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SU Abroad - Syracuse Madrid Resources: SOC

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Madrid Program.

SOC: Finding Background Information

For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:

  • International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
    Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
     
  • Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
    Covers the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies.
     
  • Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
    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.
     
  • Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures
    The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality.
     
  • Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society
    Offers informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide.

SOC: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • Social Sciences Full Text
    Covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
     
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Bibliographic coverage of sociology, social work, aging, gerontology, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy and other social sciences.
     
  • GenderWatch
    Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
     
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Full-text articles on a broad range of women's issues, bringing together such disciplines as sociology, psychology, health, education, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy, aging, gerontology and human rights.
     
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Full-text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic and minority press in America.
     
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

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