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Encyclopedia of CommunityThe Encyclopedia of Community is arranged in an A-to-Z fashion, but can also be viewed topically via a reader's guide, allowing users an interdisciplinary exploration of topics such as types of communities, social capital, technology, urban life, politics and law, community design, and global studies. WIU USERS ONLY.Society & Issues
Encyclopedia of Community CorrectionsEncyclopedia of Community Corrections contains nearly 200 entries on the various community-based alternatives to incarceration, representing not only the options available but also the mechanisms used for selection, the effectiveness of these options, their philosophical purposes, and the historical evolution of the alternatives. WIU USERS ONLY.Crime/Justice
Encyclopedia of Crime and PunishmentA comprehensive overview of material from numerous sources on crime and punishment in these areas: Concepts and Theories; Correction; Law; Crimes; Methods and Statistics; National Surveys; Organizations; Police Science; and Social and Cultural Context. WIU USERS ONLY.Crime/Justice
Encyclopedia of DisabilityThe Encyclopedia of Disability is a multidisciplinary, cross-cultural, and historically grounded resource tool that guides the reader across fields, theories, debates, and practices, addressing the question: What is disability and why is it important in my life? An international editorial board of seventy-four editors from the Americas, Europe, Australia, India, Japan, and China, all experts in their own sub-fields of disability, developed these volumes. WIU USERS ONLY.Society & Issues
Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and AdministrationThe Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration presents the most recent theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories on educational leadership and school administration as taught in preparation programs and practiced in schools and colleges today. It contains more than 600 entries, written by professors, graduate students, practitioners, and association officials. WIU USERS ONLY.Education
Encyclopedia of Educational PsychologyMore than 275 entries provide an overview and an explanation of the major topics in the field of human development. Educational psychology applies the knowledge from many different disciplines to the broad process of education, including human learning and development (across the life span), motivation, measurement and statistics, and curriculum and teaching. WIU USERS ONLY.Education
Encyclopedia of Environment and SocietyThe Encyclopedia of Environment and Society brings together issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of clearly explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature, in more than 1,200 entries written by experts from incredibly diverse fields. WIU USERS ONLY.Environment
Encyclopedia of EpidemiologyThe 600+ entries cover every major facet of epidemiology, from risk ratios to case-control studies to mediating and moderating variables, and much more. Relevant topics from related fields such as biostatistics and health economics are also included. WIU USERS ONLY.Health/Medicine
Encyclopedia of Geographic Information ScienceThe Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science covers the essence of this new and expanding field, containing contributions from some of the best recognized scholars in GIScience as well as from experts in GIS' supporting disciplines who explore how their disciplinary perspectives are expanded within the context of GIScience. WIU USERS ONLY.Geography/Maps
Encyclopedia of GovernanceA one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex topics surrounding governance from post-WWII to the 1970s. Concentrates primarily on topics related to the changing nature and role of the state in recent times and the ways in which these roles have been conceptualized in the areas of political science, public administration, political economy, and sociology. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Encyclopedia of Health & AgingCovers new findings in the field as well as conceptual developments guiding research, practice, and policy. The more than 200 entries address the biological, psychological, social, and economic aspects of health and aging and impacts within the health-care system. Also focuses heavily on geriatrics with respect to geriatric syndromes and common diseases of aging. WIU USERS ONLY.Health/Medicine
Encyclopedia of Health and BehaviorCovers all aspects of the domain of behavioral medicine: From adherence to a doctor's advice, to emotions and health, to obesity treatment and prevention, to women's health, and all topics in between. Scholars, health care practitioners and the general public will find information on topics such as physical activity, stress and health, smoking, pain management, social support and health, cardiovascular health, health promotion, and HIV/AIDS. WIU USERS ONLY.Health/Medicine
Encyclopedia of Health Care ManagementA comprehensive reference work on the business of health care, with information about a broad range of issues affecting every aspect of the industry and the people it serves, employs, and influences. Contains 600+ entries by expert contributors as well as tables on: Health Care Acronyms; Medical Degrees; Medical Legislation; Medical Organizations; and Medical Specialties. WIU USERS ONLY.Health/Medicine
Encyclopedia of HomelessnessFocuses on the current situation in the United States with a comparative sampling of homelessness around the world. Key themes include: causes; lifestyle issues; health issues and services; history; legal issues and advocacy; government policies and programs; organizations; research approaches; service systems and settings; size and characteristics of the homeless population; public perceptions of homelessness; and world issues and perspectives. WIU USERS ONLY.Society & Issues
Encyclopedia of Human DevelopmentPresents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education. More than 600 entries cover topics as diverse as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, personality development, prenatal development, temperament, and more. WIU USERS ONLY.Psychology
Encyclopedia of Human GeographyMore than 300 entries offer a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterize a notoriously diverse field. This multidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of human geography as it is understood in the contemporary world and takes into account the enormous conceptual changes that have evolved since the 1970s, including a variety of social constructivist approaches. WIU USERS ONLY.Geography/Maps
Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American WestDocuments the history of the American West as an important part of the American experience through a combination of general entries, focused biographies, community histories, economic enterprise analyses, and demographic studies. Examines the settling of the West and include coverage of movements of American Indians, African Americans, and the often-forgotten role of women in the West's development. WIU USERS ONLY.History
Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational PsychologyMore than 400 entries present a thorough overview of the cross-disciplinary field of industrial and organizational psychology for students, researchers, and professionals in the areas of psychology, business, management, and human resources. WIU USERS ONLY.Business/Management
Encyclopedia of Juvenile JusticeProvides more than 200 entries covering historical and contemporary theories, concepts, and real-world practices of juvenile justice in the United States, such as: alcohol and drug abuse, arson, the death penalty for juveniles, computer and Internet crime, gun violence, gangs, missing children, school violence, teen pregnancy, and delinquency theories. WIU USERS ONLY.Crime/Justice
Encyclopedia of Law & Society: American and Global PerspectivesComprehensive and international treatment of the law and society field, presenting interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology, and economics. WIU USERS ONLY.Society & Issues

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