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New Books in Communication

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: October 19, 2011
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

Fall book selections are beginning to arrive in the library.  See some highlights below, or check out the full list of new books of interest to the Communication Department.

Reporting live from the end of the world
by David Shukman
2010
Profile

The culture of Al Jazeera: Inside an Arab media giant
by Mohamed Zayani and Sofiane Sahraoui
2007
McFarland & Co.

Research methods in theatre and performance
by Baz Kershaw and Helen Nicholson
2011
Edinburgh University Press

Violence in the media and its influence on criminal defense
by Cynthia A. Cooper
2007
McFarland & Co.

The wrinkles of the city: Shanghai
a project by JR
2011
Drago
JR is a photographer and street artist.  This book documents one of his projects.  Text is in Chinese and English.

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New Sage Journals – Sociology

Falvey Memorial Library recently subscribed to a large package of social science journals from Sage Journals Online.  These titles are now available in full text online through library resources.

The My Tools feature of Sage Journals Online allows users to establish email alerts, saved searches, marked citations, and favorite journals through personal accounts.  If you need assistance setting up a personal account or taking advantage of these tools, please contact Kristyna.

Here are some highlights from the newly acquired titles in the Sociology Collection.  Check this blog for more highlights from other disciplines!

Ethnography
Holdings: 2000 – present
Ethnography (ETH) is a fully peer reviewed quarterly journal now indexed in ISI – Impact Factor pending. An international and interdisciplinary journal addressing ethnographic findings and methods it bridges the chasm between sociology and anthropology promoting a pragmatic fusion of close-up observation, rigorous theory and social critique. It re-engages field-based research with theoretical sensibility representing how ethnography is actually practiced and written.

Theory, Culture & Society
Holdings: 1999 – present
Theory, Culture & Society is a highly ranked, high impact factor, rigorously peer reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles in the social and cultural sciences. Launched to cater for the resurgence of interest in culture within contemporary social science, it provides a forum for articles which theorize the relationship between culture and society.

Latin American Perspectives
Holdings: 1974 – present
Latin American Perspectives (LAP), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is a theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. Offering a vital multidisciplinary view of the powerful forces that shape the Americas, most issues focus on a single problem, nation, or region, providing an in-depth look from participants and scholars.

Journal of Sport & Social Issues
Holdings: 1999 – present
Journal of Sport and Social Issues (JSSI), published monthly, brings you the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues. Using an international, interdisciplinary perspective, JSSI examines today’s most pressing and far-reaching questions about sport.

Journal of Sociology
Holdings: 1999 – present
Journal of Sociology is the official journal of The Australian Sociological Association. It carries peer refereed articles of sociological research and theory on issues of interest to Australian sociology and aims to promote dialogue and exchange between Australian sociologists and the international community of sociology.

Feminist Theory
Holdings: 2000 – present
Feminist Theory is an international peer reviewed journal that provides a forum for critical analysis and constructive debate within feminism. Feminist Theory is genuinely interdisciplinary and reflects the diversity of feminism, incorporating perspectives from across the broad spectrum of the humanities and social sciences and the full range of feminist political and theoretical stances. The journal is now indexed by ISI – Impact Factor pending.

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New Sage Journals – Psychology

Falvey Memorial Library recently subscribed to a large package of social science journals from Sage Journals Online.  These titles are now available in full text online through library resources.

The My Tools feature of Sage Journals Online allows users to establish email alerts, saved searches, marked citations, and favorite journals through personal accounts.  If you need assistance setting up a personal account or taking advantage of these tools, please contact Kristyna.

Here are some highlights from the newly acquired titles in the Psychology Collection.  Check out this blog for more highlights from other disciplines!

Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
Holdings: (online) 1999 – present
One of the world’s most respected publications in psychoanalysis, the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA) offers insightful and broad-based original articles, ground-breaking research, thoughtful plenary addresses, in-depth panel reports, perceptive commentaries, plus much more. Included in each issue is the esteemed JAPA Review of Books, which provides comprehensive reviews and essays on recent notable literature.

Autism
Holdings: 1999 – present
Autism is a major, peer-reviewed, bi-monthly, international journal, providing research of direct and practical relevance to help improve the quality of life for individuals with autism or autism-related disorders. It is interdisciplinary in nature, focusing on evaluative research in all areas, including: intervention; diagnosis; training; case study analyses of therapy; education; neuroscience; psychological processes; evaluation of particular therapies; quality of life issues; family issues and family services; medical and genetic issues; epidemiological research.

Emotion Review
Holdings: 2009 – present
Emotion Review (EMR) is a peer reviewed, quarterly published journal in association with the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE). The aim of the journal is to publish theoretical, conceptual and review papers (often with commentaries) to enhance scientific understanding of emotion theory and research. It accepts papers from a wide disciplinary spectrum – wherever emotion research is active.

Group Processes & Intergroup Relations
Holdings: 1999 – present
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations (GPIR), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is a scientific social psychology journal dedicated to research on social psychological processes within and between groups. It provides a forum for and is aimed at researchers and students in social psychology and related disciples.

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New Sage Journals – Education

Falvey Memorial Library recently subscribed to a large package of social science journals from Sage Journals Online.  These titles are now available in full text online through library resources.

The My Tools feature of Sage Journals Online allows users to establish email alerts, saved searches, marked citations, and favorite journals through personal accounts.  If you need assistance setting up a personal account or taking advantage of these tools, please contact Kristyna.

Here are some highlights from the newly acquired titles in the Criminal Justice Collection.  Check this blog for more highlights from other disciplines!

Active Learning in Higher Education
Holdings: 2000 – present
Active Learning in Higher Education is an international, peer reviewed publication for all those who teach and support learning in higher education and those who undertake or use research into effective learning, teaching and assessment in universities and colleges. The journal is devoted to all aspects of development, innovations and good practice in higher education teaching and learning, including the use of information and communication technologies and issues concerning the management of teaching and learning.

Educational Management, Administration, and Leadership
Holdings: 2004 – present
Educational Management Administration & Leadership (EMAL) is a peer reviewed journal that publishes original contributions on educational management, administration and leadership in the widest sense. EMAL is published 6 times a year and edited by Tony Bush, University of Warwick. EMAL is covered by the Social Science Citation Index, Journal Citation Report-Social Science edition, Impact Factor pending.

Educational Policy
Holdings: 1999 – present
Educational Policy (EPX) focuses on the practical consequences of educational policy decisions and alternatives. It examines the relationship between educational policy and educational practice, and sheds new light on important debates and controversies within the field.Educational Policy blends the best of educational research with the world of practice, making it a valuable resource for educators, policy makers, administrators, researchers, teachers, and graduate students.

Education, Citizenship, and Social Justice
Holdings: 2006 – present
Education, Citizenship and Social Justice provides a strategic forum for international and multi-disciplinary dialogue for all academic educators and educational policy-makers concerned with the meanings and form of citizenship and social justice as these are realised throughout the time spent in educational institutions.

 

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