Social Sciences

Encyclopedia of Stress

Alternative Titles
Elsevier Encyclopedia of Stress
Description

Like the first edition, the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Stress covers nearly every conceivable aspect and ramification of stress including a wide range of related topics such as neuroimmune interactions, cytokines, enzymatic disorders, effects on the cardiovascular system, immunity and inflammation, and physical illnesses. Over the last decade, scientists have presented convincing research showing that psychological stress increases vulnerability to disease. They now understand more clearly that stress may be the thread tying together illnesses that were previously believed to be unrelated. Bone loss, increased abdominal fat, and damaged memory cells in the hippocampus have been linked to elevated cortisol levels. Building on the success of the first edition, this completely revised work surveys the vast amount of research generated in the past five years, resulting in a substantial revision with over 30% new material and over 100 new entries. Expanded sections include Animal Studies, Anxiety and Depression, Drugs, Depression, Disasters, and Psychological and Other Therapies

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11287
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Family Studies Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Family Studies Abstracts (EBSCO)
FSA
Sage Family Studies Abstracts
Description
Journal and magazine index of areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce and family therapy. This index contains more than 50,000 records, from key journals within the discipline.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1979-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11277
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Public Administration Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Public Administration Abstracts (EBSCO)
PAA
Sage Public Administration Abstracts
Description
Journal and magazine index of areas related to public administration, including public administration research, theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. This index contains more than 93,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1956-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11275
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Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Alternative Titles
CDAS
Child Development and Adolescent Studies
Description

Index to current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11257
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Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

Description

The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement captures the data, techniques, theories, designs, applications, histories, and implications of assigning numerical values to social phenomena. Responding to growing demands for transdisciplinary descriptions of quantitative and qualitative techniques, measurement, sampling, and statistical methods.  Covering all core social science disciplines, the 300+ articles of the Encyclopedia of Social Measurement not only present a comprehensive summary of observational frameworks and mathematical models, but also offer tools, background information, qualitative methods, and guidelines for structuring the research process. Articles include examples and applications of research strategies and techniques, highlighting multidisciplinary options for observing social phenomena.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11269
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Violence & Abuse Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Violence and Abuse Abstracts (EBSCO)
VAA
V&AA
Description

Covers all aspects of violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1971-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11259
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ProQuest History Vault

Alternative Titles
History Vault
NAACP Papers
Black Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century
Struggle for Women's Rights 1880-1990
Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Race, Slavery & Free Blacks
Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915
Description

ProQuest History Vault consists of digitized primary source documents for historical research.  Collections include

The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century pt. 1 & 2;

NAACP Papers parts 1 -6;

Race, Slavery & Free Blacks;

Records of the Immigration & Naturalization Service, 1880-1930;

Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915: Plantation Records part 1;

Struggle for Women's Rights, 1880-1990: Organizational Records; 

Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library: Voting Rights, National Politics, and Reproductive Rights

 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11243
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Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis

Alternative Titles
Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis, Part I
Description

Part I—Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin, and the Daughters of Bilitis—provides extensive information on the founding and growth of the homophile movement, especially the Daughters of Bilitis and The Ladder, including early meeting minutes, correspondence, chapter records, membership data, and manuscripts unavailable elsewhere.

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Text Collection
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11241
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Communication Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Comm Abstracts
Description
Communication Abstracts, formerly produced by Sage Publications, is a comprehensive source of information about communication-related publications on a world-wide scale. Containing over 244,000 records, Communication Abstracts covers major journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11235
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