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Works: 234 works in 292 publications in 1 language and 74,709 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  History  Cross-cultural studies  Trials, litigation, etc  Sources 
Classifications: HF5415.2, 302.23403
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Most widely held works by Sage eReference (Online service)
Encyclopedia of perception( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive overview of the field of perception presenting two parallel and interacting approaches: the psychophysical, or determining the relationship between stimuli in the environment and perception, and the physiological, or locating the biological systems responsible for perception
Encyclopedia of death and the human experience by Dennis L Peck( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From "abortion" to "zombies," this two-volume encyclopedia contains some 330 entries that provide an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural exploration of death, dying, and death related behavior, encompassing the causes of death and the nature of the actions and emotions surrounding death among the living. Editors Bryant (sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U.) and Peck (sociology, U. of Alabama) developed their thanatology encyclopedia around the following categories: conceptualization of death, dying, and the human experience; arts, media, and popular culture; causes of death; coping with loss and grief; cross-cultural perspectives; developmental and demographic perspectives; disposition of the deceased; funerals and death-related activities; legal matters; mass death; process of dying; religion; rituals, ceremonies, and celebrations; suicide, euthanasia, and homicide; theories and concepts; and unworldly entities and events. A few examples of specific topics include alcohol use and death, ambiguous loss and unresolved grief, ancient Egyptian beliefs and traditions, assassination, body disposition, brain death, burial at sea, commodification of death, Confucian beliefs and traditions, death care industry, death-related music, eschatology, Frankenstein, Hindu beliefs and traditions, kamikaze pilots, life expectancy, Memorial Day, orphans, race and death, school shootings, survivor guilt, taxidermy, Valhalla, wakes and visitation, and widows and widowers. Each entry includes cross-references and guides to further reading
Encyclopedia of race and crime( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The encyclopedia is designed to provide reference material and an introduction to historical and contemporary race and crime topics. It supports study, research, and instruction by presenting brief overviews and references to more in-depth presentations in other published sources. ... The encyclopedia includes entries related to race and crime that are organized in the Reader's Guide as follows: Biographies, Cases, Concepts and Theories, Corrections, Courts, Drugs, Juvenile Justice, Media, Organizations, Police, Public Policy, Race Riots, Specific Populations, Violence and Crime."--Pubr. website
Encyclopedia of human relationships by Harry T Reis( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major themes include: Cognitive Processes in Relationships, Communication ocesses, Creating and Maintaining Closeness, The Dark Side of Relationships, Dating, Courtship, and Marriage, Emotion Processes in Relationships, Family, Friendship and Caregiving in Adulthood, Health and the Biology of Relationships, Methods for Studying Relationships, Personality and Individual Differences, Prevention and Repair of Relationship Problems, Psychological Processes, Sexuality, Social Context of Relationships, Social Relations in Childhood and Adolescence, Theoretical Approaches to Studying Relationships, Types of Relationships
Encyclopedia of law and higher education by Charles J Russo( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive source on the law of higher education. Includes excerpts from key court cases
Handbook of work stress by Julian Barling( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook of Work Stress focuses primarily on identifying the various sources of work stress across different contexts and individuals. This book is essential reading for researchers in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, health psychology, public health, and employee assistance."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of geographic information science by Karen K Kemp( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to contributions from some of the best-recognized scholars in GIScience, this volume contains contributions from experts in GIS' supporting disciplines who explore how their disciplinary perspectives are expanded within the context of GIScience
The SAGE handbook of rhetorical studies by Andrea A Lunsford( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The SAGE Handbook of Rhetorical Studies surveys the latest advances in rhetorical scholarship, synthesizing theories and practices across major areas of study in the field and pointing the way for future studies. Edited by Andrea A. Lunsford (with associate editors Kirt H. Wilson and Rosa A. Eberlyl), the Handbook introduces a new generation of students to rhetorical study and provides a deeply informed and ready resource for scholars currently working in the field."--Jacket
The SAGE handbook of curriculum and instruction by F. Michael Connelly( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction is the first book in 15 years to comprehensively cover the field of curriculum and instruction. Editors F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, along with contributors from around the world, synthesize the diverse, real-world matters that define the field. This long-awaited Handbook aims to advance the study of curriculum and instruction by re-establishing continuity within the field while acknowledging its practical, contextual, and theoretical diversity
Encyclopedia of new media : an essential reference to communication and technology by Steve Jones( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From ARPANET to the World Wide Web, the Encyclopedia of New Media presents more than 250 entries that explain the key terms, concepts, trends, and buzzwords that have become the everyday language of the Internet and global society. Edited by Steve Jones, one of the leading scholars in and founders of the new media field, the Encyclopedia explores the evolution and revolution in digital communications and human-computer interaction from an interdisciplinary, historical, social, and global perspective." "Featuring contributions from an international group of scholars as well as science and technology writers and editors, the Encyclopedia covers a broad spectrum. The articles are balanced between information technology and the social landscape and provide detailed descriptions and definitions of terms, covering information and communication technologies and their social contexts; pioneers, such as Marc Andreesen, Marshall McLuhan, and Steve Jobs; authors and entertainers, such as William Gibson and George Lucas; social issues, such as Privacy, Security, and Cyberwarfare; technologies, including Bluetooth, MP3, and Linux; businesses, such as Amazon.com and Napster; associations, such as the World Wide Web Consortium; and laws, such as the Communications Decency Act."--Jacket
International handbook of practice-based performance management by Patria de Lancer Julnes( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A combination of conceptual and practical applications with an emphasis on cutting-edge practices in the US and abroad, this text represents the most notable examples of performance measurement in Canada, Latin America and Eastern Europe, and supports the integration of theory and practice, with linked chapters
Handbook of families and poverty by D. Russell Crane( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers hotly debated issues associated with public policy and funded research as they relate to families and poverty
Handbook of collaborative management research by Abraham B Shani( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited work provides the latest thinking, methodologies and cases in the rapidly growing area of collaborative management research
The handbook of marketing research : uses, misuses, and future advances by Rajiv Grover( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promoting the overarching business philosophy of customer/market focus, this book identifies such troubling trends as biased sample answers on long questionnaires, and 'professionals' whose job is to skew focus group responses
The handbook of international school psychology by Thomas Oakland( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With contributions from authors from more than 40 countries 'The Handbook of International School Psychology' provides a description of the speciality of psychology devoted to the provision of services to children and youth, their teachers, and parents around the world
Encyclopedia of American urban history by David R Goldfield( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two volume A to Z encyclopedia covering the rise of urban America in the 20th century. Interdisciplinary approach covering topics from economics, geography, anthropology, politics, and sociology. Consists of 450 entries from over 200 contributors
Encyclopedia of immigration and migration in the American West by Gordon Morris Bakken( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through sweeping entries, focused biographies, community histories, economic enterprise analysis, and demographic studies, this Encyclopedia presents the tapestry of the West and its population during various periods of migration. Examines the settling of the West and includes coverage of movements of American Indians, African Americans, and the often-forgotten role of women in the West's development
The Sage handbook of African American education by Sage eReference (Online service)( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook reflects historical and current perspectives on African Americans in secondary and post-secondary education. Its content promotes enquiry and development of questions, ideas and dialogues about critical practice, theory and research about African Americans in the US education system
The SAGE handbook of child development, multiculturalism, and media by Joy Keiko Asamen( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The SAGE Handbook of Child Development explores the multicultural development of children through the varied and complex interplay of traditional agents of socialization as well as contemporary media influences, examining how socialization practices and media content construct and teach us about diverse cultures. Editors Joy K. Asamen, Mesha L. Ellis, and Gordon L. Berry, along with chapter authors from a wide variety of disciplines, highlight how to analyze, compare, and contrast alternative perspectives of children of different cultures, domestically and globally, with the major principles and theories of child development in cognitive, socioemotional, and/or social/contextual domains. This volume will help readers evaluate ethnicity, socioeconomic, and gender issues in child development and see how these issues influence individual development as well as social policy."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of law & society : American and global perspectives by David Scott Clark( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to and survey of the field of law and society. Includes interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology, and economics
 
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Encyclopedia of death and the human experience
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Encyclopedia of human relationshipsEncyclopedia of law and higher educationHandbook of work stressEncyclopedia of geographic information scienceEncyclopedia of new media : an essential reference to communication and technologyInternational handbook of practice-based performance managementThe handbook of marketing research : uses, misuses, and future advancesThe Sage handbook of African American education
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