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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 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.
- Cultural Psychology of Human Values (eBook)
Provides conceptual and theoretical elaborations on human values from a cultural psychological approach.
- Cross-Cultural Psychology (eBook)
Spans all areas of cross-cultural psychology, with particular emphasis on developmental psychology, personality, and social psychology.
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.
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.
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.