Subject Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education. 4 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2005
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10245
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Encyclopedia of Public Health

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedia of Public Health (GVRL)
Description
Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10243
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Encyclopedia of Population

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Population (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10241
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Encyclopedia of Homelessness

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedia of Homelessness (GVRL)
Description
This encyclopedia is the first systematic effort to organize and summarize what we know about this complex topic that impacts not only the homeless but all of society. The encyclopedia focuses on the current situation in the United States with a comparative sampling of homelessness around the world. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2004
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10239
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Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine (GVRL)
Description
The encyclopedia identifies 150 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. 4 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2005
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10233
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Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

Alternative Titles
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10231
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Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

Alternative Titles
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10229
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Environmental Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Environmental Encyclopedia (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10227
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World of Sports Science

Alternative Titles
World of Sports Science (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
World of Sport Science
Description

World of Sports Science includes the theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on topics such as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. 2 v. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10219
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