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Coverage: Citations and Abstracts
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research. For personalised features, click on the "Register" link on the top right hand corner of any page.
Coverage: 1952 to present (Index)
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. It provides abstracting and indexing of articles and book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications, plus books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and working papers.

Dictionaries

Examines both American and European traditions and approaches to sociology. Entries cover schools, theories, theorists and debates, with substantial articles on all key topics in the field.
With terms taken from sociology and the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science, this reference provides widespread coverage of all aspects of sociology.
Dictionary of Sociology is designed to give the reader a sound introduction to the debates and issues in which sociologists engage
This dictionary is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as 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.
The meaning, history and pronunciation of over 500,000 words, both present and past, from across the English-speaking world. Includes the usage of words, etymological analysis, and variant spellings. Shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
This dictionary has been updated to reflect the shifts of sociological thought in the last five years, making it the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date dictionary available.

Encyclopedias

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is the definitive reference source in the field, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. It presents materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge. In particular, the encyclopedia introduces sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe.
This encyclopedia addresses a broad range of measurement topics which are relevant across several disciplines including sociology, demography, and epidemiology.
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

Websites

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