existence, and police brutality are among the topics discussed.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presenta las principales fuerzas que han dado forma al país tanto histórica como culturalmente, ofreciendo un vistazo de cerca a los temas emblemáticos de la historia del país. Contiene artículos sobre obras de arte y no ficción, documentos políticos, discursos, testimonios, eventos punto de inflamación y lugares de importancia cultural.

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.

Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.
Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.

Defeating Gangs in Your Neighborhood and Online, ed. , v.

This book discusses the very real threat to young people by gangs in the United States and the perpetuation of those gangs due to poverty, disenfranchisement, and a sometimes too-harsh punitive system.

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

Defeating Stress and Anxiety, ed. , v.

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

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.

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

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

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

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

Documents of the LGBT Movement, ed. , v.

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

Driven by Difference, ed. , v.
Driven by Difference, ed. , v.

Driven by Difference, ed. , v.

Drawing on success stories from Google, Alibaba, Novartis, and other companies, this guide identifies the management practices necessary to guide multicultural teams to innovation.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

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.

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 Aging, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

This book provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It covers manufacturing, agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale, retail, transportation, information, finance, insurance, real estate, public administration, and service industries. Classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), this edition includes an essay for every one of the 1,057 2017 NAICS codes.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.

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 Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

This business encyclopedia provides custom-written articles offering rare insight into nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization, as well as highlighting key emerging industries within those economies.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Comprehensive guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles, and technology of espionage and intelligence, written by experts in the field. Topics range from the historical use of espionage to the emerging use of technology in modern espionage and counterintelligence.

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

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Contains 270 entries, written in case-study style, that highlight interesting details including how a product originated and was first marketed, how it developed commercially and how it fares today compared with its competitors and its own past history. Included are anecdotes pertaining to the famous, or infamous, marketing strategies and advertising campaigns that managed to capture the sometimes jaded viewers' attention.

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.

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

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of 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 Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

This title provides international coverage through essays on some of the top recent global and emerging brands. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as “war stories” by professors.

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 China, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Entries examine topical essays, recent phenomena, concepts, cults, prominent individuals and personalities, organizations and publications, as well as providing entries tracing the development of occultism and parapsychology in particular countries. In certain controversial areas, the case both for and against has been indicated, with sources noted for further study.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

A multidisciplinary approach that addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of "the feminine," the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture. Its cross-cultural perspective meets high school curricular requirements for world studies and social sciences.

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

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature and daily life, of this period. For secondary and college students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work 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, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Etiquette and Taboos around the World, ed. , v.
Etiquette and Taboos around the World, ed. , v.

Etiquette and Taboos around the World, ed. , v.

This book includes topics such as greeting and meeting, appearance and dress, table manners, body language, social situations and hospitality, verbal communications, business etiquette, religious etiquette, gift-giving, and even “netiquette” regarding social media.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

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.

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.

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

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.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

Fearless and Free, ed. , v.
Fearless and Free, ed. , v.

Fearless and Free, ed. , v.

The book aims to empower women, showing us how to lean into our strengths, increase our confidence, and follow successful lessons from Silicon Valley that can help us pivot in any career. Author Wendy Sachs talked to a wide range of women who faced down fears, roadblocks, and failures to reinvent themselves. The book weaves their insights and experiences together with current research and actionable advice.

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

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

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

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.
First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, ed. 5, v.

An indispensable guide for all parents and caretakers that covers a wide range of childhood emergencies offering clear advice, and step-by-step photographs show you what to do.

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

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

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

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.
Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.

Foods to Fight Cancer, ed. 2, v.

This book details the various foods that have been shown to be beneficial in both preventing and fighting cancer.

From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.
From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.

From Green Industries to Green Jobs, ed. , v.

Presents occupational profiles, alongside overviews of the green job that cover such details as, what job it is most similar to, what skills are required to perform the job, and what a typical day in the life of that job is like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.
Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Combines a variety of information including approximately 100 how to topical entries covering the most commonly asked questions relating to e-commerce. Topics include how to write business and marketing plans, secure financing, and evaluate candidates for designing a website. Covers directory listings of approximately 4,700 associations, consultants, and other organizations related to e-commerce as well as the top 250 leading e-commerce companies worldwide.

Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.
Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.

Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.

Esta enciclopedia ofrece más de 150 artículos sobre temas médicos redactados por profesionales en la materia en lenguaje claro y fácil de entender. Los artículos describen las enfermedades o padecimientos, sus causas, sus síntomas, su diagnóstico, sus tratamientos y también prevención.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2, v.

Provides access to the world of Internet commerce and addresses the concerns of those who want to join the ranks of the Internet business community. Features 470 essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce. Includes profiles of individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commerce environment.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of national governments throughout history, explaining their structures and histories, key players and events, and how governments effect, and are affected by, social change.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.
Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders, ed. 3, v.

Provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, appendix, gall bladder, liver, and pancreas. It also describes the effects of food intolerances, infectious diseases, and various cancers on the gastrointestinal tract.

Gay-Straight Alliances, ed. , v.
Gay-Straight Alliances, ed. , v.

Gay-Straight Alliances, ed. , v.

This book provides the tools and resources to organize a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) within the school and to become a proactive leader in a community. It also includes educational activities, tips for being a good ally to LGBTQ+ people of color, and a Myths & Facts section that debunks common assumptions about Gay-Straight Alliances.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace, ed. , v.
Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace, ed. , v.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace, ed. , v.

This book features insights from professionals in the fields of organizational development and diversity. It provides practical tools to help employees and managers -- regardless of race or gender -- collaborate in reaching their workplace potential.

Genetics, ed. , v.
Genetics, ed. , v.

Genetics, ed. , v.

A comprehensive collection of articles on all aspects of genetics, from Mendel to the decoding of the human genome. Explains the workings of genes and chromosomes, genetic diseases, and biotechnology. Also covers the ethical, legal, and social issues connected to genetic science. Includes full-color photos and line drawings, a glossary of scientific terms, and coverage of careers in the field.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.
Genetics, ed. 2, v.

Genetics, ed. 2, v.

This set explores the history, theory, technology, ethics, and uses (and misuses) of genetic knowledge. Topics span the field from classical genetics to molecular genetics to population genetics.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

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

Global Events, ed. , v.

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

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Spans all facets of gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings.

Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities, ed. , v.
Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities, ed. , v.

Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities, ed. , v.

This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia describes and analyzes how the governments profiled affect citizens in the daily exercise of their rights and responsibilities. Arranged alphabetically and richly illustrated, Governments of the World features biographies and historical surveys on different types of political systems, such as constitutional monarchies, presidential systems, democracies and dictatorships, and much more.

Great Events in Religion, ed. , v.
Great Events in Religion, ed. , v.

Great Events in Religion, ed. , v.

This work offers readers a broad and thorough look at the greatest events in world religious history, covering a wide range of religions, time periods, and areas around the globe. The entries present authoritative information and informed viewpoints that enable readers to easily learn about the chief events in religious history, help them to better understand the course of world history, and promote a greater respect for culturally diverse religious traditions.

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

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

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

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

Happy Retirement, ed. , v.
Happy Retirement, ed. , v.

Happy Retirement, ed. , v.

This guide uses psychological research, infographics, and illustrations to provide readers with retirement planning advice.

Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.
Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.

Hard-Won Wisdom, ed. , v.

This book contains workplace scenarios about how to behave in today’s workplace and how not to behave.These sometimes funny, always cautionary tales reinforce crucial lessons for managers. From failing to give feedback and withholding key information to exercising poor judgment and making faulty assumptions, every story highlights the role management plays in exacerbating (or easing) trouble. and suggests simple strategies to turn the situation around.

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

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

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

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

Help Your Kids with Adolescence, ed. , v.
Help Your Kids with Adolescence, ed. , v.

Help Your Kids with Adolescence, ed. , v.

This book presents information about the changes, challenges, and charms of adolescence in an accessible and relatable way for tweens and teens. Even parents who aren’t sure where to start, or what to say as they begin conversations will find that this book supports them, and helps them to understand and support their kids.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.
High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.

High Intensity Interval Training for Women, ed. , v.

This guide explains the correct way to perform more than 80 HIIT exercises. These techniques cover major muscle groups with special emphasis on the core and lower body, where women often look for results first.

Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.
Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.

Hiring and Firing, ed. , v.

This guide explains how you can write appealing and accurate job descriptions; find suitable candidates; ask the right questions in interviews; check references; negotiate salary; provide clear direction and regular feedback; document performance problems; de-hire gracefully; create an appropriate severance package; and more.

Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes, ed. , v.
Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes, ed. , v.

Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes, ed. , v.

This set explores daily life in such totalitarian dictatorships as Nazi Germany, Stalin's Soviet Union, China under Mao, and North Korea. Entries focus on compelling personal histories detailing the experiences of individuals in these regimes. The personal experiences are conveyed in such first-hand accounts as memoirs, autobiographies, diaries, and letters.

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

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

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

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.
History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.
How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.

How Do I Get There from Here?, ed. , v.

This guide helps readers plot their direction in retirement for the coming decades. It covers the process of reviewing assets, both the tangible (e.g. finances, health, relationships) and intangible (e.g. unfulfilled ambitions and new intentions). Then self-reflective questions and exercises walk readers through imagining the future, identifying skills they’ll need, and preparing for inevitable twists and turns along the way.

How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.
How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.

How Everyday Products are Made, ed. , v.

Examines products that figure prominently in the everyday lives of teens, as well as many other items of interest. Entries describe the whys and hows of the inventions, provide step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing process, and offer predictions about product enhancements for the future. Includes critical thinking questions, photos, illustrations, sidebars, and a “For More Information” bibliography of books, periodicals, and websites.

How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1
How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1

How Products Are Made: An Illustrated Guide to Product Manufacturing, ed. , v. 1

Provides information on the manufacture of a variety of items, from everyday household products to heavy machinery to sophisticated electronic equipment. Includes step-by-step descriptions of processes and simple explanations of technical terms and concepts. Covers a broad range of manufacturing areas including: food, clothing, electronics, transportation, machinery, instruments, sporting goods, and more.

How to Design and Write Web Pages Today, ed. 2, v.
How to Design and Write Web Pages Today, ed. 2, v.

How to Design and Write Web Pages Today, ed. 2, v.

This guidebook lays the foundations of contemporary mobile-first, responsive web design, offering writers, designers, and those who teach them a complete and up-to-date approach to web design.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, ed. 2, v.

This guide shows parents how to bring the teachings of Montessori into their home to create a safe, nurturing environment for their children.

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

Human Geography, ed. , v.

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

Human Trafficking, ed. , v.
Human Trafficking, ed. , v.

Human Trafficking, ed. , v.

This book offers a in-depth look at human trafficking in its many forms, ranging from single operators to large, transnational organizations and how they coerce, deceive, and exploit their victims in the domestic service, farming, construction, and sex industries as well as in the harvesting of organs. It eables a greater appreciation for the social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to human trafficking and how these crimes should be addressed.

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.
Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

Identifying as Transgender, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some of the many gender identities a person can have, such as trans man, trans woman, gender fluid, bigender, or two-spirit. It covers bodies beyond the gender binary as well as the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality, and addresses transphobia and cissexism and the discrimination and mistreatment that trans people face and the support that trans communities can provide.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.
Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

This resource provides readers with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. It explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration, and includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more.

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

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

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

Innovation Masters, ed. , v.
Innovation Masters, ed. , v.

Innovation Masters, ed. , v.

Covers the best examples of successful businesses and/or business people that have incorporated or developed a new product, service or technology that help to reinvent or revolutionize their business and/or industry.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4, v.

Provides thorough coverage of films and filmmakers, including legendary films, actors and actresses, directors, writers and other production artists. Entries include a detailed essay written by an expert; biographies; filmographies; comprehensive credits; major awards; and updated bibliographies, as well as photographs. General and professional audiences.

International Directory of Business Biographies, ed. , v.
International Directory of Business Biographies, ed. , v.

International Directory of Business Biographies, ed. , v.

Examines the career paths, business achievements, leadership styles, business strategies and industry impact of Fortune 500 and Global 500 corporate leaders, as well as entrepreneurs and other notable businesspeople through in-depth biographical narratives. For business and trade audiences.

International Directory of Company Histories, ed. , v. 190
International Directory of Company Histories, ed. , v. 190

International Directory of Company Histories, ed. , v. 190

Provides histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. For students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors.

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

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

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

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Islam, ed. , v.
Islam, ed. , v.

Islam, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia presents a broad introduction to Islam that enables learning about the fundamental role of Islam in world history and promotes greater respect for cultural diversity. It provides some 700 entries on Islam written by expert contributors that cover the religion from the birth of Islam to the present time.

Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.
Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.

Jobs to Be Done, ed. , v.

First popularized by Clayton Christensen, the Jobs to be Done theory argues that people purchase products and services to solve a specific problem. The concept is so simple -- and yet many have lacked a way to put it into practice. This book answers that need. It shows you how to: gather valuable customer insights; turn those insights into new product ideas; and test and iterate until you find success.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

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

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

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

Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.
Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.

Leadership Step by Step, ed. , v.

This book walks readers through what to do and how to do it in an integrated and comprehensive progression of exercises designed to cultivate key abilities, behaviors, and beliefs through experience.

Leadership, ed. , v.
Leadership, ed. , v.

Leadership, ed. , v.

This book explains the key techniques leaders use to release their own and their team’s full potential. It shows you how to think and take action with a leadership approach and to look at yourself and the world around you with a leadership focus.

Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.
Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.

Leading the Unleadable, ed. , v.

This book guides manager’s in how to deal with “problem people” by helping turn this chore into a straight forward process that gently, yet effectively, improves behaviors. The book reveals a core truth: most people actually want to contribute results, not cause headaches.

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

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

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

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

Learning and Memory, ed. 2, v.

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

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1
Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Legal Issues across the Globe, ed. , v. 1

Provides worldwide coverage of important legal topics of the day. Each chapter begins with an overview by a legal scholar, providing a framework for understanding the issue. Each overview is then followed by twelve essays on different countries around the world. The essays discuss laws in those countries, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which those laws came about.

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

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

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

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, ed. , v.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, ed. , v.

Covering all aspects of death and dying -- biological, medical, social, sociological, psychological, religious, and philosophical -- the 2-vol. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying also provides a deep historical and cross-cultural perspective through the ages.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Families, Marriages, and Intimate Relationships, ed. , v.
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Families, Marriages, and Intimate Relationships, ed. , v.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Families, Marriages, and Intimate Relationships, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia provides authoritative, foundational, multidisciplinary knowledge about salient dynamics and features of families, marriages, and intimate relationships. It organizes the assortment of information on intimate relationships, marriages, and families that is otherwise difficult to find in one place.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 34, v.
Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 34, v.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 34, v.

Each volume offers an in-depth retrospective of significant domestic and foreign films released in the United States during the preceding year. Distinguishing features include its extensive credits, awards and nominations, MPAA ratings, thorough indexes, and its exhaustive critical reviews with author bylines.

Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.
Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.

Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.

Contains detailed biographical and bibliographical information on the most-studied authors at the turn of the twenty-first century. More than 1,000 fully-updated entries cover the most influential contemporary writers and their careers through 2004.

Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.
Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.

Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.

In 262 entries, this 3-vol. set examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.

Managing People, ed. , v.
Managing People, ed. , v.

Managing People, ed. , v.

This books provides the understanding and skills that will help develop and manage effective and high-performing teams of satisfied and productive individuals.

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

Marijuana, ed. , v.

This book draws on scientific evidence from medicine, psychology, criminology, and sociology, exploring many of the most commonly held beliefs about marijuana and documenting the scope and impact of its use—and abuse—in the United States.

Market Share Reporter, ed. , v.
Market Share Reporter, ed. , v.

Market Share Reporter, ed. , v.

Covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world (including but not limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia).

Mass Shootings in America, ed. , v.
Mass Shootings in America, ed. , v.

Mass Shootings in America, ed. , v.

This book is a resource for understanding the reasons for and consequences of mass shootings in America. It includes essays from experts in the fields of criminal justice, sociology, and psychology about key issues surrounding the phenomenon of mass shootings and a collection of opinion pieces that provide insights into debates surrounding gun laws and other issues related to mass shootings.

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.
Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field.

Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.
Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.

Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook, ed. , v.

Featuring over 100 recipes, this book combines the benefits of the Paleo Diet with the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.

Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.
Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.

Meetings That Get Results, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to structure different types of meetings; define purpose and outcome; establish priorities; set an achievable agenda; prepare and participate; encourage open communication; keep discussions on track; press for closure; summarize discussion points and decisions; gain agreement on action steps, assign responsibility, and set deadlines; determine room layout; make effective presentations; maximize the return on time invested; and more.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 9, v.

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

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

Mindfulness and Meditation, ed. , v.

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

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

Miracles, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia provides a unique resource on the philosophical, historical, religious, and cross-cultural conceptions of miracles that cut across denominational lines.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.
Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Provides insight into the careers of nearly 500 20th-century American writers, including black and women writers. Entries include important critical excerpts, chronologically arranged and collected from a wide variety of sources such as books, scholarly journals, general periodicals and newspapers.

Modern Political Parties, ed. , v.
Modern Political Parties, ed. , v.

Modern Political Parties, ed. , v.

Parties are the dominating forces behind politics and government in the United States today. This book examines the two major political parties and several smaller ones.

National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6, v.
National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6, v.

National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6, v.

A quick, state-by-state comparison of current state laws -- how they differ and how they're similar -- for a range of relevant subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates.

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

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

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

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

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

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

Newsmakers, ed. , v.
Newsmakers, ed. , v.

Newsmakers, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.
Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

Features biographies on more than 600 sports figures from around the world and throughout history who have had an impact not only on their sport, but also on the society and culture of their times.

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

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

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

Our Elected Leaders, ed. , v.
Our Elected Leaders, ed. , v.

Our Elected Leaders, ed. , v.

Made up of elected officials, the government of the United States is a reflection of the nation's citizens. This book examines the processes and power behind the country's executive, legislative, and judicial leaders.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.
Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, ed. , v.

This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.
Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.

Parenting Beyond Belief, ed. 2, v.

Gathering the perspectives of educators and psychologists, as well as wisdom from everyday parents, this book offers insights and advice on a wide range of topics including instilling values, finding meaning and purpose, navigating holidays, coping with loss, finding community without religion, and more.

People of Color in the United States, ed. , v.
People of Color in the United States, ed. , v.

People of Color in the United States, ed. , v.

This work offers critical coverage of contemporary issues that impact people of color in the United States, ranging from education and employment to health and wellness and immigration.

Personal Success, ed. , v.
Personal Success, ed. , v.

Personal Success, ed. , v.

This book will help readers set clear personal and professional goals; change their mindset to attract opportunity; banish self-limiting beliefs; build self-confidence; develop a bias for action; practice courage and take risks; sharpen natural intuition; maintain a positive mental attitude; continually upgrade skills; make a habit of networking; become strong strategic planners; commit to excellence; and more.

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

Pets, ed. , v.

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

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

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

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

Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.
Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.

Pollution A to Z, ed. , v.

Provides information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources of pollution; disposal; remediation; and the ethical, social and legal environment, as well as topics such as acid rain, cancer, noise pollution and zero growth population. Also covers careers and biographies of key people. For academic and general audiences. 2 volumes.

Pop Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, ed. , v.
Pop Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, ed. , v.

Pop Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, ed. , v.

This work serves as a ready-reference guide to pop culture in countries in North Africa and the Middle East, covering subjects ranging from the latest young adult book craze in Egypt to the hottest movies in Saudi Arabia.

Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.
Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.

Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, ed. , v.

This book provides an introduction to scholarly perspectives on emergent technologies and biotechnologies used to modify or augment the capabilities of human beings. It covers the fundamental aspects of how bioenhancement will become feasible, what shape these technologies are likely to take, and what sorts of concrete consequences they will have for people’s lives.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.
Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3, v.

Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.
Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.

Race and Ethnicity in Digital Culture, ed. , v.
Race and Ethnicity in Digital Culture, ed. , v.

Race and Ethnicity in Digital Culture, ed. , v.

This book explores the role of traditional culture in the evolving expressions, practices, and images of race and ethnicity in the digital age. It examines cultural forms in exclusively digital environments as well as in the hybrid environments created by mobile technologies, where real life becomes overlaid with digital content.

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

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

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

Race in America, ed. , v.
Race in America, ed. , v.

Race in America, ed. , v.

This work examines the social and scientific definitions of race, the implementation of racialized policies and practices, the historical and contemporary manifestations of the use of race in shaping social interactions within U.S. society and elsewhere, and where our notions of race will likely lead.

Race in American Film, ed. , v.
Race in American Film, ed. , v.

Race in American Film, ed. , v.

This set investigates racial representation in film, providing an authoritative cross-section of the most racially significant films, actors, directors, and movements in American cinematic history.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.
Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

Covering the entire spectrum of the literature of the Holocaust era, from the beginnings of Nazism through the concentration camp experience, survivor syndrome and second generation response, this detailed survey includes entries on more than 200 authors and 300 works.

Reference Guide to Short Fiction, ed. 2, v.
Reference Guide to Short Fiction, ed. 2, v.

Reference Guide to Short Fiction, ed. 2, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of short-fiction authors, written by subject experts.

Reference Guide to World Literature, ed. 3, v.
Reference Guide to World Literature, ed. 3, v.

Reference Guide to World Literature, ed. 3, v.

Covers writers from the ancient Greeks to 20th-century authors. Includes biographical-bibliographical entries on nearly 500 writers and approximately 550 entries focusing on significant works of world literature. Each author entry provides a detailed overview of the writer's life and works. Work entries cover a particular piece of world literature in detail. 2 volumes.

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

Religion and American Cultures, ed. 2, v.

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

Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.
Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.

Rental-Property Profits, ed. 2, v.

This book walks through the steps of real estate investment: buy a property, fix it up, and then rent it until you’re ready to sell. It covers how to spot smart investments and take advantage of tax breaks and loop holes, and explains how to evaluate risks and opportunities, calculate cash flow and maintain healthy levels, establish sound bookkeeping and accounting systems, handle rental property depreciation, and report annual income and expenses accurately.

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

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

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

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 35, v.

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

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 36, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 36, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 36, v.

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

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

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

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

Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 1
Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.

Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 2
Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 2

Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 2

This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.

Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 3
Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 3

Science in Dispute, ed. , v. 3

This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.

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

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

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

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

Scientific Thought, ed. , v.

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

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

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

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

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

Self-Injury, ed. , v.

This book explores the causes and consequences of self-injury, treatment options that make use of therapy and medication, and the role that popular culture and the media have in shaping our understanding of these behaviors.

Selling, ed. , v.
Selling, ed. , v.

Selling, ed. , v.

Offers tips and techniques for successful selling, including how to speak persuasively, how to enthuse your audience, and how to sell with confidence.

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

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

This book provides information for teens and young adults who want to learn more about and safeguard their sexual health. In addition to in-depth discussion of all STDs, it covers topics such as prevention, testing, disclosure with partners, and potential long-term consequences. Also discusses myths and misconceptions, and includes case studies illustrating key concepts and issues, and a section on health literacy.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.
Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

Simply Brilliant, ed. , v.

This book explains how to break out of your mental box, reignite natural curiosity, and move step by step through a set of exercises that help individuals and teams fuel creativity through tight deadlines and create more ideas in brainstorming sessions.

Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.
Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.

Smart Mom, Rich Mom, ed. , v.

This book explores how women today are navigating the financially challenging career/parenting years. It chronicles people who have stayed in the game—full-time, freelance, self-employed, and more—and emerged more prosperous and empowered.

Social Psychology, ed. , v.
Social Psychology, ed. , v.

Social Psychology, ed. , v.

This book provides an introduction to social psychology that covers its history, theories, and core concepts. It explains intrapersonal (how others influence our views about ourselves) and interpersonal (how we think about and act toward other people) applications of this discipline in today’s society.

Social Skills, ed. , v.
Social Skills, ed. , v.

Social Skills, ed. , v.

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

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

Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.

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

Souping, ed. , v.
Souping, ed. , v.

Souping, ed. , v.

A full-color cookbook with more than 80 healthy hot and cold soup recipes and cleanses for losing weight, detoxification, and revitalized health.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the history and contributions of hip hop to American and global culture, including the music, dance, and visual arts that are its artistic expressions. Entries also examine hip hop’s influence in other arenas such as fashion, film, and poetry; its impact on education, politics, social activism, racial and ethnic identity, and globalization; and its many contributions to American, urban, black, and Latino cultures.

St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide, ed. , v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide, ed. , v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide, ed. , v.

The 2-vol. St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide provides in-depth analysis of more than 300 key events in labor history over the last 200 years, focusing on the relevance of these events to both the labor movement as a whole and to societal changes around the world.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

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

Standing Up to Bullying at School, ed. , v.
Standing Up to Bullying at School, ed. , v.

Standing Up to Bullying at School, ed. , v.

This book addresses the increased risk of LGBTQ+ youth being bullied at school, which can lead to serious consequences for their mental health, academic performance, and physical safety; and the increase of public awareness of the issue with schools now expected to provide a safe learning environment for students of every sexual orientation and gender identity. It provides resources and strategies for helping LGBTQ+ students overcome bullying and maintain their well-being.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.
Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

Starting and Running a Restaurant, ed. , v.

This book shows readers the basics of starting and running a restaurant, from honing in on a concept to gathering start-up capital to building a solid business plan. Readers will also learn how to choose a great restaurant location, select an appealing design, compose a fantastic menu, and hire reliable managers and staff.

Street Food around the World, ed. , v.
Street Food around the World, ed. , v.

Street Food around the World, ed. , v.

In this encyclopedia, two experienced world travelers and numerous contributors provide a worldwide survey of street foods and recipes to document the importance of casual cuisine to every culture, covering everything from dumplings to hot dogs and kebabs to tacos.

Student Debt, ed. , v.
Student Debt, ed. , v.

Student Debt, ed. , v.

This book examines student debt in the United States at every stage of the process—from the banks that issue the loans to the colleges and universities that collect the payments.

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

Substance Abuse, ed. , v.

This book provides a detailed discussion of the history of substance abuse, covers the classification of drugs, explains how drugs work in the body, includes a general survey of both legal and illegal drugs, and describes the methods of substance abuse prevention and treatment. A comprehensive introduction to the broad topic of substance abuse and a variety of additional resources with which to conduct extensive research are included.

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

Substance Abuse, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a basic understanding of substance abuse, especially as it relates to teens and young adults, plus resources and guidance for overcoming it.

Supernatural Literature, ed. , v.
Supernatural Literature, ed. , v.

Supernatural Literature, ed. , v.

This work provides thorough coverage of the literature of the supernatural across the canon, covering such works as Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

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

Surviving Family Violence, ed. , v.

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

Sweet Treats around the World, ed. , v.
Sweet Treats around the World, ed. , v.

Sweet Treats around the World, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia surveys nearly 100 countries, examining their characteristic sweet treats from an anthropological perspective. It offers historical context on what sweets are popular where and why and emphasizes the cross-cultural insights those sweets present.

Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Tableau® For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book provides the introduction and information needed to make use of the Tableau tool, which provides a significant boost in power and ease-of-use when it comes to in-depth data analysis, data visualization, and communicating with data.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.
Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance to parents on teaching their children about sex. It aims to encourage positive thought, relationships, and decision-making.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teens and Gender Dysphoria, ed. , v.

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

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

Teens and PTSD, ed. , v.

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

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.
The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, ed. , v.

This book highlights 50 habits for promoting physical as well as mental/emotional and social health. Each entry describes a healthy habit, explains the benefits of that habit, and examines the supporting research and statistics.

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

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

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

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.
The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.

Discusses the history of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the present. Includes memoirs, letters, family histories, newspapers, oral histories, and city directories, providing historical evidence to help understand and interpret past events. For high school and college students, as well as general readers.

The American Identity, ed. , v.
The American Identity, ed. , v.

The American Identity, ed. , v.

The American flag, the Statue of Liberty, and US popular culture are all world-famous symbols of the United States. In this book, readers will learn about the history and meaning behind these and other parts of the United States' unique cultural identity.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.
The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran/Persia, and the Arabian Peninsula, covering more than 4,000 years, from the Early Bronze Age to 325 B.C.E.

The Basics of Cyber Safety, ed. , v.
The Basics of Cyber Safety, ed. , v.

The Basics of Cyber Safety, ed. , v.

Provides a complete introduction to protecting computers, mobile devices, and personal data in the virtual world.

The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4
The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4

The Business and Culture of Sports, ed. , v. 4

Provides global perspectives on such topics as the sustainable design of sports stadiums, the use of social media and advertising in sports marketing, the economic impact on cities hosting mega events, sports governance models, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, coaching and player development, gender representation in sports, sports violence and injury, and many others.

The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.
The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.

The College Blue Book, ed. 46, v.

This 6-volume set is completely revised and updated, and remains the definitive guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.
The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.

The Confidence Effect, ed. , v.

This book helps women speak out, take risks, and assume leadership positions with assurance, moving beyond research and statistics to focus on what’s really important: how women can become more confident, one step at a time.

The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.
The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.

The Crowdfunding Handbook, ed. , v.

This book explains the JOBS Act, which empowers entrepreneurs and their privately-owned companies to raise capital from investors using crowdfunding websites and forego the rigorous IPO and private placement processes, and translates the regulations into a clear set of do’s and don’ts for entrepreneurs and small-business owners looking to get in early—and do things right.

The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.
The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.

The Etiquette Edge, ed. 2, v.

This book gives you a crash course on modern business manners. New advice explains how to navigate sticky situations at work, including digital interactions that are easy to misinterpret—and hard to mend.

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

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

Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 5, v.

Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology, ed. , v.

This collection provides a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on skin, hair, nails, and associated mucous membrane diseases and conditions. It provides in-depth coverage of various issues related to dermatological diagnoses and procedures, encompassing information on treatment options, including medications.

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

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

Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, ed. 2, v.

Covers a variety of topics on physiology and fitness, including sports, body systems, the body’s reaction to physical fitness, exercise activities, diseases and conditions, treatments, fitness tests, and other health-related issues.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.

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

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

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

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

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

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

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

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 4, v.

This set provides more than 1,230 alphabetically arranged entries, of which about 100 are new, covering topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. It covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and more.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.