Credo Reference content update

Published on: September 24, 2009

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Credo Reference added seven new titles and updated one last week, as described on the Credo Reference Blog. These include:

World Politics since 1945, from Pearson. “This enormously successful standard work has been expanded to take into account the developments of the last 10 years, including the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Sudan; the accelerating emergence of India and China as major powers; the major political developments in Latin America, including the rise and perhaps fall of Chavez in Venezuela; the march of globalisation and the popular protest movements against; the expansion eastwards of the European Union; instability in the Middle East and the question of oil and energy supply.”

Key Concepts in Journalism Studies, from Sage. This book offers “a systematic and accessible introduction to the terms, processes and effects of journalism from Absence to Yellow Journalism; a combination of practical considerations with theoretical issues; and further reading suggestions. The authors bring an enormous range of experience in newspaper and broadcast journalism, at national and regional level, as well as their teaching expertise. This book will be essential reading for students in journalism, and an invaluable reference tool for their professional careers.”

Political Philosophy A-Z, from Edinburgh University Press. “A comprehensive, up to date and concise guide to one of the most important branches of philosophy. Both topical and historical, Political Philosophy A-Z has entries on Hobbes, Marx, and Rorty, as well as entries which explain what ‘contract theory’ is, and gives an account of ‘multi-culturalism.’ This book guides the reader through the intricacies of political theory, enabling them to trace their way through a debate, fixing historical and theoretical points of reference along the way. It is well suited for students studying political philosophy at university. Political Philosophy A-Z links up positions, thinkers and theories without unnecessary technicality. It is a valuable guide to political theorising.”

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 21st edition, from F.A. Davis Company. “To thrive in the ever-changing world of health care, you need a respected, trusted, and cutting-edge, cyclopedic resource. Taber’s 21 is today’s most comprehensive health science dictionary.” Includes cyclopedic entries that offer more than just definitions; reader-friendly definitions, including brand-new terms and revised terms; full-color illustrations; Patient Care Statements; Caution Statements with new, easy-to-find icon; and dozens of Allied Health and Nursing Appendices.

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