Provides an introduction to a vast array of research methods by giving an account of their purposes, principles, developments, and applications.
Covers the developments, achievements, and prospects of social theory from its inception in the 18th century to the present. Examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
Provides readers with basic information about the history of social welfare in North America, including Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Since many themes and issues are similar in the three nations, entries provide comparative information about common as well as distinctive concerns and developments. Significant events, influential people, legislation, social problems, and societal responses are described in detail.
Provides detailed discussions of the who, what, where, when, and why of terrorism. Covers such topics as Al-Qaeda, biological terrorism, extremism, Saddam Hussein, jihad, Zacarias Moussaoui, and suicide bombers, and others.
Concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. It explores art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.
Provides a comprehensive introduction to some of the more complicated and abstract questions concerning world politics and national security, in addition to presenting historical facts and analyses.
Covers a wide range of general thematic categories, issues, and topics that address not only the geopolitical effects of war, but also show how the U.S. engagement in national and international conflicts has affected the social and cultural arena.
Covers history, definitions, examples, investigation, prosecution, assessments, challenges, and projections into one definitive reference work on the topic. Provides information about a variety of white-collar crimes, and provides examples of persons, statutes, companies, and convictions.
Covers the lives of more than 150 women who made their mark from the mid–1800s to the present, contextualizing their experiences and contributions to American society.
Explores poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects.
Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles in education and citations of other education-related documents.
The Government Printing Office's official web portal, providing an entry point to federal government publications available online. Formerly known as GPO Access.
Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Contains over 1,000 videos.
Delivers the complete, searchable run of The Financial Times daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2010, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
References and selected abstracts to the world's literature in geology, covering North America since 1669 and other areas since 1933.
Provides citations of government publications, with links to full text where available.
Provides citations and abstracts of scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports related to the relationship between human beings and the environment.
Provides in-depth articles containing biographies as well as thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.
Provides the most accurate, reliable and current resource available on data needed by chemists, physicists and engineers. It provides wide coverage of data on properties of inorganic and organic compounds. Now searchable by chemical structure. Note: Section 18 contains sources of physical and chemical data.
Provides a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.
Provides a reference guide for many of the issues on health and well being that are affected by nutrition. Part I is devoted to food, including its composition, constituents, labeling, and analysis. There is also a chapter on the laws that regulate food and its protection.
HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.
An online collection of streaming documentaries focusing on health issues and their impact on society. Health and the human condition have become important components for studies in sociology, culture, ethics, government, public policy, and other disciplines that examine how people interact with the world.
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health, with access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
Provides citations to journal articles in the health sciences, with particular emphasis on nursing. The database also contains Clinical Pharmacology, which provides current drug information.
Provides access to legal history available in an online, searchable, image-based format. Includes comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,000 law and law-related periodicals, and many other legal resources. The specific collections accessible to Wheaton include: World Constitutions Illustrated; U.S. Congressional Documents; U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals; Law Journal Library; Legal Classics; Women and the Law; U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library; Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS); U.S. Presidential Library; U.S. Supreme Court Library; Federal Register Library; U.S. Statutes at Large; U.S. Federal Legislative History Library; U.S. Code; History of International Law; U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection; Religion & the Law; Philip C. Jessup Library; National Moot Court Competition; American Indian Law Collection; Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and Rights; Congress and the Courts; Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.; Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law; and World Trials Library. Also known as Hein Online.
Provides citations of journal articles, books, and dissertations about the history of all countries other than the United States and Canada, from 1450 to the present.
A standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Areas covered include Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure and Performance, Economic Sectors, and Governance and International Relations.
A research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects.
Provides social science data; available as data files for use with statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata.
An international reference bibliography in Theology, Religious Studies and Church History, covering publications written in various European languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, etc.). Formed by the merger of the Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique and the Elenchus Bibliographicus from the journal Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, essential working instruments for Theology and Religious Studies.
Provides a description of the field, spanning individual, organizational, societal, and cultural perspective in a cross-disciplinary manner, about a range of important topics from the unique perspective of organization studies with extensive international representation.
A multidisciplinary bibliographic database covering Europe, North Africa and the Middle East for the entire period from AD 300 to 1500. It aims to provide a comprehensive, current bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften) published worldwide in over 35 different languages.