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The eBook Academic Collection from EBSCOhost contains over 200,000 eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter—from Business and Science, to Engineering and Humanities. Additional titles are added to the package each month.
Academic Video Online consists of eight streaming video collections: American History in Video, Art and Architecture in Video, Dance Online: Dance in Video, Filmakers Library Online, Music Online: Opera in Video, New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present, Theatre in Video: Volume I & Volume II, and World History in Video. The collection includes documentaries, full-length feature films, film shorts, dance productions, dramatic performances, archival footage, and newsreels.
Investigates the often controversial relationship between gender, equality & education from international & comparative perspectives. Although gender parity is not yet the global norm, the expectation of gender equality increasingly is. Some have gone so far as to say that the global expansion of modern mass schooling has created a world culture of gender equality in education. Yet, while there have been many positive advances regarding girls' & women's education around the world, there are still significant differences that are institutionalized in the policies & administrative structures of national education systems.
Unlike other related volumes, this book is not just about the sex trade, but also about the role of tourism in love, marriage, and relationships. You will see how the tourism industry can act as a facilitator of human intimacy and what happens when different cultural realities collide. Anyone involved in recreation, leisure, anthropology, social science, or tourism will be interested in this book. Sex and Tourism is an enlightening guide to the complex world found at the crossroads of sightseeing and sex.
This volume seeks to address issues surrounding violence against women at all levels, from its root causes to the specific needs arising in victims of gendered abuse from a particular social or ethnic group. Drawing on the expertise of a range of 'front line' service providers and practitioners as well as academic researchers, it seeks to provide those working in social work and related professions with up-to-date coverage of the major issues pertaining to violence against women, & suggest ways to tackle the rise in violence against women by translating knowledge into effective training & practice.