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Designing Research Questionnaires for Business and Management StudentsYuksel Ekinci28-Feb-15"This book demonstrates how to develop and deliver interviewer and self-administered questionnaires in business and management research. For any student wanting to use questionnaires for their dissertation, it takes them through the whole process from different types of questionnaires to the skills needed to design them. It also covers: How to select an appropriate type of questionnaires Types of questions to include Types of response categories to use Layout of the questionnaire Estimating the cost Documenting the decisions made for pre-testing, pilot-testing and revising questions. The Mastering Business Research Methods series provides practical guidance on using specific methods The Mastering Business Research Methods series provides practical guidance on using specific methods of data collection and data analysis. Expert authors, and series editors Bill Lee, Mark Saunders & Vadake K Narayan, share their extensive experience on how to get the best from each method, through clear, understandable and applied examples. Ideal for Business & Management students studying for a Master's degree, each book provides all they need to know before employing a particular research method for their dissertation.""Chapter One: Origins of questionnaires within management research \ Chapter Two: What type of questionnaire? \ Chapter Three: The basic questionnaire components, types of questions and properties of measurement scales \ Chapter Four: Part 1 - How to design questionnaires in management research \ Chapter Four: Part 2- Sequence of questions, layout decisions and questionnaire pilot testing \ Chapter Five: Questionnaire examples \ Chapter Six: Questionnaire strengths and limitations"Mastering Business Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd144Core Text978-1-4462-7356-265978-1-4462-7357-921.99
Conducting Research Interviews for Business and Management StudentsCatherine Cassell28-Feb-15"This book is an accessible guide on how to conduct interviews as part of a management or business Masters level research project. The assumption is that the interview data collected will form the empirical base of a tightly time-bound research dissertation. From creating and critiquing the interview to analysing the data, it covers all areas including: - Conceptualising the interview - Components of a research interview - The practicalities of conducting the interview - Complications students may face. The Mastering Business Research Methods series provides practical guidance on using specific methods of data collection and data analysis. Expert authors, and series editors Bill Lee, Mark Saunders & Vadake K Narayan, share their extensive experience on how to get the best from each method, through clear, understandable and applied examples. Ideal for Business & Management students studying for a Master's degree, each book provides all they need to know before employing a particular research method for their dissertation."Chapter One: Introduction \ Chapter Two: Conceptualising the interview \ Chapter Three: Preparing for the research interview \ Chapter Four: Conducting the interview \ Chapter Five: Some Examples \ Chapter Six: Conclusions and the next stepsMastering Business Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd112Core TextE978-1-4462-7354-865978-1-4462-7355-521.99
Doing Case Study Research for Business and Management StudentsMarilyn Taylor and Mikael Søndergaard16-Feb-15"This book describes the properties of case study designs in organizational research, exploring the uses, advantages and limitations of case research. It also demonstrates the flexibilities which case designs offer, and challenges the myths surrounding this approach. Business & Management students using the book will be able to assess the applicability of case studies to their own research and, if appropriate, will also be able to design for themselves a creative case study strategy that will not only answer their original research questions, but also address questions they didn't consider when the research began. The Mastering Business Research Methods series provides practical guidance on using specific methods of data collection and data analysis. Expert authors, and series editors Bill Lee, Mark Saunders & Vadake K Narayan, share their extensive experience on how to get the best from each method, through clear, understandable and applied examples. Ideal for Business & Management students studying for a Master's degree, each book provides all they need to know before employing a particular research method for their dissertation."Chapter 1: Making the case \ Chapter 2: Choosing the case \ Chapter 3: Data collection and analysis \ Chapter 4: Case writing \ Chapter 5: Making the case againMastering Business Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd152Core Text978-1-4462-7416-365978-1-4462-7417-021.99
Methods for Analysing Quantitative Data for Business and Management StudentsCharles Scherbaurm and Kristen Shockley28-Feb-15"Addressing the more basic aspects of quantitative analysis, this book provides all the requisite knowledge a Masters student needs in order to use quantitative analysis techniques. It outlines the implications for their research design and subsequently analysing their data, providing the philosophical and theoretical foundations alongside the practicalities of types of data and how to analyse and present it. The Mastering Business Research Methods series provides practical guidance on using specific methods of data collection and data analysis. Expert authors, and series editors Bill Lee, Mark Saunders & Vadake K Narayan, share their extensive experience on how to get the best from each method, through clear, understandable and applied examples. Ideal for Business & Management students studying for a Master's degree, each book provides all they need to know before employing a particular research method for their dissertation."Chapter One: An Introduction to Quantitative Methods of Analysis. \ Chapter Two: Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Quantitative Analysis. \ Chapter Three: Basic Components of Quantitative Analysis \ Chapter Four: Conducting Quantitative Analyses \ Chapter Five: Studies Using Quantitative Analysis \ Chapter Six: Strengths and Limitations of Quantitative Analyses \ Glossary of Key Terms \ Appendix of Excel Formulas \ ReferencesMastering Business Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd136Core Text978-1-4462-7352-465978-1-4462-7353-121.99
Research Design for Business & ManagementSiah Hwee Ang27-Sep-14This logical and practical book provides a clear understanding of the commonly used methods in Business & Management research to enable students to tackle the fundamental elements of the research process with confidence. Key features: Conversation boxes discuss typical research questions to ensure students relate chapters to their own projects Focuses on the judgement calls that students will need to make in their own research Demonstrates the circular relationships between research elements Key insights explain what examiners look for in a good research project to help students get the best possible grades"Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Research \ Chapter 2: Misperceptions, Challenges and Judgement Calls in Research \ Chapter 3: The Research Question \ Chapter 4: Conducting a Literature Review \ Chapter 5: Research Design \ Chapter 6: Data, Sampling and Measurements \ Chapter 7: Data Collection Methods \ Chapter 8: Description and Explorartory Analysis \ Chapter 9: Qualitative Analysis \ Chapter 10: Quantitative Analysis \ Chapter 11: Writing Up \ Chapter 12: The Importance of Research Environment"SAGE Publications Ltd336Core Text978-1-84787-025-475978-1-84787-026-124.99978-1-4739-0450-724.99
Critical Management ResearchReflections from the FieldEmma Jeanes and Tony Huzzard25-Oct-14"This is an invaluable collection of reflections and experiences from world-class researchers undertaking Critical Management Studies (CMS). The editors and contributors reflect on ethics and reflexivity in critical management research, and explore the identity of the critical researcher both as an individual and working within collaborative projects. Using contemporary accounts from those engaged in real world fieldwork they outline what critical management is, and explore its relationship to management research. The book discusses the implications of critical management when: Developing research questions Managing research relationships Using various methods of data collection Writing accounts of your research, findings and analysis. Grounded in practical problems and processes this title sets out and then answers the challenges faced by critical researchers doing research in organization and management studies.""IntroductionEmma Jeanes and Tony Huzzard \ Approaching the field \ Problematization meets mystery creation: Generating new ideas and findings through assumption challenging researchMats Alvesson and Jorgen Sandberg \ Researcher collaboration: Learning from experienceEmma Jeanes, Bernadette Loacker and Martyna Sliwa \ In the field \ Critical ethnographic research: Negotiations, influences, and interestsDaniel Nyberg and Helen Nicholson \ Critical action researchTony Huzzard and Yvonne Johansson \ Doing research in your own organization: Being native, going strangerMathias Skrutkowski \ Critical and compassionate interviewing: Asking until it makes senseSusanne Ekman \ Critical Netnography: Conducting critical research onlineJon Bertilsson \ Out of the field \ Motifs in the methods section: Representing the qualitative research processKaren Lee Ashcraft and Catherine S. Ashcraft \ Thickening thick descriptions: Overinterpretations in critical organizational ethnographyPeter Svensson \ Conceptually grounded analysis: The elusive facticity and ethical upshot of `Organization'Hugh Willmott \ Writing: What can be said, by who, and where?Martin Parker \ Conclusion: Reflexivity, ethics and the researcherEmma Jeanes and Tony Huzzard"SAGE Publications Ltd280Supplementary TextIC978-1-4462-5742-585978-1-4462-5743-229.99978-1-4739-0867-329.99
Research Methods in AccountingThird EditionMalcolm Smith29-Nov-14Research Methods in Accounting will help students successfully apply the most relevant research methods to their accounting degree. New to this edition: expanded coverage on how to successful identify a research proposal question an additional qualitative data chapter real-life accountancy examples to give students an insight into practical choices made by accountants further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter to further enhance and expand knowledge."Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview \ Chapter 2: Developing the Research Idea \ Chapter 3: Theory, Literature and Hypotheses \ Chapter 4: Research Ethics in Accounting \ Chapter 5: Data Collection \ Chapter 6: Quantitative Data Analysis \ Chapter 7: Qualitative Data Analysis \ Chapter 8: Experimental Research \ Chapter 9: Survey Research \ Chapter 10: Qualitative Methods \ Chapter 11: Archival Research \ Chapter 12: Supervision and Examination Processes \ Chapter 13: Turning Research into Publications"SAGE Publications Ltd240Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9465-9100978-1-4462-9466-634.99978-1-4739-0905-234.99
Doing Your Business Research ProjectJohn Beech29-Nov-14"Taking the fear out of writing a business project, this book helps business students understand and carry out each step of their research. With detailed, friendly and engaging support it takes them from the very beginning to the very end. Key features: Chapters are structured around FAQs such as 'How to choose a research question?', 'How do I go about a literature review?' guiding students towards a full understanding of the research process Workbook tasks help students shape their thoughts on each topic, enabling them to decide their own research question and how they will research it The importance of various ideas is clearly signposted, helping students prioritise their time according to their needs and goals. This interactive guide is ideal for all Business and Management students about to complete a research project or dissertation."Section 1 What is Research \ Chapter 1 Introduction \ Section 2 Beginning your research \ Chapter 2 The basic idea \ Chapter 3 Managing the Research Project \ Chapter 4 Choosing the research topic \ Chapter 5 Defining your research perspectives \ Section 3 Producing Your Project \ Chapter 6 Doing your literature review \ Chapter 7 Methodology into Practice \ Chapter 8 Methods \ Section 4 Analysing your results and writing up \ Chapter 9 Analysis and Synthesis \ Chapter 10 Writing Up \ Section 5 Conclusion \ Chapter 11 Some Final Thoughts \ BibliographySAGE Publications Ltd200Core TextE978-1-84920-021-975978-1-84920-022-624.99978-1-4739-0629-724.99
"A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Studying Leadership"Third EditionBrad Jackson and Ken Parry16-Feb-15Chapter 1: Introduction: Why Studying Leadership Matters \ Chapter 2: Leader-centred Perspectives on Leadership \ Chapter 3: Follower-centred Perspectives on Leadership \ Chapter 4: Cultural Perspectives on Leadership \ Chapter 5: Critical and Distributed Perspectives on Leadership \ Chapter 6: Leadership with Higher Purpose \ chapter 7: Leadership with Higher Purpose"Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books"SAGE Publications Ltd194Student Reference New Edition978-1-4462-7377-750978-1-4462-7378-414.99
International Human Resource ManagementFourth EditionAnne-Wil Harzing and Ashly Pinnington25-Oct-14"International Human Resource Management remains unparalleled for its academic rigour, breadth, cutting-edge perspectives and critical focus. This book has guided thousands of students through the field of international human resource management and the new edition is an even more stimulating but focused journey that will equip students with all the tools they will need to succeed as a student, researcher or practitioner. New to the Fourth Edition: new chapters on managing diversity and cross-cultural management in line with developments in the field a revised companion website including annotated web-links to information about International Human Resource Management in different countries to give students a deeper understanding of broad themes such as globalization, migration, international labour relations and to enable comparisons ( additional international case studies including examples from emerging markets. This is an essential read for students of human resource management, international business and international strategy.""Part I: Cultural, Comparative and Organizational Perspectives on IHRM \ Chapter 1: Culture and Cross-Cultural Management \ Chapter 2: Comparative Human Resource Management \ Chapter 3: The Transfer of Employment Practices across Borders in Multinational Companies \ Chapter 4: Approaches to IHRM \ Part II: International Assignments and Employment Practices \ Chapter 5: International Assignments \ Chapter 6: Multinational Companies and the Host Country Environment \ Chapter 7: Regulation and Change in Global Employment Relations \ Chapter 8: Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions \ Part III: IHRM Policies and Practices \ Chapter 9: Managing Knowledge in Multinational Firms \ Chapter 10: Global Training and Development: Developing Global Leaders and Expatriates \ Chapter 11: Global and Local Resourcing \ Chapter 12: Global Performance Management \ Chapter 13: Total Rewards in the International Context \ Chapter 14: Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management in the Global Context \ Chapter 15: Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability through Ethical HRM"SAGE Publications Ltd576Core New EditionE978-1-4462-6730-1120978-1-4462-6731-839.99978-1-4739-0864-239.99
"A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Knowledge Management"Joanne Roberts16-Feb-15"Knowledge is power. Since the emergence of knowledge management in the early 1990s, it has become the key competitive resource for firms and nations in an increasingly competitive global economic environment. This affordable and accessible introduction to knowledge management offers a critical look at the history, nature and future of the field, providing essential reading for those questioning contemporary management practices. Written in a lively, conversational style, the nature of knowledge, including its definition and measurement is considered, as well as ignorance, forgetting and unlearning, before the main concepts and theoretical contributions to knowledge management are reviewed and challenged, providing fresh insights into the central debates.""List of Contents \ Tables & Figures \ About the author \ Acknowledgments \ Should You Buy this Book? \ 1. Introduction: The Rise of Knowledge Management \ 2. Situating Knowledge Management \ 3. Knowledge Management? \ 4. Knowledge Acquisition, Storage and Exchange \ 5. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation \ 6. Ignorance, Forgetting and Unlearning \ 7. Conclusion \ References \ Resources for Studying Knowledge Management""Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books"SAGE Publications Ltd168Student Reference978-0-85702-246-250978-0-85702-247-914.99
Sustaining Change in OrganizationsJulie Hodges and Roger Gill27-Dec-14"Indispensable to understanding change, this unique text provides a comprehensive examination of how change can be sustained within organizations today. Featuring critical insights into theoretical concepts and current international examples, the book provides an accessible way for students to enhance their understanding and develop the crucial skills need to be successful when managing and leading change in organisations. Key Features Excellent range of case studies and interviews Practical and strategic approach to change management with a focus on action Covers key, contemporary issues such as power, politics, ethics, CSR and sustainability, engaging students with the latest and most important debates Extensive range of learning features including exercises enabling students to apply theory to practise and companion website with handpicked journal articles to support learning""Part 1: The Essence of Change and Transformation \ Chapter 1: Introduction to Organizational Change and Transformation \ Chapter 2: Theoretical Approaches to Organizational Change and Transformation \ Chapter 3: Leading Change \ Chapter 4: Managing Change \ Part 2: Recognizing the need for change \ Chapter 5: The Drivers for Change and Transformation \ Chapter 6: Diagnosing the Need and Readiness for Change \ Part 3: Planning, Communicating and Implementing Change \ Chapter 7: Planning and Implementing Change \ Chapter 8: Organizational Development (OD) and Organizational Learning \ Chapter 9: Changing Organizational Structures \ Chapter 10: Communicating Change \ Part 4: People, Politics and Power during Change and Transformation \ Chapter 11: The Impact of Change on People's Attitudes and Behaviour \ Chapter 12: Power, Politics and Conflict during Change \ Part 5: Sustaining Change and Transformation \ Chapter 13: Monitoring and Measuring Change \ Chapter 14: Contemporary issues in Change and Transformation \ Chapter 15: Conclusion"SAGE Publications Ltd456Core TextE978-1-4462-0778-9110978-1-4462-0779-636.99978-1-4739-1100-036.99
Corporate Social ResponsibilityEsben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen31-Jan-15"Why has corporate social responsibility (CSR) become part of the mainstream business and academic agenda in the 21st century? How can CSR be fully integrated into business strategy and day-to-day operations? Do companies become more vulnerable to criticism from stakeholders if they make public their commitment to CSR? These are just some of the questions and challenges explored in this exciting new textbook. Readers will not only gain knowledge and understanding of the history of CSR, the key CSR drivers, the main theoretical CSR perspectives and the dominant CSR practices found in the business community, they will also, more crucially, learn how to implement CSR in practice."Part 1: Introduction \ Chapter 1: The Anatomy of CSR \ Part 2: The Internal Organisation of CSR \ Chapter 2: CSR and Leadership \ Chapter 3: CSR and Human Resource Management \ Chapter 4 CSR standards and social accounting \ Chapter 5: CSR and Innovation \ Part 3: The External Organisations of CSR \ Chapter 6: CSR and Suppliers \ Chapter 7: CSR and the Consumer \ Chapter 8: CSR and Shareholders \ Chapter 9: CSR and Government: Public Policies on CSR in Europe \ Chapter 10 The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in CSRSAGE Publications Ltd336Core TextE978-0-85702-244-8100978-0-85702-245-534.99978-1-4739-1093-529.99
Marketing Communications Management"Analysis, Planning, Implementation"Second EditionPaul Copley27-Sep-14"Praise for the First Edition: 'First rate and comprehensive. This book has got it just right: a rich blend of academic underpinning and practical examples in a very readable style. You are encouraged to participate in the almost distance-learning approach and via the innovative and thought-provoking ""stop-points"" - Martin Evans, Senior Fellow, Cardiff Business School New to the Second Edition: enhanced and improved explanation of the marketing communications mix up-to-date coverage of digital/new media tools such as viral and social networking more coverage of sponsorship, events management, guerrilla marketing and product placement a companion website with additional case studies, outline answers to chapter discussion and mini-case questions, PowerPoint slides, and outline responses to assignment tasks. This is essential reading for upper-level undergraduate or postgraduate marketing students, as well as students taking optional marketing communications modules as part of a general business degree, Masters or MBA."Chapter 1: Integrated Marketing Communications and Its Environment \ Chapter 2: Theoretical Underpinnings of Marketing Communications \ Chapter 3: Buyer Behaviour and Relationships \ Chapter 4: Managing the Marketing Communications Mix \ Chapter 5: The Marketing Communications Industry \ Chapter 6: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in Marketing Communications \ Chapter 7: Advertising and Branding \ Chapter 8: Message Creation and Execution \ Chapter 9: Traditional Media: Characteristics and Planning \ Chapter 10: Digital Media: Interaction and Engagement \ Chapter 11: Sales Promotions \ Chapter 12: Direct Marketing \ Chapter 13: Public Relations \ Chapter 14: Corporate Communications \ Chapter 15: Sponsorship \ Chapter 16: Personal Selling \ Chapter 17: Marketing Research and Evaluation \ Chapter 18: International Marketing CommunicationsSAGE Publications Ltd480Core TextE978-0-85702-786-3120978-0-85702-787-041.99978-1-4739-0834-541.99
Social Media MarketingTheories of Digital CommunicationsStephan Dahl9-Dec-14"This book offers a critical evaluation of the theoretical frameworks that can be used to explain and utilise social media and applies them to fun real-life examples and case studies from a range of industries. These include brands such as Apple, Budweiser and Nike on social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Myspace and Pinterest. It considers the different types of social media users and covers topics such as brand loyalty, co-creation, marketing strategy, measurement, mobile platforms, privacy and ethics. As well as tracing the emergence and trends of Web 2.0 and what they mean for marketing, it considers the future for Web 3.0, providing discussion questions and further reading throughout.""Part I: Understanding Actors in Social Media Marketing \ Chapter 1: Consumer Tribes and Communities \ Chapter 2: Users and Co-creation of Value \ Chapter 3: Brand and Anthropomorphic Marketing \ Part II: Understanding Platforms in Social Media Marketing \ Chapter 4: Traditional Social Media Platforms \ Chapter 5: Gaming and Hybrid Platforms \ Chapter 6: Mobile and Location-Based Platforms \ Part III: Understanding Content in Social Media Marketing \ Chapter 7: Persuasiveness \ Chapter 8: Engagement \ Chapter 9: Electronic Word of Mouth (eWOM) \ Part IV: Understanding Context in Social Media Marketing \ Chapter 10: Measurement, Metrics and Analytics \ Chapter 11: Cross-Cultural Aspects and Implications \ Chapter 12: Privacy, Ethical and Legal Issues \ Afterword: Where Next for Social Media Marketing?"SAGE Publications Ltd320Core TextE978-1-4462-8073-7100978-1-4462-8074-434.99978-1-4739-1068-334.99
MarketingAn IntroductionThird EditionRosalind Masterson and David Pickton25-Mar-14"An engaging, colourful and student-friendly introductory text which covers all the latest hot topics and is packed with revision activities, videos, case studies and further reading. New to this edition: Includes hot topics such as digital marketing, global marketing and marketing ethics Emphasis on employability and marketing in the workplace to help students think about life after university More fun activities for students to try with classmates or during private study Improved companion website ( with mobile study feature provides chapter summaries, video content, a flashcard glossary and multiple choice questions for effective revision - all easily navigable on a smartphone for studying on-the-go An interactive e-book with note-sharing capabilities This textbook is essential to anyone studying marketing for the first time at university.""PART I: This is Marketing \ Chapter 1: Marketing today \ Chapter 2: The marketing environment \ PART II: Making Sense of Markets \ Chapter 3: Buyer behaviour \ Chapter 4: Market segmentation, targeting and positioning \ Chapter 5: Marketing research \ PART III: The Marketing Mix \ Chapter 6: Product \ Chapter 7: Service products \ Chapter 8: Promotion (marketing communications) \ Chapter 9: Place \ Chapter 10: Price \ PART IV: Managing Marketing \ Chapter 11: Building brands using the international marketing mix \ Chapter 12: Marketing planning"SAGE Publications Ltd608Core New EditionE978-1-4462-6646-5120978-1-4462-9642-439.99978-1-4462-9766-739.99
Marketing CommunicationsSecond EditionJohn Egan25-Oct-14"How many marketing messages do you think you see a day? Why do some stick with us more than others? Why do we all remember the Cadbury's gorilla drummer or the Budweiser frogs? What do they say about the brand? How will you communicate your own marketing messages just as successfully? John Egan draws on both his industry and academic background to explain the why as well as the how of marketing communications. The text covers core topics, as well as key issues such as ethical marketing and the changing face of communications. There is also a full companion website with key revision tools to help students gain the best grades possible. With examples from HSBC, James Bond, the Arab Spring and One Direction, this book will help students throughout their course and will provide a solid foundation for working in the industry. Key features include: an industry-driven approach which provides all the theories in the context of application, and from a real-world perspective the use of accessible and straightforward language with plenty of learning features to enhance the learning experience a companion website with PowerPoint slides, additional case studies, web and video links, multiple-choice questions and a glossary. This is essential reading for undergraduate marketing students taking a marketing communications module.""Chapter 1. Marketing Communications : Past and Present \ Chapter 2. Marketing Communications Theory \ Chapter 3. Buying Behaviour \ Chapter 4. Image and Brand Management \ Chapter 5. Marketing Communications Planning \ Chapter 6. Understanding Marketing Research \ Chapter 7.Campaign Tactics and Management \ Chapter 8. Campaign Media and Media Planning \ Chapter 9. Advertising \ Chapter 10. Sales Promotion \ Chapter 11. Public Relations \ Chapter 12. Sponsorship and Product Placement \ Chapter 13. Direct and Digital Marketing \ Chapter 14. Personal Selling, Point-of-Sale and Supportive Communications \ Chapter 15. Integrated Marketing Communications \ Chapter 16. Internal Marketing \ Chapter 17. Marketing Channels and Business-to Business Communications \ Chapter 18. Ethical Marketing and the Regulatory Environment \ Chapter 19. The Communications Industry \ Chapter 20. Global Marketing Communications \ Chapter 21. The Changing Face of Marketing Communications"SAGE Publications Ltd456Core New EditionE978-1-4462-5902-3120978-1-4462-5903-039.99978-1-4739-0862-839.99
Advertising and PromotionThird EditionChris Hackley and Amy Rungpaka Hackley29-Nov-14"Lucid, insightful, an inspiration for even more creative communications and a treat for the mind. A must-read for all wanting to better understand advertising and promotions' - Leslie de Chernatony, Professor of Brand Marketing, Università della Svizzera Italiana and Aston Business School This book introduces the key concepts, issues and processes for students taking advertising and promotion courses at university and colleges. It offers first-hand examples gathered from leading international advertising agencies and brand campaigns and is told from the perspective of the agency to give a fun and creative insider view which helps students to think beyond the client position and understand what it might be like working within an ad agency. The author draws not only on management and marketing research but also on other disciplines such as cultural/media studies and sociology to offer a rounded and critical perspective on the subject for students looking to achieve high grades and understand advertising as social phenomenon in addition to its business use and purpose. New to the Third Edition: a new chapter on creativity, strategy and planning new case studies with increased global coverage including emerging markets new images of classic and recent ads from the street, print, online and television increased coverage of the internet, social media and their effects on advertising enhanced companion website materials including videos, journal articles and multiple-choice questions."Chapter 1: Introducing Advertising and Promotion \ Chapter 2: Theorizing Advertising and Promotion \ Chapter 3: The Brand and Integrated Marketing Communications Planning \ Chapter 4: Advertising Agencies - Organising Creative Work \ Chapter 5: Strategy and Creativity \ Chapter 6: Promotional Media in the Digital Age \ Chapter 7: Non-Advertising Promotion \ Chapter 8: International Advertising \ Chapter 9: Advertising and Promotion: Ethics and Regulation \ Chapter 10: Research in AdvertisingSAGE Publications Ltd376Core New EditionE978-1-4462-8071-3120978-1-4462-8072-037.99978-1-4739-0900-737.99
Understanding CareersMetaphors of Working LivesSecond Edition"Kerr Inkson, Nicky Dries and John Arnold"29-Nov-14"Treating careers as a subject area in its own right, Understanding Careers will provide you with a broad and holistic understanding of the careers field. Unique in bringing together both individual and managerial perspectives this book focuses on the relevant and emerging ideas within careers allowing you to fully understand the most current issues and relate these to everyday practice. New to this edition: Includes new input from highly-regarded new co-authors Nicky Dries and John Arnold Brand new chapter on Careers in Context allows you to understand the contemporary environment of careers post the economic crisis Packed with real life international examples relating theory to practice New Companion website provides both lectures and student resources"Part I: Background to Career Studies \ Chapter 1: Career and Metaphor \ Chapter 2: Careers in Context \ Part II: Images of Career \ Chapter 3: Careers as Inheritances \ Chapter 4: Careers as Cycles \ Chapter 5: Careers as Action \ Chapter 6: Careers as Fit \ Chapter 7: Careers as Journeys \ Chapter 8: Carers as Roles \ Chapter 9: Careers as Relationships \ Chapter 10: Careers as Resources \ Chapter 11: Careers as Stories \ Part III: Careers in Practice \ Chapter 12: Career Self-Management \ Chapter 13: Career Counseling and Helping \ Chapter 14: Organizational Career ManagementSAGE Publications Ltd416Core New EditionE978-1-4462-8291-5100978-1-4462-8292-234.99978-1-4739-0908-334.99
Personal and Professional Development for Business StudentsA Guide to Study and Employment in the 21st CenturyPaul Dowson16-Feb-15"Uniquely focused on the global workplace of the 21st century, this hands on and practical guide ensures your business & management students can transfer the valuable study and personal skills they gain at university into real world employability skills, and hit the job market running. Unlike other texts that only cover employability briefly, this book takes it as the central focus, providing students with the means and motivation to get the most out of their time at university: Packed with practical advice on CV's, interviews, self-profiling and other desirable skills that employers seek in graduates Going Global chapter allows students to realise the increasingly globalised, diverse workforce and to anticipate future developments and challenges ensuring that they're ahead of the game Employability Boxes keep them constantly linked to the job market, so they're prepared for the realities of the workplace Tackles challenges and anxieties students may face in preparing for the world of work, empowering them to shape their futures A focus on responsible Leadership and Business guarantees students can formulate their own ethical values and business focus, deeply sought after by organisations Companion Website featuring useful templates, YouTube clips and quizzes to test their employability skills and knowledge."Introduction \ Part I - The land of opportunity \ Where you are now \ An A to Z of Skills development \ Graduate skills \ Competences and ways of operating in the Twenty First Century \ Going Global \ Part II - Self awareness and development \ Self profiling \ Integration and agency \ Career and life planning \ The nuts and bolts of career communication \ Volunteering and internships \ Part III - The Responsible Practitioner \ Erikson - A theory of Development \ The responsible business organisation \ Responsible leadership and management \ Responsible Business Specialisms \ Part IV - Humanity and Futures \ Supporting Resources \ FuturesSAGE Publications Ltd400978-1-4462-8220-575978-1-4462-8221-224.99
Ethics Theory and Business PracticeMick Fryer29-Nov-14"With a unique focus on the theoretical side of business ethics this text will give students a key grounded introduction to business ethics and the tools needed to make ethical decisions in practical business contexts. Key features: Packed with real life examples, case studies and business scenarios Pause for reflection boxes and discussion questions to encourage critical thinking Links to online videos and web links for each chapter Companion website with free access to SAGE online journals""Chapter 1: Rights Theory: Considering Business Ethics in Terms of Stakeholder Rights \ Chapter 2: Utilitarianism: Maximizing the Good Consequences of Business \ Chapter 3: Kantian Theory: Reason-based Duty and Business \ Chapter 4: Social Contract Theory: Business Obligations, Corporate Wrongdoing, and Just Distribution \ Chapter 5: Virtue Theory: Virtue, Purpose, and Flourishing in Business \ Chapter 6: Ethical Relativism: Business Ethics and Personal Conviction \ Chapter 7: Discourse Ethics \ Chapter 8: Feminine Ethics: Offering a Different Ethical Perspective on Business \ Chapter 9: Environmental Ethics: Business, People, and Nature \ Chapter 10: The Responsibilities of Business Executives: Just Looking after Shareholders' Interests or Taking all Stakeholders into Account?"SAGE Publications Ltd520Core TextE978-1-4462-7414-9110978-1-4462-7415-636.99978-1-4739-0903-836.99
Family BusinessFour-Volume SetPramodita Sharma and Leif Melin4-Nov-14"This new Major Work answers the growing global need for a resource which will capture and present a comprehensive overview of the literature in the field of family business. The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in research on family businesses, as institutions have increasingly recognized that family businesses represent the most common form of business organization and a large part of the GDP in most countries. Scholars in the field have started to address critical questions such as: - Why do family firms deserve special research attention? - Are family firms really different from other business organizations? - Is there a shared definition of family firms? This four-volume work addresses these key concerns and provides a rich picture of what we know about family businesses and enterprising families, as well as including critical reflections on major areas and contributions. Volume One: Scope, Boundaries and Impact of Family Business Volume Two: The Business Family Volume Three: Family Business Enterprise System Volume Four: Governance and Behavioural Issues in Family Business""VOLUME ONE: SCOPE, BOUNDARIES AND IMPACT OF FAMILY BUSINESS \ IntroductionPramodita Sharma and Leif Melin \ Part One: Field of Family Business Studies \ Methodological Issues and Considerations in Studying Family BusinessesWendy Handler \ The Family Business: Toward Definitional ClarityReginald Litz \ Family Firm Research: The Need for a Methodological RethinkPaul Westhead and Marc Cowling \ Defining the Family Business by BehaviorJess Chua, James Chrisman and Pramodita Sharma \ The F-PEC Scale of Family Influence: Construction, Validation, and Further Implication for TheorySabine Klein, Joseph Astrachan and Kosmas Smyrnios \ Family-owned Businesses: An Emerging Field of InquiryBarbara Hollander and Nancy Elman \ Theoretical Foundations for Family-owned Businesses: A Conceptual and Research Based ParadigmMax Wortman Jr. \ Trends and Directions in the Development of a Strategic Management Theory of the Family FirmJames Chrisman, Jess Chua and Pramodita Sharma \ The Practice Driven Evolution of Family Business EducationPramodita Sharma, Frank Hoy, Joseph Astrachan and Matti Koiranen \ Intellectual Foundations of Current Research in Family Business: An Identification and Review of 25 Most Influential ArticlesJames Chrisman et al. \ The Adolescence of Family Firm Research: Taking Stock and Planning for the FutureEric Gedajlovic et al. \ Worlds Apart? Re-bridging the Distance between Family Science and Family Business ResearchAlbert James, Jennifer Jennings and Rhonda Breitkruz \ The Landscape of Family Business Outcomes: A Summary and Numerical Taxonomy of Dependent VariablesAndy Yu et al. \ Part Two: Societal and Economic Impact of Family Businesses \ Myths and Realities: Family Businesses' Contribution to the US Economy - A Framework for Assessing Family Business StatisticsMelissa Carey Shanker and Joseph Astrachan \ The Prevalence of Family Business from a Household SampleRamona Heck and Elizabeth Trent \ Corporate Ownership around the WorldRafael LaPorta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer \ VOLUME TWO: THE BUSINESS FAMILY \ Part Three: The Family in Business \ The Pervasive Effects of Family on Entrepreneurship: Towards a Family Embeddedness PerspectiveHoward Aldrich and Jennifer Cliff \ Are Family Firms Born or Made? An Exploratory InvestigationJess Chua, James Chrisman and Erick Chang \ A Unified Systems Perspective of Family Firm PerformanceTimothy Habbershon, Mary Williams and Ian MacMillan \ Managing Resources: Linking Unique Resources, Management, and Wealth Creation in Family FirmsDavid Sirmon and Michael Hitt \ The Role of Family in Family FirmsMarianne Bertrand and Antoinette Schoar \ The Development of Organizational Social Capital: Attributes of Family FirmsJean-Luc Arregle et al. \ Toward a Theory of Familiness: A Social Capital PerspectiveAllison Pearson, Jon Carr and John Shaw \ Family Capital of Family Firms: Bridging Human, Social, and Financial CapitalSharon Danes et al. \ Exploring the Concept of Familiness: Introducing Family Firm IdentityThomas Zellweger, Kimberly Eddleston and Franz Kellermanns \ Adoptive Expectations: Rising Sons in Japanese Family FirmsVikas Mehrotra et al. \ The Impact of Family Dynamics on Structure and Process in Family FoundationsKelin Gersick, Ivan Lansberg and John Davis \ A Governance-based Typology of Family Foundations: The Effect of Generation Stage and Governance Structure on Family Philanthropic ActivitiesRazvan Lungeanu and John Ward \ Is Nepotism Good or Bad? Types of Nepotism and Implications for Knowledge ManagementPeter Jaskiewicz et al. \ Part Four: Family Members in Business \ Spousal Support and Work - Family Balance in Launching a Family BusinessClinton Gudmunson et al. \ New Venture and Family Business Teams: Understanding Team Formation, Composition, Behaviors, and PerformanceLeon Schjoedt et al. \ Socialization Patterns of Successors in First- to Second-Generation Family BusinessesErcilia Garcia-Alvarez, Jordi López-Sintas and Pilar Saldaña Gonzalvo \ Leadership Transfer and the Successor's Development in the Family FirmKatiuska Cabrera-Suárez \ Research on Women in Family Firms: Current Status and Future DirectionsRocio Martinez Jimenez \ VOLUME THREE: THE FAMILY BUSINESS \ Part Five: Values and Culture \ Adaptation, Survival, and Growth of the Family Business: An Integrated Systems PerspectivePeter Davis and Douglas Stern \ Bivalent Attributes of the Family FirmRenato Taguiri and John Davis \ Studying the Family Enterprise Holistically: Evidence for Integrated Family and Business SystemsRodrigo Basco and Maria Pérez-Rodríguez \ Sins of the Father's Firm: Exploring Responses to Inherited Ethical Dilemmas in Family BusinessReginald Litz and Nick Turner \ Culture and Continuity in Family FirmsW. Gibb Dyer Jr. \ Part Six: Goals, Strategies, Performance \ On the Goals of Successful Family CompaniesRenato Tagiuri and John Davis \ Goal Setting in Family Firms: Goal Diversity, Social Interactions, and Collective Commitment to Family-centered GoalsJosip Kotlar and Alfredo De Massis \ The Special Role of Strategic Planning for Family BusinessesJohn Ward \ A Farewell to the Business: Championing Exit and Continuity in Entrepreneurial Family FirmsCarlo Salvato, Francesco Chirico and Pramodita Sharma \ Portfolio Entrepreneurship in Family FirmsPhilipp Sieger et al. \ From Longevity of Firms to Transgenerational Entrepreneurship of Families: Introducing Family Entrepreneurial OrientationThomas Markus Zellweger, Robert Nason and Mattias Nordqvist \ Corporate Entrepreneurship in Family Business: Past Contribution and Future OpportunitiesAlexander McKelvie et al. \ Internationalization of Family FirmsZulima Fernández and María Nieto Jesús \ Founding-Family Ownership and Firm Performance: Evidence from the S&P 500Ronald Anderson and David Reeb \ Are Family Firms Really Superior Performers?Danny Miller et al. \ The Bind that Ties: Socioemotional Wealth Preservation in Family FirmsLuis Gomez Mejia et al. \ Financial Performance of Family FirmsRaphael Amit and Belén Villalonga \ VOLUME FOUR: GOVERNANCE AND BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IN FAMILY BUSINESSES \ Part Seven: Professionalization over Generations \ Agency Relationships in Family Firms: Theory and EvidenceWilliam Schulze et al. \ Corporate Governance and Competitive Advantage in Family-controlled FirmsMichael Carney \ The Reflexive Dynamics of Institutionalization: The Case of Family BusinessLeif Melin and Mattias Nordqvist \ Governing the Family Enterprise: Practices, Performance, and ResearchKelin Gersick and Neus Feliu \ Managing Continuity in the Family-owned BusinessRichard Beckhard and W. Gibb Dyer Jr. \ The Succession ConspiracyIvan Lansberg \ Succession in the Family Business: A Review of the ResearchWendy Handler \ Passing the Baton: The Importance of Sequence, Timing, Technique and Communication in Executive SuccessionBruno Dyck et al. \ Toward an integrative model of effective FOB successionIsabelle Le Breton-Miller, Danny Miller and Lloyd Steier \ Professional Management in Extended Family Business: Toward an Extended UnderstandingAnnika Hall and Mattias Nordqvist \ Why Can't a Family Business Be More Like a Non-Family Business: Modes of Professionalization in Family FirmsAlex Stewart and Michael Hitt \ Part Eight: Behavioral Issues in Family Business \ The Determinants of Executive Compensation in Family-controlled Public CorporationsLuis Gomez-Mejia, Martin Larraza-Kintana and Marianna Makri \ Faster Route to the CEO Suite: Nepotism or Managerial Proficiency?Carlo Salvato, Alessandro Minichill and Raffaella Piccarreta \ Four Bases of Family Business Successor Commitment: Antecedents and ConsequencesPramodita Sharma and P. Gregory Irving \ Trust and Family BusinessLloyd Steier and Miriam Muethel \ Conflicts in Family Firms: The Good and the BadD'Lisa McKee et al."SAGE Library in Business and ManagementSAGE Publications Ltd1752Boxed Set978-1-4462-0781-9625550
Leadership Development & PracticeFour-Volume Set"Richard Hall, David Grant and Joseph Raelin"27-Dec-14"Emerging complexities have arisen regarding leadership, leadership studies and leadership development requiring new approaches and new styles of organizational leadership. Changing environmental conditions including globalisation, climate change, increased market volatility, and shifts in the balance of power in the global political economy suggest the need for more creative, interactive and longer-term strategic leadership. In order to address and react to these shifts in understanding, one must review some essential questions: what constitutes leadership in the organisation, what is it that leaders actually do, or should do, and what can leadership achieve? Once confronted, the critical question addressed in this work is: how do we develop leadership to be more responsive to contemporary organizational conditions. This Major Work on Leadership Development and Practice engages this question by drawing together some of the most important and influential research from the related domains of leadership practice and leadership development. The first volume opens with a newly-written introduction, which explains the rationale for the Major Work, addresses the key questions set out above and outlines its structure, providing the reader with a clear, concise roadmap for all four volumes. Volume One: Individual Leader Development Volume Two: Leadership Development in Context Volume Three: Leadership Development in the Plural Volume Four: Critical Approaches and Perspectives""VOLUME ONE: INDIVIDUAL LEADER DEVELOPMENT \ Part One: Overview \ Advances in Leader and Leadership Development: A Review of 25 Years of Research and TheoryDavid Day et al. \ Part Two: Coaching \ Coaching Leaders in Middle and Executive Management: Goals, Performance, Buy-inStephen Boweles et al. \ Behind Closed Doors: What Really Happens in Executive CoachingDouglas Hall, Karen Otazo and George Hollenbeck \ Part Three: Mentoring \ Mentors Providing Challenge and Support: Integrating Concepts from Teacher Mentoring in Education and Organizational Mentoring in BusinessRajashi Ghosh \ Maximizing Returns on Mentoring: Factors Affecting Subsequent Protégé PerformanceScott Tonidandel, Derek Avery and McKensy Phillips \ Part Four: EQ \ Emotional Intelligence Training: A Case of Caveat EmptorNicholas Clarke \ Emotions in Leadership Development: A Critique of Emotional IntelligenceMary Fambrough and Rama Kaye Hart \ Part Five: Capability/Competencies \ Developing Leadership Capability: What's Inside the Black Box?Jay Conger \ Competencies for Leadership Development: What's Hot and What's Not When Assessing Leadership - Implications for Organization DevelopmentWilliam Gentry and Jean Brittain Leslie \ Part Six: Authentic \ Can You See the Real Me? A Self-based Model of Authentic Leadership and Follower DevelopmentWilliam Gardner et al. \ Executive Development through Consciousness-Raising ExperiencesPhilip Mirvis \ Facilitating Authentic BecomingMatthew Eriksen \ Part Seven: Transformational \ Effects of Transformational Leadership Training on Attitudinal and Financial Outcomes: A Field ExperimentJulian Barling, Tom Weber and Kevin Kelloway \ Transformational Leadership Development Programs: Creating Long-Term Sustainable ChangeManfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Konstantin Korotov \ Part Eight: Personality and Personalization \ Developing Leadership Character in Business ProgramsMary Crossan et al. \ Up Close and Personal: Building Foundations for Leaders' Development through the Personalization of Management LearningGianpiero Petriglieri, Jack Denfeld Wood and Jennifer Louise Petriglieri \ Part Nine: Charisma \ Can Charisma Be Taught? Tests of Two InterventionsJohn Antonakis, Marika Fenley and Sue Liechti \ Part Ten: Goal-Setting \ Go for the Goal(s): Relationship between Goal Setting and Transfer of Training Following Leadership DevelopmentStefanie Johnson et al. \ Part Eleven: Self-Directed Leader Development and Identity \ Identity, Deep Structure, and the Development of Leadership SkillRobert Lord and Rosalie Hall \ The Role of Self-Reflection, Emotional Management of Feedback, and Self-Regulation Processes in Self-Directed Leadership DevelopmentPaul Nesbit \ VOLUME TWO: LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN CONTEXT \ Part One: Artistic Approaches \ Pop Goes the Program: Using Popular Culture Artifacts to Educate LeadersJamie Callahan and Manda Rosser \ Learning to Lead, Unscripted: Developing Affiliative Leadership through Improvisational TheatreSuzanne Gagnon, Heather Vough and Robert Nickerson \ New Ways to Leadership Development: A Picture Paints a Thousand WordsBirgit Schyns et al. \ Part Two: Measurement \ Estimating the Return on Leadership Development InvestmentBruce Avolio, James Avey and David Quisenberry \ Evaluating Executive Leadership Programs: A Theory of Change ApproachKaren Watkins, Igunn Hybertsen Lysø and Kathleen deMarrais \ Part Three: Early Career \ Becoming a Leader: Early Career Challenges Faced by MBA GraduatesBeth Benjamin and Charles O'Reilly \ Part Four: Public Sector \ The Design and Evaluation of a Leadership Programme for Experienced Chief Executives from the Public SectorFrank Blackler and Andy Kennedy \ Part Five: Crisis \ Leadership Development: Crisis, Opportunities and the Leadership ConceptJoana Probert and Kim Turnbull-James \ Part Six: Gender and Diversity \ Taking Gender into Account: Theory and Design for Women's Leadership Development ProgramsRobin Ely, Herminia Ibarra and Deborah Kolb \ Building Diversity in the Pipeline to Corporate LeadershipClaire McCarty Kilian, Dawn Hukai and C. Elizabeth McCarty \ Part Seven: Experiential Learning \ The Live In-Class CEO Intervention: A Capstone Experiential Technique for Leadership DevelopmentNicholas Rashford and João Neiva de Figueiredo \ Developing Leaders via Experience: The Role of Developmental Challenge, Learning Orientation, and Feedback AvailabilityD. Scott DeRue and Ned Wellman \ Part Eight: Cross-Cultural and Global \ Rethinking the Role of Management Development in Preparing Global Business LeadersKathryn Aten, Luciara Nardon and Richard Steers \ Part Nine: Action Learning \ Developing Managers as Learners and Researchers: Using Action Learning and Action ResearchJoeph Raelin and David Coghlan \ Leadership Development via Action LearningH. Skipton Leonard and Fred Lang \ Part Ten: Service Learning \ Developing Responsible Global Leaders through International Service-Learning Programs: The Ulysses ExperienceNicola Pless, Thomas Maak and Günter Stahl \ Sigler Developing Enlightened Leaders for Industry and Community: Executive Education and Service-LearningKenneth Rhee and Tracey Honeycutt \ Part Eleven: Social Responsibility \ The Use of Benevolent Leadership Development to Advance Principles of Responsible Management EducationFahri Karakas, Emine Sarigollu and Alperen Manisaligil \ Part Twelve: Online Leadership Development \ Developing Leaders in Cyber-Space: The Paradoxical Possibilities of On-Line LearningDonna Ladkin et al. \ Blended Learning Working in a Leadership Development ProgrammeElaine Voci and Kevin Young \ VOLUME THREE: LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN THE PLURAL \ Part One: Team Leadership \ Developing Team Leadership CapabilityFrederick Moregeson, Dennis Lindoerfer and David Loring \ Team Leadership: Critical Steps to Great ProjectsDennis O'Connor and Leodones Yballe \ Building Highly Developed Teams: Focusing on Shared Leadership Processes, Efficacy, Trust, and PerformanceBruce Avolio et al. \ Part Two: Team Coaching \ Towards Co-constructed Coaching: Exploring the Integration of Coaching and Co-constructed Autoethnography in Leadership DevelopmentSteve Kempster and Marian Iszatt-White \ Leadership Group Coaching in Action: The Zen of Creating High Performance TeamsManfred Kets de Vries \ Part Three: Network Development \ How to Build Social Capital with Leadership Development: Lessons from an Explorative Case Study of a Multibusiness FirmEva Bilhuber Galli and Günter Muller-Stewens \ Networks and Leadership Development: Building Linkages for Capacity Acquisition and Capital AccrualKathryn Bartol and Xiaomeng Zhang \ Part Four: Collaborative Approaches \ Does Action Learning Promote Collaborative Leadership?Joseph Raelin \ Creating a Collaborative Leadership Network: An Organic View of ChangeCarol Mullen and Frances Kochan \ Using the Facilitative Leader Approach to Create an Organizational Culture of CollaborationRoger Schwarz \ Part Five: Relational Approaches \ Capturing Sociality in the Movement between Frames: An Illustration from Leadership DevelopmentBrigid Carroll and Barbara Simpson \ Relationship-based Approach to Leadership: Development of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Theory of Leadership over 25 Years: Applying a Multi-Level Multi-Domain PerspectiveGeorge Graen and Mary Uhl-Bien \ Social Capital and Leadership Development: Building Stronger Leadership through Enhanced Relational SkillsShelly McCallum and David O'Connell \ Part Six: Community Leadership Development \ Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership: A Service-Learning Model for Management EducationBarrie Litzky, Veronica Godshalk and Cynthia Walton-Bongers \ Community Leadership DevelopmentPhilip Kirk and Anna Marie Shutte \ VOLUME FOUR: CRITICAL APPROACHES AND PERSPECTIVES \ Part One: Critique \ Critical and Alternative Approaches to Leadership Learning and DevelopmentGareth Edwards et al. \ Management Education as if Both MatterJonathan Gosling and Henry Mintzberg \ How Can We Train Leaders if We Do Not Know What Leadership Is?Richard Barker \ Don't Bother Putting Leadership into PeopleJoseph Raelin \ Part Two: Critical Theory \ Psychodynamic and Critical Perspectives on Leadership DevelopmentKiran Trehan \ Toward a Critical HRD in Theory and PracticeTara Fenwick \ Part Three: Critical Teaching \ Teaching Leadership Critically to MBAs: Experiences from Heaven and HellAmanda Sinclair \ Critical Management Education and Action-based Learning: Synergies and ContradictionsMichael Reynolds and Russ Vince \ Learning through Reflective Classroom Practice: Applications to Educate the Reflective ManagerPatricia Raber Hedberg \ Part Four: Implicit Leadership Theories \ Teaching Implicit Leadership Theories to Develop Leaders and Leadership: How and Why It Can Make a DifferenceBirgit Schyns et al. \ Part Five: Leadership as Practice \ Leadership as Practice: Challenging the Competency ParadigmBrigid Carroll, Lester Levy and David Richmond \ Threshold Concepts and Modalities for Teaching Leadership PracticeJeffrey Yip and Joseph Raelin \ Becoming a Leader: A Co-produced Autoethnographic Exploration of Situated Learning of Leadership PracticeSteve Kempster and James Stewart \ Part Six: Creativity \ Leadership Jazz: An Exercise in CreativityMark Lengnick-Hall and Cynthia Lengnick-Hall \ Experiential Development and Mentoring Processes for Leaders for InnovationGinamarie Scott Ligon, James Wallace and Holly Osburn \ Part Seven: Discourse theory \ Leadership Development as Identity ConstructionBrigid Carroll and Lester Levy \ Organizational Discourse and New Organization Development PracticesRobert Marshak and David Grant \ Part Eight: Reflexivity \ Reflexive Management Learning: An Integrative Review and a Conceptual TypologyRichard Cotter and John Cullen \ Executive MBA Programs: The Development of the Reflective ExecutiveKarina De Dèa Roglio and Gregory Light"SAGE Benchmarks in LeadershipSAGE Publications Ltd1656Boxed Set978-1-4462-6792-9625550
Emerging Approaches to LeadershipFour-Volume SetBoas Shamir11-Nov-14"For many years, traditional approaches to the study of leadership have reflected three common assumptions: First, leadership is a property of the leaders; second, there is a clear distinction between leaders and followers; and third, leadership is associated with a position in some traditional or formal hierarchy. It is only in the last decade or so that new approaches have started to emerge with the purpose of replacing the dominant leader-centered approach to studying, developing and practicing leadership. This four-volume major work for the first time brings together the key literature charting these developments - including theoretical perspectives, studies and research methods - and which represent new approaches as well as providing an overview of the emerging, exciting, and promising trends in the field of leadership studies. Volume One: Collective Leadership and/or Leadership as a Property of the Group Volume Two: Leadership in Emerging Contexts: Complexity, Virtuality, and Intergroup Situations Volume Three: Leadership in Social Networks Volume Four: Other Emerging Issues: The Role of Followers in the Leadership Process, Relational and Social Constructionist Approaches, and the Neuroscience Approach to Leadership""VOLUME ONE: COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP \ Collective Leadership with Power Symmetry: Lessons from Aboriginal PrehistoryKarl-Erik Sveiby \ All Those Years Ago: The Historical Underpinnings of Shared LeadershipCraig Pearce and Jay Conger \ The future of leadership: Combining vertical and shared leadership to transform knowledge workCraig Pearce \ Shared Leadership: Paradox and PossibilityJoyce Fletcher and Katrin Kaufer \ Distributed Leadership as a Unit of AnalysisPeter Gronn \ The Future of Distributed LeadershipPeter Gronn \ Leadership ConfigurationsPeter Gronn \ Leadership in Teams: A Functional Approach to Understanding Leadership Structures and ProcessesFrederick Morgeson, D. Scott DeRue and Elizabeth Karam \ Leadership Capacity in TeamsDavid Day, Peter Gronn and Eduardo Salas \ Direction, Alignment, Commitment: Toward a More Integrative Ontology of LeadershipWilfred Drath et al. \ Dynamic Delegation: Shared, Hierarchical, and Deindividualized Leadership in Extreme Action TeamsKatherine Klein et al. \ Shared Leadership in Teams: An Investigation of Antecedent Conditions and PerformanceJay Carson, Paul Tesluk and Jennifer Marrone \ Shared Authentic Leadership and New Venture PerformanceKeith Hmieleski, Michael Cole and Robert Baron \ Leadership in the PluralJean-Louis Denis, Ann Langley and Viviane Sergi \ VOLUME TWO: LEADERSHIP IN EMERGING CONTEXTS: COMPLEXITY, VIRTUALITY, AND INTERGROUP SITUATIONS \ Leadership and Development of the Leaderplex ModelRobert Hooijberg, James Hunt and George Dodge \ Leader Self-Structure: A Framework for Positive LeadershipSean Hannah, Robert Woolfolk and Robert Lord \ A Framework for Understanding Leadership and Individual Requisite ComplexityRobert Lord, Sean Hannah and Peter Jennings \ Complexity Leadership Theory: Shifting Leadership from the Industrial Age to the Knowledge EraMary Uhl-Bien, Russ Marion and Bill McKelvey \ The Role of Leadership in Emergent Self-OrganizationDonde Ashmos Plowman et al. \ Getting Everyone on Board: The Role of Inspirational Leadership in Geographically Dispersed TeamsAparna Joshi, Mila Lazarova and Hui Liao \ Leading Virtual TeamsArvind Malhotra, Ann Majchrzak and Benson Rosen \ E-Leadership: Re-Examining Transformations in Leadership Source and TransmissionBruce Avolio et al. \ Notes on Leadership and DistanceBoas Shamir \ A Two-dimensional Model of Intergroup Leadership: The Case of National DiversityTodd Pittinsky \ Intergroup Leadership in Organizations: Leading across Group and Organizational BoundariesMichael Hogg, Daan van Knippenberg and David Rast \ The Dynamics of Collective Leadership and Strategic Change in Pluralistic OrganizationsJean-Louis Denis, Lise Lamothe and Ann Langley \ Leadership in the Shaping and Implementation of Collaboration Agendas: How Things Happen in a (Not Quite) Joined-Up WorldChris Huxham and Siv Vangen \ Rotating Leadership and Collaborative Innovation: Recombination Processes in Symbiotic RelationshipsJason Davis and Kathleen Eisenhardt \ VOLUME THREE: LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL NETWORKS \ Being in the Right Place: A Structural Analysis of Individual Influence in an OrganizationDaniel Brass \ Network Effects Model of Charisma AttributionsJuan-Carlos Pastor, James Meindl and Margarita Mayo \ The Advice and Influence Networks of Transformational LeadersJoyce Bono and Marc Anderson \ Centrality and Charisma: Comparing How Leader Networks and Attributions Affect Team PerformancePrasad Balkundi, Martin Kilduff and David Harrison \ Well-connected Leaders: The Impact of Leaders' Social Network Ties on LMX and Members' Work AttitudesVijaya Venkataramani, Stephen Green and Deidra Schleicher \ Two Routes to Influence: Integrating Leader-Member Exchange and Social Network PerspectivesRaymond Sparrow and Robert Liden \ Ties, Leaders, and Time in Teams: Strong Inference about Network Structure's Effects on Team Viability and PerformancePrasad Balkundi and David Harrison \ Unlocking the Influence of Leadership Network Structures on Team Conflict and ViabilityPrasad Balkundi, Judd Michael and Zoe Barsness \ The Social Network Ties of Group Leaders: Implications for Group Performance and Leader ReputationAjay Mehra et al. \ Transformational Leadership and Group Interaction as Climate Antecedents: A Social Network AnalysisDov Zohar and Orly Tenne-Gazit \ A Network Approach to Leader Cognition and EffectivenessMartin Kilduff and Prasad Balkundi \ Distributed Leadership in Teams: The Network of Leadership Perceptions and Team PerformanceAjay Mehra et al. \ The Topology of Collective LeadershipNoshir Contractor et al. \ VOLUME FOUR: OTHER EMERGING ISSUES: THE ROLE OF FOLLOWERS IN THE LEADERSHIP PROCESS, THE RELATIONAL SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONIST APPROACH AND THE NEUROSCIENCE APPROACH TO LEADERSHIP \ The Romance of LeadershipJames Meindl, Sanford Ehrlich and Janet Dukerich \ From Passive Recipients to Active Co-Producers: Followers' Roles in the Leadership ProcessBoas Shamir \ The Role of Followers in the Charismatic Leadership Process: Relationships and Their ConsequencesJane Howell and Boas Shamir \ Followership and Follower-Centered ApproachesMichelle Bligh \ Conceptualising Followership - A Review of the LiteratureBrian Crossman and Joanna Crossman \ Who Will Lead and Who Will Follow? A Social Process of Leadership Identity Construction in OrganizationsD. Scott DeRue and Susan Ashford \ Relational Leadership Theory: Exploring the Social Processes of Leadership and OrganizingMary Uhl-Bien \ The Nature of Relational Leadership: A Multitheoretical Lens on Leadership Relationships and ProcessesMary Uhl-Bien, John Maslyn and Sonia Ospina \ Exploring the Competing Bases for Legitimacy in Contemporary Leadership StudiesSonia Ospina and Mary Uhl-Bien \ Discursive Leadership: A Communication Alternative to Leadership PsychologyGail Fairhurst \ Leadership Research or Post-Leadership Research? Advancing Leadership Theory versus Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath WaterBoas Shamir \ Leadership and Neuroscience: Can We Revolutionize the Way that Inspirational Leaders Are Identified and Developed? David Waldman, Pierre Balthazard and Suzanne Peterson \ Differentiating Transformational and Non-Transformational Leaders on the Basis of Neurological ImagingPierre Balthazard et al. \ The Psychological and Neurological Bases of Leader Self-Complexity and Effects on Adaptive Decision-MakingSean Hannah et al."SAGE Benchmarks in LeadershipSAGE Publications Ltd1704Boxed Set978-1-4462-9429-1625550
Qualitative Research in Business and ManagementFour-Volume SetHugh Willmott and Emma Bell27-Dec-14"Over the past few decades, qualitative research in management and business has expanded rapidly. Business and management is set to become - if it is not already - the dominant field within the domain of qualitative research. It is therefore vital that students and scholars are well-informed about exemplary contributions to, methods employed by, and issues, challenges, debates faced by qualitative researchers in this field. This four-volume collection is designed to provide a set of authoritative sources capable of facilitating the development of knowledge and understanding. The collection provides an Introduction written by the editors, which contextualises and guides readers through the selection. Volume One: Classical and Contemporary Studies Volume Two: Methods, Approaches, Techniques: Guides and Exemplars Volume Three: Practices and Preoccupations Volume Four: Challenges and Prospects""VOLUME ONE: CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY STUDIES \ Banana Time: Job Satisfaction and Informal InteractionDonald Roy \ Perceptions and Methods in Men Who ManageMelville Dalton \ Men and Women of the CorporationRosabeth Kanter \ Manufacturing ConsentMichael Burawoy \ Breakfast at Spiro's: Dramaturgy and DominanceMichael Rosen \ Technology as an Occasion for Structuring: Evidence from Observations of CT Scanners and the Social Order of Radiology DepartmentsSteven Barley \ The World of Corporate ManagersRobert Jackall \ Engineering Humour: Masculinity Joking and Conflict in Shop-Floor RelationsDavid Collinson \ Extract from Crafting Selves: Power Gender and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese WorkplaceDorinne Kondo \ Engineering Culture: Control and Commitment in a High-Tech CorporationGideon Kunda \ Theorizing Managerial Work: A Pragmatic Pluralist Approach to Interdisciplinary ResearchTony Watson \ Rational Choice Situated Action and the Social Control of Organizations: The Challenger Launch DecisionDiane Vaughan \ Strategizing as Lived Experience and StrategistsDalvir Samra-Fredericks \ Power Control and Resistance in 'The Factory that Time Forgot'Mahmoud Ezzamel et al. \ Extract from Talking about Machines: An Ethnography of a Modern JobJulian Orr \ Extract from The Business of Talk: Organizations in ActionDiedre Boden \ Extract from Investigating Small Firms: Nice Work?Ruth Holliday \ Narrative Interviewing and Narrative Analysis in a Study of a Cross-Border MergerAnne-Marie Söderberg \ Speech Timing and Spacing: The Phenomenon of Organizational ClosureFrançois Cooren and Gail T. Fairhurst, \ VOLUME TWO: METHODS APPROACHES TECHNIQUES: GUIDES AND EXEMPLARS \ Action Research: Explaining the DiversityCathy Cassell and Phil Johnson \ The Infeasibility of Invariant Laws in Management Studies: A Reflective Dialogue in Defence of Case StudiesTsuyoshi Numagami \ Reflecting on the Strategic Use of CAQDAS to Manage and Report on the Qualitative Research ProcessMark Wickham and Megan Woods \ The Textual Approach: Risk and Blame in Disaster SensemakingRobert Gephart \ The Use of Grounded Theory for the Qualitative Analysis of Organizational BehaviourBarry Turner \ Historical Perspectives in Organization Studies: Factual Narrative and Archeo-GenealogicalMichael Rowlinson \ The Interview: From Neutral Stance to Political InvolvementAndrea Fontana and James Frey \ Longitudinal Field Research on ChangeAndrew Pettigrew \ Moments Mixed Methods and Paradigm DialoguesNorman Denzin \ Notes on (Field) notesJames Clifford \ Rethinking Observation: From Method to ContextMichael Agrosino et al. \ Extract from How Does a Policy Mean? Interpreting Policy and Organizational ActionsDvora Yanow \ Semiotics and the Study of Occupational and Organizational CulturesStephen Barley \ The Storytelling Organization: A Study of Performance in an Office Supply FirmDavid Boje \ Triangulation in Organizational Research: A Re-presentationJulie Wolfram Cox and John Hassard \ Photography and Voice in Critical Qualitative Management ResearchSamantha Warren \ VOLUME THREE: PRACTICES AND PREOCCUPATIONS \ Extract from The Discipline and Practice of Qualitative ResearchNorman Denzin and Yvonna Lincoln \ Becoming a Qualitative Management ResearcherCathy Cassell et al. \ Sampling in Qualitative Research Purposive and Theoretical Sampling; Merging or Clear Boundaries?Imelda Coyne \ Getting In Getting On Getting Out and Getting BackDavid Buchanan et al. \ Reflections on the Researcher-Researched Relationship: A Woman Interviewing MenTerry Arendell \ Real-Time Reflexivity: Prods to ReflectionKarl Weick \ Towards an Integrative Reflexivity in Organizational ResearchLeah Tomkins and Virginia Eatough \ Appealing Work: An Investigation of How Ethnographic Texts ConvinceKaren Golden-Biddle and Karen Locke \ The Philosophy and Politics of Quality in Qualitative Organizational ResearchJohn Amis and Michael Silk \ Objectivity and Reliability in Qualitative Analysis: Realist Contextualist and Radical Constructionist EpistemologiesAnna Madill et al. \ Whatever Happened to Organizational Ethnography: A Review of the Field of Organizational Ethnography and Anthropological StudiesS.P. Bate \ Working with Pluralism: Determining Quality in Qualitative ResearchMark Easterby-Smith, Karen Golden-Biddle and Karen Locke \ The Role of the Researcher: An Analysis of Narrative Position in Organisation TheoryMary Jo Hatch \ The Professional Apprentice: Observations of Fieldwork Roles in Two Organizational SettingsJohn Van Maanen and Deborah Kolb \ In Defense of Being 'Native"": The Case for Insider Academic ResearchTeresa Brannick and David Coghlan \ Ethics and EthnographyRobert Dingwall \ Extract from Qualitative Methods in Management ResearchEvert Gummesson \ Making Sense as a Personal ProcessJudi Marshall \ My Affair with the 'Other"": Identity Journeys across the Research-Practice DivideLaura Empson \ VOLUME FOUR: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS \ Organization Science as Social Construction: Postmodern PotentialsKenneth Gergen and Tojo Joseph Thatchenkerry \ Organization Studies and Epistemic Coloniality in Latin America: Thinking Otherness from the MarginsEduardo Ibbaro-Colado \ Secrecy and Disclosure in FieldworkRichard Mitchell \ Farewell to CriteriologyThomas Schwandt \ Evaluating Qualitative Management Research: Towards a Contingent CriteriologyPhil Johnson et al. \ Postcolonialism and the Politics of Qualitative Research in International BusinessGavin Jack and Robert Westwood \ Hegemonic Academic Practices: Experiences of Publishing from the PeripherySusan Meriläinen et al., \ Fitting Oval Pegs into Round Holes: Tensions in Evaluating and Publishing Qualitative Research in Top-Tier North American JournalsMichael Pratt \ Signing My Life Away? Researching Sex and OrganizationJoanna Brewis \ The Action Turn: Towards a Transformational Social SciencePeter Reason and William Torbert \ Managerialism and Management Research: Would Melville Dalton Get a Job Today?Emma Bell \ Reflexive Inquiry in Organizational Research: Questions and PossibilitiesAnn Cunliffe \ Case Study as Disciplinary Convention: Evidence from International Business JournalsRebecca Piekkari, Catherine Welsh and Eriikka Paavilainen"Fundamentals of Applied ResearchSAGE Publications Ltd1628Boxed SetIC978-1-4462-8744-6625550
Counselling Skills and Studies"Fiona Ballantine Dykes, Barry Kopp, Traci Postings and Anthony Crouch"27-Sep-14"Are your students looking to use counselling skills to enhance your existing helping role or wanting to take the firsts steps towards becoming a professional counsellor? Well look no further! This practical guide will provide them with the ideal 'way-in', showing you what helping and counselling is all about. Part 1: Counselling Skills will introduce students to the underpinning knowledge and practical tools needed to develop a range of helping skills for use in a variety of helping roles, showing them what it means to work safely and ethically. Part 2: Counselling Studies will help students take their understanding further by considering in detail important theories and professional issues, preparing them to work as a professional counsellor. Part 3: Counselling Study Skills will offer practical advice and hints and tips to help students make the best start on their counselling portfolio, including journal and essay writing skills, research skills and how to get inspired and overcome blocks to their learning. Packed full of practical activities and written in a supportive conversational style, this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn counselling skills or embarking on their first stage of training to be a counsellor.""Are your students looking to use counselling skills to enhance your existing helping role or wanting to take the firsts steps towards becoming a professional counsellor? Well look no further! This practical guide will provide them with the ideal 'way-in', showing you what helping and counselling is all about. Part 1: Counselling Skills will introduce students to the underpinning knowledge and practical tools needed to develop a range of helping skills for use in a variety of helping roles, showing them what it means to work safely and ethically. Part 2: Counselling Studies will help students take their understanding further by considering in detail important theories and professional issues, preparing them to work as a professional counsellor. Part 3: Counselling Study Skills will offer practical advice and hints and tips to help students make the best start on their counselling portfolio, including journal and essay writing skills, research skills and how to get inspired and overcome blocks to their learning. Packed full of practical activities and written in a supportive conversational style, this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to learn counselling skills or embarking on their first stage of training to be a counsellor."Counselling Skills \ Using counselling skills ethically and safely \ Establishing a helping relationship \ Working empathically as a helper \ Focusing on the helpee's needs and concerns \ Using self-awareness in helping work \ Using counselling skills \ Using Feedback and Reflection \ Counselling Studies \ Preparing to work within an ethical framework as a counsellor \ Understanding the counselling relationship \ Understanding difference & diversity to develop empathic understanding \ Working within a user-centred approach to counselling \ Using theory to increase self awareness \ Understanding theories of counselling in practice \ Using supervision to support counselling \ Counselling Study Skills \ Motivation and blocks to learning \ Journal writing skills \ Essay writing skills \ Experiential learning \ Critical thinking \ Research in counselling and helping workSAGE Publications Ltd304Core TextE978-1-4462-9401-765978-1-4462-9402-421.99978-1-4739-0851-221.99
Skills in Cognitive Behaviour TherapySecond EditionFrank Wills27-Dec-14"Introduction \ Practicing CBT skills within their knowledge base \ Skills for Assessing, Formulating and Starting CBT \ Skills for Developing the Relationship in CBT \ Skills for Working with Cognitions \ Skills for Working with Behaviours \ Skills for Working with Emotions \ Skills for Working with Lifelong Patterns \ Maintaining and Developing CBT skills \ Appendix"Skills in Counselling & Psychotherapy SeriesSAGE Publications Ltd216Core New Edition978-1-4462-7483-575978-1-4462-7484-224.99978-1-4739-1122-224.99
Case Conceptualization and Treatment PlanningIntegrating Theory With Clinical PracticeThird EditionPearl S. Berman31-Jan-15Chapter 1: Developing Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Selecting a Theoretical Perspective \ Key Features in Developing a Case Conceptualization \ Key Features in Developing a Treatment Plan \ Chapter 2: The Complexity of Human Experience \ Domain of Age \ Domain of Gender \ Domain of Race and Ethnicity \ Domain of Sexual Orientation \ Domain of Socioeconomic Status \ Domain of Violence \ Chapter 3: Behavioral Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Behavioral Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Violence \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Age \ Chapter 4: Cognitive Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Cognitive Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Gender \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Sexual Orientation \ Chapter 5: Cognitive- Behavioral Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Cognitive-Behavioral Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of SES \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Age \ Chapter 6: Feminist Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Feminist Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Race and Ethnicity \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Socioeconomic Status \ Chapter 7: Emotion-Focused Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Emotion-Focused Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Sexual Orientation \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Violence \ Chapter 8: Dynamic Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Dynamic Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Race and Ethnicity \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Gender \ Chapter 9: Family Systems Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Family Systems Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Age \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Race and Ethnicity \ Chapter 10: Cultural Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Cultural Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Age \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Violence \ Chapter 11: Constructivist Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Constructivist Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Socioeconomic Status \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Violence \ Chapter 12: Transtheoretical Case Conceptualizations and Treatment Plans \ Introduction to Transtheoretical Theory \ Role of the Clinician \ Case Application: Integrating the Domain of Violence \ Practice Case for Student Conceptualization: Integrating the Domain of Race and Ethnicity \ Chapter 13: Discussion and Extension of the Model \ Individualizing Treatment to Ensure Quality Care \ Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning Over Time"SAGE Publications, Inc"496978-1-4833-4371-641.99
Learning Group LeadershipAn Experiential ApproachThird EditionJeffrey A. Kottler and Matt Englar-Carlson30-Sep-14"Focusing on how to conduct and lead groups in a variety of therapeutic settings, Learning Group Leadership: An Experiential Approach, Third Edition covers theory, process, leadership, techniques, ethics, special populations, and challenges as they relate to group work in a positive, realistic, and knowledgeable way. The authors introduce important conceptual and practical information and then use activities, exercises, field study assignments, and personal application questions to help students apply concepts to their work and lives. The fully updated Third Edition brings concepts to life through 'student voices"" in every chapter, examples drawn from the authors' over 25 years of experience, and demonstration video content that contains scripted sessions corresponding with every chapter.""Focusing on how to conduct and lead groups in a variety of therapeutic settings, this book covers theory, process, leadership, techniques, ethics, special populations, and challenges as they relate to group work in a positive, realistic, and knowledgeable way. The authors introduce important conceptual and practical information and then use activities, exercises, field study assignments, and personal application questions to help students apply concepts to their work and lives. The fully updated Third Edition brings concepts to life through 'student voices'in every chapter, examples drawn from the authors' over 25 years of experience, and demonstration video content that contains scripted sessions corresponding with every chapter."Part I: Foundations of Group Work \ Chapter 1: The World of Groups \ Chapter 2: Your Behavior in Groups \ Chapter 3: Understanding Group Dynamics and Systems \ Chapter 4: Stages of Group Development \ Chapter 5: Multicultural Dimensions of Group Work \ Chapter 6: Theories of Group Intervention \ Part II: Skills of the Group Leader \ Chapter 7: Assessment and Group Diagnostics \ Chapter 8: Specialized Leadership Skills \ Chapter 9: When to Intervene in Groups \ Chapter 10: Group Techniques and Structures \ Part III: Applications and Significant Issues \ Chapter 11: Coleadership \ Chapter 12: Critical Incidents \ Chapter 13: Ethical Issues Unique to Group Work \ Part IV: Advanced Group Structures \ Chapter 14: Advanced Group Leadership \ Chapter 15: Adjunct Structures to Group Work \ Chapter 16: Group Leadership Applied to Social Justice and Social Action \ Chapter 17: The End of Our Journey: Where to Go Next?"SAGE Publications, Inc"568978-1-4522-5668-958
Theories of Counseling and PsychotherapyAn Integrative ApproachSecond EditionElsie Jones-Smith31-Jan-15"Part I: The First Force in Psychotherapy \ Chapter 1: Introduction \ Goals of the Book \ Organization of the Book \ Definitions of Counseling and Psychotherapy \ Choosing a Theoretical Orientation to Therapy \ Integrative Psychotherapy: The Focus of This Text \ Chapter 2: Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Theories \ Major Contributor: Sigmund Freud \ The Therapeutic Process \ Assessment \ Therapy Techniques \ Anna Freud \ Erik Erikson \ Object Relations School \ Donald Winnicott \ Self Psychology and Heinz Kohut \ Comparison and Contrasting of Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Theories \ Other Theoriests and Therapy Approaches \ Carl Gustav Jung \ Chapter 3: Adlerian Psychotherapy \ Alfred Adler \ Phases of Therapy \ Multicultural Positives \ Empirical Evidence \ Part II: The Second Force in Psychotherapy \ Chapter 4: Behavior Therapy \ Major Contributors \ Key Concepts \ Theory of Maladaptive Behavior \ Therapeutic Process \ Behavior Therapy Techniques \ Current Trends in Behavior Therapy \ Behavioral Assessment: The Functional Assessment Model \ Multicultural Positives \ Multicultural Blind Spots \ Chapter 5: Cognitive Approaches to Therapy \ Major Contributors \ Key Concepts of REBT \ Albert Bandura (1925- ): Social Modeling, Observational Learning, and Self-Efficacy \ Aaron Beck (1921- ): Cognitive Therapy and Depression \ Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) \ Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) \ Chapter 6: Reality/Choice Therapy \ Key Concepts of Reality/Choice Theory \ Reality Therapy/Choice Theory and Maladaptive Behavior \ Total Behavior \ ControlL A Key Component of Reality Therapy \ The 10 Axoms of Choice Therapy \ Seven Deadly Habits and Seven Caring Habits \ Goals of Reality Choice Therapy \ Reality/Choice Therapy and the Therapeutic Process \ Reality Therapy Counseling Techniques \ Reality/Choice Therapy and the Schools \ Multicultural Positivism \ Contributons and Criticisms of Reality Therapy \ Part III: The Third Force in Psychotherapy \ Chapter 7: Existential Therapy \ The Contributions of Roll May (1904-1994): First Major American Existentialist \ Victor Frankl (1905-1997) and Logotherapy \ Existentialism and the Schools \ Multicultural Positivism \ Contributions and Criticisms of Existential Therapy \ Chapter 8: Person Centered Therapy \ Carl Rogers: Brief Historical Overview \ The Person Centered View of Human Nature \ Person-Centered Therapy and Personality Development \ Healthy Psychological Development and the Fully Functioning Person \ Maladaptive Behavior or Psychopathology \ Person-Centered Therapy and the Therapeutic Process \ Person-Centered Therapy Techniques \ Person-Centered Counseling and the Schools \ Multicultural Positives \ Multicultural Blind Spots \ Contributions and Criticisms of Person-Centered Therapy \ Chapter 9: Gestalt Therapy \ Philosophical Roots for Gestalt Therapy \ Influence of Existentialism on Gestalt Therapy \ Key Concepts of Gestalt Therapy \ Personality Development: Healthy Development \ Maladaptive Behavior or Psychopathology \ Gestalt Therapy and the Therapeutic Process \ The Therapeutic Relationship: Dialogues Between Therapist and Client \ Gestalt Therapy Techniques: Exercises and Experiments \ Multicultural Positives \ Contributions and Criticisms of Gestalt Therapy \ Chapter 10: Motivational INterviewing and the Stages of Change Theory \ Brief Biography of William R. Miller \ Stephen Rollnick \ Key Concepts of Motivational Interviewing \ Nine Strategies for Evoking Change Talk \ Sample Motivational Interviewing (MI) Session \ Key Concepts of the Transtheoretical Model of Change \ Chapter 11: The Expressive Arts Therapies \ Key Concepts in Expressive Arts Therapy \ Art Therapy \ Music Therapy \ Play Therapy \ Part IV: The Fourth Force \ Chapter 12: Multicultural Psychotherapy Theories \ Eurocentric Psychotherapy Theories and Western Values \ What Is Multicultural Counseling? \ Multicultural Counseling Theory: Five Emerging Theories \ Ethnic Self-Schemas and Mental Health Issues \ Multicultural Counseling Techniques \ Contributions and Limitations of Multiculturalism \ Chapter 13: Transcultural Psychotherapy \ Commonalities Among Asian Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy \ Japanese Approaches to Psychotherapy \ Morita Therapy \ Chinese Contributions to Psychotherapy: Mindfulness \ African Approaches to Healing and Psychotherapy \ Arab Approaches to Psychotherapy \ Chapter 14: Feminist Therapy and Lesbian and Gay Therapy \ Feminist Therapy \ Gay and Lesbian Therapy \ Chapter 15: Solution-Focused Therapy \ Solution-Focused Therapy and Social Constructivism \ Brief Therapy: Number of Sessions for Solution-Focused Therapy \ Chapter 16: Narrative Therapy \ Brief Overview: Narrative Therapy \ Chapter 17: Integrating Religious/Spiritual Issues During Psychotherapy \ Integration of Spirituality/Religion in Psychotherapeutic Approaches \ Brief Historical Overview of Spirituality and Religion in Psychotherapy \ Key Concepts in Spirituality/Religion \ Spirituality and the Therapeutic Relationship \ Spiritual Techniques \ Chapter 18: Strengths-Based Therapy \ The Strengths-Based Therapy Model (SBT): Elsie J. Smith \ Core Concepts in the Strengths-Based Therapy Model \ Strengths Development Theory \ Phases of the Strengths-Based Therapy Model (SBT) \ Chapter 19: Family Therapy Approaches \ Definition and Function of a Family \ Murray Bowen (1913-1990) and Multigenerational Family Therapy \ The Experiential Family Therapists \ Structural Family Therapy \ Strategic Family Therapy \ Part V: Neuroscience: The Fifth Force \ Chapter 20: Neuroscience, Psychotherapy, and Neuropsychotherapy \ Important Contributors Connecting Neuroscience and Psychotherapy \ Toward a Theoretical Framework for Neuropsychotherapy \ Two Cerebral Hemispheres: Right Brain and Left Brain Development \ Mental Health from a Neuroscientific Perspective \ Methods and Techniques for Neuropsychotherapy \ Neuroscience and the DSM-5 \ Cultural Neuroscience and Multiculturalism \ Chapter 21: Comparing and Contrasting the Theories of Psychotherapy \ Worldviews of Theories of Psychotherapy \ Key Concepts of Theories of Psychotherapy \ Therapy Techniques \ Forming a Multicultural Conceptualization of Clients \ Future Outlook of Theoretical Approaches \ Chapter 22: Integrative Psychotherapy \ Brief Historical Overview of the Integrative Movement \ Pathways to Psychotherapy Integration \ Multitheoretical Approaches \ Stages of Professional Development as a Therapist""SAGE Publications, Inc"880978-1-4833-5198-877
Practising Existential TherapyThe Relational WorldSecond EditionErnesto Spinelli27-Dec-14Introduction To The Second Edition \ PRACTISING EXISTENTIAL THERAPY: THEORY \ Existential Therapy: Three Key Principles \ Existence Themes And Concerns \ Worlding And The Worldview \ Existential Phenomenological Critiques of Therapy \ Existential Therapy: An Overview \ PRACTISING EXISTENTIAL THERAPY: A STRUCTURAL MODEL \ A Structural Model For Practising Existential Therapy: An Introduction \ Phase One: Co-Creating The Therapy-World \ Phase Two: Co-Habiting The Therapy-World \ Phase Three: Closing Down The Therapy-World \ Addenda: Existential Therapy With Couples; Existential Therapy With Groups; Time-Limited Existential therapy; Existential Supervision \ ConclusionSAGE Publications Ltd296Core New Edition978-1-4462-7234-375978-1-4462-7235-025.99978-1-4739-1118-525.99
Nelson-Jones' Theory and Practice of Counselling and PsychotherapySixth EditionRichard Nelson-Jones29-Nov-14"This Sixth Edition provides an essential introduction to the major theoretical approaches in counselling and psychotherapy today. Comprehensive and accessible, it now includes two brand-new chapters on mindfulness and positive therapy, as well as additional content on ethics, and new developments in each approach, including the latest research and updated references. Following a clearly defined structure, each chapter describes the origin of the therapeutic approach, contains a biography of its originator, looks at its theory and practice, discusses case material and further developments, and suggests further reading. Each chapter also contains review and personal questions. Richard Nelson-Jones' authoritative and practical textbook is the ideal companion for students on introductory courses and those embarking on professional training.""Introduction \ Creating Counselling and Therapy Approaches \ Psychodynamic Therapies \ Freud's Psychoanalysis \ Jung's Analytical Therapy \ Humanistic-Existential Therapies \ Person-Centred Therapy \ Gestalt Therapy \ Transactional Analysis \ Reality Therapy \ Existential Therapy \ Logotherapy \ Cognitive Behaviour Therapies \ Behaviour Therapy \ Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy \ Cognitive Therapy \ Multimodal Therapy \ Postmodern Therapies \ Solution-Focused Therapy \ Narrative Therapy \ Positive Therapy \ Mindfulness in Therapy \ Culture and Gender Therapies \ Multicultural Therapy \ Gender Therapy \ Concluding Comments \ Evaluation, Eclecticism and Integration"SAGE Publications Ltd496Core New Edition978-1-4462-9555-790978-1-4462-9556-432.99978-1-4739-0910-632.99
Understanding Person-Centred CounsellingAn Experiential ApproachChristine Brown27-Dec-14"This book provides a key introduction to the theory, concepts and practice of the person-centred approach, through the lens of the practitioner's experience and personal development. Writing as someone who has been through real life challenges and has developed and learned as a result, the author's strikingly personal style not only helps to contextualise complex and nuanced theory, but makes this a truly unique book about real person-centred practice and experience. From Roger's early philosophy through to the current developments and controversies in the field, the author uses personal testimonies, exercises and reflection points to makes challenging concepts and practice issues accessible for the novice reader. What results is an informative and fascinating read for all those training and interested in the person-centred approach."The Evolution of Rogers' Philosophy \ The Evolution of Rogers' Philosophy: Rogers Life and the development of his attitudes and ideas \ Person-Centred Theory \ Rogers' Original Theory of Personality and Behaviour: The Nineteen Propositions \ The Actualising Tendency \ Organismic Experience and the impact of The Conditions of Worth \ On Being Fully Functioning and 'Becoming a Person' \ Incongruence and When Personality Becomes Dysfunctional \ Person-Centred Clinical Practice \ The Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Psychological Change and The Importance of the Unified Extension of the Core Conditions \ Another Characteristic and Relational Depth \ Significant Odd Psychotherapeutic Occurrences and Mistakes and their relevance to The Other Characteristic and Relational Depth \ Diversity and Oppression: The Other Characteristic and Relational Depth \ Person-Centred Psychotherapeutic Creativity and Adaptation \ PART 4 \ Criticisms and Controversies and An Interconnected World \ EpilogueSAGE Publications Ltd184Supplementary Text978-1-4462-0764-270978-1-4462-0765-923.99978-1-4739-1148-223.99
Confidentiality & Record Keeping in Counselling & PsychotherapySecond EditionTim Bond and Barbara Mitchels29-Nov-14"This indispensible text is your first point of reference when faced with a situation or dilemma of a legal nature regarding record keeping or confidentiality issues.. Reflecting changes in policy and law and developments in practice since its last publication in 2008, this new edition has been expanded into 14 new and thoroughly revised chapters. New content includes: - The latest Data Protection Act guidance including data protection implications when working with technology and for online therapy - Greater content on sharing information, including sharing information in supervision, training, research, audit and, crucially, across professions - Expanded content on mental capacity with separate chapters for children and vulnerable adults - A new chapter on pre-trial therapy with adults and children, including Special Measures, Crown Prosecution Service guidance and victim support - A new chapter on practice dilemmas, providing advice and encouraging further discussion and reflection - The role of supervision and of the supervisor Using reflective questions, sample dilemmas and case scenarios throughout, the authors illustrate how to practically address the difficult confidentiality and record keeping issues that therapists regularly face. Current legal guidelines and frameworks are interspersed throughout the book which, along with revised disclosure checklists and links to useful organisations and contacts, ensure trainee and practising therapists are well versed in current best-practice.""Confidentiality and the law \ Recording confidences \ Confidentiality as a legal entitlement - clients' perspective \ Confidentiality as legal responsibility - obligations of the therapist \ Record keeping and the law \ Record keeping - basic responsibilities \ Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Technology \ How long do we keep records? \ Confidentiality and disclosures: information sharing \ Sharing information between professionals \ Sharing information in supervision and training \ Sharing information in research and audit \ Confidentiality and disclosures: Policy, practice and procedural issues \ Developing agency policy and practice and evaluating organisational policies on confidentiality and record keeping \ Mental Capacity, Vulnerable Adults and Consent \ Children, Capacity and Consent \ Victims, and Pre-Trial Therapy with Vulnerable Adults and Children \ Practice dilemmas: scenarios on confidentiality and disclosures for reflection and discussion \ Responding to Dilemmas - ethical and legal practice \ Glossary"Legal Resources Counsellors & PsychotherapistsSAGE Publications Ltd216Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7451-475978-1-4462-7452-124.99978-1-4739-0925-024.99
Working with Risk in Counselling & PsychotherapyAndrew Reeves31-Jan-15Introduction \ What do we mean by risk? \ Risk assessment: talking and ticking boxes \ Working with a risk of suicide \ Working with self-injury and self-harm \ The danger of violence and harm to others \ Safeguarding and child protection \ Mental health crisis: danger and opportunity \ Using supervision to manage risks in the therapeutic process \ Positive risk taking \ Conclusion: bringing it togetherEssential Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Andrew ReevesSAGE Publications Ltd168Supplementary Text978-1-4462-7290-965978-1-4462-7291-620.99
The Therapeutic Relationship in Counselling & PsychotherapyRosanne Knox and Mick Cooper27-Jan-15Preface \ Boundaries and the therapeutic frame \ Collaboration \ Empathic understanding and listening \ Care and warmth \ Being real \ Relating at depth \ Therapeutic relationships with children and young people \ Telephone and online counselling relationships \ ConclusionEssential Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Andrew ReevesSAGE Publications Ltd160Core Text978-1-4462-8289-265978-1-4462-8290-820.99
Assessment & Case Formulation in Counselling & PsychotherapyBiljana van Rijn27-Dec-14Introduction \ What is assessment? \ Assessment structure and skills \ Case formulation \ Diagnosis \ Risk assessment \ Impact of culture and issues of difference \ Ethical considerations \ Concluding remarksEssential Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Andrew ReevesSAGE Publications Ltd152Core Text978-1-4462-6978-765978-1-4462-6979-420.99978-1-4739-1164-220.99
Emotional Well-being and Mental HealthA Guide for Counsellors & PsychotherapistsDigby Tantam27-Sep-14"Well-being is an important topic for many different professions. From health professionals to politicians, a number of fields seek to research, understand and promote wellbeing. As a concept at the heart of psychotherapeutic practice, it is essential that trainee and practising therapists understand the distinctive contribution to our understanding of well-being that each of these professions have made. In this unique text, author Digby Tantam explores the philosophical, political, economical, psychological, medical and spiritual perspectives on well-being through a psychotherapeutic lens, explaining current research data and summarising findings. Theoretical approaches are balanced with an insight into their practical applications, showing therapists how each approach can inform their practice and make a real difference to the life satisfaction and health of their clients."Mapping the Territory: The Philosopher's Viewpoint \ The Economist's Viewpoint: How Happy and Healthy is your Country \ The Psychologist's Viewpoint: How Happy are you? \ The Health Worker's Viewpoint \ The Politician's Viewpoint \ The Extrovert's Viewpoint \ The Spiritual Viewpoint \ The Psychotherapist's Viewpoint \ No Viewpoint \ Applied WellbeingSAGE Publications Ltd216Supplementary TextE978-1-4129-3108-370978-1-4129-3109-023.99978-1-4739-0848-223.99
The Essential Counselor"Process, Skills, and Techniques"Third EditionDavid Hutchinson31-Aug-14"Written with a warm, engaging, and passionate spirit, the Third Edition of David R. Hutchinson's The Essential Counselor comprehensively reveals the process of becoming a counselor from start to finish. Emphasizing the importance of the therapeutic alliance, this practical book provides budding and experienced counselors with real-world examples, reflection activities, and skill-building exercises that challenge and promote the critical thinking skills necessary to thrive in professional counseling environments. The fully updated Third Edition is rich with case studies and features video demonstrations of key skills needed when working with clients.""With a warm and passionate writing style, David Hutchinson demonstrates the process of becoming a counselor and developing key skills from start to finish. The author gains credibility through his real world examples and reflection activities and helps students feel less intimidated. The book covers all the key counseling skills learned in a skills/methods course including engaging a client, lab practice activities, listening and developing empathy, and more advanced skills such as assessment, goal setting and action planning. The book comes with over 20 hours of video demonstrations of key skills in the core chapters.""Preface \ Learning Aids and Demonstration Videos \ The Organization of This Book \ Using the Lab Practice Activities in This Book \ Lab Practice 1.1: Using Your Natural Skills \ The Counselor Role in the Lab Practice Model \ The Supervisor Role in the Lab Practice Model \ The Role of Feedback in the Lab Practice Model \ The Lab Practice Model With Audio- and Videotaping \ The Essence of This Book - A Personal Note to Students \ Integrating Skills and Theory \ Acknowledgments \ 1. An Invitation to Counseling Work \ Who Becomes a Counselor? \ The Nature of the Work \ Counseling, Psychotherapy, and the Range of Helping Roles \ The Joys and Challenges of Counseling \ Building Multicultural and Ethical Competence \ The Effective Counselor \ Concluding Thoughts: A Personal Perspective \ For Further Thought \ References \ 2. Getting Started: Skills and Tasks for Engaging a New Client \ Personal Appearance: The Power of First Impressions \ The Counseling Workspace \ Getting Started \ Finding a Good Supervisor \ Planning for Your First Meeting \ The First Contact \ The Importance of Nonverbal Behavior \ Using Questions for Fact-Finding and Engagement \ Other Simple, Supportive Tools for Engagement \ Concluding Thoughts: The Beginnings of an Alliance \ For Further Thought \ References \ 3. Skills for Developing the Relationship \ The Empathic Foundation \ Effectively Listening to Your Client \ Effectively Responding to Your Client Using Reflection Skills \ Working With Your Client's Feelings \ Concluding Thoughts: Listening With Head and Heart \ For Further Thought \ References \ 4. Skills for Deepening the Relationship \ Focusing \ Personalizing to Promote Responsibility \ Immediacy \ Using Hunches \ Affirming and Validating \ Using Challenges \ Observation of the Use of Hunches and Challenges on the Website \ Tracking the Themes of Your Client's Material \ Danger Areas in Responding to New Clients \ Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback \ Concluding Thoughts: Deepening the Relationship \ For Further Thought \ References \ 5. Assessment, Goal Setting, and Action Planning \ The Importance of Good Assessment \ Assessment of the Whole Person \ Choosing Strategies for Action Based on Theoretical Orientation \ Assessing Overall Level of Functioning \ Goal Setting and Action Planning \ The Effective Counseling Action Plan: Clear Goals and Ground Rules \ Concluding Thoughts: Putting It All Together \ For Further Thought \ References \ 6. Essential Action Skills: Working Toward Goals \ A Call to Action \ Skills for Action with Clients at Level 1 and Level 2 \ Using the Relationship in Service of the Goals \ Concluding Thoughts: Skills and Relationship, a Potent Combination \ For Further Thought \ References \ 7. Advanced Action Skills: Moving Beyond Stability \ Interpretation \ Working With Dreams \ Poetry, Metaphors, Stories, and Humor \ The Use of Expressive Arts as Counseling Strategies \ Philosophical Counseling \ Community Service as a Counseling Strategy \ Concluding Thoughts: Appreciating Life's Mystery \ For Further Thought \ References \ 8. Skills for Ending \ About Endings \ Ending the Counseling Relationship \ Measuring Success \ Concluding Thoughts: After Ending \ For Further Thought \ References \ 9. Skills for Managing Crisis Situations \ Defining Crisis \ Effective Crisis Counselors \ The Immediate Crisis Response: What Needs to Happen? \ Crisis Counseling: Implementing the Plan \ Crisis Intervention and the Risk of Suicide \ Crisis Counseling and Acute Grief \ Concluding Thoughts: Crisis Counseling and Counselor Self-Care \ For Further Thought \ References \ 10. Exceptional Counseling Challenges \ Challenging Adult Clients \ Reluctant Clients \ Drug or Alcohol Abusing Clients \ Seriously, Persistently Mentally Ill Clients \ Counseling Children and Adolescents \ Concluding Thoughts: Every Client Is a Challenge \ For Further Thought \ References \ 11. Developing Ethical and Cultural Competency \ Establishing the Ethical Foundation for Good Practice \ Expanding Cultural Competency \ Concluding Thoughts: Beyond Difference \ For Further Thought \ References \ 12. The Whole Counselor: Maintaining Health and Perspective \ Maintaining a Sense of Aliveness and Personal Growth \ The Counselor as a Whole Person \ Nurturing the Whole Counselor and Avoiding Burnout \ Concluding Thoughts: Staying Fresh \ For Further Thought \ References \ Index \ About the Author""SAGE Publications, Inc"424978-1-4833-3386-161
Counseling Assessment and EvaluationFundamentals of Applied PracticeJoshua C. Watson and Brandé Flamez31-Oct-14"Designed to help students learn how to assess clients, conduct treatment planning, and evaluate client outcomes, this practical book addresses specific CACREP competencies. Incorporating case studies and examples, authors Joshua C. Watson and Brandé Flamez provide foundational knowledge for sound formal and informal assessments, cover ethical and legal considerations in assessment, describe basic statistical concepts, highlight the domains in which assessments are commonly used (intelligence, aptitude, achievement, personality, career, etc.), and provide strategies for integrating assessment data when working with clients. Counseling Assessment and Evaluation is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit""Editors' Preface \ Preface \ Section I. Principles and Foundations of Counseling Assessment \ Chapter 1. Introduction to Counseling Assessment \ Chapter 2. Basic Assessment and Statistical Concepts \ Chapter 3. Reliability \ Chapter 4. Validity \ Chapter 5. Selecting, Administering, Scoring, and Reporting Assessment Results \ Chapter 6. Integrating Assessment Into Counseling Practice \ Section II. Overview of Assessment Areas \ Chapter 7. Intelligence and General Ability Assessment \ Chapter 8. Achievement and Aptitude Assessment \ Chapter 9. Standardized Methods of Personality Assessment \ Chapter 10. Projective Methods of Personality Assessment \ Chapter 11. Behavioral Assessment \ Chapter 12. Career and Vocational Assessment \ Section III. Applications and Issues \ Chapter 13. Clinical Assessment \ Chapter 14. Outcome Assessment and Program Evaluation \ Chapter 15. Assessment Issues With Diverse Populations \ Chapter 16. Ethical and Legal Issues in Assessment \ Glossary \ References \ Index \ About the Authors"Counseling and Professional Identity"SAGE Publications, Inc"584E978-1-4522-2624-865
The Therapeutic Relationship in Counselling and PsychotherapyStephen Paul and Divine Charura25-Oct-14"The therapeutic relationship is considered to be the most significant factor in achieving positive therapeutic change. As such, it is essential that trainee and practising therapists are able to facilitate a strong working alliance with each of their clients. This book will help them do just that, by offering a practical and evidence-based guide to all aspects of the therapeutic relationship in counselling and psychotherapy. Cross-modality in approach, this book examines the issues impacting on the therapeutic relationship true to all models of practice. Content covered includes: - The history of the therapeutic relationship - The place of the therapeutic relationship in a range of therapy settings, including IAPT - Concepts and practical skills essential for establishing and maintaining a successful working alliance - The application of the therapeutic relationship to a variety of professional roles in health and social care - Practice issues including potential challenges to the therapeutic relationship, working with diversity and personal and professional development - Research and new developments Using examples, points for reflection and chapter aims and summaries to help consolidate learning, the authors break down the complex and often daunting topic of the therapeutic relationship, making this essential reading for trainee and practising therapists, as well as those working in a wider range of health, social care and helping relationships."Introduction: The therapeutic relationship in counselling and psychotherapy \ Introducing the Therapeutic Relationship \ Introducing the therapeutic relationship \ What the research tells us \ The relationship in different modalities \ A relational approach to therapy \ Developmental factors in a relational approach \ Establishing and Maintaining the Relationship \ Establishing the relationship \ Developing the relationship \ Challenges to the relationship: When things get tricky \ Ending the relationship \ The Relationship in Context \ The therapist's self in relationship \ Working with difference within the therapeutic relationship: A relational perspective \ Developing your Practice \ Appendix 1 Glossary of terms \ Appendix 2 Conclusions and Recommendations of the Interdivisional (APA Divisions 12 & 29) Task Force on Evidence-Based Therapy RelationshipsSAGE Publications Ltd304Core Text978-1-4462-5663-375978-1-4462-5664-024.99978-1-4739-0871-048.99
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SkillsA Popular Culture Casebook ApproachSecond Edition DSM-5 UpdateAlan M. Schwitzer and Lawrence C. Rubin31-Aug-14"The Second Edition of Alan M. Schwitzer and Lawrence C. Rubin's Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills: A Popular Culture Casebook Approach comprehensively addresses the clinical thinking skills required in professional counseling settings through the innovative use of case examples drawn from popular culture. Fully revised to include DSM-5, the text begins with discussion of diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment planning, covering the interplay of individual clinical tools and their application in contemporary practice. Ten DSM-5 updated case illustrations follow, creating a streamlined new edition that engages students in a start-to-finish application of clinical tools.""Chapter 1: Clinical Thinking Skills: Diagnosis, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Planning \ Chapter 2: Diagnosis: Understanding and Using the DSM-5 \ Chapter 3: Case Conceptualization: Making Sense of the Client's Concerns \ Chapter 4: Treatment Planning: Designing a Plan for Change \ Chapter 5: Diagnosis, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Planning: Ten Case Illustrations With DSM-5 Updates \ Case 5.1 Japanese Anime's Naruto \ Case 5.2 Vampire Anthology's Edward Cullen \ Case 5.3 West Side Story's Maria \ Case 5.4 Beauty and the Beast's Belle \ Case 5.5 The Color Purple's Miss Celie \ Case 5.6 Misery's Annie Wilkes \ Case 5.7 The Cleveland Show's Cleveland Brown \ Case 5.8 Will and Grace's Jack McFarland \ Case 5.9 The Revolver Album's Eleanor Rigby \ Case 5.10 Golden Girls' Sophia Petrillo""SAGE Publications, Inc"344978-1-4833-4976-334.99
Psychoanalytic Approaches for CounselorsFrederick Redekop31-Jan-15"Chapter 1: The Relevance of Psychoanalysis \ Inauguration: To Mark the Beginning of a New Period, Style, or Activity \ Starting with the Two Most Important Common Factors: The Client and the Counseling Relationship \ Freud versus Freud: What did he actually do? \ Freud's Goody-goods: The Necessity of Collaboration \ Constructing a Counselor-Friendly Freud \ The Cause(s) of Mental Illness \ Transference and Countertransference \ Further Developments \ Chapter 2: The Talking Cure \ The First Client: Bertha Pappenheim \ Intensive, Ongoing Treatment \ Catharsis and Hypnotism \ The Psychoanalytic Cure \ Listening to Pappenheim with Sympathy and Interest \ Pappenheim's Contemporary Importance \ Did Breuer Truly 'Get"" Pappenheim? \ Empathic Listening and Interpretation \ The Heroic Client \ Pappenheim's Amazing Transformation \ Primum Non Nocere - Above All, Do No Harm \ 'The True Vehicle of Therapeutic Influence"" \ The Therapeutic Relationship: What's It Really Like? \ Finding the Sweet Spot \ Chapter 3: Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts \ How the Mind Works: The Structural Model and the Topographical Model \ The Topographical View \ The Ego in Conflict \ How People - and Problems - develop \ Freud's Mechanisms of Defense \ The Therapeutic Aim of Psychoanalysis \ Resistance \ Progress, Slow and Steady \ Three Choices \ The Tools of Psychoanalysis: The Background of Freud's Technique \ The Return of Catharsis \ The Return of Rest Cures, Electrotherapy, and Psychopharmacology \ You are Getting Very Sleepy... \ No Wait - Your Eyes Aren't Closing - They are Moving! \ Say Everything \ No Sex With Clients \ To What Degree Must We Abstain? \ Recommendations, Not Rules \ Thoughts and Feelings \ The Tools of Psychoanalysis: Interventions to Accomplish Its Aim \ Rounding out the Picture: King Oedipus, Sex/Love and Aggression/Death, the Nature of Trauma, and Other Freudian Controversies \ Could This Story Tell Us Anything About Freud? \ Sex, Sex, and Sex \ Sex and Violence \ Was Freud Sexualized at an Early Age? \ Sexual Trauma \ Chapter 4: The Evolution of Psychoanalysis \ Freud's Drive Theory \ Ego \ Object Relations & Interpersonal Psychoanalysis \ Self \ Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis \ The Development of the Emotional Self \ An Illustration: Daddy Day Care \ Counseling as Corrective Affective (and Cognitive) Experience \ Chapter 5: Diverse Group Affiliations \ 'My Parents Were Jews, and I Have Remained a Jew Myself"" \ Social Class: Is Psychoanalysis Just For Rich People? \ Practical Matters First: Money \ A Theoretical Concern: Who has Time for Insight? \ Theoretical Concern Number Two: Who has the Necessary Ego Strength? \ The Relational Response \ Recent Scholarship: The Free Clinics \ Psychoanalysis as Failed Feminism \ Are Men and Women Really Different? \ Empirical Research to the Rescue \ Ethics of Rights, Ethics of Care and Difference Feminism \ Psychological Adjustment and Societal Change \ Chapter 6: A Case Illustration of Contemporary Psychoanalytic Counseling \ Session One: Getting to Know Jennie \ Sessions Two to Four: The Growth of the Counseling Relationship \ Session Five and Six: The Usual Detours \ Session Seven: The Big Dream \ Session Eight: How Should I Respond? \ Session Nine: The Time is Right \ Session Ten (and Beyond): On the Journey, Together \ Chapter 7: Conclusion \ The Unconscious, 2.0 Version \ A More Useful Freud \ The Client is the Most Important Person in the Room \ Future Considerations"Theories for Counselors"SAGE Publications, Inc"168IC978-1-4522-6836-126.99
Career Theory and PracticeLearning Through Case StudiesThird EditionJane L. Swanson and Nadya A. Fouad30-Sep-14"Designed to help readers apply career development theories to their work with career counseling clients, Career Theory and Practice: Learning Through Case Studies links major career development and choice theories to a fictional case client. Authors Jane L. Swanson and Nadya A. Fouad use this case study approach throughout the book to provide an integrative thread that illustrates similarities and differences between the featured theories. The Third Edition has been updated and substantially expanded to be a primary text for a graduate course in Career Development and Counseling.""Career Theory and Practice is intended for students in graduate level career or vocational psychology or career practicum courses as well as counseling practitioners as either a core textbook or supplementary resource to strengthen their services or expand their focus. It is user friendly, especially for counselors engaged in helping women and men make wise career choices and is unique in that it links five major career development and choice theories to a particular person, Leslie. This case study approach is used throughout the book and provides an integrative thread that illustrates how similar the various theories are, and yet how they differ in important and useful ways."Part I: Fundamentals \ Chapter 1. Career Counseling: An Overview \ Chapter 2. Cultural Contexts and Career Counseling \ Chapter 3. Testing and Assessment \ Chapter 4. The Case of Leslie \ Chapter 5. The Delivery of Culturally Responsive Career Counseling \ Part II: Theories \ Chapter 6. Holland's Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments \ Chapter 7. The Theory of Work Adjustment \ Chapter 8. Super's Developmental Theory \ Chapter 9. Gottfredson's Theory of Circumscription and Compromise \ Chapter 10. Social Cognitive Career Theory \ Chapter 11. Other Emerging Approaches \ Part III: Applications \ Chapter 12. Ethical and Professional Issues Integrating Career Development in Different Settings \ Chapter 13. Information about World of Work \ Chapter 14. Integration with Non-Career Issues \ Chapter 15. Summary \ Appendices \ Appendix A. Leslie's Profiles \ Appendix B. National Career Development Association's Code of Ethics \ Appendix C. Sample O*Net Summary (Mental Health Counselor)"SAGE Publications, Inc"408978-1-4522-5669-648.99
Skills in Counselling and Psychotherapy with Children and Young PeopleLorraine Sherman29-Nov-14"As interest and training in counselling children and young people continues to grow, it is essential that counsellors are equipped with the skills to work with this client group. In this book, Lorraine Sherman draws on her years of experience in the field to provide a practical resource for qualified and trainee counsellors, providing them with the necessary skills to ensure best practice with children and young people. Distinguishing between working with young children and with adolescents, skills covered include: - establishing a therapeutic relationship - assessing a young client - contracting - counselling practice - understanding and maintaining confidentiality and disclosure Using case studies and examples to help demonstrate skills in action, this is essential reading for anyone planning to become or already engaged in the helping professions with young people.""Introduction \ Preparing for the Journey \ Assessing a Young Client \ Deepening Developing Counselling Skills \ Extending Modalities to Counsel Children and Young People \ Skills in Managing Professional Issues: Confidentiality, Disclosure, Agreements and Contracts \ Skills for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas \ Skilful Play for Counsellors \ Using supervision skilfully"Skills in Counselling & Psychotherapy SeriesSAGE Publications Ltd200Core TextE978-1-4462-6016-665978-1-4462-6017-323.99978-1-4739-0949-623.99
The Handbook of Counselling Children & Young People"Sue Pattison, Maggie Robson and Ann Beynon"29-Nov-14"This landmark handbook brings together the fundamentals of counselling children and young people theory, research, skills and practice. It addresses what every successful trainee or practitioner needs to know in a way that is comprehensive, accessible and jargon-free. Divided into four parts, it covers: theory and practice approaches, including chapters on child development, person-centred, psychodynamic, CBT, Gestalt approaches, and more counselling process, including chapters on the therapeutic relationship, skills, groupwork, supervision practice issues, including chapters on law and policy, ethics, diversity, challenging behaviour practice settings, including chapters on health and social care settings, school and education, multi-agency and collaboration. Each chapter includes a chapter introduction and summary, reflective questions and activities, helping trainees to cement their learning. With chapters contributed by leading experts and academics in the field, this book is essential reading for trainees and practitioners working with children and young people.""PrefaceMike Shooter \ IntroductionMaggie Robson, Sue Pattison and Ann Beynon \ Theory and Practice Approaches \ Child Development and AttachmentSimon Gibbs, Wilma Barrow, Richard Parker \ Child and Young Person CentredGraham Bright \ Psychodynamic ApproachesSue Kegerreis, Nick Midgley \ Cognitive-Behavioural TherapyPaul Stallard \ GestaltBelinda Harris \ Becoming an Integrative PractitionerNiki Cooper, Kelli Swain-Cowper \ Play TherapyLisa Gordon-Clark \ Other Creative ApproachesBarbara Smith , Kaye Richards, Toby Quibell \ Counselling Practices and Processes \ Referrals and Indications for TherapyAni de la Prida, Wendy Brown \ Preparations for Therapy: BeginningsEdith Bell, David Stewart \ Therapeutic Alliance and Counselling ProcessMark Prever \ Therapeutic SkillsSally Ingram, Maggie Robson \ SupervisionPenny Leake, Ann Beynon \ GroupworkRos Sewell, Peter Pearce, Gwen Proud \ EndingsDee Ray \ Evaluating CounsellingKatherine McArthur, Mick Cooper \ Practice Issues \ Law and PolicyPeter Jenkins \ EthicsPeter Jenkins \ DiversitySue Pattison, Divine Charura, Tom McAndrew \ BereavementMaggie Robson \ DepressionCathy Bell, Caryl Sibbett \ Self-Harm and SuicideCathy Bell, Caryl Sibbett \ Sexual, Emotional and Physical AbuseBeverley Turner-Daly \ Eating DisordersErica Allen, Elizabeth Hughes, Daniel le Grange \ Practice Settings \ Health and Social Care ServicesBarbara Smith, Sue Pattison, Cathy Bell \ Third and Non-Statutory SectorsDavid Exall \ School and Education SettingsKaren Cromarty, Ros Sewell, Peter Pearce \ Extending Practice: New HorizonsSue Pattison, Terry Hanley, Olga Pyhktina"SAGE Publications Ltd536Core TextE978-1-4462-5298-785978-1-4462-5299-429.99978-1-4739-0913-729.99
Doing Mental Health Research with Children and AdolescentsA Guide to Qualitative MethodsMichelle O'Reilly and Nicola Parker7-Jul-14"Researching child and adolescent mental health can be a daunting task, but with the right practical skills and knowledge your students can transform the way they work with children and young people, giving them a 'voice' through their research in the wider community. Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Parker combine their clinical, academic and research expertise to take your students step-by-step through each stage of the research process. From first inception to data collection and dissemination, they'll guide them through the key issues faced when undertaking their research, highlighting the dilemmas, challenges and debates, and exploring the important questions asked when doing research with this population. Providing practical advice and strategies for dealing with the reality of conducting research in practice, this book will; - Provide your students with an overview of the theories that underpin methodological choice and the value of using qualitative research. - Guide them through the planning stage of your project, clearly outlining important ethical and legal issues. - Take them through the most popular qualitative data collection techniques and support them with their analysis. - Help them write up their findings and demonstrate how research evidence translates into effective clinical practice. Supported by helpful hints and tips, case examples and definitions of key terms, this highly practical and accessible guide throws a lifebelt to any students or mental health practitioner learning about the research process for the first time.""Researching child and adolescent mental health can be a daunting task, but with the right practical skills and knowledge your students can transform the way they work with children and young people, giving them a 'voice' through their research in the wider community. Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Parker combine their clinical, academic and research expertise to take your students step-by-step through each stage of the research process. From first inception to data collection and dissemination, they'll guide them through the key issues faced when undertaking their research, highlighting the dilemmas, challenges and debates, and exploring the important questions asked when doing research with this population. Providing practical advice and strategies for dealing with the reality of conducting research in practice, this book will; - Provide your students with an overview of the theories that underpin methodological choice and the value of using qualitative research. - Guide them through the planning stage of your project, clearly outlining important ethical and legal issues. - Take them though the most popular qualitative data collection techniques and support them with their analysis. - Help them write up their findings and demonstrate how research evidence translates into effective clinical practice. Supported by helpful hints and tips, case examples and definitions of keys terms, this highly practical and accessible guide throws a lifebelt to any students or mental health practitioner learning about the research process for the first time.""Theory and background \ Theory and Utility of Qualitative Research \ The Need for Qualitative Evidence \ Clinical and Research Roles \ Getting Started \ Planning a Child Focussed Project \ Recruitment and Communication \ The Research Setting \ Data Collection \ Questionnaires, Observations and Ethnography \ Interviews and Focus Groups \ Naturally-Occuring Data \ Internet Methods \ Recording and Transcription \ Analysis and Writing Up \ Data Analysis \ Reflective Practice to Reflexive Research \ Dissemination"SAGE Publications Ltd296Supplementary TextE978-1-4462-7070-775978-1-4462-7071-424.99978-1-4739-0847-524.99
CBT for Older PeopleAn IntroductionKen Laidlaw10-Jan-15"Taking the reader step by step through the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) process, this book demonstrates the essential skills and knowledge needed to work competently with older people. Supported by clinical case examples, therapeutic dialogue, hints and tips, and points for reflection, the book introduces and examines: - the basic theoretical models in CBT and how they fit with older people - the main behavioural interventions and their practical application - social context and relevant theories of aging and the implications of assessment, diagnosis and treatment - issues of anxiety, worry, insomnia and depression, and more specialist applications of CBT for chronic illnesses - latest developments, thinking and empirical evidence for CBT with older people.""Preparing to use CBT with Older People \ Introduction to CBT \ Practical information for Psychotherapists working with Older People \ CBT for Late Life Depression \ CBT for Late Life Anxiety \ The application of CBT with Older People \ Structure and Content of CBT with Older People \ The Therapeutic Relationship in CBT with Older People \ Cognitive and Behavioural Interventions \ Age Appropriate CBT: Case-conceptualization with Older People \ Specialist applications of CBT with Older People \ Augmented Age Appropriate CBT: Enhancing Wisdom, Resilience and Self-acceptance \ Chronicity and Comorbidity \ CBT for People with Dementia and their Carers \ References"SAGE Publications Ltd216Supplementary Text978-1-84920-459-070978-1-84920-460-623.99978-1-4739-1140-623.99
The Counselling and Psychotherapy Research HandbookAndreas Vossler and Naomi Moller25-Oct-14"Research is a vital and often daunting component of many counselling and psychotherapy courses. As well as completing their own research projects, trainees across modalities must understand the research in the field - what it tells them and how to do it. Breaking down this seemingly mountainous task into easy to swallow pieces, this book will navigate your students through each stage of the research process, from choosing a research question, through the pros and cons of different methods, to data analysis and writing up their findings. Written by leading contributors from the field including John McLeod, Mick Cooper and Tim Bond, each chapter features points for reflection, engaging activities and suggestions for further reading, helping students to engage with all aspects of research. An original graphic narrative runs throughout the book, bringing this complex topic to life in a unique way. Whether embarking on research for the first time or already a little familiar with research and research methods, this unique guide is something counselling and psychotherapy students will turn to continually throughout their research projects.""Introduction \ Setting the scene - Why research mattersAndreas Vossler, Naomi Moller & Mick Cooper \ Attitudes to and perceptions of researchAndreas Vossler & Naomi Moller \ Beginning the research journey \ Choosing a research questionElaine Kasket \ How to read and understand researchElena Gil-Rodiguez \ Doing a literature reviewMeg Barker \ Introduction to research methodologyLadislav Timulak \ Planning your research: Design, method and sampleTerry Hanley, Clodagh Jordan & Kasia Wilk \ Ethical considerationsTim Bond \ Writing a research proposalMark Donati \ Methodologies and methods for doing research \ Quantitative methodsElspeth Twigg \ How to use t-tests to explore pre-post changeElspeth Twigg & Paul Redford \ Qualitative methodsLinda Finlay \ How to use thematic analysis with interview dataVirginia Braun, Victoria Clarke & Nicola Rance \ Case studies methodologiesJulia McLeod, Mhairi Thurston & John McLeod \ How to use case study methodology with single client therapy dataMhairi Thurston, Julia McLeod & John McLeod \ Completing the research journey \ Dissemination of researchAndrew Reeves \ Student top tipsBrian Sreenan, Harriet Smith & Charles Frost \ Next steps - Building on and using research in training and practicePeter Stratton, Naomi Moller & Andreas Vossler"SAGE Publications Ltd312Core TextE978-1-4462-5526-175978-1-4462-5527-826.99978-1-4739-0869-726.99
Doing Research in Counselling and PsychotherapyThird EditionJohn McLeod27-Dec-14"From leading researcher and bestselling author, John McLeod, this full revised and updated edition of Doing Counselling Research remains the most accessible, 'how to' guide to undertaking a successful research project. As an introduction to the basic principles of research theory and practice, this new edition includes: "" New content on IPA, discourse analysis and narrative research "" New chapters on doing case study research and outcome studies "" A guide to doing research into the client's experience "" New information on doing research into counselling skills, embedded counselling and counsellor training "" Updated details on the requirements of ethics committees "" A guide to publishing and disseminating your research findings "" All you need to know about statistics Supported by many case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, this highly practical and accessible guide throws a lifebelt to any counselling trainee or practitioner learning about the research process for the first time.""From leading researcher and bestselling author, John McLeod, this full revised and updated edition of Doing Counselling Research remains the most accessible, 'how to' guide to undertaking a successful research project. As an introduction to the basic principles of research theory and practice, this new edition includes: - New content on IPA, discourse analysis and narrative research - New chapters on doing case study research and outcome studies - A guide to doing research into the client's experience - New information on doing research into counselling skills, embedded counselling and counsellor training - Updated details on the requirements of ethics committees - A guide to publishing and disseminating your research findings - All you need to know about statistics. Supported by many case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, this highly practical and accessible guide throws a lifebelt to any counselling trainee or practitioner learning about the research process for the first time."Doing Counselling Research: Introduction and Overview \ Designing and Planning a Research Study \ How to Deal with Ethical Issues \ What You Need to Know about Statistics \ What You Need to Know about Qualitative Research \ Developing and Validating a Measurement Scale \ Doing Case Study Research \ Doing an Outcome Study \ Doing Research on the Therapy Process and Relationship \ Doing Research into the Client's Experience \ Doing Research into Counsellor Training \ Doing Research into Counselling Skills and Embedded Counselling \ Publishing and Disseminating the Findings of Your Research \ Critical Issues in Counselling ResearchSAGE Publications Ltd296Core New Edition978-1-4462-0138-175978-1-4462-0139-826.99978-1-4739-1146-826.99
Traumatic StressFour-Volume SetMichael J Scott29-Nov-14"This four-volume collection provides access to key papers which have formed our present-day understanding of extreme trauma. Traumatic stress is an important and diverse area of research and practice that crosses disciplines including psychology, nursing and cognitive behavioural psychotherapy. The literature on the topic which has emerged over the last 50 years spans a large number of fields and journals. This Major Work performs the service of bringing together these disparate but vital strands of research into a single publication. Edited and introduced by esteemed editor, Michael J Scott, the literature is arranged into four thematic volumes, designed to guide readers through key developments in the field and provide them with a comprehensive overview. Volume One: Introduction, History, Context Volume Two: Approaches to the Treatment of Trauma-Related Disorders Volume Three: The Management of Secondary Traumatisation and Comorbidity Volume Four: Translating Evidence-Based Treatment to Routine Practice""VOLUME ONE: INTRODUCTION, HISTORY, CONTEXT \ An Address on the Repression of War ExperienceW.H.R. Rivers \ The Treatment of Shell-Shock: Cognitive Therapy before Its TimePeter W. Howorth \ Flashbacks and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Genesis of a 20th-Century DiagnosisE. Jones et al. \ As the Pendulum Swings: The Etiology of PTSD, Complex PTSD, and RevictimizationAnne M. Dietrich \ Vulnerability-Stress ModelsRick E. Ingram and David D. Luxton \ The Nature of Diagnostic and Structured InterviewingRichard Rogers \ Screening for Trauma Histories, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Subthreshold PTSD in Psychiatric OutpatientsC. Laurel Franklin, Thomas Sheeran and Mark Zimmerman \ The Nature and Course of Subthreshold PTSDJudith Cukor et al. \ Longitudinal Course of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in a Community Sample of Adolescents and Young AdultsAxel Perkonigg et al. \ Psychiatric Disorders and Traumatic Brain InjuryMarcelo Schwarzbold et al. \ PTSD Screening and Referral: For Health Care ProvidersNational Center for PTSD \ Prevalence of PTSD in Primary Care SettingsLaurie Slone \ Comparison of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Scale versus the Clinician Administered Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Scale in Domestic Violence survivorsMichael Griffin et al. \ The Psychiatric Sequelae of Traumatic InjuryRichard A. Bryant et al. \ Understanding Research on the Epidemiology of Trauma and PTSDFran Norris and Laurie Slone \ Who Develops Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?Emily J. Ozer and Daniel S. Weiss \ Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder, Resilience and VulnerabilityAyesha Ahmed \ Pierre Janet's Treatment of Post-traumatic StressOnno van der Hart, Paul Brown and Bessel A. van der Kolk \ Cognitive Processing of Trauma-Relevant Information in PTSDRichard J. McNally \ A Cognitive Model of Posttraumatic Stress DisorderAnke Ehlers and David M. Clark \ Psychological Theories of Posttraumatic Stress DisorderChris Brewin and Emily Holmes \ A DSM V-based Cognitive Model of Post-traumatic Stress DisorderMichael J. Scott \ Clinician-administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5: Past Month VersionFrank Weathers et al. \ Involuntary Memories and Dissociative Amnesia: Assessing Key Assumptions in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder ResearchDorthe Berntsen and David C. Rubin \ PTSD: Extinction, Reconsolidation and the Visual-Kinesthetic Dissociation ProtocolRichard M. Gray and Richard F. Liotta \ Reduced Specificity in Episodic Future Thinking in Posttraumatic Stress DisorderBirgit Kleim et al. \ VOLUME TWO: APPROACHES TO THE TREATMENT OF TRAUMA RELATED DISORDERS \ Extract from 'The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5'American Psychiatric Association \ Evidence for Proposed ICD-11 PTSD and Complex PTSD: A Latent Profile AnalysisMarylene Cloitre et al. \ What Makes a Life Event Traumatic for a Child? The Predictive Values of DSM-Criteria A1 and A2Eva Verlinden et al. \ Adjustment Disorder ConsideredPatricia Casey and Faraz Jabbar \ Post-traumatic Stress Disorder without the TraumaMichael J. Scott and Stephen G. Stradling \ Treatments for PTSD: Understanding the EvidencePaula Schnurr \ Post Trauma Responses and CBT - an OverviewMichael J. Scott \ A Randomized Controlled Trial of 7-Day Intensive and Standard Weekly Cognitive Therapy for PTSD and Emotion-focussed Supportive TherapyAnke Ehlers et al. \ Predictors of Completion of Exposure Therapy in OEF/OIF Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress DisorderDaniel Gros \ Meta-Analysis of Dropouts in Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress DisorderZac E. Imel et al. \ Hotspots in Trauma Memories and Their Relationship to Successful Trauma-focussed Psychotherapy: A Pilot StudyMirjam J. Nijdam et al. \ Assessment and Treatment of PTSD after Motor Vehicle Collision: Empirical Findings and Clinical ObservationsJ. Gayle Beck and Scott. F. Coffey \ Treatment for PTSD Related to Childhood Abuse: A Randomized Controlled TrialMarylene Cloitre et al. \ Cognitive Emotion Regulation and Written Exposure Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress DisorderBlair E. Wisco, Denise M. Sloan and Brian P. Marx \ Does Narrative Exposure Therapy Reduce PTSD in Survivors of Mass Violence?Jane McPherson \ Augmenting Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder with Emotion Tolerance Training: A Randomized Controlled TrialR. A. Bryant et al. \ Manualized Therapy for PTSD: Flexing the Structure of Cognitive Processing TherapyTara E. Galovski et al. \ Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Social Support in Female Victims of Sexual Assault: The Impact of Spousal Involvement on the Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyValérie Billette, Stéphane Guay and André Marchand \ The Feeling of Being Contaminated in Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Its Treatment via a Two-Session Program of Cognitive Restructuring and Imagery Modification: A Case StudyKerstin Jung and Regina Steil \ Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing: An UpdateRikus Coetzee and Stephen Regel \ Treating Clinically Significant Avoidance of Public Transport Following the London BombingsRachel V. Handley, Paul M. Salkovskis and Anke Ehlers \ A Randomized Clinical Trial to Dismantle Components of Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Female Victims of Interpersonal ViolencePatricia Resick \ Does Change in Distress Matter? Mechanisms of Change in Prolonged Exposure for PTSDEllen J. Bluett, Lori A. Zoellner and Norah C. Feeny \ Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms among Older Adults: A ReviewAnica Pless Kaiser et al. \ Pharmacological Treatment of Acute Stress Reactions: A Neurobiological Systems ApproachNational Center for PTSD \ VOLUME THREE: THE MANAGEMENT OF SECONDARY TRAUMATISATION AND COMORBIDITY \ Principal and Additional DSM-IV Disorders for Which Outpatients Seek TreatmentMark Zimmerman and Jill L. Matta \ Beyond Exposure for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms: Broad-Spectrum PTSD Treatment StrategiesThomas W. Lombardo and Matt J. Gray \ Understanding the Relationship between Co-Occurring PTSD and MDD: Symptom Severity and AffectLoren Post \ An Examination of the Relationship between Chronic Pain and Post-traumatic Stress DisorderJohn D. Otis, Terence M. Keane and Robert D. Kerns \ Appearance-Related Residual Injury, Posttraumatic Stress and Body Image: Associations within a Sample of Female Victims of Intimate Partner ViolenceTerri Weaver et al. \ Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy: Combining Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Panic AttacksSherry Falsetti, Heidi Resnick and Joanne Davis \ Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Persons with Psychotic DisordersStephanie C. Marcello, Katie Hilton-Lerro and Kim T. Mueser \ Towards Integrated Treatments for PTSD and Substance Use DisordersSuzy Gulliver \ Written Disclosure Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Substance Use Disorder InpatientsRodney Bragdon \ Prevalence of Interpersonal Trauma Exposure and Trauma-related Disorders in Severe Mental IllnessMaria Mauritz et al. \ Unreliable Assessment in Civil LitigationMichael J. Scott and Sundeep Sembi \ PTSD Disability AssessmentBrian P. Marx and Darren W. Holowka \ PTSD Self-Help ManualMichael J. Scott \ Technological Advances in the Treatment of Trauma: A Review of Promising PracticesLisa A. Paul, Christina M. Hassija and Joshua D. Clapp \ Positive Changes Following AdversityStephen Joseph and Lisa Butler \ VOLUME FOUR: TRANSLATING EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENT TO ROUTINE PRACTISE \ Lost in Translation: Transferring Knowledge from Research to Clinical PracticeJohn Wallace \ Challenges and Successes in Dissemination of Evidence-based Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress: Lessons Learned from Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSDEdna B. Foa, Seth J. Gillihan and Richard A. Bryant \ Trauma Professionals' Attitudes toward and Utilization of Evidence-based PracticesMatt J. Gray, Jon D. Elhai and Lawrence O. Schmidt \ Dissemination of Evidence-based Practices for Anxiety Disorders in Wyoming: A Survey of Practising PsychotherapistsLeilani J. Hipol and Brett J. Beacon \ Exposure Utilization and Completion of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for PTSD in ‘Real World' Clinical PracticeClaudia Zayfert et al. \ Implementation of Cognitive Therapy for PTSD in Routine Clinical Care: Effectiveness and Moderators of Outcome in a Consecutive SampleAnke Ehlers et al. \ Exposure Therapy for Substance Abusers with PTSD: Translating Research into PracticeScott F. Coffey et al. \ Disseminating and Implementing Trauma-focussed CBT in Community SettingsJudith Cohen and Anthony P. Mannarino \ Therapist Adherence and Competence with Manualized Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD Delivered via Videoconferencing TechnologyChristopher Frueh et al. \ Client Compliance with Exposure Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress DisorderMichael J. Scott \ Extract from Simply Effective CBT SupervisionMichael J. Scott \ Solving the Mystery of Intrusive Flashbacks in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Comment on Brewin (2014)Lia Kvavilashvili \ Work-related Secondary Traumatic StressB. Hudnall Stamm \ Journeying with the Traumatised - The Hillsborough DisasterMichael J. Scott \ Advances in the Conceptualization and Treatment of TraumaMatt J. Gray and Thomas W. Lombardo \ The Dissociative Subtype of PTSD: Rationale, Evidence, and Future DirectionsErika J. Wolf \ Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: New Directions in PharmacotherapyBen Green \ The Theoretical and Empirical Basis for Meditation as an Intervention for PTSDAriel J. Lang et al. \ A Controlled Study into the (Cognitive) Effects of Exposure Treatment on Trauma TherapistsAgnes van Minnen and Ger P. J. Keijsers \ Group versus Individual TreatmentPatricia A. Resick and Monica Schnicke \ Social Support and Traumatic StressKrzysztof Kaniasty"SAGE Library of Mental HealthSAGE Publications Ltd1448Boxed Set978-1-4462-9576-2625550
"Victims, Crime and Society"An IntroductionSecond Edition"Pamela Davies, Peter Francis and Chris Greer"31-Mar-15"This book provides a thorough account of victimization across the social spectrum of class, race, age and gender. The Second Edition has been fully revised and expanded, with two parts now spanning the key perspectives and issues in victimology. Covering theoretical, social and political contexts, the book: includes new chapters on defining and constructing victims, fear and vulnerability, sexuality, white-collar crime and the implications of crime policy on victims examines a global range of historical and theoretical perspectives in victimology and features a new chapter on researching victims of crime reinforces learning through critical thinking sections, future research suggestions, chapter summaries and a glossary of key terms now includes a companion website, complete with links to relevant journal articles in victimology.""PART ONE: KEY PERSPECTIVES IN VICTIMOLOGY \ Defining Victims and Victimisation \ Constructing Victims and Victimisation \ Fear, Vulnerability and Victimisation \ Historical Perspectives in Victimology \ Theoretical Perspectives in Victimology \ Research Perspectives in Victimology \ Global Perspectives in Victimology \ PART TWO: KEY ISSUES IN VICTIMOLOGY \ Gender, Victims and Crime \ Young People, Victims and Crime \ Older People, Victims and Crime \ Social Exclusion, Victims and Crime \ Victims of White-Collar Crime \ Race, Religion, Victims and Crime \ Sexuality, Victims and Crime \ Victims of the Powerful \ Victims and Crime Policy \ Conclusion \ Glossary"SAGE Publications Ltd400Core New EditionE978-1-4462-5590-290978-1-4462-5591-929.99978-1-4739-1091-129.99
CriminologyThe EssentialsSecond EditionAnthony Walsh30-Sep-14"This well-written overview of the major theoretical perspectives and crime types covered in most introductory criminology courses covers the most up-to-date theories and research of the field in a concise, cost-effective format. Each chapter includes chapter-opening vignettes, photos, case studies, and tables and figures to engage student interest. In the often-difficult theory chapters, summary tables that compare and contrast theories and Concluding Policy and Prevention sections promote a deep understanding of criminological concepts.""Presenting an overview of the major subject areas in criminology and covering the most up to date advances in theory and research, this book includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects. These include: Vignettes to pull students into the material and provide motivation for discussion End of chapter Policy and Prevention sections describe the implications of each theoretical perspective End of chapter Summarizing Theories tables in the theory chapters Accompanying instructor and student study sites will provide ample resources and support.""Preface \ CHAPTER 1: An Overview of Crime and Criminology \ What is Criminology? \ What is Crime? \ Criminality \ An Excursion Through the American Criminal Justice System \ A Short History of Criminology \ The Role of Theory in Criminology \ Ideology in Criminological Theory \ Connecting Criminology Theory and Social Policy \ CHAPTER 2: Measuring Crime and Criminal Behavior \ Categorizing and Measuring Crime and Criminal Behavior \ The Uniform Crime Reports: Counting Crime Officially \ NIBRS: The ""New and Improved"" UCR \ Crime Victimization Survey Data and Their Problems \ Areas of Agreement between the UCR and NCVS \ Self-Report Crime Surveys and Their Problems \ White-Collar Crime: The FBI's Financial Crimes Report \ The Dark Figure of Crime \ What Can We Conclude About the Three Main Measures of Crime in America \ CHAPTER 3: Victimology: Exploring the Experience of Victimization \ The Emergence of Victimology \ Who Gets Victimized? \ Victimization in the Workplace \ Victimization in the Schools \ Human Trafficking \ Sexual Assault of Children: Who Gets Victimized? \ Domestic Violence Victimization \ Identity Theft and Other Forms of Cybervictimization \ Theory in Action: A Case of Cybervictimization and Its Consequences \ Victimization Theories \ Is Victimology 'Blaming the Victim?"" \ The Consequences of Victimization \ Victimization and the Criminal Justice System \ Victim-Offender Reconciliation Programs (VORPS) \ CHAPTER 4: The Early Schools of Criminology \ Preclassical Notions of Crime and Criminals \ The Classical School: The Calculating Criminal \ The Rise of Positivism \ Theory in Action: Giuseppe Villella: Atavism, Ideology, and Racism \ Deterrence and Choice: Pain versus Gain \ Evaluation of the Classical and Early Positivist Schools \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Deterrence Theories \ CHAPTER 5: Crime as Choice: Rationality, Emotion, and Criminal Behavior \ Returning to Classic Assumptions of Human Nature \ Rational Choice Theory \ Cultural Criminology \ Theory in Action: 'Slick Willie"" Sutton - 'Where the Money Is"" \ Emotions and Their Functions \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Rational Choice and Routine Activities Theories \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Cultural Criminology \ CHAPTER 6: Social Structural Theories \ The Social Structural Tradition \ The Chicago School of Ecology \ Social Disorganization \ Evaluation of Social Ecology/Social Disorganization Theory \ The Anomie/Strain Tradition \ Extending Anomie: Subcultural Theories \ Theory in Action: Anthony and Nathaniel Cook and Oppositional Culture \ Street Gangs Today \ Evaluation of the Anomie/Strain and Subcultural Tradition \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Social Structural Theories \ CHAPTER 7: Social Process Theories \ The Social Process Tradition \ Differential Association Theory \ Social Learning Theory \ The Social Control Tradition \ Theory in Action: Lionel Tate and Social- and Self-Control \ Sykes and Matza's Neutralization Theory \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Social Process Theories \ CHAPTER 8: Critical and Feminist Theories \ The Conflict Perspective of Society \ Karl Marx and Revolution \ Conflict Theory: Max Weber and Power and Conflict \ Peacemaking Criminology \ Evaluation of Critical Theories \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Critical Theories \ Feminist Criminology \ Theory in Action: Revolutionary Marxism, Gender Fluidity, and Patty Hearst \ Evaluation of Feminist Theories \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Feminist Theories \ CHAPTER 9: Psychosocial Theories: Individual Traits and Criminal Behavior \ The Two 'Great Pillars of Psychology"" \ Intelligence \ The IQ/Crime Connection \ Temperament and Personality \ Glen Walters' Lifestyle Theory \ The Antisocial Personalities \ Theory in Action: Evil Minds: The Spahalski Twins \ Evaluation of the Psychosocial Perspective \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Psychosocial Theories \ CHAPTER 10. Biosocial Approaches \ The Biosocial Approach \ Behavior Genetics \ Molecular Genetics \ The Neurosciences \ Theory in Action: Genetics and Neuroscience in Court: The Brian Dugan Case \ Evolutionary Psychology \ Other Biosocial Risk Factors for Criminality \ Evaluation of the Biosocial Perspective \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Biosocial Theories \ CHAPTER 11: Developmental Theories: From Delinquency to Crime to Desistance \ The Developmental Perspective: Continuity and Change \ Risk and Protective Factors for Serious Delinquency \ Major Developmental Theories \ Theory in Action: Jimmy Boyle, From Underworld Hero to Art Celebrity \ Evaluation of Development Theories \ Policy and Prevention: Implications of Developmental Theories \ CHAPTER 12: Crimes of Violence \ Violence in History \ Murder \ Mass, Spree, and Serial Murder \ Theory in Action: Gary Ridgway, America's Most Prolific Serial Killer \ Rape \ Robbery \ Aggravated Assault \ Gun Violence \ Theories of Violence \ CHAPTER 13: Terrorism \ What is Terrorism? \ Is There a Difference Between Terrorists and Freedom Fighters? \ The Extent of Terrorism \ Al-Qaeda \ Hezbollah \ Domestic Terrorism \ Other Domestic Groups \ Theory in Action: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma Bombing \ Is There a Terrorist Personality? \ Terrorism and Common Crime \ Theories of Terrorism \ Law Enforcement Response and Government Policy \ CHAPTER 14. Property Crime \ What is a Property Offense? \ Larceny-Theft \ Burglary \ Theory in Action: Colton Harris-Moore, the Barefoot Bandit \ Motor Vehicle Theft \ Arson \ Crimes of Guile and Deceit: Embezzlement, Fraud, and Forgery/Counterfeiting \ CHAPTER 15: Public Order Crime \ What Are Public Order Crimes? \ Alcohol and Crime \ Theory in Action: What 'Happy Drunks"" Cost Society: The Case of Henry Earl \ Illegal Drugs and Crime \ Prostitution and Commercialized Vice \ CHAPTER 16: White-Collar Crime \ The Concept of White-Collar Crime \ Occupational Crime \ Corporate Crime \ Theory in Action: Ponzi Schemes from Charles Ponzi to Bernie Madoff \ Cybercrime: Oh, What a Tangled World Wide Web We Weave! \ CHAPTER 17: Organized Crime \ What is Organized Crime? \ Political Corruption and Organized Crime \ A Brief History of Organized Crime in the United States \ Affirming the Existence of Organized Crime \ Other Organized Crime Groups \ Theory in Action: James 'Whitey"" Bulger and the Winter Hill Gang \ Theories of Organized Crime \ Law Enforcement's Response to Organized Crime \ Glossary \ References \ Photo Credits \ Index \ About the Author""SAGE Publications, Inc"408E978-1-4833-5069-144.99
Critical Issues in Crime and Justice"Thought, Policy, and Practice"Second EditionMary Maguire and Dan Okada31-Jan-15"A comprehensive, provocative overview of the origins and present state of issues and perspectives in criminal justice and criminology from leading scholars in the field. In this important book, essays explore the gamut of topics in criminal justice and criminology, examining both historical and contemporary material to illustrate the past and present of each topic covered. Drawing on a wide range of sources, the book illustrates the breadth of research, policy, and practice implications in key areas of the field, such as crime theory, law enforcement, jurisprudence, corrections, and organizations. The coverage of concepts, insights, voices, and perspectives is geared toward students with a background in criminal justice or criminology courses to challenge them to synthesize what they have learned, to question standard interpretations, and to begin to create new directions and visions for their future careers as professionals in the field.""Providing an overview of the criminal justice and criminology curriculum through contributed essays, this text explores and examines theory, cases, laws and policies as they have been shaped by a larger social, cultural, and historical context. Topics covered include crime theory, law enforcement, jurisprudence, corrections and organizations. Each topic category includes a presentation of historical and contemporary material to illustrate the breadth of research, policy and practice implications of each. This new edition features news chapters on wrongful convictions, victimology, gangs, comparative criminology and criminal justice, and drug/sex trafficking.""CHAPTER 1: Introduction: The Many Voices in JusticeMary Maguire and Dan Okada \ PART I: Criminal Justice and Criminological Paradigms \ CHAPTER 2: The Importance of Ethics in Criminal JusticeCyndi Banks \ Police Ethics \ Discrimination \ Legal Ethics \ Punishment \ Correctional Ethics \ Ethical Criminal Justice Policymaking \ Analyzing Ethical Dilemmas \ A Matter of Principle \ Considering the Consequences \ A Question of Character \ Indifference, Pleasure, or Selfishness? \ Social Justice \ The Ethic of Care \ CHAPTER 3: Criminological Theory and Crime ExplanationDan Okada \ Science/Society/Law/Crime/Criminology \ Micro-Level Analyses \ Macro-Level Analyses \ CHAPTER 4: Unleashing the Power of Criminal Justice TheoryPeter B. Kraska \ The Power of Criminal Justice Theory for Our Discipline \ Criminal Justice: A Worthy Object of Theorizing \ Developing a Useful Theoretical Infrastructure \ The Power of Theory to Transform Consciousness \ The Power of Theory to Affect Public Explanations \ Conclusion: Embracing Criminal Justice Theory \ CHAPTER 5: VictimologyLeah Daigle \ Introduction \ The Typical Victimization and Victim \ The Costs of Victimization \ System Costs \ Mental Health Consequences and Costs \ Fear of Crime \ Recurring Victimization \ Theories of Victimization \ Victim Precipitation, Victim Facilitation, and Victim Provocation \ Routine Activities and Lifestyles Theory \ Structural Causes of Victimization \ Caring for the Victim \ Victim's Rights \ Victim Remedies and Services \ PART II: Offenses and Offenders \ CHAPTER 6: Juvenile DelinquencyDavid L. Parry \ What is Delinquency? \ How Much Delinquency? Adolescent Development, Risk Factors, and Pathways to Delinquency \ Different for Girls? \ CHAPTER 7: Gender Matters: Trends in Girls' CriminalityMeda Chesney-Lind \ Crime Wave? \ Delinquency: Gender Matters \ Girls' Crime, Girls' Offenses \ Girls' Violence: When She Was Bad \ Running Away: Girls Coping With Trauma and Abuse \ Wild in the Streets: Girls, Drugs, and Alcohol \ Shoplifting: You Shoplift as You Shop \ CHAPTER 8: Race and CrimeHelen Taylor Greene \ Definitional Issues \ Crime and Victimization Statistics \ Theoretical Perspectives on Race and Crime \ Contemporary Race and Crime Issues \ Future Issues in the Study of Race and Crime \ CHAPTER 9: Culture, Media, and CrimeRichelle Swan \ Introduction \ Popular Methodological Approaches Used in the Study of Popular Culture, Media & Crime \ Important Research Themes in Studies of Popular Culture, Media, and Crime \ Framing Gone Extreme: Moral Panics about Crime, Delinquency, and Popular Culture \ Effects of Popular Culture and Media Consumption on Crime \ Being Framed: The Skewed Representation of Social Groups in Crime Media and Entertainment \ Mediating Oneself: Using Media and Popular Cultural Forms to Communicate Messages about Crime and Justice \ CHAPTER 10: Crime and Economics: Consumer Culture, Criminology, and the Politics of ExclusionStephen L. Muzzatti \ Introduction: A Spectre Is Haunting Criminology?.?.?. \ Reading the Profane: Theorizing Crime and Capitalism \ Banality and Viciousness in Late Modernity \ Youth and the Vicissitudes of Late Modernity \ Consuming Crime and Culture \ Late Modernity, Crime, and Pseudo-Pacification \ Selling Crime, Marketing Transgression, and Commodifying Violence \ CHAPTER 11: Gangs and Criminal JusticeJames Howell and Megan Howell \ Introduction \ Gang Definitions \ Key Indicators of Serious Gang Activity \ Contexts of Serious Gang Violence \ Discussion of Program Implications \ CHAPTER 12: Sex CrimesMary Maguire \ Sex Crimes Defined \ Theoretical Explanations \ Criminal Justice Response to Sex Crimes \ CHAPTER 13: Terrorism and the Criminal Justice System: Questions, Issues, and Current Applicable LawSharla J. 'Kris"" Cook and Tim Capron \ Introduction \ Fighting Terrorism Effectively in a Constitutional Democracy \ Surveillance and Detection \ Detention and Treatment of Suspected Terrorists \ The Latest Developments \ CHAPTER 14: Developments in Cyber CriminologyJohnny Nhan and Michael Bachmann \ The Emergence of Cyber Criminology \ Defining and Classifying Cybercrimes \ The Internet Space and Jurisdiction \ Policing and Social Control on the Internet \ Cyber Rights and Cybercrime: The Case of Hacking \ Methodological Challenges in Researching Cybercrime \ Theoretical Challenges in Cybercrime Research \ PART III: Policing and Law Enforcement \ CHAPTER 16: A History of American PolicingCraig D. Uchida \ The Roots of Modern Policing \ Law Enforcement in the West \ Forming the New Police in England \ American Police Systems \ Policing in the 19th Century \ Police Work \ Reforming the Police \ Becoming Professionals \ Technology Development \ Turbulent Times: America in the 1960s \ The Legacy of the 1960s \ Community Policing \ CHAPTER 17: Police TheoryJohn Crank, Dawn Irlbeck, and Connie M. Koski \ Normative-Rational Theory \ Institutional Theory \ Conflict Theory \ Postmodernism \ CHAPTER 18: Contemporary Police and SocietyGennaro Vito \ Introduction \ Paradigms in Policing \ The British Paradigm: Balancing Democratic Principles and the Military Model \ Early American Police Paradigms \ The Community and Problem Oriented Policing Paradigms \ The Compstat Paradigm \ The Intelligence Led Policing Paradigm \ The Smart Policing Initiative \ CHAPTER 19: Police Organization and AdministrationThomas W. Nolan \ Origins of the Structural Model of Police Organizations \ Police Organization and 'War"" \ Police Organization: Subculture, Ethos, and Milieu \ Organization and Subculture: Initiation and Masculinism \ Organizational Subculture and Moral Superiority \ Police Organization: Autonomy and Authoritarianism \ Police Administration and the Civil Service \ Police Administration and Unions \ PART IV: Policy and Jurisprudence \ CHAPTER 20: Public PolicyFrank P. Williams III and Janice Ahmad \ Public Policy: The Formal Version \ Sources of Criminal Justice Policy \ Public Policy as It Is in Practice \ The Use and Misuse of Public Policy \ The Policy Implications of Public Policy \ CHAPTER 21: American CourtsCassia Spohn \ Supreme Court Decisions and American Courts \ The Sentencing Reform Movement \ Specialized or Problem-Solving Courts: A Focus on Drug Courts \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 22: The Juvenile Justice System \ Detention Centers \ Special Issues Facing the Juvenile Justice System \ The Racial Composition of Juvenile Institutions \ The Future of the Juvenile Court \ PART V: Corrections and Societal Response \ CHAPTER 23: The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of CorrectionsAnthony Walsh and Ilhong Yun \ What Is Corrections? \ The Theoretical Underpinnings of Corrections \ A Short History of Correctional Punishment \ The Emergence of the Classical School \ The Emergence of Positivism \ The Function of Punishment \ The Objectives of Corrections \ The Past, Present, and Future of Corrections \ CHAPTER 24: Community Corrections, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and ReentryMarilyn D. McShane and Traqina Emeka \ Introduction \ Probation: Progressive Reform and the Promise of Rehabilitation \ Parole as Reward or Relief \ Assessment and Prediction: Risk and Stakes \ Worse Than Prison? \ Reintegration and Reentry \ Factors Correlated With Community Supervision Success and Failure \ Ongoing Debates and Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 25: Restorative Justice in TheoryLois Presser and Kyle Letteney \ What Is Restorative Justice? \ How Is Restorative Justice Supposed to Work? \ CHAPTER 26.: Garbage In, Garbage Out? Convict Criminology, the Convict Code, and Participatory Prison ReformAlan Mobley \ Mass Incarceration in America \ Convict Criminology \ The Convict Code \ Factors Undermining the Convict Code/Formal Structure \ A New Code \ Chapter 01. IntroductionMary Maguire \ Chapter 02. The Importance of Ethics in Criminal JusticeCyndi Banks \ Chapter 04. Unleashing the Power of Criminal Justice TheoryPeter Kraska \ Chapter 05. VictimologyLeah Daigle \ Chapter 06. Juvenile DelinquencyDavid Parry \ Chapter 07. Gender Matters: Trends in Girls' CriminalityMeda Chesney-Lind \ Chapter 08. Race and CrimeHelen Greene \ Chapter 09. Culture, Media, and CrimeRichelle Swan \ Chapter 10. Crime and Economics: Consumer Culture, Criminology, and the Politics of ExclusionStephen Muzzatti \ Chapter 11. Gangs and Criminal JusticeJames Howell, Megan Howell \ Chapter 12. Sex CrimesMary Maguire \ Chapter 13. Terrorism and the Criminal Justice System: Questions, Issues, and Current Applicable LawSharla Cook, Timothy Capron \ Chapter 14. Developments in Cyber CriminologyJohnny Nhan, Michael Bachmann \ Chapter 15. Comparative Criminal Justice and CriminologyPhilip Reichel \ Chapter 16. A History of American PolicingCraig Uchida \ Chapter 17. Police TheoryConnie Koski \ Chapter 18. Contemporary Police and SocietyGennaro Vito \ Chapter 19. Police Organization and AdministrationThomas Nolan \ Chapter 20. Public PolicyFrank Williams, Janice Ahmad \ Chapter 21. American CourtsCassia Spohn \ Chapter 23. The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of CorrectionsAnthony Walsh, Ilhong Yun \ Chapter 24. Community Corrections: Rehabilitation, Reintegration & ReentryMarilyn McShane, Traqina Emeka \ Chapter 25. Restorative Justice in TheoryLois Presser, Kyle Letteney \ Chapter 26. Garbage In, Garbage Out? Convict Criminology, the Convict Code, & Participatory Prison ReformAlan Mobley \ Chapter 22. Juvenile JusticeRandall Shelden""SAGE Publications, Inc"440E978-1-4833-5062-237.99
Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice EthicsBruce A. Arrigo31-Oct-14"Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual harassment, fraud/theft, and false arrest being the next most prevalent factors. The ethical issues and dilemmas in criminal justice also reach deep into the legal professions, the structure and administration of justice in society, and the personal characteristics of those in the criminal justice professions. The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics includes A to Z entries by experts in the field that explore the scope of ethical decision making and behaviors within the spheres of criminal justice systems, including policing, corrections, courts, forensic science, and policy analysis and research. This two-volume set is available in both print and electronic formats. Features: Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries that guide readers to the next steps in their research journeys. A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries. A Chronology highlights the development of the field and places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the fields of law and ethics; and a Resource Guide provides lists of classic books, academic journals, websites and associations focused on criminal justice ethics. Reports and statistics from such sources as the FBI, the United Nations, and the International Criminal Court are included in an appendix. In the electronic version, the Reader's Guide, index, and cross references combine to provide effective search-and-browse capabilities. The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics provides a general, non-technical yet comprehensive resource for students who wish to understand the complexities of criminal justice ethics. Key Themes: History of Criminal Justice Ethics General Criminal Justice Ethics Police Ethics Legal Ethics Correctional Ethics Criminal Justice Cases and Controversies Technology, Crime, and Ethics Ethics and Critical Criminology""Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual harassment, fraud/theft, and false arrest being the next most prevalent factors. The ethical issues and dilemmas in criminal justice also reach deep into the legal professions, the structure and administration of justice in society, and the personal characteristics of those in the criminal justice professions. The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics includes A to Z entries by experts in the field that explore the scope of ethical decision making and behaviors within the spheres of criminal justice systems, including policing, corrections, courts, forensic science, and policy analysis and research. This two-volume set is available in both print and electronic formats. Features: Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries that guide readers to the next steps in their research journeys. A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries. A Chronology highlights the development of the field and places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the fields of law and ethics; and a Resource Guide provides lists of classic books, academic journals, websites and associations focused on criminal justice ethics. Reports and statistics from such sources as the FBI, the United Nations, and the International Criminal Court are included in an appendix. In the electronic version, the Reader's Guide, index, and cross references combine to provide effective search-and-browse capabilities. The Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics provides a general, non-technical yet comprehensive resource for students who wish to understand the complexities of criminal justice ethics.""SAGE Publications, Inc"1216978-1-4522-7411-9220200
Law and SocietyMatthew Lippman30-Nov-14"Law and Society offers a contemporary yet concise description of the structure and function of legal institutions, along with a lively discussion of both criminal and civil law, as well as basic legal doctrine. Unlike comparable books on law and society available today, Matthew Lippman takes an interdisciplinary approach to integrate distinctive coverage of diversity, inequality, and globalism through an organized theme in a strong narrative. This practical and invigorating text provides readers with a better understanding of the connection between law and society and the impact recent literature on crime, justice, international human rights, and law has had to promote that connection.""CHAPTER 1. AN INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND SOCIETY \ An Introduction to Law and Society \ Definitions of Law \ Norms, Mores, and Folkways \ Approaches to Defining Law \ Summary of Definitions of Law \ Families of Law \ The Common Law \ The Civil Law Tradition \ The Socialist Legal Tradition \ The Islamic Legal Tradition \ International Law \ The Functions of Law \ Dispute Resolution \ Social Change \ The Disfunctions of Law \ The Study of Law \ The Study of Legal Doctrine \ The Study of Jurisprudence \ Law and Society \ Two Perspectives on Law and Society \ A Consensus Perspective \ A Conflict Perspective \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER TWO. THEORIES OF LAW AND JUSTICE \ Legal Systems \ Natural Law \ Legal Positivism \ Utilitarianism \ The Categorical Imperative \ Historical School \ Classical Sociological Theorists \ Legal Realism \ Sociological Jurisprudence \ Functionalism \ Legal Behavioralism \ Libertarianism \ Critical Legal Studies \ Critical Race Theory \ Feminist Jurisprudence \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTHER THREE. THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF COURTS, LEGISLATURES AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES \ Courts and Conflict Resolution \ The Development of Federal Courts \ The Structure of the Judicial System \ Judicial Gatekeeping \ The Jurisdiction of Federal Courts \ Federal District Courts' \ Federal Courts of Appeal \ The U.S. Supreme Court \ The Background of Supreme Court Judges \ Judicial Review \ The Supreme Court and Congress \ The Organization of State Courts \ State Courts of Limited Jurisdiction \ State Courts of General Jurisdiction \ State Appellate Courts \ State Supreme Courts \ State Judicial Selection \ How Judges Decide Disputes \ Legislation \ The Constitutional Role of the Legislature \ The Function of the Legislature \ Interest Groups and Lobbyists \ Administrative Agencies \ The Legal Basis of Administrative Agencies \ Controlling Administrative Decision-Making \ Administrative Agencies and Regulated Industries \ Administrative Regulation of Sexual Harassment on Campus \ Law Enforcement \ A Profile of the Police \ State and Local Police \ Federal Law Enforcement \ Private Security \ International Perspective: The United Nations System \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER FOUR. THE LEGAL PROFESSION \ Perspectives on the Legal Profession \ The Historical Development of the English Legal Profession \ The Growth of the American Legal Profession \ The Early Years \ The Middle Years \ The Contemporary Legal Profession \ The American Bar Association \ The Contemporary Legal Profession \ Solo Practitioners and Small Firm Lawyers \ Large Corporate Law Firms \ Government Lawyers \ In-House Corporate Counsel \ Women Lawyers \ African-American Lawyers \ Professional Satisfaction \ International Perspective on the Legal Profession in China \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER FIVE. LAW SCHOOLS, ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND LEGAL ETHICS \ Admission to Law School \ The Law School Experience \ Admission to the Bar \ Lawyers, Clients, and Access to Justice \ Advertising \ Contingent Fee \ Legal Service Plans \ Meeting the Legal Needs of the Poor \ Pro Bono \ Cause Lawyers \ Self-Representation \ Ethics Complaints \ International Perspective on Legal Education \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER SIX. DISPUTE RESOLUTION \ Stages of Disputing \ Methods of Dispute Resolution \ Preconditions for Adjudication \ Social Influences on Disputing \ American Attitudes Towards the Law \ The Debate Over Litigation in America \ Alternative Dispute Resolution \ A History of Alternative Dispute Resolution \ International Perspective: Gacaca Courts in Rwanda \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER SEVEN. CRIMINAL COURTS \ The Adversarial Trial \ Crime Control and Due Process \ Defense Attorneys \ Indigent Defense \ Prosecutor \ Prosecutors and The Dismissal Of Cases \ The Grand Jury \ Plea Bargaining \ The Development of Plea Bargaining \ Working Groups \ The Mutuality of Advantage in Plea Bargaining \ International Perspective Inquisitorial Legal Systems \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the web \ CHAPTER EIGHT. JURIES \ The Jury in Criminal Cases \ The Development of The American Jury \ Jury Decision-Making \ Judges and Juries \ Jury Nullification \ Jury Selection \ Social Science and Jury Selection \ The Jury and The Death Penalty \ Sentencing \ Types of Sentences \ Factors in Sentencing \ Sentencing Reform and Three Strikes Laws \ Wrongful convictions \ International Perspective The International Criminal Court \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER NINE. LAW AND SOCIAL CONTROL \ Informal and Formal Social Control \ Legal Controls \ Criminal Penalties \ Deterrence \ Requirements for Deterrence \ General Deterrence \ Evaluating General Deterrence \ Types of Crime and Genera Deterrence \ Specific Deterrence \ The Ethics of Deterrence \ Capital Punishment \ Executions \ The Application of the Death Penalty \ Public Opinion and the Death Penalty \ The Debate Over Capital Punishment \ Capital Punishment and Deterrence \ International Perspectives on Capital Punishment \ Victimless Crimes \ Prostitution \ Gambling \ White Collar Crime \ International Perspective: Genocide \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Summary Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER TEN. THE IMPACT OF LAW ON SOCIETY \ The Impact of Society on the Law \ Law as the Cause of Social Change \ Compliance, Rejection and Evasion of the Law \ Courts and Social Change \ School Integration \ Abortion \ Same-Sex Marriage \ The Impact of Law on Criminal Justice \ Interrogations and Confessions \ Prison Reform \ Law and Social Movements \ Civil Disobedience and Social Change \ The International Law of Human Rights \ FGM and the Implementation of International Human Rights \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Summary Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER ELEVEN. LAW AND RACIAL AND ETHNIC INEQUALITY \ Critical Race Theory \ Driving While Black (DWB) and Racial Profiling \ Race and Stand Your Ground Laws \ Race and the War on Drugs \ Mass Incarceration and Crack Cocaine \ Race and Crack Cocaine \ Hate Crimes \ The Color of Immigration Law \ The Cultural Defense \ International Perspective: Global Sex Trafficking \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER TWELVE. INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND CRIME \ The Evolution of the International Law of Human Rights \ The United Nations and Human Rights \ The United Nations Human Rights System \ Domestic Enforcement of International Human Rights \ Conflicting Perspectives on International Human Rights \ Domestic Courts and Human Rights \ U.S. Congressional Statutes on International Human Rights \ Child Soldiers and the Humanitarian Law of War \ Corporations and Human Rights \ Drones and Counter-Terrorism \ Torture and Crimes Against Humanity \ The United States and Enhanced Interrogation \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ CHAPTER 13. PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE \ Does Privacy Matter \ A Brief History of The Law of Privacy \ The Law of Privacy \ Intimate Relationships \ Reproductive Rights \ Personal Information \ Searches and Seizures \ Statutory Protections \ The Constitutional Right To Privacy \ The Panopticon Society \ Governmental Surveillance \ Private Sector On-Line Data Collection \ Identity Theft \ Cybercrime \ A Digital Constitution \ Drug Testing \ DNA \ Fingerprints and Biometric Identification \ International Perspective: Internet Surveillance \ Chapter Summary \ Chapter Review Questions \ Terminology \ Law and Society on the Web \ Glossary""SAGE Publications, Inc"586E978-1-4129-8754-744.99
Criminological Theory in ContextAn IntroductionJohn Martyn Chamberlain31-Jan-15"Providing a lively, concise and definitive account of criminological theory, this book offers a guide to the historical development of criminology as an academic discipline. It: presents an overview of criminological theory, including classical, biological, psychological and sociological approaches analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of each theory discussed makes the theory as clear as possible, with chapter overview boxes and key summary points helps students take their studies further with suggestions for further reading and self-study tasks. In covering all the key theoretical positions and placing them in their historical context, Criminological Theory in Context is perfect for students taking introductory courses in criminological theory.""Studying Criminal Life \ Classical Criminology and Contemporary Rational Choice Theory \ Biological Criminology \ Psychological Criminology \ Strain Theory, Social Disorganisation Theory and Labelling Theory \ Critical Criminology, Part 1: Marxist, Peacemaking and Realist Theories of Crime \ Critical Criminology, Part 2: Feminist and Cultural Criminology \ Postmodern Critical Standpoints and the Criminal Life Course \ Reflecting on Theories of Crime, Theories of Human Nature: Crime in the Age of the Enterprising Risky Citizen-Subject"SAGE Publications Ltd224Core TextE978-1-4462-6986-275978-1-4462-6987-924.99
Criminological TheoryContext and ConsequencesSixth Edition"J. Robert Lilly, Francis T. Cullen and Richard A. Ball"31-Jan-15"Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime, Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences moves readers beyond a commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. The Sixth Edition of the authors' clear, accessible, and thoroughly revised text covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context. It includes new sources that assess the empirical status of the major theories, as well as updated coverage of crime control policies and their connection to criminological theory.""This new edition continues to offer a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime in a clear, accessible text which moves readers beyond common-sense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime-control policies. Thoroughly revised, this edition covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context. Key features include: diverse coverage of major criminological theories including perspectives ranging from biosocial theories to cultural criminology the development of theories is covered within a broader sociological and historical context the authors explore policy implications and applications a unique chapter on white-collar crime which is indicative of the comprehensive theory coverage offered in the book.""CHAPTER 1: The Context and Consequences of Theory \ Theory in Social Context \ Theory and Policy: Ideas Have Consequences \ Context, Theory, and Policy: Plan of the Book \ CHAPTER 2: The Search for the 'Criminal Man' \ Spiritualism \ The Classical School: Criminal as Calculator \ The Positivist School: Criminal as Determined \ The Consequence of Theory: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 3: Rejecting Individualism: The Chicago School \ The Chicago School of Criminology: Theory in Context \ Shaw and McKay's Theory of Juvenile Delinquency \ Sutherland's Theory of Differential Association \ The Chicago School's Criminological Legacy \ Control and Culture in the Community \ Akers's Social Learning Theory \ The Consequences of Theory: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 4: Crime in American Society: Anomie and Strain Theories \ Merton's Strain Theory \ Forerunners of Control Theory \ Status Discontent and Delinquency \ The Criminological Legacy of 'Classic' Strain Theory \ Agnew's General Strain Theory \ A Theory of African American Offending \ Crime and the American Dream: Institutional-Anomie Theory \ The Market Economy and Crime \ The Future of Strain Theory \ The Consequences of Theory: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 5: Society as Insulation: The Origins of Control Theory \ Forerunners of Control Theory \ Early Control Theories \ Reckless's Containment Theory \ Sykes and Matza: Neutralization and Drift Theory \ Control Theory in Context \ CHAPTER 6: The Complexity of Control: Hirschi's Two Theories and Beyond \ Hirschi's First Theory: Social Bonds and Delinquency \ Hirschi's Second Theory: Self-Control and Crime \ The Complexity of Control \ The Consequences of Theory: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 7: The Irony of State Intervention: Labeling Theory \ The Social Construction of Crime \ Labeling as Criminogenic: Creating Career Criminals \ The Consequences of Theory: Policy Implications \ Extending Labeling Theory \ CHAPTER 8: Social Power and the Construction of Crime: Conflict Theory \ Forerunners of Conflict Theory \ Theory in Context: The Turmoil of the s \ Varieties of Conflict Theory \ Consequences of Conflict Theory \ CHAPTER 9: New Directions in Critical Theory \ Modernity and Postmodernity \ Postmodern Criminological Thought: The End of Grand Narratives? \ Looking Back at Early British and European Influences \ Early Left Realism \ The New Criminology Revisited \ Left Realism Today \ The New European Criminology \ Cultural Criminology \ Convict Criminology \ CHAPTER 10: The Gendering of Criminology: Feminist Theory \ Background \ Prefeminist Pioneers and Themes \ The Emergence of New Questions: Bringing Women In \ The Second Wave: From Women's Emancipation to Patriarchy \ Varieties of Feminist Thought \ The Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender \ Masculinities and Crime \ Gendering Criminology \ Postmodernist Feminism and the Third Wave \ Consequences of Feminist Theory: Policy Implications \ Some Implications of Feminist Criminology for Corrections \ CHAPTER 11: Crimes of the Powerful: Theories of White-Collar Crime \ The Discovery of White-Collar Crime: Edwin H. Sutherland \ Organizational Culture \ Organizational Strain and Opportunity \ Deciding to Offend \ State-Corporate Crime \ Consequences of White-Collar Crime Theory: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 12: Bringing Punishment Back In: Conservative Criminology \ Context: The United States of the s and Early s \ Varieties of Conservative Theory \ Crime and Human Nature: Wilson and Herrnstein \ Crime and The Bell Curve: Herrnstein and Murray \ The Criminal Mind \ Choosing to Be Criminal: Crime Pays \ Crime and Moral Poverty \ Broken Windows: The Tolerance of Public Disorganization \ Consequences of Conservative Theory: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 13: Choosing Crime in Everyday Life: Routine Activity and Rational Choice Theories \ Routine Activity Theory: Opportunities and Crime \ Rational Choice Theory \ Perceptual Deterrence Theory \ Situational Action Theory XXX \ CHAPTER 14: The Search for the 'Criminal Man' Revisited: Biosocial Theories \ Evolutionary Psychology: Darwin Revisited \ Social Concern Theory: Evolutionary Psychology Revisited \ Neuroscience: Neurological and Biochemical Theories \ Genetics \ CHAPTER 15: New Directions in Biosocial Criminology: Perspectives and Policies \ Biological Risk and Protective Factors \ Environmental Toxins \ The Consequences of Biological Theories: Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 16: The Development of Criminals: Life-Course Theories \ Integrated Theories of Crime \ Life-Course Criminology: Continuity and Change \ Criminology in Crisis: Gottfredson and Hirschi Revisited \ Patterson's Social-Interactional Developmental Model \ Moffitt's Life-Course-Persistent/Adolescence-Limited Theory \ Sampson and Laub: Social Bond Theory Revisited \ Rethinking Crime: Cognitive Theories of Desistance \ The Consequences of Theory: Policy Implications""SAGE Publications, Inc"568E978-1-4522-5816-448.99
Criminological TheoryThe EssentialsSecond EditionStephen G. Tibbetts31-Dec-14"Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Second Edition is a brief, yet comprehensive overview of history's most renowned criminologists and their theories. Renowned author, Stephen G. Tibbetts, combines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives that have developed from recent critical work with practical applications to compel the reader to apply theories to the contemporary social milieu. The Second Edition includes new citations and references regarding empirical studies that have examined the validity of various theoretical models and propositions in recent years. The text is ideal for introductory criminology courses covering criminological theory.""CHAPTER 1: Introduction to the Book: An Overview of Issues in Criminological Theory \ What Is Criminology, and How Does It Differ From Other Examinations of Crime? \ What Is Theory? \ What Is Crime? \ How Are Criminological Theories Classified? The Major Theoretical Paradigms \ Additional Ways to Classify Criminological Theories \ Criteria for Determining Causality \ Measures of Crime \ The Uniform Crime Report \ The National Crime Victimization Survey \ Self-Report Studies of Crime \ What Do the Measures of Crime Show Regarding the Distribution of Crime? \ The Baby-Boom Effect \ Regional and City Differences in Rates of Crime \ Race/Ethnicity Rates of Crime \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 2: Pre-Classical and Classical Theories of Crime \ Pre-Classical Perspectives of Crime and Punishment \ The Age of Enlightenment \ The Classical School of Criminology \ The NeoClassical School of Criminology \ Loss of Dominance of Classical/Neoclassical Theory \ Policy Implications of Classical Deterrence Theory \ CHAPTER 3: Modern Applications of the Classical Perspective: Deterrence, Rational Choice, and Routine Activities or Lifestyle Theories of Crime \ Rebirth of Deterrence Theory and Contemporary Research \ Rational Choice Theory \ Routine Activities Theory \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 4: Early Positive School Perspectives of Criminality \ Lombroso's Theory of Atavism and Born Criminals \ The IQ Testing Era \ Body Type Theory: Sheldon's Model of Somatotyping \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 5: Modern Biosocial Perspectives of Criminal Behavior \ Nature Versus Nurture: Studies Examining the Influence of Genetics and Environment \ Cytogenetic Studies: The XYY Factor \ Hormones and Neurotransmitters: Chemicals That Determine Criminal Behavior \ Brain Injuries \ Central and Autonomic Nervous System Activity \ Biosocial Approaches Toward Explaining Criminal Behavior \ CHAPTER 6: Early Social Structure and Strain Theories of Crime \ Early Theories of Social Structure: Early to Mid-1800s \ Strain Theories \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 7: The Chicago School and Cultural and Subcultural Theories of Crime \ The School of Ecology and the Chicago School of Criminology \ Cultural and Subcultural Theories of Crime \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 8: Social Process and Learning Theories of Crime \ Learning Theories \ Control Theories \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 9.: Social Reaction, Critical, and Feminist Models of Crime \ Labeling/Social Reaction Theory \ Marxist Theories of Crime \ Conflict Theories of Crime \ Feminist Theories of Crime \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 10: Life-Course Perspectives of Criminality \ Developmental Theories \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 11: Integrated Theoretical Models and New Perspectives of Crime \ Integrated Theories \ Policy Implications \ CHAPTER 12: Applying Criminological Theory to Policy \ Policy Applications Derived From the Classical School: Deterrence Theory \ Policy Applications Derived From Biosocial Theories \ Policy Applications Derived From Social Structure Theories \ Policy Applications Derived From Social Process Theories \ Policy Applications Derived From Social Reaction and Conflict Theories \ Policy Applications Derived From Integrated and Developmental Theories \ Glossary""SAGE Publications, Inc"320E978-1-4833-5952-647.99
Criminological Theory: A Text/ReaderStephen G. Tibbetts and Craig Hemmens31-Dec-14"The most accessible and comprehensive book for criminological theory courses available today, Criminological Theory: A Text/Reader, Second Edition provides the best of both worlds - substantial but brief authored sections on all of the major course topics, followed by carefully edited, policy-oriented, original research articles covering criminological theory from past to present and beyond. The Second Edition's dozens of articles reflect both classic studies and state-of-the-art research. Designed throughout to enhance understanding, the book includes a helpful ""How to Read a Research Article"" before the first reading, as well as article introductions, photographs, and discussion questions that capture student interest and help them develop their critical thinking skills. The new 2nd edition has added 8 new readings that are more recent and applicable to theoretical models discussed in text.""This text/reader includes both a collection of key articles on criminological theory that have previously appeared in a number of leading criminology/criminal justice scholarly journals, along with authored textual material that presents the basic concepts, data, and explanations of the theories presented. Key features include: A ""How to Read Research Articles"" guide follows the book's Introduction and precedes the first reading Every Section has an authored introduction to provide the basic issues and context for the readings that follow Each authored Section introduction concludes with a discussion of policy implications related to the theories covered which is then linked to the book's concluding Section XI, Applying Criminological Theory to Policy Study site includes study and internet resources along with additional edited readings. Instructor resources include test questions, PowerPoint slides and teaching tips.""SECTION I: Introduction to the Book: An Overview of Issues in Criminological Theory \ Reading 1. The Use and Usefulness of Criminology, 1751-2005: Enlightened Justice and Its Failures by Lawrence W. Sherman \ SECTION II: Pre-Classical and Classical Theories of Crime \ Reading 2. On Crimes and Punishments by Cesare Beccaria \ Reading 3. Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Examining the Effect of Executions on Murder in Texas by Jon Sorensen, Robert Wrinkle, Victoria Brewer, and James Marquart \ SECTION III: Modern Applications of the Classical Perspective: Deterrence, Rational Choice, and Routine Activities or Lifestyle Theories of Crime \ Reading 4. The Effects of Focused Deterrence Strategies on Crime: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Empirical Evidence by Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd \ Reading 5. Specifying the Direct and Indirect Effects of Low Self-Control and Situational Factors in Offenders' Decision Making: Toward a More Complete Model of Rational Offending by Alex R. Piquero and Stephen G. Tibbetts \ Reading 6. Hot Spots of Predatory Crime: Routine Activities and the Criminology of Place by Lawrence W. Sherman, Patrick R. Gartin, and Michael E. Buerger \ Reading 7. The Impact of Neighborhoods, Schools, and Malls on the Spatial Distribution of Property Damage by Teresa C. LaGrange \ SECTION IV: Early Positive School Perspectives of Criminality \ Reading 8. The Criminal Man (L'uomo delinquente) by Cesare Lombroso (as translated by Mary Gibson and Nicole H. Rafter) \ Reading 9. The Contribution of Family Adversity and Verbal IQ to Criminal Behavior by Chris L. Gibson, Alex R. Piquero, and Stephen G. Tibbetts \ Section V: Modern Biosocial Perspectives of Criminal Behavior \ Reading 10. A Theory Explaining Biological Correlates of Criminality by Lee Ellis \ Reading 11. Neuroimaging Studies of Aggressive and Violent Behavior: Current Findings and Implications for Criminology and Criminal Justice by Jana L. Bufkin and Vickie R. Luttrell \ Reading 12. A Life-Course Analysis of the Criminogenic Effects of Maternal Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: A Research Note on the Mediating Impact of Neuropsychological Deficit by Jean Marie McGloin, Travis C. Pratt, and Alex R. Piquero \ SECTION VI: Early Social Structure and Strain Theories of Crime \ Reading 13. Social Structure and Anomie by Robert K. Merton \ Reading 14. There's a Darkness on the Edge of Town: Merton's Five Modes of Adaptation in the Lyrics of Bruce Springsteen by Craig Hemmens \ Reading 15. Building on the Foundation of General Strain Theory: Specifying the Types of Strain Most Likely to Lead to Crime and Delinquency by Robert Agnew \ SECTION VII: The Chicago School and Cultural and Subcultural Theories of Crime \ Reading 16. Delinquency Rates and Community Characteristics by Clifford R. Shaw and Henry D. McKay \ Reading 17. Replicating Sampson and Groves's Test of Social Disorganization Theory: Revisiting a Criminological Classic by Christopher T. Lowenkamp, Francis T. Cullen, and Travis C. Pratt \ Reading 18. Peaceful Warriors: Codes for Violence among Adult Male Bar Fighters by Heith Copes, Andy Hochstetler and Craig Forsyth \ SECTION VIII: Social Process and Learning Theories of Crime \ Reading 19. A Sociological Theory of Criminal Behavior by Edwin H. Sutherland \ Reading 20. A Social Learning Theory of Crime by Ronald L. Akers \ Reading 21. Do Women and Men Differ in Their Neutralizations of Corporate Crime? by Lynne M. Vieraitis, Nicole Leeper Piquero, Alex R. Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbetts, and Michael Blankenship \ Reading 22. Scared Kids, Unattached Kids, or Peer Pressure: Why Do Students Carry Firearms to School by David C. May \ SECTION IX: Social Reaction, Critical, and Feminist Models of Crime \ Reading 23. Informal Reactions and Delinquency by Lening Zhang \ Reading 24. Conflict Theory and Deviance in Sport by D. Stanley Eitzen \ Reading 25. Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Crime: Future Directions for Feminist Criminology by Amanda Burgess-Proctor \ SECTION X: Life-Course Perspectives of Criminality \ Reading 26. Criminal Career Paradigm: Background, Recent Developments, and the Way Forward by Alex R. Piquero, David P. Farrington, and Alfred Blumstein \ Reading 27. The Effects of Prenatal Problems, Family Functioning, and Neighborhood Disadvantage in Predicting Life-Course Persistent Offending by Michael G. Turner, Jennifer L. Hartman, and Donna M. Bishop \ Reading 28. Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders by Edward P. Mulvey \ SECTION XI: Integrated Theoretical Models and New Perspectives of Crime \ Reading 29. An Integrated Theoretical Perspective on Delinquent Behavior by Delbert S. Elliott, Suzanne S. Ageton, and Rachelle J. Canter \ Reading 30. An Exploratory Test of Braithwaite's Reintegrative Shaming Theory by Carter Hay \ Reading 31. Toward an Interactional Theory of Delinquency by Terence P. Thornberry \ SECTION XII: Applying Criminological Theory to Policy \ Reading 32. Crime and Public Policy by James Q. Wilson \ Reading 33. Toward an Integrated Theory of Probation by Craig S. Schwalbe""SAGE Publications, Inc"656E978-1-4522-5815-761
Cultural CriminologyAn InvitationSecond Edition"Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward and Jock Young"30-Apr-15"Drawing on issues of representation, meaning and politics, this book systematically takes students through the key areas that make up this fascinating approach to the study of crime. The Second Edition has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in this fast-developing field, thereby keeping students up to date with the issues facing cultural criminologists today. It includes: a new chapter entitled 'Trajectories of Cultural Criminology', surveying emergent trends in the field, including: green criminology; cultural criminology of the state; cultural criminology of current global activism, political protest and social movements; and crime and consumerism a new section at the end of each chapter providing links to useful cultural criminological Websites and relevant journal articles 'Further Reading' lists at the end of each chapter, enabling students to take their studies beyond the classroom new and updated vignettes, visual illustrations and examples throughout.""1 Cultural Criminology: An Invitation \ 2 The Gathering Storm: Antecedents of Cultural Criminology \ 3 The Storm Breaks: Cultural Criminology Now \ 4 Trajectories of Cultural Criminology \ 5 Towards a Cultural Criminology of the Everyday \ 6 Media, Representation and Meaning: Inside the Hall of Mirrors \ 7 Against Criminological Method \ 8 Dangerous Knowledge: Methods of Cultural Criminology \ 9 Cultural Criminology: An Innovation"SAGE Publications Ltd280Core New EditionE978-1-4462-5915-375978-1-4462-5916-026.99
Youth and CrimeFourth EditionJohn Muncie27-Dec-14"Keeping students abreast of contemporary debates, this fourth edition of Youth and Crime : Includes updated chapters on youth crime discourse and data, youth victimology, youth and social policy, youth justice strategies and comparative and international youth justice, providing a critical analysis of issues such as institutional abuse, child poverty, cyberbullying, child trafficking, international children's rights and transnational policy transfer. Covers numerous issues raised by the UK coalition government's law and order and austerity policies including ages of criminal responsibility, the 'rehabilitation revolution', 'troubled families', abolition of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs), initiatives in gangs, gun and knife crime, responses to the August 2011 riots, prospects for restorative justice and reductions in child imprisonment. Keeps students up to date with contemporary research into explanations of youth crime, youth and media, youth cultures, youth unemployment and training programmes, and youth justice policies and takes into account recent legislative reform. Features a new companion website, featuring links to journal articles, relevant websites, blogs and government reports.""Youth Crime: Representations, Discourses and Data \ Histories of Youth and Crime \ Explaining Youth Crime I: Positivist Criminologies \ Explaining Youth Crime II: Radical and Realist Criminologies \ Youth Victimology \ Youth Cultures, Cultural Studies and Cultural Criminology \ Youth and Social Policy: Control, Regulation and Governance \ Youth Justice Strategies I: Welfare and Justice \ Youth Justice Strategies II: Prevention and Punishment \ Comparative and International Youth Justice"SAGE Publications Ltd488Core TextE978-1-4462-7485-985978-1-4462-7486-628.99978-1-4739-1130-728.99
Youth Crime and JusticeSecond EditionBarry Goldson and John Muncie30-Jan-15"PART ONE: HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL-STRUCTURAL CONTEXTS \ Histories of Youth Crime and Youth JusticeHarry Hendrick \ Social Class, Youth Crime and Youth JusticeRob White and Chris Cunneen \ 'Race', Youth Crime and Youth JusticeColin Webster \ Girls, Crime and Youth JusticeGilly Sharpe and Loraine Gelsthorpe \ PART TWO: TRENDS, EVIDENCE, POLICY AND PRACTICE \ Trends in Detected Youth Crime and Contemporary State ResponsesTim Bateman \ What Evidence for Youth Justice?David Smith \ Risk Management and Early Intervention: A Critical AnalysisStephen Case and Kevin Haines \ The Case for Diversion and Minimum Necessary InterventionLesley McAra and Susan McVie \ Restorative Justice? A Critical AnalysisChris Cunneen and Barry Goldson \ Leaving it All Behind: Desistance from Youth CrimeShadd Maruna and Brendan Marsh \ The Circular Politics and Pervasive Irrationalities of Penal CustodyBarry Goldson \ Community Safety and the Policing of Young People in Austere TimesAdam Edwards, Gordon Hughes and Rachel Swann \ Youth Transitions, Criminal Careers and Social ExclusionRob MacDonald \ PART THREE: FUTURE DIRECTIONS \ Children's rights and youth justice with integrityBarry Goldson and John Muncie"SAGE Publications Ltd256Core New EditionE978-1-4462-1082-675978-1-4462-1083-324.99
Media and CrimeThird EditionYvonne Jewkes28-Feb-15"Written with an engaging and authoritative voice, this book guides readers through all the key issues, ranging from news reporting of crime, media constructions of children and women, moral panics and media and the police, to 'reality' crime shows, surveillance and social control. This Third Edition: explores innovations in technology and forms of reporting, including citizen journalism examines the impact of new media including mobile, Internet and digital technologies, as well as social networking sites features chapters dedicated to the issues around cybercrime and crime film, along with new content on terrorism and the media shows students how to research media and crime. includes discussion questions, suggestions for further reading and a glossary now features a companion website, complete with links to journal articles, relevant websites and blogs.""Theorizing Media and Crime \ The Construction of Crime News \ Media and Moral Panics \ Media Constructions of Children: 'Evil Monsters' and 'Tragic Victims' \ Media Misogyny: Monstrous Women \ Police, Offenders and Victims in the Media \ Crime Films and Prison Films \ Crime and the Surveillance Culture \ The Role of the Internet in Crime and Deviance \ (Re)-Conceptualizing the Relationship between Media and Crime"Key Approaches to CriminologySAGE Publications Ltd340Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7252-775978-1-4462-7253-426.99
Introduction to Forensic PsychologyResearch and ApplicationFourth EditionCurt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol31-Dec-14"Filled with real-life examples, practical applications, and case law discussions, Forensic Psychology: Research and Application, Fourth Edition covers new and emerging fields of study, the many areas where psychology plays a significant role in the civil and criminal justice systems, and the wide range of issues that are an integral part of the forensic psychologist's day-to-day work. This unique, career-oriented textbook emphasizes a multicultural perspective that focuses on the application of psychological knowledge and research. Authors Curt and Anne Bartol expose readers to emerging specializations within forensic psychology, including investigative psychology, family forensic psychology, and police and public safety psychology. The authors also provide extensive, up-to-date references for students to find more material on the subject areas covered.""PART I: Introduction \ CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Forensic Psychology \ Chapter Objectives \ Forensic Psychology: An Overview \ Brief History of Forensic Psychology \ Forensic Psychology Today \ Forensic Psychology, Forensic Psychiatry, and Forensic Social Work \ Careers in Psychology \ Forensic Psychology as a Specialty \ Research and Practice Careers in Forensic Psychology \ PART II: Police and Investigative Psychology \ CHAPTER 2: Psychology of Police and Public Safety \ Forensic Assessment in Police and Public Safety Psychology \ Psychological Intervention Responsibilities \ Operational Responsibilities \ Consulting and Research Activities \ CHAPTER 3: Psychology of Investigations \ Profiling \ Problems with Profiling \ Police Interviewing and Interrogation \ Detection of Deception \ Forensic Hypnosis \ Eyewitness Evidence \ PART III: Legal Psychology \ CHAPTER 4: Consulting and Testifying \ Chapter Objectives \ Court Structure and Jurisdiction \ The Judicial Process \ The Assessment of Risk \ Trial and Litigation Consultation \ Expert Testimony \ Surviving the Witness Stand \ CHAPTER 5: Consulting With Criminal Courts \ Competency to Stand Trial \ Insanity \ Other Defenses Pertaining to Criminal Conduct \ Sentencing Evaluations \ Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators \ CHAPTER 6: Family Law and Other Forms of Civil Litigation \ Child Custody Evaluations \ Forensic Psychology and Civil Litigation \ Civil Capacities \ Involuntary Civil Commitment \ Sexual and Gender Harassment \ PART IV: Criminal Psychology \ CHAPTER 7: The Development of Delinquent and Criminal Behavior \ The Juvenile Offender \ The Nature and Extent of Juvenile Offending \ The Developmental Perspective \ A Developmental Dual Systems Model of Adolescent Risk Taking \ Developmental Factors in the Formation of Persistent Criminal Behavior \ Biological Factors \ Additional Social Developmental Influences \ Juvenile Firesetting: An Illustration of Developmental Perspective \ The Criminal Psychopath \ Juvenile Psychopathy \ The Female Psychopath \ Racial/Ethnic Differences \ CHAPTER 8: Psychology of Violence and Intimidation \ UCR Data on Violent Crime \ The Effects of Violent Media \ Threat Assessment \ Workplace Violence \ Criminal Homicide \ Hate or Bias Crimes \ Stalking: The Crime of Intimidation \ CHAPTER 9: Psychology of Sexual Assault \ Definitions of Sexual Assault and Rape \ Date Rape \ Demographics of Men who Rape \ Typologies of Men who Rape \ The Massachusetts Treatment Center Rapist Typology \ MTC: R3 \ The Groth Rapist Typology \ Pedophilia \ Female Sex Offender Typologies \ Online Sexual Predators \ Juvenile Sex Offenders \ Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders \ Assessment of Sex Offenders \ PART V: Victimology and Victim Services \ CHAPTER 10: Forensic Psychology and Victims of Crime and Other Wrongs \ Multiculturalism and Victimization \ Legal Rights of Victims \ Crime Victimization Data \ Psychological Effects of Criminal Victimization \ Homicide Victimization \ Sexual Assault Victimization \ Additional Victimization Data \ Child Sexual Abuse \ Internet Victimization \ Property Crime Victimization \ CHAPTER 11: Family Violence, Abuse, and Victimization \ Intimate Partner and Family Violence \ Child Abuse \ Repressed and Recovered Memories \ Roles of Forensic Psychologist in Child Abuse Cases \ Child Abductions \ Elder Abuse and Neglect \ PART VI: Correctional Psychology \ CHAPTER 12: Correctional Psychology in Adult Settings \ Institutional Corrections \ Overview of Correctional Facilities \ Legal Rights of Inmates \ Roles of Correctional Psychologists \ Psychological Assessment in Corrections \ Treatment and Rehabilitation in Correctional Facilities \ Treatment of Special Populations \ Obstacles to the Treatment of Inmates and Staff \ Community-Based Corrections \ CHAPTER 13: Juvenile Justice and Corrections \ A Brief History of the Juvenile Court \ Juvenile Assessment: An Overview \ Juvenile Amenability to Rehabilitation \ Out-of-Home Placements \ Psychological Treatment in Juvenile Facilities \ Approaches to Rehabilitation""SAGE Publications, Inc"592E978-1-4833-6531-272
Women and CrimeA Text/ReaderSecond EditionStacy L. Mallicoat30-Nov-14"The Second Edition of Women and Crime: A Text/Reader, part of the text/reader series in criminology and criminal justice, incorporates contemporary readings (including some policy implications) accompanied by student-friendly authored text. This unique format provides a theoretical framework and context for students. The text includes the history and theories of victimization, female offending, international victimization issues, the processing and sentencing of female offenders, girls in the juvenile justice system, the supervision and incarceration of women, women and work in the criminal justice system. The text also includes cutting edge case studies of women in the criminal justice system on issues such as the Steubenville Rape case, Cleveland's House of Horrors, Witchcraft in Papua New Guinea and Jodi Arias.""SECTION I: Women and Crime: An Introduction \ The Influence of Feminism on Studies of Women and Crime \ Women and Crime \ Data Sources on Women as Victims and Offenders \ The Contributions of Feminist Methodology to Research on Women and Crime \ Reading: Patriarchy, Crime and Justice: Feminist Criminology in an Era of Backlash, by Meda Chesney-Lind \ Reading: Grounding the Analysis of Gender and Crime: Accomplishing and Interpreting Qualitative Interview Research, by Jody Miller \ SECTION II: Theoretical Foundations of Women and Victimization \ Victims and the Criminal Justice System \ Fear of Victimization \ Theories on Victimization \ Reading: How to Read a Research Article \ Reading: College Students' Crime-Related Fears on Campus: Are Fear-Provoking Cues Gendered? by Bonnie S. Fisher and David May \ Reading: Help-Seeking in a National Sample of Victimized Latino Women: The Influence of Victimization Types, by Chiara Sabina, Carlos Cuevas, and Jennifer Schally \ SECTION III: Rape and Sexual Assault \ Historical Perspectives on Rape and Sexual Assault \ Defining Sexual Victimization \ Prevalence of Rape and Sexual Assault \ Rape Myths \ Acquaintance versus Stranger Assault \ Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault \ Spousal Rape \ Spotlight on Statutory Rape \ Same Sex Sexual Violence \ Racial Differences in Sexual Assault \ The Role of Victims in Sexual Assault Cases \ Reading: Student Perceptions of Sexual Assault Resources and Prevalence of Rape Myth Attitudes, by Rebecca Hayes-Smith and Lora Levett \ Reading: Regretting it After? Focus Group Perspectives on Alcohol Consumption, Nonconsensual Sex and False Allegations of Rape, by Clare Gunby, Anna Carline and Caryl Beynon \ SECTION IV: Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking \ Historical Perspectives on Intimate Partner Abuse \ Defining and Identifying Intimate Partner Abuse \ The Cycle of Violence \ Victims of Intimate Partner Abuse \ Barriers to Leaving an Abusive Relationship \ Victim Experiences with Police and Courts \ Programming Concerns for Victims of Intimate Partner Abuse \ Stalking and Unwanted Pursuit Behaviors \ Victims and Offenders of Stalking \ Cyberstalking \ Laws on Stalking \ Reading: Interpersonal Violence Against Women: The Role of Men, by Martin D. Schwartz and Walter S. DeKeseredy \ Reading: Women's Disclosure of Dating Violence: A Mixed Methodological Study, by Katie M. Edwards, Christina M. Dardis and Christine A. Gidycz \ SECTION V: International Victimizations of Women \ Human Trafficking \ The Women of Juarez \ Spotlight on Witch Burnings in Papua New Guinea \ Female Genital Mutilation \ Honor Based Violence \ Spotlight on Malala Yousafzai \ Reading: Human Sex Trafficking: The Global Becomes Local, by Frances P. Bernat and Heather C. Winkeller \ Reading: Karo-Kari: A Form of Honour Killing in Pakistan, by Sujay Patel and Amin Muhammad Gadit \ SECTION VI: Theoretical Foundations of Women and Offending \ Theoretical Perspectives on Female Offending \ Reading: The Intersectional Alternative: Explaining Female Criminality, by April Bernard \ Reading: Does it cost more to be a female offender? A life-course study of childhood circumstances, crime, drug abuse, and living conditions, by F. Estrada and A. Nilsson \ SECTION VII: Girls and Juvenile Delinquency \ The Rise of the Juvenile Court and the Sexual Double Standard \ The Nature and Extent of Female Delinquency \ The 'Violent"" Girl \ Technical Violations: The New Status Offense \ Risk Factors for Female Delinquency \ Meeting the Unique Needs of Delinquent Girls \ Reading: Violent Girls or Relabeled Status Offenders? An Alternative Interpretation of the Data, by Barry C. Feld \ Reading: Trauma among Lesbians and Bisexual Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, by Juliette Noel Graziano and Eric F. Wagner \ SECTION VIII: Female Offenders and Their Crimes \ Data on Female Offending \ Women and Drugs \ Property Crime \ Prostitution \ Women and Violent Crime \ Reading: Cracked Perspectives: Reflections of Women and girls in the aftermath of the crack cocaine era, by J. A. Ryder and R. E. Brisgone \ Reading: It's Not Only for the Money: An Analysis of Adolescent versus Adult Entry into Street Prostitution by Jennifer Cobbina and Sharon S. Oselin \ SECTION IX: Processing and Sentencing of Female Offenders \ Stage of the Criminal Justice System \ Race Effects and the Processing of Female Offenders \ The Effects of Extralegal Factors on Sentencing Women \ The Effects of Sentencing Guidelines on Judicial Decision Making \ International Perspectives on the Processing of Female Offenders \ Reading: The Impact of Race, Gender and Age on the Pretrial Decision, Tina L. Freiburger and Carly M. Hilinski \ Reading: Gender and Sentencing in the Federal Courts: Are Women Treated More Leniently, by Jill K. Doerner and StephenDemuth \ Section 10: The Incarceration of Women \ Historical Context of Female Prisons \ Contemporary Issues for Incarcerated Women \ Physical and Mental Health Needs of Incarcerated Women \ Children of Incarcerated Mothers: The Unintended Victims \ Reading: Mothers in Trouble: Coping with Actual or Pending Separation from Children due to Incarceration, by KatarzynaCelinska and Jane A. Siegel \ Reading: The Impact of Incarceration on Women's Mental Health: Responses from Women in a Maximum Security Prison, by Holly M. Harner, and Suzanne Riley \ SECTION X: The Incarceration of Women \ Historical Context of Female Prisons \ Contemporary Issues for Incarcerated Women \ Physical and Mental Health Needs of Incarcerated Women \ Children of Incarcerated Mothers: The Unintended Victims \ Reading: Mothers in Trouble: Coping With Actual or Pending Separation From Children Due to Incarceration, Katarzyna Celinska and Jane A. Siegel \ Reading: The Impact of Incarceration on Women's Mental Health: Responses from Women in a Maximum Security Prison, Holly M. Harner and Suzanne Riley \ SECTION XI: The Supervision of Women: Community Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry \ Gender-Responsive Programming for Women \ The Supervision of Women in the Community \ Women on Parole \ Reentry Issues for Incarcerated Women \ Recidivism and Female Offenders \ Reading: Women Disrupting a Marginalized Identity: Subverting the Parolee Identity through Narrative, Tara Opsal \ Reading: Meeting the Health Needs of Post-Incarcerated Women: How Welcome Home Ministeries Helps Bridge the Gap and Implications for Public Health Professionals, Carolyn Leitzell, Natalie Madrazo, and Reverend Carmen Warner-Robbins \ SECTION XII: Women and Work in the Criminal Justice System: Policing and Correctional Services \ Women in Policing \ Women in Corrections \ Community Corrections: Female Probation and Parole Officers \ Reading: Sexual Harassment in Law Enforcement: Incidence, Impact and Perception, Kimberly A. Lonsway, Rebecca Paynich, and Jennifer N. Hall \ Reading: Promotional Opportunities: How Women in Corrections Perceive their Changes for Advancement at Work, Cassandra Matthews, Elizabeth Monk-Turner, and Melvina Sumter \ SECTION XIII: Women and Work in the Criminal Justice System: Legal and Victim Services \ Women and the Law \ Women and the Judiciary \ Spotlight on Women and the Supreme Court \ Women and Work in Victim Services \ Advocates for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence \ Rape Crisis Workers \ Reading: Gender's Impact: Judicial Voting Across Criminal Justice Case, Madhavi McCall \ Reading: Barriers to Working with Sexual Assault Survivors: A Qualitative Study of Rape Crisis Center Workers, Sarah E. Ullman and Stephanie M. Townsend"SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice"SAGE Publications, Inc"640E978-1-4833-5665-557
"Drugs, Crime, and Justice"Steven Belenko and Cassia Spohn31-Dec-14"Drugs, Crime, and Justice is an engaging, yet comprehensive, analysis of the interrelationships among drug use/abuse, crime, and justice. Split into two sections, the first four chapters introduce readers to the interrelationships between drugs and crime, while the second section provides readers with an overview of historical and contemporary policies, as well as a comprehensive review of research on policing drug markets, arresting drug offenders, and prosecution and sentencing of drug offenders in state and federal courts. The authors also examine and assess the impact of the war on drugs and conclude with a discussion of recent policy changes such as drug courts and reform/repeal of mandatory minimum sentences and an examination of new and emerging drug policies in the 21st Century.""Providing an analysis of the interrelationships among drug use/abuse, crime, and justice, this book focuses coverage on all sides of the issues, including coverage of the transnational drug trade. Key features include: Numerous case studies to highlight key or notorious criminal cases related to drugs and crime 'Focus on an issue' boxes highlight current controversies, such as the disparity in punishment for crack and powder cocaine, the prosecution of pregnant women for abusing illegal drugs, and the unintended consequences of the war on drugs Frequent use of tables, figures and photos make the book more applied and accessible for students Chapters conclude with a case study to enhance students' critical thinking as they discuss the policy and justice implications of the cases presented.""CHAPTER 1: DRUGS, CRIME, AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM: OVERVIEW \ Drug Use in the United States \ Arrests and Incarceration for Drug-Related Crime \ The Connections among Drug Abuse, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System \ Goal of the Book and Overview of the Remaining Chapters \ CHAPTER 2: PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS AND DRUG USE/ABUSE \ Basic Concepts about Psychoactive Drugs \ Tolerance, Dependence, Abuse and Addiction \ Drug Abuse and Drug Misuse \ Drug Dependence and Addiction \ Factors Influencing Drugs' Effects on Behavior and Mood \ Classes of Drugs and the Drug Enforcement Administration Schedules \ Classes and Types of Illegal Drugs and Their Effects \ Marijuana \ Focus on an Issue: Marijuana as the 'Gateway Drug""? \ Central Nervous System Depressants: Opiates \ Heroin \ Synthetic Opiates (Opioids) \ Sedative-Hypnotics \ Stimulant Drugs \ Cocaine \ Crack Cocaine \ Amphetamines \ Methamphetamine \ Hallucinogens \ Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) \ Psilocybin (Mushrooms) and Peyote (Mescaline) \ Phencyclidine (PCP) \ Club Drugs \ Summary: Psychoactive Drugs and Their Effects \ CHAPTER 3: THEORIES OF DRUG USE AND ABUSE \ Explaining Drug Use and Abuse \ Is Addiction a Moral Problem or a Disease? \ Biological and Genetic Theories \ Psychological Theories \ Sociological Theories \ Summary: Theories of Drug Use and Abuse \ CHAPTER 4: DRUG ABUSE AND CRIME \ The Drugs-Crime Connection \ Drug Use Among Offenders \ Drug Use among Offenders Under Correctional Supervision \ The Meaning of the Drugs-Crime Connection? \ Drugs and Crime: A Complex Relationship \ Theories Explaining the Drugs-Crime Connection \ Drugs and Property Crime \ Drugs and Violence \ Stimulant Drugs and Violence \ Other Drugs and Violence \ Focus on an Issue: Gangs and Drug Dealing \ Summary: Drug Abuse and Crime \ CHAPTER 5: THE WAR ON DRUGS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES \ The War on Drugs: A Historical Overview \ The First War on Drugs: Alcohol and Prohibition \ Criminalizing Drug Use: Targeting Opium, Morphine and Other Mood-Altering Drugs \ The Harrison Tax Act of 1914 \ Focus on an Issue: Racial and Ethnic Prejudice and the Case for Criminalizing Drug Use \ The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 \ Enforcing the Drug-Control Legislation \ The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 \ The Contemporary War on Drugs \ Sentencing Reform and Sentencing Guidelines \ Sentencing Guidelines for Drug Offense \ Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Statutes \ Sentences Imposed on Offenders Convicted of Offenses with Mandatory Penalties \ Focus on an Issue: The Crack-Power Cocaine Disparity \ Criticisms of Mandatory Minimums \ Drug-Free School Zones \ Reducing the Supply of Drugs \ Summary: The War on Drugs \ CHAPTER 6: POLICING DRUGS: THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT STRATEGIES \ Police and the War on Drugs: A Focus on Arresting Drug Users and Sellers \ Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests \ Explaining Increases in Arrest Rates for Drug Offenders \ Did Arrests Increase Because Drug Use Increased? \ Did Arrests Increase as a Result of Changes in Policies and Practices? \ The Effect of Changes in Policing Strategies \ Stop and Frisk Procedures \ Pretext Traffic Stops \ Drug Courier Profiles \ Financial Incentives To Fight the War on Drugs \ Focus on an Issue: Policing for Profit - Drug-Related Forfeitures \ The Racial Disparity in Arrest Rates \ Do Blacks use or Sell Drugs at Higher Rates than Whites? \ Are Police More Likely to Arrest Blacks than Whites for Drug Offenses? \ Summary: Policing Drugs and Drug Offenders \ CHAPTER 7: PROSECUTING DRUG OFFFENDERS IN STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS \ Explaining Decisions of Prosecutors and Judges: The Focal Concerns Perspective \ Drug Offenders in State and Federal Courts \ Drug Offenders in State Courts \ Drug Offenders in Federal Courts \ Prosecutors' Charging and Plea Bargaining Decisions \ Research on Prosecutors' Charging Decisions \ Charging Decisions in State Court Systems \ Charging Decisions in the Federal Court System \ Focus on an Issue: Prosecution of Pregnant Women Who Use/Abuse Drugs \ Filing Charges that Trigger Mandatory Minimum Sentences \ U.S. Attorneys and the Substantial Assistance Departure \ Focus on an Issue: Substantial Assistance Departures and Mandatory Minimum \ Sentences: Melendez v. United States \ Research on Use of Substantial Assistance Departures \ Summary: Prosecuting Drug Offenders \ CHAPTER 8: SENTENCING DRUG OFFENDERS \ Trends in Sentencing Drug Offenders \ Focus on an Issue: The Supreme Court and the Substantial Assistance Departure \ Modeling the Sentencing Process \ Disparity and Discrimination in Sentencing \ Types of Sentencing Disparity \ Types of Sentencing Discrimination \ Warranted Versus Unwarranted Disparity \ Sex Disparities in Sentencing Drug Offenders \ Focus on an Issue: Changes in the Racial Dynamics of Women's Incarceration \ Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Sentencing Drug Offenders \ Disparity Versus Discrimination in Sentencing Drug Offenders \ Race and Imprisonment \ Race/Ethnicity and Sentencing of Drug Offenders in State and Federal Courts \ The 'Dangerous Drug Offender"" in State and Federal Court \ Summary: Sentencing Drug Offenders: Severity, Disparity and Discrimination \ CHAPTER 9: THE IMPACT OF THE WAR ON DRUGS \ The Impact of the War on Drugs on Use of Illegal Drugs \ Focus on an Issue: Malign Neglect? \ The Impact of the War on Drugs on the Prison Population \ The Imprisonment Binge \ Mass Incarceration of Drug Offenders \ The Characteristics of Imprisoned Drug Offenders \ Focus on an Issue: The Effect of Imprisonment on Recidivism Rates for Felony Drug Offenders \ Race and Imprisonment for Drug Offenses \ Gender and Imprisonment for Drug Offenses \ The Impact of the War on Drugs on Crime: A Focus on Policing \ Explaining the 'New York Murder Mystery"" \ The Effect of Drug Arrests on Crime \ The Effects of Policing Strategies Designed to Reduce Illegal Drug Activity and Other Types of Crime \ Displacement and Diffusion - Does Crime Simply Move Around the Corner? \ The Collateral Consequences of the War on Drugs \ Focus on an Issue: The Effect on Imprisonment on Employment Prospects \ Summary: The Impact of the War on Drugs \ CHAPTER 10: DRUGS, CRIME AND JUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY \ Public Health Approaches: A Focus on Demand and Harm Reduction \ Treating Drug-Involved Offenders: Effectiveness of Different Models \ Diversion \ Focus on an Issue: Should Drug Dealers be Eligible for Treatment Diversion \ Jail Treatment \ Prison Treatment \ Treatment under Community Corrections Supervision \ Drug Courts \ Key Elements of Drug Courts \ Do Drug Courts Work? \ Medication Assisted Treatment \ Modifying Mandatory Minimum Penalties in the 21st Century \ New Approaches: More Effective Solutions? \ The Debate over Decriminalization and Legalization of Illicit Drugs \ Legalization \ Decriminalization \ Potential Benefits and Problems from Legalization and Decriminalization \ Prescription and Maintenance Models \ Decriminalizing and Legalizing Marijuana: Medical Marijuana, Decriminalization, and Legalization \ Medical Marijuana \ Decriminalization and Legalization of Marijuana \ Reimagining and Creating New Approaches to the Drugs, Crime and Justice Problem""SAGE Publications, Inc"352E978-1-4522-7708-041.99
"Democracy, Crime & Justice"Susanne Karstedt30-Jan-15"How do democratic values and institutions impact upon crime and justice? Civic values are promoted in rehabilitation programmes, civil society is emphasised by the government as a crime prevention strategy, and the democratic accountability of policing is often the forefront of the political agenda. How can an understanding of democracy illuminate our understanding of the key issues in the study of criminology and criminal justice? In this exciting and thought-provoking new book, Susanne Karstedt looks at the common link between these issues - democracy - and provides a systematic and accessible analysis of the relationship between our democratic values and how crime and justice is played out in both national and international arenas. Forging new interdisciplinary links between political science and criminology, the book looks at topics from terrorism, violent crime, and corruption, to citizenship, the death penalty and punitiveness. Written for advanced students in criminology, politics, international relations and sociology, this is a compelling text on a growing area of the criminology discipline.""With civic values promoted in rehabilitation programmes, civil society emphasized by the government as a crime-prevention strategy, and the democratic accountability of policing often at the forefront of the political agenda, an understanding of democracy can illuminate key issues in criminology and criminal justice in new and thought-provoking ways. Providing a systematic and accessible analysis of the the relationship between our democratic values and how crime and justice is played out in both national and international arenas, Susanne Karstedt forges new interdisciplinary links between political science and criminology. The book opens new debates in a plethora of areas from terrorism, violent crime and corruption, to citizenship, the death penalty and punitiveness.""Crime and Justice: Democracy's Comparative Advantages and Disadvantages \ Democracy and Crime: From Street Violence to White-Collar Crime \ Democracy and Justice: Citizens and Democratic Justice \ Democracy and Punishment: Communities, Emotions and Justice \ Democracies and the Death Penalty \ Offenders and Citizens: Rehabilitation, Democratic Values and Civil Society \ Transitional Democracies: Crime Waves and Their Causes \ Disjunctive Democracies and Lawless Justice \ The Chances of Democracy"Compact CriminologySAGE Publications Ltd136Supplementary Text978-1-84860-205-250978-1-84860-206-915.99978-1-4739-1177-215.99
Mental Illness and CrimeRobert A. Schug and Henry F. Fradella31-Oct-14"Mental Illness and Crime comprehensively synthesizes and critically examines what is currently known about the relationship of mental illness and individual psychiatric disorders, in particular with criminal, violent, and other forms of antisocial behavior. The book integrates scholarship from psychology, psychiatry, clinical neuroscience, criminology, and law when presenting explanations for and etiologies of mental illness-related criminal and violent behaviors. Moreover, the book provides the reader with a diagnostic understanding of mental disorders across various classification systems, including the current DSM-5 and ICD-10. In addition, the authors critically examine what is known about the treatment and social implications of this body of research, including its practical applications within the criminal justice system. Unique to the field, this text will contribute to a better understanding of criminality and violence and move society toward a greater acceptance of individuals with these illnesses.""This is a comprehensive summary and critical examination of the relationship of mental illness in general, and individual psychiatric disorders in particular with criminal, violent, and other forms of antisocial behaviour. It incorporates an interdisciplinary, integrative approach toward presenting explanations for and etiologies of mental illness-related criminal and violent behaviours. In addition, the text critically examines what is known about the treatment and social implications of this body of research, including its practical applications within the criminal justice system. Key Features: Each disorder chapter features Origins of Crime and Violence sections presenting potential theoretical explanations and proposed etiological mechanisms specific to the disorders covered. Each chapter begins with a high profile case to engage the reader A Closer Look features provide data to illustrate the relationship between the disorders and crime DSM V is introduced throughout the book, especially in tables for each disorder that compares and contrasts the disorder's classification in both DSM IV and DSM V Chapters include relevant case studies in Boxes to help foster application to real world circumstances.""Preface \ Chapter 1. Myths and Realities: Introduction and Scope of the Problem \ Chapter 2. Abnormal Psychology Primer \ Chapter 3. Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence (Neurodevelopmental Disorders) \ Chapter 4. Substance-Related Disorders \ Chapter 5. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders \ Chapter 6. Mood Disorders \ Chapter 7. Anxiety Disorders \ Chapter 8. Sexual Disorders \ Chapter 9. Impulse Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified (Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders) \ Chapter 10. Personality Disorders \ Chapter 11. Mental Illness and Criminal Law: Applications and Implications \ Chapter 12. Law and the Control of ""Dangerousness"": Applications and Implications \ Chapter 13. Epilogue on Mental Illness and Criminal Justice Policy \ Glossary \ References \ Index \ About the Authors""SAGE Publications, Inc"592E978-1-4129-8707-326.99
Understanding Homeland SecurityGus Martin30-Sep-14"Dr. Gus Martin's Understanding Homeland Security offers much-needed insight into the complex nature of issues addressed by the homeland security enterprise. A comprehensive textbook for students and professionals, alike, this book addresses such subject areas as emergency management, terrorism, criminal justice administration, intelligence, armed conflict, and social environments. Martin's pedagogical approach is designed to stimulate critical thinking in readers, allowing them to not only comprehend the fundamentals, but also evolve with the very dynamic nature of homeland security. Understanding Homeland Security introduces readers to homeland security in the modern era, focusing particularly on the post-September 11, 2001 world. Reviewing theories, agency missions, laws and regulations governing the homeland security enterprise, this book keeps readers on the cutting edge.""This text introduces readers to homeland security in the modern era, focusing on the post-September 11, 2001 period as its primary emphasis. It reviews theories, agency missions, laws and regulations governing the homeland security enterprise. The pedagogical approach of Understanding Homeland Security will stimulate critical thinking; each chapter follows a sequence of instruction that builds on previous chapters and thus incrementally enhances the reader's knowledge of each topic.""Part I: Foundations of Homeland Security \ Chapter 1. Policy and History: Defining Homeland Security \ Opening Viewpoint: The Concept of Homeland Security \ Defining an Era: What is Homeland Security? \ The Modern Era of Homeland Security \ Conceptual Foundation: Central Attributes of Homeland Security \ The Homeland Security Environment: A Dynamic Construct \ A New Focus: The Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report \ Policy Options: Domestic Security and Threats to the Homeland \ Domestic Policy Options \ The Past as Prologue: Historical Perspectives on Homeland Security \ External Threats to the Early Republic \ Domestic Threats to the Early Republic \ Modern Precursors to Homeland Security \ Discussion Box: After the Next 9/11 \ Chapter 2. Homeland Security and the All-Hazards Umbrella \ Opening Viewpoint: Understanding the All-Hazards Umbrella \ The Homeland Security Nexus: Terrorist and Non-Terrorist Threats \ Background: Recent Difficulties in Disaster Relief \ All-Hazards Emergency Management: Core Concepts \ Case in Point: Non-Terrorist Mass Shootings \ Natural Hazards \ Tropical Cyclonic Storms \ Earthquakes \ Tornadoes \ Floods \ Wildland Fires \ Technological Scenarios \ Hazardous Material Accidents \ Grid Infrastructure Malfunctions \ Non-Wildland Fires \ The Terrorism Nexus: Conventional and Unconventional Hazards \ Conventional Weapons \ Common Explosives \ Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Hazards \ Guest Essay \ Discussion Box: Challenges of Integrating Homeland Security Intervention \ Chapter 3. Legal Foundations of Homeland Security \ Opening Viewpoint: Homeland Security and Applying the Rule of Law \ Background: Legal Precedent and Homeland Security \ International and Domestic Law: Policy Challenges \ Historical Context: State Sponsorship of International Terrorism \ Legitimizing Legal Authority: Classifying State Sponsors and Foreign Terrorist Organizations \ International Law and Counterterrorist Cooperation by the World Community \ Homeland Security: Statutory Authority \ Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 \ USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 \ Department of Homeland Security Act of 2002 \ USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 \ In Perspective: Homeland Security, Counterterrorism, and the Law \ Guest Essay \ Discussion Box: The Utility of Homeland Security Legislation \ Chapter 4. Civil Liberties and Securing the Homeland \ Opening Viewpoint: Freedom of Reporting and Security Priorities \ Security and Liberty: Historical Perspectives \ The Early Republic and Civil War \ Communism and the Red Scares \ Wartime Internment Camps \ Achieving Security \ Practical Considerations: Civil Liberty and Government Responses \ Civil Liberty and Countering Extremism Through Reform \ Balancing Civil Liberties and Homeland Security \ Terrorist Profiling \ The Problem of Labeling the Enemy \ The Ker-Frisbie Rule and Extraordinary Renditions \ Case in Point: The Torture Debate \ Discussion Box: Civil Liberty Protection and the 'Ticking Bomb"" Scenario \ Chapter 5. Agencies and Missions: Homeland Security at the Federal Level \ Opening Viewpoint: The Long Reach of Homeland Security: The Capture of Mir Aimal Kansi \ Scope of the Homeland Security Bureaucracy \ Conceptual Background: The Bureaucratic Context \ The Federal Bureaucracy Prior to September 11, 2001 \ Bureaucratic Transformation After September 11, 2001 \ The Department of Homeland Security \ Office of the Secretary \ Department of Homeland Security Administrative Centers \ Homeland Security Missions of Other Federal Agencies \ Department of Agriculture (USDA) \ Department of Defense (DOD) \ Department of Energy (DOE) \ Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) \ Department of the Interior \ Department of the Treasury \ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) \ The Role of the Military \ Discussion Box: Homeland Security and Responding to the 'Stateless Revolutionaries"" \ Chapter 6. Agencies and Missions: Homeland Security at the State and Local Level \ Opening Viewpoint: The National and Local Nexus \ State Level Homeland Security Systems \ State Government and Homeland Security: Principal Roles \ State Government and Emergency Management: Configuration of Services \ National Collaboration: The National Emergency Management Association \ Regional Collaboration: Networking and Assistance Across Jurisdictions \ Local Homeland Security Networking Initiatives \ National Association of Counties \ National League of Cities \ U.S. Conference of Mayors \ Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Agencies \ The Police Mission in Homeland Security Environments \ The Operational Impact of Terrorism: Adaptations by Law Enforcement Agencies \ Case in Point: Joint Terrorism Task Forces \ Discussion Box: Operational Utility of the Joint Terrorism Task Force Model \ Part II: Threats and Vulnerabilities \ Chapter 7. Sea Change: The New Terrorism and Homeland Security \ Opening Viewpoint: The New Terrorism and Soft Targets \ Learning Objectives \ The 'Old Terrorism"" Prior to September 11, 2001 \ The Pre-September 11 Terrorist Environment \ Proxy War: The Cold War and the 'Old Terrorism"" \ September 11, 2001 and the New Terrorism \ Religion and Terrorism in the Modern Era \ Case in Point: The New Terrorism and Globalization \ Plausible Scenarios: The New Terrorism and New Modes of Warfare \ Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Objectives of the New Terrorism \ Netwar: A New Organizational Theory \ Case in Point: Asymmetrical Warfare \ Policy Options \ Countering Extremism \ Countering the New Terrorism \ Discussion Box: The One True Faith \ Chapter 8. The Threat at Home: Domestic Terrorism \ Opening Viewpoint: Lynching - Vigilante Communal Terrorism in the United States \ Extremism in America \ Left-Wing Extremism in the United States \ Right-Wing Extremism in the United States \ Sources of International Terrorism \ Left-Wing Terrorism in the United States \ Generational Rebellion: New Left Terrorism \ Civil Strife: Ethnonationalist Terrorism on the Left \ The Revolution Continues: Leftist Hard Cores \ Single-Issue Violence on the Left \ Right-Wing Terrorism in the United States \ The Past as Prologue: Historical Legacy of the Ku Klux Klan \ Racial Mysticism: Neo-Nazi Terrorism \ Patriot Threats \ Case in Point: Moralist Terrorism \ The New Terrorism in the United States \ Jihad in America \ September 11, 2001 \ Case in Point: The Threat from Homegrown Jihadists \ Discussion Box: Domestic Terrorism in the American Context \ Chapter 9. Porous Nodes: Specific Vulnerabilities \ Opening Viewpoint: Aviation Terrorism and Manipulation of the Media - The Case of TWA Flight 847 \ Cyber Security \ Cyber Terror: The Threat \ Cyber Terror: Potential Targets \ Cyber Terror: Feasibility and Likelihood \ Aviation Security \ Symbolic Value: Airline Attacks and Maximum Propaganda Effect \ The Complexity of Aviation Security \ Implementing Aviation Security Priorities \ Border Security \ Undocumented Immigration and Border Security \ Plausible Scenarios: Crime and Insecurity on the Southern Border \ Port Security \ Understanding the Terrorist Threat \ Port Security Initiatives and Priorities \ Discussion Box: Threat Scenario: WMDs Hidden in Cargo Containers \ Part III: Preparedness, Response, Recovery \ Chapter 10. Critical Resources: Preparedness and Planning \ Opening Viewpoint: International Perspective: The European Approach to Homeland Security Preparedness \ The Role of Proper Planning \ Foundational Concept: The National Incident Management System (NIMS) \ Local Planning: The Private Sector \ Local Planning: Emerging Roles at the Local Government Level \ Case in Point: Health and Medical Preparedness Strategies \ Prevention and Mitigation Planning \ Components of the Prevention and Mitigation Process \ Federal Mitigation Assistance \ Chemical and Biological Hazard Planning \ A Complex Dilemma: Mitigating Chemical and Biological Incidents \ Case in Point: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines \ Radiological and Nuclear Hazard Planning \ Coordinating Nuclear Security: The Role of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission \ Case in Point: Weaponization of Radiological Agents Revisited \ Discussion Box: Domestic Preparedness and Weapons of Mass Destruction \ Chapter 11. Always Vigilant: Intelligence and Hardening the Target \ Opening Viewpoint: Intelligence Miscalculation: Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Iraq Case \ The Intelligence Community \ Background: Intelligence Collection and Jurisdiction \ The U.S. Intelligence Community: Mission \ The U.S. Intelligence Community: Challenges \ Information Security: Cyberwar and Hardening Cyberspace \ Cyberwar as a Counterterrorist Option \ Modern Surveillance Technologies \ Case in Point: The Echelon Satellite Surveillance Network \ Hardening Critical Infrastructure \ Securing Critical Infrastructure: Background and Context \ Federal Guidance: The DHS Building and Infrastructure Protection Series (BIPS) \ Options for Critical Infrastructure Security and Target Hardening \ Border Control: Securing National Entry Points \ Security Considerations and Patrolling the Border \ Hardening the Border: Three Agencies \ Transportation Security \ A Complex Arrangement: Components of the Transportation System \ The Transportation Security Administration \ Discussion Box: The Early Warning Role of Intelligence \ Chapter 12. Critical Outcomes: Response and Recovery \ Opening Viewpoint: The Vulnerability of Soft Targets \ National Response and Recovery: Fostering Administrative Coordination \ Federal National Planning Frameworks and the National Preparedness Goal \ Case in Point: Presidential Declarations \ Federal Response Coordination \ Background: The Progression of Federal Response Planning \ Case in Point: Implementing the National Response Framework \ State and Local Response and Recovery Planning \ Response and Recovery Planning by State Authorities \ Response and Recovery Planning by Local Authorities \ Discussion Box: The Viability of Recommended Command and Response Structures \ Part IV: Homeland Security: An Evolving Concept \ Chapter 13. The Future of Homeland Security \ Opening Viewpoint: Terrorist 'Waves"" and Near-Term Threats to Homeland Security \ Near-Term Projections \ Adaptive Measures: Theoretical and Practical Considerations \ Controlling Terrorism: Understanding Fundamental Challenges \ Case in Point: International Collaboration on Law Enforcement and Intelligence \ Threat Environments in the 21st Century \ Defending the Homeland: Ongoing Patterns of Political Violence \ Discussion Box: Countering Future Terror: The Case for International Cooperation""SAGE Publications, Inc"496E978-1-4522-8688-448.99
The Early Years Teacher's BookA guidebook for trainingLeonie Abrahamson15-Jan-15"The Early Years Teacher's Book is a clear, comprehensive, systematic and practical guide to the standards and assessments requirements for Early Years Teacher Status. This book supports Early Years Teacher Status trainees. Written by an Early Years practice tutor with lots of experience in supporting trainees, it addresses common concerns and gives loads of examples of the strategies that have proved most helpful as well as activities and reading lists for use in teaching sessions. Each chapter explores a different key area of the standards with notes on theory, practical tips, case studies, activities and important suggestions for further reading. There is detailed guidance on the role of the mentor and information on the placements requirements of the course. This book helps trainees to: understand all aspects of each standard; link their practice to the standards; understand the assessment requirements; plan and track their evidence; complete their written assignments and create portfolios with confidence; develop the skills needed to take on a leadership role. As well as a clear, comprehensive and readable guide to EYTS training, the book also includes guidance to support trainees to develop the personal skills needed to pass and qualify, such as time management. It especially supports trainees who lack confidence in taking on a leadership role. The theory of leadership styles is covered in a really accessible way and it highlights how to use coaching questions in leadership practice. This book is a valuable resource for all those involved in EYTS and will be useful for: - EYTS trainees - their mentors - their placement tutors - course lecturers - EYTS assessors"Learning Matters978-1-4739-0572-624.99
Observing Young Children"Tina Bruce, Stella Louis and Georgie McCall"29-Nov-14"Observation in the early years is an essential part of working with young children and their families to help them get the most out of childhood. This practical and highly readable book shows students to look with insight at how young children learn and gives the confidence to share and act on their observations. Real life case studies from a variety of settings including day care, nursery school, primary school, private sector and Soweto are used to examine different observation techniques, looking at their strengths, drawbacks and use in everyday practice. Examples from the UK and internationally illustrate the history and importance of observation in a range of contexts, while a glossary clearly explains the key terminology. Drawing on key theory and research, chapters cover: Flexible planning Record keeping Working with parents Using technology. This book was originally published as Getting to Know You - part of the 0-8 series."Why keep records? \ What works in observation and record-keeping? \ Working together \ From baby to toddler \ Using schemas as a lens \ Working with children with autism \ Parents and partners \ Observing and planning in the Foundation Stage \ Observation as a way of adapting practice \ ReflectionsSAGE Publications Ltd184Core New EditionE978-1-4462-8580-060978-1-4462-8581-719.99978-1-4739-0960-119.99
The Child in SocietyHazel R Wright27-Dec-14"The child has a very special place in society and society has a huge impact on the notion of childhood. Understanding childhood is integral to all early years courses and this book offers a great introduction. Taking a thematic approach, chapters cover: Historical Perspectives, Policy and Economic Perspectives, Psychological and Biological Perspectives, Contemporary Perspectives, Children's Perspectives. Each chapter also contains features to allow students to interrogate the impact of each issue practically. This is a fantastic beginner's text for students to understand the relationship between the child and society."Chapter 1: Introducing Childhood \ Chapter 2: Geographical and Anthropological Perspectives \ Chapter 3: Historical Perspectives \ Chapter 4: Philosophical and Spiritual Perspectives \ Chapter 5: Psychological and Biological Perspectives \ Chapter 6: Sociological Perspectives \ Chapter 7: Economic and Policy Perspectives \ Chapter 8: Educational Perspectives \ Chapter 9: Contemporary Perspectives \ Chapter 10: Factual & Fictional perspectivesSAGE Publications Ltd208Core TextE978-1-4462-6632-860978-1-4462-6633-519.99978-1-4739-1166-619.99
A Critical Companion to Early ChildhoodMichael Reed and Rosie Walker29-Nov-14"Teaching students the concepts of early childhood studies is one thing. Helping them develop into students that can think critically is another. This book will help do both. Looking at topics such as, child development, play, safeguarding, professionalism and curriculum and policy, each chapter also has specific features to critically engage readers with the content and help develop their academic skills. It presents the traditional view alongside alternatives whilst encouraging questioning and evaluation in a supportive way. A new approach to your average early childhood text this is a must-read for all early childhood courses.""Part I: Developing Critical ReflectionMichael Reed and Rosie Walker \ Chapter 1: The Undergraduate JourneyMichael Reed, Linda Tyler and Rosie Walker \ Chapter 2: Reflective PracticeKaren Hanson and Karen Appleby \ Chapter 3: The Ethical Practitioner with Children and FamiliesSue Callan \ Chapter 4: Critical ThinkingJennifer Worsley and Catherine Lamond \ Chapter 5: ICT and Learning for Students: A New Way of ThinkingMichelle Roberts \ Part II: The Developing ChildMichael Reed and Rosie Walker \ Chapter 6: Deliberating on Practices with Young Children in the United StatesMary Benson McMullen \ Chapter 7: 'Vygotsky Rocks!' An Argument That Helps Use Lev Vygotsky's Ideas in Early Years PracticeAnna Popova \ Chapter 8: The Developing Child: Some Critical PerspectivesJackie Musgrave \ Chapter 9: Play and Creativity: How Important Is This in Terms of the Developing Child?Frances Brett \ Chapter 10: Repositioning DevelopmentalismAnna Kilderry \ Part III: Taking a Holistic ViewMichael Reed and Rosie Walker \ Chapter 11: Security and AttachmentRobin Balbernie \ Chapter 12: Developing Child in Society: Making TransitionsAline Wendy Dunlop \ Chapter 13: Taking a Holistic View: Critically Examining Complex Professional IssuesClaire M Richards \ Chapter 14: The Language of Special Educational Needs: Learning from the Past to Build the FutureCaroline Jones \ Chapter 15: Supporting Children with Complex Health Needs and Life-Limiting Conditions and Their FamiliesErica Brown \ Part IV: Policy and PracticeMichael Reed and Rosie Walker \ Chapter 16: Whose Curriculum Is It Anyway?Derval Carey-Jenkins \ Chapter 17: Approaches to the Early Years Curriculum: A Critical View from WalesSian Siencyn \ Chapter 18: Parental Involvement and Partnership with Parents: ""T'ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)""Martin Needham and Dianne Jackson \ Chapter 19: Supporting ParentsJosephine Bleach \ Chapter 20: Policy into Practice: Implementing the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia from a Western Australian PerspectiveSandra Hesterman \ Part V: Professional Roles and ResponsibilitiesMichael Reed and Rosie Walker \ Chapter 21: Professional Roles and Responsibilities: Professional Practice and Early Childhood TodayMichael Gasper \ Chapter 22: Integrated Working in Practice: Why Don't Professionals Talk to Each Other?Alison Nicholls \ Chapter 23: Children's Developing IdentityVictoria Cooper \ Chapter 24: Assessment: A Critical Companion to Early Childhood PedagogyAlma Fleet \ Chapter 25: The Responsibility of the Practice-Based ResearcherCarla Solvason"SAGE Publications Ltd368Core TextE978-1-4462-5926-970978-1-4462-5927-623.99978-1-4739-0931-123.99
Early Childhood Curriculum for All LearnersIntegrating Play and Literacy Activities"Ann M. Selmi, Raymond J. Gallagher and Eugenia R. Mora-Flores"31-Oct-14"Early Childhood Curriculum for All Learners: Integrating Play and Literacy Activities is designed to teach early childhood professionals about the latest research on play and early literacy and then to show them practical methods for adapting this research to everyday classroom practices that will encourage the development of learning skills. The authors link solid, play-based research to specific developmentally appropriate practices. By combining these two areas, the text demonstrates that academic learning and play activities are highly compatible, and that children can and do develop academic skills through play. In addition, the text focuses on socio-dramatic play, a recently acknowledged, essential aspect of child-initiated play interactions. It provides specific strategies that link these interactive behaviors with the early academic skills needed for the initial primary grades. Implementation of the information presented in this book will enable children to experience a richer transition into primary education classrooms.""Early Childhood Curriculum for All Learners: Integrating Play and Literacy Activities is designed to teach early childhood professionals about the latest research on play and early literacy and then to show them practical methods for adapting this research to everyday classroom practices that will encourage the development of learning skills. The authors link solid, play-based research to specific developmentally appropriate practices. By combining these two areas, the text demonstrates that academic learning and play activities are highly compatible, and that children can and do develop academic skills through play. In addition, the text focuses on socio-dramatic play, a recently acknowledged, essential aspect of child-initiated play interactions. It provides specific strategies that link these interactive behaviors with the early academic skills needed for the initial primary grades. Implementation of the information presented in this book will enable children to experience a richer transition into primary education classrooms."Section I: Introduction: Working with Early Learners \ Chapter 1: The Need for Developmentally Appropriate Practices \ Chapter 2: Learning Through Play \ Chapter 3: Play and Pretending \ Chapter 4: Language and Literacy Development \ Chapter 5: Collaborating with Families and Professionals \ Section II: Planning and Designing a Classroom for Learning Through Play \ Chapter 6: Planning for Effective Learning \ Chapter 7: Designing High-Quality Centers for Learning \ Chapter 8: Strategies for Guided Play and High-Quality Learning Activities \ Chapter 9: Observing and Assessing to Promote Learning \ Section III: Integrating Play Activities Across the Curriculum \ Chapter 10: Integrating Literacy Skills into the Play Centers \ Chapter 11: Implementing Play Activities in the Science Center \ Chapter 12: Implementing Play Activities in the Mathematics Center \ Chapter 13: Implementing Play Activities in the Social Studies and Book Center \ Chapter 14: Implementing Play Activities in the Creative Arts Centers"SAGE Publications, Inc"512E978-1-4522-4029-952
Learning with NatureEmbedding Outdoor PracticeClaire Warden27-Sep-14"Learning outside the classroom is a key part of early years and primary practice and is on the rise in settings across the world. This book centres on outstanding outdoor practice and how children can learn and develop in natural environments. Focussing on children aged from 2-11 this book contains: - A self-evaluation toolkit for educators to reflect on what they're doing now and where to develop to be more effective. - Examples of practice from around the world and in various environments, including urban settings. - An entire chapter on assessment and planning to help ensure and demonstrate quality of provision. Looking at all the possibilities and approaches, there are models for practice to suit every setting so that everyone can make outdoor learning part of the core teaching and learning objectives. Claire Warden is an educational consultant with an international reputation for pioneering work in education and a focus on children's connection to the natural world. For more details of her work visit""Introduction \ Chapter 1: Self-Evaluation of Practice \ Chapter 2: Characteristics that Shape Outdoor Learning by Sarah MacQuarrie, Clare Nugent & Claire Warden \ Chapter 3: Learning with Nature \ Chapter 4: Sharing Values with Parents \ Chapter 5: Observation, Planning and Assessment \ Chapter 6: Embedding Practice \ References"SAGE Publications Ltd128Professional (ex. Lucky Duck)978-1-4462-8745-370978-1-4462-8746-023.99978-1-4739-0637-223.99
Special Education in Contemporary SocietyAn Introduction to ExceptionalityFifth EditionRichard M. Gargiulo30-Sep-14"The Fifth Edition of Richard Gargiulo's well-respected Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality offers a comprehensive, engaging, and easy-to-read introduction to special education. Grounded in research and updated to reflect the most current thinking and standards of the field, the book provides students with the skills and knowledge to become successful teachers. Gargiulo's text encourages a deep awareness and understanding of the human side of special education. The book provides students a rare glimpse into the lives of exceptional students and their families, as well as the teachers that work with exceptional persons throughout their lives. The New Edition of Gargiulo's groundbreaking text maintains the broad context and research focus for which it is known, while expanding on current trends and contemporary issues to better serve both pre-service and in-service teachers of exceptional individuals. The text is organized into two distinct parts to offer students a truly comprehensive and humane understanding of exceptionality. In Part I, readers are provided strong foundational perspective on broad topics that affect all individuals with an exceptionality. In Part II, Gargiulo engages students with thorough examinations of individual exceptionalities, and discusses historical, personal, and educational details of each exceptionality as it affects a person across the lifespan.""Special Education in Contemporary Society is designed for use by trainee teachers on special education courses as well as those who teach students with special needs in the general classroom. The text provides a rare glimpse into the lives of people with exceptionalities, as well as their families and teachers. Focusing on human exceptionalities across the lifespan, it employs a traditional organization beginning with four foundation chapters that introduce teachers to special education, followed by 10 'categorical' chapters each on a different 'disability'. Each categorical chapter features sections on transition, cultural diversity, technology, instructional strategies and family considerations.""Part I: Foundations of Special Education \ Chapter 1: Special Education in Context: People, Concepts, and Perspectives \ Chapter 2: Policies, Practices, and Programs \ Chapter 3: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Exceptionality \ Chapter 4: Parents, Families, and Exceptionality \ Chapter 5: Assistive TechnologyEmily Bouck \ Part II: A Study of Individuals with Special Needs \ Chapter 6: Individuals with Intellectual Disability \ Chapter 7: Individuals with Learning Disabilities \ Chapter 8: Individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder \ Chapter 9: Individuals with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders \ Chapter 10: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders \ Chapter 11: Individuals with Speech and Language Impairments \ Chapter 12: Individuals with Hearing ImpairmentsBetty Nelson \ Chapter 13: Individuals with Visual ImpairmentsCarol Allison, Mary Jean Sanspree \ Chapter 14: Individuals with Physical Disabilities, Health Disabilities, and Related Low-Incidence Disabilities \ Chapter 15: Individuals Who Are Gifted and TalentedJulia Roberts""SAGE Publications, Inc"712978-1-4522-1677-579
Participatory Research with Children and Young People"Susan Groundwater-Smith, Sue Dockett and Dorothy Bottrell"27-Dec-14"This book sets out a clear framework for conducting participatory research with children and young people within a discussion of the rights of the child. Through extensive case studies and a close review of contemporary literature, in relation to early childhood through to late adolescence, the book serves as a critical guide to issues in participative research for students and researchers. The book includes chapters on: Designing your research project Ethical considerations Innovative methods Publication and dissemination."Introduction: Arguing The Case For Participatory Research With Children And Young People \ Developing New Methodological Understandings Of Social Research With Children And Young People \ Ethical Questions In Relation To Participatory Research With Children And Young People \ Designing A Project With Children And Young People: Investigating The 'Researchable Question' \ A Political Ecology Of Access And Cooperation \ Innovative Methods \ Issues Of Impact And Sustainability In The Context Of Participatory Design And Construction \ Publication And Dissemination \ Action And ParticipationSAGE Publications Ltd200Supplementary TextE978-1-4462-7286-275978-1-4462-7287-926.99978-1-4739-1126-026.99
Ethics and Education Research"Rachel Brooks, Kitty te Riele and Meg Maguire"27-Sep-14"Part of the popular BERA/SAGE Research Methods in Education series, this is the first book to specifically focus on the ethics of Education research. Drawn from the authors' experiences in the UK, Australia and mainland Europe and with contributions from across the globe, this clear and accessible book includes a wide range of examples. The authors show how to: identify ethical issues which may arise with any research project gain informed consent provide information in the right way to participants present and disseminate findings in line with ethical guidelines""Introduction \ Ethical theories, principles and guidelines \ Regulatory contexts \ Research design \ Informed consent and reciprocity \ Identity, power and positionality \ Data analysis \ Dissemination \ Conclusions"BERA/SAGE Research Methods in EducationSAGE Publications Ltd200Core TextE978-1-4462-7487-360978-1-4462-7488-019.99978-1-4739-0858-119.99
Research Methods in Early ChildhoodAn Introductory GuideSecond EditionPenny Mukherji and Deborah Albon29-Nov-14"Back by popular demand and packed full of even more examples of research methods in practice for students, this Second Edition now comes with a comprehensive companion website providing you with all you need to grasp research methods in early childhood. With case studies and reflective tasks throughout, this bestselling textbook covers all you need to know about undertaking research in early childhood, including action research, ethics and carrying out your research project. The fantastic new website gives you: quizzes to test your methods knowledge an interactive glossary free journal articles and accompanying activities podcasts and video links.""Part I: Paradigms and Principles \ Chapter 1: Positivist Research \ Beyond Positivism: Interpretivism, 'Critical' Paradigms and Post-Structuralism \ Chapter 3: Ethics \ Chapter 4: Listening to Children \ Part II: Approaches to Research \ Chapter 5: Surveys \ Chapter 6: Ethnography \ Chapter 7: Case Studies \ Chapter 8: Action Research \ Part III: Methods \ Chapter 9: Observation \ Chapter 10: Interviews \ Chapter 11: Questionnaires \ Chapter 12: Using Documents and Other Visual 'Texts' \ Chapter 13: Using Journaling as a Research Tool \ Chapter 14: Creative Methods for Listening to Children in Research \ Part IV: Carrying out a Research Project \ Chapter 15: Research Design \ Chapter 16: Reviewing the Literature \ Chapter 17: Analysing and Presenting Data \ Chapter 18: Writing up"SAGE Publications Ltd344Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7368-575978-1-4462-7369-224.99978-1-4739-0928-124.99
Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology"Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods"Fourth EditionDonna M. Mertens1-May-14"Focused on increasing the credibility of research and evaluation, the Fourth Edition of Donna M. Mertens's comprehensive Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity with Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods incorporates the viewpoints of various research paradigms into its descriptions of these methods. Providing specific advice on conducting research in culturally complex communities, the new edition has been updated to align with the American Psychological Association and the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education accreditation requirements. Approximately sixty percent of the content in the Fourth Edition is new, updated with numerous contemporary examples, making this book one of the most comprehensive, accessible, and practical methods books available.""Focused on fully discussing what is considered to be ""good"" research, the Fourth Edition explains quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, and incorporates the viewpoints of various research paradigms into its descriptions of these methods.""Preface \ About the Author \ 1. An Introduction to Research \ 2. Evaluation \ 3. Literature Review and Focusing the Research \ 4. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research \ 5. Causal Comparative and Correlational Approaches \ 6. Survey Methods \ 7. Single-Case Research \ 8. Qualitative Methods \ 9. History and Narrative Study of Lives \ 10. Mixed Methods Research \ 11. Sampling \ 12. Data Collection \ 13. Data Analysis, Interpretation, and Use \ Appendix: Writing the Research Proposal \ References \ Author Index \ Subject Index""SAGE Publications, Inc"536IC978-1-4522-4027-547.99
Introduction to Research Methods in EducationSecond EditionKeith F Punch and Alis Oancea29-Nov-14"It offers a concise and accessible reading of different approaches to researching education, and considers the methodological, epistemological, theoretical, ethical and practical implications posed by these approaches. Great for entry-level students' - Dr Andrew Wilkins, School of Education, Roehampton University Based on Keith F Punch's bestselling Introduction to Social Research Methods, this book introduces students to the research process in a range of educational contexts. In this updated Second Edition, they will find guidance on every stage of research, with chapters on developing research questions, doing a literature review, collecting data, analyzing findings and writing it all up. With a new chapter on ethics and additional coverage of Internet research and mixing methods, the second edition contains everything students need if they are studying on a research methods course or doing a research project for themselves. Introduction to Research Methods in Education also provides: balanced coverage of the range of methods employed by educational researchers practical advice on collecting and analyzing qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods data a range of examples from student projects to show how research is done in real-life educational settings a companion website with additional resources for both you and your students."Introduction \ Theory and Method in Education Research \ The Contexts for Education Research \ Ethics in Educational Research \ Research Questions \ From Research Questions to Data \ Literature Searching and Reviewing \ Qualitative Research Design \ Collecting Qualitative Data \ The Analysis of Qualitative Data \ Quantitative Research Design \ Collecting Quantitative Data \ The Analysis of Quantitative Data \ Mixed Methods Research \ Research WritingSAGE Publications Ltd440Core New EditionE978-1-4462-6073-985978-1-4462-6074-627.99978-1-4739-0919-927.99
Understanding Assessment in Primary EducationSue Faragher27-Sep-14"Understanding assessment and being able to use it effectively is at the heart of successful primary teaching. Aware of current policy and research, this book looks at the role and purpose of assessment within education, as well as providing detailed practical guidance on the main types of classroom assessment, including formative, summative, formal and informal methods. Real classroom examples and activities illustrate the practical uses, benefits, and limitations of each form of assessment, enabling students to feel confident about implementing these strategies in their own future teaching. Coverage includes: The assessment planning cycle Innovative forms of assessment, including portfolios, debates, role play and mind mapping Assessment of learners with diverse needs, including SEN and EAL The use of technology in assessment Engaging children through self-assessment and peer-assessment""Introduction to Assessment \ Assessment within National and International Contexts \ Assessing the progress of pupils \ Learning Through Assessment \ Self Assessment/Peer Assessment \ Using Observations \ Using Mind Mapping \ Using Questioning and Debates \ Reports, Role Play, Posters and Portfolios \ The Use of ICT in assessment \ Assessing pupils with SEN including EAL pupils \ Conclusion"SAGE Publications Ltd192Core TextE978-1-4462-7385-265978-1-4462-7386-921.99978-1-4739-0852-921.99
Review of Research in Education"Language Policy, Politics, and Diversity in Education"38.1"Kathryn M. Borman, Editor, Terrence G. Wiley, David R. Garcia, Editor and Arnold Danzig"31-May-14"Language Policy, Politics, and Diversity in Education Edited by Kathryn M. Borman, University of South Florida, Terrence G. Wiley, Center for Applied Linguistics, David R. Garcia, Arizona State University, and Arnold B. Danzig, San José State University Review of Research in Education (Volume 38) explores the important role of educational language policies in promoting education as a human right. Even in English-dominant countries, such as the United States, it is important to understand the role of educational language policies (ELPs) in promoting educational access through the dominant language, and its impact on educational equity, achievement, and students' sense of identity. This volume addresses whether language minorities have a right not only to linguistic accommodations but also to the promotion of their languages as a means for developing a positive identification with their languages and cultures. With language diversity in flux due to large-scale trends with widespread implications, this timely volume offers a solid background to inform and influence policies and programs for millions of students worldwide.""Language Policy, Politics, and Diversity in Education Edited by Kathryn M. Borman, University of South Florida, Terrence G. Wiley, Center for Applied Linguistics, David R. Garcia, Arizona State University, and Arnold B. Danzig, San José State University Review of Research in Education (Volume 38) explores the important role of educational language policies in promoting education as a human right. Even in English-dominant countries, such as the United States, it is important to understand the role of educational language policies (ELPs) in promoting educational access through the dominant language, and its impact on educational equity, achievement, and students' sense of identity. This volume addresses whether language minorities have a right not only to linguistic accommodations but also to the promotion of their languages as a means for developing a positive identification with their languages and cultures. With language diversity in flux due to large-scale trends with widespread implications, this timely volume offers a solid background to inform and influence policies and programs for millions of students worldwide.""Introduction \ Language Diversity, Policy, and Politics in EducationTerrence G. Wiley, David R. Garcia, Arnold Danzig, and Monica L. Stigler \ United States Context \ Diversity, Super-Diversity, and Monolingual Language Ideology in the United States: Tolerance or Intolerance?Terrence G. Wiley \ U.S. Spanish and Education: Global and Local IntersectionsOfelia García \ Spanish as the Second National Language of the United States: Fact, Future, Fiction, or Hope?Reynaldo F. Macías \ From Segregation to School Finance: The Legal Context for Language Rights in the United StatesJeanne M. Powers \ Reclaiming Indigenous Languages: A Reconsideration of the Roles and Responsibilities of SchoolsTeresa L. McCarty and Sheilah E. Nicholas \ The Rediscovery of Heritage and Community Language Education in the United StatesJin Sook Lee and Wayne E. Wright \ Heritage Language Education and the 'National Interest""Jeff Bale \ International Context \ Language Diversity and Language Policy in Educational Access and EquityJames W. Tollefson and Amy B. M. Tsui \ Justifying Educational Language RightsStephen May \ The Lightening Veil: Language Revitalization in WalesColin H. Williams \ The Weight of English in Global Perspective: The Role of English in IsraelElana Shohamy \ Overcoming Colonial Policies of Divide and Rule: Postcolonialism's Harnessing of the VernacularsVaidehi Ramanathan \ Conclusion \ A Cerebration of Language Diversity, Language Policy, and Politics in EducationJoseph Lo Bianco \ About the Editors \ About the Contributors"Review of Research in Education"SAGE Publications, Inc"978-1-4833-5875-839.99
Introduction to Comparative and International EducationJennifer Marshall25-Oct-14"Comparative and international education is an increasingly important area of study. This book introduces major themes surrounding globalisation and education, giving a nuanced understanding of key debates, thinkers and sources of information. Important theories and research exploring how globalisation has influenced educational practice are critically examined, providing students with an understanding of relevant social, economic, historical and cultural factors. Coverage includes: Case studies from around the world raising thought-provoking questions on chapter topics How to undertake research using significant secondary sources of comparative international data (including OECD, PISA, TIMMS) The relationship between development, education and inequality The purpose and role of multicultural and citizenship education Gender and education in a global context""Part One: Comparative education \ An introduction to comparative education \ How are comparisons made? \ Culture and education \ Economic, political, social and historical contexts for comparison \ Education and the developing world \ Gender and education \ Part Two: International Education \ Understanding international education \ Globalisation and education \ Global citizenship education \ Multicultural education \ International schools \ Internationalisation of higher education"SAGE Publications Ltd256Core TextE978-1-4462-7319-770978-1-4462-7320-323.99978-1-4739-0876-523.99
Creative Teaching in Primary ScienceRoger Cutting and Orla Kelly29-Nov-14"Creative teaching has the potential to inspire deep learning, using inventive activities and stimulating contexts that can capture the imagination of children. This book enables student teachers to adopt a creative approach to their primary science teaching practice in terms of methods and content and confidently develop as science educators. Key aspects of science teaching are discussed, exploring how creative approaches can be appropriately developed and embedded including: planning for teaching and learning, assessing primary science, cross-curricular approaches and the intelligent application of technology, alongside increasingly important topics such as sustainability education, and outdoor learning. Coverage is supported by illustrative examples, encouraging the reader to look at their own teaching practice, their local community and environment, their own interests and those of their children to deepen their understanding of what constitutes good science teaching in primary schools. This is essential reading for students on primary initial teacher education courses, on both university-based (BEd, BA with QTS, PGCE) and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT) routes into teaching."Introducing creative science \ Misconceptions and enabling conceptual change in science \ Pedagogical approaches and the teaching of science \ The importance of teacher knowledge in science \ Planning and assessing creative approaches in science \ Working scientifically \ Getting creative with technology in science \ Art and design and creative science \ Creative science through drama and storytelling \ Sustainability and primary science \ Teaching science outside the classroom \ The science of health and wellbeing \ Teaching controversial issues in science \ A science of equalitySAGE Publications Ltd192Core TextE978-1-4462-5542-165978-1-4462-5543-821.99978-1-4739-0943-421.99
Innovative Teaching and Learning in Primary SchoolsDes Hewitt and Susan Tarrant28-Feb-15"Innovation in the classroom is about empowering teachers to develop intelligent, creative and effective teaching methods that will challenge and engage learners. Drawing on contemporary research and case studies from the UK and internationally, this book examines the theory behind innovative teaching and learning and its practical application in primary schools. Reflection points throughout the chapters encourage self-evaluation and development, giving students greater confidence to plan and deliver their own innovative teaching. Topics covered include: Creative approaches to learning in primary and early years education Using different settings and technologies to develop thinking skills Promoting positive classroom behaviour and inclusion Innovation in planning and assessment"What is Education for? \ Teaching and Learning in Schools \ How Do Children Learn in the Early Years?: Links to Theory and Innovation \ The Development of Children's Thinking Skills: Links to Theory and Innovation \ Where do Children Learn? \ A Curriculum for Innovation \ Innovative Learning Technologies \ Working With Others as Part of a Team \ Inclusion and Classroom Behaviour \ Innovative Approaches to Educational Assessment and Planning \ Innovation: Today and TomorrowSAGE Publications Ltd192Core TextE978-1-4462-6668-765978-1-4462-6669-421.99
Inclusive Practice in the Primary SchoolA guide for teachersSarah Trussler and Debs Robinson31-Jan-15"This textbook offers student teachers and newly qualified teachers a clear, flexible framework for effective inclusive teaching, and specific knowledge of the most common special educational needs (SEN) they are likely to come across on placements and in practice. Special Educational Needs/Inclusion is an essential part of teacher-training courses. Once in role, teachers are expected by law to meet the needs of every child in their care so this is a vital part of professional practice. Every school will be looking for competence and expertise in this area when they employ teachers. Chapters include activities and points for reflection, and encourage interaction and reflective thinking and reflective practice. The authors have their own model they advise students to apply when considering how to teach and plan for supporting any child's learning (no matter what their needs), but they understand the need to show in simple steps how this works in practice so that it is an easy concept for students to grasp.""Chapter 1: Understanding special educational needs, disability and inclusive education \ Chapter 2: The policy context for special educational needs, disability and inclusive education \ Chapter 3: Models of difference and differentiation \ Chapter 4: Inclusive classroom practice \ Chapter 5: The 'special pedagogy' debate \ Chapter 6: Strengthening the 'Whole Child' Approach through the Spiral Spectrum Model \ Chapter 7: Personal, social and emotional development \ Chapter 8: Communication, language and literacy development \ Chapter 9: Physical Development \ Chapter 10: Drawing it all together - how children learn and how we teach inclusively"SAGE Publications Ltd184Core Text978-1-4462-7489-765978-1-4462-7490-322.99
Rita Cheminais' Handbook for SENCOsSecond EditionRita Cheminais25-Oct-14"By breaking down the detailed information into manageable chunks, this book sets out the responsibilities of the SENCO to ensure government requirements of the most recent reforms to SEN provision and regulations are met. Helping lead and manage SEN provision this book covers: - new SEN legislations and policy - planning and deploying the SEN budget - working in partnership with young people, parents and other professionals - how to deal with the new paperwork requirements - building capacity among staff and self-evaluating the quality of your settings provision. - dealing with OFSTED inspections and requirements. Visit for downloadable materials to support the chapters in this book, which include staff surveys, training plans and pupil profile and tracker templates."Chapter 1: The professional context of SEN and disability in an era of change \ Chapter 2: Leading improvement for SEN \ Chapter 3: Coordinating and implementing an effective SEN system \ Chapter 4: Building capacity among colleagues to respond to SEN \ Chapter 5: Working in partnership to promote a family centred approach \ Chapter 6: Accountability for SEN \ Acronyms and Abbreviations \ Glossary \ Further Reading and ReferencesSAGE Publications Ltd208Professional New EditionIC978-1-4462-7418-775978-1-4462-7419-425.99978-1-4739-0873-425.99
Behavior and Classroom Management in the Multicultural Classroom"Proactive, Active, and Reactive Strategies"Terry L. Shepherd and Diana Linn31-Oct-14"Addressing the increasing number of culturally and linguistically diverse students in today's schools, Behavior and Classroom Management in the Multicultural Classroom provides general and special education teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to make the proactive, active, and reactive interventions necessary to create a positive classroom environment in which all students can learn. Going beyond the traditional rules and hierarchy of consequences and reinforcements, the book demonstrates how to incorporate basic classroom management plans, functional behavioral analysis, functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention plans into the development and implementation of response-to-intervention and school-wide positive behavior support programs. In every chapter, the authors use real world examples and case studies to explore how language and culture affect students' responses to behavior and classroom management. Unique chapters cover social skills training and collaborating with families of diverse students.""Addressing the increasing number of culturally and linguistically diverse students in today's schools, Behavior and Classroom Management in the Multicultural Classroom provides general and special education teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to make the proactive, active, and reactive interventions necessary to create a positive classroom environment in which all students can learn. Going beyond the traditional rules and hierarchy of consequences and reinforcements, the book demonstrates how to incorporate basic classroom management plans, functional behavioral analysis, functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention plans into the development and implementation of response-to-intervention and school-wide positive behavior support programs. In every chapter, the authors use real world examples and case studies to explore how language and culture affect students' responses to behavior and classroom management. Unique chapters cover social skills training and collaborating with families of diverse students.""Chapter 1: Behavior and Classroom Management Basics \ Foundations of Behavior Management \ Developmental Theories of Behavior \ Understanding Behavior Management \ Cultural Influence on Behavior \ Goals of Behavior and Classroom Management \ Chapter 2: Legal Issues of Behavior and Classroom Management \ Responsibilities of Teachers \ Legislation Affecting Behavior and Classroom Management \ Chapter 3: Collaborating with Parents and Families \ Understanding Today's Family \ Establishing Relationships with Families \ A Family Systems Model \ Family Involvement and Engagement \ Working with Diverse Families \ Family Involvement in Academic Optimism \ Standards for Family Relationships \ Chapter 4: Role of the Teacher \ Responsibility of the Professional Teacher \ Ethical Considerations \ Professional Self-Esteem of the Teacher \ Chapter 5: The Learning Environment \ Physical Setup of the Classroom \ Rules and Routines \ Schedules and Transitions \ Behavioral Management Models \ Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers \ Chapter 6: Basic Classroom Management Strategies \ Teacher Expectations \ Non-verbal and Verbal Interventions \ Reinforcement \ Extinction and Punishment \ Contingency Contracts \ Token Economy \ Time-outs \ Cultural Impact on Behavior Strategies \ Chapter 7: Cognitive Behavior Management \ Defining Cognitive Behavior Management \ Implementing a Self-Management Plan \ Self-Management Techniques \ Problem-Solving Strategies \ Anger Management Strategies \ Stress Management Strategies \ Chapter 8: Functional Behavioral Assessment: Trinity of Behavior Management \ The Trinity of Behavior Management \ Conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment \ Behavioral Observation \ Measuring Behavior \ Charting the Behavior \ Chapter 9: Functional Behavior Analysis: Trinity of Behavior Management \ Identifying the Function of a Behavior \ Developing a Behavioral Hypothesis \ Developing Alternative Behaviors \ Assumptions of Functional Behavior Analysis \ Generating a Behavioral Intervention Plan \ Chapter 10: Behavior Intervention Plan: Trinity of Behavior Management \ Components of a Behavior Intervention Plan \ Developing Behavioral Goals \ Implications of Behavior Intervention Plan \ Impact of Culture on BIPs \ Chapter 11: Single-Subject Design \ Purpose of Single-Subject Design \ Baseline Data and Intervention Data \ Level, Trend, and Variability \ Types of Single-Subject Designs \ Chapter 12: Response-to-Intervention \ The Evolution of RTI \ Components of RTI \ Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students \ Concerns of RTI \ Chapter 13: School-Wide Positive Behavior Support \ Components of SWPBS \ Implementation of SWPBS \ Tiers of SWPBS \ Benefits of SWPBS \ Cultural Impact on SWPBS \ Teacher Self-Efficacy \ Chapter 14: Social Skills Training \ Features of Social Skills Training \ Assessing Social Skills \ Components of Social Skills Programs \ Social Skills Programs and Strategies \ Social Skills and SWPBS \ Culturally Responsive Social Skills Instruction""SAGE Publications, Inc"368E978-1-4522-2626-248.99978-1-4833-1133-348.99
Primary English for Trainee Teachers"Wendy Jolliffe, David Waugh and Kate Allott"27-Sep-14"With chapter sequencing following the new Curriculum, this book supports you to make use of the opportunities presented in the National Curriculum for effective and engaging Primary English teaching. Covering all areas of the new National Curriculum for primary English and offering insight into effective teaching, it helps you connect what you need to teach, to how it can be taught. It opens up the opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching and covers all areas of children's literacy from poetry and literature to SPAG. Throughout the text, case studies of teaching are used as a starting point for learning and guidance on practical teaching strategies is included in all chapters. A comprehensive guide to the teaching of primary English that will help you secure your subject knowledge and transform your teaching."Learning Matters160Core TextE978-1-4462-9659-260978-1-4462-9660-821.99978-1-4739-0856-721.99
Teaching Synthetic PhonicsSecond EditionRhona Johnston and Joyce Watson15-Nov-14"The synthetic phonics approach is used in all primary schools in England. If you are a trainee or beginning primary school teacher, you need to demonstrate a confidence in the teaching of phonics to meet the Teachers' Standards and gain QTS. This is a practical, up-to-date guide to teaching children to read using synthetic phonics. It helps you to understand the theory behind phonics and how children's learning of reading can develop. It gives you practical teaching strategies and outlines how you can assess and diagnose reading problems. This second edition has been updated to include new chapters on the new Phonics Check in year 1 and overviews of popular phonics schemes used in England and Scotland."Teaching Handbooks SeriesLearning MattersE978-1-4462-9861-923.99978-1-4739-0889-523.99
Teaching Languages in the Primary SchoolSecond EditionPhilip Hood and Kristina Tobutt31-Jan-15"Languages are now a more important part of primary education than ever before, and all successful primary teachers need to understand the principles that support good language teaching and learning. This second edition provides a coherent overview of teaching and learning languages, combining practical strategies for use in the classroom with engaging coverage of how to teach, informed by academic research and theory. Key features of this new edition: Fully updated coverage of policy and curriculum developments, including the 2014 National Curriculum and the Teachers' Standards A new chapter on curriculum, planning and assessment for KS2 Expanded coverage of the transition from primary to secondary school and the implications for teaching More examples of creative teaching and learning throughout. This is essential reading for all students studying primary languages on initial teacher education courses, including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, School Direct, SCITT), and also NQTs."What is the background to primary language learning? \ What does language learning offer a primary school? \ How might I structure language learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage? \ How should I begin to offer language learning in KS1 and KS2? \ Where to next? How can I embed the language into the school day and the wider curriculum? \ How do I make sure I really challenge the older learners? \ How do I develop progression in the new National Curriculum? \ How do I know if the children are learning? How can I help them to progress smoothly to KS3? \ What does research tell us about integration of languages into the curriculum?SAGE Publications Ltd216Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9512-065978-1-4462-9513-722.99
Understanding Reading ComprehensionProcesses and PracticesWayne Tennent29-Nov-14"Drawing from educational and psychological research, this book supports the development of student teachers' subject knowledge by providing a detailed analysis of the reading comprehension process. Combining practical strategies and techniques for use in the classroom, this book includes: School-based activities in every chapter An in-depth focus on the inference making process The role of vocabulary and syntax in comprehension Cognitive and meta-cognitive processes including the use of memory Advice on developing effective classroom talk with different groups of children Using different text genres"Locating reading \ Locating comprehension \ SECTION 1: PROCESSES \ Knowledge: of life and language \ Memory and monitoring \ Inference making: Definition and difficulties \ Coherence inferences \ Interrogative inferences \ Text comprehension: uniting the separate components \ SECTION 2: PRACTICES \ Selecting texts \ Teaching comprehension: Pedagogical principles \ Teaching comprehension: Pedagogy in practice \ ConclusionSAGE Publications Ltd224Core TextE978-1-4462-7317-365978-1-4462-7318-022.99978-1-4739-0956-422.99
Making Literacy RealTheories and Practices for Learning and TeachingSecond EditionJoanne Larson and Jackie Marsh27-Dec-14"Offering an overview of the major fields in literacy studies, this book presents a detailed and accessible discussion of key theories and their relevance in the primary classroom. Each chapter uses a real life case study to explore the application of theory in practice, followed by a detailed discussion of the case study material by a leading name in the field, including contributions from Barbara Comber, Michele Knobel, Colin Lankshear, Brian Street, Kevin Leander and Patricia Enciso. The text also offers reflections on theoretical foundations for research, exploring literacy as a practice grounded in social, cultural, historical and political contexts and in relationships of power. This second edition includes: - New chapters covering digital literacy, space and play, and multimodality - Examples and contributions from a range of international contexts, including US, UK, Canada, Australia and South Africa - Further reading links to key texts on each main theory Essential reading for students at undergraduate and post-graduate level on primary education courses and an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to understand literacy theory and successfully apply this to the classroom.""Foundational Perspectives \ New Literacy Studies \ Critical Literacy \ Literacy and Digital Technologies \ Multimodality and Artifactual Literacies \ Space, Play and Literacy \ Reframing Sociocultural Theory: Identity, Agency and Power \ Bringing the Frameworks Together: Implications for research, policy and practice"SAGE Publications Ltd224Supplementary New EditionE978-1-4462-9538-075978-1-4462-9539-724.99978-1-4739-1142-024.99
Literacy Assessment and Instructional StrategiesConnecting to the Common Core"Kathy B. Grant, Sandra E. Golden and Nance S. Wilson"31-Oct-14"Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies prepares literacy educators to conduct reading and writing assessments and develop appropriate corrective literacy strategies for use with their grade K-5 students. Connecting Common Core Literacy Learning Standards to effective strategies and creative activities, the book includes authentic literacy assessments and formal evaluations to support reading teaching in the elementary classroom. Initial chapters discuss literacy assessment and evaluation, data-driven instruction, high-stakes testing, and instructional shifts in teaching reading, while later chapters focus on the latest instructional and assessment shifts, including pre-assessing literacy knowledge bases, using informational texts for vocabulary development, and close reading of text. Written by reading practitioners and researchers, this book is a must-have for novices as well as for veteran classroom teachers who want to stay on top of changing literacy trends.""Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies prepares literacy educators to conduct reading and writing assessments and develop appropriate corrective literacy strategies for use with their grade K-5 students. Connecting Common Core Literacy Learning Standards to effective strategies and creative activities, the book includes authentic literacy assessments and formal evaluations to support reading teaching in the elementary classroom. Initial chapters discuss literacy assessment and evaluation, data-driven instruction, high-stakes testing, and instructional shifts in teaching reading, while later chapters focus on the latest instructional and assessment shifts, including pre-assessing literacy knowledge bases, using informational texts for vocabulary development, and close reading of text. Written by reading practitioners and researchers, this book is a must-have for novices as well as for veteran classroom teachers who want to stay on top of changing literacy trends.""Preface \ Acknowledgments \ Section I. Foundations of Literacy Assessment and Instruction \ Chapter 1. Building Teacher Knowledge for Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, and Measurement \ Chapter 2. Literacy Background Knowledge and Assessment \ Chapter 3. Students Who Struggle With Literacy Learning \ Chapter 4. Student Factors Impacting Assessment \ Chapter 5. Setting the Stage for Literacy Assessment Through Affective Measures \ Section II. Grade-Level Literacy Assessments \ Chapter 6. Early Childhood-Level Assessments: Breaking the Code \ Chapter 7. Early Childhood Grade-Level Assessments: Spelling, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension, and Writing \ Chapter 8. Intermediate Grade-Level (3-6) Assessments and Strategies \ Chapter 9. Informal Reading Inventories \ Chapter 10. Reading Commercial Screening and Diagnostic Assessments \ Chapter 11. Planning for Interventions \ Section III. Designing Instructional Strategies Based on Students' Needs \ Chapter 12. Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Word Work Strategies and Assessments \ Chapter 13. Comprehension and Writing Strategies \ Chapter 14. Strategies for Fluency Through Reading \ Section IV. Connecting Readers to Texts \ Chapter 15. Connecting Kids to Texts \ Chapter 16. Assessing New Literacies and Media Literacies \ Appendix A. International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals \ Appendix B. Common Core State Standards, State Assessments \ Glossary \ References \ Index \ About the Authors \ About the Contributors""SAGE Publications, Inc"520IC978-1-4129-9658-748.99
Understanding Working MemorySecond EditionTracy Packiam Alloway and Ross G. Alloway29-Nov-14"Working memory is our ability to hold information in the mind for brief periods of time, and hugely influences how well children do at school and beyond. Providing both an introduction to this topic, as well as suggested strategies to help support the development of working memory in the classroom, this is a key text for anyone studying or working in education. Understanding working memory can be particularly useful when working with children with conditions such as dyslexia, ADHD and autistic spectrum disorders, where poor working memory is thought to be an underlying factor. Previously titled Improving Working Memory, this fantastic new edition now includes: a new chapter looking at the earliest years of learning a new chapter on emotional difficulties and working memory a clear chapter structure which looks at the what, where, why and how for every difficulty. This book will make sure students are able to spot problems early and work with children to improve their working memory and ensure they reach their full potential."Epilogue by Kim Grant \ Chapter 1: Our Brain's Post-it-note \ Chapter 2: Diagnosing Working Memory \ Chapter 3: Specific Learning Disorder: Reading Difficulties (Dyslexia) \ Chapter 4: Specific Learning Disorder: Maths Difficulties (Dyscalculia) \ Chapter 5: Developmental Coordination \ Chapter 6: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) \ Chapter 7: Autistic Spectrum Disorder \ Chapter 8: Anxiety Disorders (by Evan Copello) \ Chapter 9: Student Strategies and Training \ Appendix: Working Memory strategies table \ Epilogue by Kim GrantSAGE Publications Ltd152Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7420-073.99978-1-4462-7421-724.99978-1-4739-0929-824.99
Primary Mathematics for Trainee TeachersMarcus Witt15-Sep-14"Covering all of the areas of the new National Curriculum for primary mathematics and offering insight into effective teaching, this book helps students connect what they need to teach with how it can be taught. Exploring opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching, it shows readers how to capitalize on opportunities to develop children's reasoning and problem solving skills. It explores how to make links between mathematics and children's lived experiences to enhance their learning. Whilst there is an overwhelming range of ideas and resources available on-line, it's hard to assess their quality. This book helps students develop an ability to plan with discernment, making the most of existing thinking and research as well as building confidence in their ability to adapt and customize ideas."Transforming Primary QTS SeriesLearning MattersCore TextE978-1-4739-0587-060978-1-4739-0588-721.99978-1-4739-0829-121.99
Lessons in Teaching Number and Place Value in Primary SchoolsKathleen Morgan and Stephanie Suter27-Sep-14"Trainee teachers often seek examples of effective teaching of number in primary schools. There are many lesson descriptions and resources available for teaching number, but are they any good? How do they support trainees' wider learning? Where can trainees find quality lesson examples, underpinned by theory, written by ITT tutors? This book provides them. It takes exemplar lessons and offers them alongside a detailed exploration of what makes them good, and the theory behind them. The text encourages trainees to consider the teaching of number critically and to envisage how they can shape lessons for their own teaching. In starting with teaching then exploring theory, the text mirrors how many trainees will learn."Lessons in TeachingLearning Matters128Core TextE978-1-4462-9525-060978-1-4462-9526-718.99978-1-4739-0860-418.99
Primary ScienceA Guide to Teaching PracticeSecond EditionMick Dunne and Alan Peacock27-Dec-14"Why is science hard to teach? What types of scientific investigation can you use in the primary classroom? Touching on current curriculum concerns and the wider challenges of developing high-quality science education, this book is an indispensable overview of important areas of teaching every aspiring primary school teacher needs to understand including: the role of science in the curriculum, communication and literacy in science teaching, science outside the classroom, transitional issues and assessment. Key features of this second edition includes: A new chapter on science in the Early Years A new practical chapter on how to work scientifically Master's-level 'critical reading' boxes in every chapter linking topics to relevant specialist literature Expanded coverage of creativity and cross curricular connections, particularly between science and geography, numeracy and computing""The Current Context of Primary Science TeachingAlan Peacock and Mick Dunne \ Why is Science Hard to Teach?Alan Peacock and Mick Dunne \ Doing ScienceMick Dunne and Rania Maklad \ Play Based ScienceEleanor Hoskins \ Linking Science to the Wider CurriculumRichard Watkins \ Science and ComputingMalcolm Smith, Liz Flintoft and Robert Collins \ Science and Mathematics ConnectionsDave Howard, Ashlee Perry and Jill Todd \ Learning Science Beyond the ClassroomLeigh Hoath \ Learning Science Through TalkSarah Earle and Natasha Serret \ Tricky Topics and How to Teach ThemMick Dunne and Dave Howard \ Planning for Assessment for LearningTara Lievesley, Mick Dunne and Sarah Earle \ Transitions in Science EducationLeigh Hoath and Tanya Shields \ Effective Inclusive Practice in Primary ScienceDave Howard and Ashlee Perry \ A Way ForwardAlan Peacock and Mick Dunne"SAGE Publications Ltd296Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9508-365978-1-4462-9509-021.99978-1-4739-1160-421.99
Primary Science for Trainee TeachersJudith Roden and James Archer27-Sep-14"Science really matters in primary schools! Children enjoy active learning and investigation in science and teachers with a secure knowledge of primary science can bring science lessons to life, sparking children's interest and enhancing learning across the curriculum. What do I need know about science to teach it effectively in primary schools? How do children learn about science? How do I teach it? What does a good primary science lesson look like? If you are a primary trainee with only a limited knowledge of science, this text will help you build the subject knowledge you need to transform your teaching and spark children's interest in science. Covering all of the areas of the new National Curriculum for primary science and offering insight into effective teaching, it helps you connect what you need to teach to how it can be taught. This text is a comprehensive guide to primary science for trainee teachers. It will help you secure your subject knowledge understand how children learn about science know how to plan and teach effective and inspiring science lessons"Learning Matters160Core TextE978-1-4462-9655-460978-1-4462-9656-121.99978-1-4739-0727-021.99
Teaching Number in the Classroom with 4-8 Year OldsSecond Edition"Robert J Wright, Garry Stanger, Ann K. Stafford and James Martland"25-Oct-14"Part of the bestselling series, this book brings the principles and practice of the acclaimed Mathematics Recovery Programme to whole-class teaching. Central to the text is the concept of an inquiry-based approach to classroom instruction, and topics covered range from beginning number and early counting strategies to multi-digit addition and subtraction right through to multiplication and division. Now printed in full colour, changes to this edition include: - a revised layout to aid clearer navigation, including links to other books in the series - updated tasks, activities and real classroom examples - learning trajectories for guiding instruction and tracking progress on key topics - a new companion website with extended printable resources and demonstration videos. As world leaders in the field of Mathematics Recovery, the authors have drawn on their vast experience to create a user-friendly, practical guide focusing on classroom teaching.""Part I \ Approaching, Organizing and Designing Instruction \ General Introduction to Part II \ Part II \ Number Words and Numerals \ Early Counting and Addition \ Structuring Numbers 1 to 10 \ Advanced Counting, Addition and Subtraction \ Structuring Numbers 1 to 20 \ Two-Digit Addition and Subtraction: Jump Strategies \ Two-Digit Addition and Subtraction: Split Strategies \ Early Multiplication and Division"Math RecoverySAGE Publications Ltd264Professional New EditionIC978-1-4462-8268-775978-1-4462-8269-424.99978-1-4739-0875-824.99
"Primary Computing and ICT: Knowledge, Understanding and Practice"Sixth Edition"Keith Turvey, John Potter, Jonathan Allen and Jane Sharp"17-Jun-14"This popular text for teaching primary ICT has been updated in line with the new computing curriculum. The text covers the subject knowledge needed to teach, and practical guidance on how to teach in line with the new curriculum. Covering all aspects of how ICT can support teaching and learning, it helps trainees to develop confidence in their own approach to teaching. This Sixth Edition includes new material on how to integrate programming and computational thinking and explores how to harness new tools such as blogging and social media to enrich learning and teaching.""SECTION A: PRIMARY COMPUTING AND ICT: TEACHING AND LEARNING \ Organising ICT in your classroom \ Planning for primary computing as a subject \ Planning for primary ICT in other subjects \ Planning ICT in the Early Years Foundation Stage \ Assessment and recording in primary computing and ICT \ Monitoring primary computing and ICT \ SECTION B: USING APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES \ Word processing and desktop publishing \ Graphics software and digital cameras \ Media production: Video, animation and ICT \ Graphing programs \ Databases and spreadsheets \ Programming and computational thinking \ Mobile technologies \ Interactive whiteboards \ Digital audio and music \ The internet \ Social media: Tools for communicating, collaborating and publishing \ SECTION C: ICT AND THE PROFESSIONAL TEACHER \ Professional use of ICT \ E-safety \ Ethical and legal issues \ Self-assessment questions"Achieving QTS SeriesLearning Matters296Core TextE978-1-4462-9585-460978-1-4462-9586-122.99978-1-4739-0713-322.99
Teaching with TabletsHelen Caldwell and James Bird15-Jan-15"Handheld technologies present new challenges to teachers and trainee teachers. As more and more primary schools acquire devices such as iPads and tablets, it is becoming clear that adding them as a classroom resource is not enough. Teachers and trainees need strategies to integrate these into existing learning contexts in a meaningful way. Without this, these fantastic resources lose their value. This book develops the skills of teachers and trainee teachers by offering clear guidance on how to use tablets to devise meaningful learning activities and embed them in genuine curriculum contexts, drawing upon case studies from existing practice. It is written for non-specialists and explains technical terms in an accessible, practical way. Each chapter begins with a case study contributed by a teacher using tablets in schools. Real life examples and comments give the text a truly practical focus covering 5 key themes: combining media visible learning personalised learning any place learning the computing curriculum"Introduction \ Theme: Combining Media \ Chapter 1: Manipulating Media \ Chapter 2: Digital Storytelling \ Theme: Visible Learning \ Chapter 3: Visible Learning \ Chapter 4: Talk and Collaboration \ Theme: Personalised Learning \ Chapter 5: Individual Needs \ Chapter 6: Early Years \ Theme: Any Place Learning \ Chapter 7: Technology Outdoors \ Chapter 8: Children as Researchers \ Theme: Computing Curriculum \ Chapter 9: Computing \ Chapter 10: Touch PhysicsLearning MattersCore Text978-1-4739-0678-560978-1-4739-0679-222.99
Digital Literacy Skills for FE TeachersJonathan White15-Sep-14"Effective digital skills are essential for all teachers and tutors in the Further Education (FE) and Skills Sector. This text brings together important theory and research around digital literacy and outlines what this means for teaching in the sector. It is a practical guide that: introduces different types of web-based technologies and explores how they can be used in teaching provides guidance on the digital skills teachers and tutors need and how they can be developed examines issues of digital safety, security and responsibility and how online learning communities can be accessed recommends digital devices that can be used as teaching aids to support learning Providing a comprehensive framework, underpinned by the standards through which to develop digital literacy skills, this is an essential resource for those teaching or training to teach in the FE and Skills sector."Learning MattersE978-1-4739-0457-660978-1-4739-0458-319.99978-1-4739-0827-719.99
"Learning, Teaching and Development"Strategies for ActionLyn Ashmore and Denise Robinson29-Nov-14"This best practice guide to teaching in the further education and skills sector, and professional organisational learning contexts, examines the key concepts underpinning effective teaching and learning and combines this with case studies which demonstrate meaningful connections between theory and practice. Each chapter also contains discussion questions, learning activities and reflective points, allowing students to further engage with key research and relate it to their own teaching. Offering pragmatic advice on learning design, support and delivery, this is an indispensable resource for: Identifying learning needs and objectives Selecting and developing appropriate content Using technology to enhance learning Assessment, evaluation and reflection""IntroductionLyn Ashmore & Denise Robinson \ Identifying Learning needsIan Rushton & Martyn Walker \ Specifying learning objectivesNena Skrbic & Jane Burrows \ Selecting appropriate and relevant contentIan Rushton & Anne Temple Clothier \ Using Metaphors in teaching, training and learningMohammed Karolia \ Designing learning deliveryLouise Mycroft & Jane Weatherby \ Preparation and delivery of learningWayne Bailey & Mohammed Karolia \ Evaluating and assessing learningGlenys Richardson & Alison Iredale \ Using technology to support learningCheryl Reynolds & Shailesh Appukuttan \ Reflective practice and CPDKevin Orr, Jane Wormald & Kate Lavender \ Workforce development and policy issuesDenise Robinson & Lyn Ashmore"SAGE Publications Ltd248Core TextE978-1-4462-8211-360978-1-4462-8212-019.99978-1-4739-1057-719.99
Achieving Your Award in Education and TrainingA Practical Guide to Successful Teaching in the Education and Skills SectorThird EditionMary Francis and Jim Gould30-Aug-14"Previously known as Achieving Your PTLLS Award, this third edition of the popular book comprehensively covers the new requirements for the new Level 3 Award in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the Further Education and Skills sector or broader workplace and adult learning settings. This updated third edition includes: Clear guidance on responsibilities and requirements for working in the Further Education and Skills sector How to motivate and communicate with learners through engaging teaching Pragmatic advice on planning and assessing learning Enhanced discussion of working with others, safeguarding, risk management, quality assurance requirements More case studies and activities that demonstrate how to link good practice to the classroom For added support, extra web resources are available online at""Section 1: Working in the Further Education and Skills sector - roles, responsibilities and boundaries \ Working in the sector - roles, responsibilities and boundaries \ Establishing a positive, safe and supportive learning environment \ Section 2: Inclusive approaches to teaching and learning \ Communicating with learners \ Engaging and motivating learners \ Starting to plan \ Planning for inclusion \ Effective use of resources \ Supporting functional skills development \ Developing session plans \ Section 3: Facilitating Learning and Development in Groups \ Groups \ Teaching your specialism \ Section 4: Facilitating learning for individuals \ Planning for one to one teaching and learning \ Section 5: Assessing learning \ Assessing learning \ Section 6: Work-based assessment \ Competence-based assessment \ Section 7: Microteaching and Reflective Practice / Evaluation \ Evaluation \ Microteaching"SAGE Publications Ltd320Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9822-065978-1-4462-9823-720.99978-1-4739-0746-120.99
Effective Medium-term Planning for TeachersLee Jerome and Marcus Bhargava31-Jan-15"Effective medium-term planning is the 'holy grail' of planning. Once teachers are able to conceptualise learning over a longer period of time, they are empowered to achieve outstanding learning as part of their everyday teaching. This book explains why medium term plans are important and how to actually go about constructing them. Key coverage includes: - Practical guidance to support teachers to build their own effective medium-term plans - Examples of planning in action, exploring key principles that can be applied to your own practice - Theoretical and practical justifications for the importance of medium-term planning - Exploration of the links between raising attainment and effective medium-term planning This is essential reading for initial teacher education students on university-based and school-based courses preparing to teach in primary and secondary education, and early career teachers seeking to continue their professional learning."Medium-term planning as the route to outstanding learning \ The challenges of medium-term planning \ Principles of medium-term planning \ Articulating learning \ Aligning the learning steps \ Activating the learning \ Assessing the learning and adapting the plan \ Moving onSAGE Publications Ltd208Core TextE978-1-4462-7370-865978-1-4462-7371-520.99
Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Higher EducationHelen Pokorny and Digby Warren31-Mar-15"All staff in higher education are increasingly accountable for improvements in student learning and for responding to issues of progression, attainment and to indicators of student satisfaction. This book supports new lecturers and more experienced colleagues by exploring how pedagogical research and theory can be pragmatically used to develop and enhance academic practice in higher education. It is underpinned by the United Kingdom Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF). Key coverage includes: Different approaches to learning design and delivery, such as small group facilitation, large group teaching, work related learning, student-centred and active learning Embracing diversity and fostering student engagement Effective supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students Blended learning and the use of technology to enhance teaching Assessment and feedback practice and developments"Introduction \ Managing learning environments \ Approaches to learning design \ Assessment for learning \ Blended learning \ Student engagement \ Embracing student diversity \ Engaging with Academic Discourse \ Effective supervision \ Work related learning \ Professional development \ Conclusion - main themesSAGE Publications Ltd232Core TextE978-1-4462-0284-575978-1-4462-0285-226.99
Reflective PracticeWriting and Professional DevelopmentFourth EditionGillie Bolton30-Aug-14"Reflective practice is probably the most important tool in the repertoire of any professional. Gillie Bolton's practical and illuminating book is the key resource for those who want to be more reflexive and build reflective writing into their own activities. She takes important but illusive ideas and shows clearly what they mean for making sense of one's own practice.' Professor David Boud, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia 'Getting students to apply their personal and professional experiences to practice is an essential part of continuing professional development. Bolton's 4th edition is a key text in the expanding literature on reflective practice for all practitioners. It remains the most contemporary, readable and relevant book for many subject areas.' Richard Race, Senior Lecturer in Education, Roehampton University, UK Reflection and reflexivity invite critical and sensitive examination of practice, exploration of principles, concepts and ideas, and development of thoughtful self-awareness. The Fourth Edition of this bestselling book explains how expressive and explorative writing combined with in-depth group work or mentoring can widen perspectives and give clarity of values, roles, and responsibilities. Step-by-step methods are grounded in carefully explained theories and values, and key terms such as reflection, reflexivity, critical, narrative, metaphor, mindfulness and complexity are clarified. New to this edition: a clear route through the essentials of reflective practice greater clarity and representation of theoretical models a strong focus on ethical values in-depth examples and case studies from a range of courses clear summarization of each chapter's key contents updated 'Read to Learn' sections and extended glossary discussion of writing in different cultures new online content including videos."Introduction \ Values and Principles of Reflective Practice \ Theories and Contexts of Reflective Practice \ The Power of Narrative \ Perspective \ The Power of Metaphor \ Writing as Reflection \ Reflective & Reflexive Writing: How \ Reflective Practice Journals \ Assessment and Evaluation \ Reflective Writing and Team Development \ Reflection on ReflectionSAGE Publications Ltd304Core New EditionE978-1-4462-8234-275978-1-4462-8235-924.99978-1-4739-0761-424.99
Developing as an Educational Leader and ManagerMegan Crawford27-Sep-14"Building on notions of leadership at all levels, this book contains an invaluable bank of creative ideas to help teachers already in management positions, as well as those just starting out, to reflect on their personal and leadership development. With a focus on organisational improvement and leading strategically within changing policy contexts, chapters interrogate key leadership issues such as managing people, values and context. Examples from the UK and internationally further demonstrate how to be a successful and sustainable leader. Content includes: The influence of local and national contexts Accountability Working with stakeholders across boundaries and borders Approaches to change Becoming a strategic leader The educational leader as researcher""Section One- Evolving as an educational leader and manager \ Becoming and staying an educational leader \ Values \ Ways of thinking about leadership \ Evolving as a leader- working with what you have \ Organisations and leadership \ Section Two - Leaders and the context \ Power in context \ Crafting the context \ Leadership development in teams \ Personal leadership challenges \ Section Three- Leading across boundaries \ Boundaries and change \ Strategic leadership, change and communities \ Managing stakeholders and partnership boundaries \ Knowing your own boundaries - the capable leader \ Section Four - The educational leader as researcher \ Becoming a leadership researcher \ Further study - choices and challenges \ Researching in your own organisation \ Section Five - Moving forward \ The personal side of leadership \ Leadership challenges and opportunities"SAGE Publications Ltd232Supplementary TextE978-0-85702-922-575978-0-85702-923-224.99978-1-4739-0840-624.99
Encyclopedia of Education Economics and FinanceDominic J. Brewer and Lawrence O. Picus30-Nov-14"Economics can be a lens for understanding the behavior of schools, districts, states, and nations in meeting education needs of their populaces, as well as for understanding the individual decisions made by administrators, teachers, and students. Insights from economics help decision makers at the state level understand how to raise and distribute funds for public schools in an equitable manner for both schools and taxpayers. Economics also can assist researchers in analyzing effects of school spending and teacher compensation on student outcomes. And economics can provide important insights into public debates on issues such as whether to offer vouchers for subsidizing student attendance at private schools. This two-volume encyclopedia contains over 300 entries by experts in the field that cover these issues and more. Features: This work of 2 volumes (in both print and electronic formats) contains 300-350 signed entries by significant figures in the field. Entries conclude with cross-references and suggestions for further readings to guide students to in-depth resources. Although organized in A-to-Z fashion, a thematic 'Reader's Guide"" in the front matter groups related entries by topic. Also in the front matter, a chronology provides students with historical perspective on the development of education economics and finance as a field of study The entire work concludes with a Resources appendix and a comprehensive Index. In the electronic version, the index, Reader's Guide, and cross references combine to provide effective search-and-browse capabilities. Key Themes: Accountability and Education Policy Budgeting and Accounting in Education Finance Education Markets, Choice, and Incentives Equity and Adequacy in School Finance Financing of Higher Education Key Concepts in the Economics of Education Private and Social Returns to Human Capital Investments Production and Costs of Schooling Revenue and Aid for Schools Statistical Methods in the Economics of Education Teachers and Teacher Labor Markets""Economics can be a lens for understanding the behaviour of schools, districts, states, and nations in meeting education needs of their populaces, as well as for understanding the individual decisions made by administrators, teachers, and students. Insights from economics help decision makers at the state level understand how to raise and distribute funds for public schools in an equitable manner for both schools and taxpayers. Economics also can assist researchers in analyzing effects of school spending and teacher compensation on student outcomes. And economics can provide important insights into public debates on issues such as whether to offer vouchers for subsidizing student attendance at private schools. This two-volume Encyclopedia contains over 300 entries by experts in the field that cover these issues and more.""SAGE Publications, Inc"928978-1-4522-8185-8215195
The Structure of SchoolingReadings in the Sociology of EducationThird Edition"Richard Arum, Irenee R. Beattie and Karly Ford"31-Jan-15"This comprehensive reader in the sociology of education examines important topics and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools. Drawing from classic and contemporary scholarship, the editors have chosen readings that examine current issues and reflect diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling on individuals and society.""I. Theoretical and Historical Perspectives \ A. Status Attainment and Social Mobility \ Reading 1: The 'Rationalization"" of Education and Training by Max Weber \ Reading 2: Social and Cultural Mobility by Pitirim Sorokin \ Reading 3: Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System by Ralph H. Turner \ Reading 4: Status Attainment Processes by Archibald O. Haller and Alejandro Portes \ B. Human Capital, Cultural Capital, and Social Capital \ Reading 5: Human Capital by Gary S. Becker \ Reading 6: Cultural Capital: Allusions, Gaps, and Glissandos in Recent Theoretical Developments by Michele Lamont and Annette Lareau \ Reading 7: Schools, Families, and Communities by James Coleman and Thomas Hoffer \ C. Changing Theories of Education Systems \ Reading 8: The First Element of Morality: The Spirit of Discipline by Emile Durkheim \ Reading 9: The School and the Community by Willard Waller \ Reading 10: Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Stratification by Randall Collins \ Reading 11: Beyond the Educational Frontier: The Great American Dream Freeze by Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis and Meyers \ II. Stratification Within and Between Schools \ A. Resource Inequality and Racial Segregation \ Reading 12: Privilege by Shamus Khan \ Reading 13: Equality of Educational Opportunity: The Coleman Report by James Coleman, Ernest Campbell, Carol Hobson, James McPartland, Alexander Mood, Frederic Weinfeld, and Robert York \ Reading 14: The Effects of High Schools on Their Students by Christopher S. Jencks and Marsha D. Brown \ Reading 15: E Pluribus...Separation by Gary Orfield, John Kucsera and Genevieve Siegel-Hawley \ Reading 16: The Nature of Schooling by Doris R. Entwisle, Karl L. Alexander, and Linda Olson \ Reading 17: Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown by Karolyn Tyson \ Reading 18: The Distribution of Knowledge by Jeannie Oakes \ III. Class, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality \ A. Class \ Reading 19: Persisting Barriers: Changes in Educational Opportunities in Thirteen Countries by Hans-Peter Blossfeld and Yossi Shavit \ Reading 20: The Widening Income Achievement Gap by Sean Reardon \ Reading 21: More Inclusion Than Diversion: Expansion, Differentiation, and Market Structure in Higher Education by Richard Arum, Adam Gamoran and Yossi Shavit \ Reading 22: Elements of a Culture by Paul Willis \ Reading 23: Invisible Inequality: Social Class and Childrearing in Black Families and White Families by Annette Lareau \ Reading 24: Exceptions to the Rule: Upwardly Mobile White and Mexican American High School Girls by Julie Bettie \ B. Race and Ethnicity \ Reading 25: Black Students' School Success: Coping With the 'Burden of 'Acting White'"" by Signithia Fordham and John U. Ogbu \ Reading 26: It's Not 'a Black Thing"": Understanding the Burden of Acting White and Other Dilemmas of High Achievement by Karolyn Tyson, Domini R. Castellino, and William Darity, Jr. \ Reading 27: Straddling Boundaries: Identity, Culture, and School by Prudence L. Carter \ Reading 28: The Young and the Digital or Digital Divide: Navigating the Digital Edge by Craig Watkins \ Reading 29: Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities by Amanda Lewis \ Reading 30: Shades of White: White Kids and Racial Identity in High Schools by Pamela Perry \ Reading 31: The New Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants by Alejandro Portes and Min Zhou \ C. Gender and Sexuality \ Reading 32: Boys and Girls Together...But Mostly Apart by Barrie Thorne \ Reading 33: Teaching and 'Women's Work"": A Comparative and Historical Analysis by Michael Apple \ Reading 34: Rewriting Race and Gender High School Lessons: Second-Generation Dominicans in New York City by Nancy LF3pez \ Reading 35: Gender, Race, and Justifications for Group Exclusion: Urban Black Students Bussed to Affluent Suburban Schools"" by Ispa-Landa \ Reading 36: Notes on a Sociology of Bullying: Young Men's Homophobia as Gender Socialization by C. J. Pascoe \ Reading 37: Bullying and Masculinity by Kimmel and Mahler \ IV. Student Behavior and Adolescent Subcultures \ Reading 38: The Adolescent Culture by James Coleman \ Reading 39: Digital youth culture and HOMAGO by Mimi Ito \ Reading 40: Resistance as a Social Drama: A Study of Change-Oriented Encounters by Daniel A. McFarland \ Reading 41: The (Mis)Education of Karen and Monica by Armstrong and Hamilton \ Reading 42: College Life Through the Eyes of Students by Mary Grigsby \ V. The Organizational Environment \ A. The Cultural and Institutional Environment \ Reading 43: Do Employers Really Need More Educated Youth? by James E. Rosenbaum and Amy Binder \ Reading 44: The Effects of Education as an Institution by John W. Meyer \ Reading 45: Community Colleges and the American Social Order by Stephen Brint and Jerome Karabel \ Reading 46: Judging School Discipline: A Crisis of Moral Authority by Richard Arum \ Reading 47: Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites by Mitchell Stevens \ Reading 48: Learning to Be Illegal: Undocumented Youth and Shifting Legal Contexts by Alberto Gonzales \ B. Education Policy and School Reform \ Reading 49: English-Only Triumphs, But the Costs Are High by Alejandro Portes \ Reading 50: School Choice or School's choice? by Jennifer Jennings \ Reading 51: Becoming Right by Amy Binder \ Reading 52: The State of Undergraduate Learning by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa \ Reading 53: Education Research That Matters: Influence, Scientific Rigor, and Policy Making by Pamela Barnhouse Walters and Annette Lareau""SAGE Publications, Inc"550978-1-4522-0542-757
"Science Formative Assessment, Volume 1""75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning"Second EditionPage Keeley28-Feb-15Corwin248978-1-4833-5217-619.99
"Science Formative Assessment, Volume 2""50 More Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning"Page D. Keeley31-Dec-14"Preface \ About the Author \ 1. An Introduction to 50 More Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques (FACTs) \ Classroom Snapshot of Formative Assessment in Practice \ Why 50 More FACTs? \ Elicitation FACTs \ Supporting Productive Science Talk \ Next Steps \ 2. Formative Assessment and Standards \ FACTs and Core Disciplinary Content \ FACTs and Scientific and Engineering Practices \ 3. Get the FACTs! Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques \ #1 Always, Sometimes, or Never \ #2 B-D-A Drawings \ #3 C-E-O-SE (Commit - Explain- Observe or Obtain Additional Information- Scientific Explanation) \ #4 Claim Cards \ #5 Comments Only \ #6 Comparison Overlap Probes \ #7 Concept Attainment Cards \ #8 Concept Mix-Up Probes \ #9 Confidence Level Assessment - (CLA) \ #10 Cross-Cutter Cards \ #11 CSI: Color Symbol Image \ #12 Diagnostic Collections \ #13 Enhanced Multiple Choice \ #14 Every Graph Tells a Story \ #15 Everday Mystery Stories \ #16 Example, Non-Example \ #17 Extended Sticky Bars \ #18 Eye Contact Partners \ #19 Feed Up, Feedback, and Feed Forward \ #20 Fingers Under Chin \ #21 Four Corners Jixsaw \ #22 Gallery Walk \ #23 Group Frayer Model \ #24 Group Talk Feedback \ #25 Homework Card Sort \ #26 Hot Seat Questioning \ #27 I think - I Rethink \ #28 Learning Intentions \ #29 Let's Keep Thinking \ #30 Lines of Agreement \ #31 Magnetic Statements \ #32 Matching Cards \ #33 More A-More B Probes \ #34 Opposing Claims Probes \ #35 Picture This \ #36 Plus-Delta \ #37 PLus-Minus-Interesting (PMI) \ #38 Ranking Tasks \ #39 RAQ Feedback \ #40 Reflective Toss \ #41 Slide Sort \ #42 Success Indicators \ #43 Talk Moves \ #44 TAR - Target, Analogy, Reflection \ #45 Thumbs Up, Down, Sideways \ #46 Traffic Light Sliders \ #47 Vernacular Probes \ #48 Vote, Discuss, Revote (VDR) \ #49 What Did I Learn Today? \ #50 Word Sort \ Appendix \ References \ Index"Corwin224978-1-4522-7025-822.9922.99
Missing Voices of EdTech ConversationsBringing Diversity Into EdTechRafranz Davis31-Jan-15Corwin Connected Educators SeriesCorwin0978-1-4833-7187-07.997.99
Student VoiceThe Instrument of ChangeRussell J. Quaglia and Michael J. Corso31-Oct-14"Meaningful school reform starts with your most powerful partner - your students! Students have plenty of opinions when it comes to school, and they're not all about free ice cream in the cafeteria. When you take time to listen, you'll find that students' aspirations can drive your school toward exciting new goals. And when students know they're being heard, they develop self-worth, engage meaningfully in their own academic success, and become purposeful in their educations. This groundbreaking book presents a blueprint for enacting a successful partnership between educators and students. You'll discover how to Ask the right questions - and understand how to build from the answers you get Engage students in decision-making and improvement-related processes Implement the Aspirations Framework to guide students toward achieving their full potential Filled with examples drawn from student surveys, focus groups, field observations, and interviews, this unique resource prepares you to lead with the sure knowledge that your students can and will want to join you. 'This book speaks to a movement that many people talk about but few act upon, Student Voice. Quaglia and Corso have lived their professional careers listening to students and acting on what they have heard. Now they share what it takes for education to truly become student-centered."" - Raymond J. McNulty, Dean of the School of Education Southern New Hampshire University 'Words cannot accurately capture my impression. It is simply the best education book I've ever read. I'm blown away by the quality, humility, simplicity and complexity, and call to action."" - Robert Neu, Superintendent Oklahoma City Public Schools""Students have plenty of opinions when it comes to school, and they're not all about free ice cream in the cafeteria. When you take time to listen, you'll find that students' aspirations can drive your school toward exciting new goals. And when students know they're being heard, they develop self-worth, engage meaningfully in their own academic success, and become purposeful in their educations. This groundbreaking book presents a blueprint for enacting a successful partnership between educators and students. You'll discover how to: Ask the right questions - and understand how to build from the answers you get Engage students in decision-making and improvement-related processes Implement the Aspirations Framework to guide students toward achieving their full potential Filled with examples drawn from student surveys, focus groups, field observations, and interviews, this unique resource prepares you to lead with the sure knowledge that your students can and will want to join you."Preface \ Introduction: It's Time to Listen \ I. Listening \ 1. Student Aspirations \ Dreaming and Doing \ The Aspirations Profile \ 2. The Aspirations Framework \ Guiding Principles \ Conditions in Schools \ Learning to Listen \ II. Learning \ 3. Reality is Not the Enemy \ Listening to Learn \ Ignorance of Reality is the Enemy \ Listening Broadly \ 4. Students Speak About Self-Worth \ Condition 1: Belonging \ Condition 2: Heroes \ Condition 3: Sense of Accomplishment \ 5. Students Speak About Engagement \ Condition 4: Fun & Excitement \ Condition 5: Curiosity & Creativity \ Condition 6: Spirit of Adventure \ 6. Students Speak About Purpose \ Condition 7: Leadership & Responsibility \ Condition 8: Confidence to Take Action \ III. Leading \ 7. Students as Co-Leaders \ The Current Cacophony \ 8. The Context of Leadership \ Aspirations and the Whole Child \ Aspirations and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs \ Aspirations as Curriculum \ Aspirations in the 21st Century \ 9. From Student Voice to Our ChoiceCorwin224978-1-4833-5813-019.99
Teaching the iStudentA Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K-12 ClassroomMark Barnes31-Oct-14"Meet digital natives on their own turf! The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and web tools, you'll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These brief books feature strategies to use immediately - and the series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. Accustomed to constantly-evolving mobile technology, our students crave more than paper and pencil can provide. In this volume, veteran teacher, renowned author, and tech expert Mark Barnes shows how educators can use mobile devices and social media to create a win-win for teaching and learning. This inspiring resource describes how to Mentor students in responsible use of technology Use technology to encourage positive collaboration beyond the classroom walls Benefit from teaching examples, K-12 lesson ideas, and a teacher-friendly technology glossary Learn how to make technology a catalyst in your classroom - one that builds students' aptitudes for critical thought and partnership. To explore the other books in this series, visit the companion website. 'Any educator can't go wrong by reading anything Mark Barnes writes! I'm a big fan of his books and what he shares online."" - Larry Ferlazzo, Award-Winning Teacher, Blogger, and Author Helping Students Motivate Themselves""Preface by Peter DeWitt \ Introduction \ 1. Understanding the Age of ""i"" \ 2. Content Curation in the 21st Century \ 3. Why You Can't Afford to Ignore Social Media \ 4. How Mobile Learning Changes Everything \ 5. Blending the Learning \ 6. Activities and Tools You Can Use Tomorrow \ 7. The Language of ""i"" \ Conclusion"Corwin Connected Educators SeriesCorwin80978-1-4833-7179-57.997.99
Good to Great to Innovate"Recalculating the Route to Career Readiness, K-12+"Lyn Sharratt and Gale Harild30-Nov-14"Guide your students to a successful future in the new economy How can schools best prepare students for the highly competitive job market and global economy? This compelling book presents a transformative approach to college and career readiness within the public education system, based on data and best practices contributed by outstanding schools on five continents. Written for education leaders at all levels, this resource shows how to Design an innovative Pathways approach to career readiness that empowers students as informed decision-makers Integrate career training into curriculum through a network of local community partners Develop an approach to life-skill preparation, K-12+, that is inclusive of all. Learn how educators - and entire school systems - can consistently support career development, helping students find rewarding paths forward. ""Congratulations and thanks Sharratt and Harild for this inspirational look at Innovation as the next step to move school systems from Good to Great. The examples and advice shared throughout this book and it's precursor, Putting FACES on the Data have been catalysts for leading my team to thoughtful collective action within our K- 12 Family of Schools as we create pathways for The Literate Graduates together."" - Joy Uniac, Superintendent of Education Peel District School Board, Ontario, Canada ""Through extensive research and practical examples, this outstanding book puts forward a compelling case for structured, collaborative inquiry processes to achieve success for ALL students."" - Janelle Wills, Director Marzano Institute Australia ""Without question the job market demands agility, resourcefulness, innovation and fearlessness. The authors of Good to Great to Innovate brilliantly map the DNA of a relevant education."" - Debbie Hedgepeth, Assistant Superintendent Vail Unified School District, USA""List of Figures and Tables \ Foreword by Michael Fullan \ Preface \ 1. Charting the Course \ Understanding Current Structures \ Setting a Course for Recalculation \ Mapping Pathways to Career Readiness \ Navigating Pathways to Career Readiness \ From Good to Great to Innovate \ 2. Leadership Matters! \ Leadership Context Matters \ Leadership Roles Matter \ Motion Leadership Matters \ Innovation Leadership Matters \ What Matters Most in Leading Innovation? \ Breaking Barriers \ From Good to Great to Innovate \ 3. All FACES Matter! \ Relentless Pursuit to Excellence and Achievement - Matters! \ Shared Beliefs and Understandings \ An Inclusive Equitable Learning Community: Constructing Pathways Together Matters \ A Culture of Innovation and Mutual Respect \ From Good to Great to Innovate \ 4. Closing the Gap to Raise the Bar \ Data Matters! \ Foundational Literacy Skills Matter! \ Getting Started \ From Good to Great to Innovate \ 5. Choice Matters! \ Learning Journeys \ Clearing the Pathway Congestion \ Clearly Articulated Pathways Matter! \ Shared Learning: What's Working? \ From Good to Great to Innovate \ 6. Skilled Teachers Matter! \ Knowledge Building and Knowledge Creation \ Collaborative Inquiry as Knowledge Mobilization \ Experiential Learning Is for Everyone! \ From Good to Great to Innovate \ Epilogue by Andy Hargreaves \ Appendices \ Appendix A: Recalculating the Route: Striking a New Leadership Balance \ Appendix B: Detailed Explanation of How Individual Lenses of the Innovation Leadership Prism Are Relational \ Appendix C: Tips for Parents \ Appendix D: Sample Pathways Questions \ Appendix D Continued: Sample Student Pathway Questions \ Appendix E: Career Pathways in Agriculture & Career Pathways for Health Care Settings in York Region \ Appendix F: Co-Teaching Cycle \ Appendix G: Sample Pathway Tracking \ Appendix H: Student ""Innovation Mindset"" Self-Assessment Sheet \ Appendix I: Exploring Opportunities Program (EOP) Credit Accumulation \ Appendix J: Personalized Placement Learning Plan (PPLP) \ Appendix K: Forms of Experiential Learning \ References"Corwin312978-1-4833-3186-717.9917.99
Reading and Writing in ScienceTools to Develop Disciplinary LiteracySecond Edition"Maria C. Grant, Douglas Fisher and Diane Lapp"28-Feb-15"This book offers science teachers a collection of research-based literacy strategies that can be implemented to help students develop science vocabulary, comprehend science textbooks and other reading materials, and engage in writing assignments that lead to better understanding of science content. Co-authored by a science educator and a literacy expert, the focus throughout is on using these strategies to enhance and deepen science content learning. The authors illustrate use of the strategies with science-specific examples. The authors include structures for scaffolding textbook access, ways for teachers to expand literacy in the classroom through the use of trade books, and strategies for assessing student learning."Corwin0978-1-4833-4567-3978-1-4833-4568-019.9919.99
"Teaching the Social Skills of Academic Interaction, Grades 4-12""Step-by-Step Lessons for Respect, Responsibility, and Results""Harvey ""Smokey"" Daniels and Nancy Steineke"31-Oct-14"Acknowledgments \ Part I. Social-Academic Skills: The Missing Link \ Chapter 1. The Problem and the Opportunity \ Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Engagement \ What's Been Missing in School Reform \ Why We Must Teach Social-Academic Skills Now \ How to Address These Problems and Seize the Opportunities \ All Social Skills Programs Are Not Alike \ Our Theory of Action \ Chapter 2. Theory and Research on Social-Academic Skills Training \ Research Base \ Recollections \ Starting With a Partner \ Building a Community of Acquaintance \ Building a Community of Respect, Inclusion, and Gratefulness \ Taking Personal Responsibility \ Teaching Interpersonal Skills Explicitly \ Stages of Learning Social Skills \ Positive Interdependence \ Reflection and Celebration \ The Bottom Line \ Chapter 3. How to Use This Resource \ Overview \ A Guide to the Slides \ Structure of the Lessons \ Order of the Lessons \ The Tips \ Assessment and Grading \ Trouble-Shooting Questions \ Part II. Lessons for Building Social-Academic Skills \ Chapter 4. Getting Acquainted \ Lesson 1. Forming Partners \ Lesson 2. Interviewing Your Partner \ Lesson 3. Home Court Advantage \ Lesson 4. Friendliness and Support \ Lesson 5. Classroom Climate Posters \ Chapter 5. Building Collaboration Skills \ Lesson 6. Quiet Signal \ Lesson 7. Using Quiet Voices \ Lesson 8. Asking Follow-Up Questions \ Lesson 9. Think-Pair-Share \ Lesson 10. Good Partner Traits \ Chapter 6. Advanced Partner Work \ Lesson 11. Active Listening \ Lesson 12. Extending Conversation \ Lesson 13. Expanding Acquaintance With an Appointment Clock \ Lesson 14. Mingle Jigsaw \ Chapter 7. Moving Into Small Groups \ Lesson 15. Group Membership Grid Interviews \ Lesson 16. Sharing the Air \ Lesson 17. Saving the Last Word \ Lesson 18. Write-Arounds \ Lesson 19. Gallery Walk \ Chapter 8. Ongoing Discussion Groups \ Lesson 20. Establishing Group Ground Rules \ Lesson 21. Overcoming Off-Task Triggers \ Lesson 22. Goal Setting for Group Improvement \ Lesson 23. Reinforcing Collaboration With Table Cards \ Lesson 24. Compliment Cards \ Chapter 9. Arguing Agreeably \ Lesson 25. Text Nuggets: Finding Evidence \ Lesson 26. Human Continuum \ Lesson 27. Where Do You Stand? \ Lesson 28. Hearing Everyone's Ideas First \ Lesson 29. Arguing Both Sides \ Lesson 30. Civilized Disagreement \ Chapter 10. Small-Group Projects \ Lesson 31. Developing an Assessment Rubric \ Lesson 32. Planning Group Projects \ Lesson 33. Keeping Individual Project Logs \ Lesson 34. Midcourse Corrections \ Lesson 35. Being an Attentive Audience Member \ Resources \ Appointment Clock \ Membership Grid \ Thin-Crust Cheese Pizza Rubric \ Rubric \ Group Meeting Procedures \ Group Work Plan Form \ Individual Group Member Work Plan Form \ References and Further Readings \ Index \ About the Artist"Corwin LiteracyCorwin256978-1-4833-5095-019.9919.99
Flipping Leadership Doesn't Mean Reinventing the WheelPeter M. DeWitt31-Oct-14"Flip communication for instant impact - and real results for students. The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you'll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short, easy-to-follow books feature practical strategies to use right away - and the dedicated series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. In this volume, use the principles of connectedness and flipped learning to engage stakeholders digitally - on their time - so they're ready for productive discussion when you meet in person. Flipped leadership Makes the school community visible to parents Creates more authentic staff meetings Maximizes communication between parents and school Models effective use of technology Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It's a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. ""Education is plagued by outdated leadership strategies and techniques that have long lost their luster. DeWitt provides a fresh look at how leaders can make use of precious time while increasing the effectiveness of meetings and communications."" - Eric Sheninger, Principal ""DeWitt shows his emerging passion for backward design, for working from what needs to be realized to how we then attain such success, and for listening and carrying his staff with him. The book describes a principal's road to realizing how to see the world in a different and more powerful way."" - John Hattie, Author, Visible Learning"Preface \ Introduction \ 1. Connected Learning: The Precursor to Flipped Leadership \ What is Connected Learning? \ Vignette About Twitter and Social Networking \ Building a PLN \ 2. To Flip or Not to Flip...and Other Lame Excuses \ Why Flip? \ The Haters \ Is Flipping a Passing Fad? \ Flipping Out the Classroom \ 3. Flipped Faculty Meeting \ How to Flip a Faculty Meeting \ How It Leads to Better Discussions \ Examples and Action Steps \ 4. Flipping Parent Communication \ Why? \ How Does It Help School Communication? \ How It Helps Build a Better Home-School Partnership \ 5. How to Flip Communication \ It's What You Make of It \ How I Do ItCorwin Connected Educators SeriesCorwin96978-1-4833-1760-17.997.99
Numbers and StoriesUsing Children's Literature to Teach Young Children Number SenseRita C. Janes and Elizabeth L. Strong19-Jun-14"Count on children's books to build number sense! Math and reading go hand in hand, especially among young children who are new to both. If you're looking for a surefire way to build number sense and reading skills at the very same time, rely on this indispensable K-2 resource. Using children's books as a springboard for standards-based learning, it provides 22 detailed lessons, all ready for immediate implementation. The authors--one an internationally respected math professional development consultant, the other a language arts specialist--weave together the Common Core Math and ELA standards and practices, supporting you as you combine children's literature with meaningful mathematical learning experiences. Their book provides 22 interactive, research-based investigations with detailed instructional suggestions and problem-solving tasks High-quality children's book selections Reflection and discussion questions and prompts for both teachers and students Children's work pages and formative assessment tools An online facilitator's guide Read this book, try out its investigations, and see the results for yourself. By pairing the books kids love with the math skills they're building, you'll give them a rock-solid foundation for future learning.""Preface \ Acknowledgments \ Publisher's Acknowledgments \ About the Authors \ I. Here's the Story: Fundamental Components for Developing Number Sense Using Children's Literature \ 1. The Young Child and Mathematics \ Why Mathematics for Young Children? \ Learning Mathematics in the Early Years \ 2. The Learning Environment \ Features of the Learning Environment \ Summary \ 3. Why Integrate Children's Literature and Mathematics? \ Children's Literature and Learning Mathematics \ Reasons for Integrating Children's Literature and Mathematics \ Summary \ 4. Essential Features of the Investigations \ Design of Investigations \ The Context \ Important Mathematics \ Supporting Children's Learning \ Summary \ 5. Design of the Investigations \ Stages of Investigations \ The Six Stages \ Summary \ II. Children's Literature and Number Sense Investigations \ Unit 1: Counting and Cardinality \ Cardinal Numbers One to Ten - The Water Hole (Graeme Base) \ Subitizing - Olly and Me: 1 2 3 (Shirley Hughes) \ Counting On - Mouse Count (Ellen Stoll Walsh) \ Counting to Find How Many - How Many Snails? A Counting Book (Paul Giganti Jr.) \ Counting Backwards - Ten Little Fish (Audrey Wood) \ Unit 2: Whole Number and Operations Relationships \ Comparing Quantities and Numbers - One Big Building: A Counting Book About Construction (Michael Dahl) \ Comparing Numbers - How Many Snails? A Counting Book (Paul Giganti Jr.) \ Numbers That Make 10 - Ten Flashing Fireflies (Philemon Sturges) \ Odd and Even Numbers - 365 Penguins (Jean-Luc Fromental) \ Skip Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s - Two Ways to Count to Ten: A Liberian Folktale (Ruby Dee) \ Doubling Numbers - Minnie's Diner: A Multiplying Menu (Dayle Ann Conrad) \ Equal Groups - How Do You Count a Dozen Ducklings? (Sean Chae) \ Unit 3: Operations and Algebraic Thinking \ Equality and Equations - Balancing Act (Ellen Stoll Walsh) and Equal Shmequal (Virginia Kroll) \ Decomposing Numbers/Word Problems - Quack and Count (Keith Baker) \ Add Within 20 - The Tub People (Pam Conrad) \ Subtraction Within 20/Word Problems - What's the Difference? An Endangered Animal Subtraction Story (Suzanne Slade) \ Add Two or More Addends - The Twelve Days of Summer (Jan Andrews) \ Unit 4: Operations Within 100 and Place Value \ Representing Numbers to 100/Addition and Subtraction - One is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book (April Pulley Sayre & Jeff Sayre) \ Addition and Subtraction Within 100/Word Problems - The Centipede's 100 Shoes (Tony Ross) \ Numbers 10 to 19/Place Value - Let's Count (Tana Hoban) \ Numbers 20 to 100/Place Value - Let's Count (Tana Hoban) \ Appendices \ Appendix A (1-4) - Unit 1: Counting and Cardinality \ Appendix B (1-12) - Unit 2: Whole Number and Operations Relationships \ Appendix C (1-5) - Unit 3: Operations and Algebraic Thinking \ Appendix D (1-8) - Unit 4: Operations Within 100/Place Value \ Appendix E (1-2) - Duplicated Appendices \ Appendix F - Learning Expectations Correlation Chart \ References \ Bibliography of Children's Literature for the Investigations \ Index"Corwin224978-1-4833-3094-524.9924.99
Unleashing Student SuperpowersPractical Teaching Strategies for 21st Century StudentsKristen Swanson and Hadley J. Ferguson12-Jun-14"Turn students into learning superheroes! Like we see in the movies, no two superheroes learn to use their powers in the exact same way. Each of your students has superpowers hidden inside, and you hold the keys to unlock them. With this cutting-edge handbook, you'll turn your classroom into a place where students don't just receive an education - they use their powers to create it. Discover specific, ready-to-use instructional journeys designed to foster an inquiry-based, student-driven learning environment. Each research-based journey Supports one of the six student superpowers: Wondering, Curating, Designing, Digital Inking, Gaming, and Connecting Encourages students to think deeply; as required by the CCSS and NGSS Includes step-by-step lesson frameworks, aligned with the Common Core, that fit into your regular day Tear through the obstacles of achievement and show your students that anything is possible! 'Ferguson and Swanson explain why tapping into student competencies is imperative and show the road-map for matching engaging activities to specific standards. So many books on the market explain why a shift is needed; this one gives you the tools to do it."" - Erin Klein, Teacher Michigan Reading Association, Bloomfield Hills 'Unleashing Student Superpowers is an amazing resource for the creation and enhancement of student-centered classroom environments that focus on high-level questioning, inquiry, and passion-based learning. Each Superpower theme provides linkages to the Common Core and flexible lesson plans that promote relevant skills for students' learning."" - Victoria Olson, Teacher West Langley Elementary School, Canada"Foreword by Marilee Sprenger \ A Preface From the Superpower Guardians \ Acknowledgments \ About the Authors \ Chapter 1. Anything Is Possible: So Why Do Our Classrooms Have So Many Limits? \ What's the Point of School? \ The Knowing-Doing Gap \ Teachers Are Designers \ I'm Busy! Where Does This Fit? \ Research Reminders \ What About the Standards? \ All About the Common Core State Standards \ Look Back and Step Forward \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 2. The Student Superpowers \ The Student Superpowers \ What Is an Instructional Journey? How Does It Promote Student Superpowers? \ The Superpowers Are Bigger Than Specific Journeys \ Debunking Departmentalization \ Included Components of Each Instructional Journey \ A Few Final Considerations \ Look Back and Step Forward \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 3. The Wondering Instructional Journey: What Do You Wonder? \ Superpower Summary and Overview \ Wondering Journey at a Glance \ Instructional Journey Goals \ Student-Friendly Authentic Learning Problem \ General Progression \ Connecting the Standards \ Learning Activities and Tech Upgrades \ Formative Assessment and Tracking Student Progress Toward Goals \ Final Assessment: Have Your Goals Been Achieved? GAME SHOW REDESIGN \ Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners \ Window Into the Classroom \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 4. The Curating Instructional Journey: Solving a Puzzle \ Superpower Summary and Overview \ Curating Journey at a Glance \ Instructional Journey Goals \ Student-Friendly Authentic Learning Problem \ General Progression \ Connecting the Standards \ Learning Activities and Tech Upgrades \ Formative Assessment and Tracking Student Progress Toward Goals \ Final Assessment: Have Your Goals Been Achieved? CREATING SCHOOL CLUBS \ Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners \ Window Into the Classroom \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 5. The Connecting Instructional Journey: Sharing Stories \ Superpower Summary and Overview \ Connecting Journey at a Glance \ Instructional Journey Goals \ Student-Friendly Authentic Learning Problem \ General Progression \ Connecting the Standards \ Learning Activities and Tech Upgrades \ Formative Assessment and Tracking Student Progress Toward Goals \ Final Assessment: Have Your Goals Been Achieved? CONNECTING AROUND THE WORLD \ Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners \ Window Into the Classroom \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 6. The Digital Inking Instructional Journey: What Should We Tweet? \ Superpower Summary and Overview \ Digital Inking Journey at a Glance \ Instructional Journey Goals \ Student-Friendly Authentic Learning Problem \ General Progression \ Connecting the Standards \ Learning Activities and Tech Upgrades \ Formative Assessment and Tracking Student Progress Toward Goals \ Final Assessment: Have Your Goals Been Achieved? CREATING AN INTERACTIVE CAMPAIGN \ Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners \ Window Into the Classroom \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 7. The Designing Instructional Journey: What Can You Make? \ Superpower Summary and Overview \ Designing Journey at a Glance \ Instructional Journey Goals \ Student-Friendly Authentic Learning Problem \ General Progression \ Connecting the Standards \ Learning Activities and Tech Upgrades \ Formative Assessment and Tracking Student Progress Toward Goals \ Final Assessment: Have Your Goals Been Achieved? DESIGN A SCHOOL BUS \ Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners \ Window Into the Classroom \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 8. The Gaming Instructional Journey: Make Life More Fun! \ Superpower Summary and Overview \ Gaming Journey at a Glance \ Instructional Journey Goals \ Student-Friendly Authentic Learning Problem \ General Progression \ Connecting the Standards \ Learning Activities and Tech Upgrades \ Formative Assessment and Tracking Student Progress Toward Goals \ Final Assessment: Have Your Goals Been Achieved? GAMIFY YOUR HOMEWORK \ Differentiation: Meeting the Needs of All Learners \ Window Into the Classroom \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 9. The Superpower Audit: How Am I Doing? \ How Can I Track Progress? \ How Should These Audits Be Used? \ Summary \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 10. Start Today: Ten First Steps \ Finding Small Wins \ 1. It's All About Choice \ 2. What Does Good Work Look Like? \ 3. Knowing What I Know \ 4. Different Every Day \ 5. List-Group-Label \ 6. Student-Directed Share \ 7. Think Time \ 8. Three-Finger Self-Assessment \ 9. Gallery Walk \ 10. A Class Blog \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ Chapter 11. More Readings: The Fab Five \ Continuing the Journey \ A Question to Consider as You Reflect \ References \ IndexCorwin176978-1-4833-5096-719.9919.99
Global ShiftMapping the Changing Contours of the World EconomySeventh EditionPeter Dicken27-Dec-14"Global Shift is - quite simply - the definitive work on economic globalization. The extensive use of graphics, lack of jargon and clear definition of terms, has made it the standard work for the social sciences. This edition has been completely updated using the latest available sources. It maps the changing centres of gravity of the global economy and explains the global financial crisis. Each chapter has been extensively rewritten and new material introduced to explain the most recent empirical developments, ideas on production, distribution and consumption, and corporate governance. It provides: the most comprehensive and up-to-date explanation of economic globalization available, examining the role of transnational corporations, states, labour, consumers, organizations in civil society, and the power relations between them a clear guide to how the global economy is being transformed through the operation of global production networks involving transnational corporations, states, interest groups and technology extended discussion of problems and institutions of global governance in the context of the global economic crisis and of the role of corporate social responsibility detailed discussion of different theories of economic globalization extensive online ancillaries.""What in the World Is Going On? \ Part I: The Changing Contours of the Global Economy \ The Centre of Gravity Shifts: Transforming the Geographies of the Global Economy \ Part II: Processes of Global Shift \ Tangled Webs: Unravelling Complexity in the Global Economy \ Technological Change: 'Gales of Creative Destruction' \ Transnational Corporations: The Primary Movers and Shapers of the Global Economy \ The State Really Does Matter \ Part III: Winning and Losing in the Global Economy \ The Uneasy Relationship between TNCs and States: Dynamics of Conflict and Collaboration \ 'Capturing Value' within Global Production Networks \ 'Destroying Value'? Environmental Impacts of Global Production Networks \ Winning and Losing: Where You Live Really Matters \ Making the World a Better Place \ Part IV: The Picture in Different Sectors \ 'Making Holes in the Ground': The Extractive Industries \ 'We Are What We Eat': The Agro-Food Industries \ 'Fabric-ating Fashion': The Clothing Industries \ 'Wheels of Change': The Automobile Industry \ 'Making the World Go Round': Advanced Business Services \ 'Making the Connections, Moving the Goods': Logistics and Distribution Services"SAGE Publications Ltd608Core New Edition978-1-4462-8209-0120978-1-4462-8210-641.99978-1-4739-1105-541.99
Approaches to Human Geography"Philosophies, Theories, People and Practices"Second EditionStuart Aitken and Gill Valentine27-Dec-14"A new edition of this classic student text. Organised in three sections, it overviews and explains the history and philosophy of human geographies in all its applications by those who practise it. Section One - Philosophies: Positivist Geography / Humanism / Feminist Geographies / Marx and the Spirit of Marx / Structuration Theory / Animal Geographies / Realism / Postmodern Geographies/ Poststructuralist Theories / Actor-Network Theory / Postcolonialism / Geohumanities Section Two - People: Institutions and Cultures / Places and Contexts / Memories and Desires / Understanding Place / Personal and Political / Becoming a Geographer / Local and Global / Movement and Encounter / Spaces and Flows Section Three - Practices: Mapping and Geovisualization / Quantification, Evidence and Positivism / Geographic Information Systems / Humanism / Activism / Feminist Geographies / Poststructuralist Theories / Psychoanalytical Frameworks / Environmental Inquiry / Contested Geographies and Culture Wars Fully updated - with eight new chapters - this is the core text for modules on history, theory, and practice in human geography. This edition is published with online video resources and teaching material making it even more accessible to students.""Ways of Knowing and Ways of Doing Geographic ResearchStuart C. Aitken and Gill Valentine \ Part I: PHILOSOPHIES \ Positivist GeographyRob Kitchin \ Lived Emplacement and the Locality of Being: A Return to Humanistic Geography?David Seamon \ Feminist Geographies of Difference, Relation, and ConstructionDeborah P. Dixon and John Paul Jones III \ Marx and the Spirit of MarxGeorge Henderson and Eric Sheppard \ Structuration Theory: Agency, Structure and Everyday LifeIsabel Dyck and Robin A. Kearns \ The AnimalDavid Lulka \ Realism as a Basis for Knowing the WorldAndrew Sayer \ Postmodern Geographies and the Ruins of ModernityDavid B. Clarke \ Poststructuralist TheoriesPaul Harrison \ Postscript to Poststructuralist Theories in GeographyStuart C. Aitken \ Actor-Network Theory, Networks, and Relational GeographiesFernando J. Bosco \ Postcolonialism: Powers of RepresentationClive Barnett \ Geohumanities: engaging space and place in the humanitiesTrevor M. Harris \ Geographical Information SciencesFrancis Harvey \ Part II: PEOPLE \ Institutions and CulturesGerard Rushton \ Places and ContextsDavid Ley \ Memories and DesiresDavid Harvey \ Understanding the Heart of PlaceRobin A. Kearns \ Personal and PoliticalVera Chouinard \ How I Became a GeographerMichael F. Goodchild \ Movement and EncounterLawrence Knopp \ Spaces and FlowsJanice Monk \ Setting OutNigel Thrift \ Part III: PRACTICES \ Mapping and GeovisualizationMartin Dodge \ Quantification, Evidence and PositivismA. Stewart Fotheringham \ Geographic Information SystemsMichael F. Goodchild \ Humanism and People-Centered MethodsPaul Rodaway \ To Build Another World: Activism in the light of Marxist Geographic ThoughtMichael Samers, Patrick Bigger and Oliver Belcher \ Producing Feminist Geographies: Theory, Methodologies and Research StrategiesKim England \ Poststructuralist Theories: Deconstruction and Discourse AnalysisJohn W. Wylie \ Pricing Dignity: Psychoanalytical Frameworks and the Burden of ProofMaureen Sioh \ Research is Theft: Environmental Inquiry in a Postcolonial WorldPaul Robbins \ Contested Geographies: Culture Wars, Personal Clashes and Joining DebateGill Valentine and Stuart C. Aitken"SAGE Publications Ltd552Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7601-385978-1-4462-7602-029.99978-1-4739-0742-329.99
A Student's Introduction to Geographical Thought"Theories, Philosophies, Methodologies"Pauline Couper27-Dec-14"This ism-busting text is an enormously accessible account of the key philosophical and theoretical ideas that have informed geographical research. It makes the abstract ideas explicit and connects theory with the real practices of geographical research and knowledge. Uniformly structured chapters: - explain the key ideas: scientific realism, anti-realism and idealism / positivism / critical rationalism / Marxism and critical realism / social constructionism and feminism / phenomenology and post-phenomenology / postmodernism and post-structuralism / complexity / moral philosophy - use examples that address both physical geography and human geography, making the ideas accessible to students of both - use a familiar and real-world example - 'the beach' - as an entry point to basic questions of philosophy, returning to this to illustrate and to explain the links between philosophy, theory, and methodology All of the chapters end with summaries and sources of further reading; a glossary explains key terms; exercises with commentaries are provided; and web resources of key articles from Progress in Human Geography and Progress in Physical Geography relating to each chapter are provided. This is a completely accessible student A-Z of theory and practice for human geography and physical geography.""Introduction: Geographers at the beach \ Positivism: or, roughly, what you see is what you get \ Critical Rationalism: learning from our mistakes \ Marxism and Critical Realism: seeking what lies beneath \ Phenomenology and Post-phenomenology: the essence of experience or seeing a shark is different from seeing a dolphin \ Social Constructionism and Feminism: it's all down to us \ Structuralism, Poststructuralism and Postmodernism: life at the surface \ Complexity Theory: from butterfly wings to fairy rings \ Moral Philosophy and Ethics: right and wrong in Geography \ Thinking, Doing, Constructing Geography"SAGE Publications Ltd272Core TextE978-1-4462-8295-375978-1-4462-8296-025.99978-1-4739-1132-125.99
An Introduction to R for Spatial Analysis and MappingChris Brunsdon and Lex Comber27-Dec-14"This book provides an introduction to the use of R for spatial statistical analysis, geocomputation and the analysis of geographical information for researchers collecting and using data with location attached, largely through increased GPS functionality. Brunsdon and Comber take readers from 'zero to hero' in spatial analysis and mapping through functions they have developed and compiled into R libraries. This enables practical R application in GIS, spatial analyses, spatial statistics, mapping, and web-scraping. Each chapter includes: Example data and commands for exploring it Scripts and coding to exemplify specific functionality Advice for developing greater understanding - through functions such as locator(), View(), and alternative coding to achieve the same ends Self-contained exercises for students to work through Embeded code within the descriptive text screen grabs This is a definitive 'how to' that takes students - of any discipline - from coding to actual applications and uses of R."Introduction \ Data and Plots \ Handling Spatial Data in R \ Programming in R \ Using R as a GIS \ Point Pattern Analysis using R \ Spatial Attribute Analysis With R \ Localised Spatial Analysis \ R and Internet Data \ EpilogueSAGE Publications Ltd296Core TextE978-1-4462-7294-785978-1-4462-7295-429.99978-1-4739-1120-829.99
GeocomputationA Practical PrimerChris Brunsdon and Alex Singleton24-Jan-15"Geocomputation is the use of software and computing power to solve complex spatial problems. It is gaining increasing importance in the era of the 'big data' revolution, of 'smart cities', of crowdsourced data, and of associated applications for viewing and managing data geographically - like Google Maps. This text provides a selection of practical examples of geocomputational techniques and 'hot topics' written by world leading practitioners. It integrates supporting materials in each chapter, such as code and data, so that readers can work through the examples themselves. Brunsdon and Singleton provide highly applied and practical discussions of visualisation and exploratory spatial data analysis, space time modelling, spatial algorithms, spatial regression and statistics, and enabling interactions through the use of neogeography. This accessible text has been specifically designed for those readers who are new to geocomputation as an area of research, showing how complex real-world problems can be solved through the integration of technology, data, and geocomputational methods. This is the applied primer for geocomputation in the social sciences.""Introduction \ Describing how the world looks \ Spatial Data Visualisation with RJames Cheshire and Robin Lovelace \ Geographical Agents in Three DimensionsPaul Torrens \ Scale, Power Laws, and Rank Size in Spatial AnalysisMichael Batty \ Exploring movements in space \ Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information SystemsAndrew Crooks \ Microsimulation Modelling for Social ScientistsKirk Harland; and Mark Birkin \ Spatio-Temporal Knowledge DiscoveryHarvey Miller \ Circular StatisticsDavid Rohde and Jonathan Corcoran \ Making geographical decisions \ Geodemographic AnalysisAlexandros Alexiou and Alexander Singleton \ Social Area Analysis and Self Organizing MapsSeth Spielman and David Folch \ Kernel density estimation and Percent Volume ContoursDaniel Lewis \ Location-Allocation ModelsMelanie Tomintz, Graham Clarke and Nawaf Alfadhli \ Explaining how the world works \ Geographically Weighted Generalised Linear ModellingTomoki Nakaya \ Spatial Interaction Models: A PrimerKaryn Morrissey \ Python Spatial Analysis Library (Pysal): An Update And IllustrationSergio Rey \ Reproducible Research: Concepts, Techniques and IssuesChris Brunsdon and Alex Singleton \ Enabling interactions \ Using Crowd-Sourced Information to Analyse Changes in the Onset of the North American SpringChris Brunsdon and Lex Comber \ Opensource GIS softwareOliver O'Brien \ Public Participation in Geocomputation to Support Spatial Decision Making Richard Kingston \ Conclusion"SAGE Publications Ltd416Core TextE978-1-4462-7292-3100978-1-4462-7293-034.99978-1-4739-0631-034.99
Cities and Economic ChangeRestructuring and Dislocation in the Global MetropolisRonan Paddison and Tom Hutton22-Nov-14"Cities and Economic change is a much-needed textbook, combining a sound theoretical grounding with an empirical overview of the urban economy. Specific references are made to key emergent processes and debates including splintered labour markets, informal economies, consumption, a comparative discussion of North and South, and quantitative aspects of globalization. The text is clear and readable with pedagogical features and illustrative case studies integrated throughout. The use of boxes for city examples, key questions for discussion at the end of main chapters together with suggested readings, key web sites are designed to aid learning and understanding.""This textbook combines a sound theoretical grounding with an empirical overview of the urban economy. Specific references are made to key emergent processes and debates including splintered labour markets, informal economies, consumption, a comparative discussion of North and South, and quantitative aspects of globalization. The text is clear and readable with pedagogical features and illustrative case studies integrated throughout. The use of boxes for city examples, key questions for discussion at the end of main chapters together with suggested readings and key web sites are designed to aid learning and understanding.""Introduction: Cities and Economic ChangeRonan Paddison and Tom Hutton \ Processes \ Cities, Technology and Economic ChangeKenneth E. Corey, Mark I. Wilson and Peilei Fan \ Cities and RescalingJohn Harrison \ New Economies, New SpacesStefan Kratke \ Redundant and Marginalized SpacesIvan Turok \ Splintering Labour MarketsDanny MacKinnon \ Informal EconomiesColin Williams \ Steering the Urban Economy \ Boostering, brokerage and uneasy bedfellows:Networked urban governance and the emergence of post-political orthodoxyIain Deas and Nicola Headlam \ The Resilient City: On the Determinants of Successful Urban EconomiesMario Polèse \ Imagineering the CityMarguerite van den Berg \ InclusivityEdgar Pieterse \ Urban Economic Development and Environmental SustainabilityMark Whitehead \ Reflections \ Theories of Place and a Place for TheoriesK.C. Ho \ Epilogue: Economic Change, Globalising Cities and the New Urban OrderTom Hutton"SAGE Publications Ltd336Core TextE978-1-84787-938-775978-1-84787-939-426.99978-1-4739-0891-826.99
The Data Revolution"Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences"Rob Kitchin23-Aug-14"""Carefully distinguishing between big data and open data, and exploring various data infrastructures, Kitchin vividly illustrates how the data landscape is rapidly changing and calls for a revolution in how we think about data."" - Evelyn Ruppert, Goldsmiths, University of London ""Deconstructs the hype around the 'data revolution' to carefully guide us through the histories and the futures of 'big data.' The book skilfully engages with debates from across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences in order to produce a critical account of how data are enmeshed into enormous social, economic, and political changes that are taking place."" - Mark Graham, University of Oxford Traditionally, data have been a scarce commodity which, given their value, have been either jealously guarded or expensively traded. In recent years, technological developments and political lobbying have turned this position on its head. Data now flow as a deep and wide torrent, are low in cost and supported by robust infrastructures, and are increasingly open and accessible. A data revolution is underway, one that is already reshaping how knowledge is produced, business conducted, and governance enacted, as well as raising many questions concerning surveillance, privacy, security, profiling, social sorting, and intellectual property rights. In contrast to the hype and hubris of much media and business coverage, The Data Revolution provides a synoptic and critical analysis of the emerging data landscape. Accessible in style, the book provides: A synoptic overview of big data, open data and data infrastructures An introduction to thinking conceptually about data, data infrastructures, data analytics and data markets Acritical discussion of the technical shortcomings and the social, political and ethical consequences of the data revolution An analysis of the implications of the data revolution to academic, business and government practices""Chapter 1: Conceptualising Data \ What are data? \ Kinds of data \ Data, information, knowledge, wisdom \ Framing data \ Thinking critically about databases and data infrastructures \ Data assemblages and the data revolution \ Chapter 2: Small Data, Data Infrastructures and Data Brokers \ Data holdings, data archives and data infrastructures \ Rationale for research data infrastructures \ The challenges of building data infrastructures \ The challenges of building data infrastructuresData brokers and markets \ Chapter 3: Open and Linked Data \ Open data \ Linked data \ The case for open data \ The economics of open data \ Concerns with respect to opening data \ Chapter 4: Big Data \ Volume \ Exhaustive \ Resolution and indexicality \ Relationality \ Velocity \ Variety \ Flexibility \ Chapter 5: Enablers and Sources of Big Data \ The enablers of big data \ Sources of big data \ Directed Data \ Automated data \ Volunteered data \ Chapter 6: Data Analytics \ Pre-analytics \ Machine learning \ Data mining and pattern recognition \ Data visualisation and visual analytics \ Statistical analysis \ Prediction, simulation and optimization \ Chapter 7: The Governmental and Business Rationale for Big Data \ Governing people \ Managing organisations \ Leveraging value and producing capital \ Creating better places \ Chapter 8: The Reframing of Science, Social Science and Humanities Research \ The fourth paradigm in science? \ The re-emergence of empiricism \ The fallacies of empiricism \ Data-driven science \ Computational social sciences and digital humanities \ Chapter 9: Technical and Organisational Issues \ Deserts and deluges \ Access \ Data quality, veracity and lineage \ Data integration and interoperability \ Poor analysis and ecological fallacies \ Skills and human resourcing \ Chapter 10: Ethical, Political, Social and Legal Concerns \ Data shadows and dataveillance \ Privacy \ Data security \ Profiling, social sorting and redlining \ Secondary uses, control creep and anticipatory governance \ Modes of governance and technological lock-ins \ Chapter 11: Making Sense of the Data Revolution \ Understanding data and the data revolution \ Researching data assemblages \ Final thoughts"SAGE Publications Ltd240Supplementary TextIC978-1-4462-8747-765978-1-4462-8748-422.99978-1-4739-0826-022.99
Film as a Research MethodA Practice-based GuideJessica Jacobs12-Mar-15"This applied text provides students and researchers with a practical, step-by-step guide to using film to produce research. Each chapter uses case studies to provide practical advice and recommendations, including advice from film professionals. In two sections on method and on output, this guide explains film as a visual methodology, covering: Technologies of film - equipment and software Constructing the sound and the image Filming - using your camera in the field Editing - from the first cut to post-production Impact and the audience. This highly-informative resource - including web-based materials - provides anyone with a smartphone in their pocket with the tools to use film in their research. From the qualitative issues of film as a method to the practical issues of film as an output, this is the social science researcher's A-Z."SECTION ONE - THE METHOD \ Film as a visual research method \ Technologies of film \ Filming (workflow i) \ Editing (workflow ii) \ SECTION 2 - FILM AS PUBLICATION \ Editing to out (workflow iii) \ Impact and the Audience \ Conclusion - Text and the filmSAGE Publications Ltd256Core Text978-1-4462-8242-775978-1-4462-8243-426.99
Urban RegenerationSecond"Peter Roberts, Hugh Sykes and Rachel Granger"11-Mar-15"Urban regeneration is widely discussed but less widely understood. This new and completely up-to-date-edition of the standard text on the theories and practices of urban regeneration will correct that. Using examples of best practice and explanations of what urban regeneration is, it makes the evidence, the explanation, and the implementation of regeneration fully transparent. Rich in case study material and integrating theory and practice, the text explains changes occurring in regeneration practice. From the scale of investment to the rationale for policy intervention and qualitative changes in the nature of regeneration intervention. With all chapters fully revised and written by experts, the text is organised in four complementary sections: The Context for Urban Regeneration: explains the history and evolution of urban regeneration Major Themes and Topics: examines funding, the environment and sustainable development, social and community issues, employment, education and training, and housing Key Issues in Managing Urban Regeneration: focuses on land development, legal issues, monitoring and evaluation Experiences Elsewhere - A View of the Future: provides comparative case study material from N America, Europe, and Asia. A systematic and applied review of the issues that outlines a framework for regeneration in the future, this is the essential handbook for students and practitioners alike."SAGE Publications Ltd360Supplementary New Edition978-1-4462-5261-185978-1-4462-5262-829.99978-1-4739-0617-429.99
The Basics of GeomorphologyKey ConceptsKenneth J Gregory and John Lewin22-Nov-14"This student focused book provides a detailed description and analysis of the key concepts, ideas, and hypotheses that inform geomorphology. Kenneth Gregory and John Lewin explain the basics of landform science in 20 concepts, each the subject of a substantive, cross-referenced entry. They use the idea of the 'geomorphic system' to organise entries in four sections, with extensive web resources provided for each: System Contexts: The Systems Approach / Uniformitarianism / Landform / Form, Process and Materials / Equilibrium / Complexity and Non Linear Dynamical Systems System Functioning: Cycles and cascades / Force-Resistance / Geomorphic work / Process Form Models System Adjustments: Timescales / Forcings / Change Trajectories / Inheritance and Sensitivity / Anthropocene Drivers for the Future: Geomorphic Hazards / Geomorphic Engineering / Design and Prediction Aligned with the teaching literature, this innovative text provides a fully-functioning learning environment for study, revision, and even self-directed research for both undergraduate and postgraduate students of geomorphology.""Introduction: Concepts and Geomorphology \ SECTION A System contexts \ The Systems Approach \ Uniformitarianism \ Landform \ Form, Process and Materials \ Equilibrium \ Complexity and non linear dynamical systems \ SECTION B System Functioning \ Cycles \ Force-Resistance \ Geomorphic work \ Process form models \ SECTION C System Adjustments \ Timescales \ Forcings \ Change trajectories \ Inheritance \ The 'Anthropocene' \ SECTION D Drivers for the Future \ Geomorphic Hazards \ Geomorphic Engineering \ Prediction and Design \ CONCLUSION \ The Concept of Geomorphology"SAGE Publications Ltd256E978-1-4739-0574-060978-1-4739-0575-719.99978-1-4739-0894-919.99
Statistical Methods for GeographyA Student's GuideFourth EditionPeter A Rogerson27-Dec-14"How do beginning students of statistics for geography learn to fully understand the key concepts and apply the principal techniques? This text, now in its Fourth Edition, provides exactly that resource. Accessibly written, and focussed on student learning, it's a statistics 101 that includes definitions, examples, and exercise throughout. Now fully integrated with online self-assessment exercises and video navigation, it explains everything required to get full credits for any undergraduate statistics module: Descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistics, hypothesis testing and sampling, variance, correlation, regression analysis, spatial patterns, spatial data reduction using factor analysis and cluster analysis. Exercises in the text are complemented with online exercise and prompts that test the understanding of concepts and techniques, additional online exercises review understanding of the entire chapter, relating concepts and techniques. Completely revised and updated for accessibility, including new material (on measures of distance, statistical power, sample size selection, and basic probability) with related exercises and downloadable datasets. It is the only text required for undergraduate modules in statistical analysis, statistical methods, and quantitative geography.""Introduction to Statistical Methods for Geography \ Descriptive Statistics \ Probability and Discrete Probability Distributions \ Continuous Probability Distributions and Probability Models \ Inferential Statistics: Confidence Intervals, Hypothesis Testing, and Sampling \ Analysis of Variance \ Correlation \ Introduction to Regression Analysis \ More on Regression \ Spatial Patterns \ Some Spatial Aspects of Regression Analysis \ Data Reduction: Factor Analysis and Cluster Analysis \ Epilogue"SAGE Publications Ltd424Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9572-490978-1-4462-9573-132.99978-1-4739-1109-332.99
Encyclopedia of TransportationSocial Science and PolicyMark Garrett30-Nov-14"Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, this four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics. The book's articles, all written by experts in the field, seek to answer such questions as: What has been the legacy, not just economically but politically and socially as well, of President Eisenhower's modern interstate highway system in America? With that system and the infrastructure that supports it now in a state of decline and decay, what's the best path for the future at a time of enormous fiscal constraints? Should California politicians plunge ahead with plans for a high-speed rail that every expert says - despite the allure - will go largely unused and will never pay back the massive investment while at this very moment potholes go unfilled all across the state? What path is best for emerging countries to keep pace with dramatic economic growth for their part? What are the social and financial costs of gridlock in our cities? Features: Approximately 675 signed articles authored by prominent scholars are arranged in A-to-Z fashion and conclude with Further Readings and cross references. A Chronology helps readers put individual events into historical context; a Reader's Guide organizes entries by broad topical or thematic areas; a detailed index helps users quickly locate entries of most immediate interest; and a Resource Guide provides a list of journals, books, and associations and their websites. While articles were written to avoid jargon as much as possible, a Glossary provides quick definitions of technical terms. To ensure full, well-rounded coverage of the field, the General Editor with expertise in urban planning, public policy, and the environment worked alongside a Consulting Editor with a background in Civil Engineering. The index, Reader's Guide, and cross references combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition. Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Transportation is an ideal reference for libraries and those who want to explore the issues that surround transportation in the United States and around the world. Key Themes: Administration, Operations, and Evaluation Air Transportation Systems Economics of Transportation Energy, Environmental, and Health Impacts Facilities and Infrastructure Intermodal Transportation Systems International Transportation and Policy Labor Issues/Employee Relations Planning and Policy Safety and Security Social Issues in Transportation Surface Transportation Systems Technology, Design, and Engineering Transportation, Finance of Transportation Legislation Transportation Modeling Transportation Organizations and Agencies Travel Behavior and Research Water Transportation Systems""Existing reference works on the topic of transportation tend to focus on historical or on technical aspects. This is an academic work viewing transportation via the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects. It explores the following questions and more: - What path is best for emerging countries to keep pace with the dramatic economic growth in transportation across the globe? - Should the best-and-brightest engineers be developing rocket systems for space tourism - or should they be focussing on the development and distribution of the electronic car for the masses? - How are decisions about transportation priorities and policies made? - What are the economic realities behind systems of various sorts? - What are the social costs when highways divide communities or leave them behind, or when an airport is expanded near a poor neighbourhood? - In an age of indiscriminant terrorism, how do we secure key nodes on transport systems in ways that don't unreasonably constrict those very systems? - Should transportation systems be publicly or privately funded and run? What are the social and financial costs of gridlock in our cities?""SAGE Publications, Inc"2016978-1-4522-6779-1370335
Essentials of Nursing PracticeCatherine Delves Yates31-Mar-15"Essentials of Nursing Practice is a groundbreaking new textbook which introduces nursing students to the core topics they need to master during their first year and beyond [changed this round as I think maybe grammatically more correct and some lecturers are fussy]. It brings the study of nursing to life through real examples from nurses, students, patients and service users, and makes difficult concepts clear and engaging. Key features: - highlights the importance of person-centred care, and how nurses can make a difference to people's lives - written for all fields: relates theory directly to each field whilst also helping students to see the relevance of other fields to their practice; - learning features are structured to help students understand topics quickly, apply knowledge to practice, revise for exams and go further in their studies; - written by a team of respected academics from all fields of nursing across the UK and tested by students to ensure the content is relevant to them. Print and Ebook combined An accompanying interactive ebook allows students to study where and when they want, and read, annotate and search the book on a tablet, laptop or PC. The ebook links to extra resources including a study plan, videos, further case studies, a clinical procedures booklet for quick reference on placement, interactive revision quizzes, flashcards, and more. All these resources are also accessible through a companion website which can be accessed on a mobile phone. Lecturer support Save time in preparing your seminars and lectures by using the bank of lecturer resources on the companion website, including: images from the book, clinical skills videos, scenarios and questions""Part I: Learning to Be a Nurse \ What Is a Nurse? \ Being a Nursing Student \ Developing Evidence-Based Practice and Lifelong Learning \ Part II: Professional Practice \ Ethics \ Law \ Accountability and Professionalism \ Resilience from a Physical, Mental and Developmental Perspective \ The Role of the Student Nurse in Effecting Change \ Clinical Governance and Quality \ Part III: Clinical Governance \ Delivering Effective Care \ Nursing Theory, Philosophy and Models of Care \ Compassion, Caring, Dignity, Person-Centred and Values-Based Practice \ Patient, Service User, Family and Carer Perspectives \ Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation (APIE) \ Basic Communication and Interpersonal Skills \ Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Challenging Circumstances \ Risk Assessment and Management \ Record-Keeping and Documentation \ Clinical Decision-Making \ Health Promotion \ Safeguarding \ Client/Patient Education \ Part IV: Skills for Nursing Care \ Clinical Measurement \ Pain management \ Skin Integrity \ Aseptic Technique \ Infection Control \ First Aid \ Drug Administration \ Hygiene \ Elimination Needs \ Assisting with Nutritional Needs \ Manual Handling \ Specimen Collection \ Last Offices \ Part V: Context of Nursing Care \ Organization of and Settings for Care \ Introduction to Public Health \ Interprofessional Working \ Introduction to Psychological Contexts of Care \ Introduction to Sociological Contexts of Care \ Introduction to the Global Context of Nursing"SAGE Publications Ltd528Core Text978-1-4462-7310-490978-1-4462-7311-130.99
Understanding Ethics for Nursing StudentsPeter Ellis14-Nov-14"Ethics is at the heart of nursing practice and an understanding of it and what it means for nursing is essential from early in the career of any nurse. However, ethical concepts can be hard to grasp for those new to the subject. This book explains ethical ideas in easy to understand terms and relates ethics to day-to-day nursing situations to help readers apply principles to their practice. The book also challenges readers to consider their own values and where ethics fits into who they are and how they behave. Key features include: - an introductory guide to ethics to help students and those new to the subject understand how it applies to nursing - the linking of each chapter to the latest NMC standards relating to ethical issues - case studies and scenarios that show how to resolve real ethical dilemmas - activities throughout to challenge readers to apply what they have learnt to their own practice.""Introduction \ Introducing Ethics \ What Ethics Are and Are Not \ Ethical Theories \ Rights, Responsibilities and Interests \ Autonomy, Empowerment, Advocacy and Consent \ Dilemmas and Decision Making \ Ethically Active Leadership \ Ethics for Public Health \ Ethics of Care in the 21st Century \ Glossary"Transforming Nursing Practice SeriesLearning Matters176Core TextE978-1-4462-7125-460978-1-4462-7126-117.99978-1-4739-0886-417.99
Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health NursingSimon Grist and Julie Roberts1-Nov-14"In order to give high quality care it is essential that mental health nurses have a solid grasp of the most common therapies and interventions used in mental healthcare. If nurses understand what the various interventions involve then they will be much better equipped to support patients through their recovery. This is a practical, engaging introduction to the major psychosocial interventions that demonstrates to students what the interventions are, why they are important and how they can be used. Key features: - Interactive approach through realistic case studies that show how interventions can work to promote recovery - A patient centred approach considers the social as well as psychological aspects of mental healthcare - Each chapter is mapped to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so that readers can see how they are meeting their professional requirements - Activities throughout challenge the reader to think critically and develop graduate skills"Introduction \ Psychosocial interventions - what are they and why? \ Cognitive Behaviour Therapy(CBT) \ Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) \ Mindfulness \ Low intensity interventions \ Physical activity \ Dual diagnosisTransforming Nursing Practice SeriesLearning Matters152Core Text978-1-4462-7507-860978-1-4462-7508-517.99978-1-4462-9783-417.99
Physical Healthcare and Promotion in Mental Health NursingStan Mutsatsa14-Nov-14"It is essential for mental health nurses to understand the physical health needs of people with mental health disorders in order to provide holistic care. Yet these people often have their physical health needs unrecognised or poorly managed. This book is a practical and informative guide to the physical health care of people with mental health illnesses. It covers a range of health-promotion strategies, including exercise, diet and oral health, and assessment, intervention and skills for common physical disorders found in people with mental-health problems. Taking a recovery perspective it emphasises the importance of communication and collaborative care for adherence to healthy lifestyles.""Introduction \ Factors That Influence Physical Health in Mental Health \ Health Seeking Behaviour and the Therapeutic Alliance \ Assessment of Physical Health \ Cardiovascular Disorders and Mental Health \ Respiratory Disorders and Mental Health \ Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome and Mental Health \ Substance Misuse and Physical Health in Mental Health \ Psychotropic Medication and Physical Health in Mental Health \ Oral Health and Mental Health \ Nutrition, Exercise and Physical Health Promotion \ Glossary"Transforming Nursing Practice SeriesLearning Matters200Core New Edition978-1-4462-6817-965978-1-4462-6818-620.99978-1-4739-0885-720.99
Pain Management in Nursing PracticeShelagh Wright27-Dec-14"Pain is a challenging area to understand for any healthcare professional, and quality training on the subject is required if nurses are to provide effective pain management and person-centred care. Based on the curriculum developed by the International Association for the Study of Pain, this book offers an essential guide to managing pain. Beginning with an examination of the biology of pain, it then goes on to consider pain management across the lifecourse, looking at key topics including acute pain, cancer pain and pharmacology. Case scenarios are included throughout the book to help readers apply the knowledge they have learned to their own practice. It will be valuable reading for undergraduate nurses, and essential for those taking continuing professional development and postgraduate courses in pain management."Leaders in pain care - an historic overview \ The biopsychosocial model of pain - rehumanising care \ The neuropsychophysiobiology of pain \ Epidemiology of chronic pain \ The assessment and measurement of pain \ Communication in pain management \ Pharmacological and interventional pain management \ Acute pain \ Chronic non-malignant pain \ Cancer pain \ Pain management in palliative care and at end of life \ Stress management and non-pharmalogical interventions for pain \ Pain and human rightsSAGE Publications Ltd304Core Text978-1-4462-8199-475978-1-4462-8200-724.99978-1-4739-1124-624.99
Contexts of Midwifery Practice"Helen Muscat, Heather Passmore and Sam Chenery-Morris"15-Jan-15"In order to become skilled and competent practitioners, student midwives need to understand the complex individual, family and societal issues they will encounter. By introducing the contemporary context of midwifery practice, this book helps students to understand the problems many women face in society. The book covers topics including violence, mental and sexual health, the rising obesity epidemic and increases in numbers of women from non-UK countries. The authors emphasise the fact that students need to be aware of their public health responsibilities and discuss various health promotion strategies.""The principles of health promotion and salutogenesis \ Domestic abuse \ Beyond normal limits of BMI \ Perinatal mental health \ Substance misuse \ Ethnicity as difference \ Young women \ Sexual health, contraception \ Promoting parenting"Transforming Midwifery Practice SeriesLearning Matters184Core Text978-1-4462-9536-660978-1-4462-9537-318.99
Health PromotionPlanning & StrategiesThird Edition"Ruth Cross, James Woodall, Jackie Green and Keith Tones"31-Jan-15"The definitive text on health promotion, this book covers both the knowledge base and the process of planning, implementing and evaluating successful health-promotion programmes. This new edition features a companion website developed with an international team of contributors to support teaching and enhance learning. The website provides: - 14 new and original international case studies of health promotion in action - example discussion questions to encourage critical reflection in seminars and assessments - free SAGE journal articles which support evidence-based learning. Recent developments are covered throughout this Third Edition on topics such as: asset-based approaches; mental health promotion; and the use of social media in promoting health."Health and Health Promotion \ Assessing Health and Its Determinants \ The Determinants of Health Actions \ Health Promotion Planning: A Systematic Approach \ Information Needs \ Healthy Public Policy \ Education for Health \ Mass Communication \ Working with Communities \ Settings for Health \ EvaluationSAGE Publications Ltd608Core TextE978-1-4462-9399-790978-1-4462-9400-030.99
The Nurse Mentor's CompanionKimberley Craig and Barbara Smith29-Nov-14"This is a new highly practical guide to doing mentoring in practice. It explains how to support student nurses from the day that they arrive on placement in six straightforward, concise and clear chapters. The book is packed full of resources and learning features, including: Action plans for managing your student Checklists of resources you will need Tips for best practice Case studies covering all fields of nursing Reflective questions which challenge you to question your assumptions. Chapters are tied closely to the NMC standards, and cover essential topics including assessment, the role of the sign-off mentor and team-working. The Nurse Mentor's Companion is valuable reading for all nurses taking mentoring courses across the UK, and as they go on to mentor in practice."A guide to mentoring \ Working with student nurses \ The mentor as facilitator and teacher \ The mentor as assessor \ The mentor as leader \ Continuing professional developmentSAGE Publications Ltd184E978-1-4462-0310-160978-1-4462-0311-818.99978-1-4739-1054-618.99
Key Concepts in Substance MisuseAaron Pycroft28-Feb-15"Drug use is a major challenge for public services, healthcare professionals and policy-makers all over the world. This book offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective. It begins by providing a reference guide to the different psychoactive substances, looking at the biological and psychological impact of their use. Key issues in the effect drugs have on society are then addressed, before outlining methods of recovery and therapy. Chapters include: Reflective questions to challenge readers' assumptions Case studies to help students understand the impact of substances on individuals Links to further resources to expand readers' knowledge It will be valuable reading for those studying on degrees in criminology, health, nursing, social work and counselling.""Part 1: Drugs, Democracy and Society \ Ethical Evaluations of Drug Use and Drug PolicyAaron Pycroft \ The International and National Legislative FrameworkAaron Pycroft \ The Relationship Between Politics and Scientific Knowledge in Formulating Drug PolicyAaron Pycroft \ Alternatives to ProhibitionAaron Pycroft \ Part 2: Definitions and categories of psychoactive substances \ SedativesAaron Pycroft \ StimulantsAaron Pycroft \ OpiatesAaron Pycroft \ HallucinogensAaron Pycroft \ Poly Drug UseAaron Pycroft \ Drugs with Mixed EffectsAaron Pycroft \ New Psychoactive Substances (Legal Highs)Rosanna Bartholomew \ Part 3: Understanding the Nature of Addiction \ Addiction as a Complex Adaptive SystemAaron Pycroft \ The Evolutionary ContextAaron Pycroft \ Dependence SyndromesAaron Pycroft \ Psychological PerspectivesAaron Pycroft \ Part 4: Interventions and Treatment \ Dual Diagnosis and the Context of ExclusionAnita Green \ Harm ReductionTony Shea \ The concept of RecoveryTim Leighton \ The Purposes and Methods of Detoxification from Illicit DrugsRebecca Lee \ The Purposes and Methods of Detoxification from AlcoholPam Campbell and Anne Spooner \ The Major Talking TherapiesTrevor Smith \ Buddhism and AddictionDevin Ashwood \ Criminal Justice InterventionsBernie Heath \ Evidence Based Practice, Research and Outcome MonitoringJane Winstone \ The Core Skills in Working with Substance MisuseAngela Woods \ Whole Systems ApproachesTony Wilkinson"SAGE Key Concepts seriesSAGE Publications Ltd192978-1-4462-5239-065978-1-4462-5240-620.99
Mentoring and Supervision in HealthcareThird EditionNeil Gopee27-Feb-15"The Third Edition of this bestselling text continues to combine discussion of the theory and research which defines mentoring in healthcare with a sharp focus on how to do mentoring in practice. Key features of the Third Edition are: - discussion of the latest policy including the Francis Report and 6 Cs of nursing - a companion website with teaching resources for lecturers and expanded case studiesand free SAGE journal articles for students - activities which challenge readers to question their knowledge - example tools for mentors to use in practice, such as learning contracts, lesson plans and professional development plans. The book has been updated with the latest evidence and includes expanded discussions on coaching, working with underachieving students and supporting students with disabilities and special educational needs. Interprofessional in scope, it is essential reading for all those taking mentoring courses in nursing, midwifery, social care and the allied health professions."Effective Mentoring \ How Learners Learn \ Facilitating Learning \ The Practice Setting as an Effective Learning Environment \ Evidence-Based Practice and Clinical Practice Development \ Assessing the Learner's Knowledge and Competence \ Leadership and the Challenges of Mentoring \ Evaluating MentoringSAGE Publications Ltd304978-1-4739-0246-675978-1-4739-0247-324.99
Understanding Nursing and Healthcare Research"Patricia Cronin, Michael Coughlan and Valerie Smith"27-Dec-14"A concise and essential guide to research for all those who are beginning their nursing and health undergraduate degrees. It gives a complete overview of the research process, from choosing research questions through to searching the literature and analysing findings. Key features of the book are: A companion website to support lecturers in their teaching and students in their learning. The site offers resources including seminar questions, multiple choice questions and SAGE journal articles Learning outcomes and key points which guide readers through the book Definitions of difficult terms Activities to help students revise and test their learning. It will be core reading for all those on undergraduate degrees in nursing and health.""What is research? \ The research process at a glance \ What are research problems, aims, questions and hypotheses? \ Searching and reviewing the literature \ Getting to grips with approaches to research design \ Understanding sampling and sampling size \ Ethical and legal issues in research \ Rigour in research \ Data collection in research \ Gaining insight into data analysis \ How is research disseminated and implemented? \ Critiquing/Evaluating research studies"SAGE Publications Ltd240Core Text978-1-4462-4100-465978-1-4462-4101-120.99978-1-4739-1152-920.99
Writing Skills in Nursing and HealthcareA Guide to Completing Successful Dissertations and ThesesDena Bain Taylor27-Sep-14"Developing persuasive, clear, authoritative writing for academic and professional work can be a real challenge for many. This book guides the reader through the writing process for a dissertation, thesis or essay. Practical strategies and tips for each stage of the process are offered throughout, from critical reading through to preparing the final piece of work for submission. The author pays particular attention to an understanding of the English language, and how it is be best used in academic work. Key features of the book are: Real examples from postgraduate work which show the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches Glossaries of terms Case studies of published research which demonstrate good practice in writing Checklists of tasks to complete whilst working on a writing project It will be essential reading for all those writing dissertations, essays and theses at post-registration and postgraduate level in health and nursing.""Developing persuasive, clear, authoritative writing for academic and professional work can be a real challenge for many. This book guides the reader through the writing process for a dissertation, thesis or essay. Practical strategies and tips for each stage of the process are offered throughout, from critical reading through to preparing the final piece of work for submission. The author pays particular attention to an understanding of the English language, and how it is be best used in academic work. Key features of the book are: Real examples from postgraduate work which show the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches Glossaries of terms Case studies of published research which demonstrate good practice in writing Checklists of tasks to complete whilst working on a writing project It will be essential reading for all those writing dissertations, essays and theses at post-registration and postgraduate level in health and nursing.""Introduction to the Graduate Student Experience \ Developing the Supervisory Relationship and Opportunities for Funding \ Critical Reading and Writing: Essential Strategies \ The Thesis Proposal \ Writing and Editing the Thesis \ Writing the Introduction Chapter \ Searching and Evaluating the Literature \ Writing Up your Literature Review \ Writing Up the Methods, Results, and Final Chapters \ Disseminating your work: Presentations and Conferences \ Disseminating Knowledge through Publication \ Pulling into the Station: Final Tasks"SAGE Publications Ltd176E978-1-4462-4746-460978-1-4462-4747-119.99978-1-4739-0854-319.99
Mixed Methods in Health Sciences ResearchA Practical PrimerLeslie Curry and Marcella Nunez-Smith31-Dec-14"This must-have mixed methods resource for any health science researcher presents key theories, concepts, and approaches in an accessible way. Packed with illustrations from the health sciences literature, this ready-to-use guidebook shows readers how to design, conduct, review, and use mixed methods research findings. Helpful checklists, figures, tables, templates, and much more give readers examples that will elevate the quality of their research, facilitate communication about their methods, and improve efficiency over the course of their projects. Real-world examples and insights from mixed methods researchers provide unique perspectives on every aspect of mixed methods research. This book successfully pulls together foundational mixed methods principles, synthesizes the knowledge base in the field, and translates it for a health science researcher audience.""Packed with illustrations from the health sciences literature, the book shows students how to design, conduct, review, and use mixed methods research findings. Helpful checklists, figures, tables, templates, and much more provide examples that will elevate the quality of students' research, facilitate communication about their methods, and improve efficiency over the course of their projects. Throughout the book, real-world examples and insights from mixed methods researchers provide unique perspectives on every aspect of mixed methods research.""Part I: Mixed Methods 101 \ Chapter 1: Definition and Overview of Mixed Methods Designs \ Definition and Characteristics of Mixed Methods \ Key Factors in Mixed Methods Designs \ Primary Mixed Methods Study Designs \ Illustrations of Designs from Peer-Reviewed Health Sciences Literature \ Chapter 2: Applications and Illustrations of Mixed Methods Health Sciences Research \ Relevance of Mixed Methods Research in the Health Sciences \ Illustrations from Mixed Methods Studies in Health Sciences \ Chapter 3: Determining the Appropriateness and Feasibility of Using Mixed Methods \ Defining the Nature of the Research Question \ Developing the Rationale and Aims for a Mixed Methods Study \ Key Considerations at the Planning Stage to Determine Feasibility \ Part 2: Getting Mixed Methods Research Funded \ Chapter 4: Writing a Scientifically Sound and Compelling Grant Proposal for a Mixed Methods Study \ Before You Write \ Trends in Funding for Mixed Methods Studies \ Writing a Mixed Methods Proposal in the Health Sciences \ Chapter 5: Examples of Funded Grant Applications Using Mixed Methods \ Real-World Examples of NIH Grant Applications \ Tips from the Field \ Chapter 6: Assessing Quality in Mixed Methods Studies \ The Importance of Research Quality for Different Audiences \ Common Standards of Quality in Qualitative and Quantitative Research \ Additional Standards for Quality in Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Studies \ Examples of Threats to Quality in the Design and Conduct of Mixed Methods Studies \ Part 3: Designing and Implementing a Mixed Methods Study \ Chapter 7: Sampling and Data Collection in Mixed Methods Studies \ Principles of Sound Sampling \ Practices of Sampling in Mixed Methods Studies \ Approaches to Data Collection in Mixed Methods Studies \ Chapter 8: Data Analysis and Integration in Mixed Methods Studies \ Importance of Integration of Mixed Methods Data \ Developing a Data Analysis Plan \ Approaches to Integration in Data Collection and Analysis \ Implementing Data Integration \ Integration in Interpreting and Presenting Findings \ Chapter 9: Managing Mixed Methods Teams \ Why Think About Mixed Methods Teams? \ Mixed Methods Teams as 'Representational Groups"" \ Considerations and Guiding Principles for Managing Teams \ Single Investigator Research \ Chapter 10: Implementation Issues in Mixed Methods Research \ Working With Human Research Protection Programs \ Recommendations for Preparing a Strong Mixed Methods Application for HRPP Review \ Key HRPP Issues for Specific Mixed Methods Design Types \ Implementation Challenges from the Field \ Part 4: Disseminating Findings \ Chapter 11: Publishing Mixed Methods Studies in the Health Sciences \ Challenges and Opportunities in Publishing Mixed Methods Research in the Health Sciences \ Developing a Publication Strategy and Plan \ Responding to Peer Reviews for Mixed Methods Studies \ Example of Letter for Revision and Resubmission"Mixed Method Research Series"SAGE Publications, Inc"424978-1-4833-0677-320.99
Health Intervention ResearchUnderstanding Research Design and MethodsSouraya Sidani29-Nov-14"At a time when evidence-based practice is the standard bearer for understanding health behaviour, problems and interventions, ensuring that researchers know the appropriate designs and methods for their research is more paramount than ever. Health Intervention Research will equip those doing research in these communities with the knowledge and tools they need to inform their methodological decisions when planning and conducting studies. This book describes both commonly used (e.g., randomized clinical trials) and advanced (e.g. preference trials, pragmatic trials) designs and methods for health intervention research. It outlines the theoretical reasoning underlying these different approaches, and synthesizes the evidence which supports or disputes different designs and methods. To achieve its aims, the book is divided into three main sections. The first section points to the need to base methodological decisions on evidence and highlights the importance of carefully selecting research designs and methods to maintain validity. The second section focuses on designs to determine the effects of intervention on outcomes, outlining their features and discussing how these can be used to evaluate interventions. The last section covers methods used in conducting intervention evaluation research. For each design and method, the following is covered: what it is, what the logic underlying it is, what the evidence supporting its effectiveness is, and also includes its advantages, its limitations, and how can it be implemented. This will be key reading for postgraduates and novice researchers in health and clinical psychology, health sciences and nursing."An Overview of Health Intervention Research \ Validity in Intervention Research \ Phases of Intervention Evaluation Research \ Experimental Designs or Randomized Controlled Trials: Characteristic Features \ Experimental Designs or Randomized Controlled Trials: Limitation \ Advances in Intervention Evaluation Designs: Extentions of Experimental Designs \ Advances in Intervention Evaluation Designs: Pragmatic and Preference Trials \ Selection of Participants \ Retention of Participants \ Assignment of Participants to Study Groups \ Implementation of the Intervention \ Principles of Outcome Measurement and AnalysisSAGE Publications Ltd264Core Text978-1-4462-5616-975978-1-4462-5617-626.99978-1-4739-0923-626.99
Essential Theory for Social Work PracticeSecond EditionChris Beckett and Nigel Horner31-Dec-14"Focusing on what students really need to know, this book breaks down all of the key social work theory covered across a students' training, demystifying complex concepts by demonstrating their application to real-life practice. Multiple case studies highlight applied theory in different practice settings and across issues and challenges that students might face, while self-assessment exercises, practice notes, concise chapter summaries and discussion points help to consolidate their understanding. New chapters bring the book right up to date and include Relationship-based Work, The Importance of Language, Political Perspectives and Environmental Intervention. Written by two well-established and expert authors, this is the 'must-have' theory text for all social work students.""What This Book's About \ What Do We Mean by Social Work Theory? \ The Use and Abuse of Theory \ Using This Book \ Social Work Roles \ The Roles We Play \ Relationship-Based Work \ Use of Authority and Power \ Advocacy and Empowerment \ Working as a Team \ Environmental Intervention \ Past, Present and Future \ Which Way to Look? \ The Power of the Past \ Searching the Present \ Exploring the Future \ The Importance of Language \ Getting Unstuck \ The Wider Context \ Systems and System Levels \ Families as Systems \ Groups and Communities \ Political Perspectives \ It's All Very Well in Theory \ The Question of Evidence \ Talk and Substance \ The Limits of Theory"SAGE Publications Ltd0Core New Edition978-1-4462-8572-570978-1-4462-8573-224.99978-1-4739-1172-724.99
Groupwork Practice for Social Workers"Karin Crawford, Marie Price and Bob Price"27-Dec-14"Working with families, carers, groups and communities is something all social work students must prepare for. Written to guide them through these varied and complex groupwork situations, this book explores the knowledge, skills and values required for groupwork practice. Divided into two parts, the first provides students with an understanding of groupwork, its concepts and contexts, while the second takes the student step-by-step through groupwork practice, from planning and preparation, to starting out, facilitating and finally ending work with a group. Different service contexts including work with children, with users who have learning disabilities, in mental health settings, and more, are covered throughout the book, with case studies, activities and reflective opportunities helping students understand the complexities of these contexts. This text is a comprehensive and contemporary guide to groupwork in social work today."Groupwork in context \ Introducing groupwork \ The context of groupwork \ Understanding groupwork \ Groupwork practice \ Planning and preparation \ Setting up and starting out \ Facilitating - methods and techniques \ Closure and endings - what next? \ Enhancing group work practiceSAGE Publications Ltd192Core Text978-1-4462-0886-165978-1-4462-0887-820.99978-1-4739-1150-520.99
Commissioning for Health and Social CareInstitute of Public Care14-Mar-14"A useful resource which is packed with good examples. Students will be able to apply the exercises to their own organisation when asked to reflect on current practice.' Ann Saxon, Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton Informed by over 25 years of cutting edge thinking and teaching at the Institute of Public Care at Oxford Brookes University, this practical text takes readers methodically and logically through the challenging task of commissioning and procuring public services across the health and social care sector while mindful of the current financial and demographic challenges . Split into four parts, the book moves step-by-step through each stage of the commissioning cycle established and well tested by the Institute: - Analyse - Plan - Do - Review Each chapter provides readers with the theory and practical tools needed for success. The importance of an evidence-based approach is highlighted throughout, and the book draws on the relevant legislation, research and regulation contexts. The authors take a broad perspective and a systematic approach, ensuring the material is suitable for professionals commissioning resources across all sectors of health and social care. This text will be essential reading for those taking postgraduate courses in commissioning and those studying management and leadership at postgraduate level in the health and social care sector. It will also be valuable reading for professionals working in practice who are looking to develop their commissioning skills.""An Introduction to Commissioning and Procurement \ Part 1: Analyse \ Why, When and How to Commission \ Conducting Strategic Needs Assessments \ Mapping Resources \ Part 2: Plan \ Strategic Analysis Tools for Commissioning \ Managing the Strategy and Communicating with Stakeholders \ Towards Effective Service Design \ Part 3: Secure Services \ Market Facilitation \ Procurement and the Contracting Process \ Contracting for Personalised Services \ Part 4: Review \ Managing Service Performance \ Decommissioning \ Achieving Value for Money"SAGE Publications Ltd280Core TextE978-1-4462-4924-685978-1-4462-4925-329.99978-1-4739-0428-629.99
Values and Ethics in Social Work PracticeThird EditionLester Parrott25-Oct-14"Applying values and ethics to social work practice is taught widely across the qualifying degree programme, on both Masters and BA courses. This book is a clear introduction to this subject and will help students develop their understanding by showing social work students how ethics can have positive impacts on the lives of vulnerable people. There are chapters on how social workers can make good ethical and value-based decisions when working with risk, and how the role of the social worker as professional can impact on service users. Above all the book is a timely and clear introduction to the subject, with an emphasis on advocacy and empowerment and how the beginning social worker can start to apply these concepts."Introduction \ Preparing for Social Work \ Anti-Oppressive Practice \ Principles and Consequences \ Being Accountable \ Managing Risk \ Advocacy and Social Work Organisations \ The Ethics of Partnership Working \ Ethics in Social Work OrganisationsLearning Matters192Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9387-460978-1-4462-9388-118.99978-1-4739-0721-818.99
Observation in Social Work Practice"Maureen O'Loughlin, Steve O'Loughlin, Nicky Ryden and Jackie Hughes"26-Dec-14"Introducing the concept of observation to social work students can be a complex and challenging task. Assessing their observation skills and assignments can be even harder, especially if much of this work takes place implicitly, throughout their training and placements. This book will help students to grasp the fundamentals of social work observation, from the theories and methods to how these can be demonstrated in everyday practice. Skills are covered throughout, as well as effective observation work with different client groups and in different settings. The authors argue that an observant social worker is an effective and resilient one, and demonstrate this through case study material and research summaries."An introduction to the theories of observation \ Methods of observation \ Practical techniques for the observation of children and young people \ Observing children and young people with disabilities \ Observational Approaches in Different Social Work Settings \ Groupwork and observation \ Recording observation \ ConclusionTransforming Social Work Practice: SeriesLearning Matters192Core TextE978-1-4462-8276-260978-1-4462-8277-918.99978-1-4739-0831-418.99
Social Work Practice PlacementsCritical and Reflective ApproachesSue Jones22-Dec-14This book develops understanding of two key approaches to placement study: critical thinking and reflective practice. Both must be mastered and applied to the placement experience in order for the student to pass assessment on the placement module. This book also includes a chapter on using these reflective and critical skills to prepare for the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)Personal preparation \ Organisational considerations \ Embedding critical placement learning \ Preparing for and using supervision and practice observation \ Completing the portfolio report \ ConclusionLearning MattersCore Text978-1-4739-0223-760978-1-4739-0224-417.99978-1-4739-1103-117.99
Proactive Child Protection and Social WorkSecond EditionLiz Davies and Nora Duckett19-Dec-14"Protecting children from abuse and neglect is a serious and complex area of social work practice and for many students, understanding the essential skills of communicating, listening and understanding children's behaviour is essential. The highly-regarded, revised Second Edition explores these skills in detail while the ethical and value base of social work practice underpins the text. Recommendations from the Munro Review into child protection are referred to throughout."Introduction: Legal Safeguards and Protective Processes \ Emotional Abuse \ Sexual Abuse \ Neglect \ Physical Abuse \ Conclusion \ References \ IndexTransforming Social Work Practice SeriesLearning Matters208E978-1-4462-5712-860978-0-85725-971-418.99978-0-85725-973-818.99
New Directions in Social Work PracticeSecond EditionKieron Hatton22-Oct-14Social work has seen many changes over the last two years with the introduction of the Social Work Reform Board and the National College of Social Work. This new edition takes a fresh look at where the profession is going and how the Professional Capability Framework will impact on students and practitioners alike."A Framework for Understanding Contemporary Social Work \ Social work, Community Work and Social Change \ Squaring the Circle- From the Individual to the Collective? \ The Voluntary and Independent Sectors: Communitarianism, Compact or Conflict? \ Involving, Integrating or Ignoring? Service Users, Carers and Social Work \ New forms of Practice - Professionalism, Partnerships and Pedagogy \ Learning from Europe - Reflections on the Challenges to Social Work in Selected European Countries \ Conclusion: New Parameters for Social Work"Transforming Social Work Practice SeriesLearning Matters192Supplementary New EditionE978-0-85725-876-260978-0-85725-813-719.99978-0-85725-815-119.99
Research Design in Social Work"Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods""Anne Campbell, Brian Taylor and Anne McGlade"28-Nov-14"Social work research often focuses on qualitative designs and many students believe that the quantitative research pathway is either too complicated or is beyond their grasp. This book outlines how social work students can undertake a research project from either a qualitative, quantitative or mixed methodological approach. The authors introduce key concepts in an accessible and structured manner and go on to demonstrate each of the approaches from inception of research idea, to realisation of methodological approach, to research process, to data analysis and conclusion. More than just another research text, this book remains grounded in social work practice and has clear links to the Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work."Introduction \ Qualitative research designs \ Quantitative research designs \ The mixed methodological approach \ Choosing the correct methodology for your research project \ Sampling techniques in quantitative and qualitative designs \ Methods of data collection (qualitative) \ Methods of data collection ( quantitative ) \ How to manage and analyze qualitative data \ Getting to grips with quantitative data analysis \ Writing up the findings and conclusions \ Contextualising your results \ Disseminating your workTransforming Social Work Practice: SeriesLearning Matters208Core Text978-1-4462-7123-065978-1-4462-7124-720.99978-1-4462-9801-520.99
Using the Law in Social WorkSixth EditionRobert Johns27-Sep-14"Many social work students find studying the law a complex and challenging process. This book will help students to gain a strong foothold in understanding aspects of law as applied to social work practice. Now in its sixth edition, this well-established book looks at how the law in England and Wales interacts with key aspects of practice such as human rights, mental health, youth justice and community care. Fully-revised to include new information on Working Together to Safeguard Children (2012) and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, this text is essential reading for all social work courses and will help students complete their law assignments.""But I want to be a Social Worker, Not a Lawyer \ Human Rights \ Children's Rights and Needs \ Meeting Children's Needs When Things Go Wrong \ Community Care \ Youth Justice \ Ending up in Court \ Providing a Quality Service"Transforming Social Work Practice: SeriesLearning Matters240Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7268-860978-1-4462-7269-519.99978-1-4739-0715-719.99
Dimensions of Human BehaviorThe Changing Life CourseFifth EditionElizabeth D. Hutchison30-Nov-14"In this Fifth Edition of her acclaimed text, Elizabeth D. Hutchison uses her multidimensional framework (person, environment, and time) as a way to effectively organize human behavior theory course material in a meaningful way for students. Thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in the field, the book provides a comprehensive and readable global perspective on the person and environment construct, weaving powerful case studies with recent innovations in theory and research. Examining both predictable and unpredictable changes that can impact human behavior across time, the book looks at all the major developmental stages ranging from conception through very late adulthood, and covers life stages that are often overlooked in other texts (such as very late adulthood). The companion text, Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment, Fifth Edition, shows how multiple dimensions of person and environment work together with dimensions of time to produce patterns in unique life course journeys. Together, these two textbooks provide the most comprehensive coverage available for theory courses.""Chapter 1: A Life Course Perspective \ A Definition of the Life Course Perspective \ Theoretical Roots of the Life Course Perspective \ Basic Concepts of the Life Course Perspective \ Major Themes of the Life Course Perspective \ Strengths and Limitations of the Life Course Perspective \ Integration With a Multidimensional, Multitheoretical Approach \ Chapter 2: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth \ Sociocultural Organization of Childbearing \ Reproductive Genetics \ Control Over Conception and Pregnancy \ Fetal Development \ Pregnancy and the Life Course \ At-Risk Newborns \ Special Parent Populations \ Risk and Protective Factors in Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth \ Chapter 3: Infancy and Toddlerhood \ Developmental Niche and Typical Infant and Toddler Development \ Physical Development \ Cognitive Development \ Socioemotional Development \ The Role of Play \ Developmental Disruptions \ Child Care Arrangements in Infancy and Toddlerhood \ Infants and Toddlers in the Multigenerational Family \ Risks to Healthy Infant and Toddler Development \ Protective Factors in Infancy and Toddlerhood \ Chapter 4: Early Childhood \ Typical Development in Early Childhood \ Early Childhood Education \ Early Childhood in the Multigenerational Family \ Risks to Healthy Development in Early Childhood \ Protective Factors in Early Childhood \ Chapter 5: Middle Childhood \ Historical Perspective on Middle Childhood \ Middle Childhood in the Multigenerational Family \ Development in Middle Childhood \ Middle Childhood and Formal Schooling \ Special Challenges in Middle Childhood \ Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Middle Childhood \ Chapter 6: Adolescence \ The Social Construction of Adolescence Across Time and Space \ The Transition From Childhood to Adulthood \ Biological Aspects of Adolescence \ Psychological Aspects of Adolescence \ Social Aspects of Adolescence \ Adolescent Spirituality/Religiosity \ Adolescent Sexuality \ Potential Challenges to Adolescent Development \ Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Adolescence \ Chapter 7: Young Adulthood \ A Definition of Young Adulthood \ Theoretical Approaches to Young Adulthood \ The Psychological Self \ Social Development and Social Functioning \ Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Young Adulthood \ Chapter 8: Middle Adulthood \ The Changing Social Construction of Middle Adulthood \ Theories of Middle Adulthood \ Biological Changes and Physical and Mental Health in Middle Adulthood \ Intellectual Changes in Middle Adulthood \ Personality Changes in Middle Adulthood \ Spiritual Development in Middle Adulthood \ Relationships in Middle Adulthood \ Work in Middle Adulthood \ Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Middle Adulthood \ Chapter 9: Late Adulthood \ Demographics of the Older Population \ Cultural Construction of Late Adulthood \ Psychosocial Theoretical Perspectives on Social Gerontology \ Biological Changes in Late Adulthood \ Psychological Changes in Late Adulthood \ Social Role Transitions and Life Events of Late Adulthood \ The Search for Personal Meaning \ Resources for Meeting the Needs of Elderly Persons \ Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Late Adulthood \ Chapter 10: Very Late Adulthood \ Very Late Adulthood: Charting New Territory \ Very Late Adulthood in Historical and Cultural Perspective \ What We Can Learn From Centenarians \ Functional Capacity in Very Late Adulthood \ Relationships in Very Late Adulthood \ The Housing Continuum \ Spirituality in Very Late Adulthood \ The Dying Process \ Loss, Grief, and Bereavement \ The Life Course Completed \ Case Study 1.1: David Sanchez's Search for Connections""SAGE Publications, Inc"576978-1-4833-0390-149.99
Dimensions of Human BehaviorPerson and EnvironmentFifth EditionElizabeth D. Hutchison31-Dec-14"In this Fifth Edition of her acclaimed text, Elizabeth D. Hutchison uses her multidimensional framework (person, environment, and time) as a way to effectively organize human behavior theory course material in a meaningful way for students. Thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in the field, the book provides a comprehensive and readable global perspective on the person and environment construct, weaving powerful case studies with recent innovations in theory and research. The book identifies multiple dimensions of both person and environment and draws on ongoing scientific inquiry, both conceptual and empirical, to examine their dynamic interaction in the production of human behavior. The companion volume, Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course, Fifth Edition is an in-depth, comprehensive examination of what shapes human behavior across all major developmental stages. Containing powerful case studies and the most current theory and research, the book includes greater emphasis on more stages than any other text. Together, these two textbooks provide the most comprehensive coverage available for theory courses.""Part I: A Multidimensional Approach for Multifaceted Social Work \ Chapter 1. Human Behavior: A Multidimensional Approach \ Social Work's Purpose and Approach: Human and Community Well-Being \ A Multidimensional Approach \ Diversity, Inequality, and the Pursuit of Social Justice: A Global Perspective \ Knowing and Doing \ Scientific Knowledge: Theory and Research \ A Word of Caution \ Chapter 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Human Behavior \ Multiple Perspectives for a Multidimensional Approach \ Systems Perspective \ Conflict Perspective \ Rational Choice Perspective \ Social Constructionist Perspective \ Psychodynamic Perspective \ Developmental Perspective \ Social Behavioral Perspective \ Humanistic Perspective \ The Merits of Multiple Perspectives \ Part II: The Multiple Dimensions of Person \ Chapter 3: The Biological Person \ An Integrative Approach for Understanding the Intersection of Interior Biological Health and Illness and Exterior Environmental Factors \ A Look at Six Interior (Proximal) Environment Systems \ Exterior (Distal) Socioeconomic Environment/Interior Health Environment \ Chapter 4: The Psychological Person: Cognition, Emotion, and Self \ Cognition and Emotion \ Theories of Cognition \ Theories of Emotion \ Cognitive/Emotional 'Disorders"" \ The Self \ Chapter 5: The Psychosocial Person: Relationships, Stress, and Coping \ The Self in Relationships \ The Concept of Stress \ Coping and Adaptation \ Normal and Abnormal Coping \ Chapter 6: The Spiritual Person \ The Spiritual Dimension \ Transpersonal Theories of Human Development \ The Role of Spirituality in Social Work \ Part III. The Multiple Dimensions of Environment \ Chapter 7: The Physical Environment \ Human Behavior and the Physical Environment \ The Natural Environment \ The Built Environment \ Place Attachment \ Homelessness \ Accessible Environments for Persons With Disabilities \ Chapter 8: Culture \ The Challenge of Defining Culture \ Traditional Understandings of Culture and Variation in Human Behavior \ Contemporary/Postmodern Understandings of Culture and Variation in Human Behavior \ A Postmodern, Holistic Application of Culture \ The Meaning of Culture \ Chapter 9: Social Structure and Social Institutions: Global and National \ Patterns of Social Life \ Contemporary Trends in Global and U.S. Social Institutions \ Theories of Social Inequality \ Chapter 10: Families \ Family Defined \ The Family in Historical Perspective \ Theoretical Perspectives for Understanding Families \ Diversity in Family Life \ Challenges to Family Life \ Chapter 11: Small Groups \ Treatment Facility \ Small Groups in Social Work \ Dimensions of Group Structure \ Group Composition \ Basic Group Processes \ Interdisciplinary Teams and Leadership \ Chapter 12: Formal Organizations \ A Definition of Formal Organizations \ Perspectives on Formal Organizations \ Burnout: A Negative Organizational Outcome \ Social Work and Formal Organizations \ Social Work Leadership in Formal Organizations \ Culturally Sensitive Care Systems \ Chapter 13: Communities \ A Definition of Community \ Territorial Community and Relational Community \ Social Workers and Communities: Our History \ Theoretical Approaches to Community \ Social Workers and Communities: Contemporary Issues \ Chapter 14: Social Movements \ A Definition of Social Movements \ Social Movements and the History of Social Work \ Perspectives on Social Movements \ Social Movement Outcomes \ Social Movement Trends \ Social Movements and Contemporary Social Work""SAGE Publications, Inc"696978-1-4833-0391-849.99
Leadership in the Human ServicesStephen de Groot31-Dec-15"Leadership in the Human Services provides frontline human service managers and agency supervisors with practical tools to help inspire, motivate, and retain good staff, including such strategies as relationship building, sharing a common set of values and goals, focusing on employee strengths, and creating a collaborative, supportive environment. To help achieve positive staff and client outcomes, the book covers important areas of leadership, including team work, vision and mission development and execution, appreciating and acknowledging staff, professional development, and feedback.""Working in an agency environment, whether in an internship, clinical training or as permanent staff can be difficult and challenging work, which often goes unrecognized and lead to high agency staff turnover and low staff morale. In this book, author Stephen DeGroot offers frontline human service managers and agency supervisors practical tools and guidelines to help inspire, motivate and retain good staff. Positive staff outcomes lead to positive client outcomes, and more than ever, agencies are being required to demonstrate their effectiveness. Through practical and straightforward language, Degroot helps administrators master crucial tasks of relationship building, motivating and inspiring, sharing a common set of values and goals, focusing on employee strengths and creating a collaborative, supportive environment. The book covers important areas of leadership including team work, relationship building, vision and mission development and execution, appreciating and acknowledging staff, professional development and feedback. It also has a focus on strengths and building positive outcomes.""SAGE Publications, Inc"264E978-1-4522-9154-328.99
Social Work in Mental HealthContexts and Theories for PracticeAbraham P Francis30-Apr-14"Social Work in Mental Health brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. Contexts and Theories for Practice begins with an exploration of the context of social work practice. It offers opportunities to consider global perspectives on mental health, as well as relevant historical, contemporary and emerging trends and ideologies from around the world. The book provides a detailed discussion on the theoretical and practice frameworks that are based on social justice and human rights perspectives. It not only provides an overview of intervention strategies but also directs readers' attention to an alternative way of addressing mental health issues. The author presents a cross-cultural and global perspective of mental health, but with specific references to India and Asia. He also addresses some of the recent debates in recovery, partnerships and strengths-based practices. The book has been specially designed for social work students, human service professionals and mental health practitioners and academicians."List of Illustrations \ ForewordVimla V Nadkarni \ Acknowledgements \ List of Tables \ Prologue: The Making of the Book \ IntroductionAbraham P Francis and Beth Tinning \ I. CONTEXT OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE \ Context of Social Work Practice: An Introduction \ Global Perspective on Mental HealthVenkat Pulla \ Mental Health Initiatives in India (1947-2010)R Srinivasa Murthy \ Mental Health and Social Work Practice in India: A Historical PerspectiveKamlesh Kumar Sahu \ Emerging Contexts and Contemporary Social Work Practices in Mental HealthRajeev S P \ II. THEORIES THAT INFORM PRACTICE \ Theories that Social Work Inform Practice: An IntroductionBeth Tinning \ Recovery Theory and PracticeRobert Bland and Ann Tullgren \ A Strengths Approach to Mental HealthVenkat Pulla and Abraham P Francis \ South Asians and Mental Health IssuesLena Robinson \ Positive Psychology and Refugee Mental Health: Implications for Social Work PracticeWendy Li and Abraham P Francis \ Crime and Mental Health: Implications for Social Work PracticeMark David Chong and Jamie D Fellows \ The Nature of Male Coping as a Key Insight for Mental Health PracticeJohn Ashfield \ Gender Inequalities and Mental Health: Towards Resilience and EmpowermentHurriyet Babacan \ Disaster Management: A Mental Health PerspectiveBrian D A Fernandes and Sebastin K V \ Integrative Medicine and Mental Health: Implications for Social Work PracticeNarayan Gopalkrishnan \ Appendix 1: Glossary \ Appendix 2: Reflective/Practice Questions \ IndexSAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd368978-8-132-11739-119.99
Social Work in Mental Health"Areas of Practice, Challenges, and Way Forward"Abraham P Francis30-Apr-14"Social Work in Mental Health brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. The book offers a detailed discussion on the theoretical and practice frameworks that are based on social justice and human rights perspectives. It not only provides an overview of intervention strategies but also directs readers' attention to an alternative way of addressing mental health issues. The author presents a cross-cultural and global perspective of mental health, but with specific references to India and Asia. He also addresses some of the recent debates in recovery, partnerships and strengths-based practices. The book has been specially designed for social work students, human service professionals and mental health practitioners and academicians. Areas of Practice, Challenges and Way Forward offers the readers an exposure to the many different contexts within which social workers come into contact with those experiencing mental health concerns. The specific needs for particular community groups, including children, young and older people, are identified.""ForewordVimla V Nadkarni \ Acknowledgements \ List of Tables \ Prologue: The Making of the Book \ IntroductionAbraham P Francis \ I. AREAS OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH \ Introduction to Areas of Social Work Practice in Mental HealthRosamund Thorpe \ Engaging Children with Mental Health Issues: Review of Approaches to PracticeAbul Khan \ School Mental Health Practice: Challenges for School Social Work in IndiaV Sayee Kumar \ Child and Adolescent Mental Health in IndiaArchana Dassi \ Psychosocial Intervention Model for the Well-being of Institutionalised and Non-institutionalised Adolescent Girls in the Institutions for CareSheeja Remani B Karalam \ Gender-based Violence and Mental HealthInes Zuchowski \ Domestic Work and Migration: A Dual Burden to Women's Mental HealthKalpana Goel \ Mental Health Issues of Home-based Elderly and Geriatric Social Work InterventionSheeba Joseph \ Ageing, Religiosity and Mental Health: Some ReflectionsBraj Bhushan \ Mental Health and Well-being among Older Persons: Gerontological Social Work PerspectivesIlango Ponnuswami and P Udhaya Kumar \ Social Work Interventions for Comprehensive Psychosocial Care in Substance Use DisordersLakshmi Sankaran and Pratima Murthy \ The Dead End: Reflections on Suicide in Developing Economies of South-East AsiaSonny Jose, Reeja P S, and Faheema Mustafa \ II. CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD \ Challenges and Ways ForwardS Kalyanasundaram \ Social Justice and Human Rights Issues in Mental Health PracticeMark David Chong and Abraham P Francis \ Ethical Considerations in Mental Health Research for Evidence-Based PracticeNonie Harris \ Community Mental Health and NGO Engagement: The Kerala ExperienceChitra Venkateswaran, Sonny Jose and Abraham P Francis \ Emerging Issues for Social Work PracticeAnthony McMahon \ Future Directions and Implications for Social Work Practice in Mental HealthAbraham P Francis and Ilango Ponnuswami \ Appendix 1: Glossary \ Appendix 2: Reflective/Practice Questions \ Index"SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd384978-8-132-11740-724.99
Anti-Oppressive Social Work PracticePutting Theory Into ActionKaren Morgaine and Moshoula Capous-Desyllas30-Sep-14"Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice is the first text to fully integrate concepts of anti-oppressive practice with generalist practice course content. This comprehensive approach introduces concepts of social justice and offers detailed insight into how those principles intersect with the practice of social work at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. The book covers ethics, values, and social work theory, and discusses the fundamentals of working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The book illustrates practice within organizations and communities, in addition to highlighting policy and social movement activism and practice within a global context. Maintaining an integrative approach throughout, authors Karen Morgaine and Moshoula Capous-Desyllas effectively bridge the gap between anti-oppressive principles and practice, and offer a practical, comprehensive solution to schools approaching reaccreditation under the mandated CSWE Standards."Chapter 1: Intersections of Social Work and Social Justice \ Chapter 2: Social Work Values and Ethics \ Chapter 3: Theoretical Perspectives on Social Work \ Chapter 4: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Individuals \ Chapter 5: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Families \ Chapter 6: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Groups \ Chapter 7: Anti-Oppressive Practice Within Organizations \ Chapter 8: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Communities \ Chapter 9: Anti-Oppressive Policy Practice \ Chapter 10: Social Movements \ Chapter 11: Global Anti-Oppressive Practice"SAGE Publications, Inc"512978-1-4522-0348-558
Community Projects as Social ActivismFrom Direct Action to Direct ServicesBenjamin Shepard30-Sep-14"Community Projects as Social Activism: From Direct Action to Direct Services by Benjamin Shepard is an engaging and accessible work that will get today's students excited about the very real prospect of achieving lasting, positive change within their communities. It outlines a distinct approach to community practice born out of the intersection among social movements, day-to-day organizing, and the lessons of five decades of community change practices. This invaluable resource is a must-have for anyone involved in community organization, community health, and community activism practice research and policy.""Foreword, by Steve Burghardt \ Acknowledgments \ About the Author \ Part I: Theory, Contexts and Understandings \ Chapter 1: On Community Practice \ A Framework for Action \ Community Practice: Theory and the 'Real"" World \ Chapter 2: Activism in a Changing World - Looking Back to Move Forward \ The Assault on the Poor \ Organizing for Social Justice \ Getting Started--Playfully \ Chapter 3: Learning from Community Projects \ Approaches to Community Engagement \ Community Projects and Service Learning \ Part One - In Conclusion \ Part II: Practice and Power \ Chapter 4: Introduction to Part II on Social Action and Power \ Case Study: 'Set Jean Free!"" \ The Changing Face of Social Movements & Social Work \ Taking Power and Addressing Needs \ Chapter 5: Identifying Issues \ The 'Winnable Win"" \ Case Study: Jim Eigo and the ACT UP Treatment and Data Committee \ Chapter 6: Research as Action \ Participant Action Research \ Community Analysis Framework \ Social Settlements and Community Projects \ Case Study: David Crane and the 'We Can't Breathe"" Campaign \ The Advocate as Researcher \ Chapter 7: Mobilization and Spreading the Message \ Text Messaging, Media Activism, and Social Justice \ Organizing and Narrative \ Case Study: Jay Blotcher and the Stop the Church Protest \ Media Activism \ On Media and Language \ Video Activism \ Occupy Wall Street and the Media \ Chapter 8: Direct Action and ""Getting the Goods"" \ A Short History of Civil Disobedience \ Some Practical and Ethical Guidelines for Direct Action \ Direct Action: Theory and Practice \ Case Study: Eustacia Smith - Social Ministry to Direct Action \ Action, Reaction, and Narratives of Disobedience \ Direct Action and Storytelling \ Chapter 9: Legal Strategies \ Know Your Rights \ Case Study: Greg Berman and the Red Hook Community Justice Center \ An Afterword \ Chapter 10: From Joy to Justice: Mixing Fun and Community Building \ Defiant Laughter and the Power of Play \ Case Study: Mark Andersen and the Transformative Power of Punk \ Cultural Animation \ Play as a Low Threshold Entry into Politics \ Part Two - In Conclusion \ Part III: Praxis: From Direct Action to Direct Services \ Chapter 11: Social Movement to Social Services: From the Black Panthers to the Young Lords \ Black Panther Community Survival Programs \ Do-It-Yourself Direct Action with the Young Lords \ Common Causes \ Chapter 12: From Critique to Coexistence with Capital: The Woodlawn Organization and the Dilemmas of Community Development \ Improve, Don't Move \ Chapter 13: ACT UP to the World: Direct Action to Direct Services \ Social Services and Global Social Movements in AIDS Activism \ Chapter 14: Affinity Group to Movement Organization: Housing Works \ Housing and the AIDS Pandemic \ Chapter 15: Harm Reduction and Human Services: Experiments in Syringe Exchange \ From the War on Drugs to Harm Reduction \ Experiments in Syringe Exchange \ Chapter 16: The Perils of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex \ The 'Iron Cage"" \ A Virus in the System \ Beyond Psychic Prisons \ Chapter 17: DIY Politics and World-Making: Mutual Aid, Anarchism, and Alternative Solutions \ Do It Yourself to Create Counterpower \ Anarchism, Mutual Aid, and Communities of Support \ A Politics of Freedom \ A Short History of Anarchism \ Anarchist Social Services \ Chapter 18: Multi-Issue Organizing From the Women's Movement to Struggles for Global Justice \ Women, Social Work, and Social Movements \ Ella Baker and the Civil Rights Movement \ Gay Liberation and LGBT Organizing \ The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power \ Prefigurative Politics within the Global Justice Movement \ Creating a New Multi-Issue Politics \ Chapter 19: Community Building against Inequality: Zapatistas, Occupations and Transnational Advocacy \ The Occupy Movement \ Common Preservation \ The OWS Sustainability Committee \ Rejecting Scarcity in Favor of Economic Democracy \ Zapatismo from Oaxaca to the Bronx \ Postscript: Concluding Notes on Friendships, Social Networks and Social Change \ References \ Index""SAGE Publications, Inc"256978-1-4129-6425-858978-1-4129-6426-541.99
Child MaltreatmentThree Volume-SetEileen Munro and Trish Hiddlleston15-Mar-15"The protection of children from maltreatment is a worldwide challenge. Social context plays a significant role in both the definition and society's responses to child maltreatment. The core concept of child maltreatment is socially constructed with variations in its meaning over time and between cultures, creating significant challenges and resulting in a tension between respecting different cultures yet having one law or standard applicable for all children. This Major Work serves a significant function in pulling together literature demonstrating the different lessons that have been learned, pulling out common elements where possible, and helping to clarify the nature of the differences."Sage Library of Health and Social Welfare SeriesSAGE Publications Ltd1056Boxed Set978-1-4739-0394-4450
Encyclopedia of Human Services and DiversityLinwood H. Cousins30-Nov-14"Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity is the first encyclopedia to reflect the changes in the mission of human services professionals as they face today's increasingly diverse service population. Diversity encompasses a broad range of human differences, including differences in ability and disability, age, education level, ethnicity, gender, geographic origin, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and values. Understanding the needs and problems of Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, the deaf, the blind, the LGBT community, and many other groups demands an up-to-date and cutting-edge reference. This three-volume encyclopedia provides human services students, professors, librarians, and practitioners the reference information they need to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population. Features: 600 signed entries are organized A-to-Z across three volumes. Entries, authored by key figures in the field, conclude with cross references and further readings. A Reader's Guide groups related articles within broad, thematic areas, such as aging, community mental health, family and child services, substance abuse, etc. A detailed index, the Reader's Guide, and cross references combine for search-and-browse in the electronic version. A helpful Resource Guide guides students to classic books, journals, and web sites, and a glossary assists them with the terminology of the field. Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity is an ideal reference for students, practitioners, faculty and librarians. Key Themes: Children and Youth Services Community Development Cultural Competence in Human Services Culture-Specific Services Family Services Hospitals, Health Care, and Cultural Competence International Cultural Competence Legislation and Regulations Mental and Behavioral Health Services Organizations, Programs, Government Agencies and Departments Race and Ethnicity Regional Cultural Competence Socioeconomic Status and Cultural Competence""Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity is the first encyclopedia to reflect the changes in the mission of human services professionals as they face today's increasingly diverse service population. Diversity encompasses a broad range of human differences, including differences in ability and disability, age, education level, ethnicity, gender, geographic origin, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and values. Understanding the needs and problems of Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, the deaf, the blind, the LGBT community, and many other groups demands an up-to-date and cutting-edge reference. This three-volume encyclopedia provides human services students, professors, librarians, and practitioners the reference information they need to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population. Features: 600 signed entries are organized A-to-Z across three volumes. Entries, authored by key figures in the field, conclude with cross references and further readings. A Reader's Guide groups related articles within broad, thematic areas, such as aging, community mental health, family and child services, substance abuse, etc. A detailed index, the Reader's Guide, and cross references combine for search-and-browse in the electronic version. A helpful Resource Guide guides students to classic books, journals, and web sites, and a glossary assists them with the terminology of the field. Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity is an ideal reference for students, practitioners, faculty and librarians.""SAGE Publications, Inc"1592978-1-4522-8748-5240215
Media and Society"Production, Content and Participation"Eric Louw and Nicholas Carah27-Mar-15"This book unpacks the role of the media in social, cultural and political contexts and encourages students to reflect on the power relationships that are formed as a result. Structured around the three cornerstones of media studies; production, content and participation, this is an ideal introduction to studies in media, culture and society. The book: Evaluates recent developments in media production, industries and platforms brought about the emergence of interactive media technologies. Examines the shifting relationship between media production and consumption instigated by the rise of social and mobile media, recasting consumption as 'participation'. Explores the construction of texts and meanings via media representations, consumer culture and popular culture, as well as the relationship between politics and public relations. Assesses the debates around the creative and cultural labour involved in meaning-making. Includes a companion website featuring exercise and discussion questions, links to relevant blogs and web material, lists of further reading and free access to key journal articles.""Meaning, representation and power \ The industrial production of meaning \ Power and media production \ The global information economy \ Media and cultural professionals \ Making news \ Reshaping politics as public relations \ Producing and negotiating identities \ Consumer culture, branding and advertising \ Popular culture \ Social media, interactivity and participation \ Mobile media, urban space and everyday life \ Constructing and managing audiences"SAGE Publications Ltd304Core Text978-1-4462-6768-475978-1-4462-6769-124.99978-1-4739-1170-324.99
Global CommunicationCees J Hamelink27-Dec-14"Explores the history, present and future of global communication, introducing and explaining the theories, stories and flows of information and media that affect us all. Based on his experience teaching generations of students to critically examine the world of communication around them, Cees Hamelink helps readers understand the thinkers, concepts and questions in this changing landscape. This book: Explores the cultural, economic, political and social dimensions and consequences of global communication. Introduces the key thinkers who have been inspirational to the development of global communication. Teaches students to master the art of asking critical questions. Boosts essay skills with a guided tour of the literature, including helpful comments and recommendations of what to cite. This book guides students through the complex terrain of global communication, helping them become a critically informed participant in the ever-changing communication landscape.""What is Global Communication? \ How to Study Global Communication \ The History of Long-Distance Communication \ The Economy of Global Communication \ Flows of Global Content \ Emergence of the Politics of Global Communication \ The Politics of Global Communication: 21st Century Issues \ Inequality and the Global Divide \ Propaganda, Diplomacy and Espionage \ Global Communication and Global Conflict \ Culture and Global Communication \ Global Communication Online \ Futures of Global Communication"SAGE Publications Ltd272Core TextE978-1-84920-423-165978-1-84920-424-821.99978-1-4739-1159-821.99
Media ImperialismOliver Boyd-Barrett27-Dec-14"How does control of media resources serve political and economic ends? What is the impact of media concentration and monopoly in the era of technology convergence, with not just traditional and 'new' media but also consumer electronics, telephony and computing industries? Revisting the classic idea of media imperialism, Oliver Boyd-Barrett presents a thorough retake for the 21st century, how structures of power and control still regulate our access to and consumption of the media. It's no longer just Disney and Dallas - it's also now Facebook and Google. Exploring how media corporations and platforms rework economic, business and social questions about the media landscape, the book explains: the historical context of the relationship between media and imperialism; contestation and collaboration among new media empires the passion for social justice that inspired the original theories of media and cultural imperialism, and how it has been embraced by a new generation. Digging deeply into the global landscape and emerging media markets to explore how media power works across transnational boundaries, this book gives a clear and sophisticated argument for why media imperialism still matters.""Redefining the Field \ Territorial and 'Free Trade"" Empire Building: War by Media-Sanctioned Pretext \ Classic Approaches to Media Imperialism: Three Models \ Colonial Communication Reframed \ Selling Pretexts for Imperial War \ Media and the Hybrid Pretexts for War in Libya and Syria \ Western Media Propaganda and Iran's Non-Existent Nukes \ Towards Digital Media Empires \ Other Media Empires \ Media Resisting Imperialism"SAGE Publications Ltd224Supplementary TextIC978-1-4462-6870-470978-1-4462-6871-123.99978-1-4739-1144-423.99
Understanding Media EthicsDavid Horner27-Dec-14"Our new media landscape of social networking, blogging, and interactivity has forever changed how media content is produced and distributed. Choices about how to gather, evaluate and publish information are ever more complex. This blurring of boundaries between general public values and the values of media professionals has made media ethics an essential issue for media professionals, but also demonstrates how it must be intrinsically part of the wider public conversation. This book teaches students to navigate ethical questions in a digital society and apply ethical concepts and guidelines to their own practice. Using case studies, judgement call boxes and further reading, Understanding Media Ethics clarifies the moral concepts in media contexts, and enables students to apply them to practical decision making through real-life worked examples. Covering key topics such as media freedoms, censorship, privacy, standards, taste, regulation, codes of practice and the ethics of representation, this is an essential guide for students in journalism, media, communication and public relations.""Relating Media Ethics to Media Studies \ Foundations: Methods in Media Ethics \ Truth, Representation and Narrative \ Solidarity, Sympathy and Neutrality \ Valuing Images: Morality in Pictures \ Liberty and Censorship: Politics, Religion and Sex \ Morality, Taste and Violence \ Regulating Media Content \ Rights and Persons: the Boundaries of Privacy \ Media Institutions: Morality and Markets \ Professionalism and Codes of Practice \ The New Media Landscape: Digital Media Ethics"SAGE Publications Ltd264Core TextE978-1-84920-787-460978-1-84920-788-119.99978-1-4739-1168-019.99
The SAGE Handbook of Popular MusicAndy Bennett and Steve Waksman16-Dec-14The SAGE Handbook of Popular Music provides a highly comprehensive and accessible summary of the key aspects of popular music studies. The text is divided into ten sections: Theory Method History Global and Local Media Audiences Digital Rights Management Technology Star System Corporations and Independent Each section has been chosen to reflect both established aspects of popular music studies as well as more recently emerging sub-fields. The Handbook constitutes a timely and important contribution to popular music studies during a significant period of theoretical and empirical growth and innovation in the field."Introduction by Andy Bennett and Steve Waksman \ Section 1: Theory and Method (Introduction by Andy Bennett) \ Kevin Dawe, The Many Worlds of Popular Music: Ethnomusicological \ Motti Regev, Notes on Sociological Theory and Popular Music Studies \ Gilbert B. Rodman, Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards: Mixing Pop, Politics \ Serge Lacasse, (Re)Generations of Popular Musicology \ Christine Feldman-Barratt, Archival Research and the Expansion of Popular Music \ Section 2: The Business of Popular Music (Introduction by Steve Waksman) \ Reebee Garofalo, Power, Production and the Pop Process \ Devon Powers, Intermediaries and Intermediation \ Matt Stahl, Popular Musical Labor in North America \ Timothy D. Taylor, Music in Advertising in the U.S.: History and Issues \ Section 3: Popular Music History (Introduction by Steve Waksman) \ Keir Keightley, Grinding out Hits at the Song Factory \ David Brackett, Popular Music Genres: Aesthetics, Commerce and Identity \ Matt Brennan, Live Music History \ Section 4: The Global and the Local (Introduction by Andy Bennett) \ Tony Mitchell, Observations on African, African-American, Middle Eastern \ Graham St. John, Electronic Dance Music Cultures, Ritualization and the Case \ Andy Brown, 'Everything Louder than Everyone Else': The Origins andPersistence of Heavy Metal and Its Global Cultural Impact \ Ross Haenfler, Punk Rock Globalization \ Section 5: The Star System (Introduction by Steve Waksman) \ David Shumway, Rock Stars as Icons \ Philip Auslander, Everybody's in Show Biz: Performing Star Identity in Popular Music \ Jacqueline Warwick, Midnight Ramblers and Material Girls: Gender and Stardom in Rock and Pop \ C. Riley Snorton, Dark Cosmos: Making Race, Shaping Stardom \ Section 6: Body and Identity (Introduction by Andy Bennett) \ Sheila Whiteley, Blurred lines, gender and Popular Music \ Jon Stratton, Popular Music, Race and Identity \ Sherril Dodds, Dancing the Popular: The Expressive Interface of Bodies, Sound and Motion \ Catherine Strong, Shaping the Past of Popular music: Memory, Forgetting and Documenting \ Section 7: Media (Introduction by Andy Bennett) \ Simon Warner, In Print and On Screen: The Changing Character of Popular Music Journalism \ Tim Wall and Paul Long, Sight and Sound in Concert? The Interrelationship Between Music and Television \ Scott Henderson, Viewing with Your Ears, Listening With Your Eyes: Synching Popular Music and Cinema \ Nick Prior, Beyond Napster: Popular Music and the 'Normal' Internet \ Section 8: Technology (Introduction by Steve Waksman) \ Patrick Feaster, Phonography and the 'Recording' in Popular Music \ Peter Doyle, Ghosts of Electricity: Amplification \ Anahid Kassabian, Ubiquitous Musics: Technology, Listening, and Subjectivity \ Section 9: Digital Economies (Introduction by Steve Waksman) \ Tim Anderson, Modes of Production: The Value of Modal Analysis for Popular Music Studies \ Joanna Demers, Music, Copies and Essences \ Kembrew McLeod, Authorship, Ownership, and Musical Appropriation \ Aram Sinnreich, Music Cartels and the Dematerialization of Power"SAGE Publications Ltd1032Handbook978-1-4462-1085-7110978-1-4739-1099-745
Celebrity CulturesAn IntroductionLee Barron27-Dec-14"What is celebrity? How do celebrities influence society? Why do we hang on their every word, tweet or status update? Celebrity Cultures offers a fresh insight into the field of celebrity studies by updating existing debates and exploring recent developments. From the PR campaigns of Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Governor of California, this book critically evaluates a number of diverse celebrity case-studies and considers what they reveal about contemporary global society. Taking into account issues such as gender, sexuality, ethnicity, economics, politics and the media, the book draws upon a range of cultural theorists including Theodore Adorno and Jean Baudrillard. Over the course of ten richly illustrated chapters, the book: Draws upon sociology, cultural theory, media analysis and celebrity commentary to explore and re-evaluate the study of celebrity. Examines the international appeal of celebrity including examples from India, China, South Korea and Indonesia. Includes chapter introductions identifying key points and annotated further reading suggestions."The Ancient Art of Self Publicity \ Theorizing Celebrity \ The Business of Celebrity \ Celebrity and Politics \ Fans and Celebrity \ Reporting Celebrity \ Global Celebrity \ Reality Television and Celebrity \ Celebrity Influence \ Extreme CelebritySAGE Publications Ltd216Core TextE978-1-4462-4926-065978-1-4462-4927-722.99978-1-4739-1136-922.99
The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication"Hyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer and Katherine A. McComas"31-Jan-15"In this comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of risk communication, the field's leading experts summarize theory, current research, and practice in a range of disciplines and describe effective communication approaches for risk situations in diverse contexts, such as health, environment, science, technology, and crisis. Offering practical insights, the contributors consider risk communication in all contexts and applications - interpersonal, organizational, and societal - offering a wider view of risk communication than other volumes. Importantly, the handbook emphasizes the communication side of risk communication, providing integrative knowledge about the models, audiences, messages, and the media and channels necessary for effective risk communication that enables informed judgments and actions regarding risk. Editors Hyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer, and Katherine McComas have significantly contributed to the field of risk communication with this important reference work - a must-have for students, scholars, and risk and crisis communication professionals.""The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the field of risk communication. Leading experts summarize theory, current research, and practice in a range of disciplines including decision science, psychology, sociology, communication and public health, while explicating effective communication approaches to addressing risk issues in diverse applied contexts including health, environment, science, technology, and crisis. The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication offers practical insights alongside a foundational understanding of the psychological and sociological bases of risk perceptions that are necessary for effective risk communication. This handbook considers risk communication in all contexts and applications - interpersonal, group, and societal - offering a wider view of risk communication than volumes emphasizing crisis communication exclusively. Finally, the contributors emphasize the communication side of risk communication, explicating the content and channels of messages that can effectively communicate risk, not only for crisis situations but also for various risk situations in which informed decisions are critical. Editors Hyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer, Katherine McComas have significantly contributed to the field of risk communication with this important reference work - a must-have for students, scholars, and risk and crisis communication professionals.""Introduction: Explicating Communication in Risk CommunicationHyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer, and Katherine McComas \ Part I: Foundations of Risk Communication \ Section 1: Risk Perceptions of Individuals \ Chapter 1: Risk PerceptionNicolai Bodemer and Wolfgang Gaissmaier \ Chapter 2: The Challenge of the Description-Experience Gap to the Communication of RisksRalph Hertwig and Renato Frey \ Chapter 3: The Feeling of Risk: Implications for Risk Perception and CommunicationStephan Dickert, Daniel Vastfjall, Robert Mauro, and Paul Slovic \ Section 2: Risk as Social Construction \ Chapter 4: Social Construction of RiskAdam Burgess \ Chapter 5: The Role of News Media in the Social Amplification of RiskAndrew R. Binder, Michael A. Cacciatore, Dietram Scheufele, and Dominique Brossard \ Chapter 6: Rhetoric of RiskRobin E. Jensen \ Part II: Components of Risk Communication \ Section 3: Models of Risk Communication \ Chapter 7: Risk Information Seeking and Processing ModelSharon Dunwoody and Robert Griffin \ Chapter 8: Societal Risk Reduction Motivation ModelHyunyi Cho and Kai Kuang \ Section 4: Audiences of Risk Communication \ Chapter 9: The Role of Numeracy in Risk CommunicationPriscila Brust-Renck, Valerie F. Reyna, Jonathan C. Corbin, Caisa E. Royer, and Rebecca B. Weldon \ Chapter 10: Edgework and Risk CommunicationStephen Lyng, Thomas Workman, and George Morris \ Section 5: Risk Communication Messages \ Chapter 11: Numeric Communication of RiskTorsten Reimer, Christina Jones, and Christine Skubisz \ Chapter 12: Narrative Communication of Risk: Toward Balancing Accuracy and AcceptanceHyunyi Cho and Lorin Friley \ Chapter 13: Visual Messages and Risk CommunicationAndrew King \ Section 6: Risk Communication and the Media \ Chapter 14: Media Portrayal of Risk: The Social Production of NewsSusanna Priest \ Chapter 15: Framing, the Media, and Risk Communication in Policy DebatesMatthew Nisbet \ Chapter 16: Social Media and Risk CommunicationSteve Rains, Steven R. Brunner, and Kyle Oman \ Part III: Contexts of Risk Communication \ Section 7: Interpersonal Contexts of Risk Communication \ Chapter 17: Risk Communication in Provider-Patient InteractionsCarma Bylund, Erin Maloney, and Emily B. Peterson \ Chapter 18: Informed ConsentJanet Yang \ Section 8: Organizational Contexts of Risk Communication \ Chapter 19: Risk Communication in GroupsTillman Russell and Torsten Reimer \ Chapter 20: Crisis CommunicationTimothy Sellnow \ Section 9: Risk Communication in the Public Sphere \ Chapter 21: Social Movements and Risk CommunicationHilary Boudet and Shannon Bell \ Chapter 22: Public Engagement in Risk-Related Decision MakingJohn C. Besley""SAGE Publications, Inc"344978-1-4522-5868-3110
The SAGE Handbook of Television Studies"Manuel Alvarado, Milly Buonanno, Herman Gray and Toby Miller"27-Dec-14"Bringing together an international spread of contributors from across the UK, US, South America, Mexico and Australia, this Handbook charts the field of television studies from issues of ownership and regulation through to reception and consumption. Separate chapters are dedicated to individually examining the roles of journalists, writers, cinematographers, producers and manufacturers in the production process, whilst others explore different formats including sport, novella and soap opera, news and current affairs, music and reality TV. The final section analyses the pivotal role played by audiences in the contexts of gender, race and class, and spans a range of topics from effects studies to audience consumption.""Part 1: OWNERSHIP AND REGULATION \ How to Study Ownership and RegulationDes Freedman \ Regulation and Ownership in the United StatesAllison Perlman \ Television in Latin America: From Commercialism to Reform?Martin Becerra, Guillermo Mastrini and Silvio Waisbord \ Ownership and Regulation of Television in Anglophone AfricaRuth Teer-Tomaselli \ Ownership and Regulation in EuropeStylianos Papathanassopoulos \ Television Ownership and Regulation in the Arab WorldMarwan Kraidy and Heidi Khaled \ International OrganizationsPaschal Preston and Roderick Flynn \ Television in India: Ideas, Institutions and PracticesArvind Rajagopal \ Mexican Research on TV: A Tradition Framed By a Powerful Quasi-Monopolistic TV SystemGuillermo Orozco \ PART 2: MAKERS AND MAKING \ How to Study Makers and MakingMiranda Banks \ The Division of Labour in TelevisionMichael Curtin and Kevin Sanson \ From Network to Post-Network Age of US Television NewsOliver Boyd-Barrett \ Hollywood Story: Diversity, Writing and the End of Television As We Know ItDarnell Hunt \ Television CinematographyDeborah Tudor \ Options and Exclusivity: Economic Pressures on TV Writer's Compensation and the Effects on Writers' Room CultureFelicia Henderson \ A Greener Screening Future: Manufacturing and Recycling as the Subjects of Television StudiesVicki Mayer and Clare Cannon \ PART 3: CULTURAL FORMS \ Television Program Formats: Their Making and MeaningAlbert Moran \ Cultural Forms of Television: SportDavid Rowe \ Latin American Telenovelas: Affect, Citizenship and InterculturalityAndré Dorcé \ Television News and Current AffairsKathleen M. Ryan, Lisa McLaughlin and David Sholle \ Music on TelevisionMatt Delmont \ Reality TelevisionMark Andrejevic \ Television DramaJason Jacobs \ Sperm Receptacles, Money-Hungry Monsters and Fame Whores: Reality Celebrity Motherhood and the Transmediated GrotesqueBrenda R. Weber and Jennifer Lynn Jones \ PART 4: AUDIENCES, RECEPTION, CONSUMPTION \ From The Networks to New Media: Making Sense of Television AudiencesLaura Grindstaff \ Effects and CultivationMichael Morgan, Jim Shanahan and Nancy Signorielli \ Active Audiences and Uses and GratificationsHelen Wood \ Raced Audiences and the Logic of RepresentationLS Kim \ Classed Audiences in the Age of Neoliberal CapitalismMike Wayne"SAGE Publications Ltd448HandbookIC978-0-76194-741-7110978-1-4739-1108-645
Introducing Intercultural CommunicationGlobal Cultures and ContextsSecond Edition"Shuang Liu, Zala Volcic and Cindy Gallois"29-Nov-14"Introducing Intercultural Communication uses examples and case studies from around the world to situate communication theory in a truly global perspective. Covering the essentials from international conflict to migration and social networking, this book shows students how to master the skills and concepts at work in how we communicate and understand each other across cultural boundaries. Each chapter brings to life the links between theory and practice, and between the global and local, showing students how to understand the influence of culture on how we view ourselves and others. In this book: Theory boxes show students how to use key ideas in work contexts. Case studies from European, Chinese, Australian and American contexts provide a truly global perspective. Critical questions encourage students to challenge themselves. A full chapter gives practical tips on how to become an effective intercultural communicator. Annotated lists of further reading and free access to online SAGE journal articles assist students in their research. A companion website provides exercise questions and extended reading lists.""Introduction: Communicating in a Culturally Diverse Society \ Challenges of Living in a Global Society \ Understanding Communication \ Understanding Culture \ The Influence of Culture on Perception \ Cultural and Value Orientations \ Categorization, Subgroups and Identities \ Verbal Communication and Culture \ Nonverbal Communication and Culture \ Immigration and Acculturation \ Developing Relationships with Culturally Different Others \ Managing Intercultural Conflicts \ Mass Media, Technology, and Cultural Change \ Becoming an Effective Intercultural Communicator"SAGE Publications Ltd336Core New EditionE978-1-4462-8590-985978-1-4462-8591-629.99978-1-4739-0912-029.99
Music in the Social and Behavioral SciencesAn EncyclopediaWilliam Forde Thompson31-Oct-14"This first definitive reference resource to take a broad interdisciplinary approach to the nexus between music and the social and behavioral sciences examines how music affects human beings and their interactions in and with the world. The interdisciplinary nature of the work provides a starting place for students to situate the status of music within the social sciences in fields such as anthropology, communications, psychology, linguistics, sociology, sports, political science and economics, as well as biology and the health sciences. Features: Approximately 450 articles, arranged in A-to-Z fashion and richly illustrated with photographs, provide the social and behavioral context for examining the importance of music in society. Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries. A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries. A Chronology of Music places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the field; and a Resource Guide provides lists of books, academic journals, websites and cross-references. The multimedia digital edition is enhanced with video and audio clips and features strong search-and-browse capabilities through the electronic Reader's Guide, detailed index, and cross references. Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, available in both multimedia digital and print formats, is a must-have reference for music and social science library collections. Key Themes: Aesthetics and Emotion Business and Technology Communities and Society Culture and Environment Elements of Musical Examination Evolutionary Psychology Media and Communication Musicianship and Expertise Neuroscience Perception, Memory, Cognition Politics, Economics, Law Therapy, Health, Wellbeing""This first definitive reference resource to take a broad interdisciplinary approach to the nexus between music and the social and behavioral sciences examines how music affects human beings and their interactions in and with the world. The interdisciplinary nature of the work provides a starting place for students to situate the status of music within the social sciences in fields such as anthropology, communications, psychology, linguistics, sociology, sports, political science and economics, as well as biology and the health sciences. Features: Approximately 450 articles, arranged in A-to-Z fashion and richly illustrated with photographs, provide the social and behavioral context for examining the importance of music in society. Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries. A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries. A Chronology of Music places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the field; and a Resource Guide provides lists of books, academic journals, websites and cross-references. The multimedia digital edition is enhanced with video and audio clips and features strong search-and-browse capabilities through the electronic Reader's Guide, detailed index, and cross references. Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, available in both multimedia digital and print formats, is a must-have reference for music and social science library collections.""SAGE Publications, Inc"1360978-1-4522-8303-6220200
Engaging Theories in Interpersonal CommunicationMultiple PerspectivesSecond EditionDawn O. Braithwaite and Paul Schrodt31-Dec-14"Use and Understand Interpersonal Communication Theories Engaging Theories in Interpersonal Communication: Multiple Perspectives highlights key theories used to guide interpersonal communication research. The Second Edition features 30 theory chapters written by leading scholars in interpersonal communication, including new coverage of evolutionary theories, Problematic Integration Theory, supportive communication theories, Theory of Motivated Information Management, critical approaches to interpersonal communication, and Media Multiplexity Theory. Each theory chapter follows the same structure to help readers easily find and compare information across theories. An updated introductory chapter maps the history and the current state of interpersonal communication theory since publication of the first edition, based on comprehensive analysis of published scholarship. Presenting both classic and cutting-edge issues, the book organizes theories into three clusters - theories that are individually-centered; theories that are focused on discourse and interaction processes; and theories that examine how communication functions in personal relationships. All authors interweave abstract theoretical concepts with concrete examples in order to maximize readability and comprehension.""Introduction: Meta-Theory and Theory in Interpersonal Communication ResearchDawn Braithwaite, Paul Schrodt, Kristen Carr \ PART I: Individually-Centered Theories of Interpersonal Communication \ Action Assembly TheoryJohn Greene \ Attribution TheoryBrian Spitzberg, Valerie Manusov \ Supportive Communication TheoriesGraham Bodie, Erina MacGeorge \ Imagined Interaction TheoryJames Honeycutt \ Planning TheoryCharles Berger \ Relational Framing TheoryDenise Solomon, Rachel McLaren \ Relational Uncertainty/Relational TurbulenceLeanne Knobloch \ Problematic Integration & Uncertainly ManagementAustin Babrow \ Theory of Motivated Information Management/Self EfficacyWalid Afifi \ Action-Implicative Discourse Analysis TheoryKaren Tracy \ PART II: Discourse/Interaction-Centered Theories of Interpersonal Communication \ Communication Accommodation TheoryHoward Giles, Jordan Soliz \ Communication Theory of IdentityMichael Hecht \ Expectancy Violation Theory and Interaction Adaptation TheoryCindy White \ Face TheorySandra Metts, William Cupach \ Interpersonal Deception TheoryJudee Burgoon, David Buller \ Narrative TheoriesJody Kellas \ Politeness TheoryDaena Goldsmith, Emily Normand \ Speech Codes TheoryGerry Philipsen \ PART III: Relationship-Centered Theories of Interpersonal Communication \ Affection Exchange TheoryKory Floyd, Jeff Judd, Colin Hesse \ Biological and Evolutionary TheoryTamara Afifi, Sharde Davis, Amanda Denes \ Attachment TheoryLaura Guerrero \ Communication Privacy Management TheorySandra Petronio \ Critical Feminist TheoriesJulia Wood \ Critical TheoriesLeslie Baxter, Bryan Asbury \ Media Multiplexity TheoryAndrew Ledbetter \ Relational Dialectics TheoryLeslie Baxter, Kristen Norwood \ Relationship Stage TheoriesPaul Mongeau, Mary Lynn Henningsen \ Social Exchange TheoriesLaura Stafford \ Social Information Processing TheoryJoseph Walther""SAGE Publications, Inc"448IC978-1-4522-6140-943.99
Understanding CopyrightHow the Digital Age Has Changed Intellectual Property"Bethany Klein, Giles Moss and Lee Edwards"27-Mar-15"Introduction: How This Book is Organised \ A Brief History of Copyright: How We Got Here \ Regulating Copyright: How Policy Balances Different Interests \ Copyright and the Creative Economy: How the Creative Industries Exert Influence \ Media Companies and Websites in the Middle: How Digital Intermediaries are Drawn into the Debate \ Creative Workers and Copyright: How Current and Future Creators Benefit from Cultural Labour \ Consumers, Criminals, Patrons, Pirates: How Users Connect to Copyright \ The Future of Intellectual Property: Where We Are Going (and How We Get There)"SAGE Publications Ltd216Supplementary Text978-1-4462-8583-170978-1-4462-8584-823.99978-1-4739-1179-623.99
Strategic CommunicationFour-Volume SetRobert L Heath and Anne Gregory27-Dec-14"The roots of strategic communication lie in public relations, which has been a well-established concept in countries around the globe for more than 100 years. In the United States, for instance, this concept has been associated with publicity, promotion, and public policy battles. At times, especially in the early years of the 20th Century, it was seen as inseparable from propaganda and a means for promoting and protecting democracy. The field has developed immeasurably in the past few decades, but strategic communication is still a topic with strong, influential links to a variety of different disciplines, and increasingly relevant in both a professional and academic capacity. This Major Work captures the definitions, key developments and future of the field through a carefully-selected collection of seminal papers on the topic. Volume One: Defining Strategic Communication: Groundings, Forewarnings, and Calls to Action Volume Two: Public Arena: Input, Power, Converging/Diverging Voices, and Tensions Volume Three: Discursive and Dialogic Organizations and the Stakeholder View: Social Constructions and Functionalist Perspectives Volume Four: The Future of Strategic Communication: Organizational and Societal Well-being, Influences, Measures, and New Directions""Introduction to Master Works In Strategic Communication \ VOLUME ONE: DEFINING STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION: GROUNDINGS, FOREWARNINGS, AND CALLS TO ACTION \ Defining Strategic CommunicationKirk Hallahan et al. \ Towards a Postmodern Research Agenda for Public RelationsDerina Holtzhausen \ Strategic Communication and the Public Sphere from a European PerspectiveGünter Bentele and Howard Nothhaft \ Strategic Communication: An Institutional PerspectiveSwaran Sandhu \ Strategic Communication: Pillars and Perspectives of an Alternative ParadigmDerina Holthauzen and Ansgar Zerfass \ Bridging Corporate and Organizational Communication: Review, Development and a Look to the FutureLars Thøger Christensen and Joep Cornelissen \ Reviewing Public Relations Research and Scholarship in the 21st CenturyAnne Gregory \ How Public Relations Works: Theoretical Roots and Public Relations PerspectivesØyvind Ihlen and Betteke van Ruler \ Contribution of Public Relations to Organizational Strategy FormulationBenita Steyn \ Understanding Strategy in Communication ManagementJuliana Raupp and Olaf Hoffjann \ Identity Based Views of the Corporation: Insights from Corporate Identity, Organizational Identity, Social Identity, Visual Identity, Corporate Brand Identity and Corporate ImageJohn Balmer \ Public Relations Literacy: Developing Critical Consumers of Public RelationsSherry Jean Holladay and William Timothy Coombs \ Refurnishing the Grunig Edifice: Strategic Public Relations Management, Strategic Communication and Organizational LeadershipNigel de Bussy \ Defining Corporate CommunicationJoep Cornelissen \ Reputation, Communication, and the Corporate BrandPeggy Simcic Brønn \ Strategic Alignment: A Missing Link in the Relationship between Strategic Consensus and Organizational PerformanceJorge Walter et al. \ Defining the 'Object"" of Public Relations Research: A New Starting PlaceLee Edwards \ Public Relations in a Postmodern WorldGary Radford \ The Stockholm AccordsGlobal Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management \ The Melbourne MandateGlobal Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management \ VOLUME TWO: PUBLIC ARENA: INPUT, POWER, CONVERGING/DIVERGING VOICES, AND TENSIONS \ Some Dare Call It PowerCynthia Hardy and Stewart Clegg \ Applying Sociology to Public Relations: A CommentaryGünter Bentele and Stefan Wehmeier \ A Public Relations Identity for the 2010sØyvind Ihlen and Piet Verhoeven \ Epistemological Modesty: Critical Reflections on Public Relations ThoughtRobert Brown \ Towards a More Dynamic Stakeholder Model: Acknowledging Multiple Issue ArenasVilma Luoma-aho and Marita Vos \ The Role of Analogy and Metaphor in the Framing and Legitimization of Strategic ChangeJoep Cornelissen, Robin Holt and Mike Zundel \ Reflective Management: Seeing the Organization as if from OutsideSusanne Holmström \ Implications of Complexity Theory for Public Relations: Beyond CrisisDawn Gilpin and Priscilla Murphy \ Strategy Making and Planning in the Communications ContextDanny Moss \ Reframing Trust, Power and Public Relations in Global Financial Discourses: Experts and the Production of Mistrust in Life InsuranceClea Bourne \ Stakeholders, Politics and Power: Towards an Understanding of Stakeholder Identification and Salience in GovernmentNigel De Bussy and Lorissa Kelly \ Building Social Capital through Rhetoric and Public RelationsMaureen Taylor \ Is the Universe of Democracy, Rhetoric, and Public Relations Whole Cloth or Three Separate Galaxies?Robert Heath, Damion Waymer and Michael Palenchar \ Communication Dimensions of the UK Foot and Mouth Disease CrisisAnne Gregory \ Intersectionality and Publics: How Exploring Publics' Multiple Identities Questions Basic Public Relations ConceptsJennifer Vardeman-Winter, Natalie Tindall and Hua Jiang \ Towards a Dialogic Theory of Public RelationsMichael Kent and Maureen Taylor \ A Measure of Relationship Cultivation StrategiesEyun-Jung Ki and Linda Childers Hon \ Rhetoric, Climate Change, and Corporate Identity ManagementFinn Frandsen and Winni Johansen \ The Strategic Communication ImperativePaul Argenti, Robert Howell and Karen Beck \ Extract from Building Belief: A New Model for Activating Corporate Character & Authentic AdvocacyArthur W. Page Society \ Extract from The Authentic EnterpriseArthur W. Page Society \ VOLUME THREE: DISCURSIVE AND DIALOGIC ORGANIZATIONS AND THE STAKEHOLDER VIEW: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS AND FUNCTIONALIST PERSPECTIVES \ Organization as Communication: A Luhmannian PerspectiveDennis Schoenborn \ Problem Solving and Communicative Action: A Situational Theory of Problem SolvingJeong-Nam Kim and James Grunig \ A Process Model of Internal and External LegitimacyIsrael Drori and Benson Honig \ Toward a Theory of Stakeholder Identification and Salience: Defining the Principle of Who and What Really CountsRonald Mitchell, Bradley Agle and Donna Wood \ Prioritizing Stakeholders for Public RelationsBrad Rawlins \ Standardization in Public Relations Measurement and EvaluationDavid Michaelson and Don Stacks \ How Institutions Communicate; or How Does Communication InstitutionalizeCynthia Hardy \ External Organizational Rhetoric: Bridging Management and Sociopolitical DiscourseRobert Heath \ The Transformational Potential of Public Policy DiscourseJudy Motion and Shirley Leitch \ How Moral Arguments Influence Economic Decisions and Organizational Legitimacy - The Case of Offshoring ProductionMartin Schroder \ Communicative LeadershipSven Hamrefors \ Authenticity in Organizational Context: Fragmentation, Contradiction and Loss of ControlLee Edwards \ An Examination of Differences between Organizational Legitimacy and Organizational ReputationDavid Deephouse and Suzanne Carter \ Integrating Issue Management and Strategic Planning: Unfulfilled Promise or Future Opportunity?Tony Jaques \ Investigating the Convergent Validity of Organizational TrustVinita Agarwal \ Authenticity in Management MetaconversationsSimon Torp \ Socially Mediated AuthenticityDawn Gilpin, Edward Palazzolo and Nicholas Brody \ Stakeholders, Politics, and Power: Towards an Understanding of Stakeholder Identification and Salience in GovernmentNigel de Bussy and Lorissa Kelly \ Involving Stakeholders in Developing Corporate Brands: The Communication DimensionAnne Gregory \ Public Relations as Dialogic Expertise?Magda Pieczka \ VOLUME FOUR: THE FUTURE OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION: ORGANIZATIONAL AND SOCIETAL \ Horizons in Strategic Communication: Theorising a Paradigm ShiftJames Mahoney \ Public Relations and Neo-Institutional TheoryMagnus Fredriksson, Josef Pallas and Stefan Wehmeier \ Public Relations and the New Institutionalism: In Search of a Theoretical FrameworkFinn Frandsen and Winni Johansen \ How Institutions Communicate: Institutional Messages, Institutional Logics, and Organizational CommunicationJohn Lammers \ Help or Hype: Symbolic or Behavioral Communication during Hurricane KatrinaKaren Mishra \ Public Relations and 'Its"" Media: Exploring the Role of Trade Media in the Enactment of Public Relations' Professional ProjectLee Edwards and Magda Pieczka \ Community Engagement and Risk ManagementKatherine McComas \ Critiquing Community EngagementSarah Dempsey \ Engaging Communities: Ostrom's Economic Commons, Social Capital and Public RelationsPaul Willis \ Institutionalizing of Communication Management: A Theoretical FrameworkChristina Grandien and Catrin Johansson \ The Evolution of the Employee Engagement Concept: Communication ImplicationsMary Welch \ Commentary: New Technologies, Public Relations, and DemocracyRay Hiebert \ The Narrated Organization: Implications of a Narrative Corporate Identity Vocabulary for Strategic Self-StoryingTrine Susanne Johansen \ The Corporate Communications Scorecard: A Framework for Managing and Evaluating Communication StrategiesAnsgar Zerfass \ Directions in Social Media for Professionals and ScholarsMichael Kent \ Corporate Reputation and the Discipline of Corporate CommunicationPeggy Simcic Brønn \ Does Public Relations Scholarship Have a Place in Race?Damion Waymer \ Globalisation, Public Relations, and Activism for Social Change: A Culture-Centered ApproachMohan Dutta \ Divided We Stand: Defying Hegemony in Public Relations Theory and Practice?Anne Gregory and Gregor Halff \ 'If It's a Woman's Issue, I Pay Attention to It""; Gendered and Intersectional Complications in the Heart Truth Media CampaignJennifer Vardeman-Winter and Natalie Tindall \ Strategic Alignment: A Missing Link in the Relationship between Strategic Consensus and Organizational PerformanceJorge Walter et al. \ Toward a Crisis Pre-Emptive Image Management ModelAugustine Pang"SAGE Benchmarks in CommunicationSAGE Publications Ltd1641Boxed Set978-1-4462-7583-2625550
SociolinguisticsSix-Volume SetMonica Heller and Alexandre Duchene31-Mar-15"The articles collated in this six-volume Major Work trace the emergence of the field of sociolinguistics, starting with key readings which laid the foundation for the discipline, and progressing to literature dealing with key issues which remain important and productive today. The editors' introduction to this new and important Major Work guides the reader through the article selection, and sets out the unique genealogical approach of the volumes which helps to situate sociolinguistics in the history of ideas around the relationships between language, culture and society. Volume One: Genealogy and Foundational texts Volume Two: Inequality Volume Three: Identities Volume Four: Borders Volume Five: Citizenship Volume Six: Political Economy"SAGE Benchmarks in Language and LinguisticsSAGE Publications Ltd2464Boxed Set978-1-4462-8585-5895800
Research Methods in International RelationsChristopher Lamont28-Feb-15"This book guides students through the entirety of the research process in international relations, from selecting a research question and conducting a literature review to field research and writing up. Covering both qualitative and quantitative methods in international relations, it offers a balanced assessment of the key methodological debates and research methods within the discipline. The book: is specifically focused on research methods used in international relations, and spans the entire research process from choosing a research question to writing up provides practical research methods guidance introduces students to broader methodological debates and brings together contemporary research on rationalist and constructivist traditions is packed with examples and suggestions for further reading.""Introduction: Methodology, Methods and the Evolution of International Relations \ Methodology International Relations \ Research Questions and Research Design \ Research Ethics \ Writing a Literature Review \ Qualitative Methods in International Relations \ Quantitative Methods in International Relations \ Mixed Methods Research \ Case Studies in International Relations \ Field Research in IR \ Writing up"SAGE Publications Ltd232Core TextE978-1-4462-8604-375978-1-4462-8605-024.99
"International Society, Global Polity"An Introduction to International Political TheoryChris Brown27-Dec-14"This book provides an overview of the current state of the art in International Political Theory (IPT). It offers a coherent account of the field of IPT, placing both traditional and modern work in a clear and logical framework. The text moves from conventional accounts of the society of states to non-state-centric understandings of global politics. The first part covers international law, war, human rights and humanitarianism. The second part looks at the new human rights regime, the responsibility to protect, the ethics of war and global justice. Each chapter includes annotated reading lists, highlighting directions students can take to further their reading.""Introduction to the Study of International Political Theory \ PART ONE: INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY \ International Society and International Law \ War as an Institution of International Society \ Human Rights, Humanitarianism and the Society of States \ Challenges to the Society of States \ PART TWO: THE EMERGING GLOBAL POLITY \ The New Human Rights Regime \ Intervention: The 1990s Learning Curve \ The Responsibility to Protect \ The Ethics of War and Violence in a Post-Westphalian Age \ Global Justice \ CONCLUSION \ The Return of Realism in Theory and Practice"SAGE Publications Ltd264Core TextE978-1-4462-7282-475978-1-4462-7283-124.99978-1-4739-1128-424.99
Terrorism and Political Violence"Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, Gordon Clubb and Simon Mabon"31-Jan-15"Bringing together chapters contributed by members of the Terrorism and Political Violence Association network, this offers an insight into a variety of traditional and critical perspectives. It also equips students with the study skills they need to succeed in their coursework and assignments. Drawing on the expertise of TAPVA members, this book: Explores contemporary issues, such as drone warfare, state violence, gender and political violence, cyber-terrorism, lone-wolf terrorism, and de-radicalisation Features case-studies drawn from a range of international examples, lists of further reading, key concepts, questions for use in seminars and private study and a glossary Includes a companion website with journal articles, links to relevant websites, videos, a discussion forum and webinars. This is the perfect textbook to guide students through their studies in terrorism, political violence, international security and strategic studies.""SECTION A: THEORY, HISTORY AND ETHICS OF TERRORISM \ Theorising Terrorism in ContextSimon Mabon \ A History of Terrorism: Globalization, Waves and NetworksPola Zafra \ Terrorism and EthicsGilberto Al-Faria \ Essay 1: A Critical View of Critical Terrorism StudiesJames Lutz \ Essay 2: The Global War on Terror and State TerrorismMichael Stohl \ SECTION B: ORGANIZING AND COMMUNICATING TERRORISM \ The Root Causes of TerrorismNina Musgrave \ Communications and the MediaCristina Archetti \ Cyber TerrorismLee Jarvis and Stuart McDonald \ Essay 3: Tactical Evolution and IEDsCaroline Kennedy-Pipe \ Essay 4: Towards Global JihadismBill Braniff and Assaf Moghadam \ SECTION C: TERRORISM IN CONTEXT: SOCIETY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION \ Conflict, Development and Human RightsMarie Breen-Smyth and Samantha Cooke \ Society and SupportersNicole Ives-Allison \ Conflict Resolution and Terrorists as SpoilersSophie Whiting \ Essay 5: Living with Terror, not Living in Terror: The Impact of Chronic Terrorism on Israeli SocietyDov Waxman \ Essay 6: A Social Movement Approach to TerrorismGordon Clubb \ SECTION D: COUNTER-TERRORISM: FROM BATONS TO BOMBS \ How Terrorism EndsSarah Marsden \ De-Radicalization, Disengagement and Counter-RadicalizationPaul Gill and James Morrison \ Essay 7: Pirates and Maritime TerrorismFrank Gregory \ Essay 8: Drone WarfareMichael Boyle \ SECTION E: RESOURCES \ Resource 1: Essay-WritingTerry Hathaway \ Resource 2: Conducting Field Research on TerrorismAdam Dolnik"SAGE Publications Ltd340Core TextE978-1-4462-7280-085978-1-4462-7281-727.99
International Relations of ChinaEight-Volume Set"Shaun Breslin, Carla Freeman and Simon Shen"27-Sep-14"To say that the rise of China has captured the popular attention is something of an understatement. Hardly a day goes by without the publication of a new study that confidently predicts China's future - be that a focus on internal challenges and potential collapse, or China's rise to inevitable global dominance. The aim of this eight-volume collection is to provide, in a single resource, an overarching view of the totality of China's place in the world. In this new major work, the international team of editors have created a carefully balanced collection of seminal publications from leading scholars from both inside and outside of China, introduced by a newly-written chapter contextualizing the diverse perspectives on China's changing global role they represent. Volume One: Theoretical Perspectives Volume Two: Making Foreign Policy Volume Three: China and 'Traditional"" Partners - the Developed World and (South)East Asia Volume Four: China and the Developing World Volume Five: National Security and Territorial Issues Volume Six: China and the Global Economy Volume Seven: Global Governance Volume Eight: China Challenges and Global Issues""VOLUME ONE: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES \ China and the US: Comparable Cases of 'Peaceful Rise'?Barry Buzan and Michael Cox \ The Development of International Relations Theory in ChinaQin Yaqing \ The Tragedy of Offensive Realism: Classical Realism and the Rise of ChinaJonathan Kirshner \ Will China's Rise Lead to War?Charles Glaser \ The Rise of Chinese Exceptionalism in International RelationsFeng Zhang \ Invocations of Chinese Traditions in International RelationsGilbert Rozman \ Is China Becoming More Aggressive? A Neoclassical Realist AnalysisCamilla Sørensen \ China in the North Korean Nuclear Crises: 'Interest' and 'Identity' in Foreign BehaviourHochul Lee \ Extract from The China Wave: Rise of a Civilizational StateZhang Weiwei \ The Power Strategy of Chinese Foreign Policy: Bringing Theoretical and Comparative Studies TogetherChen Zhimin and Chang Lulu \ The Rise of China in Chinese EyesYan Xuetong \ International Relations Studies in China: History, Trends, and ProspectsDavid Shambaugh \ China's Search for a Grand Strategy: A Rising Great Power Finds Its WayWang Jisi \ VOLUME TWO: MAKING FOREIGN POLICY \ China's Global Activism: Strategy, Drivers, and ToolsPhillip Saunders \ Personality, Ideology and DecisionmakingMichael Hunt \ The Operational Code of Mao Zedong: Defensive or Offensive Realist?Huiyun Feng \ China's Foreign- and Security-Policy Decision-Making Processes under Hu JintaoJean-Pierre Cabestan \ The Central Leadership, Supraministry Coordinating Bodies, State Council ministries, and Party DepartmentsLu Ning \ China's 'Quiet Diplomacy"": The International Department of the Chinese Communist PartyDavid Shambaugh \ China's Assertive Behaviour - Part Three: The Role of the Military in Foreign PolicyMichael Swaine \ Beyond Spy vs Spy: The Analytic Challenge of Understanding Chinese Intelligence ServicesPeter Mattis \ Domestic Institutional Constraints on China's Leadership in East Asian Economic Cooperation MechanismsMargaret Pearson \ Redefining Foreign Policy Impulses toward Africa: The Roles of the MFA, the MOFCOM and China Exim BankLucy Corkin \ China's Foreign and Security Policy for Its Territorial PeripheryCarla Freeman and Drew Thompson \ Changing Media, Changing Foreign Policy in ChinaSusan Shirk \ China's New Think Tanks: Where Officials, Entrepreneurs, and Scholars InteractCheng Li \ Foreign Policy Implications of Chinese Nationalism Revisited: The Strident Turn Suisheng Zhao \ VOLUME THREE: CHINA AND 'TRADITIONAL"" PARTNERS - THE DEVELOPED WORLD AND (SOUTH)EAST ASIA \ The Rise of China and the Future of the West: Can the Liberal System Survive?G. John Ikenberry \ The Gathering Storm: China's Challenge to US Power in AsiaJohn Mearscheimer \ China-Japan Relations in the Post-Koizumi Era: A Brightening Half-Decade?Chien-Peng Chung \ China's 'Two Koreas' Policy: Achievements and ContradictionsDavid Hundt \ Understanding China's Regional Rise: Interpretations, Identities and ImplicationsShaun Breslin \ The Sino- Russia Strategic Partnership. How Close? Where To?Gilbert Rozman \ Politics of Accommodation of the Rise of China: The case of AustraliaBaogang He \ The Shifting Triangle: Sino-Japanese-American Relations in Stressful TimesJune Teufel Dreyer \ Multipolarity, Multilateralism and Beyond...? EU - China Understandings the International SystemDavid A. Scott \ A Power Audit of EU China Relations: Executive SummaryJohn Fox and Francoise Godement \ G2 in G20: China, the United States and the World after the Global Financial CrisisGeoffrey Garrett \ Patriotism, Nationalism and China's US Policy: Structures and Consequences of Chinese National IdentityPeter Hays Gries, Qingmin Zhang, H. Michael Crowson and Huajian Cai \ Who's Socializing Whom? Complex Engagement in Sino-ASEAN RelationsAlice D. Ba \ VOLUME FOUR: CHINA AND THE DEVELOPING WORLD (INCLUDING DEVELOPING ASIA) \ China and the Developing WorldLowell Dittmer \ Waltzing with Goliath: Philippines-China Engagement in Uncharted WatersAileen San Pablo-Baviera \ Myanmar in Contemporary Chinese Foreign PolicyRobert Sutter \ Central Asia-China Relations and Their Relative Weight in Chinese Foreign Policy Jean-Pierre Cabestan \ India in China's Foreign PolicyG. Venkat Raman \ Exploring the Neglected Constraints on Chindia: Analysing the Online Chinese Perception of India and Its Interaction with China's Indian PolicySimon Shen \ Is China Playing a Dual Game in Iran?John Garver \ From the Arab Spring to the Chinese Winter: The Institutional Sources of Authoritarian Vulnerability and Resilience in Egypt, Tunisia, and ChinaSteve Hess \ Sino-Turkish Strategic Partnership: Prudent Hedging or Irreversible Shift?Atul Kumar \ Chinese Development Aid in Africa: What, Where, Why, and How Much?Deborah Brautigam \ Harmony and Discord in China's Africa Strategy: Some Implications for Foreign PolicyChris Alden and Christopher Hughes \ China Matters: China's Economic Impact in Latin AmericaKevin Gallagher and Roberto Porzecanski \ China, United States and Hegemonic Challenge in Latin America: An Overview and Some Lessons from Previous Instances of Hegemonic Challenge in the RegionGonzalo Sebastián Paz \ VOLUME FIVE: NATIONAL SECURITY AND TERRITORIAL ISSUES \ Between Core National Interest and a Harmonious World: Reconciling Self-Role Conceptions in Chinese Foreign PolicyC. Shih and Yin Jiwu \ Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Much Misunderstanding, Little Room for CompromiseMichael Ramos-Lynch \ Islam in China: Accommodation or Separatism?Dru Gladney \ Rapprochement between Taiwan and the Chinese Mainland: Implications for American Foreign PolicyDennis Hickey \ Navigating the Grey Area - Hong Kong's External Relations under Tsang AdministrationSimon Shen \ Identity, Sovereignty, and Economic Penetration: Beijing's Responses to Offshore Chinese DemocraciesWu Guoguang \ Explaining Chinese Solutions to Territorial Disputes with Neighbour StatesNie Hongyi \ Regime Insecurity and International Cooperation: Explaining China's Compromises in Territorial DisputesM. Taylor Fravel \ Neighborly Relations: The Tumen Development Project and China's Security StrategyCarla Freeman \ China's Approach to International LawJunwu Pan \ Sino-Japanese Dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands: The Pending Controversy from the Chinese PerspectiveZhongqi Pan \ Inside China's War on TerrorismMartin Wayne \ VOLUME SIX: CHINA AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY \ The Fact and Fiction of Sino-African Energy RelationsErica Downs \ Chinese MNCs as China's New Long March: A Review and Critique of the Western LiteratureJean-Marc Blanchard \ Sino-Capitalism: China's Reemergence and the International Political EconomyChristopher McNally \ Re-Engagement with the Global EconomyShaun Breslin \ Economic Statecraft in China's New Overseas Special Economic Zones: Soft Power, Business or Resource Security?Deborah Bräutigam and Tang Xiaoyang \ Coping with China's Financial PowerKen Miller \ China Trade Policy Review: A Political Economy ApproachChangyuan Luo and Jun Zhang \ Facts about and Impacts of FDI on China and the World EconomyYuqing Xing \ The Emperor's New Clothes: Intellectual Property Protections in ChinaPatricia Campbell and Michael Pecht \ Going Out: An Overview of China's Outward Foreign Direct InvestmentNargiza Salidjanova \ China's Sovereign Wealth Funds: Origins, Development, and Future RolesStephen Thomas and Ji Chen \ China's Pursuit of Free Trade Agreements: Is China Exceptional?Yang Jiang \ China's New Leftists and the China Model Debate after the Financial CrisisCharles W. Freeman III and Wen Jin Yuan \ VOLUME SEVEN: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE \ China and Global GovernanceHongying Wang and James Rosenau \ China and the Processes of Cooperation in UN Security Council DeliberationsJoel Wuthnow \ China's Shifting Attitude towards United Nations Peacekeeping OperationsStefan Stähle \ China and the Future of International AdjudicationJulian Ku \ Extract from China's New Engagement in the International SystemNina Hachigian with Winny Chen and Christopher Beddor \ Between Confrontation and Assimilation: China and the Fragmentation of Global Financial GovernanceInjoo Sohn \ China and the IMF: From Mimicry towards Pragmatic International Institutional PluralismPeter Ferdinand and Jue Wang \ Emerging World Order? From Multipolarity to Multilateralism in the G20, the World Bank, and the IMFRobert Wade \ China and Climate Justice: Moving beyond StatismPaul G. Harris, Alice Chow and Rasmus Karlsson \ China, Natural Resources, Sovereignty and International LawBen Saul \ China at the Global Summit Table: Rule-Taker, Deal-Wrecker or Bridge-Builder?Jenny Clegg \ China Engages Global Health Governance: Processes and DilemmasLai-Ha Chan, Pak K. Lee and Gerald Chan \ Rethinking global governance: a China model in the making?Lai-Ha Chan, Pak K. Lee and Gerald Chan \ VOLUME EIGHT: CHINA CHALLENGES AND GLOBAL ISSUES \ Global Challenges and China's ComplexityShi Yinhong \ China and the Global Jihad NetworkDegang Sun \ China in CyberspaceNigel Inkster \ China's Arctic AspirationsLinda Jakobson and Jingchao Peng \ China and Global Energy MarketsPeter Cornelius and Jonathan Story \ Extract from A Balancing Act: China's Role in Climate ChangeKarl Hallding, Guoyi Han and Marie Olsson \ China and International 'Human Rights Diplomacy'Yuchao Zhu \ Global Economic Crisis and China's Challenge to Global Hegemony: A Neo-Gramscian ApproachSheila Ruckie \ Chinatowns and Borderlands Inter-Asian Encounters in the DiasporaEvelyn Hu-DeHart \ Immigrant ChinaFrank Pieke \ Will China's Water Shortage Shake the World's Food Security?Jia Shaofeng et al. \ China's Distant Water Fishing Industry: Evolving Policies and ImplicationsTabitha Mallory \ Asian Leadership in Outer Space in the 21st Century: From Science and Technology to Space LawYun Zhao \ China's Illiberal ChallengeNazneen Barma and Ely Ratner"SAGE Library of International RelationsSAGE Publications Ltd2328Boxed Set978-1-4462-7345-612001100
International Relations of the Middle EastMorten Valbjorn and Fred Lawson31-Mar-15"The articles in this important and essential Major Work are framed by an introductory essay written by the editors, which helps to guide the reader through the volumes by providing further context and explaining the rationale behind the selection of literature. The work's esteemed editorial team has structured the volumes thematically, to allow for ease of navigation and clear understanding of the different key aspects: Volume One addresses the more fundamental and (meta)theoretical issues relating to the debate about the study of Middle East international relations Volume Two looks at the history of the field, addressing the debate about the emergence and evolution of the modern Middle East state system. Volume Three examines more recent debates, and primarily the issue about the role of identity politics in international relations. Volume Four engages with more classic and well-known issues from the general IR debate and explores to what extent assumptions and approaches from these debates are also useful in the study of Middle East international relations. This interdisciplinary resource brings together important works from the fields of international relations theory and Middle East studies - it promotes a stronger dialogue and cross-fertilisation between the two areas of study."SAGE Publications LtdBoxed Set978-1-4739-0274-9695625
The Politics of Nuclear WeaponsAndrew Futter15-Feb-15"Introduction: the politics of nuclear weapons \ What are nuclear weapons? \ Testing, defining and delivering nuclear weapons \ Nuclear proliferation: why states do or don't build the bomb \ Nuclear strategy: understanding the MADness \ Vertical proliferation challenges: assessing Article VI of the NPT \ Horizontal proliferation challenges: the nuclear outliers \ Managing nuclear proliferation challenges: limiting, preventing and defending \ Nuclear weapons and new global actors \ Nuclear disarmament \ Enduring nuclear challenges \ Conclusion: surviving our nuclear future"SAGE Publications Ltd240Core TextE978-1-4462-9430-775978-1-4462-9431-426.99
Water SecurityFour-Volume Set"Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain and Joakim Öjendal"25-Oct-14"During the past two decades, environmental security and more specifically the security of water as a natural resource has come to the forefront of research and discussion. Many regions have experienced an increased water scarcity due to climatic variability and climate change, and the uncertain impacts of climate change to the supply has brought the issue to the centre of political debates. Indeed it has been raised by both the EU and the US national governments as a major issue of concern globally and has also been highlighted by the Security Council of the UN. The four volumes of this collection broadly outline the debate as it has developed, both from a policy as well as an academic perspective, bringing conceptual clarity as well as providing an account of how the water security discourse has emerged and developed.""VOLUME ONE: WATER SCARCITY EMERGING \ Securitizing WaterÚrsula Oswald Spring and Hans Günter Brauch \ Global Water Issues Confronting HumanityMalin Falkenmark \ The New Blue and Green Water Paradigm: Breaking New Ground for Water Resources Planning and ManagementMalin Falkenmark and Johan Rockström \ Transitions towards Adaptive Management of Water Facing Climate and Global ChangeClaudia Pahl-Wostl \ Global Water ResourcesI. Shiklomanov \ Avert Looming HydrocideJan Lundqvist \ Water Scarcity as a Source of CrisesAshok Swain \ Water and Conflict: Fresh Water Resources and International SecurityPeter Gleick \ Global Hydrological Cycles and World Water ResourcesTaikan Oki and Shinjiro Kanae \ Entering an Era of Water Scarcity: The Challenges AheadSandra Postel \ Global Water Resources: Vulnerability from Climate Change and Population GrowthCharles Vörösmarty et al. \ Groundwater Management and Socioeconomic ResponsesJacob Burke, Claude Sauveplane and Marcus Moench \ Stationarity Is Dead: Whither Water Management?P.C.D. Milly et al. \ On the Verge of a New Water Scarcity: A Call for Good Governance and Human IngenuityMalin Falkenmark \ Saving Water: From Field to Fork - Curbing Losses and Wastage in the Food ChainJ. Lundqvist, C. de Fraiture and D. Molden \ The Value of Cooperation in Resolving International River Basin DisputesPeter Rogers \ VOLUME TWO: WATER WARS AND WATER COOPERATION \ The War over WaterJohn Cooley \ Water WarsJoyce Starr \ Water and International ConflictHelga Haftendorn \ Water Wars: Fact or FictionAshok Swain \ Conflict and Co-operation in International Freshwater Management: A Global ReviewErik Mostert \ Water Wars: Obscuring OpportunitiesKarin Bencala and Geoffrey Dabelko \ Capturing the Nature of Cooperation, Unstable Cooperation and Conflict over International Rivers: The Story of the Indus, Yarmouk, Euphrates and Tigris RiversNeda Zawahri \ Hydro-Hegemony a Framework for Analysis of Transboundary Water ConflictsMark Zeitoun and Jeroen Warner \ The Political Context of Conflict and Cooperation over International River BasinsFrederick Frey \ Transboundary Water Interaction I: Reconsidering Conflict and CooperationMark Zeitoun and Naho Mirumachi \ The Need for Flexibility in Freshwater Treaty RegimesStephen McCaffrey \ Conflict and Cooperation along International WaterwaysAaron Wolf \ Beyond the River: The Benefits of Cooperation on International RiversClaudia Sadoff and David Grey \ The Past, Present, and Future of Water Conflict and International SecurityDavid Kreamer \ Reframing the Water Security DialogueDan Tarlock and Patricia Wouters \ VOLUME THREE: WATER SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENTS \ 'Water, Water Everywhere..."" Improving the Availability of Clean Water and SanitationAllerd Stikker and Dorota Juchniewicz \ The Sustainability and Resilience of Global Water and Food Systems: Political Analysis of the Interplay between Security, Resource Scarcity, Political Systems and Global TradeJeremy Allouche \ Domestic Water and Sanitation as Water Security: Monitoring, Concepts and StrategyDavid Bradley and Jamie Bartram \ Water Security: Why It Matters and What to Do about ItJohn Briscoe \ Addressing the Global Water and Environment Crises through Integrated Approaches to the Management of Land, Water and Ecological ResourcesAlfred Duda and Mohamed El-Ashry \ The Human Right to WaterPeter Gleick \ Global Water Crisis and Future Food Security in an Era of Climate ChangeMunir A. Hanjra and M. Ejaz Qureshi \ Risks and Responses to Universal Drinking Water SecurityRobert Hope and Michael Rouse \ Water Security: Old Concepts, New Package, What Value?Jonathan Lautze and Herath Manthrithilake \ Good Governance for Food Water and Energy SecurityU. Lele, M. Klousia-Marquis and S. Goswami \ Nirvana Concepts, Narratives and Policy Models: Insight from the Water SectorFrançois Molle \ Will the World Run Dry? Global Water and Food SecurityMark Rosegrant, Ximing Cai and Sarah Cline \ Energy and Water Trade-Offs in Enhancing Food Security: A Selective International AssessmentShahbaz Mushtaqa, Tek Narayan Marasenia, Jerry Maroulisa and Mohsin Hafeezb \ The Right to Water and Sanitation in Post-Conflict PeacebuildingMara Tignino \ The Global Web of National Water SecurityMark Zeitoun \ VOLUME FOUR: GLOBAL WATER CRISIS AND BEYOND \ Facing the Freshwater CrisisPeter Rogers \ Water Security for a Planet under Pressure: Interconnected Challenges of a Changing World Call for Sustainable SolutionsJanos Bogardi et al. \ Growing Water Scarcity in Agriculture: Future Challenges to Global Water SecurityMalin Falkenmark \ Re-Thinking Water Scarcity: Can Science and Technology Solve the Global Water Crisis?Elena Lopez-Gunn and Manuel Ramón Llamas \ Producing More Food with Less Water in a Changing World: Assessment of Water Productivity in 10 Major River BasinsXueliang Cai et al. \ Virtual Water - The Water, Food, and Trade Nexus: Useful Concept or Misleading Metaphor?J. Allan \ Water Wars by Other Means: Virtual Water and Global Economic ReconstructingAndrew Biro \ Foreign Agricultural Land Acquisition and the Visibility of Water Resource Impacts in Sub-Saharan AfricaPhilip Woodhouse \ The United Nations Watercourses Convention Ten Years Later: Why Has Its Entry into Force Proven Difficult?Salman M.A. Salman \ Governance Mechanisms to Address Flow Variability in Water TreatiesAlena Drieschova, Mark Giordano and Itay Fishhendler \ Climate Proofing Transboundary Water AgreementsHeather Cooley and Peter Gleick \ Global Climate Change and Challenges for International River AgreementsAshok Swain \ Global Regime Formation or Complex Institution Building? The Principled Content of International River AgreementsKen Conca, Fengshi Wu and Ciqi Mei \ Governance and the Global Water System: A Theoretical ExplorationClaudia Pahl-Wosti, Joyeeta Gupta and Daniel Petry \ Water Security: Debating an Emerging ParadigmChristina Cook and Karen Bakker"SAGE Library of International SecuritySAGE Publications Ltd1150Boxed Set978-1-4462-9392-8695625
Environmental SecurityFour-Volume SetRichard Matthew29-Nov-14"The literature compiled in this four-volume collection explores the real and potential linkages between environmental change and security. Early formulations of environmental security date to antiquity, whilst contemporary formulations of environment-conflict-peace linkages grew in part from the environmental movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The ensuing flood of academic enquiry has been diverse and extensive, and the objective of this major work is to organize this important but polysemous literature in order to provide a comprehensive, historically rich and global overview of its key concepts, findings, contributors and methodologies. Volume One: Historical Context: Early Writings on Environment and Security Volume Two: Environmental Change, National Security and the Conflict Cycle Volume Three: Rethinking Security in Response to Environmental Change Volume Four: The Security Implications of Climate Change""VOLUME ONE: HISTORICAL CONTEXT: EARLY WRITINGS ON ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY \ IntroductionRichard Matthew \ Redefining National SecurityLester Brown \ The War over WaterJohn Cooley \ Resource Competition and Human Aggression, Part I: A Review of Primitive WarWilliam Durham \ Long-term Biological Consequences of Nuclear WarPaul Ehrlich et al. \ Human Carrying Capacity, Extinctions, and Nature ReservesPaul Ehrlich \ Environmental Warfare and EcocideRichard Falk \ The Tragedy of the CommonsGarrett Hardin \ Security and the Environment: A Preliminary ExplorationJohan Holst \ Extracts from An Essay on the Principle of PopulationThomas Malthus \ Environment and SecurityNorman Myers \ International Organizations for Environmental SecurityNico Schrijver \ Lebensraum: Paradoxically, Population Growth May Eventually End WarsJulian Simon \ Arctic Environmental Issues: Prospects for International CooperationOran Young \ Redefining SecurityRichard Ullman \ The Environmental Component of Comprehensive SecurityArthur Westing \ Extract from Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and DevelopmentWorld Commission on Environment and Development \ VOLUME TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE CONFLICT CYCLE \ IntroductionRichard Matthew \ Post-Conflict Peace Building and Natural ResourcesCarl Bruch et al. \ Greed and Grievance in Civil WarPaul Collier and Anke Hoeffler \ From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and RecoveryDavid Jensen \ Why Environmental Transformation Causes Violence: A SynthesisGünther Baechler \ Security, Modernity, Ecology: The Dilemmas of Post-Cold War Security DiscourseSimon Dalby \ The Case against Linking Environmental Degradation and National SecurityDaniel Deudney \ Ecological Collapse of Past CivilizationsJared Diamond \ Armed Conflict and the Environment: A Critique of the LiteratureNils Petter Gleditsch \ Warfare in Biodiversity HotspotsThor Hanson et al. \ On the Threshold: Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute ConflictThomas Homer-Dixon \ The Ingenuity Gap: Can Poor Countries Adapt to Resource Scarcity?Thomas Homer-Dixon \ Population Growth, Environmental Degradation, and State Sponsored Violence: The Case of Kenya, 1991-93Colin Kahl \ The Defense Department Declassifies the Earth-SlowlyRichard Kerr \ Cargo Cult Science, Armchair Empiricism and the Idea of Violent ConflictBenedikt Korf \ The Political Ecology of War: Natural Resources and Armed ConflictsPhilippe Le Billion \ Is the Environment a National Security Issue?Marc Levy \ Redefining SecurityJessica Tuchman Mathews \ Globalised Images of Environmental Security in AfricaCyril Obi \ Minerals, Forests, and Violent Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the CongoJohn Katunga Murhula \ A Southern African Perspective on Transboundary Water Resource ManagementAnthony Turton \ Civil War in Sudan: The Impact of Ecological DegradationMohamed Suliman \ From Conflict to Peacebuilding: The Role of Natural Resources and the EnvironmentUnited Nations Environment Programme \ Conflict, and CooperationAlexander Carius, Geoffrey Dabelko and Aaron Wolf Water \ From Environmental Peacekeeping to Environmental PeacemakingErika Weinthal \ VOLUME THREE: RETHINKING SECURITY IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE \ IntroductionRichard Matthew \ Environmental Peacemaking: Ending Conflict between India and Pakistan on the Siachen Glacier through the Creation of a Transboundary Peace ParkNeal Kemkar \ Global Environmental Change and Human Security: An IntroductionRichard A. Matthew et al. \ Peace through Parks: The Environment on the Peace Research AgendaLothar Brock \ Ecoregions, State Sovereignty and ConflictBruce Byers \ Peace in the AnthropoceneSimon Dalby \ Bringing Nature Back In: Geopolitical Theory from the Greeks to the Global EraDaniel Deudney \ Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes RegionPatricia Kameri-Mbote \ The Role of Environmental Degradation in Population DisplacementSteve Lonergan \ Protected Areas and the Security CommunityAnne Hammill \ Ecological Security and the Need to Reconceptualize SovereigntyPatricia Mische \ The Human Dimensions of Environmental Insecurity: Some Insights from South AsiaAdil Najam \ Are We Missing the Point? Global Environmental Change as an Issue of Human SecurityKaren O'Brien \ Conflicts of Global Ecology: Environmental Activism in a Period of Global ReachVandana Shiva \ The Environmental Security Debate and Its Significance for Climate ChangeRita Floyd \ VOLUME FOUR: THE SECURITY IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE \ IntroductionRichard Matthew \ Climate Change, Human Well-Being and InsecurityW. Neil Adger \ Climate Change Discourse in PeacebuildingJoseph Besigye Bazirake \ Does Climate Change Drive Land-Use Conflicts in the Sahel?Tor Benjaminsen et al. \ Could Climate Change Precipitate Peace?Erik Gartzke \ Climate Change, Exponential Curves, Water Resources, and Unprecedented Threats to HumanityPeter Gleick \ Nuclear FamineIra Helfand \ Climate Change and the Global Financial Crisis: A Case of Double ExposureRobin Leichenko, Karen O'Brien and William Solecki \ Integrating Climate Change into PeacebuildingRichard Matthew \ ?Climate Change and Peacebuilding in the SahelTobi Petrocelli, Samantha Newport and Dennis Hamro-Drotz \ Don't Blame the Weather! Climate-Related Natural Disasters and Civil ConflictRune Slettebak \ A Climate of Conflict: The Links between Climate Change, Peace and WarDan Smith and Janani Vivekananda \ Climate Wars? Assessing the Claim that Drought Breeds ConflictOle Magnus Theisen, Helge Holtermann and H. alvard Buhaug \ Climate Change and Its Possible Security Implications: Report of the Secretary-GeneralUnited Nations General Assembly \ Global Climate Change, War, and Population Decline in Recent Human HistoryDavid Zhang et al. \ Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for PeaceMichael Renner and Zoë Chafe \ Climate Change and Inner PeacePaul Wapner"SAGE Library of International SecuritySAGE Publications Ltd1464Boxed Set978-1-4462-9449-9695625
Food SecurityFour-Volume SetMark Rosegrant16-Dec-14"Following years of complacency about food security and agriculture, world food prices began increasing in 2000 and currently remain well above long run trends. Research into this phenomenon reveals a highly complex and cross-disciplinary issue, which is fast becoming a defining feature of our times. Fuelled by a huge variety of interlinking factors, including rapid or improved economic growth -particularly in Asia and Africa - as well water scarcity, climate change, and the increasing demand for biofuels, the renewed urgency due to recent high food prices has focused much-needed attention on the challenges of food security. The articles in these volumes address the major challenges and debates around food security and the policies, investments, and technologies required to reduce or eliminate food insecurity. Organised thematically, each volume is introduced by an essay that synthesizes the topics covered therein, including the following: Volume One: Food Demand, Access and Utilization Volume Two: Producing Enough Food Volume Three: Markets, Value Chains, Trade and Macroeconomic Policy Volume Four: Food Policy for Food Security""VOLUME ONE - FOOD DEMAND, ACCESS, AND UTILIZATION \ Part One - What Is Food Security? \ An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Food SecurityFood and Agriculture Organization \ Food Security: Definition and MeasurementPer Pinstrup-Anderson \ Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security (Summary)United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition \ Post-Green Revolution Food Systems and the Triple Burden of MalnutritionMiguel Gomez, Christopher Barrett, Terri Raney et al. \ Part Two - Agricultural Transformation and Food Security \ The Role of Agriculture in Economic DevelopmentBruce Johnston and John Mellor \ Agriculture and Structural Transformation in Developing Countries: A Survey of ResearchBruce Johnston \ A Century-Long Perspective on Agricultural DevelopmentChristopher Barrett, Michael Carter and Peter Timmer \ Part Three - Income, Poverty, and Access to Food \ Ingredients of Famine Analysis: Availability and EntitlementsAmartya Sen \ Inequality as a Determinant of Malnutrition and Unemployment: PolicyPartha Dasgupta and Debraj Ray \ The Economics of Poverty Traps and Persistent Poverty: Empirical and Policy ImplicationsChristopher Barrett and Michael Carter \ Long Term Consequences of Early Childhood MalnutritionHarold Alderman, John Hoddinott and Bill Kinsey \ Part Four - The Changing Dynamics of Food Demand and Food Security \ Food Consumption Trends and DriversJohn Kearney \ Alternative Futures for World Cereal and Meat ConsumptionMark Rosegrant, Nancy Leach and Roberta Gerpacio \ Maternal and Child Undernutrition: Global and Regional Exposures and Health ConsequencesRobert Black, Lindsay Allen, Zulfiqar Bhutta, et al. \ The Global Epidemic of Obesity: An OverviewBenjamin Caballero \ VOLUME TWO - PRODUCING ENOUGH FOOD \ Part One - Sources of Agricultural Growth \ International Productivity Patterns: Accounting for Input Quality, Infrastructure, and ResearchBarbara Craig, Philip Pardey and Johannes Roseboom \ Government Spending, Growth and Poverty in Rural IndiaShengeen Fan, Peter Hazell and Sukhadeo Thorat \ Assessing the Impact of the Green Revolution, 1960 to 2000Robert Evenson and Doug Gollin \ The Asian Green RevolutionPeter Hazell \ Paying for Prosperity: How and Why to Invest in Agricultural Research and Development in AfricaWilliam Masters \ Part Two - Water, Land, and Climate Change \ Water for Agriculture: Maintaining Food Security under Growing ScarcityMark Rosegrant, Claudia Ringler and Tingju Zhu \ Investing in Water for Food, Ecosystems, and Livelihoods: An Overview of the Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in AgricultureCharlotte de Fraiture, David Molden and Dennis Wichelns \ Revisiting the Commons: Local lessons, Global ChallengesElinor Ostrom, Joanna Burger, Christopher Field et al. \ Land Tenure and Agricultural Productivity in Africa: A Comparative Analysis of the Economics Literature and Recent Policy Strategies and ReformsFrank Place \ Climate Change Impacts on Global Food SecurityTim Wheeler and Joachim von Braun \ Part Three - Sustainable Food Production and Consumption for the Future \ Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture: Premises and PoliciesTara Garnett, Charles Godfray et al. \ Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion PeopleCharles Godfray, John Beddington, Ian Crute et al. \ Livestock Production: Recent Trends, Future ProspectsPhilip Thornton \ Intensive Food Systems in Asia: Can the Degradation Problems Be Reversed?Prabhu Pingali and Mark Rosegrant \ Biodiversity Conservation and Agricultural Sustainability: Towards a New Paradigm of 'Ecoagriculture'Sara Scherr and Jeffrey McNeely \ The Impact of Organic Farming on Food Security in a Regional and Global PerspectiveNiels Halberg, Timothy Sulser, Henning Høgh-Jensen et al. \ VOLUME THREE - MARKETS, VALUE CHAINS, TRADE AND MACROECONOMIC POLICY \ Part One - The Dynamics of Markets and Value Chains \ The Economics of the Food System RevolutionThomas Reardon and Charles Timmer \ Smallholder Participation in Contract Farming: Comparative Evidence from Five CountriesChristopher Barrett, Maren Bachke, Marc Bellemare et al. \ Selling at the Farmgate or Traveling to MarketMarcel Fafchamps and Ruth Vargas Hill \ Mobile Phones and Economic Development in AfricaJenny Aker and Isaac Mbiti \ Part Two - Food Safety, Food Quality, Food Waste, and Biofortification \ Mad Cows and Bt Potatoes: Global Public Goods in the Food SystemLaurian Unnevehr \ Economics of Food Safety in Chains: A Review of General PrinciplesNatasha Valeeva, Miranda Meuwissen and Ruud Huirne \ Traceability, Liability, and Incentives for Food Safety and QualitySébastien Pouliot and Daniel Sumner \ Improving Efficiency and Reducing Waste in Our Food SystemVaclav Smil \ Biofortification: Progress toward a More Nourishing FutureAmy Saltzman, Ekin Birol, Howarth Bouis et al. \ Part Three - International Trade, Price Stabilization and Macro Policy \ Political Economy of Public Policies: Insights from Distortions to Agricultural and Food MarketsKym Anderson, Gordon Rausser and Johan Swinnen \ Trade Liberalization and Poverty: The Evidence So FarAlan Winters, Neil McCulloch and Andrew Mckay \ Managing Food Price Risks and Instability in a Liberalizing Market Environment: Overview and Policy OptionsDerek Byerlee, T.S. Jayne and Robert Myers \ International Grain Reserves and Other Instruments to Address Volatility in Grain MarketsBrian Wright \ VOLUME FOUR - FOOD POLICY FOR FOOD SECURITY \ Part One - Inputs and Subsidies \ Should Governments Stop Subsidies to Private Goods? Evidence from Rural Latin AmericaRamon López and Gregmar Galinato \ Addressing the 'Wicked Problem"" of Input Subsidy Programs in AfricaJacob Ricker-Gilbert, Thomas Jayne and Gerald Shively \ Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Evidence from KenyaEsther Duflo, Michael Kremer and Jonathan Robinson \ Agricultural Mechanization: A Comparative Historical PerspectiveHans Binswanger \ Part Two - Food Aid, Crop Insurance, and Agricultural Credit \ Agricultural Insurance in Developed Countries: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?Vincent Smith and Joseph Glauber \ Offering Rainfall Insurance to Informal Insurance Groups: Evidence from a Field Experiment in EthiopiaStefan Dercon, Ruth Vargas, Daniel Clarke et al. \ Persistent Poverty and Informal CreditPaulo Santos and Christopher Barrett \ Mapping the Impacts of Food Aid: Current Knowledge and Future DirectionsAmy Margolies and John Hoddinott \ Part Three - Social Protection and Direct Interventions \ Nutrition-Sensitive Interventions and Programmes: How Can They Help to Accelerate Progress in Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition?Marie Ruel, Harold Alderman and the Maternal and Child Nutrition Study Group \ Interventions for Micronutrient Deficiency Control in Developing Countries: Past, Present and FutureLindsay Allen \ Social Protection in the Real World: Issues, Models and ChallengesUgo Gentilini"SAGE Library of International SecuritySAGE Publications Ltd1521Boxed Set978-1-4462-9455-0695625
The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign PolicyTwo-Volume Set"Aasne Kalland Aarstad, Edith Drieskens, Knud Erik Jorgensen, Katie Laatikainen and Ben Tonra"30-Jan-15"During the last two decades, the study of European foreign policy has experienced remarkable growth, presumably reflecting the more significant international role of the European Union. The Union has greatly expanded its policy portfolio and though empty symbolic politics still exists, the Union's international relations have become more substantial and its foreign policy more focused. European foreign policy has become a dynamic policy area, being adapted to changing challenges and environments, such as: the Arab Spring; new emerging economies/powers; the crisis of multilateralism; and much more. The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy, two-volume set, is a major reference work for foreign policy programmes around the world. The Handbook is designed to be accessible to graduate and postgraduate students in a wide variety of disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. Both volumes are structured to address areas of critical concern to scholars at the cutting edge of all major dimensions of foreign policy. The volumes are composed of original chapters written specifically to the following themes: - research traditions and historical experience - theoretical perspectives - EU actors - state actors - societal actors - the politics of European foreign policy - bilateral relations - relations with multilateral institutions - individual policies - transnational challenges.""Part I: Introduction \ Chapter 1: The Study of European Foreign Policy \ Chapter 2: FPA \ Chapter 3: The Geopolitics of Foreign Affairs \ Chapter 4: The Cold War and Post-Cold War Eras \ Part II: Introduction \ Chapter 5: Liberalism \ Chapter 6: Realism \ Chapter 7: Critical Theories \ Chapter 8: Constructivism \ Chapter 9: New Institutionalism \ Chapter 10: Theories of European Integration \ Chapter 11: Europeanization \ Chapter 12: Normative theories \ Part III: Introduction \ Chapter 13: Presidencies \ Chapter 14: The EEAS \ Chapter 15: The Governance of Defence \ Chapter 16: European Security Intelligence \ Chapter 17: The Foreign Economic Directorate (DG Trade), ECB \ Chapter 18: The European Parliament \ Chapter 19: Law and Courts \ Part IV: Introduction \ Chapter 20: Ministries of Foreign Affairs \ Chapter 21: Heads of State and Government \ Chapter 22: National Parliaments \ Chapter 23: Line Ministries \ Part V: Introduction \ Chapter 24: Public Opinion \ Chapter 25: News Media \ Chapter 26: Parties and Interest Groups \ Chapter 27: Think Tanks \ Chapter 28: Intellectuals \ Part VI: Introduction \ Chapter 29: Changing Policy Paradigms \ Chapter 30: Liberal Internationalism \ Chapter 31: Commercial Internationalism \ Chapter 32: Conservative Internationalism \ Chapter 33: Nationalism and Populism \ Chapter 34: The Use of Military Force and Economic Sanctions \ Part VII: Introduction \ Chapter 35: United States \ Chapter 36: Japan \ Chapter 37: Russia \ Chapter 38: China \ Chapter 39: India \ Chapter 40: Brazil \ Chapter 42 Middle East \ Chapter 43: ACP \ Part VIII: Introduction \ Chapter 44: United Nations \ Chapter 45: Economic Institutions \ Chapter 46: Security and Defence Institutions \ Chapter 47: Regional Institutions \ Chapter 48: In the Eyes of Others \ Part IX: Introduction \ Chapter 49: Security \ Chapter 50: Value Promotion \ Chapter 51: Trade \ Chapter 52: Enlargement \ Chapter 53: Neighbourhood \ Chapter 54: Environment and Climate \ Chapter 55: Development and Foreign Aid \ Chapter 56: Energy \ Chapter 57: Defence \ Chapter 58: Non-Proliferation Policies \ Part X: Introduction \ Chapter 59: The Balance of Power \ Chapter 60: Terrorism, Civil Wars and Uprisings \ Chapter 61: Global Markets \ Chapter 62 Environmental Challenges \ Chapter 63: The Multilateral System"SAGE Publications Ltd1200Handbook978-1-4462-7609-9245220
Public AdministrationSix-Volume SetB Guy Peters and Jon Pierre2-Dec-14"This new six- volume collection brings together a number of the major statements in the literature surrounding public administration and its role in government. Public administration is essential to the effective functioning of governments, as it involves not only implementing public policies but also providing policy advice to political leaders. While the recent emphasis on public management in the academic literature, as well as in the 'real world"" of governing, has tended to de-emphasize the significance of public administration, this collection examines the vital importance of the public bureaucracy in producing public services and in serving the public. Efficiency is not the only important value for public administration. Service, effectiveness, responsiveness, probity and accountability are equally as crucial. The readings in this major work cover the wide array of topics in public administration, blending classics in the field with more recent scholarship. Comparative in its approach, this collection is designed for both academics and practitioners across the world. Volume One: Fundamental Issues in Public Administration Volume Two: People In Public Administration Volume Three: The Political Role of Public Administration Volume Four: Implementation and Service Provision Volume Five: Bureaucracy in Particular Settings. Volume Six: Accountability and Control""VOLUME ONE: FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION \ Part One: Fundamental Works \ The Study of AdministrationWoodrow Wilson \ Bureaucracy and BureaucratizationS. Eisenstadt \ Nonmarket Decision-Making: The Peculiar Economics of BureaucracyWilliam Niskanen \ Administrative Decision-MakingHerbert Simon \ Part Two: History of Public Administration \ Wang Anshi and the Origins of Modern Public Administration in Song Dynasty ChinaWolfgang Drechsler \ The Historical Formation of the State in Latin America: Some Theoretical and Methodological Guidelines for Its StudyOscar Ozelak \ Administrative History of the United States of America: Development and State of the ArtJos Raadschelders \ Administrative Legacies in Western EuropeFabio Rugge \ Part Three: Organizations in Public Administration \ Ode to Luther Gulick: Span of Control and Organizational PerformanceKenneth Meier and John Bohte \ Institutional Isomorphism and Public Sector OrganizationsPeter Frumkin and Joseph Galaskiewicz \ The Design of Public Agencies: Overcoming Agency Costs and Commitment ProblemsKutsal Yesilkagit \ How Bureaucratic Structure Matters: An Organizational PerspectiveMorten Egeberg \ Part Four: Reforming the Public Sector \ 40 Years of Public Management Reform In UK Central Government - Promises, Promises...Christopher Pollitt \ The Global Revolution in Public Management: Driving Themes, Missing LinksDonald Kettl \ Globalization and Administrative Reform: What Is Happening in Theory?Laurence Lynn Jr. \ The Middle-Aging of New Public Management: into the Age of Paradox?Christopher Hood and Guy Peters \ Part Five: The Future of Public Administration \ New Public Governance in Westminster Systems: Impartial Public Administration and Management Performance at RiskPeter Aucoin \ Maybe It Is time to Rediscover BureaucracyJohan Olsen \ From Responsiveness to Collaboration: Governance, Citizens, and the Next Generation of Public AdministrationEran Vigoda \ The New Public Service: Steering Rather than SteeringRobert Denhardt and Janet Vinzant Denhardt \ VOLUME TWO: PEOPLE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION \ Part Six: Civil Service Systems and Alternatives \ Top Civil Servants under ContractPer Laegreid \ Canada's Senior Public Service and the Typology of Bargains: From the Hierarchy of Senior Civil Servants to a Community of 'Controlled' EntrepreneursJacques Bourgault \ Comprehensive Reform and Public Administration in Post-Communist StatesTony Verheijen \ Revisiting Politicization: Political Advisers and Public Servants in Westminster SystemsChris Eichbaum and Richard Shaw \ Part Seven: Representative Bureaucracy \ Lipstick or Logarithms: Gender, Institutional Context, and Representative BureaucracyLael Keiser et al. \ What Drives the Implementation of Diversity Management Programs? Evidence from Public OrganizationsDavid Pitts et al. \ Rethinking Diversity for Public Organizations in the 21st Century: Moving toward a Multicultural ModelSally Coleman Selden and Frank Selden \ A Contingency Approach to Representative Bureaucracy: Power, Equal Opportunities and DiversitySandra Groeneveld & Steven Van de Walle \ Part Eight: Motivations, Values and Rewards \ Managing Conflicting Public Values: Governing with Integrity and EffectivenessGjalt de Graaf and Zeger Van der Wal \ Bringing Society In: Toward a Theory of Public Sector MotivationJames Perry \ Public Service and Motivation: Does Mission MatterBradley Wright \ Into an Age of Multiple Austerities?: Public Management and Public Service Bargains across OECD CountriesMartin Lodge and Christopher Hood \ VOLUME THREE: THE POLITICAL ROLE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION \ Part Nine: Politicians and Bureaucrats I: Policy Advice \ An Evaluation Crucible: Evaluating Policy Advice in Australian Central AgenciesMichael Di Francesco \ Power Resources of Parliamentary Executives: Policy Advice in the UK and GermanyJulia Fleischer \ When Does Power Listen to Truth? A Constructivist Approach to the Policy ProcessPeter Haas \ Policy Analysis, Science and Politics: From 'Speaking Truth to Power' to 'Making Sense Together'Robert Hoppe \ Part Ten: Politicians and Bureaucrats II: Patterns of Interaction \ Structure and Process, Politics and Policy: Administrative Arrangements and the Political Control of AgenciesMatthew McCubbins, Roger Noll and Barry Weingast \ Ministers and top officials in the Dutch Core Executive: Living Together, Growing Apart?Paul 'T Hart and Anchrit Wille \ Bureaucrats as Public Policy-Makers and Their Self-Interests.Morten Egeberg \ The New Public Management Reforms in Asia: A Comparison of South and Southeast Asian CountriesRamanie Samartunge, Quamrul Alam and Julian Teicher \ Part Eleven: Bureaucracy and Interest Groups \ A Bias toward Business? Interest Group Influence on the US BureaucracyJason Webb Yackee and Susan Webb Yackee \ Interests, Influence and Information: Comparing the Influence of Interest Groups in the European UnionAdam William Chalmers \ Labour Market Organizations' Participation in Swedish Public PolicymakingTorsten Svensson and PerOla Öberg \ Networks: Reified Metaphor or Governance Panacea?Tanja Börzel \ Part Twelve: Policy Making and the Bureaucracy \ Bringing Politics Back In: Towards a Model of the Developmental StateAdrian Leftwich \ Making Sense of Public Value: Concepts, Critiques, and Emergent MeaningsJohn Alford and Janine O'Flynn \ Why Bureaucratic Structure Matters for the Implementation of Democratic Governance ProgramsAgnes Cornell \ Part Thirteen: Bureaucracy and Budgeting \ Beyond 'Best Practice' and 'Basics First' in Adopting Performance Budgeting ReformMatthew Andrews \ Budget Reform in OECD Member Countries: Common TrendsJón Blöndal \ A Budget for All Seasons? Why the Traditional Budget LastsAaron Wildavsky \ Public Sector Growth: Comparing Politicians' and Administrators' Spending PreferencesDag Ingvar Jacobsen \ VOLUME FOUR: IMPLEMENTATION AND SERVICE PROVISION \ Part Fourteen: Implementation \ Implementation Structures: A New Unit of Administrative AnalysisBenny Hjern and David Porter \ The Thesis of Incongruent Implementation: Revisiting Pressman and WildavskyPeter Hupe \ Synthesizing the Implementation Literature: The Ambiguity-Conflict Model of Policy ImplementationRichard Matland \ Implementation Perspectives: Status and ReconsiderationSøren Winter \ Part Fifteen: Street Level Bureaucracy \ Mind the Gap: Dimensions and Influence of Street-level DivergenceAnat Gofen \ Policy Work: Street-level Organizations under New ManagerialismEvelyn Brodkin \ Street-level Bureaucracy and Public AccountabilityPeter Hupe And Michael Hill \ Part sixteen: Networks and Other Alternative Modes of Implementation \ Social Movements and Policy Implementation: The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and the War on Poverty, 1965 to 1971Kenneth Andrews \ Policy Implementation: The Organizational ChallengeBenjamin Crosby \ Policy Implementation through Bargaining: The Case of Federal Grants-in-AidHelen Ingram \ Combining Structure, Governance, and Context: A Configurational Approach to Network EffectivenessJörg Raab, Remco Mannak and Bart Camré \ Part seventeen: Instruments in Public Administration \ Design Principles for Policy Mixes: Cohesion and Coherence in 'New Governance' ArrangementsMichael Howlett and Jeremy Rayner \ Instruments of Government: Perceptions and ContextsStephen Linder and B. Guy Peters \ The Swiss Army Knife of GovernmentRoderick Macdonald \ Behavioral Assumptions of Policy ToolsAnne Schneider and Helen Ingram \ VOLUME FIVE: BUREAUCRACY IN PARTICULAR SETTINGS \ Part Eighteen: Public Administration in the European Union \ Agency Growth between Autonomy and Accountability: The European Police Office as a 'Living Institution'Martijn Busuioc, Deirdre Curtin and Madalina Groenleer \ EU-level Agencies: New Executive Centre Formation or Vehicles for National Control?Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal \ Several Roads Lead to International Norms, but Few via International Socialization: The Case of the European CommissionLiesbet Hooghe \ Part Nineteen: Latin American Bureaucracy \ Mexico's Professional Career Service Law: Governance, Political Culture and Public Administrative ReformDonald Klinger and David Arellano Gault \ Public Administration and Public Sector Reform in Latin AmericaJorge Nef \ New Wine in Old Bottles: How New Democracies Deal with Inherited Bureaucratic Apparatuses: The Experiences of Mexico and SpainGuillermo Cejudo \ Part Twenty: Public Administration in Africa \ The New Public Management: Context and Practice in AfricaKempe Ronald Hope \ Public Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Can Be Learnt from the Civil Service Improvement Programme in Ghana?K. Antwi, F. Analour and D. Nana-Agyekum \ The Politics of Bureau Reform in Sub-Saharan AfricaJanice Caulfield \ Part Twenty-One: Public Administration in Asia \ The Politics of Administrative Reform in Asia: Paradigms and Legacies, Paths and DiversitiesAnthony Cheung \ Administrative Reform in Japan: Past Development and Future TrendsToshiyuki Masujima \ Administrative Reform and Tidal Waves from Regime Shifts: Tsunamis in Thailand's Political and Administrative HistoryBidhya Bowornwathana \ The Politics of Administrative Reform in East and South-East Asia: from Gridlock to Continuous Self-Improvement?Martin Painter \ Part Twenty-Two: Bureaucracy in International Organizations \ Does Bureaucracy Really Matter?: The Authority of Intergovernmental Treaty Secretariats in Global Environmental PoliticsSteffen Bauer \ 'To Be, But Not to Be Seen': Exploring the Impact of International Civil ServantsXu Yi-Chong and Patrick Weller \ Organizational Culture in a Multicultural OrganizationRobert McLaren \ International Bureaucracy: The Myth and Reality of the International Civil ServiceThomas Weiss \ VOLUME SIX: ACCOUNTABILITY AND CONTROL \ Part Twenty-Three: Accountability: General Issues \ Analysing and Assessing Accountability: A Conceptual FrameworkMark Bovens \ 'Accountability': An Ever-Expanding Concept?Richard Mulgan \ Accountability as a Bureaucratic Minefield: Lessons from a Comparative StudyEdward Page \ Does Horizontal Accountability Work?: Evaluating Potential Remedies for the Accountability Deficit of AgenciesThomas Schillemans \ Part Twenty-Four: Accountability II: Transparency and Openness \ Indignation or Resignation: The Implication of Transparency for Societal AccountabilityMonika Bauhr and Marcia Grimes \ Administrative Discretion in the Transparent BureaucracyHwang-Sun Kang \ Perceptions of Transparency of Government Policy-Making: A Cross-National StudyJeannine Relly and Meghna Sabharwal \ Part Twenty-Five: Accountability-Controlling Corruption \ Administrative CorruptionGerald Caiden and Naomi Caiden \ Globalization and Corruption Control in Asian CountriesJon Quah \ Motivation, Discretion and CorruptionIlloong Kwon \ Why Do Some Regions in Europe Have Higher Quality of Government?Nicholas Charron and Victor Lapuente"SAGE Library of the Public SectorSAGE Publications Ltd2144Boxed Set978-1-4462-9422-2975875
Hindu Spirituality and Virtue PoliticsVasanthi Srinivasan4-Mar-14"Hindu Spirituality and Virtue Politics analyzes the writings of four distinguished thinkers of India: S. Radhakrishnan, Vinoba Bhave, C. Rajagopalachari and A. K. Coomaraswamy. The author argues that there are two distinct visions of how Hindu spirituality is linked to modern liberal politics. The first and more popular vision draws from Vedanta ideals and moves toward a tight fit between spirituality and politics. The second and alternative vision, present in the writings of these four thinkers, is what this book analyzes in detail. Drawing upon myths, symbols and epics rather than the abstract theology of Vedanta, the book explores a subtler and more realistic fit between spirituality and politics. The book highlights that not all thinkers and statesmen who plumbed Hindu spirituality were fanatics or fundamentalists; some of them were inspired by the desire to theorize from indigenous sources."Preface and Acknowledgements \ Introduction \ Monistic Vedanta and Cosmic Evolution: S. Radhakrishnan's Integral Approach \ Saintly Visions and Kingly Models: Vinoba Bhave's Ethical Approach \ Devotional Hinduism and Moral Virtues: C. Rajagopalachari's Prudent Approach \ Cosmogonic Myths and the Perils of Contemplation: Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy's Metaphysical Approach \ Conclusion \ Glossary \ Bibliography \ IndexSAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd180Supplementary Text978-8-132-11345-430
Global IssuesSelections from CQ ResearcherThe CQ Researcher31-Aug-14"CQ Researcher's Global Issues offers an in-depth and nuanced look at a wide range of today's most pressing issues. The 2014 edition of this annual reader looks at topics such as the future of the Arctic, the Iraq war 10 years later, the euro crisis, improvements to cybersecurity, chemical and biological weapons, and Islamic sectarianism. And because it's CQ Researcher, the reports are expertly researched and written. Each chapter identifies the key players, explores what's at stake, and offers the background and analysis necessary to understand how past and current developments impact the future of each issue.""Conflict, Security, and Terrorism \ 1. Chemical and Biological Weapons \ 2. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict \ 3. Iraq War: 10 Years Later \ 4. Border Security \ 5. Improving Cybersecurity \ 6. Unrest in the Arab World \ International Political Economy \ 7. U.S. Trade Policy \ 8. Millennium Development Goals \ 9. Booming Africa \ 10. Euro Crisis \ 11. China in Latin America \ 12. State Capitalism \ Religious and Human Rights \ 13. Free Speech at Risk \ 14. Islamic Sectarianism \ Environmental Issues \ 15. Future of the Arctic \ 16. Climate Change"CQ Press448978-1-4833-6453-729.99
Perspectives on International Relations"Power, Institutions, and Ideas"Fourth EditionHenry R. Nau22-May-14"Henry R. Nau's bestselling book is admired for its even-handed presentation of realism, liberalism, constructivism, and critical theory - and for expertly applying those perspectives in every chapter, training students to think critically about the world's most urgent issues. This hallmark of the book hasn't changed; it highlights different causal perspectives from various levels of analysis to illuminate historical and current controversies in world affairs. But the overall length of the book has. With significantly briefer and more focused chapters, students can better grasp the causal logic and strong explanatory power of each of the perspectives as they explore the roots of major world events and approaches to critical issues.""Henry R. Nau's bestselling book is admired for its even-handed presentation of realism, liberalism, constructivism, and critical theory - and for expertly applying those perspectives in every chapter, training students to think critically about the world's most urgent issues. This hallmark of the book hasn't changed; it highlights different causal perspectives from various levels of analysis to illuminate historical and current controversies in world affairs. But now, with significantly briefer and more focused chapters, students can better grasp the causal logic and strong explanatory power of each of the perspectives as they explore the roots of major world events and approaches to critical issues.""Introduction: Why We Disagree About International Relations \ The Role of Perspectives, Levels of Analysis and Casual Arrows \ The Role of History \ Contemporary Foreign Policy Disputes: the 9/11 Attacks \ The Role of Methods \ Is One Perspective or Method Best? \ The Role of Judgement \ The Role of Ethics and Morality \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Chapter 1: How to Think About International Relations: Perspectives and Levels of Analysis \ Prisoner's Dilemma \ The Realist Perspective \ The Liberal Perspective \ The Identity Perspective \ Critical Theory Perspectives \ Levels of Analysis \ Summary: Causes of World War I \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Part I: Historical Patterns \ Chapter 2: World War I: World on Fire \ Europe in 1914 \ Realist Explanations \ Liberal Explanations \ Identity Explanations \ Critical Theory Explanations \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Chapter 3: World War II: Why Did War Happen Again? \ Causes of Madness \ Liberal Accounts \ Realist Accounts \ Identity Matters \ Critical Theory Perspective \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Chapter 4: The Origins and End of the Cold War \ The Long Telegram \ Snapshot of the Cold War \ Realist Explanations of the Origins and End of the Cold War \ Identity Explanations of the Origins and End of the Cold War \ Liberal Explanations of the Origins and End of the Cold War \ Critical Theory Perspectives \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Part II: The Contemporary International System \ Chapter 5: Realist Aspects of Today's World: Dominance, Balance of Power, and State Institutions \ American Dominance \ Counterbalancing \ Domestic Power Struggles \ State Institutions and Foreign Policy \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Chapter 6: Liberal Aspects of Today's World: Collective Goods, International Negotiations, Institutions and Law \ Asia \ Economic Miracle \ Stable Governments/Unstable Region \ Sound Domestic Policies \ Latin America \ Sub-Saharan Africa \ Middle East and North America \ Environment \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Chapter 10: Critical Theory Perspectives on Global Inequality, Imperialism, and Injustice \ Mainstream Perspectives \ A Critical Theory Perspective \ Colonialism and Imperialism \ Dependency \ World Systems \ Multinational Corporations and Exploitation of Labor \ Marginalized Minorities: Global Injustice \ Persisting Global Inequality \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Study Questions \ Conclusion: Applying Perspectives, Levels of Analysis and Causal Arrows: The Case of the Democratic Peace \ Evidence \ Explanations \ Summary \ Coda"CQ Press576E978-1-4522-4148-761
International ConflictLogic and EvidenceStephen L. Quackenbush31-Oct-14"International Conflict: Logic and Evidence is based on the premise that proper understanding of international conflict - a necessary prerequisite for achieving peace - can come only from logic and evidence, not from opinion and anecdote. This groundbreaking book introduces students to international conflict's key theories and empirical research. Throughout the text, author Stephen L. Quackenbush gives examples that enable readers to see the theory in real-world events, and provides the data from the most recent research. Covering the entire process of interstate war, from causes of conflict to escalation, conduct, resolution, and recurrence, the book provides readers with a fascinating, thorough study that will help them understand how international conflict works.""Part I: Foundations \ Chapter 1: The Scientific Study of War \ What is Science? \ The Scientific and Classical Approaches \ Levels of Analysis \ Dangerous Dyads \ A Process Model of War \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 2: Identifying Wars and Militarized Disputes \ International Conflict in the Past Two Centuries \ Defining War \ Militarized Interstate Disputes \ Other Measures of International Conflict \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 3: Rational Choice Theory \ Rationality \ Expected Utility Theory \ Game Theory \ Bargaining Model of War \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Part II: Causes of War and Militarized Disputes \ Chapter 4: Contiguity and Territory \ Identifying Opportunity for Conflict \ Territorial Issues and International Conflict \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 5: Power \ Defining and Measuring Power \ Polarity and Stability \ Offense-Defense Balance \ Power Transition Theory \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 6: Alliances \ Types of Alliances \ Why Do States Form Alliances? \ Drawbacks of Alliances \ Measuring Shared Interests \ Alliances and Conflict \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 7: Democratic Peace \ Empirical Findings Regarding the Democratic Peace \ Explaining the Democratic Peace \ The Kantian Triangle \ Alternative Explanations \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 8: Deterrence \ Types of Deterrence \ Classical Deterrence Theory \ Perfect Deterrence Theory \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 9: Escalation of Disputes to War \ Patterns of Escalation \ Contextual Factors Leading to Escalation \ Strategy, Interaction, and Escalation \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Part III: The Conduct and Aftermath of War \ Chapter 10: Military Doctrine and Strategy \ The Study of Warfare \ Military Strategy \ Principles of War \ Modeling Combat \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 11: Evolution of War \ War Expansion \ War Duration \ War Outcomes \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 12: War Termination and Consequences \ Bargaining and War Termination \ Consequences of War \ Conclusion \ Key Concepts \ Chapter 13: Recurrent Conflict and Rivalry \ Recurrent Conflict \ Settlements and Recurrent Conflict \ International Rivalry \ Summary \ Key Concepts \ Part IV: Conclusions \ Chapter 14: What Have We Learned About War? \ The Cumulation of Knowledge \ The Importance of Theory \ Key Concepts"CQ Press442E978-1-4522-4098-544.99
Cases in International RelationsPathways to Conflict and Cooperation"Glenn Hastedt, Donna L. Lybecker and Vaughn P. Shannon"15-Apr-14"Students love good stories. That is why case studies are such a powerful way to engage students while teaching them about concepts fundamental to the study of international relations. Cases in International Relations helps students understand the context of headline events in the international arena. Organized into three main parts - military, economic, and human security - the book's fifteen cases examine enduring and emerging issues from the longstanding Arab-Israeli conflict to the rapidly changing field of cyber-security. Compatible with a variety of theoretical perspectives, the cases consider a dispute's origins, issue development, and resolution so that readers see the underlying dynamics of state behavior and can try their hand at applying theory.""This text helps students understand the context of headline events in the international arena. Organized into three main parts - military, economic, and human security - the book's fifteen cases examine enduring and emerging issues from the longstanding Arab-Israeli conflict to the rapidly changing field of cyber-security. Compatible with a variety of theoretical perspectives, the cases consider a dispute's origins, issue development, and resolution so that readers see the underlying dynamics of state behaviour and can try their hand at applying theory."CQ Press376E978-1-60871-247-229.99
International Organizations in World PoliticsTamar Gutner30-Apr-15CQ Press400978-1-56802-924-534.99
An Introduction to Civil Wars"Karl DeRouen, Jr."31-Dec-14"There are currently more than 30 active civil wars worldwide. An Introduction to Civil Wars provides a comprehensive overview of the civil wars that have taken place globally since World War II. The text opens with a discussion of the human and economic costs of civil war, and then systematically examines all aspects of civil wars: civil war patterns, types, and causes; the effect of natural resources; conflict duration, outcomes, and termination; peace agreements; counterinsurgency; terrorism; international intervention; and post-conflict issues. Author Karl DeRouen, Jr. draws on the latest empirical research and major theoretical debates and connects them to extended case studies of current conflict. Pedagogical features -- tables, figures, maps, photos, a comprehensive bibliography, lists of suggested readings, and an Appendix listing all civil wars since 1946 -- make the book an especially useful research tool for undergraduates and graduate students in political science and public policy.""Chapter 1: Introduction \ Theme of the Book \ The Basics of Civil War \ Civil War Onset \ The Duration of Civil Wars \ Outcome and Termination of Civil Wars \ Civil War Recurrence \ Civil War Patterns \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chapter 2: Costs of Civil War \ Casualties \ Displacement \ Economic Costs \ Crime and Violence \ Education \ Environment \ Conflict Management Implications \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chapter 3: Civil War Dynamics \ Civil War Types and Trends \ Civil War Tactics \ Conflict Management Implications \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chapter 4: What Causes Civil War? \ Approaches to Civil War Onset \ Ethno-Religious Civil War \ Conflict Management Implications \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chaper 5: Natural Resources and Civil War \ Natural Resources and the Resource Curse \ Resources and Conflict \ Oil, Diamonds, Illicit Drugs, and Timber \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chapter 6: The Termination of Civil War and Post-Conflict Issues \ Types and Trends in Civil War Outcomes \ Types of Peace Agreements \ Post-Conflict Issues \ Implications for Conflict Management \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chapter 7: International Intervention \ Types of International Interventions \ Mediation \ Peace Agreements and Military Provisions \ Peacebuilding \ Humanitarian Law \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chapter 8: Terrorism and Civil War \ What is Terrorism? \ Incidence of Terrorism \ Tactics, Targets, and Means \ Terrorism During Civil War \ Causes of Terrorism \ Characteristics and Structure of Terrorist Groups \ Islam, Civil War, and Terrorism \ Conflict Termination and Terrorist Spoilers \ Case Studies \ Implications for Conflict Management \ Conclusion \ Suggested Reading \ Chaper 9: Conclusion \ Civil War Costs and Trends \ Overview of Conclusions and Policy Implications \ Final Words"CQ Press334978-1-4522-4432-734.99
IntelligenceFrom Secrets to PolicySixth EditionMark M. Lowenthal2-Jul-14"Mark M. Lowenthal's trusted guide is the go-to resource for understanding how the intelligence community's history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions. In this Sixth Edition, the author highlights new challenges facing the intelligence community, examining NSA programs, UAVs, the impact of social media, and the effects of the Snowden leaks on collection and Congressional oversight. All transnational issues have been updated, especially to reflect changes in the war on terror. New analytic issues receive attention, including Big Data, multi-intelligence analysis, and shifting demands on the workforce. An expanded chapter on oversight scrutinizes the role of the FISA court, OMB, and GAO.""Chapter 1: What is ""Intelligence""? \ Why Have Intelligence Agencies? \ What Is Intelligence About? \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 2: The Development of U.S. Intelligence \ Major Themes \ Major Historical Developments \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 3: The U.S. Intelligence Community \ Alternative Ways of Looking at the Intelligence Community \ The Many Different Intelligence Communities \ Intelligence Community Relationships That Matter \ The Intelligence Budget Process \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 4: The Intelligence Process - A Macro Look: Who Does What For Whom? \ Requirements \ Collection \ Processing and Exploitation \ Analysis and Production \ Dissemination and Consumption \ Feedback \ Thinking about the Intelligence Process \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 5: Collection and The Collection Disciplines \ Overarching Themes \ Strengths and Weaknesses \ Conclusion \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 6: Analysis \ Major Themes \ Analytical Issues \ Further Readings \ Chapter 9: The Role of The Policy Maker \ The U.S. National Security Policy Process \ Who Wants What? \ The Intelligence Process: Policy and Intelligence \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 10: Oversight and Accountability \ Executive Oversight Issues \ Congressional Oversight \ Issues in Congressional Oversight \ Internal Dynamics of Congressional Oversight \ The Courts \ Conclusion \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 11: The Intelligence Agenda: Nation-States \ The Primacy of the Soviet Issue \ The Emphasis on Soviet Military Capabilities \ The Emphasis on Statistical Intelligence \ The 'Comfort"" of a Bilateral Relationship \ Collapse of the Soviet Union \ Intelligence and the Soviet Problem \ The Current Nation-State Issue \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 12: The Intelligence Agenda: Transnational Issues \ U.S. National Security Policy and Intelligence after the Cold War \ Intelligence and the New Priorities \ Cyberspace \ Terrorism \ Proliferation \ Narcotics \ Economics \ Demographics \ Health and the Environment \ Peacekeeping Operations \ Support to the Military \ Conclusion \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 13: Ethical and Moral Issues in Intelligence \ General Moral Questions \ Issues Related to Collection and Covert Action \ Analysis-Related Issues \ Oversight-Related Issues \ The Media \ Conclusion \ Further Readings \ Chapter 14: Intelligence Reform \ The Purpose of Reform \ Issues in Intelligence Reform \ Conclusion \ Key Terms \ Further Readings \ Chapter 15: Foreign Intelligence Services \ Britain \ China \ France \ Israel \ Russia \ Other Services \ Other Services in Brief \ Conclusion \ Further Readings \ SIGINTWilliam Nolte \ Open SourceEliot Jardines \ GEOINTDarryl Murdock \ HUMINTMichael Althoff, William Huntington \ MASINTJohn Morris"CQ Press560E978-1-4833-0778-745.99
Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence AnalysisSecond EditionRichards J. Heuer Jr. and Randolph H. Pherson2-Jul-14"This Second Edition of Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis showcases fifty-five structured analytic techniques - five new to this edition - that represent the most current best practices in intelligence, law enforcement, homeland security, and business analysis. With much more depth, detail, and utility than existing handbooks, each technique is clearly and systematically explained. Logically organized and richly illustrated, and with spiral binding and tabs that separate techniques into categories, this book is an easy-to-use, comprehensive reference.""Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview \ 1.1 Our Vision \ 1.2 Two Types of Thinking \ 1.3 Dealing with Bias \ 1.4 The Role of Structured Analytic Techniques \ 1.5 The Value of Team Analysis \ 1.6 The History of Structured Analytic Techniques \ 1.7 Selection of Techniques for This Book \ 1.8 Quick Summary of Chapters \ Chapter 2: Building a System 2 Taxonomy \ 2.1 Taxonomy of System 2 Methods \ 2.2 Taxonomy of Structured Analytic Techniques \ Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Technique \ 3.1 Core Techniques \ 3.2 Five Habits Every Analyst Should Master \ 3.3 One Project, Multiple Techniques \ 3.4 Common Errors in Selecting Techniques \ 3.5 Structured Technique Selection Guide \ Chapter 4: Decomposition and Visualization \ 4.1 Getting Started Checklist \ 4.2 AIMS (Audience, Issue, Message, Storyline) \ 4.3 Customer Checklist \ 4.4 Issue Redefinition \ 4.5 Chronologies and Timelines \ 4.6 Sorting \ 4.7 Ranking, Scoring, Prioritizing \ 4.8 Matrices \ 4.9 Venn Analysis \ 4.10 Network Analysis \ 4.11 Mind Maps and Concept Maps \ 4.12 Process Maps and Gantt Charts \ Chapter 5: Idea Generation \ 5.1 Structured Brainstorming \ 5.2 Virtual Brainstorming \ 5.3 Nominal Group Technique \ 5.4 Starbursting \ 5.5 Cross-Impact Matrix \ 5.6 Morphological Analysis \ 5.7 Quadrant Crunchingâ„¢ \ Chapter 6: Scenarios and Indicators \ 6.1 Scenarios Analysis \ 6.2 Indicators \ 6.3 Indicators Validation \ Chapter 7: Hypothesis Generation and Testing \ 7.1 Hypothesis Generation \ 7.2 Diagnostic Reasoning \ 7.3 Analysis of Competing Hypotheses \ 7.4 Argument Mapping \ 7.5 Deception Detection \ Chapter 8: Assessment of Cause and Effect \ 8.1 Key Assumptions Check \ 8.2 Structured Analogies \ 8.3 Role Playing \ 8.4 Red Hat Analysis \ 8.5 Outside-In Thinking \ Chapter 9: Challenge Analysis \ 9.1 Premortem Analysis \ 9.2 Structured Self-Critique \ 9.3 What If? Analysis \ 9.4 High Impact/Low Probability Analysis \ 9.5 Devil's Advocacy \ 9.6 Red Team Analysis \ 9.7 Delphi Method \ Chapter 10: Conflict Management \ 10.1 Adversarial Collaboration \ 10.2 Structured Debate \ Chapter 11: Decision Support \ 11.1 Decision Trees \ 11.2 Decision Matrix \ 11.3 Pros-Cons-Faults-and-Fixes \ 11.4 Force Field Analysis \ 11.5 SWOT Analysis \ 11.6 Impact Matrix \ 11.7 Complexity Manager \ Chapter 12: Practitioner's Guide to Collaboration \ 12.1 Social Networks and Analytic Teams \ 12.2 Dividing the Work \ 12.3 Common Pitfalls with Small Groups \ 12.4 Benefiting from Diversity \ 12.5 Advocacy vs. Objective Inquiry \ 12.6 Leadership and Training \ Chapter 13: Validation of Structured Analytic Techniques \ 13.1 Limits of Empirical Analysis \ 13.2 Establishing Face Validity \ 13.3 A Program for Empirical Validation \ 13.4 Recommended Research Program \ Chapter 14: The Future of Structured Analytic Techniques \ 14.1 Structuring the Data \ 14.2 Key Drivers \ 14.3 Imagining the Future: 2020"CQ Press384978-1-4522-4151-742.99
Issues for Debate in Social PolicySelections From CQ ResearcherSecond EditionCQ Researcher31-Aug-14"This collection of non-partisan reports focuses on 18 hot-button social policy issues written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists. As an annual that comes together just months before publication, the volume is as current as possible. And because it's CQ Researcher, the social policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing all sides of an issue. Chapters follow a consistent organization, exploring three issue questions, then offering background, current context, and a look ahead, as well as featuring a pro/con debate box. All issues include a chronology, bibliography, photos, charts, and figures.""PREFACE \ 1. Women and Work \ Are women better off today than they were 50 years ago? \ Are women limiting themselves? \ Should workplaces become more accommodating for women? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 2. International Adoption \ Should international adoptions be promoted? \ Has the Hague Convention improved the international adoption process? \ Can the decline in international adoptions be reversed? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 3. Child Poverty \ Should Congress expand welfare funding? \ Are poor children now in elementary school a lost generation? \ Is single motherhood a bigger cause of child poverty than the low-wage economy? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 4. Home Schooling \ Should governments oversee home schooling more strictly? \ Is home schooling academically superior to public schooling? \ Can home schooling help the public school system? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 5. Tea Party Movement \ Does the Tea Party represent only a narrow segment of the population? \ Will the Tea Party movement reshape the Republican Party? \ Does the Tea Party attract conspiracy theorists? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Update \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 6. Climate Change \ Are catastrophic climate change impacts inevitable? \ Is climate engineering a good idea? \ Should the United States adopt a carbon tax? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 7. Gay Rights \ Are governments and society more receptive to gay rights? \ Does a backlash threaten advances made by gays? \ Should the United Nations and other international bodies be promoting gay rights? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 8. Homeless Students \ Are federal programs to assist homeless students working? \ Are school systems doing enough to help homeless students? \ Do homeless students have more academic troubles than other disadvantaged students? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 9. Caring for Veterans \ Is the VA benefits system broken beyond repair? \ Is the VA adjusting to the needs of 21st-century combat and technology? \ Is the VA improving rapidly enough? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 10. Government Spending \ Is too much being spent on mandatory programs? \ Is too much being spent on Social Security and Medicare? \ Is too much being spent on discretionary programs? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 11. Minimum Wage \ Would raising the federal minimum wage mean job losses? \ Would raising the federal minimum wage reduce poverty? \ Would raising the federal minimum wage help the economy? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 12. Assessing the New Health Care Law \ Should the health care law be repealed? \ Will Americans be better off because of the health care law? \ Will the health care law cost too much? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 13. Aging Population \ Should Americans work longer? \ Will spending on health care for the elderly bankrupt the United States? \ Will the young and old fight over resources? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 14. Gun Control \ Would a ban on assault weapons reduce gun violence? \ Would mandatory background checks of all gun buyers keep guns away from criminals and other dangerous people? \ Do state laws allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons make communities safer? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 15. Mental Health Policy \ Should states make it easier to force the mentally ill into treatment? \ Does the medical profession define mental illness too broadly? \ Do insurers treat mental and physical health equally? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 16. Domestic Violence \ Should violent partners be arrested and prosecuted against a victim's wishes? \ Do batterer intervention programs work? \ Can health care practitioners effectively screen and counsel victims of domestic violence? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 17. Border Security \ Has the border security buildup made the United States more secure? \ Is it possible to 'seal"" the U.S. borders? \ Is the United States paying enough attention to security at its ports of entry, Canadian border and coasts? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography \ 18. Assissted Suicide \ Do the terminally ill have a right to choose when to end their lives? \ Does permitting assisted suicide lead to abuse? \ Does the Hippocratic Oath ethics code prevent doctors from helping patients die? \ Background \ Current Situation \ Outlook \ Notes \ Bibliography""SAGE Publications, Inc"464978-1-4833-6597-829.99
Homeland Security IntelligenceJames E. Steiner30-Sep-14"In the post-9/11 era, federal homeland security professionals rely heavily on intelligence to perform their tasks in all mission areas - prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Homeland Security Intelligence is the first single-authored, comprehensive treatment of intelligence. It is geared toward the full range of homeland security practitioners, which includes hundreds of thousands of state and local government and private sector practitioners who are still exploring how intelligence can act as a force multiplier in helping them achieve their goals. With a focus on counterterrorism and cyber-security, author James E. Steiner provides a thorough and in-depth picture of why intelligence is so crucial to homeland security missions, who provides intelligence support to which homeland security customer, and how intelligence products differ depending on the customer's specific needs and duties."CQ Press312E978-1-4522-5866-938.99
Keeping the Republic"Power and Citizenship in American Politics, THE ESSENTIALS"Seventh EditionChristine Barbour and Gerald C. Wright28-Feb-15CQ Press740978-1-4833-5274-964
Comparing Public PoliciesIssues and Choices in Industrialized CountriesThird EditionJessica R. Adolino and Charles H. Blake30-Apr-15CQ Press480978-1-4522-4144-939.99
Public Human Resource ManagementStrategies and Practices in the 21st CenturyR. Paul Battaglio Jr.30-Nov-14"Public Human Resource Management: Strategies and Practices in the 21st Century offers a novel take on public human resource management (PHRM) by providing practical guidance for practitioners operating in a drastically reformed HR environment. A comprehensive introduction to contemporary public HR management, this text incorporates analysis of the impact of the private sector-oriented reforms over the last few decades that have aimed to bring greater efficiency and productivity to the public sector. Reviewing foundational topics like recruitment and retention, pay and benefits, equal employment opportunity, and performance appraisal in light of five key reforms (decentralization, deregulation, declassification, privatization, and performance-based pay), author R. Paul Battaglio assesses how the traditional practice of public HR has changed - and not necessarily for the better. New material on human resource information systems, managing motivation in the public sector, and public HR management education is included - a topic rarely found in contemporary PHRM texts. Public Human Resource Management is an essential guide to public HR management and navigating the challenges and opportunities posed in the changing landscape of HR reform.""This book takes a contemporary approach that integrates discussion of reform, from decentralizing and deregulating decision-making to performance based pay, privatization, and an employment at will (EAW) system. It provides readers with a means of navigating the public human resource management landscape, whislt anchoring the topic within current research and scholarship. The book includes case studies and exercises throughout.""Part I: Foundations \ Chapter 1: Introduction: Public Human Resource Management in the 21st Century \ Public HRM Reform: An Overview \ Implications for Public HRM \ Organization of the Book \ Chapter 2: Evolution of the Public Service in the United States \ Government by Gentlemen: The Guardian Period (1789-1829) \ Government by the Common Man: The Spoils Period (1829-1883) \ Government by the Good: The First Reform Period (1883-1906) \ Nonprofits in Focus: A Brief History of NPOs in the United States \ Government by the Efficient: The Scientific Management Period (1906-1937) \ Government by Individuals: The Behavioralism Period (1937-1964) \ Government by Equality: The Civil Rights Period (1964-1978) \ Government by Reform: The Managerialist Period (1978-present) \ Assessing the Impact of PHRM Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Exercises \ Chapter 3: Employment Law in the Public Sector \ The Legal Landscape of PHRM \ Codified Law in the United States and PHRM \ The Constitutional Rights of Public Employees \ Nonprofits in Focus: Employee Privacy and Nonprofit Organizations: The Age of Social Media \ Public Employees and Constitutional Torts \ The Legal Environment of PHRM in an Era of Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Appendix: Important Public Sector Employment Law Cases \ Case Study 3.1: Freedom of Speech and Public Employment Law \ Exercise \ Chapter 4: Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Diversity Planning \ Representative Bureaucracy as Administrative Theory \ The Civil Rights Movement \ Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Diversity \ Does Diversity Matter? \ Additional EEO Concerns \ Nonprofits in Focus: Diversity, Sexual Orientation, and NPOs \ Equal Employment, Diversity, and PHRM Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Case Study 4.1: The Courts and PHRM Reform - The Jefferson County Alabama Personnel Board \ Exercise \ Part II: Functions \ Chapter 5: Recruitment and Selection \ The Legal Climate Regulating Selection and Hiring Practices \ Recruitment for Public Service \ Nonprofits in Focus: Recruiting Online Volunteers \ Selection Procedures \ Assessing Reliability and Validity of Selection Procedures \ Employee Recruitment and Selection in an Era of PHRM Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Case Study 5.1: Decentralization, Declassification, and Efficiency: Recruitment and Selection Reform in the State of New York Civil Service \ Chapter 6: Pay and Benefits \ Laws Affecting Compensation Policy and Practice in the Public Sector \ Job Analysis: The Foundation of Public Sector Compensation \ Objectives, Strategies, and Structures of Public Sector Compensation \ Nonprofits in Focus: Executive Pay in Nonprofit Organizations: A Comparison \ Alternative Compensation Systems \ Performance Appraisal in an Era of PHRM Reform \ Contemporary Benefits in the Public Sector \ Pay and Benefits in an Era of PHRM Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Case Study 6.1: Rhode Island's Bid for Performance-Based Compensation Reform \ Exercises \ Chapter 7: Performance Appraisal \ Performance Appraisal: Purpose and Process \ Criteria Used in Performance Appraisals \ The Question of Reliability and Validity \ Methods for Appraising Employee Performance in the Public Sector \ Nonprofits in Focus: Poor Performers in NPOs \ Alternative Appraisal Methods \ Avoiding Rater Error and Bias \ Performance Appraisal in an Era of PHRM Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Appendix: Performance Appraisal Report Example \ Case Study 7.1: The Mouse that Roared \ Exercises \ Chapter 8: Managing Motivation in the Public Service \ Defining Public Service Motivation \ Nonprofits in Focus: Do Public Employees Volunteer? \ PSM and Public Human Resource Management \ Motivation and PHRM Reform \ References \ Case Study 8.1: 'Radical"" Civil Service Reform in Georgia \ Exercises \ Chapter 9: Labor Relations in the Public Sector \ Unions and Labor-Management Relations \ Setting the Stage: Rise of Private Sector Labor Unions \ Unionism in the Public Sector \ Frameworks for Labor-Management Relations \ Developing a Framework for Collective Bargaining \ Labor Management Relations in a PHRM Reform Environment \ Nonprofit HR in Focus: Labor Relations, Collective Bargaining, and NPOs \ Conclusion \ References \ Case Study 9.1: Labor Unions and Civil Service Reform: Florida and Service First \ Exercise \ Part III: The Future \ Chapter 10: Privatizing Human Resource Functions in the Public Sector \ Privatization of Public HR Management \ Nonprofits in Focus: Outsourcing Volunteer Management \ The Legal Environment of PHRM Outsourcing \ Managing Privatization \ Pitfalls to PHRM Privatization \ Conclusion: Incorporating Public Value into Privatization \ References \ Case Study 10.1: Privatizing State Services in Louisiana \ Exercise \ Chapter 11: Human Resource Information Systems \ History of HRIS \ HRIS Applications \ Types of HRIS \ HRIS Software \ Nonprofits in Focus: Volunteer Management Software \ HRIS Applications in the Public Sector \ Legal Considerations Related to HRIS \ HRIS and Assessment of PHRM Reforms \ Conclusion \ References \ Case Study 11.1: Edward Snowden and the Safeguarding of Information \ Exercise \ Chapter 12: Strategic Public Human Resource Management \ Human Capital Management \ Thinking Strategically about Human Resource Management in the Public Sector \ Strategic Human Resource Management and Workforce Planning \ Practical Steps toward Strategic Public Human Resource Management \ SHRM in an Era of PHRM Reform \ Conclusion \ References \ Case Study 12.1: Louisiana and Vision 2020 \ Exercise \ Chapter 13: Public Human Resource Management Education \ The Traditional Core of Public HRM \ HRM Reform: Factors Influencing Vocation \ Implications for Public HRM Education \ Evaluating Private Sector Models of HRM Education: Graduate Programs in HRM \ Status and Future of PHRM Education \ Training and Development \ Conclusion: Proposals for Change \ References \ Case Study 13.1: Assessing Future Knowledge and Skill Sets in a PHRM Reform Environment \ Exercise \ Chapter 14: Conclusion: Challenges and Opportunities \ Challenges of PHRM Reform \ Opportunities: The Future of PHRM \ Final Thoughts \ References"CQ Press448978-1-4522-1823-663
Budget ToolsFinancial Methods in the Public SectorSecond Edition"Greg G. Chen, Lynne A. Weikart and Daniel W. Williams"31-Jan-15"The thoroughly updated and expanded Second Edition of Greg G. Chen, Lynne A. Weikart, and Daniel W. Williams' Budget Tools: Financial Methods in the Public Sector brings together scores of exercises that will take students through the process of public budgeting, from organizing data through analysis and presentation. This thoroughly revised text has been restructured - it now has 30 compact modules to focus on individual skills and enhance flexibility, and is reorganized to cover more straightforward skills early in the book and more complex tools later on. Using budgets from all levels of government as well as from nonprofit organizations, the authors give students the opportunity to work with real budgeting data to cover a range of topics and skills. Budget Tools provides instruction in the techniques and implementation of budgeting skills at a granular level to support a wide range of approaches to teaching the subject.""Developed in the classroom, Budget Tools brings together scores of exercises that will take students through the process of public budgeting, from organizing data, all the way through to analysis and presentation. Using budgets from all levels of government, as well as from nonprofits, the authors have students work with real budgeting data to cover a range of topics and skills, such as historical analysis, forecasting, cost analysis, pension analysis, performance-based budgeting, debt structure and management, cash flow estimates and variance analysis, classifying and categorizing data, as well as memo writing and multi-year planning. The book includes datasets, examples, and spreadsheets to support the exercises in the book, and an Excel primer in the book's final pages provides a quick and handy reference for students as they master basic skills and then move on to more advanced functions."Part 1: Introduction \ Module 1: The Craft of Budgeting \ Part 2: Budget Tools \ Module 2: Organizing Budget Data \ Module 3: Costs \ Module 4: Breakeven Analysis \ Module 5: Cost Allocation \ Module 6: Time Value of Money \ Module 7: Inflation \ Module 8: Sensitivity Analysis \ Module 9: Integrating Budgeting with Performance \ Part 3: The Budget Process: an Overview \ Module 10: The Budget Process: An Overview \ Module 11: The Budget Document \ Module 12: Determining the Baseline Budget \ Module 13: Decision Packages - Cost Estimates \ Module 14: Decision Packages - Budget Justifications \ Module 15: Budget Cutbacks \ Module 16: Legislative Tools \ Part 4: Capital Budget and Asset Management \ Module 17: Cost Benefit Analysis \ Module 18: Life Cycle Costing \ Module 19: Depreciation \ Module 20: Long -Term Financing \ Module 21: Investment Strategies \ Part 5: Budget Implementation \ Module 22: Operating Plan and Variance Analysis \ Module 23: Cash Management \ Module 24: Forecasting and Managing Cash-Flow \ Module 25: Government and Nonprofit Accounting \ Module 26: Financial Statement Analysis \ Part 6: Advanced Tools \ Module 27: Calculating Payroll \ Module 28: Basic Forecasting Concepts \ Module 29: Forecasting Intermediate Forecasting \ Module 30: Forecasting Advanced Intermediate MethodsCQ Press296E978-1-4833-0770-134.99
Urban IssuesSelections from CQ ResearcherSeventh EditionThe CQ Researcher31-Dec-14"This collection of nonpartisan and thoroughly researched reports looks at 12 hot-button issues focused on urban politics and policy written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists. Because it's CQ Researcher, the policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing all sides of an issue. Chapters follow a set template, exploring 3 issue questions, then offering background, the current situation, and a look ahead, as well as featuring a yes-no debate box. All issues include a chronology, bibliography, photos, charts, and figures."CQ Press360978-1-4833-1705-227.99
Organization Theory and Governance for the 21st CenturySandi Parkes Pershing and Eric K. Austin31-Oct-14"Applying organization theory to public and governance organizations, Organization Theory and Governance for the 21st Century presents readers with a conscious and thoughtful awareness of the history and evolving nature of organizations. It addresses emerging theories rarely touched upon in competing titles, and takes a deeper look into assumed theories to give the student a chance to critically consider the consequences these embedded assumptions have for organizational practice. By providing a consistent theoretical grounding and a clear focus on post-traditionalist thinking, the text gives students the background they need to analyze organizational settings and take effective action in the unique setting of contemporary governance.""Chapter 1: An Introduction and Orientation to Organization Theory \ The Complex World of Public Organizations: A Primer \ Sociology of Knowledge:Ways of Knowing about Organizations \ Influential theories and paradigms in the social sciences \ Levels of analysis \ The Book's Approach \ Organization and Content of the Book \ Diving In \ Part I: Theories of Organization \ Chapter 2: Classical Foundations: The Historical Context of a New Field of Study \ Max Weber - Authority and Bureaucracy \ Henri Fayol \ Frederick Winslow Taylor \ Luther Gulick \ Woodrow Wilson \ Other Voices \ Case 2.1 The President's Committee on Administrative Management (The Brownlow Committee and Report) \ Summary and Commentary \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 3: Behavioral Revolution \ Historical Context - Pre-War Hints and Post-War Proliferation \ Chester Barnard \ Elton Mayo, Fritz Rothlisburger and the Hawthorne Experiments \ Systems Theory \ Human Relations Theory \ Empirical Work - Kurt Lewin & Rensis Likert \ Conceptual Work - Abraham Maslow \ Douglas McGregor \ Chris Argyris \ Robert Merton \ Herbert Simon \ Other Voices: Dwight Waldo \ Case 3.1 The New York Department of Sanitation - Bureau of Motor Equipment \ Summary and Commentary \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 4: Life after Berger and Luckman: A Theoretically Diverse World \ Social and Historical Climate - Things get more complicated \ Economic Theories of Organization - Transaction Costs Economics and Agency Theory \ Network Theory \ Contingency Theory \ Chaos and Complexity Theories \ Structural-Functionalism & Structuration Theory \ Cognitive and Psychological Models - Sensemaking \ Case 4.1 The Tennessee Valley Authority: An examination of parallel theories \ Summary and Commentary \ Discussion Questions \ Part II: Issues, Strategies and Tactics \ Chapter 5: Managing Individual Behavior \ The Management Attribute \ Classical and Rationalist Approaches \ Case 5.1 Current Expressions: Classical and Rationalist Approaches at the Department of Homeland Security \ Hawthorne Reprised: From Rationalism to Behavioralism \ Case 5.2 Current Expressions: Behaviorist Alternatives \ Foreshadows of Postmodernism \ Conclusion \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 6: Understanding and Shaping Group Dynamics \ The Management Attribute \ Human and Group Relations Theories \ Case 6.1 Current Expressions : Control and Expanding the Area Under the Curve at St. John's Health System \ Systems Theories \ Case 6.2 Current Expressions : TQM and Local Government \ Organization Culture \ Case 6.3 Current Expressions: Organizational Culture and Management at Continental Airlines \ Foreshadows of Postmodernism \ Summary and Commentary \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 7: Affecting Organization Change \ The Management Attribute \ Key Theories of Change \ Business Process Reengineering \ Case 7.1 Current Expressions: Business Process Reengineering at the Jefferson County Alabama \ The Burke-Litwin Change Model \ Case 7.2 Current Expressions: Burke-Litwin in Texas Public Schools \ Organization Development \ Case 7.3 Current Expressions: OD in the Montana State University Research Library \ New Sciences and Organizations \ Chaos and Complexity theories \ Foreshadows of postmodernism \ Conclusions \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 8: Managing Organization - Environment Relations \ The Management Attribute \ Resource Dependence Theory \ Case 8.1 Current Expressions: Resource Dependence Theory at Brigham Young University \ Network Theory \ Case 8.2 Current Expressions: Networks and Municipal Housing in the Phoenix-Mesa Area \ Neo-Institutionalism \ Case 8.3 Current Expressions: Isomorphic and Governance Organizations \ Links to Post-traditionalism/Postmodernism \ Summary and Commentary \ Discussion Questions \ Part III: Towards Post-Positivist Organizations \ Chapter 9: Escaping the Void: History of Post-Positivism \ History and Genealogy \ Intellectual development \ Post-positive Concepts appearing in the social sciences \ Power-Knowledge \ Summary and Conclusions \ Chapter 10: Learning to Fly: Applying Post-Traditional Theory \ Organizational Activities \ Ethics \ Conclusions \ Chapter 11: Conclusion: This is the Beginning \ Top 10 Things You're Tired of Reading (but should remember anyway) \ Historical and Conceptual Review \ Organizations and Theory Competence \ Governance Redux"CQ Press401E978-1-60426-984-044.99
Issues in Race and EthnicitySelections from CQ ResearcherSeventh EditionThe CQ Researcher31-Dec-14"This collection of nonpartisan and thoroughly researched reports focuses on 12 hot-button issues that impact the politics of race and ethnicity. The policy reports show all sides of each issue, and chapters each explore 3 issue questions, then offer background, the current situation, and a look ahead, as well as featuring a yes-no debate box. All issues include a chronology, bibliography, photos, charts, and figures."CQ Press350978-1-4833-1704-526.99
Disaster Policy and PoliticsEmergency Management and Homeland SecuritySecond EditionRichard Sylves31-Oct-14"In the Second Edition of Disaster Policy and Politics, author Richard Sylves provides much-needed contemporary coverage of the fields of disaster management and homeland security interspersed with mini-case studies of events such as the Tuscaloosa tornado; the Boston Marathon bombing; Superstorm Sandy; the Boulder, Colorado floods of 2013; Japan's quake-tsunami and ensuing Fukushima nuclear disaster; as well as Hurricane Katrina and 9/11. Paying special attention to the role of key actors - decision makers at the federal, state, and local levels; scientists; engineers; civil and military personnel; officials; and first responders - the author explores how physical and social science researchers contribute to and engage in disaster policy development and management. The book's comprehensive 'all-hazards"" approach introduces students to the important public policy, organizational management, and leadership issues they may need as future practitioners and leaders in the field. The text provides a concise history of the field, presents useful theories and concepts, poses thought-provoking questions, and is crafted to be both instructor- and student-friendly. This new edition also has an added chapter on disaster victim compensation schemes guaranteed to draw animated responses from readers.""1. Disaster Management in the United States \ Emergency Management as a Profession \ Disasters as a Field of Scientific Research \ Presidential Disaster Declarations \ Fundamental Challenges of Emergency Management \ Phases of Emergency Management \ 2. Disaster Management and Theories of Public Management \ Normative Political Theories \ The Role of Theory in Emergency Management \ Toward a Theory of Diaster Recovery \ Knowledge Codification and Knowledge Diffusion Issues \ 3. Historical Trends in Disaster Management \ The Cold War and the Rise of Civil Defense \ Nationwide Emergency Management \ The Birth of FEMA \ Disaster Declarations Issues \ Civil Defense Again, and Changes in FEMA \ All-Hazards Management \ Terrorism Remakes Disaster Management \ Homeland Security Presidential Directive \ 4. Understanding Disaster Policy Through Presidential Disaster Declarations \ The President's Constitutional Emergency Powers \ Federal Disaster Relief Legislation and Declaration Authority \ Presidential Discretionary Power \ Facilitating the President's Work \ FEMA's Role in the Declaration Process \ Presidents and Distributive Politics \ 5. The Role of Scientists and Engineers \ Researching Hazards and Disasters \ Disaster Researchers Compete for Government Funding \ Social Sciences and Emergency Management \ The Science Informing the Policy and Politics of Disasters \ Case Studies of Science and Engineering Applied to Disaster \ Engineering and Public Infrastructure Policy \ 6. Intergovernmental Relations in Disaster Policy \ Intergovermental Program Management \ The National Response Plan and the National Incident Management System \ Intergovernmental Disaster Management Challenges \ Government Conractors and Disaster Management \ 7. Civil-Military Relations and National Security \ Presidents, the U.S. Military, and Posse Comitatus \ Militarization of Disaster Policy \ Homeland Security Terrorism Programs \ Homeland Security Grants and Their Effects at the Local Level \ 8. Globalization of Disasters \ The U.S. Response System for Territories and Foreign States \ Emergency Managementin Other Nations \ The United Nations and International Disaster Relief \ U.S. Domestic Relief versus the U.S. International Relief System \ 9. Recovery Assistance: 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund versus Conventional Relief \ The Conventional Model of Disaster Relief \ The 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund \ Compensating Victims of Terrorism before 9/11 \ Was the Master Model Successful in the 9/11 Case? \ The Master Model an the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill \ Summary of the Models \ Pros and Cons of the Master and Master Model \ 10. Conclusions and the Future \ Special Issues \ The Big Questions"CQ Press400E978-1-4833-0781-749.99
Public Policy"Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives"Fifth EditionMichael E. Kraft and Scott R. Furlong31-Jan-15"PART I: THE STUDY OF PUBLIC POLICY \ Chapter 1: PUBLIC POLICY AND POLITICS \ What Is Public Policy? \ Defining Basic Concepts \ Why Study Public Policy? \ The Contexts of Public Policy \ The Reasons for Government Involvement \ The Practice of Policy Analysis \ Chapter 2: GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS AND POLICY ACTORS \ Growth of Government \ Government Institutions and Policy Capacity \ Federalism \ Separation of Powers \ Informal Policy Actors and Policy Capacity \ Improving Policy Capacity \ Chapter 3: UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC POLICYMAKING \ Theories of Politics and Public Policy \ The Policy Process Model \ Instruments of Public Policy \ Policy Typologies \ Part II: ANALYZING PUBLIC POLICY \ Chapter 4: POLICY ANALYSIS: AN INTRODUCTION \ The Nature of Policy Analysis \ Steps in the Policy Analysis Process \ Types of Policy Analysis \ What Kind of Analysis Is Needed? \ Chapter 5: PUBLIC PROBLEMS AND POLICY ALTERNATIVES \ Problem Analysis \ How to Find Information \ Constructing Alternatives \ Thinking Creatively about Policy Action \ Chapter 6: ASSESSING POLICY ALTERNATIVES \ Evaluative Criteria for Judging Policy Proposals \ Using the Methods of Policy Analysis \ Economic Approaches \ Decision Making and Impacts \ Political and Institutional Approaches \ Ethical Analysis \ PART III: ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES IN PUBLIC POLICY \ Chapter 7: ECONOMIC AND BUDGETARY POLICY \ Background \ Goals of Economic Policy \ Tools of Economic Policy \ The Budget Process and Its Effect on Economic Policy \ Economic Policy: Successes and Failures \ Economic Issues and Challenges \ Focused Discussion: How to Address the Budgetary Shortfall \ Chapter 8: HEALTH CARE POLICY \ Background \ Major Government Health Care Programs \ Other Health Care Policy Issues \ Rising Health Care Costs \ Managed Care Organizations \ Reducing Health Care Costs \ Quality of Care \ Focused Discussion: Should There Be Greater Emphasis on Preventive Health Care? \ Chapter 9: WELFARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY POLICY \ Background \ Social Security \ Welfare \ Chapter 10: EDUCATION POLICY \ Background \ Problems Facing Education \ Education Policy Reforms \ Higher Education Issues \ Focused Discussion: Higher Education Affordability, Cost, and Value \ Chapter 11: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY POLICY \ Background \ The Evolution of Environmental and Energy Policy \ From Consensus to Conflict in Environmental Policy \ Major Federal Environmental Policies \ Energy Policy \ Focused Discussion: Climate Change and Energy Policy Alternatives \ Chapter 12: FOREIGN POLICY AND HOMELAND SECURITY \ Background and Policy Evolution \ Selected Issues in Homeland Security \ Focused Discussion: Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism \ PART IV: CONCLUSIONS \ Chapter 13: POLITICS, ANALYSIS, AND POLICY CHOICE \ Policy Analysis, Citizen Participation, and Change \ Public Policies and Their Impacts \ Policy Analysis and Policy Choices \ Citizen Participation in Decision Making"CQ Press608978-1-4833-4578-964
Latin American Political CulturePublic Opinion and DemocracyJohn A. Booth and Patricia Bayer Richard31-Jan-15"Latin American Political Culture: Public Opinion and Democracy presents a genuinely pan-Latin American examination of the region's contemporary political culture. This is the only book to extensively investigate the attitudes and behaviors of Latin Americans based on the Latin American Public Opinion Project's (LAPOP) AmericasBarometer surveys. Through its analysis of data on eighteen countries, the book systematically and comparatively evaluates norms, attitudes, and opinions concerning democracy and its consolidation. Beginning with an introduction of political culture and its scholarship, it examines democratic and authoritarian norms, explores how citizens relate to the political world, and considers implications for democratic stability. It then examines key behavioral outcomes in politics, such as in attitudes toward gays and fear of crime, and how political culture changes over time. Case studies highlight how these factors come together in particular cases. The findings reveal a complex Latin America with distinct political cultures. This book joins rigorous analysis with clear graphic presentation and extensive examples. Readers learn about public opinion research, engage with further questions for analysis, and have access to data, an expansive bibliography, and links to appendices.""Part I: Introduction \ Chapter 1: Latin American Political Culture and Democracy: Introduction \ What is Political Culture? A Common Language for Politics \ Why Political Culture Matters: An Argument over Its Function \ Views of Latin American Political Culture: Traditional Theories and an Emerging New Picture \ The Goal of This Book \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Part II: A Survey of Latin American Political Cultural Norms \ Chapter 2: Do Latin Americans Support Democracy? \ What Model of Democracy? \ Historical-Cultural Background and Latin American Political Culture \ Norms \ Latin Americans' Support for Democratic Norms \ Sources of Democratic Attitudes \ Case Study: Uruguay is More Culturally Democratic than the United States \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Chapter 3: Do Latin Americans Reject Authoritarian Norms? \ Authoritarian Norms in a Democratic Context? \ Historical-Cultural Background \ Surveying Latin Americans' Commitment to Authoritarian and Anti-Democratic Political Norms \ Authoritarianism and Related Norms among Latin Americans \ Sources of Authoritarian and Anti-Democratic Norms \ Case Study: Political Culture and Honduras's 'Pajama Coup"" \ Discussion and Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Chapter 4: Views of Government and the Political System \ Historical-Cultural Background \ Views About Politics And Government \ Political Efficacy and Trust \ Party Identification And Ideology \ Expectations of the Political System: Government and Welfare and Divisions on the Rule of Law \ Case Study of Venezuela: Caudillismo, Confrontation and Crisis in the Bolivarian Revolution \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Chapter 5: Demand for Democracy and Evaluation of Government's Institutions \ The Performance of Latin American Governments \ Citizens' Evaluations of Their Governments \ Evaluation of Key State and Non-State Institutions \ Explaining Satisfaction with Democracy \ Case Study of Vigilante Justice in Mexico: Failed Public Security and Autodefensas \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Part III:Critical Issues of Latin American Political Culture \ Chpater 6: Civic and Political Participation \ Historical-Cultural Background \ How Citizens Participate \ Civil Society Activism \ Political Participation \ Case Study: Brazil: Paulista Youth Protest For Access to Fancy Malls \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Chapter 7: Innate Social Cleavages and Political Culture: Gender, Age, Race and Ethnicity \ Gender \ Age \ Race and Ethnicity \ Skin Color \ Case Study: Cultural Integration of Indigenous Guatemalans and Bolivians \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Chapter 8: Acquired Cleavages and Political Culture \ Religious Identity \ Education \ Economic Status \ Case Study of Tolerance of Gays: Powerful Religious and Contextual Effects \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises \ Chapter 9: Dynamic Factors and Political Culture \ The Age of Democracy and Political Culture \ Economic Crisis and Political Attitudes \ Social and Political Capital and Democratization \ Democracy \ Women in Elite Politics: A Case Study in Change \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Questions \ Part IV: Conclusions about Latin American Political Culture \ Chapter 10: Conclusions: Consolidating Democratic Culture \ Summing Up: What We Have Learned \ Latin America and Its Northern Neighbors \ Practical Implications of Political Culture \ Conclusions \ Further Analysis Exercises"CQ Press272E978-1-4522-2789-425.99
Guide to U.S. Environmental PolicySally K. Fairfax and Edmund Russell31-Oct-14"Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy provides the analytical connections showing readers how issues and actions are translated into public policies and persistent institutions for resolving or managing environmental conflict in the U.S. The guide highlights a complex decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry to achieve a comprehensive approach to environmental protection. The book's topical, operational, and relational essays address development of U.S. environmental policies, the federal agencies and public and private organizations that frame and administer environmental policies, and the challenges of balancing conservation and preservation against economic development, the ongoing debates related to turning environmental concerns into environmental management, and the role of the U.S. in international organizations that facilitate global environmental governance. Key Features: 30 essays by leading conservationists and scholars in the field investigate the fundamental political, social, and economic processes and forces driving policy decisions about the protection and future of the environment. Essential themes traced through the chapters include natural resource allocation and preservation, human health, rights of indigenous peoples, benefits of recycling, economic and other policy areas impacted by responses to green concerns, international cooperation, and immediate and long-term costs associated with environmental policy. The essays explore the impact made by key environmental policymakers, presidents, and politicians, as well as the topical issues that have influenced U.S. environmental public policy from the colonial period to the present day. A summary of regulatory agencies for environmental policy, a selected bibliography, and a thorough index are included. This must-have reference for political science and public policy students who seek to understand the forces that U.S. environmental policy is suitable for academic, public, high school, government, and professional libraries.""Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy provides the analytical connections showing readers how issues and actions are translated into public policies and persistent institutions for resolving or managing environmental conflict in the U.S. The guide highlights a complex decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry to achieve a comprehensive approach to environmental protection. The book's topical, operational, and relational essays address development of U.S. environmental policies, the federal agencies and public and private organizations that frame and administer environmental policies, and the challenges of balancing conservation and preservation against economic development, the ongoing debates related to turning environmental concerns into environmental management, and the role of the U.S. in international organizations that facilitate global environmental governance."CQ Press496978-1-4522-7075-3110
Guide to U.S. Economic PolicyRobert E. Wright and Thomas W. Zeiler30-Sep-14"Guide to U.S. Economic Policy shows students and researchers how issues and actions are translated into public policies for resolving economic problems (like the Great Recession) or managing economic conflict (like the left-right ideological split over the role of government regulation in markets). Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the guide highlights decision-making cycles requiring the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry to achieve a comprehensive approach to a successful, growth-oriented economic policy. Through 30 topical, operational, and relational essays, the book addresses the development of U.S. economic policies from the colonial period to today; the federal agencies and public and private organizations that influence and administer economic policies; the challenges of balancing economic development with environmental and social goals; and the role of the U.S. in international organizations such as the IMF and WTO. Key Features: 30 essays by experts in the field investigate the fundamental economic, political, social, and process initiatives that drive policy decisions affecting the nation's economic stability and success. Essential themes traced throughout the chapters include scarcity, wealth creation, theories of economic growth and macroeconomic management, controlling inflation and unemployment, poverty, the role of government agencies and regulations to police markets, Congress vs. the president, investment policies, economic indicators, the balance of trade, and the immediate and long-term costs associated with economic policy alternatives. A glossary of key economic terms and events, a summary of bureaus and agencies charged with economic policy decisions, a master bibliography, and a thorough index appear at the back of the book. This must-have reference for students and researchers is suitable for academic, public, high school, government, and professional libraries.""Guide to U.S. Economic Policy shows students and researchers how issues and actions are translated into public policies for resolving economic problems (like the Great Recession) or managing economic conflict (like the left-right ideological split over the role of government regulation in markets). Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the guide highlights decision-making cycles requiring the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry to achieve a comprehensive approach to a successful, growth-oriented economic policy. Through 30 topical, operational, and relational essays, the book addresses the development of U.S. economic policies from the colonial period to today; the federal agencies and public and private organizations that influence and administer economic policies; the challenges of balancing economic development with environmental and social goals; and the role of the U.S. in international organizations such as the IMF and WTO."CQ Press528978-1-4522-7077-7110
Guide to U.S. Health and Health Care PolicyThomas R. Oliver30-Nov-14"Guide to U.S. Health and Health Care Policy provides the analytical connections showing students how issues and actions are translated into public policies and institutions for resolving or managing healthcare issues and crises, such as the recent attempt to reform the national healthcare system. The Guide highlights the decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry in order to achieve a comprehensive approach to advancing the nation's healthcare policies. Through 30 topical, operational, and relational essays, the book addresses the development of the U.S. healthcare system and policies, the federal agencies and public and private organizations that frame and administer those policies, and the challenges of balancing the nation's healthcare needs with the rising costs of medical research, cost-effective treatment, and adequate health insurance. Key Features: 30 topical essays investigate the fundamental political, social, economic, and procedural initiatives that drive health and health care policy decisions affecting Americans at the local, regional, and national levels. Essential themes traced throughout the chapters include providing access to healthcare, national and international intervention, nutrition and health, human and financial resource allocation, freedom of religion versus public policy, discrimination and healthcare policy, universal healthcare coverage, private healthcare versus publicly funded healthcare, and the immediate and long-term costs associated with disease prevention, treatment, and health maintenance. A Glossary of Key Healthcare Policy Terms and Events, a Selected Master Bibliography, and a thorough Index are included. This must-have reference for political science and public policy students who seek to understand the issues affecting health care policy in the U.S. is suitable for academic, public, high school, government, and professional libraries.""Guide to U.S. Health and Healthcare Policy provides the analytical connections showing students how issues and actions are translated into public policies and institutions for resolving or managing healthcare issues and crises, such as the recent attempt to reform the national healthcare system. The Guide highlights the decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry in order to achieve a comprehensive approach to advancing the nation's healthcare policies. Through 30 topical, operational, and relational essays, the book addresses the development of the U.S. healthcare system and policies, the federal agencies and public and private organizations that frame and administer those policies, and the challenges of balancing the nation's healthcare needs with the rising costs of medical research, cost-effective treatment, and adequate health insurance."CQ Press504978-1-4522-7073-9110
Practicing Social InquiryA Pragmatic ApproachLeanne C. Powner31-Jan-15"Part I: The Preliminaries \ Chapter1: From Research Topic to Research Question \ Doing Social Science \ Research Questions and This Course's Research Project \ From Research Topic to Research Question \ Finding and Refining a Research Question \ Writing Your Paper \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 2: From Research Question to Theory to Hypothesis \ What is a Theory? \ From Question to Theory \ From Theory to Hypothesis \ Writing Your Theory Section \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Part II: The Practicalities \ Chapter 3: Doing Pre-Research \ The Parts of an Empirical Paper \ How to Think About Literature(s) \ How to Find Literature(s) \ How to Organize Literature(s) \ How to Write the Literature Review \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 4: Choosing a Design that Fits Your Question \ Types of Hypotheses \ Four Probabilistic Hypothesis Types \ Necessary and Sufficient Conditions \ What Type of Analysis Should I Conduct? \ Overview of Techniques \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 5: Case Selection and Study Design for Qualitative Research \ Qualitative Study Design \ Hypothesis-Testing Techniques and Case Selection \ Writing Your Methodology Section \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 6: Qualitative Data Collection and Management \ Information, Data, and Evidence \ Measurement \ Maximizing Leverage over Your Hypotheses \ Data Collection Techniques \ Sources and Resources \ Data Management Options \ Writing About Data Collection \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 7: Quantitative Data Collection and Management \ Identifying Data Needs: What Cases? \ Identifying Data Needs: What Variables? \ Measurement: Matching Concepts to Indicators \ Getting Ready-To-Use Data \ Collecting and Managing Your Own Data \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 8: Preparing Quantitative Data for Analysis \ Transferring Data into Your Stats Program \ Dealing with Missing Data \ Preparing to Analyze Your Data \ Other Data Manipulations \ The Theory-Data Danger Zone: Endogeneity, Simultaneity, and Omitted Variable Bias \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 9: Writing up Your Research \ The Abstract \ The Bookends \ The Results: Conventions of Reporting and Discussing Quantitative Analysis \ Discussing Qualitative Evidence and Claims \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Part III: Post Paper Processes \ Chapter 10: Practicing Peer Review \ Writing Without Whining \ Self-Editing \ Practicing Peer Review \ Writing Your Review of Peer Research \ Postlude \ Key Terms \ Chapter 11: Posters, Presentations, and Publishing \ Presentations \ Posters \ Slip 'n' Slide \ Post-Paper Possibilities \ Brief Remarks on Graduate Study in Political Science and International Relations \ Postlude"CQ Press296978-1-4833-6963-118.99
A Stata Companion to Political AnalysisThird EditionPhilip H. Pollock III28-Feb-15"Popular for its speed, flexibility, and attractive graphics, Stata is a powerful tool for political science students. With Pollock's third edition, students quickly learn Stata with step-by-step instruction, more than 50 exercises, customized datasets, annotated screen shots, boxes that highlight Stata's special capabilities, and guidance on using Stata to read raw data."CQ Press0978-1-4522-4042-837.99
Advancing the StoryJournalism in a Multimedia WorldThird EditionDebora Halpern Wenger and Deborah Potter31-Oct-14"This fully updated Third Edition of Advancing the Story builds on the essential strengths of the original text by providing clear instruction on reporting and producing for multiple platforms, real-world examples, advice from professional journalists and exercises to stimulate additional conversations. By focusing on the skills journalists need to leverage social media and capitalize on the use of mobile devices, the authors explore the role data-driven journalism is playing in the profession. Throughout the book, new screen shots, images, research and examples of broadcast and multimedia reporting bring concepts to life. Additionally, a greater emphasis on journalism ethics permeates the book, with each chapter now including a series of discussion starters to ensure that students consider the ethical implications of their journalistic decisions."Chapter 1: The Multimedia Mind-Set \ Multimedia Basics \ Media on Demand \ Technology Changes Content \ The Best of Broadcast \ The Power of Text \ The Originality of Online \ More From Mobile \ Focus on the Future \ Chapter 2: Finding the Story \ Story Building Blocks \ Story Ideas \ Reporting Tools \ Sources \ Interviews \ Types of Interviews \ Interview Ground Rules \ Note Taking \ Getting It Right \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 3: Newsgathering: Broadcast \ Sound \ Video \ Lighting \ On-Camera Interviews \ Nonvisual Stories \ Natural Sound Stories \ Working Alone \ Teamwork \ Undercover Reporting \ Tools of the Trade \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 4: Newsgathering: Multimedia \ Thinking Across Platforms \ Online Audio \ Online Video \ Photos \ Links \ Graphics \ Searching Online \ Computer-Assisted Reporting \ Investigative Reporting \ Chapter 5: Writing The Story: Broadcast \ Finding the Focus \ Planning Your Story \ Story Structure \ Beginnings and Endings \ Watch Your Words \ Accuracy \ Revising Your Story \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 6: Writing The Story: Multimedia \ Understanding Audience \ How People Use the Web \ Writing for the Web \ Converting Stories for the Web \ Search Engine Optimization \ Writing for Social Media \ Moving Into Mobile \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 7: Storytelling: Broadcast \ Broadcast Story Types \ Planning \ Choosing Sound \ Choosing Video \ Writing to Sound \ Writing to Video \ Editing \ Graphics \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 8: Storytelling: Multimedia \ Slide Shows \ Interactive Graphics \ Mobile Storytelling \ Beat Blogging \ Live Blogging \ The Multimedia Advantage \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 9: Producing: Broadcast \ The Journalist Producer \ Show Choreography \ Audience and Ratings \ Newscast Teases \ Social Media in the Newscast \ Newscasts of the Future \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 10: Producing: Multimedia \ Continuous Production Mode \ The Multimedia Producer \ Growing Web Audience \ User-Generated Content \ Planning the Multimedia Story \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 11: Delivering The News \ Voicing \ Stand-Ups \ Live Shots \ Debriefers \ Podcasting \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 12: Multimedia Ethics \ Thinking About Ethics \ Multimedia Issues \ Corrections \ Transparency and Bias \ Advertising and Public Relations \ Plagiarism and Copyright \ Digital Manipulation \ Blogging \ Social Media \ Comments \ Multimedia Solutions \ Diversity \ Taking It Home \ Chapter 13: Getting Ready For The Real World \ Multimedia Job Searches \ Job Applications \ Interviews \ The Journalism Business \ Taking It HomeCQ Press432IC978-1-4833-5100-131.99
Congressional Roll Call"A Chronology and Analysis of Votes in the House and Senate 113th Congress, First Session"2013CQ Roll Call30-Nov-14Congressional Roll Call 2013 is the definitive reference source of congressional voting information. Its objective and authoritative approach presents a member-by-member survey and analysis of every roll call vote taken in the House and Senate during 2013.CQ Press978-1-4833-4789-960
Congressional Staff Directory Fall 2014101stJoel Treese30-Nov-14CQ Press978-0-872896-28-4250
Washington Information Directory2014-2015CQ Press30-Sep-14"Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. It also includes dozens of resource boxes on particular topics and organization charts for federal agencies and NGOs. With more than 10,000 listings, the 2014- 2015 edition of Washington Information Directory features concise organization descriptions and contact information for: Federal departments and agencies Congressional members, committees, and organizations Nongovernmental and international organizations Courts and judiciary organizations As well as contact information for: Governors and other state officials U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats"CQ Press1000978-1-4833-4792-9120
Historic Documents of 2013CQ Press30-Sep-14"For more than 40 years the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting full primary documents and excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 70 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and surveys, to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more. Historic Documents is renowned for the well-written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year's events in context, and each document or group of documents is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. Full-source citations are provided. Readers have easy access to material through a detailed, thematic table of contents and a cumulative five-year index that directs them to related material in earlier volumes.""For more than 40 years the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 70 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and surveys, to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more. Historic Documents is renowned for the well written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year's events in context, and each document or group of documents is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. Full-source citations are provided. Readers have easy access to material through a detailed, thematic table of contents and a cumulative five-year index that directs them to related material in earlier volumes."CQ Press712978-1-4833-4787-5120
Congress and the Nation 2009-2012Politics and Policy in the 111th and 112th CongressesVolume XIIIDave Tarr30-Nov-14"Chronicling the highly partisan and polarized environment during the historic first term of President Barack Obama, Congress and the Nation 2009-2012 Volume XIII is the most authoritative reference on congressional law-making and trends during the 111th and 112th Congresses. The newest edition in this award-winning series documents the most fiercely debated issues during this period, including: Stimulus spending in the wake of financial crisis The controversial reform of the U.S. healthcare system Showdowns over raising the national debt ceiling Extensions of tax cuts and unemployment compensation Confirmation of two new female members of the U.S. Supreme Court Overhaul of financial industry regulations Repeal of the 'don't ask, don't tell"" law banning openly gay armed forces personnel from military service This acclaimed resource also covers the shift in partisan control of the U.S. House after the 2010 midterm election and the subsequent gridlock for lawmaking in the 112th Congress. Organized by policy area, each chapter summarizes the legislative activity, including a chronology and legislative history of the bills passed and the major provisions of the final laws. No other source guides readers seamlessly through the policy output of the national legislature with the breadth, depth, and authority of Congress and the Nation. This must-have reference for all academic libraries meets the needs of the full spectrum of users, from lower-level undergraduates through researchers and faculty.""Chronicling the highly partisan and polarized environment during the historic first term of President Barak Obama, Congress and the Nation 2009-2012 is the most authoritative reference on congressional law-making and trends during the 111th and 112th Congresses. The newest edition in this award-winning series documents the most fiercely debated issues during this period, including: Stimulus spending in the wake of financial crisis The controversial reform of the U.S. healthcare system Showdowns over raising the national debt ceiling Extensions of tax cuts and unemployment compensation Confirmation of two new female members of the U.S. Supreme Court Overhaul of financial industry regulations Repeal of the 'don't ask, don't tell"" law banning openly gay armed forces personnel from military service This acclaimed resource also covers the shift in partisan control of the U.S. House after the 2010 midterm election and the subsequent gridlock for lawmaking in the 112th Congress. Organized by policy area, each chapter summarizes the legislative activity, including a chronology and legislative history of the bills passed and the major provisions of the final laws. No other source guides readers seamlessly through the policy output of the national legislature with the breadth, depth, and authority of Congress and the Nation. This must-have reference for all academic libraries meets the needs of the full spectrum of users, from lower-level undergraduates through researchers and faculty."01. Politics and National Issues \ 02. Economic Policy \ 02A. Economic Policy: Financial Crisis \ 03. Homeland Security \ 04: Foreign Policy \ 05. Defense Policy \ 06. Transportation and Commerce \ 07. Energy and Environment \ 08. Agricultural Policy \ 09. Health and Human Services \ 10. Education Policy \ 11. Housing and Urban Aid \ 12. Labor and Pensions \ 13. Law and Justice \ 13A. Supreme Court \ 14. General Government \ 15. Inside Congress \ 16. The Obama Presidency \ AppendixCQ Press1080978-1-4522-7034-0235210
Essential Social PsychologyThird EditionRichard J Crisp and Rhiannon N Turner27-Sep-14"From aggression to altruism, prejudice to persuasion, Essential Social Psychology introduces you to the discoveries and debates that define social psychology today. It covers both classic and cutting-edge studies and provides plenty of real-life examples, graphics and illustrations, to help you get a good understanding of the subject and learn how to apply what you have learnt in your day-to-day interactions. An extensive range of learning aids including a glossary, summary sections and memory maps help to define what you need to understand and check retention at specific milestones throughout your study. New to the Third Edition: a new full-colour design new chapters on research methods and applications coverage of a wide range of methodological approaches, from neuroscience to evolution, and from quantitative to critical perspectives an enhanced companion website, with a multiple-choice question test bank, YouTube videos and links to related journal content.""Chapter 1: History, Methods and Approaches \ Chapter 2: Attribution \ Chapter 3: Social Cognition \ Chapter 4: Attitudes \ Chapter 5: Social Influence \ Chapter 6: Group Processes \ Chapter 7: Self and Identity \ Chapter 8: Prejudice \ Chapter 9: Intergroup Relations \ Chapter 10: Aggression \ Chapter 11: Prosocial Behaviour \ Chapter 12: Affiliation and Attraction \ Chapter 13: Friendship and Love \ Chapter 14: Applications"SAGE Publications Ltd568Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7076-9110978-1-4462-7077-635.99978-1-4739-0836-935.99
Methodological Innovations in Social PsychologyFive-Volume SetHarry T. Reis25-Oct-14"A hallmark of contemporary social psychology is the methodological inventiveness of its researchers. Social psychologists are relentless in their pursuit of novel methods with which to advance their understanding of social behavior. Indeed, some of the most important new methods of the past three decades have come out of social psychological laboratories, and the result is the rapid advance of the social psychological toolbox. This five-volume collection brings together a diverse assortment of the most important contributions in this area, combining methodology with substantive empiricism, and including papers that represent many of the most important methodological innovations to emerge from the past few decades of research. Compiled and introduced by a leading voice in the field, this major work has been created to serve as a far-reaching and conceptually broad resource for scholars worldwide. Volume One: Lab Methods for Studying Social Cognitive Processes Volume Two: Lab Methods for Studying Other Social-Psychological Processes Volume Three: Methods for Studying Social Psychological Processes in Naturalistic Settings Volume Four: Quantitative Tools and Applications: Classic Issues and Approaches Volume Five: Quantitative Tools and Applications: Contemporary Innovations""VOLUME ONE: LAB METHODS FOR STUDYING SOCIAL COGNITIVE PROCESSES \ A Lady in Distress: Inhibiting Effects of Friends and Strangers on Bystander InterventionBibb Latane and Judith Rodin \ Mood and Persuasion a Cognitive Response AnalysisHerbert Bless, Gerd Bohner, Norbert Schwarz and Fritz Strack \ Subliminal Mere Exposure: Specific, General, and Diffuse EffectsJennifer Monahan, Sheila Murphy and R. Zajonc \ Ego Depletion: Is the Active Self a Limited Resource?Roy Baumeister et al. \ Category Accessibility and Impression FormationE. Tory Higgins, William Rholes and Carl Jones \ Automaticity of Social Behavior: Direct Effects of Trait Construct and Stereotype Activation on ActionJohn Bargh, Mark Chen and Lara Burrows \ Emotion Congruence in PerceptionPaula Niedenthal and Marc Setterlund \ Social Psychological Procedures for Cognitive Response Assessment: The Thought-Listing TechniqueJohn Cacioppo and Richard Petty \ Naturalistic Social Cognition: Empathic Accuracy in Mixed-Sex DyadsWilliam Ickes et al. \ Attitudes towards Objects as Predictors of Single and Multiple Behavioral CriteriaMartin Fishbein and Icek Ajzen \ Measuring Individual Differences in Implicit Cognition: The Implicit Association TestAnthony Greenwald, Debbie McGhee and Jordan Schwartz \ The Go/No-Go Association TaskBrian Nosek and Mahzarin Banaji \ On the Automatic Activation of AttitudesRussell Fazio et al. \ An Inkblot for Attitudes: Affect Misattribution as Implicit MeasurementB. Keith Payne et al. \ Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Implicit Measures and Their Frequently Supposed, but Not Entirely Correct AnswersBertram Gawronski \ The Bogus Pipeline: A New Paradigm for Measuring Affect and AttitudeEdward Jones and Harold Sigall \ VOLUME TWO: METHODS FOR STUDYING OTHER SOCIAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN THE LABORATORY \ The Road to Agreement: Subgroup Pressures in Small Group Consensus ProcessesWilliam Godwin and Frank Restle \ Social Categorization and Intergroup BehaviourHenri Tajfel et al. \ Cooperative and Competitive Behavior in Mixed-Motive GamesPhilip Gallo, Jr and Charles McClintock \ Behavior, Communication, and Assumptions about Other People's Behavior in a Commons Dilemma SituationRobyn Dawes, Jeanne McTavish and Harriet Shaklee \ Cyberball: A Program for Use in Research on Interpersonal Ostracism and AcceptanceKipling Williams and Blair Jarvis \ The Experimental Generation of Interpersonal Closeness: A Procedure and Some Preliminary FindingsArthur Aron et al. \ Emotion Elicitation Using FilmsJames Gross and Robert Levenson \ Looking at Pictures: Affective, Facial, Visceral, and Behavioral ReactionsPeter Lang et al. \ A Psychometric Evaluation of the Facial Action Coding System for Assessing Spontaneous ExpressionMichael Sayette et al. \ Electromyographic Activity over Facial Muscle Regions Can Differentiate the Valence and Intensity of Affective ReactionsJohn Cacioppo et al. \ Subjective, Physiological, and Behavioral Effects of Threat and Challenge AppraisalJoe Tomaka et al. \ Effects of Task Strain, Social Conflict, and Emotional Activation on Ambulatory Cardiovascular Activity: Daily Life Consequences of Recurring Stress in a Multiethnic Adult SampleThomas Kamarck et al. \ The 'Trier Social Stress Test' - A Tool for Investigating Psychobiological Stress Responses in a Laboratory SettingClemens Kirschbaum, Karl-Martin Pirke and Dirk Hellhammer \ The Pain of Social Disconnection: Examining the Shared Neural Underpinnings of Physical and Social PainNaomi Eisenberger \ Self-Regulatory Depletion Increases Emotional Reactivity in the AmygdaleDylan Wagner and Todd Heatherton \ Attitudes to the Right: Evaluative Processing Is Associated with Lateralized Late Positive Event Related Brain PotentialsJohn Cacioppo, Stephen Crites, Jr and Wendi Gardner \ Immersive Virtual Environment Technology as a Methodological Tool for Social PsychologyJim Blascovich et al. \ Marital Interaction and Satisfaction: A Longitudinal ViewJohn Gottman and Lowell Krokoff \ TEMPO: A Time-based System for Analysis of Group Interaction ProcessGail Clark Futoran, Janice Kelly and Joseph McGrath \ A Basic Paradigm for the Study of Unstructured Dyadic InteractionWilliam Ickes \ Stimulus Sampling and Social Psychological ExperimentationGary Wells and Paul Windschitl \ VOLUME THREE: METHODS FOR STUDYING SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN NATURALISTIC SETTINGS \ Some Evidence for Heightened Sexual Attraction under Conditions of High AnxietyDonald Dutton and Arthur Aron \ Reducing Intergroup Prejudice and Conflict Using the Media: A Field Experiment in RwandaElizabeth Levy Paluck \ Methodological Issues in Psychological Research on CultureFons Van de Vijver and Kwok Leung \ Back-Translation for Cross-Cultural ResearchRichard Brislin \ Measurement in Cross-Cultural Psychology a Review and Comparison of StrategiesC. Harry Hui and Harry Triandis \ Diary Methods: Capturing Life as It Is LivedNiall Bolger, Angelina Davis and Eshkol Rafaeli \ Now and Then, Them and Us, This and That: Studying Relationships across Time, Partner, Context, and PersonShelly Gable and Harry Reis \ The Ecology of Adolescent Activity and ExperienceMihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Reed Larson and Suzanne Prescott \ Studying Social Interaction with the Rochester Interaction RecordHarry Reis and Ladd Wheeler \ A Survey Method for Characterizing Daily Life Experience: The Day Reconstruction MethodDaniel Kahneman et al. \ The Electronically Activated Recorder (EAR): A Device for Sampling Naturalistic Daily Activities and ConversationsMatthias Mehl et al. \ The Psychological Meaning of Words: LIWC and Computerized Text Analysis MethodsYla Tausczik and James Pennebaker \ Putting Stress into Words: Health, Linguistic, and Therapeutic ImplicationsJames Pennebaker \ A Review of Facebook Research in the Social SciencesRobert Wilson, Samuel Gosling and Lindsay Graham \ Happy Tweets: Christians Are Happier, More Socially Connected, and Less Analytical than Atheists on TwitterRyan Ritter el al. \ The Smartphone Psychology ManifestoGeoffrey Miller \ Should We Trust Web-based Studies? A Comparative Analysis of Six Preconceptions about Internet QuestionnairesSamuel Gosling et al. \ Incentives in Web Studies: Methodological Issues and a ReviewAnja Göritz \ Amazon's Mechanical Turk a New Source of Inexpensive, Yet High-Quality, Data?Michael Buhrmester, Tracy Kwang and Samuel Gosling \ VOLUME FOUR: CLASSIC ISSUES AND APPROACHES IN SOCIAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL METHODS \ Factors Relevant to the Validity of Experiments in Social SettingsDonald Campbell \ Convergent and Discriminant Validation by the Multitrait-Multimethod MatrixDonald Campbell and Donald Fiske \ External Validity Is More Than Skin Deep: Some Answers to Criticisms of Laboratory ExperimentsLeonard Berkowitz and Edward Donnerstein \ In Defense of External InvalidityDouglas Mook \ Research in the Psychological Laboratory Truth or Triviality?Craig Anderson, James Lindsay and Brad Bushman \ On the Social Psychology of the Psychological ExperimentMartin Orne \ On the Social Psychology of the Psychological Experiment: The Experimenter's Hypothesis as Unintended Determinant of Experimental ResultsRobert Rosenthal \ Instructional Manipulation Checks: Detecting Satisficing to Increase Statistical PowerDaniel Oppenheimer, Tom Meyvis and Nicolas Davidenko \ Deception in Psychological Research When Is Its Use Justified?Larry Christensen \ College sophomores in the Lab: Influences of a Narrow Data Base on Social Psychology's View of Human NatureDavid Sears \ Psychology as the Science of Self-Reports and Finger Movements: Whatever Happened to Actual Behavior?Roy Baumeister, Kathleen Vohs and David Funder \ The Strong Situation HypothesisWilliam Cooper and Michael Withey \ Aggregation and Beyond: Some Basic Issues on the Prediction of BehaviorSeymour Epstein \ Social Class and the Use of Professional Help for Personal Problems: 1957 and 1976Richard Kulka, Joseph Veroff and Elizabeth Douvan \ The Impact of the Gulf War on the Ingredients of Presidential Evaluations: Multidimensional Effects of Political InvolvementJon Krosnick and Laura Brannon \ VOLUME FIVE: QUANTITATIVE TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS: CONTEMPORARY INNOVATIONS \ Campbell's and Rubin's Perspectives on Causal InferenceStephen West and Felix Thoemmes \ Cross-Group Friendships and Intergroup Attitudes a Meta-Analytic ReviewKristin Davies et al. \ The Relative Benefits of Meta-Analysis Conducted with Individual Participant Data versus Aggregated DataHarris Cooper and Erika Patall \ Social Context, Coping Strategies, and Depressive Symptoms: An Expanded Model with Cardiac PatientsCharles Holohan et al. \ Interpersonal Attraction in the Absence of Explicit Attitudinal InformationRick Hoyle \ The Mediator-Moderator Variable Distinction in Social Psychological Research: Conceptual, Strategic, and Statistical ConsiderationsReuben Baron and David Kenny \ Mediation in Experimental and Nonexperimental Studies: New Procedures and RecommendationPatrick Shrout and Niall Bolger \ Establishing a Causal Chain: Why Experiments Are Often More Effective than Mediational Analyses in Examining Psychological ProcessesSteven Spencer, Mark Zanna and Geoffrey Fong \ An Introduction to Multilevel Modeling for Social and Personality PsychologyJohn Nezlek \ The Actor-Partner Interdependence Model: A Model of Bidirectional Effects in Developmental StudiesWilliam Cook and David Kenny \ Detecting, Measuring, and Testing Dyadic Patterns in the Actor-Partner Interdependence ModelDavid Kenny and Thomas Ledermann \ The Social Relations ModelDavid Kenny and Lawrence La Voie \ He Said, She Said a Quasi-Signal Detection Analysis of Daily Interactions between Close Relationship PartnersShelly Gable, Harry Reis and Geraldine Downey \ The Truth and Bias Model of JudgmentTessa West and David Kenny \ In Search of Underlying Dimensions: The Use (and Abuse) of Factor Analysis in Personality and Social Psychology BulletinDaniel Russell \ Mean and Covariance Structures (MACS) Analyses of Cross-Cultural Data: Practical and Theoretical IssuesTodd Little \ Social Network Analysis \ Network Analysis in the Social SciencesStephen Borgatti et al. \ Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis over 20 Years in the Framingham Heart StudyJames Fowler and Nicholas Christakis"SAGE Library in Social PsychologySAGE Publications Ltd2090Boxed Set978-1-4462-9554-0825750
Social Psychology of EmotionDarren Ellis and Ian Tucker27-Feb-15"The study of emotion tends to breach traditional academic boundaries and binary linguistics. It requires multi-modal perspectives and the suspension of dualistic conventions to appreciate its complexity. This book analyses historical, philosophical, psychological, biological, sociological, post-structural, and technological perspectives of emotion that Ellis argues are important for a viable social psychology of emotion. It begins with early ancient philosophical conceptualisations of pathos and ends with analytical discussions of the transmission of affect which permeate the digital revolution."Introduction \ Two Ancient Theories of Emotion \ Medievil Theologies and Emotion \ Enlightenment Philosophies of Emotion \ The History and Development of 20th Century Psychology of Emotion \ Group Psychology and Emotion \ Biological Understandings of Emotion \ Sociological Understandings of Emotion \ Emotion Talk: Theories and Analysis \ Affect Theory: Post-Structuralist Accounts \ Digital EmotionSAGE Publications Ltd208Supplementary TextE978-1-4462-5478-375978-1-4462-5479-024.99978-1-4739-1184-024.99
An Introduction to Social PsychologyGlobal PerspectivesJames Alcock and Stan Sadava23-Aug-14"'I found this text to be well laid out and very comprehensible - engaging and user-friendly. For the undergraduate students that I teach, this text is concise and pitched at the right level. I appreciate the turn towards some critical perspectives within social psychology to encourage the student's critical mentality' - Dr Joe Hinds, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Canterbury Christ Church University This international textbook has been written to introduce students from all countries and backgrounds to the exciting field of social psychology. Based on classic and cutting-edge scholarship from across the world, An Introduction to Social Psychology encourages mastery of the basics as well as critical thinking. In addition to core topics like attraction, group dynamics, attitudes and prejudice, it offers: chapters on crowd behaviour and applied social psychology discussion of new means of social interaction, including social media relevant insights from social neuroscience, evolutionary theory and positive psychology a companion website featuring extensive additional resources for students and instructors. An Introduction to Social Psychology is essential reading for students taking a first course in social psychology.""Part I: Introducing Social Psychology \ Chapter 1: Studying Social Behaviour \ Part II: Understanding Your Social World \ Chapter 2: Social Perception and Cognition \ Chapter 3: The Social Self \ Chapter 4: Attitudes, Ideologies and Values \ Part III: Influencing Others \ Chapter 5: Attitude Change \ Chapter 6: Social Influence \ Chapter 7: Language and Communication \ Part IV: Friends and Enemies \ Chapter 8: Interpersonal Attraction and Close Relationships \ Chapter 9: Prosocial Behaviour \ Chapter 10: Cooperation and Conflict \ Chapter 11: Aggression \ Part V: People in Groups \ Chapter 12: Social Identity, Groups, Leadership \ Chapter 13: Prejudice \ Chapter 14: Crowds and Collective Behaviour \ Part VI: Social Psychology in Action \ Chapter 15: Applied Social Psychology"SAGE Publications Ltd656Core TextE978-1-4462-5618-3120978-1-4462-5619-038.99978-1-4739-0736-238.99
Biological Psychology"Suzanne Higgs, Alison Cooper, Jonathan Lee and Mike Harris"29-Nov-14"Written to guide undergraduate students new to brain and behaviour through the key biological concepts that determine how we act, Biological Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject. It includes detailed coverage of sensation, movement, sleep, eating and emotions, with further chapters on the biological basis of psychological disorders and the effects of drug-taking. Uniquely, the authors emphasise the importance of learning and memory as a key thread throughout and include advanced chapters on key research areas that push discussion further and encourage critical thinking, making this book appropriate for undergraduates studying biological psychology at any level. Key features include: 'Spotlights' offering insights into key areas of research that expose the most important developing issues in the field today A clear structure including roadmaps and key points for each chapter to ease navigation through the book and understanding of the links between concepts Full colour presentation to bring the topics to life through clear and comprehensive illustrations and diagrams A companion website available on publication with a range of materials for instructors and students""Chapter 1: Structure and communication in the nervous system \ Chapter 2: Drugs and the nervous system: psychopharmacology \ Spotlight: Individual differences in drugs responses \ Chapter 3: Development, degeneration and recovery in the nervous system \ Spotlight: Behavioural genetics \ Spotlight: Neurodegeneration \ Chapter 4: The importance of experience: learning and memory \ Spotlight: Memory persistence \ Chapter 5: Sensory systems \ Spotlight: Retinal spatial processing \ Chapter 6: Motor control \ Spotlight: Mirror neurons \ Chapter 7: Emotional behaviours \ Spotlight: The neural basis of fear \ Spotlight: Too much emotion? Post-traumatic stress disorder and drug addiction \ Chapter 8: Motivated behaviours \ Spotlight: Sleep \ Spotlight: Obesity \ Chapter 9: Psychological disorders \ Spotlight: Schizophrenia"SAGE Publications Ltd528Core TextE978-0-85702-261-5120978-0-85702-262-239.99978-1-4739-0898-739.99
Essential PsychologySecond Edition"Philip Banyard, Gayle Dillon, Christine Norman and Belinda Winder"28-Feb-15"This comprehensive introductory text is relevant for both the specialist and non-specialist psychology student, challenging those who studied psychology before university while remaining accessible to those who did not. The 2nd edition: Gives students a firm foundation in all areas covered on accredited British Psychological Society degree courses Is also designed for students on introductory Psychology courses outside of the UK, especially in Northern Europe Includes new chapters on psychopathology, research methods, language, motivation and emotion, lifespan development, health psychology, forensic psychology and critical social psychology Relates theory to the real world to help students think about where they will employ their degree after undergraduate study""The Foundations of Modern Psychology: What We Know About Human Beings \ Once Upon a Time: The Evolution of Human Behaviour \ How Psychology Became a Science \ Issues and Debates in Psychology \ Doing Psychological Research \ Cognitive Psychology: How We Think and Make Sense of the World \ Memory \ An Introduction to Sensation, Perception and Attention \ Thinking and Problem Solving \ Language \ Biological Psychology: How Our Brains Affect Our Behaviour \ The Human Nervous System: Functional Anatomy \ Communication within the Brain \ Brain and Behaviour: Sex Differences \ Motivation and Emotion \ Social Psychology: How We Interact with Each Other \ Behaviour within Groups \ Behaviour between Groups \ Social Judgements and Behaviour \ Critical Social Psychology \ Developmental Psychology: How We Grow and Change \ Development during the Early Years \ Development during the School Years \ Atypical Child Development \ Adolescence, Adulthood and Ageing \ The Psychology of Individual Differences: How We Know and Measure Our Individuality \ Personality \ Intelligence: Measuring the Mind \ Self \ Applied Psychology: How We Use Psychology \ Psychopathology: Theories and Causes \ Psychological Interventions \ Health Psychology \ Forensic Psychology"SAGE Publications Ltd570Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7481-195978-1-4462-7482-835.99
Neurodevelopmental DisordersFive-Volume SetMichael Thomas and Annette Karmiloff-Smith27-Sep-14"The study of developmental disorders is an enormous and intrinsically multi-disciplinary field of research. The articles in this five-volume collection cover the myriad genetic and non-genetic developmental psychopathological conditions which are now known and being researched from a variety of perspectives, from dyslexia to autism and beyond. Covering a broad range of considerations around the topic, the papers in this major work seek to capture historical antecedents, contemporary themes, conceptual issues and cutting-edge methods in the study of human neurodevelopmental disorders. Each volume opens with a contextualising introductory passage written by the editors and the volumes are organised thematically for ease of navigation: Volume One: Disorder Typology and explanatory frameworks Volume Two: Behaviourally defined developmental disorders Volume Three: Genetically defined developmental disorders Volume Four: Developmental disorders and the environment Volume Five: Multi-disciplinary approaches to developmental disorders""VOLUME ONE: DISORDER TYPOLOGY AND EXPLANATORY FRAMEWORKS \ Behavioral Inhibition, Sustained Attention, and Executive Functions: Constructing a Unifying Theory of ADHDRussell Barkley \ A Comparative Study of Infantile Autism and Specific Developmental Receptive Language Disorder: I. The ChildrenLawrence Bartak, Michael Rutter and Antony Cox \ Developmental Aphasia and Brain DamageArthur Benton \ The Effects of Early and Late Brain Injury upon Test Scores, and the Nature of Normal Adult IntelligenceD.O. Hebb \ What Mental Retardation Teaches Us about Typical Development: The Examples of Sequences, Rates, and Cross-Domain RelationsRobert Hodapp and Jacob Burack \ Autistic Disturbances of Affective ContactLeo Kanner \ Development Itself Is the Key to Understanding Developmental DisordersAnnette Karmiloff-Smith \ Developmental DyscalculiaLadislav Kosc \ Language Disorders in ChildhoodEric Lenneberg \ Concepts of Autism: A Review of ResearchMichael Rutter \ Defects of Non-Verbal Auditory Perception in Children with Developmental AphasiaPaula Tallal and M. Piercy \ Cognitive Neuropsychology and Its Application to ChildrenChristine Temple \ Behaviour after Cerebral Lesions in Children and AdultsHans-Lukas Teuber and Rita Rudel \ Using Developmental Trajectories to Understand Developmental DisordersMichael Thomas et al. \ VOLUME TWO: BEHAVIOURALLY DEFINED DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS \ Does the Autistic Child Have a 'Theory of Mind""?Simon Baron-Cohen, Alan Leslie and Uta Frith \ Nonword Repetition as a Behavioural Marker for Inherited Language Impairment: Evidence from a Twin StudyD.V.M. Bishop, T. North and C. Donlan \ A Case-Control Family History Study of AutismP. Bolton et al. \ Delay versus Deviance in the Language Acquisition of Language-Impaired ChildrenSusan Curtiss, William Katz and Paula Tallal \ Schizophrenia: Caused by a Fault in Programmed Synaptic Elimination during Adolescence?I. Feinberg \ Developmental Dyslexia: Four Consecutive Patients with Cortical AnomaliesAlbert Galaburda et al. \ Mathematical Disabilities: Cognitive, Neuropsychological, and Genetic ComponentsDavid Geary \ Ameliorating Early Reading Failure by Integrating the Teaching of Reading and Phonological Skills: The Phonological Linkage HypothesisPeter Hatcher, Charles Hulme and Andrew Ellis \ Developmental Prosopagnosia. A Single Case ReportHelen McConachie \ Adolescence-Limited and Life-Course-Persistent Antisocial Behavior: A Developmental TaxonomyTerrie Moffitt \ Familial Mental RetardationPaul Nichols \ Specific Language Impairment as a Period of Extended Optional InfinitiveMabel Rice, Kenneth Wexler and Patricia Cleave \ Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: The Final Common Pathway of White-Matter Disease/Dysfunction?Byron Rourke \ Very Early Language Deficits in Dyslexic ChildrenHollis Scarborough \ Treatment of Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome with HaloperidolArthur Shapiro and Elaine Shapiro \ Movement Analysis in Infancy May Be Useful for the Early Diagnosis of AutismPhilip Teitelbaum et al. \ VOLUME THREE: GENETICALLY DEFINED DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS \ Dissociation between Language and Cognitive Functions in Williams SyndromeU. Bellugi, S. Marks, A. Bihrle and H. Sabo \ Developmental and Behavioural Characteristics of Cri Du Chat SyndromeK.M. Cornish and J. Pigram \ Verbal Short-Term Memory in Down Syndrome: A Problem of Memory, Audition, or Speech?Christopher Jarrold., Alan Baddeley and Caroline Phillips \ Language and Williams Syndrome: How Intact Is ""Intact""?Annette Karmiloff-Smith et al. \ Observations on an Ethnic Classification of IdiotsJ. Langdon Down \ Les Chromosomes Humains En Culture De TissusM. Jérôme Lejeune, Marthe Gautier and Raymond Turpin \ A Marker X ChromosomeH.A. Lubs \ The Association of Angelman's Syndrome with Deletions within 15q11-13M. Pembrey et al. \ Evidence from Turner's Syndrome of an Imprinted X-Linked Locus Affecting Cognitive FunctionD.H. Skuse et al. \ The 22q11 Deletion SyndromesPeter Scambler \ Reading the Windows to the Soul: Evidence of Domain-Specific Sparing in Williams SyndromeHelen Tager-Flusberg, Jenea Boshart and Simon Baron-Cohen \ Fragile X Syndrome and Attentional De?citsJeremy Turk \ A Syndrome of Infantilism, Congenital Webbed Neck, and Cubitus ValgusHenry Turner \ Praxic and Nonverbal Cognitive Deficits in a Large Family with a Genetically Transmitted Speech and Language DisorderFaranah Vargha-Khadem et al. \ VOLUME FOUR: DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT \ Feral ChildrenSusan Curtiss \ Developmental Disorders and Evolutionary Expectations: Mechanisms of ResilienceBarbara Finlay, Jeremy Yost and Desmond Cheung \ Dopamine Transporter Alterations in ADHD: Pathophysiology or Adaptation to Psychostimulants? A Meta-AnalysisPaolo Fusar-Poli et al. \ The Development of Language-Like Communication without a Language ModelSusan Goldin-Meadow and Heidi Feldman \ Experience and Brain DevelopmentWilliam Greenough, James Black and Christopher Wallace \ American Parenting of Language-Learning Children: Persisting Differences in Family Child Interactions Observed in Natural Home EnvironmentsBetty Hart and Todd Risley \ Skill Formation and the Economics of Investing in Disadvantaged ChildrenJames Heckman et al. \ Systematic Review of Early Intensive Behavioural Interventions for Children with AutismPatricia Howlin, Iliana Magiati and Tony Charman \ Mental Number Line Training in Children with Developmental DyscalculiaK. Kucian et al. \ Early Experience Is Associated with the Development of Categorical Representations for Facial Expressions of EmotionSeth Pollak and Doris Kistler \ Quasi-Autistic Patterns Following Severe Early Global PrivationMichael Rutter et al. \ Development of Left Occipitotemporal Systems for Skilled Reading in Children after a Phonologically-based InterventionBennett Shaywitz et al. \ Language Comprehension in Language-Learning Impaired Children Improved with Acoustically Modified SpeechPaula Tallal et al. \ Cocaine Exposure Is Associated with Subtle Compromises of Infants' and Mothers' Social - Emotional Behavior and Dyadic Features of Their Interaction in the Face-to-Face Still-Face ParadigmE.Z. Tronick et al. \ The Dietary Treatment of PhenylketonuriaL.I. Woolf \ VOLUME FIVE: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS \ Early Cognitive and Language Skills Are Linked to Resting Frontal Gamma Power across the First Three YearsApril Benasich et al. \ Developmental Cognitive Genetics: How Psychology Can Inform Genetics and Vice VersaDorothy Bishop \ Tangled Webs: Tracing the Connections between Genes and CognitionSimon Fisher \ Electrical Brain Responses in Language-Impaired Children Reveal Grammar-Specific DeficitsElisabeth Fonteneau and Heather van der Lely \ From Genes to Behavior in Developmental DyslexiaAlbert Galaburda, et al. \ Dynamic Mapping of Human Cortical Development during Childhood and AdolescenceNitin Gogtay et al. \ The Endophenotype Concept in Psychiatry: Etymology and Strategic IntentionsIrving Gottesman and Todd Gould \ ACORNS: A Tool for the Visualisation and Modelling of Atypical DevelopmentD.G. Moore and R. George \ The Prevalence and Phenomenology of Repetitive Behavior in Genetic SyndromesJoanna Moss et al. \ Deviations in the Emergence of Representations: A Neuroconstructivist Framework for Analysing Developmental DisordersAndrew Oliver et al. \ A Mouse Model for Down Syndrome Exhibits Learning and Behaviour DeficitsRoger Reeves et al. \ Longitudinal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Cortical Development through Early Childhood in AutismCynthia Schumann et al. \ Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Is Characterized by a Delay in Cortical MaturationP. Shaw et al. \ GTF2IRD1 in Craniofacial Development of Humans and MiceMay Tassabehji et al. \ Are Developmental Disorders Like Cases of Adult Brain Damage? Implications from Connectionist ModellingMichael Thomas and Annette Karmiloff-Smith \ A Functional Genetic Link between Distinct Developmental Language DisordersSonja Vernes et al."SAGE Library in Developmental PsychologySAGE Publications Ltd1637Boxed Set978-1-4462-7244-2825750
Brain & BehaviorAn Introduction to Biological PsychologyFourth EditionBob Garrett30-Sep-14"The Fourth Edition of Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behavior, engaging students immediately with easily accessible content. Bob Garrett uses colorful illustrations and thought-provoking facts while maintaining a 'big-picture"" approach that students will appreciate. Don't be surprised when they reach their 'eureka"" moment and exclaim, 'Now I understand what was going on with Uncle Edgar!""""I absolutely love this book. I think it is head and shoulders above any other.... The book is just right. I have used every edition so far and students seem to read it and grasp the concepts well. It is clearly written, well illustrated, and explains concepts in an engaging and understandable way. The text reads like it should - a wonderfully written book. It almost reads like a novel, progressing through the topics with a fluency that is rare. It's perfect for my students.' - Carol L. DeVolder, St. Ambrose University""What is Biopsychology? \ Neural Foundations of Behavior: The Basic Equipment \ Communication Within the Nervous System \ The Organization and Functions of the Nervous System \ The Methods and Ethics of Research \ Motivation and Emotion: What Makes Us Go \ Drugs, Addiction, and Reward \ Motivation and the Regulation of Internal States \ The Biology of Sex and Gender \ Emotion and Health \ Interacting With the World \ Hearing and Language \ Vision and Visual Perception \ The Body Senses and Movement \ Complex Behavior \ Learning and Memory \ Intelligence and Cognitive Functioning \ Psychological Disorders \ Sleep and Consciousness""SAGE Publications, Inc"656E978-1-4522-6095-263
Study Guide to Accompany Bob Garrett's Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological PsychologyFourth EditionBob Garrett30-Sep-14"Revised by Gerald Hough to accompany the Fourth Edition of Bob Garrett's best seller, Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology, the fully updated Student Study Guide provides additional opportunities for student practice and self-testing. Featuring helpful practice exercises, short answer/essay questions, as well as post-test multiple choice questions, the guide helps students gain a complete understanding of the material presented in the main text. Save your students money! Bundle the guide with the main text. Use Bundle ISBN: 978-1-4833-1832-5. The main text, Brain & Behavior: An Introduction to Biological Psychology, Fourth Edition, showcases our rapidly increasing understanding of the biological foundations of behavior, engaging students immediately with easily accessible content. Bob Garrett uses colorful illustrations and thought-provoking facts while maintaining a 'big-picture"" approach that students will appreciate. Don't be surprised when they reach their 'eureka"" moment and exclaim, 'Now I understand what was going on with Uncle Edgar!""""Chapter 1: What is Biopsychology? \ Chapter 2: Communication Within the Nervous System \ Chapter 3: The Organization and Functions of the Nervous System \ Chapter 4: The Methods and Ethics of Research \ Chapter 5: Drugs, Addiction, and Reward \ Chapter 6: Motivation and the Regulation of Internal States \ Chapter 7: The Biology of Sex and Gender \ Chapter 8: Emotion and Health \ Chapter 9: Hearing and Language \ Chapter 10: Vision and Visual Perception \ Chapter 11: The Body Senses and Movement \ Chapter 12: Learning and Memory \ Chapter 13: Intelligence and Cognitive Functioning \ Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders \ Chapter 15: Sleep and Consciousness""SAGE Publications, Inc"280978-1-4833-1618-518.99
Positive PsychologyThe Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human StrengthsThird Edition"Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti and C. R. Snyder"31-Oct-14"The fully updated Third Edition of Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths covers the science and application of positive psychology and presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and strengths through a culturally competent lens. The authors bring positive psychology to life by addressing important issues such as how positive psychology can improve schooling and the workplace, as well as how it can promote flourishing in day-to-day life. Throughout the book, well-crafted exercises allow readers to apply major principles to their own lives. The book also explores various positive conditions within multiple cultural contexts, such as happiness and well-being, and processes related to mindfulness, wisdom, courage, and spirituality.""Offering comprehensive coverage of the science and application of positive psychology and presenting new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths, this volume has a number of key features, including: 'Personal Mini-Experiments' chapter inserts, including new ones in this edition, that help students apply the practice of positive psychology to their daily lives 'Life Enhancement Strategies' features, several of which have been added or revised for this edition, offer change strategies that can be implemented quickly and easily to help students and instructors attain greater connections with others, pursue meaning in their lives, and experience increased life satisfaction Case studies illustrating key concepts, embedded in each chapter, reveal how positive psychological phenomenon occur in the real world. This latest edition: presents the latest research in positive psychology that covers topics such as hope, courage, altruism, and more offers new examples and reflections on current events that are relevant to our current times such as research and statistics regarding the effects of the poor economy on rates of volunteerism provides broader exploration of culture with special consideration given to facets such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, generation, nation of origin, and socio-economic status, among others discusses new applications of mindfulness in a variety of populations and new research elucidating the relationships between the concept of hope and other positive constructs contains an updated companion website with PowerPoint slides, test banks, quizzes and online readings.""Part I: Looking at Psychology from a Positive Perspective \ Chapter 1: Welcome to Positive Psychology \ Building Human Strength: Psychology's Forgotten Mission \ Going From the Negative to the Positive \ Positive Psychology Seeks a Balanced, More Complete View of Human Functioning \ Where We Are Now and What We Will Ask \ A Guide to This Book \ The Big Picture \ Appendix: Movies for Review \ Chapter 2: Eastern and Western Perspectives on Positive Psychology: How 'ME + WE = US' Might Bridge the Gap \ A Matter of Perspective \ Historical and Philosophical Traditions \ Western Influences: Athenian, Judeo- Christian, and Islamic Traditions \ Eastern Influences: Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Hinduism \ East Meets West \ Individualism: The Psychology of ME \ Collectivism: The Psychology of WE \ Different Ways to Positive Outcomes \ Where We Are Going: From ME to WE to US \ ME/WE Balance: The Positive Psychology of US \ Chapter 3: Classifications and Measures of Strengths and Positive Outcomes \ Classifications and Measures of Strengths \ Positive Outcomes for All \ Identifying Strengths and Moving Toward a Vital Balance \ Part II: Positive Psychology in Context \ Chapter 4: The Role of Culture Developing Strengths and Living Well \ Culture and Psychology \ Understanding Culture: A Matter of Perspective \ Positive Psychology: Culture is Everywhere \ Putting Positive Psychology in a Cultural Context \ Final Thoughts on the Complexity of Cultural Influences \ Chapter 5: Living Well at Every Stage of Life \ Resilience in Childhood \ Positive Youth Development \ The Life Tasks of Adulthood \ Successful Aging \ A More Developmental Focus in Positive Psychology \ Part III: Positive Emotional States and Processes \ Chapter 6: The Principles of Pleasure: Understanding Positive Affect, Positive Emotions, Happiness and Well-Being \ Defining Emotional Terms \ Distinguishing the Positive and the Negative \ Positive Emotions: Expanding the Repertoire of Pleasure \ Happiness and Subjective Well-Being: Living a Pleasurable Life \ Moving Toward the Positive \ Chapter 7: Making the Most of Emotional Experiences: Emotion-Focused Coping, Emotional Intelligence, Socioemotional Selectivity, and Emotional Storytelling \ Emotion-Focused Coping: Discovering the Adaptive Potential of Emotional Approach \ Emotional Intelligence: Learning the Skills That Make a Difference \ Socioemotional Selectivity: Focusing in Later Life on Positive Emotions and Emotion-Related Goals \ Emotional Storytelling: The Pennebaker Paradigm as a Means of Processing Intense Negative Emotions \ Emotions and Context \ Working With Emotions to Bring About Positive Change \ An Emotional Balancing Act \ Part IV: Positive Cognitive States and Processes \ Chapter 8: Seeing Our Futures Through Self-Efficacy, Optimism, and Hope \ Putting Temporal Futures in Perspective \ Self-Efficacy \ Hope \ Cultural Caveats About Temporal Perspective \ Appendix A: A Summary of Hope Theories \ Appendix B: Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory Items \ Chapter 9: Wisdom and Courage: Characteristics of the Wise and the Brave \ Becoming and Being Wise \ Theories of Courage \ Becoming and Being Courageous \ Courage Research \ Finding Wisdom and Courage in Daily Life \ Chapter 10: Mindfulness, Flow, and Spirituality: In Search of Optimal Experiences \ Moment-to-Moment Searches \ Mindfulness: In Search of Novelty \ Flow: In Search of Absorption \ Spirituality: In Search of the Sacred \ The Search Continues \ Part V: Prosocial Behavior \ Chapter 11: Empathy and Egotism: Portals to Altruism, Gratitude, and Forgiveness \ Altruism \ Gratitude \ Forgiveness \ Personal Benefits of Altruism, Gratitude, and Forgiveness \ The Societal Implications of Altruism, Gratitude, and Forgiveness \ 'I Have a Dream"": Toward a Kinder, Gentler Humankind \ Appendix A: The Helping Attitude Scale \ Appendix B: The Gratitude Questionnaire - Six Items From GQ-6 \ Appendix C: The Heartland Forgiveness Scale (HFS) \ Appendix D: The Transgression-Related Interpersonal Motivations Scale (TRIM) \ Chapter 12: Attachment, Love, and Flourishing Relationships \ Infant Attachment \ Adult Attachment Security \ Love \ Flourishing Relationships: A Series of Purposeful Positive Relationship Behaviors \ The Neurobiology of Interpersonal Connection \ More on Flourishing Relationships \ Future of Love \ Building a Positive Psychology of Close Relationships \ Part VI. Understanding and Changing Human Behavior \ Chapter 13: Balanced Conceptualizations of Mental Health and Behavior \ Moving Toward Balanced Conceptualizations \ Our Fascination With Abnormal Behavior \ Neglect of the Environment and of the Positive \ The Lack of a Developmental Emphasis \ Understanding Behavior in a Cultural Context \ The Limits of the Categorical Diagnostic System \ Going Beyond the DSM-5 Framework \ Chapter 14: Preventing the Bad and Promoting the Good \ In the Words of a Psychotherapy Client... \ Primary Prevention: 'Stop the Bad Before It Happens"" \ Secondary Prevention (Psychotherapy): 'Fix the Problem"" \ Primary Enhancement: 'Make Life Good"" \ Secondary Enhancement: 'Make Life the Best Possible"" \ The Balance of Prevention and Enhancement Systems \ Appendix A: Effective Secondary Preventions (Psychotherapies) for Adult Problems \ Appendix B: Hope Therapy Worksheet \ Part VII: Positive Environments \ Chapter 15: Positive Schooling and Good Work: The Psychology of Gainful Employment and the Education That Gets Us There \ Teaching as a Calling \ Giving Back to Teachers \ Gainful Employment \ Gainful Employment: Happiness, Satisfaction, and Beyond \ Having or Being a Good Boss \ The Strengths-Based Approach to Work \ Capital at Work \ The Dark Side: Workaholics, Burnouts, and Jobs Lost \ What Can Be Done to Improve Your Work? \ When Work Becomes a Calling: The Tale of a Hospital Orderly \ Appendix A: One Example of Positive Schooling: The StrengthsQuest Program \ Appendix B: Positive Workplaces in Hong Kong: Building Positive Organizations, Engaging the Heart of Employees \ Part VIII: A Positive Look at the Future of Psychology \ Chapter 16: The Future of Positive Psychology: A Conversation Between the Authors \ 'Teachers Can't Get Jobs in the Real World!"" \ 'No Child Left Behind"" and Beyond \ The Components of Positive Schooling""SAGE Publications, Inc"576E978-1-4522-7643-457
Essential Cognitive PsychologyChristopher Sterling4-Mar-15"Understanding Cognitive Psychology gives an accessible and thorough grounding in the key concepts, theories and research studies - the essentials of cognitive psychology - while providing a lively introduction to the major theoretical debates, new approaches, and findings in the discipline. It tells the fascinating story of cognitive psychology but it will also enable students to succeed on a course over the duration of one or two semesters without breaking their backs, bank accounts or their confidence! The key concepts of the field, along with the conceptual structure of all major theories, are explained. The main evidence and arguments supporting or refuting these theories are presented and the link between this evidence and the theories they relate to made clear. Then, where newer studies have put a different spotlight on some of the key concepts or classic theories the author discusses these findings in a provocative and meaningful way without delving too deeply into complex neuro-anatomy or neurophysiology. Complete with a range of other heuristic devices, graphs, diagrams and other visual material to help the understanding of theories, experiments and aids, as well as a companion Website for lecturers and students, this textbook is affordable, essential reading for anyone studying cognitive psychology.""Perception for recognition and action \ Pattern, object and face recognition \ Attention Systems \ Focused and divided attention \ Learning \ Working Memory \ Memory systems \ Memory processes \ Concepts \ Spoken and written language \ Thinking and Reasoning"SAGE Publications Ltd324Core TextE978-1-84860-714-975978-1-84860-715-624.99
Applied Positive PsychologyIntegrated Positive Practice"Tim Lomas, Kate Hefferon and Itai Ivtzan"27-Sep-14"This new textbook - written by the leaders of Europe's pre-eminent MSc in Applied Positive Psychology - offers the very latest cutting-edge theory and research in applied positive psychology. Structured around a pioneering multidimensional model of wellbeing, the book outlines a comprehensive array of practices for improving life. These range from interventions aimed at developing mental and physical functioning, to recommendations for enhancing relationships and reshaping organisational structures. Moreover, the book shows how these practices can be successfully deployed in diverse real-world settings, from the classroom to the workplace.""Introduction \ Chapter 1: Preparing for the Journey \ A map to guide us \ Our motto \ Chapter 2: The Mind \ Consciousness \ Embodiment \ Emotions \ Cognitions \ Awareness+ \ Chapter 3: The Body and the Brain \ Biochemistry \ Neurons \ Neural networks \ The nervous system \ The body \ Chapter 4: Culture and Society \ Microsystem \ Mesosystem \ Exosystem \ Macrosystem \ Ecosystem \ Chapter 5: Childhood and Development \ Pregnancy and birth \ Infancy \ Early childhood \ Positive education \ Positive youth development \ Development throughout adulthood \ Positive aging \ Chapter 6: Occupations and Organisations \ The mind \ The body \ Culture \ Society \ Chapter 7: Religion and Spirituality \ The religion-health connection \ Meditation and Buddhism \ Yoga and Hinduism \ Religion, spirituality, and positive psychology \ Chapter 8: Ethical and Reflective Practice \ Ethical practice \ Reflective practice"SAGE Publications Ltd240Supplementary TextE978-1-4462-9862-675978-1-4462-9863-326.99978-1-4739-0844-426.99
Understanding Cognitive DevelopmentMargaret McGonigle27-Feb-15"Introduction: Studying how the mind grows \ Sensory development and visual perception during early infancy \ Perceptual development during the first year: the multisensory infant \ Sensorimotor development in infancy: gaining control in a physical environment \ Sensorimotor development in infancy: the elements of social interaction \ The emergence of speech \ The acquisition of word meanings and the dawn of phrase speech \ The emergence of sentence structure \ Learning grammar \ Perceptual development after infancy \ Perceptual development and recognition memory \ Memory for scenes, routes and events \ Understanding and reasoning about categories \ Understanding and reasoning about time and space \ Representing other minds and the development of symbolic thought \ Symbolic reasoning and logicomathematical thought"Discoveries & Explanations in Child DevelopmentSAGE Publications Ltd272Core Text978-1-4129-2880-960978-1-4129-2881-618.99
Health Psychology"Theory, Research and Practice"Fourth Edition"David F Marks, Michael Murray, Brian Evans and Emee Vida Estacio"15-Apr-15"Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice has developed a clear reputation as offering a distinct contribution to the field of health psychology. In particular, it is rightly valued for its breadth of overall coverage, its wide international focus as well as its critical orientation. The fourth edition of this textbook has been developed to meet the content needs of courses in an even more rounded manner, to bring the academic concepts and research to life for students through more textbook features and digital enhancements, and to widen its global perspective even further too. Key updates in the fourth edition: - Additional material added on the biopsychosocial model, stress and coping, doctor-patient communication, illness cognitions, quality of life and death and dying. - Key learning outcomes and study questions are introduced at the beginning and close of each chapter. - Lists of figures and tables added at the beginning of the book to help orient the reader. - An enhanced companion website including PowerPoints®, testbanks for instructors and students, as well as online journal articles and video clips related to content in the book. This textbook remains essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in health psychology, either in psychology departments or those in allied health and nursing.""Preface \ HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY IN CONTEXT \ Health psychology as a new field of inquiry \ The macro-social environment and health \ Social inequalities, social justice and health \ Culture and health \ Research methods in health psychology \ HEALTH BEHAVIOUR AND EXPERIENCE \ Sexual health: Theories, models and interventions \ Food, diets and obesity \ Alcohol and drinking \ Tobacco and smoking \ Exercise and activity \ HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION \ Information and communication \ Stress and coping \ Screening and Immunization \ Community and alternative approaches \ ILLNESS EXPERIENCE AND HEALTH CARE \ Representations of illness \ Illness and personality \ Adherence and resistance \ Pain and pain control \ Cancer and chronic diseases"SAGE Publications Ltd656Core New Edition978-1-4462-9506-9100978-1-4462-9507-636.99
"Health, Happiness, and Well-Being"Better Living Through Psychological Science"Steven J. Lynn, William T. O'Donohue and Scott O. Lilienfeld"30-Nov-14"Health, Happiness, and Well-Being provides readers with a panoramic view of what the best psychological science has to offer regarding how to attain physical health and optimum psychological functioning. Students, faculty, general readers, and professionals can rely on the expertise of leading scholars to assist them in evaluating claims and appreciating the influence of popular yet unsubstantiated beliefs in shaping opinions about behavioral health and psychological well-being. Packed with examples drawn from the media and scientific journals, the authors discuss why accurate, up-to-date, and valid health information is vital to achieving the good life."Psychological Science and Well-Being provides students with essential scientific-thinking tools to become knowledgeable consumers of information related to their physical health and optimum psychological functioning. Students are bombarded with information about their well-being that is not based on science. This book allows students to benefit from the research of expert psychologists at the forefront of promoting behavioural health and enhancing the quality of life."Chapter 1: Psychological Science and Well-BeingSteven Jay Lynn, William O'Donohue, and Scott O. Lilienfeld \ Chapter 2: Emotion Regulation: Staying in ControlLorie A. Ritschel and Cynthia L. Ramirez \ Chapter 3: Effective Problem SolvingChristine Maguth Nezu, Arthur M. Nezu, and Sarah Ricelli \ Chapter 4: Understanding and Enhancing Psychological AcceptanceJames D. Herbert and Lynn L. Brandsma \ Chapter 5: Stress, Coping, and Resilience in the Face of AdversityAnthony Papa, Julie Kahler, and Clair Rummel \ Chapter 6: Coping with Chronic PainJoshua R. Dyer, Merry Sylvester, Emily K. Traupman, Jessica L. Mackelprang, and David R. Patterson \ Chapter 7: Chilling Out: Meditation, Relaxation, and YogaAnne Malaktaris, Peter Lemons, Steven Jay Lynn, and Liam Condon \ Chapter 8: Sleeping WellRichard R. Bootzin, Elaine Blank, and Tucker Peck \ Chapter 9: Science Weighs in on ObesityAdria Pearson and Linda W. Craighead \ Chapter 10: Exercise: A Path to Physical and Psychological Well-BeingReed Maxwell and Steven Jay Lynn \ Chapter 11: What Psychological Science Knows About Achieving HappinessS. Katherine Nelson, Jaime L. Kurtz, and Sonja Lyubomirsky \ Chapter 12: Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Treatment: Research and PracticeEmily A. Padgett, Katherine G. Kusner, and Kenneth I. Pargament \ Chapter 13: Building Wisdom and CharacterRobert J. Sternberg \ Chapter 14: Making Marriage (and Other Relationships) WorkMatthew D. Johnson \ Chapter 15: Joys of Loving: Enhancing Sexual ExperiencesRachael Ann Fite \ Chapter 16: Raising our Kids Well: Guidelines for Positive ParentingKeith D. Allen, Mark D Shriver, and Cy Nadler \ Chapter 17: Financial SkillsWilliam O'Donohue and Alexandros Maragakis""SAGE Publications, Inc"472E978-1-4522-0317-122.99
ParentingA Dynamic PerspectiveSecond EditionGeorge W. Holden31-Dec-14"George Holden embraces the idea that parenting is a dynamic process: children affect parents just as much as parents affect children. A multi-level, ecological approach to parenting and childrearing allows a full range of parenting styles and challenges to be addressed; and research is presented in a way that is accessible and interesting but also accurate, current, and intellectually rich. Although written from a psychological perspective, views from other disciplines - including sociology, criminology, anthropology, and paediatrics - are also discussed where appropriate. Major enhancements to this new second edition include two entirely new chapters. Chapter 8 is dedicated to the issues associated with parenting children of preschool age. Chapter 12 deals with issues of socioeconomic stress, violence and abuse, mental illness, and parenting children with special needs. The second edition has also been thoroughly updated throughout with the latest research on key topics.""Part I: Understanding Parents and Child Rearing \ Chapter 1: Introduction: From Beliefs to Evidence \ Authorities' Parenting Beliefs Throughout History \ Other Sources of Parenting Beliefs \ Using Research to Understand Parenting \ Chapter 2: Theoretical Perspectives on Parenting \ Introduction to Theory \ Classical Theories \ Biological/Genetic/Environmental Influences \ Social Learning Theories \ Family Systems Theory \ Developmental Stage Theories \ Chapter 3: Approaches to Parenting Research \ Approaches \ Comparing Approaches \ Chapter 4: The Effects of Parents on Development \ Historical Evidence About Parental Influence \ Associations Between Parenting and Children's Outcomes \ The Behavioral Genetics Challenge \ A New Perspective on How Parents Matter \ Trajectories and Development \ Chapter 5: Determinants of Parenting \ Categories of Determinants \ Cultural and Distal Determinants \ Contextual Determinants \ Stable Characteristics Determinants \ Situational Determinants \ Interrelations Among Determinants \ Part II: Parenting and Development \ Chapter 6: Becoming a Parent \ Deciding to Have a Child \ Getting Pregnant, Staying Pregnant, and Encountering Problems \ Labor and Childbirth \ The Preterm Newborn \ Transitioning to Parenthood \ Parenting the Newborn \ The Problem of Infant Mortality \ Ethical Issues \ Chapter 7: Parenting Infants and Toddlers \ Parenting Infants \ Parenting Toddlers \ Chapter 8: Parenting Preschoolers \ Parenting a Preschooler \ Contemporary Issues \ Chapter 9: Parenting in the Middle Childhood Years \ Parents and Within-Family Interactions \ Parents and External Influences \ Chapter 10: Parenting Adolescents \ Developmental Changes in Adolescence \ Problems for Adolescents and Their Parents \ How Parents Help Teens Navigate Adolescence \ Part III: Contemporary Issues \ Chapter 11: Parenting in Nontraditional Families \ Single Parents \ Adolescent Mothers \ ART Families \ Adoptive Parents \ Gay and Lesbian Parents \ Blended/Step Parents \ Grandparents as Parents \ Foster Parents \ Parenting Emergent Adults \ Chapter 12: Parents at Risk \ Economic Factors \ Parent Context \ Parents of Children with Special Needs \ Chapter 13: Cultural Influences on Parenting \ Parenting in Different Countries \ Cultural Diversity Among North American Parents \ Religion and Parenting \ Chapter 14: Child Maltreatment: When Parenting Goes Awry \ Child Maltreatment Throughout History \ The Many Faces of Child Maltreatment \ Child Maltreatment Across Time and Country \ Protecting Maltreated Children: Foster Parents \ Chapter 15: Social Policy Issues \ The Changing American Family \ The Societal Costs of Family Problems \ Social Policy Responses \ Controversial Social Policy Ideas""SAGE Publications, Inc"440E978-1-4833-4748-659
The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude ChangeSecond EditionGreg Maio and Geoffrey Haddock31-Jan-15"In the 2nd Edition, Greg Maio and Geoffrey Haddock expand on how scientific methods have been used to better understand attitudes and how they change, with updates to reflect the most recent findings. With the aid of a few helpful metaphors, the text provides readers with a grasp of the fundamental concepts for understanding attitudes and an appreciation of the scientific challenges that lay ahead. With plenty of learning aids to help with revision and a new companion website, this textbook is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning or teaching about attitudes. Key features of the new edition: Key Terms, Key Points and Questions to engage students and highlight important areas for revision Research Highlights that illustrate interesting and important case studies and their findings Useful recaps of What we have learned and What do you think? questions at the end of chapters to get students thinking A new Companion Website with useful material for both instructors and students"PART I: Why Do Attitudes Matter? \ Chapter 1: What are Attitudes and How are They Measured? \ Chapter 2: The Three Witches of Attitude \ PART II: What Do Attitudes Do? \ Chapter 3: The Influence of Attitudes on Information Processing and Behavior \ Chapter 4: How Do Attitudes Influence Behavior? \ PART III: What Shapes Attitudes? \ Chapter 5: Cognitive Influences on Attitudes \ Chapter 6: Affective Influences on Attitudes \ Chapter 7: Behavioral Influences on Attitudes \ Chapter 8: Basic Principles in How Attitudes are Shaped \ PART IV: What More is There to Learn? \ Chapter 9: The Internal World \ Chapter 10: The External World \ Chapter 11: An Eye to the FutureSAGE Publications Ltd344Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7225-185978-1-4462-7226-829.99
The Production of RealityEssays and Readings on Social InteractionSixth EditionJodi O'Brien30-Apr-15"Jodi O'Brien's popular book introduces the major theories, concepts, and perspectives of contemporary social psychology in a uniquely engaging manner. Compelling original essays that introduce relevant concepts are followed by a wide-ranging set of readings. By grounding social psychology in student experiences and explaining theories through stories and narratives, this one-of-a-kind book helps students understand the forces that shape their feelings, thoughts, and actions.""SAGE Publications, Inc"432E978-1-4522-1783-357
Statistics for the Behavioral SciencesSecond EditionGregory J. Privitera31-Oct-14"Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, now in its Second Edition, engages students in an ongoing spirit of discovery by illustrating how statistics apply to modern-day research problems. By integrating robust pedagogy as well as screenshots and practical examples for using IBM SPSS® Statistics software, award-winning author Gregory J. Privitera balances statistical theory, computation, and application with the technical instruction needed for students to succeed in the modern era of data collection, analysis, and statistical interpretation. Fully updated with current research and a full-color design, this new edition features even more real-world examples and an updated Student Study Guide with SPSS Workbook.""This text presents a thorough discussion of the material in an engaging style with solid pedagogical elements and end of chapter problems, and uses a mix of real-life examples and research examples to make the material more interesting to students. The book also includes stepped through example problems, checkpoints for comprehension, chapter summaries, a comprehensive suite of end of chapter problems and a mathematics primer in an appendix. Written with a more conversational style and including 'Making Sense' sections, the book helps relate and explain material that is often difficult for students to comprehend. The text also includes real world examples and recent research to illustrate the concepts throughout the book to engage the students is the material.""Part I: Introduction and Descriptive Statistics \ Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics \ 1.1 The Use of Statistics in Science \ 1.2 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics \ 1.3 Research Methods and Statistics \ 1.4 Scales of Measurement \ 1.5 Types of Data \ 1.6 Research in Focus: Types of Data and Scales of Measurement \ 1.7 SPSS in Focus: Entering and Defining Variables \ Chapter 2: Summarizing Data: Frequency Distributions in Tables and Graphs \ 2.1 Why Summarize Data? \ 2.2 Frequency Distributions for Grouped Data \ 2.3 Identifying Percentile Points and Percentile Ranks \ 2.4 SPSS in Focus: Frequency Distributions for Quantitative Data \ 2.5 Frequency Distributions for Ungrouped Data \ 2.6 Research in Focus: Summarizing Demographic Information \ 2.7 SPSS in Focus: Frequency Distributions for Categorical Data \ 2.8 Pictorial Frequency Distributions \ 2.9 Graphing Distributions: Continuous Data \ 2.10 Graphing Distributions: Discrete and Categorical Data \ 2.11 Research in Focus: Frequencies and Percents \ 2.12 SPSS in Focus: Histograms, Bar Charts, and Pie Charts \ Chapter 3: Summarizing Data: Central Tendency \ 3.1 Introduction to Central Tendency \ 3.2 Measures of Central Tendency \ 3.3 Characteristics of the Mean \ 3.4 Choosing an Appropriate Measure of Central Tendency \ 3.5 Research in Focus: Describing Central Tendency \ 3.6 SPSS in Focus: Mean, Median, and Mode \ Chapter 4: Summarizing Data: Variability \ 4.1 Measuring Variability \ 4.2 The Range \ 4.3 Research in Focus: Reporting the Range \ 4.4 Quartiles and Intequartiles \ 4.5 The Variance \ 4.6 Explaining Variance for Populations and Samples \ 4.7 The Computational Formula for Variance \ 4.8 The Standard Deviation \ 4.9 What Does the Standard Deviation Tell Us? \ 4.10 Characteristics of the Standard Deviation \ 4.11 SPSS in Focus: Range, Variance, and Standard Deviation \ Part II: Probability and the Foundations of Inferential Statistics \ Chapter 5: Probability \ 5.1 Introduction to Probability \ 5.2 Calculating Probability \ 5.3 Probability and Relative Frequency \ 5.4 The Relationship Between Multiple Outcomes \ 5.5 Conditional Probabilities and Bayes' Theorem \ 5.6 SPSS in Focus: Probability Tables \ 5.7 Probability Distributions \ 5.8 The Mean of a Probability Distribution and Expected Value \ 5.9 Research in Focus: When Are Risks Worth Taking? \ 5.10 The Variance and Standard Deviation of a Probability Distribution \ 5.11 Expected Value and the Binomial Distribution \ 5.12 A Final Thought on the Likelihood of Random Behavioral Outcomes \ Chapter 6: Probability, Normal Distributions, and z Scores \ 6.1 The Normal Distribution in Behavioral Science \ 6.2 Characteristics of the Normal Distribution \ 6.3 Research in Focus: The Statistical Norm \ 6.4 The Standard Normal Distribution \ 6.5 The Unit Normal Table: A Brief Introduction \ 6.6 Locating Proportions \ 6.7 Locating Scores \ 6.8 SPSS in Focus: Converting Raw Scores to Standard z Scores \ 6.9 Going From Binomial to Normal \ 6.10 The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution \ Chapter 7: Probability and Sampling Distributions \ 7.1 Selecting Samples From Populations \ 7.2 Selecting a Sample: Who's in and Who's out? \ 7.3 Sampling Distributions: The Mean \ 7.4 Sampling Distributions: The Variance \ 7.5 The Standard Error of the Mean \ 7.6 Factors that Decrease Standard Error \ 7.7 SPSS in Focus: Estimating the Standard Error of the Mean \ 7.8 APA in Focus: Reporting the Standard Error \ 7.9 Standard Normal Transformations With Sampling Distributions \ Part III: Probability and the Foundations of Inferential Statistics \ Chapter 8: Hypothesis Testing: Significance, Effect Size, and Power \ 8.1 Inferential Statistics and Hypothesis Testing \ 8.2 Four Steps to Hypothesis Testing \ 8.3 Hypothesis Testing and Sampling Distributions \ 8.4 Making a Decision: Types of Error \ 8.5 Testing for Significance: Examples Using the z Test \ 8.6 Research in Focus: Directional Versus Nondirectional Tests \ 8.7 Measuring the Size of an Effect: Cohen's d \ 8.8 Effect Size, Power, and Sample Size \ 8.9 Additional Factors That Increase Power \ 8.10 SPSS in Focus: A Preview for Chapters 9 to 18 \ 8.11 APA in Focus: Reporting the Test Statistic and Effect Size \ Chapter 9: Testing Means: One-Sample and Two-Independent Sample t Tests \ 9.1 Going From z to t \ 9.2 The Degrees of Freedom \ 9.3 Reading the t Table \ 9.4 One Sample t Test \ 9.5 Effect Size for the One Sample t Test \ 9.6 SPSS in Focus: One Sample t Test \ 9.7 Two-Independent Sample t Test \ 9.8 Effect Size for the Two-Independent Sample t Test \ 9.9 SPSS in Focus: Two-Independent Sample t Test \ 9.10 APA in Focus: Reporting the t Statistic and Effect Size \ Chapter 10: Testing Means: Related Samples t Test \ 10.1 Related and Independent Samples \ 10.2 Introduction to the Related Samples t Test \ 10.3 Related Samples t Test: Repeated-Measures Design \ 10.4 SPSS in Focus: The Related Samples t Test \ 10.5 Related Samples t Test: Matched-Pairs Design \ 10.6 Measuring Effect Size for the Related Samples t Test \ 10.7 Advantages for Selecting Related Samples \ 10.8 APA in Focus: Reporting the t Statistic and Effect Size for Related Samples \ Chapter 11: Estimation and Confidence Intervals \ 11.1 Point Estimation and Interval Estimation \ 11.2 The Process of Estimation \ 11.3 Estimation for the One-Sample z Test \ 11.4 Estimation for the One-Sample t Test \ 11.5 SPSS in Focus: Confidence Intervals for the One-Sample t Test \ 11.6 Estimation for the Two-Independent Sample t Test \ 11.7 SPSS in Focus: Confidence Intervals for the Two-Independent Sample t Test \ 11.8 Estimation for the Related Samples t Test \ 11.9 SPSS in Focus: Confidence Intervals for the Related Samples t Test \ 11.10 Characteristics of Estimation: Precisions and Certainty \ 11.11: APA in Focus: Reporting Confidence Intervals \ Part IV: Making Inferences About the Variability of Two or More Means \ Chapter 12. Analysis of Variance: One-Way Between-Subjects Design \ 12.1 Increasing k: A Shift to Analyzing Variance \ 12.2 An Introduction to Analysis of Variance \ 12.3 Sources of Variation and the Test Statistic \ 12.4 Degrees of Freedom \ 12.5 The One-Way Between-Subjects ANOVA \ 12.6 What Is the Next Step? \ 12.7 Post Hoc Comparisons \ 12.8 SPSS in Focus: The One-Way Between-Subjects ANOVA \ 12.9 Measuring Effect Size \ 12.10 APA in Focus: Reporting the F Statistic, Significance, and Effect Size \ Chapter 13: Analysis of Variance: One-Way Within-Subjects (Repeated Measures) Design \ 13.1 Observing the Same Participants Across Groups \ 13.2 Sources of Variation and the Test Statistic \ 13.3 Degrees of Freedom \ 13.4 The One-Way Within-Subjects ANOVA \ 13.5 Post Hoc Comparison: Bonferroni Procedure \ 13.6 SPSS in Focus: The One-Way Within-Subjects ANOVA \ 13.7 Measuring Effect Size \ 13.8 The Within-Subjects Design: Consistency and Power \ 13.9 APA in Focus: Reporting the F Statistic, Significance, and Effect Size \ Chapter 14. Analysis of Variance: Two-Way Between-Subjects Factorial Design \ 14.1 Observing Two Factors at the Same Time \ 14.2 New Terminology and Notation \ 14.3 Designs for the Two-Way ANOVA \ 14.4 Describing Variability: Main Effects and Interactions \ 14.5 The Two-Way Between-Subjects ANOVA \ 14.6 Analyzing Main Effects and Interactions \ 14.7 Measuring Effect Size \ 14.8 SPSS in Focus: The Two-Way Between-Subjects ANOVA \ 14.9 APA in Focus: Reporting Main Effects, Interactions, and Effect Size \ Part V: Making Inferences About Patterns, Frequencies, and Ordinal Data \ Chapter 15. Correlation \ 15.1 The Structure of a Correlational Design \ 15.2 Describing a Correlation \ 15.3 Pearson Correlation Coefficient \ 15.4 SPSS in Focus: Pearson Correlation Coefficient \ 15.5 Assumptions of Tests for Linear Correlations \ 15.6 Limitations in Interpretation: Causality, Outliers, and Restrictions of Range \ 15.7 Alternative to Pearson r: Spearman Correlation Coefficient \ 15.8 SPSS in Focus: Spearman Correlation Coefficient \ 15.9 Alternative to Pearson r: Point-Biserial Correlation Coefficient \ 15.10 SPSS in Focus: Point-Biserial Correlation Coefficient \ 15.11 Alternative to Pearson r: Phi Correlation Coefficient \ 15.12 SPSS in Focus: Phi Correlation Coefficient \ 15.13 APA in Focus: Reporting Correlations \ Chapter 16: Linear Regression and Multiple Regression \ 16.1 From Relationships to Predictions \ 16.2 Fundamentals of Linear Regression \ 16.3 What Makes the Regression Line the Best-Fitting Line? \ 16.4 The Slope and y Intercept of a Straight Line \ 16.5 Using the Method of Least Squares to Find the Best Fit \ 16.6 Using Analysis of Regression to Measure Significance \ 16.7 SPSS in Focus: Analysis of Regression \ 16.8 Using the Standard Error of Estimate to Measure Accuracy \ 16.9 Introduction to Multiple Regression \ 16.10 Computing and Evaluating Significance for Multiple Regression \ 16.11 The Beta Coefficient for Multiple Regression \ 16.12 Evaluating Significance for the Relative Contribution of Each Predictor Variable \ 16.13 SPSS in Focus: Multiple Regression Analysis \ 16.14 APA in Focus: Reporting Regression Analysis \ Chapter 17: Nonparametric Tests: Chi-Square Tests \ 17.1 Tests for Nominal Data \ 17.2 The Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test \ 17.3 SPSS in Focus: The Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test \ 17.4 Interpreting the Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test \ 17.5 Independent Observations and Expected Frequency Size \ 17.6 The Chi-Square Test for Independence \ 17.7 The Relationship Between Chi-Square and the Phi Coefficient \ 17.8 Measures of Effect Size \ 17.9 SPSS in Focus: The Chi-Square Test for Independence \ 17.10 APA in Focus: Reporting the Chi-Square Test \ Chapter 18: Nonparametric Tests: Tests for Ordinal Data \ 18.1 Tests for Ordinal Data \ 18.2 The Sign Test \ 18.3 SPSS in Focus: The Related Samples Sign Test \ 18.4. The Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks T Test \ 18.5 SPSS in Focus: The Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks T Test \ 18.6 The Mann-Whitney U Test \ 18.7 SPSS in Focus: The Mann-Whitney U Test \ 18.8 The Kruskal-Wallis H Test \ 18.9 SPSS in Focus: The Kruskal-Wallis H Test \ 18.10 The Friedman Test \ 18.11 SPSS in Focus: The Friedman Test \ 18.12 APA in Focus: Reporting Nonparametric Tests \ Appendix A: Basic Math Review and Summation Notation \ A.1 Positive and Negative Numbers \ A.2 Addition \ A.3 Subtraction \ A.4 Multiplication \ A.5 Division \ A.6 Fractions \ A.7 Decimals and Percents \ A.8 Exponents and Roots \ A.9 Order of Computation \ A.10 Equations: Solving for x \ A.11 Summation Notation \ Appendix B: Statistical Tables \ Table B.1 The Unit Normal Table \ Table B.2 The t Distribution \ Table B.3 Critical Values for F Distribution \ Table B.4 The Studentized Range Statistic (q) \ Table B.5 Critical Values for the Pearson Correlation \ Table B.6 Critical Values for the Spearman Correlation \ Table B.7 Critical Values of Chi-Square \ Table B.8 Distribution of Binomial Probabilities \ Table B.9 Wilcoxon Signed-Rank T Critical Values \ Table B.10 Critical Values of the Mann-Whitney U \ Appendix C: Chapter Solutions for Even-Numbered Problems""SAGE Publications, Inc"768E978-1-4522-8690-777
Student Study Guide With SPSS Workbook for Statistics for the Behavioral SciencesSecond EditionGregory J. Privitera31-Oct-14"The Student Study Guide With SPSS Workbook for Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition includes a review of chapter learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms, essential statistical formulas, special tips and insights for students, and chapter summaries. To help students practice skills, the guide offers word searches and crossword puzzles for each chapter, extensive practice quizzes linked to chapter learning objectives, and 'SPSS in Focus"" exercises which complement those in the book.""Part I: Introduction and Descriptive Statistics \ Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics \ Chapter 2: Summarizing Data: Frequency Distributions in Tables and Graphs \ Chapter 3: Summarizing Data: Central Tendency \ Chapter 4: Summarizing Data: Variability \ Part II: Probability and the Foundations of Inferential Statistics \ Chapter 5: Probability \ Chapter 6: Probability, Normal Distributions, and z Scores \ Chapter 7: Probability and Sampling Distributions \ Part III: Making Inferences About One or Two Means \ Chapter 8: Hypothesis Testing: Significance, Effect Size, and Power \ Chapter 9: Testing Means: One Sample and Two-Independent Sample t Tests \ Chapter 10: Testing Means: Related-Samples t Test \ Chapter 11: Estimation and Confidence Intervals \ Part IV: Making Inferences About the Variability of Two or More Means \ Chapter 12: Analysis of Variance: One-Way Between-Subjects Design \ Chapter 13: Analysis of Variance: One-Way Within-Subjects (Repeated Measures) Design \ Chapter 14: Analysis of Variance: Two-Way Between-Subjects Factorial Design \ Part V: Making Inferences About Patterns, Frequencies, and Ordinal Data \ Chapter 15: Correlation \ Chapter 16: Linear Regression and Multiple Regression \ Chapter 17: Nonparametric Tests: Chi-Square Tests \ Chapter 18: Nonparametric Tests: Tests for Ordinal Data""SAGE Publications, Inc"512IC978-1-4833-5675-420.99
EmotionAnnett Schirmer30-Sep-14"Emotion is a comprehensive text that integrates traditional psychological theories and cutting-edge neuroscience research to explain the nature and role of emotions in human functioning. Written in an engaging style, the book explores emotions at the behavioral, physiological, mental, and neurofunctional (i.e., chemical, metabolic, and structural) levels, and examines each in a broad context, touching on different theoretical perspectives, regulatory processes, development, and culture, among others. Providing greater insight and depth than existing texts, the book offers a holistic view of the field, giving students a broader understanding of the mechanisms underlying emotions and enabling them to appreciate the role emotions play in their lives. In dedicated chapters, the text covers past and current theories of emotion, individual emotions and their bodily representation, the role of emotions for behavior and cognition, as well as interindividual differences.""Emotion provides a holistic and conceptual view of the field to give students a broader understanding of the mechanisms underlying emotions. The author covers past and current emotion theories, explores individual emotions and their representation in the brain, the role of emotions for behaviour and cognition, and inter-individual differences."Part I: Emotion Theories from Antiquity to Modernity \ Chapter 1: The Passions of the Soul: Early Emotion Theories \ Chapter 2: Brain and Thought Processes as Antecedents to Emotion: Emotion Theories of the 20th century \ Chapter 3: What Is an Emotion? Modern Thoughts and Concepts \ Part II: Foundations for Emotion Research \ Chapter 4: Biological Foundations \ Chapter 5: Methodological Foundations I: Eliciting Emotions \ Chapter 6: Methodological Foundations II: Exploring Emotions \ Part III: Emotions \ Chapter 7: Joy and Positive Emotions \ Chapter 8: Sadness \ Chapter 9: Fear \ Part IV: Emotions and Other Mental Processes \ Chapter 10: Emotion Effects on Cognition \ Chapter 11: Emotion Regulation \ Part V: Intra- and Inter-individual Differences in Emotion \ Chapter 12: Emotions Across the Lifespan \ Chapter 13: Emotions and Sex Differences \ Chapter 14: Emotions and Culture"SAGE Publications, Inc"528E978-1-4522-2625-558
Qualitative Research in PsychologyFive-Volume SetBrendan Gough25-Oct-14"VOLUME ONE: FOUNDATIONS \ Part One: General \ 'What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been': Twenty-Five Years of Qualitative and New Paradigm ResearchYvonna Lincoln \ Qualitative Research and Psychological TheorisingKaren Henwood and Nick Pidgeon \ Premises, Principles, and Practices in Qualitative Research: Revisiting the FoundationsKathy Charmaz \ The Relationship between Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Lessons from Feminist PsychologyChristine Griffin and Ann Phoenix \ Doing Q Methodology: Theory, Method and InterpretationSimon Watts and Paul Stenner \ How Can Systematic Reviews Incorporate Qualitative Research: A Critical PerspectiveMary Dixon Woods et al. \ Qualitative Research as Methodical HermeneuticsDavid Rennie \ Psychological Science in a Postmodern ContextKenneth Gergen \ Part Two: Guidelines \ Evolving Guidelines for Publication of Qualitative Research Studies in Psychology and Related FieldsRobert Elliott, Constance Fischer and David Rennie \ Triangulation Revisited: Strategy of Validation or Alternative?Uwe Flick \ Objectivity and Reliability in Qualitative Analysis: Realist, Contextualist, and Radical Constructionist EpistemologiesAnna Madill, Abbie Jordan and Caroline Shirley \ Judging the Quality of Qualitative Inquiry: Criteriology and Relativism in ActionAndrew Sparkes and Brett Smith \ Criteria for Qualitative Research in PsychologyIan Parker \ Part Three: Diversity \ Qualitative Research and Its Place in Psychological ScienceAnna Madill and Brendan Gough \ The Status of Method: Flexibility, Consistency and CoherenceImmy Hollway and Les Todres \ The Hermeneutics of Faith and the Hermeneutics of SuspicionRuthellen Josselson \ Pluralism in Qualitative Research: From Multiple Methods to Integrated MethodsKerry Chamberlain et al. \ VOLUME TWO: QUALITATIVE DATA COLLECTION \ Language and Meaning: Data Collection in Qualitative ResearchDonald Polkinghorne \ Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study ResearchBent Flyvbjerg \ Part One: Interviews \ The Psychoanalytic Interview as Qualitative ResearchSteinar Kvale \ Qualitative Interviews in Psychology: Problems and PossibilitiesJonathan Potter and Alexa Hepburn \ Online Interviewing in Psychology: Reflections on the ProcessAdam Jowett, Elizabeth Peel and Rachel Shaw \ Part Two: Focus Groups \ Focus Groups in Health Research: Exploring the Meanings of Health and IllnessSue Wilkinson \ 'Could You Please Pass One of Those Leaflets Along?' Exploring Health, Morality and Resistance through Focus GroupsMichele Crossley \ Discursive Psychology, Focus Group Interviews, and Participants CategoriesDerek Edwards and Elizabeth Stokoe \ Part Three: Innovations in Data Collection [E.G. Online, Sensory Methods] \ Exploring the Depilatation Norm: A Qualitative Questionnaire Study of Women's Body Hair RemovalMerran Toerien and Sue Wilkinson \ Ethnography Goes Online: Towards a User-Centred Methodology to Research Interpersonal Communication on the InternetRoser Beneito-Montagut \ 'Entering the Blogosphere': Some Strategies for Using Blogs in Social ResearchNicholas Hookway \ The Power of ThingsJoanna Sheridan and Kerry Chamberlain \ Understanding Illness: Using Drawings as a Research MethodMarilys Guillemin \ Engaging the Senses in Ethnographic Practice: Implications and AdvancesSarah Pink \ Auto-Photography in Aging Studies: Exploring Issues of Identity Construction in Mature BodybuildersCassandra Phoenix \ VOLUME THREE: METHODOLOGIES 1: FROM EXPERIENTIAL TO CONSTRUCTIONIST APPROACHES \ Part One: Phenomenology-Humanistic \ Heuristic Inquiry: The Internal Search to KnowBruce Douglass and Clark Moustakas \ Description vs Interpretation: Competing Alternative Strategies for Qualitative ResearchAmedeo Giorgi \ From Meaning to MethodMax Van Manen \ Research with People: The Paradigm of Co-operative Experiential InquiryP. Reason and J. Heron \ Reflecting on the Development of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis and Its Contribution to Qualitative Research in PsychologyJonathan Smith \ The Personal Experience of Chronic Benign Lower Back Pain: An Interpretative Phenomenological AnalysisMike Osborn and Jonathan Smith \ A Critical Evaluation of the Use of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) in Health PsychologyJoanna Brocki and Alison Wearden \ Part Two: Thematic Analysis \ Using Thematic Analysis in PsychologyVirginia Braun and Victoria Clarke \ Part Three: Grounded Theory \ Grounded Theory Research: Procedures, Canons and Evaluative CriteriaJuliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss \ Discovering Chronic Illness: Using Grounded TheoryKathy Charmaz \ Grounded Theory Methodology: The Pressing Need for a Coherent Logic of JustificationDavid Rennie \ Part Four: Narrative/Psychosocial \ Who Am I? Narration and Its Contribution to Self and IdentityMichael Bamberg \ Narrative Inquiry in Psychology: Exploring the Tensions WithinBrett Smith and Andrew Sparkes \ Connecting Narrative and Social Representation Theory in Health ResearchMichael Murray \ Panic and Perjury: A Psychosocial Exploration of AgencyWendy Hollway and Tony Jefferson \ Taking a Stand: Using Psychoanalysis to Explore the Positioning of Subjects in DiscourseStephen Frosh, Ann Phoenix and Rob Pattman \ Subjectivity or Psycho-Discursive Practices: Investigating Complex Intersectional IdentitiesMargaret Wetherell \ A Psychoanalytic Discursive Psychology: From Consciousness to UnconsciousnessMichael Billig \ VOLUME FOUR: METHODOLOGIES 2: DISCURSIVE AND CRITICAL APPROACHES \ Part One: DA \ Discourse, Knowledge, Materiality, History: Foucault and Discourse AnalysisDerek Hook \ Wham Bam, Am I a Man? Unemployment and MasculinitiesSara Willott and Christine Griffin \ Positioning: The Discursive Production of SelvesBronwyn Davies and Rom Harre \ Language and Causation: A Discursive Action Model of Description and AttributionDerek Edwards and Jonathan Potter \ Doing Actions with Identity Categories: Complaints and Denials in Neighbour DisputesElizabeth Stokoe \ Developments in Discursive PsychologyAlexa Hepburn and Sally Wiggins \ Part Two: DA Debates \ Discourse Analysis Means Doing Analysis: A Critique of Six Analytic ShortcomingsC. Antaki, M. Billig, D. Edwards and J. Potter \ Positioning and Interpretative Repertoires: Conversation Analysis and Post-Structuralism in DialogueMargaret Wetherell \ Natural and Contrived Data: A Sustainable Distinction?Susan Speer \ Being Dead and Being There: Research Interviews, Sharing Hand Cream and the Preference for Analysing 'Naturally Occurring Data'Christine Griffin \ Part Three: Critical/Participatory Methods [Re Marginalised/Minority Groups] \ Re-Membering Exclusions: Participatory Action Research in Public InstitutionsMichelle Fine and Maria Elena Torre \ Participatory Action Research: Psychology and Social ChangeMary Brydon-Miller \ Methodologies of Critical Psychology: Illustrations from the Field of RacismThomas Teo \ Women and Depression: A Case Study of the Influence of Feminism in Canadian PsychologyLinda McMullen and Janet Stoppard \ Warner towards a Queer Research MethodologyDaniel Noam \ Doing Feminist Conversation AnalysisCelia Kitzinger \ VOLUME FIVE: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AND INNOVATIONS \ Methodolatry and Qualitative Health ResearchKerry Chamberlain \ Disintegrating Qualitative ResearchStephen Frosh \ Part One: Reflexivity \ The Role of Reflexivity in Feminist PsychologySue Wilkinson \ Re?exivity and the PsychologistJill Morawski \ Negotiating the Swamp: The Opportunity and Challenge of Reflexivity in Research PracticeLinda Finlay \ A Reflexive Lens: Exploring Dilemmas of Qualitative Methodology through the Concept of ReflexivitySuzanne Day \ Reflexive Research and the Grounding of Analysis: Social Psychology and the Psy-ComplexIan Parker \ Part Two: Ethics \ The Ethics of InterpretationCarla Willig \ Ethics in Action: Consent-Gaining Interactions and Implications for Research PracticeSusan Speer and Elizaeth Stokoe \ Is It the End for Anonymity as We Know It? A Critical Examination of the Ethical Principle of Anonymity in the Context of 21st Century Demands on the Qualitative ResearcherLiz Tilley and Kate Woodthorpe \ Doing Sensitive Research: What Challenges Do Qualitative Researchers Face?Virginia Dickson-Swift et al. \ Confronting the Ethics of Qualitative ResearchSvend Brinkmann and Steinar Kvale \ Part Three: (Re-)Presentation \ In Indigenous Words: Exploring Vignettes as a Narrative Strategy for Presenting the Research Voices of Aboriginal Community MembersAmy Blodgett et al. \ Making Qualitative Research Reports Less Boring: The Techniques of Writing Creative NonfictionDarrel Caulley \ Sporting Spinal Cord Injuries, Social Relations, and Rehabilitation Narratives: An Ethnographic Creative Non-Fiction of Becoming Disabled through SportBrett Smith"SAGE Benchmarks in PsychologySAGE Publications Ltd1784Boxed Set978-1-4462-8233-5825750
Quantitative PsychologyFive-Volume SetJeremy Miles and Brian Stucky9-Dec-14"Quantitative psychology is a branch of psychology developed using certain methods and approaches which are designed to answer empirical questions, such as the development of measurement models and factor analysis. While quantitative psychology is often associated with the use of statistical models and psychological measurement research methods, this five volume set draws together the key conceptual and methodological techniques and addresses each research question at length. Each volume is accompanied by an introduction which contextualises the subject area, giving an understanding of established theories and how they are continuing to develop in one of the most fundamental and broadly researched psychological fields. These volumes are an excellent resource for academics and scholars who will benefit from the framing provided by the editorial introduction and overview, and will also appeal to advanced students and professionals studying or using quantitative psychological methods in their research. Volume One: Statistical hypothesis testing and power Volume Two: Measurement Volume Three: Research Design and sampling Volume Four: Statistical Tests Volume Five: Complex Models""VOLUME ONE: STATISTICAL HYPOTHESIS TESTING AND POWER \ What Is Statistical Significance?Ralph Tyler \ The Appropriate Use of Null Hypothesis Significance TestingRobert Frick \ Statistical Significance Testing and Cumulative Knowledge in Psychology: Implications for the Training of ResearchersFrank Schmidt \ The Earth Is Round (p < 0.05)Jacob Cohen \ Mindless StatisticsGerd Gigerenzer \ Bayesian Statistical Inference for Psychological ResearchWard Edwards, Harold Lindman and Leonard Savage \ False-Positive Psychology Undisclosed Flexibility in Data Collection and Analysis Allows Presenting Anything as SignificantJoseph Simmons, Leif Nelson and Uri Simonsohn \ An Alternative to Null-Hypothesis Significance TestsPeter Killeen \ Hypothesis Testing and Theory Evaluation at the Boundaries: Surprising Insights from Bayes's TheoremDavid Trafimow \ Controlling the Rate of Type I Error over a Large Set of Statistical TestsH.J. Keselman, Robert Cribbie and Burt Holland \ Statistical Difficulties of Detecting Interactions and Moderator EffectsGary McClelland and Charles Judd \ Computing Contrasts, Effect Sizes, and Counternulls on Other People's Published Data: General Procedures for Research ConsumersRalph Rosnow and Robert Rosenthal \ Power Analysis and Determination of Sample Size for Covariance Structure ModelingRobert MacCallum, Michael Browne and Hazuki Sugawara \ VOLUME TWO: MEASUREMENT \ The Proof and Measurement of Association between Two ThingsC. Spearman \ The Axioms and Principal Results of Classical Test TheoryMelvin Novick \ A Method of Scaling Psychological and Educational TestsLouis Thurstone \ Multiple Factor AnalysisLouis Thurstone \ Coefficient Alpha and the Internal Structure of TestsLee Cronbach \ On the Use, the Misuse, and the Very Limited Usefulness of Cronbach's AlphaKlaas Sijtsma \ The New Rules of MeasurementSusan Embretson \ Intraclass Correlations: Uses in Assessing Rater ReliabilityPatrick Shrout and Joseph Fleiss \ The Concept of ValidityDenny Borsboom, Gideon Mellenbergh and Jaap van Heerden \ Construct Validity in Psychological TestsL. Cronbach and P. Meehl \ Convergent and Discriminant Validation by the Multitrait-Multimethod MatrixDonald Campbell and Donald Fiske \ The Relation of Test Score to the Trait Underlying the TestFrederic Lord \ A Taxonomy of Item Response ModelsDavid Thissen and Lynne Steinberg \ Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Item Parameters: Application of an EM AlgorithmR. Darrell Bock and Murray Aitkin \ A General Approach to Confirmatory Maximum Likelihood Factor AnalysisK. Jöreskog \ A Two-Tier Full-Information Item Factor Analysis Model with ApplicationsLi Cai \ VOLUME THREE: RESEARCH DESIGN AND SAMPLING \ Optimal Design in Psychological ResearchGary McClelland \ Analysis of a Trial Randomised in ClustersSally Kerry and J. Martin Bland \ The Design and Analysis of Longitudinal Studies of Development and Psychopathology in Context: Statistical Models and Methodological RecommendationsJohn Willett, Judith Singer and Nina Martin \ Statistical Analysis and Optimal Design for Cluster Randomized TrialsStephen Raudenbush \ Missing Data: Our View of the State of the ArtJoseph Schafer and John Graham \ Propensity Score Estimation with Boosted Regression for Evaluating Causal Effects in Observational StudiesDaniel McCaffrey, Greg Ridgeway and Andrew Morral \ Statistical Power of Abnormal-Social Psychological-Research - A ReviewJacob Cohen \ A Power PrimerJacob Cohen \ Do Studies of Statistical Power Have an Effect on the Power of Studies?Peter Sedlmeier and Gerd Gigerenzer \ The Persistence of Underpowered Studies in Psychological Research: Causes, Consequences, and RemediesScott Maxwell \ VOLUME FOUR: STATISTICAL TESTS \ A Better Lemon Squeezer? Maximum-Likelihood Regression with Beta-Distributed Dependent VariablesMichael Smithson and Jay Verkuilen \ Discrete Time Survival Mixture AnalysisBengt Muthén and Katherine Masyn \ Thirteen Ways to Look at the Correlation CoefficientJoseph Lee Rodgers and Alan Nicewander \ Graphs in Statistical AnalysisF.J. Anscombe \ How Many Discoveries Have Been Lost by Ignoring Modern Statistical Methods?Rand Wilcox \ Why Covariance: A Rationale for Using Analysis of Covariance Procedures in Randomised StudiesMatthew Taylor and Mark Innocenti \ Average Causal Effects from Nonrandomized StudiesJoseph Schafer and Joseph Kang \ Probing Interactions in Fixed and Multilevel Regression: Inferential and Graphical TechniquesDaniel Bauer and Patrick Curran \ Primary, Secondary, and Meta-Analysis of ResearchGene Glass \ Fixed-and Random-Effects Models in Meta-AnalysisLarry Hedges and Jack Vevea \ The Moderator-Mediator Variable Distinction in Social Psychological Research: Conceptual, Strategic and Statistical ConsiderationsReuben Baron and David Kenny \ A Comparison of Methods to Test Mediation and Other Intervening Variable EffectsDavid MacKinnon et al. \ The Scree Test for the Number of FactorsRaymond Cattell \ Factor Analysis in the Development and Refinement of Clinical Assessment InstrumentsFrank Floyd and Keith Widaman \ VOLUME FIVE: COMPLEX MODELS \ Distributional Assumptions of Growth Mixture Models: Implications for Overextraction of Latent Trajectory ClassesDaniel Bauer and Patrick Curran \ The Robustness of Test Statistics to Nonnormality and Specification Error in Confirmatory Factor AnalysisPatrick Curran, Stephen West and John Finch \ Autoregressive Latent Trajectory (ALT) Models: A Synthesis of Two TraditionsKeneth Bollen and Patrick Curran \ Cutoff Criteria for Fit Indices in Covariance Structure Analysis: Conventional Criteria versus New AlternativesLi-tze Hu and Peter Bentler \ Sufficient Sample Sizes for Multilevel ModelingCora Maas and Joop Hox \ In Search of Golden Rules: Comment on Hypothesis-Testing Approaches to Setting Cutoff Values for Fit Indexes and Dangers in Overgeneralizing Hu and Bentler's (1999) FindingsHerbert Marsh, Kit-Tai Hau and Zhonglin Wen \ Growth Curve Analysis in Accelerated Longitudinal DesignsStephen Raudenbush and Wing-Shing Chan \ Model Selection and Akaike's Information Criterion (AIC): The General Theory and Its Analytical ExtensionsHamparsum Bozdogan \ Model Selection in Covariance Structures Analysis and the ""Problem"" of Sample Size: A ClarificationRobert Cudeck and Susan Henly \ Distinguishing between Moderator and Quadratic Effects in Multiple RegressionRobert MacCallum and Corinne Mar \ Structural Equation Modeling in Practice: A Review and Recommended Two-Step ApproachJames Anderson and David Gerbing \ Comparative Fit Indexes in Structural ModelsP. Bentler \ Significance Tests and Goodness of Fit in the Analysis of Covariance StructuresP. Bentler and Douglas Bonett \ The Dimensionality of Tests and ItemsRoderick McDonald \ To Parcel or Not to Parcel: Exploring the Question, Weighing the MeritsTodd Little et al. \ On Sensitivity of Structural Equation Modeling to Latent Relation MisspecificationsTenko Raykov \ A Practical and Theoretical Guide to Measurement Invariance in Aging ResearchJohn Horn and J. McArdle \ Asymptotically Distribution-Free Methods for the Analysis of Covariance StructuresM. Browne \ An Empirical Evaluation of the Use of Fixed Cutoff Points in RMSEA Test Statistic in Structural Equation ModelsFeinian Chen et al. \ Bootstrapping Goodness-of-Fit Measures in Structural Equation ModelsKenneth Bollen and Robert Stine"SAGE Benchmarks in PsychologySAGE Publications Ltd1975Boxed Set978-1-4462-8267-0825750
Research Ethics and Integrity for Social ScientistsBeyond Regulatory ComplianceSecond EditionMark Israel29-Nov-14"This book surveys the recent developments and debates around researching ethically and with integrity and complying with ethical requirements. The new edition pushes beyond the work of the first edition through updated and extended coverage of issues relating to international, indigenous, interdisciplinary and internet research. Through case studies and examples drawn from all continents and from across the social science disciplines, the book: demonstrates the practical value of thinking seriously and systematically about ethical conduct in social science research identifies how and why current regulatory regimes have emerged reveals those practices that have contributed to the adversarial relationships between researchers and regulators encourages all parties to develop shared solutions to ethical and regulatory problems.""Why care about ethics? \ Ethical approaches \ Codes and principles \ Regulating ethics \ Informed consent \ Confidentiality \ Avoiding harm, doing good and seeking justice \ Integrity and misconduct \ Relationships \ Beyond regulatory compliance"SAGE Publications Ltd256Supplementary New Edition978-1-4462-0748-285978-1-4462-0749-927.99978-1-4739-0915-127.99
Approaches to FieldworkFour-Volume SetSam Hillyard27-Sep-14"These four volumes map how the fieldwork approach to research has developed and matured over the past decades. Following on from the success of 2004's major work, Fieldwork (ed. Christopher Pole), the aim of this collection is to acknowledge the legacy and the traditions from which fieldwork emerged, but moreover to critically discuss how best fieldwork can move look to engage with the lives as they are now lived. Though the generic task of fieldwork remains as it was - the challenge to 'get inside' and seek understanding about the social world - the literature included in these volumes also engages with the whys, whats and hows of using 'new' digital data, placing current debates in context. The seminal articles included in this collection are further discussed and contextualised through the editor's introduction, which outlines the rationale for selection and provides an illuminating overview of the field. Volume One: Theoretical ideas and the emergence of the fieldwork tradition Volume Two: Technique and technologies Volume Three: The purpose, task and ambitions of fieldwork Volume Four: Outcomes: style, quality and impact""VOLUME ONE: THEORETICAL IDEAS AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE FIELDWORK TRADITION \ Articulating Theory, Practice and Objectivity in the Ethnography of Education as a Community of PracticeDennis Beach \ The Public and Private in C. Wright Mills's Life and WorkJohn Brewer \ Village on the Border, Anthropology at the Crossroads: The Significance of a Classic British EthnographyAnthony Cohen \ The Methodological Impact of Feminism: A Troubling Issue for Sociology?Rachel Lara Cohen, Christina Hughes and Richard Lampard \ The Only Honest Thing: Autoethnography, Reflexivity and Small Crises in FieldworkSara Delamont \ Searching for Realism, Structure and Agency in Actor Network TheoryDave Elder-Vass \ The Sad Demise, Mysterious Disappearance, and Glorious Triumph of Symbolic InternationalismGary Fine \ Towards a Peopled Ethnography: Developing Theory from Group LifeGary Fine \ On FieldworkErving Goffman \ Qualitative Inquiry: Where Are the Ruins?Maggie MacLure \ Lifelong Learning to Labour: Apprenticeship, Masculinity and Communities of PracticeAndrew Parker \ Some Problems of Interpretative HistoriographyPaul Rock \ The Life Histories of W. I. Thomas and Robert E. ParkPaul Baker \ Institutional Ethnography and Actor-Network Theory: A Framework for Researching the Assessment of Trainee TeachersJonathan Tummons \ The Geography of Disciplinary Amnesia: Eleven Scholars Reflect on the International State of Symbolic InteractionismPhillip Vannini \ VOLUME TWO: TECHNIQUE AND TECHNOLOGIES \ The Importance of Being a 'Lady': Hyper-Femininity and Heterosexuality in the Private, Single-Sex Primary SchoolAlexandra Allan \ Charting the Ludodrome: The Mediation of Urban and Simulated Space and Rise of the Flâneur ElectroniqueRowland Atkinson and Paul Willis \ Why Are Social Scientists Still Reluctant to Embrace Email as Data? An Ethnographic Examination of Interactions within Virtual TeamsYee Wei (Carol) Au and Abigail Marks \ 'Either Side of Delphy Bridge"": A Deep Mapping Project Evoking and Engaging the Lives of Older Adults in Rural North CornwallJane Bailey and Iain Biggs \ From Co-location to Co-presence: Shifts in the Use of Ethnography for the Study of KnowledgeAnne Beaulieu \ How I Learned What a Crock WasHoward Becker \ Photo-Elicitation and the Agricultural Landscape: 'Seeing' and 'Telling' about Farming, Community and PlaceRuth Beilin \ Back to the Shed: Gendered Visions of Technology and DomesticityGenevieve Bell and Paul Dourish \ Animating Suspension: Waiting for MobilitiesDavid Bissell \ Childern, Mobility and Space: Using GPS and Mobile Phone Technologies in Ethnographic ResearchPia Christensen, Miguel R. Mikkelsen, Thomas Alexander, Sick Nielsen and Henrik Harder \ Framing Rural Fashion: Observations from Badminton Horse TrialsAlison Goodrum and Kevin Hunt \ Digital Futures? Sociological Challenges and Opportunities in the Emergent Semantic WebSusan Halford, Catherine Pope and Mark Weal \ Knowing the City: Maps, Mobility and Urban Outreach WorkTom Hall and Robin Smith \ Using Internet Technologies (Such As Skype) as a Research Medium: A Research NotePaul Hanna \ Talking about Pictures: A Case for Photo ElicitationDouglas Harper \ Life Stories and Social Careers: Ageing and Social Life in an Ex-Mining TownRobin Humphrey \ The Power of Corridors: Connecting Doors, Mobilising Materials, Plotting OpennessRachel Hurdley \ Recording Technologies and the Interview in Sociology, 1920-2000Raymond Lee \ Fishmongers in a Global Economy: Craft and Social Relations on a London MarketDawn Lyon and Les Back \ An Ethics of Intimacy: Online Dating, Viral-Sociality and Living with HIVFadhila Mazanderani \ Cementing Relations within a Sporting Field: Fell Running in the English Lake District and the Acquisition of Existential CapitalSarah Nettleton \ Walking, Sensing, Belonging: Ethno-Mimesis as Performative PraxisMaggie O'Neill and Phil Hubbard \ Being There, Teleography and the WireMartin Parker \ An Urban Tour; The Sensory Sociality of Ethnographic Place-MakingSarah Pink \ New Avenues for Sociological Inquiry: Evolving Forms of Ethnographic PracticeLaura Robinson and Jeremy Schulz \ The Postmodern Ethnographic Flaneur and the Study of Hyper-Mediated Everyday LifeCharles Soukup \ VOLUME THREE: THE PURPOSE, TASK AND AMBITIONS OF FIELDWORK \ Qualitative Research- Unity and DiversityPaul Atkinson \ 'The second Banbury Study"", Colin Bell Interviewed by Paul ThompsonPaul Thompson \ Emotion and Place Promotion: Passionate about a Former CoalfieldKaty Bennett \ Exaggerated Femininity and Tortured Masculinity: Embodying Gender in the Horseracing IndustryDeborah Butler and Nickie Charles \ (Net)Working Out: Social Capital in Private Health ClubNick Crossley \ Going Back to Re-Study Communities: Challenges and OpportunitiesGraham Crow \ The Smell of Sweat and Rum: Teacher Authority in Capoeira ClassesSara Delamont \ Four Days in a Strange PlaceLocus Congressi \ Mundane Mobilities, Performance and Spaces of TourismTim Edensor \ Consumption Styles and the Fluid Complexity of Punk AuthenticityWilliam Force \ Notes from the Sports Club: Confessional Tales of Two ResearchersDarla Fortune and Heather Mair \ Ethnography in Evolution: Adapting to the Animal 'Other"" in OrganizationsLindsay Hamilton and Nick Taylor \ Anthropology, Class and the 'Big Heads': An Ethnography of Distinctions between 'Rough' and 'Posh' amongst Women Workers in the UK Pottery IndustryElizabeth Hart \ Seeking the Analytic Imagination: Reflections on the Process of Interpreting Qualitative DataAllison James \ Constructing the Sick Child: The Cultural Politics of Children's HospitalsAllison James and Penny Curtis \ If No Means No, Does Yes Mean Yes? Consenting to Research IntimaciesJulia O'Connell Davidson \ You Are What You Research: A Researcher Partisanship and the Sociology of the UnderdogKaren Lumsden \ Ethnographic Returning, Qualitative Longitudinal Research and the Reflective Analysis of Social PracticeKaren O'Reilly \ Close But Not Too Close: Friendship as Method(ology) in Ethnographic Research EncountersHelen Owten and Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson \ Everyday Risks and Professional Dilemmas: Fieldwork with Alcohol-based (Sporting) SubculturesCatherine Palmer and Kirrilly Thompson \ How to Look Good (Nearly) Naked: The Performative Regulation of the Swimmer's BodySusie Scott \ Goffman's Interaction Order at the Margins: Stigma, Role, and Normalization in the Outreach EncounterRobin Smith \ Uncovering a Hidden 'I"" in Contemporary Urban EthnographyAlford Young, Jr \ VOLUME FOUR: OUTCOMES: STYLE, QUALITY AND IMPACT \ Introduction: What Is the Empirical?Lisa Adkins and Celia Lury \ The Globalization of Qualitative ResearchPertti Alasuutari \ The Mastersingers: Language and Practice in an Operatic MasterclassPaul Atkinson \ Identifying and Comparing Scandinavian Ethnography: Comparisons and InfluencesDennis Beach \ For Public SociologyMichael Burawoy \ Half-Remembrance of Things Past: Critics and Cuts of OldJohn Eldridge \ On the Run: Wanted Men in a Philadelphia GhettoAlice Goffman \ On Becker's Studies of Marijuana Use as an Example of Analytic InductionMartyn Hammersley \ Local Knowledge and Local Power: Notes on the Ethnography of Local Community ElitesAlbert Hunter \ The New Mobilities ParadigmMimi Sheller and John Urry \ Seeing Differently: Ethnography and Explanatory PowerBeverley Skeggs \ Novel Ethnographic Representations and the Dilemmas of JudgementAndrew Sparkes \ New Methods, Old Problems: A Sceptical View of Innovation in Qualitative ResearchMax Travers \ De-Intellectualizing American Sociology: A History, of SortsStephen Turner \ Questioning Research with Children: Discrepancy between Theory and Practice?Emma Uprichard \ Popularizing Ethnography: Reflections on Writing for Popular Audiences in Magazines and BlogsPhillip Vannini \ Scrutinizing the Street: Poverty, Morality, and the pitfalls of Urban EthnographyLoïc Wacquant \ The Curious Eclipse of Prison Ethnography in the Age of Mass IncarcerationLoïc Wacquant \ Innovation in Qualitative Research Methods: A Narrative ReviewRose Wiles, Graham Crow and Helen Pain"SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd1680Boxed Set978-1-4462-6795-0625550
Fieldwork in South Asia"Memories, Moments, and Experiences"Sarit K Chaudhuri and Sucheta Sen Chaudhuri30-Apr-14"Fieldwork in South Asia is a valuable attempt to listen and learn from the memories and significant moments of fieldwork done by anthropologists, sociologists, and even historians from South Asia. The essays lead towards a deeper understanding of concerns of fieldwork located in various field sites across South Asia without assuming or applying fixed normative rules for the whole region. In the process, the volume allows the reader to have an option to locate or relocate ethnographic or other forms of texts in the context of growing methodological contours and dilemmas in the social science. Above all, this is a book about relationships - multi-layered relationships among people encountered in the field, the ethnographic relationship itself, with all its personal raw edges, and relationship with the land and even non-human realms.""Foreword \ Preface \ List of Illustrations \ List of Abbreviations \ Introduction: Evolving Concerns of Fieldwork \ I. EXPERIENCE OF SOUTH ASIAN NATIONS \ A Historian/ Anthropologist Amongst the Garo's of BangladeshEllen Bal \ Power and Authority in the FieldAli Khan \ Story of My Research in BhutanA C Sinha \ Remembering Fieldwork HistoriesMandy Sadan \ Fields of Working KnowledgeBen Campbell \ Reflections on Fieldwork in Three CulturesArjun Guneratne \ Return to RengsanggriRobbins Burling \ II. THE INDIAN EXPERIENCE \ Researching Garo Death Rites Erik de Maaker/ Memories and Reflections on Ethnographic Fieldwork in 'Conflict' SettingDebojyoti Das \ In Search of Story Tellers among the Khiamniungan NagasAnungla Aier \ Experiencing Mortuary Practices in an Anthropological JourneyGautam Kumar Bera \ Making Senses of the Organisations and the Experiences of Anthropological Practices in a University of IndiaArnab Das \ Tales of Everyday Politics in West BengalSuman Nath and Bhaskar Chakrabarti \ Doing Fieldwork and Discovering Harijan Art in MadhubaniNeel Rekha \ Memories of My Third Visit to the Nicobar ArchipelagoVijoy S Sahay \ Discovering the Self and Others in Jammu, Kashmir and LadakhAbeer Gupta \ Dialogue on Indigenous Studies and Fieldwork in IndiaDaniel J Rycroft and Ganesh Devy \ Glossary \ Index"SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd386978-8-132-11742-147.5
Basics of Qualitative ResearchTechniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded TheoryFourth EditionJuliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss28-Feb-15"The third edition of this best-selling text continues to offer immensely practical advice and technical expertise to aid researchers in making sense of their collected data. Basics of Qualitative Research, Third Edition presents methods that enable researchers to analyze and interpret their data, and ultimately build theory from it. Highly accessible in their approach, authors Juliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss (late of the University of San Francisco and co-creator of grounded theory) provide a step-by-step guide to the research act-- from the formation of the research question through several approaches to coding and analysis, to reporting on the research. Full of definitions and illustrative examples, this highly accessible book concludes with chapters that present criteria for evaluating a study, as well as responses to common questions posed by students of qualitative research. Significantly revised, Basics of Qualitative Research remains a landmark volume in the study of qualitative methods.""Presenting methods that enable researchers to analyze and interpret their data, and ultimately build theory from it, authors Juliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss provide a step-by-step guide to the research act - from the formation of the research question through several approaches to coding and analysis, to reporting on the research. Full of definitions and illustrative examples, this highly accessible book concludes with chapters that present criteria for evaluating a study, as well as responses to common questions posed by students of qualitative research. Significantly revised, Basics of Qualitative Research remains a landmark volume in the study of qualitative methods.""SAGE Publications, Inc"416E978-1-4129-9746-145.99
Interpreting Qualitative DataFifth EditionDavid Silverman31-Jan-15"In this Fifth Edition of his field-defining text, David Silverman, a true guru of qualitative research, takes the reader through the basics of gathering and analyzing qualitative data. The book offers beginners unrivalled hands-on guidance to help them get the best out of a research methods course or research project. The Fifth Edition contains: a streamlined structure to aid navigation and guide readers smoothly through the research process a new chapter on generalizing from case-study research which addresses the perennial issue of 'how many cases do you need?' new material on doing qualitative research online and the ethics of internet research additional sections covering organizational documents and documents of everyday life, including blogs and diaries many more recent case study examples drawn from a broad range of disciplines including business, education, social work and geography as well as health studies a new and improved companion website, full of additional resources for students and lecturers. This is the perfect companion for all those new to qualitative research."Part I: Theory and Method in Qualitative Research \ What Is Qualitative Research? \ Designing a Research Project \ Generalizing from Case Study Research \ Credible Qualitative Research \ Data Analysis \ Research Ethics \ Part II: Methods \ Interviews \ Focus Groups \ Ethnography \ Documents \ Naturally Occurring Talk \ Visual Images \ Part III: Implications \ Writing Your Report \ The Relevance of Qualitative Research \ The Potential of Qualitative Research: Eight RemindersSAGE Publications Ltd584Core New EditionE978-1-4462-9542-785978-1-4462-9543-428.99
Handling Qualitative DataA Practical GuideThird EditionLyn Richards11-Nov-14"Recognizing that for many new researchers, dealing with data is the main point of departure, this book helps them to acquire an understanding of the skills and methodological issues that are central to qualitative research. Lyn Richards provides practical guidance on how to handle, reflect on and make sense of rich data, while at the same time showing how a consideration of methods and their philosophical underpinnings informs how we should best handle our data. Detailed sections cover the processes of making, meeting, sorting, coding, documenting and exploring qualitative data, how to see a study as a whole and write it, making and justifying claims. Each chapter smoothly integrates software use with discussion of the main challenges that software users are likely to encounter. Novice researchers who use this book will be able to achieve valid and useful outcomes from qualitative analysis, and ensure they do justice to their data. The new edition features: - a fully updated website with expanded examples of 'Methods in Practice' showing students and practitioners what qualitative data analysis looks like in real life. Researchers reflect back on their project and what they might have done differently. - new critical discussion on the companion website of the contributions of qualitative software and the relevance of current software to project tasks. Researchers using different qualitative software packages report how they were used and where their limits were met. - extended coverage within the text of key topics in qualitative research including ethics, reflexivity and the relationship between research questions and methodological choices. With examples from a wide range of social science disciplines including education, media, sociology, psychology and health, this book is the perfect companion for all those starting out qualitative research."Introduction \ Part I: Setting up \ Setting up Your Project \ Making Qualitative Data \ Data Records \ Part II: Working with the Data \ Up from the Data \ Coding \ Handling Ideas \ Part III: Making Sense of Your Data \ What Are You Aiming for? \ Searching the Data \ Seeing a Whole \ Telling ItSAGE Publications Ltd264Core New EditionE978-1-4462-7605-185978-1-4462-7606-827.99978-1-4739-0880-227.99
Analysing Quantitative DataVariable-based and Case-based Approaches to Non-experimental DatasetsRaymond A Kent28-Feb-15"Quantitative data: structure, preparation and analysis approaches \ Data structure \ Data preparation \ Data analysis \ Variable-based analyses \ Univariate analysis \ Bivariate analyses \ Multivariate analyses \ Case-based analyses \ Set-theoretic methods and configurational data analysis \ Cluster and discriminant analysis \ Comparing and combining approaches \ Variable-based and case-based approaches \ Mixed methods \ Explanation and the communication of results"SAGE Publications Ltd320Core TextE978-1-4462-7340-185978-1-4462-7341-828.99
Thinking QualitativelyMethods of MindJohnny Saldaña30-Nov-14"Thinking Qualitatively: Methods of Mind boldly pursues the challenge to teach researchers not just how to collect and analyze data but how to actively think about them. Nine modules of mental processing for the qualitative researcher are profiled: thinking analytically, realistically, symbolically, ethically, multidisciplinarily, artistically, summarily, interpretively, and narratively. The book also explores how qualitative research designs, data collection, data analyses, and write-ups can be enriched through over sixty different lenses, filters, and angles on social life. Thinking Qualitatively first explains the often used but sometimes misused terms for inquiry, followed by a review of traditional analytic basics. The book then ventures into more evocative and multidimensional ways to examine the complex patterns of daily living. Research genres such as grounded theory, phenomenology, ethnography, case study, narrative inquiry, mixed methods, and arts based research in education, the social sciences, and health care are addressed. Recent research is also cited on how the brain works and how cognitive methods harmonize with the goals of qualitative inquiry. Written in Saldaña's elegant and accessible style, Thinking Qualitatively reveals how the researcher's mind thinks heuristically to transcend the descriptive and develop ""highdeep"" insights about the human condition.""Teaching researchers not just how to collect and analyze data but how to actively think about them, nine modules of mental processing for the qualitative researcher are profiled: thinking analytically; realistically; symbolically; ethically; multidisciplinarily; artistically; summarily; interpretively; and narratively. The book also explores how qualitative research designs, data collection, data analyses, and write-ups can be enriched through over 60 different lenses, filters and angles on social life."List of Displays \ Acknowledgements \ About the Author \ Preface \ 1. Introduction: Thinking about Thinking \ 2. Thinking Analytically \ 3. Thinking Realistically \ 4. Thinking Symbolically \ 5. Thinking Ethically \ 6. Thinking Multidisciplinarily \ 7. Thinking Artistically \ 8. Thinking Summarily \ 9. Thinking Interpretively \ 10. Thinking Narratively \ 11. Closure: Thoughts about Thinking \ Glossary \ References \ Index"SAGE Publications, Inc"240E978-1-4833-4983-129.99
Theoretical Frameworks in Qualitative ResearchSecond Edition"Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Norma T. Mertz"31-Jan-15"The Second Edition of Theoretical Frameworks in Qualitative Research brings together some of today's leading qualitative researchers to discuss the frameworks behind their published qualitative studies. They share how they found and chose a theoretical framework, from what discipline the framework was drawn, what the framework posits, and how it influenced their study. Both novice and experienced qualitative researchers are able to learn first-hand from various contributors as they reflect on the process and decisions involved in completing their study. The book also provides background for beginning researchers about the nature of theoretical frameworks and their importance in qualitative research; about differences in perspective about the role of theoretical frameworks; and about how to find and use a theoretical framework.""PREFACE \ 1. Setting the StageVincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Norma T. Mertz \ 2. Seeking Understanding of School Culture: Using Theory as a Framework for Observation and AnalysysJoyce L. Henstrand \ 3. Struggling With Theory: A Beginning Scholar's Experience with Mazzoni's Area ModelsFrances C. Fowler \ 4. Black Feminist Thought and Examining the Experiences of Black Graduate Women in the AcademyLori Patton Davis, Nadrea Njoku and Juhanna Rogers \ 5. Transformational Learning and HIV-Positive Young AdultsSharan B. Merriam \ 6. Using Multiple Theoretical Frameworks to Study Organizational Change and IdentityMichael R. Mills and Pamela J. Bettis \ 7. Using ""Othermothering"" to Study Administrative Worklife at Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesTerrell L. Strayhorn \ 8. Mary Douglas's Typology of Grid and GroupEdward L. Harris \ 9. Adapting Bourdieu's Field Theory to Explain Decision-Making Process in Educational PolicyCarol A. Mutch \ 10. A Look Through the Kubler-Ross Theoretical LensKerri S. Kearney and Adrienne E. Hyle \ 11. Examining the Intersection of Race, Gender and Environment Using Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Systems Theory of Human DevelopmentR. Darrell Peterson \ 12. Lagniappe: Theoretical Frameworks in BriefVarious \ 13. Closing the LoopNorma T. Mertz and Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. \ ABOUT THE EDITORS \ ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS""SAGE Publications, Inc"288E978-1-4522-8243-538.99
Constructing Grounded TheorySecond EditionKathy Charmaz19-Mar-14"'This is a powerful, richly nuanced, evocative work. It is masterfully grounded in the grounded theory strategies and practices of established scholars. It represents a stunning and brilliantly innovative intervention. It provides ground zero - the starting place for the next generation of social science scholars. A major accomplishment' - Norman K. Denzin, College of Communications, Scholar and Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois Presenting the definitive guide to doing grounded theory from a constructivist perspective, this Second Edition retains the accessibility and warmth of the first whilst introducing cutting edge examples and practical tips. The book: - explores how to effectively focus on data collection - demonstrates how to use data for theorizing - adds two new chapters that guide the reader through conducting and analyzing interviews in grounded theory - adds a new chapter on symbolic interactionism and grounded theory - considers recent epistemological debates about the place of prior theory - discusses the legacy of Anselm Strauss for grounded theory.""An Invitation to Grounded Theory \ Gathering Rich Data \ Crafting and Conducting Intensive Interviews \ Interviewing in Grounded Theory Studies \ The Logic of Grounded Theory Coding Practices and Initial Coding \ Focused Coding and beyond \ Memo-Writing \ Theoretical Sampling, Saturation and Sorting \ Reconstructing Theory in Grounded Theory Studies \ Symbolic Interactionism and Grounded Theory \ Writing the Draft \ Reflecting on the Research Process"Introducing Qualitative Methods seriesSAGE Publications Ltd416Core New EditionIC978-0-85702-913-385978-0-85702-914-028.99978-1-4462-9722-328.99
Linguistic Ethnography"Collecting, Analysing and Presenting Data"Fiona Copland and Angela Creese27-Dec-14"Providing a philosophical overview of the field alongside practical support for designing and developing ethnographic research, this interdisciplinary guide demonstrates how to build and develop arguments and engages with practical issues such as ethics, transcription and impact. There are chapter long case studies based on real research that will explain key themes and help readers to create and analyse their own linguistic data. They outline the practical, epistemological and theoretical decisions that researchers must take when planning and carrying out their studies. Other key features include: A clear introduction to discourse analytic traditions Tips on how to produce effective field notes Guidance on how to manage interview and conversational data Advice on writing for different traditions Annotated suggestions for further reading Full glossary""Ethnography and language \ Introduction \ Linguistic Ethnography \ Data in Linguistic Ethnography \ Doing research in linguistic ethnography: Building the case \ Case study one: Reflexivity, voice and representation in linguistic ethnography \ Case study two: Researching feedback conferences in pre-service teacher training \ Case study three: Ethnography and the workplace \ Case study four: Ethnography, language and healthcare planning \ Practical issues in ethnographic research \ Empiricism, ethics and impact \ Technology, transcription and translation \ Writing up: genres, voices, audience \ Ways forward"SAGE Publications Ltd240Supplementary Text978-1-4462-5737-175978-1-4462-5738-826.99978-1-4739-1116-126.99
Writing and Doing Action ResearchJean McNiff11-Nov-14"Written for practitioners involved in higher degree courses and professional development programmes, and students undertaking methods courses, this book includes guidance on how to: Carry out an action research project in a setting Present findings in a dissertation, report or thesis Write up research with an eye to informing policy Demonstrate the quality of research and writing Be critical and write theoretically Write for journals and prepare thesis and book proposals The book contains excerpts taken from action research projects in a range of settings and presents exercises to help readers develop successful written accounts of their research."Introduction \ What is written in an action research text? \ What do you need to know about action research in order to write it? \ What do you need to know to write action research? Why do you need to know it? \ What do you write in an action research text? \ What is the form of an action research text? \ Becoming a writer: researching writing practices \ Becoming a writer \ Writing a good quality text \ Planning for the production of texts \ Writing an action research text \ Writing proposals \ Masters and doctoral dissertations and theses \ How will the quality of your action research dissertation/thesis be judged? \ Writing for publication \ Writing for academic and professional journals \ Writing your first academic book \ The significance of your text \ The significance of your action research text \ Some implications - where next?SAGE Publications Ltd240Core TextE978-1-4462-9456-775978-1-4462-9457-424.99978-1-4739-0882-624.99
The Action Research DissertationA Guide for Students and FacultySecond EditionKathryn Herr and Gary L. Anderson24-Jun-14"The first edition of this book was a first-of-its-kind reference, distilling the authors' decades of action research experience into a handy guide for graduate students. The Second Edition continues to provide an accessible roadmap that honors the complexity of action research, while providing an overview of how action research is defined, its traditions and history, and the rationale for using it. The authors demonstrate that action research is not only appropriate for a dissertation, but also is a deeply rewarding experience for both the researcher and participants. This practical book demonstrates how action research dissertations are different from more traditional dissertations and prepares students and their committees for the unique dilemmas they may face, such as validity, positionality, design, write-up, ethics, and dissertation defense.""This Second Edition continues to provide readers with a roadmap that honours the complexity of action research. It shows that action research is appropriate not only for a dissertation, but also is a deeply rewarding experience for both the researcher and participants. The book helps students understand the ways action research dissertations are different from more traditional dissertations, and it prepares students and their committees for the unique dilemmas they may face, such as validity, positionality, design, write-up, ethics, and defence of the dissertation.""Foreword \ Preface \ Acknowledgments \ About the Authors \ 1. Introduction: What Is an Action Research Dissertation? \ The Many Faces of Action Research \ Toward a Definition of Action Research \ The Action Research Dissertation \ 2. Action Research Traditions and Knowledge Interests \ The Multiple Traditions of Action Research \ Action Research and Organizational Development/Learning \ Action Science \ Participatory Research: The Legacy of Paulo Freire \ Participatory Evaluation \ Action Research and Community Psychology \ Action Research in Education \ The Teacher-as-Researcher Movement in Britain \ The Practitioner Research Movement in North America \ The Danger of Co-Optation \ Participatory Action Research with Youth: YPAR \ Action Research as Narrative: Self-Study and Autoethnography \ Arts-Based Approaches to Action Research \ Feminist, Post-Colonial, and Antiracist Approaches to Action Research \ The Knowledge Interests of Action Research \ Notes \ 3. The Continuum of Positionality in Action Research \ Insider: Researcher Studies Own Self/Practice \ Insider in Collaboration With Other Insiders \ Insider(s) in Collaboration With Outsider(s) \ PAR: Reciprocal Collaboration (Insider-Outsider Teams) \ PAR: Outsider(s) in Collaboration With Insider(s) \ Outsider(s) Studies Insider(s) \ Multiple Positionalities \ The Outsider-Within Stance as a Flawed Approach to Action Research \ Conclusion \ Note \ 4. Quality Criteria for Action Research: An Ongoing Conversation \ Delegitimizing Action Research: Opposition in the Academy \ Redefining Rigor: Criteria of Quality for Action Research \ Reason and Bradbury's Discussion of Validity and Choice Points \ Addressing Bias in Action Research \ Are the Findings of Action Research Generalizable? \ The Politics of Action Research \ Institutional Micropolitics \ The Politics of Redefining Professionalism \ The Politics of Knowledge \ The Macropolitics of Action Research Projects \ Note \ 5. Designing the Plane While Flying it: Proposing and Doing the Dissertation \ Possibilities of a Pilot Study \ The Dissertation Proposal \ Introducing the Proposed Inquiry \ Situating the Study in Relevant Literature \ Methodological Considerations \ Data Analysis and Representation \ Where Do Action Research Questions Come From? \ Insider Action Research \ Outsider Action Research \ Issues of Design and Methodology \ Designing Insider Action Research \ Designing Outsider Action Research \ The Literature Review: Literature in Dialogue With the Data \ Writing the Dissertation \ Defending the Dissertation \ 6. What Does an Action Research Dissertation Look Like? \ Lynne Mock: Carving a Dissertation Out of a PAR Project \ The Entry Process \ Creating Participatory Structures \ Writing the Dissertation \ Emphasizing the Strengths of Action Research \ Researcher-Initiated PAR Studies \ Initiating the PAR Study \ The Emergent Design of the PAR Process \ Collaborative Data Analysis \ Disseminating the Results: Multiple Forms of Representation and Audiences \ John Mark Dyke: Insider Action Research \ First Phase of the Work \ Iterative Cycles of Inquiry \ The Dissertation Research \ Gary W. Street: A Principal Cultivating Action Research \ Conclusion \ Note \ 7. Ethical Considerations and Action Research \ Working with Institutional Review Process \ Ethics in Practice \ Authentic Collaboration \ Learning to Be Researchers \ Who's the Writing For? \ Moving Beyond Do No Harm \ 8. Final Thoughts \ References \ Index""SAGE Publications, Inc"216E978-1-4833-3310-622.99
Mixed Methods Applications in Action ResearchFrom Methods to Community ActionNataliya V. Ivankova31-Dec-14"This first-of-its-kind book provides readers with the information they need to design and conduct a mixed methods action research (MMAR) study in a practical and pragmatic manner. Using a multidisciplinary focus, the author provides a scholarly and applied orientation to meet the varied epistemological and professional needs of scholar practitioners. The book is applicable to broad audiences with different levels of research skills, including students learning how to conduct research in practical settings, practitioners faced with the need to address pertinent issues in their professional practices, community leaders seeking to inform policy changes, and college faculty who teach research methods and conduct funded research in collaboration with practitioner-researchers and community stakeholders. A wide variety of pedagogical features make it appropriate for use as an instructional text aimed at developing skills in designing, conducting, implementing, and reporting an action research study that integrates mixed methods.""This book outlines and explains in detail the necessary steps in designing, conducting, implementing, and reporting an action research study with a solid mixed methods foundation. Illustrative examples, featured articles, scripts, templates, and outlines serve as helpful practical toolsm and questions and exercises in each chapter help inspire reflective student practices."Part I: Applying Mixed Methods in Action Research \ Chapter 1: Introducing Mixed Methods Research \ Definitions of Mixed Methods Research \ Example of a Mixed Methods Research Study \ Rationales for Using Mixed Methods Research \ Evolution of Mixed Methods Research \ Current Status of Mixed Methods Research \ Philosophical Foundation of Mixed Methods Research \ Methodological Characteristics of Mixed Methods Research \ Chapter 2: Introducing Action Research \ Definitions of Action Research \ Essentials Features of Action Research \ Example of an Action Research Study \ Conceptual Models of Action Research \ Methodological Characteristics of Action Research \ Chapter 3: Applying Mixed Methods in Action Research \ Connecting Mixed Methods and Action Research \ Advantages of Applying Mixed Methods in Action Research \ Application of Mixed Methods in Action Research \ Examples of Five Mixed Methods Action Research Studies \ Part II: Designing and Conducting a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Chapter 4: Conceptualizing a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Steps in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study Process \ Conceptualizing a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Chapter 5: Designing a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Current Mixed Methods Design Typologies \ Typology of Mixed Methods Action Research Study Designs \ Mixed Methods Action Research Study Designs \ Chapter 6: Planning Integration of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Integration or Mixing of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods \ Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Mixed Methods Action Research Study Designs \ Developing Study Purpose and Research Questions for Reconnaissance and Evaluation \ Phases of a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Visual Presentation of Mixed Methods Action Research Study Procedures \ Examples of Visual Diagrams in Mixed Methods Action Research Study Designs \ Chapter 7: Selecting Sample and Collecting Data in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Sampling in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Sampling Schemes in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Data Collection in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Chapter 8: Analyzing Data in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Analyzing Quantitative Data in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Analyzing Qualitative Data in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Mixed Methods Data Analysis in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Chapter 9: Assessing Quality of a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Assessing Reliability and Validity of Quantitative Data and Their Interpretation in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Assessing Trustworthiness of Qualitative Data and Their Interpretation in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Addressing Quality Considerations Related to Action Research \ Assessing Quality in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Part III: Using Mixed Methods Inferences to Inform Community Action \ Chapter 10: Planning and Implementing Action Using a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Using Meta-Inferences to Inform Action/Intervention in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Developing and Implementing Action/Intervention in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Evaluating and Monitoring Action/Intervention in a Mixed Methods Action Research Study \ Disseminating Mixed Methods Action Research Study Results \ Developing a Proposal for a Mixed Methods Action Research Study"SAGE Publications, Inc"416E978-1-4522-2003-134.99
Credible and Actionable EvidenceThe Foundation for Rigorous and Influential EvaluationsSecond Edition"Stewart I. Donaldson, Christina A. Christie and Melvin M. Mark"30-Nov-14"Placing into perspective the meaning of evidence for evaluation professionals and applied researchers, the contributors to this book - a veritable 'who's who"" in evaluation - provide observations about the diversity and changing nature of credible evidence. The editors include lessons from their own applied research and evaluation and suggest ways in which practitioners might address the key issues and challenges of collecting credible evidence. The Second Edition offers updated thoughts on each chapter's topic, as well as two new chapters that address assessing credibility and implications on policy analysis. The Second Edition covers experimental and nonexperimental methods, provides summaries of strengths and weaknesses across varied approaches, contains diverse definitions of evidence, and includes a full chapter covering major themes and the practical implications for how to best gather evidence in contemporary evaluation and evidence-based practice.""Placing into perspective the meaning of evidence for evaluation professionals and applied researchers, the contributors to this book - a veritable 'who's who"" in evaluation - provide observations about the diversity and changing nature of credible evidence. The editors include lessons from their own applied research and evaluation, and suggest ways in which practitioners might address the key issues and challenges of collecting credible evidence. The Second Edition focuses on how to produce actionable evidence as well as credible evidence.""Introduction \ 1. EXAMINING THE BACKBONE OF CONTEMPORARY EVALUATION PRACTICE: CREDIBLE AND ACTIONABLE EVIDENCE \ SOCIAL INQUIRY PARADIGMS AS A FRAME FOR THE DEBATE ON CREDIBLE EVIDENCE \ 3. HOW PEOPLE JUDGE THE CREDIBILITY OF INFORMATION: LESSONS FOR EVALUATION FROM COGNITIVE AND INFORMATION SCIENCES \ Credible and Actionable Evidence: The Role of Randomized Experiments \ 4. WHEN GETTING IT RIGHT MATTERS: THE STRUGGLE FOR RIGOROUS EVIDENCE OF IMPACT AND TO INCREASE ITS INFLUENCE CONTINUES \ RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS: A GOLD STANDARD OR GOLD PLATED? \ DEMYTHOLOGIZING CAUSATION AND EVIDENCE \ Credible and Actionable Evidence: Perspectives from a Range of Evaluation Designs and Methods \ 7. WHEN AND HOW QUALITATIVE METHODS PROVIDE CREDIBLE AND ACTIONABLE EVIDENCE: REASONING WITH RIGOR, PROBITY, AND TRANSPARENCY \ SEEING IS BELIEVING: USING IMAGES AS EVIDENCE IN EVALUATION \ CREDIBILITY, POLICY USE, AND THE EVALUATION SYNTHESIS \ Credible and Actionable Evidence: General Perspectives \ HOW EVIDENCE EARNS CREDIBILITY IN EVALUATION \ ACTIONABLE EVIDENCE IN CONTEXT: CONTEXTUAL INFLUENCES ON ADEQUACY AND APPROPRIATENESS OF METHOD CHOICE \ CREDIBLE EVIDENCE OF EFFECTIVENESS: NECESSARY BUT NOT SUFFICIENT \ CREDIBLE AND ACTIONABLE EVIDENCE: A FRAMEWORK, OVERVIEW, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE PRACTICE AND RESEARCH""SAGE Publications, Inc"360E978-1-4833-0625-435.99
Focus GroupsA Practical Guide for Applied ResearchFifth EditionRichard A. Krueger and Mary Anne Casey31-Oct-14"This updated edition of Krueger and Casey's bestselling, practical book walks readers step by step through the 'how-tos"" of conducting focus group research. Using an engaging, straightforward writing style, the authors draw on their many years of hands-on experience in the field to cut through theory and offer practical guidance on every facet of the focus group process, including tips for avoiding problems and pitfalls. The Fifth Edition reflects the most recent research and technological innovations and includes new coverage on planning with analysis in mind; creating conversational questions that have the potential for producing unique and valuable insights; the art of hosting a focus group; common sense thinking about reporting; more efficient strategies for planning the study; and emerging areas of focus group research, such as conducting cross-cultural, international, and Internet focus groups."PREFACE \ ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS \ 1. Overview of Focus Groups \ 2. Planning The Focus Group Study \ 3. Developing a Questioning Route \ 4. Participants in a Focus Group \ 5. Moderating Skills \ 6. Analyzing Focus Group Results \ 7. Reporting \ 8. Focus Group Research \ 9. Focus Group Interviewing with Young People \ 10. International and Cross-Cultural Focus Group Interviewing \ 11. Telephone and Internet Focus Group Interviewing \ 12. Focus Group Interviewing Within the Organization \ 13. Modifications of Focus Groups \ 14. Answering Questions About the Quality of Focus Group Research"SAGE Publications, Inc"280978-1-4833-6524-438.99
Case StudiesFour-Volume SetMalcolm Tight9-Dec-14"This collection takes a dutifully contemporary approach to the exploration of the uses and interpretations of the case study across a multitude of disciplines and through various cultural perspectives. Exploring the case study from both methodological and theoretical perspectives, the texts included in the volumes illustrate how case study techniques are currently employed, and suggest how they might develop in the foreseeable future. Relevant to varied levels and scales of case study use, the aim of this collection is to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of where we are now with case study research, so that they may better judge their own applications of the case study. From definitions to interdisciplinary methods, this set will address the practical case study by offering a structured selection of some of the best modern and classic writing on the case study in article form, together with a synoptic editorial introduction and overview of the field of research. Volume One: The Origins and History of Case Study Volume Two: Case Study Design Volume Three: Issues with Case Study Volume Four: The Use of Case Studies in Different Disciplines""VOLUME ONE: THE ORIGINS AND HISTORY OF CASE STUDY \ Statistics and Case Studies as Methods of Sociological ResearchErnest Burgess \ The Case Study as a Research MethodPercival Symonds \ The Theory of Case StudiesPaul Foreman \ Case and Situation AnalysisJ. Clyde Mitchell \ 'Case Study' in American Methodological ThoughtJennifer Platt \ Part One: Contemporary Meanings of Case Study \ Making the Case for Case StudyW. Robert Kenny and Adren Grotelueschen \ What Is a Case Study and What Is It Good For?John Gerring \ What Is This a Case Of? Exploring Some Conceptual Issues in Case Study ResearchSuzanne Wilson and Sigrun Gudmundsdottir \ Redefining Case StudyRob VanWynsberghe and Samia Khan \ The Case Study Challenge: A New Approach to an Old MethodTsilia Romm and Sophia Mahler \ Ianna Contardo and Robin WensleyIanna Contardo and Robin Wensley \ Part Two: The Relationship between Case Study and Other Methodologies \ Survey/Variable-oriented Research \ Integrating Case Study and Survey Research Methods: An Example in Information SystemsGuy Gable \ Case Survey Methodology: Quantitative Analysis of Patterns across Case StudiesRikard Larsson \ Triangulation between Case Study and Survey Methods in Management Accounting Research: An Assessment of Validity ImplicationsSven Modell \ Turning the Tables: How Case-oriented Research Challenges Variable-oriented ResearchCharles Ragin \ Part Three: Other Methodologies \ Michael BurawoyDonna Baines and Ian Cunningham \ The Extended Case MethodMichael Burawoy \ Case Studies as Spurious Evaluations: The Example of Research on Educational InequalitiesPeter Foster, Roger Gomm and Martyn Hammersley \ Case Studies as Natural ExperimentsAllen Lee \ Case Studies and Generalizability: Grounded Theory and Research in Science EducationKeith Taber \ VOLUME TWO: CASE STUDY DESIGN \ Part Four: Overall Design \ Case Study in the Contemporary World of Research: Using Notions of Purpose, Place, Process and Product to Develop Some Principles for PracticeIan Macpherson, Ross Brooker and Paul Ainsworth \ A Case in Case Study MethodologyChristine Benedichte Meyer \ Identification of Ambiguity in the Case Study Research Typology: What Is a Unit of Analysis?Niels Grunbaum \ Part Five: Types of Case Study \ Case Study Principles for Different Types of CaseJ. Barton Cunningham \ Types of Case Study Work: A Conceptual Framework for Case-based ResearchDavid Edwards \ Case Studies: Types, Designs and Logics of InferenceJack Levy \ A Typology for the Case Study in Social Science Following a Review of Definition, Discourse and StructureGary Thomas \ Part Six: Sampling/Selection \ Process Sampling: A Method for Case Study Research on Administrative BehaviorCharles McClintock \ Approaches to Sampling and Case Selection in Qualitative Research: Examples in the Geography of HealthSarah Curtis et al. \ Site Selection within Comparative Case Study and Ethnographic ResearchGeoffrey Walford \ Case Selection Techniques in Case Study Research: A Menu of Qualitative and Quantitative OptionsJason Seawright and John Gerring \ Part Seven: Particular Kinds of Case Study \ Using Stake's Qualitative Case Study Approach to Explore Implementation of Evidence-based PracticeSheryl Boblin et al. \ Single-Outcome Studies: A Methodological PrimerJohn Gerring \ The Comparative Case Study Approach in Public AdministrationRobert Agranoff and Beryl Radin \ Pedagogic Research into SingularitiesMichael Bassey \ The Case-Study Model: An Organizational Strategy for Cross-Cultural EvaluationGila Garaway \ The 'Too Few Cases/Too Many Variables' Problem in Implementation ResearchMalcolm Goggin \ VOLUME THREE: ISSUES WITH CASE STUDY \ Part Eight: Overviews \ The Case Study Crisis: Some AnswersRobert Yin \ Case Study as a Research Strategy: Some Ambiguities and OpportunitiesPiet Verschuren \ Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study ResearchBent Flyvbjerg \ Part Nine: Generalisation \ A Research Design for Generalizing from Multiple Case StudiesDavid Greene and Jane David \ On Generalising from Single Case Studies: Epistemological ReflectionsColin Evers and Echo Wu \ The Case: Generalization, Theory and Phronesis in Case StudyGary Thomas \ A Case Study of a Case Study: Strategies of Generalization and Specification in the Study of Israel as a Single CaseLars Mjoset \ Drawing Lessons from Case Studies by Enhancing ComparabilityAttilia Ruzzene \ Part Ten: Validity, Reliability, etc \ What Passes as a Rigorous Case Study?Michael Gibbert, Winfried Ruigrok and Barbara Wicki \ Are Case Studies More Than Sophisticated Storytelling? Methodological Problems of Qualitative Empirical Research Mainly Based on Semi-Structured InterviewsThomas Diefenbach \ Validity and Generalization in Future Case Study EvaluationsRobert Yin \ Part Eleven: Other Issues \ Strategies of Causal Inference in Small-N AnalysisJames Mahoney \ Cumulating the Intellectual Gold of Case Study ResearchJason Jensen and Robert Rodgers \ Epistemology as Ethics in Research and Policy: The Use of Case StudiesJohn Elliott and Dominik Lukes \ Part Twelve: Case Study and Theory \ Building Theories from Case Study ResearchKathleen Eisenhardt \ Eisenhardt's Impact on Theory in Case Study ResearchKatherine Ravenswood \ The Normative Case StudyDavid Thacher \ Doing Case Study: Abduction Not Induction, Phronesis Not TheoryGary Thomas \ Troubling Theory in Case Study ResearchMartyn Hammersley \ Meta-Synthesis of Qualitative Case Studies: An Approach to Theory BuildingChristina Hoon \ VOLUME FOUR: THE USE OF CASE STUDIES IN DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES \ Part Thirteen: Accounting \ Case Study Research in AccountingDavid Cooper and Wayne Morgan \ Part Fourteen: Development \ Value Chains, Partnerships and Development: Using Case Studies to Refine Programme TheoriesSietze Vellema et al. \ Part Fifteen: Education \ Case Study in Comparative Education: Particularity and GeneralizationLawrence Stenhouse \ A Case Study of a Case Study: Analysis of a Robust Qualitative Research MethodologyCatherine Snyder \ Part sixteen: Health \ The Case Study as a Scientific Method for Researching Alternative TherapiesD. Lukoff, D. Edwards and M. Miller \ Part seventeen: Industrial Marketing Management \ What Makes a Good Case Study? A Positivist Review of Qualitative Case Research Published in Industrial Marketing Management, 1971-2006Michael Beverland and Adam Lindgreen \ Part Eighteen: Information Systems \ Case Study Research: A Multi-Faceted Research Approach for ISA.L.M. Cavaye \ Rigor in Information Systems Positive Case Research: Current Practices, Trends and RecommendationsLine Dubé and Guy Paré \ Part Nineteen: International Business \ The Case Study as Disciplinary Convention: Evidence from International Business JournalsRebecca Piekkari, Catherine Welch and Erikka Paavilainen \ Part Twenty: Law \ Evaluation Case Histories as a Parallel to Legal Case Histories: Accumulating Knowledge and Experience in the Evaluation ProfessionDarrel Caulley and Irene Dowdy \ Part Twenty-One: Operations Management \ Case Research in Operations ManagementChris Voss, Nikos Tsikriktsis and Mark Frohlich \ Part Twenty-Two: Psychoanalysis \ The Psychoanalytic Case Study: A Method for Systematic InquiryEnrico Jones and Michael Windholz \ Part Twenty-Three: Public Administration \ The Single Case Study as Intellectually Ambitious InquiryMichael Barzelay \ The Case Study Method for Research in Small and Medium-Sized FirmsSylvie Chetty \ Part Twenty-Four: Social Work \ How to Critically Evaluate Case Studies in Social WorkEunjung Lee, Faye Mishna and Sarah Brennenstuhl"SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd1470Boxed Set978-1-4462-7448-4625550
Internet Research MethodsSecond Edition"Claire Hewson, Carl Vogel and Dianna Laurent"31-May-15"This book presents a state-of-the-art review of the Internet as a tool for conducting research in the social and behavioural sciences. Building on the first edition the authors provide extensive updates to reflect current developments and trends in Internet research, focusing on what has been achieved so far, and identifying opportunities and possibilities in the new 'era' of Internet Research. Key theoretical debates and issues are explored, and practical advice and guidance on the tools, methods and techniques available offered, using illustrative examples and case studies throughout. The authors cover both obtrusive and unobtrusive methods in primary research, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods approaches, across a broad range of disciplines. A section on secondary research is also included. This book provides a practical resource for practising researchers wishing to assess how the latest techniques, tools and methods in Internet-mediated research may support and expand research in their own field."The Internet \ Internet-Mediated Research: State of the Art \ Tools for Internet-Mediated Research \ Ethics in Internet-Mediated Research \ Designing and Implementing an IMR Study \ What Can Go Wrong? \ Compendium of Resources \ ConclusionsSAGE Publications Ltd256Core New EditionE978-1-4462-0855-775978-1-4462-0856-424.99
Web Survey Methodology"Mario Callegaro, Katja Lozar Manfreda and Vasja Vehovar"31-May-15"Guiding the reader through the past 15 years of research in web survey methodology, this book provides practical guidance on the latest techniques for collecting valid and reliable data and is the first book that provides comprehensive overview of all related web research methodology issues. Core topics from preparation to questionnaire design, recruitment testing to analysis and survey software are all covered in a systematic and insightful way. The reader will be exposed to key concepts and key findings in the literature, covering measurement, non-response, adjustments, paradata, and cost issues. The book also discusses the hottest research topics in survey research today, such as internet panels, virtual interviewing, mobile surveys and the integration with passive measurements, e-social sciences, mixed modes and business intelligence."PART ONE: INTRODUCTION \ PART TWO: CORE PROCESS \ PART THREE: SELECTED METHODOLOGICAL TOPICS \ PART FOUR: TECHNOLOGY ASPECTS \ PART FIVE: RELATED ISSUES \ PART SIX: CONCLUSIONResearch Methods for Social ScientistsSAGE Publications Ltd220Supplementary TextE978-0-85702-860-075978-0-85702-861-725.99
A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods ResearchJohn W. Creswell12-Jun-14"John W. Creswell's A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research is a brief overview of mixed methods research that takes readers through the essential steps in planning and designing a study. Rather than offering an extensive treatment of mixed methods, this concise book offers individuals in the social, behavioral, and health sciences a foundation for understanding mixed methods methodology. Practical for use in workshops, seminars, global webinars, and as a supplementary text in undergraduate and graduate classes, Creswell's book is ideal for the beginner or the more advanced researcher looking for a quick primer in mixed methods, by an authoritative mixed methods scholar. For a comprehensive treatment of Mixed Methods research, we recommend Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research, by John W. Creswell and Vicki J. Plano Clark."Chapter 1. Basic Features of Mixed Methods Research \ Chapter 2. The Development and Advancement of Mixed Methods \ Chapter 3. Steps in Designing Mixed Methods Study \ Chapter 4. Skills Needed to Conduct Mixed Methods Research \ Chapter 5. Basic and Advanced Mixed Methods Designs \ Chapter 6. How to Draw a Diagram of Procedures \ Chapter 7. Introducing a Mixed Methods Study \ Chapter 8. Sampling and Integration Issues \ Chapter 9. Writing a Mixed Methods Study for Publication \ Chapter 10. Evaluating the Quality of a Mixed Methods Study"SAGE Publications, Inc"152E978-1-4833-5904-512.99
Empowerment Evaluation"Knowledge and Tools for Self-Assessment, Evaluation Capacity Building, and Accountability"Second Edition"David M. Fetterman, Shakeh J. Kaftarian and Abraham Wandersman"30-Nov-14"Celebrating more than 21st years of practice, empowerment evaluation was introduced by David M. Fetterman during a presidential address at the American Evaluation Association Conference. Since that time, this approach has altered the landscape of evaluation and has spread to a wide range of settings in more than 16 countries. In this Second Edition, an outstanding group of evaluators from academia, government, nonprofits, and foundations assess how empowerment evaluation has been used in practice since the publication of the landmark 1996 edition. The book includes 10 empowerment evaluation principles, a number of models and tools to help put empowerment evaluation into practice, reflections on the history and future of the approach, and illustrative case studies from a number of different projects in a variety of diverse settings. The Second Edition offers readers the most current insights into the practice of this stakeholder-involvement approach to evaluation.""In this Second Edition, an outstanding group of evaluators from academia, government, nonprofits, and foundations take stock of how empowerment evaluation has been used in practice since the landmark publication of the 1996 edition. The book begins with an examination of the theories and concepts of the approach, and includes 10 empowerment evaluation principles. The second section provides a number of models and tools to help put empowerment evaluation into practice. Finally, illustrative case examples are included from a number of different projects in areas such as education and health.""FOREWORDStewart Donaldson \ PREFACE \ ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS \ PART I: INTRODUCTION \ 1. History and OverviewDavid Fetterman \ 2. Empowerment Evaluation: Theories, Principles, Concepts, and StepsDavid Fetterman \ PART II: SCOPE AND BREADTH \ Foundations \ 3. Mission Fulfillment: How Empowerment Evaluation Enables Funders to Achieve ResultsJanice Yost \ 4. Foundation Strategy Drives the Choice of Empowerment Evaluation PrinciplesLaura Leviton \ International \ 5. Capacity Building Through Empowerment Evaluation: An Aymara Women Artisans Organization In Puno, PeruSusana Merino, Pablo Mera, José Díaz Puente, María Fernández \ 6. Teachers as Evaluators: An Empowerment Evaluation ApproachJanet Clinton, John Hattie \ United States \ 7. Hewlett-Packard's $15 Million Digital Village: A Place-based Empowerment Evaluation InitiativeDavid Fetterman \ 8. Empowerment Evaluation in Action in SAMHSA's Service to Science Initiative: Cultivating Ownership and Enhancing SustainabilityPamela Imm, Mathew Biewener, Dawn Oparah, Kim Dash \ PART III: TOOLS \ 9. Getting To Outcomes: An Empowerment Evaluation Capacity Building ModelAbraham Wandersman \ 10. 'No Excuses"": Using Empowerment Evaluation to Build Evaluation Capacity and Measure School Social Worker EffectivenessIvan Haskell, Aidyn Iachini \ 11. Empowerment Evaluation Conducted by 4th and 5th Grade StudentsRegina Langhout, Jesica Fernandez \ 12. Building Evaluation Capacity to Engage in Empowerment Evaluation: A Case of Organizational TransformationYolanda Suarez-Balcazar, Tina Taylor-Ritzler, Gloria Curtin \ 13. An Empowerment Evaluation Approach to Implementing with Quality at Scale: The Quality Implementation Process and ToolsAndrea Lamont, Annie Wright, Abraham Wandersman, Debra Hamm \ 14. Empowerment Evaluation: Evaluation Capacity Building in a 10-Year Tobacco Prevention InitiativeDavid Fetterman, Linda Delaney, Beverley Tremain, Marian Evans-Lee \ PART IV: RESEARCH AND REFLECTION \ 15. Getting To Outcomes®: Evidence of Empowerment Evaluation and Evaluation Capacity Building at WorkMathew Chinman, Joie Acosta, Sarah B. Hunter, Patricia Ebener \ PART V: CONCLUSION \ 16. Reflections on Emergent Themes and Next Steps RevisitedDavid Fetterman, Abraham Wandersman, Shakeh Kaftarian""SAGE Publications, Inc"336E978-1-4522-9953-241.99
Making Evaluation MatterWritings from South AsiaKatherine Hay and Shubh K. Range31-Oct-14SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd978-9-351-50027-845
Evaluability AssessmentImproving Evaluation Quality and UseMichael S. Trevisan and Tamara M. Walser30-Nov-14"Evaluability assessment (EA) can lead to development of sound program theory, increased stakeholder involvement and empowerment, better understanding of program culture and context, enhanced collaboration and communication, process and findings use, and organizational learning and evaluation capacity building. This book provides an up-to-date treatment of EA, clarifies what it actually is and how it can be used, demonstrates EA as an approach to evaluative inquiry with multidisciplinary and global appeal, and identifies and describes the purposes and benefits to using EA. Using case examples contributed by EA practitioners, the text illustrates important features of EA use, and showcases how EA is used in a variety of disciplines and evaluation contexts. This text is appropriate as an instructional text for graduate level evaluation courses and training, and as a resource for evaluation practitioners, policymakers, funding agencies, and professional training.""This book provides a practical, up-to-date treatment of evalubility assessment (EA) focused on application, and capturing the multidisciplinary appeal of EA with case studies from different disciplines. It also shows the use and benefits of EA for a number of purposes such as program development and modification."PREFACE \ 1. The Evaluability Assessment Story \ 2. Evaluability Assessment and Program Evaluation \ 3. Introducing Our Evaluability Assessment Model \ 4. Focusing the Evaluability Assessment \ 5. Developing an Initial Program Theory \ 6. Gathering Feedback on Program Theory \ 7. Using the Evaluability Assessment \ 8. Additional Considerations"SAGE Publications, Inc"198E978-1-4522-8244-230.99
Practical Program EvaluationTheory-Driven Evaluation and the Integrated Evaluation PerspectiveSecond EditionHuey T. Chen30-Nov-14"Practical Program Evaluation, Second Edition introduces students to the real world of evaluation, focusing on issues that arise in professional practice. The text concentrates on the steps vital to program evaluation: systematically identifying stakeholder needs; selecting evaluation options best suited to particular needs and reconciling any necessary tradeoffs; and turning the decisions into action. Using illustrative examples from the field, the book details the methods and procedures involved in analyzing and identifying stakeholder expectations and selecting an evaluation strategy. The principles and strategies presented are reinforced with theoretical justification. This provides students and professional evaluators with the knowledge and flexibility to design suitable evaluations and follow them through from start to finish.""Practical Program Evaluation, Second Edition introduces students to the real world of evaluation, focusing on issues that arise in professional practice. The text concentrates on the steps vital to program evaluation: systematically identifying stakeholder needs; selecting evaluation options best suited to particular needs and reconciling any necessary tradeoffs; and turning the decisions into action. Using illustrative examples from the field, the book details the methods and procedures involved in analyzing and identifying stakeholder expectations and selecting an evaluation strategy. The principles and strategies presented are reinforced with theoretical justification. This provides students and professional evaluators with the knowledge and flexibility to design suitable evaluations and follow them through from start to finish."PREFACE \ SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE BOOK \ ABOUT THE AUTHOR \ PART I: INTRODUCTION \ 1. Fundamentals for Program Evaluation \ 2. Understand Approaches to Evaluation and Select Ones That Work: The Comprehensive Evaluation Typology \ 3. Logic Models and the Action Model/Change Model Schema (Program Theory) \ PART II: PROGRAM EVALUATION TO HELP STAKEHOLDERS DEVELOP A PROGRAM PLAN \ 4. Helping Stakeholders Clarify a Program Plan: Program Scope \ 5. Helping Stakeholders Clarify a Program Plan: Action Plan \ PART III: EVALUATING IMPLEMENTATION \ 6. Constructive Process Evaluation Tailored for the Initial Implementation \ 7. Assessing Implementation in the Mature Implementation Stage \ PART IV: PROGRAM MONITORING AND OUTCOME EVALUATION \ 8. Program Monitoring and the Development of a Monitoring System \ 9. Constructive Outcome Evaluations \ 10. Validity-Focused Outcome Evaluation: The Experimentation Evaluation Approach \ 11. Real-World Outcome Evaluation: Holistic Effectuality Evaluation Approach \ 12. Theory-Driven Outcome Evaluation \ PART V: ADVANCED ISSUES IN PROGRAM EVALUATION \ 13. What to Do If Your Logic Model Does Not Work as Well as Expected \ 14. Formal Theories Versus Stakeholder Theories in Interventions: Relative Strengths and Limitations \ 15. Evaluation and Dissemination: Top-Down Approach Versus Bottom-Up Approach \ References \ Index"SAGE Publications, Inc"464IC978-1-4129-9230-535.99
Beginning StatisticsAn Introduction for Social ScientistsSecond Edition"Liam Foster, Ian Diamond and Julie Jefferies"29-Nov-14"In the Second Edition of this bestselling textbook, the authors use real-world examples to introduce basic principles in statistics with no prior knowledge or experience assumed. With an emphasis on describing concepts, showing through example and illustrating points with graphs and displays, this book will provide readers with a step-by-step introduction to using statistics. Chapters address the following questions: why bother learning statistics in the first place and are they relevant to real life? how do I make sensible tables and informative graphs? what are descriptive and inferential statistics and how are they used? what are regression and correlation anyway?"Introduction: Are Statistics Relevant to Real Life? \ Data and Table Manners \ Graphs and Charts \ Averages and Percentiles \ Spreads \ Transforming Data \ The Normal Distribution \ From Samples to Populations \ Getting Confident \ Fun with Proportions \ How to Decide How to Decide \ More Tricky Decisions \ Correlation and Regression \ Analysing Tables with Categorical Data \ Conclusion \ Appendix 1 Statistical Tables \ Appendix 2 Answers to Practice Questions \ Appendix 3 Algebra and Mathematical Notation ExplainedSAGE Publications Ltd360Core New EditionE978-1-4462-8069-085978-1-4462-8070-628.99978-1-4739-0921-228.99
The SAGE Handbook of Regression Analysis and Causal InferenceHenning Best and Christof Wolf27-Sep-14"Edited and written by a team of leading international social scientists, this handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to multivariate methods. The handbook focuses on regression analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal data with an emphasis on causal analysis, thereby covering a large number of different techniques including selection models, complex samples, regression discontinuities Each section of the handbook starts with a non-mathematical introduction to the method covered in that section, giving readers a basic knowledge of the method's logic, scope and unique features. Next, the mathematical and statistical basis of each method is presented along with advanced aspects. Using real-world data from the European Social Survey (ESS) and the Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP), the handbook provides a comprehensive discussion of each method's application, making this an ideal text for PhD students and researchers embarking on their own data analysis.""PART ONE: INTRODUCTION \ Data Analysis in the Social SciencesChristof Wolf and Henning Best \ PART TWO: ESTIMATION AND INFERENCE \ Estimation Techniques: OLS and MLEMartin Elff \ Bayesian Methods in RegressionSusumu Shikano \ PART THREE: REGRESSION ANALYSIS FOR CROSS-SECTIONS \ Linear Regression: BasicsChristof Wolf and Henning Best \ Regression Analysis: Assumptions and DiagnosticsBart Meuleman, Geert Loosveldt and Viktor Emonds \ Non-Linear and Non-Additive Effects in Linear Regression: Interaction, Polynomials and SplinesHenning Lohmann \ Multilevel AnalysisJoop Hox and Leoniek Wijngaards-de Meij \ Logistic RegressionHenning Best and Christof Wolf \ Regression Models for Nominal and Ordinal OutcomesJ Scott Long \ Graphical Display of Regression ResultsGerrit Bauer \ Regression With Complex SamplesSteven G Heeringa, Brady T West and Patricia A Berglund \ PART FOUR: CASUAL INFERENCE AND ANALYSIS OF LONGITUDINAL DATA \ Non-Parametric Estimation of Causal Effects: MatchingMarkus Gangl \ Instrumental Variables RegressionChristopher Muller, Christopher Winship and Stephen L Morgan \ Regression DiscontinuityThomas Lemieux and David S Lee \ Causal Analysis with Panel DataJosef Bruderl \ Event History AnalysisHans-Peter Blossfeld and Gwendoline J Blossfeld \ Time-Series Cross-Section ModelsJessica Fortin-Rittberger"SAGE Publications Ltd432Handbook978-1-4462-5244-4110978-1-4739-0835-245
Multilevel Modeling in Plain LanguageKaren Robson and David Pevalin30-Nov-15"Presenting multilevel modeling in easy-to-use language and with fully annotated examples using the statistical software Stata and R, the techniques are explained in plain language without reliance on equations and algebra so that new users will understand when to use these approaches and how they are really just special applications of ordinary regression. Using real life PISA and British Household Panel Study data, the author shows how to model random intercept models and random coefficient models. Attention is also given to how longitudinal data are really special applications of multilevel models."Introduction - What Is Multilevel Modeling? \ Demystifying Terminology \ Random Intercept Models \ Random Intercept Models with Covariates \ Random Coefficient Models \ Longitudinal Analysis \ Writing up Your FindingsSAGE Publications Ltd144Core TextE978-0-85702-915-760978-0-85702-916-418.99
Using Mplus for Structural Equation ModelingA Researcher's GuideSecond EditionE. Kevin Kelloway31-Oct-14"Ideal for researchers and graduate students in the social sciences who require knowledge of structural equation modeling techniques to answer substantive research questions, Using Mplus for Structural Equation Modeling provides a reader-friendly introduction to the major types of structural equation models implemented in the Mplus framework. This practical book, which updates author E. Kevin Kelloway's 1998 book Using LISREL for Structural Equation Modeling, retains the successful five-step process employed in the earlier book, with a thorough update for use in the Mplus environment. Kelloway provides an overview of structural equation modeling techniques in Mplus, including the estimation of confirmatory factor analysis and observed variable path analysis. He also covers multilevel modeling for hypothesis testing in real life settings and offers an introduction to the extended capabilities of Mplus, such as exploratory structural equation modeling and estimation and testing of mediated relationships. A sample application with the source code, printout, and results is presented for each type of analysis.""Retaining the successful five-step process employed in Kevin Kelloway's 1998 book Using LISREL for Structural Equation Modeling, this edition updates it for Mplus, the 'new LISREL"". Mplus, which is growing in popularity, incorporates the ability to model both continuous and categorical latent and observed variables in a structural equation modelling framework, and the ability to estimate multi-level structural equation models. This new book provides students with a reader-friendly introduction to the major types of structural equation models implemented in the Mplus framework."Chapter 1: Introduction \ Why Structural Equation Modeling? \ The Remainder of This Book \ Chapter 2: Structural Equation Models: Theory and Development \ The Process of Structural Equation Modeling \ Chapter 3: Assessing Model Fit \ Absolute Fit \ Comparative Fit \ Parsimonious Fit \ Toward a Strategy for Assessing Model Fit \ Chapter 4: Using MPlus \ The Data File \ The command File \ Putting it all Together: Some Basic Analysis \ Chapter 5: Confirmatory Factor Analysis \ Model Specification \ Identification \ Estimation \ Assessment of Fit \ Model Modification \ Sample Results Section \ Sample Results Section \ Chapter 6: Observed Variable path Analysis \ Model Specification \ Identification \ Estimation \ Mediation \ Using Equality Constraints \ Multi -Sample Analysis \ Chapter 7: Latent Variable Path Analysis \ Model Specification \ Sample Results \ Chapter 8: Longitudinal Analysis \ Measurement Equivalence Across Time \ Latent Growth Curves \ Cross -Lagged Models \ Chapter 9: Multilevel Analysis \ Multilevel Models in Mplus \ Conditional Models \ Random Slope Models \ Multilevel Modeling and Mediation"SAGE Publications, Inc"256E978-1-4522-9147-522.99
Using Stata for Quantitative AnalysisSecond EditionKyle C. Longest30-Sep-14"Using Stata for Quantitative Analysis, Second Edition offers a brief, but thorough introduction to analyzing data with Stata software. It can be used as a reference for any statistics or methods course across the social, behavioral, and health sciences since these fields share a relatively similar approach to quantitative analysis. In this book, the author teaches the language of Stata from an intuitive perspective, furthering students' overall retention and allowing a student with no experience in statistical software to work with data in a very short amount of time. The self-teaching style of this book enables novice Stata users to complete a basic quantitative research project from start to finish. The Second Edition covers the use of Stata 13 and can be used on its own or as a supplement to a research methods or statistics textbook.""Part I: Foundations for Working With Stata \ Chapter 1: Getting to Know Stata \ What You See \ Getting Started With Data Files \ Chapter 2: The Essentials \ Intuition and Stata Commands \ The Structure of Stata Commands \ The 5 Essential Commands \ Nonessential, Everyday Commands \ Chapter 3: Do Files and Data Management \ What Is a Do File? \ Data Management \ Part II: Quantitative Analysis With Stata \ Chapter 4: Descriptive Statistics \ Frequency Distributions \ Measures of Central Tendency and Variability \ Chapter 5: Relationships Between Nominal and Ordinal Variables \ Cross-Tabulations \ Chapter 6: Relationships Between Different Measurement Levels \ Testing Means \ Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) \ Chapter 7: Relationships Between Interval-Ratio Variables \ Correlation \ Linear Regression \ Chapter 8: Enhancing Your Command Repertoire \ Stata Help Files \ Advanced Convenience Commands \ Expanding Stata's Capabilities \ Appendix A: Getting to Know Stata \ Appendix B: Getting to Know Stata \ Chapter Exercise Solutions \ 'How To"" Index""SAGE Publications, Inc"272E978-1-4833-5663-128.99
Introduction to Time Series AnalysisMark Pickup31-Dec-14"Introducing time series methods and their application in social science research, this practical guide to time series models is the first in the field written for a non-econometrics audience. Giving readers the tools they need to apply models to their own research, this unique book demonstrates the use of - and the assumptions underlying - common models of time series data, including finite distributed lag; autoregressive distributed lag; moving average; differenced data; and GARCH, ARMA, ARIMA, and error correction models.""An introduction to time series methods and their application in social science research, this volume approaches the topic from the perspective of the social scientist interested in hypothesis testing, and is targeted to a non-econometrics audience. The most commonly used time series models are demonstrated to give readers the tools necessary to apply them to their own research within fields such as public policy, political science, and sociology."PREFACE \ ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS \ ABOUT THE AUTHOR \ SERIES EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION \ 1. Thinking Time-serially \ 2. Fundamental Concepts in Time Series Analysis \ 3. Static Time Series Models and Ordinary Least Squares Estimation \ 4. Introducing Dynamic Time Series Models \ 5. Autoregressive Moving Average (ARMA) Models \ 6. Models for Integrated and Cointegrated Data \ ConclusionQuantitative Applications in the Social Sciences"SAGE Publications, Inc"180978-1-4522-8201-511.99
Latent Variables and Factor AnalysisFour-Volume SetSalvatore Babones28-Feb-15"This four-volume Major Work contains texts which explore both the foundations of latent variables and factor analysis, and specific contemporary challenges in the field. The collection has been designed as a multi-disciplinary resource, with literature drawn from many different areas of study, such as sociology, psychology, education and political science. In the editor's introductory essay, a general approach to the meaning and use of latent variables in the social sciences is laid out, the basics of factor analysis and how it works are explained, and the logic that guided the selection of literature included in the collection is elaborated upon. The combination of these elements makes for a truly comprehensive and user-friendly research tool, invaluable to social scientists across a range of disciplines. Volume One: The Conceptualization and Operationalization of Variables Volume Two: Applications of Unmeasured Variables Volume Three: Factor Analysis for Latent Variables Volume Four: Advanced Topics""VOLUME ONE: MEASUREMENT BASICS \ Part One: Perspectives on Measurement \ Measurement and Conceptualization Problems: The Major Obstacle to Integrating Theory and ResearchH.M. Blalock, Jr \ Detection and Determinants of Bias in Subjective MeasuresKenneth Bollen and Pamela Paxton \ Conventional Wisdom on Measurement: A Structural Equation PerspectiveKenneth Bollen and Richard Lennox \ Measurement in SociologyFloyd House \ A History of Social Science MeasurementBenjamin Wright \ Part Two: Construct Validity \ Classical and Modern Methods of Psychological Scale ConstructionLeonard Simms \ Construct Validity in Psychological TestsLee Cronbach and Paul Meehl \ Convergent and Discriminant Validation by the Multitrait-Multimethod MatrixDonald Campbell and Donald Fiske \ Assessing Construct Validity in Organizational ResearchRichard Bagozzi, Youjae Yi and Lynn Phillips \ The Empirical Assessment of Construct ValidityScott O'Leary-Kelly and Robert Vokurka \ The Dangers of Poor Construct ConceptualizationScott MacKenzie \ Part Three: Item Response Theory \ Classical Test TheoryRobert DeVellis \ The New Rules of MeasurementSusan Embretson \ Applying Item Response Theory (IRT) Modeling to Questionnaire Development, Evaluation and RefinementMaria Orlando Edelen and Bryce Reeve \ The Past and Future of Multidimensional Item Response TheoryMark Reckase \ VOLUME TWO: EXPLORATORY AND CONFIRMATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS \ Part Four: Exploratory Factor Analysis \ Exploratory Factor Analysis: A User's GuideEamonn Ferguson and Tom Cox \ Evaluating the Use of Exploratory Factor Analysis in Psychological ResearchLeandre Fabrigar et al. \ The Quality of Factor Solutions in Exploratory Factor Analysis: The Influence of Sample Size, Communality, and OverdeterminationKristine Hogarty et al. \ A Review and Evaluation of Exploratory Factor Analysis Practices in Organizational ResearchJames Conway and Allen Huffcutt \ Use of Exploratory Factor Analysis in Published Research: Common Errors and Some Comment on Improved PracticeRobin Henson and Kyle Roberts \ Evaluating the Use of Exploratory Factor Analysis in Developmental Disability Psychological ResearchMegan Norris and Luc Lecavalier \ Part Five: Confirmatory Factor Analysis \ Factor Analytic Models: Viewing the Structure of an Assessment Instrument from Three PerspectivesBarbara Byrne \ The Generality of Criminal Behavior: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Criminal Activity of Sex Offenders in AdulthoodPatrick Lussier, Marc LeBlanc and Jean Proulx \ Confirmatory Factor Analyses of Multitrait-Multimethod Data: Many Problems and a Few SolutionsHerbert Marsh \ Sample Size and Number of Parameter Estimates in Maximum Likelihood Confirmatory Factor Analysis: A Monte Carlo InvestigationDennis Jackson \ Reporting Practices in Confirmatory Factor Analysis: An Overview and Some RecommendationsDennis Jackson, J. Arthur Gillaspy, Jr and Rebecca Purc-Stephenson \ Reporting Structural Equation Modeling and Confirmatory Factor Analysis Results: A ReviewJames Schreiber et al. \ Part Six: Exploratory Versus Confirmatory Factor Analysis \ Factor Analysis in Counseling Psychology Research, Training, and Practice: Principles, Advances, and ApplicationsJeffrey Kahn \ Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis: Guidelines, Issues, and AlternativesAmy Hurley et al. \ Current Methodological Considerations in Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor AnalysisThomas Schmitt \ Comparing Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis: A Study on the 5-Factor Model of PersonalityPeter Borkenau and Fritz Ostendorf \ In Search of Underlying Dimensions: The Use (and Abuse) of Factor Analysis in Personality and Social Psychology BulletinDaniel Russell \ VOLUME THREE: ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO LATENT VARIABLES \ Part Seven: Principal Components Analysis \ Component Analysis versus Common Factor Analysis: Some Issues in Selecting an Appropriate ProcedureWayne Velicer and Douglas Jackson \ Component Analysis versus Common Factor Analysis: A Monte Carlo StudySteven Snook and Richard Gorsuch \ Common Factor Analysis versus Principal Component Analysis: Differential Bias in Representing Model Parameters?Keith Widaman \ Constructing Socio-economic Status Indices: How to Use Principal Components AnalysisSeema Vyas and Lilani Kumaranayake \ Part Eight: Formative Measurement \ Index Construction with Formative Indicators: An Alternative to Scale DevelopmentAdamantios Diamantopoulos and Heidi Winklhofer \ A Critical Review of Construct Indicators and Measurement Model Misspecification in Marketing and Consumer ResearchCheryl Burke Jarvis, Scott MacKenzie and Philip Podsakoff \ Interpretation of Formative Measurement in Information Systems ResearchRonald Cenfetelli and Geneviève Basseller \ Advancing Formative Measurement ModelsAdamantios Diamantopoulos, Petra Riefler and Katharina Roth \ The Error Term in Formative Measurement Models: Interpretation and Modeling ImplicationAdamantios Diamantopoulos \ Questions about Formative MeasurementJames Wilcox, Roy Howell and Einar Breivik \ Formative Measurement and Academic Research: In Search of Measurement TheoryAndrew Hardin et al. \ Part Nine: Formative Versus Reflective Measurement \ On the Nature and Direction of Relationships between Constructs and MeasuresJeffrey Edwards and Richard Bagozzi \ Reconsidering Formative MeasurementRoy Howell, James Wilcox and Einar Brievik \ Interpretational Confounding Is Due to Misspecification, Not to Type of Indicator: Comment on Howell, Breivik and Wilcox (2007)Kenneth Bollen \ On the Meaning of Formative Measurement and How It Differs from Reflective Measurement: Comment on Howell, Breivik and Wilcox (2007)Richard Bagozzi \ Is Formative Measurement Really Measurement? Reply to Bollen (2007) and Bagozzi (2007)Roy Howell, James Wilcox and Einar Brievik \ The Fallacy of Formative MeasurementJeffrey Edwards \ VOLUME FOUR: ADVANCED TOPICS \ Part Ten: Factor Analysis With Ordinal And Dichotomous Data \ Empirical Evaluation of Alternative Methods of Estimation for Confirmatory Factor Analysis with Ordinal DataDavid Flora and Patrick Curran \ Evaluating Estimation Methods for Ordinal Data in Structural Equation ModelingPui-Wa Lei \ The Sensitivity of Confirmatory Maximum Likelihood Analysis to Violations of Measurement Scale and Distributional AssumptionsEmin Babakus, Carl Ferguson, Jr and Karl Jöreskog \ Polychoric versus Pearson Correlations in Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Ordinal VariablesFrancisco Holgado-Tello et al. \ Part Eleven: Factor Rotations \ Factor Rotations in Factor AnalysesHervé Abdi \ The Invariance Problem in Factor AnalysisJ. Guilford \ Rotation Criteria and Hypothesis Testing for Exploratory Factor Analysis: Implications for Factor Pattern Loadings and Interfactor CorrelationsThomas Schmitt and Daniel Sass \ A Comparison of Factor Rotation Methods for Dichotomous DataW. Holmes Finch \ Part Twelve: Latent Class Analysis \ Searching for Ideal Types: The Potentialities of Latent Class AnalysisJacques Hagenaars and Loek Halman \ Latent Class Models in Social WorkSusan Neely-Barnes \ Identifying Class Structure: A Latent Class Analysis of the Criterion-Related and Construct Validity of the Goldthorpe Class SchemaGeoffrey Evans and Colin Mills \ Integrating Person-Centered and Variable-Centered Analyses: Growth Mixture Modeling with Latent Trajectory ClassesBengt Muthén and Linda Muthén \ The Integration of Continuous and Discrete Latent Variable Models: Potential Problems and Promising OpportunitiesDaniel Bauer and Patrick Curran"SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research MethodsSAGE Publications Ltd1359Boxed Set978-1-4462-9460-4625550
A Practical Guide to Using Panel DataSimonetta Longhi and Alita Nandi27-Dec-14"Describing the different types of panel datasets commonly used for empirical analysis, and how to use them for cross sectional, panel, and event history analysis, Longhi and Nandi then guide the reader through the data management and estimation process, including the interpretation of the results and the preparation of the final output tables. Using existing data sets and structured as hands-on exercises, each chapter engages with practical issues associated with using data in research. These include: Data cleaning Data preparation Computation of descriptive statistics Using sample weights Choosing and implementing the right estimator Interpreting results Preparing final output tables""PART ONE: DATA PREPARATION IN MICRO PANEL SURVEYS \ Why Panel Surveys \ Different Types of Panel Surveys \ A First Look at the Data Using Stata \ Preparing the Data for Longitudinal Analysis \ Working with Multiple Datasets \ Identifying Household Members and Matching Information of Spouses and Partners \ PART TWO: ANALYSIS OF CROSS-SECTION AND PANEL DATA \ Sample Design, Non-response and Weights \ Analysis of Cross-Section Data \ Analysis of Panel Data for Continuous Dependent Variables \ Analysis of Panel Data for Discrete Dependent Variables \ PART THREE: DURATION ANALYSIS: DATA PREPARATION AND ANALYSIS \ Introduction to Duration Analysis \ How to Use Retrospective History Data Files: an Example \ Analysis of Event History Data \ PART FOUR: PRESENTING YOUR RESULTS \ Producing Output Tables and Graphs"SAGE Publications Ltd240Core TextE978-1-4462-1086-475978-1-4462-1087-126.99978-1-4739-1134-526.99
Propensity Score AnalysisStatistical Methods and ApplicationsSecond EditionShenyang Guo and Mark W. Fraser30-Sep-14"Fully updated to reflect the most recent changes in the field, the Second Edition of Propensity Score Analysis provides an accessible, systematic review of the origins, history, and statistical foundations of propensity score analysis, illustrating how it can be used for solving evaluation and causal-inference problems. With a strong focus on practical applications, the authors explore various strategies for employing PSA, discuss the use of PSA with alternative types of data, and delineate the limitations of PSA under a variety of constraints. Unlike existing textbooks on program evaluation and causal inference, this book delves into statistical concepts, formulas, and models within the context of a robust and engaging focus on application.""Providing readers with a systematic review of the origins, history, and statistical foundations of PSA, this book illustrates how it can be used for solving evaluation and causal-inference problems. With a strong focus on practical applications, the authors explore various strategies for employing PSA. In addition, they discuss the use of PSA with althernative types of data and limitations of PSA under a variety of constraints. Unlike the existing textbooks on program evaluation and causal inference, the book delves into statistical concepts, formulas, and models in the context of a robust and engaging focus on application.""List of Tables \ List of Figures \ Preface \ About the Authors \ Chapter 1: Introduction \ Observational Studies \ History and Development \ Randomized Experiments \ Why and When a Propensity Score Analysis Is Needed \ Computing Software Packages \ Plan of the Book \ Chapter 2: Counterfactual Framework and Assumptions \ Causality, Internal Validity, and Threats \ Counterfactuals and the Neyman-Rubin Counterfactual Framework \ The Ignorable Treatment Assignment Assumption \ The Stable Unit Treatment Value Assumption \ Methods for Estimating Treatment Effects \ The Underlying Logic of Statistical Inference \ Types of Treatment Effects \ Treatment Effect Heterogeneity \ Heckman's Econometric Model of Causality \ Conclusion \ Chapter 3: Conventional Methods for Data Balancing \ Why Is Data Balancing Necessary? A Heuristic Example \ Three Methods for Data Balancing \ Design of the Data Simulation \ Results of the Data Simulation \ Implications of the Data Simulation \ Key Issues Regarding the Application of OLS Regression \ Conclusion \ Chapter 4: Sample Selection and Related Models \ The Sample Selection Model \ Treatment Effect Model \ Overview of the Stata Programs and Main Features of treatreg \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 5: Propensity Score Matching and Related Models \ Overview \ The Problem of Dimensionality and the Properties of Propensity Scores \ Estimating Propensity Scores \ Matching \ Postmatching Analysis \ Propensity Score Matching With Multilevel Data \ Overview of the Stata and R Programs \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 6: Propensity Score Subclassification \ Overview \ The Overlap Assumption and Methods to Address Its Violation \ Structural Equation Modeling With Propensity Score Subclassification \ The Stratification-Multilevel Method \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 7: Propensity Score Weighting \ Overview \ Weighting Estimators \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 8: Matching Estimators \ Overview \ Methods of Matching Estimators \ Overview of the Stata Program nnmatch \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 9: Propensity Score Analysis With Nonparametric Regression \ Overview \ Methods of Propensity Score Analysis With Nonparametric Regression \ Overview of the Stata Programs psmatch2 and bootstrap \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 10: Propensity Score Analysis of Categorical or Continuous Treatments \ Overview \ Modeling Doses With a Single Scalar Balancing Score Estimated by an Ordered Logistic Regression \ Modeling Doses With Multiple Balancing Scores Estimated by a Multinomial Logit Model \ The Generalized Propensity Score Estimator \ Overview of the Stata gpscore Program \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 11: Selection Bias and Sensitivity Analysis \ Selection Bias: An Overview \ A Monte Carlo Study Comparing Corrective Models \ Rosenbaum's Sensitivity Analysis \ Overview of the Stata Program rbounds \ Examples \ Conclusion \ Chapter 12: Concluding Remarks \ Common Pitfalls in Observational Studies: A Checklist for Critical Review \ Approximating Experiments With Propensity Score Approaches \ Other Advances in Modeling Causality \ Directions for Future Development \ References \ Index"Advanced Quantitative Techniques in the Social Sciences"SAGE Publications, Inc"448978-1-4522-3500-448.99
Cognitive Interviewing PracticeDebbie Collins29-Nov-14"This book provides a practical handbook for implementing cognitive interviewing methods in the context of applied social policy research, based on the approach used by the authors at the NatCen Social Research (NatCen) where cognitive interviewing methods have been used for well over a decade. The book provides a justification for the importance of question testing and evaluation and discusses the position of cognitive interviewing in relation to other questionnaire development and evaluation techniques. Throughout the book, the focus is on providing practical and hands-on guidance around elements such as sampling and recruitment, designing probes, interviewing skills, data management and analysis and how to interpret the findings and use them to improve survey questions and other documents. The book also covers cognitive interviewing in cross national, cross cultural and multilingual settings and discusses some other potential uses of the method""Part 1: Cognitive interviewing: origin, purpose and limitations \ Other pretesting methods \ Part 2: Planning a cognitive interviewing project \ Sampling and recruitment \ Developing interview protocols \ Conducting cognitive interviews \ Data management \ Analysis & interpretation \ Application of findings \ Part 3: Survey mode and its implications for cognitive interviewing \ Cross-national, cross-cultural and multilingual cognitive interviewing \ Wider applications of cognitive interviewing"SAGE Publications Ltd264Supplementary Text978-1-4462-5600-885978-1-4462-5601-529.99978-1-4739-0918-229.99
Applied Survey SamplingEdward A. Blair and Johnny E. Blair28-Feb-15"Written for students and researchers who wish to understand the conceptual and practical aspects of sampling but are not necessarily statisticians, this accessible guide covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of sampling to special topics such as sampling rare populations, sampling organizational populations, and sampling visitors to a place. Using cases and examples to illustrate key findings, the book addresses recent changes in the survey environment, including declining response rates, the rise of Internet surveys, the need to accommodate cell phones in telephone surveys, and emerging uses of social media and big data.""Addressing the conceptual and practical aspects of sampling for social science, health science, and business researchers, this book provides applied and non-technical explanations of conceptual and practical aspects of sampling for the non-statistician. Coverage includes: the rapidly changing technology landscape of survey research, non-response rates, the internet, cell phones, social media, big data, all backed up by cases and diverse examples to illustrate key findings.""Section I: Sampling Basics \ Chapter 1: Introduction to Sampling \ 1.1 Introduction \ 1.2 A Brief History of Sampling \ 1.3 Sampling concepts \ 1.3.1 What is a sample? \ 1.3.2 Sources of research error \ 1.3.3 Probability vs. non-probability samples \ 1.4 Guidelines for good sampling \ 1.5 Chapter summary and overview of book \ Chapter 2: Defining and framing the population \ 2.1 Defining the population \ 2.1.1 Defining population units \ 2.1.2 Setting population boundaries \ 2.2 Framing the population \ 2.2.1 Obtaining a list \ 2.2.2 Problems with lists \ 2.2.3 Coping with omissions \ 2.2.4 Coping with ineligibles \ 2.2.5 Coping with duplications \ 2.2.6 Coping with clustering \ 2.2.7 Framing populations without a list \ 2.3 Chapter summary \ Chapter 3: Drawing the sample and executing the research \ 3.1 Drawing the sample \ 3.1.1 Simple random sampling \ 3.1.2 Systematic sampling \ 3.1.3 Physical sampling \ 3.2 Executing the research \ 3.2.1 Controlling non-response bias \ 3.2.2 Calculating response rates \ 3.3 Chapter summary \ Section II: Sample size and sample efficiency \ Chapter 4: Setting sample size \ 4.1 Sampling error illustrated \ 4.2 Sample size based on confidence intervals \ 4.2.1 Computational examples \ 4.2.2 How to estimate s or p \ 4.3 Sample size based on hypothesis testing power \ 4.4 Sample size based on the value of information \ 4.4.1 Why information has value \ 4.4.2 Factors related to the value of information \ 4.4.3 Sample size and the value of information \ 4.5 Informal methods for setting sample size \ 4.5.1 Using previous or typical sample sizes \ 4.5.2 Using the magic number \ 4.5.3 Anticipating sub-group analyses \ 4.5.4 Using resource limitations \ 4.6 Chapter summary \ Chapter 5: Stratified sampling \ 5.1 When should stratified samples be used? \ 5.1.1 The strata are of direct interest \ 5.1.2 Variances differ by strata \ 5.1.3 Costs differ by strata \ 5.1.4 Prior information differs by strata \ 5.2 Other uses of stratification \ 5.3 How to draw a stratified sample \ 5.4 Chapter summary \ Chapter 6: Cluster sampling \ 6.1 When are cluster samples appropriate? \ 6.1.1 Travel costs \ 6.1.2 Fixed costs \ 6.1.3 Listing costs \ 6.1.4 Locating special populations \ 6.2 Increased sample variability as a result of clustering \ 6.2.1 Measuring homogeneity within clusters \ 6.2.2 Design effects from clustering \ 6.3 Optimum cluster size \ 6.3.1 Typical cluster sizes \ 6.4 Defining clusters \ 6.5 How to draw a cluster sample \ 6.5.1 Drawing clusters with equal probabilities \ 6.5.2 Drawing clusters with probabilities proportionate to size \ 6.5.3 Drawing stratified cluster samples \ 6.5.4 Chapter summary \ Section III: Additional topics in sampling \ Chapter 7: Estimating population characteristics from samples \ 7.1 Weighting sample data \ 7.1.1 Should data be weighted? \ 7.2 Using models to guide sampling and estimation \ 7.2.1 Examples of using models \ 7.2.2 Using models to reduce the variance of estimates \ 7.2.3 Using models to cope with violations of probability sampling assumptions \ 7.2.4 Conclusions about the use of models \ 7.3 Measuring the uncertainty of estimates from complex or non-probability samples \ 7.4 Chapter summary \ Chapter 8: Sampling in special contexts \ 8.1 Sampling in online research \ 8.2 Sampling visitors to a place \ 8.2.1 Selecting places for intercept research \ 8.2.2 Sampling visitors within places \ 8.3 Sampling rare populations \ 8.3.1 Telephone cluster sampling \ 8.3.2 Disproportionate stratified sampling \ 8.3.3 Network sampling \ 8.3.4 Dual frame sampling \ 8.3.5 Location sampling \ 8.3.6 Online data collection for rare groups \ 8.4 Sampling organizational populations \ 8.5 Sampling groups such as influence groups or elites \ 8.6 Panel sampling \ 8.6.1 Initial non-response in panels \ 8.6.2 Differential mortality over time \ 8.6.3 Panel aging \ 8.6.4 Implications for panel sampling \ 8.6.5 Other issues in panel sampling \ 8.7 Sampling in international contexts \ 8.8 Big data and survey sampling \ 8.8.1 Big data as a survey complement \ 8.8.2 Big data as a survey replacement \ 8.9 Incorporating smart phones, social media, and technological changes \ 8.9.1 Smart phones and surveys \ 8.9.2 Social media and surveys \ 8.9.3 A general framework for incorporating new technologies \ 8.10 Chapter summary \ Chapter 9: Evaluating samples \ 9.1 The sample report \ 9.2 How good must the sample be? \ 9.2.1 Concepts of representation and error \ 9.2.2 Requirements for sample quality across research context \ 9.3 Chapter summary""SAGE Publications, Inc"0E978-1-4833-3433-235.99
Factorial Survey ExperimentsKatrin Auspurg and Thomas Hinz28-Feb-15This book provides a systematic and practical guide for researchers wishing to set up their own factorial survey design or to analyze factorial survey data.1. Introduction \ 2. Why and When to Use Factorial Survey Methods \ 3. Setting Up the Experimental Design \ 4. Setting Up the Survey \ 5. Data Analysis \ 6. Further Aspects \ 7. Concluding RemarksQuantitative Applications in the Social Sciences"SAGE Publications, Inc"176978-1-4522-7418-811.99
Researching Social MediaFarida Vis and Mike Thelwall30-Sep-15"This book is concerned with the application of research methods to address a series of important questions that currently motivate research in this area. By concentrating on individual social media 'objects', it highlights and encourages readers to explore a range of different objects to study, how to design research questions around these, consider ethics where relevant, alongside a range of quantitative and qualitative methods that could be considered."PART ONE \ Introduction \ Designing Your Research Question \ The Social Web \ Thinking about Ethics \ Collecting and Storing Data \ Studying Institutions \ PART TWO \ Studying Users \ Studying Networks and Links \ Analysing Comments and Sentiment \ Studying #(hash)Tags \ Analysing Images \ PART THREE \ Future of Researching Social Media \ ConclusionSAGE Publications Ltd224Core TextE978-1-4462-5220-875978-1-4462-5221-524.99
Doing Social Network ResearchNetwork-based Research Design for Social ScientistsGarry Robins31-Jan-15"The difference with social networks research \ Fundamental network concepts and theories \ Thinking about networks: Research questions and study design \ Social systems and data structures: relational ties and actor attributes \ Network observation and measurement \ The empirical context of network data collection \ Ethical issues for social networks research \ Network visualization: What it can and can't do \ A review of social network analytic methods \ Drawing conclusions: Inference, generalization, causality and other weighty matters"SAGE Publications Ltd272Core TextE978-1-4462-7612-985978-1-4462-7613-627.99
Classical Social TheoryRoots and BranchesDavid Inglis12-Feb-15"This book sets out all the main aspects of classical social theory that a reader unfamiliar with this body of thought will need to know. It also considers dominant and emergent ways of understanding what classical social theory involves, and what its legacies may be today.""Introduction: What Is Classical Social Theory? \ Social Theory before 'Social Theory' \ Thinking about 'Society' \ Social Theory and Science \ Social Change and History \ Understanding Modernity \ Power and Conflict \ Individuals, Individualism and Selfhood \ The Canon of Classical Social Theory: Orthodoxy, Dissent, Renewal"SAGE Publications Ltd288Core TextE978-0-76194-027-260978-0-76194-028-919.99
Social Theory for TodayMaking Sense of Social WorldsAlex Law27-Dec-14"Social Theory for Today guides students through the key thinkers and key ideas of the contemporary social world. The book asks what continuing use do theories of the Enlightenment, classical German sociology, Marxism and phenomenology have for making sense of our social world. Drawing on both on classical and contemporary sources, this book is both accessible and meaningful for students working to grasp a firm understanding of the competing perspectives in social theory. The book is organized around two contrasting conceptions of common sense social worlds. On one side, common sense is understood as a precondition of solidarity and social action. Here social theory is viewed as continuous with and an extension of the social world, an 'umbilical cord' that can never be cut but simply needs to be more systematically ordered and controlled (realism, positivism, Weber, empiricism, phenomenology, social constructionism, feminism). On the other side, common sense is reproached as a constraint on reason and autonomy. Here, sociology strives for a discontinuous 'break' with the spontaneously self-evident truths and pre-judgments of ordinary social worlds (skepticism, Durkheim, Simmel, structuralism, Marxism, Critical Theory, Bourdieu). Social Theory for Today is a must read for upper level undergraduate and graduate sociology students looking for a vibrant and extended understanding of social theory in today's society.""Introduction: The Narcissism of Minor Differences \ Social Theory and Crisis \ Positivist Turn: Auguste Comte \ Marx's Turn \ Nietzsche's Turn: Max Weber and Georg Simmel \ Ideological Turn: Antonio Gramsci and Georg Lukacs \ Reflexive Turn: Otto Neurath and Empirical Sociology \ Modernist Turn: Walter Benjamin and Siegfried Kracauer \ Critical Turn: The Frankfurt School \ Negative Turn: Horkheimer, Adorno and Habermas \ Quotidian Turn: Henri Lefebvre \ Corporeal Turn: Maurice Merleau-Ponty \ Pragmatic Turn: Social theory in the US \ Cultural Turn: Social Theory in France and Britain \ Relational Turn: Norbert Elias and Pierre Bourdieu \ Conclusion"SAGE Publications Ltd342Core TextE978-1-4462-0901-185978-1-4462-0902-828.99978-1-4739-1113-028.99
Essentials of Social Statistics For A Diverse SocietyAnna Leon-Guerrero and Chava Frankfort-Nachmias31-Jan-15"Essentials of Social Statistics for a Diverse Society, Second Edition provides students with a briefer, less expensive version of the successful Social Statistics for a Diverse Society, now in its Seventh Edition. As in the parent text, this concise statistics text puts a strong emphasis on the theme of diversity, which is illustrated through the use of real data in examples from contemporary social issues. The book's informational and inviting writing style, coupled with the use of real-world examples and data applications, makes the book a more accessible and engaging resource for students.""CHAPTER 1: The What and the Why of Statistics \ The Research Process \ Asking Research Questions \ The Role of Theory \ Formulating the Hypotheses \ Collecting Data \ A Cautionary Note: Measurement Error \ Analyzing Data and Evaluating the Hypotheses \ Looking at Social Differences \ CHAPTER 2: The Organization and Graphic Presentation of Data \ Frequency Distributions \ Proportions and Percentages \ Percentage Distributions \ Comparisons \ Statistics in Practice: Labor Force Participation Among Foreign Born \ The Construction of Frequency Distributions \ Cumulative Distributions \ Rates \ Statistics in Practice: Civilian Labor Force Participation Rates Over Time \ Reading the Research Literature: Statistical Tables \ The Pie Chart: Race and Ethnicity of the Elderly \ The Bar Graph: Marital Status of the Elderly \ The Histogram \ Statistics in Practice: Gender and Age \ The Line Graph \ Time-Series Charts \ A Cautionary Note: Distortions in Graphs \ Statistics in Practice: The Graphic Presentation of Education \ CHAPTER 3: Measures of Central Tendency \ The Mode \ The Median \ Statistics in Practice: Gendered Income Inequality \ The Mean \ Finding the Mean in a Frequency Distribution \ The Shape of the Distribution: Television, Education, and Siblings \ Considerations for Choosing a Measure of Central Tendency \ A Cautionary Note: Representing Income \ CHAPTER 4: Measures of Variability \ The Importance of Measuring Variability \ The Range \ The Interquartile Range: Increases in Elderly Population \ The Variance and the Standard Deviation: Changes in the Elderly Population \ Considerations for Choosing a Measure of Variation \ Reading the Research Literature: Differences in College Aspirations and Expectations Among \ CHAPTER 5: The Normal Distribution \ Properties of the Normal Distribution \ Standard (Z) Scores \ The Standard Normal Distribution \ The Standard Normal Table \ Transforming Proportions (or Percentages) Into Z Scores \ CHAPTER 6: Sampling and Sampling Distributions \ The Concept of the Sampling Distribution \ The Sampling Distribution of the Mean \ The Central Limit Theorem \ Statistics in Practice: The Central Limit Theorem \ CHAPTER 7: Estimation \ Estimation Defined \ Procedures for Estimating Confidence Intervals for Means \ Confidence Intervals for Proportions \ Statistics in Practice: The 2012 Benghazi Terrorist Attack Investigation \ A Cautionary Note: The Margin of Error \ CHAPTER 8: Testing Hypotheses \ Assumptions of Statistical Hypothesis Testing \ Stating the Research and Null Hypotheses \ Determining What Is Sufficiently Improbable: Probability Values and Alpha \ The Five Steps in Hypothesis Testing: A Summary \ Errors in Hypothesis Testing \ Statistics in Practice: The Earnings of White Women \ Testing Hypotheses About Two Samples \ The Sampling Distribution of the Difference Between Means \ Population Variances Are Assumed to Be Unequal \ The Five Steps in Hypothesis Testing About Difference Between Means: A Summary \ Focus on Interpretation: Cigarette Use Among Teens \ Testing the Significance of the Difference Between Two Sample Proportions \ Statistics in Practice: Comparing First- and Second-Generation Hispanic Americans \ Is There a Significant Difference? \ Reading the Research Literature: Reporting the Results of Statistical Hypothesis Testing \ CHAPTER 9: Bivariate Tables \ Independent and Dependent Variables \ How to Construct a Bivariate Table: Race and Home Ownership \ How to Compute Percentages in a Bivariate Table \ How to Deal With Ambiguous Relationships Between Variables \ Reading the Research Literature: Place of Death in America \ The Properties of a Bivariate Relationship \ Elaboration \ The Concept of Chi-Square as a Statistical Test \ The Concept of Statistical Independence \ The Structure of Hypothesis Testing With Chi-Square \ Sample Size and Statistical Significance for Chi-Square \ Focus on Interpretation: Education and Health Assessment \ Proportional Reduction of Error: A Brief Introduction \ What Is Strong? What Is Weak? A Guide to Interpretation \ Lambda: A Measure of Association for Nominal Variables \ Cramer's V: A Chi-Square-Related Measure of Association for Nominal Variables \ Focus on Interpretation: Gamma and Kendall's Tau-b \ Using Ordinal Measures With Dichotomous Variables \ Focus on Interpretation: The Gender Gap in Gun Control \ CHAPTER 10: Analysis of Variance \ Understanding Analysis of Variance \ The Structure of Hypothesis Testing With ANOVA \ The Five Steps in Hypothesis Testing: A Summary \ Assessing the Relationship Between Variables \ Focus on Interpretation: Are Immigrants Good for America's Economy? \ Reading the Research Literature: Stresses and Strains Among Grandmother Caregivers \ CHAPTER 11: Regression and Correlation \ The Scatter Diagram \ Linear Relations and Prediction Rules \ Statistics in Practice: Median Household Income and Criminal Behavior \ Methods for Assessing the Accuracy of Predictions \ Statistics in Practice: Teen Pregnancy and Social Inequality \ Focus on Interpretation: The Marriage Penalty in Earnings \ A Cautionary Note: Spurious Correlations and Confounding Effects \ Appendix A. The Standard Normal Table \ Appendix B. Distribution of t \ Appendix C. Distribution of Chi-Square \ Appendix D. Distribution of F \ Appendix E. A Basic Math Review \ Learning Check Solutions \ Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises \ Glossary""SAGE Publications, Inc"376978-1-4833-5949-661
Critical Social TheoryCraig Browne16-Jan-15"An accomplished, sophisticated and up-to-date account of the state of critical social theory today. Craig Browne explores the key concepts in critical theory (like critique, ideology, and alienation), and crucially, goes on to relate them to major contemporary developments such as globalisation, social conflict and neo-liberal capitalism. Critical theory here is not solely the work of Adorno, Horkheimer, Marcuse and Habermas. The book begins with the Frankfurt School but uses this as a base to then explore more contemporary figures such as Nancy Fraser, Axel Honneth, Luc Boltanski, Cornelius Castoriadis, Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu and Hannah Arendt. A survey of critical social theory for our times, this is an essential guide for students wishing to grasp a critical understanding of social theory in the modern world.""Introduction \ A New Nexus of Social Change? \ System Integration and Social Disintegration \ From the Critique of Objectification to a New Conception of Alienation \ Postmodernism, Ideology and Rationality \ The End of Immanent Critique? \ Hope, Critique and Utopia \ Civil Solidarity and Social Struggles \ Positive Liberty and Social Justice \ Conclusion"SAGE Publications Ltd256Supplementary Text978-1-4462-4692-475978-1-4462-4693-124.99978-1-4739-1180-224.99
The McDonaldization of SocietyEighth EditionGeorge Ritzer31-Jan-15"Chapter 1: An Introduction to McDonaldization \ McDonald's as an American and a Global Icon \ The Long Arm of McDonaldization \ The Dimensions of MCDonaldization \ A Critique of McDonaldization: The Irrationality of Rationality \ Illustrating the Dimensions of MCDonaldization: The Case of IKEA \ The Advantages of MCDonaldization \ What Isn't McDonaldized? \ A Look Ahead \ Chapter 2: The Past, Present, and Future of McDonaldization \ Bureaucratization: Making Life More Rational \ The Holocaust: Mass-Produced Death \ Scientific Management: Finding the One Best Way \ The Assembly Line: Turning Workers Into Robots \ Levittown: Putting Up Houses - ""Boom, Boom, Boom"" \ Shopping Centers: Malling America \ MCDonald's: Creating the 'Fast-Food Factory"" \ McDonaldization and Contemporary Social Changes \ The Future: Are There Any Limits to the Expansion of McDonaldization? \ Chapter 3: Efficiency and Calculability - Consumers 1 \ Efficiency: Drive-Throughs and Finger Foods \ Calculability: Big Macs and Little Chips \ Chapter 4: Predictability and Control - Consumers 2 \ Predictability: It Never Rains on Those Little Houses on the Hillside \ Control: Human and Nonhuman Robots \ Chapter 5: Efficiency and Calculability - McJobs and Other McDonaldized Occupations 1 \ McJobs and the Dimensions of McDonaldization \ Efficiency: It's a Fetish \ Calculability: Zeal for Speed \ Chapter 6: Predictability and Control: McJobs and Other McDonaldized Occupations 2 \ Predictability: Scripting and Controlling Employees \ Control: Even Pilots Aren't Control \ Chapter 7: The Irrationality of Rationality \ Control: Even Pilots Aren't Control \ High Cost: Better Off at Home \ False Friendliness: 'Hi, George"" \ Disenchantment: Where's the Magic? \ Health and Environmental Hazards: A Day's Calories in One Fast-Food Meal \ Homogenization: It's No Different in Paris \ Dehumanization: Getting Hosed at 'Trough and Brew"" \ The Irrationalities of McJobs: Just Hand the Bag Out \ Chapter 8: Dealing With McDonaldization \ Creating 'Reasonable"" Alternatives: Sometimes You Really Do Have to Break the Rules \ Fighting Back Collectively: Saving Hearts, Minds, Taste Buds, and the Piazza di Spagna \ Coping Individually: 'Skunk Works,"" Blindfolded Children, and Fantasy Worlds \ Some Concluding Thoughts on Dealing with McDonaldization \ Chapter 9: Globalization and the Possibility of the DeMcDonaldization of Society? \ Globalization and McDonaldization \ The DeMcDonaldization of Society \ The Internet and DeMcDonaldization""SAGE Publications, Inc"320978-1-4833-5894-930.99
Identity and CapitalismMarie Moran27-Dec-14"This book explores the relationship between the contemporary importance of identity and the political economy of capitalism. It goes beyond prevailing theories of the 'post-industrial', 'network' or 'risk' society, which identify an emphasis on identity as characteristic of late modern societies but fail to explain how identity relates to neoliberal capitalism. Marie Moran offers a new perspective on the standard story about the emergence of identity politics, arguing, perhaps surprisingly, that the category of identity became prominent only recently. Against the common assumption that identity 'always mattered', she shows that what we now think of routinely as 'personal identity' actually only emerged with the explosion of consumption in the late-twentieth century. She also makes the case that what we now think of as different social and political 'identities' only came to be framed as such with the emergence of identity politics, new social movements and the politics of multiculturalism from the 1960s and 1970s. The book directly addresses the connections between the political economy of contemporary capitalism and the new social, cultural and political formations that are articulated via the idea of identity."Introduction \ Chapter 1. Historicising 'Identity' \ Chapter 2. 'Identity' A Keyword Analysis \ Chapter 3. Cultural Materialism and the Social Logic of Capitalism \ Chapter 4. A Pre-History of the Idea of Identity in Capitalist Societies \ Chapter 5. Identity Politics and the Crisis of Identity \ Chapter 6. The 'Personal' Sense of Identity and Consumption \ Chapter 7. Identity and Capitalism in the Twenty-First CenturySAGE Publications Ltd256Supplementary TextIC978-1-4462-4974-175978-1-4462-4975-824.99978-1-4739-1107-924.99
Making Sense of RealityCulture and Perception in Everyday LifeTia DeNora9-Sep-14"How do we know what is real in everyday life? What makes some things meaningful and others instantly forgettable? In this accomplished study, Tia DeNora helps us to make sense of reality. She demonstrates how technology, objects, people and gestures operate and combine to produce a sense of 'real' experience. Thought provoking and brilliantly illustrated, it offers readers an exciting new way of understanding identity, society and culture.""Philosophically Informed Sociology \ Introducing 'Slow Sociology' \ Cultural Sociology \ Culturally Figured Reality \ Once More, With Feeling - beyond performance \ Variations in Space and Time \ Reflexivity \ Multiple Realities and their Maintenance \ Artful Practice and Making Sense \ Making Sense of Reality: Perception as Action \ The Sense of Reality: here, now, artfully, pragmatically and with consequences"SAGE Publications Ltd200Supplementary TextIC978-1-4462-0199-275978-1-4462-0200-524.99978-1-4739-0550-424.99
The Social Thought of Erving GoffmanMichael Hviid Jacobsen and Soren Kristiansen31-Dec-14"Part of the SAGE Social Thinker series, this book serves as a concise and inviting introduction to the life and works of Erving Goffman, one of the most prominent social theorists in postwar sociology. Goffman's ideas continue to influence scholars in various fields and have also attracted many readers outside conventional academia. Goffman's overall research agenda was the exploration of what he termed the interaction order - that is, the micro social order that regulates the co-mingling of people in each other's immediate presence. He coined several new concepts (face-work, impression management, role distance, civil inattention, etc.) with which to grasp and understand the complexities and basic social restructuring of everyday life, many of which are now part of sociology's standard vocabulary.""Introduction \ Chapter 1: The Life and Times of Erving Goffman \ Chapter 2: Reading Goffman 'Backwards' \ Chapter 3: Goffman's 'Mixed Methods' \ Chapter 4: Goffman's Sociology of Everyday Life Interaction \ Chapter 5: Goffman's Sociology of Deviance \ Chapter 6: Goffman and the Self \ Chapter 7: Goffman on Frames, Genderisms and Talk \ Chapter 8: Reading Goffman 'Forwards' \ Chapter 9: The Legacy of Erving Goffman \ Chapter 10: Further Readings \ Glossary"Social Thinkers Series"SAGE Publications, Inc"248978-1-4129-9803-115.99
Global Modernity and Social ContestationBreno M. Bringel and Jose Mauricio Domingues24-Jan-15"How can we link a general view of social processes with contemporary social movements, conflicts and mobilizations? Modernity with the dynamics of social protest at a global level? This book brings together scholars of sociological theory, social movement studies and political contestation from across the world to explore, both empirically and theoretically, the different interactions, tensions and possibilities of an integrated understanding of global modernity and social contestation.""IntroductionBreno Bringel and José Mauricio Domingues \ Part I: Rethinking modernity through social contestation \ Modernity and critique: elements of a world-sociologyPeter Wagner \ The global transition and the challenge to social sciencesSujata Patel \ Modernity and the violence of global accumulation: the ethnic question in ChinaChun Lin \ Demystifying modernity: In defence of a singular and normative idealGhana Aloysius \ Vicissitudes and potentialities of critical theoryJosé Mauricio Domingues \ Part II: Rethinking social contestation through modernity \ The global age: a social movement perspectiveGeoffrey Pleyers \ Social movements and contemporary modernity: internationalism and patterns of global contestationBreno Bringel \ Global modernity, social criticism and the local intelligibility of contestation in MozambiqueElisio Macamo \ Globalised modernity, contestations and revolutions: the cases of Egypt and TunisiaSarah ben Néfissa \ Modernity, cultural diversity and social contestationLuis Tapia \ Part III: Borders of modernity and frontiers of exclusion: rights, citizenship and contestation in comparative perspective \ Half-positions and social contestation: on the dynamics of exclusionary integrationCraig Browne \ Abyssal lines and contestation in the construction of Modern Europe: a de-colonial perspective of the Spanish caseHeriberto Cairo and Keina Espiñeira \ From international legality to local struggle: how and why human rights matters to social movements in Argentine democracyGabriela Delamata \ Social Contestation and Substantive Citizenship: Popular Mobilization in South Africa's Modern StateMarcelle Dawson"SAGE Studies in International SociologySAGE Publications Ltd312MonographIC978-1-4462-9574-890978-1-4462-9575-527.99978-1-4739-0565-827.99
Writing in SociologySecond EditionMark Edwards30-Nov-14"With humor and empathy, Mark Edwards's handbook provides undergraduate and early-career graduate students guidance in sociological writing of all kinds. Writing in Sociology offers unusual approaches to developing ideas into research questions, utilizing research literature, constructing research papers, and completing different kinds of course writing (including case studies, theory papers, and applied social science projects). New chapters in the Second Edition offer insights into giving and receiving effective peer review and presenting qualitative research results. By focusing on how to think about the goals and strategies implicit in each section of a writing project this book provides accessible advice to novice sociological writers.""Section I: Thinking Broadly About Writing Sociology \ Chapter 1: Introduction \ Chapter 2: Turning Ideas into Researchable Questions \ Chapter 3: Overview of Writing a Research Paper: An Extended Analogy \ Chapter 4: Borrowing Well from the Literature \ Chapter 5: Citing Sources: Why, When, and How \ Section II: Writing Quantitative Papers \ Chapter 6: Quantitative Papers: The Introduction \ Chapter 7: Quantitative Papers: The Literature Review \ Chapter 8: Quantitative Papers: The Data and Methods Section \ Chapter 9: Quantitative Papers: Presenting Results \ Chapter 10: Quantitative Papers: Discussions and Conclusions \ Section III: Writing Qualitative Papers \ Chapter 11: Presenting Qualitative Data: A Brief Example \ Chapter 12: Ethnographic Interviewing and Storytelling \ Chapter 13: Writing a Case Study \ Chapter 14: The Internship Journal \ Section IV: Other Sociology Writing Tasks \ Chapter 15: Revisiting Literature Reviews: Applied Sociology Research Projects \ Chapter 16: Peer Review \ Chapter 17: Writing a Book Review \ Chapter 18: Tips on Writing Theory and Content Papers""SAGE Publications, Inc"184978-1-4833-5129-221.99
Second ThoughtsSociology Challenges Conventional WisdomSixth EditionJanet M. Ruane and Karen A. Cerulo31-Oct-14"Co-authored by Karen A. Cerulo, the Eastern Sociological Society's Robin L. Williams Lecturer for 2013-2014 Do birds of a feather flock together or do opposites attract? Is honesty the best policy? Are children our most precious commodity? Is education the great equalizer? Adages like these shape our social life. This Sixth Edition of Second Thoughts reviews several popular beliefs and notes how these conventional wisdoms cannot be taken at face value, but instead require careful second thoughts. This unique text encourages students to step back and sharpen their analytic focus with 25 essays that use social research to expose the gray areas of commonly held beliefs, revealing the complexity of social reality and sharpening students' sociological vision.""Part I: Methods \ Essay 1: Numbers Don't Lie \ Part II: Culture \ Essay 2: Winning Is Everything \ Essay 3: Children Are Our Most Precious Commodity \ Part III: Social Structure \ Essay 4: Love Knows No Reason \ Essay 5: Stress Is Bad for Your Well-Being \ Essay 6: The 'Golden Years"" Are Tarnished Years \ Part IV: Socialization and Identity \ Essay 7: What's in a Name? That Which We Call a Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet \ Essay 8: Beauty Is Only Skin Deep \ Part V: Stratification \ Essay 9: The More We Pay, the More It's Worth \ Essay 10: Money Is the Root of All Evil \ Essay 11: You've Come a Long Way, Baby \ Essay 12: America Is the Land of Equal Opportunity \ Part VI: Deviance, Crime, and Social Control \ Essay 13: Violence Is on the Rise in the United States - No One Is Safe \ Essay 14: There's Nothing We Can Do About the Weather \ Essay 15: There Ought to Be a Law \ Essay 16: Honesty Is the Best Policy \ Part VII: Social Institutions: Marriage and Family \ Essay 17: The Nuclear Family Is the Backbone of American Society \ Essay 18: Marriage Is a Failing Institution \ Part VIII: Social Institutions: The Economy \ Essay 19: Welfare Is Ruining This Country \ Essay 20: Immigrants Are Ruining This Nation \ Part IX: Social Institutions: Media and Technology \ Essay 21: Technology Is Taking Over Our Lives \ Part X: Social Institutions: Education \ Essay 22: Education Is the Great Equalizer \ Part XI: Social Institutions: Religion \ Essay 23: We Are One Nation Under God""SAGE Publications, Inc"400978-1-4522-9949-533.99
Narrative NetworksStoried Approaches in a Digital AgeBrian Alleyne27-Dec-14"Narrative is a fundamental means whereby we make sense of our own lives and of the world around us. The stories we tell, and are being told, shape our identities, relationships and world-views. In a rapidly changing digital society where blogging and social networking have become natural communication channels, the platforms for the creation and exchange of all kinds of narratives are ever-growing. This book responds to the dynamic and modern production and consumption of stories of all kinds in popular and academic cultures. It offers a complete discussion of the underlying philosophical and methodological issues of narrative and personal narrative research as well as applying these to the current digital climate. It also provides practical guidance on data management and use of software for the narrative researcher. Illustrated with examples from a range of fields and disciplines as well as the author's own work on hacking cultures and cultural activism, this title is a must for anyone wanting to learn about narrative networks and how to conduct successful narrative research in a modern age."Introduction \ In the Beginning There Was the Social Explorer \ Narrative Ways of Knowing \ Analyzing Narrative \ Narrative at Work in the World \ Constructing Narrative \ Techniques and Tools for the Narrative Researcher \ CODASAGE Publications Ltd272Core TextE978-0-85702-783-270978-0-85702-784-923.99978-1-4739-1138-323.99
Social Network AnalysisAn Actor Centred Approach"Nick Crossley, Elisa Bellotti, Gemma Edwards, Martin G Everett, Johan Koskinen and Mark Tranmer"6-Feb-15Introduction: What are Ego-Nets? \ Getting Ego-Nets \ Ego-Net Measures and their Significance \ Exploring Change in Ego-Nets Over Time \ Multi-Level Models \ The Qualitative DimensionSAGE Publications Ltd224Supplementary Text978-1-4462-6776-975978-1-4462-6777-624.99978-1-4739-1186-424.99
Investigating the Social WorldThe Process and Practice of ResearchEighth EditionRussell K. Schutt30-Nov-14"In this exciting new Eighth Edition of his leading social research text, author Russell K. Schutt, an award-winning researcher and teacher, continues to make the field come alive through research stories that illustrate the methods presented in each chapter. Through numerous examples and hands-on exercises that help students learn by doing, Investigating the Social World helps readers understand research methods as an integrated whole. Readers will learn to appreciate the value of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and understand the need to make ethical research decisions while also learning about research on contemporary social issues like the Internet and social relations, the police response to domestic violence, the sources of democracy, the determinants of voting, the impact of disasters, and the causes of violence. Contributor to the SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award""A balanced textbook for students across the social sciences; this new edition: Is written so that the ""doing"" of social research is closely and consistently linked to important social issues using real social data Includes guides for critiquing research articles, exercises for applying research skills, and examples of analyzing and reporting social data Treats ethical concerns and ethical decision making in tandem with each study of specific methods Features end-of-chapter exercises with discussion questions; practice, web, SPSS exercises; and research proposal development exercises Is accompanied by a companion website with journal articles, self-quizzes, electronic flashcards and much more Has updated coverage to include recent developments in response to the spread of mobile phones and the use of the Internet; a new chapter on mixed methods; and more international examples throughout.""PART I: FOUNDATIONS FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH \ CHAPTER 1: SCIENCE, SOCIETY, AND SOCIAL RESEARCH \ Learning About the Social World \ Avoiding Errors in Reasoning About the Social World \ Research in the News: Why Doesn't the Internet Reach Everyone? \ Science and Social Science \ Alternative Research Orientations \ Strengths and Limitations of Social Research \ CHAPTER 2: THE PROCESS AND PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH \ Social Research Questions \ Social Theories \ Social Research Foundations \ Theoretical Perspectives for Social Research \ Social Research Strategies \ Research in the News: Investigating Child Abuse Doesn't Reduce It \ Social Research Standards \ CHAPTER 3: RESEARCH ETHICS AND PHILOSOPHIES \ Historical Background \ Ethical Principles \ The Institutional Review Board \ Research in the News: What Would an IRB Say? \ Social Research Proposals \ Case Study: Evaluating a Public Health Program \ PART II: FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH \ CHAPTER 4: CONCEPTUALIZATION AND MEASUREMENT \ Concepts \ Research in the News: What is Your Race? \ Operationalization \ Measurement \ Levels of Measurement \ Evaluating Measures \ CHAPTER 5: SAMPLING \ Sample Planning \ Research in the News: What Are Best Practices for Sampling Vulnerable Populations? \ Sampling Methods \ Sampling Distributions \ CHAPTER 6: RESEARCH DESIGN AND CAUSATION \ Research Design Alternatives \ Research in the News: How to Reduce Crime? \ Criteria and Cautions for Nomothetic Causal Explanations \ Comparing Research Designs \ PART III: BASIC SOCIAL RESEARCH DESIGNS \ CHAPTER 7: EXPERIMENTS \ History of Experimentation \ True Experiments \ Research in the News: Where Did You Hear That? \ Quasi-Experiments \ Validity in Experiments \ Ethical Issues in Experimental Research \ CHAPTER 8: SURVEY RESEARCH \ Survey Research in the Social Sciences \ Writing Survey Questions \ Combining Questions in Indexes \ Designing Questionnaires \ Research in the News: What Can Surveys Uncover? \ Organizing Surveys \ Ethical Issues in Survey Research \ CHAPTER 9: QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS \ Introducing Statistics \ Case Study: The Likelihood of Voting \ Preparing Data for Analysis \ Displaying Univariate Distributions \ Summarizing Univariate Distributions \ Research in the News: General Social Survey Shows Infidelity on the Rise \ Analyzing Data Ethically: How Not to Lie With Statistics \ Cross-Tabulating Variables \ Regression Analysis \ Analyzing Data Ethically: How Not to Lie About Relationships \ CHAPTER 10: QUALITATIVE METHODS: OBSERVING, PARTICIPATING, LISTENING \ Fundamentals of Qualitative Methods \ Participant Observation \ Research in the News: Can Taping Interviews Capture a Trend? \ Intensive (In-Depth) Interviewing \ Interviewing Online \ Focus Groups \ Generalizability in Qualitative Research \ Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research \ CHAPTER 11: QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS \ Features of Qualitative Data Analysis \ Techniques of Qualitative Data Analysis \ Alternatives in Qualitative Data Analysis \ Research in the News: What's in a Message? \ Visual Sociology \ Systematic Observation \ Participatory Action Research \ Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis \ Ethics in Qualitative Data Analysis \ PART IV: ADVANCED SOCIAL RESEARCH DESIGNS \ CHAPTER 12: EVALUATION AND POLICY RESEARCH \ History of Evaluation Research \ Evaluation Basics \ Questions for Evaluation Research \ Research in the News: What Motivates Policy Shifts? \ Design Decisions \ Policy Research \ Ethics in Evaluation \ CHAPTER 13: HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE RESEARCH AND CONTENT ANALYSIS \ Overview of Unobtrusive Methods for Historical and Comparative Research \ Historical Social Science Methods \ Comparative Social Science Methods \ Research in the News: Across the globe can we compare ____? \ Demographic Analysis \ Content Analysis \ Ethical Issues in Historical and Comparative Research and Content Analysis \ CHAPTER 14: SECONDARY DATA ANALYSIS AND BIG DATA \ Secondary Data Sources \ Research in the News: Long-term impact; how can research make the connection? \ Challenges for Secondary Data Analyses \ Big Data \ Ethical Issues in Secondary Data Analysis and Big Data \ CHAPTER 15: MIXED METHODS \ History of Mixed Methods \ Philosophy of Mixed Methods \ Types of mixed methods \ Strengths and Limitations of Mixed Methods \ Ethics and Mixed Methods \ Research in the News: What Came First, the Alleged Cause or the Effect? \ CHAPTER 16: SUMMARIZING AND REPORTING RESEARCH \ Writing Research \ Displaying Research \ Reporting Research \ Research in the News: How Much Should Social Scientists Report? \ Performing Meta-Analyses \ Case Study: Broken Homes and Delinquency \ Ethics, Politics, and Research Reports \ Bibliography \ Glossary""SAGE Publications, Inc"656E978-1-4833-5067-774
For EthnographyPaul Atkinson9-Dec-14"This major book from one of the world's foremost authorities on ethnography in the social sciences re-captures the spirit of Marcel Mauss in the light of decades of subsequent methodological and empirical writing in sociology, anthropology and the many other disciplines that now incorporate ethnographic research. Atkinson provides guidance on the appropriate objects of the ethnographic gaze, insisting on ethnographic work that is faithful to the intrinsic and complex organization of everyday life. Ethnographers need to maintain a focus on classic issues, albeit with new approaches and perspectives.""Introduction \ The Perspectives of Ethnography \ Fieldwork Commitments \ Analytic Perspectives \ Interaction and the Ceremonial Order \ Structuring Forms \ Aesthetics, Artefacts and Techniques \ Accounts and Narratives \ Representations \ Ethics \ Conclusion"SAGE Publications Ltd256Core TextIC978-1-84920-607-575978-1-84920-608-226.99978-1-4739-1071-326.99
An Introduction to Leisure StudiesPrinciples and PracticePeter Bramham and Stephen Wagg27-Sep-14"""There are textbooks galore, but there aren't many crafted as intelligently as this one. This book will change the way that students understand leisure. It will give them an easier entry to that place where difficult ideas fuse into something intelligible, where real understanding sits and the educated imagination is stirred."" - Tony Blackshaw, Sheffiled Hallam University Peter Bramham and Stephen Wagg provide a foundation for those studying within the broad field of leisure studies. The book gives students an accessible and engaging introduction to leisure studies and leisure research, encouraging students to engage in reflexive analysis of their common sense understandings of everyday life and enabling them to develop an understanding of contemporary leisure studies and changing leisure practices.""Defining Leisure and Leisure Studies \ Studying and Measuring Leisure \ Time, History and Leisure \ Caution - Children at Play \ Growing Up and Getting Out \ Staying in and Settling Down \ Divided Leisure: Leisure and Social Class \ Turning Points \ Home Alone: Demography and Ageing \ Leisure and the Future"SAGE Publications Ltd240ModularE978-1-4129-1874-975978-1-4129-1875-624.99978-1-4739-0843-724.99
Youth and GenerationRethinking change and inequality in the lives of young peopleDan Woodman and Johanna Wyn27-Dec-14"""Woodman and Wyn have produced a student text that offers conceptual clarity and real depth on debates in youth studies. The authors skilfully guide us through the main sociological theories on young people and furnish us with sophisticated critiques from which to rethink youth and generation in the contemporary moment."" - Professor Anoop Nayak, Newcastle University The promise of youth studies is not in simply showing that class, gender and race continue to influence life chances, but to show how they shape young lives today. Dan Woodman and Johanna Wyn argue that understanding new forms of inequality in a context of increasing social change is a central challenge for youth researchers. Youth and Generation sets an agenda for youth studies building on the concepts of 'social generation' and 'individualisation' to suggest a framework for thinking about change and inequality in young lives in the emerging Asian Century.""Chapter 1: Continuity and Change \ Individualisation \ Generation \ New Life Patterns \ Structure of the Book \ Chapter 2: Global Change and Inequality \ Education, Urbanisation and Employment \ Inequality \ Australia in a Changing World \ The Failure of the Neoliberal Promise \ Theory in Youth Studies \ Conclusion \ Chapter 3: Individualisation \ Understanding Changing Patterns \ Bringing Zombie Categories Back to Life \ The Creation of the Choice Biography \ Holding Lives Together \ Researching the Making of Inequality in New Times \ Conclusion \ Chapter 4: Generations \ The Emergence and Marginalisation of the Sociology of Generations \ What is a Generation? \ Intergenerational Relationships \ When does a Generation Emerge? \ Conclusion \ Chapter 5: Transitions \ Youth Transitions and Development \ Transition Regimes and the Making of a Generations \ Research and Reflexivity \ Conclusion \ Chapter 6: Cultures \ Concepts of Subculture \ Post-subcultures \ Continuity and Change in Cultures Research \ Generational Change, Cultures and Divisions \ Blurring Boundaries \ Conclusion \ Chapter 7: Time \ Social Change and Synchronisation 119 \ Sociality and the Digital Revolution \ Time, Youth Cultures and Inequality \ The Present, Past and Future \ Conclusion \ Chapter 8: Place \ The Invisibility of Place \ Theorising Young People and Place \ Mobilities, Cultures and Place \ Making Place Visible \ Place and Global Generations \ Young People Making a Place for Themselves \ Conclusion \ Chapter 9: Conclusion \ Generations, Transitions, Cultures \ Time, Place and the Future"SAGE Publications Ltd224Supplementary TextE978-1-4462-5904-775978-1-4462-5905-424.99978-1-4739-1112-324.99
Global ChildhoodsIssues and DebatesKate Cregan and Denise Cuthbert27-Sep-14"""An exciting and engagingly written book. The case studies are intriguing and the discussion of previous theories impeccable."" - Heather Montgomery, The Open University This is an essential book that conceives the critical study of childhood and examines the constructions of childhood and the conceptions of children within and across the social sciences. Globalising Childhoods engages readers in rethinking common global Northern conceptions of childhood and children by providing a wider lens through which to question the Eurocentrism inherent in much of this thinking. With a clear interdisciplinary approach throughout, the book encourages students to look at the range of competing and contradictory academic and popular discourses on children and childhood, alongside the ever-present issues of power and its relationship to knowledge about children. It offers a broad ranging inquiry into the field of childhood studies, exploring theory and research across sociology, psychology, education, anthropology and social policy. This book: reviews the global history of childhood provides a scholarly overview of key developments and major thinkers in childhood studies explores case studies from the experiences of children from around the world engages with the growing body of literature on children and childhood across the social sciences.""KEY IDEAS AND THEORETICAL APPROACHES IN THE STUDY OF CHILDREN AND CHILDHOOD \ KNOWING CHILDREN: THEORY AND METHOD IN THE STUDY OF CHILDHOOD \ WHAT IS A CHILD?: MAKING MEANING OF CHILDREN AND CHILDHOOD \ GLOBAL CHILDHOODS: CHILDREN AS OBJECTS OF NATIONAL AND GLOBAL CONCERN \ THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NORMATIVE GLOBAL CHILD \ PART TWO: CASE STUDIES IN THE MEANING OF CHILDREN AND CHILDHOOD \ THE HABITUS OF CHILDHOOD: HOME, SCHOOL, WORK \ CHILDREN AND DISASTER: 'CHILD SOLDIERS' AND ORPHANS \ THE CHILD AND THE NATION: CASE STUDIES IN THE PERSECUTION AND FORCED REMOVAL OF CHILDREN BY THE STATE \ THE VALUE OF CHILDREN \ FUTURE CHILDREN: IDENTITY AND PERFECTIBILITY"SAGE Publications Ltd208Core TextE978-1-4462-0899-175978-1-4462-0900-424.99978-1-4739-0838-324.99
Key Concepts in Urban StudiesSecond EditionMark Gottdiener and Leslie Budd27-Feb-15"This new edition of Gottdiener and Budd's shrewdly judged book defines, explains and develops the key topics within the interdisciplinary field of urban studies. With new material on environmental concerns and the sustainability of urban development this text adopts a contemporary, global perspective. Thoroughly updated throughout the book includes: - new entries including the 'Tourist City' and 'Urban Culture and Consumption' - clear definitions of current issues - up-to-date suggestions for further reading - international examples - informative cross-referencing. Relevant, focused and accessible this is an essential guide for all students and teachers across the urban disciplines within sociology, political science, planning and geography."SAGE Key Concepts seriesSAGE Publications Ltd240Student ReferenceE978-1-84920-198-865978-1-84920-199-521.99
Whose Creative Industries"John Hartley, Wen Wen and Henry Siling"22-Jan-15Introduction \ The Creative Industries 'Moment' \ Forces for Change \ Dynamics of change \ Evolution of the Creative Industries \ Open Futures \ Creative Industries and the Growth of Knowledge (open methodology) \ ConclusionSAGE Publications Ltd240Supplementary Text978-0-85702-877-865978-0-85702-878-522.99978-1-4739-1183-322.99
Sociological Theory in the Classical EraText and ReadingsThird EditionLaura Desfor Edles and Scott Appelrouth31-Jan-15"Trained at UCLA and at NYU respectively, Laura Desfor Edles and Scott Appelrouth were frustrated by their inability to find a sociological theory text that could inspire enthusiasm in undergraduate students while providing them with analytical tools for understanding theory and exposing them to original writings from pivotal theorists. They developed this widely used text/reader to fill that need. Sociological Theory in the Classical Era introduces students to original major writings from sociology's key classical theorists. It also provides a thorough framework for understanding these challenging readings. For each theorist, the authors give a biographical sketch, discuss intellectual influences and core ideas, and offer contemporary examples and applications of those ideas. Introductions to every reading provide additional background on their structure and significance. This book also makes frequent use of photos, diagrams, tables, and charts to help illustrate important concepts."Chpater 1: Introduction \ WHAT is Sociological Theory? \ WHY Read Original Works? \ WHO are Sociology's Core Theorists? \ HOW Can We Navigate Sociological Theory? \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 2: Karl Marx (1818 - 1883) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Marx's Theoretical Orientation \ Readings \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 3: Émile Durkheim (1858-1917) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Durkheim's Theoretical Orientation \ Readings \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 4: Mac Weber (1864 - 1920) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Weber's Theoretical Orientation \ Readings \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 5: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860 - 1935) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Gilman's Theoretical Orientation \ Readings \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 6: Georg Simmel (1858 - 1918) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Simmel's Theoretical Orientation \ Readings \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 7: W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Du Bois's Theoretical Orientation \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Readings \ Discussion Questions \ Chapter 8: George Herbert Mead (1863 - 1931) \ A Biographical Sketch \ Mead's Theoretical Orientation \ Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas \ Readings \ Discussion Questions"SAGE Publications, Inc"480978-1-4522-0361-458
The SAGE Handbook of Intellectual PropertySingle VolumeMatthew David and Debora Halbert29-Nov-14"This Handbook brings together scholars from around the world in addressing the global significance of, controversies over and alternatives to intellectual property (IP) today. It brings together over fifty of the leading authors in this field across the spectrum of academic disciplines, from law, economics, geography, sociology, politics and anthropology. This volume addresses the full spectrum of IP issues including copyright, patent, trademarks and trade secrets, as well as parallel rights and novel applications. In addition to addressing the role of IP in an increasingly information based and globalized economy and culture, it also challenges the utility and viability of IP today and addresses a range of alternative futures.""PART I: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN A GLOBAL WORLD \ IntroductionMatthew David and Debora Halbert \ Intellectual Property and the Open (Information) SocietyAnne Barron \ The Economic Foundations of IPSarah Louisa Phythian-Adams \ The Idea of International Intellectual PropertyShubha Ghosh \ Globalization and Intellectual PropertyDebora Halbert \ PART II: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DEVELOPMENT \ TRIPS and DevelopmentDaniel Gervais \ Déjà Vu in the International Intellectual Property RegimePeter Yu \ Intellectual Property in Chile: Problems and Conflicts in a Developing SocietySalvador Millaleo and Hugo Cadenas \ Musical Property Rights Regimes in Tanzania and Kenya after TRIPsAlex Perullo and Andrew Eisenberg \ PART III: BRANDING THE WORLD \ Slow Logo: Brand Citizenship in Global Value NetworksMargaret Chon \ Counterfeit Commerce: The Illegal Accumulation and Distribution of Intellectual PropertyChris Rojek \ Geographical Indications: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based ProductsRosemary J. Coombe, Sarah Ives and Daniel Huizenga \ The Social Imaginary of Geographical Indicators in Contested Environments: The Politicized Heritage and the Racialized Landscapes of South African Rooibos TeaRosemary J. Coombe, Sarah Ives and Daniel Huizenga \ Farmers' Rights and the Intellectual Property Dynamic in AgricultureChidi Oguamanam \ PART IV: BETWEEN ECONOMY AND CULTURE \ The Political Economy of Traditional Knowledge, Trademarks and Copyright in South AfricaColin Darch \ Author and Cultural rights: The Cuban CaseLillian Alvarez \ Communicating Copyright: Discourse and Disagreement in the Digital AgeLee Edwards, Bethany Klein, David Lee, Giles Moss, Fiona Philip \ Creativity and copyright: the international career of a new economyDave O'Brien \ PART V: COMMONS \ Nonprofits in the Commons EconomyJyh-An Lee \ Copyright and Copyleft in India: Between Global Agendas and Local InterestsPradip Thomas \ Treasuring IP: Free Culture, Media Piracy, and the International Pirate Party MovementLisa Dobbin and Martin Zeilinger \ PART VI: CREATIVE COPYING \ Copyright and ownership of fan created works: fanfiction and beyondRaizel Liebler \ Copyright and Film Historiography: The Case of the Orphan FilmClaudy Op den Kamp \ Dangerous Undertakings: Sacred Texts and Copyright's Myth of Aesthetic NeutralityJohn Tehranian \ PART VII: AUDIENCES AND SHARING \ Streaming Sport and the Bi-Passing of Copying in Copyright InfringementMatthew David, Andrew Kirton and Peter Millward \ 'Piracy' or Parody: moral Panic in the Age of New MediaMatthew David and Natasha Whiteman \ Intellectual Property and the Construction of Un/Ethical AudiencesNatasha Whiteman \ PART VIII: USEFUL ARTS AND CREATIVE CODES \ Copyright Law and Video Games: A Brief History of an Interactive MediumGreg Lastowka \ Promoting Progress: A Qualitative Analysis of Creative and Innovative ProductionJessica Silbey \ Copyright and Industrial Objects: Aesthetic Considerations and Policy DiscriminationsUma Suthersanen \ PART IX: REGULATING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES \ Copyright technologies and clashing rightsIan Brown \ Music, Technology and Copyright: The Makings and Shakings of a Global IndustryAndrew Kirton \ Copyright, trolling and speculative invoicing 'in the shadow of the law'David S. Wall \ PART X: PARAMETERS OF PATENT \ Politics, Law of and Discourse: Patents and Innovation in Post-Apartheid South AfricaColin Darch \ Tradititional Knowledge, Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Innovation. What's left to discuss?Graham Dutfield \ Patentable subject matter - a comparative jurisdictional analysis of the discovery/invention dichotomySusanna H.S. Leong \ PART XI: PATENTING THE FUTURE? \ Who Owns the Extended Mind? The Neuropolitics of Intellectual Property LawJake Dunagan \ Outer Space, Alien Life and IP Protocols - an opportunity to rethink life patentsWilliam R. Kramer \ Intellectual Property and Global Warming: Climate JusticeMatthew Rimmer"SAGE Publications Ltd736HandbookIC978-1-4462-6634-2110978-1-4739-0902-145
The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japanese StudiesJames D Babb11-Nov-14"The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies provides an exciting and even provocative insight into the ways in which Japan engages with the modern world. The range of topics covered is extensive, with chapters exploring a variety of disciplines rooted within the social sciences. The key issues facing Japan today are examined in depth and structured into thematic sections cover Land, History and Culture Society Medicine Politics and Foreign Relations Economy Including outstanding contributions from a diverse group leading academics from across the globe, each chapter presents the cutting-edge research in the field with thoughtful explorations of where one might pursue the topic in the future. This volume is designed to serve as a major interdisciplinary reference work and a seminal text, both rigorous and accessible, to assist students and scholars in understanding one of major nations of the world.""Introduction to the SAGE Handbook of Japanese StudiesJames Babb \ Part 1: Land, History and Culture \ Modern Japan in HistoryAndrew Cobbing \ Anthropology of Modern JapanCarolyn Stevens \ The Practice of Religion in Japan: An Exploration of the State of FieldLucia Dolce \ Mass Media in JapanKatja Valaskivi \ Heritage Management in Present-day JapanNishiyama Noriaki \ Geography's Contribution in Japanese StudiesMary McDonald \ Regionalism and the LocalAnthony Rausch \ Part 2: Society \ EducationRobert Aspinall \ FeminismVera Mackie \ 'How to Sex'? The Contested Nature of Sexuality in JapanMark McLelland \ Gender Equity in JapanJoyce Gelb \ Policing in JapanDavid Ted Johnson \ Organised CrimePeter Hill \ Part 3: Medicine \ A Brief History of Japanese MedicineIzumi Yokoyama and Michael D. Fetters \ Health Care in Japan: Excellent Population Health, Low Medical Expenditures, yet Ambiguous Place of Primary CareJonathan E. Rodnick, Izumi Yokoyama and Michael D. Fetters \ Medical Education in JapanMichael D. Fetters and Izumi Yokoyama \ Bio-Ethics and Medico-Legal Issues in JapanMichael D. Fetters \ Mental Health in JapanDenise St. Arnault \ Part 4: Politics and Foreign Relations \ Political Science and Japanese StudiesJames Babb \ Parties and Election in JapanKenneth Mori McElwain \ Postwar DemocracySherry Martin \ Civil Society in JapanYuko Kawato, Robert Pekkanen and Hidehiro Yamamoto \ Japan's International RelationsChris Hughes \ Japan and GlobalizationHugo Dobson \ Japan-US RelationsPaul Midford \ Foreign relations with ChinaCaroline Rose \ Part 5: Economy \ The Japanese EconomyMarcus Rebick \ Japanese Economy and BusinessParissa Haghirian \ Japanese Consumers and ConsumerismParissa Haghirian \ Labor RelationsAkira Suzuki \ Foreign WorkersGabriele Vogt \ AgricultureAurelia George \ EnergyAlexandru P. Luta and Paul Midford"SAGE Publications Ltd640HandbookIC978-1-84860-663-0110978-1-4739-0879-645
Perspectives on Deviance and Social Control"Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates and Randy Gainey"31-Jan-15"Perspectives on Deviance and Social Control is a core textbook that provides a sociological examination of deviance and social control in society. Derived from the successful text/reader version, this concise and student-friendly resource uses sociological theories to explain a variety of issues related to deviant behavior and societal reactions to deviance. The authors briefly explain the development of major sociological theoretical perspectives and use current research and examples to show how those theories are used to think about and study the causes of deviant behavior and the reactions to it.""Looking at deviant behaviour and social control, this text covers the essential and major topics in a concise and readable manner while presenting an overview of the sociological theories of deviance and societal response to deviant behaviour. The authors briefly explain the development of major sociological theoretical perspectives and use current research and examples to show how those theories are used to think about and study the causes of deviant behaviour and the reactions to it. The book: Offers a very contemporary take on the sociological perspectives used to evaluate deviant behaviour and the reactions to it. Features Deviance in Popular Culture, Studies in Deviance, and Now YOU... text boxes Has a chapter on International Perspectives on Deviance and Social Control which describes various international perspectives and how they relate to several theories, as well as how sociologists have used international perspectives to understand forms of deviance at several levels of analysis Is accompanied by a Student study site with self-quizzes, video clips, and SAGE research articles""CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Deviance \ Conceptions of Deviance \ The Sociological Imagination \ The Importance of Theory \ Esplaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites \ Now YOU?.?.?.?Use Your Sociological Imagination \ Ideas in Action \ CHAPTER 2: The Diversity of Deviance \ Deviance and Its Varied Forms \ Physical Deviance and Appearance: Ideals of Beauty and Everyone Else \ Relationships and Deviance \ Deviance in Cyberspace: Making Up the Norms as We Go \ Subcultural Deviance \ Elite Deviance, Corporate Deviance, and Workplace Misconduct \ Positive Deviance \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: The Cases of Addiction, Prostitution, and Graffiti \ Ideas in Action: Guerrilla Gardening in Low-Income Areas \ Question: So Who Are the Deviants? Answer: It Depends on Who You Ask \ CHAPTER 3: Researching Deviance \ Methodological Approaches to Studying Deviance \ Content Analysis \ Secondary Data Sources \ Ideas in Action: Evaluating Programs and Policy \ Ethical Considerations in Studying Deviance Conclusion \ CHAPTER 4: Anomie/Strain Theory \ Development of Anomie/Strain Theory \ Emile Durkheim and Anomie \ Robert Merton and Adaptations to Anomie/Strain \ Richard Cloward and Lloyd Ohlin, Differential Opportunity \ Albert Cohen, Delinquent Boys \ Robert Agnew - General Strain Theory \ Steven Messner and Richard Rosenfeld: Crime and the American Dream - Institutional Anomie Theory \ Application of Anomie and Strain Theories \ Critiques of Anomie and Strain Theories \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: The Occupy Wall Street Movement \ Ideas in Action: Defy Ventures - Transforming Innovation into Legitimate Success \ CHAPTER 5: Social Disorganization Theory \ Development of Social Disorganization Theory \ Shaw and McKay Study of Juvenile Delinquency and Urban Areas \ Critiques of Social Disorganization Theory \ Rebirth of Social Disorganization Theory \ Application of Social Disorganization Theory \ More Theoretical and Empirical Advances and Divergences: Social and Physical Disorder \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites with Social Disorganization Theory \ Ideas in Action: Programs and Policy from Social Disorganization and Broken Windows Perspectives \ CHAPTER 6: Differential Association and Social Learning Theory \ Development of Differential Association Theory \ Development of Akers's Social Learning Theory \ Social Structure and Social Learning (SSSL) \ Application of Differential Association and Social Learning \ Critiques of Differential Association and Social Learning Theories \ Cultural Deviance Theory and Subcultural Explanations of Deviance \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: Teen Alcohol and Drug Use \ Ideas in Action: Programs and Policy from a Social Learning Perspective \ CHAPTER 7: Social Control Theories of Deviance \ Development of Social Control Theory \ Techniques of Neutralization \ Contemporary Additions to Social Control Theory \ Application of Social Control Theories \ Critiques of Social Control Theories \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: The Case of Teenage Runaways/Homelessness and Medical Deviance by Doctors \ Ideas in Action: Homeboy Industries \ CHAPTER 8: Labeling Theory \ Development of Labeling Theory \ How the Labeling Process Works \ Labeling and Mental Illness \ Labeling and Delinquency \ Application of Labeling Theory \ Impact of Labeling Theory \ Critiques of Labeling Theory \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: Considering Drinking - and Not Drinking - on College Campuses \ Ideas in Action: 'I Have a Dream"" Foundation - Instilling Positive Labels \ CHAPTER 9: Marxist/Conflict Theories of Deviance \ Development of Marxist Theory \ Development of Conflict Theory \ Applications of Marxist/Conflict Theory \ Critiques of Marxism and Conflict Theory \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: The Cases of Shoplifting and Employees Locked in the Workplace \ Ideas in Action: Racial Impact Statements \ CHAPTER 10: Critical Theories of Deviance \ Development of Feminist Criminology \ Development of Critical Race Theory \ Development of Peacemaking \ Critiques of Critical Theories \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: The Cases of Pornography and Illegal Government Surveillance \ Ideas in Action: Navajo Peacemaking and Domestic Violence \ CHAPTER 11: Social Control of Deviance \ Medicalization of Deviant Behavior \ Policing, Supervision, and the Impact of Incarceration on Disadvantaged Populations and Communities \ Total Institutions \ Correctional Facilities and the Purposes of Punishment \ Gresham Sykes and the Pains of Imprisonment \ Juvenile Correctional Facilities \ Reentry - Challenges in Returning to the Community After Time in an Institution \ Public Fear and Social Control: The Case of Sex Offenders \ Collateral Consequences - Effects on Communities and Families \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: Considering How Money Can Matter in Local Jails \ Ideas in Action: College Programs in Prisons \ CHAPTER 12: Deviant Careers and Career Deviance \ Development of a Deviant Careers and Career Deviance Approach \ Getting Into Deviance: Onset of a Deviant Career \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: Anorexia and the Prostitution Rehabilitation Program \ Risk and Protective Factors for Onset \ Maintaining a Deviant Career: Living the Life \ Getting Out of the Game: Desistance From Career Deviance \ Ideas in Action: Programs and Policy from a Career Deviance/Deviant Career Perspective \ CHAPTER 13. Deviance and Social Control in Global Context \ Researching Deviance Globally \ Trials and Tribulations Involved in Researching Deviance across the Globe \ Empirical Tests of Theories of Deviance Globally \ Social Control in Global Context \ Explaining Deviance in the Streets and Deviance in the Suites: Human Trafficking: Crossing Boundaries and Borders \ Ideas in Action: What Can Be Done about Human Trafficking?""SAGE Publications, Inc"368E978-1-4522-8885-744.99
Writing Successful Reports and DissertationsLucinda Becker7-Oct-14"Are your students unsure what their report should look like? Are they worrying about starting on an extended piece of writing? In this handy little book, they will find expert guidance to enable them to produce a successful report or dissertation. With a focus on developing an effective writing style and argument, this book shows students, step by step, how to plan and deliver a perfect piece of writing. Inside is advice on: what makes dissertations and reports distinctive organizing their time and materials finding the right planning method to use how to structure their writing successfully writing good sentences, paragraphs, sections and chapters. Using the 'six Ps' - pondering, preparing, planning, pausing, producing and polishing - they'll learn how to produce a persuasive piece of writing, whatever they're studying."Introduction \ Part I: Pondering \ Why a Dissertation? \ What Is Distinctive about a Dissertation? \ What Are Research Questions? \ What Makes a Good Dissertation? \ When and Why Would I Write a Report? \ What Is Distinctive about a Report? \ Should I Be Asking Research Questions in a Report? \ Part II: Preparing \ Devising a Strategy \ Gathering Material \ Finding Your Voice \ Part III: Planning \ Are You a Natural Planner? \ A Planning Strategy \ Your First Step \ Four Planning Methods \ Part IV: Pausing \ Negative Pauses \ Necessary Pauses \ Positive Pauses \ Part V: Producing \ Words \ Phrases \ Sentences \ Paragraphs \ Sections and Chapters \ Part VI: Polishing \ Increasing Impact \ Checking your Document \ Now Take Your Fingers off the KeyboardSAGE Study Skills SeriesSAGE Publications Ltd224E978-1-4462-9826-860978-1-4462-9827-514.99978-1-4739-0731-714.99
The Nuts and Bolts of Grant WritingCynthia E. Carr31-Oct-14"In this practical, accessible guide for students, faculty, and other university personnel, author Cynthia E. Carr shares her best practices for planning, writing, and winning research grants based on her own experience submitting more than 300 grant proposals and securing millions of dollars in awards. Insightful, innovative, and informative, the book goes beyond coverage of standard grant writing to specifically address the issues faced by the higher education community, including the university bureaucracy and how to navigate it. The Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing covers everything from budgets to submissions and federal to foundation competitions, giving novices the opportunity to leapfrog over some of the hard lessons that most college and university grant seekers must learn from trial and error and allowing those with more experience to sharpen their skills.""Sharing the author's best practices for planning, writing, and winning research grants, this book is embedded with examples from a variety of disciplines providing novices with the tools they need to begin writing grants while also enabling those with more experience to sharpen their skills.""Chapter 1: Introduction to Grant Seeking \ Chapter 2: Grants in the University \ Chapter 3: Funders \ Chapter 4: Searching \ Chapter 5: Project Design \ Case Study 1: Application of a Logic Model \ Chapter 6: Budgeting 101 \ Case Study 2: Building a Federal Budget \ Case Study 3: Budget Justifications and Narratives \ Chapter 7: Traditional Letters of Interest (LOIs) and Proposals \ Chapter 8: and Other Online Applications \ Chapter 9: Polishing and Formatting the Grant Proposal \ Chapter 10 Declines, Awards, and Grant Administration \ Going Forward""SAGE Publications, Inc"256IC978-1-4522-5903-122.99
Study Skills for Chinese StudentsMichael Courtney and Xiangping Du29-Nov-14"Leaving home to study in the UK for the first time can be a daunting experience for Chinese students. They will be entering a new country and education system with its own culture, customs and values, some of which will be totally different from those back home. They will need to acquaint themselves with these differences in order to achieve their goals while studying in the UK. They may also find it difficult to find this information and be feeling anxious about the move or struggling to fit into their new environment - which may affect their study. This short, easy-to-read book is designed to be a companion throughout their university studies in the UK. It provides practical information as well as skills and strategies for success which are simple to understand and employ. The book: introduces Chinese students to many of the life skills needed to support their studies in the UK, such as food, socializing and local amenities and services contains useful information regarding UK assessment, lectures, seminars, campus life and the typical support available from faculty covers vital language and comprehension skills to help them communicate in their work and in the classroom with peers explains the main differences between Eastern and Western thinking and culture includes research skills and strategies for dissertations, essays and exams. This essential guide will help Chinese students to flourish in their UK studies as well as enjoy themselves along the way.""Chapter 1: Introduction: Living and Studying in the UK \ Chapter 2: Developing Your Academic English Skills \ Chapter 3: Developing Your Academic Study Skills \ Chapter 4: Assignments, Assessment and Feedback \ Chapter 5: Research and Dissertations"SAGE Study Skills SeriesSAGE Publications Ltd288E978-1-4462-9448-260978-1-4462-9450-519.99978-1-4739-1053-919.99
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