Encyclopedia of Women's Health

Designated a Reference Reviews best Ten Print Reference resource 2005


The Encyclopedia of Women's Health meets this problem via bringing jointly a magnificent array of specialists on issues from reproductive concerns to gastrointestinal health problems. This skilfully edited quantity, proficient by means of present well-being concerns and health-care realities, deals readers functional details, ancient facets, and destiny instructions, all meticulously researched and very easily offered.
Key positive factors comprise:

-Accessible A-to-Z insurance, together with AIDS, contraception, hormone alternative treatment, teenager being pregnant, sexual harassment, violence, physique picture, entry to well-being care and extra.

-Entries spanning the clinical, mental, sociocultural, non secular, and felony arenas.

-Medical themes explored from either traditional and complementary views.

-Cross-cultural information illustrate concerns as they practice to minority ladies, rural ladies, the aged, and different underserved populations.

-Special chapters on disparities in women's health and wellbeing and healthiness care.

-Historical review of ladies in wellbeing and fitness - as sufferers and as execs.

-Suggested readings and source lists.

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Secret, Don't Tell: The Encyclopedia of Hypnotism

By Carla Emery

This booklet Is For You

Thank you for selecting to spend time with this e-book. I ship my love and all I've realized. may perhaps each sleeper listen this name to wake and tear the wall of silence down!

Yes, you! it isn't simply hypnotic topics who sleep. lack of awareness and apathy have lulled such a lot of into somnolence. So this e-book is for common readers who are looking to be good trained. figuring out genuine proof abut hypnosis may help you are making wiser offerings. it's also for these brave people who are expert in hypnosis and who think fact and justice are extra very important than specialist cohesion, lobbying postures, source of revenue security - even own protection. And it's for criminal experts who may possibly a few day use this knowledge in courtroom to struggle for justice.

Especially, this booklet is for all survivors of abusive hypnosis: earlier, current, and destiny. may possibly each sleeper who yearns to wake and fight towards freedom of brain locate the braveness to hunt assist in that waking and the blessing of attaining it.

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Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Cultures, Volumes 1-4

By George Thomas Kurian

This encyclopedia, edited by way of Kurian, a prolific packager of ordinary reference works from CQ Press, evidence On dossier, and different reference publishers, is promoted via the writer as "an wide overhaul" of Encyclopedia of the World's international locations, released in 2002.

Instead of the local association present in Worldmark Encyclopedia of the international locations (p.104), association is alphabetical via state. There are 3 new entries (for East Timor, Federated States of Micronesia, and Marshall Islands), bringing the complete variety of nations to 193. every one access starts off with a "Basic truth Sheet" (head of country, capital, quarter, faith, nationwide vacations, and so on) and a wide black-and-white political map. not like with a few of the competing global survey resources of this kind, the maps listed here are uncluttered and intensely effortless at the eyes. the most physique of every uniformly prepared access involves greater than 20 in actual fact categorized subsections. those comprise either the standard, corresponding to "Geographical Features," "Political Parties," "Foreign Policy," and "Economy," plus new sections on culture-related subject matters comparable to "Folklore and Mythology," "Etiquette," "Family Life," and "Personal Appearance." details carried over from the former variation has been up to date, even supposing an errors famous in our overview of that variation about the independence date for Qatar remains to be here.

The selection to spend numerous hundred money for a resource like this has to incorporate attention of a few of the unfastened Web-based choices. Even a superficial Google seek by way of identify of kingdom will hyperlink scholars to sites similar to the CIA's global Factbook [https://cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bx.html] and the nation Department's historical past Notes[http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/].

In addition, the net websites are up to date very often, a characteristic evidently most unlikely with a print resource. The trade-off in want of keeping at the shelf at the least one good-quality, print kingdom survey is reliability of entry. Assuming the publication isn't misshelved, infested by way of insects, or vandalized, it's continuously able to go.

Any library wishing to supply on-demand entry to this kind of info, particularly for college kids, is definitely urged to think about Encyclopedia of the World's international locations and Cultures.The fee for those 4 properly sure, well-designed, hassle-free volumes isn't really unreasonable. artwork A. Lichtenstein
Copyright © American Library organization. All rights reserved

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Encyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma

By Norman C. McClelland

That includes over 1,200 topical entries prepared alphabetically, this encyclopedia offers varied and distinct insurance of the similar matters of reincarnation and karma. Its in-depth exam levels from historical ideals to these of the current, incorporating all correct global cultures. a sequence of wide thematic entries conceal foundational features whereas over 1000 hugely concentrated entries take care of a variety of societies and firms which help the strategies of reincarnation and karma; particular spiritual teams, sects, and institutions; key members either old and glossy; and comparable ideals, strategies, and practices.

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Encyclopedia of Privacy, Volumes 1-2

By William G. Staples

Writing of their recognized Harvard legislations Review article of 1890, Louis Brandeis and Samuel Warren asserted what many have one in all the main adored American values: the appropriate to be not to mention. but during this post-9/11 international, own privateness is extra threatened than ever. This booklet offers scholars and common readers a accomplished review of privateness in modern the United States. integrated are a few 225 alphabetically prepared entries written by means of greater than a hundred professional participants. Entries hide such issues because the united states PATRIOT act, abortion rights, wiretapping, telemarketing, identification robbery, DNA databases, net and e-mail privateness, and diverse different matters. Entries cite works for additional studying, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of books, web content, companies, and films.

New threats to privateness have arisen within the face of competing social, political, and fiscal calls for, fast technological swap, and an intrusive and voyeuristic mass media. voters are barraged every day with tales of company facts mining, executive surveillance courses, id robbery, and computing device hacking of private details. for that reason, voters have gotten more and more enthusiastic about their own privateness in addition to their privateness rights.

This encyclopedia, the 1st of its style, comprehensively overviews numerous features of privateness all through U.S. background, together with major felony instances, occasions, legislation, firms, participants, know-how, and phrases. With a few 225 alphabetically prepared entries written via greater than a hundred major students and specialists within the box, this inclusive and authoritative paintings will attract these drawn to either old and modern notions of privateness within the usa. Readers will study of the importance of expertise in today's society, its beneficial and damaging results on citizens' privateness, and what to anticipate sooner or later. Entries cite print and digital assets, and the Encyclopedia closes with a list of books, firms, web content, motion pictures, and different assets of information.

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Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present

By Nicholas J. Cull, David Culbert, David Welch

This interesting survey presents a finished creation to propaganda, its altering nature, its practitioners, and its impression at the earlier 5 centuries of global heritage. Written through major specialists, it covers the masters of the paintings from Joseph Goebbels to Mohandas Gandhi and examines vastly influential works of persuasion comparable to Uncle ToM&Apos;s Cabin, concepts comparable to movies and posters, and key strategies like black propaganda and brainwashing.

Case experiences demonstrate the position of mass persuasion throughout the Reformation, and wars all through background. nearby reports disguise propaganda superpowers, similar to Russia, China, and the USA, in addition to little-known propaganda campaigns in Southeast Asia, eire, and Scandinavia. The e-book strains the evolution of propaganda from the period of revealed handbills to desktop fakery, and profiles such excellent practitioners of the paintings as 3rd Reich movie director Leni Riefenstahl and 19th-century cartoonist Thomas Nast, whose works helped to carry the infamous Boss Tweed to justice.

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The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

By Sherry Torkos

Natural strategies for residing a fresh and fit life

Health cognizance is a space of transformational and remarkable development within the North American public at the present time. an increasing number of everyone is looking substitute ideas to standard clinical practices. for lots of, a usual method of therapeutic every little thing from universal illnesses to severe ailments is ideal in comparison to the invasive clinical methods and pharmaceuticals that abound.

Sherry Torkos, certainly one of Canada’s prime pharmacists is largely appeared for her wisdom of complementary drugs. Her most recent ebook, The Canadian Encyclopedia of typical Cures, is the definitive resource for substitute well-being take care of Canadians; it really is absolutely entire and easy-tofollow, offering ordinary therapies for daily difficulties equivalent to insect bites and muscle aches, in addition to for critical continual issues resembling osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disorder, and diabetes. Torkos emphasizes the function of way of life, foodstuff, workout and vitamins in optimizing health and wellbeing and fighting illness. This booklet incorporates a particular A to Z reference of diseases and ailment, with the most recent details at the traditional remedies which were confirmed to aid of their therapy. certain details also will propose readers of strength drug interactions which can ensue while supplementations are taken along prescribed medications.

Canadians looking to create a extra holistic and customized future health application for themselves and for his or her households will flip to this reference time and time again.

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Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security

Elevated into volumes, the second one variation of Springer’s Encyclopedia of Cryptography and defense brings the most recent and such a lot finished assurance of the subject: Definitive details on cryptography and data protection from very hot researchers powerful device for execs in lots of fields and researchers of all degrees wide source with greater than seven-hundred contributions in moment variation  5643 references, greater than two times the variety of references that seem within the First variation With over three hundred new entries, showing in an A-Z layout, the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and safety provides effortless, intuitive entry to details on all points of cryptography and safety. As a serious enhancement to the 1st Edition’s base of 464 entries, the knowledge within the Encyclopedia is suitable for researchers and pros alike. issues for this finished reference have been elected, written, and peer-reviewed via a pool of distinctive researchers within the box. the second one Edition’s editorial board now contains 34 students, which was once accelerated from 18 participants within the First version. Representing the paintings of researchers from over 30 nations, the Encyclopedia is huge in scope, masking every thing from authentication and id to quantum cryptography and net defense. The text’s useful kind is educational, but fosters research. every one sector offers options, designs, and particular implementations. The highly-structured essays during this paintings comprise synonyms, a definition and dialogue of the subject, bibliographies, and hyperlinks to similar literature.  broad cross-references to different entries in the Encyclopedia support effective, effortless searches for fast entry to appropriate information.  Key thoughts offered within the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and defense include: Authentication and identity; Block ciphers and flow ciphers; Computational matters; reproduction defense; Cryptanalysis and protection; Cryptographic protocols; digital check and electronic certificate; Elliptic curve cryptography; Factorization algorithms and primality assessments; Hash capabilities and MACs; ancient structures; Identity-based cryptography; Implementation elements for shrewdpermanent playing cards and criteria; Key administration; Multiparty computations like vote casting schemes; Public key cryptography; Quantum cryptography; mystery sharing schemes; Sequences; net safety. themes lined: information buildings, Cryptography and data conception; information Encryption; Coding and data idea; Appl.Mathematics/Computational tools of Engineering; purposes of arithmetic; Complexity. This authoritative reference should be released in codecs: print and online.  the web version gains links to cross-references, as well as major examine.

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology

By George Ritzer

This concise encyclopedia is the main entire foreign survey of sociology ever created in a single quantity.

  • Contains over 800 entries from the entire breadth of the discipline
  • Distilled from the very popular Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, with entries thoroughly revised and up-to-date to supply succinct and up to date assurance of the basic topics
  • Global in scope, either when it comes to subject matters and contributors
  • Each access contains references and proposals for additional reading
  • Cross-referencing permits effortless flow round the volume

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