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Encyclopedia of Global Population and Demographics

Encyclopedia of Global Population and Demographics Author James Ciment
ISBN-10 9781135950743
Release 2014-01-21
Pages 974
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This up-to-date and comprehensive encyclopedia focuses on the population in each of the 194 countries of the world. Emphasis is on the world's population at the end of the twentieth century and on predictions for the next fifty years. This will be the authoritative source of information for students, scholars, librarians, government officials, and journalists.

Encyclopedia of Global Studies

Encyclopedia of Global Studies Author Helmut K. Anheier
ISBN-10 9781506338224
Release 2012-03-09
Pages 2072
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"With all entries followed by cross-references and further reading lists, this current resource is ideal for high school and college students looking for connecting ideas and additional sources on them. The work brings together the many facets of global studies into a solid reference tool and will help those developing and articulating an ideological perspective." — Library Journal The Encyclopedia of Global Studies is the reference work for the emerging field of global studies. It covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological, and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society. Key Themes: • Global civil society • Global communications, transportation, technology • Global conflict and security • Global culture, media • Global demographic change • Global economic issues • Global environmental and energy issues • Global governance and world order • Global health and nutrition • Global historical antecedents • Global justice and legal issues • Global religions, beliefs, ideologies • Global studies • Identities in global society Readership: Students and academics in the fields of politics and international relations, international business, geography and environmental studies, sociology and cultural studies, and health.

Encyclopedia of Global Change

Encyclopedia of Global Change Author
ISBN-10 9780195108255
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The World s Population An Encyclopedia of Critical Issues Crises and Ever Growing Countries

The World s Population  An Encyclopedia of Critical Issues  Crises  and Ever Growing Countries Author Fred M. Shelley
ISBN-10 9781610695077
Release 2014-12-16
Pages 407
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This one-volume encyclopedia examines key topics, major world players, and imminent problems pertaining to the world's ever-growing population. • Provides interesting facts and figures through informative sidebars • Reveals the populations of major countries and cities of the world to illustrate where people reside most and least • Features maps, charts, and graphs to support visual learning and to compare and contrast factors affecting birth rates, deaths, and overall population profiles • Contains excerpts from documents such as legislation and speeches relating to population and critical issues • Examines the implications of China's one-child policy on controlling the population

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition Author Lindsay H Allen
ISBN-10 9780123848857
Release 2012-12-28
Pages 2190
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The role of nutrition in improving quality of life and combating disease is undeniable — and researchers from different disciplines are bringing their perspectives to bear on this fundamental topic. The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant based diet and raw foods among others. New articles on organic food, biofortification, nutritional labeling and the effect of religious customs on diet, among many others, reflect the dedication to currency in this revision. It not only contains the most current and thorough information available on the topic, but also contains broader cross-referencing on emerging opportunities for potential treatment and prevention of diseases. An ideal starting point for scientific research, Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, continues to provide authoritative information in an accessible format, making this complex discipline available to readers at both the professional and non-professional level. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Approximately 30% new content ensures readers have the latest research information Extensive cross-referencing provides key connections between topics in this multidisciplinary field Presents current information on relationships between disease and nutrition Covers thoroughly topics ranging from nutrient biochemistry and function to clinical nutrition and the epidemiology of diet, health and disease.

Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Encyclopedia of Human Geography Author Gerald Rudolph Pitzl
ISBN-10 0313320101
Release 2004
Pages 294
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The full range of this remarkable field is presented through nearly 300 pertinent models, concepts, theories, and people associated with human geography.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Change

Encyclopedia of Environmental Change Author John A Matthews
ISBN-10 9781446264881
Release 2013-12-13
Pages 1496
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Accessibly written by a team of international authors, the Encyclopedia of Environmental Change provides a gateway to the complex facts, concepts, techniques, methodology and philosophy of environmental change. This three-volume set illustrates and examines topics within this dynamic and rapidly changing interdisciplinary field. The encyclopedia includes all of the following aspects of environmental change: Diverse evidence of environmental change, including climate change and changes on land and in the oceans Underlying natural and anthropogenic causes and mechanisms Wide-ranging local, regional and global impacts from the polar regions to the tropics Responses of geo-ecosystems and human-environmental systems in the face of past, present and future environmental change Approaches, methodologies and techniques used for reconstructing, dating, monitoring, modelling, projecting and predicting change Social, economic and political dimensions of environmental issues, environmental conservation and management and environmental policy Over 4,000 entries explore the following key themes and more: Conservation Demographic change Environmental management Environmental policy Environmental security Food security Glaciation Green Revolution Human impact on environment Industrialization Landuse change Military impacts on environment Mining and mining impacts Nuclear energy Pollution Renewable resources Solar energy Sustainability Tourism Trade Water resources Water security Wildlife conservation The comprehensive coverage of terminology includes layers of entries ranging from one-line definitions to short essays, making this an invaluable companion for any student of physical geography, environmental geography or environmental sciences.

Library Journal

Library Journal Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015082964654
Release 1999
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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.

Encyclopedia of Population

Encyclopedia of Population Author Macmillan Library Reference Staff
ISBN-10 0028656776
Release 1905
Pages 1000
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Annotation This successor to Macmillan's "International Encyclopedia of Population provides expanded, up-to-date coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Designed to encompass the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years, coverage complements the curriculum focus on human migration patterns, population decline, the environmental impact of dense population and problems of old age support.

Encyclopedia of Human Resources Information Systems Challenges in e HRM

Encyclopedia of Human Resources Information Systems  Challenges in e HRM Author Torres-Coronas, Teresa
ISBN-10 9781599048840
Release 2008-07-31
Pages 918
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Analyzes key critical HR variables and defines previously undiscovered issues in the HR field.

Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction

Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction Author Ghaoui, Claude
ISBN-10 9781591407980
Release 2005-12-31
Pages 780
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Esta enciclopedia presenta numerosas experiencias y discernimientos de profesionales de todo el mundo sobre discusiones y perspectivas de la la interacción hombre-computadoras

Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics

Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics Author Martin Griffiths
ISBN-10 9781135190804
Release 2013-11-26
Pages 936
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The study of international relations has changed rapidly in recent years. Firstly as a consequence of major political and economic change – the end of the cold war and the fall of communism, the resurgence of nationalism, terrorism and forms of fundamentalism, globalization – and secondly, linked with these developments, because of the vitality of the discipline, with ongoing debates on the fundamental paradigms for the understanding of international relations and the emergence of the perspectives of feminism, postmodernism, constructivism and critical theory. The Routledge Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics provides a unique reference source for students and academics covering all aspects of global international relations and the contemporary discipline across IR's major subject divisions of diplomacy, military affairs, international political economy, and theory. Written by a distinguished group of international scholars, the Encyclopedia is largely comprised of substantial entries of more than 1,000 words, with fifty major entries of 5,000 words on core contemporary topics. Each entry is fully cross-referenced and followed by a listing of complementary entries and a short bibliography for further reading. The whole is comprehensively indexed. There is no other resource of its kind and the Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics will be an extremely valuable addition to all libraries supporting teaching and research in the social sciences.

The World Factbook

The World Factbook Author Central Intelligence Agency
ISBN-10 9788379912131
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 3100
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Comprehensive guide full of facts, maps, flags, and detailed information. A must for travellers, businessmen, politicians, and all who wants to know more about our fascinating world. -- We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies (From official webpage). Tags: world, guide, facts, almanach

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women Author Cheris Kramarae
ISBN-10 9781135963156
Release 2004-04-16
Pages 2050
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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.

The Population Bomb

The Population Bomb Author Paul R. Ehrlich
ISBN-10 1568495870
Release 1971
Pages 201
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The Global Prehistory of Human Migration

The Global Prehistory of Human Migration Author Immanuel Ness
ISBN-10 9781118970584
Release 2014-08-29
Pages 448
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Previously published as the first volume of The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, this work is devoted exclusively to prehistoric migration, covering all periods and places from the first hominin migrations out of Africa through the end of prehistory. Presents interdisciplinary coverage of this topic, including scholarship from the fields of archaeology, anthropology, genetics, biology, linguistics, and more Includes contributions from a diverse international team of authors, representing 17 countries and a variety of disciplines Divided into two sections, covering the Pleistocene and Holocene; each section examines human migration through chapters that focus on different regional and disciplinary lenses

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History Author Bonnie G. Smith
ISBN-10 PSU:000062905558
Release 2008
Pages 669
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