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10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.
10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.

10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.

This book brings the mindframes of ten world-renowned educators to life. Ten chapters, each written by a different thought leader, detail a mindframe at the heart of successful school leadership, along with the high probability influences that make each mindframe visible.

A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1
A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1

A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1

Pursuing peaceful development and building a harmonious world underlie China’s diplomatic principles and policies since the early 1980s. In A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, the authors examine various patterns of national rise, especially those of Britain, the US, Germany, and Japan, and investigate theoretically the possibility and necessity of China’s pursuit of peaceful development and a harmonious world. The authors also elaborate on other related topics such as the international order, world security, foreign relations, external environment, economic globalizati

AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.
AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.

AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.

This title provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of successfully implementing new and innovative technologies in a variety of sectors including business, transportation, and healthcare. Topics include Big Data Governance; Blockchain Technology; Ethics in AI; Industrial IoT; Knowledge Management; Next Generation Enterprise; Organizational Agility; Semantic Mapping; Smart Tourism; and Wearable Technology.

Accessibility and Diversity in Education, ed. , v.
Accessibility and Diversity in Education, ed. , v.

Accessibility and Diversity in Education, ed. , v.

This book examines emerging methods/trends for creating accessible, inclusive educational environments, and the latest strategies and methods for promoting learning for all students. Also addresses equal opportunity and diversity requirements. Covers Accessible Learning Environments; Education Policies; Equal Opportunity; Inclusion Barriers; Online Diversity Education; Open Educational Resources; Student Diversity; Student Mobility; Students With Disabilities; and Tolerance.

Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy, ed. , v.
Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy, ed. , v.

Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy, ed. , v.

This book examines environmental economics and policy and the strategic role of environmental issues on the global economy.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.
Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

This book examines the concept of promoting learning through mass communication through the use of extended augmentation and visualization interaction methodologies and the deployment of wide-area collaborative practices.

Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.
Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.

Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides innovative insights into cutting-edge and long-standing digital tools in educational research and addresses theoretical, methodological, and ethical dimensions in doing research in the digital world. The content within this publication examines such topics as computational linguistics, individualized learning, and mobile technologies.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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

Analyzing & Managing Risk, ed. 2, v.

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

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.
Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

This reference source provides vital research on the application of lawful protection practices within educational technology, and explores real-world cases as well as the varying regulations in comparative jurisdictions. Topics include digital forensics, cyber-victimization, and lawful surveillance.

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.
Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

This book provides a unified account of behavior change theories and broad coverage of application domains and best practices. From a psychological and human-computer interaction perspective, the book puts a strong emphasis on the psychological foundations of behavior change, and explores the relationship between technology and behavior change.

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

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

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

Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1
Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1

Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1

This book provides the reader with an overarching view of China’s approach toward ecological civilization, outlining the country’s theoretical framework and concrete strategies, including its policies, plans, and regulatory efforts. The book draws on selected speeches by President Xi Jinping and official documents on ecological civilization, an important part of the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

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.

Cases on Cross-Cultural Counseling Strategies, ed. , v.
Cases on Cross-Cultural Counseling Strategies, ed. , v.

Cases on Cross-Cultural Counseling Strategies, ed. , v.

This book explores creative healing approaches used by counselors working with diverse clients in a variety of geographical locations, developmental levels, and complex and varied identities. It features a broad range of topics such as higher education, international counseling, and gender bias in counseling.

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

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

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

China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1
China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1

China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1

China started planning for its space program in the 1950s. After over ten years of hard work, China sent its first satellite, Dongfanghong 1, into space in 1970. Its manned space program began decades later, culminating in the first Chinese astronaut, Yang Liwei, being sent into space in 2003. In 2007, China successfully launched its first lunar orbiter, Chang’e 1. From humble beginnings, China has evolved into a space power. This book chronicles China’s journey to space, from dream to reality, over a period of sixty years, highlighting the key events and characters involved. Topics covere

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1
China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections presents the tortuous journey the Chinese nation has gone through in pursuing and achieving the socio-political ideal of national rejuvenation for more than 100 years since the first Opium War (1840–1842). Beginning with a critical account of the late-Qing historical events such as the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Movement, the Westernization Movement, the Hundred Days’ Reform of 1898, and the Revolution of 1911, it goes on to focus on how the Communist Party of China (CPC), through integrating the theory of Marxism with the a

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

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

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

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

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

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

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

Gender: War, ed. , v.
Gender: War, ed. , v.

Gender: War, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide for thinking through the causes and impacts of war from a critical gender perspective. It explores the interrelations between gender and war while simultaneously interrogating the place of war in gender and sexuality studies as well as the feminist and intersectional perspectives that focus on the ways in which war affects various individuals as well as social, political, and cultural processes and institutions.

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

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

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

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

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

Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics, ed. , v.

This book is a collection of research on social entrepreneurship as a critical element of economic growth with a look at the evolutionary aspects of digital technologies on the industry.

Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, ed. , v.

This book evaluates operational strategies and interpersonal skill development for the successful leadership and management of modern organizations.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

This comprehensive reference source provides the latest scholarly information on management tools, analytics, and infrastructures for contemporary nonprofit organizations. It highlights a range of multidisciplinary topics such as crowdfunding, shared value creation, and human resource development.

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.

This title is a two-volume scholarly reference comprised of original and previously unpublished research articles that provide cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research and expert insights on advancing technologies used in educational settings as well as current strategies for administrative and leadership roles in education. Topics include community engagement, educational games, data management, mobile learning and more.

Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.

This book provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on all aspects of social issues impacted by information technology in organizations and inter-organizational structures and presents the conceptualization of specific social issues and their associated constructs.

Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems, ed. , v.

This book presents research that builds a futuristic view of evolving business ecosystems and a deeper understanding of business transformation processes in the new digital business era. Includes topics such as cultural hybridization, Industry 4.0, and cybersecurity.

Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.

This book is a critical scholarly resource that examines academic and corporate interest in sustainability in all facets of business management. Covers a wide range of topics such as green supply chains, environmental standards, and production planning, and includes relevant research on optimizing supply chains to ensure fair labor practices, lower emissions, and a cleaner environment.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.

This book explores topics such as poverty, gender equality, health, security, and the environment through global empirical studies and fundamental frameworks.

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

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

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

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.
Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.

This book explores the methods and applications of tourism crisis management that takes an anthropological approach to tourism safety and security. Topics include disaster potential, political instability, and virtual terrorism.

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

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

Influencing Enterprise Risk Mitigation, ed. 2, v.
Influencing Enterprise Risk Mitigation, ed. 2, v.

Influencing Enterprise Risk Mitigation, ed. 2, v.

This book discusses business risk prevention and mitigation strategies through the psychology of security, the geography of risk, and baseline identity authentication and access control measures. It also walks through the steps for making security a priority for the business, estimating return on investment for security services, and leveraging data to learn from the mistakes and successes of those who came before us.

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

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1
Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1

Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1

Basing on official materials and drawing on existing academic achievements in CPC theoretical studies, Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics focuses on the interpretation of the basic tenets, theoretical value, and contemporary significance of traditional Marxism, the exploration of the features of the theoretical system of Chinese socialism from various perspectives, and in particular the study of the relationship between these two important theories, shedding light on the historical process of the sinicization of Marxism. The chapters in the book are arranged topically and inter

Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1
Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1

Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1

As early as the Yan’an Rectification Movement in the early 1940s, the CPC gradually formed its systematic theory of Party building that covers the Party’s theoretical development, organization, and conduct. Building on the experience of the previous four generations of CPC central leadership, the Central Committee led by Xi Jinping has made major innovations in terms of the theory and practice of Party building, aiming to propel the development of the Party to a new stage characterized by full and strict governance over the Party. This book examines how Xi Jinping has deepened the Party’

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

Pets, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

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

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

Sustainable Tourism, ed. , v.
Sustainable Tourism, ed. , v.

Sustainable Tourism, ed. , v.

This book features current research that takes an in-depth look at cooperative strategies and governance for conserving and promoting tourism within both developed and developing economies. Topics include tourism development, environmental protection, and responsible hospitality.

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

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

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

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.
The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

The Future of Chinese Agriculture, ed. , v. 1
The Future of Chinese Agriculture, ed. , v. 1

The Future of Chinese Agriculture, ed. , v. 1

For twelve millennia, agriculture has been and continues to be integral to the survival of humankind. In the current era of human development, it can be described in a national sense as an industry epitomizing a country’s technology, economy, politics, and national security. In recent years, the gaps in food security and grain security have been highlighted through their adverse consequences and the resultant wider coverage by the media. China’s policy making and national strategy for development places a central focus on issues related to agriculture, rural areas, and farmers. In The Futu

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

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

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

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

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

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

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 New Normal of Chinese Economy, ed. , v. 1
The New Normal of Chinese Economy, ed. , v. 1

The New Normal of Chinese Economy, ed. , v. 1

The authors of this book first compare the patterns of economic development in China and other countries, and then examine the impact of Chinese reform and government macro measures on the economic growth and the upgrading of industrial structure in China, aiming to explore a development path appropriate to the Chinese economy. On top of this, based on an extensive analysis of macroeconomic data using the theories of political economy, the authors proceed to conduct an in-depth study of China’s macroeconomic growth in the New Normal to tease out its patterns, thus contributing to the theorie

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, ed. 2, v.
The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, ed. 2, v.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, ed. 2, v.

This handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the qualitative methods, strategies, and research issues in psychology. Qualitative research in psychology has changed since the first edition's publication; chapters have been updated, and three new chapters on Thematic Analysis, Interpretation, and Netnography added. With a focus on methodological progress, the chapters are organized into three sections: Methods; Perspectives and Techniques; and Applications.

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

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.
UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2020, v.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2020, v.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2020, v.

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

Winning with Risk Management, ed. , v.
Winning with Risk Management, ed. , v.

Winning with Risk Management, ed. , v.

This book develops the notion that companies can succeed on the basis of risk management, much as companies compete on efficiency, costs, labor, location, and other dimensions. It examines how leading firms that compete on risk have done so, and showcases best practices and impacts to the capital structure of firms and their organizational formation.

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

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

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

Education

10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.
10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.

10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.

This book brings the mindframes of ten world-renowned educators to life. Ten chapters, each written by a different thought leader, detail a mindframe at the heart of successful school leadership, along with the high probability influences that make each mindframe visible.

Accessibility and Diversity in Education, ed. , v.
Accessibility and Diversity in Education, ed. , v.

Accessibility and Diversity in Education, ed. , v.

This book examines emerging methods/trends for creating accessible, inclusive educational environments, and the latest strategies and methods for promoting learning for all students. Also addresses equal opportunity and diversity requirements. Covers Accessible Learning Environments; Education Policies; Equal Opportunity; Inclusion Barriers; Online Diversity Education; Open Educational Resources; Student Diversity; Student Mobility; Students With Disabilities; and Tolerance.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.
Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

This book examines the concept of promoting learning through mass communication through the use of extended augmentation and visualization interaction methodologies and the deployment of wide-area collaborative practices.

Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.
Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.

Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides innovative insights into cutting-edge and long-standing digital tools in educational research and addresses theoretical, methodological, and ethical dimensions in doing research in the digital world. The content within this publication examines such topics as computational linguistics, individualized learning, and mobile technologies.

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

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

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

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.

This title is a two-volume scholarly reference comprised of original and previously unpublished research articles that provide cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research and expert insights on advancing technologies used in educational settings as well as current strategies for administrative and leadership roles in education. Topics include community engagement, educational games, data management, mobile learning and more.

Nation and World

A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1
A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1

A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, ed. , v. 1

Pursuing peaceful development and building a harmonious world underlie China’s diplomatic principles and policies since the early 1980s. In A Study of China’s Strategy for Peaceful Development, the authors examine various patterns of national rise, especially those of Britain, the US, Germany, and Japan, and investigate theoretically the possibility and necessity of China’s pursuit of peaceful development and a harmonious world. The authors also elaborate on other related topics such as the international order, world security, foreign relations, external environment, economic globalizati

Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1
Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1

Building an Ecological Civilization, ed. , v. 1

This book provides the reader with an overarching view of China’s approach toward ecological civilization, outlining the country’s theoretical framework and concrete strategies, including its policies, plans, and regulatory efforts. The book draws on selected speeches by President Xi Jinping and official documents on ecological civilization, an important part of the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1
China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1

China’s Journey to Space: From Dream to Reality, ed. , v. 1

China started planning for its space program in the 1950s. After over ten years of hard work, China sent its first satellite, Dongfanghong 1, into space in 1970. Its manned space program began decades later, culminating in the first Chinese astronaut, Yang Liwei, being sent into space in 2003. In 2007, China successfully launched its first lunar orbiter, Chang’e 1. From humble beginnings, China has evolved into a space power. This book chronicles China’s journey to space, from dream to reality, over a period of sixty years, highlighting the key events and characters involved. Topics covere

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1
China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections, ed. , v. 1

China’s Path Toward National Rejuvenation: Review and Reflections presents the tortuous journey the Chinese nation has gone through in pursuing and achieving the socio-political ideal of national rejuvenation for more than 100 years since the first Opium War (1840–1842). Beginning with a critical account of the late-Qing historical events such as the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Movement, the Westernization Movement, the Hundred Days’ Reform of 1898, and the Revolution of 1911, it goes on to focus on how the Communist Party of China (CPC), through integrating the theory of Marxism with the a

Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1
Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1

Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, ed. , v. 1

Basing on official materials and drawing on existing academic achievements in CPC theoretical studies, Marxism and Socialism with Chinese Characteristics focuses on the interpretation of the basic tenets, theoretical value, and contemporary significance of traditional Marxism, the exploration of the features of the theoretical system of Chinese socialism from various perspectives, and in particular the study of the relationship between these two important theories, shedding light on the historical process of the sinicization of Marxism. The chapters in the book are arranged topically and inter

Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1
Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1

Party Building in the New Era, ed. , v. 1

As early as the Yan’an Rectification Movement in the early 1940s, the CPC gradually formed its systematic theory of Party building that covers the Party’s theoretical development, organization, and conduct. Building on the experience of the previous four generations of CPC central leadership, the Central Committee led by Xi Jinping has made major innovations in terms of the theory and practice of Party building, aiming to propel the development of the Party to a new stage characterized by full and strict governance over the Party. This book examines how Xi Jinping has deepened the Party’

The Future of Chinese Agriculture, ed. , v. 1
The Future of Chinese Agriculture, ed. , v. 1

The Future of Chinese Agriculture, ed. , v. 1

For twelve millennia, agriculture has been and continues to be integral to the survival of humankind. In the current era of human development, it can be described in a national sense as an industry epitomizing a country’s technology, economy, politics, and national security. In recent years, the gaps in food security and grain security have been highlighted through their adverse consequences and the resultant wider coverage by the media. China’s policy making and national strategy for development places a central focus on issues related to agriculture, rural areas, and farmers. In The Futu

The New Normal of Chinese Economy, ed. , v. 1
The New Normal of Chinese Economy, ed. , v. 1

The New Normal of Chinese Economy, ed. , v. 1

The authors of this book first compare the patterns of economic development in China and other countries, and then examine the impact of Chinese reform and government macro measures on the economic growth and the upgrading of industrial structure in China, aiming to explore a development path appropriate to the Chinese economy. On top of this, based on an extensive analysis of macroeconomic data using the theories of political economy, the authors proceed to conduct an in-depth study of China’s macroeconomic growth in the New Normal to tease out its patterns, thus contributing to the theorie

Technology

AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.
AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.

AI and Big Data's Potential for Disruptive Innovation, ed. , v.

This title provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of successfully implementing new and innovative technologies in a variety of sectors including business, transportation, and healthcare. Topics include Big Data Governance; Blockchain Technology; Ethics in AI; Industrial IoT; Knowledge Management; Next Generation Enterprise; Organizational Agility; Semantic Mapping; Smart Tourism; and Wearable Technology.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.
Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

Advanced Technologies and Standards for Interactive Educational Television, ed. , v.

This book examines the concept of promoting learning through mass communication through the use of extended augmentation and visualization interaction methodologies and the deployment of wide-area collaborative practices.

Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.
Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.

Advancing Educational Research With Emerging Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides innovative insights into cutting-edge and long-standing digital tools in educational research and addresses theoretical, methodological, and ethical dimensions in doing research in the digital world. The content within this publication examines such topics as computational linguistics, individualized learning, and mobile technologies.

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.
Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

This reference source provides vital research on the application of lawful protection practices within educational technology, and explores real-world cases as well as the varying regulations in comparative jurisdictions. Topics include digital forensics, cyber-victimization, and lawful surveillance.

Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, ed. , v.

This book evaluates operational strategies and interpersonal skill development for the successful leadership and management of modern organizations.

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management, ed. , v.

This title is a two-volume scholarly reference comprised of original and previously unpublished research articles that provide cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research and expert insights on advancing technologies used in educational settings as well as current strategies for administrative and leadership roles in education. Topics include community engagement, educational games, data management, mobile learning and more.

Business

Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy, ed. , v.
Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy, ed. , v.

Advanced Integrated Approaches to Environmental Economics and Policy, ed. , v.

This book examines environmental economics and policy and the strategic role of environmental issues on the global economy.

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

Analyzing & Managing Risk, ed. 2, v.

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

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

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.

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

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

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

Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics, ed. , v.

This book is a collection of research on social entrepreneurship as a critical element of economic growth with a look at the evolutionary aspects of digital technologies on the industry.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

This comprehensive reference source provides the latest scholarly information on management tools, analytics, and infrastructures for contemporary nonprofit organizations. It highlights a range of multidisciplinary topics such as crowdfunding, shared value creation, and human resource development.

Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.

This book provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on all aspects of social issues impacted by information technology in organizations and inter-organizational structures and presents the conceptualization of specific social issues and their associated constructs.

Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems, ed. , v.

This book presents research that builds a futuristic view of evolving business ecosystems and a deeper understanding of business transformation processes in the new digital business era. Includes topics such as cultural hybridization, Industry 4.0, and cybersecurity.

Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development, ed. , v.

This book is a critical scholarly resource that examines academic and corporate interest in sustainability in all facets of business management. Covers a wide range of topics such as green supply chains, environmental standards, and production planning, and includes relevant research on optimizing supply chains to ensure fair labor practices, lower emissions, and a cleaner environment.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.

This book explores topics such as poverty, gender equality, health, security, and the environment through global empirical studies and fundamental frameworks.

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.
Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.

Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security, ed. , v.

This book explores the methods and applications of tourism crisis management that takes an anthropological approach to tourism safety and security. Topics include disaster potential, political instability, and virtual terrorism.

Influencing Enterprise Risk Mitigation, ed. 2, v.
Influencing Enterprise Risk Mitigation, ed. 2, v.

Influencing Enterprise Risk Mitigation, ed. 2, v.

This book discusses business risk prevention and mitigation strategies through the psychology of security, the geography of risk, and baseline identity authentication and access control measures. It also walks through the steps for making security a priority for the business, estimating return on investment for security services, and leveraging data to learn from the mistakes and successes of those who came before us.

Sustainable Tourism, ed. , v.
Sustainable Tourism, ed. , v.

Sustainable Tourism, ed. , v.

This book features current research that takes an in-depth look at cooperative strategies and governance for conserving and promoting tourism within both developed and developing economies. Topics include tourism development, environmental protection, and responsible hospitality.

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

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

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

Winning with Risk Management, ed. , v.
Winning with Risk Management, ed. , v.

Winning with Risk Management, ed. , v.

This book develops the notion that companies can succeed on the basis of risk management, much as companies compete on efficiency, costs, labor, location, and other dimensions. It examines how leading firms that compete on risk have done so, and showcases best practices and impacts to the capital structure of firms and their organizational formation.

Science

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

Environment

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

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

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

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

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

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

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

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

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

Pets, ed. , v.

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

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

Zoos and Aquariums, ed. , v.

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

Law

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.
Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

Applying Internet Laws and Regulations to Educational Technology, ed. , v.

This reference source provides vital research on the application of lawful protection practices within educational technology, and explores real-world cases as well as the varying regulations in comparative jurisdictions. Topics include digital forensics, cyber-victimization, and lawful surveillance.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector, ed. , v.

This comprehensive reference source provides the latest scholarly information on management tools, analytics, and infrastructures for contemporary nonprofit organizations. It highlights a range of multidisciplinary topics such as crowdfunding, shared value creation, and human resource development.

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

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

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

Social Science

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.
Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

Behavior Change Research and Theory, ed. , v.

This book provides a unified account of behavior change theories and broad coverage of application domains and best practices. From a psychological and human-computer interaction perspective, the book puts a strong emphasis on the psychological foundations of behavior change, and explores the relationship between technology and behavior change.

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

Bullying, ed. , v.

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

Cases on Cross-Cultural Counseling Strategies, ed. , v.
Cases on Cross-Cultural Counseling Strategies, ed. , v.

Cases on Cross-Cultural Counseling Strategies, ed. , v.

This book explores creative healing approaches used by counselors working with diverse clients in a variety of geographical locations, developmental levels, and complex and varied identities. It features a broad range of topics such as higher education, international counseling, and gender bias in counseling.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Gender: War, ed. , v.
Gender: War, ed. , v.

Gender: War, ed. , v.

This book serves as a guide for thinking through the causes and impacts of war from a critical gender perspective. It explores the interrelations between gender and war while simultaneously interrogating the place of war in gender and sexuality studies as well as the feminist and intersectional perspectives that focus on the ways in which war affects various individuals as well as social, political, and cultural processes and institutions.

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

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

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

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

Guns in America, ed. , v.

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

Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era, ed. , v.

This book provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on all aspects of social issues impacted by information technology in organizations and inter-organizational structures and presents the conceptualization of specific social issues and their associated constructs.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Economics, ed. , v.

This book explores topics such as poverty, gender equality, health, security, and the environment through global empirical studies and fundamental frameworks.

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

Immigration in America, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Race and the Law, ed. , v.

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

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

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

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

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

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.
The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

The Environment, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, ed. 2, v.
The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, ed. 2, v.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, ed. 2, v.

This handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the qualitative methods, strategies, and research issues in psychology. Qualitative research in psychology has changed since the first edition's publication; chapters have been updated, and three new chapters on Thematic Analysis, Interpretation, and Netnography added. With a focus on methodological progress, the chapters are organized into three sections: Methods; Perspectives and Techniques; and Applications.

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

Transgender Life, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.
UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

UXL Protests, Riots, and Rebellions, ed. , v.

This book explores a range of issues that have inspired protest around the world, and the types of protests that serious activists and ordinary people alike have used to effect change. It details both historic and contemporary events, some well-known, and others less familiar to students, providing a brief historical, social, and political overview of the issue or movement and several specific protest events associated with it.

History

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

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

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

Medicine

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

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

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.

Arts

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2020, v.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2020, v.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2020, v.

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.