Covers ethical and moral dimensions of scientific and technological innovations; basic concepts of life, death, health, etc.; principles and virtues used as guides for human behavior; world-wide religious traditions; history of medical ethics; and disciplines contributing to bioethics from anthropology to the sociology of science.
Articles by scientists of many fields, philosophers and thinkers from all the major world religions present a variety of perspectives on the major scientific discoveries of our time and their effects on our religious belief system. [Publisher's website]
While not a scholarly journal, The Economist is acknowledged as one of the most important international periodicals, covering all economies around the world, and is monitoried by anyone involved in international business.
This microform collection of Education Resources Information Center materials is located on 2nd Floor of the library and indexed online in the ERIC database. Each citation in the ERIC database has a unique "accession code" beginning with either ED or EJ. Citations that have an accession code beginning with ED (e.g., ED356400) are found in this collection.
Covering anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science, this four-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 peer reviewed signed articles from experts around the world.
Examines the well-established topics in African history but also looks at the social, economic, linguistic, anthropological, and political subjects that are being re-evaluated or newly opened for historical analysis by recent research and publication.
Combining theory, history, and practice, this encyclopedia by Thomas Slone, has a special emphasis on public speaking, performance and communication. Cross-references, bibliographies after each article, and topical indexes further enhance the work.
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.
From the extensive overview articles of up to 2,000 words, to the shorter factual entries, the encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and includes useful further reading suggestions, along with a comprehensive index.
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.
Covers every industry recognized by the NAICS. Includes industry overview, current conditions, industry leaders, workforce, global marketplace, and recommended reading. This is not as current as Standard and Poor’s Industry Surveys, but a very excellent place to begin.
Volume One provides a systematic overview of political theory, ideologies, and political forces. Volume Two covers policy making and policies as well as issues in international relations and world politics.
Written by over 1,000 scholars from around the world, this multi-volume encyclopedia crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world.
Twenty-three volumes document the regional variety of planet Earth, each one concentrating on a different area or country and showing the pattern and order that lie behind constant changes of the environment.