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Reference Books--General Sociology Resources (print)
Below are key reference books that provide a general overview
of a topic or help identify synonyms, related terms, or basic data. These sources often include
references and lists of further readings.
Reference Books--Research Methods (print)
Reference Books--Subject Specific (print)
E-Encyclopedias and More
The electronic version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. An excellent starting point for almost any topic of research, the Britannica offers both concise descriptions, and longer, more comprehensive articles on a wide variety of topics.
A Dictionary of Critical Theory
"This is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available..."
Dictionary of the Social Sciences
"Oxford's unprecedented Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language comprehensible to general readers."
Oxford Reference Online
200+ well-known and trusted dictionaries and reference books combined into a single cross-searchable web database.