Humanities and Social Sciences

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

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Gale

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FEL
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This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

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Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice , 2nd ed.

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Gale

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FCLA
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The Encyclopedia of Crime & Justice is a unique interdisciplinary source, dealing with not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. With entries ranging widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, the Encyclopedia offers a true mirror of issues dominating today's headlines.

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Library Literature and Information Science Full Text

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Ebsco

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Indexes and abstracts English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. Covers topics such as cataloging, censorship, children's literature, circulation procedures, classification, copyright, education for librarianship, government aid, information technology, the Internet, library associations and conferences, personneladministration, preservation, public relations, and publishing. Full-text articles are available for more than 100 journals.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

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Gale

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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The Encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

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Encyclopedia of Education , 2nd ed.

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Gale

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FCLA
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Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles and philosophies found in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features include 121 biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities; profiles of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text primary source documents including education related legislation, international treaties and testing methods.

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Ethnic Newswatch

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Proquest

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FCLA
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Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW full text titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press.

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Informe

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Gale

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This electronic resource is the first to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines, not just translations. Other features include a thesaurus and title annotations in both English and Spanish. The bilingual approach also helps non-Spanish speaking staff, students of Spanish and non-native speakers

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Partial

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

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Gale

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FCLA
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Students, academics and general researchers will find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines. The Encyclopedia's multidisciplinary articles -- including: Comfort Food, Ethnicity and Food, Medieval Banquets and Nutrient Composition -- range from 250 to 10,000 words each and are supplemented by 450 photographs and illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, timelines and a comprehensive index.

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GenderWatch

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Proquest

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FCLA
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This is a database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books and NGO, government and special reports.

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LitFinder

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Gale

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FEL
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LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including more than 126,500 full-text poems; 850,000 poem citations and excerpts; 5,000 full-text short stories; 2,800 full-text essays; 1,800 full-text speeches; and 1,000 full-text plays

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