Encyclopedia of Pain, Volumes 1-3

By Robert F. Schmidt, W. D. Willis

The Encyclopedia of discomfort contains greater than 3,000 entries and offers transparent, particular and up to date insurance of the present country of study, and therapy of soreness. moreover, unique essays supply in-depth info on all elements of nociception and discomfort, together with substrates, explanations, pathophysiology, indicators and symptoms, diagnoses and remedy. one thousand colour figures increase realizing of this too-little-understood subject. The booklet comes in print, in on-line merely shape, or in a print-online bundle.


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Slavery in the United States: A Social, Political, and Historical Encyclopedia (2 Volume Set)

A complete, contextual presentation of all aspects―social, political, and economic―of slavery within the usa, from the 1st colonization via Reconstruction.

• Ten significant essays and three hundred A–Z entries conceal all elements of slavery

• Over a hundred individuals characterize the best scholarship world wide at the topic

• a powerful choice of one hundred fifty unique files illustrate either renowned and legit attitudes towards slavery

• the large bibliography is the main whole and up to date available

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Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World (4 Volume Set)

By Charles Wankel

2009 RUSA remarkable enterprise Reference

Business in brand new global is more and more varied. project trade, even through somebody, can suggest operating globally via a welter of recent media with possibilities of all types swiftly showing. the limits, scope, content material, buildings, and strategies of a company task can morph into totally different ones during a undertaking. modern companies, and definitely destiny companies, locate it incumbent upon them to slot in the standards of environmental and financial sustainability of the others who inhabit our international.

With greater than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia of industrial in ultra-modern World is filled with crucial and up to date info at the country of industrial in our global. not just does it replicate the place enterprise is, it additionally conveys the trajectory of commercial farther into the twenty first century. those 4 volumes offer transparent overviews of the $64000 company themes of our time, starting from tradition surprise to forex hedging, political probability, offshoring, and transnational organizations. The wealth of issues symbolize an built-in imaginative and prescient by way of the editor of a perplexity of services, applied sciences, and environmental elements.

Key Features

  • Provides perception into the improvement and present enterprise scenario globally via articles on many person countries
  • Examines the strategies, tasks, and ethics of commercial within the international market
  • Offers entries written via specialists from varied fields
  • Includes an appendix that appears at international alternate association statistics
  • Presents an enormous diversity of subject matters, together with key businesses, enterprise guidelines, areas, international locations, dimensions of globalization, monetary components, foreign agreements, monetary tools, accounting laws and techniques, theories, laws, administration practices and ways, and masses more

Key Themes

  • Competitive Forces
  • Countries
  • Corporate Profiles
  • Cultural Environments
  • Economics of overseas Business
  • Economic Theories of overseas Business
  • Ethics, Corruption, and Social Responsibility
  • Export/Import Strategies
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Globalization and Society
  • Human source Management
  • International Accounting
  • International Finance
  • International financial System
  • International Trade
  • Legal and hard work Issues
  • Management and Leadership
  • Manufacturing and Operations
  • Marketing
  • Political Environments
  • Regional monetary Integration
  • Supranational and nationwide Organizations

The Encyclopedia of industrial in modern-day international serves as a normal, nontechnical source for college students, professors, and librarians looking to comprehend the improvement of industrial as practiced within the usa and internationally.

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Encyclopedia of Political Communication

The Encyclopedia of Political conversation discusses the most important theoretical ways to the sphere, together with direct and constrained results theories, agenda-setting theories, sociological theories, framing and priming theories, and different earlier and current conceptualizations. With approximately six hundred entries, this source will pay enormous cognizance to special political messages similar to political speeches, televised political advertisements, political posters and print ads, televised political debates, and websites. The audiences for political communications also are critical, necessitating focus on citizen reactions to political messages, how most people and citizens in democratic structures reply to political messages, and the consequences of every kind of media and message varieties.

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Encyclopedia of Geomorphology

Geomorphology, the self-discipline which analyzes the historical past and nature of the earth's floor, offers with the landforms produced through erosion, weathering, deposition, delivery and tectonic approaches. In fresh a long time there were significant advancements within the self-discipline and those are mirrored during this significant Encyclopedia, the 1st such reference paintings within the box to be released for thirty-five years.

Encyclopedia of Geomorphology has been produced in organization with the overseas organization of Geomorphologists (IAG) and has a very worldwide viewpoint. The entries were written by way of a world editorial group of individuals, drawn from over thirty international locations, who're all one of the major specialists within the discipline.

In lavishly illustrated volumes, Encyclopedia comprises approximately seven-hundred alphabetically geared up entries to supply a finished consultant either to express landforms and to the most important varieties of geomorphological methods that create them. The Encyclopedia additionally demonstrates the main advancements that experience taken position lately in our wisdom of tectonic and climatic alterations and within the use of recent options comparable to modelling, distant sensing and strategy dimension. Older strategies, besides the fact that, usually are not forgotten and supply an historic point of view at the improvement of principles. either available and authoritative, Encyclopedia of Geomorphology is destined to turn into the definitive source for college students, researchers and utilized practitioners within the box of geomorphology and the cognate disciplines of geography, earth technology, sedimentology and environmental technology.

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Encyclopedia of Small Business, Volumes 1-2

By Arsen Darnay, Monique D. Magee

This useful and exhaustive print reference resource is designed to supply marketers with how-to details that they could practice to their very own enterprise. The Encyclopedia comprises specified articles and overviews of all of the key details wishes of small company clients, together with financing; monetary making plans; marketing strategy construction; industry research; revenues process; tax making plans and extra.

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Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast

By Merril D. Smith

Boobs. knockers. Hooters. titties. Jugs. Breasts. We have fun them; we revile them. They nourish us; they kill us. And despite what we name them, breasts have interested us for the reason that prehistoric instances. This A-to-Z encyclopedia explores the ancient significance and cultural importance of the breast through the years and round the world.

A crew of overseas students from numerous disciplines offers key insights and data in regards to the breast in paintings, heritage, model, social activities, drugs, sexuality, and extra. Entries speak about depictions of breasts on old collectible figurines, in Renaissance work, and in present-day ads. They research how style has emphasised or de-emphasized the breast at quite a few instances. They take on clinical issues—such as breast augmentation and breast cancer—and controversies over breastfeeding. The breast as sexual item or even a website of smuggling also are coated. As an entire, the Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast takes an enticing and available examine this outstanding physique part.

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Encyclopedia of Flight, Volumes 1-3

By Tracy Irons-Georges

This set provides an impressively huge variety of data on greater than three hundred medical and historic subject matters on the topic of the sphere of aviation. realization is given to all different types and kinds of civil and armed forces plane, ideas of aerodynamics, and mechanical and technical elements of flying. in addition to traditional themes one might go together with a source dedicated to flight and aviation, a few unforeseen entries, bound to pique the reader, comprise Animal flight, luggage dealing with and laws, Bermuda Triangle, Paper airplanes, "Vomit Comet," Whirly-Girls, and Wing-walking. proper biographies of pioneers in aviation and profiles of significant airways are integrated. details is present via September 2001.

Alphabetically prepared entries--varying in size from numerous paragraphs to a number of pages--begin with a short definition of the subject and its importance to aviation, with dates provided while appropriate. All entries are signed and observed through annotated bibliographies and cross-references. each one quantity has an inventory of subject matters present in that specific quantity and set indexes, one alphabetical and person who teams entries by way of classification. quantity three features a plethora of supplemental details, together with a bibliography; an inventory of websites; directories of North American flight colleges, education facilities, and museums; and lists of foreign airports, schedule carriers, and plane varieties. time strains checklist occasions in aviation heritage and air failures from 1785 to 2001.

This finished reference resource will be a beneficial addition to public and educational libraries. excessive faculties may perhaps examine it, counting on their curricular wishes and budgetary restraints.

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