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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.