What's new in May 2016

May 20, 2016

May 2016 Quick Reference Update – Social Science

This month we are focused on updating and expanding our content across the Social Sciences in the Oxford Quick Reference collection:

View our visual guide for a quick overview of our updated social science content in Oxford Quick Reference

A Dictionary of Marketing

A Dictionary of Marketing

An accessible and wide-ranging A–Z, providing over 2,100 entries on topics spanning terms for traditional marketing techniques, as well as leading marketing theories and concepts.

This new edition includes more global content, with the appendices incorporating a greater number of examples of iconic international brands, and more non-Western case studies.

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A Dictionary of Modern Design

A Dictionary of Modern Design

This dictionary covers the past 160 years of international design, with accessible entries on branding, graphics, industrial design, functionalism, and fashion. 

The new edition reflects the growing global importance of design, with coverage of India, China, and the countries of the Pacific Rim, Eastern Europe, and East Asia, and demonstrates how developments in the design of technology influence everyday life.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Social science content in Oxford Reference

The social sciences comprise those disciplines that are concerned with the study of human behaviour and the societies we form. Oxford Reference provides over 170,000 concise definitions and in-depth, specialist encyclopedic entries on all of the diverse disciplines that fall under the umbrella of the social sciences.

Take a look at our visual guide to what's been added in social science this month, plus a selection of quotations from Oxford Essential Quotations.

For a full exploration of Oxford Reference's experts and titles in social science, please visit the following pages:

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