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LJ Reference Reviews: February 1, 2017

Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the February 1, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

REFERENCE

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Encyclopedia of African Colonial Conflicts. 2 vols. ABC-CLIO. Nov. 2016. 786p. ed. by Timothy J. Stapleton. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781598848366. $189; ebk. ISBN 9781598848373. REF

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Sept. 2016. 433p. ed. by Jerusha Conner & Sonia M. Rosen. index. ISBN 9781440842122. $73; ebk. ISBN 9781440842139. SOC SCI

People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration. 4 vols. Greenwood. Oct. 2016. 1986p. ed. by Kofi Lomotey. photos. index. ISBN 9781610698542. $399; ebk. ISBN 9781610698559. REF

**The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies. 3 vols. SAGE. Jun. 2016. 1480p. ed. by Abbie E. Goldberg. index. ISBN 9781483371306. $595; ebk. ISBN 9781483371320. REF

REFERENCE SHORT TAKES

Bedford, Daniel & John Cook. Climate Change: Examining the Facts. ABC-CLIO. Jul. 2016. 214p. index. ISBN 9781440835681. $63; ebk. ISBN 9781440835698. REF

Bevan, Thomas E. Being Transgender: What You Should Know. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Nov. 2016. 240p. index. ISBN 9781440845246. $48; ebk. ISBN 9781440845253. REF

healthyhabits.jpg11317Goldstein, Myrna Chandler & Mark A. Goldstein. The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes. Greenwood. Jul. 2016. 303p. notes. index. ISBN 9781440834714. $58; ebk. ISBN 9781440834721. REF

Newton, David E. Youth Substance Abuse. ABC-CLIO. (Contemporary World Issues). Jul. 2016. 350p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440839825. $61; ebk. ISBN 9781440839832. REF

Steed, Brian L. ISIS: An Introduction and Guide to the Islamic State. ABC-CLIO. Jun. 2016. 197p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440849862. $58; ebk. ISBN 9781440849879. REF

Thompson, Dave. Britcoms FAQ: All That’s Left To Know About Our Favorite Sophisticated, Outrageous British Television Comedies. Applause. Sept. 2016. 384p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781495018992. pap. $19.99. REF

Why Don’t Americans Vote? Causes and Consequences. ABC-CLIO. Jul. 2016. 227p. ed. by Bridgett A. King & Kathleen Hale. index. ISBN 9781440841156. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781440841163. REF

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