Encyclopedia of child behavior and development breaks new ground as a continuously updated and timely reference work for students, educators, researchers and professionals. This three volume work is divided into major conceptual areas of child development: Learning, Behavior, and Emotions; offers extensive internal cross referencing and includes references and suggested works in most entries.

Encyclopedia of Popular Music

This encyclopedia’s 30,000 entries cover all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. The expanded Fourth Edition includes thousands of new entries on trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.

The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature covers an interdisciplinary range of material, from ecology, theology, philosophy, and beyond. Entries cover major thinkers, religious traditions, and important events. The Encyclopedia critically explores the relationships among human beings, their environments, and the religious dimensions of life. This wide-ranging work, chronologically, geographically, and religiously, includes 1,000 entries from 520 international contributors.