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100 Inventions that Made History
100 Inventions that Made History

100 Inventions that Made History

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries
1000 Inventions & Discoveries

1000 Inventions & Discoveries

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed.
101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed.

Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

21st Century Economics
21st Century Economics

21st Century Economics

Provides summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics. Topics include an introduction to relevant theory and empirical evidence.

21st Century Education
21st Century Education

21st Century Education

Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.

21st Century Management
21st Century Management

21st Century Management

Emphasizes key research on the topic and emerging trends. Considers globalization, new information technologies, as well as ethical and ecological issues. Addresses security and crisis management issues; offers insights into 21st century business issues such as excessive work and outsourcing; discusses diversity; and includes issues of managing nonprofit arts, medical, sports, and philanthropic organizations in the 21st century.

21st Century Psychology
21st Century Psychology

21st Century Psychology

Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates in the field of psychology. Provides material of interest for students from all corners of psychological studies, whether their interests be in the biological, cognitive, developmental, social, or clinical arenas.

21st Century Sociology
21st Century Sociology

21st Century Sociology

This handbook provides a concise overview of modern sociology. The two-volume set focuses on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry. For academic audiences.

A Global Chronology of Conflict
A Global Chronology of Conflict

A Global Chronology of Conflict

Covers major diplomatic, military, and political events driving world conflicts from ancient times to the present.

A Reference Grammar of French
A Reference Grammar of French

A Reference Grammar of French

Features the structure of the French language, including new information on register, pronunciation, gender, number, foreign words, adjectives and past participles used as nouns, texting, word order, frequency of occurrence of words, and usage with all geographical names.

Achieving Sustainability
Achieving Sustainability

Achieving Sustainability

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

Activating the Desire to Learn
Activating the Desire to Learn

Activating the Desire to Learn

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

Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior
Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior

Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior

Identifies the role and function of shared contact behavior of youth on the Web and provides an understanding on various issues of adolescent Internet use with an emphasis on diverse aspects of social and cognitive development, communication characteristics, and modes of communication.

African American Religious Cultures
African American Religious Cultures

African American Religious Cultures

Covers the diversity and richness of religious practices among African Americans, from traditions predating the era of the transatlantic slave trade to contemporary religious movements.

Align the Design
Align the Design

Align the Design

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

America's Struggle with Empire
America's Struggle with Empire

America's Struggle with Empire

Covers the history of U.S. attempts to govern foreign territories and noncitizens. Examines how these encounters have been viewed by Americans, and how they have shaped the relationship between the United States and the rest of the world. Explores how a democratic republic that proclaims a commitment to personal and national independence has gone about governing foreign territory and foreign people.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870
American History Through Literature 1820-1870

American History Through Literature 1820-1870

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

American History Through Literature 1870-1920
American History Through Literature 1870-1920

American History Through Literature 1870-1920

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

American Law Yearbook
American Law Yearbook

American Law Yearbook

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

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

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.

American Women of Science since 1900
American Women of Science since 1900

American Women of Science since 1900

Covers American women scientists across the sciences throughout the 20th century, providing historical context for understanding their achievements and the way they changed the practice of science.

Americans at War
Americans at War

Americans at War

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 Greece and Rome
Ancient Greece and Rome

Ancient Greece and Rome

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
Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences

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.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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.

Audience Response Systems in Higher Education: Applications and Cases
Audience Response Systems in Higher Education: Applications and Cases

Audience Response Systems in Higher Education: Applications and Cases

This book discusses the importance of creating Audience Response Systems (ARS) to facilitate greater interaction with participants engaged in a variety of group activities, particularly education.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

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

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, v. 5
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, v. 5

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, v. 5

Analyzes myriad human-initiated processes and tools developed to foster sustainable natural resource use, preservation, and restoration. It also examines how humans interact with plant, marine, and animal life in both natural and human-altered environments.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching

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

Beyond Discipline
Beyond Discipline

Beyond Discipline

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

Bioethics, ed. 4
Bioethics, ed. 4

Bioethics, ed. 4

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

Biology
Biology

Biology

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

Biology, ed. 2
Biology, ed. 2

Biology, ed. 2

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.

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2

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.

Body Systems
Body Systems

Body Systems

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.

Boy Culture
Boy Culture

Boy Culture

Provides a look into what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development.

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom
Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom

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

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement

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

Building Literacy in Social Studies
Building Literacy in Social Studies

Building Literacy in Social Studies

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

Business Plans Handbook, v. 36
Business Plans Handbook, v. 36

Business Plans Handbook, v. 36

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.

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
Caterpillars of Eastern North America

Caterpillars of Eastern North America

Features an illustrated guide to help identify the caterpillars of numerous butterflies and moths found east of the Mississippi. Covers caterpillar structure, life cycles, rearing, natural enemies, photography, and conservation.

Checking for Understanding
Checking for Understanding

Checking for Understanding

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

Chemical Compounds
Chemical Compounds

Chemical Compounds

Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. Defines what a chemical compound actually is and the difference between organic and inorganic compounds, as well as providing definitions of acids, bases, salts, oxides, and coordination compounds. Features a general historical overview of major discoveries and the notable scientists who made them.

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry

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.

Cities of the United States, ed. 5
Cities of the United States, ed. 5

Cities of the United States, ed. 5

In four volumes, this reference book brings together a wide range of hard-to-locate data to answer questions concerning American cities. Each volume focuses on a different geographic region: South, West, Midwest and Northeast. Each volume covers the area's largest or fastest-growing cities, or those with a particular historical, political, industrial or commercial significance.

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work
Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work

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

Classroom Instruction That Works
Classroom Instruction That Works

Classroom Instruction That Works

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

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners
Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners

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

Cognitive Modifiability in Learning and Assessment
Cognitive Modifiability in Learning and Assessment

Cognitive Modifiability in Learning and Assessment

Presents various cognitive modifiability research studies and programs. Discussions are structured under two parts: cognitive modifiability in learning and cognitive modifiability in assessment. Provides studies with examples from the laboratory as well as from longitudinal studies.

Collaborating for Real Literacy
Collaborating for Real Literacy

Collaborating for Real Literacy

An in-depth look at literacy centers, multicultural issues, comprehensive instruction, integration of reading and writing, and assessment.

Collaborating to Meet Literacy Standards
Collaborating to Meet Literacy Standards

Collaborating to Meet Literacy Standards

This handbook coaches readers on methods to meet student literacy standards.

Collaborating with Community-Based Organizations Through Consultation and Technical Assistance
Collaborating with Community-Based Organizations Through Consultation and Technical Assistance

Collaborating with Community-Based Organizations Through Consultation and Technical Assistance

Presents a framework for organizational and community capacity building. Identifies strategies and methods that are effective for consultants engaged in this work. Through vignettes and case examples, it illustrates lessons learned by a team of consultants who assist a wide range of family-serving community organizations and groups.

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction
Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction

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

Concise Major 21st Century Writers
Concise Major 21st Century Writers

Concise Major 21st Century Writers

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.

Contemporary American Religion
Contemporary American Religion

Contemporary American Religion

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.

Copyright Catechism
Copyright Catechism

Copyright Catechism

Learn about copyright law through questions and answers that give spot-on information when you need it, with the authority to support your position. Examples involve print, online, multimedia, video, audio, broadcast, for-profit, and fair use.

Countries and Their Cultures
Countries and Their Cultures

Countries and Their Cultures

Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

Creation Myths of the World, ed. 2
Creation Myths of the World, ed. 2

Creation Myths of the World, ed. 2

Provides a comprehensive resource on creation myths from around the world, their narratives, themes, motifs, similarities, and differences-and what they reveal about their cultures of origin.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

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

Critical Survey of Long Fiction, ed. 4
Critical Survey of Long Fiction, ed. 4

Critical Survey of Long Fiction, ed. 4

Offers 678 profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant novels and novellas. Discusses the novel in overview essays by time period, country, ethnicity, and genre.

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4
Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Provides profiles of major short-story writers throughout history and the world. 350 American authors covered including Sherman Alexie, Saul Bellow, Benjamin Franklin, Dashiell Hammett, Herman Melville, Dorothy Parker, John Updike, and Edith Wharton. New to this edition are Edwidge Danticat, John Grisham, Walter Mosley and Paul Yoon.

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4
Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Provides profiles of major short-story writers throughout history and the world. 132 British, Irish, and Commonwealth writers covered including Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, Alice Munro, and Roald Dahl. New writers to this edition are David Malouf, Kazuo Ishiguro and Anne Enright.

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4
Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Discusses major writers from many different regions of Europe. The essays include such writers as Franz Kafka, Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Homer, Miguel de Cervantes, Dante, and Anais Nin.

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4
Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Examines 77 writers from a wide range of different countries, including Argentina's Jorge Luis Borges, China's Ha Jin, India's Salman Rushdie, and Russia's Alexander Puskin. New writers include Japan's Haruki Murakami, and Jamaican Michelle Cliff.

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4
Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Critical Survey of Short Fiction, ed. 4

Provides 53 overview essays organized into three categories: Theories, Themes & Types, History of Short Fiction, and Short Fiction Around the World. New overviews include Experimental Short Fiction, Twenty-first Century Short Fiction, and Spanish Short Fiction.

Culture Wars
Culture Wars

Culture Wars

Addresses the key defining issues of contemporary American society through the lens of political and social controversy.

Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents
Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

Explores the daily lives of American people from colonial times to the present through primary documents that include diaries, letters, memoirs, speeches, sermons, pamphlets, and all manner of public and private writings.

Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

Examines not only the embryo but also the triumphs and tribulations of biologists, from the earliest history of embryology to the latest theories. Includes current research and explores everything from stem cell regeneration to developmental mechanisms across evolutionary time scales.

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

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

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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

Disrupting Poverty
Disrupting Poverty

Disrupting Poverty

This book encourages educators to act against the debilitating effects of poverty on their students, while also discussing the five classroom practices that permeate the culture of successful high-poverty schools: caring relationships and advocacy, high expectations and support, commitment to equity, professional accountability for learning, and the courage and will to act.

Distance Learning Technology, Current Instruction, and the Future of Education
Distance Learning Technology, Current Instruction, and the Future of Education

Distance Learning Technology, Current Instruction, and the Future of Education

Provides present and prospective directions of online education from various research fields, reporting on discussions from students, faculty members, researchers, and practitioners.

EdSpeak
EdSpeak

EdSpeak

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

Educating Everybody's Children
Educating Everybody's Children

Educating Everybody's Children

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2
Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice
Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice

Designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas which motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice. Included are short biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism.

Encyclopedia of Adolescence
Encyclopedia of Adolescence

Encyclopedia of Adolescence

Provides content on normative development, individual differences, cultural differences, social and emotional development, education, work, and psychopathology as they apply to adolescents.

Encyclopedia of African American History
Encyclopedia of African American History

Encyclopedia of African American History

Documents African American culture and political activism from the slavery era through the 20th century.

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

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

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
Encyclopedia of Aging

Encyclopedia of Aging

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 Aging and Public Health
Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health

Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health

Combines multiple perspectives to offer readers a more accurate and complete picture of the aging process and elder health. Includes a historical and demographic overview of aging in America, a guide to biological changes accompanying aging, an analysis of the diversity of the U.S. elder population, legal issues commonly affecting older adults, and the ethics of using cognitively impaired elders in research.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, ed. 2

Covers a full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, and veganism; encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual “who’s who” in the broad areas of animal protection; and outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues.

Encyclopedia of Anthropology
Encyclopedia of Anthropology

Encyclopedia of Anthropology

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

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

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3

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

Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Encyclopedia of Buddhism

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 Ethics and Society
Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society

Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society

Spans the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including numerous entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2

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 Case Study Research
Encyclopedia of Case Study Research

Encyclopedia of Case Study Research

Provides a thorough overview of design and methods in case study research as guidance for students, researchers, and professionals trying to incorporate case studies into a research project or program.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

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 Children, Adolescents, and the Media
Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media

Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media

Presents research and facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents. Covers the traditional and electronic media and their controversial impact on children and adolescents.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

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 Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Focuses on English-language comics, plus a small selection of influential Japanese and European works, with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s.

Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States
Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States

Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States

Covers contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts.

Encyclopedia of Counseling
Encyclopedia of Counseling

Encyclopedia of Counseling

Provides a comprehensive overview of the theories, models, techniques, and challenges involved in professional counseling. Entries cover all of the major theories, approaches, and contemporary issues in counseling.

Encyclopedia of Creativity, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Creativity, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Creativity, ed. 2

Covers the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2

An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV.

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory
Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Provides a reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary criminological theory. Examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.

Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies

Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the academic field of curriculum studies for the scholar, student, teacher, and administrator by introducing terms, events, documents, biographies, and concepts.

Encyclopedia of Depression
Encyclopedia of Depression

Encyclopedia of Depression

Provides an introduction to depressive disorders. Coverage includes causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention, and a wide range of treatment options, including psychotherapy, medication, biological treatments, alternative therapies and lifestyle approaches.

Encyclopedia of Diagnostic Imaging
Encyclopedia of Diagnostic Imaging

Encyclopedia of Diagnostic Imaging

Provides detailed information on diagnostic radiology contributing to the broad field of imaging. Entries are written by leading experts and will provide basic and clinical scientists in academia, practice and industry with valuable information about the field of diagnostic imaging.

Encyclopedia of Disability
Encyclopedia of Disability

Encyclopedia of Disability

This encyclopedia represents the first attempt to bring an authoritative reference resource to the many faces of disability. Originally published in print format in 2005, it provides a fascinating entry into the world of disability where minds are expanded, prejudices shattered, and spirits raised. The result is a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and historically grounded resource tool that guides the reader across fields, theories, debates, and practices.

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

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

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 Law
Encyclopedia of Education Law

Encyclopedia of Education Law

Covers a number of essential topics, including: key cases in education law; constitutional issues; key concepts, theories, and legal principles; key statutes; treaties; curricular issues; educational equity; governance; rights of students and teachers; technology; biographies; and organizations.

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development
Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development

A comprehensive coverage of educational theory and practice from the primary grades through higher education.

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

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

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 Educational Leadership and Administration
Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration

Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration

Presents the most recent theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories on educational leadership and school administration as it is taught in preparation programs and practiced in schools and colleges today. With over 600 entries, written by more than 200 professors, graduate students, practitioners, and association officials, the two volumes of this Encyclopedia represent a comprehensive knowledge base of educational leadership and school administration.

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology
Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

Provides an overview and an explanation of the major topics in the field of educational psychology, including topics in categories such as human learning and development (across the life span), motivation, measurement and statistics, and curriculum and teaching.

Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent
Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent

Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent

Provides an historical overview of educational reform and dissent and a timeline of key reforms, legislation, and publications.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 5
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 5

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 5

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 Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

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 Emotion
Encyclopedia of Emotion

Encyclopedia of Emotion

Topics include the neurological foundations of emotional function, competing theories of emotion, multicultural perspectives on emotions, emotional disorders, their diagnosis and treatment. Provides profiles of important organizations and key figures who have shaped our understanding of how and why we feel the way we do.

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society
Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

Provides issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. Written by experts from incredibly diverse fields.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

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 Finance
Encyclopedia of Finance

Encyclopedia of Finance

A reference work covering all aspects of finance. Coverage includes finance and statistical applications in finance. For students, professors and researchers.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

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

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

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 Geography
Encyclopedia of Geography

Encyclopedia of Geography

Reflects how the growth of geography has propelled a demand for intermediaries between the abstract language of academia and the ordinary language of everyday life. Covers a diverse array of topics to offer a comprehensive and useful summary of the state of the discipline in the early 21st century.

Encyclopedia of Gerontology, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Gerontology, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Gerontology, ed. 2

Covers the latest research on the study of aging. Explores the many influences that bring change to individuals over the life span. Influences range from genetics to physiology, sociology, psychology, and anthropology. Physical, social, and economic environments as well as the traditions of families and religion also influence human life. Articles cover the depth and the breadth of influences on the living organism.

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

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 Global Religion
Encyclopedia of Global Religion

Encyclopedia of Global Religion

Provides a comprehensive overview of the globalization of religious culture and society around the world in both its historical and contemporary aspects.

Encyclopedia of Global Resources
Encyclopedia of Global Resources

Encyclopedia of Global Resources

Provides a wide variety of perspectives on views covering the Earth's resources. Includes articles covering soil, fisheries, forests, aluminum, the Industrial Revolution, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the hydrologic cycle, glass, and placer mineral deposits.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change, ed. 2

Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Covers the science and history of climate change, the controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change.

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change

Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Covers the science and history of climate change, the controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change.

Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
Encyclopedia of Health & Aging

Encyclopedia of Health & Aging

This encyclopedia covers the biological, psychological, social, and economic aspects of health and aging and impacts within the health-care system.

Encyclopedia of Homelessness
Encyclopedia of Homelessness

Encyclopedia of Homelessness

This encyclopedia is the first systematic effort to organize and summarize what we know about this complex topic that impacts not only the homeless but all of society. The encyclopedia focuses on the current situation in the United States with a comparative sampling of homelessness around the world.

Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, ed. 2

This work provides a comprehensive reference source on human action and reaction, and the thoughts, feelings, and physiological functions behind those actions. Presented alphabetically by title, 300 articles probe new topics in physiological psychology, perception, personality, abnormal and clinical psychology, cognition and learning, social psychology, developmental psychology, language, and applied contexts.

Encyclopedia of Human Body Systems
Encyclopedia of Human Body Systems

Encyclopedia of Human Body Systems

Provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to each of the systems of the human body, exploring all 11 organ systems of the human body: the circulatory, digestive, endocrine, integumentary, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal, and urinary systems.

Encyclopedia of Human Development
Encyclopedia of Human Development

Encyclopedia of Human Development

The first comprehensive, authoritative, and informative reference work that presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education in a way that is not too technical. With over 600 entries organized from A-Z, this three-volume Encyclopedia covers topics as diverse as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, and much more.

Encyclopedia of Human Geography
Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Offers a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches of human geography. This multidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of the field as it is understood in the contemporary world and takes into account the enormous conceptual changes that have evolved since the 1970s. More than 300 entries were written by an international team of leading authorities in the field.

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, ed. 2

Entries cover the scientific, political, and social aspects of nutrition. Subjects include: individual nutrients and foods, anatomy and physiology, nutritional therapy for diseases and conditions, nutritional management of refugees, nutrition education, religious customs, and folklore.

Encyclopedia of Identity
Encyclopedia of Identity

Encyclopedia of Identity

Presents an overview of the definitions, politics, manifestations, concepts, and ideas related to identity. The entries include short biographies of major thinkers and leaders, as well as discussion of events, personalities, and concepts.

Encyclopedia of India
Encyclopedia of India

Encyclopedia of India

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 Insects
Encyclopedia of Insects

Encyclopedia of Insects

Provides information on all aspects of insects, including their anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management. Includes definitive facts about all insects from aphids, beetles and butterflies to weevils and yellowjackets.

Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence
Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence

Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence

Provides research-supported information to clarify critical issues and educate the public about different forms of interpersonal violence, their incidence and prevalence, theoretical explanations, public policy initiatives, and prevention and intervention strategies.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture
Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture

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
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.

Encyclopedia of Journalism
Encyclopedia of Journalism

Encyclopedia of Journalism

Covers all significant dimensions of journalism, including print, broadcast, and Internet journalism; U.S. and international perspectives; history; technology; legal issues and court cases; ownership; and economics.

Encyclopedia of Language and Education, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Language and Education, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Language and Education, ed. 2

Covers numerous subjects in the field of language and education. Each volume deals with a single substantial subject and includes topical reviews, written by one or more experts in the topic, which provide complete coverage of the subject of the volume.

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

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2

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 Law Enforcement
Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement

Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement

Examines all facets of law enforcement on the state and local, federal and national, and international stages. Includes discussions on the practice and theory of policing in an historical and contemporary framework.

Encyclopedia of Law and Society
Encyclopedia of Law and Society

Encyclopedia of Law and Society

Introduction to and survey of the field of law and society. Includes interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology, and economics.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 6

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 Management, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

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 Mathematics and Society
Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society

Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society

Presents some 490 articles showing the math behind our daily lives. Explains how and why math works, and allows readers to better understand how disciplines such as algebra, geometry, calculus, and others affect what we do every day.

Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics
Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics

Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics

Information and ready-to-use facts from the fields of measurement and statistics. Specifically designed to appeal to beginning and intermediate-level students, practitioners, researchers, and consumers of information.

Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America
Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America

Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America

Explores how war has been reported and interpreted by the media in the United States and what effects those reports and interpretations have had on the people at home and on the battlefield.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

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

Encyclopedia of Modern China
Encyclopedia of Modern China

Encyclopedia of Modern China

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 Motherhood
Encyclopedia of Motherhood

Encyclopedia of Motherhood

Provides information on the central terms, concepts, topics, issues, themes, debates, theories, and texts and examines the topic of motherhood in various contexts such as history and geography and by academic discipline.

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology
Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

This encyclopedia presents a thorough overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. An excellent resource for those interested in improving their awareness and comprehension of cultural practices prevalent among and between all people.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

English-language reference source for philosophy," has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

Encyclopedia of Political Communication
Encyclopedia of Political Communication

Encyclopedia of Political Communication

Discusses the major theoretical approaches to the field, including direct and limited effects theories, agenda-setting theories, sociological theories, framing and priming theories, and other past and present conceptualizations. Focuses on important political messages such as political speeches, televised political advertising, political posters and print advertising, televised political debates, and Internet sites.

Encyclopedia of Political Theory
Encyclopedia of Political Theory

Encyclopedia of Political Theory

Examines the ideas of the major political theorists from before Plato to our own times; the main schools of political thought; the concepts and issues that have captured the imagination and attention of political theorists; and some of the main institutions and practices inspired by political thought.

Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities
Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities

Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities

The two-volume Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities, originally published in print format in 2004, aims to provide a critical overview of penal institutions within a historical and contemporary framework.

Encyclopedia of Psychology & Law
Encyclopedia of Psychology & Law

Encyclopedia of Psychology & Law

Addresses research and practice in the interface of psychology and law. Surveys the traditional subdisciplines of psychology: cognitive (e.g., eyewitness testimony), developmental (e.g., children's testimony), social (e.g., jury behavior), clinical (e.g., assessment of competence), biological (e.g., the polygraph), and industrial-organizational psychology (e.g., sexual harassment in the workplace).

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism

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

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

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2

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
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

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 in America
Encyclopedia of Religion in America

Encyclopedia of Religion in America

Covers the significant religious denominations and movements that have originated or flourished in North America, from the beginning of European settlement to the present day.

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

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 Research Design
Encyclopedia of Research Design

Encyclopedia of Research Design

Explains how to make decisions about research design, undertake research projects in an ethical manner, interpret and draw valid inferences from data, and evaluate experiment design strategies and results.

Encyclopedia of Rural America, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Rural America, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Rural America, ed. 2

Includes entries that document and explain the major themes, concepts, industries, concerns and everyday life of the people and land who make up rural America, ranging from the industrial sector and government policy to arts, humanities and social and family concerns.

Encyclopedia of Russian History
Encyclopedia of Russian History

Encyclopedia of Russian History

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
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion

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 Science, Technology, and Ethics
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

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

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender

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. 2
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2

This convenient and exhaustive 2-vol. print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning, human resource issues and more.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

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 Social Movement Media
Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media

Includes essays on the varied experiences of social movement media across the world in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Encyclopedia of Social Networks
Encyclopedia of Social Networks

Encyclopedia of Social Networks

Provides a thorough introduction to the wide-ranging, fast-developing field of social networking. Offers comprehensive coverage of the theory and research within the social sciences that has sprung from the analysis of such groupings, with accompanying definitions, measures, and research.

Encyclopedia of Social Problems
Encyclopedia of Social Problems

Encyclopedia of Social Problems

Provides as comprehensive an approach as possible to this multifaceted field, utilizing experts from numerous disciplines. These subject areas include anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, communications, criminal justice, demography, economics, education, environmental studies, geography, health, history, languages, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and women's studies.

Encyclopedia of Social Theory
Encyclopedia of Social Theory

Encyclopedia of Social Theory

Reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary social theory. The encyclopedia examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2

This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing
Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

A comprehensive reference work bringing both sports management and sports marketing all together in one place.

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

Provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine.

Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods
Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods

Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods

Covers all major facets of survey research methodology, from selecting the sample design and the sampling frame, designing and pretesting the questionnaire, data collection, and data coding, to the issues surrounding diminishing response rates, confidentiality, privacy, informed consent and other ethical issues, data weighting, and data analyses.

Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Spans the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns to public policy and community action. Provides a solid foundation from which to think critically about efforts to make a more sustainable world.

Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States
Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States

Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States

Provides an overview of water-related legislation, legal cases, people, projects, and organizations that have shaped the history of the United States.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

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 Women in Today's World
Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World

Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World

Looks at women today and delves into contexts of being female in the 21st century. Focuses on women's status starting approximately in the year 2000 and going forward and covers the spectrum of defining women in the contemporary world.

Encyclopedia of World Poverty
Encyclopedia of World Poverty

Encyclopedia of World Poverty

The three volumes of this encyclopedia contain over 800 original articles written by more than 125 renowned scholars. The entries contributing to this work explore poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects.

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

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2

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
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

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

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

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
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

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 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

Provides an introduction to the social and cultural foundations of education. This area of education reflects many of the conflicts, tensions, and forces in American society, focusing on issues such as race, gender, socioeconomic class, the impact of technology on learning, what it means to be educated, and the role of teaching and learning in a societal context.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States

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.

Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment
Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment

Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment

Covers the history of the U.S. government's approach to environmental policy.

Encyclopedia of the Vampire
Encyclopedia of the Vampire

Encyclopedia of the Vampire

Covers the full range of topics relating to vampires, including literature, film and television, and folklore.

Energy
Energy

Energy

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

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

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2

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

Enhancing Thinking through Problem-based Learning Approaches
Enhancing Thinking through Problem-based Learning Approaches

Enhancing Thinking through Problem-based Learning Approaches

Provides international perspectives on how problem-based learning (PBL) practices can enhance thinking. Captures the art and science of PBL from the perspectives of pedagogy, psychology and technology.

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4

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

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources
Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources

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

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

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

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.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers.

Europe, 1450 to 1789
Europe, 1450 to 1789

Europe, 1450 to 1789

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
Everyday Finance

Everyday Finance

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

Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers
Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers

Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers

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

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources
Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln

A comparison of these two presidents and presidencies, examining their legacies, leadership styles, and places in history.

Future-Focused Leadership
Future-Focused Leadership

Future-Focused Leadership

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

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. 2
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic 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 Multicultural America, ed. 3
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

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
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

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

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

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
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History

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
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History

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 Library of Daily Life
Gale Library of Daily Life

Gale Library of Daily Life

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.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources

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

Gender and Violence in the Middle East
Gender and Violence in the Middle East

Gender and Violence in the Middle East

Contends that violence is fundamental to the functioning of the patriarchal gender structure that governs daily life in Middle Eastern societies.

Genetically Modified Food
Genetically Modified Food

Genetically Modified Food

Examines the issue of genetically modified food from a variety of international perspectives.

Genetics
Genetics

Genetics

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.

Getting to
Getting to

Getting to "Got It!" Helping Struggling Students Learn How to Learn

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

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources

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

Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities
Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities

Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities

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.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

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.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, ed. 5
Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, ed. 5

Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, ed. 5

Covers the Court's entire history; its operations; its power in relation to other branches of government; major decisions affecting the other branches, the states, individual rights and liberties; and biographies of the justices.

Handbook of Physics
Handbook of Physics

Handbook of Physics

Provides access to information including not only the fundamental formulas of physics but also a wide variety of experimental methods used in practice. Provides information for everyday use in problem solving, homework, examinations, and practical applications of physics.

Handling Difficult Patients
Handling Difficult Patients

Handling Difficult Patients

Examines best practices that show how to prevent patients from becoming difficult and deal with those who do. Provides verbal and nonverbal techniques for de-escalating anger and preventing difficult patients from becoming violent toward staff, case studies from facilities that have found successful alternatives to use of restraints and assessment tools to better identify difficult patients.

Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

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.

Hispanic American Religious Cultures
Hispanic American Religious Cultures

Hispanic American Religious Cultures

Covers Hispanic American religiosity, contextualizing the roles of Latino and Latina Americans within U.S. religious culture.

Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Provides hundreds of entries on the military, political, economic, and social aspects of the situation in Israel and among the Palestinians, as well as those in surrounding and outside countries. Entries include: major wars and lesser actions, terrorism and assassinations, political parties and resistance organizations, and countless plans and proposals along with those who supported or blocked them. Contains chronology.

Historical Dictionary of the Civil War
Historical Dictionary of the Civil War

Historical Dictionary of the Civil War

Provides coverage of the underlying economic causes, the progressively divisive political developments, the outbreak of the war itself. Includes the military campaigns, year-by-year and battle-by-battle.

History Behind the Headlines
History Behind the Headlines

History Behind the Headlines

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 in Dispute, v. 1
History in Dispute, v. 1

History in Dispute, v. 1

This series addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. Each volume in this series has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus that coincides with the way history is studied at the academic level. Entries are selected by an advisory board of historians and academics.

History of World Trade Since 1450
History of World Trade Since 1450

History of World Trade Since 1450

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

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

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

Human Geography
Human Geography

Human Geography

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
Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Provides an examination of this controversial topic and describes the suffering caused by human trafficking as well as the financial, cultural, and other conditions that make trafficking within national borders possible.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources

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

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources

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

Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time
Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time

Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time

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

Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

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

Inspiring Active Learning
Inspiring Active Learning

Inspiring Active Learning

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

Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design
Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design

Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design

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

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

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

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 Dictionary of Psychoanalysis
International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis

International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis

The history of psychoanalysis in 50 countries shows the relationship between psychoanalysis and other disciplines, with entries discussing writers, philosophers, literary movements and historical events.

International Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 3
International Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 3

International Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 3

Provides comprehensive coverage in the field of education for the twenty-first century reader.

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

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2

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.

Internet-Based Student Research
Internet-Based Student Research

Internet-Based Student Research

A hands-on guide to developing research projects with upper elementary and middle school students that gives teachers and school library media specialists the steps they need to teach researching skills to students in a meaningful and comprehensive manner.

Job Evaluation: A Guide to Achieving Equal Pay
Job Evaluation: A Guide to Achieving Equal Pay

Job Evaluation: A Guide to Achieving Equal Pay

Provides a guide to designing, introducing, and managing job evaluation processes and the pay structures associated with them. Covers the basic features of job evaluation; equal value equal pay reviews; planning and designing job evaluation schemes; and guidelines on the introduction and management of job evaluation. Written by four leading experts in the field.

Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations
Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations

Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations

Covers issues and leadership topics and focuses on the specific roles and skills required of the nonprofit leader in voluntary organizations.

Learning on Display
Learning on Display

Learning on Display

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

Learning-Driven Schools
Learning-Driven Schools

Learning-Driven Schools

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

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying

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.

Making Standards Useful in the Classroom
Making Standards Useful in the Classroom

Making Standards Useful in the Classroom

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

Managing Curriculum and Assessment
Managing Curriculum and Assessment

Managing Curriculum and Assessment

This guide provides the basic elements of a curriculum management system that will help school districts address, in a practical manner, the need to improve student learning.

Managing Diverse Classrooms
Managing Diverse Classrooms

Managing Diverse Classrooms

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

Managing Projects in Human Resources, Training and Development
Managing Projects in Human Resources, Training and Development

Managing Projects in Human Resources, Training and Development

Handbook for operational staff and senior human resource managers requiring information and guidance on all aspects of project management. Provides the practical tools and approaches required for successful project management. Includes case studies, figures, and diagrams, as well as advice on outline planning; estimating time and costs; scheduling a project; performance management; and evaluation and reporting procedures.

Managing Your Classroom With Heart
Managing Your Classroom With Heart

Managing Your Classroom With Heart

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

Mathematics
Mathematics

Mathematics

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. For academic readers.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources

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

Mental Health Care Issues in America
Mental Health Care Issues in America

Mental Health Care Issues in America

This encyclopedia examines the social, cultural, and political dimensions of mental illness in America.

Mentoring in Action: A Practical Guide, ed. 2
Mentoring in Action: A Practical Guide, ed. 2

Mentoring in Action: A Practical Guide, ed. 2

Basic guide to mentoring in business. Examines a variety of mentoring schemes through case studies and examples.

Milestone Documents in American History
Milestone Documents in American History

Milestone Documents in American History

Contains primary source documents from the Revolutionary era to the twenty-first century. Each entry offers the full text of the document as well as an analytical essay that places the document in its historical context.

Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed
Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed

Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed

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

Motivate to Win: How to Motivate Yourself and Others, ed. 3
Motivate to Win: How to Motivate Yourself and Others, ed. 3

Motivate to Win: How to Motivate Yourself and Others, ed. 3

Provides techniques to improve motivational skills. Covers how to motivate yourself; motivating a team; motivating and inspiring others; incentives and contests that work; overcoming self-doubt; and avoiding the demotivators.

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

National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6

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 Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009

A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years

A scholarly supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the pontificate of John Paul II and includes thematic essays presenting the man and his work. Headings include: The Papacy of John Paul II; Church Documents; People and Places; Institutions and Events, Saints and Blessed.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2

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

Nonfiction Classics for Students
Nonfiction Classics for Students

Nonfiction Classics for Students

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

Pain Management
Pain Management

Pain Management

Covers all aspects of pain assessment and reassessment, including pain scales for a variety of patient populations. Includes case studies and practice exercises, empowering nurses to critically think through their efforts to manage pain.

Performance Management: Key Strategies and Practical Guidelines, ed. 3
Performance Management: Key Strategies and Practical Guidelines, ed. 3

Performance Management: Key Strategies and Practical Guidelines, ed. 3

Provides detailed, practical advice on key topics including performance management processes; measuring performance; 360-degree feedback; managing organizational performance; performance management and pay; and the practice of performance management. This edition incorporates the findings of two major research projects on performance management and illustrates the results with numerous case studies, providing invaluable advice from experienced practitioners.

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

Personal Finance

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student
Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student

Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student

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

Philosophical Reflections for Educators
Philosophical Reflections for Educators

Philosophical Reflections for Educators

Contains essays written by an international team of philosophers and educators that reflect on and critically discuss key philosophical concepts, issues and challenges in education today.

Plant Sciences
Plant Sciences

Plant Sciences

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.

Poverty and the Government in America
Poverty and the Government in America

Poverty and the Government in America

Covers the U.S. government's responses to poverty from the colonial era to the present day.

Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History
Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

Covers the major forces that have shaped American politics from it's founding to today. Addresses eras, institutions, political parties, presidents, and documents including military, electoral, and economic events, as well as social movements, popular culture, religion, education, race, and gender.

Principals Who Learn
Principals Who Learn

Principals Who Learn

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

Problem-Based Learning Innovation
Problem-Based Learning Innovation

Problem-Based Learning Innovation

Explains why problem-based learning (PBL) has become an innovation in education. Provides readers with an updated and holistic perspective of how to practically infuse PBL into the curricula.

Problem-based Learning and Creativity
Problem-based Learning and Creativity

Problem-based Learning and Creativity

Brings together the practice of problem-based learning and the applicability of creativity. Provides examples of the link between PBL and creative ways of knowing, creative processes, creative learning environments and creative pedagogies.

Problem-based Learning in eLearning Breakthroughs
Problem-based Learning in eLearning Breakthroughs

Problem-based Learning in eLearning Breakthroughs

Combines the educational innovations of problem-based learning (PBL) and the use of web technologies to support learning. Provides ideas, models, and examples related to the design, implementation, and evaluation of ePBL.

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students

Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.

Psychology of Classroom Learning
Psychology of Classroom Learning

Psychology of Classroom Learning

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.

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

Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2

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

Real-Life Math
Real-Life Math

Real-Life Math

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.

Redefining Literacy for the 21st Century
Redefining Literacy for the 21st Century

Redefining Literacy for the 21st Century

A new definition of literacy for the Information Age that can be passed on to learners of all ages. Find suggestions and resources for discovering your own path to promoting literacy in the 21st century.

Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School
Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School

Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School

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

Religion and Violence
Religion and Violence

Religion and Violence

Provides background information and analysis on issues related to religion and violence. Covers important individuals, historical events, groups and practices, theories, movements and processes, causes and effects connected to religious-driven violence.

Religions of the World, ed. 2
Religions of the World, ed. 2

Religions of the World, ed. 2

Provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts.

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning

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

Results Now
Results Now

Results Now

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

Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History
Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History

Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History

Traces the history of revolts and rebellions from the colonial era to the 20th century.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

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.

School Leadership that Works
School Leadership that Works

School Leadership that Works

Explains critical leadership principles that every administrator needs to know including how school leaders can increase student achievement and which leadership practices have the biggest impact on school effectiveness.

Schooling by Design
Schooling by Design

Schooling by Design

Describes how to start with the school's mission and goals and develop a powerful school improvement plan focused on desired results. Explains how to use Understanding by Design's backward-design process to determine the evidence for the plan's success and to plan improvement steps in instruction and leadership roles. Provides action ideas for starting the school improvement process and keeping it going.

Science and the World's Religions
Science and the World's Religions

Science and the World's Religions

This work contains essays that explore vital existential, moral, or metaphysical issues surrounding the relationship between the sciences and the world's religions.

Scribner Writers Online Series
Scribner Writers Online Series

Scribner Writers Online Series

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.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

Social Change in America: The Historical Handbook, ed. 2006
Social Change in America: The Historical Handbook, ed. 2006

Social Change in America: The Historical Handbook, ed. 2006

An insightful commentary about U.S. society and how it has changed--not just in comparison to the past, but also within a global context. Topics include family life, work and employment, housing, wealth and poverty, education, and much more.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources

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

Space Exploration and Humanity
Space Exploration and Humanity

Space Exploration and Humanity

Covers all aspects of space flight in all participating nations. Includes political, social, cultural, and economic issues, and also commercial, civilian, and military applications.

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2

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 Popular Culture
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries include subject-specific bibliographies and, where appropriate, photographs and textual cross-references to related essays.

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

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2

Includes more than 3,036 signed essays (300 of them new), alphabetically arranged, and written or reviewed by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries cover topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film; music; print culture; social life; sports; television and radio; and art and performance (which include theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Research

Stem Cell Research

Explores the issue of stem cell research by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Strategic Human Resource Management: A Guide to Action, ed. 3
Strategic Human Resource Management: A Guide to Action, ed. 3

Strategic Human Resource Management: A Guide to Action, ed. 3

Using case studies, checklists, and practical examples, this book explores current strategic human resource management theory, providing a useful background against which action can be taken. Also discussed are the practicalities of formulating and implementing human resource strategies, how they work, and what the human resource function contributes.

Student Plagiarism in an Online World
Student Plagiarism in an Online World

Student Plagiarism in an Online World

Describes the legal and ethical issues surrounding plagiarism, the tools and techniques available to combat the spread of this problem, and real-life situational examples.

Summarization in Any Subject
Summarization in Any Subject

Summarization in Any Subject

Explores numerous summarization strategies, including all of the steps and examples educators need to start using summarization to improve students' comprehension and boost their long-term memory.

Supervision for Learning
Supervision for Learning

Supervision for Learning

Provides information on how to transform a supervisory system into a performance-based model that connects to student achievement and teacher professional development.

Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy
Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy

Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy

Provides a leadership plan and action steps that will build on students' literacy skills and intervene with students who falter. Includes strategies to integrate literacy and learning across the content areas; support structures that involve teachers, administrators, parents, and community members in your literacy program; and examples of school environments that sustain literacy development.

Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice
Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice

Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice

Provides a foundation for developing and supporting highly committed teacher leaders. Including advice for administrators and practical tips for experienced and aspiring teacher leaders, this book presents a clear plan for ensuring that teacher leadership is a powerful force for school improvement.

Teachers as Classroom Coaches
Teachers as Classroom Coaches

Teachers as Classroom Coaches

Explains how proven coaching strategies can help teachers inspire students and boost their performance in any subject and grade level. Discusses why a coaching environment creates more student motivation and higher engagement, and provides the strategies and techniques that winning coaches use to help groups and individuals work more productively, overcome difficulties, and achieve meaningful and measurable goals.

Teaching Information & Technology Skills
Teaching Information & Technology Skills

Teaching Information & Technology Skills

Discusses specific techniques, strategies, and ways to build the Big6 into existing instructional programs. Included are specific Big6 instructional ideas in context, which can be used to modify and meet specific instructional needs.

Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed., Rev. and Updated
Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed., Rev. and Updated

Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed., Rev. and Updated

Explores how to improve student achievement and create a more effective classroom by applying brain research to teaching. Includes insights on how students are wired for learning and how their learning behaviors change as they mature.

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources

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

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience
The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience

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 Art and Science of Teaching
The Art and Science of Teaching

The Art and Science of Teaching

Presents a model for ensuring quality teaching that balances the necessity of research-based data with the equally vital need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of individual students.

The Best Schools
The Best Schools

The Best Schools

Explores learning settings, pedagogical tools, and instructional approaches that any school can adopt to inspire students of all ages to discover their passion for learning.

The Big6 in Middle School
The Big6 in Middle School

The Big6 in Middle School

Enables middle school educators - including classroom teachers, library media and technology specialists, and administrators - to understand and implement the Big6 approach to information, communication, and technology skills learning.

The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology
The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology

The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology

Includes over 550 entries ranging from Abba to Zwingli composed by leading contemporary theologians from around the world, representing a fresh, ecumenical approach to theological reference.

The Comparative Guide to American Hospitals, ed. 2
The Comparative Guide to American Hospitals, ed. 2

The Comparative Guide to American Hospitals, ed. 2

Provides a snapshot profile of each of the nation's hospitals. Compares the nation's hospitals by 24 measures of quality in the treatment of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical procedures and pregnancy care.

The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics
The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics

The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics

Presents the essential information about statistical tests, concepts, and analytical methods. Entries include definitions, history, mathematical details, limitations, examples, references, and further readings.

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 4
The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 4

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 4

Features up-to-date and authoritative coverage of every major area of psychology.

The Differentiated Classroom
The Differentiated Classroom

The Differentiated Classroom

Explains instructional approaches that meet the needs and interests of every student. Includes principles that guide a differentiated classroom; instructional strategies that make it easier to provide multiple learning paths for students; practical ways to give students options about how they learn required curriculum; and steps to get started with differentiation or take it to a higher level.

The Differentiated School
The Differentiated School

The Differentiated School

Includes common misconceptions about differentiation; nonnegotiables that are essential to the implementation of differentiated instruction; factors that contribute to failure to change classroom practice; leadership lessons for accomplishing the change process; tools for monitoring and evaluating the change toward differentiation; and characteristics of staff development practices that support differentiated instruction.

The Diversity Training Handbook: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Changing Attitudes, ed. 2
The Diversity Training Handbook: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Changing Attitudes, ed. 2

The Diversity Training Handbook: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Changing Attitudes, ed. 2

Provides guidelines and offers advice on dealing with a wide variety of issues concerning diversity, such as stereotyping, racism, homophobia, prejudice, sexism, and disability. Includes case studies on how to implement a Race Equality Impact Assessment, and provides guidance on designing diversity training, as well as advice on appropriate techniques to help bring about attitudinal change.

The Encyclopedia of Leadership: A Practical Guide to Popular Leadership Theories and Techniques
The Encyclopedia of Leadership: A Practical Guide to Popular Leadership Theories and Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Leadership: A Practical Guide to Popular Leadership Theories and Techniques

Comprehensive reference guide to over 200 of the most important business leadership principles, theories, tools, and techniques. Each entry features a brief, one-page summary of an influential theory or tool, followed by a worksheet or exercise.

The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory
The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

Provides entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post-1900 literary and cultural theory. Includes explanations of complex terms and important theoretical concepts, and summaries of the work and ideas of key figures.

The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars
The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars

The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars

Provides a comprehensive study of U.S. involvement in the modern Middle East and carefully weighs the interplay of domestic, cultural, religious, diplomatic, international, and military events in one of the world's most troubled regions.

The Encyclopedia of Political Science
The Encyclopedia of Political Science

The Encyclopedia of Political Science

Traces the evolution of political theories, concepts, research frameworks, and political practices from across the world. It examines the interplay of political ideas and processes to convey the vitality and excitement of politics in practice.

The Equal Opportunities Handbook: How to Deal with Everyday Issues of Unfairness, ed. 4
The Equal Opportunities Handbook: How to Deal with Everyday Issues of Unfairness, ed. 4

The Equal Opportunities Handbook: How to Deal with Everyday Issues of Unfairness, ed. 4

This guide sets out straightforward procedures, relevant to all types of situations, that demonstrate how simple it is to behave with fairness, courtesy and sensitivity to all--regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexuality, disability or religious beliefs. Includes a summary of relevant legislation and agencies, self-assessment sections and points for reflection, and personal action plans.

The Essentials of Mathematics K-6
The Essentials of Mathematics K-6

The Essentials of Mathematics K-6

Explores how educators are tackling major challenges in math education including: emphasizing algebraic thinking, problem solving, and communication; connecting math activities to larger purposes and everyday experiences; differentiating instruction based on students' learning styles, interests, and readiness levels; and helping teachers use classroom assessment to guide instruction.

The Essentials of Science, Grades K-6
The Essentials of Science, Grades K-6

The Essentials of Science, Grades K-6

Provides program ideas and practices that will prepare school science programs for stricter new learning objectives and performance goals.

The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching
The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching

The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching

Contains strategies for a successful literacy coaching initiative including: roles and responsibilities of literacy coaches; keys to building positive collaboration among literacy coaches, support staff, and faculty members; fundamentals of adult learning that apply in a coaching relationship; ideas to help you monitor the effectiveness of your initiative; and ways to communicate effectively to students and fellow teachers.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2

The encyclopedia identifies 150 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. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

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
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer

Includes entries covering cancers, cancer drugs, treatments, side effects, and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2

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

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

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets
The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets

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
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

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
The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

This title covers topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness
The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

Covers 300 topics on physiology and fitness, including coverage of Healthy People 2010/2020, the nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the nation's health, as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

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 Genetic Disorders, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

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 Genetic Disorders, ed. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

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. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 2

Includes information on more than 1,600 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. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3

Includes information on more than 1,600 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. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5

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. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 2

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. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

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 Psychology, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 4

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 2

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained
The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained

Responding to the surging interest among students for information on topics relating to magic, witchcraft, the supernatural and other mysterious phenomena, Gale presents this in-depth, comprehensive 3-vol. set. Information is arranged in an objective manner, presenting varying viewpoints when appropriate, and is written at a level that younger students and researchers can understand.

The Human Brain Book, ed. 2
The Human Brain Book, ed. 2

The Human Brain Book, ed. 2

Covers the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual and includes the latest findings from the field of neuroscience.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-Mind Disciplines
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-Mind Disciplines

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-Mind Disciplines

Cross-cultural sampling of techniques and methods developing the body-mind connection that have evolved in the worlds of health care, education, physical conditioning, self-defense, spirituality, psychology, and the arts. Provides a look at over 100 body-mind disciplines used today. Topics include: skeletal manipulation methods, movement therapy, and the potential benefits and risks.

The Learning Leader
The Learning Leader

The Learning Leader

Provides school leadership actions and guideposts that will lead to higher student achievement.

The Literature of Propaganda
The Literature of Propaganda

The Literature of Propaganda

Contains 300 entries that explore literary works that deal with propaganda. The set includes a wide variety of genres and has an international scope. It explores the works of authors shaped by a variety of political, social, and economic movements, and places each work in its historical context. Each entry includes an overview of the work, historical context, primary themes and style, and critical discussion.

The Literature of War
The Literature of War

The Literature of War

Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it.

The Manifesto in Literature
The Manifesto in Literature

The Manifesto in Literature

Spanning from the earliest published examples dating to 16th C. Europe, through the Declaration of Independence, to the 2006 Euston Manifesto, this work describes the authors and their causes, as well as the social, political, economic philosophies that are behind them. The context of history will play an important role in describing the circumstances of their writing and how they were received and acted upon at the time of writing and after.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought
The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought

Covers Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today including more than 400 alphabetically arranged entries written by an international team of specialists. This volume focuses on the origins and evolution of Islamic political ideas and related subjects, covering central terms, concepts, personalities, movements, places, and schools of thought across Islamic history.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods

Defines and explains core concepts, describes the techniques involved in the implementation of qualitative methods, and presents an overview of qualitative approaches to research. Covers every major facet of qualitative methods, including access to research participants, data coding, research ethics, and the role of theory in qualitative research.

The Sage Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation
The Sage Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation

The Sage Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation

This book covers the basics of traditional educational testing, measurement, and evaluation theory and methodology, as well as sociopolitical issues and trends influencing the future of that research and practice.

The Strategic Teacher
The Strategic Teacher

The Strategic Teacher

Provides teaching strategies for every grade and subject, with dozens of variations and steps and examples for how to implement them. Instructs teachers on how to choose the right strategy, matching strategy to instructional objectives.

The Teacher Quality Index
The Teacher Quality Index

The Teacher Quality Index

Provides a systematic structure and steps for conducting teacher interviews at district and school levels.

The Tet Offensive
The Tet Offensive

The Tet Offensive

Begins with a historical overview of the events leading up to the offensive, the attack itself, and the consequent battles of Saigon, Hue, and Khe Sahn. Continues with a critical assessment of the main themes and issues surrounding the offensive, and concludes with excerpts from American and Vietnamese documents, maps and chronologies, an annotated list of resources, and a short encyclopedia of key people, places, and events.

The Tools for Successful Online Teaching
The Tools for Successful Online Teaching

The Tools for Successful Online Teaching

Guide for those desiring more in-depth study of how to integrate a variety of Internet technology tools for successful online learning. An excellent resource for all online teachers, and those who design curricula for online environments.

The World's Largest Wetlands
The World's Largest Wetlands

The World's Largest Wetlands

An international team of scholars shares its understanding of the status, ecological dynamics, functions, and conservation needs of the world's largest wetlands.

Transformative Assessment
Transformative Assessment

Transformative Assessment

Explains what formative assessment really is, and how to use this approach to improve teaching, learning, classroom climate, teacher professional development, and school performance.

Trials of the Century
Trials of the Century

Trials of the Century

Covers important criminal, civil, and political trials in the United States from colonial times to the present, examining their impact on both legal history and popular culture.

Twayne's Authors Series
Twayne's Authors Series

Twayne's Authors Series

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

UXL Doomed
UXL Doomed

UXL Doomed

This work explores the science behind some of the worst global disasters of the 20th and 21st centuries, including structural and engineering failures, natural disasters, nuclear and industrial accidents, train derailments, and plane crashes. Entries cover physics, engineering, aerodynamics, chemical reactions, computer science, geology, materials science, and more.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3
UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3

Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist. Gives detailed yet accessible information on history, religion, art, government, economy, daily life and current social and political issues.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2