|| SOCIAL SCIENCES,SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
|| 1 Collins, Debbie (ed)
Cognitive interviewing practice / Debbie Collins.-- New
Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015.
xvi, 268p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781446256015.
300.723 COL 143950
Drawing on the approach used at the NatCen Social
Research, this book provides practical, hands-on guidance
for implementing cognitive interviewing methods in the
context of applied social policy research.
** Cognition, Interviewing, Questionnaires-Methodology
|| SOCIAL INTERACTION
|| 2 Schutt, Russell K
Investigating the social world : the process and practice
of research / Russell K Schutt.--8th ed.-- New Delhi:
Sage Publications, 2015.
xxv, 661p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781483350677.
302.015195 SCH 143939
In this exciting new Eighth Edition of his leading social
research text, author Russell K. Schutt, an award-winning
researcher and teacher, continues to make the field come
alive through research stories that illustrate the
methods presented in each chapter. Through numerous
examples and hands-on exercises that help students learn
by doing, Investigating the Social World helps readers
understand research methods as an integrated whole.
Readers will learn to appreciate the value of both
qualitative and quantitative methodologies and understand
the need to make ethical research decisions while also
learning about research on contemporary social issues
like the Internet and social relations, the police
response to domestic violence, the sources of democracy,
the determinants of voting, the impact of disasters, and
the causes of violence. .
** Social problems-Research, Social sciences-Research
3 Duck, Steve
Communication in everyday life : a survey of
communication / Steve Duck and David T McMahan.--2nd ed--
New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015.
xxx, 372p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781452259789.
302.2 DUC 143955
This book remains the only introductory communication
book to explore fundamental concepts, theories, and
skills aimed at helping readers apply the material to
their personal and professional lives ° with a thematic
integration of the relational perspective and a focus on
demonstrating its direct relevance to their own everyday
communication. Steve Duck and David T. McMahan help
readers develop a strong foundation in communication
concepts, theory, and research, as well as practical
communication skills such as listening, critical
thinking, using technology to communicate, understanding
nonverbal communication, creating persuasive strategies,
and managing group conflict. The Second Edition also
introduces readers to important emerging areas in
communication studies, offering unique chapters on health
communication and family communication.
4 Dainton, Marianne
Applying communication theory for professional life : a
practical introduction / Marianne Dainton and Elaine D
Zelley.--3rd ed.-- New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015.
xv, 261p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781452276540.
302.201 DAI 143954
This book helps readers understand communication theory
and its importance to careers in communication and
business. Practical and reader-friendly, the book offers
succinct coverage of the major theories that have clear
applicability to communication and business
practitioners, including theories of intrapersonal
communication, interpersonal interaction, intercultural
encounters, persuasion, group communication,
organizational behavior, social media, and mass
communication. In every chapter, authors Marianne Dainton
and Elaine D. Zelley illustrate how theory is applied in
a variety of professional settings through real-world
** Communication - Philosophy.
|| SOCIAL PROCESSES
|| 5 Neuliep, James W
Intercultural communication : a contextual approach /
James W Neuliep.--6th ed-- New Delhi: Sage Publications,
xxi, 501p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781452256597.
303.482 NEU 143965
The author James W. Neuliep provides a clear contextual
model (visually depicted by a series of concentric
circles) for examining communication within cultural,
microcultural, environmental, sociorelational, and
perceptual contexts. Beginning with the broadest
context°the cultural component of the model°the book
progresses chapter by chapter through the model to the
most specific traits of communication° verbal and
nonverbal messages. Each chapter focuses on one context
and explores the combination of factors within that
context, including setting, situation, and circumstances.
Highlighting values, ethnicity, physical geography, and
attitudes, the book examines means of interaction,
including body language, eye contact, and the exchange of
words, as well as the stages of relationships, cross-
cultural management, intercultural conflict, and culture
** Intercultural communication, Culture
6 Oetzel, John G (ed)
The Sage handbook of conflict communication / John G
Oetzel and Stella Ting-Toomey.--2nd ed-- New Delhi: Sage
xiii, 898p. , 26cm.
ISBN : 9781412987790.
303.6 OET 143966
This second edition of the award-winning The SAGE
Handbook of Conflict Communication emphasizes
constructive conflict management from a communication
perspective, identifying the message as the focus of
conflict research and practice. Editors John G. Oetzel
and Stella Ting-Toomey, along with expert researchers in
the discipline, have assembled in one resource the
knowledge base of the field of conflict communication,
identified the best theories, ideas, and practices of
conflict communication, and provided the opportunity for
scholars and practitioners to link theoretical frameworks
and application tools.
** Conflict management, Social conflict, Communication in
the social sciences
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 7 Orbe, Mark P
Interracial communication: theory into practice / Mark P
Orbe and Tina M Harris.--3rd ed-- New Delhi: Sage
xviii, 394p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781452275710.
305.800973 ORB 143964
The author guides readers in applying the contributions
of recent communication theory to improving everyday
communication among the races. The authors offer a
comprehensive, practical foundation for dialogue on
interracial communication, as well as a resource that
stimulates thinking and encourages readers to become
active participants in dialogue across racial barriers.
Part I provides a foundation for studying interracial
communication and includes chapters on the history of
race and racial categories, the importance of language,
the development of racial and cultural identities, and
current and classical theoretical approaches. Part II
applies this information to interracial communication
practices in specific, everyday contexts, including
friendships, romantic relationships, the mass media, and
organizational, public, and group settings.
** Cultural pluralism-United States , Intercultural
communication-United States, United States-Race relations
United States- Ethnic relations
|| INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
|| 8 Sobel, Andrew
International political economy in context : individual
choices, global effects / Andrew C Sobel.-- New Delhi:
Sage Publications, 2013.
xxviii, 592p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781608717118.
337 SOB 143963
Andrew Sobel-s International Political Economy in
Context: Individual Choices, Global Effects takes a micro
approach to international political economy that
considers the fact that individuals-not nations-make
choices. Grounding policy choices in the competitive
environs of domestic politics and decision-making
processes, Sobel illustrates how policymakers choose
among alternatives, settling on those that are most in
sync with their self-interest. The book is structured to
build students- skills for a sophisticated understanding
of how and why events unfold in the international
political economy. Students become versed in the primary
assumptions and structural/macro conditions of economic
and political geography in the global arena. An
examination of micro-level conditions and mechanisms
introduces the factors that influence political and
** Economics-Political aspects , Globalization,
International economic relations, Nation-state, World
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 9 Thomas, David C
Cross-cultural management : essential concepts / David C
Thomas and Mark F Peterson.--3rd ed.-- New Delhi: Sage
xx, 322p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781452257501.
658.049 THO 143953
This book focuses on the interactions of people from
different cultures in organizational settings. The
approach used is to understand the effect of culture in a
way that can then be applied to a wide variety of cross-
cultural interactions in a number of organizational
contexts. Extensively revised and updated, this Third
Edition extracts key concepts on management from a cross-
cultural perspective and condenses them into an
accessible tool for both students and teachers alike.
** International business enterprises-Management-Coss-
cultural studies, International communication,
Communication in management-Cross -cultural studies
10 Schlege, Gregory L
Supply chain risk management : an emerging discipline /
Gregory L Schlegel and Robert J Trent.-- Boca Raton: CRC
xx, 313p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9781482205978.
658.7 SCH 143944
This book helps us to understand the emerging discipline
called supply chain risk management. It explains the
relevant concepts, supplies a wide variety of tools and
approaches to help our organization stay ahead of its
competitors, and takes a look at future directions in
risk management all in a clear, concise presentation that
gives us practical advice and helps you develop
** Business logistics, Risk management
11 Egan, John
Marketing communications / John Egan.--2nd ed.-- New
Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015.
ix, 419p. , 26cm.
ISBN : 9781446259030.
658.802 EGA 143952
In this textbook, John Egan draws on years of both
industry and academic experience to explain the why as
well as the how of marketing communications. It covers
all the essential topics that are relevant to your
marketing communications course in a relatable and easy-
to read style. Insight boxes provide insight into some
of the latest industry practices, and with engaging
examples ranging from HSBC to James Bond, to the Arab
Spring and One Direction, this textbook will not only
provide you with a solid foundation for working in
marcoms, it will make your study fun along the way. For
those looking to get ahead of their classmates and other
job candidates, the textbook includes coverage of topical
issues such as new technologies, ethical marketing and
the regulatory environment to help you consider some of
the cutting edge debates for assignments and future
** Communication in marketing, Marketing, Advertising
|| 12 Phiri, Michael
Design tools for evidence-based healthcare design /
Michael Phiri.-- London: Routledge, 2015.
xvii, 253p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9780415598736.
The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare
design has largely emphasized a change of culture and
attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but
until now, it has not focused on equipping healthcare
clients and their designers with the practical means to
exploit the potential benefits from evidence-based
** Hospital Design and Construction - methods, Evidence-
Based Practice - methods, Hospital Planning -methods,
Patient Safety - standards, Quality Improvement -