The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology / Edition 1

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology / Edition 1

by George Ritzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405124334

ISBN-13: 9781405124331

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Named a Best Reference Work for 2009 by Library Journal

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is published in both print and online. Arranged across eleven volumes in A-Z format, it is the definitive reference source for students, researchers, and academics in the field. This ground-breaking project brings together specially

Overview

Named a Best Reference Work for 2009 by Library Journal

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is published in both print and online. Arranged across eleven volumes in A-Z format, it is the definitive reference source for students, researchers, and academics in the field. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. It provides:

“This is an example of a reference book turned into an e-product intelligently and

in a way that transcends the print.” – Library Journal

  • An essential reference for expert and newcomer alike, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics
  • Provides clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts
  • Presents materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge
  • Introduces sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe
  • Offers sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities
  • Features a timeline, lexicon by subject area, bibliography, and index

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405124331
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Pages:
6384
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 16.60(h) x 8.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Introduction.

Entries in alphabetical order (each volume A-E / F-K / etc) including cross references and further reading and ranging from 500-6000 words per entry.

Lexicon by subject area.

Bibliography.

Index

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