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E-Reference Items for Sociology (10)

Name Description
Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality Covers “the full range of topics in the study of human sexual behavior throughout the world.” [RR]
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online Represents important "persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years."
Dictionary of Sociology Has international coverage of terms and concepts; related terms from psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science; and material on topics such as cultural studies and identity, mass media, and the Internet, nationalism and McDonaldization. [RR]
Dictionary of Statistics Covers a broad range of statistical vocabulary in jargon-free language. It provides concise definitions of terms likely to be encountered by students, of both Statistics and of other disciplines such as politics, medicine, and mathematics. [RR]
Dictionary of the Social Sciences Designed to make social scientific language comprehensible to general readers. Collecting anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, human geography, cultural studies, and Marxism in one volume, the dictionary presents concise, clearly written definitions of more than 1,500 important terms. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Human Rights Offers “comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries signed by leading scholars and human rights experts.” [RR]
Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society The encyclopedia looks at the effect of mathematics on hundreds of everyday topics. This resource is also a great introduction to math concepts for the non-mathematically inclined. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Research Design A collection of scholarly entries on “how to plan and conduct empirical research, including the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods”. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender "Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level." [RR]
Handbook of Career Studies The Handbook of Career Studies brings together a comprehensive scholarly treatment of the major topics within the growing field of career studies [RR]

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