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The Resource Global social issues : an encyclopedia, Christopher G. Bates and James Ciment, editors

Global social issues : an encyclopedia, Christopher G. Bates and James Ciment, editors

Label
Global social issues : an encyclopedia
Title
Global social issues
Title remainder
an encyclopedia
Statement of responsibility
Christopher G. Bates and James Ciment, editors
Title variation
Social issues
Contributor
Distributor
Editor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This landmark reference is a comprehensive, one-stop, interdisciplinary resource that examines current, critical social issues in historical and global contexts. Nearly 150 in-depth, balanced, and thought-provoking articles cover a broad range of critically important topics: the environment, health, science, the media, ethnic conflicts, poverty, and immigration
Additional physical form
Also available in print.
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Global social issues : an encyclopedia, Christopher G. Bates and James Ciment, editors
Label
Global social issues : an encyclopedia, Christopher G. Bates and James Ciment, editors
Link
http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/sharpesi
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Global Social Issues in Perspective -- A -- Adoption -- Affirmative Action -- AIDS/HIV -- Alcohol Use and Abuse -- Animal Rights -- Antiquities Theft and Restitution -- Arms Trade -- Aviation Security -- B -- Biodiversity and Extinction -- Brain Drain and Talent Mobility -- C -- Cancer -- Capital Punishment -- Cardiovascular Disease -- Child Labor -- Children's Rights -- Climate Change -- Conservation and Recycling -- Consumer and Investor Rights and Protections -- Corporate Social Responsibility -- Credit and Debt, Personal and Business -- Crime, Organized -- Crime, Violent -- Crimes Against Humanity -- Cultural, Historic, and Linguistic Preservation -- Cybercrime -- D -- Defense Spending -- Deficits and Sovereign Debt -- Deforestation -- Desertification -- Diabetes -- Digital Divide -- Disability Rights -- Domestic Violence -- Drug Abuse -- Drug Resistance -- Drug Trade -- E -- Education, Higher -- Education, Primary and Secondary -- Elections and Voting -- Energy, Alternative -- Environmental Illnesses -- Environmental Justice -- Ethnic and Religious Conflict -- F -- Failed States and Nation-Building -- Fair Trade -- Farm Policy -- Financial Crises -- Fishing and Fish Stocks -- Food and Drug Safety -- G -- Gambling -- Gastrointestinal Disease -- Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues -- Genetically Engineered Crops and Foods -- Government Corruption and Transparency -- H -- Health Care -- Hepatitis -- Homelessness -- Housing Costs, Finance, and Affordability -- Human Rights -- Hunger and Malnutrition -- I -- Identity Fraud -- Immigration, Illegal and Irregular -- Indigenous Peoples' Rights -- Inequality, Income and Wealth -- Infant Mortality -- Influenza -- Infrastructure -- Intellectual Property Rights -- K -- Kidnapping and Hostage-Taking -- L -- Land Mines -- Law, Rule of -- Literacy --
  • M -- Marriage and Divorce -- Mental Health -- Migrant Labor -- Mining Issues -- Money Laundering and Illegal Transfers -- Mosquito-borne Disease -- N -- Natural Disasters, Preparedness and Response -- Neurological Disease -- Nuclear Energy -- Nuclear Proliferation -- O -- Obesity and Eating Disorders -- Oil, Economic and Political Aspects -- Oil, Environmental and Health Aspects -- Organ and Tissue Trade -- P -- Parasitic Disease -- Pesticides and Artificial Fertilizers -- Pharmaceuticals: Availability, Cost, Efficacy, and Safety -- Piracy, Maritime -- Police Corruption and Brutality -- Polio -- Pollution, Air -- Pollution, Water -- Population Growth and Demographic Issues -- Poverty -- Press, Freedom of -- Prisoners and Prisoner Rights -- Privacy -- Privatization -- Protectionism and Free Trade -- Public Health -- R -- Rape and Sexual Assault -- Refugees, Displaced Persons, and Asylum Seekers -- Regulation, Business and Financial -- Religious Freedom -- Reproductive Issues -- Respiratory Disease -- S -- Sanctions, International -- Secrecy, Government -- Self-Determination and Sovereignty -- Sex Tourism and the Sex Trade -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Slavery -- Social Networking -- Social Welfare -- Suicide -- T -- Taxation -- Terrorism -- Tobacco -- Torture -- Toxic Waste -- Traffic and Mass Transit -- Tuberculosis -- U -- Underground Economies -- Unemployment -- Unions and Workers' Rights -- Urbanization -- V -- Vaccination -- W -- War Crimes -- Waste Disposal -- Water Supply and Access -- Waterborne Disease -- Wetlands -- Women's Rights -- Working Conditions -- Master Bibliography -- Books -- Web Sites
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digital files.
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Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (140 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781784027117
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
230 images
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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