The following e-encyclopedias are now available:
Encyclopedia of Motherhood (Sage)
The intent of the encyclopedia is to introduce readers to and provide information on the central terms, concepts, topics, issues, themes, debates, theories, and texts of the new discipline of motherhood studies as well as to examine the topic of motherhood in various contexts such as history and geography and by academic discipline. It provides an overview of the topic of motherhood in many and diverse disciplines, such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, and philosophy and examines the meaning and experience of motherhood in many time periods from classic civilizations to present day. It also covers issues and events of our current times to feature entries on the mommy blog, the motherhood memoir, terrorism, reproductive technologies, HIV/AIDS, LGBT families, the 21st-century motherhood movement (including entries for contemporary motherhood organizations).
Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods
With current and complete information as well as ready-to-use techniques, facts, and examples from the field of qualitative research, these two volumes provide an interdisciplinary guide to the core concepts that inform qualitative research practices. The entries cover every major facet of qualitative methods, including access to research participants, data coding, research ethics, and the role of theory in qualitative research, with contributors from various countries and disciplines that reflect a diverse spectrum of research approaches. A Reader’s Guide at the start of each volume groups entries into 16 subject categories: Approaches and Methodologies; Ties to Arts-Based Research; Associations, Centers, and Institutes; Computer-Assisted Data Analysis; Data Analysis; Data Collection; Dissemination and Writing; History of Qualitative Research; Participants; Ties to Quantitative Research; Research Design and Planning; Research Ethics; Rigor; Ties to Textual Analysis; and Theoretical and Philosophical Frameworks.
SAGE Handbook of International Marketing
The SAGE Handbook of International Marketing brings together the fundamental questions and themes that have surfaced in this critical subject area. In an internationally minded and detailed analysis, the contributors seek to examine the state of the art in research in international marketing, with particular emphasis on the conceptual framework and theory development in the field. Looking at new research, formative and fundamental literature and the nature of strategic alliance and global strategy, this timely and comprehensive handbook offers the reader a compelling examination of the central concerns of marketing for an international community.
21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook (Sage)
21st Century Economics provides overviews of 92 key economics topics. Broad areas covered include economic analyzes of issues and markets, emerging areas in economics, international economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, public economics, scope and methodology of economics.