By Mehmet Odekon
This well timed and authoritative set explores 3 centuries of excellent instances and tough occasions in significant economies in the course of the international. greater than four hundred signed articles hide occasions from Tulipmania through the 1630s to the U.S. federal stimulus package deal of 2009, and introduce readers to underlying suggestions, habitual issues, significant associations, and impressive figures. Written in a transparent, obtainable variety, "Booms and Busts" offers important perception and standpoint for college kids, academics, librarians, and most people - someone attracted to knowing the old precedents, explanations, and results of the worldwide financial difficulty. specified positive aspects contain a chronology of significant booms and busts via background, a thesaurus of monetary phrases, a advisor to additional study, an appendix of basic files, an issue finder, and a entire index. It gains 1,050 pages; 3 volumes; 8-1/2" X 11"; subject finder; images; chronology; thesaurus; fundamental records; bibliography; and, index.
By Frank K. Flinn
The Encyclopedia of global Religions sequence has been designed to supply finished assurance of six significant international spiritual traditions—Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Roman Catholicism, and Protestant Christianity. The volumes were built in an A-to-Z layout to supply a convenient advisor to the key phrases, suggestions, humans, occasions, and corporations that experience, in each one case, remodeled the faith from its frequently modest beginnings to the worldwide strength that it has become.In growing those encyclopedias, the try has been made to be finished if no longer exhaustive. As area permits, in nearly 800 entries, each one writer has tried to outline and clarify the elemental phrases utilized in speaking concerning the faith, make notice of definitive occasions, introduce the main fashionable figures, and spotlight the foremost enterprises. The insurance is designed to bring about either a convenient reference instrument for the spiritual scholar/specialist and an comprehensible paintings that may be used fruitfully through anyone—a pupil, an educated lay individual, or a reader easily eager to search for a specific individual or idea.The major physique of every encyclopedia is produced from the nearly 800 entries, prepared alphabetically. those entries contain a few two hundred biographical entries masking eligious figures of be aware within the culture, with a unique bias to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and a few emphasis on leaders from diverse components of the realm. particular cognizance has been given to highlighting lady contributions to the culture, an element usually neglected, as faith in all traditions has until eventually lately been mostly a male-dominated affair.
By Vincent Terrace
Ahead of the web and the increase of scholarship on pop culture, Vincent Terrace equipped his attractiveness as one of many prime researchers in television reference. This paintings represents many years of study and spans television's complete historical past. whereas documentation relating to solid and body of workers is now usually stumbled on on-line, descriptions of the exhibits from authoritative resources are nonetheless no longer generally to be had. Terrace fills that hole with this paintings, which covers over 9,100 indicates (including pilots!) and constitutes the main complete documentation of television sequence ever released. the entire conventional genres are the following in addition to express genres no longer good lined somewhere else - together with kid's programming, speak indicates, video game exhibits, degree performs, women's programming, dance, and extra.
By Mary Lynn Garcia
Design and assessment of actual safeguard structures, moment Edition, contains up-to-date references to safety expectancies and alterations considering the fact that Sept. 11. The risk bankruptcy comprises references to new risk functions in guns of Mass Destruction, and a brand new determine on hate crime teams within the US. the entire expertise chapters were reviewed and up to date to incorporate expertise in use on account that 2001, whilst the 1st variation used to be released. Garcia has additionally additional a brand new bankruptcy that indicates how the method defined within the publication is utilized in transportation platforms. collage school who've followed this article have recommended advancements and those were integrated in addition. This moment version additionally contains a few references to the author's contemporary booklet on Vulnerability overview, to hyperlink the 2 volumes at a excessive level.
- New bankruptcy on transportation systems
- Extensively up-to-date bankruptcy on chance definition
- Major adjustments to reaction chapter
By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko
The Encyclopedia of electronic executive deals the main complete assurance of the problems, recommendations, developments, and applied sciences of electronic govt (or digital government). The demanding situations and destiny customers confronted by way of governments at diverse institutional degrees and in several components of the realm are defined in particular aspect during this commanding encyclopedia. With over 250 designated articles, this three-volume set offers a wide foundation for knowing the problems, theories, and functions confronted via public administrations and public businesses as they try for more suitable govt by utilizing rising applied sciences. This entire, research-based e-book is an important reference device for educational, public, and personal libraries.
By Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi Khosrowpour
The Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and cellular trade presents the main inclusive and up to date insurance of the e-technologies box. This two-volume encyclopedia contains caliber contributions highlighting present ideas, tendencies, demanding situations, purposes, and dot-com stories within the box of e-commerce, e-government, and cellular trade. With over two hundred contributions from greater than three hundred specialists and researchers around the globe, and huge reference sections which record greater than 4,400 extra learn works, this encyclopedia stands because the such a lot entire, research-based encyclopedia within the ever-evolving box of e-commerce, e-government, and cellular trade.
By Stephen L. Vaughn
The Encyclopedia of yank Journalism explores the differences present in print media, radio, tv, and the net. This paintings seeks to rfile the function of those diversified sorts of journalism within the formation of America's knowing and response to political campaigns, battle, peace, protest, slavery, patron rights, civil rights, immigration, unionism, feminism, environmentalism, globalization, and extra. This paintings additionally explores the intersections among journalism and different phenomena in American Society, reminiscent of legislation, crime, enterprise, and intake. The evolution of journalism's moral criteria is mentioned, in addition to the real libel and defamation trials that experience inspired journalistic perform, its felony security, and criminal obligations. themes coated contain: institutions and companies; historic evaluation and perform; members; Journalism in American heritage; legislation, Acts, and laws; Print, Broadcast, Newsgroups, and companies; applied sciences.
By Peter Kastor
How do you govern humans in a international land? How do you govern whilst the folks problem the govt imposed upon them? How do you reply to that resistance while you are dedicated to making new freedoms for the folks? In America's fight with Empire, historian Peter Kastor has rigorously compiled and edited a special record assortment that explores how american citizens have addressed those complicated matters over the years. Drawing from a variety of fundamental assets, this interesting new reference brings extraordinary concentration to the historical past of U.S. makes an attempt to manipulate overseas territories and noncitizens. With assistance from introductory essays and explanatory headnotes, the quantity examines how those encounters were seen via americans, and the way they've got formed the connection among the U.S. and the remainder of the area.
By Carl Mitcham
College-level audiences with very robust holdings in technology, know-how or clinical experiences should have the 4-volume ENCYCLOPEDIA OF technology, know-how AND ETHICS: it's going to achieve those disciplines and extra both good, protecting powerful references on subject matters starting from biology and medication to company ethics, astronomy and public kinfolk, and politics and social values. even more than a compendium of issues and definitions or examples, articles offer certain discussions linking moral and social matters to developments in know-how, demanding situations of operating with it, and extra. From philosophy to bioethics and past, no critical collage assortment can be without.