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SAGE Handbooks: The Latest Releases

SAGE Handbooks are edited collections of specially commissioned chapters that are intended to be reviews, accounts or audits of a discipline or sub-discipline. Each Handbook chapter has breadth, depth, and multiplicity as well as illuminating a theme and identifying  key questions within the discipline.

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Business & Management Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Resistance

The SAGE Handbook of Resistance
Edited by:
David Courpasson, EMLYON Business School, France and Steven Vallas, Northeastern University

Offering theoretical essays this Handbook enables readers to forge their own perspectives of what is resistance and emphasizes the empirical and experiential dimension of resistance - making strong choices in terms of how contemporary topics related to resistance help to rethink our societies as 'protest societies'.

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The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies
First Edition
Edited by:
Ann Langley, HEC Montreal, Canada and Haridimos Tsoukas, University of Cyprus

Providing a comprehensive and timely overview of the field, this volume offers a compendium of perspectives on process thinking, process organizational theory, process research methodology and empirical applications. The emphasis is on a combination of pedagogical contributions and in-depth reviews of current thinking and research in each of the selected areas, combined with the development of agendas for future research.

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 The SAGE Handbook of International Corporate and Public Affairs

The SAGE Handbook of International Corporate and Public Affairs
Edited by:
Phil Harris, University of Chester and Craig S Fleisher, Tampere University of Technology

As well as providing a comprehensive overview of the foundations and key aspects, this exceptional new Handbook includes increased international coverage of the field, and a strong focus on emerging trends. The Handbook is organised into six thematic parts, including a generously-sized section devoted to case studies of public affairs in action.

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Criminology

The SAGE Handbook of Global Policing

The SAGE Handbook of Global Policing
Edited by:
Ben Bradford, University of Oxford
Beatrice Jauregui, University of Toronto
Ian Loader, University of Oxford
Jonny Steinberg, University of Oxford

This new Handbook examines and critically retraces the field of policing studies by posing and exploring a series of fundamental questions to do with the concept and institutions of policing and their relation to social and political life in today's globalized world.

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Education

The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research
Two Volume Set
Edited by: Dominic Wyse, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, Neil Selwyn, Monash University, Emma Smith, University of Leicester and Larry E. Suter

Education as a relatively young academic discipline has continued to grow in stature and significance. Part of the growth of education has been in understanding the methodology and methods of educational research, an area which has matured over the last two decades. Featuring contributions from more than 50 of the biggest names in the international field, this new Handbook provides a cutting-edge account of the methodology that is establishing and extending new understandings of education.

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Health & Social Care

The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies
Two-Volume Set
Edited by: Torsten Kolind, Aarhus University, Kim Wolff, King's College London, Betsy Thom, Middlesex University, Geoffrey Hunt, Institute for Scientific Analysis, Steven Karch, Royal College of Physicians, Jason White, University of South Australia

The use of substances across the world has been increasing in the last 25 years, coupled with a rising political focus on both illegal and legal drug use. Split into two volumes to give a complete overview, this landmark publication maps out the debate on drugs and alcohol. The chapters are interdisciplinary in scope, and draw on perspectives including from sociology, criminology, healthcare, social care, neurology, psychology, pharmacology and economics.

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The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies: Social Science Approaches                 
Edited by: Torsten Kolind, Aarhus University, Betsy Thom, Middlesex University and Geoffrey Hunt, Institute for Scientific Analysis

With contributions from leading international academics across the social sciences, this Handbook takes a critical look at the key contemporary issues and debates in the field. The 39 chapters are divided into three key parts, and will be an excellent reference text for the growing number of academics, students, scientists and practitioners in the drug and alcohol studies community.

This Handbook is an excellent reference text for the growing number of academics, students, scientists and practitioners in the drug and alcohol studies community.

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The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies: Biological Approaches
Edited by:
Kim Wolff, King's College London, Jason White, University of South Australia and Steven Karch, Royal College of Physicians

With contributions from leading international academics across the biological sciences, this handbook takes a critical look at the key contemporary issues and debates in the field. The 31 chapters are divided into four parts, and will be an excellent reference text for the growing number of academics, students, scientists and practitioners in the drug and alcohol studies community, and will be a vital resource to the allied professions involved in work-place drug testing, clinical toxicology, and forensic science.

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Politics & International Relations

The SAGE Handbook of Diplomacy

The SAGE Handbook of Diplomacy
Edited by: Costas M. Constantinou, University of Cyprus, Pauline Kerr, Australian National University and Paul Sharp, University of Minnesota

This new Handbook provides a major thematic overview of diplomacy and its study, that is both retrospective and prospective, including both traditional themes like diplomacy and foreign policy, strategy, negotiation, summity, immunity as well as emerging themes like diplomatic culture, public diplomacy, digital diplomacy, celebrity diplomacy and diplomacy and sports.

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Psychology & Counselling

The SAGE Handbook of Coaching

The SAGE Handbook of Coaching
Edited by: Tatiana Bachkirova, Oxford Brookes University, Gordon Spence, Sydney Business School and David Drake, Centre for Narrative Coaching and Leadership

Coaching is an academic discipline that has grown dramatically over the past two decades. There are now four peer-refereed journals, a number of influential cholarly texts, and postgraduate courses are being offered around the world. With this in mind, this new Handbook presents a comprehensive, global view of the discipline, identifying the current issues and practices, as well as mapping out where the discipline is going.

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Research Methods

The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology

The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology
Edited by: Christina Wolf, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Dominique Joye, University of Lausanne, Tom W Smith, NORC at the University of Chicago, Yang-chih Fu, Academia Sinica

This new Handbook explores both the increasingly scientific endeavour of surveys and their growing complexity, as different data collection modes and information sources are combined. This Handbook takes a global approach, with a team of international experts looking at local and national specificities, as well as problems of cross-national, comparative survey research.The Handbook takes a global approach, with a team of international experts looking at local and national specificities, as well as problems of cross-national, comparative survey research.

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The SAGE Handbook of E-learning Research, 2e

The SAGE Handbook of E-learning Research
Second Edition
Edited by:
Caroline Haythornthwaite, Syracuse University, Richard Andrews, University of East Anglia, Jude Fransman, Open University, Eric M. Meyers, University of British Columbia

The new edition retains the original effort of the first edition by focusing on research while capturing the leading edge of e-learning development and practice. Chapters focus on areas of development in e-learning technology, theory, practice, pedagogy and method of analysis. Covering the full extent of e-learning can be a challenge as developments and new features appear daily. The editors of this book meet this challenge by including contributions from leading researchers in areas that have gained a sufficient critical mass to provide reliable results and practices.

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The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods

The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods
Edited by:
Luke Sloan, Cardiff University and Anabel Quan-Haase, Western University

The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods oThis new Handbook offers a step-by-step guide to overcoming the challenges inherent in research projects that deal with ‘big and broad data’, from the formulation of research questions through to the interpretation of findings. The Handbook includes chapters on specific social media platforms such as Twitter, Sina Weibo and Instagram, as well as a series of critical chapters.

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Sociology

The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management

The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management 
Edited by: Russell Hoye, La Trobe University and Milena M. Parent, University of Ottawa

Drawing together the best current research on the major topics relevant to the field of sports management, this Handbook explores leadership, gender, diversity, development, policy, tourism and media. Edited by two of the most respected figures in the field, the handbook includes contributions from leading sport management academics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, the UK and Europe.

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