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Library database that covers the most important and controversial issues of the day. Contains the full text of CQ Researcher, a weekly publication. Each issue provides a comprehensive overview and background essay, data tables and graphs, chronology, pro-con starter, and list of major research and advocacy groups. Includes extensive lists of sources and hot-linked footnotes throughout.
This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles cover core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion. Include new topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.
Provides a concise overview of modern sociology. Focuses on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as documents the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.
Provides as comprehensive an approach as possible to this multifaceted field, utilizing experts from numerous disciplines. These subject areas include anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, communications, criminal justice, demography, economics, education, environmental studies, geography, health, history, languages, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and women's studies.
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society emphasizes the contemporary world, contemporary issues, and society. Features: 4 volumes with approximately 800 articles organized A-to-Z. A thematic Reader's Guide in the front matter groups related entries. Articles conclude with References & Future Readings to guide students to the next step on their research journeys.
In more than 1800 pages of alphabetical entries, each ranging from 500 to 12000 words, The Encyclopedia Of Race And Racism, 2nd Edition provides critical information and context on the underlying social, economic, geographical, and political conditions that, gave rise and continue to foster racism. Religion, political economy, social activism, health, concepts, and constructs are explored. Given the increasingly diverse population of the US and the rapid effects of globalization, as well as mass and social media, the issue of race in world affairs, history, and culture is of preeminent importance, and this work is designed to bring vetted and accessible facts and analysis to experts and students as well as lay readers.
A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others.
Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of "the feminine," the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.
Providing an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the classical and the contemporary, this is an indispensable guide to the vibrant and expanding field of sociology. Over 600 entries, from concise definitions to discursive essays, written by leading international academics, the Dictionary offers a global perspective, examining both American and European traditions and approaches. Entries cover schools, theories, theorists and debates, with weighty articles on all key topics in the field.
This concise encyclopedia contains over 800 entries from the whole breadth of the discipline Distilled from the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, with entries completely revised and updated to provide succinct and up-to-date coverage of the fundamental topics.Each entry includes references and suggestions for further reading.
This edition of Allan G. Johnson's one-volume sociology dictionary includes 75 new entries, as well as an expanded biographical section, extensive revisions and updates, and a more thorough cross-referencing. Written by a sociologist, it is aimed primarily at students.