Описание: Attempts to illuminate the road that the US travelled from the dismal days of the mid-1970s through the hotly contested election of 2000. This volume provides an assessment of the 27 years between the resignation of Richard Nixon and the election of George W Bush, in a narrative that weaves together social, cultural and political developments.
Автор: Patterson, James T. Название: Grand Expectations The United States, 1945-1974 ISBN: 0195117972 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195117974 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2601 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From 1945, America experienced 25 years of economic growth - reaching its height in the 1960s. But the national euphoria it fostered would be shaken by later events - particularly the Vietnam War. This study weaves the political, cultural and economic events of the period through to Watergate.
Описание: Forensic DNA analysis was first introduced to the American criminal justice system in the mid-1980s. In spite of its relatively brief existence in American jurisprudence, DNA testing has become the leading forensic tool for obtaining sexual assault criminal convictions, and the single most powerful evidence for establishing the innocence of criminal suspects and wrongfully convicted defendants.<br><br>The development of DNA ""fingerprinting"" and the role it has played in the American criminal justice system is covered in this encyclopedia. Numerous entries explain the relationship of forensic DNA analysis with microbiology, population genetics, statistics, and the legal rules of the admissibility of scientific evidence. The encyclopedia also presents the full text, preceded by summaries, of all state and federal government statutes that address the forensic use of DNA analysis, and the edited text of judicial case opinions that address specific forensic DNA issues. Also included are entries on many of the organisations that use DNA fingerprinting to free wrongly convicted defendants and many of the individuals who were released from prison (many of whom were on death row) after DNA testing proved their innocence.
Описание: The Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States is the most comprehensive reference source available that analyzes water-related issues in America. A diverse group of over 100 scholars have provided their research and analysis of why water is so significant by tracing its impact on issues like national and state boundaries, western migration, urbanization, and the economy.
Описание: A reference on the reciprocal role that US and Native policy and law have played in American political development. It examines the history and impact of US relations with Native Americans. It traces policies from the Continental Congress onwards - including the role that managing the `Indian question` has played in American political development.
Описание: Brings together discussions of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. This book contains a comprehensive collection on the theories, methods, politics, and practices of performance relating to life and culture. It can be useful for students in the fields of Communication Studies. Covers the origin, development and results of US national security policies. This encyclopedia views US national security from a historical, economic, political and technological perspective. It includes over 750 entries. It is intended for academic and public libraries.
Автор: Susser I Ida, Hughson John, Patterson C Thomas C, Название: Cultural Diversity in the United States ISBN: 0631222138 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780631222132 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 6566 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A collection of contemporary anthropological writings on the central issues of cultural diversity in the United States. Comprised of over 20 newly commissioned chapters, this book is designed to broaden understanding about the relevance of the anthropological contribution to the issue of diversity.
Описание: The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History brings together in one two-volume set the record of the nation`s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought.
With each passing year, the educational landscape continues to become increasingly diversified across race and culture. This poses a significant challenge to schools worldwide--and particularly to school psychologists and allied educational professionals--to recognize and serve the needs of students and families with widely diverse language and cultural backgrounds. To be most effective in their jobs, school psychologists must now have a basic understanding of the impact of language and culture on individual students as well as those they interact with every day.
The Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology (ECCSP) is comprehensive and reader friendly, with approximately 400 entries written by leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in the fields of school psychology and education. ECCSP provides an easily accessible A-to-Z reference in one concise volume across these six key cross-cultural competency areas:
Legal and Ethical Issues
School Culture, Educational Policy, and Institutional Advocacy
Psychoeducational Assessment and Related Issues
Academic, Therapeutic, and Consultative Intervention
Working with Interpreters
School psychologists, educators, and other allied child psychology and education professionals, researchers, policy makers, graduate students, healthcare and mental health professionals, child advocates, and paraprofessionals benefit from the way in which this volume highlights the concepts and themes that are critical to addressing cross-cultural issues in schools. Entries also include issues relevant to pre-K through 12th grade and, as a result, provide a lifespan approach to diversity.
Each entry offers a definition and description of the term, a bibliography, and additional references for professionals and all readers interested in seeking more in-depth information on any topic. All entries are cross-referenced to other terms of related interest, and a list of contributors is provided at the end of the volume in case readers want to research additional works by the same author. A subject index also helps readers find desired information quickly.
ECCSP is certain to become the accompanying reference book for coursework, research, practice, consultation, and policy in the ever-growing field of cross-cultural school psychology and education.
Описание: Providing over 300 accessible entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post-1900 literary and cultural theory, this is an authoritative and comprehensive three-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory.
Описание: Written by leading scholars in the field, this comprehensive and readable resource gives anthropology students a unique guide to the ideas, arguments and history of the discipline. The fully revised and expanded second edition reflects major changes in anthropology in the past decade.
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