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    • ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
      Provides access to eBooks covering politics, religion, technology and education.
    • Abortion: An Eternal Social and Moral Issue
      This Information Plus Reference volume presents the history and latest facts on the social and moral issues surrounding abortion.
    • African American Almanac 10th ed.
      Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.
    • AIDS/HIV
      Provides a comprehensive summary of research on AIDS/HIV, including statistics, historical background, relevant laws and court cases, and descriptions of major events related to the subject.
    • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs
      This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.
    • American Economy, The
      This ebook describes the vast size and scope of the American economy, explains how it functions, and examines some of the challenges it faces, such as inflation, government regulation, off-shoring, and corporate scandals.
    • Animal Rights
      This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.
    • Annals of American History Online
      Provides a year-by-year documentation of American thought and action. It contains works by more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through their speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews.
    • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
      Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
    • Atheism and Secularity
      This important two-volume contribution to the field of secular studies offers the first comprehensive examination of atheists and non-religious people around the world.
     

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    • Canadian Parliamentary Guide 2005 ed.
      An annual guide that provides the following information in English and French: biographical sketches of current parliamentarians, including the Privy Council, Senate and House of Commons; results of all federal general and by-elections since 1867; current and historical data and statistics on provincial and territorial governments, listings for provincial and territorial legislative assemblies, general by-election results; and other information.
    • Capital Punishment: Cruel and Unusual?
      Describes the death penalty in the United States, including coverage of laws and court rulings. Compiles data on current and historical executions, death row inmates, and public opinion. Includes complete source citations as well as listings of names, addresses, and telephone and fax numbers for relevant organizations.
    • Careers and Occupations: Looking to the Future
      This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding careers and occupations.
    • Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
      This ebook provides information on the prevalence, causes, and devastating consequences of this type of violence. Also covers the challenges that domestic violence and child abuse pose to the legal system.
    • Cities of the United States 6th ed.
      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.
    • Concise Major 21st Century Writers
      A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today's most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Energy Production and Alternative Energy
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on energy production and alternative energy.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Extreme Weather
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on extreme weather.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Farming and the Food Supply
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on farming and the food supply.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Health and Disease
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on health and disease.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Nature and Wildlife
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on nature and wildlife.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Population, Resources, and Conflict
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on population, resources, and conflict.
    • Confronting Global Warming: The Role of Industry
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on the role of industry.
    • Confronting Global Warming: The Role of the Government
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on the role of the government.
    • Confronting Global Warming: The Role of the Individual
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on the role of the individual.
    • Confronting Global Warming: Water and Ice
      Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on water and ice.
    • Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
      A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
    • Crime, Prisons, and Jails
      Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.
    • Criminal Justice Collection
      Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.
     

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    • Death and Dying: End-of-Life Controversies
      A compilation of current and historical statistics -- with analysis -- on aspects of Death and Dying.
    • Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students
      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.
     

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    • ebrary
      Access to 87,000-plus ebooks covering all academic subjects.
    • Education: Meeting America's Needs?
      Provides the latest information and statistics of education in the United States. Covers: primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public vs. private schooling; national education goals; student testing and achievement; dropout rates; 'at risk' students; home schooling; school choice; vouchers; teacher supply & demand; public opinions about education; violence and drug use in schools; special education; education of gifted children, and more.
    • Electronic America
      Discusses how the United States has been affected by the rapid development and adoption of new electronic devices, programs, and other technologies.
    • Encyclopedia of American Industries 5th ed.
      Provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business.
    • Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice
      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 Global Industries 4th ed.
      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 Management 5th ed.
      Includes essays on 350 topics in management theories and applications, written by academics and business professionals who have first hand knowledge of the particular topic or essay they are contributing, and reviewed and edited by Dr. Marilyn M. Helms. Topics include aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, and supply chain management, among many others.
    • Encyclopedia of Small Business 3rd ed.
      This convenient and exhaustive print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business users, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning and more.
    • Encyclopedia of Social Work
      Contains four hundred subject entries and two hundred brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work.
    • Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development
      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.
    • Endangered Species: Protecting Biodiversity
      A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topic of protecting biological diversity, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
    • Energy: Supplies, Sustainability, and Costs
      Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored.
    • Enterprise 2.0: How Technology, eCommerce, and Web 2.0 Are Transforming Business Virtually
      This information-packed, two-volume set offers readers a single source for insight into the evolution of business functions and opportunities created by technologies related to Web 2.0.
    • Environment: A Revolution in Attitudes
      Describes the state of the environment, especially in the United States, and examines human effects on the environment such as water pollution, hazardous waste, global warming, acid rain, etc.
    • Extremist Groups: Information for Students
      Provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.
     

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    • Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources
      Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.
    • Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
      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.
     

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    • Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer 2nd ed.
      Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence
      Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce
      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. Presents answers to common questions about website development, financing, advertising, and more. Features 470 essays covering topics and terms, profiles of the top e-commerce companies, biographies of e-commerce innovators, and coverage of events and legislation related to e-commerce.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law 2nd ed.
      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 Genetic Disorders 2nd ed.
      Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine 3rd ed.
      Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
      Provides understandable yet detailed information on mental disorders and conditions, written in language understandable to the adult layperson. Includes entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). It also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders
      Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology 2nd ed.
      This single-volume, accessible resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information. More than 650 articles -- 65% of those are entirely new or updated since the last edition.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained
      Responding to the surging interest among students for information on topics relating to magic, witchcraft, the supernatural and other mysterious phenomena, Gale presents this in-depth, comprehensive 3-vol. set. Information is arranged in an objective manner, presenting varying viewpoints when appropriate, and is written at a level that younger students and researchers can understand.
    • Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History
      Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.
    • Gambling: What's at Stake?
      This ebook presents in-depth information on how casino gambling, sports gambling, lotteries, and Internet gambling work, provides up-to-date financial data for each, and discusses the effects of these and other gambling activities on the communities in which they take place. Also discussed are American attitudes toward gambling.
    • Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources
      A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context
    • Genetics and Genetic Engineering
      Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding genetics and genetic engineering.
    • Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
      Spans all facets of Gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings.
    • Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources
      A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
    • Growing Old in America
      Contains statistics on the elderly, discusses their living arrangements, work, health care, and special problems, and examines subsets of the elderly population such as women and minorities.
    • Growing Up: Issues Affecting America's Youth
      Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.
    • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
      Encyclopedia providing unequaled coverage on more than 4,000 species, and includes more than 11,000 images, illustrations, and maps.
    • Gun Control: Restricting Rights or Protecting People?
      This ebook explores various aspects of gun control in the United States. Includes information on firearms laws, firearms and crimes, guns and youth, public attitudes toward gun control, and gun control laws.
     

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    • Health and Wellness: Illness Among Americans
      A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on illness and disease among Americans, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
    • Health Care System, The
      This ebook examines the state of the nation's health care system, the education and training of health care providers, and the various types of health care institutions. The ever increasing cost of health care, prevalence of insurance, mental health care, and a comparison of health care throughout the world are also covered.
    • Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression
      Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.
    • History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide
      Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.
    • Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources
      These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
    • Hybrid Learning: The Perils and Promise of Blending Online and Face-to-Face Instruction in Higher Education
      Provides an in-depth exploration of a new learning mode that could radically change higher education, incorporating emerging trends in technology and multimedia use—including online gaming, social networking, and other Web 2.0 applications—to create engaging and dynamic learning environments.
     

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    • Immigration and Illegal Aliens: Burden or Blessing?
      Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding immigration and illegal aliens.
    • Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources
      Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.
     

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    • Major 21st-Century Writers
      Contains detailed biographical and bibliographical information on the most-studied authors at the turn of the twenty-first century. More than 1,000 fully-updated entries cover the most influential contemporary writers and their careers through 2004.
    • Manufacturing and Distribution USA 4th ed.
      Statistics on more than 500 SIC and NIACS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Information is compiled from the most recent government publications and includes projections, maps and graphics.
    • Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources
      A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
    • Minorities: Race and Ethnicity in America
      A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topic of race and ethnicity in America, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
     

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    • National Security
      Thsi ebook covers formation of the Department of Homeland Security, increased security measures at airports, the enactment of the Patriot Act of 2001, and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Provides the history of national security in the United States; descriptions of the various conventional and nonproliferation treaties and regimes; and information on countries of concern to the United States.
    • National Survey of State Laws 6th ed.
      A quick, state-by-state comparison of current state laws -- how they differ and how they're similar -- for a range of relevant subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates.
    • Newsmakers 2006 Cumulation
      Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.
    • Next Boom, The
      The Next Boom and the changes that are entailed will have a deep, evolutionary effect on all of us. This book will help you understand how to best position your business, your investments and your career to benefit from the upcoming era of global growth.
    • Nonfiction Classics for Students
      Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.
     

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    • Plunkett’s Energy Industry Almanac 2012
      The Energy industry is boiling over with changes. New opportunities in shale oil and gas fields, giant LNG contracts, huge oil deposits in deep offshore waters, growing energy demand in emerging nations and doubts about nuclear energy are reshaping the energy business of the near future. China has become the world’s biggest energy user, while Brazil is emerging as a major producer and exporter. Meanwhile, renewable electricity sources continue to be constructed around the world, including solar, wind and wave power. This exciting reference book covers everything from major oil and gas companies to electric utilities, pipelines, oil field services, refiners and engineering. Topics include coal, LNG, oil & gas exploration trends, fracking, tar sands and shale gas.
    • Plunkett’s Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2012
      The global entertainment and media industry is in the midst of vast changes – giant mergers and acquisitions, mobile technologies and online services are changing the landscape. Globalization and digitization are affecting everything from music to movies, radio, TV and book publishing. This information-packed book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis – everything you need to know about the entertainment business, media business and television and radio industry, plus gambling, games and much more.
    • Plunkett's Games, Apps and Social Media Industry Almanac 2013
      Three of the most exciting areas in the world of information technology have tremendous synergies and are closely connected in the worlds of information and entertainment: electronic games, mobile apps and social media. As social media grows more global, it is also being incorporated in virtually all online activities, from business collaboration to online retailing. Games are growing in two channels at once: online and offline. While multi-player games online are vastly popular, game machine manufacturers such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo continue to introduce big breakthroughs in handsets that keep players excited, including the new move towards 3D. Meanwhile, apps are changing the shape of the mobile and wireless industry. This volume provides statistics, forecasts and analysis for this unique business sector.
    • Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2013
      Plunkett’s Health Care Industry Almanac is the only complete reference to the American Health Care Industry and its trends, technologies and leading corporations. No other source provides this book’s easy-to-understand comparisons of national health expenditures, emerging technologies, information systems, pharmaceuticals, patient populations, imports, exports, corporations, research, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, outpatient surgery, funding, medical equipment and supplies, diagnostics and many other areas of vital importance. Included in the market research sections are dozens of statistical tables covering every aspect of the industry, from Medicare expenditures to hospital utilization, from insured and uninsured populations, to revenues, to health care expenditures as a percent of GDP. Included is an analysis of medical and health technologies, patient care, payors and information systems.
    • Plunkett’s Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Almanac 2012
      Renewable energy is improving in technology and efficiency. Nevertheless, costs remain high. Today, fluctuating (and at times extremely high) oil and gas prices have created a renewed interest in all things energy-efficient. Renewable energy sources and cleaner-burning fuels are of great appeal to the large number of consumers who have developed an interest in protecting the environment. For example, surveys have shown that some consumers would be willing to pay somewhat more for electricity if they knew it was coming from non-polluting, renewable sources. This carefully-researched book is a complete alternative and renewable energy market research and business intelligence tool.
    • Political Theories for Students
      In-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods. Each entry begins with a general overview of the system/theory followed by a discussion of the principal aspects of the theory, the theory's philosophy and an analysis of the historical context in which the theory was developed, including critical response.
    • Psychologists and Their Theories for Students
      Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis.
     

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    • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans 23rd ed.
      Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
    • Science and Its Times
      The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.
    • Science in Dispute Vol. 1
      This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines.
    • Science in Dispute Vol. 2
      This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines.
    • Science in Dispute Vol. 3
      This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines.
    • Science of Everyday Things
      This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.
    • Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources
      A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
    • Social Welfare: Fighting Poverty and Homelessness
      Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.
    • Space Exploration: Triumphs and Tragedies
      A compilation of current and historical statistics -- with analysis -- on Space Exploration.
    • Sports in America: Recreation, Business, Education and Controversy
      Discusses organized athletics and examines sports participation by Americans and its impact on health and society. Looks at professional sports, college and high school sports, and the Olympics, as well as controversial issues such as drug use, gambling, corruption, and the commercialization of amateur athletics.
    • SpringerLink
      Provides access to more than 4,100 ebooks on Behavioral Science, Biomedical & Life Science, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Science, Engineering, Humanities, Social Science, & Law, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine, Physics & Astronomy, and Professional & Applied Computing Library.
     

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    • VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever 2007 ed.
      Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

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    • Water: No Longer Taken for Granted
      Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding water resources.
    • Weight in America: Obesity, Eating Disorders, and Other Health Risks
      A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topics of obesity and eating disorders, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topics. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
    • Women in American Society.
      Discusses the state of women in the United States, including stereotypes and discrimination, jobs and the workplace, income and poverty, child and elder care, education, health, crime by and against women, and the special problems facing female minorities
    • World Education Encyclopedia 2nd ed.
      This 3-volume country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries. This updated and expanded edition gives users up-to-date coverage of reorganized educational systems and high-interest topics such as technological advances.
    • World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems 2nd ed.
      This fully updated version of the original 1989 edition of the World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems describes the national law enforcement and correctional systems of more than 195 countries across the globe.
    • World of Forensic Science
      Guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences.
    • World of Sports Science
      Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.
    • World Poverty
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