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    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Motherhood

    Encyclopedia of Motherhood edited by Andrea O’Reilly, Sage, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.4 Or3M This three  volume set presents reference articles focusing on concepts, debates, and theories important to the field of global motherhood studies. Daugher-Centricity Ethics of Care Fairy Tales, Mothers in Islam and Motherhood Peace Movement and Mothers Helpful for: Gender Studies, History, Humanities, Feminist Scholarship, Family Studies

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    New Reference Book: Children’s Issues Worldwide

    The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Children’s Issues Worldwide edited by Irving Epstein, Greenwood Press, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.2303 Ep8 Each volume in this six-volume set presents children’s issues from a different area of the globe.  Included is a discussion of the United Nations codification of children’s rights as well as an introduction specific to each region. The six volumes are divided into these regions: Volume 1 – Asia and Oceania Volume 2 – Central and South America Volume 3 – Europe Volume 4 – North America and the Caribbean Volume 5 – Sub-Saharan Africa Volume 6 – North Africa and the Middle East Each volume is then…