Social sciences

Gale Military and Naval Science Thesaurus

The Gale Military and Naval Science Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Technology Thesaurus in the narrower domain of defense, training of soldiers, weaponry and armor, military strategy, ROTC, and military applications of various technologies as well as transportation, surveillance, and anything else the military owns or uses. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 669 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Marketing Thesaurus

The Gale Marketing Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of marketing. This includes terms related to sales, consumers, merchandizing, distribution, packaging, buying and selling, product development and introduction, and types of retailers. Marketing terms pertaining to specific types of products or industries are included. This thesaurus does not include terms dealing with advertising, which are in the Gale Advertising Thesaurus instead. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Law Thesaurus

The Gale Law Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the binding rules of human conduct established by authority, society, or custom. Terms related to the field of law and its sub-disciplines are also found here, including justice and administration; law enforcement and corrections; types of law, legislation, and regulation; courts, legal codes, concepts, and practices; attorneys and the legal profession. It does not include named laws or court cases.

Gale Labor Thesaurus

The Gale Labor Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business thesaurus in the narrower domain of labor. This includes terms associated with workers, the labor force, and labor relations. Specific areas include blue collar workers, child labor, migrant labor, skilled labor, labor unions, labor movement, and labor disputes. This thesaurus does not include terms associated with human resources or personnel management (which are in the Gale Human Resources Management Thesaurus) or terms for specific occupations or jobs (which are in the Gale Occupations Thesaurus).

Gale Investments Thesaurus

The Gale Investments Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business thesaurus in the narrower domain of investing. Included are terms related to securities (stocks and bonds), commodities, financial instruments, financial markets, and portfolio management. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 248 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Insurance Thesaurus

The Gale Insurance Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the business of insuring persons and property. This includes terms related to automobile insurance, business insurance, claims adjustment, group insurance, health insurance, insurance agents and brokers, insurance policies, life insurance, Medicare, and property and casualty insurance. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 106 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Industries Thesaurus

The Gale Industries Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of distinct groups of productive or profit-making industries, enterprises, companies, and firms. This includes terms such as advertising agencies, airlines, automobile industry, clothing stores, drugstores, electric utilities, engineering services, health clubs, law firms, petroleum industry, supermarkets, and weapons industry. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Human Resource Management Thesaurus

The Gale Human Resource Management Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the field of management that has responsibility for recruiting, hiring, training, developing, compensating, managing, and supervising employees. It also includes descriptors associated with employer-employee relations in general and terms related to affirmative action, career development, benefits, compensation, employees and employers, employment, labor relations, labor unions, strikes, wages, and the work environment.

Gale Finance Thesaurus

The Gale Finance Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of international, domestic, corporate, and personal finance. This includes terms related to bankruptcy, budgets, capital, cash management, contracts, credit, debt, income, inflation, interest, mortgages, profit, property, public expenditures, savings, speculation, and wealth. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 733 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Facilities Thesaurus

The Gale Facilities Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus and includes subject areas related to a number of types of facilities, buildings, structures, and locations at which commercial or industrial enterprises conduct their manufacturing, distribution, or retail operations. Hospitals, other healthcare-related facilities, and laboratories are included, but recreational and educational facilities are not. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

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