Описание: Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance—now in its 17th edition—remains the most comprehensive career reference in print. This unparalleled resource has been expanded to six volumes and fully revised to contain the most accurate and current career information available.In Six Volumes and Thousands of Pages of Information!The six-volume Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, 17th Edition is an essential resource for public, college, high school, and junior high school libraries; career centers; guidance offices; and other agencies involved with career exploration and planning. Each article has been thoroughly revised and updated, and many new articles have been added. Comprehensive career information, sidebars, and user-friendly features, including the Career Ladder, which shows common career paths for each profession, provide a clear picture of what it takes to launch a successful career. Called out by graphic icons are the top fastest-growing careers, the highest-paying jobs, and the top careers that experts predict will add the greatest number of positions.Extensive Online References and SidebarsMore than 4,000 websites are listed in the career field and profession articles and refer users to professional associations, government agencies, and other organizations. More than 1,000 sidebars ranging from profiles of industry movers and shakers to glossaries of industry jargon to fast-fact industry statistics are also included. Designed to hold students' attention and relay information effectively, this edition of Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance is the ideal starting place for career research.This edition features:Comprehensive overviews of 140 industries and career fieldsThe latest information on job duties, salaries, education requirements, and employment trends for more than 980 professionsSidebars providing additional reading on industry issues and history, useful websites, industry jargon, and much moreMore than 800 photographs of people at workCareer articles indexed to the O*NETSOC and Canada's National Occupational Classification (NOC) systemsCareer Guidance section in Volume 1, providing information on interviewing, job hunting, networking, writing résumés, and moreA comprehensive job title index in each volume, plus additional indexes in Volume 1Extensive online referencesAppendixes of information and resources for finding apprenticeships and internships and for people with disabilities.
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Описание: The impact of war on American society has been extensive throughout its nation`s history. This set covers a range of general thematic categories, issues and topics that address not only the geopolitical effects of war, but also show how the United States engagement in national and international conflicts has affected the social and cultural arena.
Описание: The US Constitution established a federated republic in the United States, which was structured according to a separation of powers - executive, legislative, and judicial - each with its own specific duties and powers. In more than 700 entries, this encyclopedia contains the material high school students need to understand the US Constitution.
Описание: The United States is an urban nation, but only officially since the early 20th century. This title offers a historical approach to the dramatic urban growth experienced in the United States during the 20th century. It covers topics including: economics; geography; anthropology; politics; and sociology.
Описание: American Colonial Women and Their Art: A Chronological Encyclopedia follows the history of creative expression from the early 1600s to the late 1700s. Drawing upon primary sources his timeline encompasses a wide variety of artistic accomplishment. This volume is essential to the study of American Colonial women`s art.