Social Change In America

Author: Patricia C. Becker
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ISBN: 9781598880120
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Provides insightful commentary about U.S. society and how it has changed--not just in comparison to the past, but also within a global context. The narrative is supported by population data from the 2000 Decennial Census and other recent surveys. Topics covered in Social Change in America include family life; work and employment; housing; wealth and poverty; education; health; crime; volunteer activity; religion and religious affiliation; politics; the impact of the Internet on American society. First update since 2003.

American Reference Books Annual Vol 38 2007

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591585251
Size: 21.40 MB
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For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public, and school librarians who are experts in their field. With coverage of nearly 500 subject disciplines, ranging from the social sciences and humanities to science and technology, users are guaranteed to find information on the latest resources available in the areas they are most trying to expand their collection. With ARBA in hand, collection development librarians can manage their library's high standards of quality, and make the best use of their budget.

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Handbook Of Oral History

Author: Thomas Lee Charlton
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759102293
Size: 37.96 MB
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In recent decades, oral history has matured into an established field of critical importance to historians and social scientists alike. Handbook of Oral History captures the current state-of-the-art, identifies major strands of intellectual development, and predicts key directions for future growth in theory, research, and application.

Adoption By Lesbians And Gay Men

Author: David M. Brodzinsky
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195322606
Size: 44.63 MB
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Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men is an interdisciplinary examination of the myths, misconceptions, research, and practice literature related to sexual-minority individuals' efforts to adopt and raise children. It also provides a blueprint for research and professional training and highlights best practice standards for working with this group of adoptive parents.

The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Medicine

Author: Mark Jackson
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199546495
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In three sections, the Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine celebrates the richness and variety of medical history around the world. It explore medical developments and trends in writing history according to period, place, and theme.

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.