Encyclopedia of

Encyclopedia of Buddhism

encyclopedia-of Buddhism Edward A. IronsJ. Gordon Melton, Series Editor Encyclopedia of Buddhism: Encyclopedia of World Religions series hasbeen designed to provide comprehensive coverageof six major global religious traditions—Buddhism,Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Roman Catholicism,and Protestant Christianity. The volumes have beenconstructed in an A-to-Z format to provide a handyguide to the major terms, concepts, people, events,and organizations that … Read more

The Many Faces of Depression in Children and Adolescents

Depression Children and Adolescents

The Many Faces ofDepression in Children and Adolescents EDITED BYDavid Shaffer, F.R.C.P.(Lond),F.R.C.Psych.(Lond)Bruce D. Waslick, M.D. Depression Children and Adolescents: The authors have worked to ensure that all information in this bookconcerning drug dosages, schedules, and routes of administration is accurate asof the time of publication and consistent with standards set by the U.S. Food andDrug … Read more

A New History of Identity The Sociology of Medical Knowledge

Sociology of Medical Knowledge

Sociology of Medical Knowledge is the sociological analysis of medical organizations and institutions; the production of knowledge and selection of methods, the actions and interactions of healthcare professionals, and the social or cultural (rather than clinical or bodily) effects of medical practice. The field commonly interacts with the sociology of knowledge, science and technology studies, and social epistemology. Medical sociologists are also interested in the qualitative experiences … Read more

Encyclopedia of Religion, Communication, and Media

Religion inthe Contemporary World

Encyclopedia of Religion CommunicationMedia free pdf to download and read offline Encyclopedia of Religion CommunicationMedia is the sine qua none of the religion; it is the essence of prayer, sermons, rituals, and congregational fellowship. Unfortunately, the academic study of religion and communication has occurred in disparate fields, with few epistemological bridges between them. Scholars in … Read more