9 New E-Encyclopedias

The following e-encyclopedias are now available:

21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook (Sage)
This e-reference work covers includes entries in four communication areas: 1) the different processes of person-to-person communication (such as message creation, information processing, and identity construction); (2) forms and types of communication (such as conversation, public speaking, interviewing, and decision making); (3) the characteristics (such as strategy, style, and the interplay of verbal and nonverbal codes) of communication; and (4) how communication changes depending on relationships (such as familial, work, and romantic).

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook (Sage)
21st Century Criminology provides overviews of nearly 100 key criminology topics. Areas covered include the discipline of criminology, crime and victimization, theories of crime and justice, measurement and research in criminology, types of crime, and criminology and the justice system.

Encyclopedia of Business In Today’s World (Sage)
This encyclopedia includes entries on a variety of business-related topics including: key companies, business policies, dimensions of globalization, economic factors, international agreements, financial instruments, accounting regulations and approaches, theories, legislation, management practices and approaches, ethical and social responsibility issues, legal and contractual structures, professional organizations, marketing and advertising topics, as well as research and development practices.

Encyclopedia of Communication Theory (Sage)
With over 300 entries, this encyclopedia offers current descriptions, background issues and concepts of communication theories.

Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience (Sage)
This e-encyclopedia includes over 300 entries on thanatological knowledge to provide information and a social context for death and related themes.

Encyclopedia of Human Relationships (Sage)
This e-encyclopedia covers multiple topics on human relationships including: Cognitive Processes in Relationships | Communication Processes | 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 Relationship.

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime (Sage)
This e-encyclopedia includes entries on race and crime such as: Biographies | Cases | Concepts and Theories | Corrections | Courts | Drugs | Juvenile Justice | Media | Organizations | Police | Public Policy | Race Riots | Specific Populations | Violence and Crime. All entries include a definition of the term and explains how it is related to race and crime.

Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, & Recovery (Sage)
This encyclopedia includes entries on criminal justice, counseling, social work, public health, nursing, medicine, other health care professions, education, and family studies as related to substance abuse treatment, prevention and recovery.

Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture (Sage)
Surveying the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse our present comprehension of time, this e-encyclopedia explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present.