The American Chemical Society is a self-governed individual membership organization that consists of more than 158,000 members at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry. The organization provides a broad range of opportunities for peer interaction and career development, regardless of professional or scientific interests.
This reference work about young children in the United States is arranged in five broad categories: (1)historical and philosophical roots of early childhood practice; (2) sociocultural, political, and economic contexts; (3) perspectives on children; (4) early chilhood curricula and programs; and (5) perspectives on educators.
Contains historical and current data, detailed analysis, and useful
graphs that answer questions about education in the United States.
Helps the reader understand and compare the quality of education at the
national, regional, state, and county levels.
These rankings address reputation, faculty publications, tuition rates, library facilities, test scores, alumni achievement, faculty salaries, admissions selectivity, and other topics about the quality of education at all levels.
This 5 volume set covers physical, chemical, biological, and ecological dimensions of global environmental change; causes and consequences of global environmental change; and social and economic dimensions of global environmental change.
Twelve bibliographic essays look at the realities of tough social problems facing American culture. Subjects include public policy and government, law and criminal justice, and the government's role in "bridging the gap."
The FEC administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), which governs the financing of federal elections. This independent regulatory agency discloses campaign finance information, enforces the provisions of the law, and oversees the public funding of Presidential elections.
A citizen's organization that provides tools to self-govern effectively. It covers candidates and elected officials in five categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances, and interest group ratings.
A wealth of online resources maintained by the Government Printing Office, the official distributor of all U.S. government information for all three branches of government. GPO Access will cease to exist sometime in mid-2011
A reference book for students and scholars who want to know about anarchism (a social movement that believes in a society based upon consensus rather than hierarchical structures and the rule of force).
A concise, readable, authoritative, and provocative reference on democracy. Includes 417 original articles on countries, geographical regions, historical eras, important individuals, philosophical concepts, and many other issues important to understanding democracy.
A comprehensive guide explains the origins and development of U.S. elections at the federal and state levels, covering: Elections in America, Political Parties, Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, and Gubernatorial Elections. Includes six candidate indexes and a general index.