While the practice of war has been a feature of humankind for millennia, very few understand the phenomenon through systematic analysis, especially when it comes to organized warfare within states. Launching today, A Guide to Intra-state Wars: An Examination of Civil, Regional, and Intercommunal Wars, 1816–2014 uses data to illustrate how civil war is defined, as well as how the number, severity, location, and participation in intra-state warfare have changed through nearly 300 civil wars.
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Los Angeles - The environment is in constant flux. Some aspects of that change are caused by nature and some are related to humans through social, cultural, economic and political issues. The science of environmental change is a growing field of study, and the new, authoritative and comprehensive Encyclopedia of Environmental Change from SAGE Reference reflects the interdependence of both environmental science and society.
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Washington, DC - What was it like for George Washington to be the very first president of the United States? Now, in our completely different world, does President Obama’s job have any similarities to President Washington’s at all? The institution of the presidency is, in itself, worth study, even separated from the uniqueness of all the men who’ve held the office.
Los Angeles, CA- Since the first, award-winning edition of the Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society was published in 2007, there have been many developments in the field, including political controversies, unexpected upticks in the prevalence of adult smoking after decades of decline, and emerging scientific knowledge for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. That’s why SAGE has released the new, completely revised and updated The SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society, Second Edition.
Los Angeles– What does “African” mean to African descendants in North America? Is it important for people of African descent to exhibit African cultural traits in order to show acceptance of their heritage? What contributions have African cultures made to American society? Answering these questions and many others is the new The SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America.
SAGE Publishing is pleased to announce an agreement with Ohio’s statewide academic library consortium, the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK), to provide its 121 colleges, universities, and other member institutions with access to two online data resources as part of a multi-year journals renewal: SAGE Stats and imprint CQ Press’s US Political Stats.
London, UK. In recent decades there has been an upsurge of research with and about young children, their families and communities. SAGE Publishing is today delighted to announce the publication of The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Research, providing an overview of the rapidly developing field of early childhood research.