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SAGE Reference & CQ Press: The Latest Releases

We're pleased to announce our recently published SAGE Reference and CQ Press titles. Keep your library offering up-to-date by ordering new titles today!


Business & Management


The SAGE Handbook of Human Resource Management, Second Edition

Edited by Adrian Wilkinson Griffith University, Nicolas Bacon City, University of London, Scott Snell University of Virginia, and David Lepak University of Massachusetts Amherst

The new edition of this handbook builds on the success of the first by providing a fully updated and expanded overview of the field of human resource management. Bringing together contributions from leading international scholars - and with brand new chapters on key emerging topics such as talent management, engagement , e-HRM and big data - the Handbook focuses on familiarising the reader with the fundamentals of applied human resource management, while contextualizing practice within wider theoretical considerations.

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The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education

Edited by Rita Jordan University of Birmingham, Jacqueline M. Roberts Griffith University, and Kara Hume The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education is an important aspect of the environmental influences on autism and effective education can have a significant effect on outcome for those on the autism spectrum. This handbook is a definitive resource for reflective practitioners and researchers who wish to know and understand current views of the nature of autism and best practice in educational support. It explores the key concepts, debates and research areas in the field.

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The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Studies in Education

Edited by Larry E. Suter University of Michigan, Emma Smith University of Warwick, and Brian D. Denman University of New England

Educational practices have rapidly changed in the last few decades, especially in how exchanges of information and learning are delivered and processed. Yet, while the field of international comparative studies has grown, there has not been an extensive study on the relationship between educational practices, students, and how practitioners are prepared and trained. This handbook explores international educational practices and behaviours through new research and a review of existing research.

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Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders

Four-Volume Set
Edited by Jack S. Damico University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Martin J. Ball Bangor University

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders is an in-depth encyclopedia aimed at students interested in interdisciplinary perspectives on human communication—both normal and disordered—across the lifespan. This timely and unique set will look at the spectrum of communication disorders, from causation and prevention to testing and assessment; through rehabilitation, intervention, and education.

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The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture

Five-Volume Set
Edited by Janet Sturman The University of Arizona

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Music and Culture presents key concepts in the study of music in its cultural context and provides an introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology, its methods, concerns, and its contributions to knowledge and understanding of the world's musical cultures, styles, and practices. The diverse voices of contributors to this encyclopedia confirm ethnomusicology's fundamental ethos of inclusion and respect for diversity. Combined, the multiplicity of topics and approaches are presented in an easy-to-search A-Z format and offer a fresh perspective on the field and the subject of music in culture.

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Politics & International Relations

Political Handbook of the World 2018-2019

Two-Volume Set
Edited by Tom Lansford University of Mississippi, Gulf Coast

The Political Handbook of the World provides timely, thorough, and accurate political information, with more in-depth coverage of current political controversies than any other reference guide. The updated 2018-2019 edition will continue to be the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup.

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Research Methods

The SAGE Handbook of Current Developments in Grounded Theory

Edited by Antony Bryant Leeds Beckett University and Kathy Charmaz Sonoma State University

Building on the success of the bestselling The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory (2007), this title provides a much-needed and up-to-date overview, integrating some revised and updated chapters with new ones exploring recent developments in grounded theory and research methods in general. The highly-acclaimed editors have once again brought together a team of leading academics from a wide range of disciplines, perspectives and countries. This is a method-defining resource for advanced students and researchers across the social sciences.

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology

Four-Volume Set
Edited by Robert D. Morgan Texas Tech University

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology is a modern, interdisciplinary study of human behavior in legal contexts includes numerous topics on criminal behavior, criminal justice policies and legal process, crime detection and prevention, eyewitness identification, prison life, offender assessment and rehabilitation, risk assessment and management, offender mental health, community reintegration, and juvenile offending. This will be a comprehensive work that will provide the most current empirical information on those topics of greatest concern to students who desire to work in these fields.

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The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology

Edited by Kieran C. O'Doherty University of Guelph and Darrin Hodgetts Massey University

In the present epoch of global change, movement, interconnection and the intensification of social issues within and across many societies, applied social psychology is more relevant than ever. The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Psychology offers an overview of the field and the disparate and evolving approaches. Through an international team of contributors, the handbook brings prominent research literature together and organises it around key areas, which include Gender & Sexuality, Health & Mental Health, Communication and Environment.

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