World Guide to Scientific Associations and Learned Societies

Author: Helmut Opitz

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company

ISBN: 9783598222504

Category: Reference

Page: 609

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Previous editions are cited in Books for College Libraries, 3rd ed.. This guide contains descriptions of about 17,500 associations and societies from the fields of science, culture and technology. Arrangement is alphabetically by name within an alphabetical listing of countries. Indexing is by association names, persons, and subjects. Each entry gives the association name (where applicable: extension to name, abbreviation, name in English, former name), contact information, homepage, year of foundation, number of members, names of officials, details of periodical publications, and whether or not a library and/or archives exists. New information includes details on aims and activities, awards, grants, and events. Distributed by Gale. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR.

Guide to Sources for Agricultural and Biological Research

Author: J. Richard Blanchard,Lois Farrell

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520032262

Category: Reference

Page: 735

View: 2384


A guide to information sources including abstracts and indexes, library catalogs, government publications, review literature, book reviews, congresses and conferences, dissertations, research in progress, translations, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, abbreviations, directories, lists of periodicals, handbooks and yearbooks, works on experimental procedures, and classification systems.

Transnational Identity Politics and the Environment

Author: Gabriel Ignatow

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739120156

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 137

View: 9656


This study in global sociology argues that environmental activism today has taken on a hybrid, transnational character in reaction to the 'retreat of the state' and the political activism of transnational migrant communities. The argument is illustrated with in-depth case studies of contemporary environmental social movements in Turkey and Lithuania.

Cultural Anthropology

A Guide to Reference and Information Sources

Author: JoAnn Jacoby,Josephine Z. Kibbee

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591583578

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 284

View: 6852


An annotated bibliography of print and electronic resources central to the field of social and cultural anthropology.

Higher Education in the United States: A-L

Author: James J. F. Forest,Kevin Kinser

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576072486

Category: Education, Higher

Page: 831

View: 2497


Surveys the changing landscape of American higher education, from academic freedom to virtual universities, from campus crime to Pell Grants, from the Student Privacy Act to student diversity. * More than 200 entries from more than 150 higher education scholars and experts around the country * An extensive bibliography to guide further study, including research studies and websites * An annotated chronology of important events in higher education from 1940 to the present * Detailed reviews of 42 important books on higher education, arranged chronologically