|| 1 Grbich, Carol
Qualitative data analysis : an introduction / Carol
Grbich.--2nd ed-- New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2013.
ISBN : 9781446202975.
001.42 GRB 137663
It provides a guide through current issues in the
analysis of qualitative data.
** Social sciences - Research , Qualitative research
|| DIFFERENTIAL and DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
|| 2 Thompson, Neil
Grief and its challenges / Neil Thompson.-- Basingstoke:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
ISBN : 9780230277564.
155.93 THO 137670
This short introduction to loss and its impact on
people’s lives is ideally suited to students and
practitioners across many professions. With sensitivity
and simplicity, the author explores how grieving has been
theorized and explains the crucial social dimensions to
loss and grief that balance and extend more
** Bereavement , Grief , Bereavement - Psychological
aspects , Grief therapy , Counseling - methods
|| 3 Hinnells, John R (ed)
Religious reconstruction in the South Asia diasporas :
from one generation to another / John R Hinnells.--
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
ISBN : 9780333774014.
200.89914 HIN 137664
Focusing on Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, this work
addresses the religions, social and political issues
facing South Asian diasporas and examines how they have
been effected by 9/11 and Britain-s 7/7 as well as the
bombings in Bali and Mumbai. It also examines how
religions from South Asia have been reconstructed within
** South Asia - Emigration and immigration - Religious
aspects , South Asians - Religion , South Asian diaspora
4 DuBois, Thomas David (ed)
Casting faiths : imperialism and the transformation of
religion in East and Southeast Asia / Thomas David DuBois
-- Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
ISBN : 9780230221581.
200.95 DUB 137672
How did European imperialism shape the ideas and
practices of religion in East and Southeast Asia? Casting
Faiths brings together eleven scholars to show how
Western law, governance, education and mission shaped the
basic understanding of what religion is, and what role it
should play in society.
** Religion and state - East Asia - History , Religion
and state - Southeast Asia - History , Imperialism -
History , East Asia - Religion , Southeast Asia -
|| SOCIAL SCIENCES, SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
|| 5 Boltanski, Luc
On justification : economies of worth / Luc Boltanski and
Laurent Thevenot.-- Princeton: Princeton University Press
ISBN : 9780691125169.
300.1 BOL 137660
Presents a foundational work of post-Bourdieu sociology
that examines a range of situations where people justify
their actions. This book argues that justifications fall
into six main logics exemplified by six authors: civic
(Rousseau), market (Adam Smith), industrial (Saint-
Simon), domestic (Bossuet), inspiration (Augustine), and
** Social sciences - Philosophy , Economics - Moral and
ethical aspects , Justification (Theory of knowledge)
|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
|| 6 Thompson, Neil
People skills / Neil Thompson.--3rd ed-- Hampshire:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
ISBN : 9780230221123.
302 THO 137661
People Skills is an essential guide to the basic
knowledge and skills needed for effective practice in the
-people professions- - that is, those occupations that
involve dealing with people and their problems. It covers
an extensive range of topics underpinning the work of a
wide variety of staff, identifying key issues of concern
to students, practitioners and managers. The book is
divided into three parts. Part I stresses the importance
of personal effectiveness skills, while Part II
concentrates on the skills involved in personal
interactions. Part III has as its focus the skills of
intervention - agreeing what needs to be done and taking
the necessary steps to make it happen. A central feature
of the book is its emphasis on the need for issues of
equality and diversity to be integrated into all aspects
** Interpersonal relations , Interpersonal communication
7 Thompson, Neil
Effective communication : a guide for the people
professions / Neil Thompson.--2nd ed-- Basingstoke:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
ISBN : 9780230243507.
302.2 THO 137676
This practice-oriented guide gives a concise overview of
the theoretical and practical complexities of
communication and language. It addresses the importance
of communication to interprofessional, culturally-
sensitive and anti-discriminatory practice.
** Language and languages , Communication
8 Alvesson, Mats
Understanding organizational culture / Mats Alvesson.--
2nd ed-- New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2013.
ISBN : 9780857025586.
302.35 ALV 137667
The concept of culture is a key issue within management
and organization studies. This title provides a guide to
understanding organizational culture, from a range of
angles, contexts and sectors. It answers questions of
definition, explores alternative perspectives, and
expands on substantive issues, before discussing key
issues of research.
** Corporate culture, Electronic books , Organizational
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 9 Hurst, Charles E
Social inequality : forms, causes, and consequences /
Charles E Hurst.--8th ed-- Boston: Pearson, 2012.
xi, 434p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780205064779.
305.0973 HUR 137683
Looking at the forms, causes and consequences of social
inequality, this book discusses government policy,
inequality/poverty, and the effects of social inequality
on psychological health.
** Equality -- United States , United States -- Social
10 Ember, Carol R
Human culture : highlights of cultural anthropology /
Carol R Ember and Melvin Ember.--2nd ed-- Boston: Pearson
xx, 315p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780205253029.
305.8 EMB 137685
It provides a scientific introduction to cultural
anthropology and helps understand how humans vary
culturally and why they got to be that way. This book
highlights migration and immigration in the context of
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 11 McMichael, Philip (ed)
Contesting development : critical struggles for social
change / Philip McMichael.-- New York: Routledge, 2010.
xiv, 269p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415873321.
306.3 MAC 137692
In this book, case studies serve as an effective means of
teaching key concepts and theories in the sociology of
development. It also reveals the limiting assumptions of
development and suggests alternate conditions of
possibility for social existence in the world today. In
that sense, the book pushes the boundaries of "thinking
about development" and makes an important theoretical
contribution to the literature.
** Economic development --Sociological aspects --Case
studies , Social change --Case studies
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 12 Freedman, Amy L
Political change and consolidation : democracy-s rocky
road in Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea, and Malaysia /
Amy L Freedman.-- Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
ISBN : 9781403968579.
320.959 FRE 137662
This book explores the varying reactions to the political
turmoil in Asia in the late 1990s by looking at external
pressures from global actors (the IMF and US security
policy), popular protests, the nature of the opposition,
and elite coalition formation/dissolution at the highest
levels of government.
** Democracy -- Southeast Asia , Democracy -- Korea
13 Paul, Erik
Obstacles to democratization in Southeast Asia : a study
of the nation state, regional and global order / Erik
Paul.-- Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
viii, 230p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9780230241817.
320.959 PAU 137659
Paul comprehensively analyzes the meaning of
democratization in Southeast Asia-s nation-states and how
it relates to the development of the Association of
Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN.) In doing so, he
questions the viability of ASEAN and its potential to
move towards a common market and community.
** Democratization -- Southeast Asia , Southeast Asia --
Politics and government -- 21st century
|| 14 India. Finance, Ministry of
Economic survey 2012-13 / Ministry of Finance.-- New
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Includes statistical appendix.
ISBN : 9780198095439.
330.954005 IFM 137689,G
** India-Economic conditions-2011-
|| LABOR ECONOMICS
|| 15 Thelen, Kathleen
How institutions evolve : the political economy of skills
in Germany, Britain, the United States and Japan /
Kathleen Thelen.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
xv, 333p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521546744.
331.2592 THE 137697
Using case studies from Germany, Britain, the United
States and Japan, this text traces cross-national
differences in contemporary training regimes back to the
political settlement achieved among employers in skill-
intensive industries, artisans and early trade unions in
the 19th century.
** Employees -- Training of -- Case studies
|| INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
|| 16 Etemad, Hamid (ed)
The process of internationalization in emerging SMEs and
emerging economies / Hamid Etemad.-- Cheltenham: Edward
xviii, 429p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781781003183.
337 ETE 137696
It explore the structural complexities, evolving
relations and dynamic forces that are shaping the new
system of multi-polar, multi-level international business
relations. It examines entrepreneurial efforts and
relations in different country- and corporate-cultures,
each embedded in, and also constrained by, country
specific socio-economic structures while competing for
consumer attentions in global competitive an industry
structures that recognizes no boundaries across the
world. They explore the structural complexities,
evolving relations, and dynamic forces that are shaping
and re-shaping the new system and examine entrepreneurial
efforts and relations that cement the system. They cover
different levels and layers of inter-relations and
dependencies, at times empowering and at times
** Globalization , Small business , Entrepreneurship
17 Suarez-Villa, Luis
Globalization and techno capitalism : the political
economy of corporate power and technological domination /
Luis Suarez-Villa.-- Surrey: Ashgate, 2012.
vi, 243p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781409439158.
337 SUA 137693
As technological creativity, corporate research, and
talent flows become more important than ever, this book
explores the manner in which globalization acquires new
contextual features that will become central to the macro
social dynamics of the twenty-first century. It thus
sheds light on the resultant growth in global
inequalities and more intrusive forms of global
domination that are grounded in emerging sectors, such as
nanotechnology, biotechnology and its diverse fields,
such as genomics, synthetic bioengineering,
bioinformatics and biopharmacology, and related advances
in computing and telecommunications.
** Globalization - Economic aspects , Economics -
Political aspects , Corporations - Social aspects ,
Technology - Social aspects
|| 18 India. Economics and Statistics, Directorate of
Agricultural statistics at a glance 2012.-- Delhi:
Controller of Publications, 2012.
338.1021 IES 137686,G
The book provides a wide range of data on diverse aspects
of Indian agriculture such as outlays, expenditure and
capital formation, crop production and productivity
across states, markets and prices, terms of trade, price,
support and procurement, domestic and international
trade, credit, insurance, etc.
** Statistics, Agricultural
19 Handelman, Howard
The challenge of third world development / Howard
Handelman.--7th ed-- Boston: Pearson, 2013.
xx, 342p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780205854660.
338.90091724 HAN 137681
This book examines political, economic, and social change
in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the
Middle East. Exploring common issues and problems in
these regions, this text helps readers grasp the
structural dynamics and human stories behind development.
** Economic development , Developing countries --Economic
conditions , Developing countries --Economic policy ,
Developing countries --Politics and government
|| SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL
|| 20 Woodcock Ross, Johanna
Specialist communication skills for social workers
focusing on service users- needs / Johanna Woodcock Ross.
-- Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
ISBN : 9780230218048.
361.3014 WOO 137665
This book provides a solid understanding of the issues
involved in effective communication within social work
settings. It combines practice examples with a clear
theoretical approach, demonstrating the subtleties of
communication with service users and carers from a
diverse range of social groups.
** Communication in social work , Social workers
21 Lishman, Joyce
Communication in social work / Joyce Lishman.--2nd ed--
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
ISBN : 9781403916204.
361.32 LIS 137673
It identifies the important skills integral to effective
communication in social work. Based on the premise that
good communication skills are essential to good social
work, this book offers an extended account of its subject
that pays more attention to the diverse contexts of
social work and the range of clients and users with whom
practitioners come in contact.
** Communication in social work , Welfare Work --
Personnel -- Communication , Counselor and client
22 Thompson, Neil
Theorizing social work practice / Neil Thompson.--
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
ISBN : 9780230553064.
361.32 THO 137666
It explores the relationship between social work theory
and social work practice in a way that promotes
reflective practice and identifies the value and
limitations of different theoretical positions from an
** Social service -- Philosophy , Social service --
|| 23 India infrastructure report 2012 : private sector in
education / Infrastructure development finance company.--
London: Routledge, 2013.
xxxviii, 267p. 27cm.
ISBN : 9780415837217.
370.954 IND 137690
** Education -- India
|| 24 Taneja, Amitabh (ed)
India retail report 2013 : sizing up the world-s most
exciting retail market / Amitabh Taneja.-- New Delhi:
Images Multimedia, 2012.
381.10954 TAN 137678
** Retail trade - India - Periodicals , Retail trade -
India - Statistics - Periodicals
|| INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
|| 25 United Nations
UNCTAD handbook of statistics 2012 / United Nations.--
New York: United Nations, 2012.
xlii, 478p. CD-ROM. 29cm.
ISBN : 9789211128369.
382.021 UNI 137679
It provides essential data for analyzing and measuring
world trade, investment, international financial flows
and development. Reliable statistical information is
often the first step while preparing recommendations or
taking decisions that will commit countries for many
years as they strive to integrate into the world economy
and improve the living standard of their citizens.
** Commercial statistics-Databases , Developing countries
26 Pettis, Michael
The great rebalancing : trade, conflict, and the perilous
road ahead for the world economy / Michael Pettis.--
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013.
ix, 219p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780691158686.
382.17 PET 137677
The book shows that severe trade imbalances spurred on
the recent financial crisis and were the result of
unfortunate policies that distorted the savings and
consumption patterns of certain nations. It examines the
reasons behind these destabilizing policies. Although
various imbalances may seem unrelated, Pettis shows that
all of them--including the U.S. consumption binge,
surging debt in Europe, China-s investment orgy, Japan-s
long stagnation, and the commodity boom in Latin America-
are closely tied together, and that it will be impossible
to resolve any issue without forcing a resolution for
all. Demonstrating how economic policies can carry
negative repercussions the world over, The Great
Rebalancing sheds urgent light on our globally linked
** Balance of trade , Balance of payments , International
trade , Financial crises
|| 27 Rowsell, Jennifer
Working with multimodality : rethinking literacy in a
digital age / Jennifer Rowsell.-- London: Routledge, 2013
ISBN : 9780415676205.
401.4 ROW 137669
In Working with Multimodality, the author focuses on
eight modes: words, images, sounds, movement, animation,
hypertext, design and modal learning. Throughout the book
each mode is illustrated by cases studies based on the
author-s interviews with thirty people, who have
extensive experience working with a mode in their
field. It brings the multiple modes together into an
integrated theory of multimodality. Step-by-step,
beginning with theory then exploring modes and how to
work with them, before concluding with how to apply this
in an investigation, each stage of working with
multimodality is covered.
** Modality (Linguistics) , Technological literacy , Mass
media in education ,
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 28 India. Public Enterprises, Department of
Public enterprises survey 2011-2012 : annual report on
the performance of central public sector enterprises.--
New Delhi: Department of Public Enterprises, 2012.
2v , 28cm.
658.159 IPE 137687,vol. 1, 137688,vol. 2
** Government business enterprises -- India -- Statistics
-- Periodicals , Corporations, Government -- India --
Statistics -- Periodicals , Industrial organization
29 Wright, Sheila (ed)
Competitive intelligence, analysis and strategy :
creating organisation agility / Sheila Wright.-- London:
ISBN : 9780415631280.
658.47 WRI 137671
This book addresses the question of how to leverage the
unique intangible assets of an organization: its
explicit, implicit, acquired and derived knowledge. This
book consists of insights from -competitive intelligence-
practices at both country and organizational level,
-competitive analysis- processes within the firm and
within challenging sector and economic environments and
-competitive strategy- formulation in profit, non-profit,
real and virtual world contexts.
** Business intelligence , Competition
30 Dumas, Marlon
Fundamentals of business process management / Marlon
Dumas and others.-- Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2013.
xxvii, 399p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9783642331428.
658.500285 DUM 137695
This detailed, interdisciplinary book follows the BPM
lifecycle from process identification to monitoring,
covering modelling, analysis, redesign and automation.
Blends concepts and methods from business management,
computer science and industrial engineering.
** Business -- Data processing -- Management ,
|| 31 Benton, Janetta Rebold
Arts and culture : an introduction to the humanities /
Janetta Rebold Benton and Robert DiYanni.--4th ed--
Boston: Pearson, 2012.
xxxv, 649p. 27cm.
ISBN : 9780205816675.
700.9 BEN 137684
Arts and Culture provides an introduction to global
civilizations and their artistic achievements, history,
and cultures. The authors consider two important
questions: What makes a work a masterpiece of its type?
And what qualities of a work enable it to be appreciated
over time? Critical thinking is also highlighted
throughout the text with 4 different box features that
ask students to explore connections across the humanities
and different cultures. These boxes are entitled
Connections, Cross Currents, Then and Now, and Cultural
** Arts -- History
|| WORLD HISTORY
|| 32 Judge, Edward H
Connections : a world history / Edward H Judge and John W
Langdon.--2nd ed-- Boston: Pearson, 2012.
xli, 968p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780205835508.
909 JUD 137682
It focuses on connections within and among world
societies. Concise, engaging chapters and a clear
narrative make the often overwhelming amount of
information in world history accessible to a wide range
of readers. The authors’ focus on connections offers a
useful and compelling framework for understanding how and
why peoples and societies change over time.
** World history
33 Stearns, Peter N
Documents in world history / Peter N Stearns and others.-
6th ed-- Boston: Pearson, 2012.
xv, 270p. 23cm.
V.1: the great traditions : from ancient times to 1500.
ISBN : 9780205050239.
909 STE 137691,vol 1
This book offers a range of documents to illustrate
characteristic features of key civilizations during major
stages of world history-from the beginnings of written
records to the start of the modern age around 1500 c.e. -
including contrasts and comparisons among major
** World history - Sources , World history
|| HISTORY OF ANCIENT WORLD(TO CA.499 )
|| 34 Fagan, Brian M
Ancient lives : an introduction to archaeology and
prehistory / Brian M Fagan.--5th ed-- Boston: Pearson,
xxix, 496p. 25cm.
ISBN : 9780205178070.
930.1 FAG 137680
Ancient Lives is aimed at introductory courses in
archaeology and prehistory that cover archaeological
methods and theory, as well as world prehistory. The first
half of Ancient Lives covers the basic principles,
methods, and theoretical approaches of archaeology. The
second half is devoted to a summary of the major
developments of human prehistory: the origins of
humankind and the archaic world, the origins and spread
of modern humans, the emergence of food production, and
the beginnings of civilization.
** Archaeology , Antiquities , Excavations (Archaeology)
|| HISTORY OF ASIA
|| 35 Katzenstein, Peter J (ed)
Sinicization and the rise of China : civilizational
processes beyond East and West / Peter J Katzenstein.--
New York: Routledge, 2012.
xv, 296p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415809535.
951.05 KAT 137694
China-s rise and processes of Sinicization suggest that
recombination of new and old elements rather than a total
rupture with or return to the past is China-s likely
future. This book-s emphasis on Sinicization as a
specific instance of civilizational processes counters
political and intellectual shortcuts and corrects the
mistakes to which they often lead. Sinicization
illustrates that like other civilizations China has
always been open to variegated social and political
processes that have brought together many different kinds
of peoples adhering to very different kinds of practices.
This book tries to avoid the reifications and
celebrations that mark much of the contemporary public
debate about China-s rise. It highlights instead complex
processes and political practices bridging East and West
that avoid easy shortcuts.
** Sinicization , East and West , Civilization -- Chinese
36 Leese, Daniel
Mao cult : rhetoric and ritual in China-s cultural
revolution / Daniel Leese.-- Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2011.
ISBN : 9780521193672.
951.056 LEE 137698
By analyzing secret archival documents, the author
traces the history of the cult within the Communist Party
and at the grassroots level. The party leadership-s
original intention was to develop a prominent brand
symbol, which would compete with the nationalists-
elevation of Chiang Kai-shek. However, they did not
anticipate that Mao would use this symbolic power to
mobilize Chinese youth to rebel against party bureaucracy
itself. The result was anarchy and when the army was
called in it relied on mandatory rituals of worship such
as daily reading of the Little Red Book to restore order.
Such fascinating detail sheds light not only on the
personality cult of Mao, but also on hero-worship in
** China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 --
Sources , China -- Politics and government -- 1949-1976 -
Sources , China -- History -- 20th century -- Sources ,
37 Bose, Sugata (ed)
Cosmopolitan thought zones : South Asia and the global
circulation of ideas / Sugata Bose and Kris Manjapra.--
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
ISBN : 9780230243378.
954.03 BOS 137675
Examines forms of cosmopolitanism in the high period of
South Asian anti-colonialism, 1890-1947. Essays argue
that anti-colonial action stemmed not only from a
teleological rush to realize the form of nation-states,
but from the speculative aspiration to critique and
transcend notions of universalism and the ultimate good
brought by British rule.
** South Asia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century ,
South Asia -- Intellectual life -- 19th century ,
Cosmopolitanism -- South Asia
38 Beeson, Mark (ed)
Contemporary Southeast Asia / Mark Beeson.--2nd ed--
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
ISBN : 9780230202924.
959.053 BEE 137674
It brings together specially-commissioned chapters by
leading authorities, rigorously edited to ensure
systematic coverage. It provides students with an
accessible and thematically-structured comparative
introduction to Southeast Asia today.
** National security -- Asia, Southeastern , Asia,
Southeastern -- Politics and government -- 1945- , Asia,
Southeastern -- Economic conditions ,