New SAGE Publishing text examines war through the lens of the social sciences

January 18, 2017

Los Angeles, CA (January 18, 2016) SAGE Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the four-volume set, The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives. Unlike traditional war encyclopedias that focus on military science and history, The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives also covers the effect of wars on culture, trade, societies, and more.

"We need an appreciation of the multiple effects of war, not only on soldiers but on civilians, on the environment, and in diffuse but still powerful legacies that become woven into family life, neighborhoods, the civic sphere, and the organization of the economy," writes Paul Joseph, Editor. "An encyclopedia that deliberately focuses on social science perspectives is well situated to investigate this broader social context of war."

The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives includes approximately 700 signed entries on concepts and theories of war, how wars are conducted, issues related to reconciliation, and more. The four-volume set also includes an entry on each nation in the world, religions, and battles with significant legacies, from medieval wars to the War in Afghanistan.

Many of the entries are from key academics in an array of fields, such as communication and mass media, economics, political science, sociology, and more. Other contributors include both war critics and those from military backgrounds.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives includes a Readers Guide that organizes entries by disciplinary areas and topical themes, and all the entries conclude with cross-references and suggestions for further readings. In addition, the Resource Guide directs readers to books, journals, and electronic resources for in-depth study.
-end-
Read more information about the text on its website. A FREE online trial of SAGE Knowledge, including The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, is available by emailing librarysales@sagepub.com.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives
October 2016 2,104 pages
ISBN: 978-1-4833-5989-2 Print Price: $650.00
eISBN: 978-1-4833-5987-8

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company's continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. http://www.sagepublishing.com

SAGE

Related Culture Articles from Brightsurf:

Biodiversity monitoring programmes need a culture of collaboration
Biodiversity loss is continuing relentlessly worldwide. In order to counteract this, precise monitoring programmes are needed.

'Attack Helicopters' an online sub-culture to watch out for
Who identifies sexually as an 'attack helicopter?'' According to new QUT-led research some 'Incels' do, and while 'trolls' have been around almost as long as the Internet, the researchers say 'Incels' are a more recent and distinctly different cyber sub-culture which warrants more study.

BU researchers: 'Gun culture 3.0' is missing link to understand US gun culture
A new Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study published in the Nature journal Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, shows that gun ownership means very different things in different parts of the United States.

Running in Tarahumara culture
Running in Tarahumara (RarĂ¡muri) Culture. The Tarahumara (RarĂ¡muri) are a Native American people from Chihuahua, Mexico, who have long been famous for running, but there is widespread incredulity about how and why they run such long distances.

Age, gender and culture 'predict loneliness'
Young people, men and people in 'individualistic' societies report higher levels of loneliness, according to a large-scale global study.

Feedback culture: When colleagues become competitors
Competitive behavior among employees may be triggered by the type of feedback they have received.

First robust cell culture model for the hepatitis E virus
A mutation switches the turbo on during virus replication. This is a blessing for research.

Shifting clinic culture to address the opioid epidemic
At a family medicine clinic in the Boston area, a team led by faculty from Tufts University School of Medicine conducted a five-year case study where they found medical facilities can help physicians to treat chronic pain in a way that will deter opioid misuse, while creating better processes to identify and treat patients who develop an opioid use disorder.

Russia's physical culture scene
Although a growing number of Russians now exercise regularly, the overall figure remains low -- only one-fourth of working women and less than one-third of working men are physically active.

A new paradigm for efficient upward culture of 3D multicellular spheroids
The 3D multicellular spheroids with intact cell-cell junctions are critical in biological research because they can mimic the cellular physiological environments.

Read More: Culture News and Culture Current Events
Brightsurf.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.