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This eleven-volume set contains over 1,786 essays on topics in the field of Sociology, in addition to cross-references and suggestions for further reading.
Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology
Call Number: HM 425 .C36 2006 (Ref)
A comprehensive dictionary containing over 600 entries ranging from brief to lengthy. Coverage is international.
Contemporary Youth Culture: An International Encyclopedia
Call Number: HQ 796 .C8154 2006 (Ref)
This two-volume set covers an array of issues and trends related to today's youth. Introductory historical background is also included as well as some international coverage.
Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology: A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences
Call Number: HA 17 .V64 2005 (Ref)
Contains approximately 2000 brief definitions covering both basic and advanced terms.
Encyclopedia of Addictions and Addictive Behaviors
Call Number: RC 564 .G95 2006 (Ref)
Contains over 300 entries covering a wide scope of addictions and related social issues. Entries range from brief to lengthy. Includes statistics and an extensive bibliography.
Encyclopedia of Environment and Society
Call Number: HM 856.E53 2007 (Ref)
This timely five-volume set contains approximately 1200 articles written by knowledgeable authors from around the world.
Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods
Call Number: H 62 .S34 2004 (Ref)
This three-volume set includes approximately 1000 entries covering research methods, designs, approaches, and techniques. Entries are alphabetically arranged but a guide that groups entries by broad themes is also provided.
Encyclopedia of Social Theory
Call Number: HM 425 .E46 2006 (Ref)
Contains approximately 500 entries of potential interest to undergraduate and graduate students ,as well as faculty, researchers, and professionals, across multiple disciplines.
Nearly 400 articles covering key subject areas in the discipline of sociology, as well as related areas of study, are included in this five-volume set. Cross-references to subject headings are provided and the articles contain substantial lists of references.