Humanities and Social Sciences

IQ and Aptitude Tests

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Gale

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FEL
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Contains numerous practice questions together with answers, explanations and a guide to assessing performance. Provides several IQ tests together with verbal, spatial and numerical aptitude tests. Includes tests of word meanings, grammar and comprehension, advanced verbal aptitude, logical analysis, mental arithmetic, numerical sequences, and number problems.

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History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide

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Gale

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FCLA
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Today's newspapers are filled with reports of conflicts between nations. Some conflicts have recently erupted; many have been going on for years. But most of them have deep-rooted, historical causes that are not explained in the media. That's what makes History Behind the Headlines big news for librarians, students, teachers and other researchers, who will consult it over and over again. For important background information on long-term ethnic, religious, political, territorial and economic conflicts between nations today, there isn't a more targeted ongoing print series.

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PsycArticles

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EBSCO

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CCLA
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PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

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Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources

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Gale

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FCLA
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Human and Civil Rights covers the universal guarantees of security of person and freedom of conscience for all individuals regardless of nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, or gender. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic.

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Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources

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Gale

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FCLA
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Immigration and Multiculturalism offers insight into two centuries of global changes in populations and cultures. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic.

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Major Acts of Congress , 3v, 2004

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Gale

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FCLA
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In 262 entries, this 3-vol. set examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.

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Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources

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Gale

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FCLA
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Medicine, Bioethics, and Health explores the development, diversity, and linking of science and ethics as embodied in medical advances, social policy, and law. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic

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New Catholic Encyclopedia , 2nd ed.

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Gale

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FCLA
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Prized for its scholarly presentation of persons and subjects related to Catholicism and the humanities, the Encyclopedia is the first place you turn when your users have questions on topics such as abortion, divorce, witchcraft and tolerance. The resource helps answer research questions such as What impact did Catholicism have on Shakespeare? What role does music play in religious worship? Why is the fish a Christian symbol? What did John Paul II have to do with the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe? What's the difference between the Catholic and Protestant bibles?

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Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources

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Gale

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FCLA
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Social Policy explores how governments and groups have developed and implemented social policies that have shaped societies and influenced social justice and social change. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic

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Social Trends and Indicators USA

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Gale

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FCLA
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Series by provides in-depth statistics on social issues paired with expert analyses. Statistical data is gathered from respected sources including the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of the Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the Social Security Administration; data is also gathered from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the stock exchanges.

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