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.
Consists of 230 essays, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, arranged in five volumes under broad topical categories. There are also chronological and geographical sections. The sixth volume contains relevant biographies and a detailed index. Includes bibliographies.
Alphabetical entries define names, places, and events associated with genocide, and major sections deal with the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, and the process, detection, denial, and prevention of genocide.
Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth.
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.
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.
This 2 volume work edited by Steven G. Rogelberg and published by Sage, provides extensive coverage or I/O pscyhology, including many areas of interest to Human Resources and Organizational Development professionals, including subject like Job Performance Models, Organizational Behavior , and Employee Assistance Programs. Each essay is signed and includes a bibliography for futher reading. A good place to get acquainted with core concepts.
In 8 volumes. "Each volume of the ELE deals with a single, substantial subject in the language and education field...Each book-length volume provides more than 20 state-of-the-art topic reviews of the literature."