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*Sociology: Find Background Info
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International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences by William A. Darity
Call Number: R 300.3 I61, v.1-9
Publication Date: 2007-11-09
Encyclopedia of Sociology
Call Number: R 301.03 E56, v.1-5
Publication Date: 2000-11-16
Winner of the 1993 Dartmouth Medal, this classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles on core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy, and abortion have been expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy, and epidemiology.
Encyclopedia of Social Theory by George Ritzer (Editor)
Call Number: R 301 E56, v.1-2
Publication Date: 2004-08-19
The Encyclopedia of Social Theory draws together a team of more than 200 international scholars covering the developments, achievements, and prospects of social theory from its inception in the 18th century to the present.
The Max Weber Dictionary by Richard Swedberg; Ola Agevall
Call Number: 301 W375z75
Publication Date: 2005-01-24
Max Weber is one of the world's most important social scientists, and one of the most notoriously difficult to understand. This dictionary will aid the reader in understanding Weber's work. Every entry contains a basic definition, examples of and references to the word in Weber's writing, and references to important secondary literature.
Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa by Andrea L. Stanton (Editor); Peter J. Seybolt (Editor); Edward Ramsamy (Editor); Carolyn M Elliott (Editor)
Call Number: R 306.09 C968
Publication Date: 2012-01-05
This four-volume set presents concise information on what daily life is like for people in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
This four-volume set examines every social movement in American history - from the great struggles for abolition, civil rights, and women's equality to the more specific quests for prohibition, consumer safety, unemployment insurance, and global justice.
Sociology of Work by Vicki Smith (Editor)
Call Number: R 306.36 S678
Publication Date: 2013-06-12
How did it come about that work dominates so many parts of our lives and our psyche? This multi-disciplinary encyclopedia covers curricular subjects that seek to address that question, ranging from business and management to anthropology, sociology, social history, psychology, politics, economics, and health. .
Handbook of the Sociology of Education by Maureen T. Hallinan (Editor)
Call Number: R 306.43 H236
Publication Date: 2006-06-02
This wide-ranging handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the field of education as viewed from a sociological perspective. Experts in the area present theoretical and empirical research on major educational issues and analyze the social processes that govern schooling, and the role of schools in and their impact on contemporary society.
Education and Sociology by David Levinson (Editor); Peter W. Cookson (Editor); Alan R. Sadovnik (Editor)
This collection brings together many of the world's leading sociologists of education to explore and address key issues and concerns within the discipline. Thirty-seven newly commissioned chapters draw upon theory and research to provide new accounts of contemporary educational processes, global trends, and changing and enduring forms of social conflict and social inequality.
Encyclopedia of Social Measurement by Kimberly Kempf-Leonard (Editor-In-Chief)
Call Number: R 300.72 E56, v.1-3
Publication Date: 2005-03-31
Covering all core social science disciplines, the 300+ articles of the Encyclopedia of Social Measurement not only present a comprehensive summary of observational frameworks and mathematical models, but also offer tools, background information, qualitative methods, and guidelines for structuring the research process.
Designed specifically for students and those new to research, and written in a lively and engaging manner, The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics provides students and researchers with an accessible and definitive resource to use when studying statistics in the social sciences, reading research reports, and undertaking data analysis.
Comprising more than 500 entries, the Encyclopedia of Research Design explains how to make decisions about research design, undertake research projects in an ethical manner, interpret and draw valid inferences from data, and evaluate experiment design strategies and results.