Sociology

by David Michalski – June 17, 2020

This subject guide for sociology highlights key resources for the discovery of research literature in sociology and related fields. If you have questions about the use of these databases, research in cultural studies or social sciences or if you need support with social sciences data,  I am happy to help, or get you in contact with those who can. Feel free to contact me via email, michalski@ucdavis.edu or make an appointment https://calendly.com/michalski-1/research-librarian-consultation.

 

David Michalski

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In this Guide:

Here are a few of the sociology reference titles the library has in print. The reference collection on the second floor of Peter J Shields Library is a great place to begin exploring sociological concepts and theories.

1

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

George Ritzer (Editor)
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HM425 .B53 2007 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2007-01-23

This comprehensive guide to sociological concepts, topics and authors. It is a great place to start new project, or to branch out into new areas.

2

International encyclopedia of the social sciences
International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences

William A. Darity
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference H40.A2 I5 2008 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2007-11-09

Latest edition of a classic reference source. It is comprehensive and substantial in its coverage. On the same shelf, the library maintains both the 1968 and the 1930 editions for comparative purposes.

3

International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences
International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences

N. J. Smelser (Editor-In-Chief); P. B. Baltes (Editor-In-Chief)
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference H41 .I58 2001 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2001-11-22

This Encyclopedia maps the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. In 26 volumes, 4,000 articles, it includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

4

The concise encyclopedia of sociology

George Ritzer and J. Michael Ryan
Publication Info: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

Online Book

5

Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa

Andrea L. Stanton (Editor); Peter J. Seybolt (Editor); Edward Ramsamy (Editor); Carolyn M Elliott (Editor)
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HM626 .C843 2012 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2012-01-05

A look at social life and culture outside Europe, Australia and the Americas.