EconLit provides citations and selected abstracts, and covers topics including regional and international economics, urban economics, economic development, fiscal and monetary theory, business and public finance.
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.
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.
Billed as "the gateway to development information", this robust site is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies and co-funded by government agencies in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Norway.
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.
Written primarily for students of education, this 3-volume work covers every broad area of education - 200 subjects in all - in more than 2,500 entries. There are bibliographical references at the end of each entry.
Articles on aspects of U.S. foreign relations, including important events, people, and ideas, as well as articles on U.S. relations with specific countries and regions. Includes bibliographies. 3 volumes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This three volume set is designed for the use of students and professionals and covers basic research, and topics of interest to the general public and environmental lawyers. Emphasis is on research rather than advocacy.
Contains a wide variety of articles written by academics and experts in the fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues such as biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering.