A compelling compilation of brief entries, longer topical essays, and first resource records that chronicles the historic improvement of the us from an financial perspective.
• Over six hundred A–Z entries on key rules, tasks, humans, and occasions within the historical past of U.S. financial policy
• 31 in-depth essays on middle monetary matters and trends
• A separate basic resource part that incorporates 32 vital treaties, key political speeches, and extra in relation to the yankee financial system from the Articles of Confederation interval throughout the Obama Administration
• Easy-to-use tables of financial facts designed for fast reference
• huge cross-referencing
• A bibliography of vital fabrics in relation to all elements of the yankee economy
By S. T. Joshi
H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is often considered as the prime writer of supernatural fiction within the twentieth century. he's certain between writers in having a major well known following in addition to a substantial and extending educational popularity as a author of substance and importance. This encyclopedia is an exhaustive advisor to many elements of Lovecraft's lifestyles and paintings, codifying the special examine on Lovecraft performed through many students over the last 3 many years. It contains countless numbers of alphabetically prepared entries on Lovecraft and offers large bibliographical information.
The quantity attracts upon infrequent records, together with millions of unpublished letters, in providing plot synopses of Lovecraft's significant works, descriptions of characters in his stories, pill biographies of his significant colleagues and family, and entries on little identified positive factors in his tales, reminiscent of his imaginary ebook of occult lore, the Necronomicon. the quantity refers to present scholarship at the concerns in query and in addition offers the literary, topographical, and biographical resources for key parts in Lovecraft's paintings. As Lovecraft's renown keeps to ascend within the twenty first century, this encyclopedia could be necessary to an knowing of his existence and writings.
By James C. McDavid
Program overview and function dimension: An advent to perform, moment Edition offers an available, functional advent to application overview and function size for public and non-profit enterprises, and has been generally up to date because the first variation. utilizing examples, it covers subject matters in a close model, making it an invaluable advisor for college kids in addition to practitioners who're engaging in software reviews or developing and enforcing functionality size structures. Authors James C. McDavid, Irene Huse, and Laura R. L. Hawthorn advisor readers via engaging in quantitative and qualitative software reviews, wishes checks, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses, in addition to developing, enforcing and utilizing functionality dimension structures. the significance judgment is highlighted during the ebook as an intrinsic function of overview perform.
This 9-volume examine of social sciences is a successor to the Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (ESS, 1930-1935) and the preliminary set of the foreign Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (IESS, 1968) -- groundbreaking MacMillan works that "established criteria for wisdom in social technological know-how study and perform" (CHOICE, 2001). The solely new foreign Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences covers scholarship and fields that experience emerged and matured because the e-book of the unique overseas version. Like its predecessors, the set meets the wishes of highschool and school scholars, researchers in and out academia, and lay readers in public libraries. the recent set highlights the increasing impression of economics in social technology examine and lines approximately 3,000 totally new articles and significant biographies contributed via hundreds of thousands of students (including numerous Nobel prize winners) from around the globe on a wide range of worldwide issues, together with: success trying out, censorship, character size, getting older, source of revenue distribution, international relief (political and fiscal aspects), meals (world difficulties, intake patterns), cultural variation, comparative health-care structures, terrorism, political correctness, agricultural innovation, laws of morality, sexual violence and exploitation, white collar crime. the hot 2d version additionally good points biographical profiles of the main individuals to the examine of the social sciences, earlier and current.
The Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life is simply that: a spectacularly illustrated, entire advisor to the prehistoric international, and the crops and animals that lived there. With in-depth discussions of early Earth's eras of hospitable (and inhospitable) climates, stipulations, and the existence types that flourished and floundered.
By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko
The Encyclopedia of electronic executive bargains the main entire insurance of the problems, innovations, tendencies, and applied sciences of electronic executive (or digital government). The demanding situations and destiny clients confronted by means of governments at various institutional degrees and in numerous elements of the realm are defined in particular element during this commanding encyclopedia. With over 250 unique articles, this three-volume set presents a wide foundation for figuring out the problems, theories, and functions confronted by way of public administrations and public enterprises as they try for more desirable govt by using rising applied sciences. This entire, research-based booklet is a vital reference device for educational, public, and personal libraries. it really is an authoritative resource for accomplished info on an increasing box. It comprises in-depth definitions for over 1,900 key words. greater than 5,500 entire references to present literature and learn on electronic govt are incorporated. it really is geared up through subject and listed, making it a handy approach to reference for all IT/IS students and pros. It comprises cross-referencing of key words, figures, and knowledge pertinent to electronic govt.
Winner of the 2010 Dartmouth Medal, this significant five-volume encyclopedia bargains entire assurance of all points of human rights idea, perform, legislations, and background. The set will offer state of affairs profiles and whole assurance of the improvement of the flow, ancient circumstances of abuse, the foremost figures, significant businesses, and a number of different concerns in economics, govt, faith, and journalism that contact on human rights thought and practice.
In addition to supplying unique analytical articles masking common matters akin to the best to healthiness and overall healthiness care, Amnesty overseas, the Balkan wars, and previous President of eire Mary Robinson, it bargains leading edge insurance of such matters because the net, highbrow estate rights, the yankee civil rights stream, globalization, and Brazil in historic context. Focusing totally on advancements for the reason that 1945, it deals an unmatched reference resource for college kids and researchers; even human rights specialists tend to locate a lot original
material and prepared insights in lots of of the entries.
KEY topic parts INCLUDE:
ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS:
American Civil Liberties Union, international wellbeing and fitness association, UNICEF, Carter Center
Adolf Hitler, Steve Biko, Elie Wiesel, Simone de Beauvoir, Joseph Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Pol Pot, Shirin Ebadi, Kim Jong Il
HUMAN RIGHTS occasions AND CRISES: Darfur, Irish Famine, Soviet Gulag, primary the USA within the Nineteen Eighties, Colonialism, Belgian Congo, AIDS
HUMAN RIGHTS NORMS:
Ethnic detoxification, Women's Rights, non secular Freedom, Torture: foreign legislations, incapacity Rights
By Nancy M. Tischler
A biographical encyclopedia of yankee and British Christian-themed writers from global struggle II to the current, masking acclaimed literary works and renowned evangelical fiction.
• comprises ninety alphabetically prepared entries on English and American authors of Christian-themed novels from international conflict II to the present
• offers an introductory essay at the background and scope of latest Christian fiction
• bargains a bibliography of works through and approximately each one writer in every one access, plus a reference-wide bibliography
• features a whole index of authors and titles