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Encylopedias, etc.: Sociology

A guide for background information to form a solid research base for your topic.

Identify Theories

Textbooks are a great place to identify theories and theorists for your discipline.   Library handbooks and encyclopedias also can help you in this area.

Review some of the examples below:

Contemporary Sociological Theory

Call Number: HM585 .C67 2002
Available through Books Direct

Explorations in Classical Sociological Theory

Call Number: HM 445 .A45 2005
Available through Books Direct
Encyclopedia of Social Theory
Available online through Gale Virtual Reference Library
Sociology: Critical Theory and Practice
Available online through ebrary