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Syracuse Abroad - Syracuse London Resources: SOC

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

SOC: Finding Background Information

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

  • EHARF World Cultures
    Cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Berg Fashion Library
    Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections, including the Berg encyclopedia of world dress and fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and more.

SOC: Finding Articles

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

  • Sociological Abstracts
    Bibliographic coverage of sociology, social work, aging, gerontology, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy and other social sciences.
     
  • JSTOR
    Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
     
  • 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.
     
  • GenderWatch
    Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
     
  • Anthropology Plus
    World's most comprehensive, focused index of bibliographic materials from the late 1800s to today in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and interdisciplinary studies.
     
  • AnthroSource
    Full-text of journals published by the American Anthropological Association.
     
  • WWD.com
    Women's Wear Daily Online is the fashion industry's daily news source. It covers the entire gamut of fashion: business issues, fashion trends, retailing developments, international ready-to-wear, couture presentations, and market overviews.
     
  • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
    Provides searchable access to the full-text of more than two dozen major entertainment industry and popular magazines from the late Nineteenth Century to 2000.
     
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    Covers sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention, and rehabilitation

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