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Sociology

Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd. Ed. (2001)

"This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology."

Encyclopedia of Sociology Research (2012)

"This new book presents current research and findings in the study of sociology. Topics discussed include social capital, entrepreneurial capital and economic growth; disruption of social development in children with autism spectrum disorders; children's social interactions in cultural context; everyday theorizing and the construction of knowledge; participation, pedagogy and practice in design education; community participation in formulating sustainable forest policy; increasing the economic sustainability of online communities and a comparison between theoretical and naive definitions of community."

International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology (2006) 

"The International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology is the first encyclopedia in the field and a timely response to the surge of interest in economic sociology over the last 30 years. Economic Sociology deals with the multiple and complex relations between economy and society. In particular, it focuses on the impact of social, political and culture."

Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia (2013)

"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."

Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An Encyclopedia (2013)

"This multi-disciplinary encyclopedia covers curricular subjects related to divorce as examined by disciplines ranging from marriage and the family to anthropology, social and legal history, developmental and clinical psychology, and religion, all through a lens of cultural sociology."

Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, & Africa: An Encyclopedia (2012)

"In our age of globalization and multiculturalism, it has never been more important to appreciate all cultures and how people live and learn in areas of the world unfamiliar to most US students. These volumes take a step forward in this endeavour by presenting information on those regions likely to be most 'foreign' to US students."

Online Thesaurus

Sociological Abstracts: About (ProQuest LibGuide)

"Sociological Abstracts and its companion file Social Services Abstracts, cover the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences."  For Thesaurus terms, see the Searchable Fields tab: "The thesaurus terms are used by indexers to describe the contents of publications in a consistent, comprehensive and concise manner. These terms are listed in the Subject field (SU) of each record added to the database."

Dictionaries

A Dictionary of Sociology (2014) (UAlbany Community Users Only)

"This dictionary covers terminology, concepts, and thinkers in the field of sociology, as well as from the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science."

Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences

"This social science dictionary has 1000 entries covering the disciplines of sociology, criminology, political science and women's study with a commitment to Canadian examples and events and names."

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

"This is the complete Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) revised fourth edition, as supplied electronically by the US Dept. of Labor, provided, as a public service, by ITA, makers of DOT and O*Net for Windows."

Directories

A-Z List of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

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