This four-volume work brings together scholarship found in such classic Macmillan titles as the "Encyclopedia of Sociology, the "Encyclopedia of the American Constitution; the "Encyclopedia of Bioethics and "Civil Rights in the United States, to create an accessible cross-curricular resource on contemporary topics of study and debate. Topics include: capital punishment; child abuse; ethnic conflict; family planning; gender issues; national security; popular culture; women's rights; and more.
..."well written and clear. Younger students will find enough depth on most issues for short research projects. High school and older students will need to use the encyclopedia primarily as a springboard for ideas and a source of background information."
Number Of Pages: 1166
Published: 1st November 2002
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 20.3 x 8.9
Weight (kg): 4.096