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10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.
10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.

21st Century Geography, ed. , v.
21st Century Geography, ed. , v.

21st Century Geography, ed. , v.

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

21st Century Political Science, ed. , v.
21st Century Political Science, ed. , v.

21st Century Political Science, ed. , v.

Highlights the most important political science topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century. Includes basic institutions of government, political ideologies and cultures, public opinion, political parties and elections, political communication, political economy, international relations and institutions.

30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.
30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.

30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework that gets students interacting with texts. It taps into 30 lessons organized by text complexity, reproducible forms, assessments, and a bank of engagement tools. Use these lessons across the year as a warm up to a whole-class novel, to augment your core reading program, to challenge your capable readers and bring your striving readers in to rich yet accessible reading experiences.

5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.
5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.

5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.

This book is loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools, providing five essential skills to transform students into global learners.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.
A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.

A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining research, useful tactics, and examples from K–6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.
A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.

A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.

Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.

Abortion, ed. 2014, v.
Abortion, ed. 2014, v.

Abortion, ed. 2014, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.
Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

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

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Addicted to Social Media, ed. , v.

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

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.
Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

Addicted to Video Games, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people’s lives, and how addiction can be overcome. According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone.

Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book covers scholarly material on the use of recent technologies to facilitate and optimize classroom environments for adult learners. It explores emerging research on digital classrooms, including critical thinking skills, gender considerations, instructional design, online learning, problem-based learning, school leadership, and serious games.

Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, ed. , v.
Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, ed. , v.

Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, ed. , v.

This book provides the latest scholarly research on the value of travel abroad programs for pre-service educators, addressing the benefits and opportunities available when teachers gain cultural awareness and a better global understanding. It highlights theoretical foundations, curriculum innovations, and specific challenges to overcome in the implementation of such programs.

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

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

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

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

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

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

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

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2011, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2011, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2011, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

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.

Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.
Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, risk factors, causes, history, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Sidebars and infographics are also provided.

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

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

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Governance, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

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

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.

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

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

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

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

Americans at War, ed. , v.

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

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.
An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

Chronicles how theatrical feature films dominated newly developed movie palaces, how expressive film faces became household names, and how Hollywood became the center of film as a major growth industry.

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

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

Animal Conservationists, ed. , v.
Animal Conservationists, ed. , v.

Animal Conservationists, ed. , v.

This book takes a look at the ways in which scientists are working to save animals from disease, human encroachment, and invasive species across the world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Animal Rights, ed. , v.

This title examines issues related to animal rights debates. Topics include: Should animals have similar rights as humans? Is it moral to eat animals? Should animals be used for entertainment? Is it ethical to experiment on animals?

Animal Rights, ed. 2011, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2011, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2011, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

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

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

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

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.
Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders, ed. , v.

This book explains different types of anxiety disorders, how to recognize and treat them, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.
Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the titans of the technology industry, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.
Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.

Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.

Give your students the critical scientific practice today's science standards require. This book features strategies and activities to engage students in arguments about competing data sets, opposing scientific ideas, applying evidence to support specific claims, and more.

Artists Around the World, ed. , v.
Artists Around the World, ed. , v.

Artists Around the World, ed. , v.

Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.

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

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

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

Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.
Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.

Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.

This book explains SE2R (Summarize, Explain, Redirect, Resubmit) methods that will loosen and then break your classroom’s dependence on traditional grading systems that do little more than silence student voices.

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, ed. , v.
Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, ed. , v.

Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, ed. , v.

This book explores what technologies are available to individuals with disabilities, what they can help them to accomplish, and potential hurdles to their use that must be overcome.

Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.
Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

This book helps school-based teams improve the quality of instruction, assessment, and curriculum for higher and more equitable student learning.

Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.
Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.

Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.

There’s no doubt that family engagement makes a world of difference for teachers and students -- but connecting with parents of various ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural backgrounds can be challenging for educators. This book offers instructions for building strong relationships, beginning effective dialogues, strategizing, and monitoring progress.

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55
Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55

Covers the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest young adults. Entries include personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, and more. International in scope.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, ed. , v.
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ed. , v.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, ed. , v.

This book describes the history of autism, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.

Babycare, ed. , v.
Babycare, ed. , v.

Babycare, ed. , v.

A guide to caring for a baby covers such topics as feeding, sleep habits, baths, healthcare, and play.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles by Nicolas Slonimsky. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.

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

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

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

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

This book answers questions such as: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? It also provides dozens of practical teaching techniques to try in the classroom right away—strategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.
Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.

This book offers intensive encouragement and help in a practical hands-on guide to help principals navigate the challenges of school leadership.

Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing, ed. , v.
Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing, ed. , v.

Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing, ed. , v.

Provides a unique repository of guidelines, rules, and exceptions to rules, meditations and asides on writing and word use, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and publishing lore.

Beyond Answers, ed. , v.
Beyond Answers, ed. , v.

Beyond Answers, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with a clear sense of the Standards for Mathematical Practice, along with ideas on how best to implement them in K–2 classrooms. Using examples from his own teaching and vignettes from many other teachers, the author invites teachers to break the cycle of teaching math procedurally; demonstrates what it means for children to understand math; and explores what it looks like when young children embrace the behaviors espoused by the practices.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.
Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

Big Data Analyst, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to a career as a Big Data Analyst. It explores what the job entails, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment as prospects.

Big Data and Smart Service Systems, ed. , v.
Big Data and Smart Service Systems, ed. , v.

Big Data and Smart Service Systems, ed. , v.

This book presents the theories and applications regarding Big Data and smart service systems, data acquisition, smart cities, business decision-making support, and smart service design.

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.

Big Questions, ed. , v.
Big Questions, ed. , v.

Big Questions, ed. , v.

From personal questions about thoughts and dreams to the wider questions of life and the universe, this book asks the big questions that really make you think about yourself and your place in the world.

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

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

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

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

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

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

Biology in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Biology in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Biology in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Featuring relatable scenarios and hands-on activities, this book details how biology affects practically everything in a person's everyday life. Sidebars consider myths about acne, sex testing in sports, antibiotic resistance, mental health, and how microorganisms transform food.

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

Biology, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

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

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.
Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Covers biotechnological applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.

Bit Rot, ed. , v.
Bit Rot, ed. , v.

Bit Rot, ed. , v.

This book explores what is meant by bit rot and how it can affect users of technology. It addresses the best ways to protect and store data, since computer files, e-books, mp3s, and digital photographs aren't going away any time soon.

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

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

Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.
Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.

Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.

This book takes educators by the hand and guides them through the easy, step-by-step process of blogging. Provides instructive sample blog posts from sites like Blogger and Wordpress and generous examples and resource listings.

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

Body Systems, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.
Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Covers the period of 1939-1949, when the film industry came to grips with the development of the documentary, a shift to independent production, renewed government antitrust activity, and the emergence of television as a competitor.

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

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

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

Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research, ed. , v.
Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research, ed. , v.

Breakthrough Discoveries in Information Technology Research, ed. , v.

Explore all facets of information technology research, with specific contributions focusing on outsourcing, ethical concerns in research, biometrics, and information technology's role in disaster prediction and prevention.

Breast Cancer, ed. , v.
Breast Cancer, ed. , v.

Breast Cancer, ed. , v.

This book describes the symptoms, risk factors, causes, history, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer.

Build Your Computational Thinking Skills, ed. , v.
Build Your Computational Thinking Skills, ed. , v.

Build Your Computational Thinking Skills, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the concept of computer languages by commenting on codes, number systems, and the importance of binary in coding. Activities that help readers become masters at computational thinking, illustrations and informative sidebars, a glossary, and a further reading section are also included.

Build Your Computer Security Skills, ed. , v.
Build Your Computer Security Skills, ed. , v.

Build Your Computer Security Skills, ed. , v.

This book emphasizes the importance of computer security and delves into the steps that both coders and ordinary users of technology can take to improve their computer security. Individual activities explore topics such as encryption, coming up with secure passwords, two-step verification, phishing, and fingerprint identification.

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

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

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

Building a Team, ed. , v.
Building a Team, ed. , v.

Building a Team, ed. , v.

Provides the skills needed to inspire employees, maximize potential, and achieve positive professional results.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.
Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Bullies and Trolls, ed. , v.

Kids keep up with each other, share images, play games, and keep up with the world online. But bullies and trolls are part of the online world. This book discusses who they target, who they are, and what to do to stop the cycle. From how to shut down a troll to what the law and school policies offer, readers find out how to silence the bullies on the other side of that black mirror.

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

Bullying Today, ed. , v.

Before bullying surfaces in your school, you need to be ready. This book is organized so you can find the answers you need to make meaningful changes in the way you prevent and respond to bullying.

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 Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40

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

Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, ed. , v.
Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, ed. , v.

Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, ed. , v.

This book explores the role of university administration in successful implementation, regulation, and support of study abroad experiences. It highlights essential topics relating to legal issues, safety concerns, curriculum development, and intercultural communication.

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

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

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

Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 8, v.
Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 8, v.

Cancer Sourcebook, ed. 8, v.

Provides updated information about common types of cancer affecting the central nervous system, endocrine system, lungs, digestive and urinary tracts, blood cells, immune system, skin, bones, and other body systems.

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

Capital Punishment, ed. , v.

This book examines all aspects of capital punishment in the United States. It discusses the history behind the death penalty in the United States and varying opinions about the ethics of capital punishment. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2014, v.

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

This volume covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.
Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

Capturing Carbon With Fake Trees, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the creation of fake trees that can capture and store carbon from the air, and how this technology could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Explores the many technical and creative jobs in information technology that are expected to grow.

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

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

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

Careers If You Like Helping People, ed. , v.
Careers If You Like Helping People, ed. , v.

Careers If You Like Helping People, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in one of the helping professions for people who are compassionate and empathetic. It covers such careers as nurse-midwife, social worker, firefighter, police officer, nursing home aide, home health aide, gerontologist, physical therapist, or clergy member.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2014, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Careers in Animation and Comics, ed. , v.
Careers in Animation and Comics, ed. , v.

Careers in Animation and Comics, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in animation and comics, jobs such as web and visual effects animators, comic book artists, and graphic novelists. What these jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

Careers in Aviation and Aerospace, ed. , v.
Careers in Aviation and Aerospace, ed. , v.

Careers in Aviation and Aerospace, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, descriptions, and provides comments from industry leaders about aerospace and aviation jobs for engineers, pilots, meteorologists, planetary scientists, and even astronauts.

Careers in Computer Science, ed. , v.
Careers in Computer Science, ed. , v.

Careers in Computer Science, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to various career options within the field of computer science, exploring what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more.

Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Digital Media, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to various career options within the field of digital media, exploring what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more.

Careers in Environmental and Energy Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Environmental and Energy Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Environmental and Energy Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at high-tech environmental and energy technology jobs ranging from fuel cell engineers to environmental analysts to renewable energy project developers. Included are comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions.

Careers in Film, TV, and Theater, ed. , v.
Careers in Film, TV, and Theater, ed. , v.

Careers in Film, TV, and Theater, ed. , v.

This book explores jobs in the theater and film industries, including those of director, production designer, and stuntperson. What those jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.
Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

Careers in Food and Agriculture, ed. , v.

This book explores a variety of career opportunities in the food and beverage industries as well as the field of agriculture. It provides educational requirements, prospective salary, and future outlook while providing a detailed look at specific careers within the field.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

This book features current statistics, forecasts, and descriptions that provide a look at information technology jobs ranging from social media specialists to software developers to Wi-Fi network engineers.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.
Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

Careers in Information Technology, ed. , v.

This book explores career opportunities available for those who want to pursue a career in information technology. Examines 23 potential career paths in Information Technology, including Computer Engineer, Computer Programmer, Robotics Technician, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Multimedia Artist & Animator, Software Developer, and Web Administrator.

Careers in Interactive Media, ed. , v.
Careers in Interactive Media, ed. , v.

Careers in Interactive Media, ed. , v.

This book explores how makerspaces and hackerspaces provide students with hands-on experience in coding and designing for interactive media to be prepared for these dream jobs of the future.

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.
Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

Careers in Robotics, ed. , v.

This book provides a useful look at careers in robotic technology. Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic job descriptions ranging from engineers to technicians to research scientists are included.

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

Careers in Social Media, ed. , v.

This book explores careers in the social media industry. A few of the jobs profiled are social media manager, YouTuber, mobile app developer and artificial intelligence engineer. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

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

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

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

Censorship and Student Communication in Online and Offline Settings, ed. , v.
Censorship and Student Communication in Online and Offline Settings, ed. , v.

Censorship and Student Communication in Online and Offline Settings, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive reference source that addresses the issues surrounding student’s right to free speech in on and off-campus settings. It features relevant coverage on the implications of digital media as well as constitutional and legal considerations.

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

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

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

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.
Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.
Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

This book examines some of the principles of chemistry, such as the properties and behaviors of atoms and molecules. Sidebars include discussions on animals that can live thirty years without water, the Maillard reaction responsible for the taste and texture of french fries, the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and how tires provide a cushion of air to smooth our rides. Hands-on science activities are also provided.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

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

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

Child Development, ed. , v.

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

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93
Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93

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

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

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

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

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

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

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

Classic Literature, ed. , v.
Classic Literature, ed. , v.

Classic Literature, ed. , v.

This book features four analysis papers that consider classic literature, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the genre.

Classic Stories of Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Classic Stories of Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Classic Stories of Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

This book presents stories from Greek mythology, from the creation of the cosmos and the emergence of the Greek gods, to the adventures of the heroic strongman Hercules. These stories are still retold in novels, movies, and TV shows in each new generation.

Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.
Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.

Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates what cloud-based instruction can mean for teachers and students—and how it can work for your school.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.
Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

Cleaning Up Plastic With Artificial Coastlines, ed. , v.

This book looks at the science behind the technology of collecting plastics from the ocean, its risks, and how it could help improve life on Earth. A table of contents, infographics, a glossary, a list of additional resources, and an index are also provided.

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.

Collaborative Grantseeking, ed. , v.
Collaborative Grantseeking, ed. , v.

Collaborative Grantseeking, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed analysis of the strategies and methodologies of successful collaborative grant writing, as well as practical guidance on the interpersonal leadership requirements of managing grantseeking projects.

Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.
Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.

Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.

Presents current research and practices in the area of collaborative information behavior for professionals, educators and researchers in the fields of information science, knowledge management, human-computer interaction and computer-supported cooperative work.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

College Financing Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information for teens about planning, saving, and paying for post-secondary education, with facts about government aid, private loans and scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Colonial America Reference Library provides students with the comprehensive information on the Colonial American period they need to write reports and class assignments including biographical profiles and primary source documents.

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Covers more than 400 prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies. Also included are company logos, illustrations and ticker symbols, current market share, new products, and where to write for an annual report.

Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.
Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens, ed. 3, v.

Provides updated information about CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) systems, therapies, and practices, including various whole medical systems, manipulative practices, and movement therapies.

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Connecting Libraries with Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Connecting Libraries with Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Connecting Libraries with Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides an in-depth exploration of the topics that are currently relevant in K-12 curricula, including the school librarian's role in dealing with these issues, collaborating with teachers, and connecting to classrooms.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.
Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.

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

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

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

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

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

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

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

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 127

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

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

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

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

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

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

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

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

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

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

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

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

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

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

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

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

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.
Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

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.

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

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

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

Creating a Culture of Feedback, ed. , v.
Creating a Culture of Feedback, ed. , v.

Creating a Culture of Feedback, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers discover how to shift their classroom focus to prioritize effective feedback over grades, giving students all the information they need to succeed.

Creating and Building Your Own YouTube Channel, ed. , v.
Creating and Building Your Own YouTube Channel, ed. , v.

Creating and Building Your Own YouTube Channel, ed. , v.

This book shows readers how to create their own videos and YouTube channels. In these pages, skills and steps on how to build your channel will help readers get started. It also covers tips on how to use social media to promote their channel and build a solid audience base, and discusses timely issues such as respecting copyrights and avoiding cyberbullying.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.

Creating with Laser Cutters and Engravers, ed. , v.
Creating with Laser Cutters and Engravers, ed. , v.

Creating with Laser Cutters and Engravers, ed. , v.

This book explores the general world of the Fab Lab (fabricating laboratory) with an in-depth focus on two specific types of machinery: laser cutters and engravers used to create through the removal of material from its source. It includes tips and tricks for operating laser cutters and engravers, providing a variety of projects for every experience level, all the while connecting these skills to real-world business models and careers.

Creating with Milling Machines, ed. , v.
Creating with Milling Machines, ed. , v.

Creating with Milling Machines, ed. , v.

This book explains how CNC milling complements the other processes completed in a Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) and where a CNC milling machine operator fits as a maker.

Creating with Vinyl Cutters, ed. , v.
Creating with Vinyl Cutters, ed. , v.

Creating with Vinyl Cutters, ed. , v.

This book explores where vinyl cutters fit into a Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) and how vinyl cutters can bring precision to intricate designs. It covers beginner, intermediate, and advanced projects, explaining what materials each project requires and what processes are involved in completing a project. It also offers an overview of making industries to provide an understanding of how operating a vinyl cutter can translate into a career.

Creatures of the Waters, ed. , v.
Creatures of the Waters, ed. , v.

Creatures of the Waters, ed. , v.

Examines the great variety of animal life found in and near the waters around the world, from hippopotamus to jellyfish to sharks.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2011, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2011, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2011, v.

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Critical Perspectives on Animal Testing, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Animal Testing, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Animal Testing, ed. , v.

Animal testing is controversial, with some arguing it is essential to medical advancement and others stating it is cruel and unnecessary. In this book, articles from a variety of viewpoints and individuals, including scientists, government and legal professionals, media outlets, and ordinary citizens, highlight areas of contention over animal testing. Questions after each article encourage readers to think critically about what they have read and to form their own opinions.

Critical Theory and Transformative Learning, ed. , v.
Critical Theory and Transformative Learning, ed. , v.

Critical Theory and Transformative Learning, ed. , v.

This book examines and contrasts the key concepts related to critical approaches in educational settings. Repressive tolerance, online teaching, and adult education are among the topics discussed.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides information on educational technologies that enable language learners to have access to authentic and useful language resources. Language pedagogy, how specific and universal cultural contexts influence audio-visual media used in technology-enhanced language learning (TELL), and the use of English video games to promote foreign language learning are among the topics discussed.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.
Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

Crowdfunding, ed. , v.

The articles collected in this volume give a sense of the great variety of crowdfunded projects, the particular advantages or drawbacks of the method, and the potential challenges and controversies that can arise from crowdfunding.

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

Cuba, ed. , v.

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

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

Cuba, ed. , v.

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

Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design, ed. , v.
Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design, ed. , v.

Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms Through Effective Instructional Design, ed. , v.

This book provides emerging information on designing online courses recognizing cultural differences, building effective learning environments and forums, and integrating classroom aesthetics. It highlights the challenges of online education and intercultural learning to maximize student communication, learning, and other culturally diverse classroom tools.

Cutting Edge Military Technology, ed. , v.
Cutting Edge Military Technology, ed. , v.

Cutting Edge Military Technology, ed. , v.

This book covers the development of a new generation of cutting edge robots, unmanned vehicles, weapons, tactical gear, and other defense-related technologies.

Cyber Nation, ed. , v.
Cyber Nation, ed. , v.

Cyber Nation, ed. , v.

This book discusses how digital technology connects people to each other and information, at all times, which is changing the way people meet each other, fall in love, find jobs, learn new skills, take in news and entertainment, and build personal identities. Explains what these changes mean for society now and in the future.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.
Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.

This book gives readers a closer look at the technological, scientific, and procedural advancements in crime scene investigations. They are presented with information about how to pursue a career in various areas of crime scene investigation, such as forensics and law enforcement.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Analyst, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to a career as a Cybersecurity Analyst. It explores what the job entails, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment as prospects.

Data & Information Technology, ed. , v.
Data & Information Technology, ed. , v.

Data & Information Technology, ed. , v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an expansive overview of data and information technology in relation to the study of business.

Data & Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Data & Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Data & Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an expansive overview of data and information technology in relation to the study of business.

Data Mining, ed. 4, v.
Data Mining, ed. 4, v.

Data Mining, ed. 4, v.

This book offers a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts, along with practical advice on applying these tools and techniques in real-world data mining situations.

Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2014, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2014, 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.

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.

Debt Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.
Debt Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Debt Information for Teens, ed. 2, v.

Provides information for teens about establishing and using credit, managing credit cards, and coping with debt-related problems.

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

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

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

Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness, ed. , v.
Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness, ed. , v.

Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness, ed. , v.

This book is an authoritative reference source for the latest breakthroughs, techniques, and research-based solutions for the overall improvement of the web designing process. It features relevant coverage on the analytics, metrics, usage, and security aspects of web environments.

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products, ed. , v.
Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products, ed. , v.

Developing New Functional Food and Nutraceutical Products, ed. , v.

This book provides critical information from conceptualization of new products to marketing, aiming to present a solid understanding of the entire process through detailed coverage of key concepts, namely innovation, regulation, manufacturing, quality control, and marketing.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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 Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

This dictionary contains more than 20,000 brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures.

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.

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.

Digital Tools for Seamless Learning, ed. , v.
Digital Tools for Seamless Learning, ed. , v.

Digital Tools for Seamless Learning, ed. , v.

This reference source contains scholarly material on the implementation of technology in modern classrooms and provides an overview of how such applications assist in the learning process. It highlights pedagogical approaches, theoretical foundations, and curriculum development strategies.

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

Disability Experiences, ed. , v.

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

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

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Doing the Right Things Right, ed. , v.
Doing the Right Things Right, ed. , v.

Doing the Right Things Right, ed. , v.

This book is written for the 21st-century executive, detailing precisely how today’s leaders and managers can obtain profitable, productive results by managing the intersection of two critical values: effectiveness and efficiency.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Driving Digital, ed. , v.
Driving Digital, ed. , v.

Driving Digital, ed. , v.

Provides the latest research on the impact of digital computing and emerging technological innovations in the realm of business success. Covers a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as IT outsourcing, sustainable development and online advertising.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name, each entry follows a standard format, allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.

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

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

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

E-Commerce & Retail Merchandising, ed. 2, v.
E-Commerce & Retail Merchandising, ed. 2, v.

E-Commerce & Retail Merchandising, ed. 2, v.

This series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume takes an investigative look into the business practices of e-commerce and retail merchandising. It highlights the basic strategies behind effective merchandising, the changes seen in marketing, and the advances made in business-to-business applications.

E-Government, ed. , v.
E-Government, ed. , v.

E-Government, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the wide domain of e-government, featuring contributions and perspectives from several disciplines.

E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications, ed. , v.
E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications, ed. , v.

E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications, ed. , v.

This book explores the developments and challenges associated with the successful deployment of e-healthcare systems.

E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries, ed. , v.
E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries, ed. , v.

E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries, ed. , v.

Examines the issues of reference context and discoverability in school, public, and academic libraries, as well as within the reference publishing community.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

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

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

This book examines how people can find work that fits their interests, budget their income, and use investment options to help them make more money. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Economy 101, ed. , v.
Economy 101, ed. , v.

Economy 101, ed. , v.

This book studies key economic topics and includes the basics of the free market economy, delving into details about economic growth, recessions, and government interventions. Features include worksheets, key takeaways, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Ecosystem Architects, ed. , v.
Ecosystem Architects, ed. , v.

Ecosystem Architects, ed. , v.

This book looks at how animal builders make the world a better place, as well as the threats they face and how people can protect them.

Education Today, ed. , v.
Education Today, ed. , v.

Education Today, ed. , v.

This title examines education in America, with articles written by education experts and administrators on a wide range of topics, starting with a historical look at education, and including sections on: Education Theory; Psychology; Law; Government; School Safety; Diversity; Curriculum; Counseling; Teaching Methods; Technology in Education; Testing; Alternative Education; Teacher Education; International Perspectives; and more.

Education in America, ed. 2014, v.
Education in America, ed. 2014, v.

Education in America, ed. 2014, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.
Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

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

Education, ed. , v.

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on education.

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

Education, ed. , v.

Explores education issues for people with which examines topics central to the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families.

Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact, ed. , v.
Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact, ed. , v.

Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact, ed. , v.

Provides a framework for evaluating and conducting educational technology research, sharing research on educational technology in education content areas, and proposing structures to guide, link, and build new structures with future research.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

Emerging Tools and Applications of Virtual Reality in Education, ed. , v.
Emerging Tools and Applications of Virtual Reality in Education, ed. , v.

Emerging Tools and Applications of Virtual Reality in Education, ed. , v.

This book explores the potential and practical uses of virtual reality in classrooms with a focus on pedagogical and instructional outcomes and strategies. It features current experiments in the use of augmented reality in teaching and highlights the effects it had on students.

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

Employment, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Organized for the general reader and designed to complement social studies, communications, and information systems curricula.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration, ed. , v.

Describes the most important issues, concepts, trends and theories in adult education, adult ESL (English as a Second Language) and information communication technologies.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, ed. 2, v.

Covers terms, definitions and explanations of concepts, processes and acronyms addressing the challenges of knowledge management.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4, v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2014, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

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

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Provides a translation of Scribner's Human Diseases and Conditions for Spanish-speaking researchers. Details health and medical information on 280 diseases and conditions.

Engineering in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Engineering in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Engineering in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to some basic engineering concepts. Easy experiments demystify engineering concepts with step-by-step instructions on how to make bioplastics, bridges, motors, and robot arms, while sidebars explore high-interest current developments such as drones, 3D printing, and self-driving cars.

Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, ed. , v.
Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, ed. , v.

Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, ed. , v.

This book examines teaching and learning materials that learners may freely use and reuse without charge. The volume features coverage on a broad range of topics such as open educational resources, prior learning assessment, and competency-based learning.

Enterprise Information Systems, ed. , v.
Enterprise Information Systems, ed. , v.

Enterprise Information Systems, ed. , v.

Covers the creation and implementation of enterprise information systems.

Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East, ed. , v.
Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East, ed. , v.

Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East, ed. , v.

This book is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the analysis of entrepreneurial activities in the framework of cultural diversity. Topics such as job satisfaction, intrapreneurship, and corporate governance are discussed.

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.
Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

Environmental Causes and Prevention Measures for Alzheimer's Disease, ed. , v.

This book examines the increased incidence of the disease in developed countries, and provides new insights into environmental causation, primarily metals.

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

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

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

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

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

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

Essential Assessment, ed. , v.
Essential Assessment, ed. , v.

Essential Assessment, ed. , v.

This book explores six essential tenets of assessment that will help deepen your understanding of assessment to meet standards and enhance your students’ academic success.

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

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

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

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

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

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

Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, ed. , v.
Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, ed. , v.

Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments, ed. , v.

This book analyzes and discusses the theory and concepts behind teacher education program evaluation using assessment tools such as lesson plans, classroom artifacts, student work examples, and video recordings of lessons.

Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.
Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.

Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.

This book prepares teachers for leadership roles with specific how-to's for the essential skills needed most, including running meetings, teaching colleagues, providing feedback, conducting needs assessments, delivering effective professional development, resolving conflicts, and employing technology. It features tested content and activities, reflective writing prompts, scenarios for discussion, and self-evaluations.

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

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

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

Everything Under The Sun, ed. , v.
Everything Under The Sun, ed. , v.

Everything Under The Sun, ed. , v.

Updated for 2020, this eBook focuses on the science of matter, describing those things that are either liquid, gas, or solid.

Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.
Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

This book, using a wealth of examples from recent news, politics, and science, teaches readers how to distinguish fact from fiction and truth from lies.

Examining Cultural Influences on Leadership Styles and Learning From Chinese Approaches to Management, ed. , v.
Examining Cultural Influences on Leadership Styles and Learning From Chinese Approaches to Management, ed. , v.

Examining Cultural Influences on Leadership Styles and Learning From Chinese Approaches to Management, ed. , v.

Examines the cultural aspects of management styles and techniques. Highlights relevant topics such as leadership development, value systems, validity tests, and organizational communication.

Excited to Learn, ed. , v.
Excited to Learn, ed. , v.

Excited to Learn, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers leverage students’ natural curiosity and academic potential through strategies to enhance students’ emotional safety, value for learning, engagement, and competence; a tested and validated model to make instructional planning also motivational planning; a rationale for intrinsic motivation, especially in culturally diverse classrooms; and information for teaching linguistically diverse students and students who have been historically underserved.

Excuse Me, ed. , v.
Excuse Me, ed. , v.

Excuse Me, ed. , v.

Merging classic rules of behavior with new realities of modern business, this book spotlights dozens of puzzling situations, with suggestions for bridging divides. It untangles the nuances of: meeting etiquette, interview expectations, proper office attire, electronic manners, privacy in tight spaces, eye contact and nonverbal cues, small talk, business dining, social media use, working remotely and flexibly, and more.

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

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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

Exploring Space, ed. , v.
Exploring Space, ed. , v.

Exploring Space, ed. , v.

Contains articles detailing biographies of famous astronomers, celestial bodies found in the universe, the solar system, and future explorations into space.

Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace, ed. , v.
Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace, ed. , v.

Exploring the Influence of Personal Values and Cultures in the Workplace, ed. , v.

This book explores the latest research on how culture and personal values shape and influence employees’ actions, behaviors, and leadership styles. It features extensive coverage on relevant areas such as psychological health, career management, and job satisfaction, towards seeking innovative perspectives on the impact of personal values and cultures in the workplace.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.
Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

Extreme Teams, ed. , v.

This book looks at the new generation of teams driving growth in today's most innovative firms. It takes you inside these bold companies and examines the teamwork experiments powering their results.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.

Facebook, ed. , v.
Facebook, ed. , v.

Facebook, ed. , v.

This book examines Facebook, the social media website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Facebook operates, issues the company faces such as cyberbullying, and its impact on society.

Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.
Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

Fake News and Propaganda, ed. , v.

This book looks at the rise of misinformation and the ease with which it now spreads. Through examples from the United States and democracies around the world, this book encourages readers to question the balance between constitutional rights and irreparable damage to democracy.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.
Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

Fake News and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and intent behind fake news, presenting a balanced but realistic view of what has been taking place, how, and why. It examines both the consequences of these actions and the efforts being made at all levels of society to end this problem.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to fake news, a story that seems like real news but involves misleading, deceptive, or false information.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of fake news, the purposeful reporting of inaccurate information. It explains how fake news has evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.

Familiar Animals, ed. , v.
Familiar Animals, ed. , v.

Familiar Animals, ed. , v.

Examines animals that may be seen in daily life, such as cats and dogs, birds, insects, cattle and horses, and provides an overview of each species.

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

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

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

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.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

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

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

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

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

Food Plants, ed. , v.

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Food Safety in the 21st Century, ed. , v.
Food Safety in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

Food Safety in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

This book discusses ways to assess risk and to employ epidemiological methods to improve food safety. It also describes the regulatory context that shapes food safety activities at the local, national, and international levels and looks forward to the future of food safety.

Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.
Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.

Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies, ed. , v.

This book explores the importance of viable food structures as well as the critical positive impact these viable structures have on food security, nutrition, and poverty. It covers such topics as irrigation schemes, agricultural input subsidies, farming system ecology, and food cycles and addresses the importance of food security as essential to the advancement and development of economies and societies worldwide.

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

Food, ed. , v.

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

For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian, ed. , v.
For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian, ed. , v.

For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian, ed. , v.

A practical guide to sexuality materials in libraries and an annotated bibliography of recommended books for school and public libraries. Provides guidelines for materials selection, reference, processing, access, programming, and dealing with problems of vandalism and censorship.

Fostering Self-Regulated Learning through ICT, ed. , v.
Fostering Self-Regulated Learning through ICT, ed. , v.

Fostering Self-Regulated Learning through ICT, ed. , v.

Presents the relationship between Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) from several standpoints, addressing both theoretical and applicative issues.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.
French and Indian War, ed. , v.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.

Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Features include illustrations, maps, graphs and charts, photographs, and a further reading list. Designed for student and general audiences.

From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.
From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.

From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.

This book of essays challenges educators to "reboot" and make the changes necessary to prepare students for 21st century careers, based on interviews with young people and their ideas about what they need from teachers, schools, and education. It features easy-to-do, high-impact classroom strategies that help what he calls "digital natives" acquire "digital wisdom" using 21st century learning and technology, including games, YouTube, and more.

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

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

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

Future-Ready Challenge, ed. , v.
Future-Ready Challenge, ed. , v.

Future-Ready Challenge, ed. , v.

This book breaks down the process of incorporating digital age skills into curriculum into 18 easy-to-follow challenges so that teachers can improve student outcomes. Teachers will learn how to promote teamwork and collaboration, helping students stay motivated and inspired to develop the skills they’ll need for the future.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global business law.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global marketing.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of technical innovations in business management.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing, ed. , v.

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gale Enciclopedia de la Medicina, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.