|| NEWS MEDIA, JOURNALISM and PUBLISHING
|| 1 Maras, Steven
Objectivity in journalism / Steven Maras.-- United
Kingdom: Polity, 2013.
xii, 260p., 21cm.
ISBN : 9780745647357.
070.4 MAR 140438
Objectivity in journalism is a key topic for debate in
media, communication and journalism studies, and has been
the subject of intensive historical and sociological
research. In the first study of its kind, Steven Maras
surveys the different viewpoints and perspectives on
objectivity. Going beyond a denunciation or defense of
journalistic objectivity, Maras critically examines the
different scholarly and professional arguments made in
the area. Structured around key questions, the book
considers the origins and history of objectivity, its
philosophical influences, the main objections and
defenses, and questions of values, politics and ethics.
This book examines debates around objectivity as a
transnational norm, focusing on the emergence of
objectivity in the US, while broadening out discussion to
include developments around objectivity in the UK,
Australia, Asia and other regions.
** Journalism --Objectivity.
|| PHILOSOPHY and PSYCHOLOGY
|| 2 Hales, Steven D
This is philosophy : an introduction / Steven D Hales.--
Unitd Kingdom: Wiley, 2013.
xvi, 278p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780470658833.
100 HAL 140439
This is Philosophy: An Introduction offers an engagingly
written introduction to philosophical concepts that
include ethics, the existence of God, free will, personal
identity, philosophy of mind, and epistemology.
** Philosophy --Introductions.
|| 3 Adorno, Theodor W
Against epistemology: a metacritique / Theodor W Adorno.-
Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013.
vii, 248p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780745665382.
121 ADO 140442
Against Epistemology is based on a manuscript Adorno
originally wrote in Oxford in 1934-37 during his first
years in exile and subsequently reworked in Frankfurt in
1955-56. The text was written as a critique of Husserl’s
phenomenology, but the critique of phenomenology is used
as the occasion for a much broader critique of
epistemology. Adorno described this as a metacritique
which blends together the analysis of Husserl’s
phenomenology as the most advanced instance of the decay
of bourgeois idealism with an immanent critique of the
tensions and contradictions internal to Husserl’s
thought. The result is a powerful text which remains one
of the most devastating critiques of Husserl’s work ever
written and which heralded many of the ideas that have
become commonplace in contemporary philosophy.
** Phenomenology, Knowledge, Theory of
|| MENTAL PROCESSES and INTELLIGENCE
|| 4 Patokos, Tassos
Internal game theory / Tassos Patokos.-- London:
xii, 227p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415608107.
153.83015193 PAT 140344
Traditional game theory requires at least two
individuals. This book extends game theory to the inner
workings of a single person. Using game theory to analyse
single individuals makes sense if one thinks of
individuals as consisting of two or more relatively
autonomous partitions that might have conflicting
motives. This book breaks new ground in combining
psychological with evolutionary game theory, making for a
highly promising way towards a better understanding of
the individual and the development of their behaviour,
along with the individual s own perceptions on it.
** Game theory --Psychological aspects, Internalization.
|| DIFFERENTIAL and DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
|| 5 Webb, Liggy
Resilience : how to cope when everything around you keeps
changing / Liggy Webb.-- New Delhi: Wiley, 2013.
xxii,176p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9788126544134.
155.24 WEB 140197
This book is the flip to How To Be Happy, a book which
offers a reassuring and empowering guide to finding
positivity and inner strength, it helps individuals to
understand that it is not what happens to them, it is the
way that they react and respond. The book will support
individuals in developing a personal toolkit that will
equip them to cope with the day to day challenges that
they will inevitably have to deal with. The key messages
in the book will be to keep things simple and to avoid
any unnecessary complexities.
** Resilience (Personality trait), Adjustment
(Psychology) Change (Psychology)
|| 6 Lepore, Ernest
Meaning and argument : an introduction to logic through
language / Ernest Lepore and Sam Cumming.--Rev. 2nd ed--
United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
xviii, 445p., 23cm.
ISBN : 9781118390191.
160 LEP 140437
Meaning and Argument shifts introductory logic from the
traditional emphasis on proofs to the symbolization of
arguments. Another of its distinctive features is that it
shows how the need for expressive power and for drawing
distinctions forces formal language development. This
volume is ideal as an introduction to formal logic,
philosophical logic, and philosophy of language. At each
stage of system elaboration and development, the book
answers meta-logical questions. Why is a particular
formalism needed? What must go into such a formalism and
why? These questions engage students in a collective
inquiry which allows them to see logical studies as a
human enterprise aimed at achieving well understood goals
- clarity and good reasoning.
** Logic, Language and logic
|| 7 Taback, Hal
Environmental ethics and sustainability : a casebook for
environmental professionals / Hal Taback and Ram Ramanan.
-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2014.
xx, 248p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781466584204.
179.1 TAB 140436
This book is a good read on a topic that is
timelessèethics. The focus on environmental ethics and
hands-on learning make the book valuable for students
learning about sustainability and environmental issues.
** Environmental ethics.
|| MODERN WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
|| 8 Burgess, John P
Saul Kripke: puzzles and mysteries / John P Burgess.--
Cambridge: Polity, 2013.
ISBN : 9780745652856.
191 KRI 140449
In this book Kripke’s long-time colleague, the logician
and philosopher John P. Burgess, offers a thorough and
self-contained guide to all of Kripke’s published books
and his most important philosophical papers, old and new.
It also provides an authoritative but non-technical
account of Kripke’s influential contributions to the
study of modal logic and logical paradoxes. Although
Kripke has been anything but a system-builder, Burgess
expertly uncovers the connections between different parts
of his oeuvre. Kripke is shown grappling, often in
opposition to existing traditions, with mysteries
surrounding the nature of necessity, rule-following, and
the conscious mind, as well as with intricate and
intriguing puzzles about identity, belief and self-
** Kripke, Saul A., 1940-
|| SOCIAL SCIENCES, SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
|| 9 Byrne, David
Complexity theory and the social sciences : the state of
the art / David Byrne and Gillian Callaghan.-- London:
vi, 297p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415693684.
300.1511352 BYR 140441
In four parts, this book seeks to establish -the state of
the art- of complexity-informed social science as it
stands now, examining: the key issues in complexity
theory the implications of complexity theory for social
theory the methodology and methods of complexity theory
complexity within disciplines and fields. It also points
ways forward towards a complexity-informed social science
for the twenty-first century, investigating the argument
for a post-disciplinary, -open- social science. Byrne and
Callaghan consider how this might be developed as a
programme of teaching and research within social science.
** Social sciences --Mathematical models, Chaotic
behavior in systems, Social sciences --Research.
|| SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY
|| 10 Lash, Scott
Sociology of postmodernism / Scott Lash.-- Jaipur: Rawat
xi, 300p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9780415047852.
301 LAS 140477
** Sociology, Postmodernism --Social aspects.
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 11 Wainryb, Cecila
Social development, social inequalities and social
justice / Cecila Wainryb.-- New York: Routledge, 2013.
xvi, 250p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780805858686.
305.23101 WAI 140472
The book documents the powerful ways that social
inequalities frame development and explores the conflicts
that arise in the context of these inequalities. It
illustrates how people around the world make judgments
about these conditions and how they resist or change the
practices they deem unjust. By bringing together these
perspectives, the editors hope to demonstrate how
understanding social development carries with it the
possibility of change and social justice. The book
considers processes of social development. It examines
Piaget s ideas about morality and relates them to
children s thinking about social rights. An
interdisciplinary review of research from developmental,
social, and health psychology, social policy,
anthropology, and philosophy, follows this introduction.
** Social justice, Equality, Moral development., Social
12 Council of Social Development
India : social development report 2012 - minorities at
the margins / Zoya Hasan and Mushirul Hasan.-- New Delhi:
Oxford University Press, 2013.
xx, 298p. 28cm.
ISBN : 9780198095941.
305.560954 COU 139244
** Minorities--Social conditions, Minorities--Social
conditions, Social history
|| 13 IDFC Rural Development Network
India rural development report 2012-13 : IDFC rural
development network / IDFC Rural Development Network.--
Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2013.
xxxv, 280p. , CD-ROM, 28cm.
ISBN : 9788125053927.
307.14120954 IDF 140185
** Rural development, India
|| INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
||14 Mehrotra, Deepti Priya
Burning bright : Irom Sharmila and the struggle for peace
in Manipur / Deepti Priya Mehrotra.-- New Delhi: Penguin
xv, 219p. , 20cm.
ISBN : 9780143103691.
327.172092 SHA 140457
** Sharmila, Irom, 1972-, Pacifists --India --Manipur --
Biography, Human rights workers --India --Manipur --
Biography, Peace-building --India --Manipur, Abuse of
administrative power --India --Manipur, India --Armed
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 15 Christophers, Brett
Banking across boundaries : placing finance in capitalism
/ Brett Christophers.-- West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell,
xi, 290p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781444338287.
332.15 CHR 140446
Banking Across Boundaries is a theoretically precise and
empirically meticulous work of political economy that
grapples seriously with the large-scale spatial patterns
and dynamics of capitalist development and adds to our
knowledge and understanding of them. It belongs on the
shelf with works such as Harvey-s Limits to Capital
(1982), Henderson-s California and the Fictions of
Capital (1998), and Aretha’s The Long Twentieth Century
(1994). ... Banking Across Boundaries should be read not
just by economic geographers, political economists, or
those concerned with the financial crisis, but by anyone
who wants to understand key aspects of the èglobalè
** Finance, Banks and banking, International banking,
International finance, Capitalism.
|| ECONOMICS OF LAND and ENERGY
|| 16 Bandi, Madhusudan
Tribals and community forest management / Madhusudan
Bandi.-- Jaipur: Rawat Publications, 2013.
272p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9788131605776.
333.750954 BAN 140481
** Forest management --India --Citizen participation,
Forest management --India --Citizen participation,
Community forests --India, Forest policy --India., India
-Scheduled tribes, Community forests --India, Forest
policy --India, India --Scheduled tribes.
|| MACROECONOMICS and RELATED TOPICS
||17 Chattopadhyay, Aparajita (ed)
Poverty and social exclusion in India : issues and
challenges / Aparajita Chattopadhyay.-- Jaipur: Rawat
Publications, 2013. xiv, 306p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9788131605615.
339.460954 CHA 140467
Policy planners today are unanimous in their argument
that unless this growth is made socially inclusive, the
scourge of poverty will seriously threaten the
sustainability of holistic development or social self-
sufficiency for teeming millions of this nation.
Fortunately, government initiatives and thrust on schemes
like AADHAR wield much needed hope in this battle for
securing social and financial equality. At this hour, the
edifice of high correlation between social exclusion and
poverty should be adequately represented at the highest
policy making level and propel the right action plan in
the near to the long term. This book is an endeavour to
reveal the macro to micro views on poverty and social
exclusion issues which may help readers to think further
and act accordingly to fight against the evil.
** Poverty --India., Marginality, Social --India.
|| PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
|| 18 Trivedi, Neelam (ed)
Perspectives on governance and society / Neelam Trivedi
and others.-- Jaipur: Rawat Publications, 2013.
xiv,338p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9788131605370.
351.54 TRI 140466
** Dwivedi, O. P , Government accountability -- India ,
Public administration -- India , Nation-building -- India
, India -- Politics and government ,
|| SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL
|| 19 Gupta, Bhuvanesh
Social administration / Bhuvanesh Gupta.-- Jaipur: RBS
vi, 319p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9788176116206.
361.3068 GUP 140471
** Social work administration ,
20 Sherman, Edmund (ed)
Qualitative research in social work / Edmund Sherman and
William J Reid.-- Jaipur: Rawat Publications, 2013.
xii, 520p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9788131606025.
361.3072 SHE 140469
The volume is organized into five parts that explain
basic qualitative methods, practive evaluation, applications
to types of practice settings and
client populations, integration of qualitative and
quantitative methods, and epistemological issues. The
exemplars of actual qualitative studies and the glossary
of terms are especially helpful for classroom use. .
** Social service -- Research -- Methodology
21 Singh, Shweta(ed)
Social work and social development : perspectives from
India and United States / Shweta Singh.-- Jaipur: Rawat
xv, 444p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9788131606070.
361.9544 SIN 140474
** Social service --India, India --Social conditions.
|| SOCIAL WELFARE PROBLEMS and SERVICES
||22 Somayaji, Sakarana (ed)
Sociology of displacement : policies and practice /
Sakarana Somayaji and Susmita Dasgupta.-- Jaipur: Rawat
xiv, 273p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9788131605974.
362.870954 SOM 140476
** Forced migration --India, Internally displaced persons
23 Trevithick, Pamela
Social work skills and knowledge : a practice handbook /
Pamela Trevithick.--3rd ed-- Jaipur: Rawat Publications,
2013. viii, 421p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9788131606056.
362.870954 TRE 140475
** Forced migration --India, Internally displaced persons
|| HIGHER EDUCATION
|| 24 Boice, Robert
Advice for new faculty members : Nihil Nimus / Robert
Boice.-- Needham Heights: Pearson, 2000.
xiv, 319p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780205281596.
378.12 BOI 140629
Advice for New Faculty Members: Nihil Nimus is a unique
and essential guide to the start of a successful academic
career. As its title suggests (nothing in excess), it
advocates moderation in ways of working, based on the
single-most reliable difference between new faculty who
thrive and those who struggle. By following its
practical, easy-to-use rules, novice faculty can learn to
teach with the highest levels of student approval,
involvement, and comprehension, with only modest
preparation times and a greater reliance on spontaneity
and student participation. Similarly, new faculty can use
its rule-based practices to write with ease, increasing
productivity, creativity, and publishability through
brief, daily sessions of focused and relaxed work.
** College teachers --United States, College personnel
management --United States, Professional socialization --
|| INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
|| 25 Klug, Adam
Theories of international trade / Adam Klug.-- London:
xiii, 166p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415493567.
382.104 KLU 140616
Before his untimely death in 2000, the brilliant young
Israeli economic historian Klug conducted a thorough
survey into the different theories of international
trade. The results of this are now available for the
first time with an introduction from Warren Young and
** International trade, Balance of payments,
|| PHILOSOPHY and THEORY
|| 26 Friis, Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen(ed)
Companion to the philosophy of technology / Jan Kyrre
Berg Olsen Friis,Stig Andur Pedersen and Vincent F
Hendric.-- West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
ISBN : 9781118346310.
601 FRI 140447
Drawing on groundbreaking new essays by a distinguished
team of multi-disciplinary experts, A Companion to the
Philosophy of Technology delves deeply into technology’s
impact on our lives and on society. The essays both
represent a variety of epistemological approaches,
including those of the humanities, social studies,
natural science, sociology, psychology, and engineering
sciences and reflect a diversity of philosophical
traditions such as pragmatism, analytical philosophy, and
** Technology --Philosophy.
|| MEDICINE and HEALTH
||27 More, Max (ed)
Transhumanist reader : classical and contemporary essays
on the science, technology, and philosophy of the human
future / Max More and Natasha Vita-More.-- West Sussex:
xiii, 460p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781118334317.
610.285 MOR 140444
** Medical technology --Social aspects, Humanism --
History Human body (Philosophy) --History, Genetic
engineering --Social aspects.
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 28 Jethwant, Nidhi
Introduction to corporate governance / Nidhi Jethwant.--
New Delhi: Axis Books, 2013.
v, 214p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9789381302774.
658.4 JET 140461
** Corporate governance.
29 Mewafarosh, Rekha
Team building and leadership : effective model of success
/ Rekha Mewafarosh and Ridhima Bansal.-- New Delhi:
Global Vision Publishing, 2013. xii, 183p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9788182205475.
658.4092 MEW 140479
** Leadership, Teams in the workplace --Management.
30 Kusume, Yasushi
Brand romance : using the power of high design to build a
lifelong relationship with your audience / Yasushi Kusume
and Neil Gridley.-- London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
viii, 235p. 22cm.
ISBN : 9781137369000.
658.5752 KUS 140408
** Product design, Brand name products, Branding
31 Panda, R N
International marketing / R N Panda.-- New Delhi: Advance
Learner Press, 2013. 239p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9789383028016.
658.848 PAN 140460
** International marketing
|| 32 Luescher, Andreas
Architect-s guide to effective self-presentation /
Andreas Luescher.-- New York: Routledge, 2014.
ix, 145p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415783453.
720.23 LUE 140440
The book guides readers through the process of thinking
through, prioritizing, characterizing and expressing
career profiles in written and visual form. Readers will
learn about presentation and the evolving vehicles for
showcasing that presentation. In addition, the timely and
important issue of how to transform one type of
presentation from a hard copy, to an on-screen review, to
an interactive web-page is covered in detail.
** Architects --Vocational guidance, Architecture --
|| 33 Nevile Pran
K L Saigal : the definite biography / Pran Nevile.-- New
Delhi: Penguin Books, 2013.
xxiii, 218p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9780143414063.
782.0092 SAI 140459
** Saigal, K. L. (Kundan Lal), 1904-1947, Singers --India
--Biography, Motion picture actors and actresses --India
|| SPANISH and PORTUGUESE LITERATURES
|| 34 Castro-Klaren, Sara (ed)
A Companion to Latin American literature and culture /
Sara Castro-Klaren.-- West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
xix, 688p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781118492147.
860.998 CAS 140443
** Latin American literature --History and criticism,
Latin America --Intellectual life, Latin America --Social
life and customs.
|| HISTORY OF ANCIENT WORLD(TO CA.499 )
|| 35 Johnson, Matthew
Archaeological theory : an introduction / Matthew Johnson
--2nd ed-- West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
xvi, 307p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781405100151.
930.1 JOH 140445
Thoroughly revised and updated, this engaging text offers
students an ideal entry point to the major concepts and
ongoing debates in archaeological research. New edition
of a popular introductory text that explores the
increasing diversity of approaches to archaeological
theory Features more extended coverage of -traditional-
or culture-historical archaeology Examines theory across
the English-speaking world and beyond Offers greatly
expanded coverage of evolutionary theory, divided into
socio cultural and Darwinist approaches Includes an
expanded glossary, bibliography, and useful suggestions
for further readings.
** Archaeology --Philosophy.