The CQ Researcher Bound Volume 2006

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Author: Inc. Congressional Quarterly

Publisher: Cq Press

ISBN: 9780872895447

Category: Political Science

Page: 1132

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Presents articles that cover a variety of social conditions and problems, including domestic violence, eating disorders, stem cell research, abortion, ecotourism, and environmenalism.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition

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Author: Jack O'Gorman

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838912125

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

Issues for Debate in Social Policy

Selections From CQ Researcher

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Author: CQ Researcher,

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483365956

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

View: 5546

This collection of non-partisan reports focuses on 18 hot-button social policy issues written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists. As an annual that comes together just months before publication, the volume is as current as possible. And because it’s CQ Researcher, the social policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing all sides of an issue. Chapters follow a consistent organization, exploring three issue questions, then offering background, current context, and a look ahead, as well as featuring a pro/con debate box. All issues include a chronology, bibliography, photos, charts, and figures.