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Archive for July, 2011

International Political Education Database

By Kieron L Jones, on 29 July 2011

IPED is hosted on the website of the UK Political Studies Association’s Teaching and Learning Group.  It provides free access to hundreds of bibliographic references to journal articles covering teaching and learning in politics and public administration.  It aims to comprehensively index articles from the following leading journal titles: PS: Political Science and Politics – from volume 24 (1991); Journal of Political Science Education – from Volume 1 (2005); International Studies Perspectives – from Volume 1 (2000); European Political Science – from Volume 1 (2001); Politics – from Volume 1 (1981); ELiSS: Enhancing Learning in Social Science – from Volume 1 (2008); LATISS: Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences – from Volume 1 (2008); LATISS: Learning & Teaching in the Social Sciences – Volume 1 (2004) to 3 (2007).  Materials are listed under broad subject headings.  These include: e-learning, critical thinking, surveys of teaching and teaching techniques.

Basic author title information is provided.  The website also has links to conference papers presented at PSA Teaching and Learning Conferences.
Source: LIS-SOCIALSCIENCE@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Arab revolt- Reporters Without Frontiers

By Kieron L Jones, on 15 July 2011

Reporters without Frontiers has created a special section on their website to cover the recent Arab uprisings. It includes a focus on press censorship, eye witness accounts from local journalists and discussion and news stories about the use of new media. Also available are chronologies of events in Bahrain, Syria, Yemen and Libya.
Source: LIS-SOCIALSCIENCE@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Recent acquisitions

By Kieron L Jones, on 5 July 2011

Ellinas, Antonis A., 1975-
The media and the far right in western Europe : playing the nationalist card / Antonis A. Ellinas.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 50 ELL

Maoz, Zeev.
Networks of nations : the evolution, structure, and impact of international networks, 1816-2001 / Ze
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XB 36 MAO

Experimentalist governance in the European Union : towards a new architecture / edited by Charles F.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XD 20 SAB

Hull, John, 1946-
Options, futures, and other derivatives / John C. Hull.
Boston [Mass.] ; London ; Pearson, c2012.
ECONOMICS J 11 HUL

Lynch, David (David J.)
When the luck of the Irish ran out : the world’s most resilient country and its struggle to rise aga
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
ECONOMICS L 28.1 LYN