Encyclopedia of Community Corrections by Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa

By Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa

In line with popularity within the past due Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies that conventional incarceration was once no longer operating, possible choices to straightforward criminal settings have been sought and built. a type of alternatives―community-based corrections―had been conceived within the Nineteen Fifties as a method that may end up extra revolutionary, humane, and powerful, rather with those that had dedicated much less critical legal offenses and for whom incarceration, with consistent publicity to critical offenders and occupation criminals, may well end up extra destructive than rehabilitative. the choice of neighborhood corrections has developed to develop into a considerable a part of the felony justice and correctional procedure, spurred in recent times now not lots by way of a innovative, humane philosophy as via dramatically expanding criminal populations, courtroom orders to "fix" overextended felony settings, and an financial look for price mark downs. even if neighborhood correction courses were in position for a few forty years now, up to now no accomplished reference source has tackled this subject. available and jargon-free and to be had in either print and digital codecs, the one-volume Encyclopedia of neighborhood Corrections will discover all facets of group corrections, from its philosophical origin to its present inception.

Features & Benefits:

  • 150 signed entries (each with move References and extra Readings) are prepared in A-to-Z model to provide scholars easy accessibility to the entire variety of issues in neighborhood corrections.
  • A thematic Reader's consultant within the entrance subject teams entries by way of wide topical or thematic parts to make it effortless for clients to discover similar entries at a glance.
  • In the digital model, the Reader's advisor combines with a close Index and the pass References to supply clients with handy search-and-browse capacities.
  • A Chronology within the again subject is helping scholars positioned person occasions into broader historic context.
  • A thesaurus presents scholars with concise definitions to key words within the field.
  • A source consultant to vintage books, journals, and sites (along with the extra Readings accompanying each one access) courses scholars to additional assets of their study journeys.
  • An Appendix deals facts from the Bureau of Justice.

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Filmography of Social Issues: A Reference Guide by Charles P. Mitchell

By Charles P. Mitchell

Because the early days of silent movie, probably the most memorable videos made were those who have faced and explored such hard social concerns as poverty or racism. Librarians and educators?€”as good as cultural historians, scholars and cinemaphiles?€” will locate this ebook a necessary source for interpreting motion pictures and the way they replicate and touch upon the foremost problems with our time. This really good filmography first identifies and discusses twenty vital social concerns that experience recurred in movies through the years. as well as the movies critiqued the following, different comparable titles are indexed less than every one subject. The a hundred motion pictures mentioned during this quantity, awarded alphabetically in normal reference structure, disguise a large spectrum of movie views and genres. a few of the movies are American made, others are eu, all are English language. each one movie access identifies the admired social topic or issues and offers complete credits info, together with the foremost actors concerned. The evaluation part, which in short describes why the movie used to be chosen, is via a concise plot synopsis. ultimately the critique offers pertinent historical past details, remark, research and evaluation.This filmography can be invaluable either as reference instrument for library movie research collections and for video assortment improvement. Educators will locate it valuable for incorporating movie into the language arts and social curriculum, relatively for educating thematic devices and built-in experiences. the amount is definitely prepared, the entries expertly written in transparent but energetic language, and the opinions fascinating and insightful.

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The Ridley Scott Encyclopedia by Laurence Raw

By Laurence Raw

From his first characteristic movie, The Duellists, to his foreign successes Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma and Louise, Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, and American Gangster, Ridley Scott has directed essentially the most compelling movies of the final 30 years. except his paintings as a movie director, Scott has engaged in an enormous variety of actions, together with that as a fashion designer, manufacturer, movie magnate, and ads government. The Ridley Scott Encyclopedia is the 1st booklet that specializes in all facets of his paintings in a wide-ranging profession that spans approximately 50 years. The entries during this encyclopedia specialize in all features of his paintings and are divided into 4 different types. the 1st specializes in Ridley Scott's paintings as a director, encompassing his function motion pictures from The Duellists to physique of Lies, in addition to his paintings in tv, together with ads. the second one classification makes a speciality of the folk who've been interested in Scott's tasks, together with actors, administrators, manufacturers, designers, writers and different artistic body of workers. The 3rd makes a speciality of normal thematic matters raised in Scott's paintings, corresponding to gender building, political concerns, and geographical destinations. ultimately the encyclopedia contains entries on motion pictures by way of different administrators who've stimulated Scott's method of his paintings as a director or manufacturer. each one access is through a bibliography of released resources, either in print and on-line, making this the main entire reference on Scott's physique of labor.

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The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics: Fourth by Ramazani, Jahan; Feinsod, Harris; Slessarev, Alexandra;

By Ramazani, Jahan; Feinsod, Harris; Slessarev, Alexandra; Rouzer, Paul F.; Cavanagh, Clare; Greene, Roland; Cushman, Stephen; Marno, David

Over greater than 4 a long time, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics has equipped an unmatched attractiveness because the so much finished and authoritative reference for college kids, students, and poets on all elements of its topic: historical past, pursuits, genres, prosody, rhetorical units, severe phrases, and extra. Now this landmark paintings has been completely revised and up to date for the twenty-first century. Compiled by Read more...

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compatible for college students, students, and poets on quite a few features of its topic: historical past, routine, genres, prosody, rhetorical units, serious phrases, and extra, this e-book displays adjustments in literary Read more...

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Encyclopedia of Analytical Science [10 Volumes, analytical by Worsfold

By Worsfold

Elsevier - Encyclopedia of Analytical technological know-how - Энциклопедия аналитических наук. Англ. яз. В 10-ти т.As with the 1st version of the Encyclopedia of Analytical technology, this moment version is designed to supply a close and entire book protecting all aspects of the technological know-how and perform of study. the hot paintings has been largely revised by way of the titles and content material of the 1st version, and comprises complete assurance of strategies used for the decision of particular components, compounds and teams of compounds, in actual or organic matrices. It addresses purposes of chemical research in all components, starting from such issues as drugs to environmental technological know-how, and geology to foodstuff technology. very important characterisation strategies, reminiscent of microscopy and floor research also are incorporated. the whole paintings includes round 610 articles, each one inclusive of approximately 4000 phrases, figures and precis tables. those articles are mixed to shape better entries offering finished insurance of significant subject matters and aiding the reader in finding fabric of curiosity. The entries are prepared in an A to Z layout offering a last e-book of approximately and a part million phrases in ten volumes. The articles are based to permit quick access to details on particular analytes, instrumental suggestions and pattern matrices. there's vast cross-referencing during the Encyclopedia and an in depth index.
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Analytical chemists, biochemists, biologists, biomedical researchers, biotechnologists, earth scientists, environmental scientists, forensic scientists, foodstuff scientists and technologists, pharmacologists and toxicologists, physicists.Contents
Activation research. Adhesives and Sealants. Air research. Alkaloids. Amino Acids. Amperometry. Amplification Reactions. Analytical reagents. Archaeometry and vintage research. Arsenic (speciation). Asbestos. Atomic absorption spectrometry. Atomic emission spectrometry. Atomic fluorescence spectrometry. Atomic Mass Spectrometry.Bioassays. Bioluminescence. Bleaches and Sterilants. Blood and Plasma. Buffer recommendations. development materials.Cadmium (speciation). Capillary Electrochromatography. Capillary Electrophoresis. Carbohydrates. Carbon. Cement. Centrifugation. Ceramics. Cerebrospinal Fluid. Chemical battle brokers. Chemiluminescence. Chemometrics. Chiroptical research. Chlorofluorocarbons and different halocarbons. Chromatography. medical research. Coal and Coke. color size. computing device Modelling. Conductimetry and oscillometry. Cosmetics and Toiletries.Derivatization of Analytes. Dioxins. Distillation. DNA Sequencing. Drug metabolism.Electrogravimetry. Electrolytes in physiological samples. Electron strength Loss Spectrometry (EELS). Electron spin resonance spectroscopy. Electrophoresis. Elemental speciation. Endocrine Disrupting chemical compounds. Environmental research. Enzymes. crucial Oils. Ethanol. Extraction. Extraction: solvent extraction.Fertilizers. box circulate Fractionation. fireplace Assay. stream research. circulation injection research. Fluorescence. Foam Fractionation and Floatation. nutrition and dietary research. Forensic sciences. Fourier rework concepts. gas. useful crew analysis.Gas chromatography. Gastric Juices. Geochemistry. Glasses. Gravimetry.Haemoglobins. Headspace research. Herbicides. historical past of Analytical technological know-how. Hormones. Humic and Fulvic Compounds.Immunoassays. signs. Infrared spectroscopy. Ion. Ion trade. Ion-selective electrodes. Isotope Dilution research. Isotope Ratio Measurements.Kinetic methods.Lab-on-a-chip applied sciences. Laser-based recommendations. Lead. Lipids. Liquid chromatography.Mass spectrometry. Membrane. Mercury (speciation). Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatography. Micro overall Analytical structures (μTAS). Microbiological innovations. Microelectrodes. Microscopy. Microwave Spectroscopy. Molecular Emission hollow space research. Molecularly imprinted polymers.Nitric oxide: organic capabilities and detection. Nitrogen (speciation). Nitrosamines. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Nucleic acids.Optical spectroscopy. Ozone.Paints. Particle measurement research. Peptides. Perfumes. own tracking. insecticides. pH. Pharmaceutical research. Pharmacokinetics. Phosphorescence. Phosphorus (speciation). Photoacoustic Spectroscopy. Pigments. Plastics. Polarography. Polychlorobiphenyls. Polycyclic fragrant hydrocarbons. Polymerase chain response (PCR). Polymers. Potentiometric Stripping research. necessary Metals. Prions. strategy research. Proteins. Proteins. Proteomics. Purines, pyrimidines and nucleotides.Qualitative research. caliber assurance.Radiochemical. Raman spectroscopy. distant gasoline sensing.Sample dissolution for elemental research. pattern dealing with. Sampling. Saponins. Segmented stream research. Selenium (speciation). Sensory overview. Sequential injection research. Solvents. Speciation research. Spectroelectrochemistry. Spectrophotometry. Spot checks. Structural Elucidation. Sublimation. Sulfur and its Inorganic Compounds. Supercritical fluid chromatography. floor research. Surfactants and detergents. Sweeteners.Textiles. Thermal research. Thin-layer chromatography. Thin-layer chromatography. Tin (speciation). Titrimetry. Toxins.Vitamins. Voltammetry. Volumetric gasoline measurements.Water research. Water determination.X-Ray techniques.Zone Refining.

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International Encyclopaedia of Social Science by William A. Darity

By William A. Darity

This 9-volume learn of social sciences is a successor to the Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (ESS, 1930-1935) and the preliminary set of the overseas Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (IESS, 1968) -- groundbreaking MacMillan works that "established criteria for wisdom in social technological know-how examine and perform" (CHOICE, 2001). The fullyyt new overseas Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences covers scholarship and fields that experience emerged and matured because the ebook of the unique overseas variation. Like its predecessors, the set meets the wishes of highschool and faculty scholars, researchers in and out academia, and lay readers in public libraries. the recent set highlights the increasing impact of economics in social technological know-how examine and contours approximately 3,000 solely new articles and significant biographies contributed by means of millions of students (including a number of Nobel prize winners) from all over the world on a big selection of worldwide issues, together with: fulfillment checking out, censorship, character size, getting older, source of revenue distribution, international reduction (political and monetary aspects), nutrition (world difficulties, intake patterns), cultural variation, comparative health-care platforms, terrorism, political correctness, agricultural innovation, laws of morality, sexual violence and exploitation, white collar crime. the hot 2d version additionally gains biographical profiles of the key individuals to the learn of the social sciences, previous and current.

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An Encyclopedia of Incredible Animals by Karen Macey

By Karen Macey

Animals have inhabited each nook of the globe, together with the various world’s cruelest environments. From the driest deserts to the frozen tundra of the polar ice caps, lifestyles exists at each flip. a lot of those animals are certain and own traits needed for survival.

This fabulous encyclopedia takes a glance at many of the world’s most original and superb different types of existence. Unbelievably special and sponsored through medical study, this encyclopedia has you coated. enormous quantities of illustrations and photographs get you an perception to those animals like you have by no means visible ahead of.

Want to benefit extra in regards to the egg-eating snake? or maybe you’re e attracted to super infrequent harpy eagle? Take a better examine over 60 distinct creatures in wonderful aspect.

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Companion Encyclopedia of Anthropology by Tim Ingold

By Tim Ingold

* offers a complete survey of up to date considering in organic, social and cultural anthropology and establishes the interconnections among those 3 fields.* helpful cross-references in the textual content, with complete biographical references and proposals for additional reading.* conscientiously illustrated with line drawings and images.

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