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."
A reference source providing basic information on key concepts, terms, and events related to social welfare and reform, civil rights, politics, government, the environment, media, economics, health, family, religion, law, and education in 20th century America.
With such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks, the encyclopedia will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested or working in this field.
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).
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.
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.
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]
"The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society."