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Black Women in America

Black Women in America (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.18 million words
Illustration(s):
446

...Women in America Front Matter Publishing Information EDITORIAL BOARD End Matter Selected Bibliography Directory of Contributors 2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005 Booklist Editor's Choice 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The second edition of Black Women in America , edited by Darlene Clark Hine, provides expanded coverage of the achievements and contributions of African American women. Winner of the Dartmouth Medal for Outstanding Reference Publication of 1994, the first edition of Black Women in...

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
1.92 million words
Illustration(s):
441

...of Women in World History Front Matter Publishing Information EDITORIAL BOARD EDITOR IN CHIEF Introduction Introduction We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants. Joining Women's History and World History. A World of Expertise. Chronology of Women's History End Matter Directory of Contributors The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History , edited by Bonnie G. Smith, captures the experiences of women throughout history in a far-reaching, four-volume work. Although there has been extensive research on women in history by...

A Dictionary of Gender Studies

A Dictionary of Gender Studies   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology, Politics
Length:
48,658 words
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5

...Votes for Women to Reclaim the Night. It is an invaluable reference resource for students taking Gender Studies courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level, and for those applying a gender perspective within other subject areas. Gabriele Griffin is Professor of Gender Research at Uppsala University, Sweden, and visiting professor at Åbo Akademie University, Finland, and at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics. She was Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of York (UK) from 2006 to 2015 . Her research centres on women’s cultural...

A Dictionary of Film Studies

A Dictionary of Film Studies (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
342,731 words
Illustration(s):
1

...in both the UK and overseas. She has authored, edited, and contributed to a wide range of works within Film Studies, including The Women’s Companion to International Film (1989), BFI screenonline , An Everyday Magic: Cinema and Cultural Memory (2002), Screening World Cinema: A Screen Reader (with Catherine Grant, 2006), Little Madnesses: Winnicott, Transitional Phenomena and Cultural Experience (2013), and the Women Film Pioneers Project . She was an editor of the OUP journal Screen for more than thirty years. Guy Westwell is Senior Lecturer in...

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Islamic World: Digital Collection

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Islamic World: Digital Collection   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1.20 million words
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21

...brief essays to major interpretive and synthetic treatments of topics such as the Islamic state, pilgrimage, law, marriage, and foreign relations. Related entries cover areas of general interest such as social and political movements, women, Muslim minorities, human rights, Islam in the West, interreligious affairs. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection 1 9780197669419...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
1.08 million words
Illustration(s):
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...System, Vice President for Sylvan Learning, Professor, and Faculty Director of a University-based Center for Teaching and Learning in California. In 2015, she was the recipient of the AERA 2015 Willystine Goodsell Award (Women in Education SIG) and gave the keynote address at AERA 2016, Washington, D.C. for her research on women and girls. In 2012, she was the recipient of the Arizona School Administrators Outstanding Higher Education Administrator of the Year Award. Dr. Papa has published 25+ books in the areas of leadership, educational policy, social...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
679,126 words
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1

...women in Roman law, 1: 416 , 423 maiming punishment, 2: 362–363 visiting Roman military camps, 2: 392 sexuality under control of father or husband in Hebrew Bible, 1: 483 status and severity of crime of sexual violence, 2: 343 and use, 1: 464 in synoptic Gospels, 1: 530 used by men to negotiate, 1: 447 Woman Wisdom versus Woman Stranger, 1: 361 , 363 wo/men, utility of term, 1: 341 Women’s Bible Commentary, The (Lapsley, Newsom, and Ringe), 1: 545 Women’s Bible Commentary, The (Newsom and Ringe), 2: 104 Women’s...

A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
231,509 words
Illustration(s):
23

...features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, ‘engaged Buddhism’, and the role of women in Buddhist teachings. Damien Keown is Reader in Buddhism, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and the author of several books on Buddhism including Buddhism: A Very Short...

The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
416,329 words
Illustration(s):
12

...figures in American history from the seventeenth century to the present day. All of the major schools of American economic thought are represented, from the Constitutional school to the Keynesian school, and the dictionary includes in-depth coverage of the many overlooked women who have influenced economic thought in America. Individually, the entries capture important contributions to the development of economic thought in America; collectively, they encapsulate the rich diversity of that thought and the influences that have been at play on America...

The Grove Book of Operas

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
519,805 words
Illustration(s):
194

...brings the book up to date with several recently composed operas. Recent additions to the operatic repertory included for the first time in this edition include Nicholas Maw, Sophie's Choice; Poul Ruders, A Handmaid's Tale; John Adams, Death of Klinghoffer; and Mark Adamo, Little Women. Covering all operas in the current repertory along with some less-well-known early and very modern ones, this is an ideal volume for the general opera lover. Stanley Sadie was a leading musicologist and critic, and specialist in Mozart. He was appointed CBE in 1982. Laura Macy ...

The Oxford Companion to Military History

The Oxford Companion to Military History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
852,842 words
Illustration(s):
91

...help from Dr Spencer Jones. A complete overview of military history from classical times to the present, The Oxford Companion to Military History is an essential guide to how the world has been shaped by conflict. Entries on key topics such as intelligence, propaganda, tactics, women in the military, and peacekeeping are included, with over 70 maps showing the course of famous battles and campaigns. Richard Holmes , CBE, TD, was Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield University and the Royal Military College of Science in the UK. He presented...

The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

The Oxford Companion to Scottish History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
553,128 words
Illustration(s):
1

...to Scottish History aims to cover more than 20 centuries of history, and interpret history broadly, covering areas such as archaeology, climate, culture, languages, immigration, migration, and emigration. Multi-authored entries analyse key themes such as national identity, women and society, living standards, and religious belief across the centuries in an authoritative yet approachable way. The A-Z entries are complemented by maps, genealogies, a glossary, a chronology, and an extensive guide to further reading. More than a historical dictionary or...

The Oxford Companion to Irish History

The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
504,982 words
Illustration(s):
2

...takes an inclusive approach to Irish history, with entries ranging from horse racing to Home Rule, bogs to boxing, and Parnell to parliaments. Traditional topics such as the rebellion of 1798 and the Irish Civil War can be found alongside entries on newly developing areas such as women's history and popular culture. It combines concise definitions with in-depth analytical essays, while its Appendices include maps and a subject index, which groups headwords into thematic batches to provide an alternative way to access the entries. The Oxford Companion to Irish...

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
571

...Illustration Acknowledgements Abbreviations GENERAL Thematic Index Dynasties Towns, Cities and Regions Architects Calligraphers Enamel painters Illustrators and Miniature Painters Lacquer painters Metalworkers Painters (oil and other media) Patrons Photographers Potters Sculptors Women artists Writers and collectors End Matter Contributors The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the Grove Dictionary of...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
1.24 million words
Illustration(s):
85

...of, 2 :47 sports crime and violence of, 3 :396 as sympathetic and complex criminals, 2 :49–51, 50 f , 51 f Women, Murder and Femininity (Seal), 2 :271 Women, Violence and Media (Humphries), 2 :28 Women Infanticide and the Press (Goc), 2 :376–377 The Women of New York; or, The Underworld of the Great City (Ellington), 1 :339 Women’s Communication and Information Group (CIMAC), 2 :414 Women’s Marches, 2 :594 Women’s Police Station ( Delegacia de Mulheres ), 1 :211 Wong Kar-wai, 2 :173 Won’t Get Fooled Again (Pussy Riot), 3...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
774,963 words
Illustration(s):
32

... International Review of Victimology and Associate Editor of Victims and Violence . She also serves on editorial boards of several other scholarly journals in criminology and legal studies. Her current research interests include victim participation in justice, violence against women, the use of technology in domestic violence cases, and gender and terrorism Dr. Peter R. Ibarra is Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of California at...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
884,950 words
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23

...‘08 , 1: 232 The Latino Wave: How Hispanics Will Elect the Next President (Ramos, Jorge), 2: 179 Latin Roots , 1: 599 Latin Women’s Collective (LWC), 1: 577 accomplishments, 1: 577 closing of, 1: 577 feminism and, 1: 577 ; 2: 203 impetus for, 1: 577 Martell, Esperanza, 1: 577 ; 2: 5–6 Third World Women of Color Self-Healing Circle, 2: 6 “Women’s Liberation through the Working-Class Struggle,” 1: 577 Women’s Union of YLP, 1: 577 Young Lords Party and, 1: 577 Lau v. Nichols , 1: 19 , 42–43 , 64 , 545 , 546 ; 2: 400 Laviera,...

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
Length:
431,201 words
Illustration(s):
94

...at Ritz-Carlton, 506 soda fountains and, 547 in speakeasies, 556 suffrage movement, 239 working at counters of New York bakeries, 30 Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC), 281 , 282 , 580 Women’s Auxiliary of the Church Temperance Society, 172 , 218 women’s clubs, 646–48 Women’s Day (magazine), 2 Women’s Educational and Industrial Society of New York, 417 women’s magazines, 648–49 Women’s Organization for National Prohibition Reform, 474 Wonder Bread, 67 Wondrich, David, 373 , 599 Wood, Samuel, 150 Woods, Herbert, 263...

The Oxford Companion to American Law

The Oxford Companion to American Law   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
Length:
660,166 words
Illustration(s):
1

...chair of the political science departments at both Hopkins and Wisconsin, and editor of Law & Society Review . N. E. H. Hull is Distinguished Professor of Law and a member of the graduate faculty in history at Rutgers University, Camden. She has written Female Felons: Women and Serious Crime in Colonial Massachusetts (1987) and co-authored Impeachment in America, 1635–1805 (1984); Murdering Mothers: Infanticide in England and New England, 1558–1803 (1981); and Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History (2001). The Oxford...

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.18 million words
Illustration(s):
1

...Cornel West; and  Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man (Random House, 1997 ). Professor Gates has edited several anthologies, including  The Norton Anthology of African American Literature  (W.W. Norton, 1996 ); and  The Oxford-Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women Writers  (Oxford, 1991 ). Professor Gates is co-editor with K. Anthony Appiah of the encyclopedia  Encarta Africana , published on CD-ROM by Microsoft ( 1999 ), and in book form in its second edition by Oxford under the title  Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African...

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