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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
726,723 words

...Women Wazed, Sheikh Hasina Wealth, Welfare, and Labor (Theoretical Overview) West Bank and Gaza Wet Nurses Wives of the Prophet Women and Islam Women and Islam: Role and Status of Women Women and Islam: Women’s Religious Observances Women and Social Protest Women and Social Protest: Contemporary Women and Social Protest: Historical Women and Social Reform Women and Social Reform: An Overview Women and Social Reform: Middle East Women and Social Reform: North Africa Women and Social Reform: South Asia Women and Social Reform: Southeast Asia Women Living...

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):
100

...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 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
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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 Companion to International Relations

The Oxford Companion to International Relations   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
662,897 words
Illustration(s):
5

...437 Millennium Declaration, 2: 437 Nairobi Conference, 2: 437 women in development (WID) criticisms of, 2: 436 early years of, 2: 436 World Health Organization (WHO) and violence, against women, 2: 437 Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR), 2: 235 See also International Campaign on Abortion, Sterilization, and Contraception Women's Role in Economic Development (Boserup), 2: 436 Woolf, Leonard, 1: 334–335 Woolsey, James, 1: 143 World Association for Public Opinion Research, 2: 215 World Bank, 1: 15 ,...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
1.30 million words
Illustration(s):
70

...See Americans with Disabilities Act adaptability, in HCTs, 2: 141 adaptation, for message tailoring, 2: 564 adaptive immune response, 3: 208 addiction. See also Alcoholics Anonymous inoculation theory for, 2: 292 narcissism and, 3: 10 VRET for, 2: 267 by women, 2: 44 Addison, T., 2: 45 additive counterfactuals, 1: 373 behaviors from, 1: 379 ADH1B gene, alcohol and, 2: 62–63 ADHD. See attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder ad hoc HCTs, 2: 139 AD IT UP, 1: 40 adjacency matrix, 3: 54 Adler, N., 2: 157...

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
Illustration(s):
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...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...The more than 450 entries in this work examine our shared history "from the bottom up," with entries on the way automobiles shaped American lives, the westward movement of settlers and farmers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the transformation of work over time, the women's suffrage movement, counterculture, leisure activities, consumption patterns, voting habits, population movements, racial divides, and many more fascinating topics intended to help readers develop a richer framework for understanding the social experience of Americans throughout...

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
Illustration(s):
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...

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...

A Dictionary of Political Biography

A Dictionary of Political Biography (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
392,286 words

...870 entries Compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it describes and assesses the lives of around 870 men and women who have shaped political events across the world. Each entry includes an account of the background, career, and achievements of the individual concerned, balancing fact with critical appraisal. This second online edition, commissioned especially for Oxford Reference, contains many new entries, and the whole text has been...

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 Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
499,294 words

...No. 1 , 2: 60–61 Women's Commonwealth, 2: 358 Women's Equity Action League, 1: 487 women's movements. See also gender and work AFL-CIO and, 1: 45 AFSCME and, 1: 48 Biemiller on, 1: 78 equal pay and, 1: 219–221 nursing and, 2: 50–51 Second Wave feminist, 1: 291 Title VII in, 2: 294 Wurf and, 2: 421 Women's Trade Union League (WTUL), 1: 43 ; 2: 398–400 , 403 on factory and hours laws, 1: 224 Nestor in, 2: 28–29 O’Sullivan in, 2: 60 , 61 Schneiderman in, 2: 151 , 152 Triangle Shirtwaist company fire, 2: 326–327 women workers, 2: 400–408 . See...

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
Illustration(s):
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,...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
738,364 words

... Wolin, Sheldon,   1: 366 women.   See also women in politics ; women's rights at al-Azhar,   2: 396 as fitnah ,   1: 344 justice and,   1: 661–662 Mālikī opinion on status of,   2: 381 martyrdom of,   2: 33 , 34 Ṣabrī on status of,   2: 350 seclusion of,   2: 548 , 549 , 553 and sexuality in Muslim society,   2: 392 social sphere and,   2: 393 in Tablīghī Jamāʿat,   2: 461 Women Activists of the National Islamic Front—Sudan (Hale),   2: 553 Women for Women's Human Rights,   2: 555 Women in Nigeria,   2: 192 Women in Nineteenth-Century Egypt ...

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Philosophy, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
666,360 words

...and graduate women and blacks, and the abolition movement found much of its energy in college students and graduates. In 1857 Alonzo Potter’s Philadelphia Divinity School became the first divinity school in America, and perhaps the world, to train black theological students. Regrettably, by 1860 Oberlin was still the only institution of higher learning in America to permit black women to obtain the BA degree. Philosophers, like other professors and the entire professional class, were sharply divided by the urgent social issues of women’s rights and the...

The Grove Dictionary of American Music

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5.09 million words
Illustration(s):
390

...Highness Hung. Hungarian Hunts. Huntingdonshire Hz Hertz [c.p.s.] IA Iowa IAML International Association of Music Libraries IAWM International Alliance for Women in Music ibid. ibidem [in the same place] ICTM International Council for Traditional Music ID Idaho i.e. id est [that is] IFMC International Folk Music Council IL Illinois ILWC International League of Women Composers IMC International Music Council IMS International Musicological Society IN Indiana Inc. Incorporated inc. incomplete incid incidental incl. includes...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
1.03 million words
Illustration(s):
21

...issue of Journal of Curriculum Theorizing on Narrative of Curriculum in the U. S. South: Lives In-Between Contested Race, Gender, Class, and Power (with Sabrina Ross, 2013); and a special issue of The Sophist’s Bane: A Journal of the Society of Professors of Education on Minority Women Professors Venturing on the Landscapes of Education (with Sabrina Ross, 2015). She was an Editor of Curriculum Inquiry (2003-2005). She is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Educational Studies (2020-2025), a Leading Associate Editor of Multicultural Perspectives (since 2003), and a member of...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.01 million words
Illustration(s):
52

...appointments, of women, 1: 544–545, 765 ambiguity, in MSA, 2: 212 American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), corporate lobbying by, 1: 244 American Chamber of Commerce, to EU, 1: 249 American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 2: 766 American internationalism Cold War grand strategy of, 1: 853 grand strategy retirement of, 1: 854 American Mission (Smith), 1: 325 American National Election Studies (ANES), 2: 502–503 American paradox, 1: 325 American Political Science Association (APSA), on women in political science, ...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences
Length:
710,219 words

...Building End of Ideology, The Enlightenment Erdrich, Louise Erikson, Erik Ethnology and Ethnography Etiquette and Manners Eugenics Evangelicalism Evolution, Theory of Existentialism Exploration Fairs, County and State Falwell, Jerry Fashion Faulkner, William Female Academies and Women's Education Feminine Mystique, The Film Film Noir Finney, Charles Grandison Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald, F. Scott Fitzhugh, George Folk Culture, Art, and Music Foodways Football Foote, Horton Ford, Henry Ford, John Forrest, Edwin Foster, Hannah Webster Foster, Stephen Franklin,...

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