The Social Sciences / Edition 3

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Overview

It's here: the third edition of the highly acclaimed guide to social sciences literature! Updated and expanded, this classic comprises more than 1,500 annotated citations, offering librarians and researchers fast and easy access to some of the best and most commonly used resources in the social sciences arena. The book also serves as a standard text in universities nationwide as it gives students a comprehensive overview of must-know reference sources in both print and electronic format. Prepared by leading subject specialist librarians and arranged by discipline, the book's 12 chapters cover general social sciences, political science, economics, business, history, law and justice, anthropology, sociology, education, psychology, geography, and communication. All chapters have been revised, the essays expanded, and the annotated lists of resources have been rewritten to incorporate the latest research findings and developments.

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A guide to social science resources, useful for practicing librarians and students in library science and the social sciences. This second edition contains 1,043 annotated citations, arranged in sections on general social sciences, established disciplines, emerging disciplines including psychology and education, and the related disciplines of geography and communication. Includes citations on media reviews, theses, and electronic resources. Paper edition (unseen), $32.00. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563088827
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Series: Library and Information Science Text Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 522
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Meet the Author

NANCY L. HERRON is Associate Dean for Academic Programs at Commonwealth College, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. She is recipient of the Penn State Achieving Woman Award.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Contributing Authors
General Editor
Pt. 1 General Literature of the Social Sciences
1 General Social Sciences 3
Pt. 2 Literature of the Established Disciplines of the Social Sciences
2 Political Science 47
3 Economics 93
4 Business 121
5 History 173
6 Law and Justice 195
7 Anthropology 235
8 Sociology 259
Pt. 3 Those Disciplines with a Social Origin or That Have Acquired a Social Aspect
9 Education 289
10 Psychology 347
Pt. 4 Those Disciplines with Recognized Social Implications
11 Geography 395
12 Communication 433
Author Index 455
Title Index 465
Subject Index 489
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