Provides information about political parties from around the world from 1988 to mid-1996. Each entry consists of a brief survey of the political climate for the country and information on basic contact details, leadership, and activities of the significant parties.
Focusing on participation and aimed at the estimated 43 million disabled people in America today, this directory combines personal testimony with useful directory-style information covering a variety of areas.
This two-volume Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a comprehensive survey of activities such as quilting bees, stickball, and stock car racing from the Colonial era to the present.
A project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. covering individual artists, companies, choreographers and choreographed works, as well as types of dance, music for dance, scenic and costume design, theories of aesthetics and methodologies, and dance films.
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."
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.