American Buyers: Demographics of Shopping
Provides the data businesses need to manage expectations (how many will walk through the door?) and set prices (how much do buyers typically spend?). It features a complete picture of the American consumer, including spending habits.
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library
This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.
Encyclopedia of Aging
Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society
This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.
Extremist Groups: Information for Students
Provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.
Gallaudet Encyclopedia of Deaf People and Deafness
Comprehensive 3-volume reference work providing information on the issues and culture of the deaf and hearing-impaired community in most of the major countries around the world. Published under the sponsorship of Gallaudet College, Washington, DC, the world's only liberal arts college for the deaf. Features 271 articles written by 300 experts. Intended for both professionals and laypersons.
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources
These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.