Download Green Politics: An A-to-Z Guide (The SAGE Reference Series by Dustin R. Mulvaney PDF

By Dustin R. Mulvaney

an indicator of the earlier a hundred years has been the greening of political concept and perform. this present day, there are eco-friendly political events, eco-friendly businesses, and eco-friendly purchaser items, all of which convey how our judgements to arrange, donate, and eat were infused with eco-friendly politics, which in lots of methods is all approximately values. eco-friendly politics has grown within the well known mind's eye besides. on a daily basis there are headlines approximately weather swap, affects of source extraction, or chemical toxins in terrible neighborhoods. Underlying all of those tales are vintage political questions about energy, illustration, and supreme values.

Green Politics: An A-to-Z Guide covers the provision and distribution of such assets as power and the way they impression fiscal improvement, family politics, and overseas cooperation and clash. different problems with equivalent significance to be lined comprise watershed assets (what occurs whilst international locations percentage a river and one nation siphons off or pollutes waters ahead of they succeed in different countries), different average assets (for example, industrialized nations trying to dictate to constructing international locations approximately rainforest assets, whaling international locations as opposed to these looking overall bans on whaling as an industry), pollution, worldwide overall healthiness and epidemiology (e.g., constraining the unfold of strength pandemics, radioactive fall-out throughout nations from nuclear injuries like Chernobyl). From A-to-Z, the politics of those and related "green" concerns are completely explored through a hundred and fifty signed entries. vibrant images, searchable links, various pass references, an in depth source consultant, and a transparent, obtainable writing kind make the golf green Society volumes excellent for lecture room use in addition to for research.

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Download Encyclopedia of the Arctic by Mark Nuttall PDF

By Mark Nuttall

With exact essays at the Arctic's setting, natural world, weather, background, exploration, assets, economics, politics, indigenous cultures and languages, conservation tasks and extra, this Encyclopedia is the single significant paintings and complete reference in this huge, complicated, altering, and more and more vital a part of the globe. together with 305 maps.

This Encyclopedia is not just an up to date interdisciplinary paintings of reference for all these taken with instructing or gaining knowledge of Arctic concerns, yet a desirable and complete source for citizens of the Arctic, and all these inquisitive about worldwide environmental concerns, sustainability, technology, and human interactions with the environment.

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Download Encyclopedia of Language Development by Patricia J. Brooks,Vera Kempe PDF

By Patricia J. Brooks,Vera Kempe

The development from infant to classy language consumer in precisely a number of brief years is frequently defined as really good and remarkable. What are the organic, cognitive, and social underpinnings of this miracle? What significant language improvement milestones ensue in infancy? What methodologies do researchers hire in learning this development? Why perform a little develop into adept at a number of languages whereas others face a lifelong fight with simply one? What money owed for declines in language talent, and the way may such declines be moderated? 

Despite an abundance of textbooks, really good monographs, and 2 educational handbooks, there was no encyclopedic reference paintings during this area--until now. The Encyclopedia of Language Development covers the breadth of thought and learn on language improvement from beginning via maturity, in addition to their functional application.


  • This reasonable A-to-Z reference comprises 2 hundred articles that handle such subject parts as theories and learn tradition; organic views; cognitive views; relations, peer, and  social affects; bilingualism; unique populations and issues; and extra.
  • All articles (signed and authored by way of key figures within the box) finish with move reference hyperlinks and recommendations for additional analyzing.
  • Appendices contain a source advisor with annotated lists of vintage books and articles, journals, institutions, and sites; a thesaurus of specialised phrases; and a Chronology supplying an outline and background of the sphere.
  • A thematic Reader’s advisor teams comparable articles by means of extensive subject parts as one convenient seek characteristic at the e-Reference platform, which incorporates a accomplished index of seek phrases.

Available in either print and digital codecs, Encyclopedia of Language Development is a must have reference for researchers and is perfect for library reference or circulating collections.

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Download Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) by Bruce E. Johansen Ph.D.,Barbara Alice Mann PDF

By Bruce E. Johansen Ph.D.,Barbara Alice Mann

A accomplished reference paintings at the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy), containing over 2 hundred entries masking Haudenosaunee historical past, present-day concerns, and contributions to common North American tradition. Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse) is the identify the Iroquois use for his or her confederacy (Iroquois is the identify given them via the French). This encyclopedia surveys the histories of the six constituent international locations of the confederacy (Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, and Tuscarora, followed approximately 1725). a number of entries additionally hint ways that the practices of the Iroquois have filtered into basic North American society.

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Download Science, Religion and Society: An Encyclopedia of History, by Arri Eisen,Gary Laderman PDF

By Arri Eisen,Gary Laderman

This distinctive encyclopedia explores the historic and modern controversies among technological know-how and faith. it really is designed to supply multicultural and multi-religious perspectives, and supply wide-ranging views. "Science, faith, and Society" covers all points of the faith and technological know-how dichotomy, from humanities to social sciences to normal sciences, and contains articles via theologians, faith students, physicians, scientists, historians, and psychologists, between others. the 1st part, normal Overviews, comprises essays that supply a street map for exploring the foremost demanding situations and questions in technological know-how and faith. Following this, the historic views part grounds those significant questions long ago, and demonstrates how they've got constructed into the six huge parts of latest study and dialogue that stick to. those sections - construction, the Cosmos, and Origins of the Universe; Ecology, Evolution, and the flora and fauna; attention, brain, and the mind; Healers and therapeutic; death and loss of life; and Genetics and faith - set up the questions and study which are the root of the big curiosity, and controversy, in technological know-how and faith today.

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Download Reinheit und Ekstase: Auf der Suche nach der vollkommenen by Luise Rinser,Hans Christian Meiser PDF

By Luise Rinser,Hans Christian Meiser

Luise Rinser und der um viele Jahre jüngere Hans Christian Meiser berühren in ihrem sehr persönlichen conversation über die Generationen hinweg alle Fragen der Liebe.
Ein Gespräch von atemberaubender Intensität sowie ein schonungsloses Plädoyer für das erotische Glück und die spirituellen Dimensionen der Liebe – gegen den Kältehauch der modernen Zeit.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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Download Latino Baseball Legends: An Encyclopedia by Lew H. Freedman PDF

By Lew H. Freedman

Latino Baseball Legends: An Encyclopedia bargains the main accomplished, go-to resource for every thing in terms of Latin American baseball stars, tracing the heritage of Latinos in baseball throughout the tales of these who've excelled on the online game. Colorfully written 3,000-word entries discover the lives and careers of 25 dominant gamers, from legends comparable to Roberto Clemente to deserving, yet relatively unknown superstars reminiscent of Martin Dihigo. Shorter listings observe one other seventy five Latinos who've figured prominently within the game.

The entries record the significance of baseball in Latin American tradition and how it has developed within the avid gamers' domestic nations, however the encyclopedia does greater than that. Its profiles additionally reveal the problems confronted by way of Latino avid gamers who're pressured to beat either a language barrier and the discrimination they face as a result of their epidermis colour. they usually display how talent with a bat and ball has develop into a superb engine which may raise households out of poverty and supply wish for indigent youths.

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Download Children's Science Encyclopedia by A. H. Hashmi PDF

By A. H. Hashmi

young ones are inquisitive through nature. they're eternally desirous about the realm round them and wish to understand extra approximately it. although they've got textbooks for his or her reference, nonetheless they could by no means quench their thirst for wisdom thoroughly. Encyclopedias are in particular designed to bridge this hole. they assist to nurture the hidden Albert Einstein or Marie Curie within the children.
Children`s technology Encyclopedia in 17 volumes is one such unheard of attempt during this path. the entire crucial topic components, from Universe and setting, crops and Animals, to Human physique, are lined during this accomplished encyclopedia. Readable entries built-in with informative illustrations make the textual content energetic and engaging, therefore allowing larger realizing of the subjects covered.
Matchless in procedure and presentation, Children`s technology Encyclopedia is sure to discover appreciation within the eyes of scholars and likewise common readers, for being a one-stop accomplished advisor of some of the elements of technological know-how. A needs to purchase for college libraries and in addition person households!

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Download Operas in English: A Dictionary by Margaret Ross Griffel PDF

By Margaret Ross Griffel

Although many opera dictionaries and encyclopedias can be found, only a few are committed completely to operas in one language. during this revised and increased version of Operas in English: A Dictionary, Margaret Ross Griffel brings brand new her unique paintings on operas written in particular to an English textual content (including works either initially ready in English, in addition to English translations). considering its unique booklet in 1999, Griffel has further approximately 800 entries to the 4,300 from the unique quantity, protecting the area of opera within the English language from 1634 via 2011.

Listed alphabetically via letter, each one opera access comprises substitute titles, if any; a whole, descriptive identify; the variety of acts; the composer’s identify; the librettist’s identify, the unique language of the libretto, and the unique resource of the textual content, with the resource name; the date, position, and forged of the 1st functionality; the date of composition, if it happened considerably ahead of the premier date; comparable details for the 1st U.S. (including colonial) and British (i.e., in England, Scotland, or Wales) performances, the place acceptable; a quick plot precis; the most characters (names and vocal levels, the place known); the various in particular noteworthy numbers stated by means of identify; reviews on precise musical difficulties, thoughts, or different major elements; and different settings of the textual content, together with non-English ones, and/or different operas concerning an analogous tale or characters (cross references are indicated through asterisks). Entries additionally contain such info as first and demanding variations of the ranking and libretto; a bibliography, starting from scholarly stories to extra casual magazine articles and studies; a discography; and data on video recordings.

Griffel additionally comprises 4 appendixes, a selective bibliography, and indexes. the 1st appendix lists composers, their locations and years of start and demise, and their operas incorporated within the textual content as entries; the second one does an analogous for librettists; the 3rd documents authors whose works encouraged or have been tailored for the librettos; and the fourth includes a chronological directory of the A–Z entries, together with in addition to the date of first functionality, town of the leading, the fast identify of the opera, and the composer. Griffel additionally comprise a primary personality index and an index of singers, conductors, manufacturers, and different key figures.

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Download Cases in Intelligence Analysis: Structured Analytic by Sarah Miller Beebe,Randolph H. Pherson,Sarah M. Beebe PDF

By Sarah Miller Beebe,Randolph H. Pherson,Sarah M. Beebe

In their Second Edition of Cases in Intelligence research: dependent Analytic innovations in Action, accomplished teachers and intelligence practitioners Sarah Miller Beebe and Randolph H. Pherson provide strong, class-tested instances experiences of occasions in overseas intelligence, counterintelligence, terrorism, fatherland safety, legislation enforcement, and decision-making help. Designed to offer analysts-in-training a chance to use dependent analytic concepts and take on real-life difficulties, each one turnkey case promises an enthralling narrative, dialogue questions, suggested readings, and a sequence of enticing analytic exercises. 

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