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  • American Social Movements Reference Library Gale

  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues Gale
    Covers the most critical issues facing American society today. Topic range from biotechnology to identity theft, from racial profiling to corporate governance, from school choice to food safety. (2011)

  • Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior Gale
    Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. (2009)

  • Encyclopedia of Identity Gale
    Presents an overview of the definitions, politics, manifestations, concepts, and ideas related to identity. The entries include short biographies of major thinkers and leaders, as well as discussion of events, personalities, and concepts. (2010)

  • Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society Gale
    Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. (2009)

  • Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media Gale
    Includes essays on the varied experiences of social movement media across the world in the 20th and 21st centuries. (2011)

  • Encyclopedia of Social Problems Gale
    Provides as comprehensive an approach as possible to this multifaceted field, utilizing experts from numerous disciplines. (2008)

  • Encyclopedia of Social Work Oxford
    * Cornerstone of reference in its field, includes coverage of demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.(2008)

  • Working Americans, 1880-2012 Gale
    A decade by decade look into the lifestyles and economic life of working class families: the kind of work they did, the homes they lived in, the food and clothes they bought, the entertainment they sought as well as the society and history that shaped their worlds. 2012

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