Reference Sources



  • Allin, Craig W., ed.  Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues.  Rev. ed. Pasadena, CA:  Salem Press, 2011.  Print.
    Reference GE 10 .E5 2011
  • Atkinson, Michael, ed.  Battleground Sports.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Pr., 2009.  Print.
    Reference GV 706.5 .B38 2009
  • Cook, Bernard A., ed.  Women and War:  A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present.  Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO, 2006.  Print.
    Reference U 24 .W663 2006
  • CQ Researcher.  Washington, DC:  Congressional Quarterly, Inc./EBSCO Pub., 2012.   Internet resource.
  • Eisen, Arri, and Gary Laderman, eds.  Science, Religion, and Society:  An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Controversy.  Armonk, NY:  M.E. Sharpe, 2007.  Print.
    Reference BL 240.3 .S74 2007
  • Gender Equality and Development.  Washington, DC:  World Bank, 2011.  Print.
    Reference HQ 1240 .G469 2012
  • Goethals, George R., James MacGregor Burns, and Georgia Jones Sorenson, eds.  Encyclopedia of Leadership.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Pub., 2004.  Print.
    Reference HD 57.7 .E53 2004
  • Hauerwas, Stanley, and Samuel Wells, eds.  The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics.  2nd ed.  Chichester, UK:  Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.  Print.
    Reference BJ 1251 .B573 2011
  • Karsten, Peter.  Encyclopedia of War & American Society.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Pub., 2006.  Print.
    Reference E 181 .E5369 2006
  • Kinsbruner, Jay, and Erick Detlef Langer, eds.  Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture.  2nd ed.  Detroit:  Gale, 2008.  Print.
    Reference F 1406 .E535 2008
  • Levinson, David.  Encyclopedia of Homelessness.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Pub., 2004.  Print.
    Reference HV 4493 .E53 2004
  • Martin, Richard C., ed.  Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World.  New York:  Macmillan, 2004. Print.
    Reference BP 40 .E53 2004
  • Middleton, John, and Joseph Calder Miller.  New Encyclopedia of Africa.  Detroit:  Thomson/Gale, 2008.  Print.
    Reference DT 2 .N49 2008
  • Mishel, Lawrence, Josh Bivens, Elise Gould, and Heidi Shierholz.  The State of Working America.  12th ed.  Ithaca, NY:  Cornell UP:  Forthcoming Economic Policy Institute book.  Web.  11 Oct. 2012.
  • Odekon, Mehmet, ed.  Encyclopedia of World Poverty.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Pub., 2006.  Print.
    Reference HV 12 .E5369 2006

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  • Padwa, Howard, and Jacob Cunningham, eds.  Addiction:  A Reference Encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO, 2010.  Print.
    Reference HV 5825 .P339 2010
  • Phoenix, Laurel E., and Lynn Walter, eds.  Critical Food Issues:  Problems and State-of-the-art Solutions Worldwide.  Santa Barbara, CA:  Praeger, 2009.  Print.
    Reference HD 9000.5 .C75 2009
  • Ponzetti, James J, ed.  International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family.  2nd ed.  New York:  Macmillan Reference, 2003.   Print.
    Reference HQ 9 .I58 2003
  • Post, Stephen Garrard, ed.  Encyclopedia of Bioethics.  3rd ed.  New York:  Macmillan Reference, 2004.  Print.
    Reference QH 332 .E53 2004
  • Ross, E. Wayne, and Valerie Ooka Pang, eds.  Race, Ethnicity, and Education.  Wesport, CT:  Praeger Pub., 2006.  Print.
    Reference LC 1099.3 .R334 2006
  • Roth, John K., ed.  Ethics.  Rev. ed.  Pasadena, CA:  Salem Press, 2005.  Print.
    Reference BJ 63 .E84 2005
  • Runco, Mark A., and Steven R. Pritzker.  Encyclopedia of Creativity.  2nd ed.  Amsterdam:  Academic Press/Elsevier, 2011.  Web.  11 Oct. 2012.
  • Sage Knowledge.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Pub., Inc., 2012.  Internet resource.
  • Schlager, Neil, and Josh Lauer.  Science and Its Times:  Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery.  Detroit:  Gale, 2001.  Print.
    Reference Q 175.46 .S35
  • Stein, Marc, ed.  Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons/Thomson/Gale, 2004.  Print.
    Reference HQ 76.3 .U5 E535 2004
  • Steinberg, Shirley R., Michael Kehler, and Lindsay Cornish, eds.  Boy Culture:  An Encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara, CA:  Greenwood, 2010.  Print.
    Reference BF 692.5 .B6 2010
  • Vaidya, Ashish K., ed.  Globalization:  Encyclopedia of Trade, Labor, and Politics.  Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO, 2006.  Print.
    Reference HF 1359 .G5763 2006
  • Weiner, Irving B., and W. Edward Craighead, eds.  The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology.  4th ed.  Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley, 2010.  Print.
    Reference BF 31 .C679 2010
  • Williams, Elizabeth M., and Stephanie J. Carter, eds.  The A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law.  Santa Barbara, CA:  Greenwood/ABC-CLIO, 2011.  Print.
    Reference KF 3869 .W559 2011
  • Young, Nigel, ed.  The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace.  Oxford:  Oxford UP, 2010.  Print.
    Reference JZ 5533 .O945 2010